Top 100 Albums of 2018

(short and sweet and to the point; culled from listening to 983 releases—at time of publishing—from 2018. ask me tomorrow and the list will probably be drastically different, but you have to lock ’em in sometime.)

Honorable Mention:





#100:

Mindset
by
Vacationer



#99:

Bruce Wayne
by
Fetty Wap



#98:

7
by
Beach House



#97:

Castles
by
Lissie



#96:

Shift
by
Henry Green



#95:

Kyoto
by
Tyga



#94:

White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood
by
of Montreal



#93:

Trickster Blues
by
RF Shannon



#92:

I can feel you creep
into my private life

by
Tune-Yards



#91:

Mt. Joy
by
Mt. Joy



#90:

Wrong Creatures
by
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club



#89:

This Is Not the End
by
MILCK



#88:

Sex & Food
by
Unknown Mortal Orchestra



#87:

Caer
by
Twin Shadow



#86:

SOLAR
by
nobigdyl.



#85:

Beautiful People
Will Ruin Your Life

by
The Wombats



#84:

Running to the Sun
by
St. Beauty



#83:

Ruby
by
Macy Gray



#82:

High As Hope
by
Florence + The Machine



#81:

Saved
by
Now, Now



#80:

East Atlanta Love Letter
by
6LACK



#79:

The Unheavenly Creatures
by
Coheed and Cambria



#78:

Amala
by
Doja Cat



#77:

Honey
by
Robyn



#76:

The Blue Hour
by
Suede



#75:

Collection One
by
SAINt JHN



#74:

Ventriloquism
by
Meshell Ndegeocello



#73:

Part of the Light
by
Ray LaMontagne



#72:

Escape
by
Gorgon City



#71:

soil
by
serpentwithfeet



#70:

DRAGON MENTALITY
by
Elley Duhé



#69:

Chaos Chaos
by
Chaos Chaos



#68:

The Louder I Call,
the Faster It Runs

by
Wye Oak



#67:

SHINY AND OH SO BRIGHT,
VOL.1 /LP: NO PAST.
NO FUTURE. NO SUN.

by
The Smashing Pumpkins



#66:

For Ever
by
Jungle



#65:

Bambi
by
Hippo Campus



#64:

Queen
by
Nicki Minaj



#63:

Noonday Dream
by
Ben Howard



#62:

Indigo
by
Wild Nothing



#61:

Save Me
by
Liz Vice



#60:

Camila
by
Camila Cabello



#59:

KIDS SEE GHOSTS
by
KIDS SEE GHOSTS



#58:

Young Sick Camellia
by
St. Paul & the Broken Bones



#57:

Devotion
by
Tirzah



#56:

Felix Culpa
by
Family and Friends



#55:

Expectations
by
Wild Child



#54:

ii
by
Aquilo



#53:

By the Way, I Forgive You
by
Brandi Carlile



#52:

Francis Trouble
by
Albert Hammond Jr.



#51:

Feast for Water
by
Messa



#50:

Ancient Transition
by
Beta Radio



#49:

Uniform Distortion
by
Jim James



#48:

Ivory
by
Gin Wigmore



#47:

The Now Now
by
Gorillaz



#46:

DROGAS WAVE
by
Lupe Fiasco



#45:

I’ll Be Your Girl
by
The Decemberists



#44:

Hyperion
by
St. Lucia



#43:

Light Myself on Fire
by
Mating Ritual



#42:

Blue Madonna
by
BØRNS



#41:

Personal Best
by
Chelsea Jade



#40:

Quiet Man
by
Roo Panes



#39:

Please Don’t Be Dead
by
Fantastic Negrito



#38:

Still Run
by
Wet



#37:

Battle Lines
by
Bob Moses



#36:

Cocoa Sugar
by
Young Fathers



#35:

Violence
by
Editors



#34:

Kingdoms In Colour
by
Maribou State



#33:

Imaginary Music
by
Chad Valley



#32:

Love Is Dead
by
CHVRCHES



#31:

Take Me to the Disco
by
Meg Myers



#30:

Gravity Pairs
by
Beacon



#29:

Church of Scars
by
Bishop Briggs



#28:

Eat the Elephant
by
A Perfect Circle



#27:

isaac gracie
by
isaac gracie



#26:

so sad so sexy
by
Lykke Li



#25:

Evening Machines
by
Gregory Alan Isakov



#24:

Lo Moon
by
Lo Moon



#23:

Vital
by
morgxn



#22:

Lost & Found
by
Jorja Smith



#21:

Window Flowers
by
Liz Cooper & the Stampede



#20:

aurora
by
Bea Miller



#19:

SOLACE
by
RÜFÜS DU SOL



#18:

Palo Santo
by
Years & Years



#17:

Moment of Bliss
by
Katie Herzig



#16:

K.T.S.E.
by
Teyana Taylor



#15:

Everything Was Beautiful,
and Nothing Hurt

by
Moby



#14:

Vide Noir
by
Lord Huron



#13:

I Don’t Want: The Gold Fire Sessions
by
Santigold



#12:

Sauna
by
Leyya



#11:

Black Panther: The Album
by
Kendrick Lamar &
The Weeknd & SZA



#10:

Blood
by
Rhye



#09:

Hive Mind
by
The Internet



#08:

Great Big Blue
by
Geowulf



#07:

Dirty Computer
by
Janelle Monáe



#06:

Chris
by
Christine and the Queens



#05:

A Little Better
by
Raithe Laurence



#04:

Pendulum
by
Aisha Badru



#03:

Flow State
by
Tash Sultana



#02:

Baltus
by
Gundelach



#01:

Before the Sun Goes Down
by
The New Respects

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