Frivolous
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04.09.19 solo violin improvisations12.16.18 twentyeighteen for Friv
12.08.18 im so tired08.26.18 Music for Urban Dystopias
04.09.18 Overlooked Stuff from Q1

twentyeighteen for Friv

here's a list of the albums i liked a lot format: genre description songs to check rating
42Yves Tumor
Safe in the Hands of Love


post-industrial psychedelia

wanders maybe a bit too much but still great

songs to check: economy of freedom, noid, lifetime

4.0
41The Body
I have fought against it, But I can’t any longer


death wave industrial

lingua ignota is cool and good and makes an interesting contrast with chip's vocals

songs to check: nothing stirs

4.0
40Naked Flames
Naked Flames Who Can Recall His Past Lives


free-flowing rock

really interesting sound to this, gets lodged in my head quite easily

songs to check: up syndrome, thetime

4.0
39HIRS
Friends. Lovers. Favorites.


queercore pv/grind

this is just insane

songs to check: last acrylic nail in the coffin, trans woman dies of old age

4.0
38Ash Koosha
Unnamed


art pop

uniquely alien

songs to check: unnamed 1, unnamed 9

4.0
37Bog Wraith
Omen


dxc

i can't and will spinkick you

4.0
36Tim Hecker
Konoyo


ambient

i'm not sure if this is the masterpiece everyone else seems to think it is but i like it

songs to check: this life, access to anoyo
35dDJ AngelBoi
ParaDise LOVE MIX


nightcore

bangs harder than i can handle

songs to check: it's a dj mix so um

4.0
34Hen Ogledd
Mogic


weirdo psych pop

this is fun :)

songs to check: love time feel, problem child

4.0
33Anna von Hausswolff
Dead Magic


droney neoclassical experimental buzzword here darkwave

bit of an odyssey

songs to check: the mysterious vanishing of electra, ugly and vengeful

4.0
32Black Dresses
WASTEISOLATION


noisey synthetic pop

rook + devi's most popular album yet is also my least favorite album of theirs in 2018

songs to check: in my mouth, thoughts and prayers

4.0
31AL-90
Murmansk-60


outsider house

he's still got it

songs to check: makabr, spurv edit

4.0
30Park Jiha
Philos


korean post-minimalism

see 9

songs to check: thunder shower, walker: in seoul

4.0
29Rosehall
The First Requisite Is Life


avant-folk

*extremely australian accent* i'm gay (nah but this is really cool and fun and good)

songs to check: sunday's cool, spiders

4.0
28emamouse
PSBB2


whacked out vaguely chiptune-y j-pop bastardizations

good to lose your mind to

songs to check: biolon, mou fjord

4.0
27Rook (CA)
parasite


post-industrial noise pop

see 2

songs to check: tomorrow, disease

4.0
26John Tilbury / Keith Rowe / Kjell Bjorgeengen
Sissel


eai

this one's for the ghosts

songs to check: it's only one song lol

4.0
25Julia Holter
Aviary


weirdo organic pop

24Sophie
Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides


post-industrial bubblegum bass

has grown off me a bit, but still very fun

songs to check: ponyboy, immaterial

4.0
23Mount Eerie
Now Only


indie folk rock

phil will probably always have a place on my lists

songs to check: distortion, two paintings by nikolai astrup

4.0
22Okada
Misery


ambient (pop)

it's just so fucking gorgeous

songs to check: bury me, unclothe

4.0
21Devi McCallion & Katie Dey
Some New Form of Life


all-over-the-place pop

devi largely dropped the noise from black dresses in this collab with katie that i like a lot

songs to check: sunshine, rainforest, pigs don't feel pain

4.0
20Gas
Rausch


forest nymph techno, as always

i love that lurching kick so much

songs: just listen to the whole thing, but rausch 2

4.0
19Kelly Moran
Ultraviolet


pretty piano

the electronics are good too

songs to check: autowave, helix

4.0
18Machine Girl
The Ugly Art


digi hardcore

ctrl + f "death grips" but better

songs to check: kill screen, necro culture vulture, a decent man

4.0
17Lucio Capece/Marc Baron
My Trust In You


eai

i really like the title of this album for some reason - i don't know how to talk about this album and maybe never will

songs to check: believe in brutus, self-centered interpretation of, kneel for your psychoacoustic rights,

4.0
16Playboi Carti
Die Lit


trap

simultaneously both underrated and insanely overrated depending on who you talk to, die lit is nevertheless my favorite hip hop album of the year

songs to check: long time, lean 4 real, shoota
15DJ Healer
Nothing 2 Loose


ethereal house

i mean you could argue that this uses its sense of spirituality as a crutch but at the same time come on mannnnnnn

songs to check: at last (becoming the storm), 2 the dark
14Clarence Clarity
THINK: PEACE


glitchy r&b

much more streamlined than no now and better for it

songs to check: we change, vapid feels ain't vapid, next best thing
13Shygirl
Cruel Practice


post-industrial hip hop

god this is so fun, so smoooooooooth, i want those strings on rude to stab me

songs to check: rude, o, asher wolfe

4.0
12Sectioned (Metalcore)
Annihilated


(Metalcore)

aaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

songs to check: synchronicity, portrait

4.0
11Carla Bozulich
Quieter


avant-folk

it's just so pretty

songs to check: sha sha, end of the world

4.0
10Teki Latex
The Naked King


club music amalgamation

songs to check: it's a dj mix so um

4.5
9Park Jiha
Communion


korean minimalism

feels like meditating in a dimly lit room, rules

songs to check: communion, sounds heard from the moon, the first time i sat across from you

4.5
8Sepulcher
Panoptic Horror


crusty thrash

i like the ways that it just keeps adding on to the intensity

songs to check: corporeal vessels, towards an earthly rapture
7The Armed
Only Love


wall-to-wall electropunk

i lose my fucking mind every time role models comes on

songs to check: witness, role models, luxury themes

4.5
6Transient and Bastard Noise
Sources of Human Satisfaction


noisey fuckin pv

secretly the best punk album of the year

tracks to check: night ass, leeches

4.5
5Daughters
You Won't Get What You Want


rock

hey they're back

songs to check: satan in the wait; the flammable man; the reason they hate me; guest house

4.5
4The Voidz
Virtue


pinballing pop/rock

never sits still and is all the better for it, constantly finding new sounds to play with, read my insanely bad review of this if you like,

songs to check: leave it in my dreams, pyramid of bones, permanent high school, wink, my friend the walls

4.5
3Elysia Crampton
Elysia Crampton


weirdo latin electronic

i think my favorite thing about this album is that it feels like 3 songs are playing at the same time, but it all works, somehow.a

songs to check: nativity, oscollo, orion song

4.5
2Rook (CA)
shed blood


post-industrialized noise pop

rook has quickly become one of my favorite artists and she makes music about being alone and tired and queer and scared and angry and it's a feeling i find WORRYINGLY relatable [2]

songs to check: sardonica, moth, broken grace, im so near here, thirteen, every other song on the album,

4.5 (but almost a 5, in my heart)
1Mid-Air Thief
Crumbling


psych-folktronic pop

gloriously busy, songs don't just progress but unwind and fold back in on themselves and twist and turn, nothing else could be no. 1

songs to check: why?, these chains, gameun deut, crumbling together, every other song on the album,

5.0
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