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Staff Lists 2011

By The Staff | 18 December 2011

Brent Ables

01. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
02. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
03. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
04. Curren$y :: Weekend at Burnie’s (Jet Life/Warner Bros.)
05. Moonface :: Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped (Jagjaguwar)
06. Noveller :: Glacial Glow (Weird Forest/Saffron.)
07. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return of 4Eva (Self-released)
08. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
09. The Cyrillic Typewriter :: The Cyrillic Typewriter (JAZ Records)
10. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
11. Bon Iver :: Bon Iver, Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar)
12. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah :: Hysterical (V2)
13. Teebs :: Collections 01 (Brainfeeder)
14. Vondelpark :: nyc stuff and nyc bags (R&S)
15. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
16. Eleanor Friedberger :: Last Summer (Merge)
17. Wilco :: The Whole Love (dBpm)
18. G-Side :: The One… COHESIVE (Slow Motion Soundz)
19. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof Vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
20. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
21. Clams Casino :: Clams Casino (Self-released)
22. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Mexican Summer)
23. Francois Couturier :: Tarkovsky Quartet (ECM)
24. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
25. Fennesz :: Seven Stars (Touch)
26. Black Milk and Danny Brown :: Black and Brown (Fat Beats)
27. Tom Waits :: Bad As Me (Anti-)
28. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
29. Thundercat :: The Golden Age of Apocalypse (Brainfeeder)
30. Talkdemonic :: Ruins (Glacial Pace)

Mark Abraham

01. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
02. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
03. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
04. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
05. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
06. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
07. Yohuna :: Revery EP (Self-released)
08. Perfume :: JPN (Tokuma Japan Communications)
09. Battles :: Gloss Drop (Warp)
10. Love and Hates :: L.A.H. (White Lily Records)
11. Nurses :: Dracula (Dead Oceans)
12. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
13. Feel Alright ::Hahahahahahaha (Planet of the Tapes)
14. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol 2: Judges (Constellation)
15. DGRS ::Dream on Dreamy (Self-released)
16. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
17. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
18. Veronica Falls :: Veronica Falls (Slumberland/Bella Union)
19. Clams Casino :: Rainforest EP (Self-released)
20. Yellow Ostrich :: The Mistress (Barsuk)
21. Starfucker :: Reptilian (Polyvinyl)
22. Elite Gymnastics :: I Want a 38-Minute Truce in Which There Is No Rape Mix (DIS)
23. Peaking Lights :: 936 (Not Not Fun)
24. EMA :: Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
25. Ana Tijoux :: Elefant Mixtape (Self-released)
26. Lykke Li :: Wounded Rhymes (LL Recordings)
27. Radioactive Bishop :: 17:52 EP (Self-released)
28. SBTRKT :: SBTRKT (Young Turks)
29. Vondelpark :: nyc stuff and nyc bags EP (R&S)
30. WU LYF :: Go Tell Fire to the Mountain (PIAS)

Christopher Alexander

01. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
02. PJ Harvey :: Let England Shake (Island/Vagrant)
03. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
04. M83 :: Hurry Up. We’re Dreaming (Mute)
05. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
06. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
07. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
08. Kate Bush :: 50 Words for Snow (Fish People/Anti-)
09. La Sera :: La Sera (Hardly Art)
10. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
11. The Antlers :: Burst Apart (Frenchkiss)
12. Wild Flag :: Wild Flag (Merge)
13. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
14. Battles :: Gloss Drop (Warp)
15. Burzum :: Fallen (Byeloblog)
16. JEFF the Brotherhood :: We are the Champions (Infinite Coast/Warner Bros)
17. Thao and Mirah :: Thao and Mirah (Kill Rock Stars)
18. Wolves in the Throne Room :: Celestial Lineage (Southern Lord)
19. Fucked Up :: David Comes to Life (Matador)
20. Wye Oak :: Civilian (Merge)
21. Mogwai :: Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (Sub Pop)
22. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
23. Cymbals Eat Guitars :: Lenses Ailien (Barsuk)
24. East of the Wall :: The Apologist (Translation Loss)
25. Bill Callahan :: Apocalypse (Drag City)
26. Low :: C’mon (Sub Pop)
27. R.E.M. :: Collapse into Now (Warner Bros.)
28. Yuck :: Yuck (Fat Possum)
29. The Atlas Moth :: An Ache for the Distance (Profound Lore)
30. Chemtrail :: Youth Obsessed Death Culture (Self-released)

