Engage phase 3! This is the ranked portion of our best of 2019 extravaganza! These are the 20 albums I remember the most fondly, those that resonated the most with me, and of which I keep the most vivid memories. So, let’s begin the last stretch of this comically long journey with numbers 20 through 11!
Part XX: 120-21
Maria Faust, Tim Dahl, and Weasel Walter – Farm Fresh (Gotta Let It Out)
The alto sax, bass, and drums trio made of Faust, Dahl, and Walter aims to bridge Eastern European folk and experimental jazz. Maria Faust’s Estonian heritage … Read more
Part XIX: 220-121
New Age Doom – New Age Doom
New Age Doom is a Vancouver-based project by Eric J. Breitenbach and Greg Valou, who are joined in by Kurt Schindelka on saxophone, Zeb Pigott-Duggan on violin, Nori Akagi on taiko, and Vi An Diep on … Read more
Starting with number 333 on our list, and until number 1, all albums have been reviewed! So, let’s start this second phase of our top 2019 of 2019, which will end with number 21, ushering in phase 3 and its ranked top 20! If you’ve somehow missed the previous parts, here are the links.
Part XVII: 419-334
Martin Tétreault – Plus de snipettes !
Galena – Sliced
progressive rock, post-hardcore
Asheville, North Carolina
Dentype – Why So
mathcore, noise rock