Recommended Albums

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Want just a big old list of every single record I’ve deemed “Recommended”? Look no further. Albums here are listed in chronological order for each month I’ve run this feature.

2016:

  • Aoife O’Donovan – In The Magic Hour [Yep Roc]
  • Chairlift – Moth [Columbia]
  • David Bowie – Blackstar [ISO]
  • Future – Purple Reign [Freebandz]
  • Lycus – Chasms [Relapse]
  • NZCA/Lines – Infinite Summer [Memphis Industries]
  • Roly Porter – Third Law [Tri Angle]
  • She-Devils – She-Devils EP [Self-Released]
  • Ty Segall – Emotional Mugger [Drag City]
  • AMTHST – Euphoria [Gloriette]
  • Charli XCX – Vroom Vroom [Self-Released]
  • El Guincho – Hiperasia [Everlasting]
  • Kedr Livanskiy – January Sun [2MR]
  • Matmos – Ultimate Care II [Thrill Jockey]
  • Mothers – When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired [Grand Jury]
  • Mt. Si – Limits EP [Cascine]
  • Pinkshinyultrablast – Grandfeathered [Club AC30]
  • Porches – Pool [Domino]
  • Sarah Neufeld – The Ridge [Paper Bag]
  • Amnesia Scanner – AS [Young Turks]
  • Baauer – Aa [LuckyMe]
  • Big Ups – Before a Million Universes [Tough Love]
  • Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered [TDE]
  • Lionlimb – Shoo [Bayonet]
  • Mikael Seifu – Zelalem EP [RVNG Intl]
  • The Range – Potential [Domino]
  • Sheer Mag – III 7″ [Static Shock Records]
  • Solar Bears – Advancement [Sunday Best]
  • Ytamo – Mi Wo [Someone Good]
  • Andy Stott – Too Many Voices [Modern Love]
  • Deakin – Sleep Cycle [Self-Released]
  • Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing [Bayonet]
  • Holy Ghost! – Crime Cutz [DFA]
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – EARS [Western Vinyl]
  • Kevin Morby – Singing Saw [Dead Oceans]
  • Moderat – III [Mute]
  • SALES – Sales LP [Self-Released]
  • Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth [Atlantic]
  • Tim Hecker – Love Streams [4AD]
  • ANOHNI – HOPELESSNESS [Secretly Canadian]
  • Big Thief – Masterpiece [Saddle Creek]
  • Braids – Companion [Arbutus]
  • Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial [Matador]
  • Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book [Self-Released]
  • Chris Cohen – As If Apart [Captured Tracks]
  • Death Grips – Bottomless Pit [Harvest]
  • Gold Panda – Good Luck and Do Your Best [City Slang]
  • Holy Fuck – Congrats [Innovative Leisure]
  • Jessy Lanza – Oh No [Hyperdub]
  • Julianna Barwick – Will [Dead Oceans]
  • Kaytranada – 99.9% [XL]
  • LUH – Spiritual Songs For Lovers To Sing To [Mute]
  • Maria Usbeck – Amparo [Cascine]
  • Marissa Nadler – Strangers [Sacred Bones]
  • Mutual Benefit – Skip A Sinking Stone [Transgressive]
  • Olga Bell – Tempo [One Little Indian]
  • Perturbator – The Uncanny Valley [Blood Music]
  • Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool [XL]
  • Skepta – Konnichiwa [Boy Better Know]
  • Tim Heidecker – In Glendale [Rado Records]
  • Twin Peaks – Down In Heaven [Grand Jury]
  • Yumi Zouma – Willowbank [Cascine]
  • Deerhoof – The Magic [Carpark]
  • Fear Of Men – Fall Forever [Kanine]
  • Huerco S. – For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have) [Proibito]
