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2020

Louder Than War Albums Of 2020


1. The Lovely Eggs – I Am Moron (Egg Records)
2. Bob Vylan – We Live Here (Venn Records)
3. Dead Sheeran – A National Disgrace (Basketcase)
4. Bob Dylan – Rough And Rowdy Ways
5. The Psychedelic Furs – Made Of Rain (Cooking Vinyl)
6. Cornershop – England Is A Garden (Ample Play)
7. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death (Partisan Records)
8. Girls In Synthesis – Now Here’s An Echo From Your Future (Harbinger Sound
9. Sault – Untitled (Black Is) (Forever Living Originals)
10. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters (Epic Records)
11. Run the Jewels RTJ4 — (Jewel Runners)
12. Nadine Shah –  Kitchen Sink (Infectious)
13. Nightingales- Four Against Fate (Tiny Global)
14. A. Swayze & The Ghosts – Paid Salvation (Ivy League)
15. Porridge Radio – Every Bad  (Secretly Canadian) 
16. Suzie Stapleton – We are the Plague  (Negative Prophet)
17. Jehnny Beth – To Love Is To Live (20LO7)
18. Billy Nomates – Billy Nomates (Invada Records) 
19. Róisín Murphy – Róisín Machine (Skint Records)
20. Pigs,Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs. Viscerals  (Rocket Recordings)
21. Einstürzende Neubauten – Alles In Allem
22. Public Practice – Gentle Grip (Wharf Records)
23. Eight Rounds Rapid – Love Your Work (Tapete)
24. The Cool Greenhouse – The Cool Greenhouse (Melodic Records)
25. Bee Bee Sea – Dayripper (Wild Honey Records)
26. IDLES – Ultra Mono Partisan Records  (Partisan)
27. Mick & The Mellotronics – ½ Dove ½ Pigeon  (Landline Records)
28. TTRRUUCES – TTRRUUCES   (Allpoints)
29. Andy Shauf  – Neon Skyline  (Anti)
30. Anna Von Hausswolff – All Thoughts Fly (Southern Lord)
31. Michael ‘Tell Your Friends’ (Cracked Ankles Records) 
32. The Total Rejection – The Time Travellers 3rd Will & Testament  (Raving Pop Blast)33. The Cravats – Hoorahland   (Overground) 
34. Sparks –  A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip …. (BMG)
35. HMLTD – West Of Eden (Lucky Number Music)
36. Baxter Dury – The Night Chancers  (Rough Trade)
37. Jim Bob – Pop Up Jim-Bob (Cherry Red) 
38. Dream Nails – Dream Nails (Alcopop! Records) 
39. RVG – Feral  (Fire)
40. Ren Harvieu – Revel In The Drama (Bella Union) 
41. X – Alphabetland (Fat Possum)
42. Holy Fuck – Deleter (Last Gang)
43. Deftones – Ohms (Warners Bros)
44. Primitive Ignorant – Sikh Punk (Something In Construction Records) 
45. Working Men’s Club – Working Men’s Club (Heavenly Recordings )
46. The Lurkers- Sex Crazy (Damaged Goods)
47. Bruce Springsteen – Letter to You (Columbia)
48. Mr Bungle: The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo (Ipecac Recordings) 
49. Bugeye – Ready Steady Bang  (Reckless Yes)
50. MFC Chicken – Fast Food & Broken Hearts (Dirty Water Records/FOLC Records)



2019

Fontains D.C.


