Albums Of The Year: 2018
After a year of radical change, sometimes the best way to find composure is through music. Whether you need to escape your feelings or find harmony with them, these are the best albums of the year.
Clean / Soccer Mommy
Best pair of ripped jeans you own.
7 / Beach House
Best frequency of loneliness.
Kids See Ghosts / Kids See Ghosts
Best essential problematic tag-team.
soil / serpentwithfeet
Best transmission from another planet.
Premonitions / Miya Folick
Best graduation with honors.
Loner / Caroline Rose
Best sing-a-long primal scream.
Dirty Computer / Janelle Monaé
Best universal love language.
Chris / Christine and The Queens
Best polyglot seduction.
In A Poem Unlimited / U.S. Girls
Best satisfaction of breaking everything.
Lilac Everything / Emma Louise
Best androgynous heartbreak.
boygenius / boygenius
Best sum of its parts.
Negro Swan / Blood Orange
Best sonic self-portrait.
Whack World / Tierra Whack
Best speedrun of a masterpiece.
2012-2017 / Against All Logic
Best ghost in the machine.
Twin Fantasy / Car Seat Headrest
Best shot-for-shot remake.
Tell Me How You Really Feel / Courtney Barnett
Best testament to staying weird.
Lavender / Half Waif
Best memory of a memory.
Hive Mind / The Internet
Best indomitable ensemble phenomenon.
Historian / Lucy Dacus
Best thunder clap of a revelation.
Be The Cowboy / Mitski
Best album of the year.