Conrad Amenta

01. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
02. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
03. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
04. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
05. St. Vincent: Strange Mercy (4AD)
06. Jenny Hval: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
07. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
08. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
09. Battles :: Gloss Drop (Warp)
10. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
11. L.W.H. :: Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
12. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
13. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
14. PJ Harvey :: Let England Shake (Vagrant/Island)
15. Eleanor Friedberger :: Last Summer (Merge)
16. Julianna Barwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
17. The Drums :: Portamento (Frenchkiss)
18. Wolves in the Throne Room :: Celestial Lineage (Southern Lord)
19. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)
20. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
21. The Antlers :: Burst Apart (Frenchkiss)
22. Grimes/d’EON :: Darkbloom Split LP (Arbutus)
23. Algodon Egipcio :: La Lucha Constante (Lefse)
24. Dream Jefferson :: Punch Perm EP (Self-released)
25. Foxes in Fiction :: Alberto (Orchid Tapes)
26. Dead Rider :: The Raw Dents (Tizona)
27. James Blake: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
28. Hauschka :: Salon Des Amateurs (FatCat)
29. Wild Beasts :: Smother (Domino)
30. Thank You :: Golden Worry (Thrill Jockey)

Alan Baban

01. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
02. LWH :: Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
03. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
04. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
05. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
06. Apache Dropout Apache Dropout (Family Vineyard)
07. Fabolous:: The S.O.U.L. Tape (Self-released)
08. Curren$y :: Weekend at Burnie’s / Covert Coup (Warner Bros./Self-released)
09. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
10. The Beets :: Let the Poison Out (Hardly Art)
11. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
12. EMA :: Past Life, Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
13. Action Bronson + Static Selecktah :: Well-Done (Templar)
14. Bill Callahan :: Apocalypse (Drag City)
15. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
16. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
17. Girls :: Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther/Matador)
18. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
19. Don Trip and Star Lito Step Brothers (Self-released)
20. Toro Y Moi :: Underneath the Pine (Carpark)

George Bass

01. Riz MC :: MICroscope (Confirm/Ignore)
02. Kuedo :: Severant (Planet Mu)
03. The Advisory Circle :: As the Crow Flies (Ghost Box)
04. Tycho :: Dive (Ghostly International)
05. Bill Wells w/ Aidan Moffat :: Everything’s Getting Older (Chemikal Underground)
06. Amish 82 :: There is a Solitude of Space (Riot Factory)
07. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
08. Momus & John Henriksson :: Thunderclown (Tona Serenad)
09. Andy Stott :: Passed Me By / We Stay Together (Modern Love)
10. Toddla T :: Watch Me Dance (Ninja Tune)
11. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)

Chet Betz

01. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
02. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
03. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
04. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
05. Jay-Z and Kanye West :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
06. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return of 4eva (Self-released)
07. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
08. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
09. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
10. 13 & God :: Own Your Ghost (anticon)
11. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
12. G-Side :: The ONE…COHESIVE (Slow Motion Soundz)
13. Main Attrakionz :: 808 & Dark Grapes II (Green Ova Undergrounds)
14. Grimes/d’EON :: Darkbloom EP (Arbutus)
15. Chad VanGaalen:: Diaper Island (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop)
16. Tim Hecker:: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
17. A$AP Rocky:: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
18. Black Milk and Danny Brown:: Black and Brown EP (Fat Beats)
19. David Thomas Broughton:: Outbreeding (Brainlove)
20. Kuedo:: Severant (Planet Mu)

Allie Conti

01. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
02. Yuck :: Yuck (Fat Possum)
03. Adele :: 21 (Columbia)
04. Rural Alberta Advantage :: Departing (Saddle Creek/Paper Bag)
05. Frank Turner :: England Keep My Bones (Xtra Mile Recordings/Epitaph)
06. EMA :: Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
07. Wilco :: The Whole Love (dBpm)
08. The Strokes :: Angles (RCA)
09. Beirut :: The Rip Tide (Ba Da Bing/Pompeii)
10. Girls :: Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther/Matador)
11. Kevin Devine :: Between the Concrete & Clouds (Razor & Tie)
12. Fleet Foxes :: Helplessness Blues (Sub Pop)
13. Radiohead :: King of Limbs (XL/TBD)
14. Bon Iver :: Bon Iver, Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar)
15. Fucked Up :: David Comes to Life (Matador)
16. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
17. Arctic Monkeys :: Suck it and See (Domino)
18. Okkervil River :: I Am Very Far (Jagjaguwar)
19. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin :: Let It Sway (Polyvinyl)
20. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
21. Fountains of Wayne :: Sky Full of Holes (Yep Roc)
22. Wild Flag :: Wild Flag (Merge)
23. Strange Mercy :: St. Vincent (4AD)
24. Feist :: Metals (Interscope)
25. Vivian Girls :: Share The Joy (Polyvinyl)

