Top 100 Albums of the Month

January 2017

  1. Various Artists | Nigeria Soul Fever (Soul Jazz)
  2. Nicolas Jaar | Sirens (Other People)
  3. Kid Koala | music to draw to: satellite (Arts and Crafts )
  4. Ty Segall | Ty Segall (Drag City)
  5. Bonobo | Migration (Ninja Tune )
  6. Austra | Future Politics (Domino)
  7. La Femme | Mystere (Disques Pointus)
  8. Jesca Hoop | Memories Are Now (Sub Pop)
  9. Run the Jewels | RTJ 3 (S/R)
  10. Various Artists | Sky Girl (Efficient Space)
  11. Awa Poulo | Poulo Warali (Awesome Tapes From Africa)
  12. Oren Ambarchi | Hubris (Editions Mego)
  13. The Seshen | Flames & Figures (Tru Thoughts)
  14. Gareth Dickson | Orwell Court (12k)
  15. Leonard Cohen | You Want It Darker (Columbia)
  16. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith | Ears (Western)
  17. Cherry Glazerr | Apocalipstick (Secretly Canadian)
  18. The Flaming Lips | Oczy Melody (Warner Brothers)
  19. Foxygen | Hang (Jagjaguwar)
  20. A Tribe Called Quest | We got it from Here...Thank you 4 your Service (Epic)
  21. Delehei | S/T (S/R)
  22. Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra | PAO! (s/r)
  23. Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris | The Complete Trio Collection (Rhino)
  24. The Liminanas | Malamore (Hozac)
  25. Soundtrack | LA LA LAND Original Motion Picture Score (Interscope)
  26. Various Artists | Rough Trade Heroes Vol. 1 (Rough Trade)
  27. Los Dandy's | Lindo Amorcito (Pharaway Sounds)
  28. Thievery Corporation | The Temple of I & I (Clean Version) (INgrooves)
  29. Tinariwen | Elwan (Anti)
  30. Hanni El Khatib | Savage Times (Innovative Leisure)
  31. Heron Oblivion | s/t (Sub Pop)
  32. Various Artists | Imaginational Anthem Vol. 8: The Private Press (Tompkins Square)
  33. Joan of Arc | He's Got the Whole This Land is Your Land in His Hands (Joyful Noise)
  34. Gabriel Garzon-Montano | Jardin (Stones Throw)
  35. Various Artists | Continental Drift (Slumberland Records)
  36. Kate Tempest | Let Them Eat Chaos (Lex)
  37. Klezmatics | Apikorsim/Heretics (Harmonia Mundi)
  38. Various Artists | CZECH UP VOL. 1: CHAIN OF FOOLS (Vampi Soul / Munster)
  39. Truckstop Honeymoon | Big Things and Little Things (s/r)
  40. The Olympians | S/T (Daptone Records)
  41. Nouvelle Vague | I Could Be Happy (Kwaidan)
  42. Mark Eitzel | Hey Mr Ferryman (Merge)
  43. Morricone Youth | Mad Max (Country Club)
  44. Chuck Johnson | Velvet Arc (Trouble In Mind)
  45. Neil Young | Peace Trail (Reprise)
  46. Blackie and the Rodeo Kings | Kings and Kings (FU:M)
  47. Arrington de Dionyso & Sans(s) Kazakgscacar Solo | Tired MInds Improvised (Lather)
  48. French Boutik | Front Pop (Detour)
  49. Matthew Shipp Trio | Piano Song (Thirsty Ear)
  50. Various Artists | Club Chai Vol. 1 (S/R)
  51. Hartley C. White & Friends | Something Better (OSR)
  52. Substantial | The Past Is Always Present in the Future (HiPNOTT)
  53. xx | I See You (Young Turks)
  54. Diseno Corbusier | Stadia (Dark Entries)
  55. Proper Ornaments | Foxhole (Slumberland)
  56. Les Rhinoceros | Les Rhinoceros II (Tzadik)
  57. Homeshake | Fresh Air (Sinderlyn)
  58. Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta | Fonografic (Electric Cowbell)
  59. Zavala | Fantasmas (Fake Four Inc)
  60. Apogee Sound Club | Anti Derivarive (Bad Matt Records)
  61. Gogo Penguin | Man Made Object (Decca)
  62. Cyro Baptista | BlueFly (Tzadik)
  63. Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force | Yermande (Ndagga)
  64. Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White | Gentlewoman, Ruby Man (Glassnote)
  65. Tanya Tagaq | Retribution (Thirty Tigers)
  66. Moon Duo | Occult Architecture (Sacred Bones)
  67. friendships | Nullarbor 1988-1989 (Mansion Records)
  68. Sampha | Process (Young Turks)
  69. Cory Hanson | The Unborn Capitalist from Limbo (Drag City)
  70. Jodi | Pops De Vanguardia (Outsider)
  71. Eluvium | False Readings On (Temporary Residence)
  72. Orb | COW/Chill Out, World! (Kompakt)
  73. Magic Trick | Other Man's Blues (Empty Cellar Records)
  74. Little Tortuga | Scotch Hollow (S/R)
  75. Arian Saleh | Antoinette (S/R)
  76. Bohemian Trio | Okonkolo (Innova)
  77. Kristine Barrett | Ancestors (S/R)
  78. The Evaporators | Ogopogo Punk (Nardwuar)
  79. Nikki Lane | Highway Queen (New West)
  80. Tyvek | Origin of What (In the Red Records)
  81. Childish Gambino | Awaken, My Love! (Glassnote)
  82. Schimscheimer Family Trio | Broken Home (BAG Productions)
  83. Waterplanet | Ghost-Hypnotic (S/R)
  84. Cedell Davis | Even The Devil Gets The Blues (Sunyata)
  85. Executive Slacks | Seams Ruff (Dark Entries)
  86. Cappella Clausura | Exultet Terra: Choral Music of Hilary Tann (Navona)
  87. Albin Lee Meldau | Lovers EP (Astralwerks)
  88. P.O.S. | Chill, Dummy (Doomtree)
  89. Once & Future Band | Once & Future Band (Castle Face)
  90. Khaki Blazer | Coco Nara Deezer (Experimedia)
  91. Aquarian Blood | Last Nite in Paradise (Goner)
  92. SOHN | Rennen (4AD)
  93. Majic Ship | The Complete Authorized (Gear Fab)
  94. Marcel Khalife and Mahmoud Darwish | Andalusia of Love (Nagam)
  95. Justice | Woman (Ed Banger)
  96. Xiu Xiu | Forget (Polyvinyl)
  97. Jens Lekman | Life Will See You Now (Secretly Canadian)
  98. Sinkane | Life & Livin' It (City Slang)
  99. Against Me! | Shape Shift With Me (Total Treble)
  100. Descendents | Hypercaffium Spazzinate (Epitaph)