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Favorite Albums of 2020, Listed Alphabetically

  • Andrea - Ritorno (Ilian Tape)
  • Daniel Avery & Alessandro Cortini - Illusion Of Time (Mute)
  • Julianna Barwick - Healing Is A Miracle (Ninja Tune)
  • Chouk Bwa & The Ångstromers - Vodou Alé (Bongo Joe)
  • Cindy Lee - What's Tonight To Eternity (W.25th)
  • Coldbeat - Mother (DFA)
  • Cyril Cyril - Yallah Mickey Mouse (Born Bad)
  • Das Das - S/T (Detriti)
  • DNGDNGDNG - Continentes Perdidos (On The Corner)
  • En Attendant Ana - Juillet (Trouble In Mind)
  • Freak Heat Waves - Zap The Planet (Telephone Explosion)
  • Lucy Gooch - Rushing (Past Inside The Present)
  • The Green Child - Shimmering Basset (Upset The Rhythm)
  • Group Rhoda - Passing Shades (Dark Entries)
  • HHY & The Kampala Unit - Lithium Blast (Nyege Nyege Tapes)
  • Kate Nv - Room For The Moon (Rvng Intl.)
  • Loving - If I Am Only My Thoughts (Last Gang)
  • Minae Minae - Flossensäume (Marionette)
  • Mr. Elevator - Goodbye, Blue Sky (Castle Face)
  • Naked Roomate - Do the Duvet (Trouble In Mind)
  • Omni Gardens - Moss King (Moon Glyph)
  • Peel Dream Magazine - Agitprop Alterna (Slumberland)
  • Rejoicer - Spiritual Sleaze (Stones Throw)
  • Repeated Measures - S/T (grn+gld)
  • Sepehr - Shaytoon (Dark Entries)
  • The Serfs - Sounds Of Serfdom (Detriti)
  • Tornische - Interiorismo (Cititrax)
  • Ulla - Tumbling Towards A Wall (Experiences Ltd.)
  • Vague Imaginaires - L'île D'or (Not Not Fun)
  • Katya Yonder - Multiply Intentions (Métron)
  • Various Artists - Cherrystones Presents Critical Mass Vol. 2 'Hearts Of Champions'(Touch Sensitive)
  • Various Artists - La Locura de Machuca 1975-1980 (Analog Africa)
  • Various Artists - Tchic Tchic - French Bossa Nova - 1963​/​1974 (Born Bad)

A Pancake

A Pancake's Top 16 Albums of 2020 (Loosely Ordered):

  • The Microphones - Microphones in 2020 (P.W. Elverum & Sun)
  • Charli XCX - how i'm feeling now (Warner)
  • Perfume Genius - Set My Heart on Fire Immediately (Matador)
  • Dorian Electra - My Agenda (S/R)
  • Oneohtrix Point Never - Magic Oneohtrix Point Never (Warp)
  • Monolake - Archaeopteryx (imbalance computer music)
  • Poppy - Music to Scream To (Sumerian)
  • Yves Tumor - Heaven to a Tortured Mind
  • Grimes - Miss Anthropocene (4AD)
  • Jeff Rosenstock - No Dream (Polyvinyl)
  • Moses Sumney - grae (Jagjaguwar)
  • Autechre - Sign (Warp)
  • 100 gecs - 1000 gecs and the Tree of Clues (Dog Show)
  • Frances Quinlan - Likewise (Saddle Creek)
  • Blu & Exile - Miles
  • Arovane - Gestalt (Puremagnetik)

Honourable Mentions:

  • Against All Logic - 2017 - 2019 (Other People)
  • Poppy - I Disagree (Sumerian)
  • Rian Treanor - File Under UK Metaplasm (Planet Mu)
  • Rina Sawayama - Sawayama (Dirty Hit)
  • Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar (Domino)
  • Food House - Food House (Dog Show)
  • HMLTD - West of Eden (Lucky Number)
  • Thundercat - It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)
  • Deerhoof - Future Teenage Cave Artists (Joyful Noise)
  • Conway the Machine - From King to a GOD (Griselda/Drumwork/Empire)
  • Ash Koosha - Bluud (Realms)
  • Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist - Alfredo (ESGN/ALC/Empire)
  • Boldy James - The Price of Tea in China (Deluxe Edition) (ALC / Boldy James)
  • Deerhoof - Love-Lore (Joyful Noise & Deerhoof)
  • Carl Stone - Stolen Car (Electro-Acoustic Music (ASCAP))
  • The Soft Pink truth - Shall We Go On Sinning So That Grace May Increase? (Thrill Jockey)
  • R.A.P. Ferreira - Purple Moonlight Pages (Ruby Yacht)
  • Machine Girl - U-Void Synthesizer (S/R)

Favorite EPs:

  • Jockstrap - Wicked City (Warp)
  • Burial - Chemz (Hyperdub)
  • Slauson Malone - Vergangenheitsbewaltigung (Crater Speak) (Grand Closing)
  • JPEGMAFIA - EP! (EQT / Republic)
  • Shygirl - Alias (Because Music)
  • Fraxiom - Feeling Cool and Normal (SONG)
  • Papaya & Friends - Szn 1 (AAAHH)
  • Penelope Scott - Public Void (S/R)
  • Machine Girl - Reporpoised Phantasies (S/R)
  • OCD - Alignment (Aurawire)
  • Folie - cortisol (Dog Show)

Berkestir

Berkestir 2020

New Stuff

  • The Beths-Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)
  • Boris-No (S/R)
  • Chromatics-Closer To Grey (Italians Do It Better)
  • Elizabeth Cook-Aftermath (Agent Love)
  • Death Valley Girls-Under The Spell Of Joy (Suicide Queeze)
  • Dave Douglas-Marching Music/Dizzy Atmosphere (Greenleaf Music)
  • Bob Dylan-Rough And Rowdy Ways (Columbia)
  • Roger Eno And Brian Eno-Mixing Colours/Luminous (Opal Music)
  • The Flaming Lips-American Head (Warner)
  • Eliza Gilkyson-2020 (Red House)
  • Gnod & Joan Pais Filipe-Faca De Fogo (Rocket)
  • Hawkwind Light Orchestra-Carnivorous (Cherry Red)
  • Robyn Hitchcock-The Man Downstairs Demos & Rarities (Tiny Ghost)
  • Hum-Inlet (Earth Analog)
  • Metz-Atlas Vending (Sub Pop)
  • The Pretty Things-Bare As Bone,Bright As Blood (Madfish)
  • Rose City Band-Summerlong (Thrill Jockey)
  • Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou-May Our Chambers Be Full/The Helm Of Sorrow (Sacred Bones)
  • Emma Swift-Blonde On The Tracks (Tiny Ghost)
  • VA-Habibi Funk Solidarity With Beirut (Habibi Funk)
  • VA-Tonal Unity Volume 1 & 2 (Tonal Unity)
  • VA- What is This That Stands Before Me (Sacred Bones)
  • White Hills-Splintered Metal Sky (Heads On Fire)
  • Sarah Willis-Mozart Mambo (Outthere)
  • Wire-10:20 (Pinkflag)
  • Yvonne And The No Regrets-World Of Women (S/R)

 

Ep's And Singles

 

  • Carrie Elkin-Embroidery Star (S/R)
  • Chester Hawkins-K516156/91044 (Intangible Arts)
  • Robyn Hichcock-The Presdent (Tiny Ghost)
  • Juana Molina-Forfun EP (Crammed Dics)
  • The Notwist-Ship Ep (Morr Music)
  • Ophelias-For Luck EP (S/R)
  • Danny Schmidt-2020 EP (Live Once)
  • Richard Thompson-Bloodly Noses EP (S/R)
  • White Hills-Time Ep's 1-9 (S/R)

 

Old Stuff

  • Arica Rhythm And Movement Band- Arica Heaven (Tidalwaves Music)
  • B.C.Gilbert G.Lewis-3R4 (Superior Viaduct)
  • Boris-Amplifier Worship (Third Man)
  • Eastern Flower-S/T (Piano Piano)
  • The EX-Disturbing Domestic Peace/History Is What's Happening (Superior Viaduct)
  • Fredom Power-S/T (Sonor Music Editions)
  • Mort Garson-Ataraxia The Unexplained Electronic Musical Impressions Of The Occult (Sacred Bones)
  • Mort Garson-Didn't You Hear Soundtrack (Sacred Bones)
  • Mort Garson- Lucifer Black Mass (Sacred Bones)
  • Mort Garson-Music From Patch Cord Production (Sacred Bones)
  • Groudhogs-Split (Fire)
  • Jazz Sabbath-S/T (Black Lake)
  • July-The Complete Recording (Grapefruit)
  • King Crimson-The Complete 1969 Recordings (DGM)
  • Joni Mitchell-Archives-Volume 1 The Early Years (1963-1967) (Rhino)
  • Thelonious Monk-Palo Alto (Impulse!)
  • Tangerine Dream-Thief Soundtrack (Mond)
  • VA-Brown Acid:The Tenth/Eleventh Trip (Ridingeasy)
  • VA-Funky Coup Korean Soul,Funk & Rare Groove Nuggets 1973-1980 Vol. 1 (Beatball)
  • VA-Wamono A To Z Vol. 1 Japanese jazz Funk & Rare Groove 1968-1980 (180G)
  • Neil Young-Archives Vol. 2 (Reprise)

