Top 100 Albums of the Month

October 2017

  1. Colleen | A Flame My Love a Frequency (Thrill Jockey)
  2. Lee "Scratch" Perry & Subatomic Sound System | Super Ape Returns to Conquer (Subatomic Sound)
  3. Tony Allen | The Source (Blue Note)
  4. Lisa LeBlanc | Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen? (Bonsound)
  5. Deerhoof | Mountain Moves (Joyful Noise)
  6. Alvvays | Antisocialites (Polyvinyl)
  7. Neil Young | Hitchhiker (Reprise)
  8. Midnight Sister | Saturn Over Sunset (Jagjaguwar)
  9. Metz | Strange Peace (Sub Pop)
  10. Guantanamo Baywatch | Desert Center (Suicide Squeeze)
  11. Slender Loris | Two Parts Helium (Edgetone )
  12. Clientele | Music for the Age of Miracles (Merge)
  13. Open Mike Eagle | Brick Body Kids Still Daydream (Mello Music Group)
  14. Omni | Multi-Task (Trouble In Mind)
  15. Vibravoid | Mushroom Mantras (Stoned Karma)
  16. Chicago Afrobeat Project Ft. Tony Allen | What Goes Up (S/R)
  17. Kacy & Clayton | The Siren's Song (New West)
  18. Flamin' Groovies | Fantastic Planet (Sonic Kicks)
  19. Morricone Youth | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (Country Club)
  20. Soundtrack | Twin Peaks: Music From The Limited Event Series (Rhino)
  21. Figub Brazlevic | 4x4 Palestine Jeep Beats (Krekpek)
  22. Boris | Dear (Sargent)
  23. Side Eyes | So Sick (In The Red )
  24. Kelela | Take Me Apart (Warp)
  25. MW Ensemble | Music for Piano Transmission (Ionik Recordings Company, LLC)
  26. Ariel Pink | Dedicated to Bobby Jameson (Kemado)
  27. Mount Kimbie | Love What Survives (Warp)
  28. Protomartyr | Relatives in Descent (Domino)
  29. Bru Lei | Selfie (Public School)
  30. Chelsea Wolfe | Hiss/Spun (Sargent House)
  31. National | Sleep Well Beast (4AD)
  32. Dream Syndicate | How Did I Find Myself Here? (Anti-)
  33. Golden Retriever | Rotations (Thrill Jockey Records)
  34. Duds | Of A Nature Or A Degree (Castle Face)
  35. Daudyflin | Ofbeldi (Iron Lung)
  36. Bombay Royale | Run Kitty Run (Hopestreet)
  37. Kaleida | Tear The Roots (Lex Records)
  38. Lila Downs | Salon, Lagrimas, Y Deseo (Sony)
  39. Antibalas | Where The Gods Are In Peace (Daptone)
  40. Bicep | Bicep (Ninja Tune)
  41. Dale Watson and Ray Benson | Dale & Ray (Ameripolitan)
  42. Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton | Wildflower Blues (Cinquefoil)
  43. EMA | Exile in the Outer Ring (City Slang)
  44. Inheaven | Inheaven ([PIAS])
  45. Remulak | Earth (Village Life)
  46. Bezier | Primes (Dark Entries)
  47. Maya Jane Coles | Take Flight (I/AM/ME)
  48. Mr. Wrong | Babes In Boyland (Water Wing)
  49. Florist | If Blue Could Be Happiness (Double Double Whammy)
  50. Kelley Stoltz | Que Aura (Castle Fcae)
  51. Mattiel | Mattiel (Burger Records)
  52. Larry Polansky | freeHorn (Cold Blue)
  53. Mane | Alpha Female (Digital Regress)
  54. Cazyapjazz | Sehnaz Dierdi (Anason)
  55. Ducktails | Jersey Devil (New Images)
  56. Rancid | Trouble Maker (Epitaph)
  57. LADAMA | LADAMA (Six Degrees)
  58. Moses Sumney | Aromanticism (Jagjaguwar)
  59. Various Artists | Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist's Colombian Crates Remixed (Beats of All-Nations)
  60. Cornelius | Mellow Waves (Rostrum)
  61. Susanne Sundfor | Music For People In Trouble (Bella Union)
  62. Drab Majesty | The Demonstration (Dais)
  63. LCD Soundsystem | American Dream (DFA)
  64. Tori Amos | Native Invader (Decca)
  65. Zola Jesus | Okovi (Sacred Bones)
  66. Trio da Kali & Kronos Quartet | Ladilikan (World Circuit)
  67. Jean Caffeine | Sadie Saturday Nite (s/r)
  68. Greg Ashley | Pictures of Saint Paul Street (Trouble In Mind)
  69. Brooklyn Raga Massive | Terry Riley In C (Northern Spy)
  70. William C. Beeley | Gallivantin' (Tompkins Square)
  71. Conrad Wilson | The Perfect Nothing Catalog (Innova)
  72. Tapes and Topographies | Signal To Noise (Similacra)
  73. HOM | A$X (Isounderscore)
  74. Jen Cloher | Jen Cloher (Milk!)
  75. L.A. Witch | L.A. Witch (Suicide Squeeze)
  76. Clap! Clap! | Dig! Delve! Damn! (Black Acre)
  77. Frankie Rose | Cage Tropical (Slumberland / Grey Market)
  78. Bye Bye Blackbirds | Take Out the Poison (S/R)
  79. Motorhead | Under Cover (Silver Lining)
  80. Various Artists | Hadley Murrell Presents Funk You (HDM)
  81. Various Artists | Psychedelic States: Missouri in the '60s (Gear Fab)
  82. Damu the Fudgemunk | Vignettes (Redefinition)
  83. Rostam | Half-Light (Nonesuch records)
  84. Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Luciferian Towers (CST)
  85. Charles Lloyd New Quartet | Passin' Thru (Blue Note)
  86. Cut Copy | Haiku From Zero (Astralwerks)
  87. Steve Earle & The Dukes | So You Wannabe An Outlaw (Warner Bros)
  88. Queens of the Stone Age | Villains (Matador)
  89. Whiskey Gentry | Dead Ringer (Pitch-A-Tent)
  90. Mogwai | Every Country's Sun (Rock Action)
  91. Ani DiFranco | Binary (Righteous Babe)
  92. Ben Frost | Threshold of Faith (Mute)
  93. Tom Beaulieu | Pitbulls in the Sculpture Garden (s/r)
  94. Woolen Men | Lucky Box (Dogs Table)
  95. Wild Cub | Closer (Mom+Pop)
  96. Slotface | Try Not to Freak Out (Nettwerk)
  97. NRVS LVRS | Electric Dread (S/R)
  98. Jamila Woods | Heavn (Jagjaguwar)
  99. World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die | Always Foreign (Epitaph)
  100. Horrors | V (Wolf Tone)