Best-of-Year Lists

I’m not entirely sure this list is comprehensive, but these are some of the best records that came out this year. Other than the album that topped my list (Damien Jurado’s Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son), these are in no particular order.

St Vincent – St. Vincent
New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 2
Ex Hex – Rips
Broncho – Just Enough Hip to Be Woman
Joan Shelley – Electric Ursa
Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
Strand of Oaks – Heal
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Only Run
Bonnie Prince Billy – Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongues
Split Single – Fragmented World
War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
Sun Kil Moon – Benji
Shellac – Dude Incredible
Shabazz Palaces – Lese Majesty
Against Me – Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Tinariwen – Emmaar
Ty Segall – Manipulator
Young Widows – Easy Pain
Damien Jurado – Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son