Jordan Cronk

01. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
02. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
03. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
04. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
05. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)
06. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
07. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
08. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
09. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
10. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
11. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
12. Julianna Barwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
13. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
14. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
15. Humcrush with Sidsel Endresen :: Ha! (Rune Grammofon)
16. Nicolas Jaar :: Space Is Only Noise (Circus Company)
17. Wolves in the Throne Room :: Celestial Lineage (Southern Lord)
18. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
19. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
20. The Field :: Looping State of Mind (Kompakt)
21. 13 & God :: Own Your Ghost (anticon.)
22. EMA: Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
23. PJ Harvey :: Let England Shake (Vagrant/Island)
24. Andy Stott: Passed Me By / We Stay Together (Modern Love)
25. Vampillia :: Alchemic Heart (Important)
26. The Caretaker :: An Empty Bliss Beyond This World (History Always Favours the Winners)
27. Battles :: Gloss Drop (Warp)
28. Noveller :: Glacial Glow (Weird Forest / Saffron)
29. J Mascis :: Several Shades of Why (Sub Pop)
30. Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx :: We’re New Here (XL / Young Turks)

Joel Elliott

01. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
02. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
03. PJ Harvey :: Let England Shake (Island/Vagrant)
04. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
05. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
06. Francois Couturier :: Tarkovsky Quartet (ECM)
07. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island (Sub Pop)
08. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
09. Prurient :: Bermuda Drain (Hydra Head)
10. Ambrose Akinmusire :: When the Heart Emerges Glistening (Blue Note)
11. Dirty Beaches :: Badlands (Zoo)
12. Andy Stott :: We Stay Together / Passed Me By (Modern Love)
13. Peter Evans Quintet :: Ghosts (More is More)
14. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
15. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
16. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
17. The Caretaker :: An Empty Bliss Beyond this World (History Always Favours the Winners)
18. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
19. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
20. Katy B :: On a Mission (Columbia/Rinse)
21. Kanye West & Jay-Z :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
22. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Mexican Summer/Software)
23. G-Side :: The ONE…COHESIVE (Slow Motion Soundz)
24. Nicolas Jaar :: Space is Only Noise (Circus Company)
25. Snowman :: Absence (Dot Dash)
26. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
27. Julianna Barwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
28. Clams Casino :: Instrumental Mixtape (Self-released)
29. Okkyung Lee :: Noisy Love Songs (Tzadik)
30. Fourcolor :: As Pleat (12k)

Jessica Faulds

01. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Pt. 2: Judges (Constellation)
02. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop)
03. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
04. Wild Flag :: Wild Flag (Merge)
05. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
06. Mozart’s Sister :: Dear Fear EP (Self-released)
07. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
08. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
09. PJ Harvey :: Let England Shake (Vagrant/Island)
10. Unknown Mortal Orchestra :: Unknown Mortal Orchestra (True Panther/Fat Possum)
11. Little Jungles :: Wuts Goin Thru Yer Head (Geographing)
12. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
13. Moonface :: Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped (Jagjaguwar)
14. EMA :: Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
15. Cut Copy :: Zonoscope (Modular)
16. Psychedelic Horseshit :: Laced (FatFat)
17. Miracle Fortress :: Was I the Wave? (Secret City)
18. Long Long Long :: Who the Fuck Said Family Ain’t Family No More EP (Self-released)
19. Kris Ellestad :: No Man Is Land (Self-released)
20. Grimes/d’Eon :: Darkbloom Split LP (Arbutus)
21. Foxes in Fiction :: Alberto (Orchid Tapes)
22. Ponytail :: Do Whatever You Want All the Time (We Are Free)
23. The Cyrillic Typewriter:: The Cyrillic Typewriter (JAZ)
24. Dirty Beaches :: Badlands (Zoo)
25. Active Child :: You Are All I See (Vagrant)

