Matt Durrant

I run around, I read bad books, I take pictures on my phone and some videos.
I sometimes try to make electronic music
Here are my favourite albums (which I'm buying on vinyl).
Contact me on WhatsApp. I largely ignore email and Facebook.

50 Favourite Albums of 2012

My favourite albums as determined by my Spotify account (source code).

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RankAlbumTracks
1.
83%
Beaster
Sugar
2012
1. Come Around
2. Tilted
3. Judas Cradle
4. JC Auto
5. Feeling Better
6. Walking Away
2.
81%
Cancer 4 Cure
El-P
2012
1. Request Denied
2. The Full ******
3. Works Every Time (feat. Paul Banks)
4. Drones over Bklyn
5. Oh Hail No (feat. Mr. ************* Exquire & Danny Brown)
6. Tougher Colder Killer (feat. Killer Mike & Despot)
7. True Story
8. The Jig Is Up
9. Sign Here
10. For My Upstairs Neighbor (Mums the Word)
11. Stay Down (feat. Nick Diamonds)
12. $4 Vic / Nothing but Me and You (Ftl)
3.
74%
Where Were U In '92 ?
Zomby
2012
1. **** Mixing, Let's Dance
2. Euphoria
3. We Got the Sound
4. Daft Punk Rave
5. Tears in the Rain
6. Get Sorted
7. G.T.I.
8. Float
9. Need Ur Lovin'
10. Pillz
11. Hench
12. B with Me
13. Where Were U in '92
14. U Are My Fantasy - Street Fighter II Theme Remix
4.
72%
Trouble
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
2012
1. Promises
2. Trouble
3. Shimmer
4. Household Goods
5. Your Love
6. You Need Me On My Own
7. Panpipes
8. Garden
9. Solo
10. Tapes & Money
11. American Dream Part II
12. Closer
13. Fair
14. Stronger
5.
71%
Nocturne
Wild Nothing
2012
1. Shadow
2. Midnight Song
3. Nocturne
4. Through The Grass
5. Only Heather
6. This Chain Won't Break
7. Disappear Always
8. Paradise
9. Counting Days
10. The Blue Dress
11. Rheya
6.
64%
Shrines
Purity Ring
2012
1. Crawlersout
2. Fineshrine
3. Ungirthed
4. Amenamy
5. Grandloves (feat. Young Magic)
6. Cartographist
7. Belispeak
8. Saltkin
9. Obedear
10. Lofticries
11. Shuck
7.
46%
A Thing Called Divine Fits
Divine Fits
2012
1. My Love Is Real
2. Flaggin A Ride
3. What Gets You Alone
4. Would That Not Be Nice
5. The Salton Sea
6. Baby Get Worse
7. Civilian Stripes
8. For Your Heart
9. Shivers
10. Like Ice Cream
11. Neopolitans
8.
45%
Swing Lo Magellan
Dirty Projectors
2012
1. Offspring Are Blank
2. About to Die
3. Gun Has No Trigger
4. Swing Lo Magellan
5. Just From Chevron
6. Dance For You
7. Maybe That Was It
8. Impregnable Question
9. See What She Seeing
10. The Socialites
11. Unto Caesar
12. Irresponsible Tune
9.
39%
Instinct
Niki & The Dove
2012
1. Tomorrow
2. The Drummer
3. In Our Eyes
4. The Gentle Roar
5. Mother Protect
6. Last Night
7. Somebody
8. Love To The Test
9. DJ Ease My Mind
10. Winterheart
11. The Fox
12. Under The Bridges
10.
38%
Express Yourself
Diplo
2012
1. Express Yourself (feat. Nicky Da B)
2. Barely Standing (feat. Datsik & Sabi)
3. No Problem (feat. Flinch & My Name Is Kay)
4. Move Around (feat. Elephant Man & GTA)
5. Butters Theme (feat. Billy The Gent & Long Jawns)
6. Set It Off (feat. Lazerdisk Party Sex)
11.
38%
Express Yourself
Diplo
2012
1. Express Yourself
2. Barely Standing
3. No Problem
4. Move Around
5. Butters Theme
6. Set It Off
12.
31%
Wonky
Orbital
2012
1. One Big Moment
2. Straight Sun
3. Never
4. New France
5. Distractions
6. Stringy Acid
7. Beelzedub
8. Wonky
9. Where Is It Going?
13.
24%
Yesterday Was Lived and Lost
New Build
2012
1. Introduction
2. Medication
3. Misery Loves Company
4. Miranda, Be My Guide
5. Behind the Shutter
6. Schism of the Mind
7. Do You Not Feel Loved?
8. The Third One
9. Mercy
10. Finding Reasons
11. Last Gasp
12. Silence and the Muttering
14.
