Barnbrook’s Top albums of 2012


During January we would normally reveal our top ten albums of the last year. But what with the a certain album release, we have been a little sidetracked. We know you are dying to hear the results of the studio poll, so without further ado, here (in alphabetical order) are our lists:

01. Captain Murphy – Duality
02. Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
03. Andy Stott – Luxury Problems
04. The Gaslamp Killer – Breakthrough
05. Daphni – Jiaolong
06. Mala – Mala in Cuba
07. Actress – R.I.P.
08. Julia Holter – Ekstasis
09. Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man in the Universe
10. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave

“As part of the curation panel for the V&A exhibition ‘David Bowie Is’, I have been immersed in biographies and listening non-stop to David Bowie’s older music, so here is my top ten of his previous albums. The Next Day is excluded as I wasn’t listening to it will working on the exhibition.”
01. “Heroes”
02. Low
03. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
04. Hunky Dory
05. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
06. Earthling
07. 1. Outside
08. Lodger
09. Station to Station
10. Heathen

01. Julia Holter – Ekstasis
02. Sun Araw, M Geddes Gengras, The Congos – Icon Give Thank
03. Micachu – Never
04. Holy Other – Held
05. Andy Stott – Luxury Problems
06. Shackleton – Music for the Quiet Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs
07. The Invisible – Rispah
08. Laurel Halo – Quarantine
09. Raime – Quarter Turns Over A Living Line
10. Bob Dylan – Tempest