Houdini Mansions Top 100 Albums of 2018

This year has seen a tumultuous whirlwind of powerful new music, and we were here to witness it. At every turn, there was yet another stellar release from some artist or another. Like many others who attempted to observe the endless waves of new releases breaking upon our digital shores, I found myself overwhelmed by the magnitude of it all. I present to you:

The Houdini Mansions Top 100 Albums of 2018.

100. Buck Young - Proud Trash Sound

99. Johnny Utah - S/T

98.  Frank Wilke & Wayne Rex - Cobra Venom

97. Index of Refraction Records - Glimmer of Hope

96. Boycalledcrow - Hyperlight

95. Nikmis - #17

94. Disappearing - Untitled

93. Benjamin Shaw - Megadead

92. Young Scum - S/T

91. Ricardo Dias Gomes - Aa

90. Wizard Apprentice - I Am Invisible

89. Somesurprises - Alt

88. Voodoohop - Entropia Coletiva II

87. Pool Kids - Music To Practice Safe Sex To

86. EQ WHy - Life of the Why - The Mixtape, Vol 1

85. 土星4IO - 紫色の ホタル (_purple_firefly)

84. Molly Tigre - S/T

83. The Mighty Rhino - We Will No Longer Retreat Into Darkness

82. Exit Fear - Crestfallen

81. An Eagle in Your Mind - Miraculous Weapons

80. Tap Water - Amnesia Nightmare

79. Petridisch - Rêve d'un Rêve

78. Sponge Person - Eggo Jams

77. Kosmogyr - Eviternity

76. Fictional Girlfriend - Perfume Garden

75. Kibble - Lapses

74. Lafidkl - Derichan

73. b e g o t t e n 自杀 - (hushwave) - 治愈它

72. Pop Up - Tasty

71. Wilson Arcade - saturn audio system demonstration cassette 茨ヱめ畝ヹ

70. Dere Moans - Brain Mountain Disciples

69. Pepper Mill Rondo - E.D.M.

68. Glove Pilot - Thunder Suite

67. Pinkcourtesyphone - Romantic Threat EP

66. Fae & Seffi - Miraka

65. Saiwba - 輪 迴

64. Qualchan. - 100 Years

63. Spellling - Pantheon of Me

62. Qoheleth - Black Kite Broadcasts

61. Rangers - Late Electrics

60. V//Tomo - Dirty Oddesy

59. Stormland - Songs of Future Wars

58. Pony League - Picture of Your Family

57. Coffin Torture - Dismal Planet

56. McKinley Dixon - Who Taught You to Hate Yourself?

55. Ramble Tamble - Outlaw Overtones

54. Cartoon Forest - S/T

53. Madison Turner - A Comprehensive Guide to Burning Out

52. Quimper - Perdide

51. Whettman Chelmets - Annihlate Your Masters

50. Alan Morse Davies - Svalbard

49. C Moody Crews - T Zero

48. Little Kid - Might as Well With My Soul

47. Frog - Whatever, We Probably Already Had It

46. Tanner Menard & Andrew Weathers - Wanna Live in a World w/a Whole Face

45. Long Distance Poison - Astro Topoi

44. Surfing - Incubo

43. Fire Tools - Skinless X-1

42. String Modulator - Manifesto

41. VVV - Canson Months

40. Crosby Morgan - Rain Games for the Natural Born Pariah

39. Haunted Gauntlet - OM3G4 G3N3SIS

38. Quicksails - The Bright

37. NUM - Memory Machine

36. Dekonstruktor - No Way Back

35. Dan Mason - Void

34. Wellness - Mall Goth

33. Valyri - Expanses

32. Hide - Castration Anxiety

31. Super Hi-Fi - Blue and White

30. Honeyfitz - Cutting Your Hair

29. Rhucle - New Rain

28. Andy Burns - Excited

27. Yves Malone - The Most of What You Need Is All You'll Ever Have

26. The Tuesday Night Machines - Hawaiian Yurt Music

25. Illuminati Hotties - Kiss Yr Frenemies

24. Third Kind Records - Puzzle Time/ Puzzle Time 2

23. Cyborg Eye - Demo 1983

22. Apricot Blush - Where Blew a Flower, May a Flower No More

21. Doom Trip Records - Doom Mix Vol II

20. Papa Manzano - Ritualism

19. French 75 - S/T

18. åmßêrVVåvê§ - Organics

17. Ursula's Cartridges / Kizunaut - 07:15:14:05 OFFLINE

16. Adderall Canyonly - Museum of Fire

15. Bary Center - Betrayal

14. Valet Girls - Lost Wrld

13. William Carlos Whitten - Burn My Letters

12. Bast - Nanoångström

11. Mukqs - 起き上がり 

10. Ben Boogz & Doc Reevez - Thousand Islands of Death

9. Long Neck  - Will This Do?

8. Scientist - Barbelith

7. Recluse Raccoon - S/T

6. Barbara Morgenstern - Unschuld und Verwustung

5. Diamondstien & Sangam - The Ocean Between Us

4. More or Les - Nerd Love

3. Dinosaur on Fire - Populous Romantique

2. Tarkamt - Live at the Necropolis

1. Megan Jean & The KFB - Tarantistas

Gray Lee