WCDB’s Top 35 albums of 2012

WCDB is coming up on it’s 35th Anniversary (which we’ll be celebrating on March 1st at Valentines!).  So it only feels fitting to name our top 35 albums of 2012! This list was compiled from reverse scoring lists from 28 of our DJs and a total of 168 different albums received points. Thanks a ton for listening to WCDB in 2012 and we look forward to playing you more great alternative music in 2013!  Click the jump to find out what albums made the cut!

35. Hunx- Hairdresser Blues 68 points

34.  2:54- 2:54 70 points

33. David Byrne & St. Vincent- Love This Giant 70 points

32. Electric Guest- Mondo 71 points

31. Wild Nothing- Nocturne 71 points

30. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes- Here 72 points

29. Prince Rama- Top Ten Hits of the End of the World 72 points

28. The Men- Open Your Heart 73 points

27. Grass Widow- Internal Logic 75 points

26. mewithoutyou- Ten Stories 76 points

25. Of Montreal- Paralytic Stalks 78 points

24. Ty Segall- Twins 85 points

23. Sharon Van Etten- Tramp 86 points

22. Roc Marciano- Reloaded 90 points

21. Passion Pit- Gossamer 90 points

20. Crocodiles- Endless Flowers 98 points

19. Chromatics- Kill for Love 101 points

18. Grimes- Visions 101 points

17. Hot Chip- In Our Heads 107 points

16. Dr. Dog- Be the Void 116 points

15. The Dirty Projectors- About to Die 127 points

14. Alabama Shakes- Boys & Girls 128 points

13. Killer Mike- R.A.P. Music 150 points

12. Brother Ali- Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color 160 points

11. Oberhofer- Time Capsules II 168 points

10. Nas- Life is Good 180 points

09. Titus Andronicus- Local Business 180 points

08. Tame Impala- Lonerism 193 points

07. Japandroids- Celebration Rock 206 points

06. Purity Ring- Shrines 242 points

05. Beach House- Bloom 247 points

04. Animal Collective- Centipede Hz 250 points

03. Kendrick Lamar- good kid, m.A.A.d. City 279 points

02. Cloud Nothings- Attack on Memory 282 points

01. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange 315 points

About kylewcdb

Blog Editor for Airwaves, former alternative rock director of CDB and current host of "Trust the Wizard" on WCDB Sunday nights from 10pm-midnight.
This entry was posted in CDB End of the Year List and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to WCDB’s Top 35 albums of 2012

  1. Pingback: Headliners Announced: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart & Oberhofer « WCDB 35th

  2. Pingback: Nippertown!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s