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Best Of 2022: Top 50 Albums

And our favourite 50 albums of 2022 are…

Rosalía - Motomami1-ROSALÍA
Motomami
(Columbia)







Kendrick Lamar - Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers2-KENDRICK LAMAR
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
(Aftermath/Interscope)







Big Thief - Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You3-BIG THIEF
Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You
(4AD)







Alvvays - Blue Rev4-ALVVAYS
Blue Rev
(Celsius Girls/Transgressive)







Beyoncé - Renaissance5-BEYONCÉ
RENAISSANCE
(Parkwood/Columbia)







Rachika Nayar - Heaven Come Crashing6-RACHIKA NAYAR
Heaven Come Crashing
(NNA Tapes)







Sudan Archives - Natural Brown Prom Queen7-SUDAN ARCHIVES
Natural Brown Prom Queen
(Stones Throw)







The Smile - A Light for Attracting Attention8-THE SMILE
A Light For Attracting Attention
(Self Help Tapes LLP/XL)







Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul - Topical Dancer9-CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL
Topical Dancer
(Bounty & Banana/Because)






Weyes Blood - And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow10-WEYES BLOOD
And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow
(Sub Pop)







Florist - Florist11-FLORIST
Florist
(Double Double Whammy)







Pusha T - It's Almost Dry12-PUSHA T
It´s Almost Dry
(G.O.O.D. Records)







Danger Mouse & Black Thought - Cheat Codes13-DANGER MOUSE & BLACK THOUGHT
Cheat Codes
(BMG)







Rolling Blackouts C.F. - Endless Rooms14-ROLLING BLACKOUTS C.F.
Endless Rooms
(Sub Pop)







Panda Bear & Sonic Boom - Reset15-PANDA BEAR & SONIC BOOM
Reset
(Domino)







MJ Lenderman - Boat Songs16-MJ LENDERMAN
Boat Songs
(Dear Life Records)







Aldous Harding - Warm Chris17-ALDOUS HARDING
Warm Chris
(4AD)







Vince Staples - Ramona Park Broke My Heart18-VINCE STAPLES
RAMONA PARK BROKE MY HEART
(Blacksmith/Motown)







Angel Olsen - Big Time19-ANGEL OLSEN
Big Time
(Jagjaguwar)







Sault - 1120-SAULT
11/Earth/Untitled (God)/Today & Tomorrow/ Aiir/Air
(Forever Living Originals)



Beach House - Once Twice Melody21-BELLA UNION
Once Twice Melody
(Bella Union)







Stromae - Multitude22-STROMAE
Multitude
(Mossaert)







Soul Glo - Diaspora Problems23-SOUL GLO
Diaspora Problems
(Epitaph)







Wet Leg - Wet Leg24-WET LEG
Wet Leg
(Domino)







Charli XCX - CRASH25-CHARLI XCX
CRASH
(Asylum)







yeule - Glitch Princess26-YEULE
Glitch Princess
(Bayonet)







Jockstrap - I Love You Jennifer B27-JOCKSTRAP
I Love You Jennifer B
(Rough Trade)







Bad Bunny - Un verano sin ti28-BAD BUNNY
Un Verano Sin Tí
(Rimas Entertainment)







The Weeknd - Dawn FM29-THE WEEKND
DAWN FM
(Republic)







Mitski - Laurel Hell30-MITSKI
Laurel Hell
(Dead Oceans)







Björk - Fossora31-BJÖRK
Fossora
(One Little Independent)







The Reds, Pinks and Purples - Summer at Land's End32-THE REDS, PINKS & PURPLES
Summer At Land's End/They Only Wanted Your Soul
(Tough Love/Slumberland)


Destroyer - LABYRINTHITIS33-DESTROYER
LABYRINTHITIS
(Merge)







Yung Kayo - DFTK34-YUNG KAYO
DFTK
(Young Stoner Life)







Benjamin Clementine - And I Have Been35-BENJAMIN CLEMENTINE
And I Have Been
(Preserve Artist)







The Comet Is Coming - Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam36-THE COMET IS COMING
Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam
(Verve)






The Beths - Expert in a Dying Field37-THE BETHS
Expert In A Dying Field
(Carpark)







Suede - Autofiction38-SUEDE
Autoficción
(BMG)







