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Post by Future Critic » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:43 pm

Year-end lists should start rolling out within a few weeks now, so I figured I'd make one last attempt at my top 50 prior to being heavily influenced by the wonderful AM compilation. There's always somewhere around 10-15 songs that I don't know at this point that end up making my list after year-end lists are compiled. This year, however, I feel like that number might be much higher because I'd say only the top 22 or so are sure things:

01. Make Me Feel, Janelle Monae
02. Missing U, Robyn
03. Mariners Apartment Complex, Lana Del Rey
04. This Is America, Childish Gambino
05. My My My!, Troye Sivan
06. Love It If We Made It, The 1975
07. Light On, Maggie Rogers
08. Hunger, Florence + the Machine
09. Beyond, Leon Bridges
10. Four Out of Five, Arctic Monkeys
11. no tears left to cry, Ariana Grande
12. Slow Burn, Kacey Musgraves
13. Danny Nedelko, IDLES
14. Give Yourself a Try, The 1975
15. Pynk, Janelle Monae
16. Venice Bitch, Lana Del Rey
17. Cute Thing, Car Seat Headrest
18. Butterflies, Kacey Musgraves
19. 1950, King Princess
20. God's Plan, Drake
21. I Like It, Cardi B
22. Nice For What, Drake
23. Self, noname
24. Honey, Robyn
25. New Birth in New England, Phosphorescent
26. Falling Into Me, Let's Eat Grandma
27. A Perfect Miracle, Spiritualized
28. Best Years of My Life, Pistol Annies
29. Plum, Troye Sivan
30. Bodys, Car Seat Headrest
31. Narcissist, No Rome
32. Geyser, Mitski
33. Charcoal Baby, Blood Orange
34. Me and Michael, MGMT
35. Lemon Glow, Beach House
36. My Boy, Car Seat Headrest
37. All the Stars, Kendrick Lamar
38. In My View, Young Fathers
39. Never Be the Same, Camila Cabello
40. Girlfriend, Christine and the Queens
41. Black Car, Beach House
42. Mr. Tillman, Father John Misty
43. Cool, Soccer Mommy
44. Ace, noname
45. Bloom, Troye Sivan
46. Night Shift, Lucy Dacus
47. In My Feelings, Drake
48. Fireworks, First Aid Kit
49. Rosebud, US Girls
50. Bad Luck, Neko Case


December 2nd Update (Since songs lists haven't been released yet):
1. Love It If We Made It, The 1975
2. My My My!, Troye Sivan
3. Make Me Feel, Janelle Monae
4. Missing U, Robyn
5. Light On, Maggie Rogers
6. Mariners Apartment Complex, Lana Del Rey
7. Four Out of Five, Arctic Monkeys
8. Give Yourself a Try, The 1975
9. This Is America, Childish Gambino
10. Beyond, Leon Bridges
11. Danny Nedelko, IDLES
12. Hunger, Florence + the Machine
13. no tears left to cry, Ariana Grande
14. Slow Burn, Kacey Musgraves
15. 1950, King Princess
16. Venice Bitch, Lana Del Rey
17. Pynk, Janelle Monae
18. Plum, Troye Sivan
19. Falling Into Me, Let's Eat Grandma
20. Nice for What, Drake
21. TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME, The 1975
22. Mr. Tillman, Father John Misty
23. Butterflies, Kacey Musgraves
24. Bodys, Car Seat Headrest
25. Bloom, Troye Sivan
26. Best Years of My Life, Pistol Annies
27. God's Plan, Drake
28. In My View, Young Fathers
29. Fallingwater, Maggie Rogers
30. New Birth In New England, Phosphorescent
31. BLACK BALLOONS, Denzel Curry
32. Cool, Soccer Mommy
33. Me and Michael, MGMT
34. Cute Thing, Car Seat Headrest
35. If You Know You Know, Pusha T
36. Self, Noname
37. Never Be the Same, Camila Cabello
38. A Perfect Miracle, Spiritualized
39. Fireworks, First Aid Kit
40. I Like It, Cardi B
41. Sincerity is Scary, The 1975
42. Night Shift, Lucy Dacus
43. Freebird 2, Parquet Courts
44. Girlfriend, Christine and the Queens
45. Honey, Robyn
46. It's Not Living (If It's Not With You), The 1975
47. Charcoal Baby, Blood Orange
48. Space Cowboy, Kacey Musgraves
49. Rosebud, U.S. Girls
50. Geyser, Mitski
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Post by andyd1010 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:56 am

Here's a rough top 15, before looking at any critics lists.