1. Fontains D.C. - Dogrel
2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
3. Swervedriver - Future Ruins
4. The Murder Capital - When I Have Fears
5. Fat White Family - Serfs Up!
6. Bis - Slight Disconnects
7. White Lies - Five
8. Ride - This Is Not A Safe Place
9. Bob Mould - Sunshine Rock
10. Sleaford Mods - Eton Alive
11. Craig Finn - I Need A New War
12. Kim Gordon - No Home Record
13. Ceremony - In The Sprit World Now
14. Sleeper - The Modern Age
15. Mark Lanegan Band - Somebody’s Knocking
16. Oh Sees - Face Stabber
17. Alcest - Spritual Instinct
18. Ian Brown - Ripples
19. Queen Zee - Wqueen Zee
20. Sunn O))) - Life Metal
21. The National - I Am Easy To Find
22. Curse Of Lono - 4am And Counting
23. Amyl & The Sniffers - Amyl & The Sniffers
24. The Raconteurs - Help Us Stranger
25. Thom Yorke - Anima
26. The Membranes - What Nature Gives... Nature Takes Away
27. Ty Segall - First Taste
28. Spotlights - Love And Decay
29. Pixies - Beneath The Eyrie
30. Mark Morriss - Look Up
31. Iggy Pop - Free
32. Black Futures - Never Not Nothing
33. Richard Hawley - Further
34. Salad - The Salad Way
35. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets - And Now For The What-Chamacallit
36. UNKLE - The Road: Part II (Lost Highway)
37. Spielbergs - This Is Not The End
38. New Model Army - From Here
39. Mudhoney - Morning In America
40. Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres - Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres
41. The Twang - If Confronted Just Go Mad
42. Liam Gallagher - Why Me? Why Not
43. Feet - What's Inside Is More Than Just Ham
44. Hot Chip - A Bath Full Of Ecstasy
45. Domiciles - This Is Not A Zen Garden
46. The Brian Jonestown Massacre - The Brian Jonestown Massacre
47. King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard - Fishing For Fishies
48. Jaws - The Celling
49. Third Eye Blind - Screamer
50. Feeder - Tallulah



