So for the fifth year running, I've compiled my favourite albums into a 'best of the year' list.
In alphabetical order, here they are...

Akrobatik – Built To Last (Hip Hop)
Big Gigantic – The Night Is Young (Dance/Blues)
DJ Qbert – GalaXXXian (Hip Hop)
Gramatik – The Age Of Reason (Electronic/Blues)
Hail Mary Mallon – Bestiary (Hip Hop)
Hugo Kant – The Point Of No Return (Electronica/Nu-Swing)
Kormac – Doorsteps (Downtempo/Ambient)
Marmozets – The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets (Rock/Punk)
Metermaids – We Brought Knives (Hip Hop)
NehruvianDOOM – NehruvianDOOM (Hip Hop)
Roni Size – Take Kontrol (Drum & Bass)
Royal Blood – Royal Blood (Rock)
Sage Francis – Copper Gone (Hip Hop)
Submotion Orchestra – Alium (Nu-Jazz/Dubstep)
The Correspondents – Puppet Loosely Strung (Electro Swing/Hip Hop)
The Ghost Inside – Dear Youth (Hardcore/Punk)
The Polish Ambassador – Pushing Through The Pavements (Electronica/Balkan)
Todd Terje – It's Album Time (Synth-Pop/Disco)
Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright In The End (Pop Rock)
Zeds Dead – Somewhere Else (Dance/Dubstep)