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Best of 2018: Top Sellers & Employee Picks

As 2018 comes to a close, we’ve put together a short little “Best Of” list, despite the fact that we’ve still got another 30 days left of the year. Whether you’re looking for recommendations, holiday gifts or just wanna lurk our activities, we gotchu!

First up, we’ve got a list of some of our best sellers from this last lap around the sun. Following that, some of our employees put together lists of their favorite new releases / reissues / whatever.

We’d like to close out 2018 by thanking YOU for your support! We’ve got some of the best customers in the entire world and we wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you. Cheers to another great year!

Shuga’s Best Sellers of 2018

  • Khruangbin – Con Todo El Mundo
  • Billie Eilish – Party Favor / Hot Line Bling 7″
  • Denzel Curry – TA1300
  • Mitski – Be The Cowboy
  • Death Grips – Year of the Snitch
  • Twin Peaks – Sweet ’17 Singles
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Sex & Food
  • Deeper – Deeper
  • Post Animal – When I Think Of You in a Castle
  • Ty Segall – Freedom’s Goblin
  • Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  • Panda Bear – A Day With The Homies EP
  • Gorillaz – The Now Now
  • Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
  • Leon Bridges – Good Thing
  • Parquet Courts – Wide Awake
  • Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – Wasteland
  • Sleep – Leagues Beneath
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Gumboot Soup
  • MGMT – Little Dark Age
  • The Voidz – Virtue
  • Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
  • Enuff Z’nuff – Diamond Boy
  • EDEN – Vertigo
  • Andrew WK – You’re Not Alone
  • AJR – The Click

 

STAFF PICKS

KEVIN ALLEN

  • JPEGMAFIA – Veteran
  • Deeper – Deeper
  • Klaus Johann Grobe – Du Bist So Symmetrisch
  • Part Time – Spell No. 6
  • Jerry Paper – Like A Baby
  • IDLES – Joy as an Act of Resistance
  • John Maus – Addendum
  • REZN – Calm Black Water
  • Bongripper – Terminal
  • Kikagaku Moyo – Masana Temples
  • Palm – Rock Island
  • Broncho – Bad Behavior
  • Triathalon – Online
  • Joey Purp – Quarterthing
  • Princess Nokia – A Girl Cried Red
  • Lala Lala – The Lamb
  • Molly Burch – First Flower
  • MGMT – LDA
  • ORB – The Space Between
  • Preoccupations – New Material
  • Post Animal – When I think of You In A Castle
  • Paul Cherry – Flavour

Best Reissues

  • Wire – 154
  • The Beatles – White Album box set  (Specifically the white album demos)
  • The Scientists – Weird Love
  • Haruomi Hosono – Omni Sight Seeing
  • Haruomi Hosono – Hosono House

Best Live Shows

  • John Maus – Lincoln Hall 2/18
  • Deeper – Empty Bottle 5/18
  • IDLES – Lincoln Hall 9/14
  • Joey Purp – Thalia Hall 9/23
  • Toro Y Moi – Thalia Hall 11/6
  • My Bloody Valentine – Riviera Theater 7/28
  • Wand – The Hideout 6/18
  • Post Animal – Lincoln Hall 4/27

 

Akeem Asani

*In Alphabetical order*

  • Amnesia Scanner – Another Life
  • Marie Davidson – Working Class Woman
  • DJ JM – Costra Nostra EP
  • Fire-Toolz – Skinless X-1
  • Tim Hecker – Konoyo
  • Kate NV – для FOR
  • Kero Kero Bonito – Time n’ Place
  • Μ-ziq –  Challenge Me Foolish
  • Machine Girl – The Ugly Art
  • Mr Twin Sister – Salt
  • Objekt – Cocoon Crush
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – Age Of
  • Rezzett – Rezzett
  • Happy Rhodes – Ecotrophia
  • Skee Mask – Compro
  • SOPHIE – OIL OF EVERY PEARL’s UN-INSIDES
  • Vessel – Queen of Golden Dogs
  • Toxe – Blinks
  • Yves Tumor – Safe in the Hands of Love
  • W00DY – Relentless Kickdrum

 

David Green

New Releases

  • Black Moth Super Rainbow – Panic Blooms – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Rad Cult Limited Edition Pressing on Gold Vinyl with Silk-Screened D-Side and Download – Psych / Experimental Rock / Electronica
  • Sudan Archives – Sink – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Stones Throw Pressing – R&B / Electronica
  • Hovvdy – Cranberry – New Vinyl 2018 Double Double Whammy Pressing on Cloudy Clear Vinyl with Insert and Download – Lo-Fi / Indie Rock
  • Drinks (aka Cate Le Bon & Tim Presley) ‎– Hippo Lite – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Drag City (Chicago, IL) Pressing – Post-Punk / Indie Rock
  • FRIGS – Basic Behavior – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Arts & Crafts Pressing (Made in Canada) – Post-Punk / Garage / Noise
  • Paul Cherry ‎– Flavour – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Feel Trip Records Pressing – Chicago, IL Jazzy Lo-Fi / Dream Pop / Psych
  • Jon Hopkins ‎– Singularity – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Domino Limited Edition Pressing on ‘Midnight Blue’ Vinyl with Gatefold and Download – Electronic / Tech House / Experimental
  • Gang Gang Dance – Kazuashita – New Vinyl 2018 4AD Red Vinyl – Rock / Alt Rock
  • Denzel Curry – TA13OO – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Loma Vista Pressing on ‘Red Slushie’ Colored Vinyl – Rap / Hip Hop
  • Kids See Ghosts (aka Kanye West & Kid Cudi) ‎– Kids See Ghosts – New Vinyl Lp 2018 G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Pressing with Takashi Murakami Cover Art – Rap / Trip Hop
  • Sen Morimoto – Cannonball! – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Sooper Records Limited Edition Pressing on ‘Clearwater’ (Blue w/Dark Blue Swirl) Vinyl with Download – Chicago, IL Jazzy Hip-Hop
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – Age Of – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Warp Records Pressing – Electronic / IDM / Glitch
  • Dr. Octagon – Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Bulk Deluxe RSD Exclusive Release with Alternate Gatefold Jacket and Bonus Track (Limited to 4000) – Rap / Hip Hop
  • Thom Yorke – Suspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film) – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 XL Recordings Limited Edition Pink Vinyl Pressing – Electronic / Soundtrack

