NME

Long-running UK music weekly NME has just published their Year-End issue and have named Tame Impala's Lonerism as album of the year, with Grimes, Frank Ocean, Crystal Castles and Alt-J rounding out the Top 5. Tame Impala offshoot Pond comes in at #7. Check out the entire Top 50 list below.

As mentioned before, Tame Impala just announced a 2013 tour, and will play Terminal 5 in NYC on February 19. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (11/30) at noon.

NME's Top 50 LPs of 2012 are listed below.

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1. Tame Impala - Lonerism
2. Grimes - Visions
3. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
4. Crystal Castles - III
5. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
6. The Maccabees - Given To The Wild
7. Pond - Beard Wives Denim
8. The Cribs -In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull
9. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
10. Jack White - Blunderbuss
11. Django Django - Django Django
12. David Byrne & St Vincent - Love This Giant
13. DIIV - Oshin
14. The XX - Coexist
15. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
16. Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber
17. Grizzly Bear - Shields
18. Tribes - Baby
19. Toy - Toy
20. Howler - America Give Up
21. Cat Power - Sun
22. Beach House - Bloom
23. Richard Hawley - Standing At The Sky's Edge
24. Merchandise - Children Of Desire
25. Ariel Pink - Mature Themes
26. Spector - Enjoy It While It Lasts
27. Jessie Ware - Devotion
28. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
29. Mac DeMarco - 2
30. Breton - Other People's Problems
31. Kanye West - Cruel Summer
32. Graham Coxon - A+E
33. Hot Chip - In Our Heads
34. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
35. Metz - Metz
36. The Vaccines - Come Of Age
37. Enter Shikari - A Flash Flood Of Colour
38. TEED - Trouble
39. Liars - WIXIW
40. Polica - Give You The Ghost
41. Ty Segall - Twins
42. Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks
43. Ratking - Wiki93
44. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, MAAd City
45. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
46. Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe
47. John Talabot - Fin The
48. 2 Bears - Be Strong
49. Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
50. Purity Ring - Shrines
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