P.M. Goerner

1. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
2. Liturgy :: Aesthethica (Thrill Jockey)
3. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
4. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
5. Ford & Lopatin :: Channel Pressure (Software)
6. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka)
7. Wolves in the Throne Room :: Celestial Lineage (Southern Lord)
8. Dirty Beaches :: Badlands (Zoo)
9. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
10. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
11. Demdike Stare :: Tryptych (Modern Love)
12. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
13. Shabazz Palaces : : Black Up (Sub Pop)
14. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)
15. Roll The Dice :: In Dust (The Leaf Label)
16. Zomes :: Earth Grid (Thrill Jockey)
17. Andy Stott :: Passed Me By (Modern Love)
18. Machinedrum :: Room(s) (Planet Mu)
19. The Field :: Looping State of Mind (Kompakt)
20. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
21. ASAP Rocky :: LiveLoveASAP (RCA)
22. Sun Araw :: Ancient Romans (Sun Ark)
23. Charalambides :: Exile (Kranky)
24. Deadbeat :: Drawn & Quartered (BLKRTZ)
25. Curren$y :: Weekend at Burnie’s (Warner Bros.)
26. John Maus :: We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves (Upset the Rhythm)
27. The Advisory Circle : : As the Crow Flies (Ghost Box)
28. Lone :: Echolocations (R&S)
29. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
30. Nicolas Jaar :: Space Is Only Noise (Circus Company)

David M. Goldstein

01. Cut Copy :: Zonoscope (Modular)
02. Fucked Up :: David Comes to Life (Matador)
03. Wild Flag :: Wild Flag (Merge)
04. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
05. Wild Beasts -:: Smother (Domino)
06. White Denim :: D (Downtown)
07. Florence & the Machine :: Ceremonials (Universal Republic)
08. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
09. The Strokes :: Angles (RCA)
10. The Horrors :: Skying (XL)
11. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
12. The Stepkids :: The Stepkids (Stones Throw)
13. R.E.M. :: Collapse into Now (Warner Bros.)
14. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
15. Foo Fighters :: Wasting Light (RCA)
16. Drake :: Take Care (Young Money)
17. Stephen Malkmus ∓ the Jicks :: Mirror Traffic (Matador)
18. Radiohead :: King of Limbs (XL/TBD)
19. Joy Formidable :: The Big Roar (Canvasback)
20. The Men :: Leave Home (Sacred Bones)
21. Wilco :: The Whole Love (dBpm)
22. Charles Bradley :: No Time for Dreaming (Dunham)
23. Drive By Truckers :: Go-Go Boots (RED)
24. WU LYF :: Go Tell Fire to the Mountain (PIAS)
25. Mastodon :: The Hunter (Reprise)

Andrew Hall

01. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
02. The Mountain Goats :: All Eternals Deck (Merge)
03. Cass McCombs :: Wit’s End (Domino)
04. Girls :: Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther Sounds/Matador)
05. Bill Callahan :: Apocalypse (Drag City)
06. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring For My Halo (Matador)
07. Jens Lekman :: An Argument With Myself EP (Secretly Canadian)
08. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
09. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
10. Ty Segall :: Goodbye Bread (Drag City)
11. Julianna Barwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
012. Grouper :: AIA (Type)
13. War on Drugs :: Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)
14. Colin Stetson :: New Century Warfare, Volume 2: Judges (Constellation)
15. Fucked Up :: David Comes To Life (Matador)
16. James Ferraro :: Far Side Virtual (Hippos in Tanks)
17. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
18. Pure X :: Pleasure (Acéphale)
19. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
20. Clams Casino :: Instrumental Mixtape (Self-released)
21. John Maus :: We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves (Upset the Rhythm)

