Sunday, September 18, 2022

McQ's Favorite Albums Of 2022

McQ's Best Of will be updating its best of 2022 album rankings throughout 2022 and 2023, and also updating which albums are in the listening pool below.  Binker and Moses darkly riveting contemporary jazz effort Feeding The Machine is the latest addition to our year-end rankings.

Highest Recommends

None To Date.

Strong Recommends
1a. Skinty Fia - Fontaines D.C.
1b. This Is A Photograph - Kevin Morby
3. Heart Under - Just Mustard
4. Lucifer On The Sofa - Spoon
6. Life On Earth - Hurray For The Riff Raff
Solid Recommends

9. Feeding The Machine - Binker and Moses
10. Electricity - Bibio Sound Machine & Hot Chip
11. Dawn FM - The Weeknd
12. The Overload - Yard Act
13. Ants From Up Here - Black Country, New Road 

Mild Recommends

15. Tilt - Confidence Man

2022 Albums In The Pool (number of listens in)

A Bit Of Previous (1) - Belle & Sebastian
A Foul Form (1) - Osees
Alpha Zulu (1) - Phoenix
Angels & Queens - Part 1 (1) - Gabriels
Asphalt Meadows (1) - Death Cab For Cutie
Autofiction (1) - Suede
Big Time (1) - Angel Olsen
Bleed Out (1) - The Mountain Goats
Blue Rev (1) - Alvvays
Cave World (4) - Viagra Boys
Colder Streams (4) - The Sadies 
Cool It Down (1) - The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Cruel Country (1) - Wilco
Dance Fever (4) - Florence + The Machine
Diaspora Problems - Soul Glo (4)
Endure (1) - Special Interest
Expert In A Dying Field (1) - The Beths
Farm To Table (1) - Bartees Strange
Fear Fear (1) - Working Men's Club
for you who are the wronged (1) - Kathryn Joseph
Florist (4)
God Save The Animals (1) - Alex G
Heartmind (1) - Cass McCombs
Hold The Girl (1) - Rina Sawayama
hugo (1) - Loyle Carner
I Am The Moon: I. Crescent (2) - Tedeschi Trucks Band
I Am The Moon: II. Ascension (1) - Tedeschi Trucks Band
I Am The Moon: III. Ascension (1) - Tedeschi Trucks Band
I Am The Moon: III. Farewell (1) - Tedeschi Trucks Band
I Love You Jennifer B (1) - Jockstrap
IMPERA (1) - Ghost
In These Times (1) - Makaya McCraven
Labrynthitis (1) - Destroyer
Live At The El Mocambo (3) - The Rolling Stones
LP3 (1) - Hippo Campus
Melt My Eyez See Your Future (1) - Denzel Curry
Midnights (1) - Taylor Swift
MOTOMAMI (1) - Rosalia
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers (1) - Kendrick Lamar
MUNA (1)
Natural Brown Prom Queen (1) - Sudan Archives
Past Life Regression (1) - Papercuts
Pompeii (1) - Kate Le Bon
PRE PLEAURE (1) - Julia Jacklin
Reeling (1) - The Mysterines
RENAISSANCE (2) - Beyonce
Reset (1) - Panda Bear
Riderless Horse (1) - Nina Nastasia
SICK! (1) - Earl Sweatshirt
Stumpwork (1) - Dry Cleaning
Supernova (1) - Nova Twins
The Theory Of Whatever (1) - Jamie T
THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND (1) - PUP
Tresor (1) - Gwenno
Ugly Season (1) - Perfume Genius
Un Verano Sin Ti (1) - Bad Bunny
Water Slide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky (1) - Porridge Radio
Weather Alive (1) - Beth Orton
When The Wind Forgets Your Name (1) - Built To Spill
White Jesus Black Problems (1) - Fantastic Negrito
You Belong There (1) - Daniel Rossen
YTILAER (1) - Bill Callahan

Last Updated 1112.22