Top 30 for week ending Jan 6 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Grass Panther Vignette self-released
2 Lucy Dacus No Burden EggHunt / Matador
3 C.A.M.P.O.S. Miracles & Criminals Peace & Rhythm
4 Pete Curry Night Logic Crystal Pistol
5 Pete Curry Doin’ Nothin’ Crystal Pistol
6 Laura Mvula The Dreaming Room RCA
7 Goat Requiem Sub Pop
8 Jayhawks Paging Mr. Proust Thirty Tigers
9 Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate Polydor / Interscope
10 Frank Ocean Blonde Boys Don’t Cry
11 Kadhja Bonet The Visitor Fat Possum
12 Brookzill! Throwback to the Future Tommy Boy Entertainment, LLC
13 Wimps The Wimps Bad Grrrl
14 Positive No Reinvent the Space [single] Little Black Cloud
15 Lightfields Feelings self-released
16 Way, Shape, or Form Elseware self-released
17 Nouvelle Vague I Could Be Happy Kwaidan / !K7
18 Ryan Adams Do You Still Love Me? [single] PAX-AM / Blue Note
19 Cat-Iron Cat-Iron Sings Blues and Hymns [reissue] Exit Stencil / Smithsonian Folkways
20 Lou Barlow Apocalypse Fetish Joyful Noise
21 Kristin Hersh Wyatt at the Coyote Palace Omnibus Press
22 American Monoxide Web Content American Monoxide
23 Allen Tate Sleepwalker Votiv
24 Surfer Blood Six Flags in F or G [single] Joyful Noise
25 xx On Hold [single] Young Turks
26 Lettuce Mt. Crushmore self-released
27 TOY Clear Shot Heavenly / PIAS
28 Lady Wray Queen Alone Big Crown
29 C Duncan Midnight Sun FatCat
30 Hooton Tennis Club Big Box of Chocolates Heavenly / PIAS

7 January 7th, 2017

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Top 30 for Dec 12-18 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Imaginary Sons Don’t Impress Me Bossy Lil’ Thing
2 Young Scum Zona Citrus City
3 Grass Panther Vignette self-released
4 Clair Morgan New Lions & the Not-Good Night EggHunt
5 Way, Shape or Form Elseware self-released
6 Camp Howard Camp Howard Citrus City / Bad Grrrl / Crystal Pistol
7 Dazeases C R U M B S self-released
8 Sylvan Esso Radio b/w Kick Jump Twist Loma Vista Recordings
9 Eleanor Friedberger New View Frenchkiss
10 Jenny Hval Blood Bitch Sacred Bones
11 Kadhja Bonet The Visitor Fat Possum
12 The Wimps The Wimps self-released
13 Petrichor Petrichor self-released
14 Lightfields Feelings self-released
15 Pete Curry Doin’ Nothin’ self-released
16 Jack Skuller Sun Studio Sessions Mint 400
17 Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions Until the Hunter Tendril Tales
18 Forth Wanderers Slop Father/Daughter
19 Martha Wainwright Goodnight City PIAS
20 Ruby Friedman Orchestra Gem Pulchrum
21 Agnes Obel Citizen of Glass PIAS
22 Fever High All Work Sire
23 Lisa Mitchell Warriors PIAS
24 La Femme Mystère Disques Pointus
25 Emma Ruth Rundle Marked for Death Sargent House
26 Hannah Williams & the Affirmations Late Nights & Heartbreak Record Kicks
27 Weyes Blood Front Row Seat to Earth Mexican Summer
28 The Seshen Flames & Figures Tru Thoughts
29 The Pretenders Alone BMG
30 Jeff Rosenstock Worry. Side One Dummy

7 December 19th, 2016

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Top 30 for Aug 8-14 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Durand Jones & the Indications Durand Jones & the Indications Colemine
2 Grass Panther Vignette self-released
3 Lucy Dacus No Burden EggHunt
4 Get in the Car Get in the Car self-released
5 Jackie Lynn Jackie Lynn Thrill Jockey
6 The Julie Ruin Hit Reset Hardly Art
7 M.I.A. Go Off [single] Interscope / Maya Arulpragasam
8 Kristin Kontrol X-Communicate Sub Pop
9 Mourn Ha, Ha, He. Captured Tracks
10 Russian Circles Guidance Sargent House
11 Summer Cannibals Full of It Kill Rock Stars
12 Omni Deluxe Trouble in Mind
13 The Amazing Ambulance Partisan
14 Cheena Spend the Night With… Sacred Bones
15 Warpaint New Song [single] Rough Trade
16 Jeremy & the Harlequins Into the Night Yep Roc
17 Bloodshot Bill & Shannon Shaw Honey Time b/w True Slovenly
18 Future Generations Future Generations Frenchkiss
19 Wild Beasts Boy King Domino
20 FEA FEA Blackheart
21 Ladyhawke Wild Things Polyvinyl
22 Kylie Auldist Waste of Time Freestyle
23 Deerhoof The Magic Polyvinyl
24 Bat For Lashes The Bride Parlophone / Warner Bros.
25 Japanese Breakfast Psychopomp Dead Oceans
26 Tegan and Sara Love You to Death Warner Bros.
27 Ali Beletic Legends of These Lands Left to Live Lightning
28 Jay Som I Think You’re Alright b/w Rush Fat Possum
29 Earth Heart Homesick self-released
30 Amy Blaschke Breaking the Blues Birds on a Lyre

