2017 Albums Ranked By Rating


The xx, I See You


Idles, Brutalism


St. Vincent, Masseduction
Dirty Projectors, Dirty Projectors
(Sandy) Alex G, Rocket
Father John Misty, Pure Comedy
British Sea Power, Let the Dancers Inherit the Party
Tyler, the Creator, Scum Fuck Flower Boy


Lorde, Melodrama
Grizzly Bear, Painted Ruins
Chelsea Wolfe, Hiss Spin
Brockhampton, Saturation III
Perfume Genius, No Shape
Mount Eerie, A Crow Looked at Me
The Jesus and Mary Chain, Damage and Joy
TOKiMONSTA, Lune Rouge
Ryuichi Sakamoto, async


Slowdive, Slowdive
The National, Sleep Well Beast
Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Luciferian Towers
LCD Soundsystem, American Dream
Iron & Wine, Beast Epic
Real Estate, In Mind
Jay-Z, 4:44
Destroyer, Ken
The Magnetic Fields, 50 Song Memoir
Fleet Foxes, Crack-Up
Big Boi, Boomiverse
The Caretaker, Everywhere at the End of Time (Stages 2 & 3)


Mac DeMarco, This Old Dog
Lana Del Rey, Lust for Life
The Black Angels, Death Song
Julien Baker, Turn Out the Lights
Paramore, After Laughter


The I.L.Y's, Bodyguard
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Who Built the Moon?
Xiu Xiu, Forget
Blanck Mass, World Eater
Sun Kil Moon, Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood
Elbow, Little Fictions
Harry Styles, Harry Styles
Freddie Gibbs, You Only Live 2wice


Portugal. The Man, Woodstock
Sampha, Process
Waxahatchee, Out in the Storm
Vince Staples, Big Fish Theory
Brand New, Science Fiction
U2, Songs of Experience
Cloud Nothings, Life Without Sound
Spoon, Hot Thoughts
Japandroids, Near to the Wild Heart of Life
Thundercat, Drunk


Passion Pit, Tremendous Sea of Love
Jens Lekman, Life Will See You Now
Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2, Star Stuff
Arca, Arca
Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
The Killers, Wonderful Wonderful
The Raveonettes, 2016 Atomized
Avey Tare, Eucalyptus
Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister, Planetarium


Four Tet, New Energy
Death From Above, Outrage! Is Now
King Krule, The Ooz
Grails, Chalice Hymnal
Brian Eno, Reflection
Migos, Culture
Girlpool, Powerplant
Beach Fossils, Somersault
Arcade Fire, Everything Now
Forest Swords, Compassion
John Maus, Screen Memories
Ride, Weather Diaries
Bjork, Utopia


Wolf Parade, Cry Cry Cry
Cigarettes After Sex, Cigarettes After Sex
Foxygen, Hang
Wavves, You're Welcome
Kelly Lee Owens, Kelly Lee Owens
Young Thug, Beautiful Thugger Girls


Fever Ray, Plunge
Weezer, Pacific Daydream