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Ground Control Touring on Best of 2018 Lists

Ground Control Touring on Best of 2018 Lists

Posted 12/19/2018

As 2018 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 –

Adrianne Lenker abysskiss
#27 – Stereogum | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#50 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#10 – Exclaim | Top 10 Folk/Country Albums
#35 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018
#42 – Pitchfork | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#3 – Paste | 20 Best Folk Albums of 2018
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

Anna St. Louis If Only There Was A River
#91 – Piccadilly Records | EOY Review 2018
#73 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#3 – Paste | 20 Best Folk Albums of 2018

Barrie “Tal Uno”
GQ | Favorite Songs of 2018

“Canyons”
#22 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

Black Belt Eagle Scout Mother of My Children
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018

“Indians Never Die”
#59 – The Fader | 100 Best Songs of 2018

Body/Head The Switch
#9 – The Wire | Releases of the Year 2018

Bonny Doon Longwave
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review

Boy Harsher “Face the Fire”
#87 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

Candy Good to Feel
#25 – Revolver | 30 Best Albums of 2018
#9 – Stereogum | The Best Hardcore Albums of 2018

Damien Jurado The Horizon Just Laughed
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
All Music | 2018 Year In Review

Deafheaven Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
#14 – Decibel | Top 40 Albums of 2018
#30 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#12 – Revolver | 30 Best Albums of 2018
#5 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#69 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#28 – Pitchfork | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#5 – Rolling Stones | 20 Best Metal Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots
#44 Spin | 51 Best Albums of 2018
Pitchfork | Best Metal Albums of 2018

Emma Ruth Rundle On Dark Horses
#23 – Revolver | 30 Best Albums of 2018
#7 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

Empath “The Eye”
#48 – The Fader | 100 Best Songs of 2018
Stereogum | 25 Great EPs From 2018

Frankie Comsos Vessel
#42 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018

George Clanton “Make It Forever”
#33 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

Goat Girl Goat Girl
#7 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018
#53 – Quietus | Album of the Year 2018
#28 – Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
#87 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018

The Goon Sax We’re Not Talking
#37 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#4 – Pop Matters | Best Indie Pop of 2018
#19 – Junkee | 20 Best Albums of 2018
#34 – Loud and Quiet | Best 40 Albums of 2018
#96 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#69 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review

Grouper Grid of Points
#77 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#40 – The Wire | Releases of the Year 2018
#8 – Gorilla vs Bear | Albums of 2018

“The Races”
#48 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

“Driving”
#64 – Fader | 100 Best Songs of 2018

Gruff Rhys Babelsberg
#7 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#32 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#98 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018
#71 -Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

Hailu Mergia Lala Belu
#72 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#97 – Quietus | Albums of the Year 2018
#94 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#29 – The Wire | Releases of the Year 2018

Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog
#10 – Paste | Top 50 Best Albums of 2018
#11 – NPR | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#18 – Stereogum | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#56 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#6 – Pop Matters | 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2018
#19 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2018
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018

Iceage Beyondless
#24 – Paste | Top 50 Best Albums of 2018
#30 – Stereogum | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#66 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#11 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#21 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#40 – Pitchfork | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#12 – Top 50 Albums of 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

“The day the music dies”
#60 – The Guardian | Top 100 Songs of 2018

Jessica Pratt “Poly Blue”
#45 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

Kero Kero Bonito “Rest Stop”
#46 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples
#17 – The Vinyl Factory | 50 Best Albums of 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review

Kurt Vile Bottle It In
#17 – Piccadilly Records | EOY Review 2018
#23 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#13 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#11 – Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
#79 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#45 – The Line of Best Fit | Best Albums of 2018
#18 – Uproxx | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#23 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#61 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#9 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

“One Trick Ponies”
#77 – The Fader | 100 Best Songs of 2018

Mary Lattimore Hundreds of Days
#49 – Uncut | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#6 – Pop Matters | 10 Best Ambient/Instrumental Albums of 2018
#70 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
Aquairum Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
#8 – The Vinyl District | Graded on a Curve: The Best 2018’s New Releases, Part One

Lala Lala The Lamb
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

Marisa Anderson Cloud Corner
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
SPIN | 15 Experimental Albums We Loved in 2018

MIKE Renaissance Man
Pitchfork | Best Rap Albums of 2018

Mount Eerie Now Only
#13 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#5 – Exclaim | Top 10 Folk/Country Albums of 2018
#35 – Loud and Quiet | Best 40 Albums of 2018
#9 – Slate | Best Albums of 2018
#13 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#15 – Paste | 20 Best Folk Albums of 2018
All Music | 2018 Year In Review
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018