1 | Father John Misty | Please Don't Die
2 | First Aid Kit | Fireworks
3 | St. Vincent | Fast Slow Disco
4 | Janelle Monáe | Americans
5 | U.S. Girls | Pearly Gates
6 | Car Seat Headrest | Bodys
7 | Childish Gambino | This Is America
8 | Janelle Monáe | Make Me Feel
9 | Mitski | Washing Machine Heart
10 | Thom Yorke | Suspirium
11 | Villagers | A Trick of the Light
12 | Father John Misty | Mr. Tillman
13 | Lady Gaga | Always Remember Us This Way
14 | Florence and the Machine | Patricia
15 | Phosphorescent | New Birth in New England

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Post by JohnnyBGoode » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:17 am

Here's my top 25 before the songs lists really start to come in...

1. John Mayer – New Light
2. Kendrick Lamar – All the Stars (feat. SZA)
3. Thom Yorke – Unmade
4. Lucy Dacus – Night Shift
5. Car Seat Headrest – Beach Life-in-Death
6. Kacey Musgraves – Space Cowboy
7. Tom Misch – It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
8. Snail Mail – Pristine
9. Mitski – Nobody
10. Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury
11. Thom Yorke - Suspirium
12. Childish Gambino – This is America
13. Ariana Grande – thank u, next
14. Far Caspian – Blue
15. Noname – Window (feat. Phoelix)
16. GoGo Penguin - Raven
17. Adrianne Lenker – symbol
18. MorMor – Heaven’s Only Wishful
19. CHVRCHES – Get Out
20. U.S. Girls – M.A.H.
21. Eels – The Deconstruction
22. Low – Disarray
23. Soccer Mommy – Cool
24. Amber Arcades – Simple Song
25. Julia Holter – I Shall Love 2

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Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Post by Jackson » Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:23 pm

sonofsamiam wrote:8 | Fucked Up | Raise Your Voice Joyce
I hope this means you're on the Dose Your Dreams train - I don't remember you liking David Comes to Life that much. Interesting you chose this over some of the more adventurous tracks on the album (like Normal People, Torch to Light, the title track, or Accelerate) but this song is great too.

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Post by andyd1010 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:38 pm

andyd1010 wrote:Here's a rough top 15, before looking at any critics lists.

1 | Father John Misty | Please Don't Die
2 | First Aid Kit | Fireworks
3 | St. Vincent | Fast Slow Disco
4 | Janelle Monáe | Americans
5 | U.S. Girls | Pearly Gates
6 | Car Seat Headrest | Bodys
7 | Childish Gambino | This Is America
8 | Janelle Monáe | Make Me Feel
9 | Mitski | Washing Machine Heart
10 | Thom Yorke | Suspirium
11 | Villagers | A Trick of the Light
12 | Father John Misty | Mr. Tillman
13 | Lady Gaga | Always Remember Us This Way
14 | Florence and the Machine | Patricia
15 | Phosphorescent | New Birth in New England
Lana Del Rey's Mariner's Apartment Complex belongs on this list as well, somewhere in the middle.

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Post by Nick » Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:16 pm

My last update before the EOY lists really start rolling in. I'm hoping to discover a lot of great songs on those lists, but in the meantime, here's my provisional top 50...

1. Kamasi Washington- Fists of Fury
2. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- I Never Dream
3. Janelle Monáe- Make Me Feel
4. Arctic Monkeys- Four Out of Five
5. Sophie- Immaterial
6. Pusha T- If You Know You Know
7. Robyn- Missing U
8. Mitski- Nobody
9. Car Seat Headrest- Bodys
10. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks- Middle America

11. Childish Gambino- This Is America
12. Kanye West and Kid Cudi- Kids See Ghosts
13. Beach House- Drunk in LA
14. Janelle Monáe- Americans
15. Robyn- Honey
16. Idles- Danny Nedelko
17. Kamasi Washington- Street Fighter Mas
18. Lana Del Rey- Venice Bitch
19. Jon Hopkins- Emerald Rush
20. MGMT- She Works Out Too Much

