SowingSeason
Staff

Reviews 433
Soundoffs 404
News Articles 74
Band Edits + Tags 152
Album Edits 763

Album Ratings 2167
Objectivity 80%

Last Active 09-22-19 1:28 am
Joined 07-07-08

Forum Posts 2,959
Review Comments 32,092

 Lists
09.19.19 Sowing's Week 3 Picks09.16.19 Autumn Favorites
09.10.19 Sowing's Week 2 Picks09.06.19 Norman Fucking Rockwell Ranked
09.05.19 Sowing's Week 1 Picks 08.16.19 Big Week #2: Rapid Reactions
07.27.19 Another 2019 Ranking07.25.19 Sowing's 2019 NFL Predictions
07.24.19 Fall Out Boy Albums Ranked 07.05.19 All Brand New Songs Ranked: Sowing's Re
07.01.19 User Appreciation06.22.19 Manchester Orchestra Ranked
06.11.19 Sowing's 2019.5 05.30.19 Top 10 MGMT Songs
05.29.19 Psych Me Out05.27.19 Top 20 Anberlin Songs
05.21.19 Sowing's Top 10 Bands 05.05.19 Best Songs of the Year
More »

Another 2019 Ranking

Between some superb new releases and others that grew at an unprecedented rate, I felt the need to re-evaluate my running tally to date for top albums of the year.
1Copeland
Blushing


Still my AOTY unless the below album grabs me more emotionally. This thing is a lyrical wrecking ball. 5/5
2Lisel
Angels on the Slope


The best experimental pop album I've heard in ages. 5/5
3Bad Books
III


Andy Hull and Kevin Devine are the new Simon & Garfunkel 5/5
4Kishi Bashi
Omoiyari


Japanese Sufjan Stevens core 4.7/5
5Weyes Blood
Titanic Rising


Entrancing, atmospheric pop 4.5/5
6Glen Hansard
This Wild Willing


Post-folk glory that sounds like a combination of Damien Rice, Nick Cave, and Pink Floyd 4.5/5
7Plastic Mermaids
Suddenly Everyone Explodes


If MGMT and The Flaming Lips had a baby 4.5/5
8The Flaming Lips
King's Mouth


Don't let the wonky storyline or this band's recent irrelevance fool you; this is a masterful concept album 4.5/5
9Tyler, the Creator
IGOR


Remember before Chance the Rapper's album, when ya'll thought THIS was disappointing? smh. Album is a summer banger. 4.5/5
10La Dispute
Panorama


mewithoutYou core 4.4/5
11Craig Finn
I Need A New War


small town stories, bigger lessons 4.3/5
12Rammstein
Rammstein


riffs on riffs on riffs 4.3/5
13Of Monsters and Men
Fever Dream


indie-folk goes to the mall for a pop outfit 4.2/5
14The Tallest Man on Earth
I Love You. It's a Fever Dream.


matsson is a beautiful man 4.1/5
15Laura Stevenson
The Big Freeze


slow, drawn out beauty 4.1/5
16Thom Yorke
Anima


On par with Kid A or TKOL in terms of experimenting 4/5
17Hatchie
Keepsake


summer night joy rides 4/5
18Thank You Scientist
Terraformer


the best elevator prog I've ever heard 4/5
19American Football
American Football (LP3)


the first american football album I've actually really liked 4/5
20James Blake
Assume Form


pop, chipmunk vocals, and glitchy electronics, what's not to like? 4/5
Show/Add Comments (5)

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2019 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy