DECEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Burning Spear-SOCIAL LIVING (Blood & Fire '80)

Gene Clark-WHITE LIGHT (Sundazed '71)

Francoise Hardy-ET SI JE M'EN VAIS AVANT TOI (Virgin '72)

Lijadu Sisters-DANGER (Knitting Factory '76)

Magazine-NO THYSELF (Wired-Sound)

Omar S. -IT CAN BE DONE BUT ONLY I CAN DO IT (FXHE)

Popol Vuh-REVISITED & REMIXED (SPV '70-'99)

Pusha T-FEAR OF GOD II (G.O.OD. Music/Decon)

Roots-UNDUN (Def Jam)

Andy Stott-PASSED ME BY/WE STAY TOGETHER (Modern Love)

Roger Waters-AMUSED TO DEATH (Columbia '92)


NOVEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Atlas Sound-PARALLAX (4AD)

Various Artists-BANGS AND WORKS, VOLUME 2 (Planet Mu)

Kate Bush-50 WORDS FOR SNOW (Fish People/Anti-)

Drake-TAKE CARE (Young Money)

DRC Music-KINSHASA ONE TWO (Warp)

Etta James-CALL MY NAME (Kent '67)

Miranda Lambert-FOUR THE RECORD (Columbia)

Sigur Ros-INNI (XL)

Tourists-GREATEST HITS (Camden/BMG '79-'80)

Water Borders-s/t (Tri Angle)

Yelawolf-RADIOACTIVE (Shady/Interscope)



OCTOBER MUSIC PICKS:

Amebix-SONIC MASS (Amebix/Easy Action)

Atheist-ELEMENTS (Relpase '93)

Bjork-BIOPHILIA (Nonesuch)

Damned-CHISWICK SINGLES (Ace '79-'88)

Died Pretty-FREE DIRT (Aztec Music '86)

Leyland Kirby-EAGER TO TEAR APART THE STARS (HAFTW)

Kuedo-SEVERANT (Planet Mu)

M83-HURRY UP, WE'RE DREAMING (Mute)

Pink Floyd-DARK SIDE OF THE MOON (Capitol '73)

Rustie-GLASS SWORDS (Warp)

St. Vincent-STRANGE MERCY (4AD)

Tom Waits-BAD AS ME (Anti-)

Zola Jesus-CONATUS (Sacred Bones)


SEPTEMBER MUSIC PICKS:

Albert Ayler-THE LAST ALBUM (Impulse '69)

Hollie Cook-s/t (Mr. Bongo)

Damned-THE BLACK ALBUM (Chiswick '80)

Das Racist-RELAX (Greedhead)

Girls-FATHER, SON, HOLY GHOST (True Panther Sounds)

Shin Joong-Hyun-BEAUTIFUL RIVERS AND MOUNTAINS (Light in the Attic '58-'74)

Mastodon-THE HUNTER (Reprise)

Opeth-HERITAGE (Roadrunner)

Theo Parrish-UGLY EDITS (no label)

Pentagram-FIRST DAZE HERE (Relapse '01)

Ricardo Villalobos/Max Loderbauer-RE: ECM (ECM)

Wild Flag-s/t (Merge)

Wolves in the Throne Room-CELESTIAL LINEAGE (Southern Lord)

Yob-ATMA (Profound Lore)



AUGUST MUSIC PICKS:

Advisory Circle-AS THE CROW FLIES (Ghost Box)

Various Artists-BACK AND 4TH (Hotflush)

Bjork-THE CRYSTALLINE SERIES - OMAR SOULEYMAN VERSIONS (Nonesuch)

Burial-"Street Halo" (Hyperdub)

Cabaret Voltaire-MICRO-PHONIES (Virgin '84)

Alice Coltrane-UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS/LORD OF LORDS (Impulse '71-'72)m

Comus-EAST OF SWEDEN (Dirter)

El-P-"Drones Over Brooklyn" (Adult Swim)

Horrors-SKYING (XL)