Kaylen Hann

01. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
02. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
03. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
04. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island (Sub Pop)
05. Wild Beasts :: Smother (Domino)
06. Lil Wayne :: Sorry 4 the Wait (Self-released)
07. Wild Flag :: Wild Flag (Merge)
08. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
09. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
10. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
11. EMA :: Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
12. Roommate :: Guilty Rainbow (Antephonic)
13. o F F :: Disenchanted Fairytale EP (Self-released)
14. Nurses :: Dracula (Dead Ocaens)
15. Iceage :: New Brigade (Memphis Industries)
16. MESSY HOPPING :: Messy Sparkles/Tree Hopping (Self-released)
17. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
18. Tearjerker :: Rare (Self-released)
19. Grimes/d“Eon :: Darkbloom Split LP (Arbutus)
20. Moonface :: Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped (Jagjaguwar)
21. Apache Dropout :: Apache Dropout (Family Vineyard)
22. Vacation Dad :: ZOIO (MJMJ)
23. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
24. Main Attraktionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
25. Eleanor Friedberger :: Last Summer (Merge)
26. WIN WIN :: WIN WIN (Vice)
27. M83 :: Hurry Up We’re Dreaming (Mute)
28. Beirut :: The Rip Tide (Ba Da Bing/Pompeii)
29. The Sandwitches :: Mrs. Jones’ Cookies (Empty Cellar)
30. Conquering Animal Sound :: Kammerspiel (Gizeh/mini50 Records)

Calum Marsh

01. Drake :: Take Care (Young Money)
02. Main Attrakionz :: 808s And Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
03. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
04. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
05. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons / Thursday (Self-released)
06. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
07. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
08. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
09. Kanye West & Jay-Z :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
10. Curren$y :: Weekend At Burnie’s (Warner Bros.)
11. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
12. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare, Volume 2 (Constellation)
13. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
14. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
15. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
16. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
17. Thunder & Lightning :: Kangaroo Court (Self-released)
18. Julianna Barwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
19. Rich Aucoin :: We’re All Dying to Live (Sonic)
20. 13 & God :: Own Your Ghost (anticon.)

Matt Main

01. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
02. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
03. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
04. Bon Iver :: Bon Iver, Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar)
05. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
06. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Self-released)
07. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
08. Kanye West & Jay-Z :: Watch the Throne (Def Jam/Roc-a-Fella)
09. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
10. Drake :: Take Care (Young Money/Universal)
11. Nicolas Jaar :: Space is Only Noise (Circus Company)
12. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
13. Girls :: Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther/Matador)
14. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
15. EMA :: Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions)
16. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
17. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
18. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
19. Bosco Delrey :: Everybody Wah (Mad Decent/Downtown)
20. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
21. Main Attrakionz :: 808s and Dark Grapes II (Mishka)
22. Braids :: Native Speaker (Kanine)

Maura McAndrew

01. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
02. Eleanor Friedberger :: Last Summer (Merge)
03. Bill Callahan :: Apocalypse (Drag City)
04. Smith Westerns :: Dye it Blonde (Fat Possum)
05. Wild Flag :: Wild Flag (Merge)
06. Girls :: Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther/Matador)
07. Old 97’s :: The Grand Theatre Vol. 2 (New West)
08. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks :: Mirror Traffic (Matador)
09. The Beets :: Let the Poison Out (Hardly Art)
10. Vivian Girls :: Share the Joy (Polyvinyl)
11. The War on Drugs :: Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)
12. Sic Alps :: Napa Asylum (Drag City)
13. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
14. The Fresh & Onlys :: Secret Walls EP (Sacred Bones)

Colin McGowan

01. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka)
02. Danny Brown :: XXX (Self-released)
03. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
04. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop)
05. MonderM.A.N. :: Dope Since ’91 (Self-released)
06. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
07. Braids :: Braids (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
08. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return of 4Eva (Self-released)
09. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
10. Curren$y :: Weekend at Burnie’s (Jet Life/Warner Bros.)
11. Friendzone :: My Wishlist (Self-released)
12. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
13. Roommate :: Guilty Rainbow (Antephonic)
14. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
15. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)
16. G-Side :: The ONE…COHESIVE (Slow Motion Soundz)
17. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
18. DJ Quik :: The Book of David (Mad Science)
19. Wiz Khalifa :: Rolling Papers (Atlantic)
20. DaVinci :: Feast or Famine (Self-released)
21. WU LYF :: Go Tell Fire To the Mountain (PIAS)
22. Mouse on tha Track :: Swagga Fresh Freddie (Self-released)
23. Waka Flocka Flame & Slim Dunkin :: Twin Towers 2 (Self-released)
24. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
25. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
26. Freddie Gibbs :: A Cold Day in Hell (Self-released)
27. Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire :: Lost in Translation (Mishka)
28. Don Trip & Starlito :: Step Brothers (Self-released)
29. Saigon :: The Greatest Story Never Told (Suburban Noize)
30. Stalley :: Lincoln Way Nights (Mishka)

