182 Favorite Albums of 2018

Joel, Shane, Karl and Brad’s individual picks for top ten favorite albums of 2018. Plus there’s the usual Side A Video Game content and in this episode there are plenty of new games the guys have played over the holidays and a big box of SNES cartridges Shane fully cleaned and is now working his way through.

0:02:00 Side A Video Games


  • Shane scored a haul of SNES games which he has been thoroughly cleaning and enjoying on his Analogue Super NT. He shares a few of the 54 gems he picked up in that collection.

    • Super Mario RPG, Mega Man X, Super Punch-Out!!, Super Ghouls n Ghosts, Starfox, Earthworm Jim 2, Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage, Final Fight, Joe and Mac, Joe and Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics, Magic Sword, First Samurai , Spankys Quest, The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse and The Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey and Minnie

  • Donut County

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Beat Saber

  • NBA 2K19

  • Golf With Your Friends

  • Rocket League

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Easy PlayStation Platinum Trophies

  • FullBlast

  • One Word by Powgi

  • Storm Boy

0:35:05 Drinking


BrewDog | Elvis Juice

Parallel 49 Brewing Company | Filthy Dirty IPA

0:39:35 Side B Music

Favorite Albums of 2018

Joel, Shane, Karl and Brad’s individual choices for top 10 favorite albums of 2018.


  1. Parkway Drive Reverence

  2. Janelle Monae Dirty Computer

  3. A Perfect Circle Eat the Elephant

  4. Pagan Black Wash

  5. Deafheaven Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

  6. Marmozets Knowing What You Know Now

  7. The Longshot Love is for losers

  8. The Dirty Nil Master Volume

  9. Don Broco Technology

  10. Architects Holy Hell


  1. JPEGMAFIA Veteran

  2. Parquet Courts Wide Awake!

  3. Jeff Rosenstock POST

  4. Khruangbin Con Todo El Mundo

  5. Field Report Summertime Songs

  6. Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel

  7. The Dirty Nil Master Volume

  8. Joyce Manor Million Dollars To Kill Me

  9. Devils Teeth Suki Yaki Hot!

  10. The Interrupters Fight the Good Fight


  1. Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base, Hotel + Casino

  2. The Longshot Love Is for Losers

  3. The Raging Nathans Cheap Fame

  4. Dog Party Hit & Run

  5. Gorillaz The Now Now

  6. The Last Gang Keep Them Counting

  7. Johnny Marr Call the Comet

  8. The Good, The Bad, & The Queen Merrie Land

  9. Laura Mardon Black Rainbow

  10. Jeff Rosenstock POST


  1. Alkaline Trio Is This Thing Cursed?

  2. The Interrupters Fight The Good Fight

  3. Fu Manchu Clone of the Universe

  4. Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Years

  5. The Longshot Love Is For Losers

  6. Smoking Popes Into The Agony

  7. The Last Gang Keep Them Counting

  8. Starcrawler Starcrawler

  9. Jon Spencer Spencer Sings The Hits!

  10. (tie) Mad Caddies Punk Rocksteady / Burn The Priest Legion: XX

Hear each of their top picks for favorite album of the year via the associated Spotify Playlist.