  • Jerry Paper & Easy Feelings Unlimited – Toon Time Raw! [Bayonet]
  • Kino Kimino – Bait is or Sissies [My Favorite Chords]
  • Let’s Eat Grandma – I, Gemini [Transgressive]
  • Mitski – Puberty 2 [Dead Oceans]
  • Whitney – Light Upon The Lake [Secretly Canadian]
  • William Tyler – Modern Country [Merge]
  • YG – Still Brazy [Def Jam]
  • Arca – Entrañas [Self-Released]
  • The Avalanches – Wildflower [Astralwerks]
  • Clams Casino – 32 Levels [Columbia]
  • Cole M.G.N. – Cole M.G.N. [Gloriette]
  • Ian William Craig – Centres [130701]
  • Jamila Woods – HEAVN [Closed Sessions]
  • Kelsey Lu – Church EP [True Panther]
  • Krill – Krill [Exploding In Sound]
  • Omni – Deluxe [Trouble In Mind]
  • 2814 – Rain Temple [Dream Catalogue]
  • Carly Rae Jepsen – E•MO•TION: Side B [Interscope]
  • Exploded View – Exploded View [Sacred Bones]
  • Hoops – Hoops [Fat Possum]
  • Ka – Honor Killed The Samurai [Iron Works]
  • Katie Dey – Flood Network [Joy Void]
  • Kornél Kovács – The Bells [Studio Barnhus]
  • Rival Consoles – Night Melody [Erased Tapes]
  • Ryley Walker – Golden Sings That Have Been Sung [Dead Oceans]
  • Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits [Castle Face]
  • Young Thug – JEFFERY [300 Entertainment]
  • Angel Olsen – MY WOMAN [Jagjaguwar]
  • Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition [Warp]
  • Ian Sweet – Shapeshifter [Hardly Art]
  • Ice Choir – Designs In Rhythm [Shelflife]
  • Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch [Sacred Bones]
  • LVL UP – Return To Love [Sub Pop]
  • Merchandise – A Corpse Wired For Sound [4AD]
  • Negative Gemini – Body Work [100% Electronica]
  • Nicolas Jaar – Sirens [Other People]
  • Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Leave Me In The Dark [Self-Released]
  • Black Marble – It’s Immaterial [Ghostly]
  • Crying – Beyond The Fleeting Gates [Run For Cover]
  • Helado Negro – Private Energy [Asthmatic Kitty]
  • Katie Gately – Color [Tri Angle]
  • Kero Kero Bonito – Bonito Generation [Double Denim]
  • Marie Davidson – Adiuex Au Dancefloor [Cititrax]
  • NxWorries – Yes Lawd! [Stones Throw]
  • Sam Evian – Premium [Saddle Creek]
  • Steve Hauschildt – Strands [Kranky]
  • Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat To Earth [Mexican Summer]
  • Ash Borer – The Irrepassable Gate [Profound Lore]
  • Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!” [Glassnote]
  • Kate Bush – Before The Dawn [Fish People]
  • The Microphones – Early Tapes 1996 – 1998 [P.W. Elverum & Sun]
  • Permit – Vol. 1 [Self-Released]
  • Stove – Is The Meat That Fell Out [Exploding In Sound]
  • Burial – Young Death / Nightmarket [Hyperdub]
  • Daniel Bachman – Daniel Bachman [Three Lobed Recordings]
  • Dedekind Cut – $uccessor [NON]
  • DIANA – Familiar Touch [Self-Released]
  • Lorenzo Senni – Persona [Warp]
  • Mica Levi & Oliver Coates – Remain Calm [Slip]
  • Papa M – Highway Songs [Drag City]
  • Tiger & Woods – On the Green Again [Self-Released]
  • A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service [Epic]
  • Virginia Wing – Forward Constant Motion [Fire]

2017:

  • Alison Crutchfield – Tourist in This Town [Merge]
  • Brian Eno – Reflection [Warp]
  • Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness [Ba Da Bing!]
