Dave’s Faves - Dave Cullinan’s top 10 albums of 2020
1) ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Dead - X: The Godless Void And Other Stories
Austin TX stalwarts unleash quite possibly the finest LP of their 25 year career.
2) Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist – Alfredo
An absolute perfect match of MC & producer to craft an insanely good LP .
3) Touché Amoré – Lament
Touché Amoré somehow match the raw power and emotional intensity of their fourth studio album 'Stage Four' with a near perfect follow up.
4) Owen Pallett - Islands
After years of putting others on the map, Mr. Pallett finally returns with a gorgeous collection of songs.
5) Boris – NO
The noise masters are back with one of their more focused efforts in recent memory and the results are amazing.
6) IDLES - Ultra Mono
Fist-pumping punk rock anthems that will amp you up and make you want to go out and LOVE someone.
7) Fiona Apple - Fetch The Bolt Cutters
A stunning display of heartfelt, experimental indie pop that has earned a spot near the top of every best of list.
8) Anunnaki / The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol - Split
Nanaimo Doom meets Ottawa Krautrock for a psychedelic trip that should not be missed.
9) Like A Motorcycle - Dead Broke
A short but very sweet & angry punk rock banger.
10) Run The Jewels - RTJ4
Meticulously crafted, politically charged hip hop that will get your blood pumping .