Matt Durrant

I run around, I read bad books, I take pictures on my phone and some videos.
I sometimes try to make electronic music
Here are my favourite albums (which I'm buying on vinyl).
Contact me on WhatsApp. I largely ignore email and Facebook.

50 Favourite Albums of 2020

My favourite albums as determined by my Spotify account (source code).

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RankAlbumTracks
1.
87%
RTJ4
Run The Jewels
2020
1. yankee and the brave (ep. 4)
2. ooh la la (feat. Greg Nice & DJ Premier)
3. out of sight (feat. 2 Chainz)
4. holy calamafuck
5. goonies vs. E.T.
6. walking in the snow
7. JU$T (feat. Pharrell Williams & Zack de la Rocha)
8. never look back
9. the ground below
10. pulling the pin (feat. Mavis Staples & Josh Homme)
11. a few words for the firing squad (radiation)
2.
82%
Sanación
María José Llergo
2020
1. ¿De Qué Me Sirve Llorar?
2. Niña De Las Dunas
3. Soy Como El Oro
4. El Hombre De Las Mil Lunas
5. Nana Del Mediterráneo - Extended Version
6. El Péndulo
7. Me Miras Pero No Me Ves
3.
81%
SOURCE
Nubya Garcia
2020
1. Pace
2. The Message Continues
3. Source [Feat. Ms MAURICE, Cassie Kinoshi, & Richie Seivwright]
4. Together Is A Beautiful Place To Be
5. Stand With Each Other [Feat. Ms MAURICE, Cassie Kinoshi, & Richie Seivwright]
6. Inner Game
7. La Cumbia Me Está Llamando [Feat. La Perla]
8. Before Us: In Demerara & Caura [Feat. Ms MAURICE]
9. Boundless Beings [Feat. Akenya]
4.
74%
Blue Hearts
Bob Mould
2020
1. Heart on My Sleeve
2. Next Generation
3. American Crisis
4. Fireball
5. Forecast of Rain
6. When You Left
7. Siberian Butterfly
8. Everyth!ng to You
9. Racing to the End
10. Baby Needs a Cookie
11. Little Pieces
12. Leather Dreams
13. Password to My Soul
14. The Ocean
5.
73%
Lianne La Havas
Lianne La Havas
2020
1. Bittersweet - Full Length
2. Read My Mind
3. Green Papaya
4. Can't Fight
5. Paper Thin
6. Out Of Your Mind - Interlude
7. Weird Fishes
8. Please Don't Make Me Cry
9. Seven Times
10. Courage
11. Sour Flower
6.
73%
A View of U
Machinedrum
2020
1. The Relic
2. Star
3. Kane Train
4. Wait 4 U
5. Sleepy Pietro
6. Spin Blocks
7. Idea 36
8. Believe in U
9. 1000 Miles
10. Inner Eye
11. Ur2yung
7.
73%
Amazones Power
Les Amazones d'Afrique
2020
1. Heavy
2. Love
3. Smile
4. Queens
5. Smooth
6. Dreams
7. Timbuktu
8. Red
9. Rebels
10. Dogon
11. Fights
12. Sisters
13. Power
8.
70%
A Written Testimony
Jay Electronica
2020
1. The Overwhelming Event
2. Ghost Of Soulja Slim
3. The Blinding feat. Travis Scott
4. The Neverending Story
5. Shiny Suit Theory feat. The-Dream
6. Universal Soldier
7. Flux Capacitor
8. Fruits Of The Spirit
9. Ezekiel’s Wheel feat. The-Dream
10. A.P.I.D.T.A.
9.
70%
Control
Natalie Slade
2020
1. Cloud Cover
2. Humidity
3. Control
4. Gimme Ya Love
5. Love Light
6. Letter to Myself
7. I Won't Cry
8. Colour
9. There Is Light in Everything
10. Sunday Morning
10.
69%
songs
Adrianne Lenker
2020
1. two reverse
2. ingydar
3. anything
4. forwards beckon rebound
5. heavy focus
6. half return
7. come
8. zombie girl
9. not a lot, just forever
10. dragon eyes
11. my angel
11.
