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Ground Control Touring - Best of 2019 List

Ground Control Touring - Best of 2019 List

Posted 12/18/2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we’d like to send a well deserved congratulations to all of our artists for a truly fantastic year!

We’re also proud to see many of them landing on various “best-of” lists that continue to roll out.

Here are some of the highlights –

Alcest Spiritual Instinct
#58 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#12 – Billboard | 25 Best Rock & Alternative Albums of 2019: Staff List

Angel Olsen All Mirrors
#2 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#4 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019
#1 – ALBUMISM | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#11 – Uproxx | The Best Albums of 2019
#26 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#3 – The Skinny | The Skinny’s Top Ten Albums of 2019
#3 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#41 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
Honorable Mention – Glide Magazine | The Glide 20 – Glide’s Best Albums of 2019
#32 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2019
#6 – DELUXE | Drift’s Record’s of the Year 2019
#2 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#4 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#37 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #40-21
#15 – WXPN The Key | The Key’s Top 15 Albums of 2019
#24 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019
#24 – NME | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#12 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#15 – Billboard | 25 Best Rock & Alternative Albums of 2019: Staff List
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year in Review
Fact Magazine | The Best Albums of 2019
#3 – NPR | Bob Boilen’s Top 20 Albums for 2019

“All Mirrors”
#24 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#9 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#2 (Ryan Leas) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019
#36 – Vice | The Best 100 Songs of 2019

“Lark”
#13 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#4 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#3 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019
#32 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2019
#4 (Tom Breihan) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“True Blue” (ft. Angel Olsen) by Mark Ronson
#34 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Automatic Signal
#68 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #80-61

B Boys Dudu
#87 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums

Big Thief Two Hands
#1 – SPIN | 10 Best Albums of 2019
#4 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#2 – The Skinny | The Skinny’s Top Ten Albums of 2019
#17 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#4 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
Honorable Mention – East Bay Express | Best Music of 2019
#11 – Exclaim | 20 Best Pop and Rock Records of 2019
#9 – FLOOD | Best Albums of 2019
#3 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – New Commute | Albums of the Year
Honorable Mention – New Yorker | The Best Music of 2019
#4 – PopMatters | The 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2019
#17 – Rolling Stone |The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#15 – Uproxx | The Best Indie Albums of 2019
#9 – Variety | The Best Albums of 2019
#13 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#1 – WXPN The Key | The Key’s Top 15 Albums of 2019
#10 – NPR | Listener’s Poll
#30 – Vice | 100 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year in Review
#1 – NPR | Bob Boilen’s Top 20 Albums for 2019

U.F.O.F.
#24 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#13 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019
#6 – Uproxx | The Best Albums of 2019
#2 – Uproxx | The Best Indie Albums of 2019
#9 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#3 – TIME Magazine | TIME’s 10 Best Albums of 2019
#7 – The Skinny | The Skinny’s Top Ten Albums of 2019
#38 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#3 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2019
#4 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#4 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#11 – Exclaim | 20 Best Pop and Rock Records of 2019
#17 – Treble | The Top 50 Albums of 2019
#9 – Variety | The Best Albums of 2019
#3 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Wall Street Journal | The Best Music of 2019
#9 – WXPN The Key | The Key’s Top 15 Albums of 2019
#30 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019
#9 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#20 – NPR | Listener’s Poll
#30 – Vice | 100 Best Albums of 2019
#14 – Billboard | 25 Best Rock & Alternative Albums of 2019: Staff List
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year in Review
#2 – NPR | Bob Boilen’s Top 20 Albums for 2019

“Cattails”
#32 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#1 (Ryan Leas) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“Jenni”
#7 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2019
#3 (Gabriela Tully Claymore) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“Not”
#9 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#6 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#7 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019
#5 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2019
#24 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Songs of 2019
#3 – FLOOD | The 10 Best Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – NPR’s All Songs Considered | The Year in Music 2019
#2 – Recommended Listen | The 30 Best Songs of 2019”
#7 – The Ringer | The Best Songs of 2019
#10 – Uproxx | The Best Songs of 2019
#1 – NPR Music | The Best Songs of 2019
#2 (Chris DeVille) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Philadelphia Inquirer | Best Songs of 2019
#20 – VICE | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

