albums of the year 2022

Best Albums 2022

2022 has been a good year for music and as always I’m truly thankful for all of those musicians putting themselves out there and finding new and glorious ways to express themselves. In no particular order, here’s my rundown of the best albums of 2022:


Eric Chenaux – Say Laura

Black Country, New Road – Ants From Up There

Shabason & Krgovich – At Scaramouche

Lady Wray – Piece of Me

Bill Callahan – Reality

Fresh Pepper – Fresh Pepper

Natalia Baylis – Tinch

Makaya McCraven – In These Times

Danger Mouse and Black Thought – Cheat Codes

Caroline – Caroline

Ben Seretan – Sandhills Music

Stanley Brinks – River Green

Daniel Bachman – Almanac Behind

Big Thief – Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You

Bug Club – Green Dream in F#

Jon Collin – Fiddle #2

Prince Daddy & The Hyena – Prince Daddy & The Hyena

farewell, alaska – piano songs

Micah P. Hinson – I Lie To You

Deer Scout – Woodpecker

Check out my best gigs of 2022.

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