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Year End 2019

Music: Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2019)

Individual staff lists

Andy's list

  1. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell! (Polydor / Interscope)
  2. Big Thief – U.F.O.F. (4AD)
  3. La Dispute – Panorama (Epitaph)
  4. Otoboke Beaver – Itekoma Hits (Damnably)
  5. Chromatics – Closer to Grey (Italians Do It Better)
  6. Mannequin Pussy – Patience (Epitaph)
  7. Have a Nice Life – Sea of Worry (Flenser)
  8. Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mild (Sacred Bones)
  9. David Norland – Glam Tear Stain (Denovali)
  10. Knifeplay – Pearlty (Independent)
  11. Chai – Punk (Burger / Heavenly)
  12. Uboa – The Origin of My Depression (Independent)
  13. American Football – American Football (Polyvinyl / Big Scary Monsters)
  14. Bersarin Quartett – Methoden und Maschinen (Denovali)
  15. Lingua Ignota – Caligula (Profound Lore)
  16. Boy Harsher – Careful (Nude Club Records)
  17. Lilien Rosarian – A Day in Bel Bruit (Independent)
  18. Spool – Spool (Testcard Records)
  19. Nivhek – After Its Own Death / Walking in a Spiral Towards the House (Kranky)
  20. Holly Herndon – Proto (4AD)
  21. Hvile I Kaos – Black Morning, Winter Green (Red Nebula)
  22. Jeanines – Jeanines (Slumberland)
  23. Deli Girls – I Don't Know How to Be Happy (Sweat Equity)
  24. Priests – The Seduction of Kansas (Sister Polygon)
  25. Swans – Leaving Meaning (Young God / Mute)

Cheryl's list

  1. Mizmor – Cairn (Gilead Media)
  2. Alcest – Spiritual Instinct (Nuclear Blast)
  3. Schammasch – Hearts Of No Light (Prosthetic Records)
  4. Borknagar – True North (Centry Media Records)
  5. Orville Peck – Pony (Sub Pop Records)
  6. clipping. – There Existed an Addiction to Blood (Sub Pop Records)
  7. Blut Aus Nord – Hallucinogen (Debemur Morti Productions)
  8. Idle Hands – Mana (Eisenwald)
  9. Starless Domain – ALMA (Independent)
  10. Cult of Luna – A Dawn to Fear (Metal Blade)
  11. Uniform & The Body – Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back (Sacred Bones Records)
  12. Impavida – Antipode ( Ván Records)
  13. Andavald – Undir skyggðarhaldi (Mystískaos)
  14. Earth Moves – Human Intricacy (Truthseeker Music/Through Love Records)
  15. Blood Incantation – Hidden History of the Human Race (Dark Descent Records)
  16. Spirit Adrift – Divided By Darkness (20 Buck Spin)
  17. Sinmara – Hvísl Stjarnanna ( Ván Records)
  18. Mephorash – Shem Ha Mephorash (Shadow Records)
  19. Darkthrone – Old Star (Peaceville Records)
  20. Haunter – Sacramental Death Qualia (I, Voidhanger Records)
  21. The Great Old Ones – Cosmicism (Season of Mist)
  22. Kvelgeyst – Alkahest (Vendetta Records)
  23. Devil Master – Satan Spits On Children Of Light (Relapse Records)
  24. Yellow Eyes – Rare Field Ceiling (Gilead Media)
  25. NEDXXX – NEDXXX ( Norma Evangelium Diaboli)

Dennis's list

  1. ESC Life – Born To Be Mild (PDV Records/Last Exit Music/Ill In The Head Records/Bartolini Records)
  2. We Never Learned To Live – The Sleepwalk Transmissions (Holy Roar Records)
  3. Idle Hands – Mana (Eisenwald)
  4. The Blackjaw – Burn The Artisan (White Russian Records)
  5. Drei Affen – Seguimos Ciegxs (PIFIA RECORDS/THROUGH LOVE REC/LEFT HAND LABEL/ZEGEMA BEACH)
  6. Drunktank – Return Of The Infamous Four (Morning Wood Records)
  7. Teenage Bottlerocket – Stay Rad! (Fat Wreck Chords)
  8. Bad Religion – Age Of Unreason (Epitaph Records)
  9. Orphanage Named Earth – Saudade (Sanctus Propaganda/Phobia Records)
  10. Mgła – Age Of Excuses (No Solace; Northern Heritage)
  11. Aoratos – Gods Without Name (Debemur Morti Productions)
  12. Misþyrming – Algleymi (Norma Evangelium Diaboli ‎)
  13. Glare Of The Sun – Theia (Lifeforce Records)
  14. Calabrese – Flee The Light (Spookshow Records)
  15. Devil Master – Satan Spits On Children Of Light (Relapse Records)
  16. neànder – neànder (Through Love Records)
  17. Endless Column – Endless Column (Erste Theke Tonträger)
  18. Malvina – Hybrid Wars (Morning Wood Records)
  19. Nucleus – Entity (Me Saco Un Ojo Records; Unspeakable Axe Records)
  20. Isole – Dystopia (Hammerheart Records)
  21. Ten Foot Pole – Escalating Quickly (Disconnect Disconnect Records; Thousand Islands Records; Morning Wood Records; Pee Records)
  22. The Cowboys – The Bottom Of A Rotten Flower (Feel It Records; Burger Records)
  23. Uma Galera – Viva America (Independent)
  24. Vånna Inget – Utopi (Gaphals Records)
  25. Westkust – Westkust (Through Love Records; Run For Cover Records; Luxury; Thomason Sounds)

