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Top 50 Albums of 2012

2012 may not have been a vintage year for music, but it was certainly eclectic, throwing up a diverse set of records that were hard to pin to any one genre or trend. While there were triumphant comebacks from old favourites – The Dirty Three’s first album since 2005’s Cinder and Fiona Apple’s return to the studio after a seven-year absence – 2012 was really all about the newcomers. It’s worth noting that 16 of the 50 albums below are debut albums (17 if you include Jack White’s first solo outing), which certainly bodes well for the future. And if there was any doubt as to the quality of our local scene, 15 Australian albums have made the cut, proving that the Aussie Invasion 2.0 shows no signs of letting up.

Compiled from the votes of 16 FL contributors, here are our selections for the best 50 albums of 2012.

50. TOY – TOY

What we said: Highly touted by the UK press and championed by The Horrors, this London quintet continue the English tradition of exploratory psychedelic rock music. Toy aren’t beholden to a singular sound or style, and that makes their debut album feel like a ranging, searching collection of songs. From the indie-pop classicism of ‘Reasons Why’ to the swirling psych of ‘Lose My Way’ and outward to the stars with the space rock of ‘Kopter’, they show they can knock up catchy melodies as effectively as epic instrumentals.

49. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp

What we said: A sophisticated and majorly melodramatic release, an epic in its own right that could reasonably prove too much for some. Far from easy-going, Tramp’s weighty folk-rock inclinations are not for the faint of heart, the record demanding a full-fledged investment from its audience.

48. Oh Mercy – Deep Heat

What we said: Despite name-checking the likes of the Bee Gees and Brazilian musician Jorge Ben, Oh Mercy haven’t gone all cheese-disco. They have, however, built Deep Heat from the bottom up. The rhythm section of drummer Rohan Sforcina and bassist Eliza Lam drive these songs, and their glee is palpable. Above the tough-yet-slinky grooves lie no end of bells and whistles: piano stabs, keys, horns (courtesy of Los Lobos’ Steve Berlin), treated guitars and snatches of studio banter all bob up. All of the above are pushed to the margins, though, leaving plenty of room for [singer Alex] Gow’s id to run loose.

47. The Men – Open Your Heart

The Men’s Open Your Heart may be less aggressive than the band's previous album; but by incorporating classic rock, country music, surf-rock, krautrock and even doo-wop influences into their hardcore
approach, The Men made the album that united all the best albums on your cool uncle's record rack.

46. Deep Sea Arcade – Outlands

What we said: A record brimming with glorious ideas, attention demanding melodies and hits and the occasional miss delivered above all with self belief and an assured musical vision.

45. Lower Plenty – Hard Rubbish

Members of Melbourne’s The UV Race, Total Control and Deaf Wish get together in a lounge room and record an album of scratchy suburban folk that’s unrelentingly bleak. The desolate break-up ballad ‘Nullarbor’ – about a drive in a stolen car through the desert – could well be the song of the year.

44. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

What we said: The record and its central character both perfectly portray an image of the other side of 1950s Hollywood glamour – it’s not difficult to imagine Del Rey enduring countless long nights in empty mansions knocking back strong drinks in a vain effort to forget about her dead-end love life.

43. Chairlift – Something

What we said: With creativity flowing from all corners – both complex quirks and deft pop-sensibilities entertained with proficiency – Something emerges a rewarding second album venture. Fans of synth-pop rejoice: records rarely get as wildly imaginative and comprehensively enjoyable as this.

42. Grimes – Visions

What we said: Visions delivers. 23-year-old Claire Boucher, the auteur in question, offers a surface-level novelty that disguises the fundamental orthodoxy of her music, a hooky, ear-candy-ish mix of beats, synths and right-up-there, sing-song vocals. A fun, intelligent and nuanced album that moves the dialogue of pop music forward a step, and that is no small thing.

