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

Japandroids, 'Celebration Rock'

Japandroids, 'Celebration Rock'

The Vancouver duo make distortion-soaked indie rock that's built to dominate stadiums.

Read the RS review: "Imagine a different Eighties: The Replacements made Born in the USA, Hüsker Dü were Hulk Hogan's entrance music, and indie rock was the keggercrushing choice of Top Gun America."

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