Top 100 Albums of the Month

August 2017

  1. Boris | Dear (Sargent)
  2. Damu the Fudgemunk | Vignettes (Redefinition)
  3. Randy Newman | Dark Matter (Nonesuch)
  4. Downtown Boys | Cost of Living (Sub Pop)
  5. Nicole Mitchell | Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds (FPE)
  6. Johnny Jewel | Windswept (Italians Do It Better)
  7. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard | Murder of the Universe (ATO)
  8. Clams Casino | Instrumentals Vol. 4 (S/R)
  9. Steve Earle & The Dukes | So You Wannabe An Outlaw (Warner Bros)
  10. Sextile | Albeit Living (Felte)
  11. Laibach | Also Sprach Zarathustra (Mute)
  12. Billy Woods | Known Unknowns (Backwoodz Studioz)
  13. Arca | Arca (XL)
  14. Golden Retriever | Rotations (Thrill Jockey Records)
  15. Songhoy Blues | Bamako (Fat Possum Records )
  16. Claude Lombard | Chante (SOMMOR)
  17. Jonwayne | Rap Album Two (Authors )
  18. Can | The Singles (Mute)
  19. Charles Lloyd New Quartet | Passin' Thru (Blue Note)
  20. Various Artists | Hadley Murrell Presents Funk You (HDM)
  21. Katie Von Schleicher | Shitty Hits (Ba Da Bing)
  22. Dion | Kickin' Child (Norton)
  23. Jane Antonia Cornish | Into Silence (Innova)
  24. Hello Phones | Tripping The Light (Station Records)
  25. Sam Sowyrda | Luminous Horizons (Gold Bolus)
  26. Ala.Ni | You & I (Missing Piece)
  27. Japanese Breakfast | Soft Sounds From Another Planet (Dead Oceans)
  28. Cornelius | Mellow Waves (Rostrum)
  29. Suspirians | Ti Bon Ange (Super Secret Records)
  30. Lily McQueen | Electric Love (Concierge )
  31. Chain & The Gang | Music's Not for Everyone (K)
  32. Kelly Lee Owens | Kelly Lee Owens (Smalltown Supersound)
  33. Guantanamo Baywatch | Desert Center (Suicide Squeeze)
  34. Algiers | The Underside of Power (Matador)
  35. Amps for Christ | The Plains of Alluvial (Water WIng)
  36. Kristoff Krane | Kairos, Pt. 1 (F I X)
  37. Terry Malts/Kids on a Crime Spree | Our Love (Emotional Response)
  38. Cash Box Kings | Royal Mint (Alligator Records )
  39. Au.Ra | Cultivations (Sony ATV & Native Tongue)
  40. Chastity Belt | I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone (Hardly Art)
  41. Daddy Issues | Deep Dream (Infinity Cat)
  42. In Mirrors | Escape From Berlin (Film: Italians Do It Better)
  43. Sevdaliza | ISON (Twisted Elegance)
  44. This Is The Kit | Moonshine Freeze (Rough Trade)
  45. Various Artists | Psychedelic States: Missouri in the '60s (Gear Fab)
  46. Various Artists | Off The Hip Garage Sampler (Off The Hip)
  47. Benjamin Gibbard | Bandwagonesque (Atlantic)
  48. Saint Etienne | Home Counties (PIAS)
  49. Forest Swords | Compassion (Ninja Tune/Dense Truth)
  50. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds | Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (BMG/Mute)
  51. Chain and the Gang | Best of Crime Rock (In the Red Records)
  52. Kelley Stoltz | Que Aura (Castle Fcae)
  53. Mountain Goats | Goths (Merge)
  54. Middlemist Red | Ripple Soul (Artisjus)
  55. Bombay Royale | Run Kitty Run (Hopestreet)
  56. Beach Fossils | Somersault (Bayonet)
  57. "Om" Alec Khaoli | Say You Love Me (Awesome Tapes From Africa)
  58. Ruben Gonzalez | Introducing... (World Circuit)
  59. Galactic Explorers | Epitaph For Venus (Mental Experience)
  60. Guided By Voices | How Do You Spell Heaven (S/R)
  61. Esses | No Light in This Fire (Atakra)
  62. Furies | Weer Gonna Have Some Fun (Teenadelic)
  63. Meklit | When The People Move, The Music Moves Too (Six Degrees)
  64. Alfa Mist | Antiphon (Pinkbird Recording Co.)
  65. CSC Funk Band | Above the Starrs (Electric Cowbell)
  66. Cigarettes After Sex | Cigarettes After Sex (Partisan)
  67. Broken Social Scene | Hug of Thunder (Arts & Crafts Productions)
  68. Aki Kumar | Aki Goes to Bollywood (Little Village Foundation)
  69. Oister | Pre-Dwight Twilley Band / 1973-74 Teac Tapes (HoZac)
  70. Beach House | B-Sides and Rarities (Subpop)
  71. Various Artists | Soul Slabs Vol. 1 (Colemine Records)
  72. Justin Townes Earle | Kids in the Street (New West)
  73. Heliocentrics | A World of Masks (Soundway)
  74. Nick Hakim | Green Twins (ATO)
  75. Fleet Foxes | Crack-Up (Nonesuch)
  76. Fresh & Onlys | Wolf Lie Down (Sinderlyn)
  77. Moon Duo | Occult Architecture Vol. 2 (Sacred Bones)
  78. Psychic Temple | IV (Joyful Noise)
  79. Dday One | Journal Extended (Content (L)abel)
  80. Omar Souleyman | To Syria, With Love (Mad Decent)
  81. Naomi Punk | Yellow (Captured Tracks)
  82. Circa Tapes | Love and Venom (Medical)
  83. Pokey LaFarge | Manic Revelations (Rounder)
  84. Frameworks | Kings (Loci)
  85. James Freeman | Echoes of Nature IV (Edgetone)
  86. Magnetix | Live In San Francisco (Castle Face)
  87. Ali Beletic | Legends Of These Lands Left To Live (Lightning)
  88. James Elkington | Wintres Woma (Paradise of Bachelors )
  89. Pickwick | LoveJoys (Small Press)
  90. Public Service Broadcasting | Every Valley (Test Card)
  91. Gothic Tropic | Fast or Feast (Old Flame)
  92. Shabazz Palaces | Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star (Sub Pop)
  93. David Nance | Negative Boogie (Ba Da Bing)
  94. Portugal. The Man | Woodstock (Atlantic)
  95. Toro y Moi | Boo Boo (Carpark)
  96. Don Bryant | Don't Give Up On Love (Fat Possum)
  97. Garden | The Life and Times of a Paperclip (Burger)
  98. Michelle Blades | Premature Love Songs (Midnight Special)
  99. Com Truise | Iteration (Ghostly International)
  100. Alt-J | Relaxer (Canvasback / Atlantic)