DECEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Animal Collective- FALL BE KIND (Domino)

Bauhaus-IN THE FLAT FIELD (4AD '80)

Beat-s/t (Get Hip '79)

Blurt-BLURT/SINGLES (LTM '80-84)

Earth and Fire-SONG OF THE MARCHING CHILDREN (Esoteric '72)

G-Side-HUNTSVILLE INTERNATIONAL (Slow Motion Soundz mixtape)

Matthew Halsall-COLOUR YES (Godwana)

Jook-DIFFERENT CLASS (RPM '72-'74)

Katatonia-NIGHT IS THE NEW DAY (Peaceville)

King Midas Sound-WITHOUT YOU (Hyperdub)

Marduk-WORMWOOD (Regain)

Mawell-NOW (Columbia '01)

Various Artists-RINSE 10: MARCUS NASTY (Rinse)

Sensational/Spectre-ACID AND BASS (Wordsound)

Spirit-TWELVE DREAMS OF DR. SARDONICUS (Epic '70)

Strawbs-GRAVE NEW WORLD (A&M '72)

Iannis Xenakis-COMPLETE STRING QUARTETS (Mode)

NOVEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Annie-DON'T STOP (Smalltown Supersound)

Baroness-RED ALBUM (Relapse '07)/BLUE RECORD (Relapse)

Converge-AXE TO FALL (Epitaph)

Dam Funk-TOEACHIZOWN (Stones Throw)

Various Artists-5 YEARS OF HYPERDUB (Hyperdub '04-'09)

Various Artists-FORGE YOUR OWN CHAINS (Now-Again '68-'74)

Fuck Buttons-TAROT SPORT (ATP)

Group Bombino-GUITARS FROM AGADEZ VOL. 2 (Sublime Frequencies)

Arve Henriksen-CARTOGRAPHY (ECM)

Joni Mitchell-HEJIRA (Asylum '76)

Roj-THE TRANSACTIONAL DHARMA OF ROJ (Ghost Box)

Santana-LOTUS (Columbia '74)

Various Artists-SINGAPORE A GO-GO (Sublime Frequencies)

Slayer-WORLD PAINTED BLOOD (American)

Supersilent-9 (Rune Gramofon)

Terror Danjah-GREMLINZ (Planet Mu '03-'09)

2562-UNBALANCE (Tectonic)

James Blood Ulmer-TALES OF CAPTAIN BLACK (DIW '79)

OCTOBER MUSIC PICKS:

Anti-Pop Consortium-FLUORESCENT BLACK (Big Dada)

Basement Jaxx-SCARS (Ultra)

Blo-CHAPTERS AND PHASES: THE COMPLETE ALBUMS 1973-1975 (RPM)

Elvis Costello-LIVE AT THE EL MOCAMBO (Hip-O '78)

Demdike Stare-SYMBIOSIS (Modern Love)

Bernard Favre-BLACK DEVIL DISCO CLUB PRESENTS THE STRANGE NEW WORLD OF BERNARD FAVRE (Lo)

Flaming Lips-EMBRYONIC (Warner Bros.)

Millie Jackson-CAUGHT UP/STILL CAUGHT UP (Hip-O '74-'75)

James Gang-BANG (Atco '73)

King Cannibal-LET THE NIGHT ROAR (Ninja Tune)

Memory Tapes-SEEK MAGIC (Something In Construction)

Mission of Burma-THE SOUND THE SPEED THE LIGHT (Matador)

Monsoon-FEATURING SHEILA CHANDRA (Mercury '83)

Porcupine Tree-THE INCIDENT (Roadrunner)

Pylon-CHOMP MORE (DFA '82)

Shackleton-THREE EPS (Perion)

SRC-BLACK SHEEP (RPM '68-'69)

Tinariwen-IMDIWAN: COMPANIONS (World Village)


SEPTEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Kate Bush-NEVER FOR EVER (EMI '80)/THE RED SHOES (Columbia '93)

Betty Davis-IS IT LOVE OR DESIRE? (Light in the Attic '76)/NASTY GAL (Light in the Attic '75)

Drake-SO FAR GONE (Cash Money)

Feelies-THE GOOD EARTH (Bar/None '86)

Jay-Z-THE BLUEPRINT 3 (Roc Nation)

Kid Cudi-MAN ON THE MOON: THE END OF DAY (Universal Motown)

Legion of Two-RIFFS (Planet Mu)

Lemon Pipers-LOVE BEADS AND MEDITATION (Rev-Ola '68)

Os Mutantes-HAI... (Anti-)

Raekwon-ONLY BUILT 4 CUBAN LINX PART 2 (Ice H2O/EMI)

