The MV Podcast 227: The Grammys, but better

News / Podcast / The MV Podcast / December 18, 2018

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In episode 227, we mess with the Grammy nomination lists until we’re happy.

Categories: Album of the Year; Song of the Year; Record of the Year; Best Alternative Music Album; Best Rock Album; Best Song Written for Visual Media.

Our picks:

Record of the Year

Childish Gambino — This is America
Kendrick Lamar/SZA — All the Stars
Janelle Monae — Make me Feel
Cardi B — I Like It
Mitski — Geyser
Kacey Musgraves — Space Cowboy
John Mayer — New Light

Best Alternative Music Album

Now, Now — Saved
Julien Baker —  Turn Out the Lights
MGMT — Little Dark Age
Snail Mail — Lush

Best Rock Album

Jeff Rosenstock — Post
Wonder Years — Sister Cities
Joyce Manor — Million Dollars to Kill Me
Turnstile — Time & Space
Fall Out Boy — Mania

Song of the Year

Childish Gambino — This Is America
Julien Baker — Appointments
Kendrick Lamar/SZA — All the Stars
Sufjan Stevens — Mystery of Love
Blood Orange — Charcoal Baby
Mitski — Nobody
Brandi Carlile — The Joke

Song for Visual Media

A Star Is Born — Shallow
Black Panther — All The Stars
Call Me By Your Name — Mystery of Love
Hearts Beat Loud — Hearts Beat Loud
Coco — Remember Me


Ludwig Göransson — Black Panther
Benjamin Wallfisch/Hans Zimmer — Blade Runner 2049
Michael Giacchino — Coco
Jonny Greenwood — You Were Never Really Here
Ben Salisbury/Geoff Barrow — Annihilation

Album of the year

Janelle Monae — Dirty Computer
Kacey Musgraves — Golden Hour
Kendrick + Various Artists — Black Panther
Leon Bridges — Good Things
Mitski — Be The Cowboy
Ariana Grande — Sweetener
Snail Mail — Lush

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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