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Rock Neto. Top 50 Songs of 2018.

Written by on December 19, 2018

2018 was a great year in the world of music, without a doubt.

Idles released one of the greatest records of our generation, period. Shame showed us, yet again, that punk’s not and will not be dead any time soon.

Our very own, Oh Sees created an epic, superbly noisy, all around album. Courtney Barnett worked her usual magic just like Kurt Vile and released two instant classics.

BODEGA, Cabbage, Iceage, Preoccupations, ACTORS and Ought, after respectively creating high quality albums, are now among the top bands in the independent rock and roll world.

Mint Field, The Liminanas, Triangulo de Amor Bizarro, Los Punsetes and Kikagalu Mojo proved once again that Rock and Roll’s only language is the guitar and that they belong in the eye of the storm.

The Claypool Lennon Delirium released a couple great tracks that will be part of their 2019 “South of Reality” and gifted us hope for what we think will be one of the best albums on 2019.

Damon Albarn, Paul Simmonon, Simon Tong and Tony Allen, collectively known as The Good The Bad And The Queen, wrote the perfect ode to a Brexit struck modern United Kingdom.

After all this, the only option we have is to throw a proper celebration. The most proper of them all. Rock Neto will go back on time and revisit the Top 40 songs of 2018 for you. Today at 1pm at KXSF 102.5fm in San Francisco and streaming to the world through kxsf.fm.

1 IDLES – Danny Nedelko
2 Shame – Concrete
3 Thee Oh Sees – Enrique El Cobrador
4 Courtney Barnett – I’m Not Your Mother, I’m Not Your Bitch
5 The Limiñanas – The Gift (feat. Peter Hook)
6 The Good, the Bad & the Queen – Merrie Land
7 The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Blood And Rockets: Movement I, Saga Of Jack Parsons – Movement II, Too The Moon
8 Boy Harsher – Pain
9 Kurt Vile – Loading Zones
10 Chromatics – Black Walls
11 Los Punsetes – Accidentes
12 BODEGA – How Did This Happen?!
13 Cabbage – Arms of Pleonexia
14 MIEN – Black Habit
15 Iceage – Catch it
16 Belako – Lungs
17 Mourn – Fun at the Geysers
18 Ovlov – Baby Alligator
19 Triángulo de Amor Bizarro – Ciudadanos
20 Agar Agar – Lost Dog
21 Ian Brown – First World Problems
22 Preoccupations – Espionage
23 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Mainland
24 A Place To Bury Strangers – Attitude
25 Protomartyr – Wait
26 ACTORS – Bury Me
27 Mint Field – Quiero Otoño De Nuevo
28 Ought – Disgraced in America
29 Blackwater Holylight – Sunrise
30 Moaning – Don’t Go
31 Kikagaku Moyo – Majupose
32 Interpol – The Rover
33 Metro Verlaine – Manchester
34 Underworld, Iggy Pop – Get Your Shirt
35 The Growlers – Orgasm of Death
36 VoX LoW – Now We’re Ready to Spend
37 Sextile – Spun
38 Cold Cave – My Heart Is Immortal
39 Hookworms – Ullswater
40 SDH (Semiotics Department of Heteronyms) – Tell Them
41 Amyl and the Sniffers – Cup Of Destiny
42 Dream Wife – F.U.U.
43 Lebanon Hanover – Alien
44 Rata Negra – El chico de las estrellas
45 Egyptian Blue – To Be Felt
46 Los Nastys – Veneno de Serpiente
47 Spendtime Palace – Ms. Tenaja
48 Barbagallo – L’échappée
49 Flasher – Pressure
50 Frankie and the Witch Fingers – Drip