Top 100 Albums of the Month

November 2017

  1. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith | The Kid (Western Vinyl)
  2. Colleen | A Flame My Love a Frequency (Thrill Jockey)
  3. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile | Lotta Sea Lice (Matador)
  4. Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters | Carry Fire (Nonesuch )
  5. Jazz Spastiks | Scratch & Sniff (Jazz Plastik)
  6. King Krule | The Ooz (True Panther Sounds)
  7. Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids | We All Be Africans (IK7)
  8. John Carpenter | Anthology (Movie Themes from 1974-1998) (Sacred Bones)
  9. St. Vincent | Masseduction (Loma Vista)
  10. Lee "Scratch" Perry & Subatomic Sound System | Super Ape Returns to Conquer (Subatomic Sound)
  11. La Misa Negra | La Misa Negra (Nam Entertainment)
  12. Flat Worms | Flat Worms (Castle Face)
  13. Secret Pyramid | Two Shadows Collide (Ba Da Bing)
  14. Neil Young | Hitchhiker (Reprise)
  15. Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Luciferian Towers (CST)
  16. Esmerine | Mechanics of Dominion (Constellation)
  17. Ka Baird & John Saint-Pelvyn | Five Years Inside the Sun (Tools in Common)
  18. Wailin' Jennys | Fifteen (True North)
  19. Bully | Losing (Sub Pop)
  20. Curtis Harding | Face Your Fear (Epitaph)
  21. John Maus | Screen Memories (Ribbon Music)
  22. Kacy & Clayton | The Siren's Song (New West)
  23. Makthaverskan | III (Run for Cover)
  24. Midori Takada and Masahiko Satoh | Lunar Cruise (Epic)
  25. Kelela | Take Me Apart (Warp)
  26. Glen Porter | Mr. Vampire and the Deadly Walkers (The Content)
  27. Alvvays | Antisocialites (Polyvinyl)
  28. Downtown Boys | Cost of Living (Sub Pop)
  29. Ikebe Shakedown | The Way Home (Colemine)
  30. Remulak | Earth (Village Life)
  31. Dream Syndicate | How Did I Find Myself Here? (Anti-)
  32. R.L. Boyce | Roll and Tumble (Waxploitation)
  33. Giraffage | Too Real (P&C Counter)
  34. Claude Lombard | Chante (SOMMOR)
  35. Golden Retriever | Rotations (Thrill Jockey Records)
  36. Myrkur | Mareridt (Relapse)
  37. Ariwo | Ariwo (Manana)
  38. Mr. Lif & Brass Menazeri | Resilient (Waxsimile Porductions)
  39. Soundtrack | Twin Peaks: Music From The Limited Event Series (Rhino)
  40. Phoebe Bridgers | Stranger in the Alps (Dead Oceans)
  41. C.L.A.W.S. | Stygian Morass (Left Hand Path)
  42. Orb | Naturality (Castle Face)
  43. Ensemble, et al | The Slow Reveal (Imaginator)
  44. Kevin Fisher | Beer Me (37)
  45. Various Artists | Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist's Colombian Crates Remixed (Beats of All-Nations)
  46. Los Jaloguines | Trik-o-Tri (Discos Mas)
  47. Side Eyes | So Sick (In The Red )
  48. Protomartyr | Relatives in Descent (Domino)
  49. Open Mike Eagle | Brick Body Kids Still Daydream (Mello Music Group)
  50. Chicago Afrobeat Project Ft. Tony Allen | What Goes Up (S/R)
  51. Bye Bye Blackbirds | Take Out the Poison (S/R)
  52. Ani DiFranco | Binary (Righteous Babe)
  53. Cut Copy | Haiku From Zero (Astralwerks)
  54. Abronia | Obsidian Visions / Shadowed Lands (Water Wing)
  55. Tony Allen | The Source (Blue Note)
  56. Neutrals | Promotional Compact Disk (SIR)
  57. Various Artists | Off The Hip Garage Sampler (Off The Hip)
  58. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings | Soul of a Woman (Daptone Recording Co.)
  59. Sextile | Albeit Living (Felte)
  60. Bombay Royale | Run Kitty Run (Hopestreet)
  61. Clientele | Music for the Age of Miracles (Merge)
  62. Gogol Bordello | Seekers and Finders (Cooking Vinyl )
  63. Bette Smith | Jetlagger (Big Legal Mess Records)
  64. Jordan Rakei | Wallflower (Ninja Tune)
  65. Figub Brazlevic | 4x4 Palestine Jeep Beats (Krekpek)
  66. Sound of Ceres | The Twin (Joyful Noise)
  67. Gel Set | Body Copy (Terrorbird)
  68. Noaccordion | Gurukula (S/R)
  69. Dale Watson and Ray Benson | Dale & Ray (Ameripolitan)
  70. Proto Idiot | Leisure Opportunity (Slovenly)
  71. Bru Lei | Selfie (Public School)
  72. Primus | The Desaturating Seven (ATO)
  73. Horrors | V (Wolf Tone)
  74. Mathew Shipp, Michael Bisio | Live in Seattle (Arena Jazz)
  75. Chad Vangaalen | Light Information (Sub Pop)
  76. Selwyn Birchwood | Pick Your Poison (Alligator)
  77. Billy Jones Band | Funky Blues & Southern Soul Volume 1 (Sony)
  78. Slender Loris | Two Parts Helium (Edgetone )
  79. LCD Soundsystem | American Dream (DFA)
  80. Collision Stories | Those Missing Will Complete Us (Public Eyesore)
  81. Girl Ray | Earl Grey (Moshi Moshi)
  82. Texas Gentlemen | TX Jelly (New West)
  83. Lomelda | Thx (Double Double Whammy)
  84. Omni | Multi-Task (Trouble In Mind)
  85. Drab Majesty | The Demonstration (Dais)
  86. Escape-ism | Introduction to Escape-ism (Merge)
  87. EMA | Exile in the Outer Ring (City Slang)
  88. National | Sleep Well Beast (4AD)
  89. Leti Garza | El Unico Para Mi (S/R)
  90. Mattiel | Mattiel (Burger)
  91. Various Artists | A Tribute to John D. Loudermilk (Gamble Productions)
  92. Cornelius | Mellow Waves (Rostrum)
  93. Redd Kross | Hot Issue (Bang)
  94. Katayoun Goudarzi, Shujaat Khan, Tim Ries, Kevin Hays | Will You? (Tames Records)
  95. Various Artists | Hadley Murrell Presents Funk You (HDM)
  96. Ariel Pink | Dedicated to Bobby Jameson (Kemado)
  97. Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls | Four Lost Souls (Bloodshot)
  98. Boogat | San Cristobal Baile Inn (Maisonnette)
  99. Ursula 1000 | Galleria (Insect Queen)
  100. Antibalas | Where The Gods Are In Peace (Daptone)