What a great year for music. It was difficult but our staff made it: here are our 100 favourite tracks of 2018.

Kraków Loves Adana – Rapture

100. Kraków Loves Adana – “Rapture”

99. Sylvie Kreush – “Seedy Tricks”

98. Ruby Randall – “The City”

97. Oklou – “Friendless”

96. Molina – “Hey Kids”

95. Marie Davidson – “Work It”

94. Lavender Blue – “Jellyfish”

93. Kate Teague – “Low Life”

92. Hana Vu – “Shallow”

91. Grouper – “Parking Lot”

Channel Tres Controller

90. Channel Tres – “Controller”

89. Azealia Banks – “Anna Wintour”

88. Arima Ederra – “Free Again”

87. Peggy Gou – “It Makes You Forget”

86. MUNYA – “Des Bisous Partout”

85. Tirzah – “Gladly”

84. Black Belt Eagle Scout – “Soft Stud”

83. Yves Tumor – “Lifetime”

82. Halo Maud – “Du Pouvoir/Power”

81. Goss – “These Days. I Don’t Know”

Buzzy Lee Coolhand

80. Buzzy Lee – “Coolhand”

79. Beach House – “L’Inconnue”

78. Kadhja Bonet – “Mother Maybe”

77. Basement Revolver – “Knocking”

76. Kllo – “Potential”

75. Half Waif – “Keep It Out”

74. Troye Sivan – “Bloom”

73. Gwenno – “Tir Ha Mor”

72. Tess Roby – “Catalyst”

71. Christine and the Queens – “5 Dols”

SHYGIRL Gush

70. SHYGIRL – “GUSH”

69. Rina Sawayama – “Cherry”

68. Okay Kaya – “Fake It”

67. SALES – “Off and On”

66. serpentwithfeet – “cherubim”

65. Tomberlin – “Any Other Way”

64. Vasser – “Valerians”

63. Westerman – “Confirmation”

62. Spiritualized – “A Perfect Miracle”

61. Knifeplay – “With U”

The Orielles Blue Suitcase

60. The Orielles – “Blue Suitcase (Disco Wrist)”

59. Blood Orange – “Saint”

58. Ariel – “In-N-Out”

57. Trace Mountains – “Turn Twice”

56. MorMor – “Heaven’s Only Wishful”

55. Asbjørn – “Nothing 2 Lose”

54. Ben Khan – “2000 Angels”

53. illuminati hotties – “Shape of my hands”

52. Oscar Jerome – “Smile On A Screen”

51. Dear Japan – “Kushiro”

Cale Hawkins Origami

50. Cale Hawkins – “Origami”

49. Amen Dunes – “Miki Dora”

48. Anemone – “Baby Only You & I”

47. Jenny Hval – “Spells”

46. 1010 Benja SL – “Wind Up Space”

45. Ravyn Lenae – “Sticky”

44. WWWATER – “Screen”

43. Sidney Gish – “Sophisticated Space”

42. Helena Deland – “There Are A Thousand”

41. Ezra Furman – “Suck The Blood From My Wound”

Car Seat Headrest Famous Prophets

40. Car Seat Headrest – “Famous Prophets”

39. Sunni Colón – “Baby I Don’t Mind”

38. Cardi B – “I Like It”

37. Rosalía – “Bagdad”

36. IDLES – “Danny Nedelko”

35. Morabeza Tobacco – “TTYL”

34. Kali Uchis – “In My Dreams”

33. Julia Holter – “I Shall Love 2”

32. Hatchie – “Sleep”

31. Barrie – “Canyons”

US Girls Pearly gates

30. U.S. Girls – “Pearly Gates”

29. Soccer Mommy – “Your Dog”

28. Adrianne Lenker – “Cradle”

27. Toro Y Moi – “Freelance”

26. Frankie Cosmos – “Being Alive”

25. King Princess – “Pussy Is God”

24. Miljon – “What Does It Take”

23. Kero Kero Bonito – “Only Acting”

22. Boygenius – “Me & My Dog”

21. Phoebe Bridgers – “Motion Sickness”

And now, our TOP 20 and its accompanying mixtape.

MGMT Me Michael

20. MGMT – “Me and Michael”

G Flip About You

19. G FLIP – “About You”

Nilufer Yanya Thanks 4 Nothing

18. Nilüfer Yanya – “Thanks 4 Nothing”

Tierra Whack Hungry Hippo

17. Tierra Whack – “Hungry Hippo”

Lucy Dacus Night Shift

16. Lucy Dacus – “Night Shift”

Men I Trust Show Me How

15. Men I Trust – “Show Me How”

Das Body Graceland

15. Das Body – “Graceland”

Cupcakke - Cinnamon Toast Crunch

13. CupcakKe – “Cinnamon Toast Crunch”

noname blaxploitation

12. noname – “Blaxploitation”

The Japanese House Lilo

11. The Japanese House – “Lilo”

Mr Twin Sister Jaipur

10. Mr Twin Sister – “Jaipur”

Otha One Of The Girls

9. Otha – “One of the Girls”

Glints Bugatti

8. Glints – “Bugatti”

charli xcx unlock it

7. Charli XCX – “Unlock It (feat. Kim Petras, Jay Park)”

Snail Mail Pristine

6. Snail Mail – “Pristine”

ariana grande no tears left to cry

5. Ariana Grande – “No Tears Left To Cry”

Mitski Nobody

4. Mitski – “Nobody”

Sir Babygirl Flirting With Her

3. Sir Babygirl – “Flirting With Her”

Robyn Honey

2. Robyn – “Honey”

SOPHIE - IS IT COLD IN THE WATER

1. SOPHIE – “Is It Cold In the Water?”