Big Lunch

Big 20 + 20 of 2020

Albums

  • Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters (Epic)
  • The Avalanches - We Will Always Love You (Modular) [“album of the year”]
  • Bullion - We Had a Good Time (Deek)
  • Destroyer - Have We Met (Merge)
  • Bob Dylan - Rough and Rowdy Ways (Columbia)
  • Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist - Alfredo (ESGN)
  • Hum - Inlet (Earth Analog)
  • Kate NV - Room For the Moon (RVNG Intl.)
  • KeiyaA - Forever, Ya Girl (Forever)
  • Jessy Lanza - All the Time (Hyperdub)
  • Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia (Warner UK)
  • Material Girl - Tangram (No Agreements)
  • Oneohtrix Point Never - Magic Oneohtrix Point Never (Warp)
  • Pa Salieu - Send Them to Coventry (Warner UK)
  • Shabason, Krgovich & Harris - Philadelphia (Idée Fixe)
  • The Soft Pink Truth - Shall We Go On Sinning So That Grace May Increase? (Thrill Jockey)
  • Thaumiel Sonozaki - Amber Ethereal (Grimalkin)
  • Steve Spacek - Houses (Black Focus)
  • Thundercat - It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)
  • Westerman - Your Hero Is Not Dead (Partisan)

& some stray tracks

  • Andrea - “Isabelle’s String” - Ritorno (Ilian Tape)
  • Arca - “Time” - KiCk i (XL)
  • Caribou - “You and I” - Suddenly (Merge)
  • Disclosure - “Douha (Mali Mali)” - ENERGY (Island)
  • Neil Frances - “Games (Sam Wilkes Remix)” - Remixed (Nettwerk)
  • Georgia - “About Work the Dancefloor” - Seeking Thrills (Domino)
  • HAIM - “Gasoline” - Women in Music Pt. III (Columbia)
  • Hanna - “Spaceland” - Patchwork: Compiled by Sassy J (Rush Hour)
  • Jon Hassell - “Fearless” - Seeing Through Sound: Pentimento Vol. 2 (Ndeya)
  • James Holden & Waclaw Zimpel - “Saturday” - Long Weekend (Border Community)
  • Jaga Jazzist - “Spiral Era” - Pyramid (Brainfeeder)
  • Loraine James ft. Joannine - “Don’t You See It?” - Nothing (Hyperdub)
  • Mildlife - “Memory Palace” - Automatic (Heavenly)
  • Victoria Monét - “Dive” - Jaguar (Tribe)
  • Nihiloxica - “Busoga” - Kaloli (Crammed Discs)
  • Frank Ocean - “Dear April” - Dear April 7” (Blonded)
  • Moses Sumney - “Gagarin” - græ (Jagjaguwar)
  • Tame Impala - “Tomorrow’s Dust” - The Slow Rush (Modular)
  • Yves Tumor - “Kerosene!” - Heaven To a Tortured Mind (Warp)
  • U.S. Girls - “4 American Dollars” - Heavy Light (4AD)

Carnacki

Carnacki's Best of 2020

Some Favourite Physical Releases, in alphabetical order

  • Kristine Barrett - Unvisited Tombs: Mödrar (S/R)
  • Blabbermouth vs. Lachlan Young - The Edge of Reason (S/R)
  • Black Glass Ensemble - Arise from the Twilight (Omnempathy)
  • Cinder Well - No Summer (Free Dirt)
  • Shirley Collins - Heart’s Ease (Domino)
  • Common Eider, King Eider and Cober Ord - Palimpsest (Cyclic Law)
  • Thomas Dimuzio - Balance (Gench)
  • Clara Engel - Hatching Under The Stars (S/R)
  • Euphotic - Isopleths (Public Eyesore)
  • Insect Ark - The Vanishing (Profound Lore)
  • Susan Matthews - Fisher Of Men (Sirenwire)
  • Matmos - The Consuming Flame: Open Exercises in Group Form (Thrill Jockey)
  • Lau Nau and Matti Bye - Signals (Time Released Sound)
  • Maud the Moth - Orphne (Música Máxica)
  • Mika Akim - Till Kroppen (Krumelur)
  • My Heart, An Inverted Flame - Plague Notes, Unnames, Unknown, A Finger Dragged Through
  • Dust (tUMULt / Zum)
  • Old Million Eye - Now Land (S/R)
  • The Prison Music Project - Long Time Gone (Righteous Babe)
  • Paul Roland - Lair of the White Worm (Unifaun Productions)
  • Colin Stetson - Color Out Of Space soundtrack (Milan)
  • Sangre de Muérdago - Xuntas (Música Máxica)
  • Skyminds - Shapes & Traces (Internal Rhythm)
  • Soft Pink Truth - Shall We Go On Sinning So That Gracfe May Increase? (Thrill Jockey)
  • David Tibet - Ferelith / Fontelautus (Cashen’s Gap)
  • Emily Wells - In The Dark Moving (Thesis + Instinct)

Some Favourite Digital Releases, in alphabetical order

  • Aho Ssan - Simulacrum (Subtext)
  • Angel Archer - C4NM (Live - 2020) (S/R)
  • Anoice - Invisible Wall (Ricco)
  • Little Annie Anxiety & Hiro Kone - Repossessed (S/R)
  • The Bim Prongs / Furchick - EC Split 15 (Hal McGee)
  • Cedar Deamer - Solastalgia (S/R)
  • W.A. Davison - RE/CYCLING series (S/R)
  • Dust Bowl Faeries - The Plague Garden (S/R)
  • Simon Finn - Be Here Then (EP) (10 to 1)
  • Diamanda Galás - De-formation: Piano Variations (S/R)
  • Paris Hurley - Monthly Moon Package series (S/R)
  • irr. app. (ext.) - Vesicular Distributor series (errate in excelsis)
  • irr. app. (ext.) - HCA (errata in excelsis)
  • Chuck Johnson - Somewhere South (original soundtrack) (S/R)
  • Julia Kent - Forsythia / Waverly / Drops / Clouds Light The Night (S/R)
  • Storm Large - Crazy Weather (S/R)
  • Mekons - EXQUISITE (S/R)
  • Jessica Moss - Opened Ending (Constellation)
  • Marissa Nadler - Moons (S/R)
  • Old Lake Million Eyes - Old Lake Million Eyes (S/R)
  • Josh Pollock - Music for Film and Theatre III (S/R)
  • Tiger Lilles - COVID-19 vol. 1-2 / Lemonaki (Misery Guts)
  • Transient and Darren Johnston - It Was Always Here (S/R)
  • Norman Westberg - Short Songs for the Long Winter (S/R)
  • Olga Wojciechowska - Unseen Places (A Strangely Isolated Place)

Some Favourite Benefit Compilations, in alphabetical order

  • CosmoPraesidium (Eiderdown)
  • Let It Come To You (Clatsop Animal Assistance)
  • A Musical Benefit for the Yanomami (Orb Weaver Collective)
  • Particle Count (Room40)
  • Pattern Recognition (A Benefit for Collage Artist Bradley Kokay) (No Part Of It)
  • Plague Song (for Médicins Sans Frontières) (Nick Gill)
  • Remembrance Species 2020 (Remembrance Species)
  • To NRDC With Love From Qvästlafve (Qvästlafve)

Some Favourite Reissues, in alphabetical order:

  • Current 93 - Horsey / Sleep Has His House (HomAleph)
  • Jo Quail - Five Incantations (Adderstone)
  • Olga Wojciechowska - Maps and Mazes (Time Released Sound)

Carolyn

Carolyn's Favorites of 2020

Good riddance to 2020. Here’s to 2021!

My Favorite Songs of 2020

Brandy – “(Wish You Was) Madball Baby” - The Gift Of Repetition (Total Punk Records)
ISS – “Too Punk For Heavy Metal” - 7” (Total Punk Records)
Dicklord – “Boring” - It’s Soooo Boring (Valve Records)
Moviestar – “Evel Knievel” - The Curse and The Currency of The Twenty-First Century (Bored Airline Music)
Illegal Visions – “Antifa” - South Bay Curse - The Lo-Fi Pandemic Sessions (S/R)
Cable Ties – “Tell Them Where To Go” - Far Enough (Merge Records)
Girl Friday - “Earthquake” - Androgynous Mary (Hardly Art)
MC16 – “Anti” (S/R)
Chemtrails – “Paranoiacs” - The Peculiar Smell Of The Inevitable (PNKSLM Recordings)
Powerslut - “Nostalgia” - Fun With Junk (S/R)

My Favorite Albums of 2020

Brandy – The Gift Of Repetition (Total Punk Records)
Kim Salmon and The Surrealists - Rantings From The Book Of Swamp (Kim Salmon)
Quintron and Miss Pussycat - Goblin Alert (Goner Records)
Flat Worms – Antartica (God?)
Mr. Wrong – Create A Place (Water Wing Records)
Gino and The Goons – Off The Rails (Big Neck Records)
Cool Greenhouse – Cool Greenhouse (Melodic Records)
Jackson Reid Briggs and The Heaters – Hammered (Grubby Publications)
All My Friends and Me - First Time (S/R)
Rubber Blanket - Our Album (Spacecase Records)

