Best Electronic Albums of 2012


Best Electronic Albums of 2012

The best electronic albums of 2012. The electronic genre encompasses many different styles and artists, so to make it easier for you to find the best electronic music, we’ve picked the top 20 albums released in 2012. All of these albums were reviewed by us here at Sputnikmusic.

1. Beach House – Bloom

2. Burial – Kindred EP

3. Chromatics – Kill For Love

4. Death Grips – The Money Store

5. Grimes – Visions

6. How To Dress Well – Total Loss

7. Julia Holter – Ekstasis

8. Laurel Halo – Quarantine

9. Lone – Galaxy Garden

10. Mount Eerie – Clear Moon/Ocean Roar

11. Oneohtrix Point Never – Replica

12. Planningtorock – W*

2012 was an interesting year for electronic music. We saw a lot of new artists emerge, such as Flume and Cyril Hahn, as well as some established artists like Justice release amazing albums. Here is a list of the top electronic albums of 2012:

Flume – Flume

Justice – Audio, Video, Disco

Mogwai – A Wrenched Virile Lore

Cyril Hahn – Perseids EP

Tycho – Dive

Kimbra – Vows

Chromatics – Kill For Love

The Best Electronic Albums of 2012.

In 2012, electronic music has become so ubiquitous that even rap is full of synths and drum machines, but there are still plenty of artists who are doing something new and exciting with the form.

Here, in alphabetical order, are ten of the best.

* Actress R.I.P. (Honest Jon’s)

* Amon Tobin ISAM (Ninja Tune)

* Clark Iradelphic (Warp)

* Death Grips The Money Store (Epic)

* Flying Lotus Until The Quiet Comes (Warp)

* Matthew Dear Beams (Ghostly International)

* Oneohtrix Point Never Replica (Software/Mexican Summer)

* Teengirl Fantasy Tracer (R&S/True Panther Sounds)

* Tycho Dive (Ghostly International)

* A Winged Victory for the Sullen Saturnus (Kranky/Erased Tapes)

Each week, I receive tons of music from artists hoping to be featured on the site. This year, Electronic music started to dominate my inbox. Every week there were at least a few electronic albums that I really enjoyed, so I made a point of keeping track of them. What follows is a list of my favorite electronic releases of 2012.

01) Bicep – Vision Of Love

02) Bullion – You Drive Me To Plastic

03) Cid Rim – The Contour

04) Clark – Fantasm Planes

05) Ejecta – Dominae

06) Factory Floor – S/T

07) Gold Panda – Half Of Where You Live

08) John Talabot – Fin

09) Koreless – Yūgen EP

10) Lone – Galaxy Garden

11) Machinedrum & Azealia Banks – 212

12) Mike Q & Sinjin Hawke – Warriors EP

13) Nautiluss – Turbine EP (Hemlock Recordings

1. Cheetah EP – Chromatics

2. Bloom – Beach House

3. Get Color – !!!

4. R Plus Seven – Oneohtrix Point Never

5. Immunity – Jon Hopkins

6. Lost In The Dream – War On Drugs

7. Crave – !!!

8. Settle – Disclosure

9. Channel Orange – Frank Ocean

10. All Day – Girl Talk

01. Mount Kimbie – Crooks & Lovers

02. Shlohmo – Bad Vibes

03. James Blake – James Blake

04. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma

05. Oneohtrix Point Never – Replica

06. Teengirl Fantasy – Tracer

07. Grimes – Visions

08. Nicolas Jaar – Space is Only Noise

1. [The 2 Bears – Be Strong](http://open.spotify.com/album/3mvnqz3NhJZnHG6PcTkLj2)

2. [Daphni – Jiaolong](http://open.spotify.com/album/0r0rjKQQsU6BeXU6i0x6l8)

3. [Pretty Lights – A Color Map of the Sun](http://open.spotify.com/album/2kOvNIqV3FwKZo7Df2e1u5)

4. [Tricky – False Idols](http://open.spotify.com/album/4BtjKpSgS8VFdooeMbk9N9)

5. [Com Truise – In Decay](http://open.spotify.com/album/51GcY5ct9OtRbEtW0euVgY)

6. [John Talabot – Fin](http://open.spotify.com/album/4xI2W8aYExZT


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