TOP 30

  1. MINOTAURS*   AUM (Self-Released)
  2. MAC DEMARCO*   This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)
  3. DO MAKE SAY THINK*   Stubborn Persistent Illusions (Constellation)
  4. NOT YOU*   Misty (Fundog)
  5. JOM COMYN*   I Need Love (Sweety Pie)
  6. SUFJAN STEVENS & DESSNER, MUHLY, MCALISTER   Planetarium (4AD)
  7. FIVER*   Audible Songs From Rockwood (Idee Fixe)
  8. HOODED FANG*   Dynasty House (Daps)
  9. UGLY BEAUTIES*   Strange Attractors (Self-Released)
  10. XYLOURIS WHITE   Black Peak (Bella Union)
  11. OUMOU SANGARE   Mogoya (No Format! Records)
  12. LAND OF TALK*   Life After Youth (Dine Alone)
  13. SHED*   Worst Case Scenario (Hailstone)
  14. ANAMAI*   What Mountain (Halocline Trance)
  15. CANAILLES   Backflips (Self-Released)
  16. TIMBER TIMBRE*   Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
  17. SHE-DEVILS*   She-Devils (Arbutus)
  18. JESSICA MOSS*   Pools of Light (Constellation)
  19. CORRIDOR*   Supermercado (RPUT (Requiem Pour Un Twister))
  20. THURSTON MOORE   Rock N Roll Consciousness (Caroline)
  21. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  22. CASCADE FALLS*   Clouds Change, Nostalgia Stays The Same (Self-Released)
  23. OMAR SOULEYMAN   To Syria, With Love (Mad Decent)
  24. NYM   Lilac Chaser (Self-Released)
  25. SLOWDIVE   Slowdive (Dead Oceans)
  26. TANZANIA ALBINISM COLLECTIVE   White African Power (Six Degrees)
  27. GUIDED BY VOICES   August By Cake (Guided By Voices, Inc. (GBV))
  28. NICK HAKIM   Green Twins (ATO)
  29. GIRLPOOL   Powerplant (Anti-)
  30. THE VELVETEINS*   Slow Wave (Fierce Panda)

Electronic

  1. SHED*   Worst Case Scenario (Hailstone)
  2. NYM   Lilac Chaser (Self-Released)
  3. XENO AND OAKLANDER   Movements II (Ghostly International)
  4. JUANA MOLINA   Halo (Crammed Discs)
  5. LITTLE DRAGON   Season High (Loma Vista)
  6. NOGA EREZ   Off The Radar (City Slang)
  7. SYLVAN ESSO   What Now (Loma Vista)
  8. MUX MOOL   Implied Lines (Young Heavy Souls)
  9. SOULWAX   FROM DEEWEE (Pias)
  10. FLOATING POINTS   Reflections - Mojave Desert (Luaka Bop)

International

  1. XYLOURIS WHITE   Black Peak (Bella Union)
  2. OUMOU SANGARE   Mogoya (No Format! Records)
  3. OMAR SOULEYMAN   To Syria, With Love (Mad Decent)
  4. TANZANIA ALBINISM COLLECTIVE   White African Power (Six Degrees)
  5. IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE   Uyai (Merge)
  6. DALAVA*   The Book of Transfigurations (Songlines)
  7. JUANA MOLINA   Halo (Crammed Discs)
  8. ONDATROPICA   Baile Bucanero (Soundway)
  9. THE BATTLE OF SANTIAGO*   La Migra (Made With Pencil Crayons)
  10. ALEX CUBA*   Lo Unico Constante (Fontana North)

Jazz & Experimental

  1. UGLY BEAUTIES*   Strange Attractors (Self-Released)
  2. DICKEY/MANERI/SHIPP   Vessel in Orbit (AUM Fidelity)
  3. REBECCA HENNESSY'S FOG BRASS BAND*   Two Calls (Self-Released)
  4. MILES OKAZAKI   The Trickster (Pi)
  5. JAIMIE BRANCH   Fly or Die (International Anthem)
  6. WILLIAM PARKER E STEFANO SCODANIBBIO   Bass Duo (AUM Fidelity)
  7. MOONCHILD   Voyager (Tru Thoughts)
  8. MICHAEL SNOW & JESSE STEWART*   Live at The National Gallery (Art Stew)
  9. HARRIS EISENSTADT*   Recent Developments (Songlines)
  10. ALICE COLTRANE   The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda (Luaka Bop)

Loud

  1. NINJASPY*   Sp√ľken (Self-Released)
  2. PEREGRINE FALLS*   Peregrine Falls (Drip Audio)
  3. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS*   Prevail I (Napalm)
  4. THE SHIVERETTES*   Dead Men Can't Cat Call (Transistor 66)
  5. MASTODON   Emperor Of Sand (Reprise)
  6. DREAM WHIP*   Dream Whip (Self-Released)
  7. THE OBSESSED   Sacred (Relapse)
  8. ROYAL THUNDER   Wick (Spinefarm)
  9. HO99O9   United States Of Horror (Caroline)
  10. INCREDIBLE WOMAN*   Incredible Woman LP (Self-Released)

Folk/Roots/Blues

  1. FIVER*   Audible Songs From Rockwood (Idee Fixe)
  2. CANAILLES   Backflips (Self-Released)
  3. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  4. MALACHI VALE*   Swan Song (Maisonnette)
  5. RICHARD LAVIOLETTE*   Taking The Long Way Home (You've Changed)
  6. RON SEXSMITH*   The Last Rider (Compass)
  7. CASSIE & MAGGIE*   The Willow Collection (Self-Released)
  8. KIERA DALL'OSTO*   Kiera Dall'Osto (Self-Released)
  9. CAT CLYDE*   Ivory Castanets (Cinematic)
  10. BEYRIES*   Landing (Bonsound)