Rob Sheffield's Top 20 Albums of 2017

From Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift to Kelela and Japanese Breakfast

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Jlin, 'Black Origami'
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15. Jlin, 'Black Origami'

Indiana producer Jerilynn Patton goes full Aphex in her electronic house of mirrors, each track popping with surprises. Biggest kick: "Holy Child," where Jlin chops a churched-up singer's high note of praise into cowbell rattles and air-raid sirens. 

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