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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream - Her best in years.

Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion - Repays repeated listens.

North Atlantic Oscillation - Fog Electric - Ditto, definitely a grower.

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Alabama Shakes - Boys and Girls

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Not recorded in 2012 (obviously) but released next month, Can - The Lost Tapes is effing marvellous.

There's a gushing appreciation here:

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Simon Lucas wrote:

Not recorded in 2012 (obviously) but released next month, Can - The Lost Tapes is effing marvellous.

There's a gushing appreciation here:

 

  Not wanting to doubt your word , as you are obviously very well informed , but I have been unable to find any reference to a vinyl release of The Lost Tapes . I have probably not been looking in the right place so is there anywhere , other than your review , where one could read about the vinyl release ?

 

  Thank you,

 

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not sure if this is 2012 or not but brilliant all the same the best Irish band IMOrockin out

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

matthewpiano wrote:

Interested to hear which albums have impressed people so far this year.  For me, 2 albums have really gripped me so much that they have become regularly played favourites already:

Weather Systems by Anathema

March of Ghosts by Gazpacho.

 

Any others?

 

I don't think 2012 has been that great so far but I do enjoy that Anathema album. Others.....

 

Izz - Crush Of Night

Delusion Squared - II (despite a terrible drum sound)

 

I think the best may be yet to come with high expectations of Rush and Echolyn in particular.

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

John Mayer's album was pretty good Wink

 

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

As the year is nearly over time to resurrect this one!

 

How about Django Django by Django Django or

The Face of Mount Molehill by Neil Cowley Trio.

 

 

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Rush - Clockwork Angels

Marillion - Sounds That Can't Be Made

Bob Mould - Silver Age

Green Day - Uno!, Dos!

 

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg. The fact that he is just 18 beggars belief.

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Marillion - Sounds That Can't Be Made

I'll go +1 for that one (although if I'm being honest it's actually the only 2012 release I've bought  shifty )

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg. The fact that he is just 18 beggars belief.

 

that's exactly what I thought when I first heard him.

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There have been some class albums out this year, but for me it's gotta be, The Faceless - Autotheism.... by a country mile.rockin out party time! rockin out

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Clockwork Angles Rush

Lafutura Zz top 

Afterglow Black Country Communion

Nothin but love Robert Cryrockin out party time! rockin out  

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For me

For me it's

Delilah - From the Roots Up (2012)
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/from-roots-up-deluxe-edition/id536237485

Frank Turner's England Keep My Bones

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/england-keep-my-bones-deluxe/id439592119

Kendrick_Lamar-Good_Kid_M.A.A.D_City-(Deluxe_Edition)-2CD-2012
Carnt find a link for this one from itunes
I love all 3.