21%
Nocturne
Wild Nothing
2012
1. Shadow
2. Midnight Song
3. Nocturne
4. Through The Grass
5. Only Heather
6. This Chain Won't Break
7. Disappear Always
8. Paradise
9. Counting Days
10. The Blue Dress
11. Rheya
15.
19%
Mars
Sinkane
2012
1. Runnin'
2. Jeeper Creeper
3. Lady C'mon
4. Making Time
5. Warm Spell
6. Lovesick
7. Mars
8. Caparundi
16.
18%
Cancer 4 Cure
El-P
2012
1. Request Denied
2. The Full ******
3. Works Every Time
4. Drones Over Bklyn
5. Oh Hail No
6. Tougher Colder Killer
7. True Story
8. The Jig Is Up
9. Sign Here
10. For My Upstairs Neighbor (Mums the Word)
11. Stay Down
12. $ Vic/FTL (Me And You)
17.
18%
Chapter One
Various Artists
2012
1. Something Good Can Work (RAC Mix)
2. Houdini (RAC Mix)
3. Armistice (RAC Mix)
4. Everything You Wanted (RAC Mix)
5. Sweet Disposition (RAC Mix)
6. Sleeping Lessons (RAC Mix)
7. Home (RAC Mix)
8. New Theory (RAC Mix)
9. Why Even Try (RAC Mix) [feat. Sara Quin]
10. When I'm Small (RAC Mix)
11. No Strings (RAC Mix)
12. Wait Up (Boots of Danger) (RAC Mix)
13. Bonafied Lovin (RAC Mix)
14. Boy (RAC Mix)
15. The Worse It Gets (RAC Mix)
16. Stranger Love (RAC Mix)
17. Back in Your Head (RAC Mix)
18. RAC Radio (feat. Various Artists)
18.
18%
Good Don't Sleep
Egyptian Hip Hop
2012
1. Tobago
2. The White Falls
3. Alalon
4. Yoro Diallo
5. Strange Vale
6. Snake Lane West
7. Pearl Sound
8. SYH
9. One Eyed King
10. Iltoise
19.
18%
Sees the Light
La Sera
2012
1. Love That's Gone
2. Please Be My Third Eye
3. I Can't Keep You in My Mind
4. Break My Heart
5. It's Over Now
6. I'm Alone
7. Real Boy
8. Drive On
9. How Far We've Come Now
10. Don't Stay
20.
17%
Oshin
DIIV
2012
1. (Druun)
2. Past Lives
3. Human
4. Air Conditioning
5. How Long Have You Known
6. Wait
7. Earthboy
8. (Druun Pt. II)
9. Follow
10. Sometime
11. Oshin (Subsume)
12. Doused
13. Home
21.
17%
Trilogy
The Weeknd
2012
1. High For This
2. What You Need
3. House Of Balloons / Glass Table Girls
4. The Morning
5. Wicked Games
6. The Party & The After Party
7. Coming Down
8. Loft Music
9. The Knowing
10. Twenty Eight
1. Lonely Star
2. Life Of The Party
3. Thursday
4. The Zone
5. The Birds Pt. 1
6. The Birds Pt. 2
7. Gone
8. Rolling Stone
9. Heaven Or Las Vegas
10. Valerie
22.
17%
Trilogy
The Weeknd
2012
1. High For This
2. What You Need
3. House Of Balloons / Glass Table Girls
4. The Morning
5. Wicked Games
6. The Party & The After Party
7. Coming Down
8. Loft Music
9. The Knowing
10. Twenty Eight
1. Lonely Star
2. Life Of The Party
3. Thursday
4. The Zone
5. The Birds Pt. 1
6. The Birds Pt. 2
7. Gone
8. Rolling Stone
9. Heaven Or Las Vegas
10. Valerie
23.
17%
About To Die
Dirty Projectors
2012
1. About to Die
2. While You're Here
3. Here Til It Says I'm Not
4. Simple Request
5. Buckle Up - Bonus Track
6. Desire To Love - Bonus Track
24.
17%
Reign of Terror
Sleigh Bells
2012
1. True Shred Guitar
2. Born to Lose
3. Crush
4. End of the Line
5. Leader of the Pack
6. Comeback Kid
7. Demons
8. Road to Hell
9. You Lost Me
10. Never Say Die
11. D.O.A.
25.
17%
Confess
Twin Shadow
2012
1. Golden Light
2. You Call Me On
3. Five Seconds
4. Run My Heart
5. The One
6. Beg for the Night
7. Patient
8. When The Movie's Over
9. I Don't Care
10. Be Mine Tonight
11. Mirror in the Dark (Hidden track)
26.
