2018 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

2018 Countdown, Larry's Lounge
Mitski // 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! 

Larry Rose's 2018 Top Ten Albums

artist album label
Amen Dunes Freedom Sacred Bones
Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
Let's Eat Grandma I'm All Ears Transgressive
Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
Janelle Monae Dirty Computer Wondaland/Epic/Sony 
Robyn Honey Konichiwa/Interscope
U.S. Girls In A Poem Unlimited 4AD
Kamasi Washington Heaven and Earth Young Turks
Young Fathers Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
Soundtrack Black Panther TDE/Aftermath/Interscope

Bonus #11 Track: Ice Cube – “Arrest the President” (single) (Interscope)


Larry Rose is the host of Larry’s Lounge, on the air Tuesday nights from 9 PM - 1 AM.