The Wire

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2013 Rewind: Contributors' Charts

January 2014

The Wire's releases of the year for 2013, as featured in the Rewind issue 359, were compiled from the individual votes of the magazine's staff and contributors – here are those votes in full.

In alphabetical order...

Jennifer Lucy Allan

Idassane Wallet Mohamed
Issawat (Sahel Sounds/Mississippi)
RP Boo
Legacy (Planet Mu)
Heatsick
Re-Engineering (Pan)
Wolf Eyes
No Answer: Lower Floors (De Stijl)
Hijokaidan starring Hatsune Miku
Hatsune Kaidan (U-Rythmix)
Adrian Rew
Slot Machine Music (Ergot)
Jon Collin
High Peak Selections (Winebox Press)
Black Pus
All My Relations (Thrill Jockey)
Mika Vainio
Kilo (Blast First Petite)
Pete Swanson
Punk Authority (Software)


Steve Barker

John Wizards
John Wizards (Planet Mu)
Huerco S
Colonial Patterns (Software)
Mark Ernestus presents Jeri-Jeri
Ndagga Versions (Ndagga)
Jessy Lanza
Pull My Hair Back (Hyperdub)
Young Echo
Nexus (Ramp)
Deepchord
20 Electrostatic Soundfields (Soma)
Karen Gwyer
Kiki The Wormhole (Opal Tapes)
Lonnie Holley
Keeping A Record Of It (Dust-To-Digital)
*AR
Sucession (Corbel Stone Press)
The Stranger
Watching Dead Empires In Decay (Modern Love)


Dan Barrow

Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
Bee Mask
When We Were Eating Unripe Pears (Editions Mego)
Helm
Silencer (Pan)
Wanda Group
Get Hyptenuse Or Tense (Umbro G)
Oneohtrix Point Never
R Plus Seven (Warp)
Sophie
Bipp/Elle (Huntley & Palmers)
James Ferraro
Cold (No label)
Jessy Lanza
Pull My Hair Back (Hyperdub)


Robert Barry

Oval
Calidostópia! (Oval)
DJ Nigga Fox
O Meu Estilo (Principe Discos)
M Geddes Gengras
Collected Works Vol 1: The Moog Years (Umor Rex)
DJ Marfox
Eu Seiquem Sou (Principe Discos)
Yola Fatoush
Up Out Of It (Time No Place)
Bruce Hackford
Fair (PRAH)
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Nanda Collection (Warner)
Pazes
Sleeping Dolls (Time No Place)
Anne-James Chaton & Andy Moor
Transfer (Unsounds)
Mr Oizo
Amicalement (No label)


Andy Battaglia

Juana Molina
Wed 21 (Crammed Discs)
RP Boo
Legacy (Planet Mu)
Tim Hecker
Virgins (Kranky)
Kanye West
Yeezus (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
Autre Ne Veut
Anxiety (Software)
Daft Punk
Random Access Memories (Columbia)
Zomby
With Love (4AD)
Kurt Vile
Wakin' On A Pretty Daze (Matador)
Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
The Stranger
Watching Dead Empires In Decay (Modern Love)


Clive Bell

Super Best Friends Club
Super Best Friends Club (Tentacle Entertainment Network)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
The Sealed Knot
Live At Cafe Oto (Confront)
Alasdair Roberts & Robin Robertson
Hirta Songs (Stone Tape)
Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
Photographs (Erstwhile)
Yannick Dauby
Wā Jiè Méng Xūn (Ini Itu)
Fly Agaric
In Search Of Soma (F-IRE Collective)
National Bedtime
Jobs For Beasts (Shadazz)
Jessika Kenney & Eyvind Kang
The Face Of The Earth (Ideologic Organ)
Éloïse Decazes & Eric Chenaux
Éloïse Decazes & Eric Chenaux (Okraina)


Emily Bick

Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
Co La
Moody Coup (Software)
Ensemble Economique
Fever Logic (Not Not Fun)
Tim Hecker
Virgins (Kranky)
Molly Nilsson
The Travels (Night School/Dark Sky Association)
Kemper Norton
Carn (Exotic Pylon)
Okkyung Lee
Ghil (Editions Mego)
Jorma Whittaker
Jorma (Joyful Noise)
John Foxx And The Belbury Circle
Empty Avenues (Ghost Box)
Buckethead
Pumpkin (Pike 33)


Abi Bliss

Richard Dawson
The Glass Trunk (alt.vinyl/Richie's Own Label)
Factory Floor
Factory Floor (DFA)
Boards Of Canada
Tomorrow's Harvest (Warp)
Silve Pyre
AeXE (Sedgmoor)
Nancy Elizabeth
Dancing (Leaf)
Various
The Outer Church (Front And Follow )
Mary Lattimore
The Withdrawing Room (Desire Path)
Ex-Easter Island Head
Mallet Guitars Three (Low Point)
Roly Porter
Life Cycle Of A Massive Star (Subtext)
Low
The Invisible Way (Sub Pop)


