45. The Body – No One Deserves Happiness

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One of the few metal albums I listened to more than once this year, it’s powerful barrage of sound was nice in the most metal way possible.

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44. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Talk Tight

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“Wide Eyes” sold me on this album so hard I haven’t even listened to the second half in 6 months. There was just something so catchy about that track though that gets me every time I hear it.

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43. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down – A Man Alive

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With clear tUnE- yArDs influences, this was another fun album that borrowed a lot of sounds from a lot of different places to make a record I returned to a lot.

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42. Teen Suicide – It’s The Big Joyous Celebration, Lets Stir the Honeypot

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I was not too familiar with the band before this release, but I liked the interesting twist on post punk they took.

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41. Weval – Weval

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A nice electronic and instrumental album that got me through a lot of late nights grading.

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40. Joey Purp – iiiDrops

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A creative rap release that was clearly influenced by Chance the Rapper and one I returned to more than I thought I would.

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39. Jeff Rosenstock- WORRY

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If you want to talk about relatable, Jeff Rosenstalk may be the most relatable guy in the emo/pop punk scene. It’s hard to listen to his music and not feel some sort of connection.

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