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Ground Control Touring Artists On Best Of 2017 Lists!

Ground Control Touring Artists On Best Of 2017 Lists!

Posted 12/15/2017

As we near the end of 2017, we’d like to extend our congratulations to all of our artists for another excellent year!

We’re also proud to see many of them landing on best-of 2017 lists that continue to roll out.
Here are some of the highlights –

A. Savage ”Phantom Limbo”
#57 – Noisey | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Allison Crutchfield Tourist in This Town
#8 – Cosmopolitan | The 10 Best Albums of 2017

Beach Fossils Somersault
#10 – Uproxx | Best Rock Albums of 2017
#13 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017
#38 – Digital Trends | Best Albums of 2017

“Down The Line”
Oh My Rockness | The 20 Best Songs of 2017

“Saint Ivy”
#39 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

“This Year”
#25 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

Big Thief Capacity
#1 – FLOOD | The Best Albums of 2017
#1 – Newsweek | The 17 Best Albums of 2017
#2 – The Key | Top 15 Albums of 2017
#3 – NPR | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#3 – NPR | Robin Hilton’s Top 10 Alums of 2017
#4 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#5 – Pitchfork | The 20 Best Rock Albums of 2017
#5 – Popmatters | The Best Indie Rock of 2017
#6 – The 405 | Top 20 Albums of 2017
#8 – BBC | 6 Music Recommends Albums of the Year 2017
#10 – Earbuddy | 100 Best Albums of 2017
#12 – The Skinny | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#17 – Digital Trends | Best Albums of 2017
#19 – New York Daily News | 25 Best Albums of 2017
#23 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#26 – BLARE | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#34 – Gorilla VS. Bear | Albums of 2017
#40 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017
#43 – Popmatters | 60 Best Albums of 2017
#48 – Double J | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#53 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
#75 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017
The New Yorker | My Ten Best Albums of 2017 (Amanda Petrusich)

“Shark Smile”
#13 – Uproxx | All The Best Songs of 2017
#23 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017
#43 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Songs of 2017

“Mythological Beauty”
#13 – Paste | 50 Best Songs of 2017
#49 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
#91 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

“Mary”
#1 – NPR | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
NPR | All Song Considerd: The Year In Music 2017

British Sea Power Let The Dancers Inherit The Party
#42 – The Quietus | Albums of the Year 2017
#52 – Louder Than War | Top 100 Albums of 2017

Cayetana New Kind of Normal
#2 – Uproxx | Best Rock Albums of 2017

Chastity Belt I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone
#15 – Loud and Quiet | Top 40 Albums of 2017
#37 – Digital Trends | Best Albums of 2017
#38 – Albumism | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#56 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
#58 – The Quietus | Albums of the Year 2017
#59 – Earbuddy | 100 Best Albums of 2017
#75 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017

“Different Now”
#51 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017
Oh My Rockness | The 20 Best Songs of 2017

Circuit Des Yeux Reaching for Indigo
#10 – The Wire | Best Releases of 2017
#41 – Noisey | The 100 Best Albums of 2017
#94 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017

The Clientele Music for the Age of Miracles
#5 – Popmatters | The Best Indie Pop of 2017
#19 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017
#20 – FLOOD | The Best Albums of 2017
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017

Code Orange Forever
#1 – Rolling Stone | 20 Best Metal Albums of 2017
#1 – Revolver | 20 Best Albums of 2017
#1 – The Independent | The top 20 rock & metal albums of 2017
#3 – Loudwire | 25 Best Metal Albums of 2017
#11 – Popmatters | The Best Metal of 2017
#50 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2017

“Bleeding in the Blur”
Alt Press | 28 Best Songs of 2017

“Forever”
#11 – SPIN | The 25 Best Metal Songs of 2017
#94 – NPR | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Colleen A flame my love, a frequency
#6 – The Vinyl Factory | Our 50 favourite albums of 2017
#63 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
#64 – The Quietus | Albums of the Year 2017
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017

Conor Oberst “Barbary Coast (Later)”
#15 – Noisey | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Daddy Issues Deep Dream
#50 – BLARE | The 50 Best Albums of 2017

“I’m Not”
NPR | All Song Considerd: The Year In Music 2017

Do Make Say Think Stubborn Persistent Illusions
#38 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017
#58 – Popmatters | 60 Best Albums of 2017
#67 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017

Downtown Boys The Cost of Living
#9 – Uproxx | Best Rock Albums of 2017
#21 – New York Daily News | 25 Best Albums of 2017
#23 – New York Times | The Best Albums of 2017 (Jon Caramanica)
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017

“A Wall”
#42 – NPR | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
#95 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

