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Best albums of 2012 so far...

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Jesse Ware: Devotion

(Anjunabeats/Above and Beyond) not an album but had to mention! embarassed



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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Nick Lowe's "The Old Magic" was a great album (as indeed was his gig at Edinburgh's Queens Hall) but my pick of the year is kind of a reissue for which I just bought not only the 4-disc set, but also the Bluray audio disc as well....and it's magnificent.





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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Best mix album


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Sinkane......"Mars". Beautiful, just beautiful.

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Foo Fighters - Wasting Light


Tenacious D - Rize of the Fenix


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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Van Halen - A Different Kind Of Truth

Rush - Clockwork Angels

Europe Bag Of Bones

Rival Sons - Head Down

Buffalo Summer - Debut

Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball.

It's been a pretty good year on the whole.


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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Some cracking albums this year.  My most listened to are:


1. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave

2. Beach House - Bloom

3. Dirty Projectors - Swing Low Magellan

4. First Aid Kit - Lions Roar

5. Frankie Rose - Interstellar

6. Grizzly Bear - Shields

7. John Talabot - Fin

8. Lambchop - Mr M

9. Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance

10. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp

11. Spritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light

12. Tame Impala - Loneris

13. The XX - Coexist


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