December 5, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Best Music of 2012: The Ultimate Collection, Seriously, For Real (Updated)

Paste’s Top 50 Best Albums of 2012

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50. Grimes – Visions

49. Kelly Hogan – I Like to Keep Myself in Pain

48. Lord Huron – Lonesome Dreams

47. Baroness – Yellow & Green

46. Damien Jurado – Maraqopa

45. Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now

44. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

43. Stars – The North

42. Bettye LaVette – Thankful N’ Thoughtful

41. Of Monsters and Men – My Head is an Animal

40. Todd Sinder – Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables

39. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas

38. Dr. John – Locked Down

37. Shovels & Rope – O Be Joyful

36. Cat Power – Sun

35. King Tuff – King Tuff

34. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory

33. Howler – America Give Up

32. Woods – Bend Beyond

31. The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

30. David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant

29. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music

28. Divine Fits – A Thing Called Divine Fits

27. John K. Samson – Provincial

26. Bob Dylan – Tempest

25. Grizzly Bear – Shields

24. Justin Townes Earle – Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now

23. Jens Lekman – I Know What Love Isn’t

22. Hospitality – Hospitality

21. The Lumineers – The Lumineers

20. The Mountain Goats – Transcendental Youth

19. Rufus Wainwright – Out of the Game

18. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city

17. Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself

16. Tame Impala – Lonerism

15. Jack White – Blunderbuss

14. The Walkmen – Heaven

13. The Shins – Port of Morrow

12. El-P – Cancer 4 Cure

11. The Men – Open Your Heart

10. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

9. Beach House – Bloom

8. Japandroids – Celebration Rock

7. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

6. Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls

5. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp

4. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do

3. Titus Andronicus – Local Business

2. Father John Misty – Fear Fun

1. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

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  • Brackle

    THANKS for doing this! And I Love Tomahawk, except it doesn’t work for me currently :( But when it is stable again for me I will give these links a shot…

  • Eliot Van Buskirk

    You actually don’t need to use the Tomahawk client for this… They’re just web streaming links. You might have to wait for the play buttons to load though.