7 August 15th, 2016

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Top 30 for Jul 25-31 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 The Julie Ruin Hit Reset Hardly Art
2 Summer Cannibals Full of It Kill Rock Stars
3 Grass Panther Vignette Nosey Pants
4 The Wimps The Wimps Bad Grrrl
5 Doll Baby Polliwog self-released
6 Avers Omega/Whatever EggHunt
7 Naked Pictures Nudes self-released
8 Camp Howard Camp Howard Citrus City / Bad Grrrl / Crystal Pistol
9 Young Magic Still Life Carpark
10 Mitski Puberty 2 Dead Oceans
11 White Lung Paradise Domino
12 Frankie Cosmos Next Thing Bayonet
13 Juju Juju Sunrise Ocean Bender
14 Badbadnotgood IV Innovative Leisure
15 Puro Instinct Autodrama Manifesto Records
16 Kristin Kontrol X-Communicate Sub Pop
17 The Thermals We Disappear Saddle Creek
18 Dinner Psychic Lovers Captured Tracks
19 Bob Mould Patch the Sky Merge
20 Greys Outer Heaven Carpark
21 Sonny & the Sunsets Moods Baby Moods Polyvinyl
22 Minor Victories Minor Victories Fat Possum
23 Parquet Courts Human Performance Rough Trade
24 Steve Gunn Eyes on the Lines Matador
25 Andrew Bird Are You Serious Loma Vista
26 The Amazing Ambulance Partisan
27 Whyte Horses Pop or Not Self Released
28 Lydia Loveless Longer [single] Bloodshot
29 Hashish A Product of Hashish Subliminal Sounds
30 Globelamp The Orange Glow Wichita

7 August 1st, 2016

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Top 30 for April 11-17 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TacocaT Lost Time Hardly Art
2 Thao & the Get Down Stay Down A Man Alive Ribbon / Domino
3 Grass Panther Vignette Nosy Pants
4 Lucy Dacus No Burden EggHunt
5 Eleanor Friedberger New View Frenchkiss
6 TEEN Love Yes Carpark
7 Mavis Staples Livin’ on a High Note Anti-
8 Savages Adore Life Matador
9 Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression Concord / Loma Vista
10 Mothers When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired Grand Jury
11 The Spook School Try to be Hopeful Fortuna POP!
12 The Suffers The Suffers Rhyme & Reason
13 Sunwatchers Sunwatchers Castle Face
14 Seth Bogart Seth Bogart Burger
15 Quilt Plaza Mexican Summer
16 M. Ward More Rain Merge
17 Heron Oblivion Heron Oblivion Sub Pop
18 Sarah Neufeld The Ridge Paper Bag
19 Jennifer O’Connor Surface Noise Kiam
20 Sidestepper Supernatural Love Real World
21 Laura Carbone Sirens Duchess Box
22 Skylar Gudasz Oleander Daniel 13 Press
23 Laney Jones Laney Jones self-released
24 SALES Jamz b/w Big Sis self-released
25 Eerie Wanda Hum Beyond Beyond is Beyond
26 Pinkshinyultrablast Grandfeathered Club AC 30
27 The Prettiots Funs Cool Rough Trade
28 Gazebos Die Alone Hardly Art
29 Ratboys AOID Topshelf
30 Parquet Courts Human Performance Rough Trade

7 April 18th, 2016

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Top 30 for April 4-10 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Grass Panther Vignette Nosy Pants
2 Battles La Di Da Di Warp
3 Coastgaard Devil on the Balcony eOne
4 Deafheaven New Bermuda Anti-
5 Dilly Dally Sore Partisan
6 Dungen Allas Sak Mexican Summer
7 Heron Oblivion Heron Oblivion Sub Pop
8 Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression Loma Vista / Concord
9 Moving Panoramas One Modern Outsider
10 Roddie Romero & The Hub City All-Stars Gulfstream Octavia Records
11 Seth Bogart Seth Bogart Burger
12 Summer Cannibals Go Home [single] Kill Rock Stars
13 Swans Love of Life [reissue] Young God
14 TacocaT Lost Time Hardly Art
15 Thao & The Get Down Stay Down A Man Alive Ribbon Music
16 Waco Brothers Going Down In History Bloodshot
17 Wimps The Wimps self-released
18 World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die Harmlessness Epitaph
19 Baroness Purple Relapse
20 Go! Team The Scene Between Memphis Industries
21 Woods City Sun Eater in the River of Light Woodsist
22 White Denim Stiff Downtown
23 Systema Solar Systema Solar Nacional
24 Steve Gunn Eyes on the Lines Matador
25 Shock Treatment Nature of Evil Cosmic Chronic
26 Rogue Wave Delusions of Grand Fur Easy Sound Recording Company
27 Positive No GLOSSA Negative Fun/Little Black Cloud
28 Parquet Courts Human Performance Rough Trade
29 MANZARA the hills are aLIVE AT SOUND OF MUSIC self-released
30 Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta Dos Santos Alebrije

7 April 11th, 2016

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