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2018


Idels 2018


1. IDLES - Joy As An Act of Resistance
2. The Blinders - Columbia
3. ILL - We Are ILL
4. Cabbage - Nihilistic Glamour Shots
5. Liines - Stop-Start
6. Gazelle Twin - Pastoral
7. Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch
8. The Lovely Eggs - This is Eggland
9. Goat Girl – Goat Girl
10. Suede – the Blue Hour
11. Beak - >>>
12. Low - Double Negative
13. Adwaith - Melyn
14. Flux Capacitors - Courtesan
15. Evil Blizzard - The Worst Show On Earth
16. La Luz - Floating Features
17. Anna Von Hauswolff - Dead Magic
18. Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel
19. Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!
20. The Rising – Are You Ready To Fly
21. Fur Dixon – Return 2 Sender
22. Heavy Drapes – Crashing Like Stars
23. Laibach – the Sound of Music
24. Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – King Of Cowards
25. Carol Hodge - Hold On to That Flame
26. Brix & The Extricated – Breaking State
27. Shame - Songs of Praise
28. Therapy? - Cleave
29. The Filthy Tongues – Back to Hell
30. Warduna – Skald
31. Blue Orchids – Righteous Harmony Fist
32. The Amorettes - Born To Break
33. Lucy Ward - Pretty Warnings
34. Dan O’Farrell & the Difference Engine - These Dark Ages Are Hurting All The People That We Love
35. Let’s Eat Grandma - I’m All Ears
36. Radio Europa – To Repel Ghosts
37. The Eastern Swell - Hand Rolled Halo
38. The Menstrual Cramps – Free Bleedin
39. Sarah Shook & The Disarmers - Years
40. Ghostemane – N/O/I/S/E
41. Bethia Beadman – Into The Peace
42. The Coral – Move Through The Dawn
43. Nightingales – Perish the Thought
44. Phosphorescent – C’est La Vie
45. Just Mustard – Wednesday
46. Reaction – Keep it Weird, Keep it Wired
47. Alison Statton And Spike – Bimini Twist
48. Arctic Monkeys -Tranquility Base Hotel & Casin
49. Miya Folick – Premonitions
50. Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
51. The Good, the Bad and the Queen- Merrie land
52. Johnny Marr - Call The Comet
53. The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - Double Negative
54. Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage - Awake
55. Kamasai Washington - Heaven and Earth
56. Archie And The Bunkers - Songs From The Lodge
57. Go-Kart Mozart – Mozart’s Mini Mart
58. Chris Carter - Chemistry Lessons Vol 1
59. Insecure Men - Insecure Men
60. Geniuser - I Am
61. Dumb Poets – All the Ghosts
62. Dirtmusic - Bu Bir Ruya
63. Rash Decision - Karoshi
64. Lippy Kid & Greg Farndon - Thought Forms
65. War on Women - Capture The Flag
66. Tara Milton - Serpentine Waltz
67. Team Picture - Recital
68. Buzzbomb – 60 Miles of Bad Road
69. Mono Club - Sky High and Submarine
70. 485c ‘485c’
71. Lark - The Last Woman
72. Xqui - Dragon
73. KiDD - You And I
74. Tax The Heat - Change Your Position
75. When ‘Airy Met Fairy - Glow
76. Interrobang‽ - Interrobang‽
77. Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
78. Torpedoes - Black Museum
79. Papernut Cambridge- Mellotron Phase Volume
80. Christine and the Queens – Chris
81. Anna Calvi – The Hunter
82. Ist Ist – Live at St Philips Church, Salford
83. The Orielles - Silver Dollar Moment
84. Corduroy - Return of the Fabric Four
85. The Breeders – All Nerve
86. Maker - Dead Ends & Avenues
87. Skating Polly - The Make It All Show
88. The Slow Readers Club - Build A Tower
89. New York Junk - 7 Train
90. Table Scraps - Autonomy
91. Boss Keloid – Melted on the Inch
92. Winterfylleth – Hallowing of Heirdom.
93. David Byrne – American Utopia
94. Dead Hero – La Vida Continua
95. Constant Fear/Frenetix- Media Loves A Revolution/Extinction
96. Benin City – ‘Last Night’
97. Moon Gangs - Earth Loop.
98. Kaleb McKane – The Universe In Reverse
99. Massive Wagons – Full Nelson
100. Between The Buried and Me – Automata I.
101. Haley Heynderickx – I Need To Start A Garden
102. Forth Wanderers – Forth Wanderers
103. Wasuremono – Something Left Behind
104. Night Flowers – Wild Notion
105. Soccer Mommy – Clean
106. MGMT – Little Dark Age
107. Eels – The Deconstruction,
108. Nosebleed - Scratching Circles on the Dancefloor
109. The Longshot - Love is for Losers
110. The Scaners- s/t
111. Amyl and the Sniffers – Cup of Destiny
112. The Charlemagnes – Three Chords and a Half Truth
113. Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls – s/t
114. 77-78
115. Bromide - I Woke Up
116. Magnus Carlson - A Nordic Soul
117. Boy Azooga - 1,2, Kung Fu!
118. Ghost – Prequelle
119. The Soft Moon – Criminal
120. dragSTER ‘Anti-Everything
121. Marissa Nadler – For My Crimes.
122. Riverside – Wasteland
123. Our Girl – Stranger Today (Cannibal Hymns)
124. Haken – Vector
125. Blacklab ‘Under The Strawberry Moon’ (New Heavy Sounds)
126. Marianne Faithfull – Negative Capability
127. Pellethead - Best of a Bad Bunch
128. The Virginmarys – Northern Sun Sessions.
129. The Struts – Young + Dangerous.
130. Tami Neilson – Sassafrass
131. Aphex Twin Collapse
132. Angelique Kidjo- Remain In Light
133. Spear Of Destiny- Tontine.
134. Gwenno – Le Kov.
135. Forbidden Planet ‘One’ (Sub-Label Recordings)
136. Big Joanie – Sistahs
137. She Makes War – Brace for Impact
138. Queen Kwong – Love Me To Death
139. Haggard Cat – Challenger
140. Inara George – Dearest Everybody
141. Fucked Up – Dose Your Dreams
142. The Peawees – Moving Target.
143. Jeffrey Lewis- Works by Tuli Kupferberg.
144. Proc Fiskal – Insula
145. Oh Sees – Smote Reverser
146. Santigold – I don’t want- The Goldfire Sessions
147. Tancred – Nightstan
148. Candy Opera – 45 Revolutions Per Minute
149. Steve Ellis – Boom! Bang Twang!,
150. Paul Weller – True Meanings.
151. A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant
152. Kathryn Joseph- From When I Wake The Want Is
153. Neneh Cherry- Broken Politics
154. Jonny Greenwood- You Were Never Really Here OST
155. Jlin- Autobiography
156. Johnny Mafia – Princes de l’Amour
157. Kurt Vile – Bottle It In
158. Peter Kernel – The Size Of The Night
159. Bodega – Endless Scroll
160. Mothers – Render Another Ugly Method
161. Israel Nash – Lifted
162. Jah Wobble & MoMo Project – Maghrebi Jazz
163. TQ – Covering The Covers
164. Wild Nothing – Indigo
165. Rolling Blackout Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
166. Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
167. Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy
168. Buffalo Tom – Quiet and Peace
169. Rats From a Sinking Ship – Fight the Future
170. Superorgamism
171. Lucy Dacus – Historian
172. Fenne Lily – On Hold
173. Darlingside – Extralife
174. Fightmilk – Not With That Attitude
175. Big Joanie – Sistahs
176. Young Romance – Don’t Look
177. Delores Haze – Play Hard Fuck Hard Love Hard
178. Grace Petrie – Queer as Folk
179. Vodun – Ascend
180. Muncie Girls – Fixed Ideals
181. Guttfull – Tits and Nails
182. Steve Ignorant & Paranoid Visions ‘1977220174U’ (FOAD Musick))
183. Neville & Sugary Staple – Rude Rebels
184. Dream Wife
185. James Living In Extraordinary Times
186. Our Girl – Stranger Today
187. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me
188. Boytoy – Night Leaf
189. Echo and the Bunnymen – The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon
190. The Cure – Torn Down
191. Cowboy Junkies – All That Reckoning
192. Marissa Nadler -For My Crimes
193. Israel Nash – Lifted
194. Death Grips- Year of the Snitch
195. Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt (Bella Union) reviewed here
196. Hookworms – Microshift
197. TQ – Covering The Covers
198. Black Honey – self titled