“U.F.O.F.”
#27 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#7 – Recommended Listen (Online) – The 30 Best Songs of 2019
#1 (Scott Lapatine) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

Bill Callahan Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
#8 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#19 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019
#3 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#32 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#15 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019

“747”
#39 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Black Belt Eagle Scout At the Party with My Brown Friends
#49 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#70 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #80-61

“At the Party”
#82 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Black Midi Schlagenheim
#11 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#9 – The New York Times | Best Albums of 2019
#5 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#7 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019
#83 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#8 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#11 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#9 – The New York Times | Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019

“953”
#34 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#36 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019
#6 (Ryan Leas) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

“bmbmbm”
#80 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Blanck Mass Animated Violence Mild
#65 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#64 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#83 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

“Love Is A Parasite”
#3 (Peter Helman) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“House vs. House”
#66 – VICE | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Boy Harsher Careful
#76 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #80-61
#9 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

Boy Scouts Free Company
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019

“Get Well Soon”
#95 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Brightness Brightness #37 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#37 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019

Cate Le Bon Reward
#11 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#7 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#69 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019
#8 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#17 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#21 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#22 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#58 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

“Daylight Matters”
#29 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#33 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

“Magnificent Gestures”
#9 (Ryan Leas) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

Conor Oberst Better Oblivion Community Center
#25 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019
#43 – Uproxx | The Best Albums of 2019
#18 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#74 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#33 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#52 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019
#4 – NPR | Bob Boilen’s Top 20 Albums for 2019

“Big Black Heart”
#10 (Julia Gray) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“Dylan Thomas’”
#45 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

“Sleepwalkin’”
#17 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Control Top Covert Contracts
#7 – Paste Magazine | The 20 Best Punk Albums of 2019
#9 – (Lars Gotrich) NPR Music Staff Picks: The Best Albums Of 2019
#13 Rolling Stone | Rob Sheffield’s Top 20 Albums of 2019
#29 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#73 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #80-61
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019

“Covert Contracts”
#6 (Gabriela Tully Claymore) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“Office Rage”
#89 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Crumb Jinx
#16 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019

Damien Jurado In the Shape of a Storm
#98 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019

DIIV Deceiver
#22 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#71 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#34 – NME | The 50 Best Albums of 2019

Drab Majesty Modern Mirror
# 13 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

“Ellipsis”
#7 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Drugdealer Raw Honey
#52 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Glide Magazine | The Glide 20 – Glide’s Best Albums of 2019
#78 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019

Dry Cleaning “Magic of Meghan”
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

Empath Active Listening: Night on Earth
#26 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#19 – Bandcamp | The Best Albums of 2019

“Hanging Out of Cars”
#41 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

“Roses That Cry”
#76 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Ex Hex It’s Real
#73 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Glide Magazine | The Glide 20 – Glide’s Best Albums of 2019
#8 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #20-1

Florist Emily Alone
#24 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#27 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019

French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself?
#82 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #100-81

Froth Duress
#89 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums

Gatecreeper Deserted
#3 – Revolver | 25 Best Albums of 2019
#3 – Decibel | The Top 40 Albums of 2019
#93 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

“Boiled Over”
#45 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Girlpool What Chaos is Imaginary
#28 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – The Fader | The Best Albums of 2019

“Pretty”
# 92 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Girl Ray Girl
#70 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#35 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums

“Show Me More”
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

Guerilla Toss What Would the Odd Do?
Honorable Mention – The Needle Drop | Top 15 EPs of 2019

The Gotobeds Debt Begins at 30
#100 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #100-81

Gruff Rhys Pang!
#62 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#100 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#20 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019

Hand Habits placeholder
#39 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#36 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#76 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

“can’t calm down”
#15 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2019
#5 (Peter Helman) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“placeholder”
#90 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#48 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

Helm Chemical Flowers
#62 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #80-61

HIDE Chainsaw
#55 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Holly Herndon “Frontier”
#8 (Ryan Leas) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019
#34 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

