Music Mondays: The Year So Far

The Year So Far

It’s been nearly a year to the day since I last dropped a Music Mondays post. I won’t bore you with why it’s been so long because there’s too much good music to share. This is by no means the definitive list of the best new music, but these are all artists and albums that are worth a listen.

Jeff Rosenstock – POST (alternative/indie)

Certain Creatures – Nasadiya Sykta (ambient/atmospheric)

Lylo – Post Era (80s retro)

Dream Wife – Dream Wife (rock/post-punk)

Mary Gauthier – Rifles and Rosary Beads (country/folk/Americana)

Hookworms – Microshift (electronica)

Field Music – Open Here (indietronic/pop)

Steve Reich – Steve Reich: Pulse/Quartet (classical)

Ezra Furman – Transangelic Exodus (low-fi/garage rock)

Son Lux – Brighter Wounds (electronica)

Brian Fallon – Sleepwalkers (Americana)

Superchunk – What a Time to Be Alive (rock)

Loma – Loma (atmospheric)

Brandi Carlile – By The Way, I Forgive You (folk/country)

U.S. Girls – In a Poem Unlimited (multiple genres)

Pianos Become The Teeth – Wait for Love (alt rock)

Ought – Room Inside the World (80s)

American Pleasure Club, Teen Suicide – A Whole Fucking Lifetime of This (alt rock)

Happy Accidents – Everything but the Here and Now (rock/post-punk)

The Orielles – Silver Dollar Moment (jangle pop)

I’m With Her – See You Around (folk)

Screaming Females – All at Once (rock/post-punk)

S. Carey – Hundred Acres (electronic/acoustic folk)

Public Access T.V. – Street Safari (80s)

Soccer Mommy – Clean (singer songwriter/rock)

Camp Cope – How to Socialise & Make Friends (alt/indie)

Superorganism – Superorganism (Britpop)

Young Fathers – Cocoa Sugar (hip-hop/funk)

The Naked and Famous – A Still Heart (stripped down covers)

Teenage Wrist – Chrome Neon Jesus (alt rock)

Albert Hammond, Jr – Francis Trouble (jangle pop)

Meshell Ndegeocello – Ventriloquism (R&B covers)

The Magic Gang – The Magic Gang (rock)

Preoccupations – New Material (Bowie-like rock)

Demob Happy – Holy Doom (psych rock)

Alice Bag – Blueprint (rock/post-punk)

There you have it! If you can’t find something to like in that group, you’re far too picky.

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