The Best Albums of 2019


1. UnderworldDrift


2. FKA twigsMagdalene


3. ToolFear Inoculum


4. Lingua IgnotaCaligula


5. SaorForgotten Paths


6. Sudan ArchivesAthena


7. Idle HandsMana


8. Freddie Gibbs & MadlibBandana


9. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen


10. TulipTulip


11. Cass McCombsTip of the Sphere


12. Malignant AltarRetribution of Jealous Gods


13. William TylerGoes West


14. SwansLeaving Meaning


15. GygaxHigh Fantasy


16. Blood IncantationHidden History of the Human Race


17. Sakanaction834.194


18. Ghost RhythmsLive at Yoshiwara


19. Devin TownsendEmpath


20. Jute Gyte –Β Birefringence


21. Those Darn GnomesCalling Whitetails to a Tuned Bow


22. Amon TobinFear in a Handful of Dust


23. No One Knows What the Dead ThinkNo One Knows What the Dead Think


24. White WardLove Exchange Failure


25. Sunn 0)))Life Metal

Guest List: The Best Albums of 2018 – John Macintosh

1. Tim Hecker – Konoyo

2. Beach House – 7

3. Amen Dunes – Freedom

4. Low – Double Negative

5. Mid-Air Thief – Crumbling

6. Adrianne Lenker – abysskiss

7. Against All Logic – 2012-2017

8. Bosse-de-Nage – Further Still

9. Lucy Dacus – Historian

10. Spectral Wound – Infernal Decadence

11. NonameRoom 25

12. Jon Hopkins – Singularity

13. Conjurer – Mire

14. Outre-Tombe – NΓ©crovortex

15. Saba – Care for Me

16. Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

17. Oneohtrix Point Never – Age Of

18. Wiegedood – De Doden Hebben het Goed III

19. Mitski – Be the Cowboy

20. Haley Heynderickx – I Need to Start a Garden

21. Gas – Rausch

22. Antlers – Beneath. Below. Behold

23. U.S. Girls – In a Poem Unlimited

24. Shopping – The Official Body

25. Caroline Says – No Fool Like an Old Fool

The Best Albums of 2018


1. SleepThe Sciences


2. DaughtersYou Won’t Get What You Want


3. Dead Can DanceDionysus


4. YobOur Raw Heart


5. Jon HopkinsSingularity


6. Kikagaku MoyoMasana Temples


7. GasRausch


8. Hermit and the RecluseOrpheus vs. the Sirens


9. Against All Logic2012-2017


10. SuperorganismSuperorganism


11. Alva Noto + Ryuichi SakamotoGlass


12. BongripperTerminal


13. Clau AnizFilha de mil mulheres


14. The Bad PlusNever Stop II


15. TribulationDown Below


16. Carpenter BrutLeather Teeth


17. Lonker SeeOne Eye Sees Red


18. HothAstral Necromancy


19. Zeal & ArdorStranger Fruit


20. Anna von HausswolffDead Magic


21. Caroline RoseLoner


22. Outre-TombeNΓ©crovortex


23. Rival ConsolesPersona


24. Soccer MommyClean


25. A Forest of StarsGrave Mounds and Grave Mistakes

The Best Albums of 1973


1. Pink FloydThe Dark Side of the Moon


2. Bob Marley & The WailersCatch a Fire


3. Judee SillHeart Food


4. Fela KutiAfrodisiac


5. Jackson BrowneFor Everyman


6. Doug Snyder & Bob ThompsonDaily Dance


7. Herbie HancockHead Hunters


8. Roxy MusicStranded


9. Keith JarrettSolo Concerts: Bremen / Lausanne


10. The StoogesRaw Power


11. Fripp & EnoNo Pussyfooting


12. The UpsettersBlack Board Jungle


13. Led ZeppelinHouses of the Holy


14. Stevie WonderInnervisions


15. Henry CowLegend


16. The O’JaysShip Ahoy


17. CanFuture Days


18. The WhoQuadrophenia


19. King CrimsonLarks’ Tongues in Aspic


20. John CaleParis 1919


21. Black SabbathSabbath Bloody Sabbath


22. New York DollsNew York Dolls


23. Bruce SpringsteenThe Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle


24. FaustThe Faust Tapes


25. Gram ParsonsGP

Guest List: The Best Albums of 2017 – John Macintosh

1. Arca – Arca

2. Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

3. Mt. Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me

4. Moses Sumney – Aromanticism

5. Big Thief – Capacity

6. Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper

7. Fever RayPlunge

8. Blanck Mass – World Eater

9. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

10. Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens

11. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

12. Yaeji – EP/EP2

13. Four Tet – New Energy

14. Sampha – Process

15. Priests – Nothing Feels Natural

16. Power Trip – Nightmare Logic

17. Charli XCX – Pop 2

18. KelelaTake Me Apart

19. Slowdive – Slowdive

20. Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory

21. King Krule – The Ooz

22. Japanese Breakfast – Soft Sounds From Another Planet

23. Perfume Genius – No Shape

24. Ryuichi Sakamoto – async

25. Karen Gwyer – Rembo