Marcus Boon

Chance The Rapper
Acid Rap (No label)
El Mahdy Jr
The Spirit Of Fucked Up Places (Boomarm Nation)
Dennis Johnson
November (Irritable Hedgehog/Penultimate Press)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
Dean Blunt
The Redeemer (Hippos In Tanks)
Oneohtrix Point Never
R Plus Seven (Warp)
Tim Hecker
Virgins (Kranky)
The Invisible Hands
The Invisible Hands (Abduction)
Land Of Kush
The Big Mango (Constellation)
Jerusalem In My Heart
Mo7it Al Mo7it (Constellation)


Britt Brown

Pharoahs
Island Time (ESP Institute)
Legendary Hearts
Music From The Elevator (Dungeon Taxis)
Russian Tsarlag
Decrepit Gas Station (No label)
CLAWS
That Magik (Ecstacy)
Profligate
Can't Stop Shaking (Enfant Terrible/Gooiland Elektro)
Monopoly Child Star Searchers
The Garnet Toucan (Underwater Peoples)
Marshstepper
The Scourge, The Dagger, And The Chain (Ascetic House)
Swanox
Tess (Bezoar Formations)
Polysick
Daydream (audioMER)
Pod Blotz
Glass Tears (Clan Destine)


Nick Cain

David Tudor
The Art Of David Tudor 1963-1992 (New World)
Eliane Radigue
Psi 847 (Oral)
Jakob Ullmann
Frende Zeit Addendum 4 (Edition RZ)
Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
Photographs (Erstwhile)
Michael Pisaro
Tombstones (Human Ear Music)
Ashley Paul
Line The Clouds (REL)
Dennis Johnson
November (Irritable Hedgehog/Penultimate Press)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
Jim O'Rourke
Old News #9 (Editions Mego)
The Necks
Open (Fish Of Milk/Northern Spy/ReR Megacorp)


Philip Clark

Lars Petter Hagen
To Zeitblom (Aurora)
Jem Finer & Andrew Kotting
Visionary Seascapes (Swandown)
William Parker
Wood Flute Songs: Anthology/Live 2006-2012 (AUM Fidelity)
Michael Finnisy
History Of Photography In Sound (Metier)
Nate Wooley & Seymour Wright
About Trumpet And Saxophone (Fataka)
David Tudor
The Art Of David Tudor 1963-1992 (New World)
Seaven Teares
Power Ballads (Northern Spy)
Erstalbrecht Steibler
Ton In Ton (M=Minimal)
The Convergence Quartet
Slow And Steady (No Business)
Anders Dahl And Skogen
Rows (Another Timbre)


Julian Cowley

Oliva Block
Karren (Sedimental)
Phill Niblock
Touch Five (Touch)
William Winant
Five American Percussion Pieces (Poon Village)
John Butcher/Tony Buck/Magda Mayas/Burkhard Stangl
Plume (Unsounds)
Abduvali Abdurashidov
Tajikistan: Classical Music And Songs (Ocora)
Yannis Kyriakides
Resorts & Ruins (Unsounds)
Lol Coxhill & Michel Doneda
Sitting On Your Stairs (Emanem)
Rhys Chatham
Harmonie Du Soir (Northern Spy)
Robin Schulkowsky
Armadillo (New World)
Various
Cameroon: Flutes Of The Mandara Mountains (Ocora)


Matt Evans

Mutation
The Frankenstein Effect/Error 500 (PledgeMusic)
Eyvind Kang & Jessica Kenney
The Face Of The Earth (Ideologic Organ)
Secret Chiefs 3
Book Of Souls (Web Of Mimicry)
Fire! Orchestra
Exit (Rune Grammafon)
Melvins
Everybody Loves Sausages (Ipecac)
Deveykus
Pillar Of Mercy (Tzadik)
Tomahawk
Oddfellows (Ipecac)
Various
The Exquisite Corpse Game (Believers Roast)
Mombu
Niger (Subsound)
Adrian Utley Guitar Orchestra
In C (Invada)


Phil Freeman

Perfume
LEVEL3 (Universal)
Black Sabbath
13 (Vertigo)
Savages
Silence Yourself (Matador)
Earthless
From The Ages (Tee Pee)
Utsu-P
Warufuzake (No label)
Amon Amarth
Deceiver Of The Gods (Metal Blade)
Immolation
Kingdom Of Consipracy (Nuclear Blast)
Suffocation
Pinnacle Of Bedlam (Nuclear Blast)
NOHOME
NOHOME (Trost)
Endless Boogie
Long Island (Matador)


