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2024: alt.'s AOTY (p4)

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Posted on Saturday 30th December 2023 at 12:54

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 final set of five!



The Gaslight Anthem - History Books

For fans of: Brian Fallon, Dave Hause, Hot Water Music

Released: 27th October

What the critics say: "It’s a welcome return, full of heart, soul, emotion and maturity that feels like the exact moment you see someone you haven’t seen for a long time, before waxing lyrical with them into the early hours." - DORK

Stand out track: Little Fires

The Gaslight Anthem are heading to Nottingham for a show at Rock City on 10th July! TICKETS HERE.

Fiddlehead - Death is Nothing to Us

For fans of: Militarie Gun, Drug Church, Have Heart

Released: 18th August

What the critics say: "This is a truly stunning work from some of the finest songwriters in alternative music." - Clash

Stand out track: Sullenboy

See Fiddlehead on tour in February, with shows in Newcastle, Nottingham, Bristol and London. TICKETS HERE.

Florry - The Holey Bible

For fans of: MJ Lenderman, Hotline TNT, Buck Meek

Released: 4th August

What the critics say: "Philadelphia singer-songwriter Francie Medosch’s band combines the weepy twang of old-school country with the cozy intimacy of DIY rock." - Pitchfork

Stand out track: Drunk and High

Florry are part of this year's Dot To Dot Festival alongside Jockstrap and many others this May in Bristol and Nottingham. GET YOUR TICKETS.

The Milk Carton Kids - I Only See the Moon

For fans of: The Barr Brothers, Gregory Alan Isakov, Josh Ritter

Released: 19th May

What the critics say: “On their first full-length duo album since 2015, the Milk Carton Kids bring their folk sound to new heights." - Pop Matters

Stand out track: All of the Time in the World to Kill

The Milk Carton Kids play Manchester's Band On The Wall on Saturday 20th January. TICKETS HERE.

The Clientele - I Am Not There Anymore

For fans of: Galaxie 500, Cass McCombs, Deerhunter

Released: 28th July

What the critics say: "Marked by newfound sonic adventurousness and evocative dream-logic lyrics, the long-running UK band’s new double album is a bold quest into the vast unknown." - Pitchfork

Stand out track: Blue over Blue

See The Clientele on tour in January as they pass through Brighton, Manchester and Bristol. TICKETS HERE.

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