Sep 012017
 

Release date order:

  • The xx – I See You (January 13)
  • Piano Magic – Closure (January 20)
  • Moon Duo – Occult Architecture Vol 1 (February 3)
  • Tinariwen – Elwan (February 10)
  • Lawrence English – Cruel Optimism (February 17)
  • Vagabon – Infinite Worlds (February 24)
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Don’t Get Lost (February 24)
  • Fen – Winter (March 10)(BM)
  • Jay Som – Everybody Works (March 10)
  • Planning For Burial – Below The House (March 10)
  • Yasmine Hamdan – Al Jamilat (March 17)(LEBANON)
  • Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me (March 24)
  • Falls of Rauros – Vigilance Perennial (March 31)(BM)
  • Ulver – The Assassination of Julius Caesar (April 7)
  • Robyn Hitchcock – Robyn Hitchcock (April 21)
  • The Black Angels – Death Song  (April 22)
  • Mark Lanegan Band – Gargoyle (April 28)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto  – Async (April 28)
  • Flowers Must Die – Kompost (April 28)
  • Slowdive – Slowdive (May 5)
  • Perfume Genius – No Shape (May 5)
  • Big Thief – Capacity (June 9)
  • Flotation Toy Warning – The Machine That Made Us (June 16)
  • Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts (July 7)
  • Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life (July 21)
  • Drudkh / Paysage d’Hiver – Somewhere Sadness Wanders (August 25)(BM)
  • Oh Sees – Orc (August 25)
  • Der Weg Einer Freiheit – Finisterre (August 25)(BM)
  • The Dream Syndicate – How Did I Find Myself Here? (September 8)
  • Gregg Allman – Southern Blood (September 8)
  • The National – Sleep Well Beast (September 8)
  • Motorpsycho – The Tower (September 8)
  • Myrkur – Mareridt (September 15)(BM)
  • Wolves in the Throne Room – Thrice Woven (September 22)(BM)
  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers (September 22)
  • Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spoon (September 22)
  • The Horrors – V (September 22)
  • Bell Witch – Mirror Reaper (October 20)
  • Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights (October 27)
  • Converge – The Dusk in Us (November 3)
  • Auðn – Farvegir Fyrndar (November 10)(BM)

Forthcoming:

Reissues/Compilations:

  • Radiohead – OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017 (June 23)

EPs:

  • VANUM – Burning Arrow (April 1)(BM)
  • Oranssi Pazuzu – Kevät / Värimyrsky (April 12)(BM)

« Best albums of 2016

Dec 272016
 

Rank order:

  1. Oranssi Pazuzu – Värähtelijä (February 26)(BM)
  2. Alcest – Kodama (September 30)(BM)
  3. Sylvaine – Wistful (May 12)(BM)
  4. Emma Ruth Rundle – Marked For Death (September 30)
  5. Ash Borer – The Irrepassable Gate (December 2)(BM)
  6. Marissa Nadler – Strangers (May 20)
  7. The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Third World Pyramid (October 8)
  8. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker (October 21)
  9. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool (May 8)
  10. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity (April 29)

Others, release date order:

  • David Bowie – Blackstar (January 8)
  • The Besnard Lakes – A Coliseum Complex Museum (January 22)
  • Atlanter – Jewels Of Crime (January 22)
  • Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield (January 29)
  • Amute – Bending Time In Waves (February 5)
  • DIIV – Is the Is Are (February 5)
  • Aluk Todolo – Voix (February 5)(BM)
  • Cavern Of Anti-Matter – Void Beats / Invocation Trex (February 19)
  • Mogwai – Atomic (April 1)
  • Nothing – Tired of Tomorrow (May 13)
  • Cool Ghouls – Animal Races (August 19)
  • Andrea Schroeder – Void (August 26)
  • Angel Olsen – My Woman (September 2)
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree (September 9)
  • Drudkh / Grift – Betrayed By The Sun / Mirages (September 16)(BM)
  • Winterfylleth – The Dark Hereafter (September 30)(BM)
  • TOY – Clear Shot (October 28)
  • Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions – Until the Hunter (November 4)

Compilations:

  • Pink Floyd – The Early Years 1965-1972 (box set) (Compilation, November 11)

« Best albums of 2015
» Best albums of 2017

Feb 062016
 

Rank order:

  1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress (March 31)
  2. Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss (August 7)
  3. Joanna Newsom – Divers (October 23)
  4. Marika Hackman – We Slept at Last (January 29)
  5. Bill Fay – Who Is The Sender? (April 28)
  6. Steve Roach – Skeleton Keys (May 5)
  7. Bell Witch – Four Phantoms (April 28)
  8. VANUM – Realm Of Sacrifice (June)(BM)
  9. Akhlys – The Dreaming I (April 20)(BM)
  10. Calexico – Edge Of The Sun (April 13)

Others:

  • The Chemistry Experiment – Gongs Played by Voice (January 5)
  • A Place to Bury Strangers – Transfixiation (February 17)
  • The Black Ryder – The Door Behind the Door (February 24)
  • Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly (March 15)(HIP-HOP)
  • Built to Spill – Untethered Moon (April 18)
  • David Torn – Only Sky (May 4)
  • Mikal Cronin – MCIII (May 4)
  • Hop Along – Painted Shut (May 4)
  • Myrkur – M (August 21)(BM)
  • Low – Ones and Sixes (September 11)
  • Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon (September 18)
  • Deerhunter – Fading Frontier (October 16)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto – The Revenant: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (December 25)
  • The Telescopes – Hidden Fields (?)
  • Maurizio Di Tollo – Memorie di Uno Sparring Partner (?)(ITALIA)

« Best albums of 2014
» Best albums of 2016

Feb 052016
 

Rank order:

  1. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Fuck Off Get Free (For The Island Of Montreal) (January 20)
  2. Jozef Van Wissem / Sqürl – Only Lovers Left Alive Official Soundtrack (?)
  3. Wovenhand – Refractory Obdurate (April 29)
  4. Andrea Schroeder – Where The Wild Oceans End (?)
  5. Cloud Nothings – Here And Nowhere Else (April 1)
  6. The War On Drugs – Lost In the Dream (March 18)
  7. Marissa Nadler – July (?)
  8. Alcest – Shelter (January 17)
  9. Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence (June 13)
  10. Temples – Sun Structures (February 5)

Others:

  • Nothing – Guilty of Everything (March 4)
  • Colorama – Temari (June 22)
  • Lawrence English – Wilderness Of Mirrors (?)

« Best albums of 2013
» Best albums of 2015

Feb 052016
 

Rank order:

  1. Ceramic Dog – Your Turn (April 30)
  2. Low – Invisible Way (March 18)
  3. Oranssi Pazuzu – Valonielu (October 11)(BM)
  4. Mikal Cronin – Mcii (May 7)
  5. Tim Hecker – Virgins (October 14)
  6. Holden – The Inheritors (?)
  7. Anna Calvi – One Breath (October 7)
  8. Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty (September 3)
  9. Mogwai – Les Revenants (February 25)
  10. Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us (September 6)

Others:

  • Ash Borer – Bloodlands (March 1)(BM)
  • The Black Angels – Indigo Meadow (April 2)
  • Savages – Silence Yourself (May 6)
  • The Bevis Frond – White Numbers (May 6)
  • TOY – Join The Dots (December 6)
  • Yasmine Hamdan – Ya Nass  (?)(LEBANON)

« Best albums of 2012
» Best albums of 2014

Feb 052016
 

Rank order:

  1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! (October 1)
  2. Alcest – Les voyages de l’âme (January 6)(BM)
  3. Bill Fay – Life Is People (August 21)
  4. Marissa Nadler – The Sister (May 29)
  5. Swans – The Seer (August 28)
  6. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar (January 18)
  7. Dark Dark Dark – Who Needs Who (October 2)
  8. A Place to Bury Strangers – Worship (June 26)
  9. TOY – TOY (September 10)
  10. Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral (February 3)

Others:

  • Neil Young – Psychedelic Pill (October 30)
  • Lana Del Rey – Born To Die (January 27)
  • Tame Impala – Lonerism (October 5)

« Best albums of 2011
» Best albums of 2013

Feb 042016
 

Release date order:

  1. Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi (January 14)
  2. Woods of Desolation – Torn Beyond Reason  (February 25)(BM)
  3. Ash Borer – Ash Borer (March 10)(BM)
  4. Low – C’mon (April 11)
  5. Erika M. Anderson – Past Life Martyred Saints (May 10)
  6. Luup – Meadow Rituals (May 17)
  7. Washed Out – Within And Without (July 6)
  8. Wolves in the Throne Room – Celestial Lineage (September 13)(BM)
  9. Oranssi Pazuzu – Kosmonument (October 26)(BM)
  10. Tenhi – Saivo (December 2)

Others:

  • Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (February 2)
  • Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972 (February 14)
  • Radiohead – The King of Limbs (February 18)
  • Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo (March 08)
  • The Horrors – Skying (July 11)
  • The War On Drugs – Slave Ambient (August 16)
  • Julia Holter – Tragedy (August 30)
  • St. Vincent – Strange Mercy (September 12)
  • Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost (September 13)
  • Real Estate – Days (October 18)

« Best albums of 2010
» Best albums of 2012

Feb 032016
 

Release date order:

  1. Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me (February 23)
  2. Alcest – Ecailles De Lune (March 29)(BM)
  3. John Grant – Queen Of Denmark (April 19)
  4. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma (May 3)
  5. The National – High Violet (May 10)
  6. Tame Impala – Innerspeaker (May 21)
  7. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today (June 8)
  8. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest (September 28)
  9. Fell Voices – Untitled (September 30)(BM)
  10. Ghastly City Sleep – Moondrifts (?)

Others:

  • First Aid Kit – The Big Black and the Blue (January 25)
  • Natalie Merchant – Leave Your Sleep (April 9)
  • The Sadies – Darker Circles (April 27)
  • Klaxons – Surfing The Void (August 20)
  • The Soft Moon – The Soft Moon (November 16)

« Best albums of 2009
» Best albums of 2011