My favorite EPs of 2020

  • Dr. Sure’s Unusual Practice - While Aus Burns (S/R)
  • Noxeema – Noxeema EP (dotx3)
  • Kool and The Gang Bangers – Year Of The Kool Pt. 3 (S/R)
  • CB Radio Gorgeous - EP (Thrilling Living)
  • Buck Biloxi and The Fucks - Put You In The Gulag (Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Gee Tee – Atomic (Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Collective Hardcore/ Disco Junk - split (Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Names – Et Tu & The Warning (Misanthropic Agenda)
  • Ray Gun - Lunkhead (It’s Trash!)
  • Civic - “Radiant Eye b/w Making Time” (Flightless Records)

My Favorite Cover Songs of 2020

  • Mattiel – “Looking Down The Barrel Of A Gun” - Double Cover (ATO Records)
  • Munlet - “El Ser Que Quiero” - Ghost Highway Recordings (Music For Gloves)
  • Itchy Kitty - “Psycho Killer” - Under The Covers (Corporat Records)
  • G.T.R.R.C. - “Food Fight” - G.T.R.R.C. II (G.T.R.R.C.)
  • Tropical Fuck Storm featuring Amy Taylor - “This Perfect Day” - Suburbiopia 7” (Joyful Noise Recordings)
  • Billiam - “Agitated” (Billiams Fan Club)
  • Superchunk - “Political Song For Michael Jackson To Sing” - Good Music To Avert The Collapse Of American Democracy (Good Music)
  • Big Clown - “DDDDC” - Big Clown Big Mad (S/R)
  • UK Gold - “Punk Rock Ist Nicht Tot” - Be Gay, Do Crime! (Girlsville Records)
  • Kiss Boom Bah - “Out Of Our Tree” - 7” (Sweet Time)

My Favorite Reissues of 2020

  • El Pifco - “Meltdown b/w Bananas” - 7” (Metallic Rainforest)
  • 14 th Wish - “I Gotta Get Rid Of You b/w 14th Wish” - 7” (Hozac Records)
  • Ted Cassidy - “The Lurch/ Wesley” - 7” (Jackpot Records)
  • The Generics - Cost Cutter EP (Feel It Records)
  • The Prissteens – The Hound (Girlsville Rceords)
  • Os Tartaros - The First Portuguese Surf​-​Garage Group 1964​-​1967 (Groovie Records)
  • Whirlywirld - The Complete Studio Works 1978-80 (Hozac Records)
  • The Zits - Back In Blackhead EP (Feel It Records)
  • The Protagonists – 1983-1985 (Alona’s Dream Records)

My favorite Archival Realeases of 2020

  • The Pathetx – 1981 LP (Third Man Records)
  • Rebel Truce – The Lost Tapes EP (Green Recordings)
  • Snot Puppies - TV Tantrum EP (No Matrix Records)
  • Skinned Teen - Nancy Drew EP (Vague Absolutes)
  • The Only Ones – Live In Chicago 1979 (Alona’s Dream Records)
  • An Uneasy Peace - Speaking In Tongues EP (Dirt Cult Records)
  • Red Lights - Red Lights 12” (In The Red Records)
  • V/A - Brazilian Nuggets​: Back From The Jungle Vol 4 (Groovie Records)
  • V/A - Days Of A Quiet Sun (Feel It Records)

My Favorite Compilation Albums of 2020

  • V/A - There’s Gotta Be Hope, Right? (Billiam)
  • V/A - G.T.T.R.C. II (G.T.T.R.C.)
  • V/A - Be Gay, Do Crime! (Girlsville Records)
  • V/A – Typical Girls Volume 5 (Emotional Response Records)
  • V/A - Black Lives Matter (Yeah Right!)
  • V/A – Killed By Boredom - 27 Songs By Lock-Down Survivors (One Chord Wonder)
  • V/A - Quarantine Age Wasteland: A Benefit for Boston's Small Venues (Quarantine Age Wasteland)
  • V/A - No Gigs Does Not Have To Mean No Music (Desert Highways)
  • V/A - Protest & Survive (Protest & Survive)

My Favorite Live and Virtually Live Shows of 2020

  • Kim Salmon and The Surrealists – live at Rolling Stock, June 13 & 14, 2020
  • Gonerfest 17 - Memphis, TN and beyond, September 24-27, 2020
  • Shimane Jett Fest - Japan, September 26, 2020
  • Los Dug Dugs - Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA, January 30, 2020
  • Steve Nieve and friends – live from his house in France, March through present, 2020
  • Chemtrails record release - June 21, 2020
  • The Archaeas – record release live from Goner Records, Memphis, TN, August 14, 2020
  • Memorial Day Meltdown - various locations, May 24, 2020
  • Doug and Jamin – live from The Rite Spot, San Francisco, multiple days 2020
  • Lydia Lunch’s Retrovirus - The Knockout, San Francisco, CA, February 21, 2020

MY FAVORITE SONGS TO CELEBRATE TRUMP’S LAST YEAR

  • The Owen Guns – “The Ballad of Cheeto Hitler” - Violating Community Standards (Riot Records)
  • Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric – “Vote That Fucker Out” (S/R)
  • Hobocop – “I’m A Troll” - Hungry Freaks In The Data Mine (S/R)
  • Xylitol – “(There’s Something In Your) Void” - I’m Pretty Sure I Would Know If Reality Were Fundamentally Different Than I Perceived It To Be EP (Thrilling Living Records)
  • Paris – “Baby Man Hands” - Safe Space Invader (Guerrilla Funk Recordings)
  • Idles – “Grounds” - Ultra Mono (Partisan Records)
  • Public Enemy – “State Of The Union (STFU)” - What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? (Enemy Records)
  • Research Reactor Corp – “Big Baby” - The Collected Findings Of The Research Reactor Corporation (Erste Theke Tontraeger)
  • Dick Move – “Ladies Night” - Chop! (Holiday Records)
  • Psychedelic Furs – “Tiny Hands” - Made Of Rain (Cooking Vinyl)

Control Issues

Control Issues - Best Songs of 2020

  • Brittney Howard - “13th Century Metal” - Jaime (ACO)
  • Bad Moves - “Party With The Kids Who Wanna Party With You” - Untenable (Don Giovanni)
  • Weye Oak - “AEIOU” - No Horizon (Merge)
  • Alien Nosejob - “Pointed Shears” - Once Again The Present Becomes The Past (Iron Lung)
  • Sakuran Zensen - “Taximan” - I Am Sakuran Zensen (たわしレコーズ)
  • The Beths - “Dying To Believe” - Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)
  • Eri Yamamoto Trio - “Echo of Echo” - Gasho Ondo Suite (AUM)
  • Pictish Trail - “Turning Back” - Thumb World (Fire Records)
  • Ben Wendel - “Drawn Away” - High Heart (Edition Records)
  • Dark Forest - “Relics” - Oak, Ash and Thorn (Cruz Del Sur)
  • This Is The Kit - “Coming To Get You Nowhere” - Off Off On (Rough Trade)
  • Snakefinger - “Man In The Dark Sedan” - Live in Melbourne, 1981 (Secret)
  • Stick In The Wheel - “Villon Song” - HOLD FAST (From Here)
  • Alice Clark - “I Keep It Hid” - Alice Clark (Mainstream Records)
  • Dry Cleaning - “Traditional Fish” - Sweet Princess (It’s OK)
  • The Smarts - “Smart Phone” - Who Needs Smarts, Anyway (Feel It)
  • Chrome - “Fudge Bunny” - Tidal Forces/No Humans Allowed Pt. II (Secret)
  • Mourn - “This Feeling Is Disgusting” - Self Worth (Captured Tracks)
  • Cyril Cyril - “Les Gens” - Yallah Mickey Mouse (Born Bad)
  • The Oh Hellos - “Lapis Lazuli” - Borealis (S/R)
  • No Joy - “Nothing Will Hurt” - Motherhood (Joyful Noise)
  • Christian Singles - “A Dream Ends Without Starting” - Maybe Another Time (Mt.St.Mtn)
  • Naked Roommate - “Repeat” - Do The Duvet (Trouble In Mind)
  • Deerhoof - “Damaged Eyes Squinting Into The Beautiful Overhot Sun” - Future Teenage Cave Artists (Joyful Noise)
  • Bitch Falcon - “How Did I Know?” - Staring at Clocks (Small Pond)

DangerVenture

DangerVenture’s Best of 2020

Top 10 Debut Albums

  • Bartees Strange - Live Forever (Memory Music)
  • Cubby and the Gang - Speed Kills (Partisan)
  • Gum Country - Somewhere (S/R)
  • Park Hye Jin - How Can I (Ninja Tune)
  • Ela Minus - Acts of Rebellion (Domino)
  • Mamalarky - Mamalarky (Fire Talk)
  • Pillow Queens - In Waiting (S/R)
  • Alaska Reid - Big Bunny (Terrible Records)
  • Rina Sawayama - SAWAYAMA (Dirty Hit)
  • Samia - The Baby (Grand Jury)

Top 10 Local Releases

  • Cocktails - Catastrophic Entertainment (Wizards & Potions)
  • Quinn DeVeaux - Book of Soul (S/R)
  • Elder Brother - I Won’t Fade on You (Pure Noise)
  • Fantastic Negrito - Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? (S/R)
  • Ismay - Songs of Sonoma Mountain (S/R)
  • Madeline Kenney - Suckers Lunch (Carpark)
  • Monophonics - It’s Only Us (Colemine)
  • Low Praise - Tanning Beds (S/R)
  • The Seshen - CYAN (Tru Thoughts)
  • Unconditional Arms - Formation (Sell The Heart)


