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2023 Favorites

Many good albums this year, but not so many which blew my mind. Maybe next year.
1Amplifier
Hologram


Their best record overall since Echo Street maybe, can't wait for Gargantuan.
2Caroline Polachek
Desire, I Want To Turn Into You


Biggest surprise, this grew on me a lot.
3Depeche Mode
Memento Mori
4Yawning Man
Long Walk of the Navajo


Torrid summer jam.
5Acid Arab
Trois


Banger.
6Oxbow
Love's Holiday
7Katatonia
Sky Void of Stars
8Protomartyr
Formal Growth in the Desert
9Follakzoid
V


Found myself listening to this more than I thought. Seeing them live in what was probably their most intimate gig lately and chit chatting with Domingae made for a special memory lol.
10MxPx
Find A Way Home


How the hell didn't I listen to these guys until now, I don't know. Great record, forget about Blink-182's latest.
11Queens of the Stone Age
In Times New Roman...


Tight album, half of it is awesome.
12Filter
The Algorithm


Weird production choices aside, it's a really good LP.
13The Flower Kings
Look At You Now
14Gozu
Remedy


Gozu still slays.
15The National
Laugh Track


Some excellent moments on this one.
16Fennesz/Ozmotic
Senzatempo
17LE SSERAFIM
UNFORGIVEN


Did a much better job with the album than IVE.
18Carbon Based Lifeforms
Seeker
19Rotor (GER)
7


Rotor remains a constant feature with another great record.
20Beastwars
Tyranny Of Distance
21Swans
The Beggar


Too long and linear, but when it clicks it's awesome.
22Mondo Drag
Through The Hourglass
23Tim Hecker
No Highs
24Therapy?
Hard Cold Fire
25HEALTH
RAT WARS


I like it, it's a cool experiment they had to do at some point.
26Ozric Tentacles
Lotus Unfolding
27Kimbra
A Reckoning
28The National
First Two Pages of Frankenstein


A few awesome tracks amid your usual middle aged corporate dad sob.
29William Basinski
The Clocktower at the Beach (1979)
30Jessie Ware
That! Feels Good!
31Zhaoze
No Answer Blowin' in the Wind
32Bell Witch
Future's Shadow I: The Clandestine Gate
33Anohni and the Johnsons
My Back Was a Bridge for You to Cross
34Foo Fighters
But Here We Are
35REZN
Solace
36Blur
The Ballad of Darren
37Wilco
Cousin
38Acid King
Beyond Vision
39VV (FIN)
Neon Noir


A slow grower for me.
40Great Falls
Objects Without Pain
41Tuber
Joyful Science
42Slowdive
Everything is Alive
43Purelink
Signs
44Gorillaz
Cracker Island
45Laibach
Sketches of the Red Districts
46Ryuichi Sakamoto
12
47Big|Brave
nature morte
48KEN mode
Void
49Jason Isbell
Weathervanes
50Xiu Xiu
Ignore Grief
51Sleaford Mods
UK Grim
52Host
IX
53Mondo Generator
We Stand Against You
54The Ocean
Holocene


This didn't really click, but it's a nice listen. Maybe it will click at some point.
55Red Velvet
Chill Kill
56fromis_9
Unlock My World
57Motorpsycho
Yay!
58Steven Wilson
The Harmony Codex


Should be higher I guess, but I didn't really have the patience for it so far, there were other records I enjoyed more since it was released.
59Domkraft
Sonic Moons
60Bongzilla
Dab City


Too long, but played it frequently as background music while playing on my PC.
61Baxter Dury
I Thought I Was Better Than You
62Delerium
Signs
63Moby
Ambient 23
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