Another year done and dusted in the world of music and as always there were some exceptional records released. These lists always do our head in so this time around we’ve shaken things up a bit. Instead of just doing a ranked top 50 list we’ve narrowed down our top ten and then listed the 40 other albums that we highly rate and recommend you … Continue reading FAVOURITE ALBUMS OF 2018


If anything, their music inhabits even darker territory, the songs collapsing in on themselves as they chug and career along – The Terminals, Antiseptic In this day and age of accessibility and cultural saturation, it can be hard to unearth music you like, and at the same time discover new music outside the mainstream or the most prominent online access points. Digging through the detritus … Continue reading 40 FAVOURITE ALBUMS OF 2017

Favourite Albums of 2015

Another year comes to a close and it’s time for the end-of-year lists to be revealed. Here at Doubtful Sounds we’ve had another 12 months deeply immersed in Americana music (alt. country & folk) so you’ll find plenty of albums from that genre on the list below. That’s not to say we didn’t listen to plenty of other styles of music. As usual we wrapped … Continue reading Favourite Albums of 2015

LIST: DS Top Albums of 2012

2012 felt like somewhat of a mixed bag of musical lollies with our favourites encompassing americana, power pop, 80s synth, indie and many shades of psychedelia. The only thing that tied them all together was the strong streak of melody that each was built on. Even in the case of someone like Neil Young & Crazy Horse it was Young’s incredible weaving of musical notes … Continue reading LIST: DS Top Albums of 2012


In no particular order here are some our favourite albums we’ve heard so far in 2011… J. Mascis | Several Shades of Why Bon Iver | Bon Iver Yuck | Yuck John Maus | We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves Robag Wruhme | Thora Vukk Eleanor Friedberger | Last Summer Gillian Welch | The Harrow & The Harvest Pure X | Pleasure The Horrors … Continue reading DS… BEST OF 2011 SO FAR