41. Neil Young – Psychedelic Pill

What we said: Fans of Neil Young & Crazy Horse will rightfully relish Psychedelic Pill as yet another worthy addition to their discography. They will forgive him for his excessive romanticising and celebrate the epic sprawl of the album in a way that many younger listeners just discovering the band might not. This is an album that feels eminently real and from the heart and soul of four musicians who respect, honour and follow the song wherever it may take them.

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RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 5th Dec, 2012




it's a good album but it's no American Slang.

Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 5th Dec, 2012



Ridiculous hyperbole in 3. 2. 1...

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 5th Dec, 2012



http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/bummed.gif

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Dec, 2012



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Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 5th Dec, 2012

I wouldn't even put it in The Gaslight Anthem's top three albums.

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 5th Dec, 2012

And it wasn't even close to the top 2 Bruce Springsteen sound-alike albums released this year.

tyler07

tyler07 said on the 5th Dec, 2012

To be fair, it was a fantastic album that would justifiably be in any top 10 or 20 of the year. Powerzzzz has just been hitting that pipe a lil' too hard.

Cpt_Pugwash

Cpt_Pugwash said on the 5th Dec, 2012

Where's all the mmmmeeetttaaaaallllllllllllll?

Please note I did not look at albums 40 - 10.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 5th Dec, 2012

Also, no Smith Street Band?

sarcasm_mister

sarcasm_mister said on the 5th Dec, 2012



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berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 5th Dec, 2012

Judging by FL's 4/10 score for it, I'm not surprised.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Dec, 2012

What a shitty review that was.

Cpt_Pugwash

Cpt_Pugwash said on the 6th Dec, 2012

Aww man you lost me, still we had a moment didnt we?

Oflick

Oflick said on the 7th Dec, 2012

I know that I'm very late to this thread and I haven't read what anyone else has said, but I'm going to say I don't get the massive hype for Lonerism. I like it, and I can understand it being in the top 10 albums, but top? I don't know, I'll have to listen to it again.

But as I often say, what the fuck do I know?
Pretty good list either way.

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 7th Dec, 2012

Tame Impala were so sick at the Forum last night, I love that venue. New albums amazing, it's in my top 10 of 2012.

Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 7th Dec, 2012



I hope they get better quickly.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 7th Dec, 2012


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HogieCT1

HogieCT1 said on the 7th Dec, 2012

no a flash flood of colour?

El Dico

El Dico said on the 7th Dec, 2012

i thought the maccabees' "given to the wild" was a stand out.

Lance Uppercut

Lance Uppercut said on the 7th Dec, 2012

top 5:

bloc party - four
japandroids - celebration rock
jonathan boulet - we keep the beat
the maccabees - given to the wild
the gaslight anthem - handwritten

albums i listened to in 2012:

angus stone - broken brights
benjamin francis leftwich - last smoke before the snowstorm
bloc party - four
the cast of cheers - family
chet faker - thinking in textures
children collide - monument
cloud nothings - attack on memory
crystal castles - iii
egyptian hip hop - good don't sleep
frank ocean - channel orange
the gaslight anthem - handwritten
hot chip - in our heads
japandroids - celebration rock
jonathan boulet - we keep the beat
paul banks - banks
tame impala - lonerism
the maccabees - given to the wild
two door cinema club - beacon
van she - idea of happiness
the vaccines - come of age

haven't properly listened to big boi, kendrick lamar and a couple of other things.

Lance Uppercut

Lance Uppercut said on the 7th Dec, 2012

i know that i'm very late to this thread and i haven't read what anyone else has said, but i'm going to say i don't get the massive hype for lonerism. i like it, and i can understand it being in the top 10 albums, but top? i don't know, i'll have to listen to it again.

but as i often say, what the fuck do i know?
pretty good list either way.

kind of the same way. i loved innerspeaker, lonerism hasn't really clicked for me. nothing on there that touches the likes of 'alter ego' or 'lucidity'.

