Top 100 Albums of the Month

December 2019

  1. Various Artists | Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of Funky Lagos (Strut)
  2. Negativland | True False (Seeland)
  3. Big Thief | Two Hands (4AD)
  4. FKA Twigs | Magdalene (Young Turks Recordings)
  5. Carla dal Forno | Look Up Sharp (Kallista Records)
  6. Battles | Juice B Crypts (Warp)
  7. Devendra Banhart | Ma (Nonesuch Records)
  8. Various Artists | No Other Love: Midwest Gospel [1965-1978] ()
  9. Lee "Scratch" Perry | Rootz Reggae Dub (Megawave)
  10. Ikebe Shakedown | Kings Left Behind (Colemine Records)
  11. Floating Points | Crush (Ninja Tune)
  12. Steve Hauschildt | Nonlin (Ghostly International)
  13. Chromatics | Closer To Grey (Italians Do It Better)
  14. Moon Duo | Stars Are the Light (Sacred Bones)
  15. Various Artists | Blues Christmas (Putumayo)
  16. Angel Olsen | All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar)
  17. Danny Brown | Uknowhatimsayin? (Warp)
  18. Various Artists | You're Not From Around Here (Numero Group)
  19. Sudan Archives | Athena (Stones Throw)
  20. Acid Arab | JDID (Crammed Discs)
  21. Hayes Carll | What It Is (Dualtone)
  22. Various Artists | Sad About The Times (Anthology)
  23. Land of Kush | Sand Enigma (Constellation)
  24. Boy Scouts | Free Company (Anti-)
  25. Bastarda | Ars Moriendi (Time Released Sound)
  26. Swans | Leaving Meaning (Young God)
  27. Brittany Howard | Jaime (ATO)
  28. Lapalux | Amnioverse (Brainfeeder)
  29. Bongo Hop, The | Satingarona Pt 2 (Underdog)
  30. Kacy & Clayton | Carrying On (New West)
  31. Afro-Blue Persuasion | Live at Haight Levels: Volume Two (Mo-Jazz)
  32. Tyler, the Creator | IGOR (Columbia)
  33. Flørist | 4 Letter Word (The Trilogy Tapes)
  34. Amendola vs. Blades | Everybody Wins (Royal Potato Family)
  35. Pop Group | Y (Mute)
  36. Willie Nelson | Ride Me Back Home (Legacy)
  37. Midnite Snaxxx | Music Inside (Slovenly)
  38. Angel Bat Dawid | The Oracle (International Anthem)
  39. Angelique Kidjo | Celia (Decca)
  40. Sofie Birch | Island Alchemy (Constellation Tatsu)
  41. L'Orange & Jeremiah Jae | Complicate Your Life With Violence (Mello Music Group)
  42. Dakh Daughters | Air (S/R)
  43. (Sandy) Alex G | House of Sugar (Domino)
  44. Saariselka | The Ground Our Sky (Temporary Residence)
  45. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib | Bandana (Keep Cool/RCA)
  46. Teebs | Anicca (Brainfeeder)
  47. Inoyama Land | Commissions: 1977-2000 (Empire of Signs)
  48. Blues Lawyer | Something Different (Mt St Mtn)
  49. The Good Ones | RWANDA, you should be loved (Anti)
  50. Corbo | Quatro Treses (Chewing Foil)
  51. Dax Pierson | Live in Oakland (Ratskin)
  52. Bodega | Shiny New Model (What's Your Rupture?)
  53. Magnapop | The Circle Is Round (hhbtm records)
  54. Jaimie Branch | Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise (International Anthem)
  55. WaqWaq Kingdom | Essaka Hoisa (Phantom Limb)
  56. V/A | The Time For Peace Is Now: Gospel Music About Us (Luaka Bop)
  57. Lake Mary & the Ranch Family Band | Sun Dogs (Full Spectrum)
  58. Bat For Lashes | Lost Girl (AWAL)
  59. Matana Roberts | Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis (Constellation)
  60. Lisa Prank | Perfect Love Song (Father/Daughter Records)
  61. Allah-Las | LAHS (Mexican Summer)
  62. Nicholas Payton | Relaxin' with Nick (Smoke Sessions Records)
  63. Vagabon | Vagabon (Nonesuch)
  64. Shintaro Sakamoto | Boat (Zelone Records)
  65. Deradoorian | Disembodied Improvisations Vol 1 (Self Released)
  66. Jason Calhoun | Practice (Lily Tapes & Discs)
  67. Alessandro Cortini | Volume Massimo (Mute)
  68. Somesurprises | Somesurprises (Drawing Room)
  69. Santana | Africa Speaks (Concord)
  70. Jennie Oh Brown, Carter Pann, & Friends | Giantess (Innova)
  71. Black Marble | Bigger Than Life (Sacred Bones)
  72. Brother Ali | Secrets & Escapes (Rhymesayers)
  73. Zamilska | Uncovered (Untuned)
  74. Adrian Belew | Pop Sided (S/R)
  75. Tawiah | Starts Again (First World)
  76. Various Artists | 4 Down (DEEK)
  77. Olivia Jean | Night Owl (Third Man)
  78. Dry Cleaning | Sweet Princess (S/R)
  79. Automatic | Signal (Stones Throw)
  80. Lana Del Rey | Norman Fucking Rockwell (Universal)
  81. Kazu | Adult Baby (Adult Baby Records)
  82. Girl Band | The Talkies (Rough Trade)
  83. Belle & Sebastian | Days of the Bagnold Summer (Matador)
  84. Lightning Bolt | Sonic Citadel (Thrill Jockey)
  85. Guerilla Toss | What Would the Odd Do? (NNA )
  86. Telefon Tel Aviv | Dreams Are Not Enough (Ghostly)
  87. ESSi | Vital Creatures (Ramp Local)
  88. Neal Francis | Changes (Karma Chief)
  89. Cigarettes After Sex | Cry (Partisan Records)
  90. Edna Vazquez with Pink Martini | Besame Mucho (Heinz)
  91. Invalid Sisters | Invalid Sisters (Youuoy Records)
  92. Mathieu Vanasse | Archipel (Innova)
  93. Kate Vargas | For The Wolfish & Wandering (Little Maniac Music)
  94. Various Artists | Putomayo Presents: Paris Cafe (Putomayo)
  95. Musica Esporadica | Musica Esporadica (Music from Memory)
  96. Burial | Tunes 2011-2019 (Hyperdub)
  97. Various Artists | Cairo Concepts (Phil Battiekh)
  98. Los Wembler's de Iquitos | Vision del Ayahuasca (Barbes)
  99. Prince | 1999 Super Deluxe (Warner)
  100. Gang Starr | One of the Best Yet (Gang Starr Enterprises)