Best of 2018: Jake

Let’s continue our 2018 look-back right into 2019 with Jake’s favorite records of the last year. Jake is our used vinyl guru, and a guy with an ear for eccentric sounds. You’ll find his top nine below, filled with synth-worshippers, folkies in their feelings, and other exotic but excellent sounds.

Serpentwithfeet Soil

Jóhann Jóhannsson Mandy O.S.T.

Arp Zebra

Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples

Kath Bloom / Loren Connors Restless Faithful Desperate

Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour

Suzanne Menzel Goodbyes and Beginnings

Jon Hopkins Singularity

Sons of Kemet Your Queen is a Reptile