2021 Albums of the Year

2021 Albums of the Year

Five Stars: The top 10 albums of the year. Call Spoonful Records and get these on vinyl

  1. Lingua Ignota, Sinner Get Ready
  2. Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Carnage
  3. Lil Nas X, Montero
  4. June Jones, Leafcutter
  5. Dillbilly, Chaparral
  6. Black Swan, Repetition Hymns
  7. The Bug, Fire
  8. Grouper, Shade
  9. Sarah Mary Chadwick, Me and Ennui Are Friends, Baby
  10. Senyawa, AlkisahFour Stars: This is really good stuff. Listen again and again.
  11. Thomas Feiner & Anywhen, Opiates Revisited
  12. Ecstatic Recordings on Twitter: "claire rousay + more eaze - an afternoon  whine [ELP069] out now on yellow vinyl - 250 copies!  https://t.co/XQYVM8E956 @clairerousay @more_eaze … https://t.co/5HazYMkiV5"Claire Rousay, An Afternoon Whine
  13. Kanye West, Donda
  14. Halsey, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power
  15. girl in red, if i could make it go quiet
  16. TV Priest, Uppers
  17. Black Dresses, Forever in Your Heart
  18. Lingua Ignota, Agnus Dei
  19. Deafheaven, Infinite Granite
  20. Backxwash, I Lie Here Buried With My Rings and Dresses
  21. Arca, Madre
  22. Arca, Kick iiiii
  23. Arca, Kick iiii
  24. Arca, Kick iii
  25. Arca Kick ii
  26. Tricky, Lonely Guest
  27. FEATURE: Sometimes I Might Be Introvert: Looking Ahead to Little Simz's  Upcoming Fourth Album — Music Musings & SuchLittle Simz, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
