Above the Fold

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★  Apr 18, 2024  ★

Our Favorite Albums of 2018

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In a year marked by misinformation and a general sense of uncertainty, one thing is for sure—a number of inspiring, electrically-charged records were released in 2018, and we had the pleasure of listening. Check out a few of our favorites below, and be sure to follow our lovingly-curated playlist and take our yearly roundup on the go!

By Luke Graves

Original Fuzz Magazine 2018 favorite albums

Caroline Rose – LONER (via New West Records, Listen)

Kurt Vile – Bottle It In (via Matador Records, Listen)

Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt (via Bella Union, Listen)

Erin Rae – Putting on Airs (via Single Lock Records, Listen)

Champagne Superchillin’ – Beach Deep(via Broken Circles/Soft Junk, Listen)

Ought – Room Inside the World (via Merge Records, Listen)

JEFF The Brotherhood – Magick Songs (via Dine Alone Records, Listen)

Julia Holter – Aviary (via Domino Record Co., Listen)

BOYTOY – Night Leaf (via PaperCup Music, Listen)

Parquet Courts – Wide Awake! (via Rough Trade Records, Listen)

Shame – Songs Of Praise (via Dead Oceans, Listen)

Sunflower Bean – Twentytwo in Blue (via Mom+Pop, Listen)

The Nude Party - The Nude Party (via New West Records, Listen)

Ron Gallo - Stardust Birthday Party (via New West Records, Listen)

Listen to our 2018 "Best of" playlist.