2017 is over and there have been some great records. Still, some are more memorable to me.After establishing my top ten, I felt like a lot of great stuff was left out. So here’s my top thirty:

30. A Fever Dream (Everything Everything)

29. Take Me Apart (Kelela)

28. After Laughter (Paramore)

27. Big Fish Theory (Vince Staples)

26. Arca (Arca)

25. Turn Out the Lights (Julien Baker)

24. Planetarium (Sufjan Stevens etc.)

23. MASSEDUCATION (St. Vincent)

22. More Life (Drake)

21. Romaplasm (Baths)

20. Antisocialites (Alvvays)

19. Music for People in Trouble (Susanne Sundfør)

18. Process (Sampha)

17. Pure Comedy (Father John Misty)

16. Crack-up (Fleet Foxes)

15. Life Without Sound (Cloud Nothings)

14. American Dream (LCD Soundsystem)

13. Dedicated to Bobby Jameson (Ariel Pink)

12. A Deeper Understanding (War on Drugs)

11. Ctrl (SZA)

And here’s the top ten:

10. Painted Ruins (Grizzly Bear)

9. Kelly Lee Owens (Kelly Lee Owens)

8. Plunge (Fever Ray)

7. It’s Alright Between Us (Lindstrøm)


6. This Old Dog (Mac DeMarco)

5. DAMN. (Kendrick Lamar)

4. Dirty Projectors (Dirty Projectors)

3. The OOZ (King Krule)

2. No Shape (Perfume Genius)

1. Soft Sounds from Another Planet (Japanese Breakfast)

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