TOP 30

  1. BONNIE TRASH*   Ezzelini's Dead (Self-Released)
  2. GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR*   Luciferian Towers (Constellation)
  3. ALVVAYS*   Antisocialites (Polyvinyl)
  4. EMILY HAINES AND THE SOFT SKELETON*   Choir of the Mind (Last Gang)
  5. CHAD VANGAALEN*   Light Information (Flemish Eye)
  6. PARTNER*   In Search Of Lost Time (You've Changed)
  7. CRAIG PEDERSEN QUINTET*   Approaching the Absence of Doing (Mystery & Wonder)
  8. ANAMAI*   What Mountain (Halocline Trance)
  9. RENE LUSSIER*   Meuh (Self-Released)
  10. PETUNIA & THE VIPERS*   Lonesome Heavy & Lonesome (Self-Released)
  11. GEOFF BERNER*   Canadiana Grotesquica (Coax)
  12. PIERRE KWENDERS*   MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time (Bonsound)
  13. FAITH HEALER*   Try ;-) (Mint)
  14. MOSES SUMNEY   Aromanticism (Jagjaguwar)
  15. LA FETE/LAPS*   La Fete/Laps/Laps/La Fete (Pantoum/Out of Sound)
  16. THE FIG & THE FLAME*   When The World Is Calling (Self-Released)
  17. ODD YEARS*   Slow Clap (Missed Connection)
  18. DEERHOOF   Mountain Moves (Joyful Noise)
  19. THE DEEP DARK WOODS   Yarrow (Six Shooter)
  20. PRIME JUNK*   Ladybird (Sleepwalk Tapes)
  21. IBEYI   Ash (XL Recordings)
  22. KASHKA*   Relax (Self-Released)
  23. COLD SPECKS*   Fool's Paradise (Arts & Crafts)
  24. GIRLPOOL   Powerplant (Anti-)
  25. DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979*   Outrage! Is Now (Last Gang)
  26. KXNGS   Air Sign EP (Tru Thoughts)
  27. METZ*   Strange Peace (Royal Mountain)
  28. DAVE REMPIS   Lattice (Aerophonic)
  29. COMMON DEER*   II (Self-Released)
  30. NICK FERRIO*   Soothsayer (Self-Released)

Electronic

  1. PIERRE KWENDERS*   MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time (Bonsound)
  2. KXNGS   Air Sign EP (Tru Thoughts)
  3. BLUNDERSPUBLIK*   Rainbow Remains (Self-Released)
  4. RESPECTFULCHILD*   Searching (Coax)
  5. THE PURVEYORS OF FREE WILL*   BLOOD like INK. Unbidden (Baffled Octopi)
  6. ODESZA   A Moment Apart (Counter)
  7. NOSAJ THING   Parallels (Innovative Leisure)
  8. KUTMAH   TROBBB! (Big Dada)
  9. DREAMSTATE VS. HEIKI*   Stone Shore (Paper+Sound)
  10. KIASMOS   Blurred EP (Erased Tapes)

Hip Hop

  1. More info coming soon.

International

  1. PIERRE KWENDERS*   MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time (Bonsound)
  2. KXNGS   Air Sign EP (Tru Thoughts)
  3. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  4. THE BATTLE OF SANTIAGO*   La Migra (Made With Pencil Crayons)
  5. ANTIBALAS   Where the Gods Are in Peace (Daptone)
  6. BETSAYDA MACHADO   Loe Loa: Rural Recordings Under the Mango Tree (Odelia)
  7. AUTORICKSHAW*   Meter (Tala-Wallah)
  8. TRIO DA KALI & KRONOS QUARTET   Ladilikan (World Circuit)
  9. LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY + SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM   Super Ape Returns To Conquer (Subatomic Sound)
  10. CHICAGO AFROBEAT PROJECT WITH TONY ALLEN   What Goes Up (Self-Released)

Jazz & Experimental

  1. CRAIG PEDERSEN QUINTET*   Approaching the Absence of Doing (Mystery & Wonder)
  2. DAVE REMPIS   Lattice (Aerophonic)
  3. GRDINA, HOULE, LOEWEN & DELBECQ*   Ghost Lights (Songlines)
  4. VARIOUS*   Musicworks #128 (MusicWorks Magazine)
  5. THE REMPIS PERCUSSION QUARTET   Cochonnerie (Aerophonic)
  6. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  7. TYSHAWN SOREY   Verisimilitude (Pi)
  8. JOSEPH SHABASON*   Aytche (Western Vinyl)
  9. RON SAMWORTH*   Dogs Do Dream (Drip Audio)
  10. CAREY WEST*   Made of Clay (Self-Released)

Loud

  1. PRIME JUNK*   Ladybird (Sleepwalk Tapes)
  2. METZ*   Strange Peace (Royal Mountain)
  3. PEREGRINE FALLS*   Peregrine Falls (Drip Audio)
  4. TEENANGER*   Teenager (Telephone Explosion)
  5. MOTORHEAD   Under Cover (Silver Lining)
  6. BLOODCLOT   Up In Arms (Metal Blade)
  7. GREGORY PEPPER AND HIS PROBLEMS*   Black Metal Demo Tape (Fake Four Inc.)
  8. WOODHAWK*   Beyond the Sun (Self-Released)
  9. COMEBACK KID*   Outsider (New Damage)
  10. EXPULSION   Nightmare Future (Relapse)

Folk/Roots/Blues

  1. RENE LUSSIER*   Meuh (Self-Released)
  2. PETUNIA & THE VIPERS*   Lonesome Heavy & Lonesome (Self-Released)
  3. GEOFF BERNER*   Canadiana Grotesquica (Coax)
  4. THE FIG & THE FLAME*   When The World Is Calling (Self-Released)
  5. THE DEEP DARK WOODS   Yarrow (Six Shooter)
  6. WHITNEY ROSE*   Rule 62 (Six Shooter)
  7. CANAILLES*   Backflips (Grosse Boite)
  8. THE BURYING GROUND*   The Burying Ground (Self-Released)
  9. HOUSE AND LAND   House and Land (Thrill Jockey)
  10. MATTHEW BYRNE*   Horizon Lines (Self-Released)