Παρασκευή, 25 Ιανουαρίου 2013

Λίστες των περιοδικών για τα καλύτερα του 2012 (The Best of 2012 according to various magazines)


Mojo – End of Year Lists 2012
 
01 Jack White – Blunderbuss
02 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
03 Bill Fay – Life Is People
04 Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
05 Dexys Midnight Runners – One Day I’m going to soar
06 Black Keys – El Camino
07 Django Django – Django Django
08 Dr. John – Locked Down
09 Julia Holter – Ekstasis
10 Bob Dylan – Tempest
11 Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
12 Tame Impala – Lonerism
13 The xx – Coexist
14 Hot Chip – In Our Heads
15 Cat Power – Sun
16 Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man in the Universe
17 Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
18 Orbital – Wonky
19 Advance Base – A Shut-In’s Prayer
20 Lee Fields & The Expressions – Faithful Man
 
uncut End Of Year Lists 2012
 
1. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
2. Bob Dylan – Tempest
3. Jack White Blunderbust
4. Dr John – Locked Down
5. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
6. Bill Fay – Life Is People
7. Ty Segall & White Fence – Hair
8. Grizzly Bear – Shields
9. Neil Young With Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill
10. Bruce Sprinsteen – Wrecking Ball
11. Tame Impala – Lonerism
12. Go-Kart Mozart – On The Hot Dog Streets
13. Dexys – One Day I’m Going To Soar
14. Paul Buchanan – Mid Air
15. Field Music – Plumb
16. The Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse
17. Grimes – Visions
18. Sharon Vanetten – Tramp
19. Neneh Cherry And The Thing – The Cherry Thing
20. The XX – Coexist
21. Beachwood Sparks – The Tarnished Gold
22. Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral
23. Julia Holter – Ekstasis
24. Allah-Las – Allah-Las
25. Patti Smith – Banga
26. Graham Coxon – A+E
27. Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
28. Paul Weller – Sonic Kicks
29. The Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Big Moon Ritual
30. Ry Cooder – Election Special
31. Hot Chip – In Our Heads
32. Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
33. Micachu & The Shapes – Never
34. Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man On Earth
35. Six Organs Of Admittance – Ascent
36. Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves
37. Patterson Hood – Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance
38. Lightships – Electric Cables
39. Dirty Three – Towards The Low Sun
40. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
41. Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
42. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
43. Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Americana
44. Sun Araw & M Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos – Icon Give Thank
45. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
46. Cat Power – Sun
47. Anais Mitchell – Young Man In America
48. Howlin Rain – The Russian Wilds
49. Damon Albarn – Dr Dee
50. Laetitia Sadier – Silencio
51. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
52. Cate Le Bon – CYRK
53. PIL – This Is PIL
54. Yetilane – The Echo Show
55. The 2 Bears – Strong
56. Pond – Beard, Wives, Denim
57. David Byrne & St Vincent – Love This Giant
58. Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos
59. Father John Misty – Fear Fun
60. The Liminanas – Crystal Anis
61. Thee Oh Sees – Putrifrers II
62. Ian Hunter & The Rant Band – When I’m President
63. Calexico – Algiers
64. Orbital – Wonky
65. Nite Jewel – One Second Of Love
66. Goat – World Music
67. Cornershop – Urban Turban
68. Woods – Bent Beyond
69. Ty Segall – Twins
70. Simon Felice – Simon Felice
71. Lee Ranaldo – Between The Times And The Tides
72. Rufus Wainwright – Out Of The Game
73. The John Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat + Bone
74. Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
75. Carter Tutti Void – Transverse

