These are the albums that were released in 2018 that got the most play, listed in alphabetical order:
Deeper is a post-punk band based in Chicago, Illinois.
Film School is a San Francisco/Los Angeles shoegaze revivalist band who released their 5th album.
Holy is the Stockholm based project of Hannes Ferm from Umeå, Sweden.
Jaguwar formed in summer 2012 under the starsigns of shoegaze and noisepop music.
The KVB, from London, blends reverb soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronic production. This was their 5th release.
Moaning is a Los Angeles-based post-punk outfit that combines melody with raucous noise.
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, 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 are a New Zealand indie pop band. This is their second release.
Shame, from South London, released their debut this year.
Soft Science is a dream pop / shoegaze band from Sacramento, California.
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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