Rory Gibb

RP Boo
Legacy (Planet Mu)
Grumbling Fur
Glynnaestra (Thrill Jockey)
Livity Sound
Livity Sound (Livity Sound)
Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
Galcher Lustwerk
Tape 22 (White Material)
Logos
Cold Mission (Keysound)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
These New Puritans
Field Of Reeds (Infectious)
Pangaea
Viaduct (Hadal)
Charles Cohen
The Middle Distance (Morphine)


Katie Gibbons

The Siege Of Troy
The Siege Of Troy (Ominira)
Halvtrak
Dust Under Bridges (Don't Be Afraid)
RP Boo
Legacy (Planet Mu)
Esmerine
Dalmak (Constellation)
Various
The Outer Church (Front And Follow)
Livity Sound
Livity Sound (Livity Sound)
Concrete Fence
Industrial Disease (Pan)
Elektro Guzzi
Circling Above (Tapeworm)
Karen Gwyer
Kiki The Wormhole (Opal Tapes)
Various
Interpretations Of FC Judd (Public Information)


Kurt Gottschalk

Jacques Demierre
Breaking Stone (Tzadik)
Chris Abrahams & Alessandro Bosetti
We Who Had Left (Mikroton)
Anthony Braxton
Echo Echo Mirror House (Victo)
Yannis Kyriakides
Resorts & Ruins (Unsounds)
Koch-Schutz-Studer with Shelley Hersch
Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep (Intakt)
Maja Ratkje & Ikue Mori
Scrumptious Sabotage (Bocian)
Evan Parker/Barry Guy/Paul Lytton
Live At Maya Recordings Festival (Maya)
John Tilbury
For Tomasz Sikorski (Bolt/Bocian)
Jaap Blonk
Songs Of Little Sleep (Scumbag Relations)
Jason Cady
Happiness Is The Problem (Lockstep)


Louise Gray

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Push The Sky Away (Mute)
Eliane Radigue
Psi 847 (Oral)
Various
Traxbox: The Trax Records Box Set (Demon)
Various
Greek Rhapsody: Instrumental Music From Greece 1905-1956 (Dust-To-Digital)
Kaffe Matthews & Mandy McIntosh
Yird Muin Starn (Annette Works)
Ghikas & Walshe
Good Teeth (Migro)
Brigitte Fontaine
Comme A La Radio (Superior Viaduct)
Arve Henriksen
Place Of Worship (Rune Grammafon)


Andy Hamilton

William Parker
Wood Flute Songs: Anthology/Live 2006-2012 (AUM Fidelity)
Alister Spence
Far Flung (Rufus)
Elizabeth Brown
Mirage (New World)
Zwerm
Underwater Princess Waltz (New World)
John Butcher
Bell Trove Spools (Northern Spy)
Bryn Harrison
Vessels (Another Timbre)
Yoshi Wada
Singing In Unison (EM Records)
Shih-Hui Chen
Returning Sounds (New World)
Johannes Schöllhorn
Clouds And Sky (Mode)
Nicole Mitchell
Aquarius (Delmark)


Adam Harper

18+
MIXTAP3 (eighteenplu.us)
FKA Twigs
EP2 (Young Turks)
Mykki Blanco
Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss (No label)
Autre Ne Veut
Anxiety (Software)
E.m.m.a.
Blue Gardens (Keysound)
Pharmakon
Abandon (Sacred Bones)
SOPHIE
Bipp/Elle (Numbers)
Diamond Black Hearted Boy
Father, Protect Me (Steak Au Zoo)
James Ferraro
NYC, Hell 3:00am (Hippos In Tanks)
Logos
Cold Mission (Keysound)


Jim Haynes

G*Park
Sub (23five)
Else Marie Pade & Jacob Kirkegaard
Svaevninger (Important)
Robert Turman
Beyond Painting (Fabrica)
Main
Ablation (Editions Mego)
The Mallard
Finding Meaning In Deference (Castle Face)
Chelsea Wolfe
Pain Is Beauty (Sargent House)
Veronica Falls
Waiting For Something To Happen (Bella Union/Slumberland)
Bad News
No End (Chondritic Sound)
Paysage D'Hiver
Das Tor (Kunstall Produktionen)
Raspberry Bulbs
Deformed Worship (Blackest Ever Black)


Richard Henderson

Brother JT
The Svelteness Of Boogietude (Thrill Jockey)
Scott Walker
Bish Bosch (4AD)
Chris Watson
In St Cuthbert's Time (Touch)


