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Gene's 2022 Bash: Full Throttle

them tops, them absolute aces, them faves of this our annus mirabilis (which is a word I know because Merriam Webster has it as its word of the day today). Anyhoodlum, here are my tops that got me to bottom for them. 50 of them, cause last year twas 100 + honourable mentions and I bailed on the blurbs.
62Khruangbin and Leon Bridges
Texas Moon


As a bonus, here are a few of my least favourite albums, cause hate is fun kinda.

-11
FFO: boredom
61Muse
Will of the People


-10
FFO: rich people preaching
60alt-J
The Dream


-9
FFO: pretentious indie
59Big K.R.I.T.
Digital Roses Don't Die


-8
FFO: Drake at this point
58Vaura
Vista of Deviant Anatomies


-7
FFO: Bandcamp goth rip-offs
57Oliver Tree
Cowboy Tears


-6
FFO: a bit that went for too long
56Bastille
Give Me the Future


-5
FFO: Imagine Dragons, oh dear
55Archive
Call To Arms and Angels


-4
FFO: bloatedness
54Bad Suns
Apocalypse Whenever


-3
FFO: i dont even know
53Penny and Sparrow
Olly Olly


-2
FFO: neutered soy folk
52Set It Off
Elsewhere


-1 (but like in the other direction. don't question the math here, -1 is lower here than -10)
FFO: trash
51Pan Daijing
Tissues


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50Pan Daijing
Tissues


industrial/experimental/ambient/opera
FFO: Puce Mary, Diamanda Galas, Cremation Lily
49Patrick Watson
Better In The Shade


chamber pop/dream pop/ambient
FFO: Kishi Bashi, The Cinematic Orchestra, Keaton Henson
48Los Bitchos
Let The Festivities Begin!


surf rock/cumbia peruana/psych rock
FFO: The Orielles, Yin Yin, La Luz
47YAYA KIM
a.k.a YAYA


jazz/pop/blues/artsy/electronica/a whole lotta world influences
FFO: Park Jiha, Shiina Ringo, Mora Mothaus
46Peregrine (USA-MA)
the awful things we've done


emo/hardcore
FFO: Somewhere South of Here, Chalk Hands, Smidley
45Earl Sweatshirt
Sick!


hip-hop/somewhat abstract
FFO: MIKE, OddFuture, Danny Brown
44Editors
EBM


synthpop/electronic/all out pop
FFO: White Lies, The Killers, a whole bunch of synth-y post-Britpop bands
43Hinako Omori
a journey...


ambient/pop
FFO: Ryuichi Sakamoto, Penelope Trappes, Ichiko Aoba
42Huerco S
Plonk


IDM/techno
FFO: Fennesz, Actress, Theo Parrish
41Mamaleek
Diner Coffee


experimental/jazz/noise/metal of some kind
FFO: Jute Gyte, Botanist, Brain Tentacles
40Emily Wells
Regards to the End


art pop/chamber pop
FFO: Cate Le Bon, Laura Veris, My Brightest Diamond
39MNNQNS
The Second Principle


indie rock/buzzy rock
FFO: Spoon, The Amazons, Silverbacks
38Metric
Formentera


indie rock/synthpop
FFO: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Wolf Alice, Amanda Palmer
3740 Watt Sun
Perfect Light


slowcore
FFO: Kauan, Worm Ouroboros, Wardruna even kinda
36Lo Moon
A Modern Life


dream pop/art pop/ambient
FFO: S. Carey, Pavo Pavo, Balthazar
35Royksopp
Profound Mysteries


this is all 3 chapters in one
electropop/ambient/house/downtempo
FFO: Unkle, The Knife, Goldfrapp
34Kristine Leschper
The Opening, or Closing of a Door


art pop
FFO: Soap&Skin, Macie Stewart, Circuit des Yeux
33Binker and Moses
Feeding the Machine


nu-jazz/spiritual
FFO: Moses Boyd, Alfa Mist, Yussef Kamaal
32Debit
The Long Count


drone/ambient
FFO: Prurient, Vladislav Delay, Puce Mary
31Blood Red Shoes
GHOSTS ON TAPE


