The Best Albums of 2018 (So Far)

From Amen Dunes to Yo La Tengo, twenty-five releases from this year that are leading the pack. 

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard’s Five 2017 Albums, Ranked

The proggy psych septet destroyed any traditional conception of a release cycle last year, but each of their five LPs are worth talking about on their own.

Things Called “Arm and Hammer,” Ranked

Counting off five Hammers that are just so hyped.

Pourin’ One Out: Four Promising Atlanta Bands That Called It Quits in 2017

…and four that thankfully didn’t.

The Best Reissues of 2017

Five favorites from this year that had a story to tell and music to back it up.

The 2017 FLOOD Holiday Gift Guide

Clock’s a-tickin’, but we’ve got you covered. 

The Best Albums of 2017

Twenty-five full-lengths that kept us going, one way or the other. 

The Best Songs of 2017

Ten compositions that changed our landscapes, big and small.

FLOOD’s Best Records of 2017 (So Far)

We’re halfway there.

Does Ed from Radiohead Only Sing His Own Name? An Investigative Report

Not all fan theories are garbage.

Nine of Kendrick Lamar’s Most Underrated Raps

Ease the “DAMN.” suspense with some of the deepest cuts.

Shoot to Thrill: Fifteen Australian Acts You Should Know

There’s more to the place than Tame Impala and knifey-spoony, you ignoramus.

The Cynicism Cure

A sincere celebration of principled people and the art they produce.

Dig for Fire: 25 Upcoming Albums More People Should Be Talking About

From québécois kraut-funk to the return of two of indie rock’s most celebrated sidemen, these are the unsung albums we’re most excited for this year.

The FLOOD Top 40

Our favorite tracks of the year, (almost) all in one place.

FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016

Great year for music, terrible year for everything else.

The “You Can’t Freeze Time” Cure

Serene entertainments to help draw out what little time we have left.

Five Records for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2016

They’re almost worth trampling someone over.

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