2020’s Top 10 Local Shows has been converted into the last live show I’m glad I witnessed
before the world paused: Unconditional Arms, Commissure, Reptoid at Elbo Room on 2/27/20

Deep Mission

Deep Mission’s Best of 2020

As in A Tale of Two Cities, it was the best of years, it was the worst of years

Best Singles

  • Cormac Russell - “Lotus Train” (s/r)
  • Dream Aria - “Fairy Dust” (s/r)
  • Enzo Monk - “Ballad of George Floyd” (s/r)
  • Lizki - “Press Rewind” (Seayou)
  • Preach - “Likor” (Seayou)
  • Rosa Rendl- “Opportunity Lover” (Seayou)
  • Samantha Margret - “Emotional” (s/r)

Best Covers

  • Juliana Hatfield - Sings The Police (American Laundromat)
  • Khalia - “Hallelujah” (K-Licious)
  • Robbie Quine - “Sugar Sugar” (s/r)

Best New Releases

  • Klo Pelgag - Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs (Secret City)
  • Jed’s A Millionaire - The Beautiful Ones - (Kona)
  • Dylan Sherry - Western Sky - (s/r)
  • Clown of God - Clown Times ep - (s/r)
  • Various Artists - Tokyo Dreaming (WeWantSounds)

Best Re-releases

  • Ammar el Sherei - Oriental Sounds (WeWantSounds)
  • Omar Khorshid - With Love (WeWantSounds)

DJ Aahh

DJ Aahh's Shortwave Top 10 Z-to-A

  • Yppah - Sunset in the Deep End (Future Archive)
  • Wajatta - Don't Let Get You Down (Brainfeeder)
  • Thundercat - It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)
  • Sneaks - Happy Birthday (Merge)
  • Romare - Home (Ninja Tune)
  • Potatohead People - Mellow Fantasy (Bastard Jazz)
  • Omar-S - You Want (FXHE)
  • Moon Boots - Bimini Road (Remixed) (Anjunadeep)
  • Jayda G - Both of Us / Are You Down (Ninja Tune)
  • Emancipator - Mountain of Memory (Loci)

DJ Massari

Massari’s 2020 Faves

  • Novelist - “Stay With Me” (S/R)
  • Coby Sey - River (Curl)
  • Krust - The Edge of Everything (Crosstown Rebels)
  • Katya Yonder - Multiply Intentions (Métron Records)
  • V/A - HOA010 & HOA011 (HAUS of ALTR)
  • Parris - Polychrome Swim (The Trilogy Tapes)
  • Parris - Terrapin (Wisdom Teeth)
  • Josey Rebelle - Josey In Space (Beats In Space)
  • EquiknoxxMusic - Equiknoxx Music in 2020(EquiknoxxMusic)
  • Upsammy - Zoom (Delmantel)
  • Nailah Hunter - Spells (Leaving Records)
  • Good Bad Happy Sad - Shades (Textile Records)
  • Beatrice Dillon - Workaround (Pan)
  • Call Super - Every Mouth Teeth Missing (Incienso)
  • Autechre - Sign (Warp Records)
  • Nidia - Não Fales Nela Que A Mentes (Príncipe)
  • Magnetizer - Soulseeker (S/R)
  • Duval Timothy - Help (Carrying Colour)
  • Laura Groves - A Private Road (Bella Union)
  • Speaker Music - Black Nationalist Sonic Weaponry (Planet Mu)
  • Vague Imaginaires - L'Île Sous l'Eau (12th Isle)
  • Actress - 88 (S/R)
  • Actress - Karma & Desire (Ninja Tune)
  • Actress - Unseen_Werk No.1 (Braindead)
  • Lafawndah - The Fifth Season (Latency)
  • LOG - LOG ET3RNAL (Experiences Ltd.)
  • Klein -  Frozen (S/R)
  • Overmono - Everything U Need (XL Recordings)
  • Molero - Ficciones Del Trópico (Holuzam)
  • Space Afrika - hybtwibt? (S/R)
  • Niagara - Pais & Filhos (Príncipe)
  • U - Lowlands (Where To Now?)
  • Ulla - Tumbling Towards A Wall (Experiences Ltd.)
  • CS + Kreme - Snoopy (The Trilogy Tapes)
  • dBridge - Inhibited (Exit Records)
  • KeiyaA - Forever, Ya Girl (Keiya)
  • Jonnine - Blue Hills (Boomkat Editions)
  • John Carroll Kirby - My Garden (Stones Throw Records)
  • Minor Science - Second Language (Whities)
  • Bullion - We Had A Good Time (Deek Recordings)
  • Loraine James - Nothing (Hyperdub)
  • Karl D’Silva - Disapear (S/R)
  • Novelist - Quantum Leap (S/R)

E. Lit

Some Albums That Helped E. Lit Survive 2020, In Alphabetical Order:

The staggering volume of amazing music released in 2020 was the silver lining of one of the most challenging years of my adult life.  Here are some of the highlights:

  • Aesop Rock - Spirit World Field Guide (Rhymesayers)
  • AJ Suede - Knowhatimean? (self-released)
  • Al.Divino & Futurewave - Kataklizm (self-released)
  • Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic & Damu the Fudgemunk - Ocean Bridges (Redefinition)
  • Armand Hammer - Shrines (Backwoodz Studioz)
  • Arms and Sleepers - Corpus Dei (Future Archive)
  • Awol One - Tony the Walrus (Speakerface)
  • Batsauce - Shelter Skelter (Full Plate)
  • Blockhead - Quar and Peace (self-released)
  • Blu & Exile - Miles: From An Interlude Called Life (Dirty Science)
  • BlUu Edwards - All We Need Is Kill (Wrecking Crew)
  • Boldy James - The Price of Tea In China (ALC)
  • Buckwild - Music Is My Religion (Kurrup Money)
  • Brzowski & C Money Burns - The Subjugation of Bread (Milled Pavement)
  • Cargo Cults - Nihilist Millennial (Wrecking Crew)
  • Chester Watson - A Japanese Horror Film (POW)
  • Controller 7 - Exhale01 (self-released)
  • Controller 7 & Buck 65 - Billy (self-released)
  • Count Bass D - CBD (self-released)
  • Day Tripper - Langford Landscapes (Full Plate)
  • Dillon & Batsauce - Self Medicated EP (Full Plate)
  • DJ Muggs & Al.Divino - Kilogram (Soul Assassins)
  • DJ Scientist - The Artless Cuckoo Vol. II (self-released)
  • Doseone - G Is For Job (self-released)
  • Dr. Oop & Nada Clue - Essential Business Vol. 1 & 2 (self-released)
  • Ear Dr.Umz - Mental Picture Show (self-released)
  • Ecid - Post Euphoria Vol. 3 (Fill In the Breaks)
  • 80's Babies - unLEARN (self-released)
  • Escape Artists - Evergreen (Cathexis)
  • Factor Chandelier - First Storm (Fake Four Inc)
  • Factor Chandelier - Eastlake (Fake Four Inc)
  • Fielded - Demisexual Lovelace (Backwoodz Studioz)
  • 4-IZE - Look Into My IZE (Ultra Beast United)
  • Gel Roc - Grandeur (Abolano)
  • Googie & Henry Canyons - Hijinx (Backwoodz Studioz)
  • Griff/Scorcese - Midnight Express (Insubordinate)
  • Haphduzn - Visceral (self-released)
  • Heliocentrics - Infinity of Now (Madlib Invazion)
  • Henny L.O. & Ohbliv - Sages (Mutant Academy)
  • Him Lo - Slapyagoddamnfaceoff (Grilchy Party)
  • ialive - I'll Wait Forever (Cold Rhyme)
  • Ill Scholars - Ill Scholars (self-released)
  • Illogic - Autopilot (self-released)
  • Junclassic - The Hope Business (self-released)
  • Ka - Descendents of Cain (Iron Works)
  • Kay the Aquanaut & Maki - The Nautical Blue (self-released)
  • Kid Abstrakt & Emapea - Jazzy Vibes (self-released)
  • LAPIS - Third Person You (Fresh Selects)
  • lojii - lo&behold (self-released)
  • Lt Headtrip - Dreamery (We Are the Karma Kids)
  • Lydia Liza & Big Cats - Oh Boy (self-released)
  • Mestizo & Controller 7 - Couch (self-released)
  • MidaZ the Beast - Where the Sidewalk Ends (self-released)
  • Moodie Black - F U Z Z (Fake Four Inc)
  • Napoleon Da Legend & Ro Data - The Stuff of Legend (Chong Wizard)
  • Nation GVNG - Nation GVNG (Insubordinate)
  • Nolan the Ninja - Talk Soon (Sport Cast)
  • Observe Since '98 - Royaume Du Sauvage (Loretta)
  • Open Mike Eagle - Anime, Trauma & Divorce (Auto Reverse
  • Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin - FlySiifu's (Lex)
  • Proe & MF Shalem B - Belove Below (Childproof)
  • Pro Zay - Alley Muzik (self-released)
  • Pseudo Intellectuals - A Late Stage Malaise (Lo Do)
  • Ransom & Nicholas Craven - Director's Cut: Scene 2 & 3 (Chong Wizard)
  • R.A.P. Ferreira - Purple Moonlight Pages (Ruby Yacht)
  • Rasheed Chappell & Buckwild - Sinners and Saints (Get On Down)
  • Rigz & Futurewave - Substance Abuse (self-released)
  • Roughneck Jihad - The Red Sentence (Expanded-Art)
  • Salami Rose Joe Louis - Chapters of Zdenka (Brainfeeder)
  • Señor Kaos & Illastrate - Kings of Vice (Ultra Beast United)
  • Serengeti - AJAI (Fake Four Inc)
  • ShrapKnel - ShrapKnel (Backwoodz Studioz)
  • Sons of the James - Everlasting (Fresh Selects)
  • Thundercat - It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)
  • Ultra Beast - Rush the Court (Ultra Beast United)
  • Verbal Kent & The Other Guys - Blade of the Short Cut (HiPNOTT)
  • Vic Spencer - Psychological Cheat Sheet (Old Fart Luggage)
  • Vitamin D - Flips Vol. 1 & 2 (self-released)
  • WateRR - Workshop of the Mind (self-released)
  • White Horse - White Horse (Uncommon)
  • Wrecking Crew - Raheem's Lament (Wrecking Crew)
  • Yppah - Sunset In the Deep End (Future Archive)
  • Zilla Rocca & Chong Wizard - Midnight Sons (Chong Wizard)