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2017

Louder Than War iss13

Louder Than War Top 100 Albums Of 2017


Sleaford Mods


1. Sleaford Mods – English Tapas
2. Slowdive – Slowdive
3. Cabbage – Young, Dumb And Full Of…
4. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Damage And Joy
5. Idles – Brutalism
6. Japandroids – Near To The Heart Of Life
7. Diet Cig – Swear I’m Good At This
8. Alvvays – Antisocialites
9. Cloakroom – Time Well
10. The National – Sleep Well Beast
11. Wire – Silver/Lead
12. The Charlatans – Different Days
13. UNCLE – The Road Pt. 1
14. Ride – Weather Diaries
15. Melvins – A Walk With Love & Death
16. Rat Boy – Scum
17. The Fall – New Facts Emerge
18. The Cribs – 24/7 Rock Star Shit
19. Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun
20. Liam Gallagher – As You Were
21. Koyo – Koyo
22. The Horrors – V
23. Black Grape – Pop Voodoo
24. Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now
25. Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound
26. Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes – Modern Ruin
27. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Murder Of The Universe
28. Royal Blood – How Did We Get So Dark
29. The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody
30. Public Service Broadcasting – Every Valley
31. Sheer Mag – Need To Feel Your Love
32. Minor Victories – Orchestral Variations
33. Crystal Fairy – Crystal Fairy
34. Brian Jonestown Massacre – Don’t Get Lost
35. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
36. Pallbearer – Heartless
37. Grave Pleasures – Motherblood
38. Desperate Journalist – Grow Up
39. Paul Draper – Spooky Action
40. Sacred Paws – Strike A Match
41. Afghan Whigs – In Spades
42. The War On Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
43. Chealsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun
44. Baxter Dury – Prince Of Tears
45. Thurston Moore – Rock ‘N’ Roll Consciousness
46. Wolf Eyes – Undertow
47. Auction For The Promise Club – Silence
48. Menace Beach – Lemon Memory
49. At The Drive-In – In-Ter A-Li-A
50. Arcade Fire – Everything Now
51. Queens Of The Stoneage – Villains
52. British Sea Power – Let The Dancers Inherit The Party
53. The Moonlandingz – Interplanetary Class Classics
54. And So I Watch You From Afar – The Endless Shimmering
55. Cast – Kicking Up The Dust
56. Fever Dream – Squid
57. Inheaven – Inheaven
58. King Woman – Created In The Image Of Suffering
59. Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
60. Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind
61. Dutch Uncles – Big Balloon
62. Royal Trux – Platinum Tips + Ice Cream
63. Echobelly – Anarchy & Alchemy
64. Ryan Adams – Prisoner
65. Surfer Blood – Snowdonia
66. Oxbow – Thin Black Duke
67. Part Chimp – Iv
68. Wear Your Wounds – Wyw
69. Bmx Bandits – Bmx Bandits Forever
70. Eight Rounds Rapid – Objet D’art
71. Maximo Park – Risk To Exist
72. Los Campesinos! – Sick Scenes
73. Spectres – Condition
74. Granddaddy – Last Place
75. Mew – Visuals
76. Boris – Dear
77. Death From Above – Outrage! Is Now
78. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers
79. The Sherlocks – Live For The Moment
80. Gorillaz – Humanz
81. Paul Weller – A Kind Revolution
82. Myrkur – Mereridt
83. Brand New – Science Fiction
84. Ho9909 – United States Of Horror
85. Spotlights – Seismic
86. Honey Joy – Honey Joy
87. Wolf Alice – Visions Of A Life
88. Curse Of Lono – Severed
89. Mark Lanegan Band – Gargoyle
90. The Shins – Heartworms
91. Ty Segall – Ty Segall
92. True Moon – True Moon
93. Waxahatchee – Out In The Storm
94. Mick Harvey – Intoxicated Woman
95. Spiral Stairs – Doris And The Daggers
96. Wild Beasts – Punch Drunk And Trembling
97. The Bronx – V
98. Wolf Parade – Cry Cry Cry
99. Broken Social Scene – Hug Of Thunder
100. Kadavar – Rough Times