Reissues 2018

  • Television – Marquee Moon (1977) – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Rhino ‘ROCKtober Exclusive’ Remastered Pressing on Blue Vinyl – New Wave / Post-Punk
  • Richard Hell & The Voidoids ‎– Blank Generation – New Vinyl 2018 Rhino ‘Back to The 80’s Exclusive’ Reissue on Orange/Black Vinyl – Punk
  • Salvia Palth ‎– Melanchole – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Danger Collective Limited Edition Reissue on Sky Blue Vinyl with Poster and Download – Lo-Fi / Shoegaze / Alt-Rock
  • Local Natives ‎– Gorilla Manor – New Vinyl Lp 2018 Frenchkiss Limited Edition ‘Ten Bands One Cause’ Pressing on Pink Vinyl – Indie Rock
  • Molly Nilsson – These Things Take Time – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Dark Skies Association / Night School RSD Reissue Pressing on Clear Vinyl (Limited to 500!) – Synthwave / Minimal
  • Massive Attack – Heligoland – New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Virgin Records 180Gram Reissue with 28-Page Booklet Triple Gatefold Sleeve with Black Spot Glitter Varnish – Electronic / Trip Hop / Downtempo
  • Brian Eno ‎– Here Come The Warm Jets (1973) – New Vinyl 2018 Astralwerks Reissue – Electronic / Art Rock / Glam

Other stuff, not released on vinyl or we couldn’t get in the store but is still good 2018:

  • Amine – OnePointFive
  • Michael Seyer – Bad Bonez
  • Water From Your Eyes – All A Dance
  • Mathew Lee Cothran – My First Love Mends My Final Days
  • Scallops Hotel – Sovereign Nose Of Your Arrogant Face

 

Rachel Flynn

  • Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, & Lucy Dacus – boygenius
  • Lucy Dacus – Historian
  • Mitski – Be The Cowboy
  • Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
  • Princess Nokia – A Girl Cried Red
  • Rico Nasty – Nasty
  • Sasami – Not The Time/Callous
  • Snail Mail – Lush
  • Soccer Mommy – Clean
  • Soccer Mommy – Henry/I’m On Fire
  • Kali Uchis – Isolation

 

Mary Moorey

New Releases

  • Cardi B – Invasion Of Privacy
  • Frankie Cosmos – Vessel
  • Drinks – Hippo Light
  • Ruins – 2

Reissues

  • Bikini Kill – Singles
  • Saâda Bonaire – Saâda Bonaire
  • The Breeders – Safari
  • Jeremy Enigk ‎– Return Of The Frog King
  • Hatsumo Hosono – Philharmony
  • Ben Kweller – Sha Sha
  • Wire – Pink Flag / Chairs Missing / 154

 

Patricia Ramos

  • Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper –  A Star is Born
  • Video Age – Pop Therapy
  • Halo Maud –  Je Suis Une île
  • Molly Nilsson – These Things Take Time
  • Khruangbin – Con Todo El Mundo

 

Nick Rouley

New Releases

  • Hot Snakes – Jericho Sirens (Subpop)
  • Klaus Johann Grobe – Du Bist So Symmetrisch (Trouble In Mind)
  • Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Sparkle Hard (Matador)
  • Makaya McCraven – Universal Beings (International Anthem)
  • Ruby Karinto – Ruby Karinto (Hozac)
  • Shannon & The Clams – Onion (Easy Eye Sound)
  • Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt (Fat Possum)
  • The Sueves – R.I.P. Clearance Event (Hozac)
  • Various – Basement Beehive: The Girl Group Underground (Numero)

Reissues

  • Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full (Island)
  • David Bowie – Low (Parlophone)
  • The Breeders – Safari (4AD)
  • F.U.K. – Road Kill / I Got A Head (Hozac)
  • The Kinks – Are The Village Green Preservation Society (ABKCO)
  • The Scientists – The Scientists EP (Numero)
  • Stereolab – Switched on Volumes 1 thru 3 (Duophonic)
  • They Might Be Giants – Lincoln (Idlewild)
  • Wire – Pink Flag / Chairs Missing / 154 (Pinkflag)

Shows

  • ESG – Do Division Fest
  • My Bloody Valentine – The Riveria Theater
  • The Spits – The Empty Bottle

Artists / Bands that didn’t release anything this year but dominated my eardrums

  • The Blackbyrds
  • ESG
  • Sophia George
  • Happy Mondays
  • New Order
  • The Slits
  • Norma Tanega

 

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