Staff Lists 2018: Our favorite non-work related music of the year

Staff Lists 2018: Our favorite non-work related music of the year

Staff picks: Our favorite non-work related music of 2018

(and also our favorite unlikely animal friendships)

Click here for a playlist of our favorite non-Force Field tracks of 2018 and here for all the singles we promoted

 

Daniel Gill

albums:

1. Julia Holter – Aviary
2. Yves Tumor – Safe In The Hands Of Love
3. Low – Double Negative
4. U.S. Girls – In A Poem Unlimited
5. The Goon Sax – We’re Not Talking
6. Mastersystem – Dance Music
7. Michael Rault – It’s A New Day Tonight
8. Tierra Whack – Whack World
9. Adrianne Lenker – Abysskiss
10. Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour

reissues:

1. Dur-Dur Band – Dur-Dur of Somalia, Volumes 1 & 2
2. Haruomi Hosono reissues on LITA
3. Asnakech Worku – Asnakech
4. Basa Basa – Homowo
5. Various Artists – Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth – Boogie in 1980s South Africa

     

Sophie Gilchrist

1. Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
2.
Cher – Dancing Queen
3. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
4. Ariana Grande – Sweetner
5. Pusha T – Daytona
6. Robyn – Honey
7. Michael Rault – It’s a New Day Tonight
8. Teyana Taylor – K.T.S.E.
9. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me
10. boygenius – boygenius

 

Juan Izguerra

1. Uneven Paths: Deviant Pop From Europe 1980-1991 (Music From Memory)
2. Kale Plankieren Dutch cassette rarities 1981 – 1987, volume 2 (Knekelhuis)
3. Vinyl Williams – Opal (Requiem Pour Un Twister)
4. Respuesta Alternativa – Grata Compania (Left Ear Records)
5. Eric Random – A Boy Alone (Dark Entries)

 

John Cohill

1. The Voidz – Virtue
2. the spirit of the beehive – Hypnic Jerks
3. Earl Sweatshirt – Some Rap Songs
4. Arthur – Woof Woof
5. The Breeders – All Nerve
6. Vince Staples – FM!
7. Palm – Rock Island
8. Dntel – Hate In My Heart
9. Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy
10. Pusha T – Daytona

 

Stephanie Rangel

1. Vinyl Williams – Opal
2Tommy Mandel – Mellow Magic
3. Paint – PAINT
4. Peter Ivers – The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings
5. Stereolab reissues