  • Migos – Culture [300 Entertainment]
  • Neil Cicierega – Mouth Moods [Self-Released]
  • Priests – Nothing Feels Natural [Sister Polygon]
  • Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 3 [Self-Released]
  • Ty Segall – Ty Segall [Drag City]
  • Uniform – Wake In Fright [Sacred Bones]
  • Yucky Duster – Duster’s Lament [Infinity Cat]
  • Chris Eldridge & Julian Lage – Mount Royal [Free Dirt]
  • Hand Habits – Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void) [Woodsist]
  • Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now [Secretly Canadian]
  • Jonwayne – Rap Album Two [Authors Recording Company]
  • Lowly – Heba [Bella Union]
  • Mega Bog – Happy Together [Nicey Music]
  • Mozart’s Sister – Field of Love [Arbutus]
  • Sampha – Process [Young Turks]
  • Thundercat – Drunk [Brainfeeder]
  • Visible Cloaks – Reassemblage [RVNG Intl]
  • Hurray For The Riff Raff – The Navigator [ATO]
  • Jacaszek – KWIATY [Ghostly]
  • Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked At Me [P.W. Elverum & Sun]
  • Planning For Burial – Below The House [The Flenser]
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The French Press [Sub Pop]
  • Saltland – A Common Truth [Constellation]
  • The Spirit of the Beehive – Pleasure Suck [Tiny Engines]
  • Tonstartssbandht – Sorcerer [Mexican Summer]
  • Various Artists – Mono No Aware [PAN]
  • Various Artists – Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music from Brazil 1978 – 1992 [Music from Memory]
  • Actress – AZD [Ninja Tune]
  • Arca – Arca [XL]
  • Colin Stetson – All This I Do For Glory [52Hz]
  • Feist – Pleasure [Interscope]
  • Gas – Narkopop [Kompakt]
  • Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. [TDE]
  • LAKE – Forever or Never [Tapete]
  • The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions [Concord]
  • Playboi Carti – Playboi Carti [AWGE / Interscope]
  • Weed – Born Wrong Love [Smoking Room]
  • Aldous Harding – Party [4AD]
  • Chino Amobi – Paradiso [UNO NYC]
  • Demen – Nektyr [Kranky]
  • Hundred Waters – Currency EP [OWSLA]
  • Land of Talk – Life After Youth [Saddle Creek]
  • Pond – The Weather [Marathon Artists]
  • Sam Amidon – The Following Mountain [Nonesuch]
  • (Sandy) Alex G – Rocket [Domino]
  • She-Devils – She-Devils [Secretly Canadian]
  • Beach Fossils – Somersault [Bayonet]
  • Big Thief – Capacity [Saddle Creek]
  • Elder – Reflections of a Floating World [Armageddon]
  • Ex Eye – Ex Eye [Relapse]
  • Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up [Nonesuch]
  • Guerilla Toss – GT Ultra [DFA]
  • Lapalux – Ruinism [Brainfeeder]
  • Laurel Halo – Dust [Hyperdub]
  • Palm – Shadow Expert [Carpark]
  • TOPS – Sugar At The Gate [Arbutus]
  • Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory [Def Jam]
  • Ross from Friends – The Outsides [Magicwire]
  • Star Tropics – Lost World [Shelflife]
  • Sudan Archives – Sudan Archives [Stones Throw]
  • White Poppy – The Pink Haze Of Love [Self-Released]
  • Bodies of Water – Spear In The City [Self-Released]
  • BROCKHAMPTON – SATURATION II [Self-Released]
  • death’s dynamic shroud – Heavy Black Heart [Orange Milk]
  • Dent May – Across The Multiverse [Carpark]
  • The Districts – Popular Manipulations [Fat Possum]
  • EMA – Exile in the Outer Ring [City Slang]
  • King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard + Mild High Club – Sketches of Brunswick East [Flightless]
  • Liars – TFCF [Mute]
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – Good Time OST [Warp]
  • Widowspeak – Expect the Best [Captured Tracks]
  • Alvvays – Antisocialites [Polyvinyl]
  • Ariel Pink – Dedicated to Bobby Jameson [Mexican Summer]
  • The Caretaker – Everywhere At The End of Time – Stage Three [History Always Favours the Winners]
  • Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun [Sargent House]
  • Faith Healer – Try 😉 [Mint]
  • Four Tet – New Energy [Text]
  • Giant Claw – Soft Channel [Orange Milk]
  • Hundred Waters – Communicating [OWSLA]
  • Iglooghost – Neo Wax Bloom [Brainfeeder]
  • Nosaj Thing – Parallels [Innovative Leisure]
  • Omni – Multi-task [Trouble In Mind]
  • Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger in the Alps [Dead Oceans]
  • Susanne Sundfør – Music for People In Trouble [Bella Union]
  • Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet – Ladilikan [World Circuit]
  • Zola Jesus – Okovi [Sacred Bones]
  • CCFX – CCFX [DFA]
  • Circuit Des Yeux – Reaching For Indigo [Drag City]
  • Colleen – A Flame My Love, A Frequecy [Thrill Jockey]
  • Destroyer – ken [Merge]
  • Fever Ray – Plunge [Mute]
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – The Kid [Western Vinyl]
  • Kelela – Take Me Apart [Warp]
  • King Krule – The OOZ [True Panther]
  • Kllo – Backwater [Ghostly International]
  • Nai Palm – Needle Paw [Masterworks]
  • Angel Olsen – Phases [Jagjaguwar]
  • Björk – Utopia [One Little Indian]
  • Call Super – Arpo [Houndstooth]
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest [Because Music]
  • DJ Seinfeld – Time Spent Away From U [Lobster Fury]
  • EERA – Reflection Of Youth [Big Dada]
  • Gunn-Trucsinski Duo – Bay Head [Three Lobed Recordings]
  • Sassy 009 – Do you mind EP [Hard Up]
  • Yaeji – EP2 [GODMODE]
  • Various Artists – Diggin’ In The Carts: A Collection of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music [Hyperdub]
  • BROCKHAMPTON – SATURATION III [Empire]
  • Charli XCX – Pop 2 [Asylum]
  • Miguel – War & Leisure [RCA]
  • Nabihah Iqbal – Weighing of the Heart [Ninja Tune]
  • Prurient – Rainbow Mirror [Profound Lore]
  • Visible Cloaks – Lex EP [RVNG Intl.]