21. Deafheaven- Honeycomb
22. Beach House- Dark Spring
23. Snail Mail- Heat Wave
24. Kanye West- Yikes
25. Cupcakke- Crayons
26. Superorganism- Everybody Wants to Be Famous
27. Aphex Twin- T69 Collapse
28. Spiritualized- Here It Comes (The Road) Let’s Go
29. Drake- Nice for What
30. DJ Koze- Pick Up

31. Cupcakke- Fullest
32. Father John Misty- Just Dumb Enough to Try
33. Ariana Grande- Thank U, Next
34. Nas- Cops Shot the Kid
35. Charly Bliss- Heaven
36. Janelle Monáe (featuring Zoë Kravitz)- Screwed
37. Father John Misty- Mr. Tillman
38. Kamasi Washington- The Space Travelers Lullaby
39. Kacey Musgraves- Slow Burn
40. Kurt Vile- Bassackwards

41. Julia Holter- I Shall Love 2
42. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- Some Kind of Game
43. Sons of Kemet- My Queen Is Harriet Tubman
44. Yves Tumor- Noid
45. Tyler the Creator / A$AP Rocky- Potato Salad
46. Kanye West and Kid Cudi- Reborn
47. Beach House- Lemon Glow
48. Mount Eerie- Distortion
49. Tim Heidecker- Ballad of the Incel Man
50. Arctic Monkeys- Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

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Post by JohnnyBGoode » Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:54 pm

JohnnyBGoode wrote:Here's my top 25 before the songs lists really start to come in...

1. John Mayer – New Light
2. Kendrick Lamar – All the Stars (feat. SZA)
3. Thom Yorke – Unmade
4. Lucy Dacus – Night Shift
5. Car Seat Headrest – Beach Life-in-Death
6. Kacey Musgraves – Space Cowboy
7. Tom Misch – It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
8. Snail Mail – Pristine
9. Mitski – Nobody
10. Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury
11. Thom Yorke - Suspirium
12. Childish Gambino – This is America
13. Ariana Grande – thank u, next
14. Far Caspian – Blue
15. Noname – Window (feat. Phoelix)
16. GoGo Penguin - Raven
17. Adrianne Lenker – symbol
18. MorMor – Heaven’s Only Wishful
19. CHVRCHES – Get Out
20. U.S. Girls – M.A.H.
21. Eels – The Deconstruction
22. Low – Disarray
23. Soccer Mommy – Cool
24. Amber Arcades – Simple Song
25. Julia Holter – I Shall Love 2
The following now probably competing for the top 10:

Rhye – Song for You
Faye Webster - Kingston
Sufjan Stevens – Lonely Man of Winter

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Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Post by Melomaniac » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:44 pm

My top 50 :

1. The 1975 - Love It If We Made It
2. Travis Scott - Stargazing
3. Blood Orange - Charcoal Baby
4. Childish Gambino - This Is America
5. Travis Scott - Sicko Mode (feat. Drake)
6. Beach House - Lemon Glow
7. Kendrick Lamar - All the Stars (feat. SZA)
8. Kuli Uchis - After the Storm (feat. Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins)
9. Arctic Monkeys - Four out of Five
10. The Voidz - ALieNNatioN
11. Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel
12. Drake - Nice for What
13. Troye Sivan - My My My!
14. The Voidz - Leave It In My Dreams
15. James Blake - If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead
16. Car Seat Headrest - Bodys
17. Ariana Grande - No Tears Left To Cry
18. Thom Yorke - Suspirium
19. Idles - Samaritans
20. Blood Orange - Chewing Gum (feat. ASAP Rocky)
21. Anderson Paak - Tints (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
22. Christine and the Queens - Girlfriend (feat. Dâm-Funk)
23. Kanye West and Kid Cudi - Kids See Ghosts
24. Beach House - Dive
25. Anderson Paak - 'Til It's Over
26. Young Fathers - In My View
27. Jon Hopkins - Emerald Rush
28. Kamasi Washington - Street Fighter Mas
29. Tyler, The Creator - OKRA
30. SOPHIE - Immaterial
31. Kendrick Lamar - Pray for Me (feat. The Weeknd)
32. Troye Sivan - Bloom
33. Kuli Uchis - Tomorrow
34. Parcels - Tieduprightnow
35. Tune Yards - Heart Attack
36. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake
37. Drake - God's Plan
38. Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless
39. Yves Tumor - Noid
40. Beach House - Dark Spring
41. Vince Staples - FUN!
42. Young Fathers - Wow
43. Car Seat Headrest - Cute Thing
44. Kendrick Lamar - King's Dead (feat. Jay Rock, Future and James Blake)
45. Earl Sweatshirt - Nowhere2go
46. Christine and the Queens - Doesn’t Matter
47. Julia Holter - Worlds I Heard
48. Jungle - Heavy, California
49. Lykke Li - deep end
50. ASAP Rocky - A$AP Forever (feat. Moby, T.I. and Kid Cudi)