Tony Herrington

Mordant Music/eMMplekz
Nothing In Here Of Any Value/No Show (Live 2012) (Mordant Music)
eMMplekz
Your Crate Has Changed (Mordant Music)
Sleaford Mods
Austerity Dogs (Harbinger Sound)
Wolf Eyes
No Answer: Lower Floors (De Stijl)
DJ Rashad
Double Cup (Hyperdub)
El Mahdy Jr
The Spirit Of Fucked Up Places (Boomarm Nation)
Circle
Six Day Run (Full Contact)
Autechre
Exai (Warp)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
Endless Boogie
Long Island (No Quarter)


Hua Hsu

YVETTE
Process (Godmode)
Kingdom
Vertical XL (Fade To Mind)
Earl Sweatshirt
Doris (Tan Cressida/Columbia)
Future
"Shit" (Freebandz/A1)
DJ Rashad
Double Cup (Hyperdub)
Droop-E
Hungry And Humble (Sic-Wid-It)
Dirty Beaches
Drifters/Love Is The Devil (Zoo)
Octo Octa
Between Two Selves (100% Silk)
John Wizards
John Wizards (Planet Mu)
Kanye West
Yeezus (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)


William Hutson

Pharmakon
Abandon (Sacred Bones)
Joe Panzner & Greg Stuart
Dystonia Duos (ErstAEU)
Jennifer Veillerrobe
Luftlöcher (Senufo Editions)
Michael Pisaro
Closed Categories In Cartesian Worlds (Gravity Wave)
G*Park
Sub (23five)
The Rita
Escorting (At War With False Noise/Urashima)
Stephen Cornford & Samuel Rodgers
Boring Embroidery (Cathnor)
Rene Hell
Vanilla Call Option (Pan)
Main
Ablation (Editions Mego)
Antoine Beuger
Cantor Quartets (Another Timbre)


Daisy Hyde

Young Echo
Nexus (Ramp)
E.m.m.a.
Blue Gardens (Keysound)
Gnod/Bear Bones Lay Low
Split (Full Of Nothing)
Zomby
With Love (4AD)
Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile (Constellation)
The Doomed Bird Of Providence
Blind Mouths Eat (Front And Follow )
Richard Dawson
The Glass Trunk (alt.vinyl/Richie's Own Label)
Nate Young Regression
Blinding Confusion (NNA Tapes)
Simo
Reinterpretations (Erikoisdance)
Kahn
Kahn (Black Box)


Sophia Ignatidou

Stellar OM Source
Joy One Mile (Rvng Intl)
The Durian Brothers/Ensemble Skalectrik
Split Series #22 (Fat Cat)
The Knife
Shaking The Habitual (Brille/Mute/Rabid)
Forest Swords
Engravings (Tri Angle)
Shit & Shine
DIAG004 (Diagonal)
Atom™
HD (Raster-Noton)
Lubomyr Melnyk
Corollaries (Erased Tapes)
Silkie
The Lost Tapes Vol 1 (Deep Medi)
Barn Owl
V (Thrill Jockey)
Helena Hauff
Actio Reactio (Werkdiscs)


David Keenan

Jandek
Another Saturday: Waiting To Die (Corwood)
Body/Head
Coming Apart (Matador)
Jandek
Song Of Morgan (Corwood)
The Dead C
Armed Courage (Ba Da Bing)
Oyauchi-Deku Duo
Now's The Time? (Armageddon Nova)
Counter Intuits
Sheets Of Hits (Pyramid Scheme)
Bill Orcutt
A History Of Every One (Editions Mego)
Richard Youngs
No Retreat In Comfort (Ba Da Bing)
Mamitori Ulithi Empress Yonaguni San
123 Fairy Tail Chimidoro Phenomenon Satan Inferno Dress Ha Cattlemurarete Yggdrasill HAwa Sasaru (No label)
Keiji Haino/Jim O'Rourke/Oren Ambarchi
Now While It’s Still Warm Let Us Pour In All The Mystery (Black Truffle)


Biba Kopf

Shofar
Ha-Huncvot (Kilogramm)
Keiji Haino/Jim O'Rourke/Oren Ambarchi
Now While It’s Still Warm Let Us Pour In All The Mystery (Black Truffle)
Sachiko
Loca In The Black Ship (Kubitsuri)
Melvins
Everybody Loves Sausages (Ipecac)
Atom™
HD (Raster-Noton)
Hatsune Kaidan
Vacant World (Urythmix)
Body/Head
Coming Apart (Matador)
Arturas Bumsteinas & Bartek Kalinka
Play The Music Of Kaspar Hauser (XV Parowek)
Interplanetary Prophets
Zero Hour (Planet Mu)
Atom™/Jacek Stenkiewicz
Wagner:Zwei Abhandlungen (Recognition)


