best albums 2021

Best Albums 2021

Thank you to all the musicians making music. Never underestimate the importance of what you do to people like me, especially in years like this. Here’s my round-up of the best albums of 2021.

R. Seiliog – Ash Dome

Ben SerEtan – Cicada Waves


Eimear Reidy & Natalia Beylis – Whose Woods These Are

Black Country New Road – For the First Time


Slonk – Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years Time?

Jaimie Branch – Fly or Die II Live

Pharoah Sanders, Floating Points & The London Symphony Orchestra

Lewsberg – In Your Hands

Natalia Beylis – Pink Sky Dawn

Helado Negro – Far in

Tirzah – Colourgrade

Bill MacKay and Nathan Bowles – Keys

Jazmine Sullivan – Heaux Tales

Sarah Davachi – Antiphonals

Hendrik Weber – 429 Hz Formen von Stille

Little Simz – Sometimes I MIght be introvert


Holiday Ghost – North Street Air

Whitney K – Two Years

75 Dollar Bill – Social Music at Troost vol.2

Adrienne Lenker – Songs

The Bug Club – Pure Particles

Grouper – Shade

Fog Lake – Tragedy Reel

Mogwai – As The Love Continues

Daniel Bachman – Live at the Olive Mill

Myriam Gendron – Ma Delire – Songs of Love, Lost, Found

Cola Boyy – Prosthetic Boombox

Celestial – I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night

Michael Hurley – The Time of the Foxgloves

Good ParleY & Ioan Morris – Surroundings

Megadead – Authentic Country Music

Antlers – Green and Gold

Another Michael – New Music and Big Pop

Jon Collin – Backporch Fågelsundet Midsommar 21

Medhane – Do The Maths

Steven van Betten & Andrew No Branches Without Trees

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