Mar 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (February 3)
  2. Austere – To Lay like Old Ashes (February 27)(BM)
  3. Marissa Nadler – Little Hells (March 3)
  4. Oranssi Pazuzu – Muukalainen Puhuu (April 22)(BM)
  5. Sunn O))) – Monoliths and Dimensions (May 18)
  6. Natural Snow Buildings – Shadow Kingdom (September)
  7. The Black Heart Procession – Six (October 6)
  8. A Place to Bury Strangers – Exploding Head (October 6)
  9. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic (October 13)
  10. Piano Magic – Ovations (?)

Other albums:

  • Radiohead – The King of Limbs (February 18)
  • Bat For Lashes – Two Suns (April 3)
  • Horrors – Primary Colours (April 21)
  • Japandroids – Post-Nothing (April 28)

 

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Mar 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. Have a Nice Life – Deathconsciousness (January 1)
  2. Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours (March 22)
  3. Portishead – Third (April 8)
  4. Lindstrøm – Where You Go I Go Too (August 18)
  5. Deerhunter – Microcastle (August 19)
  6. Wovenhand – Ten Stones (September 9)
  7. Deerhunter – Weird Era Cont. (October 28)
  8. {{{Sunset}}} – Bright Blue Dream (?)
  9. U.S. Christmas – Eat The Low Dogs (?)
  10. Calexico – Ancienne Belgique (Live in Brussels 2008) (?)

Others:

  • No Age – Nouns (May 6)

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Mar 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? (January 23)
  2. Deerhunter – Cryptograms (January 29)
  3. Besnard Lakes – Are The Dark Horse (February 20)
  4. Odawas – Raven And The White Night (March 6)
  5. Marissa Nadler – Songs 3: Bird On The Water (March 12)
  6. Low – Drums and Guns (March 20)
  7. Alcest – Souvenirs D’Un Autre Monde (August 3)(BM)
  8. Wolves in the Throne Room – Two Hunters (September 25)(BM)
  9. Radiohead – In Rainbows (October 10)
  10. Strawfoot – Chasing Locusts (?)

Others:

  • Tinariwen – Aman Iman (March 13)

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Mar 042016
 

Release date order:

  1. Wolves In The Throne Room – Diadem Of 12 Stars (February 7)
  2. Tenhi – Maaäet (February 10)
  3. Man Man – Six Demon Bag (February 21)
  4. Mogwai – Mr Beast (March 6)
  5. Drudkh – Blood in Our Wells (March 23)(BM)
  6. Built To Spill – You In Reverse (April 11)
  7. Black Heart Procession – The Spell (May 9)
  8. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black (October 27)
  9. Joanna Newsom – Ys (November 14)
  10. The Ruins Of Beverast – Rain Upon The Impure (?)(BM)

Others:

  • Destroyer – Destroyer’s Rubies (February 21)

 

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» Best albums of 2007

Mar 042016
 

Release date order:

  1. LCD Soundsystem – LCD Soundsystem (January 24)
  2. Low – The Great Destroyer (January 25)
  3. The Mars Volta – Frances The Mute (March 1)
  4. Drudkh – The Swan Road (March 14)(BM)
  5. Okkervil River – Black Sheep Boy (April 5)
  6. Piano Magic – Disaffected (April 18)
  7. Sufjan Stevens – Illinois (July 4)
  8. Sigur Rós – Takk… (September 12)
  9. Marissa Nadler – The Saga Of Mayflower May (?)
  10. Dirty Three – Live! At Meredith (?)

Others:

  • Andrew Bird – The Mysterious Production Of Eggs (February 8)
  • A Hawk and a Hacksaw – Darkness At Noon (April 5)
  • The Drones – Long by the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By (April 18)
  • Eels – Blinking Lights And Other Revelations (April 26)
  • Sunn O))) – Black One (October 17)

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Mar 032016
 

Release date order:

  1. Ghost – Hypnotic Underworld (January 27)
  2. Blonde Redhead – Misery Is A Butterfly (March 15)
  3. Joanna Newsom – The Milk-Eyed Mender (March 23)
  4. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born (June 22)
  5. Wovenhand – Consider The Birds (September 20)
  6. Man Man – The Man in a Blue Turban with a Face (October 19)
  7. Drudkh – Autumn Aurora (November 28)(BM)
  8. Piano Magic – The Troubled Sleep Of Piano Magic (December 15)
  9. Robert Rich – The Open Window (?)
  10. Marissa Nadler – Ballads Of Living And Dying (?)

