Hey. It’s the last day of 2012 and here is a post with the 10 most popular albums of 2012 in terms of clicks from the Spotinews readers (including albums released before this year). See you next year and enjoy!

(Note #1: Some familiar albums, but also a few surprises!)

(Note #2: I won’t do a Top Tracks of 2012, but most of my favourites are available in my Top 40 Albums of 2012 playlist.)

(Note #3: Check out Spotinews 065!)

Django DjangoThe Weather StationChairliftAmelia WhiteAvi BuffaloBear in HeavenAlcestDisappearsMusetteTenniscoats

10. Django Django – Django Django
09. The Weather Station – All Of It Was Mine
08. Chairlift – Something
07. Amelia White – Beautiful and Wild
06. Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
05. Bear in Heaven – I Love You, It’s Cool
04. Alcest – Les Voyages De L’Âme
03. Disappears – Pre Language
02. Musette – Drape Me in Velvet
01. Tenniscoats – Papa’s Ear

Morning. It’s time for another part of my 2012 Mega Project. This fine album by Cheval Sombre was released and added to Spotify for most users exactly two months ago. Genre: pop. Enjoy!

(One review here.)

(Version for AT, CH and DE here.)

Cheval Sombre

Cheval Sombre – Mad Love

Hey. I’m back. This album by Eureka California was released some months back and finally added to Spotify this week. Genre: indie/garage rock. Enjoy!

(Note: There is a new playlist, Spotinews 065. Subscribe.)

Eureka California

Eureka California – Big Cats Can Swim

Howdy. So, here is my top 10 as promised. Please check out the playlist here and enjoy!

(Also check out the previous parts: 40-31, 30-21 and 20-11.)

(Note: I’ll be away for some days. See you next week!)

Amelia WhiteToyDan DeaconPerfume GeniusFoxygenBear in HeavenFather John MistyDjango DjangoBeach HouseGrimes

10. Amelia White – Beautiful and Wild
09. Toy – Toy
08. Dan Deacon – America
07. Perfume Genius – Put Your Back N 2 It
06. Foxygen – Take The Kids Off Broadway
05. Bear in Heaven – I Love You, It’s Cool
04. Father John Misty – Fear Fun
03. Django Django – Django Django
02. Beach House – Bloom
01. Grimes – Visions

Hello again. This is the third part of my Top 40 Albums of 2012. I will be back with the top 10 tomorrow. Enjoy!

Lost in the TreesChelsea WolfeAlcestFrida HyvönenHundred WatersKing TuffFrankie RoseHow To Dress WellChairliftBowerbirds

20. Lost in the Trees – A Church That Fits Our Needs
19. Chelsea Wolfe – Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs
18. Alcest – Les Voyages de L’Âme
17. Frida Hyvönen – To The Soul
16. Hundred Waters – Hundred Waters LP
15. King Tuff – King Tuff
14. Frankie Rose – Interstellar
13. How To Dress Well – Total Loss
12. Chairlift – Something
11. Bowerbirds – The Clearing

Hi. Here is part 2 of my Top 40 Albums of 2012. Enjoy!

Social StudiesRyan TeagueFirst Aid KitCat PowerBalmorheaGrizzly BearPatti SmithWild NothingKap BambinoTaken by Trees

30. Social Studies – Developer
29. Ryan Teague – Field Drawings
28. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
27. Cat Power – Sun
26. Balmorhea – Stranger
25. Grizzly Bear – Shields
24. Patti Smith – Banga
23. Wild Nothing – Nocturne
22. Kap Bambino – Devotion
21. Taken by Trees – Other Worlds

Hello. Here we go. I’m finished tinkering with my Top 40 Albums of 2012 and here is the first part. The next two parts will be up tomorrow and the final part on Sunday. Enjoy!

(Note: This is the list as it stands at this very date. If I had done it one month from now it’s highly possible a number of albums would have been switched.)

Idjut BoysTamarynAutumn OwlsSleigh BellsPort St. WillowPorcelain RaftMac DeMarcoNachtmystiumBob DylanAnna von Hausswolff

40. Idjut Boys – Cellar Door
39. Tamaryn – Tender New Signs
38. Autumn Owls – Between Buildings, Toward the Sea
37. Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror
36. Port St. Willow – Holiday
35. Porcelain Raft – Strange Weekend
34. Mac DeMarco – 2
33. Nachtmystium – Silencing Machine
32. Bob Dylan – Tempest
31. Anna von Hausswolff – Ceremony

Hey. Here you have a good experimental electronic album from last month. Enjoy Geiom!

(Note: I’m almost done with my My Top 40 Albums of 2012 and the list will be published in four parts over the weekend.)


Geiom – Black Screen

Hey. The solid new Mackaper album was added to Spotify today. Genre: electronic/kraut. Enjoy!


Mackaper – Mot ljusare tider

Silva – Claridão


Howdy. Here you have another fine release for my 2012 Mega Project. The debut album by Brazilian pop singer-songwriter Silva was released back in October. Enjoy!


Silva – Claridão