67%
As God Intended
Apollo Brown
2020
1. Anti-Social
2. Blood is Thicker
3. Hustle Don't Give
4. Money Orientated
5. 12 Hours
6. Hold It Down
7. Daddy's Girl
8. Worth Gold
9. The Apple
10. Freedom
11. Follow the Wisdom
12. Winter
13. Live by the Code
14. '94
12.
66%
African Rhythms 1970-1982
Oneness Of Juju
2020
1. African Rhythms
2. Follow Me
3. Space Jungle Funk
4. Got to Be Right on It - Original 45 Version
5. Sabi - Black Fire Mix
6. Interlude - Rhythms Timelesness
7. No Name #3 / Love is... / My N*gg*r & Me
8. West Wind
9. Freedom Fighter
10. Be About the Future
11. Nooky
12. Interlude - African Rhythms
13. Every Way But Loose
14. Bootsie's Lament - Unreleased Version
15. Chants / Don't Give Up
16. River Luv Rite
17. Higher
18. African Rhythms Chant
19. Nairobi / Chants
20. Asante Sana
13.
64%
Taken Away
Moodymann
2020
1. Do Wrong
2. Taken Away
3. Let Me In
4. Goodbye Everybody
5. Slow Down
6. Just Stay a While
7. Let Me Show You Love
14.
63%
Wu Hen
Kamaal Williams
2020
1. Street Dreams
2. One More Time
3. 1989
4. Toulouse
5. Pigalle
6. Big Rick
7. Save Me
8. Mr Wu
9. Hold On
10. Early Prayer
15.
63%
Green
Hiroshi Yoshimura
2020
1. CREEK
2. FEEL
3. SHEEP
4. SLEEP
5. GREEN
6. FEET
7. STREET
8. TEEVEE
16.
63%
It's Only Us
Monophonics
2020
1. Chances
2. Suffocating
3. Last One Standing
4. Tunnel Vision
5. It's Only Us
6. Run For Your Life
7. All In The Family
8. Day By Day
17.
62%
Say the Word
The Allergies
2020
1. Hit Me One Time
2. Let Them Know
3. Say the Word
4. Felony
5. Take My Love
6. I Just Got That Feeling
7. Every Trick in the Book
8. Get Yourself Some
9. Rile 'Em Up
10. Hot Sensation
11. I'm on It
12. Take Me Back
13. It Feels so Good
18.
61%
Metrobolist[2020 Mix]
David Bowie
2020
1. The Width Of A Circle - 2020 Mix
2. All The Madmen - 2020 Mix
3. Black Country Rock - 2020 Mix
4. After All - 2015 Remaster
5. Running Gun Blues - 2020 Mix
6. Saviour Machine - 2020 Mix
7. She Shook Me Cold - 2020 Mix
8. The Man Who Sold The World - 2020 Mix
9. The Supermen - 2020 Mix
19.
61%
Untitled
SAULT
2020
1. Strong
2. Fearless
3. Rise
4. I Just Want to Dance
5. Street Fighter
6. Son Shine
7. Rise Intently
8. The Beginning & the End
9. Free
10. You Know It Ain't
11. Uncomfortable
12. No Black Violins in London
13. Scary Times
14. The Black & Gold
15. Little Boy
20.
60%
Untitled
SAULT
2020
1. Out the Lies
2. Stop Dem
3. Hard Life
4. Don't Shoot Guns Down
5. Wildfires
6. X
7. Sorry Ain't Enough
8. Black Is
9. Bow
10. This Generation
11. Why We Cry Why We Die
12. Black
13. Us
14. Eternal Life
15. Only Synth in Church
16. Monsters
17. June Child
18. Miracles
19. Hold Me
20. Pray up Stay Up
21.
58%
2017 - 2019
Against All Logic
2020
1. Fantasy
2. If Loving You Is Wrong
3. With an Addict
4. If You Can't Do It Good, Do It Hard
5. Alarm
6. Deeeeeeefers
7. Faith
8. Penny
9. You (forever)
22.
