The rules

1)I have to own it

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


NOVEMBER:


ALBUMS:

Audiobooks-NOW! (IN A MINUTE) (Heavenly/PIAS)

Cave-ALLWAYS (Drag City)

CupcakKe-EDEN (self-released)

Daughters-YOU WON’T GET WHAT YOU WANT (Ipecac)

Moritz Simon Geist-ROBOTIC ELECTRONIC MUSIC (Sonic Robots)

Julia Holter-AVIARY (Domino)

Murder By Death-THE OTHER SHORE (Bloodshot)

1975-A BRIEF INQUIRY INTO ONLINE EXISTENCE (Dirty Hit/Interscope)

Paint-s/t (Mexican Summer)

Pig Destroyer-HEAD CAGE (Relapse)

Pistol Annies-INTERSTATE GOSPEL (RCA Nashville)

Rabit-LIFE TOO HARD (Halcyon Veil)

Rosalia-EL MAL QUERER (Sony)

Colin Self-SIBLINGS (RVNG International)

Senyawa-SUJUD (Sublime Frequencies)

Thou-INCOSOLABLE (Community)

TFS-A LAUGHING DEATH IN MEATSPACE (Joyful Noise)


EPS:

Vince Staples-FM! (Def Jam)

Tyler, the Creator-MUSIC INSPIRED BY  ILLUMINATION & DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH (Columbia)


REISSUES:

Barry Adamson-MEMENTO MORI (Mute)

Beatles-THE BEATLES AND ESHER DEMOS (Apple/Universal)

Brown Sugar-I’M IN LOVE WITH A DREADLOCKS (Soul Jazz)

Lindsey Buckingham-SOLO ANTHOLOGY (Rhino)

Various Artists-FLEMMING DALUM PRESENTS ZYX ITALO DISCO IN THE MIX (ZYX)

Bob Dylan-MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 14 (Columbia)

Jimi Hendrix Experience-ELECTRIC LADYLAND (Legacy)

Various Artists-STUDIO ONE LOVERS ROCK (Soul Jazz)

Various Artists-VENEZUELA 70 VOLUME 2 (Soul Jazz)


SINGLES:

Hannah Diamond-“True” (PC Music)

Gessafelstein-“Reset” (Columbia)

Peggy Gou-“It Makes You Forget” (Ninja Tune)

JPEGMAFIA & Kenny Beats-“Puff Daddy” (self-released)

Lil Baby & Gunna-“Drip Too Hard” (Quality Control)

Lil Peep-“Life Is Beautiful” (Columbia)

Maceo Plex featuring Maars-“Mutant 1” (Correspondant Music)

Bob Mould-“Sunshine Rock” (Merge)

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers-“The Way She Looked At You” (Bloodshot)

Slowthai-“Doorman” (Method)

Earl Sweatshirt-“Nowhere2Go” (Tan Cressida/Columbia)


OCTOBER


ALBUMS:

Adult-THIS BEHAVIOR (Dais)

Anchorsong-COHESION (Tru Thoughts)

Behemoth-I LOVE YOU AT YOUR DARKEST (Metal Blade)\

Neneh Cherry-BROKEN POLITICS (Smalltown Supersound)

Elvis Costello & the Imposters-LOOK NOW (Concord)

Empress Of-US (Terrible)

Evoken-HYPNOGAGIA (Profound Lore)

Full Blast-RIO (Trost)

Ben LaMar Gay-500 CHAINS (International Anthem)

Greeting Committee-THIS IS IT (Harvest)

Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers-BOUGHT TO ROT (Bloodshot)

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit-LIVE AT THE RYMAN (Southeastern/Thirty Tigers)

King Vision Ultra-PAIN OF MIND (Ascetic House)

Lando Chill-BLACK EGO (Mello Music Group)

Adrianne Lenker-ABYSSKISS (Saddle Creek)

Ella Mai-s/t (Interscope)

Drew McDowall-THE THIRD HELIX (Dais)

Ohmme-PARTS (Joyful Noise)

