2012 Favorite Record Labels

Using my record label formula, here were my favorite labels of 2012

Here are some interesting stats on the list and year 2012

  • I bought a full length LP from 76 different labels
  • I bought 2 or more LPs on 16 different labels in 2012.   XL had the most with 4 LPs
  • For labels with at least two LPs, Count Your Lucky Stars had the highest average song rating (4.28).
  • For labels with at least two LPs, Count Your Lucky Stars had the highest average album rating (4.28) – weird coincidence with above
  • I bought EPs from 22 different labels.  Topshelf had the most with 3 EPs
  • I listened to Topshelf records more than any other label in 2012.  I spent 33 hours listening to Topshelf records.
  • I listened to Rumbletowne songs on average the most times.   Each song i had on Rumbletowne i listened to on average 42 times.

Here are my top 10 labels of 2012:

1.  Count Your Lucky Stars – 9.511 (4 artists, 3 LPs, 1 5-Star LP, 1 4-Star LP)

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2.  Bandcamp – 7.846 (29 artists, 10 LPs, 4 4-Star LP)

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3. Topshelf – 7.675 (8 artists, 3 LPs, 1 4-Star LP)

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4.  Tiny Engines – 7.457 (5 artists, 3 LPs, 1 4-Star LPs)

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5.  Asian Man – 7.352 (4 artists, 2 LPs, 2 4-Star LPs)

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6.  Quote Unquote – 7.313 (3 artists, 2 LPs, 2 4-Star LP)

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7.  Self Released – 7.081 (25 artists, 5 LPs)

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8.  Epitaph – 6.733 (4 artists, 1 LP, 1 4-Star LP)

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9.  Thrill Jockey – 6.606 (2 artists, 2 LPs, 1 4-Star LPs)

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10.  Say 10 – 6.572 (6 artists, 1 LPs, 1 4-Star LP)

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