This year, artists, record labels, and adjacent personnel faced unprecedented challenges in their creative endeavors and working lives. Despite this adversity, they kept the vibrations coming, bravely sharing their art with the world during a time of great uncertainty. This week, Riffs & Rhymes is spotlighting several of this year’s great releases in list format as a way to recommend projects we feel are significant and essential to have in your 2020 collection.
Today, we’re highlighting our favorite EPs: releases that, while short in length, made bold artistic statements, splashing introductions, and exciting forays into unique sounds. Check out the full list and stream a curated playlist with tracks from each selection below.