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2016


Louder Than War Albums Of 2016


Blackstar


1. David Bowie – Blackstar
2. Meilyr Jones – 2013
3. Savages – Adore Life
4. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
5. Anohni – Hopelessness
6. Fat White Family – Songs For Our Mothers
7. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Skeleon Tree
8. Pj Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
9. Deux Furieuses – Tracks Of Wire
10. Wire – Nocturnal Koreans
11. Factory Floor – 25 25
12. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
13. Skepta – Konnichiwa
14. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
15. Beyonce – Lemonade
16. Martha – Blisters In The Pit Of My Heart
17. Swans – The Glowing Man
18. Let’s Eat Grandma – I, Gemini
19. The Anchoress – Confessions Of A Romance Novelist
20. Kanye West – The Life Of Pablo
21. Brian Eno – The Ship
22. Gnod – Mirror
23. Grumbling Fur – Furfour
24. A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here, Thank You..
25. Family Atlantica – Cosmic Unity
26. The Ruts Dc – Music Destroy
27. Skating Polly – The Big Fit
28. Barry Hyde – Melody
29. Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits
30. Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
31. The Tuts – Update Your Brain
32. Marissa Nadler – Strangers
33. Shirley Collins – Lodestar
34. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
35. Hands Off Gretel – Burn The Beauty Queen
36. Theatre Of Hate – Kinshi
37. Angel Olson – My Woman
38. Evans The Death – Vanilla
39. Deerhoof – The Magic
40. Th Membranes – Inner Space
41. Minor Victories – Minor Victories
42. Car Seat Headrest – Teen Of Denial
43. Solange – A Seat At The Table
44. Suede – Night Thoughts
45. Die Antwoord – Mount Ninji And Da Time Kid
46. Thought Forms – Songs About Drowning
47. Unqualified Nurse Band – Debasement Tapes
48. Moor Mother – Fetish Bones
49. Linda Guilala – Psiconautica
50. Dexys – Let The Record Show



