The Best Albums of 2012

The big moment has arrived! Jim and Greg reveal the Best Albums of 2012 and hear some of your nominations.

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The Best Albums of 2012.

Jim and Greg have made their lists and checked ‘em twice. Now the big moment has arrived. Without further ado: The Best Albums of 2012.


  1. Frank Ocean, Channel ORANGE
  2. Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d city
  3. Tame Impala, Lonerism
  4. Killer Mike, R.A.P. Music
  5. Kelly Hogan, I Like to Keep Myself in Pain
  6. Japandroids, Celebration Rock
  7. El-P, Cancer 4 Cure
  8. Neneh Cherry, The Cherry Thing
  9. The Coup, Sorry to Bother You
  10. Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream


  1. Tame Impala,Lonerism
  2. Kelly Hogan, I Like to Keep Myself in Pain
  3. Frank Ocean, Channel ORANGE
  4. Melody’s Echo Chamber, Melody’s Echo Chamber
  5. Spiritualized, Sweet Heart Sweet Light
  6. El-P, Cancer 4 Cure
  7. Cloud Nothings, Attack on Memory
  8. Aimee Mann, Charmer
  9. Lupe Fiasco, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1
  10. Bat for Lashes, The Haunted Man

And some more #1s from the listeners!

  • Michael, from Chicago, IL - Cloud Nothings, Attack on Memory
  • John, from New York, NY - Kimbra, Vows
  • Andy, from Mariposa, CA - Dan Deacon, America

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