Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Flood: Best Albums of 2018

12 December 2018

Flood Magazine: Best Albums of 2018

[see also 2017]

  1. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  2. Beach House7
  3. Janelle MonáeDirty Computer
  4. U.S. GirlsIn a Poem Unlimited
  5. Parquet CourtsWide Awake!
  6. Stephen Malkmus & The JicksSparkle Hard
  7. Courtney BarnettTell Me How You Really Feel
  8. Jay RockRedemption
  9. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour
  10. Pusha TDaytona
  11. Amen DunesFreedom
  12. Vince StaplesFM!
  13. boygeniusboygenius
  14. DeafheavenOrdinary Corrupt Human Love
  15. SpiritualizedAnd Nothing Hurt
  16. LowDouble Negative
  17. Arctic MonkeysTranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  18. Sidney GishNo Dogs Allowed
  19. Forth WanderersForth Wanderers
  20. Car Seat HeadrestTwin Fantasy
  21. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  22. Yo La TengoThere’s a Riot Going On
  23. Elvis Costello & The ImpostersLook Now
  24. Earl SweatshirtSome Rap Songs
  25. The Love-BirdsIn the Lover's Corner