58%
American Head
The Flaming Lips
2020
1. Will You Return/When You Come Down
2. Watching The Lightbugs Glow
3. Flowers Of Neptune 6
4. Dinosaurs On The Mountain
5. At The Movies On Quaaludes
6. Mother I've Taken LSD
7. Brother Eye
8. You N Me Sellin' Weed
9. Mother Please Don't Be Sad
10. When We Die When We're High
11. Assassins Of Youth
12. God And The Policeman
13. My Religion Is You
23.
57%
Decision Time
Charles Webster
2020
1. Burning
2. This Is Real
3. We Belong Together
4. Love Lives
5. I Wonder Why
6. Music
7. Wait And See
8. Secrets Held
9. The Spell
10. The Second Spell
24.
57%
Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story, 1975-1993
Black Fire
2020
1. Children of Tomorrow's Dreams
2. Soul Love Now
3. Drummers from Ibadan
4. Nia (Poem: Complete the Circle)
5. Doin' the Carvin' for Thabo
6. Look at the People!
7. Third House
8. African Rhythms - Live in Washington DC, 1975
9. Follow Me
10. People
25.
56%
King's Disease
Nas
2020
1. King's Disease
2. Blue Benz
3. Car #85 (feat. Charlie Wilson)
4. Ultra Black (feat. Hit-Boy)
5. 27 Summers
6. Replace Me (feat. Big Sean & Don Toliver)
7. Til The War Is Won (feat. Lil Durk)
8. All Bad (feat. Anderson .Paak)
9. The Definition (feat. Brucie B.)
10. Full Circle (feat. The Firm, AZ, Foxy Brown & Cormega)
11. 10 Points
12. The Cure
13. Spicy (feat. Fivio Foreign & A$AP Ferg)
26.
55%
Miles
Blu & Exile
2020
1. Blue
2. When The Gods Meet
3. True & Livin'
4. Miles Davis
5. The Feeling
6. Music Is My Everything
7. Bright As Stars
8. Blue As I Can Be
9. You Ain't Never Been Blue
10. Miles Away
11. Troubled Water
12. Roots Of Blue
13. African Dream
14. Requiem Of Blue
15. The American Dream
16. Dear Lord
17. To The Fall, But Not Forgotten
18. All The Blues
19. Spread Sunshine
20. The End
27.
55%
Don't Shy Away
Loma
2020
1. I Fix My Gaze
2. Ocotillo
3. Half Silences
4. Elliptical Days
5. Given a Sign
6. Thorn
7. Breaking Waves Like a Stone
8. Blue Rainbow
9. Jenny
10. Don't Shy Away
11. Homing
28.
55%
Descendants of Cain
Ka
2020
1. Every Now and Then
2. Unto the Dust
3. Patron Saints
4. My Brother's Keeper
5. Solitude of Enoch
6. The Eye of a Needle
7. Pray
8. Land of Nod
9. Sins of the Father
10. Old Justice
11. I Love (Mimi, Moms, Kev)
29.
53%
Heaven To A Tortured Mind
Yves Tumor
2020
1. Gospel For A New Century
2. Medicine Burn
3. Identity Trade
4. Kerosene!
5. Hasdallen Lights
6. Romanticist
7. Dream Palette
8. Super Stars
9. Folie Imposée
10. Strawberry Privilege
11. Asteroid Blues
12. A Greater Love
30.
53%
Cape Cira
K-Lone
2020
1. Yelli
2. Cocoa
3. Palmas
4. Honey
5. Cape Cira
6. Bluefin
7. In The Pines
8. Happened
31.
53%
WOMB
Purity Ring
2020
1. rubyinsides
2. pink lightning
3. peacefall
4. i like the devil
5. femia
6. sinew
7. vehemence
8. silkspun
9. almanac
10. stardew
32.
51%
Windswept Adan
Ichiko Aoba
2020
1. Prologue
2. Pilgrimage
3. Porcelain
4. Horo
5. Easter Lily
6. Parfum d'étoiles
7. Kirinaki Shima
8. Sagu Palm's Song
9. chinuhaji
10. Chi no Kaze
11. Hagupit
12. Dawn in the Adan
13. ohayashi
14. Adan no Shima no Tanjyosai
33.
