The Top 50 Albums Of 2017

2017 started off pretty great, musically speaking. I had a hard time ranking things right off the bat and that continued all the way up until lock time for this post. A lot of my favorite artists put out great records that made the list, but there are a lot of new names here and I’m excited to hear what they do next.

50. (Sandy) Alex G-Rocket

49. Jens Lekman-Life Will See You Now

48. Sir Sly-Don’t You Worry, Honey

47. H.D. Harmsen-Idiot Boy

46. Terror jr-BopCity2: TerrorRising

45. Terriers-I Don’t Still Want To Unless You Want To

44. Gingerlys-Gingerlys

43. James Vincent McMorrow-True Care

42. Nobody-Turn

41. Goodbye June-Magic Valley

40. Talib Kweli-Radio Silence

39. The National-Sleep Well Beast

38. Tei Shi-Crawl Space

37. DieAlps!-Our City

36. Kamasi Washington-Harmony Of Difference

35. Bedouine-Bedouine

34. Ravyn Lenae-Midnight Moonlight

33. Royal Blood-How Did We Get So Dark?

32. The Fluids-No Kidding!

31. Jackie Shane-Any Other Way

30. Big Boi-Boomiverse

29. Benjamin Booker-Witness

28. Mister Heavenly-Boxing The Moonlight

27. Shilpa Ray-Door Girl

26. Gloom Balloon-Drying The Eyes Of The Goddess Of Gloom Underneath The Stars And The Moon

25. Tops-Sugar At The Gate

24. Natalia LaFourcade-Musas

23. NE-HI-Offers

22. Sundara Karma-Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect

21. Nikki Lane-Highway Queen

20. Sorority Noise-You’re Not As _______ As You Think

19. Waxahatchee-Out In The Storm

18. Thundercat-Drunk

17. Sheer Mag-Need To Feel Your Love

16. Freddie Gibbs-You Only Live 2wice

15. A Giant Dog-Toy

14. Sampha-Process

13. Ryan Adams-Prisoner

12. Kendrick Lamar-Damn.

11. The Regrettes-Feel Your Feelings, Fool!

10. Julien Baker-Turn Out The Lights

9. Smino-blkswn

8. Cherry Glazerr-Apocalipstick

7. K Flay-Every Where Is Somewhere

6. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit-The Nashville Sound

5. Josh Ritter-Gathering

4. Hurray For The Riff Raff-The Navigator

3. Perfume Genius-No Shape

2. Conor Oberst-Salutations

1. Mount Eerie-A Crow Looked At Me

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