Dos Monos' strange and intense sound is certainly unique, though it becomes a bit of a crutch as Dos City wears on.
Hiding Places is Billy Woods' most personally cutting project so far.
Malibu Ken is pure fun for total weirdos.
The Cold Vein pulled the sounds of East Coast rap music into the future and opened the floodgates for a new strain of leftfield hip hop.
Some Rap Songs is Earl Sweatshirt's most emotionally intense and artistically defined project yet.
What Happens When I Try to Relax is an interesting mini-chapter in the ongoing OME saga.
Abstract hip hop fans ought to give budding ornithologists a shot, even if it isn't one of Milo's standout albums.
Billy Woods and Elucid team up again as Armand Hammer for one of the year's best abstract hip hop albums.