rock nyc’s Best Of 2018

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Post Malone At Governors Ball, June 2018


Best Artist: Janelle Monae

Best Album: Dirty Computer – Janelle Monae

Best Song: thank u, next – Ariana Grande

Best Concert: Travis Scott’s “Astroworld – Wish You Were Here” Tour At Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Best Tour: Taylor Swift’s “Reputation”

Best TV Show : Manifest

Best Death : Pete Shelley

Best Club: Brooklyn Steel

Best Interview:  Phoebe Bridgers interview: “Ryan Adams and I got together on his 40th birthday. I’d just turned 20,” by Patrick Smith, The Telegraph, May 12, 2018, (here)

Best rock nyc: Steve Crawford’s “1,000 Greatest Songs Of The 1960s”

Best rock nyc 2019: Steve Crawford’s “1,000 Greatest Songs Of The 1980s”

Best Theatre Broadway:  “Harry Potter And The Cursed Child”

Best Theatre Off-Broadway: Marla Mase’s “The Pill”

Worst Of Broadway: The Cher Show (yes, “King Kong” was worse pound by pound, but nobody expected much)

Best Video: “This Is America” – Childish Gambino

Best Day At A Music Fest: Governors Ball, Friday, June 1st, 2018

Best Night At An Embassy Ball: Tomas Doncker, Sam Huber, The True Groove Allstars, at the Finnish Consulate General’s home, Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Best Politician: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Representative-elect for New York’s 14th congressional district

Most Overrated: Mitski

Most Underrated: Sam Huber

Misunderstood: 6ix9ine

Best Fanboy: Alyson Camus on Nick Cave

Best Rap Album: Astroland, Travis Scott

Best R&B Album: I Used To Know Her – Part 2 – EP – H.E.R.

Best Funk Album: Top Of The World, Sam Huber

Best Rock Album: “Someday Everything Will Be Fine” -Spider Bags

Best Compilation – Now NY

Best Box Set: The Beatles (White Album) by The Beatles

Second Best Box Set: More, Blood, More Tracks by Bob Dylan

Most Disappointing: Elvis Costello

POTUS Best Moment: Promises to sign bipartisan prison reform legislation.

Most Missed Politician: John McCain

Most Improved: Post Malone

Best Trend: 20 Gay Teen

Best Sex: Transgender

Best Beat: Tidal X much better than Jingle Ball in 2018

Best Fashion Trend: Tattoos on the face: hey, it worked for XXXtentacion

Best Development: Keith Shocklee joins the True Groove Allstars

Best Month: June

Worst Day Of The Year: Friday, July 28th: Panorama closes up Randalls Island and throws everybody out at 4pm in the afternoon

Best Day Of The Year: Tuesday, October 23rd

Best Website: brooklynvegan

One I Missed: Low’s Double Negative

Hope For 2019: Weekend Afternoon Shows At MSG… oh, and world peace, like that…

Best Tee Shirt:

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