Various Artists-SIAMESE SOUL: THAI POP SPECTACULAR VOLUME TWO 1960S-1980S (Sublime Frequencies)

Strawbs-DRAGONFLY (A&M '70)

Sylvester and the Hot Band-THE BLUE THUMB COLLECTION (Geffen '73-'74)

Wodensthrone-LOSS (Bidrun)

Zomby-ONE FOOT AFTER THE OTHER (Ramp)

AUGUST MUSIC PICKS:

Anchiskhati Choir-POLYPHONIC VOICES OF GEORGIA (World Audio Foundation)

Bizzy B-RETROSPECTIVE (Planet Mu)

Cold Cave-LOVE COMES CLOSE (Heartworm)

Congas de los Hoyas-CARNIVAL MUSIC OF EASTERN CUBA (World Audio Foundation)

Hatfield and the North-s/t (Esoteric '74)

Bert Jansch-A RARE CONUNDRUM (Drag City '77)

JJ-NO. 2 (Sincerely Yours)

Maxwell-BLACKSUMMERS'NIGHT (Columbia)

Muslimgauze-AZZAZIN (Staalplaat '96)/ZURIFF MOUSSA (Staalplaat '97)

Jay Reatard-WATCH ME FALL (Matador)

Reigning Sound-LOVE AND CURSES (In the Red)

Ty Segall-LEMONS (Goner)

Bob Seger-BACK IN '72 (Lost Diamonds '73)

Temptations-PSYCHEDELIC SOUL (Motown '69-'73)


JULY MUSIC PICKS:

Jacques Brel-I AM THE SHADOW OF THE SONGS (El '53-'56)

Cage-DEPART FROM ME (Definitive Jux)

Cornell Campbell-THE GORGON DUBWISE (Jamaican)

Drdukh-MICROCOSMOS (Season of Mist)

Falty DL-LOVE IS A LIABILITY (Planet Mu)

God Help the Girl-s/t (Matador)

Michael Jackson-OFF THE WALL (Epic '79)

Bert Jansch-SANTA BARBARA HONEYMOON (Drag City '75)

Mad River-TWO CLASSIC ALBUMS FROM MAD RIVER (Collector's Choice '68-'69)

Nadja/Black Boned Awl-s/t (20 Buck Spin)

Nosaj Thing-DRIFT (Alpha Pop)

Todd Rundgren-TODD (Rhino '74)

Various Artists-SKWEE TOOTH (Ramp)

Various Artists-TECTONIC PLATES 2 (Tectonic)

Venom-WELCOME TO HELL (Sanctuary '81)

Woods of Infinity-HOPPLOS DANTAN (Supernal)


JUNE MUSIC PICKS:

Bubble Puppy-A GATHERING OF PROMISES (Charly/Snapper '69)

J Dilla-JAY STAY PAID (Nature Sounds)

Dinosaur Jr.-FARM (Jagjaguwar)

Dirty Projectors-BITTE ORCA (Domino)

DJ Quik/Kurupt-BLAQKOUT (Mad Science)

Jacques Dutronc-ET MOI ET MOI ET MOI (RPM '66-'69)

Field-YESTERDAY AND TODAY (Kompakt/Anti)

Millie Jackson-SOUL FOR THE DANCEFLOOR (Kent '69-'08)

Major Lazer-GUNS DON'T KILL PEOPLE...LAZERS DO (Downtown)

Various Artists-MILKY DISCO 2 (Lo)

Mordant Music-PICKING O'ER THE BONES (Mordant Music)

Ann Peebles-I CAN'T STAND THE RAIN (Hi/Fat Possum '73)

Phoenix-WOLFGANG AMADEUS PHOENIX (Glassnote)

Sonic Youth-THE ETERNAL (Matador)


MAY MUSIC PICKS:

Blank Dogs-UNDER AND UNDER (In The Red)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds-THE FIRSTBORN IS DEAD (Mute '84)

Don Cherry/Latif Khan-MUSIC/SANGAM (Heavenly Sweetness '78)

Jarvis Cocker-FURTHER COMPLICATIONS (Rough Trade)

Bob Dylan-TOGETHER THROUGH LIFE (Columbia)

Green Day-21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN (Reprise)

Isis-WAVERING RADIANT (Ipecac)

Gloria Jones-SHARE MY LOVE (Reel Music '73)

LindstrÝm/Prins Thomas-II (Eskimo)

Muslimgauze-SPEAKING WITH HAMAS (Soleilmoon '96)

Royksopp-JUNIOR (Astralwerks)

Oumar Souleyman-DABKE 2020 (Sublime Frequencies '99-'09)

