JUNE MUSIC PICKS:

Jacques Brel-SEVEN CLASSIC ALBUMS (Real Gone Music)

Cabaret Voltaire-DRINKING GASOLINE (Mute '85)

Various Artists-CALYPSO (Soul Jazz '55-'69)

Cock Sparrer-SHOCK TROOPS (Captain Oi! '82)

Eric Dolphy-SEVEN CLASSIC ALBUMS (Real Gone Jazz '59-'61)

Lana del Rey-ULTRAVIOLENCE (Interscope)

DJ Snake and Lil Jon-"Turn Down For What" (Columbia)

Various Artists-1970S ALGERIAN FOLK AND POP (Sublime Frequencies)

Fhloston Paradigm-THE PHOENIX (Hyperdub)

Fucked Up-GLASS BOYS (Matador)

Soft Pink Truth-WHY DO THE HEATHEN RAGE (Thrill Jockey)

Soundcarriers-ENTROPICALIA (Ghost Box)

Tombs-SAVAGE GOLD (Relapse)

Sharon van Etten-ARE WE THERE? (Jagjaguwar)

White Lung-DEEP FANTASY (Domino)



MAY MUSIC PICKS:

Lily Allen-SHEEZUS (Warner Bros.)

Doctors of Madness-SONS OF SURVIVAL (Ozit '78)

Brian Eno/Karl Hyde-SOMEDAY WORLD (Warp)

Fennesz-BECS (Editions Mego)

Kacey Musgraves-SAME TRAILER, DIFFERENT PARK (Mercury)

Various Artists-PUNK 45 VOL. 3: PROTO-PUNK (Soul Jazz '69-'76)

Sleaford Mods-DIVIDE AND EXIT (Harbinger)

Swans-TO BE KIND (Young God)

Traxman-DA MIND OF TRAXMAN 2 (Planet Mu)

Tune-Yards-NIKKI NACK (4AD)



APRIL MUSIC PICKS:

Afghan Whigs-DO TO THE BEAST (Sub Pop)

Courtney Barnett-THE DOUBLE EP: A SEA OF SPLIT PEAS (Mom + Pop)

Body-I SHALL DIE HERE (RVNG)

Future-HONEST (Epic)

Future Islands-SINGLES (4AD)

Various Artists-GIPSY RUMBA (Soul Jazz '65-'74)

Billie Holiday-GREATEST HITS (Legacy/Columbia '35-'43)/VOL. 2 (Real Gone Jazz '54-'57)

Gregory Isaacs-NIGHT NURSE: THE BEST OF  (Spectrum '70-'85)

Sohn-TREMORS (4AD)

Young Fathers-DEAD (Anticon)




MARCH MUSIC PICKS:

Aloe Blacc-"The Man" (Interscope)

Beck-MORNING PHASE (Capitol)

Brothers & Sisters-DYLAN'S GOSPEL (Light in the Attic '69)

Current 93-I AM THE LAST OF ALL THAT FELL (The Spheres Nine)

Death of Samantha-IF MEMORY SERVES US WELL (St. Valentine)

Various Artists-INNER CITY BEAT (Soul Jazz)

Millie & Andrea-DROP THE VOWELS (Modern Love)

Frank Sinatra/Count Basie-THE COMPLETE REPRISE STUDIO RECORDINGS (Concord '62-'64)

Strypes-SNAPSHOT (Island)

Thou-HEATHEN (Robotic Empire)

Peter Walker-"SECOND POEM TO KARMELA" OR GYPSIES ARE IMPORTANT (Vanguard/Light in the Attic '68)

Various Artists-WARFARING STRANGERS: DARKSCORCH CANTICLES (The Numero Group '70-'80)

YG-MY KRAZY LIFE (CTE World/Def Jam)


FEBRUARY MUSIC PICKS:

Boonlorm-STRANE FIGURES (Ultra-Vybe/Wilde Calm/Snowdog)

Cibo Matto-HOTEL VALENTINE (self-released)

Various Artists-DANCE MANIA (Strut '86-'97)

Orange Juice-RIP IT UP (Domino '82)

Various Artists-PUNK 45 VOL. 2 (Soul Jazz '77-'80)

Schoolboy Q-OXYMORON (Top Dawg/Interscope)

Selda-VURULDUK EY HAKIM UNUTMA BIZI  (Pharaway Sounds '76)/s/t (Pharaway Sounds '79)

Frank Sinatra-WHERE ARE YOU? (Capitol '57)

St. Vincent-s/t (Republic)


JANUARY MUSIC PICKS:

Actress-GHETTOVILLE (Werk/Ninja Tune)

Against Me!-TRANSGENDER DYSPHORIA BLUES (Total Treble)

Beyoncé-s/t (Columbia)

DAM-DABKE ON THE MOON (RC Music)

Deafhaven-SUNBATHER (Deathwish)

Haim-DAYS ARE GONE (Columbia)

Juaneco y Su Combo-THE BIRTH OF JUNGLE CUMBIA (The Vital Record '70-'72)

Various Artists-KILLED BY DEATHROCK VOL. 1 (Sacred Bones '81-'87)

Doug Paisley-STRONG FEELINGS (No Quarter)

Frank Sinatra-IN THE WEE SMALL HOURS (Capitol '55)/ONLY THE LONELY (Capitol '58)