2018 – The best of janglepop albums

As we enter the second month of 2019, I am perhaps a bit late to the best of party and feel a return of those awkward student moments, where oversleep, general laziness and a terrible memory, often led me to pitch up at party central to be met by the confused glances of a couple of nerdy kids cleaning up vomit.

I would love to spin it that it was because 2018 was such a great year for jangle-pop that it took me so long to decide…however my interminable lack of shame has always led to an honesty that reveals when I just could not be arsed!

Oh well, done now… and this lot is brilliant ! Thanks to all the bands and labels for some brilliant music!

 

1)  Neurotic Fiction  –  Pulp Music (Specialist Subject Records)

 

 

2)  Gorgeous Bully  –  Closure (Breakfast Records)

 

 

3)  Lewsberg  –  Lewsberg (Self Released)

 

 

4)  Salad Boys  –  This is Glue (Trouble in Mind)

 

 

5)  Arrest Charlie Tipper  –  The Astonishing Rise of Charlie Tipper (Breaking Down Recordings)

 

 

6)  Holy Tunics  –  Butter Dish  (Meritorio Records)

 

 

7)  Alpaca Sports  –  From Paris With Love (Elefant Records)

 

 

8)  Dot Dash  –  Proto Retro (The Beautiful Music)

 

 

9)  Eggs on Mars  –  Mamma Pancake (2018)

 

 

10)  Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever  –  Hope Downs (Subpop)

 

 

11)  Lawn  –  Blood on the Tracks (Forged Artifacts)

 

 

12)  The Catherines  –  The Catherines  (Mondo Canape)

 

 

13)  Seeking Madras  –  Bike Ride  (Self Released)

 

 

14)  Holy Now  –  I Think I Need The Light (Lazy Octopus)

 

 

15)  Sharesprings  –  Paraparlor (Dismantled)

 

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