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Best music of 2022

Bartles Strange    Black Country, New Road    Cheat Codes

My annual best music of the year list that I always spend too much time compiling. Hope you agree on some, and/or find some new things to discover. Black Country, New Road, Cola, Kevin Devine, Fresh, Just Mustard, and Jeff Parker were my favorite new discoveries this year.

The list

  • Bartees Strange “Farm To Table
  • Black Country, New Road “Ants From Up There”
  • Built to Spill “When The Wind Forgets Your Name”
  • Camp Cope “Running With the Hurricane”
  • The Chats “Get Fucked”
  • Cola “Deep In View”
  • Danger Mouse, Black Thought “Cheat Codes”
  • Kevin Devine “Nothing’s Real, So Nothing’s Wrong”
  • Dry Cleaning “Stumpwork”
  • Craig Finn “A Legacy Of Rentals”
  • Fontaines D.C. “Skinty Fia”

   Georgia Maq    The Smith Street Band    Simgle Mothers

  • Fresh “Raise Hell”
  • Julia Jacklin “Pre Pleasure”
  • Kevin Morby “This Is A Photograph”
  • Just Mustard “Heart Under”
  • Georgia Maq “Live at Sydney Opera House EP”
  • MJ Lenderman “Boat Songs” *
  • Martha “Please Don’t Take Me Back”
  • OFF! “Free LSD”
  • Jeff Parker “Mondays at The Enfield Tennis Acadamy”
  • Single Mothers “Everything You Need”
  • The Smith Street Band “Life After Football”
  • Spiritualized “Everything Was Beautiful”
  • Yard Act “The Overload”

Honerable mentions

Drug Church    Inclination    NNAMDÏ

  • Beach Bunny “Emotional Creature”
  • Black Star “No Fear of Time”
  • Cate Le Bon “Pompeii”
  • Dehd “Blue Skies”
  • Drug Church “Hygiene”
  • Horsegirl “Versions of Modern Performance”
  • Inclination “Unaltered Perspective”
  • Kiwi Jr. “CHOPPER”
  • NNAMDÏ “Please Have a Seat”
  • Wet Leg “Wet Leg”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Cool It Down”