Top 100 Albums of the Month

October 2018

  1. Low | Double Negative (Sub Pop)
  2. Blood Orange | Negro Swan (Domino)
  3. Sha La Das | Love in the Wind (Dunham)
  4. Aki Kumar | Hindi Man Blues (Little Village Foundation)
  5. Aphex Twin | Collapse EP (Warp)
  6. Debutantes | The Debutantes (Beat Rocket)
  7. Exploded View | Obey (Sac Bones)
  8. Mavis Staples | If All I Was Was Black (Anti-)
  9. Goon Sax | We're Not Talking (Wichita)
  10. Tirzah | Devotion (Domino)
  11. Beak> | >>> (Invada)
  12. Less Bells | Solifuge (Kranky)
  13. Mudhoney | Digital Garbage (Sub Pop)
  14. Kikagaku Moyo | Masana Temples (Guruguru Brain)
  15. Anna Calvi | Hunter (AAA)
  16. Cat Power | Wanderer (Domino)
  17. John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  18. Beths | Future Me Hates Me (CarPark)
  19. Oakland Elementary School Arkestra | Saga of Padani (Modern Harmonic)
  20. Bodega | Endless Scroll (What's Your Rupture?)
  21. Sarah Davachi | Gave In Rest (Ba Da Bing)
  22. Ross from Friends | Family Portrait (Brainfeeder)
  23. Mitski | Be The Cowboy (Dead Oceans)
  24. Oh Sees | Smote Reverser (Castle Face)
  25. Swamp Dogg | Love, Loss, and Auto-tune (Joyful Noise)
  26. Chai | Pink (Burger)
  27. Barbiana Complex | Glamour of Evil (Dr. Chill Bones)
  28. Various Artists | Synthpunk Fanzine (Razorcake)
  29. Joan Jett And The BlackHearts | Fresh Start (Blackheart)
  30. Send Medicine | Mermaids on the Verandah (Honey House)
  31. Don the Tiger | Matanzas (Crammed Discs)
  32. Escape-ism | The Lost Record (Merge)
  33. Gwenifer Raymond | You Never Were Much of a Dancer (Tompkins Square)
  34. Glitter Wizard | Hollow Earth Tour (Heavy Psych Sounds)
  35. Fucked Up | Dose Your Dreams (Merge)
  36. Nostrum Grocers | Nostrum Grocers (Ruby Yacht)
  37. Dirty Projectors | Lamp Lit Prose (Domino)
  38. Culture Abuse | Bay Dream (Epitaph)
  39. Spiritualized | And Nothing Hurt (Fat Possum)
  40. Grimskunk | Unreason in the Age of Madness (Indica)
  41. Whateverglades | Knock Knock (No Egrets)
  42. Potatohead People | Nick & Astro's Guide to the Galaxy (Bastard Jazz)
  43. Marta Brankovich | Black Swan of Piano (Navona)
  44. Lower Self | Lower Self (S/R )
  45. Electric Citizen | Helltown (RidingEasy)
  46. Jonathan Richman | SA (Blue Arrow)
  47. Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore | Downey To Lubbock (Yep Roc)
  48. Advance Base | Animal Companionship (Run for Cover)
  49. Melbreeze | Animazonia (Blue Canoe)
  50. Allen Ravenstine | Waiting for the Bomb (ReR AR2)
  51. Illuminati Hotties | Kiss Yr Frenemies (Tiny Engines)
  52. Primo! | Amici (S/R)
  53. Brandon Coleman | Resistance (Brainfeeder)
  54. Shy Boys | Bell House (Polyvinyl)
  55. Kev Brown | Homework (Redefinition)
  56. Hot Pepper | Spanglish Movement (Guerssen)
  57. Instant Music | Instant Music (Dark Entries)
  58. V/A | King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller (BMG)
  59. Peace To Mateo | Some Strange Reason (Young Heavy Souls)
  60. Dean Spunt | EE HEAD (Radical Documents)
  61. Metric | Art Of Doubt (MMI/Crystal Math)
  62. Midnight Hour | The Midnight Hour (Linear Labs)
  63. Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis | Wild! Wild! Wild! (Bloodshot)
  64. Dorian Concept | The Nature of Imitation (Brainfeeder)
  65. Motoko and Myers | Basis Key (S/R)
  66. Yoko Ono | Warzone (Chimera)
  67. Gunter Schlienz | Collage Tristes (Was Ist Das?)
  68. Rio Mira | Marimba Del Pacifico (AYA)
  69. Tapes and Tubes | Retroactive (S/R)
  70. Shannon Shaw | Shannon In Nashville (Easy Eye Sound)
  71. Death Wheelers | I Tread On Your Grave (RidingEasy)
  72. Andrew Bernstein | An Exploded View of Time (Hausu Mountain)
  73. Waxahatchee | Great Thunder (Merge)
  74. Motrik | Safety Copy (Jealous Butcher)
  75. Underworld & Iggy Pop | Teatime Dub Encounters (Caroline)
  76. Tommy and the Commies | Here Come Tommy and the Commies! (Slovenly)
  77. Body/Head | The Switch (Matador)
  78. Bad Luck | Four (Origin)
  79. Gordon Hellegers | Nyanaje (S/R)
  80. Viewer | True Friend (Feeding Tube)
  81. Roy Montgomery | Suffuse (Grapefruit)
  82. Death and the Maiden | Wisteria (Fishrider)
  83. Wishbone Ash | Raw to the Bone (Lemon)
  84. Ben Pirani | How Do I Talk to My Brother? (Colemine)
  85. Iron and Wine | Weed Garden (Sub Pop)
  86. Lumerians | Call of the Void (Fuzz Club)
  87. Emma Ruth Rundle | On Dark Horses (Sargent House)
  88. Molly Burch | First Flower (Captured Tracks)
  89. Brooke Annibale | Hold To The Light (S/R)
  90. LFZ | Name Plus Focus (Castle Face)
  91. Interpol | Marauder (Matador)
  92. Serpentwithfeet | Soil (Secretly Canadian)
  93. Clairo | diary 001 (FADER)
  94. Astronauts, Etc. | Living in Symbol (Company)
  95. Deaf Wish | Lithium Zion (Sub Pop)
  96. Warm Drag | Warm Drag (In The Red)
  97. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio | Live at KEXP! (Colemine)
  98. Tanukichan | Sundays (Company)
  99. IDLES | Joy As An Act Of Resistance (Partisan)
  100. Eris 136199 | Eris 136199 (Buster and Friends)