Year-End List 2018

1. SOPHIE-Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides

2. Kacey Musgraves-Golden Hour

3. Earl Sweatshirt-Some Rap Songs

4. Mitski-Be the Cowboy

5. Snail Mail-Lush

6. Wild Pink-Yoke in the Fur ‘

7. Low-Double Negative

8. DJ Koze-Knock Knock

9. Noname-Room 25

10. Dear Nora-Skulls Example

11. kero kero bonito-Time ‘n’ Place

12. Parquet Courts-Wide Awake

13. Cardi B-Invasion of Privacy

14. Julia Holter-Aviary

15. Soccer Mommy-Clean

16. Denzel Curry-TA1300

17. Ariana Grande-Sweetener

18. Travis Scott-Astroworld

19. Janelle Monae-Dirty Computer

20. Sidney Gish-No Dogs Allowed

honorary mention: Vince Staples (both his twitter account and FM!) Also Carter V

Concerts:

1. Laurel Halo performs Dust

2. Mitski/Sidney Gish double header

3. Low does Low

4. Nicole Mitchell/Mary Halvorson @NJF