Top 100 Albums of the Month

April 2017

  1. Oddisee | The Iceberg (Mello Music Group)
  2. Jay Som | Everybody Works (Polyvinyl)
  3. Chicano Batman | Freedom is Free (ATO Records)
  4. Blonde Redhead | 3 O'clock (Ponderosa)
  5. Various Artists | Senegal 70 (Analog Africa)
  6. Tanika Charles | Soul Run (Record Kicks)
  7. Those Who Walk Away | The Infected Mass (Constellation)
  8. Various Artists | New Orleans Funk Vol. 4 (Soul Jazz)
  9. Various Artists | The Girls Want The Boys! (Ace)
  10. Sneaks | It's a Myth (Merge)
  11. Jesca Hoop | Memories Are Now (Sub Pop)
  12. Robyn Hitchcock | S/T (Yep Roc)
  13. Buzzcocks | Spiral Scratch (Domino)
  14. Cha Cha Guitri | French Synth Wave (Born Bad)
  15. Ibibio Sound Machine | Uyai (Merge)
  16. Max Cooper | Emergence (Mesh)
  17. Modern English | Take Me to the Trees (Kartel Music Group)
  18. Nordic Affect | Raindamage (Solo Luminus)
  19. Dayme Arocena | Cubafonia (Brownswood)
  20. Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang | Build Music (Luaka Bop)
  21. Here Lies Man | Here Lies Man (Riding Easy)
  22. Spoon | Hot Thoughts (Matador)
  23. Goldfrapp | Silver Eye (Mute)
  24. Jesus and Mary Chain | Damage and Joy (Artificial Plastic)
  25. Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society | Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society (Six Degrees Records)
  26. Juana Molina | Halo (Crammed Discs)
  27. Magnetic Fields | Selections from 50 Song Memoir (Nonesuch)
  28. Priests | Nothing Feels Natural (Sister Polygon)
  29. Damaged Bug | Bunker Funk (Castle Face)
  30. Clark | Death Peak (Warp)
  31. Blank Square | Animal I (Castle Face)
  32. BANANA | Live (Leaving Records)
  33. Various Artists | Lovin' Mighty Fire (BGP)
  34. Wire | Silver/Lead (Pinkflag)
  35. New Pornographers | Whiteout Conditions (Collected Works/Concord Music Group)
  36. Blockhead | Uncle Tony's Coloring Book (Young Heavy Souls)
  37. Chinese Man | Shikantaza (Chinese Man)
  38. Tinariwen | Elwan (Anti)
  39. Diet Cig | Swear I'm Good at This (Frenchkiss)
  40. POW! | Crack an Egg (Castle Face)
  41. Requiem | For a World After (Mental Experience)
  42. Paperhead | Chew (Trouble in Mind)
  43. Thundercat | Drunk (Brainfeeder)
  44. Negativland | The Chopping Channel (Seeland)
  45. Mind Over Mirrors | Undying Color (Paradise of Bachelors)
  46. Feelies | In Between (Bar/None)
  47. Bertoni / Boccardi / Mongardi | Litio (Boring Machines)
  48. Zeena Parkins | Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics (Good Child Music)
  49. Hurray For The Riff Raff | The Navigator (ATO)
  50. Buttertones | Gravedigging (Innovative Leisure)
  51. Iceland Symphony Orchestra | Recurrence (Sono Luminus)
  52. Various Artists | Wake Up You! Vol. 2 (Now-Again)
  53. Vagabon | Infinite Words (Father Daughter)
  54. Various Artists | Cold Waves of Color Volume 4 (Color Tapes)
  55. Gary Clark Jr. | Live/North America 2016 (Warner Bros. Records)
  56. Delehei | S/T (S/R)
  57. Nile Project | Aswan (S/R)
  58. Cilantro Boombox | Shine (S/R)
  59. Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2 | Star Stuff (Company Records)
  60. Bombpops | Fear of Missing Out (Fat Wreck Chords)
  61. Unity | s/t (Digital Regress)
  62. Oumou Sangare | Mogoya (No Format!)
  63. Me First and the Gimme Gimmes | Rake It In: The Greatest Hits (Fat Wreck Chords)
  64. Diggin' Dirt | Full Season (S/R)
  65. Various Artists | Surinam Funk Force (Rush Hour)
  66. Sarah Bethe Nelson | Oh, Evolution (Burger Records)
  67. Ondatropica | Baile Bucanero (Sound Way)
  68. Grandaddy | Last Place (30th Century/Columbia)
  69. Yasmine Hamdan | Al Jamilat (Hamdanistan Records / Crammed Discs)
  70. Gift | Altar (La Folie)
  71. On Fillmore | Happiness of Living (NSPY)
  72. Sleaford Mods | ENGLiSH TAPAS (Rough Trade)
  73. Once & Future Band | Once & Future Band (Castle Face)
  74. Emel Mathlouthi | Ensen (Partisan Records)
  75. Mads Tolling and the Mads Men | Playing the 60s (Madsman)
  76. Paul the Trombonist | Journey to the World (S/R)
  77. Robot Koch & Savannah Jo Lack | Particle Fields (Trees and Cyborgs)
  78. Blanck Mass | World Eater (Sacred Bones)
  79. Austra | Future Politics (Domino)
  80. Femme Deadly Venoms | Planet Femme (s/r)
  81. Cameron Avery | Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams (Anti)
  82. Leonard Cohen | You Want It Darker (Columbia)
  83. Sleater-Kinney | Live in Paris (Sub Pop Records)
  84. The Hyperdrive Kittens | Back to the Alley (WHIP 'N' CREAM MUSIC)
  85. Truckstop Honeymoon | Big Things and Little Things (s/r)
  86. Homeshake | Fresh Air (Sinderlyn)
  87. Brian Jonestown Massacre | Don't Get Lost (A Recordings)
  88. Julie Byrne | Not Even Happiness (Ba Da Bing!/Basin Rock)
  89. 75 Dollar Bill | Wood Metal Plastic Pattern Rhythm Rock (Thin Wrist)
  90. Daniel Schmidt | In My Arms, Many Flowers (s/r)
  91. Sera Cahoone | From Where I Started (Jeff Wooding)
  92. Conor Oberst | Salutations (Nonesuch Records)
  93. Real Estate | In Mind (Domino )
  94. Pile | A Hairshirt of Purpose (Exploding in Sound)
  95. Tuxedo | Tuxedo II (Stones Throw)
  96. Battle of Santiago | La MIgra (s/r)
  97. Charly Bliss | Guppy (Barsuk)
  98. Snow Angel | S/T (Omedibles)
  99. Sixo | The Odds of Free Will (Fake Four Inc.)
  100. Slowdive | S/T (Dead Oceans)