The Top 50 Albums of 2018

#50) serpentwithfeet-soil

R&B artist Josiah Wise has created a kaleidoscopic listening experience with his debut album soil. The project’s distinct blend of Wise’s roots as a classical/gospel singer with distorted instrumentation is enigmatic, spiraling around lyrics dealing with love, religion, and sexuality (“I get to devote my life to him, I get to sing like the cherubim”).