Top Albums Of 2020

As we all know, 2020 has been an interesting year, but even a more interesting year for music. A lot of good albums & runner-ups have been put out during this rough year… as most of us have been inside this year due to the pandemic & trying to keep our time filled, we’ve been listening! So, we at Not A Sound have decided to give you all our top 5 releases of the year with each writer’s picks! Take a look if you’d like, and have a great 2021!

Aaron Zajac:

  1. Ugly is Beautiful – Oliver Tree
  2. Esther – Second to Safety
  3. This is Loss and It Will Pass – A Boy Named John
  4. Notes on a Conditional Form – The 1975
  5. Life on Other Planets – Moon Hooch

Jeremy Schep:

  1. Run The Jewels – RTJ4
  2. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
  3. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
  4. The Strokes – The New Abnormal
  5. Jeff Rosenstock – No Dream

Zacharia Bowman:

  1. Pinegrove- Marigold
  2. Run The Jewels- RTJ4
  3. Imperial Triumphant- Alphaville
  4. Jeff Rosenstock- No Dream
  5. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit- Reunions

Zack Rozmus:

  1. August Burns Red- Guardians
  2. The Ghost Inside- Self Titled
  3. Second To Safety- Esther
  4. Pinegrove- Marigold
  5. Slaughter Beach, Dog- At the Moonbase

    (Zack listed “Phoebe Bridgers- Punisher” as well as “The Front Bottoms- in Sickness and in Flames” as runner-ups respectively)

Jason Panella:

  1. Hum- Inlet
  2. Phoebe Bridgers- Punisher
  3. Shiner- Schadenfreude
  4. Nothing- The Great Dismal
  5. Taylor Swift- Evermore

William Wachter:

  1. Fiona Apple- Fetch The Bolt Cutters
  2. Big Sean- Detroit 2
  3. Mac Miller- Circles (deluxe)
  4. IDLES- Ultra Mono
  5. Charmer- ivy

    (William lists “Taylor Swift- folklore” as well as “Denzel Curry & Kenny Beats- Unlocked” both as runner-ups respectively)

That’s all folks! Thank you for checking out these lists & for being the reason we do what we do. We hope to see you all next year! Until then, we hope to bring more content to you in the new year & maybe soon, so keep your eyes peeled. Take care.
Peace & love.

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