FEATURE: The A-List: The Best Tracks of 2018 (So Far)



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The Best Tracks of 2018 (So Far)


WE are still in May…


but there have been so many good songs out already. From every corner of the musical landscape; they have dropped from the sky and taken the breath away. I have assembled the tracks that, I feel, are the very best of the year so far. Among the singles/album tracks are efforts from Childish Gambino, LUMP; Courtney Barnett and Gaz Coombes – stacks of terrific cuts that have added so much to the musical landscape. Enjoy the rundown and think about those songs that, in your mind, are the absolute top of…


THE year so far.  


Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury

Childish GambinoThis Is America

Leon BridgesBad Bad News

CHVRCHES – Miracle

LUMPCurse of the Contemporary

Cabbage Arms of Pleonexia

Unknown Mortal OrchestraAmerican Guilt

Boy Azooga – Loner Boogie

Courtney BarnettNameless, Faceless

Kacey MusgravesSpace Cowboy

Noga Erez Sunshine

First Aid Kit – Fireworks

Florence + the MachineHunger

Father John Misty“Mr. Tilman”

Hinds The Club

Let’s Eat GrandmaHot Pink

Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel

Nils FrahmForever Changeless


Jorja Smith, Kendrick Lamar I Am

Goat GirlThe Man

Young FathersToy

Gaz CoombesDeep Pockets

Jack WhiteOver and Over and Over

Jordan Rakei Wildfire