GAS Narkopop
#5 – Pitchfork | The 20 Best Experimental Albums of 2017
#13 – Rolling Stone | 20 Best EDM & Electronic Albums of 2017
#15 – Time Out New York | The Best Albums of 2017
#22 – Gigwise | 51 Best Albums of 2017
#31 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017
#39 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017
AllMusic | Favorite Electronic Albums 2017

Girlpool Powerplant
#6 – Uproxx | Best Rock Albums of 2017
#11 – Pitchfork | The 20 Best Rock Albums of 2017
#36 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#45 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
Esquire | Best Albums of 2017 in Alphabetical Order

“It Gets More Blue”
#19 – The Fader | The 101 Best Songs of 2017
#67 – Noisey | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
#79 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017
Esquire | The 50 Best Songs of 2017

“123”
#61 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Girl Ray Earl Grey
#16 – Q Magazine | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#30 – The Guardian | The best albums of 2017
#40 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#40 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017
#41 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017
#46 – Gigwise | 51 Best Albums of 2017
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017

Guerilla Toss GT Ultra
#45 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2017

Japanese Breakfast Soft Sounds From Another Planet
#2 – God is in the TV | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#17 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#17 – Earbuddy | 100 Best Albums of 2017
#18 – Pretty Much Amazing | The Best Albums of 2017
#24 – The Skinny | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#29 – Baeble | Top 30 Albums of 2017
#37 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#39 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#40 – Digital Trends | Best Albums of 2017
#58 – Popmatters | 60 Best Albums of 2017
#62 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017
#68 – Noisey | The 100 Best Albums of 2017
#75 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017
#94 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
The Sydney Morning Herald | Top 20 Albums of 2017

“Road Head”
#47 – NPR | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
#62 – The Fader | The 101 Best Songs of 2017
#71 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

“Till Death”
#80 – Noisey | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

John Maus Screen Memories
#46 – The Wire | Best Releases of 2017
#50 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
#58 – Gorilla VS. Bear | Albums of 2017
#59 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017
#64 – Noisey | The 100 Best Albums of 2017

“The Combine”
#68 – Noisey | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Julie Byrne Not Even Happiness
#10 – Exclaim | Top 10 Folk & Country Albums
#14 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017
#20 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#25 – Gorilla VS. Bear | Albums of 2017
#27 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#28 – MOJO | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#37 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#37 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#42 – The Guardian | The best albums of 2017
#93 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017

“Sleepwalker”
Oh My Rockness | The 20 Best Songs of 2017

“Natural Blue”
#49 – Uproxx | All The Best Songs of 2017
#59 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Kurt Vile Lotta Sea Lice (Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile)
#3 – Fopp | the best albums of 2017
#5 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#6 – BBC | 6 Music Recommends Albums of the Year 2017
#8 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017
#9 – FLOOD | The Best Albums of 2017
#15 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#16 – MOJO | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#28 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017
#29 – Noisey | The 100 Best Albums of 2017
#34 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#39 – The Skinny | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#41 – The Guardian | The best albums of 2017
#42 – Digital Trends | Best Albums of 2017
#86 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017
Esquire (UK) | The 50 Best Albums of 2017

“Over Everything”
#9 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Songs of 2017
#27 – Paste | 50 Best Songs of 2017
#29 – Uproxx | All The Best Songs of 2017
The Guardian | The top 100 tracks of 2017

“Outta the Woodwork”
#64 – Noisey | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

Lomelda Thx
#35 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2017

Makthaverskan III
#92 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017

Melkbelly Nothing Valley
#36 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#91 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017

Molly Burch Please Be Mine
#42 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#47 – Gorilla VS. Bear | Albums of 2017

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya Drool
#50 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017

Parquet Courts Milano (Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts)
#16 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#58 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017

Porches “Country”
Esquire | The 50 Best Songs of 2017

Power Trip Nightmare Logic
#1 – Loudwire | 25 Best Metal Albums of 2017
#2 – Revolver | 20 Best Albums of 2017
#11 – Rolling Stone | 20 Best Metal Albums of 2017
#12 – Popmatters | The Best Metal of 2017
#21 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#36 – Noisey | The 100 Best Albums of 2017
#37 – Decibel | Top 40 Albums of 2017
#39 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#58 – The Quietus | Albums of the Year 2017

“Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe)”
#1 – SPIN | The 25 Best Metal Songs of 2017

“Waiting Around to Die”
#12 – SPIN | The 25 Best Metal Songs of 2017

Protomartyr Relatives in Descent
#1 – Loud and Quiet | Top 40 Albums of 2017
#6 – Northern Transmissions | 2017 Albums of the Year
#10 – The Skinny | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#11 – Newsweek | The 17 Best Albums of 2017
#13 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#15 – God is in the TV | Top 50 Albums of 2017
#18 – The 405 | Top 20 Albums of 2017
#19 – Drowned in Sound | Favourite Albums of 2017
#23 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017
#24 – The Guardian | The best albums of 2017
#27 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017
#42 – NME | Albums of the Year 2017
#90 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#92 – Earbuddy | 100 Best Albums of 2017
Esquire | Best Albums of 2017 in Alphabetical Order
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017
Glide | The Glide 20

