Polica's top 10 albums of 2012
Polica have already landed on plenty of "best of 2012"-type lists for their Give You the Ghost accomplishment of earlier this year. But, in addition to the ability to curate their own work extremely well, they've got an ear for other strong albums that came out this year.
Tipped by Brooklyn Vegan, here's a list of top albums that overlaps heavily with Gimme Noise's favorites of the year, including several fellow chanteuses who gave Channy Leaneagh's pipes a run for their money, and more than one local gem.
Polica's Top 10 albums of 2012
Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
See Also: Kendrick Lamar at Epic, 9/21/12
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
See Also: Target won't stock gay R&B star Frank Ocean's Channel Orange, cites "guest demand"
Grimes - Visions
See Also: Grimes on not being a pop star and ignoring the press
Beach House - Bloom
See Also: Beach House at First Avenue, 10/9/12
Dark Dark Dark - Who Needs Who
See Also: Dark Dark Dark explores breakups, moving on
Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here
See Also: P.O.S expecting to get a new kidney in January
Lower Dens - Nootropics
Now, Now - Threads
See Also: Now, Now band leave Minneapolis to record
Santigold - Master Of My Make Believe
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