I've finally got around to compiling my top albums of 2012. Easily one of the best years for music in a long time. So, in alphabetical order...

Aesop Rock - Skelethon (Hip Hop)
Bambino - Overseas (Electronic/Blues/Beats)
Big Gigantic - Nocturnal (Electronic/Breaks/Dubstep)
C-Rayz Walz - The Code (Hip Hop)
C2C - Tetra (Electronic/Funk/Breaks)
Chinese Man - Live A La Cigale (Funk/Hip Hop/Drum & Bass)
Dan Deacon - Amercia (Electronic/Glitch/Soundscape)
Dark Time Sunshine - ANX (Hip Hop)
DJ Format - Statement Of Intent (Hip Hop)
DJ Woody - Big Phat 90s Mixtape (Hip Hop)
El-P - Cancer 4 Cure (Hip Hop)
Hidden Orchestra - Archipelago (Nu-Jazz/Instrumental)
Lana Del Rey - Born To Die (Baroque Pop/Blues)
Metermaids - Rooftop Shake (Hip Hop)
MA DOOM - Son Of Yvonne (Hip Hop)
P.O.S - We Don't Even Live Here (Hip Hop)
Poliça - Give You The Ghost (Indie/Electronica)
Poolside - Pacific Standard Time (Daytime Disco)
Portico Quartet - Portico Quartet (Nu-Jazz/Lo-fi)
Santigold - Master Of My Make-Believe (Alternative Dance/R&B/Electronic)
Submotion Orchestra - Fragments (Nu-Jazz/Live Dubstep)
The Gaslamp Killer - Breakthrough (Dark Electronic/Glitch)
The Herbaliser - There Were Seven (Funk/Hip Hop)
The New Law - The Fifty Year Storm (Electronic/Atmospheric/Dub)