2012 Review List

Here is a list of every album we reviewed in 2012!

Postrockstar 2012 year end awards can be found here

Staff picks for 2012 can be found here

Albums

  1. Sigur RosValtari 99%
  2. AmenraMass V99%
  3. CloudkickerFade98%
  4. EchotideAs our Floodlights Gave Way to Dawn98%
  5. ToundraIII97%
  6. Brian EnoLux – 97%
  7. You Slut!Medium Bastard 96%
  8. Leech If We Get There One Day, Would You Please Open The Gates 95%
  9. Collapse Under the Empire Fragments of a Prayer95%
  10. BalmorheaStranger95%
  11. Anathema Weather Systems95%
  12. El Ten ElevenTransitions95%
  13. EvershamEversham95%
  14. AstraliaAstralia95%
  15. LandforgeServitude to Earth –  95%
  16. What the Blood Revealed Harbour of Devils 95%
  17. The American Dollar Awake in the City94%
  18. Sunlight Ascending Leaving My Waiting Room94%
  19. Niño KoiLa Pequeña Muerte94%
  20. Hammock Departure Songs94%
  21. CaspianWaking Season 93%
  22. Underground CitiesArcosanti93%
  23. Across the WavesWar Ends, Misery Stays92%
  24. Crippled Black Phoenix(Mankind) The Crafty Ape – 92%
  25. Obsidian KingdomMantiis 91%
  26. Ninth Moon Black Chronophage91%
  27. Pan –  These are the things I love and want to share them with you  – 91%
  28. So Far As I Know Far From the Earth Beneath Your Feet91%
  29. KasanDrown –  91%
  30. The Best Pessimist Love Is… 91%
  31. Scott HolmesWe Used to Paint Stars in the Sky90%
  32. MegadethTh1rt3en 90%
  33. BucketheadElectric Sea –  90%
  34. AlcestLes Voyages De L’ame 89%
  35. NeurosisHonor Found in Decay89%
  36. Nathaniel Noton-Freeman – Whorl – 89%
  37. Rhone Inter Sidera88%
  38. Stories from the Lost For Clouds88%
  39. Képzelt Város – Hélium – 88%
  40. The Littlest VikingThe Littlest Viking88%
  41. The FlashbulbOpus at the End of Everything – 88%
  42. If These Trees Could Talk Red Forest87%
  43. You Bred Raptors? –  Hammond – 87%
  44. Mental Architects Celebrations – 87%
  45. MaseratiMaserati VII87%
  46. NorthThe Great Silence 87%
  47. Wang Wen 0.787%
  48. PuzzleNothing but the rain87%
  49. Powder! Go Away we don’t know when it has begun, but we know that it will never end87%
  50. Time ColumnsMana87%
  51. Tacoma Narrows Bridge DisasterExegesis 87%
  52. Immanu ElIn Passage 87%
  53. Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion 87%
  54. Judd MaddenDoom Groove87%
  55. Nice Wings, Icarus! Aurora – 86%
  56. QualiaResonance86%
  57. Godspeed You! Black Emperor –  Alleujah! Don’t Bend Ascend 85%
  58. Zombie WesternThe Great Migration85%
  59. Earth Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light Pt 2 –  85%
  60. QualiaSongs for Longing85%
  61. The Pirate Ship QuintetRope for No-Hopers85%
  62. X SunsX Suns 85%
  63. Greenhouse – Never Look Back – 85%
  64. Canyons of Static Farewell Shadows 85%
  65. Crimson MournBring Your Desires Here – 85%
  66. Tales of Murder and DustHallucination of Beauty85%
  67. Aftenoon Between85%
  68. Old Man GloomNO 85%
  69. IrreversibleAshes 85%
  70. Hands of the TemplarExplore 85%
  71. Therefore, the illusion of density breach, the tottering world “forget” tomorrow84%
  72. P.G.Lost Key 84%
  73. Joy Wants EternityThe Fog is Rising84%
  74. PsychojetThe Sea is Never Full 84%
  75. Последние КаникулыРомашка 84%
  76. Terraformer The Sea Shaper84%
  77. Whirr Pipe Dreams84%
  78. ValerinneKunstformen Der Natur84%
  79. DragonforceThe Power Within – 83%
  80. Jakarta ProjectGeographic83%
  81. This Patch of SkyNewly Risen, How Bright You Shine83%
  82. *AncientsStar Showers on the Euphrates83%
  83. Late Night VenturePioneers of Space Flight83%
  84. The Mars Volta Noctourniquet83%
  85. Lights Out AsiaHy-Brasil – 83%
  86. MeshuggahKoloss 83%
  87. We Used to Have HorsesWe Were Meant to Fly 82%
  88. Rems Floating ChandelierThink of the Willows – 82%
  89. Magnetoscop. une fleur dans le goudron 82%
  90. La MarLa Mar 82%
  91. Reserve De MarcheThe Last Twenty Years82%
  92. ReflexerThe Vanishing Lake 82%
  93. LíamMMIX81%
  94. DresdaDiluvio (Flood) – 81%
  95. SinobolaSinobola81%
  96. We are OceansWe Are Oceans81%
  97. Rogue SoundsJupiter and Beyond the Infinite81%
  98. QualiaWe Do Not Know What Our Nature Permits Us To Be81%
  99. Jakarta ProjectBeauty Lies in Lover’s Eyes81%
  100. The Calm Blue SeaArrivals & Departures80%
  101. Anatomy of the BearAnatomy of the Bear80%
  102. CapillariesInto The History of Light – 80%
  103. QualiaCast a light80%
  104. You May Die in the Desert International Waters80%
  105. Marché La VoidThe Origin of Non-Entity80%
  106. Earth Science In Arcadia80%
  107. Bend the SkyOrigins79%
  108. MarriagesKitsune 79%
  109. The Samuel Jackson 5The Samuel Jackson 579%
  110. I Am Waiting For You Last Summer Edge Party79%
  111. QualiaKaleidoscopes79%
  112. CSSCOvergrown79%
  113. RoanThe Avenue79%
  114. Ghosts Wear ClothesThreads 78%
  115. LattitudesIndividuation78%
  116. A Place Of Owls featuring Blake TanberkThe Oceanic Tomes – 78%
  117. Simple is Good Волны де Бройля 78%
  118. Turbonegro Sexual Harassment78%
  119. iLiKETRAiNSThe Shallows78%
  120. QualiaAmbient Improvisations77%
  121. AirLe Voyage Dans La Lune – 76%
  122. Mono For My Parents68%
  123. The All American RejectsKids in the Street68%
  124. Lacuna Coil Dark Adrenaline32%

