Top 10 Albums of 2019

2019 was brimming with exceptional album releases from old favorites and newcomers alike. While it was difficult to narrow it down to 10, these are truly unique works of art that will prove to be timeless classics proceeding the next decade.


Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs

Beautiful compositions in song

Released February 8, 2019 by Mexican Summer
Best Track: Here My Love

Max Gowan – Bygones

Soothing alternative

Released February 15, 2019 by Z Tapes
Best Track: 7th Day

Nilüfer Yanya – Miss Universe

Strong femininity & expert songwriting

Released March 22, 2019 by ATO
Best Track: Baby Blu

World Brain – Peer 2 Peer

Multi-dimensional lo-fi

Independently released April 12, 2019
Best Track: Everybody Dies

Matt Martians – The Last Party

Soul and sass forever

Released April 26, 2019 by 3qtr
Best Track: Movin On

Various Artists – Self Discovery for Social Survival

A psych-lover’s soundtrack dream

Released June 14, 2019 by Mexican Summer
Best Track: Hold On

Dope Lemon – Smooth Big Cat

Easy listening with an edge

Released July 12, 2019 by BMG
Best Track: Hey You

Friendly Fires – Inflorescent

Uplifting electro-pop

Released August 16, 2019 by Polydor
Best Track: Love Like Waves

Men I Trust – Oncle Jazz

A prolific, genre-bending adventure

Independently released September 13, 2019
Best Track: Days Go By

Kaytranada- BUBBA

Genius-level production

Released December 13, 2019 by RCA
Best Track: Taste

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