Picking the very best of that bunch is difficult, but if I had to narrow it down to only 10 of those titles they most likely would be:

  • Armand Hammer - Shrines (Backwoodz Studioz)
  • BlUu Edwards - All We Need Is Kill (Wrecking Crew)
  • Serengeti - AJAI (Fake Four Inc)
  • Controller 7 & Buck 65 - Billy (self-released)
  • Blu & Exile - Miles: From an Interlude Called Life (Dirty Science)
  • 4-IZE - Look Into My IZE (Ultra Beast United)
  • Ill Scholars - Ill Scholars (self-released)
  • Open Mike Eagle - Anime, Trauma & Divorce (Auto Reverse)
  • Chester Watson - A Japanese Horror Film (POW)
  • WateRR - Workshop of the Mind (self-released)

Entry Level Garbage

My Favorite 2020 Albums and EPs

  • Pinegrove - Marigold (Rough Trade)
  • Fleet Foxes - Shore (ANTI-)
  • Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension (Asthmatic Kitty)
  • Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher (Dead Oceans)
  • Purity Ring - WOMB (4AD)
  • Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated Side B (Schoolboy and Interscope)
  • beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers (Dirty Hit)
  • Frances Quinlan - Likewise (Saddle Creek)
  • Into It Over It - Figures (Triple Crown)
  • Standards - Fruit Island (Topshelf)
  • Baths - Pop Music/False B Sides II (Basement's Basement)
  • Liza Anne - Bad Vacation (Arts and Crafts)
  • Field Medic - Floral Prince (Run For Cover)
  • Starchild and the New Romantic - Forever (New Romantic World)
  • Yumi Zouma - Truth or Consequences (Polyvinyl)
  • The Japanese House - Chewing Cotton Wool (Dirty Hit)
  • Braids - Shadow Offering (Secret City)
  • The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)
  • PUP - This Place Sucks Ass (Rise)
  • Rina Sawayama - Sawayama (Dirty Hit)
  • Hayley Williams - Petals For Armor (Atlantic)
  • HAIM - Women in Music Part III (Columbia)
  • Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud (Merge)
  • The Mountain Goats - Getting Into Knives (Merge)
  • Dryjacket - Going Out Of Business (Lesser Matters)

Feel Good Weird

Feel Good Weird’s Favorite Releases of 2020

FGW ♥ Reissues of 2020

  • Hiroshi Yoshimura - GREEN (Light In The Attic)
  • Admas - Sons of Ethiopia (Frederiksberg)
  • Patrick Cowley - Some Funkettes (Dark Entries)
  • Ranil - Ranil y Su Conjunto Tropical (Analog Africa)
  • Sharhabil Ahmed - The King of Sudanese Jazz (Habibi Funk)
  • Thelonious Monk - Palo Alto (Impulse!)
  • Elliott Smith - Live at Umbra Penumbra - September 17th, 1994 (KRS)
  • The Heshoo Beshoo Group - Armitage Road (We Are Busy Bodies)

FGW ♥ Albums/EPs of 2020

  • Moaning - Uneasy Laughter (Sub Pop)
  • Against All Logic - 2017-2019 (Other People)
  • Perfume Genius - Set My Heart on Fire Immediately (Matador)
  • SAULT - Untitled (Black Is) / Untitled (Rise) (Forever Living Originals)
  • Widowspeak - Plum (Captured Tracks)
  • King Krule - Man Alive! (True Panther Sounds / Matador)
  • Frankie Reyes - Originalitos (Stones Throw)
  • Adrianne Lenker - songs / instrumentals (4AD)
  • Fontaines D.C. - A Hero’s Death (Partisan)
  • Angel Olsen - Whole New Mess (Jagjaguwar)
  • JPEGMAFIA - EP! (EQT)
  • Hama - Music From Saharan Whatsapp 08 (Sahel Sounds)
  • Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross / Jon Batiste - Soul (OST) (Disney)
  • Charli XCX - how i’m feeling now (Asylum)
  • Candace - Ideal Corners (S/R)
  • Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher (Dead Oceans)
  • Bosca Banks - Winner (S/R)
  • Deeper - Auto-Pain (Fire Talk)
  • Nicolás Jaar - Cenizas (Other People)
  • Peel Dream Magazine - Agitprop Alterna (Slumberland)
  • Duma - Duma (Nyege Nyege Tapes)
  • Emily Montes - Emily Montes (S/R)
  • Various - Care Not Cops (In This Together LA)
  • Various - The Song is Coming from Inside the House (S/R)

FGW ♥ Singles of 2020

  • Connan Mockasin - “I Want Troll With You (Gentle Dom Remix)” (Mexican Summer)
  • Car Seat Headrest - “Can’t Cool Me Down” (Matador)
  • Jamie xx - “Idontknow” (Young Turks)
  • Burial, Four Tet & Thom Yorke - “Her Revolution” (XL)
  • Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper & 9th Wonder - “Freeze Tag (feat. Phoelix)” (Sounds of Crenshaw / EMPIRE)
  • Porridge Radio & Lala Lala - “Good For You” (Secretly Canadian / Hardly Art)
  • RMR - “RASCAL” (CMNTY CULTURE)
  • Dummy - “Pool Dizzy” (Born Yesterday)
  • Aoife Nessa Frances - “Geranium” (Ba Da Bing!)
  • Anderson .Paak - “Lockdown” (12Tones)
  • Frank Ocean - “Cayendo (Side A - Acoustic)” (Blonded)
  • Justin Bieber & benny blanco - “Lonely”
  • Kurt Vile & John Prine - “How Lucky” (Matador)
  • Whateverglades - “Don't Call Me Baby / I Watch Over Me” (No Egrets)
  • Fenn Rosenthal - “Dinosaurs in Love (feat. Tom Rosenthal)” (Dinosaur)

Fernando

Fernando's Favorite Songs of 2020

  1. En Attendant Ana - "Down The Hill" - Juillet (Trouble In Mind)
  2. Jeanines - "Everyone Should Be Warned" - Things Change (wiaiwya)
  3. Galore - "Silence" - S/T (Rocks In Your Head)
  4. Melenas - "En Madrid" Dias Raros (Elsa)
  5. Seablite - "High-Rise Mannequin" - High-Rise Mannequin (Emotional Response)
  6. Potpourri - "Postcards" - First Dance (Bingo)
  7. Nightshift - "Make Kin" - "Make Kin" (Trouble In Mind)
  8. Gustaf - "Design" - S/T (Royal Mountain)
  9. Lithics - "Hands" - Tower of Age (Trouble In Mind)
  10. Shopping - "Follow Me" - All Or Nothing (FatCat)
  11. Flowers - "Erik" - Erik (Slumberland)
  12. Candace - "DM-100" - Ideal Corners (S/R)
  13. Torrey - "Recording 119" - Recording 119 (S/R)
  14. Radiator Hospital - "Summer Movie" - New Depression (S/R)
  15. The Reds, Pinks and Purples - "I Should Have Helped You" - I Should Have Helped You (Burundi Cloud)
  16. SOAR - "Corner of a Room" - Soft Dial Tone (Lost Sound Tapes)
  17. Latitude - "I Love the Radio" - Mystic Hotline (Emotional Response)
  18. Axolotes Mexicanos - "Te Quiero (...)" - Uwu (Elefant)
  19. Habibi - "Angel Eyes" - Anywhere But Here (Muddguts)
  20. Soft Palms - "Not Love" - S/T (Everloving)
  21. Boyracer - "Girl in a Soul Band" - On a Promise (Emotional Response)
  22. Parsnip - "Treacle Toffee World" - Adding Up (Anti Fade)
  23. No se a quien matar - "Bacilococo" - Bacilococo (Casa Maracas)
  24. Baby Shakes - "Really Really" - Sweet 'n' Sour (Dimple)
  25. Ribbon Stage - "Favorite Girl" - My Favorite Shrine (S/R)
  26. The Stroppies - "Burning Bright" - Look Alive (Tough Love)
  27. Terry - "Take the Cellphone" - Take the Cellphone (Sub Pop)
  28. Lisasinson - "Volverte A Enamorar" - Volverte A Enamorar (Elefant)
  29. Brontez Purnell - "In Between" - White Boy Music (Post Present)
  30. Neutrals - "Personal Computing" - Personal Computing (Slumberland)
  31. Sweeping Promises - "Cross Me Out" - Hunger for a Way Out (Feel It)
  32. Lewsberg - "Through the Garden" - In This House (S/R)
  33. Cindy - "Falcon Heavy" - Free Advice (Mt.St.Mtn.)
  34. Peel Dream Magazine - "Too Dumb" - Agitprop Alterna (Slumberland)
  35. Virginia Wing - "I'm Holding Out For Something" - I'm Holding Out For Something (Fire)
  36. Cold Beat - "Flat Earth" - Mother (DFA)
  37. Primo! - "Love Days" - Sogni (Upset The Rhythm)
  38. Suzie True - "Bailey" - Saddest Girl at the Party (Get Better)
  39. Porridge Radio - "Circling" - Every Bad (Secretly Canadian)
  40. Mitimitis - "Todas las Fiestas del Manana" - Terror en el Autocine (S/R)

