Music I've enjoyed in 2017

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Here’s this year’s records, listed alphabetically, with favorites in bold.

Album Bandcamp / SoundCloud / YT Apple Music
Aldous Harding — Party SoundCloud 🍎
Alessandro Cortini — AVANTI SoundCloud 🍎
Alex Cameron — Forced Witness Bandcamp 🍎
ANOHNI — Paradise EP Bandcamp 🍎
Anton Kubikov — Whatness Bandcamp 🍎
Astrïd & Rachel Grimes — Through the Sparkle Bandcamp 🍎
Balmorhea — Clear Language Bandcamp 🍎
Bedouine — Bedouine Bandcamp 🍎
Ben Frost — The Centre Cannot Hold Bandcamp 🍎
Björk — Utopia 🍎
Blanck Mass — World Eater Bandcamp 🍎
Blonde Redhead — 3 O’Clock EP 🍎
Blondie — Pollinator 🍎
Brainwaltzera — Poly-Ana Bandcamp 🍎
Brian Eno — Reflection 🍎
Burial — Rodent Bandcamp 🍎
Cameron Avery — Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams Bandcamp 🍎
Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker — Room 29 🍎
Charlotte Gainsbourg — Rest YouTube 🍎
Cigarettes After Sex — Cigarettes After Sex Bandcamp 🍎
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile — Lotta Sea Lice Bandcamp 🍎
Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts — Milano SoundCloud 🍎
Delia Gonzalez — Horse Follows Darkness Bandcamp 🍎
Dustin O’Halloran — 3 Movements Bandcamp 🍎
Eluvium — Shuffle Drones Bandcamp 🍎
Fatima Al Qadiri — Shaneera Bandcamp 🍎
Fever Ray — Plunge SoundCloud 🍎
Four Tet — New Energy Bandcamp 🍎
Gas — Narkopop Bandcamp 🍎
Godspeed You! Black Emperor — Luciferian Towers Bandcamp 🍎
Grizzly Bear — Painted Ruins 🍎
High Plains — Cinderland Bandcamp 🍎
Iron & Wine — Beast Epic Bandcamp 🍎
Japandroids — Near to the Wild Heart of Life Bandcamp 🍎
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma — On the Echoing Green Bandcamp 🍎
Jlin — Black Origami Bandcamp 🍎
Joni Void — Selfless Bandcamp 🍎
Justin Walter — Unseen Forces Bandcamp 🍎
Kastil — The Sadistic Abbess Bandcamp 🍎
Kelly Lee Owens — Kelly Lee Owens Bandcamp 🍎
Kendrick Lamar — DAMN. SoundCloud 🍎
King Krule — The OOZ SoundCloud 🍎
Kristoffer Lo — Anhedonia SoundCloud 🍎
Lana Del Rey — Lust for Life SoundCloud 🍎
Laraaji — Sun Gong SoundCloud 🍎
LCD Soundsystem - american dream SoundCloud 🍎
Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri — La Equidistancia Bandcamp 🍎
Lift to Experience — The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads (Reissue) SoundCloud 🍎
Mdou Moctar — Sousoume Tamachek Bandcamp 🍎
Mogwai — Every Country’s Sun Bandcamp 🍎
Murcof & Vanessa Wagner — EP02 & EP03 EP02, EP03 EP02, EP03
Oscar Mulero — Pattern Series Compilation Bandcamp 🍎
Oxbow — The Black Duke Bandcamp 🍎
Ryuichi Sakamoto - async SoundCloud 🍎
Sevdaliza — Ison YouTube 🍎
St. Vincent — MASSEDUCTION SoundCloud 🍎
Tale of Us — Endless SoundCloud 🍎
The Acid — The Bomb OST SoundCloud 🍎
The Blaze — Territory EP YouTube 🍎
The National — Sleep Well Beast YouTube 🍎
The War on Drugs — A Deeper Understanding SoundCloud 🍎
Timber Timbre — Sincerely, Future Pollution Bandcamp 🍎
Tom Rogerson & Brian Eno — Finding Shore Bandcamp 🍎
Visible Cloaks — Reassemblage Bandcamp 🍎
Waxahatchee — Out in the Storm Bandcamp 🍎
William Basinski — A Shadow in Time Bandcamp 🍎
yaeji — EP2 SoundCloud 🍎

A significant album I was introduced to this year is the 2012 Changeling by Camille O’Sullivan 🍎, which has been on heavy rotation throughout. It starts with a cover of Gillian Welch’s Revelator, about which I got excited this time last year.


Previous years: 2014, 2015, 2016

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Earlier: My favorite records from 2016