Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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.

Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2020

10 November 2020

Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2020

[see also 2019]

  1. SaultUntitled (Black Is)
  2. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  3. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  4. Laura MarlingSong for Our Daughter
  5. Jarv IsBeyond the Pale
  6. Dream WifeSo When You Gonna...
  7. Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs PigsViscerals
  8. bdrmmBedroom
  9. Porridge RadioEvery Bad
  10. Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverSideways to New Italy
  11. CornershopEngland Is a Garden
  12. WaxahatcheeSaint Cloud
  13. OseesProtean Threat
  14. IdlesUltra Mono
  15. CaribouSuddenly
  16. Tom Misch & Yussef DayesWhat Kinda Music
  17. Thurston MooreBy the Fire
  18. OklouGalore
  19. Working Men's ClubWorking Men's Club
  20. Hazel EnglishWake UP!