Barre Phillips-END TO END (ECM)

Rising-SWORD AND SCYTHE (Indisciplinarian)

Robyn-HONEY (Interscope)

Amanda Shires-TO THE SUNSET (Silver Knife)

Sundrifter-VISITATIONS (Small Stone)

This Will Destroy You-NEW OTHERS PART ONE (Dark Operative)

Windhand-ETERNAL RETURN (Relapse)

Thom Yorke-SUSPIRIA (XL)


EP:

Gouge Away-BURNT SUGAR (Deathwish)

Quietwater-s/t (self-released)

Yhung T.O.-LAMONT “YOUNG L” DAVIS (SOB X RBE)


REISSSUES:

Jess Sah Bi & Peter One-OUR GARDEN NEEDS ITS FLOWERS (Awesome Tapes From  Africa)

Blondie-“Heart of Glass” (Numero Group)

Bronski Beat-THE AGE OF CONSENT (London Records)

Harry Hosono and the Yellow Magic Band-PARAISO (Alfa/Light in the Attic)/Haruomi Hasono-HOSONO HOUSE (King/Light in the Attic)

Tom Petty-AN AMERICAN TREASURE (Reprise)

Redemptor-THE BECOMING (2005-2011) (Selfmadegod)

Joe Strummer-001 (Ignition)

Umit Aksu Orkestri-“Bermuda Seytan Ucgeni” (Zel Zele)


SINGLES:

Amyl and the Sniffers-“Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled)” (Flightless/ATO)

Yugen Blakrok-“Carbon Form” (I.O.T.)

John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter & Daniel Davies-“Halloween Theme” (Sacred Bones)

Eric Church-“Desperate Man” (EMI Nashville)

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper-“Shallow” (Interscope)

Tobe Nwigwe featuring Michael David Wyatt-“I’m Dope” (self-released)

Riz MC-“Mogambo” (Customs)

Run the Jewels-“Let’s Go (The Royal We)” (self-released)

Sampha-“Treasure” (Warner Bros.)

Shogun and the Sheets-“Hold On Kid” (What’s Your Rupture?)

Sinistarr-“Void” (Unchained Recordings)

Kurt Vile-“Loading Zones” (Matador)

Charli XCX & Troye Sivan-“1999” (Asylum)

Young Fathers-“Border Girl (single version)” (Ninja Tune)


SEPTEMBER:


ALBUMS:

Amnesia Scanner-ANOTHER LIFE (Pan)

Chills-SNOW BOUND (Fire)

Christine and the Queens-CHRIS (Because Music)

Steven A. Clark-WHERE NEON GOES TO DIE (Secretly Canadian)

Cypress Hill-ELEPHANTS ON ACID (BMG)

Various Artists-FABRICLIVE 100: KODE 9 & BURIAL (Fabric)

John Grant-LOVE IS MAGIC (Partisan)

Mary Halvorson-THE MAID WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR (Tzadik)

Idles-JOY AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE (Partisan)

Jlin-AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Planet Mu)

Knife Knights-ONE TIME MIRAGE (Sub Pop)

Low-DOUBLE NEGATIVE (Sub Pop)

Donna Missal-THIS TIME (Harvest)

Noname-ROOM 25 (self-released)

Nile Rodgers & Chic-IT’S ABOUT TIME (Virgin)

Rae Sremmurd-SR3MM (Interscope)

Satan-CRUEL MAGIC (Metal Blade)

SiS-INFINITI (Club Chai)

Troye Sivan-BLOOM (Capitol)

Richard Thompon-13 RIVERS (New West)

Yves Tumor-SAFE IN THE HANDS OF LOVE (Warp)

Tunng-SONGS YOU MAKE AT NIGHT (Full Time Hobby)


EPS:

Aphex Twin-COLLAPSE (Warp)

Bells Atlas-SALT AND SOAP (Tender Loving Empire)

Danny Brown-TWITCH EP (self-released)

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds-DISTANT SKY (LIVE IN COPENHAGEN) (Bad Seed)

Slowthai-RUNT (Method)