indie rock/garage rock/synthpop
FFO: The Kills, Editors, The Strokes
30Saba
Few Good Things


hip-hop/neo-soul
FFO: Mick Jenkins, Smino, JID
29Fort Romeau
Beings of Light


deep house/ambient
FFO: Leon Vynehall, Jacques Greene, Youandewan
28Ibibio Sound Machine
Electricity


funk/afrobeat/dance music oh yeah
FFO: Meshell Ndegeocello, Melt Yourself Down, Oumou Sangare
27Darkher
The Buried Storm


dark folk/doom/RYM says ethereal wave
FFO: Chelsea Wolfe, Forndom, Julie Christmas
26Messa
Close


Black Sabbath
FFO: Black Sabbath
25Grace Cummings
Storm Queen


folk/americana
FFO: Arooj Aftab, Aldous Harding, Adrianne Lenker
24Billy Woods
Aethiopes


hip-hop/abstract
FFO: Ka, MIKE, Your Old Droog
23Black Dresses
Forget Your Own Face


noise pop/glitch/synth-punk
FFO: Cindy Lee, new Halsey, Nine Inch Nails
22Leland Whitty
Anyhow


nu jazz
FFO: BADBADNOTGOOD, Moses Boyd, Ezra Collective
21Conjurer (UK)
Pathos


sludge metal/black metal
FFO: DVNE, early Mastodon, PIJN
20Beach House
Once Twice Melody


dream pop/chamber
FFO: i mean, it's beach house, you either already know, or you will find out. they are the base point
19Orville Peck
Bronco


alt-country/americana
FFO: Honey Harper, Neko Case, recently Adeem the Artist
18Szun Waves
Earth Patterns


ambient/nu-jazz
FFO: Ill Considered, Ben LaMar Gay, Oren Ambarchi
17Che Noir
Food For Thought


hip-hop
FFO: Chynna, Kamaiyah, Noname
16The Comet Is Coming
Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam


nu-jazz/spiritual
FFO: you should know by now, but any Shabaka Hutchings project, really
15Raum
Daughter


ambient/drone/field recordings
FFO: Mirrorring, Sarah Devachi, Julianna Barwick
14Pleasure Craft
Walls, Mirrors and Windows


indie rock/synthpop/dance
FFO: HMLTD, Pottery, Liars
13Ho99o9
SKIN


hip-hop/industrial/trap metal
FFO: BACKXWASH, clipping., City Morgue
12Kendrick Lamar
Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers


hip-hop to end all hip-hops
FFO: Ab-Soul, JID, ScHoolboy Q
11Kokoroko
Could We Be More


jazz-funk/afrobeat/neo-soul
FFO: Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Shabaka Hutchings
10Denzel Curry
Melt My Eyez See Your Future


southern hip-hop/jazz rap
FFO: JID, JPEDMAFIA, Flatbush Zombies
9Cate Le Bon
Pompeii


art pop/neo-psychedelia
FFO: Destroyer, Julia Holter, Christine and the Queens
8FKA Twigs
Caprisongs


R&B/trap/pop
FFO: Sevdaliza, SZA, Xenia Rubinos
7Everything Everything
Raw Data Feel


indietronica/art pop/dance-pop/AI-generated pop
FFO: Battles, Wild Beasts, Hot Chip
6Pusha T
It's Almost Dry


southern hip-hop/neo-soul
FFO: Clipse cause of course, Freddie Gibbs, ScHoolboy Q
5JID
The Forever Story


hip-hop/ trap/neo-soul/jazz rap/fucking bonkers thing
FFO: all things good and holy
4SOUL GLO
Diaspora Problems


hxc/skramz/noise
FFO: Show Me the Body, Portrayal of Guilt, Body Count
3Yeule
Glitch Princess


gggglllliiiittttccchhhhhhhh
FFO: egirls ig
2CMAT
If My Wife New I'd Be Dead


singer-songwriter/country/indie pop
FFO: Orville Peck, The Felice Brothers, Neko Case
1Daniel Rossen
You Belong There


progressive folk/avant-folk/chamber
FFO: Grizzly Bear (duh), Cass McCombs, Fleet Foxes
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