2018:

  • Daniel Avery – Slow Fade [Mute / Phantasy]
  • Ilyas Ahmed – Closer to Stranger [MIE]
  • Lou Rebecca – Lou Rebecca [HOLODECK]
  • Nadine – oh my [Father / Daughter]
  • Negative Gemini – Bad Baby EP [100% Electronica]
  • No Age – Snares Like A Haircut [Drag City]
  • Palmbomen II – Memories Of Cindy [Beats In Space]
  • Shame – Songs of Praise [Dead Oceans]
  • Against All Logic – 2012-2017 [Other People]
  • Anenon – Tongue [Friends of Friends]
  • Caroline Rose – Loner [New West]
  • Hailu Mergia – Lala Belu [Awesome Tapes from Africa]
  • I’m With Her – See You Around [Rounder]
  • Kero Kero Bonito – TOTEP [Polyvinyl]
  • Loma – Loma [Sub Pop]
  • Palm – Rock Island [Carpark]
  • Renata Zeiguer – Old Ghost [Northern Spy]
  • U.S. Girls – In A Poem Unlimited [4AD]
  • Amen Dunes – Freedom [Sacred Bones]
  • Bonny Doon – Longwave [Woodsist]
  • Camp Cope – How To Socialise & Make Friends [Run For Cover]
  • Caroline Says – No Fool Like An Old Fool [Western Vinyl]
  • Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour [MCA]
  • Mount Eerie – Now Only [P.W. Elverum & Sun]
  • Peggy Gou – Once [Ninja Tune]
  • Smerz – Have fun [XL]
  • Yo La Tengo – There’s A Riot Going On [Matador]
  • Young Fathers – Cocoa Sugar [Ninja Tune]
  • Air Waves – Warrior [Western Vinyl]
  • Anemone – Baby Only You & I [Luminelle]
  • Elysia Crampton – Elysia Crampton [Break World]
  • Grouper – Grid Of Points [Kranky]
  • Half Waif – Lavender [Cascine]
  • Hop Along – Bark Your Head Off Dog [Saddle Creek]
  • Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer [Atlantic]
  • Kali Uchis – Isolation [Virgin EMI]
  • Speedy Ortiz – Twerp Verse [Carpark]
  • Young Galaxy – Down Time [Self-Released]
  • Beach House – 7 [Sub Pop]
  • Bernice – Puff LP: In the air without a shape [Arts & Crafts]
  • DJ Koze – knock knock [Pampa]
  • Hatchie – Sugar & Spice [Double Double Whammy]
  • Jess Williamson – Cosmic Wink [Mexican Summer]
  • Lucrecia Dalt – Anticlines [RVNG Intl]
  • Mary Lattimore – Hundreds of Days [Ghostly]
  • Pinkshinyultrablast – Miserable Miracles [Club AC30]
  • Simian Mobile Disco – Murmurations [Wichita]
  • Skee Mask – Compro [Ilian Tape]
  • Dusk – Dusk [Don Giovanni]
  • Flasher – Constant Image [Domino]
  • Gang Gang Dance – Kazuashita [4AD]
  • Kadhja Bonet – Childqueen [Fat Possum]
  • Kamasi Washington – Heaven & Earth [Young Turks]
  • Kate NV – FOR [RVNG Intl]
  • Lump – LUMP [Dead Oceans]
  • Natalie Prass – The Future And The Past [ATO]
  • serpentwithfeet – soil [Secretly Canadian]
  • SOPHIE – Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides]
  • Channel Tres – Channel Tres EP [GODMODE]
  • Daniel Bachman – The Morning Star [Three Lobed Recordings]
  • Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love [Anti-]
  • Denzel Curry – TA13OO [Loma Vista]
  • Ovlov – Tru [Exploding In Sound]
  • Rosali – Trouble Anyway [Scissor Tail]
  • SALES – Forever & Ever [Self-Released]
  • The Beths – Future Me Hates Me [Carpark]
