THE BEST OF 1999


ALBUMS:

1. the Isolationist-s/t (Jazz Fudge import)

2. Leftfield-RHYTHM AND STEALTH (Columbia)

3. Red Snapper-MAKING BONES (Warp/Matador)

4. Magnetic Fields-69 LOVE SONGS (Merge)

5. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy-I SEE A DARKNESS (Palace)

6. Flaming Lips-THE SOFT BULLETIN (Warner Bros.)

7. Kruder & Dorfmeister-THE K & D SESSIONS (Studio K7)

8. Ghost-SNUFF BOX IMMANENCE (Drag City)

9. Bjorn Olsson-INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC (Omplatten)

10. Eardrum-LAST LIGHT (Leaf import)


A DOZEN RUNNERS-UP:

Autechre-PEEL SESSION (Warp/Nothing)

Vinicius Cantuaria-TUCUMA (Verve)

Chemical Brothers-SURRENDER (Astralwerks)

Cinematic Orchestra-MOTION (Ninja Tune)

DJ Craze-CRAZEE MUSICK (Bomb Hip-Hop)

Donnas-GET SKINTIGHT (Lookout)

Funkstornung-ADDITIONAL PRODUCTIONS (Studio K7)

Ol' Dirty Bastard-N***A PLEASE (Elektra)

Linda Ronstadt/Emmylou Harris-WESTERN WALL/ THE TUCSON SESSIONS (Asylum)

Roots-THINGS FALL APART (MCA)

Spaceheads-ANGEL STATION (Merge)

Various Artists-TOSHKO LABS PRESENTS: DATED (Toshko Labs)


SINGLES:

Blondie-"Maria" (Beyond)

Cool Breeze-"Watch For The Hook" (Interscope)

Divine Comedy-"Gin Soaked Boy" (Setanta import)

Eve-"What Ya Want" (Ruff Ryders)

Fatboy Slim-"Praise You" (Astralweks)

Fennesz-FENNESZ PLAYS (Moikai)

Ol' Dirty Bastard-"Got Your Money" (Elektra)

Roots-"You Got Me" (MCA)

Tarwater featuring Tikiman-"Like A Miracle" (Soul Static Sound import)

TLC-"No Scrubs" (LaFace)


REISSUES:

Mahmoud Ahmed-ETHIOPIQUES VOL. 7: ERE MELA MELA (Buda import)

Os Mutantes-s/t (Omplatten)

Os Mutantes-MUTANTES (Omplatten)

Suicide-THE SECOND ALBUM/THE FIRST REHEARSALS (Blast First import)

Robert Wyatt-THE EPS (Hannibal)