Top 10 Albums of 2018

It wasn't hard to find good music in 2018 as there were many artists pushing the boundaries in pop, hip-hop and rock. In a year of the "algorithm" artists, many artists sought inspiration from both the classics and the traditional approach to songwriting, to the modern use of technology for collaboration and taking advantage of the advances in technology to create sounds that were never-before heard. New artists made strong debuts in 2018, some of which made our year-end list, demonstrating that once again showed that the full-length format is not only just as strong as it was in the

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Lucy Dacus Talks ‘Historian’, Home Ownership

Lucy Dacus had high expectations to meet with her sophomore album, Historian, as the Virginia native burst onto the music scene with No Burden to much critical acclaim. Released on Matador Records in March 2018 to rave reviews, Dacus stated, ”This is the album I needed to make. Everything after this is a bonus." Historian, is described as a concept album about cautious optimism in the face of adversity, with thematic links between songs that range from systemic racism and creative burnout to the death of her grandmother. "It starts out dark and ends hopeful, but it