Crash Records End Of Year Chart 2018

After much discussion and deliberation in the shop we now have our end of year chart to present to you. It’s a top 40 of albums that we have enjoyed listening to this year and reflects the different musical tastes of all the staff who work at Crash. We hope you will find it interesting and perhaps even check out some of the albums that you may have missed. And then if you decide you would like to purchase something on the end of the year chart please call in and see us!

1) PARQUET COURTS – Wide Awake! (Rough Trade)
2) IDLES – Joy As An Act Of Resistance (Partisan)
3) SLEEP – The Sciences (Third Man)
4) TVAM – Psychic Data (Psychic Data)
5) SHAME – Songs Of Praise (Dead Oceans)
6) ORIELLES – Silver Dollar Moment (Heavenly)
7) B. C. CAMPLIGHT – Deportation Blues (Bella Union)
8) GOAT GIRL – Goat Girl (Rough Trade)
9) ARCTIC MONKEYS – Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (Domino)
10) NILS FRAHM – All Melody (Erased Tapes)
11) BEAK – >>> (Invada)
12) LOW – Double Negative (Sub Pop)
13) TOMMY ’86 – Freedom To Obey (MTronic)
14) OH SEES – Smote Reverser (CastleFace)
15) SLAVES – Acts Of Fear And Love (Virgin / EMI)
16) ROLLING BLACKOUTS C.F. – Hopes Down (Sub Pop)
17) DANIEL AVERY – Song For Alpha (Phantasy)
18) BODEGA – Endless Scroll (What’s Your Rupture?)
19) DREAM WIFE – Dream Wife (Lucky Number)
20) JOHN GRANT – Love Is Magic (Bella Union)
21) ARCHITECTS – Holy Hell (Epitaph)
22) GEORGE FITZGERALD – All That Must Be (Double Six)
23) BOY AZOOGA – (One) (Two) (Kung Fu!) (Heavenly)
24) KAMASI WASHINGTON – Heaven & Earth (Young Turks)
25) MATTIEL – Mattiel (Heavenly)
26) FUCKED UP – Dose Your Dreams (Merge)
27) JON HOPKINS – Singularity (Domino)
28) HERE LIES MAN – You Will Know Nothing (RidingEasy)
29) COURTNEY BARNETT – Tell Me How.. (Marathon Artists)
30) PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS – King Of Cowards (Rocket)
31) KURT VILE – Bottle It In (Matador)
32) LET’S EAT GRANDMA – I’m All Ears (Transgressive)
33) KHRUANGBIN – Con El Mundo (Night Time Stories)
34) ALICE IN CHAINS – Rainier Fog (BMG)
35) LA LUZ – Floating Features (Hardly Art)
36) EELS – The Deconstruction (E Works)
37) CLOUD NOTHINGS – Last Building Burning (Wichita)
38) PRODIGY – No Tourists (Take Me To The Hospital)
39) JON SPENCER – Sings The Hits (In The Red)
40) DJANGO DJANGO – Marble Skies (Because Music)