My favorite albums of the year. In order. With some of my favorite songs on each.
  1. Young Fathers - White Men Are Black Men Too (Nest, 27, Still Running, Sirens)
  2. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit (Elevator Operator, Pedestrian At Best, Aqua Profunda!, Small Poppies)
  3. Wilco - Star Wars (More..., Cold Slope, Magnetized, Random Name Generator)
  4. Girlpool - Before The World Was Big (Ideal World, Before The World Was Big, Dear Nora, Crowded Stranger)
  5. Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free (Speed Trap Town, 24 Frames, Something More Than Free, Hudson Commodore)
  6. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love (A New Wave, Bury Our Friends, No Cities To Love, Hey Darling)
  7. Eskimeaux - O.K. (Broken Necks, I Admit I'm Scared, The Thunder Answered Back)
  8. EL VY - Return To The Moon (It's A Game, Return To The Moon, No Time To Crank The Sun, Paul Is Alive)
  9. Craig Finn - Faith In The Future (Roman Guitars, Trapper Avenue, Newmyer's Roof, Saint Peter Upside Down)
  10. Torres - Sprinter (The Exchange, Sprinter, Cowboy Guilt, New Skin)