The Universal Wax Top 12 of ’12 – Part One

It’s that time of the year again when music blogs worldwide take a few paragraphs to discuss their favourite albums of the year and make a comprehensive list out of it; who are we to break the trend, so without further ado I present to you the Universal Wax Top 12 of ’12. In no particular order and over the course of three parts, each of us will be taking four of the albums released this year that we are particularly fond of and devoting a few sentences to why you should check it out. If you are already familiar with them let us know what you think, why not take the time to let us know your top 12 albums of 2012?  – Sam

Top 12 of 12 Covers-Part One

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Bon Iver – Towers [Watch]

Fresh off the back of his Grammy wins for Best Alternative Music Album & Best New Artist (not sure how they work that latter one out but whatever, the guy deserves it) and continuing the trend of beautifully shot Bon Iver videos, here we have the rather nice new video for Towers courtesy of Nabil Elderkin. Stunning cinematography combined with an excellent song from one of last years best releases.