Nilüfer Yanya - PAINLESS39-NILÜFER YANYA
Painless
(ATO)







Dawn Richard & Spencer Zahn - Pigments40-DAWN RICHARD AND SPENCER ZAHN
Pigments
(Merge)






Phoenix - Alpha Zulu41-PHOENIX
Alpha Zulu
(LOYAUTÉ/Glassnost)







Freddie Gibbs - $oul $old $eparately42-FREDDIE GIBBS
$oul $old Separately
(ESGN/Warner Music)







Rauw Alejandro - Saturno43-RAUW ALEJANDRO
Saturno
(Sony)







Sharon Van Etten - We've Been Going About This All Wrong44-SHARON VAN ETTEN
We´ve Going About This All Wrong
(Jagjaguwar)







Lambchop - The Bible45-LAMBCHOP
The Bible
(City Slang)







Wilco - Cruel Country46-WILCO
Cruel Country
(dBpm)







Alex G - God Save the Animals47-ALEX G
God Saved The Animals
(Domino)







Steve Lacy - Gemini Rights48-STEVE LACY
Gemini Rights
(L-M Records/Sony







Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cool It Down49-YEAH YEAH YEAHS
Cool It Down
(Secretly Canadian)







Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork50-DRY CLEANING
Stumpwork
(4AD)







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Alvvays Leads Our Loop Again With ‘Belinda Says’

Canadian indie pop favourites Alvvays are back on top in our loop with ‘Belinda Says,’ another highlight from their brand new album ‘Blue Rev.’ Hagop Tchaparian and Freddie Gibbs complete the Top 3.

The return of the ever enigmatic Fever Ray is the week’s highest entry, followed by the latest songs by Björk feat. Kasimyn; Jamila Woods; Sharon Van Etten; Bree Runway; Travis Birds; Panda Bear & Sonic Boom; Nicki Mina feat. Skeng; Spice…; Omar Montes con C. Tangana; Jeshi; feat. Obongjayar & WESTSIDE BOOGIE; Shygirl; Nia Archives, Bad Gyal… and Kali Uchis brand new track. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jockstrap Top The Loop With Greatest Hits


London duo Jockstrap is this week’s #1 in the loop with ‘Greatest Hits,’ one of the standout tracks from their debut album ‘I Love You Jennifer B’. Weyes Blood and one of the new tracks from the new edition of ROSALÍA‘s ‘Motomami’ complete the Top 3.

Another teaser from Alvvays‘ imminent new album is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by LYZZA; Wet Leg; Lil Nas X; Hagop Tchaparian; Tindersticks; BLEU feat Nicki Minaj; GloRilla with Cardi B; Bad Bunny; Stormzy; The Knocks feat. Peacemode; The Tallest Man On Earth; Valee; Freddie Gibbs; Joy Orbison feat. Overmono & ABRA; Courting… and a collaboration between Sleater-Kinney and Courtney Barnett. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alvvays Return To Top The Loop With ‘Pharmacist’

Canadian band Alvvays return with all their indie pop glory intact in ‘Pharmacist,’ this week’s #1 in the loop. Two Shell and Sudan Archives complete the Top 3.

Another indie band, North Londoners Sorry, is the highest new entry, followed by new tracks by Lil Silva feat. Sampha & Ghetts;Maya Hawke; Indigo Sparke; black midi; Hyd; beabadoobee; Four Tet; Fireboy DML feat. Asake; Steve Lacy feat. Fousheé; Omar Apollo; Bad Gyal; Danger Mouse & Black Thought feat. Michael Kiwanuka; Villano Antillano… and a mysterious dance track by Fitzilt Far feat. PJ Harvey & Bat For Lashes on vocals. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alvvays Marriage Proposal Is Our New Top Track

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Canadian five-piece band Alvvays revisit the classiest of indie sounds in their eponymous debut album. With their upbeat and charming single ‘Archie, Marry Me’ they’ve conquered the latest edition of our loop.

Stray Pant give us the highest entry, followed by new tracks from Action Bronson; Merchandise; Avi Buffalo, and a collaboration between the legendary Dinosaur Jr. lead J. Mascis with Cat Power.

Check the new loop here: Read the rest of this entry »

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