Top 15 Albums of 2022

In another exceedingly strange year, at least there was some great music - QRO's list of our Top 15....
Top 15 Albums of 2022

Top 15 Albums of 2022

In another exceedingly strange year, at least there was some great music – QRO’s list of our Top 15:

15 Sylvan Esso
No Rules Sandy

One of the few acts that manage to cross the indie/electronic divide, that both hipsters and clubsters will enjoy.
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Sylvan Esso : No Rules Sandy
14 Sudan Archives
Natural Brown Prom Queen

Both professional shine and intimate humanity.
Sudan Archives : Natural Brown Prom Queen
13 Kevin Morby
This Is a Photograph

This Is a personal album.
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Kevin Morby : This Is a Photograph
12 Gang of Youths
angel in realtime.

Grief channeled into hope.
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Gang of Youths : angel in realtime.
11 Angel Olsen
Big Time

Heartbreak & twang go Big Time.
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Angel Olsen : All Mirrors
10 Alvvays
Blue Rev

Indie-pop & fuzz for the twenty-first century.
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Alvvays : Blue Rev
9 Band of Horses
Things Are Great

Band of Horses Are Great.
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Band of Horses : Things Are Great
8 Twen
One Stop Shop

Rowdy, reverbed, and rocking.
Twen : One Stop Shop
7 Death Cab for Cutie
Asphalt Meadows

Another wonderful release from an increasingly reliably great band.
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Death Cab for Cutie : Asphalt Meadows
6 Fontaines D.C.
Skinty Fia

Irish lads bringing post-punk to the top-top.
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Fontaines D.C. : Skinty Fia
5 Makaya McCraven
In These Times

Deft and complex.
Makaya McCraven : In These Times
4 The Smile
A Light For Attracting Attention

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood & Thom Yorke show off yet another great side.
The Smile : A Light For Attracting Attention
3 Spoon
Lucifer On the Sofa

Yet another great release that hits just the right spot, whether you’re a hipster or hate hipsters.
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Spoon : Lucifer On the Sofa
2 Jack White
Fear of the Dawn

One of the biggest rock & roll stars of today goes weird.
Jack White : Fear of the Dawn
1 Wet Leg
Wet Leg

The buzz band of the year completely live up to the hype & love.
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Wet Leg : Wet Leg

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