Yes, even Dubbatrubba is not immune to the year-end list frenzy that sweeps the media this time of year (“Top News Stories”… “Best Movies”… “Favorite Cat Memes”… )
But it’s worth noting that while most hacks stick to a Top 10, in true Spinal Tap fashion, this goes to 11.
Not that you asked, not that you care, but here are my favorite albums of 2017, in no particular order, with a video of one of the tracks included for your listening/viewing pleasure.
The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
Alvvays – Antisocialites
Julien Baker – Turn Out The Lights
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound
Jen Cloher – Jen Cloher
Ron Gallo – Heavy Meta
Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Navigator
The National – Sleep Well Beast
Aimee Mann – Mental Illness
Chuck Prophet – Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins
Waxahatchee – Out in the Storm