Jenny Hval The Practice of Love
#28 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#55- Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#35 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019
#29 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2019
#24 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#16 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Resident Advisor | 2019’s Best Albums
#20 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#49 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019

“Ashes to Ashes”
#29 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#1 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#53 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2019
#3 (Ryan Leas) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019
#86 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Jenny Lewis On The Line
#12 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#38 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019
#34 – ALBUMISM | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#18 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#50 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
Honorable Mention – Glide Magazine | The Glide 20 – Glide’s Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#47 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review
Honorable Mention – The Fader | The Best Albums of 2019

“Wasted Youth”
#52 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#23 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

Jessica Pratt Quiet Signs
#41 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#9 – ALBUMISM | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#30 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#30 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2019
#67 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#19 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#19 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
# 11 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard |2019 Year In Review
#3 – Exclaim! | 10 Best Folk and Country Albums of 2019
#4 – The Fire Note | Favorite Rock/Pop/Folk Albums of 2019
#8 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Our Favorite Albiums + Songs From The First Half of the Year
Honorable Mention – Inside Hook | Best Albums of 2019
#4 – Live4Ever | Best of 2019: Albums
Honorable Mention – The Needle Drop | Favorite Albums of 2019
#15 – No Ripcord | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Old Rookie | Best 51 Records of 2019
Honorable Mention – PopMatters | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#4 – PopMatters | The 20 Best Folk Albums of 2019
#24 – RIFF Magazine | Best Albums of 2019
#5 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019 So Far
#12 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention (Max Pilley) – Treble | The Best Albums of 2019: Individual Writers’ Lists
#25 – Uproxx | The Best Albums of 2019 So Far
#30 – Uproxx | The Best Indie Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Uproxx | Steven Hyden’s Favorite Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – The Wall Street Journal | Best Music of 2019
#5 – The Washington Post | Best Music of 2019

“Aeroplane”
#62 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

“As The World Turns”
#6 (Scott Lapatine) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

“Poly Blue”
#45 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Esquire | The Best Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – NPR Music | The Friday Night Songs of 2019 (For The Soiree or Sofa)

“This Time Around”
#34 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019
#4 (Gabriela Tully Claymore) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

Kero Kero Bonito Civilisation I
Honorable Mention – The Needle Drop | Top 15 EPs of 2019

Kevin Krauter “Pretty Boy”
#56 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Kim Gordon No Home Record
#32 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#89 – Rough Trade | The Top 100 Albums of 2019
#20 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019
#42 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#24 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

“Air BnB”
#38 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

“Murdered Out”
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

Kindness Something Like a War
#85 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums

“Hard to Believe (ft. Jazmine Sullivan)”
#89 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Lala Lala The Lamb
Honorable Mention – The Fader | The Best Albums of 2019

Laura Stevenson “Living Room, NY”
#16 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019
#9 (James Rettig) – Stereogum | Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2019

Mary Lattimore and Mac MacCaughan New Rain Duets
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator)
#7 – NPR | Bob Boilen’s Top 20 Albums for 2019

“Ilana”
#100 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

Mega Bog Dolphine
#96 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019
#34 – Gorilla vs. Bear | Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2019
#29 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

MIKE Tears of Joy
#31 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#23 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #40-21

“Ain’t No Love”
#82 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Modern Nature How to Live
#17 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#93 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#18 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

Mount Eerie Lost Wisdom pt 2
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

“Love Without Posession”
#60 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
#42 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Pelada Movimiento Para Cambio
#1 – FILTER México | Los Mejores Discos en Español de 2019
#1 – Stereogum | The 10 Best Elctronic Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Resident Advisor | 2019’s Best Albums
Honorable Mention – MixMag | Records of the Decade
Honorable Mention – Fact Mag | Best Albums 2019

Priests The Seduction of Kansas
#81 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

“Jesus’ Son”
#30 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

Purple Mountains Purple Mountains
#16 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#23 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019
#15 – Uproxx | The Best Albums of 2019
#3 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#24 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#47 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#1 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#3 – Stereogum | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#10 – Pitchfork | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#6 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #20-1
#7 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review
#18 – NPR | Bob Boilen’s Top 20 Albums for 2019

