TOP 30

  1. FIVER*  Audible Songs From Rockwood (Idée Fixe)
  2. TIMBER TIMBRE*  Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
  3. JON MCKIEL*  Memorial Ten Count (You've Changed)
  4. CHAZ BUNDICK MEETS THE MATTSON 2  Starstuff (Carpark)
  5. VARIOUS*  Cha Cha Cha: The Songs of Shotgun Jimmie (Comin' Around)
  6. VARIOUS*  Guelph Theme Songs (Self-Released)
  7. PEREGRINE FALLS*  Peregrine Falls (Drip Audio)
  8. JESSICA MOSS*  Pools of Light (Constellation)
  9. JOM COMYN*  I Need Love (Sweety Pie)
  10. JAIMIE BRANCH  Fly or Die (International Anthem)
  11. NOT YOU*  Misty (fundog)
  12. JUANA MOLINA  Halo (Crammed Discs)
  13. INNES WILSON*  Bedford Hills EP (Out Of Sound)
  14. ANAMAI*  What Mountain (Halocline Trance)
  15. MILES OKAZAKI  Trickster (Pi)
  16. GHOSTKEEPER*  Sheer Blouse Buffalo Knocks (Self-Released)
  17. SARAH JANE SCOUTEN*  When The Bloom Falls From The Rose (Light Organ)
  18. LORD ECHO  Harmonies (Soundway)
  19. WOODS  Love Is Love (Woodsist)
  20. SHED*  Worst Case Scenario (Hailstone)
  21. MAC DEMARCO*  This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)
  22. REBECCA HENNESSY*  Two Calls (Self-Released)
  23. ELLIOTT SMITH  Either/Or (expanded) (Kill Rock Stars)
  24. CONSTRUCTION & DESTRUCTION*  Noli Timere (Self-Released)
  25. WILSEN*  I Go Missing In My Sleep (Secret City)
  26. DANIEL ROMANO*  Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  27. SYLVAN ESSO  What Now (Loma Vista)
  28. EL MICHELS AFFAIR  Return to the 37th Chamber (Big Crown)
  29. MELTED MIRROR*  Borderzone (Wyatt Records)
  30. LA CONVERSION DES SAUVAGES*  La Conversion des Sauvages (Self-Released)


  1. JUANA MOLINA   Halo (Crammed Discs)
  2. SHED*   Worst Case Scenario (Hailstone)
  3. CFCF & JEAN-MICHEL BLAIS*   Cascades (Arts & Crafts)
  4. SPOEK MATHAMBO   Mzansi Beat Code (Teka)
  5. KID KOALA FEAT. EMILIANA TORRINI*   Music To Draw To: Satellite (Arts & Crafts)
  7. LYDIA AINSWORTH*   Darling of the Afterglow (Arbutus)
  8. ACTRESS   AZD (Ninja Tune)
  9. YIALMELIC FREQUENCIES   Zjumk (Leaving)
  10. JACQUES GREENE*   Feel Infinite (Arts & Crafts)

Hip Hop

  1. EMAY*   Ilah (Self-Released)
  2. KIEFER   Kickinit Alone (Leaving)
  3. E.GG*   Alverstone (Self-Released)
  4. RUN THE JEWELS   Run The Jewels 3 (Run the Jewels, Inc.)
  5. HAVIAH MIGHTY*   Flower City (Self-Released)
  6. THUNDERCAT   Drunk (Brainfeeder)
  7. AUDIBLE DOCTOR   Soul Slaps, Vol. 2 (AMD)
  8. NOLIFE   You Won't Survive The State Of New York (Young Turks)
  9. BIG M.I.C.*   The Kinsmen Project (Self-Released)
  10. FORTUNATO & DJ IV*   2 Bad Dudes (Urbnet)


  1. JUANA MOLINA   Halo (Crammed Discs)
  2. XYLOURIS WHITE   Black Peak (Bella Union)
  3. ALEX CUBA*   Lo Unico Constante (Fontana North)
  4. OUMOU SANGARE   Mogoya (No Format! Records)
  5. ONDATROPICA   Baile Bucanero (Soundway)
  6. VIEUX FARKA TOURE   Samba (Six Degrees)
  8. WRONGTOM MEETS THE RAGGA TWINS   In Time (Tru Thoughts)
  10. IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE   Uyai (Merge)

Jazz & Experimental

  1. JAIMIE BRANCH   Fly or Die (International Anthem)
  2. MILES OKAZAKI   The Trickster (Pi)
  3. REBECCA HENNESSY'S FOG BRASS BAND*   Two Calls (Self-Released)
  4. DICKEY/MANERI/SHIPP   Vessel in Orbit (AUM Fidelity)
  5. UGLY BEAUTIES*   Strange Attractors (Self-Released)
  6. NICHOLAS PAYTON   Afro-Caribbean Mixtape (Self-Released)
  7. CHICAGO/LONDON UNDERGROUND   A Night Walking Through Mirrors (Cuneiform)
  8. MOONCHILD   Voyager (Tru Thoughts)
  9. QUENTIN TOLIMIERI   Piano (PfMentum)
  10. YIALMELIC FREQUENCIES   Zjumk (Leaving)


  1. PEREGRINE FALLS*   Peregrine Falls (Drip Audio)
  2. SNAKEHOLE   Interludes of Insanity (Wharf Cat)
  3. DREAM WHIP*   Dream Whip (Self-Released)
  4. EX DEO*   The Immortal Wars (Napalm)
  5. THE SHIVERETTES*   Dead Men Can't Cat Call (Transistor 66)
  6. PROTRUDERS*   Lively Time For Snake Skin Reading (Self-Released)
  7. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN   Dissociation (Party Smasher)
  8. ROYAL THUNDER   Wick (Spinefarm)
  9. MASTODON   Emperor Of Sand (Reprise)
  10. ZEAL & ARDOR   Devil is Fine (ADA)


  1. FIVER*   Audible Songs From Rockwood (Idee Fixe)
  2. SARAH JANE SCOUTEN*   When the Bloom Falls from the Rose (Self-Released)
  3. ELLIOTT SMITH   Either/Or (expanded edition) (Kill Rock Stars)
  4. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  5. JENN GRANT*   Paradise (Outside Music)
  6. CASSIE & MAGGIE*   The Willow Collection (Self-Released)
  7. VALERIE JUNE   The Order of Time (Concord Records)
  8. RON SEXSMITH*   The Last Rider (Compass)
  9. LAURA MARLING   Semper Femina (More Alarming)
  10. RICHARD LAVIOLETTE*   Taking The Long Way Home (You've Changed)