Honorable mention :

The 1975 - I Like America & America Likes Me
A.A.L. (Against All Logic) - This old house is all I have
Animal Collective - Hip Sponge
Arctic Monkeys - American Sports
ASAP Rocky - Hun43rd (feat. Dev Hynes)
Beach House - Drunk in LA
Blood Orange - Saint
Childish Gambino - Feels Like Summer
Christine and the Queens - The Walker
CHVRCHES - Get Out
Courtney Barnett - City Looks Pretty
Dirty Projectors - Break-Thru
Drake - Sandra's Rose
Feu! Chatterton - L'ivresse
Feu! Chatterton - L'oiseau
Gorillaz - Humility
Idles - Colossus
Idles - Danny Nedelko
Julia Holter - Les Jeux to You
Kanye West and Kid Cudi - 4th Dimension
Lykke Li - hard rain
Melody's Echo Chamber - Cross My Heart
MGMT - Little Dark Age
Mitski - Nobody
Neneh Cherry - Faster Than the Truth
Noname - Window
Parcels - Tape
Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight / In and Out of Patience
Pusha T - If You Know You Know
Rhye - Count to Five
Sufjan Stevens - Mystery of Love
U.S. Girls - Velvet 4 Sale
The Voidz - Permanent High School
Thom Yorke - Unmade
The Weeknd - Hurt You
The Weeknd - I Was Never There

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Post by notbrianeno » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:46 pm

Melomaniac wrote:My top 50 :

1. The 1975 - Love It If We Made It
2. Travis Scott - Stargazing
3. Blood Orange - Charcoal Baby
4. Childish Gambino - This Is America
5. Travis Scott - Sicko Mode (feat. Drake)
6. Beach House - Lemon Glow
7. Kendrick Lamar - All the Stars (feat. SZA)
8. Kuli Uchis - After the Storm (feat. Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins)
9. Arctic Monkeys - Four out of Five
10. The Voidz - ALieNNatioN
11. Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel
12. Drake - Nice for What
13. Troye Sivan - My My My!
14. The Voidz - Leave It In My Dreams
15. James Blake - If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead
16. Car Seat Headrest - Bodys
17. Ariana Grande - No Tears Left To Cry
18. Thom Yorke - Suspirium
19. Idles - Samaritans
20. Blood Orange - Chewing Gum (feat. ASAP Rocky)
21. Anderson Paak - Tints (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
22. Christine and the Queens - Girlfriend (feat. Dâm-Funk)
23. Kanye West and Kid Cudi - Kids See Ghosts
24. Beach House - Dive
25. Anderson Paak - 'Til It's Over
26. Young Fathers - In My View
27. Jon Hopkins - Emerald Rush
28. Kamasi Washington - Street Fighter Mas
29. Tyler, The Creator - OKRA
30. SOPHIE - Immaterial
31. Kendrick Lamar - Pray for Me (feat. The Weeknd)
32. Troye Sivan - Bloom
33. Kuli Uchis - Tomorrow
34. Parcels - Tieduprightnow
35. Tune Yards - Heart Attack
36. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake
37. Drake - God's Plan
38. Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless
39. Yves Tumor - Noid
40. Beach House - Dark Spring
41. Vince Staples - FUN!
42. Young Fathers - Wow
43. Car Seat Headrest - Cute Thing
44. Kendrick Lamar - King's Dead (feat. Jay Rock, Future and James Blake)
45. Earl Sweatshirt - Nowhere2go
46. Christine and the Queens - Doesn’t Matter
47. Julia Holter - Worlds I Heard
48. Jungle - Heavy, California
49. Lykke Li - deep end
50. ASAP Rocky - A$AP Forever (feat. Moby, T.I. and Kid Cudi)