  • IDLES – Joy as an Act of Resistance. [Partisan]
  • Mitski – Be The Cowboy [Dead Oceans]
  • Roy Montgomery – Suffuse [Grapefruit]
  • Saintseneca – Pillar of Na [Anti-]
  • Steady Holiday – Nobody’s Watching [Barsuk]
  • Tirzah – Devotion [Domino]
  • Ava Luna – Moon 2 [Western Vinyl]
  • Christine and the Queens – Chris [Because Music]
  • Dilly Dally – Heaven [Partisan]
  • Emma Ruth Rundle – On Dark Horses [Sargent House]
  • The Field – Infinite Moment [Kompakt]
  • Guerilla Toss – Twisted Crystal [DFA]
  • Lonnie Holley – Mith [Jagjaguwar]
  • North Americans – Going Steady [Driftless]
  • Oliver Coates – Shelley’s On Zenn-La [RVNG Intl]
  • Yves Tumor – Safe In The Hands Of Love [Warp]
  • Adrianne Lenker – abysskiss [Saddle Creek]
  • boygenius – boygenius [Matador]
  • Cat Power – Wanderer [Domino]
  • Daughters – You Won’t Get What You Want [Ipecac]
  • Julia Holter – Aviary [Domino]
  • Miya Folick – Premonitions [Terrible]
  • Robyn – Honey [Konichiwa]
  • Yowler – Black Dog In My Path [Double Double Whammy]
  • 1010 Benja SL – Two Houses [Young Turks]
  • Earl Sweatshirt – Some Rap Songs [Tan Cressida]
  • Ellis – The Fuzz [Fat Possum]
  • Foxwarren – Foxwarren [Anti-]
  • Kelly Moran – Ultraviolet [Warp]
  • Mary Lattimore & Meg Baird – Ghost Forests [Three Lobed Recordings]
  • Oneohetrix Point Never – Love In The Time of Lexapro EP [Warp]
  • Rosalía – El mal querer [Sony]
  • The Samps – Breakfast [Gloriette]
  • Vince Staples – FM! [Def Jam]
  • Algernon Cadwallader – Parrot Flies / Some Kind Of Cadwallader Reissues [Big Scary Monsters]
  • Bad Bunny – X 100PRE [Rimas Entertainment]
  • Budgie – Holy Ghost Zone [Self-Released]
  • El Búho – Camino de Flores [Shika Shika]
  • Hammock – Universalis [Self-Released]
  • MIKE – War In My Pen [10k]
  • Orchestre Abass – Orchestre Abass (De Bassari Togo) [Analog Africa]
  • park hye jin 박혜진 – IF U WANT IT [clipp.art]
  • Silent Servant – Shadows of Death and Desire [Hospital Productions]
  • Twist – Distancing [Buzz Records]

2019

  • Angelo De Augustine – Tomb [Asthmatic Kitty]
  • Dawn Richard – New Breed [Local Action]
  • Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? [4AD]
  • Kiran Leonard – Adolescence Of Prog [Self-Released]
  • Original Past Life – Inference/Interference [Tone List]
  • Pablo’s Eye – Dark Matter [STROOM]
  • Sarah Louise – Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars [Thrill Jockey]
  • Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow [Jagjaguwar]
  • Steve Gunn – The Unseen In Between [Matador]
  • Two People – First Body [Terrible]
  • Boy Harsher – Careful [Nude Club]
  • Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs [Mexican Summer]
  • Julia Jacklin – Crushing [Polyvinyl]
  • Laraaji & log(m) – The Onrush Of Eternity [Invisible, Inc]
  • Mikron – Severance [Central Processing Unit]
  • Nivhek – After Its Own Death… [Self-Released]
  • Powder – Powder In Space [Beats In Space]
  • SPELLLING – Mazy Fly [Sacred Bones]
  • Tiny Ruins – Olympic Girls [Ba Da Bing!]
