BEST OF 2023

MAGNET’s Top 25 Albums Of 2023

1) Guided By Voices Nowhere To Go But Up and Welshpool Frillies and La La Land (GBV Inc)
2) Blondshell Blondshell (Partisan)
3) Blur The Ballad Of Darren (Parlophone)
4) PJ Harvey I Inside The Old Year Dying (Partisan)
5) Caroline Polachek Desire, I Want To Turn Into You (Perpetual Novice)
6) Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit Weathervanes (Southeastern)
7) The National First Two Pages Of Frankenstein and Laugh Track (4AD)
8) Slowdive Everything Is Alive (Dead Oceans)
9) The Clientele I Am Not There Anymore (Merge)
10) boygenius The Record (Interscope)
11) Sparklehorse Bird Machine (Anti-)
12) R. Ring War Poems, We Rested (Don Giovanni)
13) Ratboys The Window (Topshelf)
14) The Reds, Pinks & Purples The Town That Cursed Your Name (Slumberland)
15) Bully Lucky For You (Sub Pop)
16) Hiss Golden Messenger Jump For Joy (Merge)
17) Wednesday Rat Saw God (Dead Oceans)
18) Eyelids A Colossal Waste Of Light (Jealous Butcher)
19) Shana Cleveland Manzanita (Hardly Art)
20) Hurry Don’t Look Back (Lame-O)
21) Yo La Tengo This Stupid World (Matador)
22) Amaarae Fountain Baby (Golden Angel/Interscope)
23) Sufjan Stevens Javelin (Asthmatic Kitty)
24) Slaughter Beach, Dog Crying, Laughing, Waving, Smiling (Lame-O)
25) Screaming Females Desire Pathway (Don Giovanni)

Guided By Voices photo by Trevor Naud