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2015

Louder Than War Albums Of 2015





1. Sleaford Mods – Key Markets
2. Sunn O))) – Kannon
3. Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss
4. The Smoking Trees – TST
5. Haiku Salut – Etch and Etch Deep
6. Killing Joke – Pylon
7. Anna Von Hausswolff – The Miraculous
8. Lonelady – Hinterland
9. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
10. Bjork – Vulnicura
11. The Charlatans – Modern Nature
12. PINS – Wild Nights
13. The Membranes – Dark Matter / Dark Energy
14. Soft Moon – Deeper
15. Sauna Youth – Distractions
16. Kathryn Williams – Hypoxia
17. Evil Blizzard – Everybody Come to Church
18. East India Youth – Culture of Volume
19. The Nightingales – Mind Over Matter
20. Kagoule – Urth
21. Oneohtrix – Garden of Delete
22. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
23. Gwenno – Y Dydd Olaf
24. GNOD – Infinity Machines
25. Datblygu – Porwr Trallod
26. Rats on Rafts – Tape Hiss
27. Grimes – Art Angels
28. Noveller – Fantastic Planet
29. Reverend and The Makers – Mirrors
30. Asian Dub Foundation – More Signal More Noise
31. Super Fast Girlie Show – Don’t Go Down Gentle
32. Radkey – Dark Black Makeup
33. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down
34. Public Enemy – Man Plans God Laughs
35. Sam Forrest – Candlelightwater
36. Four Tet – Morning/Evening
37. Paranoid Visions – Cryptic Cross Words
38. Follakzoid – III
39. Jenny Hval – Apocolypse, Girl
40. Slaves – Routine Breathing
41. Holly Hearndon – Platform
42. Ryley Walker – Primrose Green
43. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
44. The Fall – Sub-Lingual Tablet
45. Carter Tutti Void – f
46. Girl Band – Holding Hands with Jamie
47. Ezra Furman – Perpetual Motion People
48. Superhand – American Teeth
49. Leaf Library – Daylight Version
50. The Daintees – Haunted Highway
51. Legendary Shake Shackers – Southern Surreal
52. Nils Frahm – Solo
53. Wreckless Eric – amERICa
54. Rocket from the Tombs – Black Record
55. The Men That Will Be Blamed for Nothing – Not Your Typical Victorians
56. Penetration – Resolution
57. British Sea Power – Sea of Brass
58. Grimm Grimm – Hazy Eyes Maybe
59. Mercury Rev – The Light in You
60. Nadine Shah – Fast Food
61. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit
62. Charli XCX – Sucker
63. Clutch – Psychic Warfare
64. FFS – FFS
65. Shilpa Ray – Last Year’s Savage
66. Orlando Julias and The Heliocentrics – Jaiyee Afro
67. Dave Gahan and the Soulsavers – Angels & Ghosts
68. Sara Forslund – Water is Wild
69. Radio Europa – Rise Of The Gutterzz Press and the Death Of Modern Thought
70. Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow – Ex Machina OST
71. Pit Ponies – Magnificent Second Occupation
72. The Cramps – Coast to Coast
73. Funke and the Two Tone Baby – Balance
74. Ashley Reaks – Before Karesh
75. Damaged Bug – Cold Hot Plums
76. King Midas Sound / Fennesz – Edition 1
77. Annabel (lee) – By the Sea and Other Solitary Places
78. Clownns – The Artful Execution of Artful Bimbo
79. War on Women – War on Women
80. Flying Saucer Attack – Instrumentals 2015
81. La Luz – Weirdo Shrine
82. Low – Ones and Sixes
83. Archive 45 – 33 and A Third
84. Ufomammut – Ecate
85. Marriages – Salome
86. Grawl!x – Good Grief
87. Laura Cannell – Beneath Swooping Talons
88. Band of Holy Joy – The Land of Holy Joy
89. Angry Itch – Champanzee
90. Robert Forster – Songs to Play
91. Mammoth Penguins – Hide and Seek
92. Mini Mansions – The Great Pretenders
93. Yeah Yeah Noh – Automatically Saturday
94. Micko Westmorland – Yours, etc abc
95. I, Ludicrous – Dull is the New Interesting
96. Ceremony – The L-Shaped Man
97. Some Skeletons – Vigils
98. The Creeping Ivies – Your New Favourite Garage Band
99. One More Grain – Grain Fever
100. Nicolas Godin – Contrapoint