REISSUES:

Chris Bowden-TIME CAPSULE (Soul Jazz)

Haruomi Hosono-omni SIGHT SEEING (Epic/Light in the Attic)

I-Mo-Jah-ROCKERS FROM THE LAND OF REGGAE (Pressure Sounds)

Raul Lovisoni & Francesco Messina-BAGNATI DEL MONTE ANALOGO (Superior Viaduct)

Pet Shop Boys-VERY: FURTHER LISTENING 1992-1994 (Parlophone)

Tom Waits-BLUE VALENTINE (Anti)


SINGLES:

Boyz Noise featuring Steven A. Clark-“Killer” (self-released)

Brockhampton-“Tonya”(Question Everything/RCA)/”Weight”(Question Everything/RCA)

Bun B featuring Run the Jewels-“Myself” (Ill Trill Enterprises/Empire)

Interrupters-“She’s Kerosene” (Hellcat)

J.I.D.-“151 Rum” (Dreamville/Interscope)

Majid Jordan-“All Over You’ (OVOSound/Warner Bros.)

Kelela featuring Princess Nokia, Junglepussy, CupcakKe and Ms. Boogie-“LMW (What’s Really Good remix)” (Warp)

Khalid-“Better” (RCA)

Maya B-“Selenas” (Capitol)

Ramesh-“Love Distortions” (self-released)

Lana del Rey-“Mariners Apartment Complex” (Interscope)

slowthai-“Ladies” (Method)/”The Bottom”/”North Nights” (Black Dolphnn)/”Polaroid” (Method)/”T N Biscuits” (Bone Soda)

Yaeji-“One More” (self-released)


AUGUST:


ALBUMS:

Armand Hammer-PARAFFIN (Backwooz Studioz)

Olafur Arnalds-RE: REMEMBER (Mercury KK)

Beths-FUTURE ME HATES ME (Carpark)

Anna Calvi-HUNTER (Domino)

Coup-SORRY TO BOTHER YOU: THE SOUNDTRACK (Interscope)

Father John Misty-GOD’S FAVORITE CUSTOMER (Sub Pop)

Masayoshi Fujita-BOOK OF LIFE (Erased Tapes)

Ariana Grande-SWEETENER (Republic)

Tod Gustavsen Trio-THE OTHER SIDE (ECM)

Helena Hauff-QUALM (Ninja Tune)

Hermit and the Recluse-ORPHEUS VS. THE SIRENS (Obol for Charon)

Lonnie Holley-MITH (Jagjaguwar)

Imperial Triumphant-VILE LUXURY (Gilead Media)

Mitski-BE THE COWBOY (Dead Oceans)

Roy Montgomery-SUFFUSE (Grapefruit)

Primals-ALL LOVE IS TRUE LOVE (Southern Lord)

Protoje-A MATTER OF TIME (Easy Star)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever-HOPE DOWNS (Sub Pop)

RP Boo-I’LL TELL YOU WHAT (Planet Mu)

Elza Soares-DEUS E MULHER (Deck)

Travis Scott-ASTROWORLD (Epic)

Tirzah-DEVOTION (Domino)

Zevious-LOWLANDS (Nefarious Industries)


EPS:

Bliss Signal-DRIFT (True Panther/Profound Lore)

Boygenius-s/t (Matador)

Channel Tres-s/t (Godmode)

Ludwig Goransson-BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA REMIXED (Marvel Music)

Tony Molina-KILL ALL LIGHTS (Slumberland)

Radiant Children-TRYIN’ (self-released)

Zilla Rocca-HARD BOILED (Three Dollar Pistol Music)

Secret-LUX TENEBRIS (Southern Lord)

Shygirl-CRUEL PRACTICE (Nuxxe)

Moses Sumney-BLACK IN DEEP RED, 2014 (Jagjaguwar)


REISSUES:

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley-THE MESSAGE (Analog Africa)

Don Cherry-HOME BOY, SISTER OUT (Wewantsounds)

Gladiators-PRESENTING THE GLADIATORS: DELUXE EDITION (Studio One)

Last Crime-THE LAST CRIME 2 (Sunken Temple)

Preacherman-UNIVERSAL PHILOSOPHY: PREACHERMAN PRESENTS TJ HUSTLE’S GREATEST HITS (Luaka Bop)

Prince-ANTHOLOGY: 1995-2010 (NPG/Legacy)/PIANO & A MICROPHONE 1983 (Warner Bros.)

