Year-end list season continues with The Quietus, who just published their list of the top 100 albums of 2022. As always, it's very genre-diverse and ranges from very obscure acts to the biggest pop stars in the world. You're always bound to discover something new on The Quietus' lists, which this year includes records by Autopsy, Digga D, 50 Foot Wave, black midi, Loraine James, Matmos, Hudson Mohawke, Huerco S, Blut Aus Nord, Death's Dynamic Shroud, Kode9, Pink Mountaintops, Ethel Cain, Saba, Rosalía, Beyoncé, Aldous Harding, Fontaines D.C., Shygirl, Mitski, Kelly Lee Owens, Sofie Birch & Antonina Nowacka, Wu-Lu, Working Men's Club, FKA twigs, Porridge Radio, Loop, Kali Malone, Sarah Davachi, Oren Ambarchi/Johan Berthling/Andreas Werliin, Wormrot, and more. Here's their top 25:

25. Mary Halvorson – Amaryllis / Belladonna
24. Special Interest – Endure
23. Bill Orcutt – Music For Four Guitars
22. One More Grain – Beans On Toast With Pythagoras
21. EROS – A Southern Code
20. Persher – Man With The Magic Soap
19. Big Joanie – Back Home
18. Real Lies – Lad Ash
17. Suede – Autofiction
16. Horse Lords – Comradely Objects
15. Claire Rousay – Everything Perfect Is Already Here
14. SCUDFM – INNIT
13. The Soft Pink Truth – Is It Going To Get Any Deeper Than This?
12. Moundabout – Flowers Rot, Bring Me Stones
11. Širom – The Liquified Throne Of Simplicity
10. Oren Ambarchi – Shebang
9. Emeka Ogboh – 6°30'33.372"N 3°22'.66"E
8. The Ephemeron Loop – Psychonautic Escapism
7. Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
6. Sea Power – Everything Was Forever
5. Decius – Decius Vol. I
4. Richard Dawson – The Ruby Cord
3. caroline – caroline
2. Diamanda Galás – Broken Gargoyles
1. Jockstrap – I Love You Jennifer B

Read the full list with commentary on each pick here.

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