Albums get the glory, but some of our favorite music moments from 2018 came in the form of EP’s. The smaller size makes for a quicker listen, and every song counts. Check out the EP’s on this list and you won’t find any filler. At their best, that precision makes for projects with distinct and outsized identities leaving lasting impressions. A chance for artists to swing for the fences and get creative. Our favorite EP’s out of Chicago this year are still spinning around our heads.