Wire-CHAIRS MISSING (Pink Flag)


SINGLES:

A$AP Rocky x Tyler, the Creator-“Potato Salad” (self-released)

Behemoth-“God=Dog” (Metal Blade)

CupcakKe-“Blackjack” (self-released)

Illingsworth featuring Denmark Vessey-“DnD” (Mello Music Group)

Long Now-“Restoration” (Curved Space)

Marz Money featuring Teddy Da Don-“Mannas” (self-released)

Nicki Minaj-“Barbie Dreams” (Young Money/Cash Money)/”Ganja Burns” (Young Money/Cash Money)/Nicki Minaj featuring Foxy Brown-“Coco Chanel” (Young Money/Cash Money)

Ramesh_”West” (self-released)

Robyn-“Missing U” (Interscope)

Rosalia-“Pienso En Tu Mira” (self-released)

Slowthai-“Drug Dealer” (Method)

Soccer Mommy-“I’m On Fire” (Fat Possum)

Stonefield-“Delusion” (Flightless)

Yves Tumor-“Noid” (Warp)/Yves Tumor featuring James K-“Licking the Orchid” (Warp)


JULY:


ALBUMS:

Blawan-WET WILL ALWAYS DRY (Termesc)

Body/Head-THE SWITCH (Matador)

Denzel Curry-TA13OO (Lona Vista)

Damned-EVIL SPIRITS (Spinefarm)

Deafheaven-ORDINARY CORRUPT HUMAN LOVE (Anti)

Dos Santos-LOGOS (International Anthem)

Fauxe-IKHLAS (Chinabot)

Joshua Hedley-MR. JUKEBOX (Third Man)

Here Lies Man-YOU WILL KNOW NOTHING (Riding Easy)

Internet-HIVE MIND (Columbia)

Jesus Piece-ONLY SELF (Southern Lord)

Makaya McCraven-WHERE WE COME FROM (CHICAGO X LONDON MIXTAPE) (International Anthem)

Morne-TO THE NIGHT UNKNOWN (Morne/Armageddon)

North of North-s/t (Off Compass)

Okzharp & Manthe Ribane-CLOSER APART (Hyperdub)

Orbital-MONSTERS EXIST (ACP)

Chris Orrick-PORTRAITS (Mello Music Group)

Peace To Mateo-SOME STRANGE REASON (Young Heavy Souls)

Red Brut-s/t (Kraak)

Sarah Shook & the Dreamers-YEARS (Bloodshot)

Sonae-I STARTED WEARING BLACK (Monika Enterprise)

Years & Years-PALO SANTO (Interscope)

Zeal & Ardor-STRANGER FRUIT (MVKA Limited)


EPS:

Big Freedia-3RD WARD BOUNCE (Asylum)

Boys Noize & Virgil Adloh-ORVNGE (Boys Noize)

Converge-BEAUTIFUL RUIN (Epitaph)

Nef the Pharoah & 03 Greedo-PORTER 2 GRAPE (Empire)

Object As Subject-PERMISSION (Lost Future)

Vein-ERRORZONE (Closed Casket Activities)


REISSUE:

Bark Psychosis-CODENAME: DUSTSUCKER (Fire)

Various Artists-BLACK MAN’S PRIDE 2 (Studio One/Soul Jazz)

Eric B. and Rakim-THE REMIXES (1987-1992) (Island)

Hunger-STRICTLY FROM HUNGER (Now-Again)

Kreator-CAUSE OF CONFLICT (Sanctuary)

Wire-PINK FLAG (Pink Flag)


SINGLES:

Cam-“Road to Happiness” (RCA)