have to give it a few more spins

Daft Punks Lip Sweat

Daft Punks Lip Sweat said on the 10th Dec, 2012

top 5:

bloc party - four
japandroids - celebration rock
jonathan boulet - we keep the beat
the maccabees - given to the wild
the gaslight anthem - handwritten

albums i listened to in 2012:

angus stone - broken brights
benjamin francis leftwich - last smoke before the snowstorm
bloc party - four
the cast of cheers - family
chet faker - thinking in textures
children collide - monument
cloud nothings - attack on memory
crystal castles - iii
egyptian hip hop - good don't sleep
frank ocean - channel orange
the gaslight anthem - handwritten
hot chip - in our heads
japandroids - celebration rock
jonathan boulet - we keep the beat
paul banks - banks
tame impala - lonerism
the maccabees - given to the wild
two door cinema club - beacon
van she - idea of happiness
the vaccines - come of age

haven't properly listened to big boi, kendrick lamar and a couple of other things.

What a small list of albums you have listened to..

Lance Uppercut

Lance Uppercut said on the 10th Dec, 2012

It's about 25 albums, thats a fair bit. And I forgot to add in the temper trap, presets, yeasayer, willis earl beal, howler, big boi, miike snow and kenrick there.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 10th Dec, 2012

It's not really a fair bit at all, considering the amount of music that came out this year.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 10th Dec, 2012





25 albums is like 1 album every 2 weeks..

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 10th Dec, 2012

MAB can download WAY more music than that...

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 10th Dec, 2012

http://www.traemcneely.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/wpid-WHEN-YOU-PIRATE-MUSIC...-525x3331.jpeg

larrybird

larrybird said on the 10th Dec, 2012

more likely the label than the artist.

Lance Uppercut

Lance Uppercut said on the 10th Dec, 2012



Well that doesn't include all the albums I've been listening to from previous years.

I usually get through an album to and from work.

But fair enough if thats not that much by other people's standards.

ash-showoff

ash-showoff said on the 10th Dec, 2012

no where near enough local music guys. seriously.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 10th Dec, 2012

That's what Mess & Noise is for.

shazie

shazie said on the 10th Dec, 2012

When you have a website that leaks many releases from around the world, you sometimes go overboard in what you download...

Luckily the first leaked album for 2012 on the site I use was Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory.

Then the new albums from Nada Surf and The Maccabees came out in the same month; amazing start to the year.

sarcasm_mister

sarcasm_mister said on the 10th Dec, 2012



But fair enough if thats not that much by other people's standards.

i would say a very very small proportion of people listen to more than 25 new releases each year. obviously on a music forum it might not seem like much.



never quite understood this logic. good music is good music. the locals who have produced solid albums this year have been recognised on this list. one in particular even topping it. it's a little patronising to have albums make the list purely because they're local.

larrybird

larrybird said on the 10th Dec, 2012

neck of the woods should have been number 1 and oceania number 2 and love this giant should never have made the list and tame impala is ok but definitely not top 10. and are you joking by having ldr in there?

bscheffers

bscheffers said on the 11th Dec, 2012

I thought IMO Hot Chip, Beach House, Best Coast, Nas and Gary Clark Jr were unlucky to miss out on top 50.

Annies boobs

Annies boobs said on the 12th Dec, 2012



Let's test that theory



http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/325/428/264.jpg

Now if it is Nos, surely he won't be able to resist posting this meme at random all over the forums.

Annies boobs

Annies boobs said on the 12th Dec, 2012



Don't you mean

http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/325/428/264.jpg

if it's Nos?

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 12th Dec, 2012

Annies boobs is clearly nos

Nosyt

Nosyt said on the 12th Dec, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nYXkKN1k7M

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 12th Dec, 2012

Have a 4 hour roadie when I get back to NZ so decided to whip up a Top 60 of 2012 to listen to on my journey. The playlist conveniently goes for 3 hours and 50mins. The number one spot was hotly contested but Man on Fire narrowly takes it over A Simple Answer mainly because of Alexanders epic antics when I saw them live this year. Here's what I've come up with.