Dave Mandl

Matmos
The Marriage Of True Minds (Thrill Jockey)
William Parker
Wood Flute Songs: Anthology/Live 2006-2012 (AUM Fidelity)
The Young Tradition
Live Oberlin 1968 (Fledg'ling)
Sex Mob
Cinema, Circus And Spaghetti (Royal Potato Family)
Various
Blord Esette Gazette Vol One (Transparency)
Colleen
The Weighing Of The Heart (Second Language)
Mary Halvorson Septet
Illusionary Sea (Firehouse 12)
So Percussion And Dan Trueman
Neither Anvil Nor Pulley (Cantaloupe)
Petra Haden
Petra Goes To The Movies (Anti-)
Max Nagl & Lol Coxhill
Max Nagl & Lol Coxhill (Rude Noises)


Marc Masters

Wolf Eyes
No Answer: Lower Floors (De Stijl)
Mike Shiflet
The Choir, The Army (Under The Spire)
Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
Hair Police
Mercurial Rites (Type)
Peter Kolovos
Black Colors (Thin Wrist)
Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
Photographs (Erstwhile)
Bill Orcutt
A History Of Every One (Editions Mego)
Okkyung Lee
Ghil (Editions Mego)
Lee Noble
Ruiner (Bathetic)
The Dead C
Armed Courage (Ba Da Bing)


Peter Meanwell

Richard Dawson
The Glass Trunk (alt.vinyl/Richie's Own Label)
Okkyung Lee
Ghil (Editions Mego)
Oliver Coates
Towards The Blessed Islands (PRAH)
Victor Herrero
Estampida (Foehn)
Toner Quinn & Malachy Bourke
Live At The Steeple Sessions (Ergodos)
Ghikas & Walshe
Good Teeth (Migro)
Various
The Outer Church (Front And Follow )
Anna Meredith
Jet Black Raider (Moshi Moshi)
Marisa Anderson
Mercury (Mississippi)
Forest Swords
Engravings (Tri Angle)


Bill Meyer

The Ex And Brass Unbound
Enormous Door (Ex Records)
Glenn Jones
My Garden State (Thrill Jockey)
Michael Pisaro
The Middle Of Life (Gravity Wave)
Nate Wooley
(Sitting In) The Throne Of Friendship (Clean Feed)
Steve Gunn
Time Off (Paradise Of Bachelors)
Josef van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch
The Mystery Of Heaven (Sacred Bones)
Chuck Johnson
Crows In The Basilica (Three Lobed)
Stephan Mathieu & David Sylvian
Wandermmüde (Samahdisound)
Mind Over Mirrors
When The Rest Are Up At Four (Immune)
Jeremiah Cymerman
Sky Burial (5049)


Keith Moliné

Jan St Werner
Blaze Colour Burn (Thrill Jockey)
John Butcher/Thomas Lehn/John Tilbury
Exta (Fataka)
The Dead C
Armed Courage (Ba Da Bing)
The Necks
Open (Fish Of Milk/Northern Spy/ReR Megacorp)
Nurse With Wound
Chromanatron (Rotorelief)
Else Marie Pade & Jacob Kirkegaard
Svaevninger (Important)
Main
Ablation (Editions Mego)
Guapo
History Of The Visitation (Cuneiform)
Atom™
HD (Raster-Noton)
My Bloody Valentine
mbv (MBV)


Frances Morgan

Fire! Orchestra
Exit (Rune Grammafon)
Autechre
Exai (Warp)
Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile (Constellation)
Jar Moff
Financial Glam (Pan)
Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
Photographs (Erstwhile)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
eMMplekz
Your Crate Has Changed (Mordant Music)
Decoy with Joe McPhee
Spontaneous Combustion (Otoroku)
Mountain Of Tongues
Musical Dialects Of the Caucasus (LM Dupli-cation)
Bastard Noise/Brutal Truth
The Axoim Of Post Inhumanity (Relapse)


Brian Morton

Lasse Thoresen
Mythes Étoilés (Aurora)
Kneebody
The Line (Concord)
James Plotkin & Paal Nilssen-Love
Death Rattle (Rune Grammafon)
Toshi Hosokawa
Silent Flowers/String Quartets (Wergo)
Matthew Herbert
Herbert Complete (Accidental)
Autechre
Exai (Warp)
Karlheinz Stockhausen
For Basset Horn (Stradivarius)
Patrick Cornelius
Infinite Blue (Whirlwin)
Matthew Friedberger
Matricidal Sons Of Bitches (Thrill Jockey)
Nate Wooley Sextet
Nate Wooley Sextet (Clean Feed)