“The Chuckler”
#16 – Paste | 50 Best Songs of 2017

“Windsor Hum”
#47 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

“A Private Understanding”
#60 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

“My Children”
The New York Times | The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Real Estate In Mind
#25 – BLARE | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#65 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017
#67 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#91 – Picadilly Records | EOY Review 2017

“Darling”
#23 – Paste | 50 Best Songs of 2017

Shame “Tasteless”
#26 – NME | Tracks of the Year 2017
The Guardian | The top 100 tracks of 2017

Sheer Mag Need to Feel Your Love
#6 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#6 – Slant Magazine | The 25 Best Albums of 2017
#8 – FLOOD | The Best Albums of 2017
#11 – Noisey | The 100 Best Albums of 2017
#17 – Exclaim! | Top 20 Pop & Rock Albums of 2017
#21 – NME | Albums of the Year 2017
#22 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#28 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
#30 – Baeble | Top 30 Albums of 2017
#31 – Louder Than War | Top 100 Albums of 2017
#36 – Earbuddy | 100 Best Albums of 2017
#38 – BLARE | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#40 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2017
AllMusic | Best Albums of 2017

“Expect The Bayonet”
#13 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Songs of 2017
#25 – Paste | 50 Best Songs of 2017

“Pure Desire”
#39 – The Fader | The 101 Best Songs of 2017

“Need to Feel Your Love”
#7 – Slant Magazine | The 25 Best Singles of 2017
#65 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
a href=“https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/dec/04/the-top-100-tracks-of-2017”>The Guardian | The top 100 tracks of 2017

“Turn It Up”
#74 – Treble | Top 100 Songs of 2017

Spirit Adrift Curse of Conception
#2 – Decibel | Top 40 Albums of 2017
#15 – Popmatters | The Best Metal of 2017
#70 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017

“Curse of Conception”
#13 – SPIN | The 25 Best Metal Songs of 2017

Thurston Moore Rock N Roll Consciousness
#25 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2017
#33 – The Quietus | Albums of the Year 2017
#45 – Louder Than War | Top 100 Albums of 2017
#55 – Crack Magazine | Albums of the Year 2017
#90 – Fopp | the best albums of 2017

Vagabon Infinite Worlds
#12 – New York Daily News | 25 Best Albums of 2017
#13 – Pitchfork | The 20 Best Rock Albums of 2017
#42 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#64 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017

“Fear & Force”
#58 – NPR | The 100 Best Songs of 2017
Oh My Rockness | The 20 Best Songs of 2017

“The Embers”
#94 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2017

WAND Plum
#23 – Time Out New York | The Best Albums of 2017
#28 – Loud and Quiet | Top 40 Albums of 2017
#45 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#58 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2017

Waxahatchee Out in the Storm
#1 – Uproxx | Best Rock Albums of 2017
#9 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#10 – The A.V. Club | 20 Best Albums of 2017
#12 – The Key | Top 15 Albums of 2017
#13 – Pitchfork | The 20 Best Rock Albums of 2017
#14 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#15 – New York Daily News | 25 Best Albums of 2017
#18 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2017
#31 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2017
#41 – NPR | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#50 – Earbuddy | 100 Best Albums of 2017
#61 – Fopp | the best albums of 2017
#93 – Louder Than War | Top 100 Albums of 2017
USA Today | 10 Favorite Albums

“Never Been Wrong”
The New York Times | The 54 Best Songs of 2017
The Ringer | The 10 Best Songs of 2017

“Brass Beam”
#69 – The Fader | The 101 Best Songs of 2017

Yumi Zouma Willowbank
#14 – Gorilla VS. Bear | Albums of 2017
#16 – NZ Herald | Best Albums of 2017
#19 – BLARE | The 50 Best Albums of 2017
#34 – Albumism | The 50 Best Albums of 2017

Related Artists: A. Savage, Allison Crutchfield, Beach Fossils, Big Thief, British Sea Power, Cayetana, Chastity Belt, Circuit des Yeux, The Clientele, Code Orange, Colleen, Conor Oberst, Daddy Issues, Do Make Say Think, Downtown Boys, GAS, Girl Ray, Girlpool, Guerilla Toss, Japanese Breakfast, John Maus, Julie Byrne, Kurt Vile, Lomelda, Makthaverskan, Melkbelly, Molly Burch, Parquet Courts, Porches, Power Trip, Protomartyr, Shame, Sheer Mag, Spirit Adrift, Thurston Moore, Vagabon, WAND, Waxahatchee, Yumi Zouma, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya

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