Honorable mention :

The 1975 - I Like America & America Likes Me
A.A.L. (Against All Logic) - This old house is all I have
Animal Collective - Hip Sponge
Arctic Monkeys - American Sports
ASAP Rocky - Hun43rd (feat. Dev Hynes)
Beach House - Drunk in LA
Blood Orange - Saint
Childish Gambino - Feels Like Summer
Christine and the Queens - The Walker
CHVRCHES - Get Out
Courtney Barnett - City Looks Pretty
Dirty Projectors - Break-Thru
Drake - Sandra's Rose
Feu! Chatterton - L'ivresse
Feu! Chatterton - L'oiseau
Gorillaz - Humility
Idles - Colossus
Idles - Danny Nedelko
Julia Holter - Les Jeux to You
Kanye West and Kid Cudi - 4th Dimension
Lykke Li - hard rain
Melody's Echo Chamber - Cross My Heart
MGMT - Little Dark Age
Mitski - Nobody
Neneh Cherry - Faster Than the Truth
Noname - Window
Parcels - Tape
Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight / In and Out of Patience
Pusha T - If You Know You Know
Rhye - Count to Five
Sufjan Stevens - Mystery of Love
U.S. Girls - Velvet 4 Sale
The Voidz - Permanent High School
Thom Yorke - Unmade
The Weeknd - Hurt You
The Weeknd - I Was Never There
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Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Post by Jackson » Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:56 pm

These songs are all getting strong consideration for my EOY list. It's a rocking year for songs. Favorites marked with an asterisk.

Adrianne Lenker | symbol*
Against All Logic | I Never Dream
Amber Mark | Love Me Right
Anna van Hausswolff | The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra*
Ariana Grande | no tears left to cry*; thank u, next
Beach House | Lemon Glow
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa | One Kiss
Caroline Rose | Jeannie Becomes a Mom*
Charli XCX | 1999
Christine & The Queens | Doesn't Matter
Clairo | 4EVER
Daughters | The Reason They Hate Me*
Death Cab for Cutie | I Dreamt We Spoke Again
Empress Of | When I'm With Him
Everything Everything | Breadwinner
Fucked Up | Accelerate*; Talking Pictures; Dose Your Dreams; Raise Your Voice Joyce
Hatchie | Sure*; Sleep
Idles | Television; Danny Nedelko
Janelle Monae | Americans; Make Me Feel; Pynk
Jenny Hval | Spells
Julia Holter | I Shall Love 2* Les Jeux to You
Kacey Musgraves | High Horse*
Kali Uchis | In My Dreams*; Miami
Kamasi Washington | Fists of Fury*
Lana Del Rey | Venice Bitch*
Let's Eat Grandma | Falling into Me*; It's Not Just Me; Donnie Darko
Men I Trust | Seven
MGMT | She Works Out Too Much*; Little Dark Age
Mitski | Nobody
MUNYA | Hotel Delmano*
Parquet Courts | Violence; Wide Awake!
Rae Sremmurd | Powerglide
Soccer Mommy | Your Dog*
SOPHIE | Immaterial; Is It Cold in the Water?
Spiritualized | The Morning After
Tirzah | Holding On*
U.S Girls | Pearly Gates*
Yaeji | One More
Young Fathers | In My View
Yuno | No Going Back
Yves Tumor | Lifetime

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Post by panam » Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:02 pm

No poll this year? :)

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Post by prosecutorgodot » Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:24 pm

I don't think these will change.