Joe Muggs

Shy One
Bedknobs & Boom Kicks (DVA)
Professor Genius
Hassan (LIES)
Aleph
Fourteen Dreams Per Night (Lowriders)
Ras G
Back On The Planet (Brainfeeder)
Jessy Lanza
Pull My Hair Back (Hyperdub)
Om Unit
Threads (Civil Music)
Juana Molina
Wed 21 (Crammed Discs)
Special Request
Soul Music (Houndstooth)
Coki
Hold On Wait/Bedouins (Don't Get It Twisted)
Colleen
The Weighing Of The Heart (Second Language)


Alex Neilson

Goat
World Music (Rocket)
Alasdair Roberts And Friends
A Wonder Working Stone (Drag City)
Richard Dawson
The Glass Trunk (alt.vinyl/Richie's Own Label)
Cairo Gang
Tiny Rebels (Disneyland Reform Party/Empty Cellar Records)
Josephine Foster
I'm A Dreamer (Fire)
Ed Askew
For The World (Tin Angel)
Dan Haywood
Dapple (Southern Bird)
Midnight Doctors
The Midnight Doctors (alt.vinyl/Ouroboros)
William Tyler
Impossible Truth (Merge)
Magik Markers
Surrender To The Fantasy (Drag City)


Andrew Nosnitsky

Young Thug
1017 Thug (Brick Squad)
Kanye West
Yeezus (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
The Knife
Shaking The Habitual (Brille/Mute/Rabid)
Starlito
Funerals & Court Dates (Grind Hard)
Future
"Shit" (Freebandz/EPIC)
Earl Sweatshirt
Doris (Tan Cressida/Columbia)
Chance The Rapper
Acid Rap (No label)
Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
Autechre
Exai (Warp)
Pharmakon
Abandon (Sacred Bones)


Louis Pattison

Damien Dubrovnik
First Burning Attraction (Alter)
These New Puritans
Field Of Reeds (Infectious)
Sleaford Mods
Austerity Dogs (Harbinger Sound)
Miracle
Mercury (Planet Mu)
Factory Floor
Factory Floor (DFA)
Autre Ne Veut
Anxiety (Software)
Vatican Shadow
Remember Your Black Day (Hospital Productions)
Puce Mary
Success (Posh Isolation)
Earl Sweatshirt
Doris (Tan Cressida/Columbia)
Huerco S
Colonial Patterns (Software)


Richard Pinnell

Patrick Farmer & David Lacey
Pictures Of Men (Copy For Your Records)
Antoine Beuger & Michael Pisaro
This Place/Is Love (Erstwhile)
Sebastian Lexer & Grundik Kasyansky
The Fog (Dromos)
Klaus Filip/Toshimaru Nakamura/Andrea Neumann/Ivan Palacky
Messier Obects (Consumer Waste)
Stephen Cornford & Patrick Farmer
A Measure Of Ground (Consumer Waste)
Antoine Beuger
24 Petis Preludes Pour La Guitare (Wandelweiser)
Klaus Filip & Dafne Vicente-Sandoval
Remoto (Potlach)
Lucio Capece
Less Is Less: Music For Flying And Pendulating Speakers (Intonema)
Mathieu Ruhlmann
This Star Teaches Bending (3Leaves)
Sarah Hughes
Accidents Of Matter And Space (Suppedaneum)


Edwin Pouncey

Wolf Eyes
No Answer: Lower Floors (De Stijl)
Ride For Revenge
Disturbances (Bestial Burst)
Stefan Jaworzyn
Eaten Away By Shadows (Shock)
ASMG
Anti-Cosmic Tyrrany (Profound Lore)
Al Cisneros
Ark Procession (Drag City)
Mars
Rehearsal Tapes And Alt-Tapes NYC 1976-1978 (Anomia)
Yoko Ono
Take Me To The Land Of Hell (Chimera Music)
Furze
Hidden Hits Of The Official Reaper Vol 1 (Apocalyptic Empire)
Gnaw
Horrible Chamber (Seventh Rule)
Mika Vainio & Joachim Nordwall
Monstrance (Touch)


Agata Pyzik

James Ferraro
NYC, Hell 3:00am (Hippos In Tanks)
Jenny Hval
Innocence Is Kinky (Rune Grammafon)
David Bowie
The Next Day (RCA)
Dean Blunt
The Redeemer (Hippos In Tanks)
DJ Rashad
Double Cup (Planet Mu)
Dopplereffekt
Tetrahymena (Leisure Systems)
The Knife
Shaking The Habitual (Brille/Mute/Rabid)
James Blake
Overgrown (A&M/Atlas)
My Bloody Valentine
mbv (MBV)
eMMplekz
Your Crate Has Changed (Mordant Music)


Chal Ravens

Dean Blunt
The Redeemer (Hippos In Tanks)
James Holden
The Inheritors (Border Community)
Lil Ugly Mane
Three Sided Tape Vol 1 (Bandcamp)
Grumbling Fur
Glynnaestra (Thrill Jockey)
Kelela
Cut 4 Me, Fade To Mind (No label)
The Devil
Harbinger (No label)
FKA Twigs
EP2 (Young Turks)
These New Puritans
Field Of Reeds (Infectious)
Stellar OM Source
Joy One Mile (Rvng Intl)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)


