Guest List: The Best Albums of 2018 – John Macintosh

1. Tim HeckerKonoyo

2. Beach House7

3. Amen DunesFreedom

4. LowDouble Negative

5. Mid-Air ThiefCrumbling

6. Adrianne Lenkerabysskiss

7. Against All Logic2012-2017

8. Bosse-de-NageFurther Still

9. Lucy DacusHistorian

10. Spectral WoundInfernal Decadence

11. NonameRoom 25

12. Jon HopkinsSingularity

13. ConjurerMire

14. Outre-TombeNécrovortex

15. SabaCare for Me

16. DeafheavenOrdinary Corrupt Human Love

17. Oneohtrix Point NeverAge Of

18. WiegedoodDe Doden Hebben het Goed III

19. MitskiBe the Cowboy

20. Haley HeynderickxI Need to Start a Garden

21. GasRausch

22. AntlersBeneath. Below. Behold

23. U.S. GirlsIn a Poem Unlimited

24. ShoppingThe Official Body

25. Caroline SaysNo 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-TombeNécrovortex


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. ArcaArca

2. Fleet FoxesCrack-Up

3. Mt. EerieA Crow Looked at Me

4. Moses SumneyAromanticism

5. Big ThiefCapacity

6. Bell WitchMirror Reaper

7. Fever RayPlunge

8. Blanck MassWorld Eater

9. Kendrick LamarDAMN.

10. Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee Owens

11. LCD SoundsystemAmerican Dream

12. YaejiEP/EP2

13. Four TetNew Energy

14. SamphaProcess

15. PriestsNothing Feels Natural

16. Power TripNightmare Logic

17. Charli XCXPop 2

18. KelelaTake Me Apart

19. SlowdiveSlowdive

20. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory

21. King KruleThe Ooz

22. Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds From Another Planet

23. Perfume GeniusNo Shape

24. Ryuichi Sakamotoasync

25. Karen GwyerRembo

The Best Albums of 2017


1. Ryuichi Sakamotoasync


2. Progenie Terrestre PuraoltreLuna


3. Power TripNightmare Logic


4. ThundercatDrunk


5. Mike OldfieldReturn to Ommadawn


6. Ketha0 Hours Starlight


7. CorneliusMellow Waves


8. PyrrhonWhat Passes for Survival


9. Roedelius / KasarEinfluss


10. OxbowThin Black Duke


11. Four TetNew Energy


12. AmenraMass VI


13. Fleet FoxesCrack-Up


14. Tyler, the CreatorFlower Boy


15. Fever RayPlunge


16. King KruleThe Ooz


17. KralliceGo Be Forgotten


18. BrockhamptonSaturation Trilogy


19. Dawn Ray’dThe Unlawful Assembly


20. ClericRetrocausal


21. Craig TabornDaylight Ghosts


22. Spectral VoiceEroded Corridors of Unbeing


23. Lingua IgnotaAll Bitches Die


24. The Heads Are ZerosThe Heads Are Zeros


25. EndonThrough the Mirror