Music: Best album of 2018

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  1. halincandenza

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    The new Kurt Vile song “Loading Zones” has really grown on me. I think it’s one of the best he’s written in a long time.
     
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    Lots to look forward to still - Kurt Vile, Julia Holter and hopefully Vampire Weekend here.

    The Let’s Eat Grandma album is really good, too.

    Been a half decent year so far.

    Edit - new Danny Brown as well.
     
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    Yves Tumor - Safe in the hands of love is a cool album, kind of a noisier panda bear , but with the same amount of catchiness - at least on some tracks - Honesty, Noid, & Lifetime.

    Also have the new Low album downloaded for a long drive tomorrow morning. Hearing lots of good about that one .
     
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    Actually the only album I've bought so far this year. No Surrender has even managed to get airplay somehow.
     
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    The silver scream - Ice nine kills

    Perfection (aside from one song, although even that I don't dislike that much)
     
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    End of August plus September were really good for rock. The Joy Formidable, Vennart, Metric, ****in Suede, Juanita Stein, and Interpol (also a Kooks and The Coral album but those weren't good).

    Nothing special yet though outside of the two Aussie bands from earlier in the year I mentioned.
     
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    So many really good Synthwave albums out this year. Dance with the Dead, Timecop1983, The Midnight, Gunship, Meteor, Hollywood Burns. Be really surprised if a couple of these don't end up making my top 10 at the end of the year.
     
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    I liked the Let’s Eat Grandma album but it feels like it has a shelf life. I’ll have to check out Danny Brown’s newest. I have fallen behind on his releases.

    I listened to Adrianne Lenker from Big Thief’s new album abysskiss. Not sure if it’s album of the year material but I like it so far.
     
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    That raw ST Vincent album has me in tears. Im also really looking forward to new Sharon Van Etten
     
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    For anyone looking for more quality acoustic singer-songwriter stuff (or who went through a break-up recently, haha), I've really enjoyed Darren Jessee's solo debut "The Jane, Room 217." Intimate, heartfelt stuff -- great headphones music.

     
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    Not bad, not bad!

    Still waiting for the new Vampire Weekend...
     
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    I'm in my 40's and not really into new bands. That being said, the best albums I've heard this year are "The Snake King" by Rick Springfield and "Traces" by Steve Perry.





    My Best-Carey
     
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    Anna St. Louis - if only there was a river (country/folk)

    Not best album of the year, but one to watch out for. If you like chilled out folk music , this is great. Lots of talent and a few good gems here.

    7/10
     
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    Richard Thompsons' new album 13 Rivers is top notch, little more dark and brooding than recent albums and all the better for it.
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    IMO nobody is doing country/folk these days as good as Courtney Marie Andrews.

    From "May Your Kindness Remain"(2018)
     
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    Thanks. I’ll check this out .
     
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    Thanks again. Listened to this this morning. What a voice. I’m a fan.

    Have you ever listened to Kacey Musgraves? Her last album “golden hour” was excellent.

     
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    A few months ago I checked out a couple of her songs from that album and remember not being interested, but I like the song you posted so I might have to try again. The two songs I listened to from Anna St. Louis were decent, I dig the album cover:nod:
     
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    Some releases I hadn't heard really kind of threw my list for a loop this year.
     
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    Faves so far
    Rhye
    Snail Mail
    Iceage
    Rufus du sol
    Lykke Li
    Kurt vile
    Beach house
     
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    Anyone listen to that new Vince Staples? A solid 8/10 for me
     
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    I think I've picked up all the albums I'm going to for the year. So, back by popular demand, I present the top 20 countdown for 2018!

    #20

    The Milk Carton Kids - All the Things That I Did and All the Things I Didn't Do
     
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