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BTC Favorite Albums of 2012

Top 5 Albums (had to be submitted super-early for AllAccess, but I pretty much standby them…maybe add The Hives tied at #5!)

1Jimmy Fallon – Blow Your Pants Off

2First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

3Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball

4Sinead O’Connor – How About I Be Me (and you be you)?

5Divine Fits – A Thing Called Divine Fits

Audra Mae & the Almighty Sound – s/t

Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man in the Universe

Cat Power – Sun

Chairlift – Something

Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory

Cody ChesnuTT – Landing on a Hundred

David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant

Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky

Dr. John – Locked Down

Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

Frankie Rose – Interstellar

The Hives – Lex Hives

Jessie Baylin – Little Spark

John Fullbright  – From the Ground Up

Kopecky Family Band – Kids Raising Kids

Lee Fields & the Expressions – Faithful Man

Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas

Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral

Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again

OFF! – s/t

Polica – Give You The Ghost

Ray Wylie Hubbard – Grifter’s Hymnal

School of 7 Bells – Ghostory

Sera Cahoone – Deer Creek Canyon

The Shins – Port of Morrow

Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves

Torche – Harmonicraft

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EPs

Azure Ray – As Above So Below

Daughter – The Wild Youth is the better of 2 EPs they released in March

Dum Dum Girls

MS MR

Wild Belle

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