Top 50 of the 2020’s

 

Full Length LPs

  1. Krief – Chemical Trance (2020) 11
  2. Run The Jewels – RTJ4 (2020) 10.9
  3. Brutus – Live in Ghent (2020) 10.3
  4. Spectacular Diagnostics – RAW Unknown (2020) 10.3
  5. Danny Denial – Fuck Danny Denial (2020) 10.2
  6. Deca – Snakes and Birds (2020) 10
  7. IDLES – Ultra Mono (2020) 10
  8. Metz – Atlas Vending (2020) 10
  9. Titus Andronicus – The Seven Seven Inches Collection (2020) 10
  10. Saturn’s Husk – The Conduit (2020) 10
  11. Age of Indica – Through The Eyes Of Three (2020) 10
  12. Julianna Barwick – Healing Is A Miracle (2020) 10
  13. Bongripper – Satan Worshipping Doom (2020 Remaster) (2020) 10
  14. Hymn – Breach Us (2020) 10
  15. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters (2020) 9.8
  16. The Scratch – Couldn’t Give a Rats (2020) 9.5
  17. Dogleg – Melee (2020) 9.5
  18. Fucked Up – Mixtape 6 (2020) 9.5
  19. Nyssa – Girls Like Me (2020) 9.2
  20. JARV IS… – Beyond the Pale (2020) 9.2
  21. Various Artists – Black Lives Matter (2020) 9.1
  22. Neil Young – Homegrown (2020) 9.1
  23. Jonathan Wilson – Dixie Blur (2020) 8.9
  24. Pearl Jam – Gigaton (2020) 8.9
  25. Led Zeppelin – No Restrictions ’69 (2020) 8.9
  26. Wilma Archer – A Western Circular (2020) 8.8
  27. The Jerry Cans ᐸᐃ ᒑᓚᖃᐅᑎᒃᑯᑦ – Echoes (2020) 8.7
  28. Sturgill Simpson – Cuttin’ Grass – Vol. 2 (The Cowboy Arms Sessions) (2020) 8.7
  29. Slack Bridges – Lindenlea to Ledbury (2020) 8.7
  30. Sweet Dave – Pink Dreams (2020) 8.7
  31. The Great Sabatini – Dial Tone [Redux] (2020) 8.6
  32. Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud (2020) 8.6
  33. Narcy – Love & Chaos (Spacetime Vol. 2) (2020) 8.5
  34. The Nude Party – Midnight Manor (2020) 8.5
  35. Protomartyr – Ultimate Success Today (2020) 8.5
  36. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead – X: The Godless Void and Other Stories (2020) 8.4
  37. PUP – Live at The Electric Ballroom (2020) 8.4
  38. Drive-By Truckers – The New OK (2020) 8.3
  39. Various Artists – Lagniappe Sessions, Vol. 2 (2020) 8.1
  40. Algiers – There Is No Year (2020) 8.1
  41. Porridge Radio – Every Bad (2020) 8.1
  42. Nine Inch Nails – Ghosts V: Together (2020) 8.1
  43. Bahamas – Sad Hunk (2020) 8
  44. Broken Social Scene – Live at Third Man Records (2020) 8
  45. Tim Heidecker – Fear Of Death (2020) 7.9
  46. Logan Ledger – Logan Ledger (2020) 7.9
  47. EOB – Earth (2020) 7.7
  48. The Psychedelic Furs – Made of Rain (2020) 7.5
  49. Joel Plaskett – 44 (2020) 7.4
  50. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Chunky Shrapnel (2020) 7.4

