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Timmy Awards

Timmy Awards- The Best Albums of 2018

It's mid-2019, so yeah, I finished my 2018 list. You can get videos for them all in this YouTube playlist. If you click "play all," it will play them from 50 right on down to #1.

Lera Lynn

50. Lera Lynn- Plays Well With Others: A great title for an album of duets, Nashville's Lera Lynn pairs up with like-minded Americana artists for a nice collection of tunes, including a great cover of TV On The Radio's "Wolf Like Me" with Shovels & Rope.

Gouge Away

49. Gouge Away - Burnt Sugar: This is the first I've heard of Florida's Gouge Away - this is their second album and

Amaro Freitas

48. Amaro Freitas - Rasif:

Deaf Wish

47. Deaf Wish - Lithium Zion:

Maps & Atlases

46. Maps & Atlases - Lightlessness Is Nothing New


45. Mastersystem - Dance Music:


44. Brownout - Fear Of A Brown Planet:


43. Behemoth - I Loved You At Your Darkest:

Dream Wife

42. Dream Wife - Dream Wife:


41. YOB - Our Raw Heart:


40. Shame - Songs Of Praise:

Thee Oh Sees

39. Thee Oh Sees - Smote Reverser:

The Orielles

38. The Orielles - Silver Dollar Moment:


37. Tune-Yards - I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life:

Amnesia Scanner

36. Amnesia Scanner - Another Life:

Blood Orange

35. Blood Orange - Negro Swan:

More Ty
Even More Ty

34. Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin/Joy/Fudge Sandwich:

Franz Ferdinand

33. Franz Ferdinand - Always Ascending:

The Beths

32. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me:


31. Interpol - Marauder:


30. Bodega - Endless Scroll:

Haley Heynderickx

29. Haley Heynderickx- I Need To Start A Garden:

Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids

28. Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids - An Angel Fell:

The Decemberists

27. The Decemberists - I'll Be Your Girl:

Makaya McCraven - Universal Beings

26. Makaya McCraven - Universal Beings:

U.S. Girls

25. U.S. Girls - In A Poem Unlimited:

Ezra Furman

24. Ezra Furman - Transangelic Exodus:

Tropical Fuck Storm

23. Tropical Fuck Storm: A Laughing Death In Meatspace:


22. Phosphorescent - C'est La Vie:

Harriet Tubman

21. Harriet Tubman - The Terror End Of Beauty

The Goon Sax

20. The Goon Sax - We're Not Talking:


19. Preoccupations - New Material:

Big Red Machine

18. Big Red Machine - Big Red Machine:

Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth

17. Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth:


16. Mitski - Be The Cowboy:

White Denim

15. White Denim - Performance:

DJ Jazzy Jeff

14. DJ Jazzy Jeff - M3:

13. Micall Parkinson & Mr. Thing - Finish What We Started:

12. Car Seat Headrest - Twin Fantasy:

11. Elvis Costello and The Imposters - Look Now:

10. Lucy Dacus - Historian:

9. Makaya McCraven - Where We Come From:

8. Father John Misty - God's Favorite Customer:

7. Fucked Up - Dose Your Dreams:

6. Sons of Kemet - Your Queen Is A Reptile:

5. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!:

4. Ben Lamar Gay - Downtown Castles Can Never Block the Sun:

3. Death Cab For Cutie - Thank You For Today:

2. Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer:


1. IDLES - Joy As An Act Of Rebellion:



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