Chris Molnar

01. Heidecker & Wood :: Starting From Nowhere (Little Record Company)
02. Jay-Z & Kanye West :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella)
03. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare 2: Judges (Constellation)
04. ASAP Rocky :: LIVELOVEASAP (Self-released)
05. Lil’ Wayne :: Tha Carter IV (Young Money)
06. Maybach Music :: Self Made Vol. 1 (Maybach Music)
07. Drake :: Take Care (Young Money)
08. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
09. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
10. Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX :: We’re New Here (XL)
11. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
12. Cass McCombs :: Wit’s End (Domino)
13. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
14. P.G. Six :: Starry Mind (Drag City)
15. Braids :: Native Speaker (Kanine)
16. The Strokes :: Angles (RCA)
17. Kate Bush :: 50 Words For Snow (Fish People)
18. Joan of Arc :: Life Like (Polyvinyl)
19. Cass McCombs :: Humor Risk (Domino)
20. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)

Ryan Pratt

01. Junior Boys :: It’s All True (Domino)
02. Jesu :: Ascension (Caldo Verde)
03. Miracle Fortress ::Was I the Wave? (Secret City)
04. The Weather Station :: All of It Was Mine (Youth Club)
05. You Are My Symphonic:: I Found Your Faces Of Montreal (Self-released)
06. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 / Dropped Pianos (Kranky)
07. True Widow :: As High As the Heavens… (Kemado)
08. Mombi ::The Wounded Beat (Own)
09. Abigail Washburn :: City of Refuge
10. Tycho :: Dive (Ghostly International)
11. Burial :: Street Halo EP (Hyperdub)
12. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah :: Hysterical (V2)
13. Radiohead :: The King of Limbs (XL/TBD)
14. Cass McCombs :: Wit’s End (Domino)
15. Benoit Pioulard :: Plays Thelma (Desire Path)
16. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
17. Various Artists :: SMM: Context (Ghostly International)
18. Sleep Beneath the Willow :: Daniel Romano
19. Mogwai :: Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (Sub Pop)
20. Jacaszek :: Glimmer (Ghostly International)

Clayton Purdom

01. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
02. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
03. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
04. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return of 4Eva (Self-released)
05. Drake :: Take Care (Young Money)
06. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)
07. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
08. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
09. Kanye West & Jay-Z :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
10. G-Side :: The ONE…COHESIVE (Slow Motion Soundz)

Scott Reid

01. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
02. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
03. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
04. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
05. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
06. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
07. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
08. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
09. PJ Harvey :: Let England Shake (Island/Vagrant)
10. Oneohtrix Point Never :: Replica (Software)
11. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
12. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
13. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)
14. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II / Blackberry Ku$h (Green Ova Undergrounds)
15. Cyrillic Typewriter :: The Cyrillic Typewriter (JAZ)
16. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
17. Danielson :: The Best of Gloucester County (Sounds Familyre)
18. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island / Your Tan Looks Supernatural EP (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop)
19. Roommate :: Guilty Rainbow (Antephonic)
20. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
21. Andy Stott :: Passed Me By / We Stay Together (Modern Love)
22. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return of 4Eva (Self-released)
23. Miracle Fortress :: Was I the Wave? (Secret City)
24. The Men :: Leave Home (Sacred Bones)
25. Wolves in the Throne Room :: Celestial Lineage (Southern Lord)
26. Long Long Long :: Who the Fuck Said Family Ain’t Family No More / 99 Sevens EP (Self-released)
27. Francois Couturier :: Tarkovsky Quartet (ECM)
28. Julianna Barwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
29. Nurses :: Dracula (Dead Oceans)
30. Moonface :: Organ Music, Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped (Jagjaguwar)

