The Soap Company - 2018

2018

Even though we're making our own records, 
we post monthly mixes, album recommends, 'best of' lists and updates.

Here's our favourite Music from 2018. A colossal year.

Here's our Best 50 of 2018 mix. 50 top cuts, 222 Minutes of sheer bliss...
Compiled from approximately 38,000 that have hit our radar this year.
Literally, the best of the best.


Featuring:  Inner River / JB Dunckel / Arc Iris / Paul White / Marie Davidson / Beatchild & The Slakadeliqs / Blank & Jones / Dita Von Teese / audiobooks / Monkey Business
Nine Inch Nails / Panchasila / The Mistys / Esther Von Haze / Neneh Cherry / Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids / Artificial Pleasure / Suede / Nvdes / Amyl And The Sniffers
Peluché / Hayley Coupon / Barbara Morgenstern / Gas / Nozomu Matsumoto / North Atlantic Oscillation / Fred Thomas / Menagerie / Fullee Love / Disclosure 
Kadhja Bonet / Adron / Mocky / Jack Freeman / Jan Felix May / Brazilian Girls / Alice Ivy / Pinch Points / Fucked Up / Gazelle Twin
Tune-Yards / Snowpoet / Say Lou Lou / MGMT / Confidence Man / Warmduscher / Danny Byrd / Julia Holter / Joan Of Arc

There's also a Spotify Playlist HERE


Also...Here's our favourite 50 Albums from 2018.
Distilled to perfection from a massive 3700 we've encountered this year.

We dug them out, now you dig them...No clues, just get stuck in...
Click the covers and you'll have an instant stream link (in most cases).
Have a check, then vote with your ears, buy physical copies or download them, or catch the acts live...
Some of the best sounds you'll EVER hear.
Enjoy!

No.1 - Julia Holter - Aviary (Domino Recording Co)



 No.2 - Warmduscher - Whale City (The Leaf Label Ltd)



 No.3 - Joan Of Arc - 1984 (Joyful Noise Recordings)



 No.4 - Confidence Man - Confident Music For Confident People (Heavenly)



No.5 - North Atlantic Oscillation - Grind Show (North Atlantic Oscillation)



No.6 - Fucked Up - Dose Your Dreams (Merge Records)



 No.7 - Peluché - Unforgettable (One Little Indian Records)



 No.8 - Guerilla Toss - Twisted Crystal (DFA)



 No.9 - Gazelle Twin - Pastoral (Anti-Ghost Moon Ray)



 No.10 - Kamasi Washington- Heaven And Earth (Shoto Mas Inc)



 No.11 - Brazilian Girls - Let's Make Love (Brazilian Girls)



 No.12 - Gabe Gurnsey - Physical (Phantasy Sound)



 No.13 - Cavern Of Anti-Matter - Hormone Lemonade (Duophonic)



 No.14 - Marie Davidson - Working Class Woman (Ninja Tune)



 No.15 - Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch (The Null Corporation)



 No.16 - Jon Hassell - Listening To Pictures (Ndeya)



No.17 - Ambrose Akinmusire - Origami Harvest (Blue Note)



 No.18 - Gas - Rausch (Kompakt)



 No.19 - Danny Byrd - Atomic Funk (Hospital Records Limited)



 No.20 - Snowpoet - Thought You Knew (Edition Records)



No.21 - audiobooks - Now! (In A Minute) (Heavenly Recordings)



 No.22 - Ryan Porter - The Optimist (World Galaxy - Alpha Pup)



 No.23 - Sarah Nixey - Night Walks (Black Lead Records)



 No.24 - Dorian Concept - The Nature Of Imitation (Brainfeeder)



 No.25 - Arc Iris - Icon Of Ego (Ba Da Bing!)



 No.26 - JB Dunckel - H+ (Prototyp)



 No.27 - Christina Vantzou - No. 4 (Kranky)



 No.28 - Death Grips - Year Of The Snitch (Harvest Records)



No.29 - Anna Von Hausswolff - Dead Magic (City Slang)



 No.30 - Charlotte & Magon - Lyrical Miracle (Baby Showtime)



 No.31 - Iceage - Beyondless (Matador Records)



 No.32 - Artificial Pleasure - The Bitter End (East City Rockers)



 No.33 - Martyn - Voids (Ostgut Ton)



 No.34 - Arndales - Shops (In The Red Records)



No.35 - Crayola Lectern - Happy Endings (Onomatopoiea Records)


 No.36 - The Mistys - Pregnant Mannequin (Plastique Influencer)



 No.37 - Barbara Morgenstern - Unschuld Und Verwüstung (Staatsakt Rec)



 No.38 - Mary Lattimore - Hundreds Of Days (Ghostly International)



 No.39 - Closing Eyes - Soft Years (Eget Selskap)



 No.40 - Hayley Coupon - Wire And Rope (KNG KNG Records)



 No.41 - Melody's Echo Chamber - Bon Voyage (Domino Recording Co Ltd)



 No.42 - No Age - Snares Like A Haircut (Drag City)



 No.43 - Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen (Fat Possum Records)



 No.44 - Maisha - There Is A Place (Brownswood Recordings)



 No.45 - Sauna Youth - Deaths (Upset The Rhythm)



 No.46 - Paul White - Rejuvenate (R&S Records)



 No.47 - Borusiade - A Body (Cómeme)



 No.48 - Mark Van Hoen - Invisible Threads (Touch)



 No.49 - Bodega - Endless Scroll (What's Your Rupture)



No.50 - Matt Berry - Television Themes (Acid Jazz Records)


Here are the links to the separate month's mixes & recommends.

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November