  • Various Artists – Kankyo Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980 – 1990
  • Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet [Loma Vista]
  • Chai – Punk [Burger]
  • Chris Cohen – Chris Cohen [Captured Tracks]
  • The Comet Is Coming – Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery [Impulse]
  • Elizabeth Colour Wheel – Nocebo [The Flenser]
  • Elsa Hewitt – Citrus Paradisi [ERH]
  • Facs – Lifelike [Trouble In Mind]
  • Ana Roxanne – ~~~ [Leaving]
  • Hand Habits – placeholder [Saddle Creek]
  • Marble Arch – Children of the Slump [Géographie]
  • Maria Somerville – All My People [Self-Released]
  • Nilüfer Yanya – Miss Universe [ATO]
  • Snapped Ankles – Stunning Luxury [Leaf]
  • Solange – When I Get Home [Saint Records]
  • Aldous Harding – Designer [4AD]
  • Claude Fontaine – Claude Fontaine [Innovative Leisure
  • Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel [Partisan]
  • Grace Ives – 2nd [Dots Per Inch]
  • Inter Arma – Sulphur English [Relapse]
  • Kornél Kovács – Stockholm Marathon [Studio Barnhus]
  • Lowly – Hifalutin [Bella Union]
  • Otoboke Beaver – Itekoma Hits [Damnably]
  • Sote – Parallel Persia [Diagonal]
  • Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising [Sub Pop]
  • Big Thief – UFOF [4AD]
  • Cate Le Bon – Reward [Mexican Summer]
  • Combo Chimbita – Ahomale [Anti-]
  • Erika de Casier – Essentials [Independent Jeep]
  • Feater – Socialo Blanco [Running Back]
  • Gemma – Feeling’s Not A Tempo [Double Double Whammy]
  • Jamila Woods – LEGACY! LEGACY! [Jagjaguwar]
  • J-E-T-S – ZOOSPA [Innovative Leisure]
  • Pottery – No. 1 EP [Partisan]
  • Tim Hecker – Anoyo [Kranky]
  • Benny The Butcher – The Plugs I Met [Black Soprano]
  • Bill Callahan – Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest [Drag City]
  • Black Midi – Schlagenheim [Rough Trade]
  • Daughter Of Swords – Dawnbreaker [Nonesuch]
  • Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Bandana [RCA]
  • Hatchie – Keepsake [Double Double Whammy]
  • Lifted – 2 [PAN]
  • Mannequin Pussy – Patience [Epitaph]
  • Sessa – Grandeza [Boiled]
  • Vanishing Twin – The Age Of Immunology [Fire Records]
  • Drab Majesty – Modern Mirror [Dais]
  • KOKOKO! – Fongola [Transgressive]
  • Lingua Ignota – CALIGULA [Profound Lore]
  • Oli XL – Rogue Intruder, Soul Enhancer [Bloom]
  • Penelope Isles – Until The Tide Creeps In [Bella Union]
  • Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains [Drag City]
  • Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mild [Sacred Bones]
  • Bodywash – Comforter [Luminelle]
  • Cross Record – Cross Record [Ba Da Bing!]
  • Esther Rose – You Made It This Far [Father/Daughter]
  • Friendly Fires – Inflorescent [Polydor]
  • HTRK – Venus In Leo [Ghostly]
  • Infinity Shred – Forever, A Fast Life [3DOT]
  • Joan Shelley – Like The River Loves The Sea [No Quarter]
  • Salami Rose Joe Louis – Zdenka 2080 [Brainfeeder]
  • Various Aritsts – Chill Pill [Public Possession]
  • Charli XCX – Charli [Asylum]
  • Jenny Hval – The Practice of Love [Sacred Bones]
  • Men I Trust – Oncle Jazz [Self-Released]
  • Molly Sarlé – Karaoke Angel [Partisan]
  • Reduction Plan – (Ae) Maeth [Redscroll / Dune Altar]
  • Sandro Perri – Soft Landing [Constellation]
  • (Sandy) Alex G – House of Sugar [Domino]
  • Slayyyter – Slayyyter [Self-Released]
  • Anamanaguchi – [USA] [Polyvinyl]
  • Angel Olsen – All Mirrors [Jagjaguwar]
  • Big Thief – Two Hands [4AD]
  • Chromatics – Closer to Grey [Italians Do It Better]
  • Common Holly – When I say to you Black Lightning [Barsuk / Solitaire]
  • Danny Brown – uknowhatimsayin¿ [Warp]
  • Floating Points – Crush [Ninja Tune]
  • Great Grandpa – Four of Arrows [Double Double Whammy]
  • Konradsen – Saints and Sebastian Stories [Cascine]
  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen [Ghosteen Ltd.]
