Darkside Podcast Episode 33 Live now- Plus our staff picks!

Darkside Podcast Episode 33 Live now- Plus our staff picks!

Episode 33 of our Darkside Podcast is now live!

This episode features some of the Darkside Crew- Kendra, Julia, Drew, Gerk and Brian with special guest Will from the UK. Recorded live on December 19, 2017, we discuss our top ten albums of 2017. We also discuss artists we lost in 2017, christmas music, racism, soundtracks, vinyl reissues, tacos, astrology, nicknames, the beach, JBs middle name, stalking, and JB gets a special surprise. Sponsored by the Vinyl Starter Kit at Darkside Records, available now! Subscribe on iTunes: http://apple.co/2cEiTD2Listen of Stitcher or Soundcloud now! More episodes and info: http://www.darksiderecords.com/Podcast 

See our staff best of picks after the jump!

Darkside Staff 2017 Best Of picks:

Drew Mihans

1. tyler, the creator - flower boy
2. king gizzard & the lizard wizard - flying microtonal banana
3. Mac Demarco- this old dog
4. foxygen - hang
5. jason isbell & the 400 unit - the nashville sound
6. courtney barnett & kurt vile - lotta sea lice
7. the war on drugs - a deeper understanding
8. kendrick lamar - damn.
9. lorde - melodrama
10. washed out - mister mellow

Honorable mentions:
King Gizzard & the lizard wizard - Sketches of East Brunswick
Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
Queens of the Stone Age - Villains
Joey Bada$$ - All Amerikkkan Bada$$
Big K.R.I.T. - 4 Eva is a Mighty Long Time
Preservation Hall Jazz Band - So It Is

Bekah Polonsky

1. Bleachers - Gone Now
2. Lorde - Melodrama
3. Haim - Something To Tell you
4. The Maine - Lovely Little Lonely
5. Ed Sheeran - Divide
6. Ke$ha - Rainbow
7. Dear Evan Hansen (OBCR)
8. Andrew McMahon In the wilderness - zombies on Broadway
9. lana del rey - Lust For Life
10. harry styles - harry styles

Justin Johnson

1. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
2. Mutoid Man - War Moans
3. Preservation Hall Jazz Band - So It Is
4. Manchester Orchestra - A Black Mile to the Surface
5. Queens of the Stone Age - Villains
6. Ryan Adams - Prisoner
7. Mastodon - Emperor of Sand
8. Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee
9. courtney barnett & kurt vile - lotta sea lice
10. Twin Peaks Soundtrack

Julia Delaney

1. Remo drive- Greatest Hits
2. Menzingers After The Party
3. Turnover-Good Nature
4. Seaway-Vacation
5. Wavves- You’re Welcome
6. Mac Demarco- This Old Dog
7. SZA- CRTL
8. Alvvays- Antisocialites
9. The Front Bottoms- Going Grey
10. Neck Deep- The Peace And The Panic

Tyler Gerken

1. A Crow Looked At Me - Mt. Eerie
2. So It Is - Preservation Hall Jazz Band
3. Freedom Is Free - Chicano Batman
4. Flower Boy - Tyler The Creator
5. Saturation Trilogy - Brockhampton
6. Face Your Fear - Curtis Harding
7. Mr Finish Line - Vulfpeck
8. RTJ 3 - Run The Jewels
9. Damn - Kendrick Lamar
10. The OOZ - King Krule

Honorable Mentions - Hip Hop
- All Amerikkkan Bada$$ - Joey Badass
- Don't Call My Phone - Sage English
- Without Warning - 21Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin
- Laila's Wisdom - Rapsody
- Indulge - Tony E

Honorable Mentions - R&B/Soul/Funk
- Drunk - Thundercat
- CTRL - SZA
- Soul Of A Woman - Sharon Jones
- Be - Brian Daniel
- World Wide Funk - Bootsy Collins

Honorable Mentions: Misc
- Gone Now - Bleachers
- A Black Mile To The Surface Manchester Orchestra
- Goths - Mountain Goats
- Yellow And Such - Gus Dapperton
- Apocalipstick - Cherry Glazer
- After The Party - Menzingers

Erin Gladding

1. Miley Cyrus- Younger Now
2. John Mayer- Search for Everything
3. Michelle Branch - Hopeless Romantic
4. Kesha - Rainbows
5. Ed Sheeran - Divide
6. Eminem - Revival

John Bryan

1. Elder- Reflections on a Floating World
2. Dead Cross- Dead Cross
3. Mutoid Man- War Moans
4. Zeal and Ardor- Devil is Fine
5. Quicksand- Interiors
6. Queens of the Stone Age- Villains
7. Mastodon- Emperor of Sand
8. Crystal Fairy- Crystal Fairy
9. Pallbearer- Heartless
10. Melvins- A Walk With Love & Death

Soundtrack: Baby Driver
Reissue: Demons Knight Soundtrack

Kendra Bentley

1. Bleachers- Gone Now
2. QOTSA- Villians
3. Manchester Orchestra- Black Mile To The Surface
4.Paramore- After Laughter
5. Sam Smith- Thrill Of It All
6. Fleet Foxes- Crack Up
7. Beck- Colours
8. Khalid- American Teen
9. Thundercat- Drunk
10. Grizzly Bear- Painted Ruins

Roberto Hull

1. Atomic Blonde OST
2. The Nashville Sound by Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
3. Slowdive by Slowdive
4. Villains by Queens of the Stone Age
5. The Bad Batch OST
6. The Void OST
7. Baby Driver OST
8. Colors by Beck
9. A Deeper Understanding by War on Drugs
10. Twin Peaks Soundtrack

Brian Kendrick

1. Turnover- Good Nature
2. The Menzingers- After The Party
3. Counterparts- You're Not You Anymore
4. Hundred Suns- The Prestaliis
5. Wojciech Golczewshi- The Signal / End of Transmission EP
6. The Contortionist- Clairvoyant
7. Mastodon- Emperor Of Sand
8. Citizen- As You Please
9. Norma Jean- Polar Similar
10. AFI- The Blood Album