Best Albums of The Year 2018 - Listageddon


Stereogum’s 25 best EPs.

Surprised they left off Spielbergs’ Distant Star EP, they were raving about it.


I haven’t read The Wire at all this year (have continued buying it, tho, for when I’m in the mood again) so this is full of stuff I’ve not heard of. exciting.


Complete list is up now:



Excellent list this, my favourite so far



Snail Mail?! Also I’m going to have to read more of these lists to see if Young Fathers are going to keep being so criminally underrated



Tizrah getting a whole load of love on some of these lists. Really can’t see it myself. Feels like an ep’s worth of ideas, if that, and the Mica Levi production sounds half-finished to my ears. Anyone on here love it?


I notice Hot Snakes have barely featured so far :frowning:


We’re on this sort-of list how nice


Yeah I love it. Probably one of my most listened to albums of the year. It’s definitely a ‘vibey’ album, where you just need to stick the album on and let it flow rather than getting stuck on individual tracks.
I am big Mica fan though and also loved the Taz & May vids e.p. as well so I guess my ears were a little pre-tuned.


or Fucked Up, Or Self Defense, Or Typhoon :roll_eyes:


I love some of the production. It’s all just a bit Later with Jools though.


This is the current top 25 of all the collated lists on Acclaimedmusic

  1. Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
  2. Low - Double Negative
  3. Robyn - Honey
  4. Mitski - Be the Cowboy
  5. Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour
  6. Pusha T - Daytona
  7. IDLES - Joy as an Act of Resistance
  8. Christine and The Queens - Chris
  9. Cardi B - Invasion of Privacy
  10. Kamasi Washington - Heaven & Earth
  11. Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
  12. Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel
  13. Ariana Grande - Sweetener
  14. Noname - Room 25
  15. Beach House - 7
  16. Tirzah - Devotion
  17. SOPHIE - Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
  18. Kali Uchis - Isolation
  19. Sons of Kemet - Your Queen is a Reptile
  20. Snail Mail - Lush
  21. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!
  22. Blood Orange - Negro Swan
  23. U.S. Girls - In a Poem Unlimited
  24. Jon Hopkins - Singularity
  25. Julia Holter - Aviary





Gave this a listen a couple of days ago. It’s great, I’m glad it’s getting the acclaim.


Can you guess what our album of the year is going to be based on this? (not telling you how I’m doing the points though)


The Wombats?