  28. screensaver, Expressions of Interest
  29. Silk Sonic, An Evening with Silk Sonic
  30. illuminati hotties, Let Me Do One More
  31. Dry Cleaning, New Long Leg
  32. NYX and Gazelle Twin, Deep England
  33. Tamar Aphek, All Bets are Off
  34. Steve Earle, J. T.
  35. Black Country, New Road; For the First Time
  36. Bartees Strange, Live at Studio 4
  37. Tyler the Creator, Call Me If You Get Lost
  38. Billie Eillish, Happier Than Ever
  39. Rachika Nayar, Our hands against the dusk
  40. John Forte, Vessels, Angels & Ancestors
  41. Automotion, In Motion
  42. James Blake, Friends That Break Your Heart
  43. Peace Chord, Peace Chord
  44. Catherine Graindorge, Eldorado
  45. Shame: Drunk Tank Pink Album Review | PitchforkGreentea Peng, Man Made
  46. shame, Drunk Tank Pink
  47. A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Invisible Cities
  48. Oh Sees, Weirdo Hairdo
  49. Cabaret Voltaire, Shadow of Funk
  50. Hali Palombo, Cylinder Loops
  51. Meet Me @ The Altar, Model Citizen
  52. Warren Ellis & Nick Cave, La Panthére des Neiges
  53. Drakeo the Ruler, The Truth Hurts
  54. Alan Vega. After Dark
  55. Meat Wave, Volcano Park
  56. Coldcut, @0
  57. Circuit des Yeux, -io
  58. Jonsi, Obsidian
  59. Violet Cold, Empire of Love
  60. Mannequin Pussy, Perfect
  61. Angel Olson, Aisles
  62. Luca Longobardi, Segments
  63. Luca Longobardi, Weltschmerz
  64. Bachelor, Doomin’ Sun
  65. Empire of Love - Album by Violet Cold | SpotifyBertie Marshall, Exhibit
  66. Locked Sailor, Locked Sailor
  67. Sloppy Jane, Madison
  68. Soley, Mother Melancholia
  69. Martina Topley-Bird, Forever I Wait
  70. Indigo De Souza, Any Shape You Take
  71. Ustad Saami, East Pakistan Sky
  72. Steve Von Till, A Deep Voiceless Wilderness
  73. Matthew E White & Lonnie Holley, Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection
  74. Grip, I Died for This?
  75. Adia Victoria, A Southern Gothic
  76. Tirzah, Colourgrade
  77. Mick Jenkins, Elephant in the Room
  78. Spectacular Diagnostics, Ancient Methods
  79. Prolaps, Ultra Cycle Pt 1, Vernal Birth
  80. Closer, Within One Stem
  81. Alan Vega Left a Robust Vault. The Excavation Begins With a New Album. -  The New York TimesLushlife, Redamancy
  82. El Michels Affair, Yeti Season
  83. Alan Vega, Mutator
  84. Fog Lake, Tragedy Reel
  85. Leslie Jordan, Company’s Comin’
  86. Ad Nauseam, Imperative Imperceptible Impulse
  87. Claire Rousay, Both
  88. Thee Oh Sees, Levitation Sessions Vol 2
  89. Closer, Within One Stem
  90. The The, The Comeback Special
  91. El Love, Love Will Drown the Nest
  92. Lael Neale, Acquainted with Night
  93. The Armed, Ultrapop
  94. Wolves in the Throne, Primordial Arcana
  95. Iceage: Seek Shelter
  96. Lucy Liyou, Practice
  97. Talons’, new nightmares
  98. The Underground Youth, The Falling
  99. Paul Leary, Born Stupid
  100. Cloud Nothings, The Shadow I Remember
  101. Tindersticks, Distractions
  102. hakobune, Above the Northern Skies Shown
  103. L’Orange, The World is Still Chaos, But I Feel Better
  104. Ben Marc, Breathe Suite
  105. Nuha Ruby Ra, How to Move
  106. Ian Sweet, Show Me How You Disappear
  107. Uniiqu3, Heartbeats
  108. Kill Scott Herron, The Revolution Will Now Be Live Streamed
  109. Ana Roxanne, Because of a Flower
  110. Hayley Williams, Flowers for Vases /descansos
  111. Cabaret Voltaire, Dekadrone
  112. Anika Pyle, Wild River
  113. Damon Locks Black Movement Ensemble, Now
  114. Irena and Vojtech Havlovi, Melodies in the Sand
  115. Rats on Rafts, Excerpts from Chapter 3: The Mind Runs a Net of Rabbit Paths
  116. Mouse on Mars, Aai
  117. Basside and Sophie, F It Up
  118. Jimmy Edgar, Cheetah Bend
  119. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, B-Sides & Rarities (Part II)
  120. Fax Gang, Aethernet
  121. Rejoice, Damnation No Longer Hurts
  122. Blanck Mass, In Ferneaux
  123. Claire Rousay, A Softer Focus
  124. John Dwyer, Endless Garbage
  125. iamdoechi, Bra-less
  126. TYRON | slowthaiAtarshi Gakko!, Snacktime
  127. Typhoon, Sympathetic Magic
  128. slowthai, TYRON
  129. Julien Baker, Little Oblivious
  130. John Hopkins, Music for Psychedelic Therapy
  131. Maassai, With the Saints
  132. Mogwai, As the love continues
  133. Tommy Genesis, goldilocks x
  134. Steven R Smith, The Growing Surface
  135. Louisahhh, The Practice of Freedom
  136. Zuli, All Caps
  137. Viagra Boys, Welfare Jazz
  138. Palberta, Palberta5000
  139. Goat Girl, On All Fours
  140. God Damn, Raw Coward
  141. Anna Leone, I’ve Felt All These Things
  142. Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Brains, Swing from the Sean DeLear
