Twenty Best CDs of 2017

1. St. Vincent "Masseduction"
2. Dutch Uncles "Big Balloon"
3. Slowdive "Slowdive"
4. Soundtrack "Groundhog Day The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)"
5. The Magnetic Fields "50 Song Memoir"
6. Lorde "Melodrama"
7. Robyn Hitchcock "Robyn Hitchcock"
8. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark "The Punishment Of Luxury"
9. PWR BTTM "Pageant"
10 (et. al) Cloud Nothings "Life Without Sound"/ Japandroids "Near To The Wild Heart Of Life"/ The Lees Of Memory "The Blinding White Of Nothing At All"/ (Sandy) Alex G "Rocket"
Dirty Projectors "Dirty Projectors"
Beck "Colors"
The Drums "Abysmal Thoughts"
Perfume Genius "No Shape"
Songhoy Blues "Résistance"
Colin Hay "Fierce Mercy"
Barry Hyde "Malody"
ANOHNI "Paradise"
HAIM "Something To Tell You"
The New Pornographers "Whiteout Conditions"
The Mountain Goats "Goths"
LCD Soundsystem "American Dream"
Spoon "Hot Thoughts"
The War on Drugs "A Deeper Understanding"
Phoenix "Ti Amo"
Elbow "Little Fictions"
Cold War Kids "L.A. Divine"
Father John Misty "Pure Comedy"
Jens Lekman "Life Will See You Now"
Joywave "Content"
Fleet Foxes "Crack-Up"
The War On Drugs "A Deeper Understanding"
Future Islands "The Far Field"
Grizzly Bear "Painted Ruins"
Gorillaz "Humanz"
The xx "I See You"
Roger Waters "Is This The Life We Really Want?"
Steven Wilson "To The Bone"
CDs I haven't heard yet but will probably make the list
Björk "Utopia"
Fever Ray "Plunge"

Best Techno CDs of 2017

1. Soulwax "From Deewee"
Public Service Broadcasting "Every Valley"
Arca "Arca"
Nine Inch Nails "Add Violence [EP]"
Bonobo "Migration"
Floating Points "Reflections - Mojave Desert [EP]"
Kamasi Washington "Harmony Of Difference [EP]"
Com Truise "Iteration"
Austra "Future Politics"
Deadmau5 "Stuff I Used To Do"

Best CD Reissues of 2017

1. Dan Wilson "Re-Covered"
Prince "Purple Rain [Deluxe Edition]"
Radiohead "Ok Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017"
Underworld "Beaucoup Fish [Deluxe Edition]"
Richard Thompson "Acoustic Classics", "Acoustic Classics II", and "Acoustic Rarities"
Soundtrack "Twin Peaks: Limited Event Series Soundtrack" and "Twin Peaks: Music From The Limited Event Series"
Benjamin Gibbard "Bandwagonesque"
Regina Spektor "Live On Soundstage"

Worst CDs of 2017

1. Depeche Mode "Spirit"
RuPaul "American", "Remember Me: Essential, Vol. 1", and "Remember Me: Essential, Vol. 2"
Coldcut & On-U Sound "Outside The Echo Chamber"
Charli XCX "Number 1 Angel"
Shamir "Hope"
Arcade Fire "Everything Now"
Joe Goddard "Electric Lines"
Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie "Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie"
Amanda Palmer and Edward Ka-Spel "I Can Spin A Rainbow"
The Suburbs "Hey Muse!"

Best CD Cover of 2017

1. Austra "Future Politics"
The Magnetic Fields "50 Song Memoir"
The Shins "Heartworms"
The XX "I See You"
Sparks "Hippopotamus"
Nine Inch Nails "Add Violence EP"
The National "Sleep Well Beast"
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart "The Echo of Pleasure"
Filthy Friends "Invitation"

Worst CD Cover of 2017

1. The Flaming Lips "Oczy Mlody"
Ryan Adams "Prisoner"
Jens Lekman "Life Will See You Now"
Depeche Mode "Spirit"
Morrissey "Low In High School"
Liars "TFCF"
Arca "Arca"
Guided By Voices "August By Cake"
The Darkness "Pinewood Smile"
Cut Copy "Haiku From Zero"
Shamir "Revelations"
Björk "Utopia"
Fever Ray "Plunge"

Ten Best Movies of 2017

1. Blade Runner 2046
2. Their Finest
3. The Big Sick
4. Brigsby Bear
5. A Ghost Story
The Red Turtle
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
John Wick: Chapter 2
Marjorie Prime
Baby Driver
Good Movies From Last Year I Finally Saw This Year
20th Century Women
Captain Fantastic
My Life As A Zucchini

Worst Movies of 2017

1. Mother!
A Dog's Purpose
The Emoji Movie
Life On The Line
The Conjuring 2
Some Awful Movies From Last Year I Finally Saw
Gods Of Egypt
Remember Me
Collateral Beauty
Nine Lives
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
The Huntsman: Winter's War
Suicide Squad

Best Videogames of 2017

1. Inside
Strange Flesh
Gravity Ghost
Grim Fandango Remastered
Jack Lumber
Best Phone Games of 2017
Train Station
Temple Of The Mask
Crazy Taxi City Rush
Slayaway Camp
Angry Birds Blast

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