Top 89 of 2018: Mark Wheat, host

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The Current's Top 89 of 2018
The Current's Staff Picks of 2018 (Luke Mills | MPR)

Top 5 Songs From Old Faves

Brandi Carlile – "The Joke"
Father John Misty – "Mr. Tillman"
Spiritualized – "Perfect Miracle"
Devotchka – "Straight Shot"
Phosphorescent – "New Birth In New England"

Top 5 Songs From New Discoveries

Greta Van Fleet – "Highway Tune"
Bedouine – "Solitary Daughter"
Bodega – "How Did This Happen"
Big Red Machine – "Hymnostic"
Young Fathers – "In My View"

Top 5 Albums


Low – Double Negative
Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer
Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
Death Cab for Cutie – Thank You For Today
IDLES – Joy as an Act of Resistance

Top 5 Concerts

Rock the Garden at the Walker Art Center (One word ... Feist)
Robert Plant at Orpheum (Got to meet him)
Rod Stewart at Xcel Energy Center (Maybe the last time?!)
Jack White at the Armory (For the first time)
CMJ / Mina Moore / Sims at Caravan Du Nord in Austin, Minn.

Top 5 Sessions

All of Iceland Airwaves Festival especially...DJ FoG, Mugison and Reykjavíkurdatur
Har Mar at the Fair (Arms in the air in rain gear!)
Chastity Brown at the Fair (Story of "Mad Love")
Bedouine in April and Iceland ("Solitary Daughter" song)
Natalie Prass in studio and Iceland (Building relationships ...)

Top 5 New Artists

Thomas Abban
AURORA
Stella Donnelly
Greta Van Fleet
IDLES

Top 5 Best Local Artists

Atmosphere
Bad Bad Hats
Hippo Campus
Low
Mina Moore

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