Simon Reynolds

Sage The Gemini
Gas Pedal (Black Money Music group)
James Holden
The Inheritors (Border Community)
Kanye West
Yeezus (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
Young Echo
Nexus (Ramp)
Forest Swords
Engravings (Tri Angle)
The Horrorist
Fire Funmania (Things To Come)
eMMplekz
Your Crate Has Changed (Mordant Music)
DJ Rashad
Double Cup (Hyperdub)
The Knife
Shaking The Habitual (Brille/Mute/Rabid)
Gesaffelstein
Aleph (Vinyl Factory)


Nick Richardson

Wulkanaz
Paúrpura Fræovíbôkôs (Seedstock)
White Medal
Guthmers Hahl (Legion Blotan/Aphelion)
Kawabata Makoto's Mainliner
Revelation Space (Riot Season)
Melt-Banana
Fetch (A-Zap)
Iceage
You're Nothing (Matador)
Oneohtrix Point Never
R Plus Seven (Warp)
Pyhä Kuolema
Kevättuulisormi (Svart/Pesanta)
Wolf Eyes
No Answer: Lower Floors (De Stijl)
Moonsorrow
Varjoina Kuljemme Kuolleiden Maassa (Drakkhar)


Alex Samuels

NRSB-11
Commodified (WeMe)
RP Boo
Legacy (Planet Mu)
Kurt Vile
Wakin' On A Pretty Daze (Matador)
Heatsick
Re-Engineering (Pan)
My Bloody Valentine
mbv (MBV)
Lawrence
Films And Windows (Dial)
Charles Cohen
Music For Dance And Theatre (Morphine)
STL
At Disconnected Moments (Smallville)
Machinedrum
Vapor City (Ninjatune)


Sukhdev Sandhu

David Bowie
Where Are We Now? (Sony)
Vic Godard & Mates Mates
Vic To Vic (Famelic)
Mohammed
Som Sakrifis (Pan)
Jem Finer & Andrew Kotting
Visionary Seascapes (Swandown)
The Pastels
Slow Summits (Domino)
Dalhous
An Ambassador For Laing (Blackest Ever Black)
Chris Petit
Museum Of Loneliness (Test Centre)
Daft Punk
Random Access Memories (Columbia)
The Humble Bee
Henrietta (Other Ideas)
Directorsound
I Hunt Alone (Second Language)


Peter Shapiro

Special Request
Soul Music (Houndstooth)
Follakzoid
II (Sacred Bones)
Omar Souleyman
Wenu Wenu (Ribbon Music)
Earthless
From The Ages (Tee Pee)
Pusha T
My Name Is My Name (GOOD Music/Def Jam)
Tim Hecker
Virgins (Kranky)
Windhand
Soma (Relapse)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
Jama Ko (Out Here)
Blondes
Swisher (Rvng Intl)


Adrian Shaughnessy

Boards Of Canada
Tomorrow's Harvest (Warp)
Oneohtrix Point Never
R Plus Seven (Warp)
Zola Jesus
Versions (Sacred Bones)
Goldfrapp
Tales Of Us (Mute)
Shigeto
No Better Time Than You (Ghostly International)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
Arve Henriksen
Place Of Worship (Rune Grammafon)
Vatican Shadow
Remember Your Black Day (Hospital Productions)
Grouper
The Man Who Died In His Boat (Kranky)
The Necks
Open (Fish Of Milk/Northern Spy/ReR Megacorp)


Philip Sherburne

Tim Hecker
Virgins (Kranky)
James Holden
The Inheritors (Border Community)
DJ Rashad
I Don't Give A Fuck (Planet Mu)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
The Haxan Cloak
Excavation (Tri Angle)
Oneohtrix Point Never
R Plus Seven (Warp)
Fuck Buttons
Slow Focus (ATP)
Maxmillion Dunbar
House Of Woo (Software)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
Nate Young Regression
Blinding Confusion (NNA Tapes)


Nick Southgate

Alasdair Roberts And Friends
A Wonder Working Stone (Drag City)
Steve Gunn
Time Off (Paradise Of Bachelors)
Cian Nugent And The Cosmos
Born With The Caul (No Quarter)
Ex-Easter Island Head
Mallet Guitars Three (Low Point)
Richard Dawson
The Glass Trunk (alt.vinyl/Richie's Own Label)
Julian Lynch
Lines (Underwater Peoples)
Ashley Paul
Line The Clouds (REL)
Warm Digits
Interchange (Distraction)
Marisa Anderson
Mercury (Mississippi)
Phil Tyler
We Sunk The Ship To Get Rid Of The Rats (Rif Mountain/Tor Press)


