Top 89 Staff Picks: David Safar, music director, host of 'New Hot'

Top 89 of 2017 Staff Picks
Top 89 of 2017 Staff Picks (Luke Mills | MPR graphic)

Top Albums of 2017

Bully - Losing
Fever Ray - Plunge
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit - The Nashville Sound
Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
Laura Marling - Semper Femina
Ryan Adams - Prisoner
Spoon - Hot Thoughts
SZA - Ctrl
The xx - I See You

Favorite Local Albums

Chastity Brown - Silhouette of Sirens
Dead Man Winter - Furnace
Dwynell Roland - The Popular Nobody
Har Mar Superstar - Personal Boy EP
Hippo Campus - Landmark
Lady Lark - For A Good Time EP
Now, Now - SGL (Single)
P.O.S - Chill, dummy
The Monks - Hamburg Recordings 1967
Thomas Abban - A Sheik's Legacy

The Current Hosts' and Staffers' Top 89 of 2017

Brett BaldwinBill DeVilleJay GablerJadeCecilia JohnsonLindsay KimballMary LuciaJim McGuinnSean McPhersonShelley MillerMike NovitzkiBrian OakeAnna ReedJill RileyJake RudhNate RyanDavid SafarDerrick StevensAndrea SwenssonLuke TaylorMark WheatMac WilsonJesse Wiza

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