Christine and the Queens-“Doesn’t Matter” (Because)

J. Cole-“KOD” (Roc Nation)

Demi Lovato-“Sober” (Island)

Derez DeShon featuring YFN Lucci-“Beat the Odds” (Commission)

Drake-“ March 14” (Young Money/Cash Money)

88 Rising & Joji-“Head in the Clouds” (88 Rising)

Billie Elish & Khalid-“Lovely” (Interscope)

Flowdan-“Shell A Verse” (Tru Thoughts)

Gorillaz featuring George Benson-“Humility (DJ Koze & Superorganism remixes)” (Parlophone)

Joker-“Boat”/”Deploy” (Kapsize)

Metric-“Dark Saturday” (MMI/BMG)

03 Greedo-“Fortnite” (Alamo)

Kelly Lee Owens-“Bird” (Smalltown Supersound)

Shifting Sands-“Zoe” (Fishrider)

St. Vincent-“Fast Slow Disco” (Lona Vista)

Kali Uchis-“Paranoid” (self-released)

Griffit Vigo-“DJ” (Gqom Oh!)


JUNE:


ALBUMS:

Behemoth-MESSE NOIR: LIVE SATANIST (Nuclear Blast)

Blackened Altar-ENTRENCHED IN THE FAULTS OF THE EARTH (self-released)

Carters-EVERYTHING IS LOVE (Roc Nation)

Neko Case-HELL-ON (Anti-)

Death Grips-YEAR OF THE SNITCH (Thirdworlds/Harvest)

Proc Fiskal-INSULA (Hyperdub)

Gang Gang Dance-FISKUASHITA (4AD)

Jamie Isaac- (04:30) IDLER (Marathon Artists)

Isenordal-SPECTRAL EMBRACE (Eternal Warfare)

Khemmis-DESOLATION (20 Buck Spin)

Let’s Eat Grandma-I’M ALL EARS (Transgressive/PIAS)

Melody’s Echo Chamber-BON VOYAGE (Fat Possum)

Mike-RENAISSANCE MAN (self-titled)

Mirah-UNDERSTANDING (Mutual Adjustment)

Oneohtrix Point Never-AGE OF (Warp)

Natalie Prass-THE FUTURE AND THE PAST (ATO)

Rico Nasty-NASTY (Atlantic)

Jorja Smith-LOST & FOUND (FAMM)

SOPHIE-OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES (Future Classic)

Thumbscrew-OURS (Cuneiform)
Leon Vynehall-NOTHING STILL (Ninja Tune)

Kamasi Washington-HEAVEN AND EARTH (Young Turks)

Kamaal Williams-THE RETURN (Black Focus)


EPS:

Betty Who-BETTY, PART 1 (AWAL)

Black Thought-STREAMS OF THOUGHT, VOL. 1 (Human Resources)

Kids See Ghosts-s/t (G.O.O.D. Music)

Matt Muse-NAPPY TALK (self-released)

Perfume Genius-RESHAPED (Matador)

Protomartyr-CONSOLATION (Domino)

Sudan Archives-SINK (Stones Throw)

Tongue Cut Envelopes-MENTAL CIRCLES OF SLUMBER FLOWER (Saint Brooklynsburg)

Tierra Whack-WHACK WORLD (self-released)

Ric Wilson-BANBA (Innovative Leisure)

Yuno-MOODIE (Sub Pop)


REISSUES:

Various Artists-BOOMBOX 3 (Soul Jazz)

John Coltrane-BOTH DIRECTIONS AT ONCE: THE LOST ALBUM (Verve)

Conjunto Jovens Africanos-“Nhu Dijon/Volta Pa Terra” (Ostinato)

Cuasares-AFRO-PROGRESIVO (Guerssen)

Heptones-NIGHT FOOD AND BLACK ARK OUTTAKES (SHKLW)

Steve Reich-DRUMMING (Superior Viaduct)

Happy Rhodes-ECTOTROPHIA (Numero Group)

Snakefinger-GREENER POSTURES (Klang Galerie)

