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2024: alt.'s AOTY (p1)

By alt.tickets

Posted on Monday 18th December 2023 at 12:16

As we wave goodbye to 2023 and look forward to 2024 and all the great shows on offer, we thought it would be the perfect time to bring you our favourite albums of the year!

There were so many incredible releases this year, but we've chosen 20 of our favourites to let you know about across 4 parts, here are the first five!


Enter Shikari - A Kiss For The Whole World

For fans of: DON BROCO, We Are The Ocean, Deaf Havana

Released: 21st April

What the critics say: "Harnessing the energy of the sun to record in a converted barn running purely on solar panels, the album is an all-out assault." - UPSET

Stand out track: It Hurts

Enter Shikari are touring the UK this February, don't miss this live show! TICKETS HERE.

Sleaford Mods - UK GRIM

For fans of: Billy Nomates, Amyl and The Sniffers, IDLES

Released: 10th March

What the critics say: "Sleaford Mods have lost none of their political bite, humour, and astute observational skill. UK Grim will cement their place as one of Britain’s most influential – and successful – UK bands." - The Telegraph

Stand out track: On the Ground

See Sleaford Mods live as part of a huge line-up for Derbyshire's Bearded Theory in May, which also includes Amyl and The Sniffers, Jane's Addiction, Future Islands and much more. TICKETS HERE.

Lucinda Williams - Stories From a Rock n Roll Heart

For fans of: The Jayhawks, Emmylou Harris, Neko Case

Released: 30th June

What the critics say: "The Americana pioneer delivers a rousing set with a little help from A-list friends including Bruce Springsteen." - The Observer

Stand out track: Rock N Roll Heart

Lucinda Williams takes her 'Stories From a Rock n Roll Heart' to London's Indigo at The O2 in February. TICKETS HERE.

TesseracT - War of Being

For fans of: Leprous, Monuments, Haken

Released: 15th September

What the critics say: “What they do so wonderfully on this album is deliver complexity without sacrificing melody and accessibility." - Kerrang!

Stand out track: The Grey

See TesseracT live at Nottingham's Rock City on 20th February. TICKETS HERE.

A. Savage - Several Songs About Fire

For fans of: Parquet Courts, Omni, Ultimate Painting

Released: 6th October

What the critics say: "Several Songs About Fire effectively melds Savage’s Parquet Courts and solo work together, and is a great addition to either side of his artistry." - Loud and Quiet

Stand out track: Elvis In The Army

See A. Savage live in Bristol and London this February. TICKETS HERE.

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