Others:

  • Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand (February 9)
  • Charalambides – Joy Shapes (May 10)
  • Arcade Fire – Funeral (September 14)
  • Dresden Dolls – Dresden Dolls (September 26)
  • Black Tape For A Blue Girl – Halo Star (?)
  • Bark Psychosys – Codename:Dustsucker (?)

« Best albums of 2003
» Best albums of 2005

Mar 032016
 

Release date order:

  1. Supersilent – 6 (January 20)
  2. Cat Power – You Are Free (February 18)
  3. Calexico – Feast of Wire (February 18)
  4. Dirty Three – She Has No Strings Apollo (February)
  5. Radio Dept. – Lesser Matters (March 4)
  6. M83 – Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts (April 14)
  7. Mogwai – Happy Songs For Happy People (May 21)
  8. Radiohead – Hail to the Thief (June 9)
  9. Elbow – Cast Of Thousands (August 13)
  10. Drudkh – Forgotten Legends (August 18)(BM)

Others:

  • Massive Attack – 100th Window (February 10)
  • Okkervil River – Down The River Of Golden Dreams (September 2)
  • Robert Wyatt – Cuckooland (October)
  • Richard Youngs – Airs of the Ear (?)

« Best albums of 2002
» Best albums of 2004

Mar 022016
 

Release date order:

  1. Notwist – Neon Golden (January 14)
  2. Sunn O))) – Flight Of The Behemoth (January 22)
  3. Cerberus Shoal – Mr Boy Dog (March 5)
  4. Black Tape for a Blue Girl – The Scavenger Bride (April 23)
  5. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (April 23)
  6. Interpol – Turn on the Bright Lights (August 19)
  7. Aimee Mann – Lost In Space (August 27)
  8. Low – Trust (September 24)
  9. Sigur Rós – ( ) (October 28 )
  10. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Yanqui UXO (November 4)

Others:

  • 16 Horsepower – Folklore (August 6)
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf (August 27)
  • Porcupine Tree – In Absentia (September 24)
  • Calexico – Scraping (?)

« Best albums of 2001
» Best albums of 2003

Mar 022016
 

Release date order:

  1. Low – Things We Lost In The Fire (January 21)
  2. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – No More Shall We Part (April 2)
  3. Mark Lanegan – Field Songs (May 8)
  4. Radiohead – Amnesiac (June 4)
  5. The White Stripes – White Blood Cells (July 3)
  6. Muse – Origin Of Symmetry (July 17)
  7. Lofty Pillars – Amsterdam (September 18)
  8. Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – Bavarian Fruit Bread (October 23)
  9. Robert Rich – Somnium (?)
  10. Steve Wynn – Here Come The Miracles (?)

Others:

  • Stars of the Lid – The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid (October 29)

 

« Best albums of 2000
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Feb 172016
 

Release date order:

  1. Morphine – The Night (February 1)
  2. Dirty Three – Whatever You Love You Are (March 7)
  3. Calexico – Hot Rail (May 9)
  4. Spring Heel Jack – Disappeared (August 22)
  5. The Black Heart Procession – Three (September 5)
  6. Goldfrapp – Felt Mountain (September 11)
  7. Radiohead – Kid A (September 27)
  8. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (October 9)
  9. Weakling – Dead as Dreams (?)(BM)
  10. 16 Horsepower – Secret South (?)

Others:

  • Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – He Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms… (March 13)
  • 16 Horsepower – Hoarse (April 1)
  • Mojave 3 – Excuses For Travellers (May 15)
  • Blonde Redhead – Melody Of Certain Damaged Lemons (June 6)
  • Coldplay – Parachutes (July 10)
  • Roy Montgomery – The Allegory of Hearing (August 29)
  • Acid Mothers Temple – La Nòvia (October)

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