Jonny's Super Late top 15 list of 2018

While in 2017 i was a little out of the loop about what albums were coming out, 2018 had me listening to way more new albums from all across the board. This list will be all over the map, in terms of Genre and location, including a band from Faroe Islands, to Scotland, and back to USA and Canada. Because of all of the albums i was able to listen to, i've decided to do a top 15 instead of a top 10.

As with last year, I will try to include a couple of my favorite tracks of each album, and i will also post the lead single of each album if there is one

I thought last year's list was posted late and it was only a few days after January 1st. This list is a few months after...oops!

Here we Go........

15. Pusha T - Daytona /// Rap/Hip Hop ////// USA

Fav tracks: "If You Know You Know" " The Games You Play" "Infrared"

Lead single: "If You Know You Know"

14. Anna Von Hausswolff - Dead Magic /// Experimentlal Rock/Drone/Neoclassical ////// Sweden

Fav tracks: "The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra," "The Truth, The Glow, The Fall," "Kallans Ateruppstandeise"

No lead single but.....

13. Imperial Triumphant - Vile Luxury /// Avant Garde Black Metal ////// USA

Fav tracks: "Lower Worlds," "Gotham Luxe" "Mother Machine"

Lead single: "Swarming Opulence"

12. Gnod - Chapel Perilous /// Noise Rock ////// England

Fav tracks: "Donovan's Daughter," "Voice From Nowhere," "Uncle Frank Says Turn It Down"

Lead single: "Donovan's Daughter"

11. Kids See Ghosts - KIDS SEE GHOSTS /// Rap/alternative hip hop ////// USA

Fav tracks: "Feel The Love," "4th Dimension," "Cudi Montage"

Lead single: "Reborn"

10. Julia Holter - Aviary /// Art pop/experimental/baroque pop ////// USA

Fav tracks: "Turn The Light On," "Voce Simul," "I Shall Love 2," "Words I Heard"

Lead single: "I Shall Love 2"

9. Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth /// Spiritual Jazz/Fusion ////// USA

Fav tracks: "Fists Of Fury," "Hub-Tones," "Show Us The Way," "Will You Sing"

Lead Single: "Street Fighter Mas"

8. Ian William Craig - Thresholder /// Ambient/drone/experimental ////// Canada

Fav tracks: "Elided," "And Therefore The Moonlight," "The Last Westbrook Lament," "Idea for Contradiction 2"

Lead single: "Elided"

7. Armand Hammer - Paraffin /// Abstract hip hop ////// USA

Fav tracks: "Sweet Mickey," "Fuhrman Tapes," "Hunter," "Vindaloo"

Lead single: "Dettol"

6. Sons of Kemet - Your Queen is a Reptile /// Jazz/"afro jazz"/"world" ////// England

Fav tracks: "My Queen is Ada Eastman," "My Queen is Angela Davis," "My Queen is Yaa Asantewaa," "My Queen is Doreen Lawrence"

Promo video:

5. Noname - Room 25 /// Jazz rap/neo-soul ////// USA

Fav tracks: "Window," "Regal," "Don't Forget about me," "Ace," "With You"

Lead single: "Blaxploitation"

4. Young Fathers - Cocoa Sugar /// Experimental pop ////// Scotland

Fav tracks: "See How," "In My View," "Wow," "Holy Ghost," "Toy"

Lead single:

3. Daughters - You Won't Get What You Want /// Noise rock/industrial rock ////// USA

fav tracks: "City Song," "Long Road, No Turns," "Satan in the Wait," "Less Sex," "Daughter"

Lead single: "Satan in the Wait"

2. Ross From Friends - Family Portrait /// Deep house/lo-fi ////// England

Fav tracks: "Thank God I'm A Lizard," "The Knife," "Project Cybersyn," "R.A.T.S," "The Beginning

Lead single: "Project Cybersyn"

1. Hamferð - Tamsins Likam /// Doom metal ////// Faroe Islands

Fav tracks: "Fylgisflog," "Stygd," "Tvîstevndur meldur," "Frosthvarv," "Hon syndrast"

Lead Single: Frosthvarv

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:

Kanye West - ye /// rap/alternative hip hop ////// USA

Earl Sweatshirt - Some Rap Songs /// Experimental hip hop/lo fi /////// USA

Let's Eat Grandma - I'm All Ears /// Synth-pop ////// England

Denzel Curry - TA13OO /// Rap/trap rap ////// USA

Kali Uchis - Isolation /// Pop/neo-soul ////// USA


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