we are the weirdos, mister How has 2019 been for you, musically speaking? Personally, I feel like it's been an embarrassment of riches alberms wise with the returns of, amongst others; Weyes Blood, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen and FKA twigs all delivering career bests (so far) along with impressive solo efforts from Caroline Polachek (Chairlift), Rebecca Taylor (Slow Club) and Ioanna Gika (Io Echo). Add in debut releases from the likes of Orville Peck, Kelsey Lu, Mahmood, The Japanese House and Sudan Archives and 2019 ends up being probably one of the best years of the decade for me. And what about the rest of you??? The end of the year is looming, so get those best of lists ready to post and... . Ḩ̸̨̡͎̪̩̦̣̿̒͗̆̊̈́̕̚͠ͅá̵̰̩͇͔̻̙͎̼̽̎̽̉̓̽̐͜i̡̖̠̙̟͔͉̱̻͑̑̋͛̐̏͢͠l̴̯͖̠̜̟̀͒̃̾̏̽ M̶̧̠͍̖͛̎̑̐̓̾͜͠a̧̝̩̠͔̬̍̍̄̓̍̕̚n̢̛̤̻̟̮̹̬̯̐̇͂̚ȍ͚̬͚̹͉̪͉͕̦͗͐̔̊ń̢͚̲̩͇̭̾̈́̉̑͒͒̅͞.