Various Artists-TECHNICOLOR PARADISE (Numero Group)


SINGLES:

A$AP Rocky featuring Skepta-“Praise Da Lord (Da Shine)” (RCA)

BTS-“Fake Love” (BigHit Entertainment)

Charli XCX-“5 in the Morning” (Aslyum)/”Focus/No Angel” (Asylum)

Code Orange-“The Hurt Will Go On” (Roadrunner)

J. Cole-“ATM” (Roc Nation)

CupcakKe-“Hot Pockets” (self-released)

88 Rising featuring Joji, Rich Brian, Higher Brothers & AUGUST 08-“Midsummer Madness” (88 Rising)

Martin Garrix featuring Khalid-“Ocean” (Epic)

Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj-“The Light Is Coming” (Republic)

Katie-“Remember” (YG Plus)

Khalid & H.E.R.-“This Way” (Epic)

Tove Lo featuring Charli XCX, Icona Pop, Elliphant & Alma-“Bitches” (Universal)

Meek Mill featuring Miguel-“Stay Woke” (Maybach Music/Atlantic)

Mitski-“Nobody” (Dead Oceans)

Rae Sremmurd-“Guatemala” (Interscope)

Jay Rock-“The Bloodiest” (TDE/Interscope)/Jay Rock featuring J. Cole-“OSOM” (TDE/Interscope)

Nile Rodgers & Chic featuring Mura Masa, Vic Mensa and Cosha-“Til the World Falls’ (Virgin)

Rosalia-“Malamente” (Sony Music España)


MAY:


ALBUM:

Leila Abdul-Rauf-DIMUNITION (self-released)

Arctic Monkeys-TRANQUILITY HOTEL BASE & CASINO (Domino)

Armed-ONLY LOVE (No Rest Until Ruin)

Nik Bartsch’s Ronin-AWASE (ECM)

Black Elephant-COSMIC BLUES (Small Stone)

Black Moth Super Rainbow-PANIC BLOOMS (Rad Cult)

Carla Bozulich-QUIETER (Constellation)

Leon Bridges-GOOD THING (Columbia)

Chrch-LIGHT WILL CONSUME US ALL (Neurot)

Corrosion of Conformity-NO CROSS NO CROWN (Nuclear Blast)

DJ Koze-KNOCK KNOCK (Pampa)

Eddy de Pretty-CURE (Initial)

ELUCID X Haj of Dumhi-NO EDGE UPS IN UGANDA (self-released)

Duppy Gun-MIRO TAPE (Bokeh Versions)

Fister-NO SPIRIT WITHIN (Listenable)

47Soul-BALFRON PROMISE (Cooking Vinyl)

Bill Frisell-MUSIC IS (Okeh)

Benjamin La Mar Gay-DOWNTOWN CASTLES CAN NEVER BLOCK THE SUN (International Anthem)

Heads-COLLIDER (Corpse Flower)

Iceage-BEYONDLESS (Matador)

Janine-99 (Atlantic)

Lotic-POWER (Tri Angle)

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks-SPARKLE HARD (Matador)

Massage-OH BOY (self-released)

Willie Nelson-LAST MAN STANDING (Legacy)

Playboi Carti-GET LIT (Interscope)

Rosehardt-SONGS IN THE KEY OF SOLITUDE (Styles Upon Styles)

Serpentwithfeet-SOIL (Tri-Angle/Secretly Canadian)

Henry Threadgill & 14 or 15 Kestra-DIRT…AND MORE DIRT (Pi)

Wayfarer-WORLD’S BLOOD (Profound Lore)

Wax Chattels-s/t (Flying Nun/Captured Tracks)

Wolvhammer-THE MONUMENTS OF ASH & BONE (Blood Music)


EP:

Andre 3000-LOOK MA NO HANDS (self-released)

Cuco-CHIQUITO (self-released)

Decisions-THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD LEAVES A BROKEN BACK (Wharf Cat)

Elysia Crampton-s/t (Break World)

