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Joe Held: Rebellious Jukebox writesCHIRP Radio Best of 2017: Joe Held

CHIRP Radio Best of 2017

Throughout December, CHIRP Radio presents its volunteers’ top albums of 2017. Our next list is from DJ Joe Held - Rebellious Jukebox.

My top 10 list for 2017 (simply listed in alphabetical order)...


Antisocialites by Alvvays (Polyvinyl)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Alvvays Antisocialites



Little Fictions by Elbow (Concord)
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Elbow Little Fictions



I’m Not Your Man by Marika Hackman (Sub Pop)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Marika Hackman I’m Not Your Man



Interplanetary Class Classics by The Moonlandingz (Chimera Music)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

The Moonlandingz Interplanetary Class Classics



Orc by Oh Sees (Castle Face)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Oh Sees Orc



Process by Sampha (Young Turks)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Sampha Process



Life & Livin’ It by Sinkane (City Slang)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Sinkane Life & Livin’ It



Slowdive by Slowdive (Dead Oceans)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Slowdive Slowdive



If All I Was Was Black by Mavis Staples (ANTI-)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black[Chicago Artist]



The Surfing Magazines by The Surfing Magazines (Moshi Moshi)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

The Surfing Magazines The Surfing Magazines


...and many more albums I like a lot...

Aldous Harding - Party
Circuit Des Yeux - Reaching for Indigo*
The Dream Syndicate - How Did I Find Myself Here?
The Feelies - In Between
Girl Ray - Earl Grey
Hurray for the Riff Raff - The Navigator
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Soul of a Woman
Jon Langford - Four Lost Souls*
The Luxembourg Signal - Blue Field
Juana Molina - Halo
NE-HI - Offers*
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - The Punishment of Luxury
Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens
Peter Perrett - How the West Was Won
Robert Plant - Carry Fire
Frankie Rose - Cage Tropical
Sacred Paws - Strike a Match
Secret Shine - There Is Only Now
Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination
Sleaford Mods - English Tapas
Songhoy Blues - Resistance
Star Tropics - Lost World*
Moses Sumney - Aromanticism
Tricky - ununiform
Faye Webster - Faye Webster
The Weather Station - The Weather Station
Yumi Zouma - Willowbank

*artists from Chicago





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