Jonny's Top 25 Picks of 2019

2019 was a big year for me as far as music listening went, and with a big year coming to a close, i thought i'd have a bigger list than last year for my top picks of albums of the year.

Let's get to it...

25. Conjurer & Pijn - Curse These Metal Hands /// Metalcore/sludge ////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "High Spirits"

Lead Single: "High Spirits"

24. Flying Lotus - Flamagra /// Experimental Hip hop/Avant Garde/Electronic ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Black Balloons Reprise (Feat. Denzel Curry)"

Lead Single: "Fire is Coming (Feat. David Lynch)"

23. Liturgy - H.A.Q.Q /// Avant Garde Black Metal ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "PASAQALIA"

Lead Single: "GOD OF LOVE"

22. Lapalux - Amnioverse /// Experimental Electronic/Ambient ////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "Limb to Limb"

Lead Single: "Earth"

21. Vanishing Twin - The Age of Immunology /// Psychadelic Pop ////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "You Are Not An Island"

Lead Single: "Magician's Success"

20, William Doyle - Your Wilderness Revisited /// Experimental Pop/ Ambient /////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "Millersdale" "An Orchestral Depth"

Lead Single: "Nobody Else Will Tell You"

19. Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky - Droneflower /// Singer Songwriter /////// USA

Fav Tracks: "For The Sun" "Dead West"

Lead Single: "For The Sun"

18. FKA Twigs - Magdalene /// Experimental Pop /////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "mary magdalene" "cellophane"

Lead Single: "cellophane"

17. Yazz Ahmed - Polyhymnia /// Jazz ////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "2857" "Deeds Not Words"

Leed Single: N/A

16. Beth Gibbons & The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra - Henryk Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) /// Classical ////// U.K/Poland

N/A needs to be heard in full as most classical pieces.

15. Anderson Paak. - Ventura /// Neo Soul ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Come Home (Feat. Andre 3000)" "Reaching Too Much (Feat. Lalah Hathaway)" "What Can We Do (Feat. Nate Dogg)"

Lead Single: "King James"

14. Sunn o))) - Life Metal /// Drone Metal/experimental ////// USA

Fav Tracks "Between Sleipnir's Breaths" "Trouble Air" "Novae"

Lead Single: N/A

13. Lingua Ignota - Caligula /// Industrial Death/Dark Ambient ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "DO YOU DOUBT ME TRAITOR" "MAY FAILURE BE YOUR NOOSE" "IF THE POISON WON'T TAKE YOU MY DOGS WILL

Lead Single: "BUTCHER OF THE WORLD"

12. Shlohmo - The End /// Electronic/ Experimental ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "The End" "Eating Away" "The Best of Me"

Lead Single "The End"

11. Teebs - Anicca /// Electronic/Beat Music ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Atoms Song" "Shells" "Mirror Memory"

Lead Single: "Mirror Memory"

10. Thom Yorke - Anima /// Electronic/Experimental ////// U.K

Fav Tracks "Traffic" "Twist" "Not The News" "The Axe"

Lead Single: "Not The News"

9. Cult of Luna - A Dawn To Fear /// Doom Metal ////// Sweden

Fav Tracks: "The Silent Man" "Lay Your Head to Rest" "Nightwalkers" "Lights on the Hill"

Lead Single: "The Silent Man"

8. Freddie Gibbs x Madlib - Bandana /// Hip Hop ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Half Manne Half Cocaine" "Crime Pays" "Fake Names" "Giannis (Feat Anderson Paak.)"

Lead Single: "Crime Pays"

7. Danny Brown - uknowwhatimsayin¿ /// Rap/hip-hop ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Change Up" "Dirty Laundry" "3 Tearz (Feat. Run The Jewels)" "Negro Spiritual (Feat. JPEGMAFIA)"

Lead Single: "Dirty Laundry"

6. Minors - Abject Bodies /// Sludge Metal ////// Canada

Fav Tracks: "Meanderist" "Flesh Prison" "Boneyard" "Erode"

Lead Single: "Flesh Prison"

5. Tyler, The Creator - Igor /// Neo Soul/Hip Hop ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Igor's Theme" "New Magic Wand" "A Boy is s Gun" "What's Good" "I Don't Love You Anymore"

Lead Single: "Earfquake"

4. Show me the Body - Dog Whistle /// Punk/Hardcore/Noise ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Camp Orchestra" "Badge Grabber" "Drought" "Forks and Knives" "Now I Know"

Lead Single: "Camp Orchestra"

3. The Comet is Coming - Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery /// Psychadelic Jazz ////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "Because the End is Really the Beginning" "Birth of Creation" "Blood of the Past (Feat. Kate Tempest)" "Super Zodiac" "Unity"

Lead Single: "Summon the Fire"

2. Billy Woods X Kenny Segal - Hiding Places /// Hip Hop ////// USA

Fav Tracks: "Spongebob" "Checkpoints" "Houthi" "A Day in a Week in a Year (Feat MOTHERMARY)" "Red Dust"

Lead Single: "Spongebob"

Honorable Mentions:

Rapsody - Eve /// Hip Hop ////// USA

Deathspell Omega - The Furnaces of Palingenesia /// Avant Garde Black Metal ////// France

Matana Roberts - COIN COIN Chapter Four: Memphis /// Jazz/Avant Garde ////// USA

PBDY - Careworm /// Electronic/Ambient ////// USA

Uboa - The Origin of My Depression /// Dark Ambient/Noise/Experimental /////// Australia

1. Black midi - Schlagenheim /// Math Rock/Post Punk/Noise Rock ////// U.K

Fav Tracks: "953" "Speedway" "Near DT MI" "Bmbmbm" "Years Ago" "Ducter"

Lead Single: "Ducter"


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