Brian Riewer

01. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
02. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return Of 4Eva (Self-released)
03. Destroyer :: Kaputt (Merge)
04. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
05. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons / Thursday (Self-released)
06. tUnE-yArDs :: w h o k i l l (4AD)
07. Julianna Barkwick :: The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
08. Main Attrakionz :: 808s & Dark Grapes II / Blackberry Ku$h (Mishka/Green Ova Undergrounds)
09. Jenny Hval :: Viscera (Rune Grammofon)
10. Gang Gang Dance :: Eye Contact (4AD)
11. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
12. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
13. L.W.H. :: The Tape Hiss Hooligan (Green Ova Undergrounds)
14. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
15. Curren$y :: Covert Coup / Weekend at Burnie’s (Warner Bros.)
16. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
17. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop)
18. Jay-Z & Kanye West :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
19. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
20. Robag Wruhme :: Thora Vukk (Pampa)
21. G-Side :: The ONE…COHESIVE / iSLAND (Slow Motion Soundz)
22. Hauschka :: Salon Des Amateurs (FatCat)
23. Real Estate :: Days (Domino)
24. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof Vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
26. Battles :: Gloss Drop (Warp)
27. Long Long Long :: Who The Fuck Said Family Ain’t Family No More EP (Self-released)
28. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
28. Dream Jefferson :: Punch Perm EP (Self-released)
29. The Drums :: Portmento (Frenchkiss)
30. Feist :: Metals (Interscope)

Eric Sams

01. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
02. Bon Iver :: Bon Iver, Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar)
03. St. Vincent :: Strange Mercy (4AD)
04. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
05. The Mountain Goats :: All Eternals Deck (Merge) 
06. Kurt Vile :: Smoke Ring for my Halo (Matador)
07. Danny Brown :: XXX (Fool’s Gold)
08. Curren$y :: Weekend at Burnie’s (Warner Bros.) 
09. Deerhoof :: Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
10. Kate Bush :: 50 Words for Snow (Fish People/EMI)
11. Surfer Blood :: Tarot Classics (Kanine)

Dom Sinacola

01. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
02. Shabazz Palaces :: Black Up (Sub Pop)
03. Danny Brown :: XXX (Self-released)
04. Roommate :: Guilty Rainbow (Antephonic)
05. Blackout Beach :: Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)
06. Main Attrakionz :: 808s and Dark Grapes II (Mishka)
07. Braids :: Native Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)
08. The Men :: Leave Home (Sacred Bones)
09. A$AP Rocky :: LIVELOVEA$AP (Self-released)
10. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
11. Big K.R.I.T. :: Return of 4eva (Self-released)
12. Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx :: We’re New Here (XL/Young Turks)
13. Kanye West & Jay-Z :: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
14. Nurses :: Dracula (Dead Oceans)
15. Clams Casino :: Instrumental Mixtape (Self-released)
16. Chad VanGaalen :: Diaper Island (Flemish Eye/Sub Pop)
17. Jamie Woon :: Mirrorwriting (Polydor)
18. Curren$y :: Weekend at Burnie’s (Self-released)
19. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah :: Hysterical (V2)
20. Black Milk and Danny Brown :: Black and Brown EP (Fat Beats)
21. G-Side :: The ONE…COHESIVE (Self-released)
22. Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)
23. Colin Stetson :: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation)
24. Smith Westerns :: Dye It Blonde (Fat Possum)
25. Beirut :: The Rip Tide (Ba Da Bing/Pompeii)
26. Algodon Egipcio :: La Lucha Constante (Lefse)
27. Miracle Fortress :: Was I the Wave? (Secret City Records)
28. Drake :: Take Care (Young Money)
29. Nicholas Jaar :: Space Is Only Noise (Circus Company)
30. o F F :: Disenchanted Fairytale EP (Self-released)

Jonathan Wroble

01. Kanye West & Jay-Z: Watch the Throne (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
02. M83 :: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (Mute)
03. Cat’s Eyes :: Cat’s Eyes (Polydor)
04. When Saints Go Machine :: Konkylie (!K7)
05. The Weeknd :: House of Balloons (Self-released)
06. Me’Shell Ndegeocello :: Weather (Naive)
07. Widowspeak :: Widowspeak (Captured Tracks)
08. Radiohead :: The King of Limbs (XL/TBD)
09. Gruff Rhys :: Hotel Shampoo (Witchita)
10. White Denim :: D (Downtown)
11. Coldplay :: Mylo Xyloto (EMI)
12. The Go! Team :: Rolling Blackouts (Memphis Industries)
13. James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas/Polydor)
14. Jason Isbell :: Here We Rest (Lightning Rod)
15. The Chemical Brothers :: Hanna (OST)
16. My Morning Jacket :: Circuital (ATO)