2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

2018 Countdown, The Morning Show w/ John Richards
KEXP DJs John Richards and Kevin Cole with IDLES // photo by Jake Hanson (view set)

For the next few weeks, we'll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2018, leading up to our 2018 Top 90.3 Album Countdown. Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2018, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Voting ends on Friday, December 7th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 14th to hear if your picks made the list! 

John Richards' 2018 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
1 Idles Joy As An Act Of Resistance Partisan
2 Matthew Dear Bunny Ghostly International
3 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
4 Yves Tumor Safe In The Hands of Love Warp Records
5 Damien Jurado The Horizon Just Laughed Secretly Canadian
6 Boygenius Boygenius Matador
7 Amen Dunes Freedom Sacred Bones
8 James Living in Extraordinary Times BMG
9 Lo! Peninsula AKA Lo! Peninsula Self-Released
10 Death Cab For Cutie Thank You For Today Atlantic

John Richards is the host of The Morning Show, airing Monday through Friday, 6-10 AM.