The Beat Of The Best

List of best albums for 2012 wildly divergent

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.


Every year, I assemble my albums of the year list and print it here. This year’s list combines some wildly divergent sounds, from Australian psychedlia to dance pop to light-hearted folk and more. It’s far from a comprehensive list — there is way too much music for any one reviewer to tackle.

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