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January's highlights included the powerful sophomore set from Lost Under Heaven the wide-ranging but always catchy debut from Maggie Rogers (pictured), and Deerhunter's morbid 'Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?'

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New reviews: Florida Georgia Line defends its roots amidst its pancultural pop sound, while Avril Lavigne pulls stirring moments from her recent darkness, and Chaka Khan teams up with contemporary producers to deliver her first set of originals in 21 years. https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases

Avril 🖤
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From "Shallow" to Kacey Musgraves' big triumph to Best Opera Recording, dig through the Recording Academy's selections for the best music of the past year and AllMusic's reviews.

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New reviews: Ariana Grande's sudden follow-up to 'Sweetener' embodies every aspect of her star power, while the latest from Panda Bear is skeletal yet complex, and Mercury Rev enlists an all-star roster of vocalists to pay tribute to country-pop pioneer Bobbie Gentry. https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases

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January's highlights included the powerful sophomore set from Lost Under Heaven (pictured), the wide-ranging but always catchy debut from Maggie Rogers, and Deerhunter's morbid 'Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?'

See the full list at https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases/editorschoice

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RIP James Ingram: The R&B musician made a name for himself behind the scenes before breaking out with his own hits, including his Grammy-winning duet with Michael McDonald, "Yah Mo B There," and the chart-topping "I Don't Have the Heart."

Just Once was a fav
RIP James, a credit to the music world 😔
RIP
🔥🔥🔥🔥
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New Reviews: Guitar architect William Tyler gets sunny on his first full-band effort, Eva Moolchan's Sneaks sounds bigger, trippier, and richer than on previous releases, and White Fence offers up a brooding psychedelic double album. https://www.allmusic.com/newreleases

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Juliana Hatfield shares how her new album is a celebration of being alone and emotionally self-sufficient.

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She's so alone, she's on my phone putting a message out to everyone in the world.
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Steve Earle told us a year and a half ago about his plan to make a Guy Clark tribute record, which was finally announced today. Flash back to our chat with the country maverick.

Frédéric Normand !!!!!
Great sound and songs would have never heard him if not for UTube please don't Slow down Steve Earle!!!!
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AllMusic2 months ago

All year you have been rating albums, then voting for your favorites on our year-end ballot. Now we close the book on 2018 with the results of our readers' poll.

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The rock world continues to be the playground of its elder statesman, with Roger Daltrey, Paul McCartney, Paul Weller and Elvis Costello all releasing impressive new albums this year, while artists like Gaz Coombes, Ty Segall, and the Struts made cases for pushing rock forward.

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Now that we live in a world of aggregated content, box sets have become music's version of a long read. This year's best box sets include a fascinating deep dive into 'Blood on the Tracks,' the best Fleetwood Mac collection to date, and an incredible...

"Blood on the Tracks" That would be from Lindsay getting rolled over.
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The voices of iconic singer/songwriters like John Prine, David Crosby, and John Hiatt continued to shine brightly in 2018, alongside albums from relative newcomers including Natalie Prass, Ari Roar, and Anna Burch.

Great to see Gruff Rhys, Gilbert O’Sullivan, and Juliana Hatfield on here!
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There's still time to vote in our year-end readers' poll

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There was plenty to feel blue about in 2018, and those sentiments were best expressed by the likes of Shawn Amos, Sue Foley, and Fantastic Negrito. Newcomers to the genre received an exceptional welcome mat, 'Confessin' the Blues,' curated by the Rolling Stones.

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In the midst of all the new music of 2018, there was plenty of opportunity to plumb the archives and examine numerous compilations and reissues, such as a collection of rare demos from the Louvin Brothers, a gem from Prince's storied vault, and a rollicking...

Interesting, but: no White Album??
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We already shared our editors' favorite classical instrumental recordings of the year, and now it's time to delve into the world of classical music with vocal accompaniment, including a celebratory take on the works of Guillaume Dufay, an exploration of Handel's lesser-known arias, and a...

Photo by Gianandrea Uggetti 🙂
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Some of the best country albums of the year pushed the genre's boundaries, including releases from Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde, and Lindi Ortega. But there was still plenty of room for more traditionally-minded and equally outstanding work from Frank Foster, Shooter Jennings, and Joshua Hedley.

This is a good list that is all on Spotify have a listen.🤠
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The comforting cacophony of metal rang throughout 2018, featuring standout albums from Thou, YOB, and Voivod, as well as the long-awaited return of stoner icons Sleep.

Alex, Bryce, Ben...
Daniel!
Nate. At least 4 of yours & 6 of mine. Not bad!
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From collaborative outfits like the Gift Band, I'm With Her, and Luluc, to more solitary offerings from Amy Ray, Caroline Rose, and Alexander Tucker, there was much to enjoy about folk and Americana music in 2018.

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The final installment of our gift guide also features Motley Crue toys, a book celebrating the women of country music, and an expanded edition of Love's classic 'Forever Changes.'

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It's easy to limit one's attention to familiar Western sounds, but that would deny the pleasures of this year's best Latin and world music albums, including Angélique Kidjo's reimagining of the Talking Heads' 'Remain in Light,' the return of Ethio-jazz icon Hailu Mergia, and the...