15. Kero Kero Bonito - Time Today
14. Kids See Ghosts - Freeee
13. Janelle Monae ft. Grimes - PYNK
12. Janelle Monae ft. Zoe Kravitz - Screwed
11. Anderson.Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar - Tints
10. Flowertruck - Enough for Now
9. IDLES - Danny Nedelko
8. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!
7. Hozier - Movement <<<<<<<<<<< a Must-Listen!
6. Kero Kero Bonito - Only Acting
5. Kero Kero Bonito - Make Believe
4. Kids See Ghosts - Reborn
3. Janelle Monae - Don't Judge Me
2. Ghost - Dance Macabre
1. Jack White - Ice Station Zebra

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Post by Rob » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:12 pm

panam wrote:No poll this year? :)
Of course there will be a poll, but in contrast to critics we tend to wait until 2018 is actually over ;)

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Post by Nick » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:46 am

Nick wrote:I just want to make a prediction right now. Childish Gambino's "This is America" ends up in the top 3 songs of the year on the critics' list. It even stands a great chance at being #1. Think about it...

1. The song is incredibly commercially successful, hitting #1 on the charts in the US, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, as well as hitting #2 in Ireland and #6 in the U.K.

2. The song is by Donald Glover, a man whose acclaim/prominence in multiple artistic fields is hitting a peak right now, from his TV show Atlanta to his appearance in the latest Star Wars film to his rap career as Childish Gambino. The point being, Glover embodies the zeitgeist, and there are few things the critics love more than a good zeitgeist narrative.

3. The song is done in the trap style of hip-hop, a sound that is critically in vogue, as evidenced by the success of songs like "Mask Off", "XO Tour Llif3", and "Bodak Yellow" on the 2017 EOY songs list.

4. The song is obviously political, as evidenced by the music video and its focus on both the plight of African Americans, as well as gun control, two political issues that are constantly discussed in the America of 2018, and resonate especially well with the left-wing writers that make up the bulk of music critics (if you don't believe this last point, read just about any editorial in Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Stereogum, etc.). Considering the hyper-political atmosphere in the US right now, it's easy to see how "This is America" would gain a great deal of acclaim from this last point alone.
Not to brag or anything, but I totally called it back in June.

(It wasn’t really that difficult to call. Kinda like how “Get Lucky” was so obviously going to be the SOTY back in 2013.)

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Post by gabebasso » Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:26 pm

1 Childish Gambino - This Is America
2 The 1975 - Love It If We Made It
3 Arctic Monkeys - Four Out of Five
4 Kendrick Lamar & SZA - All the Stars
5 Kanye West - Ghost Town
6 Drake - Nice for What
7 KIDS SEE GHOSTS - Reborn
8 Kacey Musgraves - Slow Burn
9 Kacey Musgraves - Oh, What a World
10 Thom Yorke - Suspirium

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Post by Maschine_Man » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:10 pm

Top 10 looking solid:

1 . SOPHIE / Immaterial
2 . Villagers / Long Time Waiting
3 . SOPHIE / Faceshopping
4 . Janelle Monáe / Make Me Feel
5 . Let's Eat Grandma / Hot Pink
6 . Azealia Banks / Anna Wintour
7 . Neneh Cherry / Shot Gun Shack
8 . Arctic Monkeys / Four Out Of Five
9 . Jenn Champion / O.M.G. (I'm All Over It)
10 . U.S. Girls / Pearly Gates

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Post by Henrik » Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:32 pm

1. Robyn - Honey
2. Timecop1983 - Static
3. Jessica Pratt - This Time Around
4. Low - Dancing and Fire
5. Jon Hopkins - Emerald Rush
6. Rosalía - Malamente
7. Let's Eat Grandma - Falling Into Me
8. Leon Bridges - Bad Bad News
9. Ravyn Lenae - Sticky
10. SOPHIE - Faceshopping
11. Ariana Grande - God is a woman
12. Troye Sivan - My! My! My!
13. Julia Holter - Words I Heard
14. IDLES - Samaritans
15. Robyn - Missing U
16. Robyn - Baby Forgive Me
17. Beach House - Dive
18. Jessie Ware - Overtime
19. Jenny Wilson - Forever Is a Long Time
20. Daughters - The Reason They Hate Me
21. Childish Gambino - This Is America
22. Kurt Vile - Bassackwards
23. Christine and The Queens - Girlfriend
24. MGMT - Little Dark Age
25. Robyn - Ever Again
26. Against All Logic - Some Kind of Game
27. Jenny Hval - Spells
28. ionnalee & Jamie Irrepressible - Dunes of Sand
29. Car Seat Headrest - Bodys
30. Altin Gün - Tatli dile güler yüze
31. Yaeji - One More
32. SOPHIE - Immaterial
33. Beach House - Lemon Glow
34. Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch
35. Kali Uchis - After the Storm
36. Nils Frahm - Sunson
37. Bodega - How Did This Happen?
38. Westerman - Confirmation
39. Low - Fly
40. Dead Can Dance - Act I: Dance of the Bacchantes
41. Anna von Hausswolf - The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra
42. Gunship - Dark All Day
43. Ariana Grande - breathin
44. Ariana Grande - no tears left to cry
45. Blood Orange - Charcoal Baby
46. Chromatics - Black Walls
47. Mariah Carey - Giving Me Life
48. Tirzah - Holding On
49. Kacey Musgraves - High Horse
50. Clau Aniz - Romana