“All My Happiness is Gone”
#18 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

“Snow is Falling in Manhattan”
#17 – Pitchfork | The 100 Best Songs of 2019
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

Resavoir Resavoir
#12 – Bandcamp Daily | The Best Albums of 2019: #20-1
#86 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

Russian Circles Blood Year
#14 – Revolver | 25 Best Albums of 2019

Shannon Lay August
#30 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019

Sheer Mag A Distant Call
Pitchfork | The Best Rock Albums of 2019
#84 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

Show Me The Body Dog Whistle
#8 – CVLT Nation | Top Hardcore Punk Records of 2019

“Madonna Rocket”
Honorable Mention – Loud and Quiet | The Best Tracks of 2019

Spirit Adrift Divided by Darkness
#8 – Decibel | The Top 40 Albums of 2019
#64 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

“Angel & Abyss”
#84 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Stef Chura Midnight
#90 – Rough Trade | The Top 100 Albums of 2019

Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs
#21 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#22 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2019

“Old Man”
#92 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019
#47 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Songs of 2019

Steve Gunn The Unseen In Between
#51 – Uncut Magazine | Uncut’s 75 Best Albums of 2019
#14 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#70 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

“Vagabond”
#79 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Strand of Oaks Eraserland
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year in Review

Thurston Moore Spirit Counsel
#64 – Rough Trade | Top 100 Albums of 2019
#88 – The Quietus | Quietus Albums of the Year 2019

Torche Admission
#6 – (Kiran Acharya) Kerrang! | The Kerrang! Staff’s Top 10 Albums of 2019
#10 – (Dan Slessor) Kerrang! | The Kerrang! Staff’s Top 10 Albums of 2019
#13 – (Edwin McFee) Metal Hammer | Metal Hammer Writers’ Top Metal Albums of 2019
#17 – (Dave Everly) Metal Hammer | Metal Hammer Writers’ Top Metal Albums of 2019
Honorable Mention – The Atlantic | The 18 Best Albums of 2019
Kerrang! | The 50 Albums That Set Your World Ablaze in 2019

“Admission”
#66 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Tropical Fuck Storm Braindrops
#95 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#44 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#38 – ABC | The 50 Best Albums of 2019

“Paradise”
#92 – Treble Magazine | The Top 100 Songs of 2019

WAND Laughing Matter
#48 – Paste Magazine | The 50 Best Albums of 2019
#7 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
#73 – Vice | The 100 Best Albums of 2019

Whitney Forever Turned Around
#98 – Piccadilly Records | End of Year Review 2019, Top 100 Albums
#77 – DELUXE | Drift’s Records of the Year 2019
Honorable Mention – Aquarium Drunkard: 2019 Year In Review

“Used To Be Lonely”
#88 – Vice | The 100 Best Songs of 2019

Related Artists: Alcest, Angel Olsen, Ex Hex, Kevin Krauter, WAND, Whitney, Tropical Fuck Storm, Strand of Oaks, Stella Donnelly, Torche, Steve Gunn, Sheer Mag, Show Me The Body, Thurston Moore, Priests, Stef Chura, Spirit Adrift, Russian Circles, Purple Mountains, Mdou Moctar, Shannon Lay, Resavoir, Modern Nature, Pelada, Mega Bog, MIKE, Mount Eerie, Gatecreeper, Lala Lala, Mary Lattimore, Kim Gordon, Empath, Kindness, Laura Stevenson, Jenny Lewis, Kero Kero Bonito, Jessica Pratt, Gruff Rhys, Jenny Hval, Holly Herndon, Guerilla Toss, Helm, HIDE, French Vanilla, Girl Ray, Hand Habits, The Gotobeds, Drugdealer, Girlpool, Froth, Florist, Dry Cleaning, Automatic, Drab Majesty, B Boys, Big Thief, Damien Jurado, DIIV, Bill Callahan, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Black Midi, Control Top, Crumb, Blanck Mass, Boy Harsher, Boy Scouts, Conor Oberst, Cate Le Bon, Brightness

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