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KCRW's Best of 2018KCRW's Best of 2018

KCRW's annual Best Of recognizes the music and performances that caught our DJs' attention in 2018. These artists continually innovate and inspire, while pushing culture forward. Explore the best music from the past year.

Jason Bentley's Top 10

  • Hozier - Nina Cried Power
  • Cat Power - Woman
  • Jungle - Heavy, California
  • Greta Van Fleet - Safari Song
  • Kamasi Washington - Street Fighter Mas
  • Christine and The Queens - Five Dollars
  • Dirty Projectors - That's a Lifestyle
  • Destroyer - Tinseltown Swimming in Blood
  • Rhye - Count to Five
  • Khruangbin - Mr. White

Top 10 Fan Favorites

  • Rex Orange County - Sunflower
  • Greta Van Fleet - Flower Power
  • Cat Power - Woman
  • Kamasi Washington - The Space Travelers Lullaby
  • Courtney Barnett - Charity
  • Dirty Projectors - I Found It in U
  • Lord Huron - The Night We Met
  • Toro y Moi - Freelance
  • Jungle - Cherry
  • Sofi Tukker - Energia