Edit: A spotify playlist where the order is already different...

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Post by Rdwdbob » Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:02 pm

1. Laughing Gas - The Fratellis
2. Medicine For Melancholy - Rivers Cuomo
3. Wild - Welshley Arms
4. Pearly Gates - U.S. Girls
5. Sugartown - The Fratellis
6. Take It Easy - The Vaccines
7. Tell Me I'm Wrong - Pelicat
8. I Hope You're Happy - Blue October
9. The Walker (La Marcheuse) - Christine and the Queens
10. Mother's Daughter - Ashley Monroe
11. Alabama - Tracyanne & Danny
12. Rusty Pipes - Eels
13. Alfie's Song (Not So Typical Love Song) - Bleachers
14. Tomorrow - Kali Uchis
15. Tir Ha Mor - Gwenno
16. Witch Image - Ghost
17. The Message - Still Corners
18. Maybe (Luck Of The Draw) - The Vaccines
19. You And I - The Revivalists
20. Twentytwo - Sunflower Bean

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Post by Dan » Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:07 pm

Henrik wrote: 1. Robyn - Honey
2. Timecop1983 - Static
3. Jessica Pratt - This Time Around
...
I need a playlist of this to explore.

Here's my current 1-hour playlist of favourites from 2018:



1 | Childish Gambino | This Is America
2 | Janelle Monáe | Make Me Feel
3 | Haley Heynderickx | No Face
4 | Ezra Furman | Driving Down to L.A
5 | Years & Years | If You're Over Me
6 | Christine and the Queens feat. Dâm-Funk | Damn, dis moi
7 | Rosalía | Pienso en tu mirá
8 | Yuta Orisaka | 芍薬
9 | Baloji | L'Hiver Indien
10 | Brandi Carlile | The Joke
11 | Caroline Rose | Getting to Me
12 | Ezra Furman | Love You So Bad
13 | Christine and the Queens | La marcheuse
14 | Kacey Musgraves | Rainbow
15 | The War and Treaty | One and the Same
16 | Erin Rae | Can't Cut Loose
17 | Nakhane | Interloper
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Post by Henrik » Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:26 pm

Dan wrote:
Henrik wrote: 1. Robyn - Honey
2. Timecop1983 - Static
3. Jessica Pratt - This Time Around
...
I need a playlist of this to explore.
It’s been added to my post above. I will surely explore your playlist as well. In fact, I wished for exactly this to happen when I posted my list! :obscene-drinkingcheers:

Edit: Wow, just ”This Is America” in common! So far...

Edit 2: Should have known that ”Girlfriend”/”Damn, dis-moi” is also the same song.
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Post by Moonbeam » Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:48 am

Awesome, awesome year!

