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.

Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018

07 December 2018

Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018

[see also 2012, 2011]

  1. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  2. Pusha TDaytona
  3. Beach House7
  4. NonameRoom 25
  5. DeafheavenOrdinary Corrupt Human Love
  6. LowDouble Negative
  7. Emma Ruth RundleOn Dark Horses
  8. Nine Inch NailsBad Witch
  9. Sons of KemetYour Queen Is a Reptile
  10. Kamasi WashingtonHeaven and Earth
  11. IceageBeyondless
  12. Julia HolterAviary
  13. Mount EerieNow Only
  14. IdlesJoy as an Act of Resistance
  15. Father John MistyGod’s Favorite Customer
  16. GasRausch
  17. Parquet CourtsWide Awake!
  18. Yves TumorSafe in the Hands of Love
  19. Vince StaplesFM!
  20. TribulationDown Below
  21. SumacLove In Shadow
  22. Anna von HausswolffDead Magic
  23. Kurt VileBottle It In
  24. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour
  25. YOBOur Raw Heart
  26. SabaCare for Me
  27. Against All Logic2012-2017
  28. SleepThe Sciences
  29. Tim HeckerKonoyo
  30. ThouMagus
  31. The InternetHive Mind
  32. RobynHoney
  33. BambaraShadow on Everything
  34. boygeniusboygenius
  35. Jeane Grae & Quelle ChrisEverything's Fine
  36. ShoppingThe Official Body
  37. Janelle MonáeDirty Computer
  38. VoivodThe Wake
  39. Jon HopkinsSingularity
  40. Stephen Malkmus & The JicksSparkle Hard
  41. JPEGMAFIAVeteran
  42. U.S. GirlsIn a Poem Unlimited
  43. FlasherConstant Image
  44. John ColtraneBoth Directions at Once: The Lost Album
  45. DaughtersYou Won't Get What You Want
  46. KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo
  47. Fucked UpDose Your Dreams
  48. Yo La TengoThere’s a Riot Going On
  49. ShameSongs of Praise
  50. Adrianne Lenkerabysskiss