  143. WILLOW, lately i feel EVERYTHING
  144. Squirrel Flower, Planet (i)
  145. Cold Beat, War Garden
  146. Courtney Barnett, Things Take Time, Take Time
  147. Sharon Van Etten: epic Ten Album Review | PitchforkDinosaur Jr, Sweep It Into Space
  148. Sophia Kennedy, Monsters
  149. Sharon Van Etten, epic Ten
  150. Growing, Diptych
  151. Rhiannon Giddens, They’re Calling Me Home
  152. Home is Where, I Became Birds
  153. Terrace Martin, Drones
  154. Jonnine, Blue Hills
  155. cehryl, time machine
  156. The Staves, Good Woman
  157. Pom Pom Squad, Death of a Cheerleader
  158. Duran Duran, Future Past
  159. Blu DeTiger, How Did We Get Here?
  160. Moin, Moot!
  161. Stereolab, Electrically Possessed
  162. Vegyn, Like a Good Old Friend
  163. Parannoul, To See the Next Part of the Dream
  164. Thirdface, Do It With a Smile3 Stars: A quality listen. Worth a once through.
  165. 645AR,  Most Hated
  166. 645AR - YouTubeDon Toliver, Life of a DON
  167. Turnstile, Glow On
  168. Sleaford Mods, Spare Ribs
  169. Melvins, Working with God
  170. Angel Du$t, YAK: A Collection of Truck Songs
  171. Common, A Beautiful Revolution Part 2
  172. Heinrich Kobberling, Dissent Chapters 1-10
  173. Ty Segall, Harmonizer
  174. BADBADNOTGOOD, Talk Memory
  175. PinkPantheress, To Hell With It
  176. Poppy, Flux
  177. Gabe ‘Nandez, Strife
  178. Tropical F Storm, Deep States
  179. Arooj Aftab, Vulture PrinceDawn Richard – Second Line (2021, Vinyl) - Discogs
  180. Hannah Jadagu, What is Going on?
  181. Dawn Richard, Boomerang
  182. J Cole, The Off-Season
  183. Sleater-Kinney, Path of Wellness
  184. Finneas, Optimist
  185. Remi Wolf, Juno
  186. Alien Nosejob, Paint It Clear
  187. Joshua Crumbly, ForEver
  188. Delivery, Yes We Do
  189. Maria Dehart, Quarantunes
  190. Nightshift, Zoe
  191. Ryan Dugre, Three Rivers
  192. Lisel & Booker Stardum, Mycelial Echo
  193. Colin Miller, Hook
  194. Godspeed You! Black Emperor, G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END
  195. The Black Keys, Delta Kream
  196. Lily Konigsberg, Lily We Need to Talk Now
  197. Spirit of the Beehive, Entertainment, Death
  198. Wristwatch, Wristwatch
  199. Clark, Playground in a Lake
  200. Lilli Lewis, AmericanaDropkick Murphys announce new album 'Turn Up That Dial,' share “Middle  Finger”
  201. Ty Segall, Harmonizer
  202. Mastadon, Hushed and Grim
  203. Dropkick Murphys, Turn Up That Dial
  204. Sheep, Dog & Wolf, Two-Minds
  205. Elori Saxl, The Blue of Distance
  206. The Many, Have Mercy
  207. Anzahlung, I’ve Lost My Footing on the World
  208. Cleo Sol, Mother
  209. Celeste, Not Your Muse
  210. Dialect, Under-Between
  211. Amy Shark, Cry Forever
  212. Arlo Parks, Collapsed in Sunbeams
  213. dodie, Build a Problem
  214. Toth, You and Me and Everything
  215. Toth, Death
  216. Tems, If Orange was a Place
  217. High Contrast, Notes from the Underground Remixes 2.0.zip
  218. Robert Plant & Allison Krauss, Raise the Roof
  219. They Might Be Giants, Book
  220. Ashley Monroe, Rosegold
  221. Charles Moothart, Soft Crime
  222. Benny the Butcher & Harry Fraud, The Plugs I Met 2
  223. Brian Eno, Film Music: science/fiction
  224. Pharoahe Monch / Th1rt3eN: A Magnificent Day for an Exorcism Album Review |  PitchforkRichard Barbieri, Chosen Spells
  225. Kosei Fukuda, RUTEN
  226. th1rt3en, A Magnificent Day for an Exorcism
  227. Brian Eno, Film Music: Voices & Words
  228. Another Sky, Music for Winter Vol 1
  229. Editrix, Tell Me I’m Bad
  230. Amulets, Bloomig
  231. Tune-Yards, sketchy.
  232. Supercorp, Lissajous I
  233. Martin Gore, The Third Chimpanzee
  234. John Dwyer, Witch Egg
  235. Sal Dulu, Xompulse
  236. Anna B Savage, A Common Turn
  237. Clever Girls, Constellations
  238. The Body, I’ve Seen All that I Need to See
  239. 4 Mars, Super Somali Sounds from the Gulf of Tadjoura
  240. Ragazze Quartet & Martijn Cornet, Schubert: Die Winterreise
  241. black midi, Cavalcade
  242. MODCON, Modern Condition
  243. Alewya, Panther in Mode
  244. Sons of Kemet, Black to the Future
  245. 2nd Generation Wu, Hereditary
  246. Revulsion, Revulsion
  247. Nana Yamato, Yoakemae
  248. SHE WAS A VISITOR - ISO 220320 Vinyl at Juno Records.Lost Girls, Menneskekollektivet
  249. Predznanie, Терапия
  250. She was a Visitor, ISO 220320
  251. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, L. W.