1. Man on Fire - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
2. A Simple Answer - Grizzly Bear
3. No Hope - The Vaccines
4. Pelican - The Maccabees
5. The Nights of Wine and Roses - Japandroids
6. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards - Tame Impala
7. Babel - Mumford & Sons
8. Default - Django Django
9. Tessellate - Alt-J
10. Hold On - Alabama Shakes
11. 72 Hookers - NOFX
12. Wasted Days - Cloud Nothings
13. Feel To Follow - The Maccabees
14. Fire's Highway - Japandroids
15. Child - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
16. Elephant - Tame Impala
17. Need Your Love - The Temper Trap
18. Sleeping Ute - Grizzly Bear
19. Teenage Icon - The Vaccines
20. The House That Heaven Built - Japandroids
21. Reminder - Mumford & Sons
22. Fall In - Cloud Nothings
23. Yet Again - Grizzly Bear
24. I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
25. Ho Hey - The Lumineers
26. Next Year - Two Door Cinema Club
27. Hang Loose - Alabama Shakes
28. I Don't Wanna Pray - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
29. Love Interruption - Jack White
30. Heart Heart - Withered Hand
31. Lay It Down - The Rubens
32. Hurricane - MS MR
33. Surrender - Ball Park Music
34. Something Good - Alt-J
35. Be Above It - Tame Impala
36. A Maker of My Time - The Paper Kites
37. Girl - Opossom
38. Knock Knock - Band of Horses
39. So You Say - Clap Clap Riot
40. Ecce Homo - Titus Andronicus
41. Little Brother - The Tallest Man On Earth
42. See Me Run - Sons Et Al.
43. Laura - Bat For Lashes
44. Sunshine and Technology - The Smith Street Band
45. Sun In Your Eyes - Grizzly Bear
46. Life's a Beach - Django Django
47. Do You Hear - Cub Scouts
48. Best of Friends - Palma Violets
49. Work It Out - Twerps
50. 10 Stories - The Dopamines
51. Next Plane Out - Sean Kirkwood
52. Cereal - Milhouse
53. Animals - The Cast of Cheers
54. All About To Change - Patrick James
55. Younger Us - Japandroids
56. Saw You - Braves
57. History Eraser - courtney barnett
58. Cows Come Home - Boomgates
59. The Chief - Wildcat! Wildcat!
60. Trembling Hands - The Temper Trap

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 12th Dec, 2012

No SFK?

http://www.bumperstickerz.com/images/1000336-02-00-00-00_lg.png

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 12th Dec, 2012

TBH with you gumbouy, I've never really given Something For Kate a listen. They don't really get any love in New Zealand so haven't had much exposure to them. Just for you I'll get a hold of their latest album on payday and give it a listen. Or even better buy the CD chuck it on my iTunes then give it to my sister Kate and say here's Something For Kate.

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 12th Dec, 2012

Feeling the love. Their albums vary a bit in sound (within reason of course) - if you don't like this album, recommend checking out some songs from their other albums to see if one of them takes your fancy.

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 12th Dec, 2012

Cool thanks for the tips. I'm in a bad way at the moment, we smashed our broadband usage for the month so battling with dial-up speeds for a couple more days (far too much porn this month) but I'll give them a good listen when it's back to normal speed.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 12th Dec, 2012

Great list but needs moar hip hop.

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 12th Dec, 2012

LET'S GO THRIFT SHOPPING

Annies boobs

Annies boobs said on the 13th Dec, 2012



http://www.libboo.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Macaulay-Culkin.jpg



What system?

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 13th Dec, 2012



I back 5, 6, 9-12, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29, 33, 35, 38, 43, 44, 47, 52, 55 and 57. Noice.

bjw1

bjw1 said on the 13th Dec, 2012

So I guess this is where we're posting our own lists as well?
In that case...

