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.

Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018

17 December 2018

Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018

[see also 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. SophieOil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
  2. Yves TumorSafe in the Hands of Love
  3. LolinaThe Smoke
  4. Charli XCXPop 2
  5. TirzahDevotion
  6. Elysia CramptonElysia Crampton
  7. LowDouble Negative
  8. Pusha TDaytona
  9. GrouperGrid of Points
  10. ShygirlCruel Practice
  11. Eli KeszlerStadium
  12. Julia HolterAviary
  13. Mount EerieNow Only
  14. PendantMake Me Know You Sweet
  15. Bamba PanaPoaa
  16. Playboi CartiDie Lit
  17. Barrio Surबड़ा शोक (heart break)
  18. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  19. Amnesia ScannerAnother Life
  20. serpentwithfeetsoil
  21. Tim HeckerKonoyo
  22. RP BooI'll Tell You What!
  23. Kanye Westye
  24. EartheaterIRISIRI
  25. Tierra WhackWhack World
  26. The CaretakerEverywhere At The End Of Time – Stage 4
  27. Simple AffectionsSimple Affections
  28. Fire-ToolzSkinless X-1
  29. Prime Minister of DoomMudshadow Propaganda
  30. DJ HealerNothing 2 Loose
  31. KleinCC
  32. RosalíaEl Mal Querer
  33. Armand HammerParaffin
  34. Laurel HaloRaw Silk Uncut Wood
  35. Sarah DavachiLet Night Come On Bells End the Day
  36. Seth GrahamGasp
  37. Teyana TaylorK.T.S.E.
  38. Beach House7
  39. Roc MarcianoBehold a Dark Horse
  40. U.S. GirlsIn a Poem Unlimited
  41. PerfumeFuture Pop
  42. Delroy EdwardsRio Grande
  43. Matthew Revert/Vanessa RossettoEveryone Needs A Plan
  44. Hermit and the RecluseOrpheus vs. The Sirens
  45. Jeff WitscherApproximately 1,000 Beers
  46. Parquet CourtsWide Awake!
  47. GasRausch
  48. JPEGMAFIAVeteran
  49. Amen DunesFreedom
  50. Satoshi NakamotodOPENet [NYPD Records Volume 2]
  51. Sheck WesMudboy