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2014


Louder Than War Albums Of The Year 2014





1. Einstürzende Neubauten – Lament
2. Shellac – Dude Incredible
3. Swans – To Be Kind
4. Sleaford Mods – Divide and Exit
5. Winterfylleth – Divination of Antiquity
6. Simone Felice – Strangers
7. Temples – Sun Structures
8. Morrissey – World Peace Is None Of Your Business
9. Scott Walker + Sunn O))) – Soused
10. Vamos – More Songs About Circles (Antipop Records)
11. Sun Kil Moon – Benji (Caldo Verde Records)
12. FKA Twigs – LP1 (Young Turks)
13. Aphex Twin – Syro (Warp)
14. Manic Street Preachers – Futurology
15. Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
16. Ty Segall – Manipulator
17. Perfect Pussy – Say Yes to Love
18. Ibibio Sound Machine – Ibibio Sound Machine
19. Let’s Wrestle – Let’s Wrestle
20. Taylor Swift – 1989
21. Mogwai – Rave Tapes
22. Zombina and The Skeletones – Charnel House Rock
23. Lakefield – Swan Songs
24. The War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream
25. Richard Dawson – Nothing Important
26. Noura Mint Seymali – Tzenni
27. Mica Levi – Under the Skin
28. Perfume Genius – Too Bright
29. Get The Blessing – Lope and Antilope
30. Popcaan – Where We Come From
31. Acollective – Pangaea
32. Allo Darlin’ – We Come From the Same Place
33. East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
34. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib – Piñata
35. Voices – London
36. Perc – The Power And The Glory
37. Ruts DC – Live On Stage
38. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!
39. Christina Vantzou – No.2
40. Echo and The Bunnymen – Meteorites
41. Azealia Banks – Broke With Expensive Taste
42. The Furrow Collective – At Our Next Meeting
43. Alvvays – Alvvays
44. The Body – I Shall Die Here
45. Afghan Whigs – Do The Beast
46. Ekoplekz – Unfidelity
47. The Skull Defekts – Dances In The Dreams Of The Known Unknown
48. Sheepy – Sheepy
49. Dubkasm – Dubkasm Ft. Lidj Xylon
50. The Bug – Angels & Devils


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2013

Louder Than War Albums Of The Year 2013


 


1. Savages – Silence Yourself
2. Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus
3. Factory Floor – Factory Floor
4. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away
5. Melt Banana – Fetch
6. Haiku Salut – Tricolore
7. Evil Blizzard – The Dangers Of Evil Blizzard
8. MIA – Matangi
9. Black Pus – All My Relations
10. clipping. – midcity
11. Scott and Charlene’s Wedding – Any Port in a Storm
12. Dirt Box Disco – People Made Of Paper
14. Tamikrest – Chatma
15. Joanna Gruesome – Weird Sister
16. Iceage – You’re Nothing
17. Goldblade – The Terror Of modern Life
18. Jon Hopkins – Immunity
19. Adam Ant – Adam Ant Is the BlueBlack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner’s Daughter
20. Kiran Leonard – Bowler Hat Soup
21. Klaus Dinger and Japandorf – Japandorf
22. Thought Forms – Ghost Mountain
23. Throwing Up – Over You
24. Primal Scream – More Light
25. Steve Ignorant & Paranoid Visions ‘When…?’
26. Ian McCulloch – Holy Ghosts
27. Steve Mason – Monkey Minds in the Devil’s Time
28. Toy – Join The Dots
29. Talulah Gosh – Was It Just A Dream?
30. Cretin 77 – Cretin 77
31. Phildel – The Disappearance of the Girl
32. Rival Mob – Mob Justice
33. Wire – Change Becomes Us
34. The Bad Shepherds – Mud, Blood and Beer
35. Malevolence – Reign Of Suffering
36. Edwyn Collins – Understated
37. Merchandise – Totale Nite
38. Public Service Broadcasting – Inform. Educate. Entertain
39. Pharmakon – Abandon
40. Gnod – Chaudelande
41. Pissed Jeans – Honeys
42. Various – Mad Daddy’s Maddest Spins
43. The Restarts – Sickness Of The Mind
44. Beat Mark – Howls of Joy
45. Radkey – Devil Fruit
46. Årabrot – Årabrot
47. Gorgon Sound vs Dubkasm – The Versions E.P.
48. History Of Colour TV – Emerald Cures Chic Ills
49. The Haxan Cloak – Excavation
50. R. Stevie Moore – Personal Appeal