This is a “short” playlist with the 40 best songs of the year. Listen below.

Big Thief – Not

James Blake – Tell Them

Weyes Blood – Andromeda

C’Mon Tigre – Behold The Man

Patrick Watson – Dream For Dreaming

Fontaines DC – Big

Boduf Songs – Gimme Vortex

Rrose – Columns

Awir Leon – Feathers

Modern Nature – Seance

Lingua Ignota – Butcher of The World

Moor Mother – The Myth Hold Weight

Thom Yorke – Dawn Chorus

Land of Kush – Trema

Telefon Tel Aviv – A Younger Version of Myself

Ziùr – I Vanish

Minor Pieces – This House

Little Simz – Venom

Message To Bears – Small Light

Loyle Carner – Angel

Clipping – Blood Of The Fang

Efterklang – Uden Ansigt

Shlohmo – The End

Portico Quartet – With, Beside, Against

Hugar – Grandi

Massimo Volume – Nostra Signora Del Caso

Josin – Healing

KOKOKO! – Identité

Kaytranada – Do It

Free Nationals – Gidget

Vanishing Twin – Magician’s Success

Slowthai – Inglorious

Lafawndah – Tourist

Jon Hopkins & Kelly Lee Owens – Luminous Spaces

Flohio – Way2

Oiseaux Tempete – He Is Afraid And So Am I

Teebs – Black Dove (Feat Sudan Archives)

Giant Swan – Pandaemonium

Sampa The Great – Dare To Fly

Phoet – Symmetry Breaking

Flying Lotus – Yellow Belly