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2023: alt.'s AOTY (p2)

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Posted on Wednesday 21st December 2022 at 17:10

As we wave goodbye to 2022 and look forward to 2023 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 second set of five!


Alex G - God Save the Animals

For fans of: Cat Seat Headrest, King Krule, Big Thief

Released: 23rd September

What the critics say: "The cult star's latest is delightfully idiosyncratic, and further confirms his place as one of his generation's most consistently brilliant songwriters." - NME

Stand out track: Runner

See Alex G live in Leeds and Nottingham next year. TICKETS HERE.

Aldous Harding - Warm Chris

For fans of: Sharon van Etten, Kevin Morby, This Is the Kit

Released: 25th March

What the critics say: "The variety in the instrumentation is only met by the variety in her voice; going through registers, accents and even characters, 'Warm Chris' is an album covering the complex and enigmatic voices of a supremely singular talent." - Clash

Stand out track: Fever

See Aldous Harding in Bristol and Cardiff next year. TICKETS HERE.

Electric Callboy - Tekkno

For fans of: Bury Tomorrow, Ice Nine Kills, Memphis May Fire

Released: 16th September

What the critics say: "Tekkno is a stratospheric leap forward in every way, and a truly monumental representation of everything that this band stands for." - Distorted Sound

Stand out track: We Got The Moves

See Electric Callboy live in London in April and on their UK tour in October. TICKETS HERE.

The Mary Wallopers - The Mary Wallopers

For fans of: Lankum, Ye Vagabonds, Stick In The Wheel

Released: 28th October

What the critics say: “Dundalk group’s debut is raucous fun and features fantastic musicians" - Irish Times

Stand out track: Cod Liver Oil and the Orange Juice

See The Mary Wallopers live in Leeds and Bath next year. TICKETS HERE.

The Orielles - Tableau

For fans of: The Big Moon, Pip Blom, Goat Girl

Released: 7th October

What the critics say: "On their fourth album, Tableau, the exploratory, ambitious side of the band’s music has never been more clear. Many of the songs pick through various genres, magpie-style, subverting expectations." - The Guardian

Stand out track: The Room

See The Orielles live in Nottingham next year. TICKETS HERE.

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