My top 25 albums of 2k12:
25: Happy Endings- The Hawaiian Islands
24: Zoo- Ceremony
23: Valtari- Sigur Ros
22: Bless This Mess- Lisa Mitchell
21: Good Kid, Mad City- Kendrick Lamar
20: One Wing- The Chariot
19: Confess- Twin Shadow
18: Die Young- Collarbones
17: Some Nights- fun.
16: Boys and Girls- Alabama Shakes
15: The Church Of The Good Thief- Andy Hull
14: Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired- Joyce Manor
13: Celebration Rock- Japandroids
12: Blunderbuss- Jack White
11: Nootropics- Lower Dens
10: Floral Green- Title Fight
09: Give You The Ghost- Policia
08: Put Your Back N 2 It- Perfume Genius
07: Open Your Heart- The Men
06: Neck Of The Woods- Silversun Pickups
05: Sunshine & Technology- The Smith Street Band
04: Lonerism- Tame Impala
03: Channel Orange- Frank Ocean
02: The Money Store- Death Grips
01: Attack On Memory- Cloud Nothings

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 13th Dec, 2012

So I guess this is where we're posting our own lists as well?
In that case...

My top 25 albums of 2k12:
25: Happy Endings- The Hawaiian Islands
24: Zoo- Ceremony
23: Valtari- Sigur Ros
22: Bless This Mess- Lisa Mitchell
21: Good Kid, Mad City- Kendrick Lamar
20: One Wing- The Chariot
19: Confess- Twin Shadow
18: Die Young- Collarbones
17: Some Nights- fun.
16: Boys and Girls- Alabama Shakes
15: The Church Of The Good Thief- Andy Hull
14: Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired- Joyce Manor
13: Celebration Rock- Japandroids
12: Blunderbuss- Jack White
11: Nootropics- Lower Dens
10: Floral Green- Title Fight
09: Give You The Ghost- Policia
08: Put Your Back N 2 It- Perfume Genius
07: Open Your Heart- The Men
06: Neck Of The Woods- Silversun Pickups
05: Sunshine & Technology- The Smith Street Band
04: Lonerism- Tame Impala
03: Channel Orange- Frank Ocean
02: The Money Store- Death Grips
01: Attack On Memory- Cloud Nothings

Great list man

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 13th Dec, 2012

Fantastic list! Plenty I still need to check out.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 13th Dec, 2012

Glad to see I'm not the only one backing Hawaiian Islands' album!

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 14th Dec, 2012

Nice work from The Needle Drop.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zhnhnespGA

Stugalug

Stugalug said on the 14th Dec, 2012

Nice work from The Needle Drop.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zhnhnespGA

Love that guy.

Also Mabs, my Needledrop shirt suffered a death by pumpkin dip at Meredith. First wear. Horrible.

Stugalug

Stugalug said on the 14th Dec, 2012

Exploding In Sound Top 50.

Top 26 - 50 (No particular order)
Broken Water - Tempest
DZ Deathrays - Bloodstreams
Ringo Deathstarr - Mauve
Holograms - Holograms
JEFF The Brotherhood - Hypnotic Nights
King Tuff - King Tuff
Shoes and Socks - Off Miles of Mad Water
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
Pulled Apart By Horses - Tough Love
Fat History Month - Bad History Demos
Ceremony - Zoo
Dope Body - Natural History
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Paint Fumes - Uck Life
The Intelligence - Everybody’s Got It Easy But Me
Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
Pop. 1280 - The Horror
METZ - METZ
White Lung - Sorry
Kylesa - From The Vaults, Vol. 1
Geronimo! - Exanimate
Multicult - Spaces Tangled
The Corin Tucker Band - Kill My Blues
Nü Sensae - Sundowning
Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO

Top 1 - 25 (No particular order)
Pile - Dripping
Ty Segall - Twins
Sleepies - Weird Wild World
Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
Screaming Females - Ugly
Blacklisters - BLKLSTRS
Grass Is Green - Ronson
PAWS - Cokefloat!
Melvins - Freak Puke
Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense
Torche - Harmonicraft
Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II
The UFO Club - The UFO Club
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
Mrs. Magician - Strange Heaven
The Evens - The Odds
Spook Houses - Trying
Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
Jack White - Blunderbuss
…And You Will Know us by the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs
Gaytheist - Stealth Beats
Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
The Men - Open Your Heart
Two Inch Astronaut - Red Pancake and The Dark Energy
Moon Duo - Circles

larrybird

larrybird said on the 14th Dec, 2012

koi no yokan i've been listening to.

