The rules

1)I have to own it

2)Unless it’s a reissue, it must have been released no earlier than December 2017.

MARCH:


ALBUMS:

A.A.L. (Against All Logic)-2012-2017 (Other People)

Curta-END OF FUTURE PARK (self-released)

Lucy Dacus-HISTORIAN (Matador)

Judas Priest-FIREPOWER (Epic)

Kraus-PATH (Terrible)

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80-BLACK TIMES (Strut)

Bettye Lavette-THINGS HAVE CHANGED (Verve)

Maghreban-01DEAS (R&S)

Bernhard Meyer-MURMURATION (Traumton)

Moodie Black-LUCAS ACID (Fake Four Inc.)

Mount Eerie-NOW ONLY (P. W. Elverum & Sun)

Mournful Congregation-THE INCUBUS OF KARMA (20 Buck Spin)

Kacey Musgraves-GOLDEN HOUR (MCA Nashville)

Meshell Ndgeceocello-VENTRILOQUISM (Naïve)

Nickodemus-A LONG ENGAGEMENT (WonderWheel)

Stephen O’Malley & Anthony Pateras-REVE NOIR (Immediata)

Laurence Pike-DISTANT EARLY WARNING (Leaf)

Profligate-SOMEWHERE ELSE (Wharf Rat)

Skull Defekts-s/t (Thrill Jockey)

Skull Eclipses-s/t (self-released)

Dr. Liston  Smith-ALL IN MY MIND (Blue Note)

Superorganism-s/t (Domino)

Tracey Thorn-RECORD (Merge)

Yo La Tengo-THERE’S A RIOT GOING ON (Matador)

Young Fathers-COCOA SUGAR (Ninja Tune)


EPS:

Helena Deland-FROM THE SERIES OF SONGS “ALTOGETHER UNACCOMPANIED” VOL. I & II (Luminelle)

DJ N***a Fox—CRANIO (Warp)

Earthgang-ROYALTY (Spillage Village/Dreamville)

G.E.M.-PANDORA (Nounouhau)

Peggy Gou-ONCE (Ninja Tune)

PremRock & Fresh Kils-POET’S PAYDAY (self-released)

Special Interest-SPIRALING (self-released)

Tallawit Timbouctou-TAKAMBA WHATSAPP 2018 EP (Sahel Sounds)

Weeknd-MY DEAR MELANCHOLY (Republic)


REISSUES:

Cars-HEARTBEAT CITY (Rhino)

Cheikh Lo-NE LA THIASS (World Circuit)

Nina Simone-THE COLPIX SINGLES (Rhino)/MOOD INDIGO: THE COMPLETE BETHLEHEM SINGLES (BMG)

Spirit-IT SHALL BE: THE ODE & EPIC RECORDINGS 1968-1972 (Esoteric)

David Toop-SUTTLE SCULPTURE (Sub Rosa)

Your Food-POKE IT WITH A STICK (Drag City)


SINGLES:

Ash Koosha-“Aroha” (Realms)

Leon Bridges-“Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” (Columbia)

David Byrne-“Everybody’s Coming To My House” (Nonesuch)

Curly Castro & Zilla Rocca-“Billy Batts” (Wrecking Crew)

Dawn-“Waves” (Adult Swim)

Flame One-“Fog/Shrine” (Pressure Sounds)

Nubya Garcia-“When We Are” (Nyasha)

Iceage featuring Sky Ferreira-“Pain Killer” (Matador)

JPEGMAFIA featuring Heno-“Does This Ski Mask Make Me Look Fat?” (self-released)

Let’s Eat Grandma-“Falling Into Me” (Transgressive/PIAS)

Lorde featuring Run the Jewels-“Supercut (El-P remix)” (Universal)

MKDSL-“Microtonali” (self-released)

Janelle Monae-“Django Jane” (Bad Boy)

Proc Fiskal-“Dish Washing” (Hyperdub)

Sade-“Flower of the Universe” (Sony)

SOB X RBE-“Anti-Social” & “Carpoolin” (SOB X RBE/Empire)

Vince Staples-“Get the Fuck Off My Dick” (Def Jam)

Tyler, the Creator-“Okra” (Columbia)


FEBRUARY:


ALBUMS:

Various Artists-BLACK PANTHER: THE ALBUM MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY (Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope)

Car Seat Headrest-TWIN FANTASY (Matador)

