Tortoise has been rocking since seeing them live. Such a great experience. Been listening to chic corea, solange new album serengeti new album and new quelle Chris singles as of late. The Bahamas album from last year too. But quelle Chris is truly bringing the heat. In reference to adding the bass line to to his newest single Obamacare that it was like a ms vanjie exit to the production of the song. Perfect.

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It’s been all Cass McCombs and Beirut lately. Some yatch rock playlists too.

Charles Bradley from last year still rockin. This year has been parquet courts, empress of women is a word, lando chill, Aesop rock, James Blake, and toro y moi.

Top 25 Albums of 2018

  1. Unknown Mortal Orchestra//Sex and Food (Hunnybee) link
  2. Pusha T//Daytona (If You Know You Know) link
  3. Young Fathers//Cocoa Sugar (Border Girl) link
  4. Superorganism//Superorganism (Sprorgnsm) link
  5. Leon Bridges//Good Thing (Shy) link
  6. Khruangbin//Con Todo El Mundo (August 10) link
  7. Earl Sweatshirt//Some Rap Songs (Ontheway!) link
  8. Black Milk//Fever (2 Would Try) link
  9. Tommy Guerrero//Road to Knowhere (Sidewalk Soul) link
  10. Palm//Rock Island (Pearly) link
  11. Snail Mail//Lush (Heat Wave) link
  12. Quelle Chris and Jean Grae//Everything’s Fine (Ohsh) link
  13. Busdriver//Electricity Is On Our Side (The Saboteur’s Mirror) link
  14. Astronauts, etc.//Living in Symbol (The Border) link
  15. Saba//Care for Me (Life) link
  16. Makaya McCraven//Where We Come From (McCraven on the Mic) link
  17. Christine and the Queens//Chris (Doesn’t Matter) link
  18. Kali Uchis//Isolation (Just a Stranger) link
  19. Kamasi Washington//Heaven and Earth link
  20. Yo La Tengo//There’s a Riot Going On link
  21. Ryley Walker//Deafman Glance link
  22. Blood Orange//Negro Swan link
  23. La Luz//Floating Features link
  24. Janelle Monae//Dirty Computer link
  25. US Girls//A Poem Unlimited link