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 21st Dec, 2012

jesus fuck. get 100 people in a room (or forum), 200 (minimum) best of lists.
general rules:
1. any list containing "lonerism" is sheeple. the media has decided tame impala are going to be massive. please, please don't allow them to dictate taste to you.
2. any list not containing make do and mend's "everything you ever loved" is opinion, because that is the best album of 2012.
3. anyone bad mouthing henry wagon's debut "solo" release is a hater, should take themselves out the back and beat themselves up. seriously,
4. any list not picking up on parkway drive's "atlas" being their "kid a"/"amnesiac", and also that this is the "heavy" album of the year is void.
5. dz deathrays should be in every list. that album is awesome and that band is gold.
6. any list that even mentions pond or last dinosaurs should be deleted.
7. any one listing redcoats should, really, get a hearing test, or, stop listening to music. worst. band. ever.

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 21st Dec, 2012

new deftones is kinda meh.
not bad. just a bit "vanilla".
fear factory also.
album was ok, but they sucked live. not a band at the moment.

Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 21st Dec, 2012

jesus fuck. get 100 people in a room (or forum), 200 (minimum) best of lists.
general rules:
1. any list containing "lonerism" is sheeple. the media has decided tame impala are going to be massive. please, please don't allow them to dictate taste to you.
2. any list not containing make do and mend's "everything you ever loved" is opinion, because that is the best album of 2012.
3. anyone bad mouthing henry wagon's debut "solo" release is a hater, should take themselves out the back and beat themselves up. seriously,
4. any list not picking up on parkway drive's "atlas" being their "kid a"/"amnesiac", and also that this is the "heavy" album of the year is void.
5. dz deathrays should be in every list. that album is awesome and that band is gold.
6. any list that even mentions pond or last dinosaurs should be deleted.
7. any one listing redcoats should, really, get a hearing test, or, stop listening to music. worst. band. ever.

I want to print this out and frame it.

It could almost be Polaroids of Androids or similar website's response to Grattan's Haters gonna hate article on End of Year Lists.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 21st Dec, 2012

jesus fuck. get 100 people in a room (or forum), 200 (minimum) best of lists.
general rules:
1. any list containing "lonerism" is sheeple. the media has decided tame impala are going to be massive. please, please don't allow them to dictate taste to you.
2. any list not containing make do and mend's "everything you ever loved" is opinion, because that is the best album of 2012.
3. anyone bad mouthing henry wagon's debut "solo" release is a hater, should take themselves out the back and beat themselves up. seriously,
4. any list not picking up on parkway drive's "atlas" being their "kid a"/"amnesiac", and also that this is the "heavy" album of the year is void.
5. dz deathrays should be in every list. that album is awesome and that band is gold.
6. any list that even mentions pond or last dinosaurs should be deleted.
7. any one listing redcoats should, really, get a hearing test, or, stop listening to music. worst. band. ever.

If you have some spare time, please hit yourself in the dick with a hammer, repeatedly.

shazie

shazie said on the 21st Dec, 2012

jesus fuck. get 100 people in a room (or forum), 200 (minimum) best of lists.
general rules:
1. any list containing "lonerism" is sheeple. the media has decided tame impala are going to be massive. please, please don't allow them to dictate taste to you.
2. any list not containing make do and mend's "everything you ever loved" is opinion, because that is the best album of 2012.
3. anyone bad mouthing henry wagon's debut "solo" release is a hater, should take themselves out the back and beat themselves up. seriously,
4. any list not picking up on parkway drive's "atlas" being their "kid a"/"amnesiac", and also that this is the "heavy" album of the year is void.
5. dz deathrays should be in every list. that album is awesome and that band is gold.
6. any list that even mentions pond or last dinosaurs should be deleted.
7. any one listing redcoats should, really, get a hearing test, or, stop listening to music. worst. band. ever.

