This article was published on: January 2nd, 2013
A Closer Listen 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year
“Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012. This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.”
See http://acloserlisten.com/2012/12/24/acl-2012-the-top-20-albums-of-the-year/ for the full lists and reviews.