Some of the artists selected by the CPR's OpenAir staff for their favorite music of the year. Top row, left to right: Big Thief, Fever Ray, Alex Cameron. Middle row, left to right: LCD Soundsystem, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo. Bottom row, left to right: Hurray For The Riff Raff, Overcoats, Perfume Genius. 2017 brought us plenty of outstanding new music. We saw once-dormant acts LCD Soundsystem and Fever Ray release new albums. Newcomers Overcoats and Jay Som impressed us with memorable debut LPs.