2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

2018 Countdown
Parquet Courts // photo by Alan Lawrence (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! 

Troy Nelson's 2018 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
1 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
2 MGMT Little Dark Age Columbia
3 Sink Ya Teeth Sink Ya Teeth Hey Buffalo
4 Kali Uchis Isolation Virgin EMI
5 Neneh Cherry Broken Politics Smalltown Supersound
6 Spesh Famous World Killroom
7 Confidence Man Confident Music For Confident People Heavenly
8 Sunflower Bean Twentytwo In Blue Mom & Pop
9 Lena Raine Celeste: Original Soundtrack Radical Dreamland
10 Ed Schrader's Music Beat Riddles Carpark


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