Best Music from 2017

The ‘Best Of’ lists come earlier and earlier every year… The 100 Best Albums of 2017 – Noisey

Mine has been set for quite a while though… here are my favorite albums for 2017:

  1. Sza – CTRL
  2. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN (reverse tracked, of course)
  3. Syd – Fin
  4. Broken Social Scene – Hug of Thunder
  5. The National – Sleep Well Beast
  6. Lorde – Melodrama
  7. Tyler, the Creator – Flower Boy
  8. Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights
  9. Waxahatchee – Out in the Storm
  10. Bully – Losing

Honorable Mentions:

  • Racquet Club – s/t
  • Feist – Pleasure
  • Wiki – No Mountains in Manhattan
  • The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions
  • Day Wave – The Days We Had
  • Torres – Three Futures
  • Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound
  • Arcade Fire – Everything Now
  • Rostam – Half-light
  • St. Vincent – MASSEDUCATION
  • Jay Z – 4:44
  • Iron Chic – You Can’t Stay Here
  • Field Medic – Songs from the Sunroom

Here’s my 2017 Finalists playlist on Apple Music.

Also on:

I may be biased because it’s my first new release vinyl purchase in a long time (and first pre-order ever), but the new Quicksand sounds a lot better on vinyl.

New album (and debut) from Jay Som is pretty amazing. Released today on Polyvinyl.Check it!