DECEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Richard Crandell-SPRING STEEL (Tzadik)

Daft Punk-ALIVE 2007 (Virgin)

Lupe Fiasco-LUPE FIASCO'S THE COOL (Atlantic)

Jonny Greenwood-THERE WILL BE BLOOD (Nonesuch)

Heldon-INTERFACE (Cuneiform '77)

King Crimson-THE GREAT DECEIVER 2: LIVE 1973-1974 (Discipline Global Media)

James Murphy/Pat Mahoney-FABRICLIVE 36 (Fabric)

Pink Floyd-ANIMALS (Capitol '77)

Les Rallizes Desnudes-YODO GO A GO GO (10th Avenue Freeze-out)

Stack Waddy-BUGGER OFF (Cherry Red '72)

Striborg-SOLITUDE (Displeased)

Warbus Tourbus-PURE WBTB ( mixtape )

Wu-Tang Clan-8 DIAGRAMS (SRC/Universal)


NOVEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Chromatics-IV (Italians Do It Better)

Glass Candy-BEAT BOX (Italians Do It Better)

Donnie Hathaway-EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING (Rhino/Atlantic '70)

Hawkwind-SPACE RITUAL (EMI '72)

Jay-Z-AMERICAN GANGSTER (Roc-A-Fella)

Jesu-LIFELINE (Hydea Head)

Pete Jolly-SEASONS (Dusty Groove America '70)

Lil Wayne-THE DROUGHT IS OVER 4 (mixtape)

Little Brother-GETBACK (ABB)

Bernie Maupin-JEWEL IN THE LOTUS (ECM '74)

Various Artists-PROBIDAO C.V. (Sublime Frequencies '03)

Spoon-GA GA GA GA GA (Merge)

OCTOBER MUSIC PICKS:

ABBA-s/t (Polar '75)

Various Artists-DIRTY SPACE DISCO (Tigersushi)

Fiery Furnaces-WIDOW CITY (Thrill Jockey)

Focus Group-WE ARE ALL PAN'S PEOPLE (Ghost Box)

Fraser & DeBolt-WITH IAN GUENTHER (Fallout '71)

PJ Harvey-WHITE CHALK (Island)

Heliocentrics-OUT THERE (Now Again/Stones Throw)

Madlib-BEAT KONDUCTA VOL. 3-4: INDIA (Stones Throw)

Oh No-DR. NO'S OXPERIMENT (Stones Throw)

Pylon-GYRATE PLUS (DFA '79-'80)

Radiohead-IN RAINBOWS (Radiohead )

Supersilent-8 (Rune Grammofon)

Xasthur-DEFECTIVE EPITAPH (Hydra Head)

SEPTEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Various Artists-AFTER DARK (Italians Do It Better)

Various Artists-BRAZIL 70 (Soul Jazz '72-'79)

Go! Team-PROOF OF YOUTH (Sub Pop)

Oakley Hall-I WILL FOLLOW YOU (Merge)

Stephen O'Malley/Z'ev-MAGISTRAL (Southern Lord)

Brenda Ray-WALATTA (EM '95-'05)

Valentin Silvestrov-SYMPHONY N0. 6 (ECM)

Johnny Thunders-SO ALONE (Sire '78)

UFO-LIGHTS OUT (EMI '77)

Kanye West-GRADUATION (Roc-A-Fella)

Wolves in the Throne Room-TWO HUNTERS (Southern Lord)


AUGUST MUSIC PICKS:

Bat for Lashes-FUR AND GOLD (Caroline)

Dinosaur L-24-24 MUSIC (Sleeping Bag/Traffic '81-'82)

Peter Hammill-SINGULARITY (Fie)

Long Blondes-SOMEONE TO DRIVE YOU HOME (Rough Trade)

M.I.A.-KALA (Interscope)

New Pornographers-CHALLENGERS (Matador)

Ruts-THE CRACK/GRIN AND BEAR IT (EMI '78-'80)

Strawbs-FROM THE WITCHWOOD (A&M '71)

Studio-WEST COAST (Important)

Various Artists-TECTONIC PLATES (Tectonic)

Various Artists-THAI POP SPECTACULAR 1960S-80S (Sublime Frequencies)

UFO-FORCE IT (EMI '75)

Vampire Weekend-EP (Vampire Weekend)



JULY MUSIC PICKS:

ABBA-VOULEZ-VOUS (Polar/Universal '79)

Aniima-KURR (Ever)

Dorothy Ashby-THE RUBAIYAT OF DOROTHY ASHBY (Dusty Groove America '70)

Jorge Ben-FORCA BRUTA (Dusty Groove America '70)

Justice-t (Ed Banger/Vice)

Lil' Wayne-THE DROUGHT IS OVER 2: THE CARTER 3 SESSIONS ( mixtape )

Pharaohe Monch-DESIRE (SRC)

Ulrich Schnauss-GOODBYE (Domino)

Tuss-RUSHUP EDGE (Rephlex)

Van der Graaf Generator-REAL TIME (Fie)

White Stripes-ICKY THUMP (Warner Brothers)


JUNE MUSIC PICKS:

Afghan Whigs-UNBREAKABLE (A RETROSPECTIVE 1990-2006) (Rhino)

Barbara & Ernie-PRELUDE TO... (Fallout '70)

James Blackshaw-CLOUD OF UNKNOWING (Tompkins Square)


Various Artists-BOX OF DUB (Soul Jazz)

Various Artists-DISCO DEUTSCHLAND DISCO (Marina '75-'80)

Kathy Diamond-MISS DIAMOND TO YOU (Permanent Vacation)

Dizzee Rascal-MATHS + ENGLISH (XL)