49%
Suddenly
Caribou
2020
1. Sister
2. You and I
3. Sunny's Time
4. New Jade
5. Home
6. Lime
7. Never Come Back
8. Filtered Grand Piano
9. Like I Loved You
10. Magpie
11. Ravi
12. Cloud Song
34.
48%
It Is What It Is
Thundercat
2020
1. Lost In Space / Great Scott / 22-26
2. Innerstellar Love
3. I Love Louis Cole
4. Black Qualls
5. Miguel's Happy Dance
6. How Sway
7. Funny Thing
8. Overseas
9. Dragonball Durag
10. How I Feel
11. King Of The Hill
12. Unrequited Love
13. Fair Chance
14. Existential Dread
15. It Is What It Is
35.
47%
Home
Romare
2020
1. Gone
2. Dreams
3. Sunshine
4. The River
5. Deliverance
6. High
7. You See
8. Heaven
9. Home
36.
47%
Sixteen Oceans
Four Tet
2020
1. School
2. Baby
3. Harpsichord
4. Teenage Birdsong
5. Romantics
6. Love Salad
7. Insect Near Piha Beach
8. Hi Hello
9. ISTM
10. Something in the Sadness
11. 1993 Band Practice
12. Green
13. Bubbles at Overlook 25th March 2019
14. 4T Recordings
15. This Is for You
16. Mama Teaches Sanskrit
37.
45%
Parallel
Four Tet
2020
1. Parallel 1
2. Parallel 2
3. Parallel 3
4. Parallel 4
5. Parallel 5
6. Parallel 6
7. Parallel 7
8. Parallel 8
9. Parallel 9
10. Parallel 10
38.
45%
My Echo
Laura Veirs
2020
1. Freedom Feeling
2. Another Space And Time
3. Turquoise Walls
4. Memaloose Island
5. End Times
6. Burn Too Bright
7. Brick Layer
8. All The Things
9. I Sing To The Tall Man
10. Vapor Trails
39.
39%
5EPs
Dirty Projectors
2020
1. On The Breeze
2. Overlord
3. Search For Life
4. Guarding The Baby
1. Inner World
2. Lose Your Love
3. Self Design
4. Empty Vessel
1. Holy Mackerel
2. I Get Carried Away
3. You Create Yourself
4. Moon, If Ever
1. Eyes On The Road
2. There I Said It
3. Bird’s Eye
4. Now I Know
1. Por Qué No
2. Searching Spirit
3. No Studying
4. My Possession
40.
32%
All My Heroes Are Dead
R.A. The Rugged Man
2020
1. All My Heroes Are Dead (The Introduction)
2. Legendary Loser
3. Golden Oldies
4. Wondering (How To Believe)
5. Dragon Fire
6. All Systems Go
7. Cancelled Skit
8. Angelic Boy
9. Gotta Be Dope
10. First Born
11. E.K.N.Y. (Ed Koch New York)
12. Hate Speech
13. Living Through A Screen (Everything Is A Lie)
14. Contra-Dictionary
15. The Slayers Club
16. Life Of The Party
17. The Big ******
18. John John Skit
19. Who Do We Trust?
20. Malice Of Mammon
41.
28%
The Slow Rush
Tame Impala
2020
1. One More Year
2. Instant Destiny
3. Borderline
4. Posthumous Forgiveness
5. Breathe Deeper
6. Tomorrow's Dust
7. On Track
8. Lost In Yesterday
9. Is It True
10. It Might Be Time
11. Glimmer
12. One More Hour
42.
28%
Music To Be Murdered By
Eminem
2020
1. Premonition - Intro
2. Unaccommodating (feat. Young M.A)
3. You Gon’ Learn (feat. Royce Da 5'9" & White Gold)
4. Alfred - Interlude
5. Those Kinda Nights (feat. Ed Sheeran)
6. In Too Deep
7. Godzilla (feat. Juice WRLD)
8. Darkness
9. Leaving Heaven (feat. Skylar Grey)
10. Yah Yah (feat. Royce Da 5'9", Black Thought, Q-Tip & Denaun)
11. Stepdad - Intro
12. Stepdad
13. Marsh
14. Never Love Again
15. Little Engine
16. Lock It Up (feat. Anderson .Paak)
17. Farewell
18. No Regrets (feat. Don Toliver)
19. I Will (feat. KXNG Crooked, Royce Da 5'9" & Joell Ortiz)
20. Alfred - Outro
43.
