The Music That Meant The Most To Us in 2020 – AdHoc

The Music That Meant The Most To Us in 2020

AdHoc’s best 20 albums and songs of 2020. 

Arguably one of the few greatest saving graces of 2020 was the amount of amazing music that came out. Here’s what meant the most to us this year, in alphabetical order by artist:

Top 20 Albums
Boldy James – The Price Of Tea In China
Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now
Dehd – Flower of Devotion
Duma – Duma
Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
Gil Scott-Heron – We’re New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven
keiyaA – Forever, Ya Girl
Lido Pimienta – Miss Colombia
Liv.e – Couldn’t Wait to Tell You…
Lorenzo Senni – Scacco Matto
Mary Lattimore – Silver Ladders
Moses Sumney – græ
Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
Rian Treanor – File Under UK Metaplasm
Sault – Untitled (Black Is)
Sault – Untitled (Rise)
Speaker Music – Black Nationalist Sonic Weaponry
Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud
Yaya Bey – Madison Tapes
Yves Tumor – Heaven To A Tortured Mind

Top 20 Songs
Adrianne Lenker – “anything”
Ana Roxanne – “Suite pour l’invisible”
Anjimile – “Baby No More (NNAMDÏ’s Dream)”
Bartees Strange – “Boomer”
blair – “Nothing Helps”
Chucky73, Ñengo Flow – “Palos”
Christine and the Queens – “People, I’ve been sad”
Erika de Casier – “No Butterflies, No Nothing”
Jay Electronica – “The Neverending Story”
J Hus – “Play Play (feaer. Burna Boy)”
Lyra Pramuk – “Tendril”
Nation of Language – “Rush & Fever”
Noname – “Song 33”
Omar Apollo – “Dos Uno Neuve (219)”N
Onyx Collective – “Baby”
Rina Sawayama – “LUCID”
RMR – “Rascal”
Suburban Living – “Main Street”
U.S. Girls – “4 American Dollars”