[1] Jenny Wilson - ''FOREVER IS A LONG TIME''
[2] Janelle Monáe - ''Make Me Feel''
[3] Janelle Monáe - ''So Afraid''
[4] U.S. Girls - ''Time''
[5] Kylie Minogue - ''Raining Glitter''
[6] Jenny Wilson - ''LO' HI'''
[7] Janelle Monáe - ''Take a Byte''
[8] Janelle Monáe - ''Dirty Computer''
[9] Mylène Farmer - ''Sentimentale''
[10] Jenny Wilson - ''IT HURTS''
[11] Christine and the Queens - ''Doesn't Matter (Voleur de soleil)''
[12] Janelle Monáe - ''Don't Judge Me''
[13] Jenny Wilson - ''It's LOVE (AND I'm SCARED)''
[14] Janelle Monáe - ''Pynk''
[15] U.S. Girls - ''Poem''
[16] Jenny Wilson - ''RAPIN*''
[17] Mitski - ''Washing Machine Heart''
[18] Kali Uchis - ''Tomorrow''
[19] Janelle Monáe - ''Crazy, Classic, Life''
[20] Prince - ''Why the Butterflies''
[21] Mylène Farmer - ''Des larmes''
[22] Janelle Monáe - ''Screwed''
[23] Jenny Wilson - ''THE PREDICTION''
[24] Kali Uchis - ''In My Dreams''
[25] Mylène Farmer - ''On a besoin d'y croire''
[26] Kali Uchis - ''Dead to Me''
[27] Jenny Wilson - ''EXORCISM''
[28] U.S. Girls - ''Rosebud''
[29] Mitski - ''Nobody''
[30] Chromeo - ''Slumming It''
[31] Kali Uchis - ''Just a Stranger''
[32] Timecop1983 - ''On the Run''
[33] Mylène Farmer - ''Désobéissance''
[34] Javiera Mena - ''Cerca''
[35] Gorillaz - ''Magic City''
[36] Mitski - ''Why Didn't You Stop Me?''
[37] Gorillaz - ''Tranz''
[38] Christine and the Queens - ''Machin-chose''
[39] Chromeo - ''Right Back Home to You''
[40] Twin Shadow - ''18 Years''
[41] Christine and the Queens - ''Comme si on s'aimait''
[42] Jenny Wilson - ''DISRESPECT IS UNIVERSAL''
[43] Kali Uchis - ''Your Teeth in My Neck''
[44] Kadhja Bonet - ''Mother Maybe''
[45] Christine and the Queens - ''La Marcheuse''
[46] U.S. Girls - ''Velvet 4 Sale''
[47] Chromeo - ''Room Service''
[48] Robyn - ''Missing U''
[49] Janelle Monáe - ''I Like That''
[50] Timecop1983 - ''Neon Lights''

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Post by Romain » Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:42 pm

Just a top 10 this year:
1. Charlotte Gainsbourg - Lost Lenore
2. Django Django - Surface to Air
3. Jack White - Why Walk a Dog
4. Superorganism - Something For Your M.I.N.D.
5. Ty Segall - Rain
6. Arctic Monkeys - Star Treatment
7. Superorganism - Everybody Wants To Be Famous
8. Eddy de Pretto - Fete de trop
9. Django Django - Marble Skies
10. Jack White - Hypermisophoniac

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Post by Dan » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:15 pm

Henrik wrote:posted my list! :obscene-drinkingcheers:
Thanks! My two favourite new discoveries from your list (which will both likely end up in my top 20) are the two songs with the exciting Eastern rhythms: "Dance of the Bacchantes" by Dead Can Dance and "Tatli dile güler yüze" by Altin Gün.
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Post by madzong » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:38 am

MGMT - Me And Michael
Unknown Mortal Otchestra - American Guilt
Eels - Bone Dry
Kimbra - Human
Kimbra - Version Of Me
Manic Street Preachers - People Give In
Manic Street Preachers - Dylan And Caitlin
Arctic Monkeys - Four Out Of Five
Gorillaz - Humility
Neneh Cherry - Kong
The Good, The Bad, And The Queen - Merrie Land
The Good, The Bad, And The Queen - Gun To The Head
The Chills - Complex
The Chills - Lord Of All I Survey
The Chills - Scarred
Neil Finn & Liam Finn - Ghosts
Neil Finn & Liam Finn - Back To Life
Muse - Thought Contagion
Florence + The Machine - Hunger
Chvrches - Miracle
Beach House - Lemon Glow
Beach House - Dive
Beach House - Dark Spring
Beach House - Black Car
Death Cab For Cutie - Gold Rush

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Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Post by Janet B Baumbach » Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:05 am

My favorite: Love Without Reason (Dream Wife) <3

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Post by acroamor » Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:29 pm

Janet B Baumbach wrote:My favorite: Love Without Reason (Dream Wife) <3
One of the best tracks of the year! Absolutely magical every time that chorus comes in.

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