  • Andy Stott – It Should Be Us EP [Modern Love]
  • Arthur Russell – Iowa Dream [Audika Records]
  • Blood Incantation – Hidden History of the Human Race [Dark Descent]
  • Ducks Unlimited – Get Bleak EP [Bobo Integral]
  • FKA twigs – MAGDALENE [Young Turks]
  • Girl Ray – Girl [Moshi Moshi]
  • Lapalux – Amnioverse [Brainfeeder]
  • Malibu – One Life EP [UNO NYC]
  • Margaux – More Brilliant Is The Hand That Throws The Coin [Massif]
  • Mount Eerie & Julie Doiron – Lost Wisdom Pt. 2 [P.W. Elverum & Sun Ltd]
  • Griselda – WWCD [Shady]
  • WET FRUIT – WET FRUIT [Halfshell Records]
  • Whistling Arrow – Whistling Arrow [God Unknown Records]
  • Burial – Tunes 2011-2019 [Hyperdub]
  • Daniel Lopatin – Uncut Gems Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Warp]
  • Duster – Duster [Muddguts]
  • Free Nationals – Free Nationals [OBE / Empire]
  • Julianna Barwick – Circumstance Synthesis [RVNG Intl.]
  • Kaytranada – BUBBA [RCA]
  • Pedro Kastelijns – Som das Luzis [Overseas Artists Recordings]

2020:

  • Andras – Joyful [Beats In Space]
  • Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline [Anti]
  • Bonny Light Horseman – Bonny Light Horseman [37d03d]
  • Destroyer – Have We Met [Merge]
  • En Attendant Ana – Julliet [Trouble In Mind]
  • Frances Quinlan – Likewise [Saddle Creek]
  • The Innocence Mission – See You Tomorrow [Bella Union]
  • Loving – If I Am Only My Thoughts [Last Gang]
  • Nicolas Godin – Concrete and Glass [Because Music]
  • Ulla – Tumbling Towards A Wall [Experiences Ltd.]
  • Against All Logic – 2017-2019 [Other People]
  • Arca – “@@@@@” [XL Recordings]
  • Bambara – Stray [Wharf Cat]
  • Cindy Lee – What’s Tonight To Eternity [W. 25th St / Superior Viaduct]
  • Denzel Curry & Kenny Beats – UNLOCKED [Loma Vista]
  • Disclosure – Ecstasy EP [Island]
  • Gil Scott-Heron – We’re New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven [XL Recordings]
  • Kassa Overall – I THINK I’M GOOD [Brownswood]
  • Sign Libra – Sea To Sea [RVNG Intl.]
  • Tennis – Swimmer [Detrimentally Yours]
  • Dogleg – Melee [Triple Crown]
  • FACS – Void Moments [Trouble In Mind]
  • Hailu Mergia – Yene Mircha [Awesome Tapes From Africa]
  • JFDR – New Dreams [White Sun]
  • LEYA – Flood Dream [NNA Tapes]
  • Nap Eyes – Snapshot of a Beginner [Jagjaguwar]
  • R.A.P. Ferreira – purple moonlight pages [Ruby Yacht]
  • Sam Gendel – Satin Doll [Nonesuch]
  • Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud [Merge]
  • Yumi Zouma – Truth Or Consequences [Polyvinyl]
  • Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters [Epic]
  • John Carroll Kirby – My Garden [Stones Throw]
  • Kalbells – Mothertime [NNA Tapes]
  • Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter [Chrysalis / Partisan]
  • Lido Pimienta – Miss Colombia [Anti]
  • MAYBEL – Gathering [Vain Mina Records]
  • Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – Viscerals [Rocket Recordings]
  • Sun Araw – Rock Sutra [Sun Ark]
  • TOPS – I Feel Alive [Musique TOPS]
  • Yves Tumor – HEaven For A Tortured Mind [Warp]