Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017

  1. The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
  2. Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights
  3. St. Vincent – MASSEDUCTION
  4. Slowdive – Slowdive
  5. Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life
  6. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
  7. The National – Sleep Well Beast
  8. Grizzly Bear – Painted Ruins
  9. Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
  10. Japanese Breakfast – Soft Sounds from Another Planet
  11. Broken Social Scene – Hug of Thunder
  12. LCD Soundsystem – american dream
  13. Spoon – Hot Thoughts
  14. The Horrors – V
  15. Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest
  16. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice
  17. Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up
  18. Perfume Genius – No Shape
  19. Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me
  20. Alvvays – Antisocialites
  21. Big Thief – Capacity
  22. Rose Elinor Dougall – Stellular
  23. Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister – Planetarium
  24. Moses Sumney – Aromanticism
  25. Jay Som – Everybody Works
  26. Wolf Parade – Cry Cry Cry
  27. Foxygen – Hang
  28. King Krule – The OOZ
  29. Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens
  30. Feist – Pleasure
  31. Björk – Utopia
  32. Fever Ray – Plunge
  33. Future Islands – The Far Field
  34. Elbow – Little Fictions
  35. Yumi Zouma – Willowbank
  36. Algiers – The Underside of Power
  37. Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now
  38. Girl Ray – Earl Grey
  39. The xx – I See You
  40. Midnight Sister – Saturn Over Sunset
  41. The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions
  42. Marika Hackman – I’m Not Your Man
  43. Protomartyr – Relatives in Descent
  44. Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives
  45. Bedouine – Bedouine
  46. Alex Lahey – I Love You Like a Brother
  47. Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger in the Alps
  48. Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker – Room 29
  49. Baxter Dury – Prince of Tears
  50. Goldfrapp – Silver Eye
  51. SZA – Ctrl
  52. Kevin Morby – City Music
  53. Temples – Volcano
  54. Waxahatchee – Out in the Storm
  55. Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory
  56. Lorde – Melodrama
  57. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers
  58. Laura Marling – Semper Femina
  59. Ride – Weather Diaries
  60. Kirin J Callinan – Bravado
  61. alt-J – RELAXER
  62. Thundercat – Drunk
  63. Zola Jesus – Okovi
  64. Sampha – Process
  65. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – The Hanged Man
  66. Dirty Projectors – Dirty Projectors
  67. Nick Hakim – Green Twins
  68. Grandaddy – Last Place
  69. Phoenix – Ti Amo
  70. The Afghan Whigs – In Spades
  71. Jessie Ware – Glasshouse
  72. Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness
  73. Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology
  74. Madeline Kenney – Night Night At the First Landing
  75. Destroyer – ken
  76. Deerhoof – Mountain Moves
  77. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Soul of a Woman
  78. Tricky – Ununiform
  79. The Weather Station – The Weather Station
  80. British Sea Power – Let the Dancers Inherit the Party
  81. girlpool – Powerplant
  82. Saint Etienne – Home Counties
  83. Austra – Future Politics
  84. The Mountain Goats – Goths
  85. Nadine Shah – Holiday Destination
  86. Priests – Nothing Feels Natural
  87. Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun
  88. Beach Fossils – Somersault
  89. The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody
  90. Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 3
  91. Blanck Mass – World Eater
  92. Pond – The Weather
  93. Little Dragon – Season High
  94. Kamasi Washington – Harmony of Difference
  95. Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog
  96. Cut Copy – Haiku From Zero
  97. Sondre Lerche – Pleasure
  98. Fazerdaze – Morningside
  99. EMA – Exile In the Outer Ring
  100. This Is the Kit – Moonshine Freeze