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The best albums of 2018
previous years: MCCh 2017 - MCCh 2016 - MCCh 2015 -
MCCh 2014 - MCCh 2013 - MCCh 2012 - MCCh 2011


MCCh is based on reviews from critics worldwide. We consider all world music sites that meet these conditions:

- Qualified albums (with numbers, letters, drawings, whatever)
- They publish over 400 reviews per year
- This information is accessible online

Beware of imitations :wink:


The weighted average is based on a formula that includes a) the average of ratings and b) the number of sources that have rated the album.

For now, we consult these websites
EUR + Australia: Gaffa-dk; Gaffa-sw; Humo; Indiestyle; Jenesaispop; Laut; Mondosonoro; Musikexpress; Nojesguiden; Ondarock; Plattentests; Sentire Ascoltare; The Music
UK: DIY; Drowned In Sound; The Guardian; Music OMH; NME; The Line Of Best Fit; The Skinny; The 405
USA + Canada: Allmusic; AV Club; Consequence Of Sound; Earbuddy; Exclaim!; Paste; Pitchfork; Popmatters; Rolling Stone; Under the Radar


Very Important: You can help improve MCCH: If you know some web sources, please, let me know.
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I'll just ask for above 70 albums before anyone else does again...
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MCCh 2018 (01) January 31

Ten new albums in top 10!

Next: February 15, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (02) February 15

Seven new albums in top 15!

Next: February 28, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (03) February 28

Eight new albums in top 20!

Next: March 15, 2018
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Recent ones to underline:
Stills&Collins - Everybody Knows;
Moby - Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt;
Tracey Thorn - Record;
Titus Andronicus - A Productive Cough;
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This week a great American Utopia by David Byrne
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MCCh 2018 (04) March 15

Five new albums in top 25!

Next: March 31, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (05) March 31

Six new albums in top 30!

Next: April 15, 2018
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Hi All,
what about the great Rare Birds by Jonathan Wilson?
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Quite a slow start to 2018 - the current number one would only have made number 18 on last year's list. I'm sure there are many great albums to come later this year.
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MCCh 2018 (06) April 15

Five new albums in top 35!
(And three new women for Honorio)

Next: April 30, 2018
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Something new by:
Mouse On Mars - Dimensional People
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Hi, are ready for the take off:
* Rebound by Eleanor Friedberger
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* World’s Strongest Man by Gaz Coombes
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MCCh 2018 (07) April 30

Six new albums in top 40!

Next: May 15, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (08) May 15

Seven new albums in top 45!
And new number one!

Next: May 31, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (09) May 31

Eight new albums in top 50!

Next: June 15, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (10) June 15

Seven new albums in top 55!

Next: June 30, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (11) June 30

Six new albums in top 60! And new number one!

Next: July 15, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (12) July 15

Five new albums in top 65!

Next: July 31, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (13) July 31

Six new albums in top 70!

Next: August 15, 2018
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Thank you, Otisredding.
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MCCh 2018 (14) August 15

Five new albums in top 75!

Next: August 31, or September 1, 2, 3, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (15) August 31

Five new albums in top 80!

Next: September 15, 2018
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For the next edition of the chart it’s mandatory the listening of
Big Red Machine - Big Red Machine
Sophie Hunger - Molecules
Low - Double Negative
Spiritualized - And Nothing Hurt
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Hello folks this is a masterpiece!
Swamp Dogg - Love, Loss and Auto-Tune
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MCCh 2018 (16) September 15

Six new albums in top 85 and new number 1!

Next: September 30, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (17) September 30

Seven new albums in top 90!

Next: October 15, 2018
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Hello,

I'm surprised. Where is Suede ? Thank you.

https://www.metacritic.com/music/the-blue-hour/suede
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MCCh 2018 (18) October 15

Seven new albums in top 95!

Next: October 31, 2018
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Shouldn't We Consider Against All Logic's 2012-2017 as a Studio Album?Many Sources(eg.RateYourMusic)List It as a Studio Album.Otherwise I Can't Really Imagine Why It Is Absent from the Lists
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RateYourMusic also include Frank Ocean's Endless
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NPG0607 wrote:Shouldn't We Consider Against All Logic's 2012-2017 as a Studio Album?Many Sources(eg.RateYourMusic)List It as a Studio Album.Otherwise I Can't Really Imagine Why It Is Absent from the Lists
Too few reviews?
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JohnnyBGoode wrote:
NPG0607 wrote:Shouldn't We Consider Against All Logic's 2012-2017 as a Studio Album?Many Sources(eg.RateYourMusic)List It as a Studio Album.Otherwise I Can't Really Imagine Why It Is Absent from the Lists
Too few reviews?
Perhaps,seeing that some critics may also consider it as a compilation album.
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discord wrote:RateYourMusic also include Frank Ocean's Endless
For Endless,it's technically from 2016,and from what i've seen,it is not so well-received by critics.
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NPG0607 wrote:
JohnnyBGoode wrote:
NPG0607 wrote:Shouldn't We Consider Against All Logic's 2012-2017 as a Studio Album?Many Sources(eg.RateYourMusic)List It as a Studio Album.Otherwise I Can't Really Imagine Why It Is Absent from the Lists
Too few reviews?
Perhaps,seeing that some critics may also consider it as a compilation album.
Metascore of 82 from 5 reviews at https://www.metacritic.com/music/2012-2 ... -all-logic
AOTY score of 78 from 7 (same 5 + 2 others) reviews at https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/10 ... 2-2017.php

Only 2 (Pitchfork & AllMusic) included here, though 4 of the others (Clash, PMA, Spectrum Culture & Resident Advisor) included in year end source list (different criteria?) http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/vi ... =21&t=6125 & on AnyDecentMusic which also restricts no. of sources to "intelligent, independent and sussed" though again not same criteria http://anydecentmusic.com/about.aspx
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Though lower down thread on EOY 2017 source list

"Resident Advisor has been deleted because (per a message in another thread) they've announced they're no longer doing year-end polls."
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MCCh 2018 (19) October 31

Seven new albums in top 100!

Next: November 15, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (20) November 15

Seven new albums in top 100!

Next: November 30, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (21) November 30

Three new albums in top 100!

Next: December 31, 2018
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MCCh 2018 (22) December 31

And, finally, two new albums in top 100!

Next: January 31, 2019
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