I am by no means a music critic, but typically at the end of the year I put together a list of my favorite music from the past year, albeit normally within the privacy of my own head. This year I decided I would make the list public. My musical tastes seem to be pretty eclectic and all over the board. Sometimes the albums that make it onto my list are a surprise even to myself. This year there are 2 albums on my list that I initially did not like, but have grown a lot on me. So without further adieu, here is my favorite music of 2012, in no particular order:
The Exitmusic album is by far my favorite of the year. I only just discovered it mid-December and I have already listened to it more times than any of the other albums on my list. Apparently I really enjoy dark, brooding, depressing albums, as evidenced by this album and my favorite album of 2009, The Antlers - Hospice.