TOP 30

  1. FAITH HEALER*  Try ;-) (Mint)
  2. MARGRET*   The Most Fun That Two People Can Have Together (Egg Paper Factory)
  3. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  4. RICHARD LAVIOLETTE*   Taking The Long Way Home (You've Changed)
  5. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  6. AUSTRA*   Future Politics (Pink Fizz)
  7. CRAIG PEDERSEN QUINTET*   Approaching the Absence of Doing (Mystery & Wonder)
  8. BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE*   Hug of Thunder (Arts & Crafts)
  9. BONNIE TRASH*   Ezzelini's Dead (Self-Released)
  10. KANE STRANG   Two Hearts and No Brain (Dead Oceans)
  11. CANAILLES*   Backflips (Grosse Boite)
  12. CAMILLE DELEAN*   Music On The Grey Mile (Self-Released)
  13. SUDAN ARCHIVES   Sudan Archives (Stones Throw)
  14. JEN CLOHER   Jen Cloher (Milk)
  15. DELILUH*   Day Catcher (Raw Materials)
  16. WILLIAM PARKER QUARTETS   Meditation/Reflection (AUM Fidelity)
  17. HOUSE AND LAND   House and Land (Thrill Jockey)
  18. WASHED OUT   Mister Mellow (Arts & Crafts)
  19. BIG THIEF*   Capacity (Saddle Creek)
  20. MAC DEMARCO*   This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)
  21. ALANNA GURR AND THE GREATEST STATE*   Stand Still (Missed Connection)
  22. GUIDED BY VOICES   How Do You Spell Heaven (Guided By Voices, Inc. (GBV))
  23. TEENANGER*   Teenager (Telephone Explosion)
  24. MOON KING*   HamTramck '16 (Arbutus)
  25. THE BURN INS*   Start a Fire (Self-Released)
  26. TORO Y MOI   Boo Boo (Carpark)
  27. DAPHNI*   Fabriclive 93 (Fabric)
  28. ARCADE FIRE*   Everything Now (Sony Music)
  29. KELLEY STOLTZ   Que Aura (Castle Face)
  30. OLAFUR ARNALDS   Eulogy for Evolution 2017 (Remastered 10th Anniversary Edition) (Erased Tapes)

Electronic

  1. AUSTRA*   Future Politics (Pink Fizz)
  2. SUDAN ARCHIVES   Sudan Archives (Stones Throw)
  3. WASHED OUT   Mister Mellow (Arts & Crafts)
  4. MOON KING*   HamTramck '16 (Arbutus)
  5. TORO Y MOI   Boo Boo (Carpark)
  6. DAPHNI*   Fabriclive 93 (Fabric)
  7. HOLY FUCK*   Bird Brains EP (Innovative Leisure)
  8. ELWD   All Good Things (Bad Taste)
  9. FOONYAP*   Apropos (Self-Released)
  10. AUXX   23/09 (Urbnet)

Jazz & Experimental

  1. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  2. CRAIG PEDERSEN QUINTET*   Approaching the Absence of Doing (Mystery & Wonder)
  3. WILLIAM PARKER QUARTETS   Meditation/Reflection (AUM Fidelity)
  4. TYSHAWN SOREY   Verisimilitude (Pi)
  5. DAVID S. WARE TRIO   Live In New York, 2010 (AUM Fidelity)
  6. PARIS COMBO   Tako Tsubo (Ta-Dah Music)
  7. BRAD CHEESEMAN*   The Tide Turns (Self-Released)
  8. THUNDERCAT   Drunk (Brainfeeder)
  9. JAIMIE BRANCH   Fly or Die (International Anthem)
  10. AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE   A Rift In Decorum: Live At the Village Vanguard (Blue Note)

Loud

  1. TEENANGER*   Teenager (Telephone Explosion)
  2. NINJASPY*   Sp√ľken (Self-Released)
  3. GUERILLA TOSS   GT Ultra (DFA)
  4. DRAGONFORCE   Reaching Into Infinity (special edition) (Metal Blade)
  5. SLATES*   Summery (New Damage)
  6. NEEDLES//PINS*   Goodnight, Tomorrow (Mint)
  7. EX EYE*   Ex Eye (Relapse)
  8. CELLOS*   The Great Leap Backward (Self-Released)
  9. TRASH BAG/SIKES   Split (Get Hip)
  10. ATRIARCH   Dead As Truth (Relapse)

Folk/Roots/Blues

  1. RICHARD LAVIOLETTE*   Taking The Long Way Home (You've Changed)
  2. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  3. CANAILLES*   Backflips (Grosse Boite)
  4. CAMILLE DELEAN*   Music On The Grey Mile (Self-Released)
  5. HOUSE AND LAND   House and Land (Thrill Jockey)
  6. ALANNA GURR AND THE GREATEST STATE*   Stand Still (Missed Connection)
  7. THE BURN INS*   Start a Fire (Self-Released)
  8. SARAH JANE SCOUTEN*   When the Bloom Falls from the Rose (Light Organ)
  9. RICK ESTRIN AND THE NIGHT CATS   Groovin? In Greaseland (Alligator)
  10. THE EISENHAUERS*   The Road We Once Knew (Black Hen)