tire-bouchon's top twenty albums of 2018...

1. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino by Arctic Monkeys

2. No Mercy in this Land by Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

3. Quebra Cabeça by Bixiga 70

4. Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album by John Coltrane Quartet

5. Carolina Confessions by The Marcus King Band

6. Natural Rebel by Richard Ashcroft

7. Heaven and Earth by Kamasi Washington

8. Landfall by Laurie AndersonKronos Quartet

9. Hilary Hahn plays Bach: Violin Sonatas Nos.1 & 2; Partita No.1 by Hilary Hahn

10. After The Fall by Keith Jarret, Garry Peacock, Jack De Johnette

11. Boarding House by Jack White

12. With Animals by Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood

13. Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 & Piano Quintet by Belcea Quartet & Piotr Anderszewski

14. Down The Road Wherever by Mark Knopfler

15. Call Me Lucky by Chris Smither

17. Resistance is Futile by Manic Street Preachers

18. The Fall and Rise of Edgar Bourchier and the Horrors of War by Mick Harvey and Christopher Richard Barker

19. The Tree of Forgiveness by John Prine

20. Debussy... et la jazz by Quator Debussy fest. Jacky Terrasson, Vincent Peirani, Frank Tortiller and Jean-Philippe Collar-Neven