Top 100 Albums of the Month

May 2019

  1. Arp | Zebra (Mexican Summer)
  2. Matmos | Plastic Anniversary (Thrill Jockey)
  3. Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky | Droneflower (Sacred Bones)
  4. Shafiq Husayn | The Loop (Nature Sounds )
  5. Skyminds | Skyminds (Auasca)
  6. Neneh Cherry | Broken Politics (Smalltown Supersound)
  7. Ibibio Sound Machine | Doko Mien (Merge)
  8. Budos Band | V (Daptone)
  9. Various Artists | Pacific Breeze: Japanese City Pop, AOR And Boogie 1976-1986 (Light In The Attic)
  10. Altin Gun | Gece (ATO)
  11. Mekons | Deserted (Bloodshot)
  12. Lee Fields & The Expressions | It Rains Love (Big Crown)
  13. Chai | Punk (Burger)
  14. Alice Clark | Alice Clark (We Want Sounds)
  15. Ex Hex | It's Real (Merge)
  16. Lara Sarkissian | Disruption (Club Chai)
  17. Bleu Nuit | Le Jardin Des Memoires (Requiem Pour Un Twister)
  18. Third Coast Percussion | Perpetulum (Orange Mountain)
  19. Pearl Harbor and the Explosions | Pearl Harbor and the Explosions (Blixa)
  20. Nico Georis | Shirley Shirley Shirley! (Psychic Arts)
  21. Giuda | E.V.A. (Burger)
  22. Ulla Straus | Big Room (Quiet Time Tapes)
  23. Protomartyr | No Passion All Technique (Domino)
  24. Karen O & Danger Mouse | Lux Prima (BMG)
  25. Shana Cleveland | Night of the Worm Moon (Hardly Art)
  26. Coathangers | The Devil You Know (Suicide Squeeze)
  27. Mecca Normal | Brave New Waves Session (Artoffact)
  28. Kompromat | Traum Und Existenz (Citizen)
  29. Bibio | Ribbons (Warp)
  30. Weyes Blood | Titanic Rising (Sub Pop)
  31. Layale Chaker & Sarafand | Inner Rhyme (In A Circle)
  32. Solange | When I Get Home (Columbia)
  33. Emily Wells | This World is Too __ For You (Thesis Instinct)
  34. Wand | Laughing Matter (Drag City)
  35. Not Waving | Futuro (Music for the Waldorf Project)
  36. Ekiti Sound | Abeg No Vex (Crammed Disc)
  37. Houssam Gania | Mosawi Swiri (Hive Mind)
  38. Chris Cohen | Chris Cohen (Captured Tracks)
  39. Mountain Goats | In League With Dragons (Merge)
  40. Fat White Family | Serfs Up! (Domino)
  41. Girls On Grass | Dirty Power (September Gurl)
  42. Ceschi | Sad, Fat Luck (Fake Four Inc)
  43. Oscar and The Majestics | Rare & Unissued Cuts '64-'66 (BeatRocket)
  44. Frankie Cosmos | Haunted Items (Sub Pop)
  45. Pow! | Shift (Castle Face)
  46. Daddy Long Legs | Lowdown Ways (Yep Roc)
  47. Avey Tare | Cows on Hourglass Pond (Domino)
  48. Aldous Harding | Designer (4AD)
  49. Better Oblivion Community Center | Better Oblivion Community Center (Dead Oceans)
  50. Bells Atlas | The Mystic (Tender Loving Empire)
  51. Bloodshot Bill | Come Get Your Love Right Now (Goner)
  52. Light Conductor | Sequence One (Constellation)
  53. Drums | Brutalism (Anti-)
  54. Vernal Equinox | Autumn Sunset (Numero Group)
  55. Emancipator & 9 Theory | Cheeba Gold EP (Loci)
  56. Snowdrops | Manta Ray (Gizeh)
  57. Faust | Fresh Air (Bureau B)
  58. Sissy Spacek | Pitched Intervention (Bank Burner)
  59. Sons of Kemet | Your Queen Is A Reptile (Impulse)
  60. Cinematic Orchestra | To Believe (Ninja Tune)
  61. Electric Cows | Wheatfield Fuzz (Dub Ditch Picnic)
  62. Karyyn | The Quanta Series (Mute)
  63. Brutus | Nest (Hassle)
  64. Small Feet | With Psychic Powers (Barsuk)
  65. Foreign Resort | Outnumbered (Artoffact)
  66. 3 Leafs | Four Blind Men (Self Released)
  67. Lucinda Chua | Antidotes 1 (Awal)
  68. Patty Griffin | Patty Griffin (Songlines)
  69. These New Puritans | Inside The Rose (BMG)
  70. Kelly Finnigan | The Tales People Tell (Colemine)
  71. Spellling | Mazy Fly (Sacred Bones)
  72. Old Time Relijun | See Now and Know (K)
  73. J.S. Ondara | Tales of America (Verve)
  74. Betty Carter | The Music Never Stops (Blue Engine)
  75. Sonny & The Sunsets | Hairdressers From Heaven (Rocks In Your Head)
  76. E.T. Explore Me | Shine (Voodoo Rhythm)
  77. Deseos Primitivos | Existir (S/R)
  78. Cave Clove | Dollars To Tokens (S/R)
  79. Roksonaki | Dala (S/R)
  80. Fontaines DC | Dogrel (Partisan)
  81. Tacocat | This Mess Is Place (Sub Pop)
  82. Yann Tiersen | All (Mute)
  83. Jack Waterson | Adrian Younge Presents (Linear Labs)
  84. Charly Bliss | Young Enough (Barsuk)
  85. Blank Tapes | Candy (PIAPTK)
  86. Kendrick Scott Oracle | A Wall Becomes A Bridge (Blue Note)
  87. Reigning Sound | Abdication... For Your Love (Merge)
  88. Mdou Moctar | Ilana The Creator (Sahel Sounds)
  89. PROEM | Until Here For Years (n5MD/BMI)
  90. Michelle Blades | Visitor (Midnight Special)
  91. Fanclub | All The Same (S/R)
  92. Jackets | Queen of the Pill (Voodoo Rhythm)
  93. Mystery Lights | Too Much Tension (Wick)
  94. Big Thief | U.F.O.F. (4AD)
  95. Clinic | Wheeltappers And Shunters (Domino)
  96. Lukid | Drip (Arcola)
  97. Saba Alizadeh | Scattered Memories (Karlrecords)
  98. Kouta Katsutaro | Kouta Katsutaro (Death Is Not The End)
  99. Cucina Povera | Zoom (Night School)
  100. eX-Girl | The Crown of Dr. Keroninstein (Alternative Tentacles)