2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

2018 Countdown, The Afternoon Show w/ Kevin Cole
Kevin Cole and Jenn Champion // photo by Elizabeth Crook

For the next few weeks, we'll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2018, leading up to our 2018 Top 90.3 Album Countdown. Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2018, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Voting ends on Friday, December 7th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 14th to hear if your picks made the list! 

Kevin Cole's 2018 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
1 IDLES Joy as an Act of Resistance Partisan 
2 Jenn Champion Single Rider Hardly Art
3 Christine and the Queens Chris Because
4 Young Fathers Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
5 Shame Songs of Praise Dead Oceans 
6 Cumulus Comfort World Trans
7 Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples Guruguru Brain 
8 Noname Room 25 self-released 
9 A.A.L. (Against All Logic) 2012-2017 Other People
10 Altin Gün On Bongo Joe 

Kevin Cole is the host of The Afternoon Show, on the air Monday through Friday from 2-6 PM.