Loren's list

  1. Pandemix – In Condemnation (Dirt Cult)
  2. Dead Bars – Regulars (A-F)
  3. Coathangers – The Devil You Know (Suicide Squeeze)
  4. BlackDots – Everything Has Gotta Change (Snappy Little Numbers / La Escalera Records)
  5. Nightmarathons – Missing Parts (A-F)
  6. Big Eyes – Streets Of The Lost (Greenway Records)
  7. Prince Daddy & The Hyena – Cosmic Thrill Seekers (Counter Intuitive Records)
  8. Billy Liar – Some Legacy (Red Scare Industries)
  9. DIÄT – Positive Disintegration (Iron Lung)
  10. Filthy Hearts – Beyond Repair (Hidden Home Records)
  11. Good Shade – Way Out (Dirtnap)
  12. The Hussy – Looming (Dirtnap Records)
  13. Full Sun – Thinkin’ About It (Lets Pretend)
  14. Reunions – Winter Heart, Summer Skin (Independent)
  15. Howardian – The Silly Shit You Say (Lets Pretend)
  16. Fleshies – Introducing The Fleshies (Dirt Cult)
  17. Rational Anthem – It's Only Permanent (A-F Records)
  18. MakeWar – Get It Together (Fat Wreck Chords)
  19. Basement Benders – Shrapnel Songs (Dead Broke Rekerds)
  20. Jumpstarted Plowhards – Round One (Recess Records)
  21. Petty Larcenists – Stolen Chords and Lifted Riffs (Rad Girlfriend Records)
  22. Evening Standards – World’s End (Lets Pretend)
  23. Soot Sprite – Sharp Tongue EP (Specialist Subject Records)
  24. Rivers Edge – The Runaround (Let's Pretend Records/Dead Broke Rekerds)
  25. Vandoliers – Forever (Bloodshot)

Spyros Stasis's list

  1. FKA Twigs – Magdalene (Young Turks)
  2. Baroness – Gold & Grey (Abraxan Hymns)
  3. Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, Jesse Paris Smith – Songs from the Bardo (Smithsonian Folkways)
  4. Ossia – Devil's Dance (Blackest Ever Black)
  5. Waste of Space Orchestra – Syntheosis (Svart)
  6. Klein – Lifetime (ijn, inc.)
  7. Lingua Ignota – Caligula (Profound Lore)
  8. Inter Arma – Sulphur English (Relapse)
  9. My Disco – Environment (Downwards)
  10. Zonal – Wrecked (Relapse)
  11. Giant Swan – Giant Swan (Keck)
  12. Fennesz – Agora (Touch)
  13. Dis Fig – PURGE (PTP)
  14. Esoteric – A Pyrrhic Existence (Season of Mist)
  15. Swans – Leaving Meaning (Young God / Mute)
  16. Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mild (Sacred Bones)
  17. Lord Mantis – Universal Death Church (Profound Lore)
  18. PH – Osiris Hayden (Svart)
  19. Huma Utku – Gnosis (Karlrecords)
  20. E-Saggila – My World, My Way (Northern Electronics)
  21. King Midas Sound – Solitude (Cosmo Rhythmatic)
  22. Lightning Bolt – Sonic Citadel (Thrill Jockey)
  23. Tunes of Negation – Reach the Endless Sea (Cosmo Rhythmatic)
  24. Broken English Club – White Rats II (L.I.E.S)
  25. Holly Herndon – Proto (4AD)

Stephanie Thornton's list

  1. Ceremony – In the Spirit World Now (Relapse)
  2. Glitterer – Looking Through the Shades (Anti-)
  3. Vånna Inget – Utopi (Gaphals Records)
  4. Moon Duo – Stars are the Light (Sacred Bones)
  5. Thom Yorke – Anima (XL Recordings)
  6. DIÄT – Positive Disintegration (Iron Lung)
  7. The Dead Cvlt – The Cataclyst (PRSPCT Records)
  8. Lightning Bolt – Sonic Citadel (Thrill Jockey)
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