11/12. Blossom (39 points)
Lush, vaporous R&B slow jams redolent of billowing curtains and steaming pots of tea.
11/12. Jackson Boone (39 points)
A cosmic folk troubadour singing about the earth while staring at the stars.
13. New Move (36 points)
Classic pop executed with workmanlike precision.
14. Months (35.5 points)
Bleeding-heart indie rock with a '90s soul and shoegazing vocals.
15. Fog Father (32 points)
Outsider pop soundtracking the prom scene of your fever dreams.
16. The Lavender Flu (31 points)
A cut-and-paste experiment taking on a life of its own.
17. Sabonis (30.5 points)
Basement-emo revivalists giving up "all the feels."
18. Hurry Up (29 points)
Westin Glass and Kathy Foster of the Thermals (plus Maggie Vail) rage against the pop-punk machine.
19. Haley Heynderickx (23.5 points)
Jangly folk triangulating Elliott Smith, Angel Olsen and Luz Elena Mendoza.
20. Grape God (22 points)
Portland hip-hop's most off-kilter MC.
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