Image It's Positive Tuesday! Celebrate by reading Best of 2012 lists by Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem), Jon Loudon (Restorations), and Max Bemis (Say Anything).

Benny Horowitz (Gaslight Anthem)

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Best Albums of 2012 (in no particular order)
  • Jack White - Blunderbuss
  • Nas - Life is Good
  • Gates - You Are All You Have Left To Fear
  • Joyce Manor - Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired
  • Teenage Bottlerocket - Freak Out!
  • The Sidekicks - Awkward Breeds
  • Hot Water Music - Exister
  • Baroness - Yellow and Green
  • Deftones - Koi No Yokan
  • Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind

Honorable Mentions
  • Sean Price - Mic Tyson
  • Let Me Run - Mad/Sad

Jon Loudon (Restorations)

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Top 10 for 2012
  1. Azusa Plane "Where The Sands Turn To Gold"
  2. Zammuto "S/T"
  3. Self Defense Family "Self Immolation Family b/w World Virgins"
  4. Exploded Drawings' demos
  5. Hoodlum Shouts "Young Man Old Man"
  6. Swans "The Seer"
  7. The Smith Street Band "Sunshine And Technology"
  8. The Men "Open Your Heart"
  9. Torche "Harmonicraft"
  10. Horseback "Half Blood"

Max Bemis (Say Anything)

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Best Albums of 2012 (in no particular order)
  • Japandroids - Celebration Rock
  • Tallhart - Bloodlines EP
  • Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
  • Eisley - Deep Space EP
  • Cheap Girls - Giant Orange