Though we didn't get to see nearly as many live shows as we would have in any other year, we did manage to see quite a few excellent live-streams. We were also so lucky to have some incredible albums come out as well.

In no particular order, these were a few of my favourites  this year:

Sault: UNTITLED (Black is) & UNTITLED (Rise)

Kelly Lee Owens: Inner Song

Against All Logic: 2017-2019

Caribou: Suddenly

Loving: If I Am Only My Thoughts

Yaeji: What We Drew

Backxwash: God Has Nothing to Do with This Leave Him Out of It

Lomelda: Hannah

Julianna Barwick: Healing is a Miracle

Moses Sumney: græ

Lido Pimienta: Miss Columbia

Khotin: Finds You Well

Cindy Lee: What's Tonight to Eternity

Destroyer: Have We Met

Run the Jewels: RTJ4

U.S. Girls: Heavy Light

Adrianne Lenker: songs

Angel Olsen: Whole New Mess

Flung: Shaky but My Hair is Grown

Nap Eyes: Snapshot of a Beginner