Hollie Cook-VESSEL OF LOVE (Merge)

DJ Taye-STILL TRIPPIN’ (Hyperdub)

Nils Frahm-ALL MELODY (Erased Tapes)

Various Artists-IN DEATH’S DREAM KINGDOM (Houndstooth)

Insect Ark-MARROW HYMNS (Profound Lore)

Loma-s/t (Sub Pop)

Maxo Kream-PUNKEN (TSO Music Group/Kreen Clicc)

Portal-ION (Profound Lore)

Loke Rahbek & Frederik Valentin-BUY CORALS ONLINE (Editions Mego)

Steve Reich-PULSE/QUARTET (Nonesuch)

Shirt-PURE BEAUTY (Third Man)

SiR-NOVEMBER (Top Dawg Entertainment)

Rejjie Snow-DEAR ANNIE (Honeymoon/300)

Stick In the Wheel-FOLLOW THEM TRUE (From Here)

Superchunk-WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE (Merge)

Tengger Calvary-CIAN BI (Napalm)

U. S. Girls-IN A POEM UNLIMITED (4AD)

Various Artists-WE OUT HERE (Brownswood Recordings)


EP:

Balkan Bump-s/t (Lowtemp)

Hanna Benn-DIVINE (This Is Meru)

E L U C I D-SHIT DON’T RHYME NO MORE (self-released)

Ravyn Lenae-CRUSH (Atlantic)

Persuasion-QUATERMASS (Opal Tapes)


REISSUES:

Basa Basa-HOMOWO (Vintage Voudou)

Pet Shop Boys-ACTUALLY:FURTHER LISTENING 1987-1988/BECAUSE: FURTHER LISTENING 1984-1986/INTROSPECTIVE: FURTHER LISTENING 1988-1989 (Parlophone/Rhino)

Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus-NONE A JAH JAH CHILDREN (VP)

Roxy Music-s/t (Virgin)


SINGLES:

Avalanches-“Because I’m Me (remixes)” (Modular)

Courtney Barnett-“Nameless, Faceless” (Mom + Pop)

Busta Rhymes featuring Missy Elliott & Kelly Rowland-“Get It” (Epic)

Derez De’shon-“Hardaway” (Commission)

Robert Hood-PARADYGM SHIFT – VOL. 3 (Dekmantel)

Nipsey Hussle featuring Kendrick Lamar-“Dedication” (Atlantic)

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks-“Middle America” (Matador)

MGMT-“Me and Michael” (Columbia)

Frank Ocean-“Moon River” (Blonded)

Parliament featuring Scarface-“I’m Gon Make U Sick O’ Me” (C Kunspyruzhy)


JANUARY:


ALBUMS:

CupcakKe-EPHORIZE (self-released)

Kit Downes-OBSIDIAN (ECM)

JPEGMANIA-VETERAN (self-released)

Khruangbin-CON TODO EL MUNDO (Dead Oceans)

H. C. McEntire-LIONHEART (Merge)

No Age-SNARES LIKE A HAIRCUT (Drag City)

Penya-SUPER LIMINAL (On the Corner)

Shame-SONGS OF PRAISE (Dead Oceans)

Ty Segall & the Freedom Band-FREEDOM’S GOBLIN (Drag City)

Tribulation-DOWN BELOW (Century Media)


EPS:

Henry Canyons-LA COTE WEST (Backwoodz Studioz)

Domo Genesis & Evidence-AREN’T U GLAD YOU’RE U (self-released)

Karen Felixx-SCARLET EP (Niphlex)

Kelela-KELZ TF SCRAPED (Fade To Mind)

Run Child Run-VANISHING POINT (self-released)

scallops hotel-sovereign nose of (y)our arrogant face (self-released)


REISSUES:

Various Artists-THE B-MUSIC OF JEAN ROLLIN (Finders Keepers)

Residents-MEET THE RESIDENTS (MVD/Cherry Red)


SINGLES:

Jhené Aiko featuring Rae Sremmurd-“Sativa” (Def Jam)

Lucy Dacus-“Addictions” (Matador)

Jay Rock, Future, Kendrick Lamar & James Blake-“King’s Dead” (TDE)

Space Captain-“Blue (Sly5thAve Remix)” (Tru Thoughts)

Justin Timberlake-“Filthy” (RCA)

 

 

 

 

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