Top 100 Albums of the Month

October 2019

  1. King Tubby & Riley All Stars | Concrete Jungle Dub (Dub Store)
  2. Iggy Pop | Free (Loma Vista)
  3. Mort Garson | Mother Earth's Plantasia (Sacred Bones Records)
  4. Automatic | Signal (Stones Throw)
  5. Toshifumi Hinata | Broken Belief (Music From Memory)
  6. Salami Rose Joe Louis | Zdenka 2080 (Brainfeeder)
  7. Hillbilly Moon Explosion | The Sparky Sessions (Freedonia)
  8. Laurie Anderson, Choegyal Tenzin, & Jesse Paris | Songs From the Bardo (Smithsonian)
  9. Moon Duo | Stars Are the Light (Sacred Bones)
  10. New Pornographers | In the Morse Code of Brake Lights (Concord)
  11. Tinariwen | Amadjar (ANTI)
  12. Girl Band | The Talkies (Rough Trade)
  13. Sampa the Great | The Return (Ninja Tune)
  14. (Sandy) Alex G | House of Sugar (Domino)
  15. Various Artists | Sad About The Times (Anthology)
  16. Belle & Sebastian | Days of the Bagnold Summer (Matador)
  17. Various Artists | You're Not From Around Here (Numero Group)
  18. Matana Roberts | Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  19. Ezra Furman | Twelve Nudes (Bella Union)
  20. Jenny Hval | The Practice of Love (Sacred Bones)
  21. Lana Del Rey | Norman Fucking Rockwell (Universal)
  22. Bat For Lashes | Lost Girl (AWAL)
  23. Various Artists | Soul Slabs Vol.2 (Colemine)
  24. Kamaal Williams | The Return (Black Focus)
  25. Y La Bamba | Entre Los Dos (Tender Loving Empire)
  26. Subhumans | Crisis Point (Pirates Press)
  27. King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard | Infest The Rat's Nest (Flightless)
  28. Body Without Organs | Isis and Thoth (Dark Entries)
  29. Dax Pierson | Live in Oakland (Ratskin)
  30. Vivian Girls | Memory (Polyvinyl)
  31. Ikebe Shakedown | Kings Left Behind (Colemine Records)
  32. Jesca Hoop | Stonechild (Memphis Industries)
  33. Billie Eilish | When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Interscope)
  34. Pharmakon | Devour (Sacred Bones)
  35. Cup | Spinning Creature (Northern Spy)
  36. Bon Iver | i,i (JagJaguwar)
  37. Clairo | Immunity (Fader)
  38. Angel Olsen | All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar)
  39. Ceremony | In The Spirit World Now (Relapse)
  40. Lizzo | Cuz I Love You (Atlantic)
  41. Brittany Howard | Jaime (ATO)
  42. Prince | Originals (Warner Bros.)
  43. Klein | Lifetime (S/R)
  44. Julia Jacklin | Crushing (Polyvinyl)
  45. Black Belt Eagle Scout | At The Party With My Brown Friends (Saddle Creek)
  46. Jay Som | Anak Ko (Polyvinyl)
  47. Various Artists | Night City Life (Spacetalk Records)
  48. Various Artists | Strut My Stuff: Obscure Country and Hillbilly Boppers (Modern Harmonic)
  49. Dave Hamilton's Raw Detroit Gospel | Sacred Sounds: 1969-1974 (Kent Soul)
  50. Helm | Chemical Flowers (Pan)
  51. Healers | Time is a Vulture that is Always Circling/ Street Sweeping (Black Mold Tapes/ Dumpster Fire)
  52. Orchin | Serene (Terrible)
  53. Lee Hazlewood | 400 Miles from LA (Light in the Attic)
  54. Black Marble | Bigger Than Life (Sacred Bones)
  55. TK & the Holy Know-Nothings | Arguably OK (Mama Bird)
  56. Dego | Too Much (2000 Black)
  57. Charli XCX | Charli (Asylum)
  58. Lightning Bolt | Sonic Citadel (Thrill Jockey)
  59. Alexander Noice | Noice (Orenda records)
  60. On Drugs | Uckhole Futah (Postmark)
  61. Felicia Atkinson | The Flower and the Vessel (Shelter Press)
  62. Olivia Jean | Night Owl (Third Man)
  63. J. Pavone String Ensemble | Brick and Mortar (Birdwatcher)
  64. Metz | Automat (Sub Pop)
  65. Thee Oh Sees | Face Stabber (Castle Face)
  66. Jefre Cantu-Ledesma | Tracing Back the Radiance (Mexican Summer)
  67. Hiss Golden Messenger | Terms of Surrender (Merge)
  68. Remulak | One (Village Live)
  69. Dude York | Falling (Hardly Art)
  70. Various Artists | Outro Tempo II: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1984-1996 (Music From Memory)
  71. Chastity Belt | Chastity Belt (Hardly Art)
  72. Meernaa | Heart Hunger (Native Cat)
  73. Trash Kit | Horizon (Upset the Rhythm)
  74. Playdate | Manitoulin Tapes (Seance Centre)
  75. Laurence Pike | Holy Spring (Leaf)
  76. Kali Malone | The Sacrificial Code (iDeal Recordings)
  77. Julie Coker | A Life In The Limelight (Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife 1976-1981) (Kalita Records)
  78. LBB | Popped Music (Iron Lung)
  79. Mountain Man | Mountain Man Sings John Denver (Nonesuch)
  80. Breathe Blow Burn | Breathe Blow Burn (Super Invincible)
  81. Dawn Riding | Last Spring (Long Road Society)
  82. Alan Lorber Orchestra | The Lotus Palace (Modern Harmonic)
  83. Divino Niño | Foam (Winspear)
  84. Dillon | The Tails of Lobsterdamus (Full Plate)
  85. HTRK | Venus in Leo (Ghostly International)
  86. Dry Cleaning | Sweet Princess (S/R)
  87. Blood Orange | Angel's Pulse (Domino)
  88. Bobby Tenderloin Universe | The Bobby Tenderloin Universe (Keeping On)
  89. SUSS | High Line (Northern Spy)
  90. Red River Dialect | Abundance Welcoming Ghosts (Paradise of Bachelors)
  91. Siggi String Quartet | South of the Circle (Sono Luminus)
  92. Lady Lark | Permission (Rinse & Repeat)
  93. Norm Chambers | Air Example (Love All Day)
  94. CTMF | Brave Protector (Damaged Good/Burger)
  95. Bedouine | Bird Songs of a Killjoy (Spacebomb)
  96. Dean Hurley | Anthology Resource Vol. 2: Philosophy of Beyond (Sacred Bones Records)
  97. Flaming Lips | King's Mouth: Music and Songs (Warner)
  98. Alicia Olatuja | Intuition: Songs from the Minds of Women (Resilience Music Alliance)
  99. Dream Syndicate | These Times (Anti)
  100. Christelle Bofale | Swim Team (Father/Daughter)