17%
Wonky
Orbital
2012
1. One Big Moment
2. Straight Sun
3. Never
4. New France - feat. Zola Jesus
5. Distractions
6. Stringy Acid
7. Beelzedub
8. Wonky - feat. Lady Leshurr
9. Where Is It Going?
27.
17%
Smalhans
Lindstrøm
2012
1. Rà-àkõ-st
2. Lāmm-ęl-āār
3. Ęg-gęd-ōsis
4. Vōs-sākō-rv
5. Fāār-i-kāāl
6. Vā-flę-r
28.
16%
Yesterday Was Lived and Lost
New Build
2012
1. Introduction
2. Medication
3. Misery Loves Company
4. Miranda, Be My Guide
5. Behind the Shutter
6. Schism of the Mind
7. Do You Not Feel Loved?
8. The Third One
9. Mercy
10. Finding Reasons
11. Last Gasp
12. Silence and the Muttering
29.
16%
Other Worlds
Taken By Trees
2012
1. Horizon
2. Highest High
3. Dreams
4. In Other Words
5. Not Like Any Other
6. Pacific Blue
7. Only You
8. Large
9. Indigo Dub
10. I Want You
11. Your Place or Mine
12. Dreams - Coconut Cut
30.
16%
Mondo
Electric Guest
2012
1. Holes
2. This Head I Hold
3. Under The Gun
4. Awake
5. Amber
6. The Bait
7. Waves
8. Troubleman
9. American Daydream
10. Control
11. Jenny
12. The Jerk
31.
16%
Mixed Emotions
Tanlines
2012
1. Brothers
2. All Of Me
3. Green Grass
4. Abby
5. Yes Way
6. Laughing
7. Not The Same
8. Lost Somewhere
9. Real Life
10. Rain Delay
11. Cactus
12. Nonesuch
32.
15%
The Money Store
Death Grips
2012
1. Get Got
2. The Fever (Aye Aye)
3. Lost Boys
4. Blackjack
5. Hustle Bones
6. I've Seen Footage
7. Double Helix
8. System Blower
9. The Cage
10. Punk Weight
11. **** That
12. ***** Please
13. Hacker
33.
15%
Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them
Blu & Exile
2012
1. A Letter
2. Ease Your Mind
3. Maybe One Day
4. I Am Jean
5. O Heaven
6. More Out of Life
7. The Only One
8. Money
9. Mask Your Soul
10. Good Morning Neighbor
11. Growing Pains
12. Don't Be Jelly
13. Berries and Juices
14. The Great Escape
15. Seasons
16. A Man
17. Cent from Heaven
34.
15%
Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them
Blu & Exile
2012
1. A Letter
2. Ease Your Mind
3. Maybe One Day (feat. Black Spade)
4. I Am Jean
5. O Heaven
6. More Out Of Life (feat. Jasmine Mitchell)
7. The Only One (feat. Jimetta Rose)
8. Money
9. Mask Your Soul
10. Good Morning Neighbor
11. Growing Pains (feat. Johaz of Dag Savage & Fashawn)
12. Don't Be Jelly
13. Berries and Juices
14. The Great Escape (feat. Homeboy Sandman & ADAD)
15. Seasons
16. A Man
17. Cent From Heaven
35.
15%
Sebenza
LV
2012
1. Sebenza
2. Animal Prints
3. DL
4. Limb
5. Zulu Compurar
6. Hustla
7. Nothing Like Us
8. Thatha Lo
9. Safe and Sound
10. Primus Stove
11. International Pantsula
12. Spitting Cobra
13. Work
14. Uthando Lwaka
36.
12%
Holiday
Port St. Willow
2012
1. Two Five Five Two
2. Hollow
3. Amawalk
4. On Your Side
5. Corners
6. Orphan
7. Five Five Two Five
8. Tourist
9. North
10. Put the Armor On the Mantle
11. Consumed
37.
12%
Nocturne
Wild Nothing
2012
1. Shadow
2. Midnight Song
3. Nocturne
4. Through The Grass
5. Only Heather
6. This Chain Won't Break
7. Disappear Always
8. Paradise
9. Counting Days
10. The Blue Dress
11. Rheya
38.
12%
Bend Beyond
Woods
2012
1. Bend Beyond
2. Cali in a Cup
3. Is It Honest?
4. It Ain't Easy
5. Cascade
6. Back to the Stone
7. Find Them Empty
8. Wind Was the Wine
9. Lily
10. Size Meets the Sound
11. Impossible Sky
12. Something Surreal
39.
12%
Lonerism
Tame Impala
2012
1. Be Above It
2. Endors Toi
3. Apocalypse Dreams
4. Mind Mischief
5. Music to Walk Home By
6. Why Won't They Talk to Me?
7. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
8. Keep On Lying
9. Elephant
10. She Just Won't Believe Me
11. Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control
12. Sun's Coming Up
40.
