The year comes to an end and here’s what mattered

2018 was – again – a busy year in nearly every way possible. To recap all this madness in music, we’ve picked 25 of our favourite records of the year. Instead of trying to bore you with long explanations, we just show you a clip and you can see for yourselves.

There are a lot more than 25, though. Let us know which ones you missed!

25. Adrianne Lenker – abyskiss

24. Fenne Lily – On Hold

23. Parcels – Parcels

22. Soccer Mommy – Clean

21. Tomberlin – At Weddings

20. IDLES – Joy as an act of Resistance

19. Dream Wife – Dream Wife

18. Kurt Vile – Bottle It In

17. Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain


15. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel

14. Sophie Hunger – Molecules

13. Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

12. Nils Frahm – All Melody

11. The Lemon Twigs – Go To School

10. Jack White – Boarding House Reach

9. John Prine – The Tree of Forgiveness

8. Boygenius – S/T EP

7. Gregory Alan Isakov – Evening Machines

6. Shame – Songs of Praise

5. Ezra Furman – Transangelic Exodus

4. Mitski – Be The Cowboy

3. Snail Mail – Lush

2. Ex:Re – Ex:Re

1. Viagra Boys – Street Worms

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