2012 has been a massive year for music with many amazing albums finding their way into the Tomatrax mailbox. So much so that this year instead of a list of a Top 10 we’ve doubled it and will present the Top 20 Albums of 2012. So that you can hear the music for yourself, for each album we’ve added a video clip, or sound slips, or both! Now onto the list…

20. Isidore – Life somewhere else

19. Howl at the Moon – Squals

18. The Broken Needles – Terra Nullius

17. Hurricane Heart Attacks – Hurricane Love

16. Asonat – Love in times of repetition

15. Will and the People – Friends

14. Absent Without Leave – Faded photographs

13. William Street Strikers – Keep Left

12. Kate Carr & Gail Priest – Blue Green

11. Toot Toot Toots – The Outlaws

10. Alice SpaceDoll – Other worlds

9. Frankie Rose – Interstellar

8. Good Weather for an airstrike – Underneath the stars

7. The Tiger and Me – the drifter’s dawn

6. Regular John – Strange Flowers

5. Estoner – The Stump Will Rise

4. Sophie Koh – Oh my garden

3. Caught in the wake forever – Against a simple cross

2. Ali E – Landless

1. Tales of murder and dust – Hallucination of Beauty