Various Artists-HORSE MEAT DISCO III (Strut '77-'11)

Jay-Z/Kanye West-WATCH THE THRONE (Def Jam)

Wiz Khalifa featuring Too Short-"On My Level" (Atlantic)

Carol Kleyn-LOVE HAS MADE ME STRONGER (Drag City '76)

Machine Drum-ROOM(S) (Planet Mu)

Maria Minvera-CABARET CIXOUS (Not Not Fun)

Ras G-DOWN 2 EARTH (THE STANDARD EDITION) (Ramp)

Pharoah Sanders-VILLAGE OF THE PHAROAHS/WISDOM THROUGH MUSIC (Impulse '72-'73)

Patti Smith-OUTSIDE SOCIETY (Legacy '75-'07)

Omar Souleyman-HAFLAT GHARBIA - THE WESTERN CONCERTS (Sublime Frequencies)

Various Artists-THAI? DAI (Finders Keepers)

Various Artists-THE TRUE SOUND OF CHICAGO & BEYOND (BBE '75-'86)

Weeknd-THURSDAY (self-released)



JULY MUSIC PICKS:

Araabmuzik-ELECTRONIC DREAM (Duke)

Caretaker-AN EMPTY BLISS BEYOND THIS WORLD (HAFTW)

Clams Casino-THE RAINFOREST (Triangle)

Cut Hands-s/t (Very Friendly)

Death Grips-EXMILITARY (mixtape)

EMA-PASTLIFEMARTYREDSAINTS (Soutterain Tracks)

Jim Ford-HARLAN COUNTY (Light in the Attic '69)

Fusioon-ABSOLUTE FUSIOON (Finders Keepers)

Googoosh-s/t (Finders Keepers '70-'75)

Nicki Minaj-"Super Bass" & "Moment 4 Life"  (Young Money)

Sbtrkt-s/t (Young Turks)

Wiley-100% PUBLISHING (Big Dada)

Amy Winehouse-FRANK (Island '03)

Zomby-DEDICATION (4AD)


JUNE MUSIC PICKS:

Bon Iver-s/t (Jagjaguwar)

Kate Bush-DIRECTOR'S CUT (Fish People)

Fucked Up-DAVID COMES TO LIFE (Matador)

Hail Mary Mallon-ARE YOU GONNA EAT THAT? (Rhymesayers)

Iceage-NEW BRIGADES (What's Your Rupture?)

Paul McCartney-MCCARTNEY II (Concord '80)

Miguel-ALL I WANT IS YOU (Jive)

Lee Perry-THE RETURN OF SOUND SYSTEM SCRATCH (Pressure Sounds '73-'79)

Shabazz Palaces-BLACK UP (Sub Pop)

Yma Sumac-MIRACLES (Omni '72)

These Trails-s/t (Drag City '73)

Jamie Woon-MIRRORWRITING (Polydor)


MAY MUSIC PICKS:

Altar of Plagues-MAMMAL (Profound Lore)

Beastie Boys-HOTSAUCECOMITTEEPARTTWO (Capitol)

Kate Bush-THE DREAMING (Fish People '82)

Captain Beyond-SUFFICIENTLY BREATHLESS (Capricorn '73)

Fleet Foxes-HELPLESSNESS BLUES (Sub Pop)

Angel Haze-ALTERED EGO (mixtape)

Millie Jackson-FEELIN' BITCHY (Southbound '77)

Jesu-ASCENSION (Calbo Verde)

Liturgy-AESTHETICA (Thrill Jockey)

Jon Lucien-RASHIDA (BBR '73)

Magnetic Man-s/t (Columbia)

ooOoo-s/t (Triangle)

Sandwell Project-s/t (self-released)

Weeknd-HOUSE OF BALLOONS (self-released)



APRIL MUSIC PICKS:

Anne-James Chaton-EVENEMENTS 09 (Raster-Noton)

Big K.R.I.T.-RETURN OF 4EVA (mixtape)

Cold Cave-CHERISH THE LIGHT YEARS (Matador)

