Best CDs of 2012

1. Gotye "Making Mirrors"
2. fun. "Some Nights"
3. Cloud Nothings "Attack On Memory"
4. Of Monsters & Men "My Head Is An Animal"
5. Rush "Clockwork Angels"
6. dB's "Falling Off The Sky"
7. Grimes "Visions"
8. Django Django "Django Django"
9. Japandroids "Celebration Rock"
10. (tie) Glen Hansard "Rhythm And Repose"/ Marketa Irglova "Anar"
Benjamin Gibbard "Former Lives"
Divine Fits "A Thing Called Divine Fits"
Firewater "International Orange"
The 2 Bears "Be Strong"
Donald Fagen "Sunken Condos"
Bruce Springsteen "Wrecking Ball"
Gossip "A Joyful Noise"
Calexico "Algiers"
Matt & Kim "Lightning"
Leonard Cohen "Old Ideas"
A.C. Neuman "Shut Down the Streets"
Amanda Palmer "Theatre Is Evil"
Brendan Benson "What Kind Of World"
Andrew Bird "Break It Yourself"
Bob Mould "Silver Age"
Field Music "Plumb"
Micachu & The Shapes "Never"
Grizzly Bear "Shields"
Hot Chip "In Our Heads"
Nada Surf "The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy"
Imperial Teen "Feel The Sound"
The MEN "Open Your Heart"
Elbow "Dead In The Boot"
Paul Banks "Julian Plenti Lives (EP)"
Soundtrack "Pina"
Mumford & Sons "Babel"
The Liars "WIXIW"
Regina Spektor "What We Saw From The Cheap Seats"
Band Of Horses "Mirage Rock"
The Avett Brothers "The Carpenter"
The Lumineers "The Lumineers"
Twin Shadow "Confess"
Animal Collective "Centipede Hz"
Xiu Xiu "Always"
Cat Power "Sun"
The Walkmen "Heaven"
Dead Can Dance "Anatasis"
The Vaccines "Come Of Age"
Muse "The 2nd Law"
New Build "Yesterday Was Lived & Lost"
Bob Dylan "Tempest"
Peter Murphy "Ninth"
Todd Snider "Agnostic Hymns and Stoner Fables"
Yeasayer "Fragrant World"
Sigur Ros "Valtari"
Ben Kweller "Go Fly A Kite"
The Presets "Pacifica"
Pet Shop Boys "Elysium"
The Flaming Lips "The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends"

Best Techno CDs of 2012

1. The Orb "C Batter C"
2. Air "La Voyage Dans La Lune"
3. Burial "Kindred (EP)"
4. Vcmg "Ssss"
5. Kid Koala "Space Cadet" Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"
The XX "Coexist"

Best CD Reissues of 2012

1. Sugar "Copper Blue/ Beaster"
2. Underworld "A Collection" and "1992-2012 The Anthology"
3. Pink Floyd "The Wall" (Immersion box set)
4. Los Lobos "Kiko" (20th Anniversary Edition)
5. Amon Tobin (boxset)
The Decemberists "We All Raise Our Voices to the Air (Live Songs 04.11-08.11)"
The English Beat "The Complete Beat"
Florence + The Machine "Unplugged"
Interpol "Turn On The Bright Lights"
Sondre Lerche "Bootlegs"

Worst CDs of 2012

1. The Ting Tings "Sounds From Nowheresville"
2. Sleigh Bells "Reign of Terror"
3. Orbital "Wonky"
4. Soundtrack "Godspell" (2012)
5. Skrillex "Bangarang EP"
Magnetic Fields "Love At The Bottom Of The Sea"
The Shins "Port Of Morrow"
Garbage "Not Your Kind Of People"
Joe Jackson "The Duke"
Jane Siberry "Meshach Dreams Back"
Green Day "Uno!", "Dos!", y "Tre!"
Bloc Party "Four"
Soundtrack "Once" (musical)

Best CD Cover of 2012

Antibalas "Antibalas"
Gossip "A Joyful Noise"
Kid Koala "12 Bit Blues"
Swans "The Seer"

Worst CD Cover of 2012

Bob Dylan "Tempest"
Grimes "Visions"
The Flaming Lips "The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends"
Public Image Limited "This Is PiL"
Benjamin Gibbard "Former Lives"
Bruce Springsteen "Wrecking Ball"
Leonard Cohen "Old Ideas"

Best Movies of 2012

1. Cabin In The Woods
2. Pina
3. Project Nim
4. The Hobbit
5. Where The Bears Are
6. How To Survive A Plague
7. Anna Karenina
8. Amour
9. Beasts Of The Southern Wild
10. Wreck-It Ralph
(tie) 21 Jump Street/ Magic Mike
Project X
Hope Springs
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Killer Joe
The Three Stooges
The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Worst Movies of 2012

1. Zero Dark Thirty
2. The Five-Year Engagement
3. Prometheus
4. Rock Of Ages
5. Katy Perry: Part of Me
6. Wrath of the Titans
7. This Is 40
8. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
9. Snow White and the Huntsman
10. The Raven
The Avengers
Dark Shadows
Madison County
Sleepwalk With Me

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