Quadruple LPs

  1. Joel Plaskett – 44 (2020) 7.4

EPs

  1. Steve Gunn – Livin’ In Between (2020) 11.6
  2. Mrs. Piss – Self-Surgery (2020) 10
  3. Tøronto – Under Siege (2020) 10
  4. Anna Calvi – Hunted (2020) 10
  5. PUP – This Place Sucks Ass (2020) 10
  6. Dead End America – Crush the Machine (2020) 10
  7. La Dispute – Studio 4 Panorama Live Session (2020) 10
  8. Slauson Malone – Vergangenheitsbewältigung (Crater Speak) (2020) 8.6
  9. Fucked Up – Live at CBGB’s (2020) 8.4
  10. CarlxJohnson – s/t (2020) 8.1
  11. Kemba – The World is Watching (2020) 8.1
  12. La Ren – Morning & Melancholia (2020) 8.1
  13. Orville Peck – Show Pony (2020) 7.5
  14. The Suicide Notes – Pleasures Of Despair (2020) 7.5
  15. Big Thief – Demos Vol. 1 – Topanga Canyon (2020) 7
  16. Father John Misty – Anthem (2020) 5.6
  17. Mad Caddies – House on Fire (2020) 4.5

Singles

  1. Iceage – Lockdown Blues (2020) 12.5
  2. Pussy Gillette – Walking Crime (2020) 12.5
  3. Jamie xx – Idontknow (2020) 11.2
  4. Tropical Fuck Storm – Legal Ghost / Heaven (2020) 11.2
  5. Amyl and the Sniffers – Live at The Croxton (2020) 10
  6. Beck – No Distraction / Uneventful Days (Remixes) (2020) 10
  7. black midi – jingle bell rock // what christmas means to me (2020) 10
  8. Aesop Rock – Rogue Wave (2020) 10
  9. Alexisonfire – Season of the Flood (2020) 10
  10. Benjamin Gibbard – Life in Quarantine (2020) 10
  11. Big Thief – Love in Mine (2020) 10
  12. Black Pumas – Christmas Will Really Be Christmas (2020) 10
  13. Deep Sea Peach Tree – Harakiri (2020) 10
  14. Liturgy x Leya – Antigone (2020) 10
  15. Orville Peck – Smalltown Boy (Spotify Singles) (2020) 10
  16. Nathaniel Rateliff – Willie’s Birthday Song (2020) 10
  17. Pete Yorn – Jeannine/The World (2020) 8.7
  18. Cass McCombs & Steve Gunn – Sweet Lucy / Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) 8.5
  19. Black Mountain – Echoes b/w Flux (2020) 7.5
  20. Mdou Moctar – Ibitlan (2020) 7.5
  21. PUP – A.M. 180 (2020) 7.5
  22. Father John Misty – To S. / To R. (2020) 6.2

Box Sets

  1. Titus Andronicus – The Seven Seven Inches Collection (2020) 10

Live Albums

  1. Brutus – Live in Ghent (2020) 10.3
  2. La Dispute – Studio 4 Panorama Live Session (2020) 10
  3. Led Zeppelin – No Restrictions ’69 (2020) 8.9
  4. PUP – Live at The Electric Ballroom (2020) 8.4
  5. Fucked Up – Live at CBGB’s (2020) 8.4
  6. Broken Social Scene – Live at Third Man Records (2020) 8
  7. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Live In Paris ’19 (2020) 7.8
  8. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Chunky Shrapnel (2020) 7.4
  9. Fucked Up – Rivoli (2020) 7.3
  10. Panopticon – Live Migration (2020) 6.1

B-Sides / Bootlegs / Demos / Mixtapes

  1. Fucked Up – Mixtape 6 (2020) 9.5
  2. Led Zeppelin – No Restrictions ’69 (2020) 8.9
  3. The Great Sabatini – Dial Tone [Redux] (2020) 8.6
  4. Mdou Moctar – Mixtape Vol. 5 (2020) 8.1
  5. Wussy – Ghosts (2020) 7
  6. Big Thief – Demos Vol. 1 – Topanga Canyon (2020) 7
  7. Titus Andronicus – Mixtape Volume 911: Loosies Against The Law (2020) 5

Compilations

  1. Various Artists – Black Lives Matter (2020) 9.1
  2. Various Artists – Lagniappe Sessions, Vol. 2 (2020) 8.1