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 2017

30 December 2017

Flood Magazine: Best Albums of 2017

[see also 2019, 2018]

  1. Big ThiefCapacity
  2. Alex CameronForced Witness
  3. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  4. LiarsTFCF
  5. Charlotte GainsbourgRest
  6. SpoonHot Thoughts
  7. Mavis StaplesIf All I Was Was Black
  8. Sheer MagNeed to Feel Your Love
  9. Courtney Barnett & Kurt VileLotta Sea Lice
  10. The PeacersIntroducing the Crimsmen
  11. Kevin MorbyCity Music
  12. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  13. Ty SegallTy Segall
  14. Randy NewmanDark Matter
  15. Open Mike EagleBrick Body Kids Still Daydream
  16. John AndrewsBad Posture
  17. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  18. Craig FinnWe All Want the Same Things
  19. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory
  20. The ClienteleMusic for the Age of Miracles
  21. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  22. MiguelWar & Leisure
  23. Oh SeesOrc
  24. SlowdiveSlowdive
  25. The CourtneysThe Courtneys II