Leftfield Lance

Leftfield Lance's 2020 Favorites:

7"

  • Aladean Kheroufi - Sorry If I Hurt You (Kimberlite)
  • CB Radio Gorgeous - EP (Thrilling Living)
  • Lewsberg - Through the Garden (S/R)
  • Neutrals - Personal Computing (Slumberland)
  • Neutrals - Rent/Your House (Domestic Departure)
  • Ribbon Stage - My Favorite Shrine (K)
  • Romero - Honey (Cool Death)
  • Shark Toys - Out of Time (Chunklet)
  • Violent Change - S/T (Sloth Mate)

12"

  • Astute Palate - S/T (Petty Bunco)
  • Chronophage - Th' Pig Kiss'd Album ‎(Cleta Patra)
  • The Cool Greenhouse - S/T (Melodic)
  • Galore - S/T (Rocks in Your Head)
  • Lithics - Tower of Age (Toruble in Mind)
  • Sweeping Promises - Hunger For A Way Out (Feel It)

Cassettes, Demos, etc.

  • Dummy - EP2  (Born Yesterday)
  • Hits - Sediment Seen (Paisley Shirt)
  • Modern Needs - Survey of the Animal Kingdom (S/R)
  • Nape Neck - S/T (S/R)
  • Permits - Time Permits (Tenth Court)
  • Privay Issues - S/T (S/R)
  • The Snogs - Boyfriend's Dead (Paisley Shirt)

Madame X

Madame X's Best of 2020

  • IDLES - Ultra Mono (Partisan)
  • Klo Pelgag - Notre-Dame-Des-Sept-Douleurs (Secret City)
  • Fiona Apple - Fetch the Boltcutters (Epic)
  • Yelle - L’Ere du Berseau
  • Alex the Astronaut - The Theory of Absolutely Nothing (Network)
  • Buen Aurelio Malazar - pre.pro.post (Unknown Tone)
  • U.S. Girls - Heavy Light (4AD)
  • DakhaBrakha - Alambari (S/R)
  • Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn - Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn (Smithsonian Folkways)
  • The Architect - Une Plage Sur La Lune (Face B)

Majority Whip

Majority Whip’s Favorite Albums of 2020, Listed Alphabetically

  • Actress - Karma & Desire (Ninja Tune)
  • Ammar 808 - Global Control / Invisible Invasion (Glitterbeat)
  • Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters (Epic)
  • William Basinski - Lamentations (Temporary Residence)
  • Andrew Bird - Panthology Songs (S/R)
  • Bo Ningen - Sudden Fiction (Alcopop!)
  • Louise Bock - Abyss for Cello (Geographic North)
  • Rose Bonica - Tears for The Tea Maker (Roses are Red)
  • Café Ale - Third Age (Simballrec)
  • Sonia Calico - Simulation of An Overloaded World (More Time)
  • Clap Clap - Liquid Portraits (Black Acre)
  • Cocina Povera - Tyyni (Night School)
  • Cold Beat - Mother (DFA)
  • Cornershop - England Is A Garden (Ample Play)
  • Cults - Host (Sinderlyn)
  • Philippe Doray & Les Asociaux Associes - Nouveaux Modes Industriels (Souffle Continu)
  • Steve Earle - Ghosts Of West Virginia (New West)
  • Matt Evans - New Topographics (Whatever's Clever)
  • Fatwires - The Wicked Path (Depth of Field)
  • Four Tet - Sixteen Oceans (Text)
  • M. Geddes Gengras - Time Makes Nothing Happen (Hausu Mountin)
  • Guedra Guedra - Sun of Son (On the Corner)
  • Lilly Hiatt - Walking Proof (New West)
  • Anna Homler - D? Ya Sa´ Di D? (A Sonic Geography) (Berlston)
  • Boldy James/Sterling Toles - Manger on Mcnichols (Sector 7-G)
  • Jiony - Sí Y No (Drosssel)
  • Kaleema - Nómada (Tropical Twista)
  • Faten Kanaan - A Mythology of Circles (Fire)
  • Kassa Overall - I Think I’m Good (Brownswood)
  • Madeline Kenney - Sucker's Lunch (Carpark)
  • Mikado Koko - The Japanese Rimbaud (S/R)
  • Various Artists - Komposisi Kompos (Divis162)
  • Kraus - A Golden Brain (S/R)
  • Sophia Loizou - Untold (Houndstooth)
  • Loma - Don't Shy Away (Sub Pop)
  • Mapache - From Liberty Street (Yep Roc)
  • Ela Minus - Acts of Rebellions (Domino)
  • Moodymann - Taken Away (KDJ)
  • Moon Wiring Club - Tabitha Reverb (S/R)
  • Mukdad Rothenberg Lankow - In the Wake Of Memories (Clermont Music)
  • Sascha Muhr - Fuive Part 2 (S/R)
  • Naked Roommate - Do the Duvet (Trouble in Mind)
  • Nape Neck - Nape Neck (Gringo)
  • Thiago Nassif - Mente (Gearbox)
  • Nazar - End of Guerilla (S/R)
  • North Americans - Roped In (Third Man)
  • Novellor - Arrow (Ba Da Bing!)
  • Agnes Obel - Myopia (Blue Note)
  • Lawrence Pike - Prophecy (Leaf)
  • Public Practice - Gentle Grip (Wharf Cat)
  • Red Brut - Cloaked Travels (Ikuisuus)
  • Lina Raül Refree - Lina Raül Refree (Glitterbeat)
  • Romperayo - Uyuyuis (S/R)
  • RVG - Feral (Fire)
  • Sault - Untitled (Black Is) (Forever Living Originals)
  • Seabuckthorn - Through A Vulnerable Occur (Iikki)
  • Sevdaliza - Shabrang (Twisted Elegance)
  • Shabaka And the Ancestors - We Are Sent Here By History (Impulse!)
  • Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension (Asthmatic Kitty)
  • Sweeping Promises - (Feel It)
  • Sylvan Esso - Free Love (Loma Vista)
  • Tl0741 - Refractory (HC3)
  • Terror/Cactus - Confluencia (S/R)
  • Azu Tiwaline - Magnetic Service (Livity Sound)
  • Yosuke Tokunaga - 13 Monotonousness (Audio Visual Atmosphere)
  • David Toop - Apparition Paintings (Room40)
  • Tvii Son - Tvii Son (Music Inspired)
  • Melanie Velarde - Bez (Commend There)
  • Winter - Endless Space (Between You & I) (Bar None)
  • Women of The Pore - Folk Music (Orb Tapes)
  • Woods - Strange to Explain (Woodsist)
  • X - Alphabetland (Gat Possum)
  • Y-Bayani & Baby Naa And the Band Of Enlightenment - Nsie Nsie (Philopon)
  • Zenobia - Halek Halek (Crammed Discs)

Megasoup

Megasoup's Favorite Music from 2020, In Three Lists:

