2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks made the list!


Algiers // photo by Melissa Wax (view set)

John Richards’ 2017 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
1 Julien Baker Turn Out The Lights Matador
2 The Horrors V Wolftone/Caroline
3 LCD Soundsystem American Dream Columbia/DFA
4 The Black Angels Death Song Partisan
5 Algiers The Underside of Power Matador
6 ODESZA A Moment Apart Counter
7 The National Sleep Well Beast 4AD
8 Wolf Alice Visions of a Life Dirty Hit/RCA
9 Wolf Parade Cry Cry Cry Sub Pop
10 Slowdive Slowdive Dead Oceans

John Richards is the host of The Morning Show, airing Monday through Friday, 6-10AM.

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One Comment

  1. Peri
    Posted November 27, 2017 at 9:47 am | Permalink

    Nice list, John!
    We agree on 5/10. :)
    I’m glad to see you didn’t include Arcade Fire, because *yawn*.

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