FACT’s Best Albums of 2012

    Fact is one of the better music sites and arguably the best electronic music web publication. And so their choices for the top albums of they year is one of the more anticipated lists. Fact’s list is of course heavily weighted with electronic acts although there is a good amount of hip-hop represented too. After seeing Kendrick Lamar show up at #2 and #3 in numerous lists, it’s nice to finally see good kid, m.A.A.d. City at #1. View the entire list below. [Fact via BV]

    FACT’s Top 50 Albums of 2012

    50. Bigg Jus – Machines That Make Civilization Fun
    49. Helm – Impossible Symmetry
    48. Haleek Maul – Oxyconteen
    47. The xx – Coexist
    46. Purity Ring – Shrines
    45. Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe – Timon Irnok Manta
    44. Triad God – NXB
    43. Carter Tutti Void – Transverse
    42. Schoolboy Q – Habits and Contradictions
    41. Cocaine 80s – Express OG EP
    40. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
    39. Black Breath – Sentenced to Life
    38. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
    37. Le1f – Dark York
    36. Gunplay – Bogota Rich: The Prequel
    35. Young Smoke – Space Zone
    34. Lorenzo Senni – Quantum Jelly
    33. Altered Natives – Tenement Yard Vol.3
    32. d’Eon – Music for Keyboards Vol. 1
    31. Nas – Life is Good
    30. Supreme Cuts – Whispers in the Dark
    29. Ricardo Villalobos – Dependent and Happy
    28. Ariel Pink & R. Stevie Moore – Ku Klux Glam
    27. Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
    26. Grimes – Visions
    25. Main Attrakionz – Bossalinis & Fooliyones
    24. The Internet – Purple Naked Ladies
    23. Heroin In Tahiti – Death Surf
    22. Future – Pluto
    21. Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland – Black is Beautiful
    20. Silent Servant – Negative Fascination
    19. Lana Del Rey – Born to Die
    18. Wiley – Step Freestyles
    17. I:Cube – “M” Megamix
    16. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
    15. Sand Circles – Motor City
    14. Julia Holter – Ekstasis
    13. Madteo – Noi No
    12. Jeremih – Late Nights with Jeremih
    11. Actress – R.I.P.
    10. Wolfgang Voigt – Rückverzauberung 6
    9. Swans – The Seer
    8. Terrence Dixon – From the Far Future Pt. 2
    7. Jam City – Classical Curves
    6. How to Dress Well – Total Loss
    5. Spaceghostpurrp – God of Black
    4. Horrid Red – Celestial Joy
    3. Cooly G – Playin Me
    2. Lee Gamble – Diversions 1994-1996 / Dutch Tvashar Plumes
    1. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. City