Mid-Year Report: The Best Albums of 2012 So Far

From Bruce to Best Coast and beyond, 40 of our favorite albums from the last six months

Beach House, 'Bloom'

Beach House, 'Bloom'

The Baltimore bliss-makers tap into their dark side.

Read the RS review: "On the Baltimore duo's fourth album, there's a bitch of a storm blowing in . . . Yet the melodies, guitar­scapes and thrift-shop organ swells make for exquisite comfort."


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