ΝME Albums Of 2012
 
01 Tame Impala – Lonerism
02 Grimes – Visions
03 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
04 Crystal Castles – (iii)
05 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
06 The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
07 Pond – Beard Wives Denim
08 The Cribs – In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull
09 Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
10 Jack White – Blunderbuss
11 Django Django – Django Django
12 David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant
13 DIIV – Oshin
14 The xx – Coexist
15 Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
16 Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
17 Grizzly Bear – Shields
18 Tribes – Baby
19 Toy – Toy
20 Howler – America Give Up
21 Cat Power – Sun
22 Beach House – Bloom
23 Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
24 Merchandise – Children Of Desire
25 Ariel Pink – Mature Themes
26 Spector – Enjoy It While It Lasts
27 Jessie Ware – Devotion
28 Spiritualized – Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
29 Mac DeMarco – 2
30 Breton – Other People’s Problems
31 G.O.O.D. Music – Cruel Summer
32 Graham Coxon – A+E
33 Hot Chip – In Our Heads
34 Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
35 Metz – Metz
36 The Vaccines - Come Of Age
37 Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood Of Colour
38 TEED – Trouble
39 Liars – WIXIW
40 Polica – Give You The Ghost
41 Ty Segall – Twins
42 Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks
43 Ratking – Wiki93
44 Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, mAAd City
45 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
46 Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe
47 John Talabot – fIN
48 The 2 Bears – Be Strong
49 Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
50 Purity Ring – Shrines

Q Album Of The Year

• 2Bears – Be Strong
• Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
• Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
• Paul Banks – Banks
• Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
• Beach House – Bloom
• Jake Bugg – Bloom
• David Byrne & St Vincent – Love This Giant
• Cat Power – Sun
• Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
• Daphni – Jiaolong
• Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
• Dirty Projectors – Swing Low Magellan
• Django Django – Django Django
• Bob Dylan – Tempest
• El-P – Cancer4cure
• Field Music – Plumb
• Go-Kart Mozart – On The Hot Dog Streets
• Grimes – Visions
• Grizzly Bear – Shields
• Ren Harveieu – Through The Night
• Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
• Here We Go Magic – A Different Ship
• Hot Chip – In Our Heads
• Elton John Vs. Pnau – Good Morning To The Night
• Josephine – Portrait
• The Killers – Battle Born
• Kindness – World, You Need A Change Of Mind
• Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
• The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
• Mala In Cuba – Mala In Cuba
• Mumford And Sons – Babel
• Muse – The 2nd Law
• Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
• Orbital – Wonky
• Peaking Lights – Lucifer
• Plan B – Ill Manors
• Emeli Sande – Our Version Of Events
• Saint Etienne – Words And Music By Saint Etienne
• School Of Seven Bells – Ghostory
• Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
• Tame Impala – Lonerism
• Teed – Trouble
• The Vaccines – Come Of Age
• Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
• The Walkmen – Heaven
• Jessie Ware – Devosion
• Paul Weller – Sonic Kicks
• Jack White – Blunderbuss
• Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe


Rolling Stone Critics Best Of 2012
 
1. Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
3. Jack White – Blunderbuss
4. Bob Dylan – Tempest
5. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel…
6. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, M.A.A.D city
7. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Here
8. Green Day – !Uno!
9. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
10. Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill
11. Mumford & Sons – Babel
12. Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth
13. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
14. Best Coast – The Only Place
15. Dr. John – Locked Down
16. Cat Power – Sun
17. John Mayer – Born and Raised
18. Nas – Life is Good
19. Band Of Horses – Mirage Rock
20. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
21. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
22. Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream
23. Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
24. G.O.O.D. Music - Cruel Summer
25. Donald Fagen - Sunken Condos
26. Django Django - Django Django
27. Gary Clark Jr. - Blak and Blu
28. Beach House - Bloom
29. Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World
30. Azealia Banks - 1991
31. Taylor Swift - Red
32. Hospitality - Hospitality
33. Grimes - Visions
34. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
35. Grizzly Bear - Shields
36. Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man in the Universe
37. Justin Townes Earle - Nothings Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
38. Titus Andronicus - Local Business
39. Passion Pit - Gossamer
40. Escort - Escort
41. The Avett Brothers - The Carpenter
42. Allo Darlin - Europe
43. fun. - Some Nights
44. Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
45. Rick Ross - Rich Forever
46. Muse - The 2nd Law
47. Todd Snider - Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
48. The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
49. Amadou and Mariam - Folila
50. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