I'm not sure if this is so Magneta that it didn't need Magneta at all. Still, gave me a good laugh.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 22nd Dec, 2012

Fuck, damo65 is still around? Stick to doing your shitty YouTube bootlegs, gramps.

larrybird

larrybird said on the 22nd Dec, 2012



Is gramps used in an affectionate sense? I can't tell.

but under new proposed laws you won't be able to discriminate on age based grounds. so even something as mild as gramps will fall foul of the tribunal. perhaps preparing yourself for the future political correctness crackdown would be in your best interests?

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

What the fuck do you want? Seriously, do you beat your dick with sandpaper mercilessly everytime you get permabanned from a forum? Are you THAT drugfucked? Get a fucking life.

Quicky

Quicky said on the 23rd Dec, 2012



At least he can afford to put in the time and effort to make bootlegs to share with people. Not everyone is made of money you know?

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012



words, they fail me.
you clearly haven't visited my channel since what, 2009?

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012



please explain why.
can't have opinion?

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012


er, wtf?!
that sounds like you think the two people who immediately jumped in to defend me were me?
amazingly enough, not me.
should tell you stuff.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

You can have all the opinions you want. I just have a hammer fetish.

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012



i suppose that's cool.
could've been worded better.
less ambiguously, for instance.
maybe you should reserve your dick beating for yourself, for instance.
see, that would be a hammer fetish.
what you actually posted was not ambiguous. at.all.

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

and anyone posting hate against my first post without the subsequent 2 or 3 being mentioned? haters gotta hate, i guess.

damo3265

damo3265 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

anyone keen to do a best gig of 2012 poll? haven't seen one started yet. mind you it would give me an excuse to promote my, allegedly, crappy youtube channel.
http://www.youtube.com/user/damo321965?feature=mhee

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

http://www.peakeasy.co.uk/images/general_pix/new_images/older%20man%20using%20computer.jpg

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

http://www.globalnerdy.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/grandpa_simpson_yelling_at_cloud.jpg

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 23rd Dec, 2012

i suppose that's cool.
could've been worded better.
less ambiguously, for instance.
maybe you should reserve your dick beating for yourself, for instance.
see, that would be a hammer fetish.
what you actually posted was not ambiguous. at.all.

Nah, brah. That's how the sheeple would word it.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 24th Dec, 2012

PARKWAY DRIVE ARE RADIOHEAD! THE PRESIDENT'S A DEMMYCRAT!

Cpt_Pugwash

Cpt_Pugwash said on the 24th Dec, 2012

Fuck dude its the internet, I thought you werent a teenager anymore.

Cpt_Pugwash

Cpt_Pugwash said on the 24th Dec, 2012

I have no idea. Textbook Narcissist my girlfriend tells me.

Brian_Griffin

Brian_Griffin said on the 29th Dec, 2012

my top 10 albums for 2012

1: don't explain by joe bonamassa & bethhart
2: blak and blu by gary clark jr
3: uncage by the zac brown band
4: my head is an animal by of monsters and men
5: valtari by sigur ros
6: burning boy by joe mckee
7: hypnotized by pony face
8: toward the low sun by dirty three
9: leave your soul to science by something for kate
10: the hunt by grand magus

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 2nd Jan, 2013

I've started my top 7 albums of 2012 countdown over at We Gave It Seven - http://www.wegaveitseven.com

#7 - Plan B - Ill Manors
#6 - Silversun Pickups - Neck Of The Woods.

The number 1 is going to be a super surprise. :)

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 2nd Jan, 2013

Is it Bring Your Heart To Biology by Nothing For Kim?

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 2nd Jan, 2013

Yeah, maybe in OPPOSITE WORLD! Sheesh.

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