12%
Cancer 4 Cure
El-P
2012
1. Request Denied
2. The Full ******
3. Works Every Time
4. Drones Over Bklyn
5. Oh Hail No
6. Tougher Colder Killer
7. True Story
8. The Jig Is Up
9. Sign Here
10. For My Upstairs Neighbor (Mums the Word)
11. Stay Down
12. $ Vic/FTL (Me And You)
41.
12%
File Under: Easy Listening
Sugar
2012
1. Gift
2. Company Book
3. Your Favorite Thing
4. What You Want it to Be
5. Gee Angel
6. Panama City Motel
7. Can't Help You Anymore
8. Granny Cool
9. Believe What You're Saying
10. Explode and Make Up
11. Mind is an Island
12. Frustration
13. Going Home
14. In the Eyes of My Friends
15. And You Tell Me
16. Believe What You're Saying (Campfire Mix)
17. Gift (The Joke is Always On Us, Sometimes - Live At First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2nd November 1994)
18. Company Book (The Joke is Always On Us, Sometimes - Live At First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2nd November 1995)
19. Hoover Dam (The Joke is Always On Us, Sometimes - Live At First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2nd November 1996)
20. After All the Roads Have Led to Nowhere (The Joke is Always On Us, Sometimes - Live At First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2nd November 1997)
42.
11%
Copper Blue [Deluxe Edition]
Sugar
2012
1. The Act We Act
2. A Good Idea
3. Changes
4. Helpless
5. Hoover Dam
6. The Slim
7. If I Can't Change Your Mind
8. Fortune Teller
9. Slick
10. Man on the Moon
11. Needle Hits E (B Side)
12. If I Can't Change Your Mind (B Side)
13. Try Again (B Side)
14. Clownmaster (B Side)
15. If I Can't Change Your Mind (BBC Radio Session)
16. Hoover Dam (BBC Radio Session)
17. The Slim (BBC Radio Session)
18. Where Diamonds Are Halos (BBC Radio Session)
19. The Act We Act (Live at the Cabaret Metro, Chicago Illnois, 22 July 1992)
20. A Good Idea (Live at the Cabaret Metro, Chicago Illnois, 22 July 1992)
43.
11%
channel ORANGE
Frank Ocean
2012
1. Start
2. Thinkin Bout You
3. Fertilizer
4. Sierra Leone
5. Sweet Life
6. Not Just Money
7. Super Rich Kids
8. Pilot Jones
9. Crack Rock
10. Pyramids
11. Lost
12. White
13. Monks
14. Bad Religion
15. Pink Matter
16. Forrest Gump
17. End
44.
11%
True
Solange
2012
1. Losing You
2. Some Things Never Seem To ******* Work
3. Locked In Closets
4. Lovers In The Parking Lot
5. Don't Let Me Down
6. Look Good With Trouble
7. Bad Girls - Verdine version
45.
11%
Holes | Sex Cult 009
Crim3s
2012
1. Holes
2. Holes (Sins Church Burning Remix)
3. Holes (Haunted By Unison Remix)
4. Holes (Crave Remix)
5. Holes (Electronic Deer Remix)
6. Holes (Monolith Remix)
7. Holes (Glass Teeth Remix)
46.
10%
Tell Balgeary, Balguery is Dead
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
2012
1. Tell Balgeary, Balgury Is Dead
2. The High Party (Solo)
3. The Sword in the Stone
4. Bleeding Powers
5. Dirty Old Town
6. Ghosts
7. (Decaying Artifact)
8. Six Months in a Leaky Boat
9. Loyal to My Sorrowful Country
10. (Untitled Hidden Track)
47.
10%
One Second Of Love
Nite Jewel
2012
1. This Story
2. One Second of Love
3. She's Always Watching You
4. Mind & Eyes
5. In the Dark
6. Memory, Man
7. Unearthly Delights
8. No I Don't
9. Autograph
10. Clive
48.
10%
Passage
Exitmusic
2012
1. Passage
2. The Night
3. The City
4. White Noise
5. Storms
6. The Wanting
7. Stars
8. The Modern Age
9. The Cold
10. Sparks of Light
49.
10%
The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind
Ben Folds Five
2012
1. Erase Me
2. Michael Praytor, Five Years Later
3. Sky High
4. The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind
5. On Being Frank
6. Draw A Crowd
7. Do It Anyway
8. Hold That Thought
9. Away When You Were Here
10. Thank You For Breaking My Heart
50.
10%
2:54
2:54
2012
1. Revolving
2. You're Early
3. Easy Undercover
4. A Salute
5. Scarlet
6. Sugar
7. Circuitry
8. Watcher
9. Ride
10. Creeping