Sunn O))-MONOLITHS & DIMENSIONS (Southern Lord)

Sweet-DESOLATION BOULEVARD (RCA '74)

Tinted Windows-s/t (S-Curve)


APRIL MUSIC PICKS:

Altar of Plagues-WHITE TOMB (Profound Lore)

Buraka Som Sistema-BLACK DIAMOND (Fabric)

Can-LANDED (Spoon/Mute '75)

PJ Harvey/John Parish-A WOMAN A MAN WALKED BY (Island)

Isley Brothers-3+3 (Epic '73)

Sven Libaek and His Orchestra-SOLAR FLARES (Vadim '74)

Magma-1,001 DEGREES CENTIGRADES (Seventh '71)

Rurdresh Mahanthappa-KINSMEN (Pi)

Thomas Mapfumo & the Acid Band-HOKOYO! (Water '78)

Martyn-GREAT LENGTHS (3024)

Micachu-JEWELLERY (Rough Trade)

Muslimgauze-OBSERVE WITH SADIQ BEY (Staalplaat '98)

Various Artists-1970'S ALGERIAN PROTO-RAI UNDERGROUND (Sublime Frequencies)

Scuba-A MUTUAL ANTIPATHY (Hotflush)

Telepathe-DANCEMOTHER (I Am Sound)

Wolves in the Throne Room-BLACK CASCADE (Southern Lord)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs-IT'S BLITZ (Interscope)


MARCH PICKS:

Amadou & Mariam-WELCOME TO MALI (Nonesuch)

Gui Boratto-TAKE MY BREATH AWAY (Kompakt)

Neko Case-MIDDLE CYCLONE (Anti-)

Grace Jones-NIGHTCLUBBING (Island '81)

Mastodon-CRACK THE SKYE (Reprise)

Aidan Moffatt & the Best-Ofs-HOW TO GET TO HEAVEN FROM SCOTLAND (Chemikal Underground)

Nite Jewel-GOOD EVENING (Human Ear Music)

Olege-TRY AND LOVE (Academy '73)

Pains of Being Pure at Heart-s/t (Slumberland)

Todd Rundgren-THE HERMIT OF MINK HOLLOW (Rhino '78)

Arthur Russell-THE SLEEPING BAG SESSIONS (Traffic '80-'86)

Sweet-SWEET FANNY ADAMS (RCA '74)

Van der Graaf Generator-TRISECTOR (Virgin)

Wavves-WAVVVES (Fat Possum)

X-X-ASPIRATIONS (Aztec '80)


FEBRUARY PICKS:

Lily Allen-IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU (Capitol)

Belbury Poly-FROM AN ANCIENT STAR (Ghost Box)

Cluster-GROSSES WASSER (Water '79)

Death-...FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO SEE (Drag City '75)

Devo-OH NO! IT'S DEVO (Infinite Zero '82)

Diplo-DECENT WORK FOR DECENT PAY (Big Dada)

Doctors of Madness-LATE NIGHT MOVIES, ALL NIGHT BRAINSTORMS (Ozit '76)/FIGMENTS OF EMANCIPATION (Ozit '76)

Jefferson Airplane-CROWN OF CREATION (RCA '68)

Lamb of God-WRATH (Epic)

Tommy McCook & the Aggrovators-KING TUBBY MEETS THE AGRROVATORS AT DUB STATION (Trojan '75)

Mo-Dettes-THE STORY SO FAR (Cherry Red '79-'81)

Morrissey-YEARS OF REFUSAL (Attack/Lost Highway)

Quarteto Em Cy-ALELUIA 1964-66 (El)

T.I.-PAPER TRAIL (Atlantic)

Wale-THE MIXTAPE ABOUT NOTHING (self-released)


JANUARY PICKS:

Animal Collective-MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILLION (Domino)

Darkthrone-TRANSILVANIAN HUNGER (Peaceville '94)

Flower Travellin' Band-MAKE UP (Wok Sin '72)

Lifelover-KONKURS (Avantgarde)

Lucifer's Friend-s/t (Revisited '70)

Murcof-THE VERSAILLES SESSIONS (Leaf)

A.C. Newman-GET GUILETY (Matador)

Soft Machine-SEVEN (Sony BMG '73)

Soundtrack-SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (Interscope)

Various Artists-SOUNDBOY'S GRAVESTONE DESECRATED BY VANDALS (Skull Disco)

Studio Der FrŁhen Musik/Thomas Binkley-TROUBADOUS, TROUVERES, MINSTRELS (Warner Classics '66-'74)

Van Duren-ARE YOU SERIOUS? (Water '77)

Wavves-s/t (Woodsist)