TOP 30

  1. DO MAKE SAY THINK*   Stubborn Persistent Illusions (Constellation)
  2. STEVE COLEMAN'S NATAL ECLIPSE   Morphogenisis (Pi)
  3. LAND OF TALK*   Life After Youth (Dine Alone)
  4. JOHN KAMEEL FARAH*   Time Sketches (Neue Meister)
  5. VARIOUS*   Fixture Records 5 (Fixture)
  6. BEGONIA*   Lady In Mind (Self-Released)
  7. TEENANGER*   Teenager (Telephone Explosion)
  8. WILLIAM PARKER QUARTET   Meditation/Reflection (AUM Fidelity)
  9. ALANNA GURR AND THE GREATEST STATE*   Stand Still (Missed Connection)
  10. DANIEL CAESAR*   Get You EP (Self-Released)
  11. SARAH JANE SCOUTEN*   When the Bloom Falls from the Rose (Light Organ)
  12. BERNICE*   Puff EP (Arts & Crafts)
  13. FLEET FOXES   Crack-Up (Sub Pop)
  14. TOPS*   Sugar at the Gate (Arbutus)
  15. PALM   Shadow Expert (Carpark)
  16. BLIMP ROCK*   Soap Opera (Self-Released)
  17. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  18. CATHERINE LEDUC*   Un bras de distance avec le soleil (Grosse Boite)
  19. BONNIE TRASH*   Ezzelini's Dead (Self-Released)
  20. HOUSE AND LAND   House and Land (Thrill Jockey)
  21. BRAD DE ROO*   Brad de Roo's Lonely Party (Self-Released)
  22. SHE-DEVILS*   She-Devils (Arbutus)
  23. MAC DEMARCO*   This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)
  24. CIVIL WRAY*   Civil Wray (Self-Released)
  25. INNES WILSON*   Bedford Hills EP (Out Of Sound)
  26. BIG THIEF*   Capacity (Saddle Creek)
  27. GUERILLA TOSS   GT Ultra (DFA)
  28. RADIOHEAD   OKNOTOK 1997-2017 (XL Recordings)
  29. JESSICA HERNANDEZ AND THE DELTAS   Telephone (Instant Records)
  30. WASHED OUT   Mister Mellow (Stones Throw)

Jazz & Experimental

  1. STEVE COLEMAN'S NATAL ECLIPSE   Morphogenisis (Pi)
  2. WILLIAM PARKER QUARTET   Meditation/Reflection (AUM Fidelity)
  3. ANDY HAAS*   Taballah II (Resonant Music)
  4. DAVID S. WARE TRIO   Live In New York, 2010 (AUM Fidelity)
  5. JAIMIE BRANCH   Fly or Die (International Anthem)
  6. AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE   A Rift In Decorum: Live At the Village Vanguard (Blue Note)
  7. NICHOLAS PAYTON   Afro-Caribbean Mixtape (Self-Released)
  8. STEVE KIRBY OCEANIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA*   All Over The Map (Head In The Sand)
  9. HARRIS EISENSTADT*   Recent Developments (Songlines)
  10. DICKEY/MANERI/SHIPP   Vessel in Orbit (AUM Fidelity)

Loud

  1. GUERILLA TOSS   GT Ultra (DFA)
  2. NINJASPY*   Sp√ľken (Self-Released)
  3. THE SHIVERETTES*   Dead Men Can't Cat Call (Transistor 66)
  4. DRAGONFORCE   Reaching Into Infinity (special edition) (Metal Blade)
  5. ROYAL THUNDER   Wick (Spinefarm)
  6. COME BACK BARBARA*   Shark Week (Self-Released)
  7. EX EYE*   Ex Eye (Relapse)
  8. PRIORS*   Priors (Pentagon Black)
  9. SKALDIC*   Forest Of The North (Self-Released)
  10. PEREGRINE FALLS*   Peregrine Falls (Drip Audio)

Folk/Roots/Blues

  1. ALANNA GURR AND THE GREATEST STATE*   Stand Still (Missed Connection)
  2. SARAH JANE SCOUTEN*   When the Bloom Falls from the Rose (Light Organ)
  3. BLIMP ROCK*   Soap Opera (Self-Released)
  4. HOUSE AND LAND   House and Land (Thrill Jockey)
  5. ALEJANDRA RIBERA*   This Island (Pheromone)
  6. THE CASH BOX KINGS   Royal Mint (Alligator)
  7. RON LEARY   Tobacco Fields (Bootbrush Music)
  8. CASATI*   There Will Be Days (Self-Released)
  9. DANIEL ROMANO*   Modern Pressure (You've Changed)
  10. BOB KEELAGHAN AND MUERTE PAN ALLEY*   The Soundtrack to Intersection & music for Inside the Ku Klux Klan (Shoutin' Abner Pim)