  252. Tinashe, 333
  253. Julie Doiron, I Thought of You
  254. Pozi, Typing
  255. Chuck Johnson, The Cinder Grove
  256. Divide and Distress, Gas Lit
  257. Genghis Tron, Dream Weapon
  258. Wau Wau Collectif, Yaral Sa Doom
  259. Mint Julep, In a Deep and Dreamless Sleep
  260. The Gubs, Daisy Cutter Genocide
  261. nothing, nowhere. Trauma Factory
  262. Lord Apex, Smoke Sessions 3
  263. LICE, Wasteland: What Ails our People is Clear
  264. Pauline Anna Strom, Angel Tears in Sunlight
  265. Roy Montgomery, Island of Lost Souls
  266. Pillow Dog, Happy Heart Attack Vol 1
  267. For Your Health, In Spite Of
  268. Psychadelic Porn Crumpets, SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound
  269. David Gray, Skellig
  270. The Parrots, Dos
  271. Billy Nomates. Emergency Telephone
  272. Valerie June, The Moon and Stars
  273. Really From, Really From
  274. Julius Eastman, Femenine
  275. Ryley Walker & Kikagaku Moyo, Deep Fried Grandeur
  276. Keeks, Heal
  277. Helado Negro, Far In
  278. Lande Hekt, Going to Hell
  279. Kate Davis, Strange Boy
  280. Bobby Lee, Origin Myths
  281. Pink Sweat$ explores 'The Prelude' to 'Pink Planet,' discusses how he goes  beyond R&B | ThisisRnB.com - New R&B Music, Artists, Playlists, LyricsAi Yamamoto, Pan de Sonic
  282. Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Theory of Ice
  283. Pink Sweat$, Pink Planet
  284. Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin, $Mokebreak
  285. Hand Habits, dirt
  286. Yu Su, Yellow River Blue
  287. Lorde, Solar Power
  288. Octo Octa, She’s Calling
  289. Drake, Certified Lover Boy
  290. Moon Taxi, Silver Dream
  291. Bat Fangs, Queen of My World
  292. Mickey Guyton, Remember Her Name
  293. Abstract Mindstate, Dreams Still Inspire
  294. Logic, Bobby Tarantino III
  295. Mason Lindahl, Kissing Rosy in the Rain
  296. Kasper Marott, Full Circle
  297. Bicep, Isles
  298. Central, Bpemr
  299. Crumb, Ice Melt
  300. Darkside, Spiral
  301. Jane Fontana, In Situ
  302. Floating Points, Promises
  303. New Pagans, The Seed, The Vessels, The Roots and All
  304. Middle Kids, Today We’re the Greatest
  305. Epitaph, Tears for the Dying
  306. Stortregn, Impermanence
  307. Suffering Hour, The Cyclic Reckoning
  308. Yoshinori Hayashi: Pulse of Defiance Album Review | PitchforkDeekapz, Jewel Gems
  309. Portrayal of Guilt, We Are Always Alone
  310. Perfume Genius, IMMEDIATELY Remixes
  311. Yoshinori Hayashi, Pulse of Defiance
  312. Big Ghost Ltd & Conway the Machine, If It Bleeds It Can Be Killed
  313. Altin Gun, Yol
  314. The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries, Suns Out Guns Out
  315. Mush, Lines Redacted
  316. Parquet Courts, Sympathy for Life
  317. Virginia Wing, Private Life2 stars: I am not sure what happened here, but something went wrong,
  318. Idles, Crawler
  319. IDLES: Crawler Album Review | PitchforkTori Amos, Ocean to Ocean
  320. Coldplay, Music of the Spheres
  321. Lana Del Ray, Blue Banisters
  322. Lana Del Rey, Chemtrails Over the Country Club
  323. Allie Crow Buckley, Moonlit and Devious no
  324. Nermin Niazi, Disco Se Aagay
  325. Portrayal of Guilt, We Are Always Alone
  326. Voilaaa, Voiciii
  327. Miss Grit, Blonde
  328. His Name is Alive, Hope is a Candle
  329. Pom Poko, Cheater
  330. Midnight Sister, Painting the Roses
  331. The Dirty Nil, F— Art
  332. Marauder, Puissance 4
  333. Snacking, Painted Gold
  334. Foo Fighters, Medicine at Midnight
  335. Edie Brickell & New Bohemiams, Hunter and the Dog Star
  336. Sam Dew, Moonlit Fools
  337. Passenger, Songs for the Drunk and Brokenhearted1 Star: Turn around now, don’t listen. You can’t unhear what you have heard
  338. The Hold Steady, Open Door Policy
  339. Cassandra Jenkins, An Overview of Phenomenal Nature
  340. Albertine Sarges, The Sticky Fingers
  341. Tele Novella, Merlynn Belle
  342. Various Artists, Indaba IS
  343. The Weather Station, Ignorance

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