Kode 9 & the Spaceape-BLACK SUN (Hyperdub)

Millennium-BEGIN (Sundazed '68)

Joni Mitchell-THE HISSING OF SUMMER LAWNS (Asylum '75)

John Morales-THE M+M MIXES II (BBE)

Mountain Goats-ALL ETERNALS DECK (Merge)

Nitty Gritty-GENERAL PENITENTIARY (Dug Out '81)

Radiohead-THE KING OF LIMBS (XL/TBD)

Bob Seger-MONGREL (Capitol  '70)/RAMBLIN' GAMBLIN' MAN (Capitol '69)/SEVEN (Capitol '74)

tUnE-yArDs-who kill (4AD)

TV On the Radio-NINE TYPES OF LIGHT (Interscope)

Virgo Four-RESURRECTION (Rush Hour '84-'90)

MARCH MUSIC PICKS:

Baby Dee-REGIFTED LIGHT (Drag City)

James Blake-s/t (A&M)

Various Artists-BRAZIL BOSSA BEAT (Soul Jazz '63-'71)

Cornershop-AND THE DOUBLE-O GROOVE OF FEATURING BUBBLEY KAUR (Ample Play)

Crass-PENIS ENVY (Crass '71)

Das Racist-SIT DOWN, MAN (Mad Decent)

Neil Diamond-THE BANG YEARS 1966-1968 (Columbia/Legacy)

Embrujo-s/t (Normal '71)

Grayceon-ALL WE DESTROY (Profound Lore)

Howlin' Wolf-THE HOWLIN' WOLF ALBUM (Get On Down '68)

Lykke Li-WOUNDED RHYMES (Atlantic)

Power of Zeus-THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ZEUS (Get On Down '71)

Pusha T-FEAR OF GOD (mixtape)

Rainbow Arabia-BOYS AND DIAMONDS (Kompakt)

Sub Rosa-NO HELP FOR THE MIGHTY ONES (Profound Lore)

Kurt Vile-SMOKE RING FOR MY HALO (Matador)

Wipers-BOX SET: IS THIS REAL?/YOUTH OF AMERICA/OVER THE EDGE (Zeno '80-'83)



FEBRUARY MUSIC PICKS:

Adele-21 (Columbia)

Various Artists-BOSSA NOVA (Soul Jazz '58-'70)

Charles Bradley-NO TIME FOR DREAMING (Daptone)

Cut Copy-ZONOSCOPE (Modular)

Demdike Stare-TRYPTYCH (Modern Love)

Destroyer-KAPUTT (Merge)

Dirtbombs-PARTY STORE (In the Red)

Electric Wizard-BLACK MASSES (Rise Above/Metal Blade)

PJ Harvey-LET ENGLAND SHAKE (Vagrant)

Tim Hecker-RAVEDEATH 1972 (Kranky)

Nucleus-UNDER THE SUN/SNAKEHIPS ETCETERA (BGO '74-'75)

Off!-FIRST FOUR EPS (Vice)

Roedelius-SELBSTPORTRAIT (Bureau B '79)

Sonny Sharrock-GREEN LINE (Victor '70)

Twilight Singers-DYNAMITE STEPS (Sub Pop)


JANUARY MUSIC PICKS:

John Adams-SHAKER LOOPS/LIGHT OVER WATER (New Albion '87)

Balam Acab-SEE BIRDS (Triangle)

Birthday Party-HEE HAW (Buddha '80)

Broken Records-LET ME COME HOME (4AD)

Ex-CATCH THE SHOE (Ex)

Here & Now-GIVE AND TAKE (Esoteric '78)

Lone-EMERALD FANTASY TRACKS (Magic Wire)

Move-LOOKING ON (Repertoire '70)

Shackleton-FABRICLIVE.55 (Fabric)

Soft Moon-s/t (Captured Tracks)

Ike & Tina Turner-NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS/FEEL GOOD (Raven '72-'73)

Wire-RED BARKED TREE (Pink Flag)