The Music 2019 Writers' Poll: Steve Bell

23 December 2019 | 9:11 am | Steve Bell

Here's what The Music's writers rated in 2019…

Album Of The Year

  1. Tropical Fuck Storm - Braindrops
  2. Possible Humans - Everybody Split
  3. Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
  4. Thigh Master - Now For Example
  5. Good Morning - Basketball Breakups
  6. Robert Forster - Inferno
  7. Royal Trux - White Stuff
  8. The Hold Steady - Thrashing Thru The Passion
  9. Dumb - Club Nites
  10. The Stroppies - Whoosh

Song Of The Year

  1. Pip Blom - Daddy Issues
  2. Possible Humans - Meredith
  3. Emma Russack - Be Real

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Artist Of The Year

  1. Possible Humans
  2. Tropical Fuck Storm
  3. The Fauves
  4. Thigh Master
  5. Jeff Tweedy

International Artist Live Performance Of The Year

  1. Jeff Tweedy
  2. IDLES
  3. Parquet Courts
  4. Lucero
  5. John Prine

Australian Artist Live Performance Of The Year

  1. Tropical Fuck Storm
  2. Robert Forster
  3. Courtney Barnett
  4. Paul Kelly
  5. Thigh Master

TV Show Of The Year

  1. I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson
  2. South Park
  3. The Deuce

Movie Of The Year

  1. Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood
  2. Dolemite Is My Name
  3. Rocketman

Highlight Of The Decade

Deadwood: The Movie finally offering a semblance of closure after 13 long years. The vinyl resurgence meaning that record stores are now opening rather than closing. The Pavement reunion in 2010 was pretty rad, saw them in a lot of countries. The two Weezer cruises were pretty amazing, fun, floating festivals in the Caribbean/Bahamas. But it will just be remembered for Trump down the track, let's face it...

Prediction For Next Decade

I'd honestly rather not think about it, it's terrifying. Except for St Kilda's inevitable dynasty, which is statistically due to start any day now...