Spin End Of Year Lists 2012
 
1. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
2. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, M.A.A.D. City
3. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
4. DJ Rashad - TEKLIFE Vol. 1 - Welcome to the Chi
5. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
6. Bat for Lashes - The Haunted Man
7. Swans - The Seer
8. Killer Mike R.A.P. Music9. Ty Segall - Twins
10. Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe
11. Future - Pluto
12. Death Grips - No Love Deep Web
13. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
14. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Dont Bend! Ascend!
15. Baroness - Yellow & Green
16. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
17. Grizzly Bear - Shields
18. King Tuff - King Tuff
19. Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman
20. Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
21. Daphni - Jiaolong
22. Torche - Harmonicraft
23. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
24. Cat Power - Sun
25. Action Bronson - Blue Chips
26. Tame Impala - Lonerism
27. Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
28. Jessie Ware - Devotion
29. Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
30. Frankie Rose - Interstellar
31. The xx - Coexist
32. Goat - World Music
33. Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II
34. Mala - In Cuba
35. Jack White - Blunderbuss
36. Beak> - >>
37. R. Kelly - Write Me Back
38. Taylor Swift - Red
39. Roc Marciano - Reloaded
40. Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
41. Purity Ring - Shrines
42. Lindstrøm - Six Cups of Rebel
43. Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur
44. Deftones - Koi No Yokan
45. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
46. Spoek Mathambo - Father Creeper
47. Metric - Synthetica
48. Best Coast - The Only Place
49. Heems - Nehru Jackets
50. fun - Some Nights

Clash – Recordings Of 2012
 
1. Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe
2. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
3. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
4. Death Grips – The Money Store
5. Grimes – Visions
6. Edward Sharp And The Magnetic Zeroes – Here
7. Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
8. Django Django – Django Django
9. Beth Jeans Houghton And The Hooves Of Destiny – Yours Truly Cellophane Nose
10. Grizzly Bear – Shields
11. Jack White – Blunderbuss
12. Gang Colours – The Keychain Collection
13. Tame Impala – Lonerism
14. Kendrik Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
15. Kindness – World, You Need A Change Of Mind
16. Neneh Cherry And The Cherry Thing, Cherry Thing
17. The XX – Coexist
18. The Weekend – Trilogy
19. The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
20. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz
21. Efterklang – Pyramids
22. Swans – The Seer
23. Liars – WIXIX
24. Polica – Give You The Ghost
25. Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth
26. Shackelton – Music For The Quiet Hour
27. Perfume Genius – Put Ur Back N 2 It
28. Matthew Deer – Beams
29. Chromatics – Kill For Love
30. Micachu And The Shapes – Never
31. Actress – R.I.P
32. Dz Deathrays – Bloodstreams
33. Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
34. Marconi Union – Different Colours
35. The Vaccines – Come Of Age
36. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
37. Breton – Other Peoples Problems
38. Yeasayer – Fragrant World
39. The Shins – Port Of Morrow
40. Willis Earl Beal – Acoustmatic Sorcery

End Of Year Lists: 2012 Record Collector
 
• Damon Albarn – Dr Dee
• Beachwood Sparsk – The Tarnished Gold
• Beck – Hanson’s Song Reader
• Peter Blegvad & Andy Partridge – Gonwards
• John Cale – Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood
• Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
• Bob Dylan – Tempest
• Mary Epworth – Dream Life
• Bill Fay – Life Is People
• Beth Jeans Houghten & The Hooves Of Destiny – Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose
• Liars – WIXIW
• Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball


Kerrang! Albums Of The Year 2012
 
1. Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood Of Colour
2. Deftones – Koi No Yokan
3. Anathema – Weather Systems
4. While She Sleeps – This Is The Six
5. Pierce The Veil – Collide With The Sky
6. Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind
7. Green Day – ¡Uno!
8. Blood Command – Funeral Beach
9. Motion City Soundtrack – Go
10. Lamb Of God – Resolution
11. Hawk Eyes – Ideas
12. Winterfylleth – The Threnody Of Triumph
13. The Menzingers – On The Impossible Past
14. Papa Roach – The Connection
15. Lower Than Atlantis – Changing Tune
16. Gojira – L'Enfant Sauvage
17. Cancer Bats – Dead Set On Living
18. Soundgarden – King Animal
19. The Gaslight Anthem – Handwritten
20. Every Time I Die – Ex Lives
21. Baroness – Yellow & Green
22. Billy Talent – Dead Silence
23. Young Guns – Bones
24. Parkway Drive – Atlas
25. Stone Sour – House Of Gold & Bones Part 1
26. Devil Sold His Soul – Empire Of Light
27. Rival Sons – Head Down
28. Axewound – Vultures
29. Lostalone – I'm A UFO In This City
30. Rush – Clockwork Angels
31. Vision Of Disorder – The Cursed Remain Cursed
32. Killing Joke – MMXII
33. The Chariot – One Wing
34. Mixtapes – Even On The Worst Nights
35. Rolo Tomassi – Astraea
36. Architects – Daybreaker
37. Black Breath – Sentenced To Life
38. Steve Harris – British Lion
39. Orange Goblin – A Eulogy For The Damned
40. Woods Of Ypres – Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light
41. The Darkness – Hot Cakes
42. Motionless In Whites - Infamous
43. Pilgrim – Misery Wizard
44. Alcest – Les Voyages De L'Âme
45. Neurosis – Honor Found In Light
46. Title Fight – Floral Green
47. Turbonegro – Sexual Harassment
48. All Time Low – Don't Panic
49. Halestorm – The Strange Case Of ...
50. Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral

Metal Hammer Albums Of 2012
 
Many thaks to Alex Cook For this list
1. Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
2. Devin Townsend Project - Epicloud
3. Orange Goblin - A Eulogy For The Damned
4. Anathema - Weather Systems
5.Neurosis - Honor Found In Decay
6. Royal Thunder - CVI
7. Black Breath - Sentenced To Life
8. Katatonia - Dead End Kings
9. Meshuggah - Koloss
10. Testament - Dark Roots Of Earth
11. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
12. Down - Down IV Part 1 - The Purple EP
13. Ihsahn - Eremita
14. Baroness - Yellow And Green
15. Swans - The Seer
16. Hexvessel - No Holier Temple
17. Turbonegro - Sexual Harassment
18. High On Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis
19. Killing Joke - MMXII
20. Cancer Bats - Dead Set On Living

 
Classic Rock

39. Storm Corrosion: Storm Corrosion
38. Leonard Cohen: Old Ideas
37. Heart: Fanatic
36. Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Big Moon Ritual
35. Crippled Black Phoenix: (Mankind) The Crafty Ape
34. Flying Colours: Flying Colours
33. The Heavy: The Glorious Dead
32. Brad: United We Stand
31. The Jim Jones Revue: The Savage Heart
30. Marillion: Sounds That Can’t Be Made
29. Shooter Jennings: Family Man
28. Band of Skulls: Sweet Sour
27. The Cult: Choice of Weapon
26. Squackett: Life Within A Day
25. Aerosmith: Music From Another Dimension
24. Black Country Communion: Afterglow
23. UFO: Seven Deadly
22. Tame Impala: Lonerism
21. Phantom Limb: The Pines
20. Soundgarden: King Animal
19. Kiss: Monster
18. Anathema: Weather Systems
17. Muse: The 2nd Law
16. Europe: Bag of Bones
15. Walking Papers: Walking Papers
14. Van Halen: A Different Kind of Truth
13. The Gaslight Anthem: Handwritten
12. Slash: Apocalyptic Love
11. Ginger: 100%
10. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of a Dyin’ Breed
9. Cory Branan: Mutt
8. The Darkness: Hot Cakes
7. Bruce Springsteen: Wrecking Ball
6. Joe Bonamassa: Driving Towards the Daylight
5. Jack White: Blunderbuss
4. Howlin Rain: The Russian Wilds
3. ZZ Top: La Futura
2. Rival Sons: Head Down
1. Rush: Clockwork Angels