Favorite Albums from 2018


These are the albums that were released in 2018 that got the most play, listed in alphabetical order:

  Deeper – Deeper

Deeper is a post-punk band based in Chicago, Illinois.

  Film School – Bright To Death

Film School is a San Francisco/Los Angeles shoegaze revivalist band who released their 5th album.

  Holy – All These Worlds Are Yours

Holy is the Stockholm based project of Hannes Ferm from Umeå, Sweden.

  Jaguwar – Ringthing

Jaguwar formed in summer 2012 under the starsigns of shoegaze and noisepop music.

  The KVB – Only Now Forever

The KVB, from London, blends reverb soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronic production. This was their 5th release.

  Moaning – Moaning

Moaning is a Los Angeles-based post-punk outfit that combines melody with raucous noise.

  Ought – Room Inside The World

Ought, from Montreal, began in 2011, taking heavy cues from their city’s thriving scene of underground politics, loft parties, and D.I.Y. culture.

  Preoccupations – New Material

Preoccupations, from Calgary, play a fusion of art rock and lo-fi pop that maintains a very human pulse despite the extensive use of electronics and noise.

  Salad Boys – This Is Glue

Salad Boys are a New Zealand indie pop band. This is their second release.

  Shame – Songs Of Praise

Shame, from South London, released their debut this year.

  Soft Science – Maps

Soft Science is a dream pop / shoegaze band from Sacramento, California.

  Teenage Wrist – Chrome Neon Jesus

Teenage Wrist, from Los Angeles, released their debut full length showing influences from 90s British bands like Catherine Wheel and Swervedriver.

Please give them a listen if you’re not familiar with them and, as always, support the artists.

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