~ Megasoup's 50 Favorite Albums (plus one fantastic compilation) from 2020 ~

  • Ak'Chamel The Giver Of Illness - The Totemist (Akuphone)
  • Alabaster DePlume - To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Vol.1 (International Anthem)
  • Alicia Keys - Alicia (RCA / AKW)
  • Andrea - Ritorno (Ilian Tape)
  • Aril Brikha - Dance of a Trillion Stars (Mule Musiq)
  • Aukai - Game Trails (aukaimusic)
  • Awkward Corners - Dislocation Songs (Shapes of Rhythm)
  • Azu Tiwaline - Draw Me A Silence (IOT)
  • Babani Koné - Babani Koné (Discograph)
  • Channelers - Isles Beyond (Inner Islands)
  • Clap Clap - Liquid Portraits (Black Acre)
  • Cleo Soul - Rose In The Dark (Forever Living Originals)
  • CS + Kreme - Snoopy (The Trilogy Tapes)
  • D.K. - Live At The Edge (12th Isle)
  • Emily A Sprague - Hill, Flower, Fog (RVNG)
  • Ezra Feinberg - Recumbent Speech (Related States)
  • Flying Vipers - Cuttings (Jump Up!)
  • Fools - Fools Harp Vol. 1 (Music From Memory)
  • Golden Retriever and Chuck Johnson ‎– Rain Shadow (Thrill Jockey)
  • Greg Foat - Symphonie Pacifique (Strut)
  • Halftribe - Cloud Dreaming And Shadows (Shimmering Moods)
  • Heliocentrics - Telemetric Sounds (Madlib Invazion)
  • Huerta - Junipero (Voyage Recordings)
  • Julianna Barwick - Healing Is A Miracle (Ninja Tune)
  • Kenji Kihara - Slow Slope Sleeps (Inner Islands)
  • Kiln - Astral Welder (Ghostly International)
  • K-Lone - Cape Cira (Wisdom Teeth)
  • Koyil - Healing Cycles (DIG)
  • Kutiman - Wachaga (Siyal Music)
  • Let It Come Down - Songs We Sang In Our Dreams (Joyful Noise)
  • Luke Jenner - 1 (Manono)
  • Martina Bertoni - All The Ghosts Are Gone (Karlrecords)
  • Mary Lattimore - Silver Ladders (Ghostly International)
  • Matthew Halsall - Salute To The Sun (Gondwanna)
  • Mourning [A] BLKstar - The Cycle (Don Giovanni)
  • Nat Birchall Meets Al Breadwinner - Tradition Disc In Dub (Tradition Disc)
  • Nihiloxica - Kaloli (Crammed Discs)
  • Numün - Voyage Au Soleil (Musique Impossible)
  • Ocoeur - Everything (n5MD)
  • Plant Lab - Plant Lab (Crash Symbols)
  • Run The Jewels - RTJ4 (BMG)
  • Sault - Untitled (Rise) (Forever Living Originals)
  • Sarah Davachi - Cantus Descant (Late Music)
  • Siti Muharam - Siti of Unguja: Romance Revolution on Zanzibar (On The Corner)
  • Sven Wunder - Wabi Sabi (Piano Piano)
  • The Sorcerers - In Search Of The Lost City Of The Monkey God (ATA)
  • Vagues Imaginaires - L'île D'or (Not Not Fun)
  • Vestals - Holy Origin (Dust Editions)
  • Wanderwelle - A State of Decrepitude (A Strangely Isolated Place)
  • X.Y.R. - Pilgrimage (Not Not Fun)
  • V/A - A Little Night Music: Aural Apparitions from the Geographic North (Geographic North)

~ Megasoup's 10 Favorite EPs & 12" singles from 2020 ~

  • Azu Tiwaline - Magnetic Service (Livity Sound)
  • Dengue Dengue Dengue - Continentes Perdidos (On The Corner)
  • Deradoorian - Cosmic Garden EP (Self Released)
  • D.K. - The Ancient Kingdom (Good Morning Tapes)
  • Green House - Six Songs For Invisible Gardens (Leaving)
  • Nicola Cruz - Hybridism (Multi Culti)
  • Penya Na Msafiri Zawose - Penya Safari E.P. (On The Corner)
  • Planets Don't Last - Planets Don't Last (Aural Canyon)
  • Sugarloaf Gangsters - Temarasa / Chor Gway (G.A.M.M.)
  • V/A - Espectrum 2, Ep1 (AvantRoots)

~ Megasoup's 20 Favorite Reissues / Archival Releases from 2020 ~

  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Just Coolin' (Blue Note)
  • Brian Eno - Film Music 1976-2020 (UMe)
  • Global Communication - Transmissions (Evolution)
  • Hiroshi Yoshimura - Green (Light In The Attic)
  • Intergalactic Federation - 1 / 2 (Fantasy Enhancing)
  • Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo - Roots From The Congo (Planet Ilunga)
  • OK Jazz - Pas Un Pas Sans (Planet Ilunga)
  • Orchestra Baobab - Mouhamadou Bamba (Syllart)
  • Orchestra Baobab - Viva Bawobab S1/Si Bou Odja (Syllart) 
  • Prince - Sign O' The Times: Super Deluxe Edition (Warner)
  • Priscilla Ermel - Origens Da Luz (Music From Memory)
  • Ranil - Ranil y su Conjunto Tropical (Analog Africa)
  • V/A - 12 Bombazos Bailables (Vampi Soul)
  • V/A - Cadence Revolution: Disques Debs International Vol. 2 (Strut)
  • V/A - Color De Tropico: Compiled by El Dragon Criollo & El Palmas (El Palmas)
  • V/A - Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History Of The World's Music (Dust To Digital)
  • V/A - Oriental Rare Groove: Rare Funky Songs From The Arabic World (Wagram)
  • V/A - Guasa, Cununo y Marimba - Afro-Colombian Music From The Pacific Coast (Vampi Soul)
  • V/A - The World Is A Cafeteria: American Soul Music (and one song from Ghana) 1955-1998 (Cairo)
  • V/A - Time, Tone, & Texture (Invisible, Inc.)

Microtone

Microtone's Best of 2020

I didn’t get to everything in 2020 but these 15 albums got to me:

  • Martina Bertoni - All the Ghosts Are Gone (FALK)
  • Aril Brikha - Dance of a Trillion Stars (Mule Musiq)
  • Mettaverse - Light Forms (S/R)
  • Ak’chamel, The Giver of Illness – The Totemist (Akuphone)
  • Wanderwelle – A State of Decrepitude (A Strangely Isolated Place)
  • Spirit Fest – Mirage Mirage (Morr Music)
  • Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers – Vodou Alé (Bongo Joe)
  • Raymond Richards – The Lost Art of Wandering (ESP Institute)
  • Azu Tiwaline – Draw Me a Silence (IOT)
  • Flock of Dimes – Like So Much Desire (Sub Pop)
  • Greg Foat – Symphonie Pacifique (Strut)
  • Skyminds – Shapes & Traces (Internal Rhythm)
  • Let It Come Down – Songs We Sang in Our Dreams (Joyful Noise)
  • Various Artists – Door to the Cosmos + Dancefloor Sampler (On the Corner)
  • Kiln – Astral Welder (Ghostly International)

Plus Five Songs:

  • Luke Jenner – “All My Love” – 1 (Manono)
  • Wye Oak – “Sky Witness” – No Horizon (Merge)
  • Torgeir Waldemar – “Black Ocean” – Love (Jansen)
  • Julianna Barwick (ft. Mary Lattimore) – “Oh, Memory” – Healing is a Miracle (Ninja Tune)
  • New London Drone Orchestra – “Antisocial Closeness” – Isolation/Collaboration (Enter the Circle)

Poindexter

Ten Albums I Liked in 2020, Alphabetically

  • Cold Beat - Mother (DFA)
  • En Attendant Ana - Juillet (Trouble in Mind)
  • Galore - Galore (Rocks in Your Head)
  • Jeanines - Things Change (Where It’s At Is Where You Are)
  • Lithics - Tower of Age (Trouble in Mind)
  • Melenas - Dias Raros (Trouble in Mind)
  • Mr. Wrong - Create a Place (Water Wing)
  • Naked Roommate - Do the Duvet (Trouble in Mind)
  • Peel Dream Magazine - Agitprop Alterna (Slumberland)
  • R. Aggs - Tape 1 (S/R)
  • Sweeping Promises - Hunger For a Way Out (Feel It)

Pop Goes The Weasel

Favorite Songs of 2020

  • Bye Bye Blackbirds - “Baby It’s Still You” - Boxer at Rest (Double Potions)
  • Ela Minus - “Pocket Piano” - Acts of Rebellion (Domino)
  • Julie Jacklin - “To Perth: Before the Border Closes” - To Perth: Before the Border Closes (SubPop)
  • Latitude - “Tick Tock” - Mystic Hotline (Emotional Response)
  • Leave Me Alones - “Stop You” - Race to the Bottom EP (S/R)
  • Moodyman - “Do Wrong” - Taken Away (KDJ)
  • Moore Brothers - “Just Cover Me in Leaves” - Autobiography (Unavailable)
  • Sault - “Monsters” - Untitled(Black Is) (Forever Living Originals)
  • Sleaford Mods - “Mork N Mindy” - Mork N Mindy (Rough Trade)
  • Sneaks - “Scorpio on the Side” - Happy Birthday (Merge)

qb(X)

qb(X)'s Best of 2020

Smash Albums

  • Lucrecia Dalt - No era sólida (RVING Intl.)
  • Angel Bat Dawid & Tha Brothahood - Live (International Anthem)
  • Faten Kanaan - A Mythology of Circles (Fire)
  • Killah Priest - Rocket to Nebula (Proverbs)
  • Liturgy - Origin of the Alimonies (YLYLCYN)
  • Mamaleek - Come and See (The Flenser)
  • Mary Lattimore - Silver Ladders (Ghostly International)
  • Meitei - Kofū (KITCHEN. LABEL)
  • Neptunian Maximalism - Éons (I, Voidhanger)
  • Quintron and Miss Pussycat - Goblin Alert (Goner)

Hit Singles

  • Gaye Su Akyol - "İsyan Manifestosu" - Yort Savul: İSYAN MANİFESTOSU(Glitterbeat)
  • Body Double – "Head Axe" - Milk Fed (ZUM)
  • Damu the Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp & Raw Poetic - "Moving Maps" - Ocean Bridges (Redefinition)
  • IDLES - "War" - Ultra Mono (Partisan)
  • L.E.S. Douze - "Gone Daddy Gone" - Le String Noise (Nouveau Electric)
  • Man Man - "Future Peg" - Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between (Sub Pop)
  • 79rs Gang - "79rs Bout to Blow" - Expect the Unexpected (Sinking City)
  • SPAZA – "The Black Consciousness Movement" – UPRIZE! (Mushroom Hour Half Hour)
  • Special Interest - "Street Pulse Beat" - Passion Of (Thrilling Living)
  • Tobacco - "Hungry Eyes" (Ghostly International)