Lindstrom/Prins Thomas-REINTERPRETATIONS (Eskimo)

National-BOXER (Beggars Banquet)

Sun Ra-STRANGE STRINGS (Atavistic '66)

Tangerine Dream-PHAEDRA (Virgin '74)

Von Südenfed-TROMATIC REFLEXXIONS (Domino)

Wiley-PLAYTIME IS OVER (Big Dada)


MAY MUSIC PICKS:

Bad Plus-PROG (Heads Up)

Battles-MIRRORED (Warp)

Bjork-VOLTA (Atlantic)

Boomtown Rats-THE FINE ART OF SURFACING (Universal '79)

Boredoms-SUPER ROOTS 9 (Shock City)

Bright Eyes-CASSADEGA (Saddle Creek)

Betty Davis-THEY SAY I'M DIFFERENT (Light in the Attic '74)

Dungen-TIO BITAR (Kemado)

Fennesz/Sakamoto-CENDRE (Touch)

Joe Gibbs & the Professionals-AFRICAN DUB ALL-MIGHTY/CHAPTER THREE & FOUR (Crazy Joe '78-'79)

Pink Floyd-UMMAGUMMA (Capitol '69)

Prodigy-RETURN OF THE MAC (Koch)

Various Artists-SOUNDBOY PUNISHMENTS (Skull Disco)

Tarkus-s/t (Repsychled '72)

Sarolta Zalatnoy-s/t (B-Music/Finders Keepers)

APRIL MUSIC PICKS:\

Abruptum-EVIL GENIUS (Southern Lord)

Cars-s/t (Elektra '78)

DNTEL-DUMB LUCK (Sub Pop)

Field-FROM HERE WE GO SUBLIME (Kompakt)

Grinderman-s/t (Anti-)

Arve Henriksen-STRJON (Rune Gramofon)

El Kinto-s/t (Lion Productions '67-'69)

LCD Soundsystem-SOUND OF SILVER (Capitol)

Panda Bear-PERSON PITCH (Paw Tracks)

Pantha du Prince-THIS BLISS (Kompakt)

Various Artists-SI, PARA USTED (Waxing Deep)

Stars of the Lid-AND THEIR REFINEMENT OF THE DECLINE (Kranky)

Throbbing Gristle-PART TWO: THE ENDLESS NOT (Industrial)

Tinariwen-AMAN IMAN (World Village)

MARCH MUSIC PICKS:

Anaal Nathrakh-ESCHATON (Seasons of Mist)

Arab Strap-TEN YEARS OF TEARS (Chemikal Underground '96-'06)

Arcade Fire-NEON BIBLE (Merge)

Deerhunter-CRYPTOGRAMS (Kranky)

Various Artists-D-I-Y (Soul Jazz '77-'82)

El-P-I'LL SLEEP WHEN YOU'RE DEAD (Definitive Jux)

Eternals-HEAVY INTERNATIONAL (Aesthetics)

Various Artists-JONNY GREENWOOD IS THE CONTROLLER (Trojan '67-'82)

Peter Hammill-OVER (Virgin '77)

High Priest-BORN IDENTITY (Sound-Ink)

Keith Hudson-BRAND (Pressure Sounds '79)

Magma-ATTAHK (Snapper '78)/ MEKNAIK DESTRUKTIW KOMMANDOH (7th '73)

Soft Machine-5 (Sony '72)

Xasthur-TELEPATHIC WITH THE DECEASED (Moribund '04)



FEBRUARY MUSIC PICKS:

Beirut-LON GISLAND (Ba Da Bing)

Bloc Party-A WEEKEND IN THE CITY (Vice)

Rhys Chatham-A CRIMSON GRAIL (Table of the Elements)

John Cooper Clarke-ZIP STYLE METHOD (Sony '82)

Various Artists-ELASTE SLOW MOTION DISCO VOLUME 1 (Compost '80-'86)

Free-FIRE AND WATER (A&M '70)

Girl Talk-NIGHT RIPPER (Illegal Art)

the Good, the Bad & the Queen-s/t (Virgin)

Various Artists-HYPHY HITZ (TVT)

Jesu-CONQUEROR (Hydra Head)

Orthodox-GRAN PODER (Southern Lord)

Peter, Bjorn and John-WRITER'S BLOCK (Almost Gold)

Shins-WINCING THE NIGHT AWAY (Sub Pop)

Skream!-s/t (Tempa)

Sneakers-NONSEQUITUR OF SILENCE (Collector's Choice '76-'78)

Omar Souleyman-HIGHWAY TO HASSAKE (Sublime Frequencies '96-'06)

Caetano Veloso-CE (Nonesuch)

JANUARY MUSIC PICKS:

Kevin Ayers-WHATEVERSHEBRINGSWESING (Water '72)

Bow Wow Wow-I WANT CANDY ANTHOLOGY (Castle/Sanctuary '80-'83)

Holger Czukay-CANAXIS (Revisited '69)

Deerhoof-FRIEND OPPORTUNITY (5RC/Kill Rock Stars)

Enslaved-RUUN (Candlelight)

Peter Hammill-IN CAMERA (Virgin '74)

King Crimson-IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING (Discipline Global Media '69)

Mellow Candle-SWADDLINGS SONGS (Acme '72)

Melvins-A SENILE ANIMAL (Ipecac)

Pharaohe Monch-THE AWAKENING (SRC)

Nas-HIP-HOP IS DEAD (Def Jam)

Sally Shapiro-DISKO ROMANCE (Diskokaine)

Shot X Shot-s/t (High Two)

TV On the Radio-WELCOME TO COOKIE MOUNTAIN (Interscope)

War-THE WORLD IS A GHETTO (Avenue/Rhino '72)