New Amsterdam Records is honored to have many albums released this past year included on multiple Best of 2012 lists!

As a label, New Amsterdam was included in the “Labels We Love” Sale by eMusic and listed by Textura as one of their Ten Favourite Labels of 2012.

Earning several mentions, Roomful of Teeth’s debut self-titled album was recently included in the Best of 2012 category by iTunes Classical and Soundcheck WNYC host John Schaefer’s Favorite Album of 2012. They were also named #8 on Seth Colter Walls/Rhapsody’s Top 20 Classical Albums of 2012 and #10 on Ted Gioia’s 100 Best Albums of 2012. eMusic also included them on their Best Albums of 2012 list, and they were featured twice Public Radio’s Top Songs of 2012. Additionally, they were recognized on Seth Colter Walls/The Awls’s list of 50 Best Albums of 2012A Fool in the Forest’s Favorite Albums of 2012, and Textura’s Top Albums of 2012. Lastly, the album was mentioned in Osprey Radio’s Top Albums of 2012Prufrock’s Dilemma’s Top 12 Recordings of 2012, and William Brittelle’s piece on the album, Amid the Minotaur’s, was featured as a NewMusicBox 2012 Staff Pick.

The original cast recording for Missy Mazzoli’s multimedia chamber opera, Song from the Uproar, also received recognition with it being named #18 on Seth Colter Walls/Rhapsody’s Top 20 Classical Albums of 2012 and inclusion in WQXR Operavore’s Holiday Gift Guide. Additionally, the album was listed in A Fool in the Forest’s Favorite Albums of 2012 and in Textura’s Top Albums of 2012.

William Brittelle’s third album, Loving the Chambered Nautilus, was also recognized on A Fool in the Forest’s Favorite Albums of 2012 as #7 and Textura’s Top Albums of 2012 as #14. Also, it was included in Seth Colter Walls/Rhapsody’s Top 20 Classical Albums of 2012 and Ted Gioia’s 100 Best Albums of 2012.

In addition, Michael Mizrahi’s The Bright Motion was include in Time Out New York’s Best Opera and Classical Albums of 2012 as #8 and included in  Time Out Chicago’s Best Opera and Classical Albums of 2012The Bright Motion was also listed as #16 on Ted Gioia’s 100 Best Albums of 2012.

Tin Hat’s the rain is a handsome animal was named #1 A Fool in the Forest’s Favorite Albums of 2012. The album was also listed as #3 on Textura’s Top Albums of 2012 and recognized as honorable mention on Ted Gioia’s 100 Best Albums of 2012.

Congratulations to all the artists involved! For more info on these albums, check them out at New Amsterdam Records.