EP’s

  1. The End of the Ocean – In Excelsis – 97%
  2. SpurvBlader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær EP96%
  3. Red Fire AntRed Fire Ant EP96%
  4. MiroistThe Pledge EP95%
  5. SurgeonSurgeon  – 95%
  6. PelicanAtaraxia / Taraxis EP 93%
  7. See You in the MorningIchi 91%
  8. Servants of SilenceWeightless Thoughts90%
  9. EFDelusions of Grandeur90%
  10. PostmadonnaINTRODUCING POSTMADONNA  – 90%
  11. Beef TerminalKnown as the Rat90%
  12. AustralasiaSin4tr4 EP89%
  13. Youth Pictures of Florence HendersonSmall Changes We Hardly Notice EP – 89%
  14. Lowercase NoisesPassage EP88%
  15. Like a PaperplaneLight EP 88%
  16. Crosses †††EP2 – 88%
  17. Cathedraal/Rings of Rhea/Schematics for GravitySplit88%
  18. Pray for SoundMonophonic87%
  19. Orbit Over Luna京都​/​奈良 – Kyōto​/​Nara EP87%
  20. Paper ArmiesTogether 87%
  21. Sinobola Ideas EP86%
  22. We Used to Have Horses The World Above Us86%
  23. Sleepmakeswaves Sleepmakeswaves [US EP] –  86%
  24. Caves of SteelTroposphere/Magntosphere85%
  25. Icaro Icaro EP 85%
  26. Chimp Spanner All Roads Lead Here EP 84%
  27. If Anything Happens to the Cat If Anything Happens to the Cat EP84%
  28. Coastlands/My Brother, My Captain, My KingSplit EP – 84%
  29. Inspirative When We Talk  – 84%
  30. Arbor LightsArbor Lights84%
  31. Chemtrail Sounds Like Ghosts84%
  32. Alcian 2012 Demo83%
  33. Frank Booth – Constructs EP – 83%
  34. Without AeroplanesTell Me Tales of Canada EP83%
  35. EarthmassLunar Dawn (Keep, Relic & Ritual)83%
  36. AthleticsWho You Are Isn’t Enough83%
  37. AgallochFaustian Echoes83%
  38. Millhaven Automata  –  83%
  39. Three Steps to the OceanScents 82%
  40. ToeThe Future is Now82%
  41. Lite Past, Present, Future 82%
  42. We Used to Have HorsesLandscapes We Can Only Dream of81%
  43.  Blonde Bear Blonde Bear  81%
  44. Empire of the SeaSkywatchers EP81%
  45. LabirintoKadjwynh 80%
  46. Nathaniel Noton-Freeman – Cairn – 80%
  47. Canyons of Static2012 Demos80%
  48. Oto no Naka no ‘Keiren Teki’ na Bi wa, Kannen wo Koe Nikutai ni Otozureru Yasei no Senritsu EP80%
  49. We’re All GhostsWe’re All Ghosts EP79%
  50. Versa Common Things EP79%
  51. Good Weather for An Airstrike This is as Good a Place as Any78%
  52.  Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra The West Will Rise Again74%
  53. Fire Spoken By the BuffaloAir Your Grievance EP68%

Ruined Machines “Celestial Bodies” 12-part series EP’s:

  1. Chapter 1: “The Sun” 82%
  2. Chapter 2: “Mercury”84%
  3. Chapter 3: “Venus”79%