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WXDU Top 100 Albums & Top 25 Comps/Reissues of 2012

01.)  Swans...The Seer...Young God...Rock
02.)  Bowerbirds...The Clearing...Dead Oceans...Rock
03.)  The Mountain Goats...Transcendental Youth...Merge...Rock
04.)  Dum Dum Girls...End of Daze...Sub Pop...Rock
05.)  Can...The Lost Tapes...Mute...Rock
06.)  Flying Lotus...Until the Quiet Comes...Warp...RPM
07.)  Gross Ghost...Brer Rabbit...Grip Tapes...Rock
08.)  Thee Oh Sees...Putrifiers II EP...In the Red...Rock
09.)  Tame Impala...Lonerism...Modular...Rock
10.)  The Flute Flies...Yes Means Maybe...Potluck...Rock
11.)  Ty Segall...Twins...Drag City...Rock
12.)  Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti...Mature Themes...4AD...Rock
13.)  Divine Fits...A Thing Called Divine Fits...Merge...Rock
14.)  The Souljazz Orchestra...Solidarity...Strut...World
15.)  Nathan Bowles...A Bottle, A Buckeye...Soft Abuse...CBGF
16.)  Cantwell, Gomez & Jordan/Phil Cook & His Feat...The John Tapes...Bull City Tapes...Rock
17.)  Paint Fumes...Uck Life...Slovenly...Rock
18.)  Whatever Brains...2012 EP...self-released...Rock
19.)  Spider Bags...Shake My Head...Odessa...Rock
20.)  Moon Duo...Circles...Sacred Bones...Rock
21.)  Waumiss...Subtle For Flames...Little Ramona...Rock
22.)  Sic Alps...Sic Alps...Drag City...Rock
23.)  Woods...Bend Beyond...Woodsist...Rock
24.)  Matthew Dear...Beams...Ghostly International...RPM
25.)  Andrew Bird...Hands of Glory...Mom + Pop...Rock
26.)  Suzanne Ciani...Lixiviation...B-Music/Finders Keepers...RPM
27.)  Superchunk...This Summer 7"...Merge...Rock
28.)  Sharon Van Etten...Tramp...Jagjaguwar...Rock
29.)  Six Organs of Admittance...Ascent + Parsons' Blues 7"...Drag City...Rock
30.)  Lambchop...Mr. M...Merge...Rock
31.)  The Sugarman Three...What the World Needs Now...Daptone...R&B/Soul
32.)  The Black Twig Pickers...Whompyjawed LP + Yellow Cat b/w  You'll Never Miss Your Mama 7"...Thrill Jockey...CBGF
33.)  Daniel Bachman...Seven Pines...Tompkins Square...CBGF
34.)  Le Weekend...The Magic Y/ear...self-released...Rock
35.)  The Weather Station...All of it Was Mine...You've Changed...CBGF
36.)  Royal Baths...Better Luck Next Life...Kanine...Rock
37.)  Black Marble...A Different Arrangement...Hardly Art...RPM
38.)  Imperial Teen...Feel The Sound...Merge...Rock
39.)  Titus Andronicus...Local Business...XL...Rock
40.)  Whatever Brains...Whatever Brains II...Sorry State...Rock
41.)  The Limiñanas...Crystal Anis...HoZac...Rock
42.)  AC Newman...Shut Down the Streets...Matador...Rock
43.)  The Rangers...Pan Am Stories...Not Not Fun...Rock
44.)  Menahan Street Band...The Crossing...Daptone...R&B/Soul
45.)  Ratchet Orchestra...Hemlock...Drip Audio...Jazz
46.)  Organos...Concha...self-released...Rock
47.)  The Rosebuds...Love Deluxe...self-released...Rock
48.)  Billy Sugarfix's Carousel...Billy Sugarfix's Carousel...Pox World Empire...Rock
49.)  Andy Stott...Luxury Problems...Modern Love...RPM
50.)  Pontiak...Echo Ono...Thrill Jockey...Rock
51.)  Psychic Ills...Hazed Dream...Sacred Bones...Rock
52.)  Lemonade...Diver...True Panther Sounds...RPM
53.)  The Magnetic Fields...Love at the Bottom of the Sea...Merge...Rock
54.)  Andrew Bird...Break It Yourself...Mom + Pop...Rock
55.)  The Eccentronic Research Council...1612 Underture...Bird/Finders Keepers...Rock
56.)  U.S. Girls...GEM...Fat Cat...Rock
57.)  Peaking Lights...936...Not Not Fun...Rock
58.)  Umberto...Prophecy of the Black Widow...Not Not Fun...RPM
59.)  King Tuff...King Tuff...Sub Pop...Rock
60.)  Redd Kross...Researching the Blues...Merge...Rock
61.)  The Old Ceremony...Fairytales & Other Forms of Suicide...Yep Roc...Rock
62.)  A Place To Bury Strangers...Onwards to the Wall...Dead Oceans...Rock
63.)  Charlotte Gainsbourg...Stage Whisper...Because...Rock
64.)  Nieces and Nephews/Cassis Orange...Split...DiggUp Tapes...Rock
65.)  Holy Wave...Knife Hits...self-released...Rock
66.)  Matthew E. White...Big Inner...Spacebomb/Hometapes...Rock
67.)  The Music Tapes...Mary's Voice...Merge...Rock
68.)  The Funk Ark...From the Rooftops...ESL...R&B/Soul
69.)  Gospel Gossip...Atlantic Blue 7"...Guilt Ridden Pop...Rock
70.)  Boykiller...Get Get...self-released...Rock
71.)  Naked Gods...No Jams...self-released...Rock
72.)  Calico Haunts...North Circle...Borderlord...Rock
73.)  Gay Cat Park...Synthetic Woman...Medical...RPM
74.)  Halasan Bazar...How to be Happy Ever...Moon Glyph...Rock
75.)  The Rippers...Better the Devil You Know...Slovenly...Rock
76.)  The Fresh & Onlys...Long Slow Dance...Mexican Summer...Rock
77.)  Antibalas...Antibalas...Daptone...World
78.)  Screaming Females...Ugly...Don Giovanni...Rock
79.)  Hospitality Hospitality...Merge...Rock
80.)  The Orwells...Remember When...Autumn Tone...Rock
81.)  TOPS...Tender Opposites...Arbutus...Rock
82.)  The Helio Sequence...Negotiations...Sub Pop...Rock
83.)  The Raveonettes...Observator...Vice...Rock
84.)  Tennis...Young & Old...Fat Possum...Rock
85.)  Japandroids...Celebration Rock...Polyvinyl...Rock
86.)  Dan Melchior...The Backward Path...Northern-Spy...Rock
87.)  Beloved Binge...Pockets...self-released...Rock
88.)  The White Cascade...EP2...self-released...RPM
89.)  Wood Ear...Steeple Vultures...Churchkey...Rock
90.)  T0W3RS...Wyatt...DiggUp Tapes...Rock
91.)  T0W3RS...If All We Have Is Time...DiggUp Tapes...Rock
92.)  Blues Control...Valley Tangents...Drag City...Rock
93.)  Akron...Voyage of Exploration...Vampi Soul...Rock
94.)  Golden Void...Golden Void...Thrill Jockey...Rock
95.)  The Men...Open Your Heart...Sacred Bones...Rock
96.)  Ty Segall Band...Slaughterhouse...In the Red...Rock
97.)  Peloton...The Early Years...Parallell...Jazz
98.)  Peaking Lights...Lucifer...Mexican Summer...Rock
99.)  Fuxa...Electric Sound of Summer...Rocket Girl...RPM
100.) The Soft Pack...Strapped...Kemado...Rock
 