Sex 14s

Sex 14's 50 Favorite Albums of 2020

  • Ghostpoet - I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep (Play It Again Sam)
  • Michael Gordon; The Crossing - Anonymous Man (Cantaloupe)
  • Tristan Perich - Drift Multiply (Nonesuch)
  • ORA - Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium; James Macmillan: Vidi Aquam (Harmonia Mundi)
  • Jimmy Heath - Love Letter (Verve)
  • Julianna Barwick - Healing Is a Miracle (Ninja Tune)
  • Run the Jewels - RTJ4 (BMG)
  • Irreversible Entanglements - Who Sent You? (International Anthem)
  • Yves Tumor - Heaven to a Tortured Mind (Warp)
  • Bob Dylan  - Rough and Rowdy Ways (Columbia)
  • Bob Mould  - Blue Hearts (Merge)
  • Avishai Cohen - Big Vicious (ECM)
  • Tame Impala - The Slow Rush (Interscope)
  • Damu The Fudgemunk - Ocean Bridges (Redefinition)
  • Soccer Mommy - color theory (Loma Vista)
  • Jessie Ware - What’s Your Pleasure? (EMI)
  • Angel Olsen  - Whole New Mess (Jagjaguwar)
  • Kandace Springs - The Women Who Raised Me (Universal)
  • Yelle - L’ere du Verseau (Recreation Center)
  • Sunny Jain - Wild Wild East (Smithsonian Folkways)
  • I Break Horses - Warnings (Bella Union)
  • Wire - Mind Hive (Pink Flag)
  • Katie Gately - Loom (Houndstooth)
  • Epiphoni Consort / Tim Reader - When Love Speaks: Choral Music by Owain Park (Delphian)
  • Kurt Elling - Secrets Are the Best Stories (Edition)
  • Róisín Murphy - Róisín Machine (Skint)
  • Sault - Untitled (Rise) (Forever Living Originals)
  • Makaya Mccraven - Universal Beings E&F Sides (International Anthem)
  • Prince Royce - Alter Ego (Sony)
  • Christian McBride - The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons (Mack Avenue)
  • Rina Sawayama - Sawayama (Dirty Hit)
  • Lianne La Havas - Lianne La Havas (Warner Brothers)
  • Maria Schneider Orchestra - Data Lords (Artistshare)
  • Joel Harrison - America At War (Sunnyside)
  • Shabaka & the Ancestors - We Are Sent Here by History (Impulse!)
  • AC/DC  - Power Up (Columbia)
  • Jay Electronica - A Written Testimony (Roc Nation)
  • Ambrose Akinmusire - On The Tender Spot Of Every Calloused Moment (Blue Note)
  • Gregg August - Dialogues On Race, Vol. 1 (Gregg August)
  • BC Camplight  - Shortly After Takeoff (Bella Union)
  • Deftones - Ohms (Reprise)
  • Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia (Warner Brothers)
  • Kylie Minogue  - DISCO (BMG)
  • Perfume Genius - Set My Heart on Fire Immediately (Matador)
  • Gregory Porter - All Rise (Blue Note)
  • Kurt Rosenwinkel Trio - Angels Around (Heartcore)
  • Joel Ross - Who Are You? (Blue Note)
  • Christian Sands - Be Water (Mack Avenue)
  • Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit - Reunions (Southeastern)
  • Hayey Williams - Petals for Armor (Atlantic)

Sparkle Motion

Sparkle Motion favorites 2020 (alphabetical by category)

CLASSICAL

  • Bertrand Chamayou - Good Night! (Erato)
  • Vox Clamantis & Jaan-Eik Tulve - Cyrillius Kreek: The Suspended Harp of Babel (ECM)
  • Eric Whitacre - The Sacred Veil (Signum)
  • JACK Quartet - Lines Made by Walking (Cold Blue)
  • Maria Schneider - Data Lords: The Digital World/Our Natural World (ArtistShare)
  • Patrick Yim - Memory: Works for Solo Violin (Navona)
  • Sarah Davachi - Cantus, Descant (LATE)
  • Tristan Perich & Douglas Perkins - Drift Multiply (New Amsterdam)
  • Vikingur Olafsson - Debussy – Rameau (Deutsche Grammophon)

SOUNDTRACK

  • William Tyler - Music from film First Cow (Merge)

COMPS

  • Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T-Rex (BMG)
  • Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983-1987 (Captured Tracks)

RE-ISSUES & RETROSPECTIVES

  • Maggi Payne  - Ahh-Ahh (Root Strata)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto - Hidari Ude No Yume [Left Handed Dream 1981] (WeWantSounds)
  • Ella Fitzgerald - Ella: The Lost Berlin Tapes (Live) 1962 (Verve)
  • Beverly Glenn-Copeland - Transmissions: The Music of Beverly Glenn-Copeland (Transgressive)

JAZZ/CREATIVE MUSIC

  • Alabaster Deplume - To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals, Vol. 1 (International Anthem)
  • Anna Hogberg Attack - Lena (Omlott)
  • Bill Frisell - Valentine (Blue Note)
  • Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow - Life Goes On (ECM)
  • Eric Revis - Slipknot Through a Looking Glass (Pyroclastic)
  • Fred Hersch - Songs from Home (Palmetto)
  • Jeff Parker - Suite for Max Brown (International Anthem)
  • Junk Magic - Compass Confusion (Pyroclastic)
  • Lafayette Gilchrest - Now (Lafayette Music)
  • Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl - Artlessly Falling (Firehouse 12)
  • Moses Boyd - Dark Matter (Exodus)
  • Nels Cline Singers - Share the Wealth (Blue Note)
  • Quin Kirchner - The Shadows and The Light (Astral Spirits)
  • Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra - Dimensional Stardust  (Nonesuch)
  • Susan Alcorn Quintet - Pedernal (Relative Pitch)
  • The Ed Palermo Big Band - The Great Un-American Songbook, Vol. III: Run For Your Life (Sky Cat)
  • Hugh Masekela & Tony Allen - Rejoice (World Circuit)

OTHER MUSIC WITH NO WORDS

  • Ana Roxanne - Because of a Flower (Kranky)
  • Kim Myhr - You Me (Hubro)
  • Grand Veymont - Persistance & Changement (Objet Disque)
  • Rival Consoles - Articulation (Erased Tapes)
  • Hoshina Anniversary - Odoriko (Alien Jams)
  • Nihiloxica - Kaloli (Crammed Discs)
  • Sam Prekop - Comma (Thrill Jockey)

THE REST

  • Adrienne Lenker - Songs & Instrumentals (4AD)
  • Aoife Nessa Frances - Land of No Junction (Basin Rock)
  • Deftones - Ohms (Reprise)
  • Einsturzende Neubauten - Alles in Allem (Potomak)
  • Fleet Foxes - Shore (Anti-)
  • Fontaines DC - A Hero’s Death (Partisan)
  • Frank Bey - All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
  • Frank Ene - No Longer (Empty Cellar)
  • Haley Williams - Petals for Armor I and II Eps (Atlantic)
  • Jackie Lynn - Jacqueline (Drag City)
  • Jeff Tweedy - Love Is The King (dBpm)
  • Jennifer Castle  - Monarch Season (Paradise of Bachelors)
  • Kacy & Clayton & Marlon Williams - Plastic Bouquet (New West)
  • Kate NV - Room for the Moon (RVNG INTL.)
  • Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song (Smalltown Supersound)
  • Leyla McCalla - Vari-colored songs: Tribute to Langston Hughes (Smithsonian Folkways)
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter - The Dirt and the Stars (Lambent Light)
  • Mountain Goats - Getting Into Knives (Merge)
  • Nicole Atkins - Italian Ice (Single Lock)
  • Ohmme - Fantasize Your Ghost  (Joyful Noise)
  • Owen Pallett - Island (Domino)
  • Perfume Genius - Set My Heart on Fire Immediately (Matador)
  • Protomartyr - Ultimate Success Today (Domino)
  • Sam Amidon  - Sam Amidon (Nonesuch)
  • The Mountain Goats - Getting Into Knives (Merge)
  • This is the Kit - Off Off ON (Rough Trade)
  • U.S. Girls - Heavy Light (4AD)
  • Wire - Mind Hive (Pink Flag)
  • Woods - Strange to Explain (Woodsist)
  • Wye Oak - No Horizon (Merge)

Suhnharini Vasahn Suundelehguntah

Suhnharini Vashan Suundelehguntah - Ten Terrific Releases or Reissues of 2020

  • Sam Burton - I Can Go With You (Tompkins Square)
  • Frank Ene - No Longer (Empty Cellar)
  • Green-House - Six Songs For Invisible Gardens (Leaving)
  • Kacey Johansing - No Better Time (Night Bloom)
  • The Moore Brothers - Autobiography (Unavailable)
  • Numün - Voyage Au Soleil (Musique Impossible)
  • Klaus Schønning - Lydglimt (Frederiksberg)
  • Wasnt Wisnt- In Stasis (self-released)
  • Chip Wickham - Blue To Red (Lovemonk)
  • Hiroshi Yoshimura - Green (Light In The Attic)