Meredith rose to the top of a talent-rich shortlist which featured albums by Young Fathers, CHVRCHES, C Duncan, Django Django, Rachel Sermanni, Hudson Mohawke, Miaoux Miaoux, and more.

Responding on Twitter, Meredith succinctly wrote: "ShhhhiiiiiiiiTTTTTTTT!!!!!", before adding:

Read Complete Control, our Longread interview with Meredith about being a "puppet master".

Listen to Varmints below.