TOP 30

  1. FAITH HEALER*   Try ;-) (Mint)
  2. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  3. ALANNA GURR AND THE GREATEST STATE*   Stand Still (Missed Connection)
  4. INLAND ISLAND*   Step Right Up (Self-Released)
  5. SHANNON KINGSBURY*   Bones & Secrets (Self-Released)
  6. TYSHAWN SOREY   Verisimilitude (Pi)
  7. THE GREAT HARRY HILLMAN   Tilt (Cuneiform)
  8. KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD   Sketches of Brunswick East (Cadence Music Group)
  9. TEENANGER*   Teenager (Telephone Explosion)
  10. DO MAKE SAY THINK*   Stubborn Persistent Illusions (Constellation)
  11. BONNIE TRASH*   Ezzelini's Dead (Self-Released)
  12. KANE STRANG   Two Hearts and No Brain (Dead Oceans)
  13. LEIF VOLLEBEKK*   Twin Solitude (Outside Music)
  14. DAPHNI*   Fabriclive 93 (Fabric)
  15. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  16. BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE*   Hug of Thunder (Arts & Crafts)
  17. WHITNEY K*   When the Party's Over (Egg Paper Factory)
  18. FRIENDLY RICH*   The Great Blue Heron (Pumpkin Pie Corp.)
  19. OH SEES   Orc (Castle Face)
  20. TIMBER TIMBRE*   Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
  21. MARGRET*   The Most Fun That Two People Can Have Together (Egg Paper Factory)
  22. AVEY TARE   Eucalyptus (Domino)
  23. CATHERINE LEDUC*   Un bras de distance avec le soleil (Grosse Boite)
  24. JEN CLOHER   Jen Cloher (Milk!)
  25. ABRA   Rose (Ninja Tune)
  26. THE PSYCHIC ALLIANCE*   Evil Against Evil (Self-Released)
  27. WIDOWSPEAK   Expect The Best (Captured Tracks)
  28. ARCADE FIRE*   Everything Now (Sony Music)
  29. KAY THE AQUANAUT*   7 Vessels (Fake Four Inc.)
  30. QUANTUM TANGLE*   Shelter As We Go... (Coax)

Electronic

  1. DAPHNI*   Fabriclive 93 (Fabric)
  2. BETA FRONTIERS*   Heights (Buzz)
  3. ACTRESS   AZD (Ninja Tune)
  4. RESPECTFULCHILD*   Searching (Coax)
  5. MOON KING*   HamTramck '16 (Arbutus)
  6. FOONYAP*   Apropos (Self-Released)
  7. WASHED OUT   Mister Mellow (Arts & Crafts)
  8. HOLY FUCK*   Bird Brains EP (Innovative Leisure)
  9. COCA LEAF   Deep Marble Sunrise (Wharf Cat)
  10. FLOATING POINTS   Reflections - Mojave Desert (Luaka Bop)

Jazz & Experimental

  1. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  2. TYSHAWN SOREY   Verisimilitude (Pi)
  3. THE GREAT HARRY HILLMAN   Tilt (Cuneiform)
  4. CRAIG PEDERSEN QUINTET*   Approaching the Absence of Doing (Mystery & Wonder)
  5. WILLIAM PARKER QUARTETS   Meditation/Reflection (AUM Fidelity)
  6. CHRISTOF MIGONE*   Greatest Hits (SQUINT.PRESS)
  7. NICHOLAS PAYTON   Afro-Caribbean Mixtape (Self-Released)
  8. REBECCA HENNESSY'S FOG BRASS BAND*   Two Calls (Self-Released)
  9. STEVE COLEMAN'S NATAL ECLIPSE   Morphogenisis (Pi)
  10. DICKEY/MANERI/SHIPP   Vessel in Orbit (AUM Fidelity)

Loud

  1. TEENANGER*   Teenager (Telephone Explosion)
  2. SHE-DEVILS*   She-Devils (Arbutus)
  3. CELLOS*   The Great Leap Backward (No List)
  4. LEPROUS   malina (Inside Out)
  5. TAU CROSS   Pillar Of Fire (Relapse)
  6. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS*   Prevail I (Napalm)
  7. SLATES*   Summery (New Damage)
  8. SHIMMER   Shimmer (Self-Released)
  9. POWERFLO   Powerflo (Caroline)
  10. EX EYE*   Ex Eye (Relapse)

Folk/Roots/Blues

  1. ALANNA GURR AND THE GREATEST STATE*   Stand Still (Missed Connection)
  2. SHANNON KINGSBURY*   Bones & Secrets (Self-Released)
  3. LEIF VOLLEBEKK*   Twin Solitude (Outside Music)
  4. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  5. CATHERINE LEDUC*   Un bras de distance avec le soleil (Grosse Boite)
  6. RICK ESTRIN AND THE NIGHT CATS   Groovin? In Greaseland (Alligator)
  7. CANAILLES*   Backflips (Grosse Boite)
  8. RICHARD LAVIOLETTE*   Taking The Long Way Home (You've Changed)
  9. THE CASH BOX KINGS   Royal Mint (Alligator)
  10. HOUSE AND LAND   House and Land (Thrill Jockey)