This year it's been a very difficult task to narrow it down to just 10 albums but here's my selection of the best of 2017. I've provided a selection of tracks from each of the albums, so please have a listen/watch and let me have your comments and contributions.
1. The War of Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
2. The National - Sleep Well Beast
3. Elbow - Little Fictions
4. Michael Head And The Red Elastic Band - Adiós Señor Pussycat
5. Future Islands - The Far Field
6. The XX - I See You
7. St Vincent - Masseducation
8. The Charlatans _ Different Days
9. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
10. Beck - Colors
Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins; British Sea Power - Let The Dancers Inherit The Party; Laura Marling - Semper Femina; Alt J - Relaxer; Arcade Fire - Everything Now; Everything Everything - A Fever Dream; Paul Weller - A Kind Revolution; Fleet Foxes - Crack Up.