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As 2018 winds down, our editors made note of November's best new albums, including Kane Brown's latest forward-thinking permutation of country music and Laura Jane Grace's first solo album, which leans heavily on her Tom Petty and power-pop influences.

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The best in indie rock and pop includes the return of Cat Power, Beach House's highlight-packed '7,' and the debuts of Soccer Mommy, Snail Mail, and The Orielles. Additionally, albums by Superchunk, tune-yards, Julia Holter, and Thalia Zedek Band sought to reckon with the strange...

Mitski - Be the Cowboy. My favorite.
Many worthy entries here. Yay, Joy Formidable, and Field Music!
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​Our editors have shared their individual lists for their favorite albums and songs of the year.

Just wondering why BRYAN ADAMS is an artist that is excluded from your website? No information about him or his music at all!?
Jaarlijstjes! 😍 Dat wordt weer heel veel beluisteren, in januari.
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R&B's past and present came together to make for some outstanding records in 2018. Up and comers like Jorja Smith, serpentwithfeet, and Simulator Jones stood strong alongside genre stalwarts Bettye LaVette, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Toni Braxton.

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2018 made for a fascinating year in pop: it was the year BTS conquered America, the year we saw the emergence of queer stars in the making like Troye Sivan and Christine and the Queens, and featured the returns of Robyn, Rae Morris, and Rita...

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Back with our third installment of music-themed goodies for the holidays

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Classical instrumental recordings harkened back to the past with new interpretations of Bach, Stravinsky, Schubert and Strauss, while also pushing forward with Jonny Greenwood's elegant and dissonant score to 'Phantom Thread' and the fresh guitar compositions found on Duo Noire's 'Night Triptych.'

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Ah classic music: influenced also power metal!
To which I would like to add these items, in order of purchasing: 1. Graham Fitkin: String Quartets (Sacconi Quartet; Signum Classics) 2. Gyula Csapó: Déjà? Kojâ? (Quatuor Bozzini; editions qb) 3. Brooklyn Rider: Spontaneous Symbols (five composers; In a Circle Records) 4. Steve Reich: Pulse/Quartet (Nonesuch) 5. John Luther Adams: Everything That Rises (JACK Quartet; Cold Blue Music) 6. Nikolaus Brass: Works for Clarinets and Strings (Neos) 7. "We, Like Salangan Swallows...": Works for chorus with and without ensemble by Morton Feldman (four works - three hitherto unrecorded!), Will Ogdon, Earle Brown, Pauline Oliveros, Warren Burt and Robert Carl (The Astra Choir; New World) 8. Michael Gordon: Clouded Yellow (four works, performed by the Kronos Quartet; Cantaloupe) 9. Peter Ruzicka: String Quartet No.7; Clouds 2, for string quartet and orchestra (Minguet Quartet; Neos) 10. Cassandra Miller: Just So (four works; Quatuor Bozzini; Another Timbre) 11. Morton Feldman: Two Pianos and other pieces 1953-1969, including Between Catagories, False Relationships, De Kooning and other multi-piano pieces (John Tilbury, Philip Thomas and other artists; Another Timbre) 12. Aizuri String Quartet: Blueprinting (works by five composers; New Amsterdam) 13. Telegraph Quartet: Into the Light (Works by Leon Kirchner, Anton Webern and Benjamin Britten; Centaur) 14. Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets (the 1952 Budapest String Quartet cycle in mono and remastered in 2018; Sony) 15. Frank Horvat: For Those Who Died Trying (a 35 movement work in which each piece is inspired by the narrative behind Luke Duggleby’s photo essay For Those Who Died Trying, which pays homage to the "35 human rights defenders in Thailand who were killed trying to stop powerful interests that wanted to destroy their community’s environment"; Mivos Quartet; Atma)
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You get five votes, so choose wisely.

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The jazz world remained unpredictable and fascinating as ever in 2018, including the virtuosic, meticulously-edited latest from Makaya McCraven, drummer Jamison Ross' nuanced sophomore release, and the unveiling of a lost album from John Coltrane.

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In between keeping up with all of the feuds, drama and tragedies that dogged hip-hop in 2018, there was still time to enjoy numerous top-tier records, including Cardi B's wild debut, Lil Wayne's long-awaited 'Tha Carter V,' and Vince Staples' electrifying 'FM!.'

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Whether it was the wild ambitions of DJ Koze, Oneohtrix Point Never, and Fire-Toolz, or more traditionally-satisfying work from Geotic, Thomas Fehlmann, and Rival Consoles, there was no shortage of quality electronic music to discover.

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RIP Pete Shelley

Buzzcocks frontman and solo artist was one of the defining voices of early English punk, with an especially keen sense of melody. He wrote and sang many of the band's most enduring songs, including "Ever Fallen in Love (With...

One of my favorites. A very sad day.
Respect
Beyond "legend". Utterly seminal and original.
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From the grand returns of Janelle Monáe and Neko Case to the compelling storytelling of Mitski and Alejandro Escovedo to the exuberance of Kids See Ghosts and Low Cut Connie, 2018 gave us a tremendous amount music to explore. We begin with our overall best-of...

Worst year in music history.
Nice to see Field Music on there! Excellent as always.