Every year since 2014, I’ve reflected on the albums I’ve listened to most throughout the year and compiled a top ten list. 2020 was a terrible year for almost everything but thankfully, music isn’t one of them.

10. Haim — Women in Music Pt. III

The Haim sisters came back for a much-welcome return to form in 2020. Like their best material, Women in Music Pt. III is breezy, catchy, and never overstays its welcome.

Favourite Songs: “Los Angeles”, “The Steps”, “Don’t Wanna”

9. Grimes — Miss Anthropocene


Every year since 2014, I’ve reflected on the albums I’ve listened to most throughout the year and compiled a top ten list. This year was the year of outstanding female talent, both new and old.

10) Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe hasn’t put out anything short of phenomenal since her debut (including her work on the big screen), and she doesn’t start now. Dirty Computer is a much more easy-to-listen, concise, and structurally loose album than its predecessors.

Favourite songs: “Screwed”, “Django Jane”, “Make Me Feel”

9) Robyn: Honey


In the summer of 2013, I was on a train. My friends and I took a weekend trip to Busan in the tail end of our international exchange term, and after a wild three days, we were all exhausted. Hungover and sleep-deprived, my friends slumped back and drifted off to sleep. I didn’t. I was hunched over my seat, cursing the god-awful free wi-fi and attempting to load a video on Vimeo.

Ben Affleck hosted Saturday Night Live the night prior with musical guest, Kanye West. Kanye was scheduled to perform two new songs from his yet-to-be-titled sixth studio album…

Sanger Yoo

Writes about music sometimes. Likes coffee, running, and sneakers.

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