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Best Music Releases of 2012

Andru A.
The list author says: "In loose numerical order and by genre, a list ranging from synth-pop to folk to black metal with recurring key words being "atmospheric" or "dreamy".

Listen to most of these on Spotify:
http://open.spotify.com/user/andruaesthetik/playlist/7MSqjbfqCqqBwF9AHlAmbk


Unfortunately not on this list (due to not being available):

White Hex - Heat
http://avantrecords.bandcamp.com/album/white-hex-heat-mlp

Melankoli - Wind
http://intothywoods2.blogspot.com/2012/09/melankoli-wind.html"
Reports From The Threshold Of Death
Reports From The Threshold Of Death
"Transcendent, atmospheric post-metal"
Tender New Signs
Tender New Signs
"Sensual, psychedelic rock"
Incorruptible Heart
Incorruptible Heart
"Beautiful, wistful, lush indie-pop"
End of Daze
End of Daze
"Sultry '60s Phil Spector-esque pop"
Bloom
Bloom
"Lush, moody, dreamy"
True
True
"Post-psychedelic guitar pop"
Les Voyages de L'¬me
Les Voyages de L'¬me
"Melodic, atmospheric, French metal"
Singularity
Singularity
"Hazy, psychedelic rock"
Common Era
Common Era
"Dark, shoegazing, atmospherics"
Ariettes Oubliťes...
Ariettes Oubliťes...
"Moody, atmospheric, melodic, French metal"
Dead End Kings
Dead End Kings
"Brooding, atmospheric, melodic doom metal"
Ghostory
Ghostory
"Dreamy, night time, electronic pop"
Nocturne
Nocturne
"Guitar driven indie-pop bliss"
Future Unlimited - EP
Future Unlimited - EP
"Chilled, shoegazing electronics"
2:54
2:54
"Sultry, smooth, post-punk"
Pipe Dreams
Pipe Dreams
"Driving, lo-fi, shoegaze"
Love and Regret
Love and Regret
"Classic post-punk brooding"
They Awoke the Scent of Winter
They Awoke the Scent of Winter
"Wintery, ambient black metal soundscapes"
Pasiflora
Pasiflora
"Post-rock My Bloody Valentine"
777: Cosmosophy
777: Cosmosophy
"Deconstructed, progressive doom metal"
Koi No Yokan [Explicit]
Koi No Yokan [Explicit]
"Heavy, atmospheric, art-metal"
Lost Songs
Lost Songs
"Post-punk, art-rock fury"
Afar
Afar
"Smooth, dreamy synth-pop"
Untogether
Untogether
"Upbeat, shoegazing synth-pop"
Vital
Vital
"Driving, melodic pop rock"
Observator
Observator
"Relaxed, dreamy, indie-pop"
Oshin
Oshin
"Surfy, ambient, guitar pop"
Only The Ocean Knows
Only The Ocean Knows
"Atmospheric post-metal"
Riitiir
Riitiir
"Progressive black metal"
Selenelion
Selenelion
"Experimental post-metal"
Substanz
Substanz
"Atmospheric post-black metal"
Zeros
Zeros
"Witchy, synthy post-punk"
Brainstorm
Brainstorm
"Synthscapes"
Kill for Love
Kill for Love
"Chilled, sexy, synth-pop"
Cold of Ages
Cold of Ages
"Atmospheric post-black metal"
Standing At the Sky's Edge [+digital booklet]
Standing At the Sky's Edge [+digital booklet]
"Sweeping, psychedelic brit-rock"
Wild Peace
Wild Peace
"Psychedelic dream-pop"
Regret
Regret
"Nihilistic, surf guitar, hangover"