 
WXDU TOP 25 COMPS, COLLECTIONS & REISSUES

01.)  Various Artists...Cumbia Beat, Vol. 2: Tropical Sounds from Peru 1966-1983...Vampi Soul...World
02.)  Jean-Pierre Mirouze...Le Mariage Collectif: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack...Born Bad...Soundtrack
03.)  Various Artists...Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984...Chocolate Industries...R&B/Soul
04.)  Various Artists...Istanbul 70: Psych, Disco, Folk Classics...Nublu...World
05.)  Wendy Rene...After Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles + Rarities 1964-65...Light In The Attic...R&B/Soul
06.)  Various Artists...Rangarang: Pre-Revolutionary Iranian Pop...Vampi Soul...World
07.)  Various Artists...West Indies Funk 2...Trans Air...R&B/Soul
08.)  Woo...It's Cosy Inside...Drag City...Rock
09.)  Various Artists...Soul Cal: Funky Disco & Modern Soul 1971-82...Now-Again...R&B/Soul
10.)  Alex Chilton...Free Again: The "1970" Sessions...Omnivore...Rock
11.)  Rodriguez...Searching for Sugarman OST...Light in the Attic/Legacy...Rock
12.)  Various Artists...Zendooni: Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From the Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation...Pharaway Sounds...World
13.)  Tim Maia...World Psychedelic Classic 4: Nobody Can Live Forever; The Existential Soul of Tim Maia...Luaka Bop...World
14.)  Various Artists...The Sultans of Soul...Wind Hit...R&B/Soul
15.)  Various Artists...Groove Club Vol. 1: La Confiserie Magique...Lion/Martyrs of Pop...Rock
16.)  Various Artists...Opal Vol. I & II...Moon Glyph...Rock
17.)  Francis Bebey...African Electronic Music 1975-1982...Born Bad...World
18.)  The New Dawn...There's a New Dawn...Jackpot...Rock
19.)  Bill Wilson...Ever Changing Minstrel...Tompkins Square...CBGF
20.)  The Funkees...Dancing Time: The Best of Eastern Nigeria's Afro Rock Exponents 1973-77...Soundway...World
21.)  Deriyoklar Ikilisi...Disko Folk...Guerssen...World
22.)  BLO...Step Three...Hot Casa...World
23.)  feedtime...The Aberrant Years...Sub Pop...Rock
24.)  Jeff & Jane Hudson...Flesh...Captured Tracks/Dead Hearts...Rock