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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?

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Hmm, I don't know if I've herd any 2012 albums yet Smile

Favourite that I've come across in 2012, though it's a year older, is this:

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

I've only picked up 2 so far this year

Resolution by Lamb of God - Another good effort by the Rednecks

Koloss by Meshuggah - I dont think this band know how to make a bad album, it's gonna take something seriously good to knock this off the top my personal album of the year chart this year (Geddy, Neil and Alex I'm looking at you....)

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Realy love this album I keep goingback to it

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

another great album not sure its 2012 though

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

I recently got two albums of Melody Gardot - very nice (female vocal, very mellow stuff - she appeared on Later a week or two ago). So looking forward to her new 2012 one that is coming out soon.

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Anathema - Weather Systems (beautiful album)

Waiting for the new Periphery record............. excellent!

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Not sure I've bought anything released this year?  The newest album I have bought was November 2011, which was Silent Running by 65DaysOfStatic.  Do keep meaning to buy DJ Formats latest though.

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Peter Broderick - http://www.itstartshear.com/

 

School of Seven Bells - Ghostory

 

First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar

 

The Pines - Dark so Gold

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

Veil Of Maya's 'Eclipse' is a cracking album and their best yet IMO. 'Koloss' is a great album, better that 'Obzen' I reckon. I'm still waiting on Anathema's latest.

The Storm Corrosion CD has a couple of great tracks, especially the title track, but I agree with the consensus that it's pretty far from being Wilson's & Akerfeldt's best work.

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

For Me its

SWEET BILLY PILGRIM - CROWN AND TREATY

M83 - HURRY UP WE'RE DREAMING

PATRICK WATSON - ADVENTURES IN YOUR BACK YARD

ULRICH SCHNOUSS & MARK PETERS - UNDERATED SILENCE

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

For Me its

SWEET BILLY PILGRIM - CROWN AND TREATY

M83 - HURRY UP WE'RE DREAMING

PATRICK WATSON - ADVENTURES IN YOUR BACK YARD

ULRICH SCHNOUSS & MARK PETERS - UNDERATED SILENCE

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RE: Best albums of 2012 so far...

umbucker wrote:

ULRICH SCHNOUSS & MARK PETERS - UNDERATED SILENCE

 

Thanks for this, I love Ulrich Scnauss but had missed this so have just put it on.

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Agree with First Aid Kit -

Agree with First Aid Kit - The Lions Roar, I can't stop playing it

also The Magnetic Fields - Love at the bottom of the sea.

Most disappointing: Craig Finn - Clear Heart, Full eyes

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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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