OHMME Parts
#8 – Pop Matters | 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
#32 Spin | 51 Best Albums of 2018

Ought Room Inside The World
#27 – Paste | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#62 – Drift | Records of the Years 2018

Parquet Courts Wide Awake!
#40 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018
#30 – Piccadilly Records | EOY Review 2018
#21 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#2 – Paste | Top 50 Best Albums of 2018
#13 – Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
#14 – Glide | Glide’s 20 Best Albums of 2018
#2 – The Skinny | Albums of the Year 2018
#11 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#17 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#1 – Pop Matters | 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2018
#40 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2018
Aquarium Drunkard | 2018 Year In Review
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots
#11 Spin | 51 Best Albums of 2018

Porches “Find Me”
#75 – The Fader | 100 Best Songs of 2018

shame Songs of Praise
#1 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year
#71 – Piccadilly Records | EOY Review 2018
#71 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#12 – Paste | Top 50 Best Albums of 2018
#63 – Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
#41 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#11 – The Line of Best Fit | Best Albums of 2018
#49 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#25 – Loud and Quiet | Best 40 Albums of 2018
#47 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018

Shannon and The Clams Onion
#17 – Glide | Glide’s 20 Best Albums of 2018

Shopping The Official Body
#36 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
All Music | 2018 Year In Review
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots

Sleep The Sciences
#36 – Mojo | 75 Best Albums of 2018
#22 – Decibel | Top 40 Albums 2018
#93 – Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
#5 – Revolver | 30 Best Albums of 2018
#54 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#9 – Vulture | 15 Best Albums of 2018
#28 – Treble | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#43 – Pitchfork | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#46 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#1 – Rolling Stones | 20 Best Metal Albums of 2018
Pitchfork | Best Metal Albums of 2018

Snail Mail Lush
#5 – Paste | Top 50 Best Albums of 2018
#91 – Fopp | Best Albums of 2018
#22 – Consequence of Sound | Top 50 Albums of 2018
#49 – NPR | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#2 Stereogum | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#46 – Drift | Records of the Year 2018
#22 – The Line of Best Fit | Best Albums of 2018
#33 – Uproxx | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#13 – Entertainment Weekly | 20 Best Albums of 2018
#4 – Noisey | 100 Best Albums of 2018
#79 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018
#5 – Pitchfork | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#26 – Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2018
#33 – Crack | Top 50 Albums of 2018
Pitchfork | Best Rock Albums of 2018
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots
#14 Spin | 51 Best Albums of 2018

“Pristine”
#36 – The Guardian | Top 100 Songs of 2018
#69 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018
#8 – The Fader | 100 Best Songs of 2018

Sumac Love in Shadow
Treblezine | Best of 2018: Individual Ballots
Pitchfork | Best Metal Albums of 2018

Superchunk What a Time to Be Alive
#29 Rolling Stone | 50 Best Albums of 2018

Tracyanne & Danny Tracyanne & Danny
#58 – Rough Trade | Albums of the Year 2018

Tropical Fuck Storm A Laughing Death in Meatspace
#16 – Quietus | Albums of the Year 2018
#2 – Slate | Best Albums of 2018

Uniform The Long Walk
#10 – Rolling Stones | 20 Best Metal Albums of 2018

Waxahatchee Great Thunder
Stereogum | 25 Great EPs From 2018

Wild Nothing INDIGO
#39 Piccadilly Records | EOY Review 2018

Yumi Zouma “Powder Blue / Cascine Park”
#30 – Gorilla vs Bear | Songs of 2018

Related Artists: Adrianne Lenker, Anna St. Louis, Body/Head, Bonny Doon, Superchunk, Candy, No Age, MIKE, Wild Nothing, Shopping, Waxahatchee, shame, Tracyanne & Danny, Barrie, Boy Harsher, Jessica Pratt, Tropical Fuck Storm, Shannon and the Clams, Snail Mail, Kero Kero Bonito, Sleep, Mount Eerie, Damien Jurado, Parquet Courts, Ought, OHMME, Marisa Anderson, Deafheaven, Mary Lattimore, George Clanton, Hop Along, Yumi Zouma, Iceage, Emma Ruth Rundle, Kurt Vile, Porches, Empath, Kikagaku Moyo, Grouper, Hailu Mergia, Gruff Rhys, Frankie Cosmos, Goat Girl, The Goon Sax

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