Twenty-Five Favourites From 2012

Merry Xmas! It’s that time of year again (2010, 2011) when we drink spiced booze and make a list of our favourite records from the last twelve months. It’s been quite difficult to choose just 25 releases from 2012, but here – in no order – they are…

2012 - albums of the year

Seahawks – Aqua Disco (Ocean Moon)
Holly Herndon – Movement (RVNG Intl)
Mouse On Mars – Parastrophics (Monkeytown)
Chris Cohen – Overgrown Path (Captured Tracks)
Zammuto – Zammuto (Temporary Residence)

Steve Hauschildt – Sequitur (Kranky)
Euros Childs – Summer Special (National Elf)
Pye Corner Audio – Sleep Games (Ghost Box)
Jon Brooks – Shapwick (Claypipe)
Suzanne Ciani – Seven Waves (Reissue, Finders Keepers)

Polysick – Digital Native (Planet Mu)
VA – Tomorrow’s Achievements: Parry Music Library (Public Information)
Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas (Columbia)
Bobby Conn – Macaroni (Fire)
Testbild! – Where Did This Begin? (BCNVT)

Patrice & Friends – Cherry Sorbet (Sulk)
Cousins – First Cousins (National Elf)
Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – Instrumental Tourist (Software)
Andrzej Korzynski – Possession (Reissue, Finders Keepers)
Petar Dundov – Ideas From The Pond (Music Man)

Laetitia Sadier – Silencio (Drag City)
Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos (Warners)
Lorenzo Senni – Quantum Jelly (Editions Mego)
Jouhou Desk Virtual – Sapporo Contemporary (Beer On The Rug)
Laurie Spiegel – The Expanding Universe – Expanded Edition (Reissue, Unseen Worlds)

How was 2012 for you?