27%
Detroit 2
Big Sean
2020
1. Why Would I Stop?
2. Lucky Me
3. Deep Reverence (feat. Nipsey Hussle)
4. Wolves (feat. Post Malone)
5. Body Language (feat. Ty Dolla $ign, and Jhené Aiko)
6. Story By Dave Chappelle
7. Harder Than My Demons
8. Everything That's Missing (feat. Dwele)
9. ZTFO
10. Guard Your Heart (feat. Anderson .Paak, Earlly Mac, and Wale)
11. Respect It (with Hit-Boy feat. Young Thug)
12. Lithuania (feat. Travis Scott)
13. Full Circle (feat. Key Wane, and Diddy)
14. Time In
15. Story By Erykah Badu
16. FEED
17. The Baddest
18. Don Life (feat. Lil Wayne)
19. Friday Night Cypher (feat. Tee Grizzley, Kash Doll, Cash Kidd, Payroll, 42 Dugg, Boldy James, Drego, Sada Baby, Royce Da 5'9", and Eminem)
20. Story By Stevie Wonder
44.
25%
The Pandemic Songs
Hamell on Trial
2020
1. Little Camus
2. No Problem
3. All the Things I Miss
4. Social Distancing
5. This is a Hamell Show
6. Damn Pandemic
7. Gaslight
8. Museum of Forgotten Sounds
9. Gonna
45.
24%
What's Your Pleasure?
Jessie Ware
2020
1. Spotlight
2. What’s Your Pleasure?
3. Ooh La La
4. Soul Control
5. Save A Kiss
6. Adore You
7. In Your Eyes
8. Step Into My Life
9. Read My Lips
10. Mirage (Don’t Stop)
11. The Kill
12. Remember Where You Are
46.
23%
Sideways to New Italy
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
2020
1. The Second Of The First
2. Falling Thunder
3. She's There
4. Beautiful Steven
5. The Only One
6. Cars In Space
7. Cameo
8. Not Tonight
9. Sunglasses At The Wedding
10. The Cool Change
47.
20%
Song For Our Daughter
Laura Marling
2020
1. Alexandra
2. Held Down
3. Strange Girl
4. Only The Strong
5. Blow By Blow
6. Song For Our Daughter
7. Fortune
8. The End Of The Affair
9. Hope We Meet Again
10. For You
48.
19%
Tour Lords
Apathy
2020
1. Ya Baby *****
2. The Ed Lover Dance
3. Blizz
4. Blow Ya Head Off - O.G. Mix
5. Rap is Not Pop - Thrown off the Stage Mix
6. Prince of Vengeance
7. Belee Dat
8. Time Kills
9. One 1 Two 2
10. Cook Up
11. Rap Legend
12. Demonology
13. Sick Lunatic
14. Slow Motion
15. Mud Duckin
16. Open Fire
17. Dead Up
18. Hotline to Hell
19. These Are Those Words
20. Splits & Politics
49.
19%
Beats and Blood
Stu Bangas
2020
1. Open the Lane
2. The Healing Remedy
3. Inherit the Earth
4. Keeping Time
5. Gideon
6. Sound the Horns
7. Prayers Up
8. Beats and Blood
50.
19%
Music To Be Murdered By - Side B
Eminem
2020
1. Alfred - Intro
2. Black Magic (feat. Skylar Grey)
3. Alfred’s Theme
4. Tone Deaf
5. Book of Rhymes (feat. DJ Premier)
6. Favorite ***** (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
7. Guns Blazing (feat. Dr. Dre & Sly Pyper)
8. Gnat
9. Higher
10. These Demons (feat. MAJ)
11. Key - Skit
12. She Loves Me
13. Killer
14. Zeus (feat. White Gold)
15. Thus Far - Interlude
16. Discombobulated