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.

Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018

14 December 2018

Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018

[see also 2019]

  1. Janelle MonáeDirty Computer
  2. DJ KozeKnock Knock
  3. LowDouble Negative
  4. Pusha TDaytona
  5. RobynHoney
  6. Blood OrangeNegro Swan
  7. Ezra FurmanTransangelic Exodus
  8. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  9. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour
  10. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  11. The BethsFuture Me Hates Me
  12. Ariana GrandeSweetener
  13. The InternetHive Mind
  14. Earl SweatshirtSome Rap Songs
  15. J MascisElastic Days
  16. Beach House7
  17. Tierra WhackWhack World
  18. Christine and the QueensChris
  19. Yves TumorSafe in the Hands of Love
  20. Lucy DacusHistorian
  21. Lonnie HolleyMITH