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 2019

23 December 2019

Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2019

[see also 2018]

  1. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  2. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  3. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  4. FKA twigsMagdalene
  5. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  6. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  7. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  8. The Mountain GoatsIn League with Dragons
  9. Bill CallahanShepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
  10. Charly BlissYoung Enough
  11. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  12. Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿
  13. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  14. Fire-ToolzField Whispers (Into the Crystal Palace)
  15. Matana RobertsCOIN COIN Chapter Four: Memphis
  16. Thom YorkeAnima
  17. Sunn O)))Life Metal
  18. The NationalI Am Easy to Find
  19. PriestsThe Seduction of Kansas
  20. Katie DeySolipsisters