Daniel Spicer

Fire! Orchestra
Exit (Rune Grammafon)
Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra featuring Roscoe Mitchell
Matter Anti-Matter (Rogue Art)
Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile (Constellation)
Corey Mwamba/Dave Kane/Joshua Blackmore
Don't Overthink It (Rice)
Bushman's Revenge
Electric Komle – Live! (Rune Grammafon)
The Thing
Boot! (Trost)
Decoy with Joe McPhee
Spontaneous Combustion (Otoroku)
Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra
The Reason Why Vol 1 (Headspin)
Pat Thomas & Steve Noble
The Founder Effect III (Treader)
Human
Being Human (Babel)


Joseph Stannard

Midday Veil
The Current (Translinguistic Other)
Boards Of Canada
Tomorrow's Harvest (Warp)
Master Musicians Of Bukkake
Far West (Important)
Hacker Farm
UHF (Exotic Pylon)
Shelley Parker
Sleeper Line (Entr'acte)
Old Apparatus
Compendium (Sullen Tone)
Kemper Norton
Carn (Exotic Pylon)
Dalhous
An Ambassador For Laing (Blackest Ever Black)
Sharron Kraus
Pilgrim Chants & Pastoral Trails (Second Language)
Mountains
Centralia Studio (Thrill Jockey)


Derek Walmsley

Call Back The Giants
The Marianne (Kye)
Sleaford Mods
Austerity Dogs (Harbinger Sound)
Oneohtrix Point Never
R Plus Seven (Warp)
Liberez
Sane Men Surround (Alter)
Joe
Slope/Maximum Busy Muscle (Hessle Audio)
Al Cisneros
Dismas/Version (Sinai)
Way Through
Clapper Is Still (Upset The Rhythm)
Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
Kevin Drumm
Humid Weather (Bocian)
Hey Collosus
Cuckoo Live Life Like Cuckoo (MIE)


Patrick Ward

Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
Photographs (Erstwhile)
Autechre
Exai (Warp)
Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
These New Puritans
Field Of Reeds (Infectious)
Jim O'Rourke
Old News #9 (Editions Mego)
James Rushford & Joe Talia
Manhunter (Kye)
Kanye West
Yeezus (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
Richard Dawson
The Glass Trunk (alt.vinyl/Richie's Own Label)
Rashad Becker
Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol 1 (Pan)
Call Back The Giants
The Marianne (Kye)


Shane Woolman

Fujimoto Tetsuro
Sketches Of The Other Tokyo (Diskotopia)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
Tim Hecker
Virgins (Kranky)
Melt Yourself Down
Melt Yourself Down (Leaf)
Seekers International
Yardtech (Seekers International)
Adrian Rew
Slot Machine Music (Ergot)
Kangding Ray
The Pentaki Slopes (Raster-Noton)
Traxman
Teklife Vol 3: The Architek (Lit City Trax)
The Durian Brothers/Ensemble Skalectrik
Split Series #22 (Fat Cat)
Ripatti
Ripatti01 (Ripatti)


Matt Wuethrich

Dennis Johnson
November (Irritable Hedgehog/Penultimate Press)
Various
Wandelweiser Und So Weiter (Another Timbre)
Marginal Consort
Instal 2008 Glasgow (Pan)
Joe Panzner & Greg Stuart
Dystonia Duos (ErstAEU)
Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
Photographs (Erstwhile)
Giuseppe Ielasi
Rhetorical Islands (Senufo Editions)
Michael Pisaro
The Middle Of Life (Gravity Wave)
Kyle Bruckmann
Technological Music Vol 1 (Entr'acte)
Main
Ablation (Editions Mego)
Endless Boogie
Long Island (No Quarter)


Rob Young

Julia Holter
Loud City Song (Domino)
The Knife
Shaking The Habitual (Brille/Mute/Rabid)
Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile (Constellation)
Laurel Halo
Chance Of Rain (Hyperdub)
Jenny Hval
Innocence Is Kinky (Rune Grammafon)
Okkyung Lee
Ghil (Ideologic Organ)
Susanna Wallumrød And Neon Ensemble
The Forester (SusannaSonata)
Else Marie Pade & Jacob Kirkegaard
Svaevninger (Important)
Aine O'Dwyer
Anything Bright Or Startling? (Second Language)
Ashley Paul
Line The Clouds (REL)

For a detailed account of how we compile the charts, read Tony Herrington's blog post here.

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S. he rides a bus about 30 minutes from St. Minnesota, 12 wounded. and on Prozac, full-fat milk from pasture-fed cows

Why is Byron Coley not among these contributors?

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