Emamouse x yeongrak-MOUTH MOUSE MAUS (Quantum Natives)

Hatchie-SUGAR & SPICE (Double Double Whammy)

Jenny Hval-THE LONG SLEEP (Sacred Bones)

Joker-XXIV BIT (Kapsize)

Haleek Maul-IN PERMANENCE (Lex)
Pusha T-DAYTONA (G.O.O.D. Music)

Ricardo Cometa-2 (Nefarious Industries)

RTJ * Mr Dibbs=Run The Dibbs (self-released)

Vitamin X-AGE OF PARANOIA (Southern Lord)


REISSUES:

Various Artists-AFRICA SCREAM CONTEST VOL. 2: BENIN 1963-1980 (Analog Africa)

Freddie McGregor-BOBBY BOBYLON (Studio One)

Neurosis-PAIN OF MIND (Neurot)

Nocturnal Projections-COMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGS (Dais)

Liz Phair-GIRLY SOUND TO GUYVILLE (Matador)

Otis Redding-DOCK OF THE BAY SESSIONS (Rhino)

Barry White-LOVE THEME: THE BEST OF THE 20TH CENTURY RECORDS SINGLES (Mercury)


SINGLES:

Christine and the Queens-“Girlfriend” (Universal)

Disclosure featuring Fatoumata Diawara-“Ultimatum” (Island)

Ebhoni-“Opps” (Future Classic)

Jon Hopkins-“Everything Connected” (Domino)

Ill Bill featuring Goretex-“Pentagram” (Tankcrimes)

Joker-“Anamorphic/Forever” (Kapsize)/”Marching Orders/Polka Dot” (Kapsize)

LSD featuring Labrinth, Sia and Diplo-“Genius” (Columbia)/”Audio” (Columbia)

Marlowe-“Demonstration” (Mello Music Group)
Melody’s Echo Chamber-“Desert Horse” (Fat Possum)

Orbital-“Tiny Folded Cities” (ACP)

Anderson.Paak-“Bubblin” (Aftermath)

Priests-“Suck (U.S. Girls remix)” (Sister Polygon)

Rae Sremmurd featuring Juicy J-“Powerglide” (Interscope)

Rico Nasty-“Hit That” (Sugar Trap)/”Rage” (Sugar Trap)/Rico Nasty featuring CupcakKe-“Smack A Bitch (remix)” (Sugar Trap)

Run the Jewels featuring Gangsta Boo-“Stay Gold (Smiff & Cash remix)” (Adult Swim)

Saweetie featuring Kehlani-“Icy Grl (Bae remix)” (Warner Bros.)

Snail Mail-“Heat Wave” (Matador)


APRIL:


ALBUMS:

Courtney Marie Andrews-MAY YOUR KINDNESS REMAIN (Mama Bird/Fat Possum)

Apathy-THE WIDOW’S SON (Dirty Version)

Daniel Avery-SONG FOR ALPHA (Phantasy/Mute)

Cardi B-INVASION OF PRIVACY (Atlantic)

Caretaker-TAKE CARE. IT’S A DESERT OUT THERE… (History Always Favors the Winners)

Drinks-HIPPO LITE (Drag City)

E-NEGATIVE WORK (Thrill Jockey)

Ex-27 PASSPORTS (self-released)

Flatbush Zombies-VACATION IN HELL (Grateful Sounds)

Sharon Gal-DELICIOUS FISH (Fractal Meat Cuts)

Gosheven-BIVAQ (self-released)

Jean Grae/Quelle Chris-EVERYTHING’S FINE (Mello Music Group)

Janelle Monae-DIRTY COMPUTER (Bad Boy)

Matty-DÉJÀ VU (Kartel)

Hailu Mergia-LALA BELU (Awesome Tapes From Africa)

Mind Over Mirrors-BELLOWING SUN (Paradise of Bachelors)

Mouse on Mars-DIMENSIONAL PEOPLE (Thrill Jockey)

Onyx Collective-LOWER EAST SUITE PART THREE (Big Dada)

Rival Consoles-PERSONA (Erased Tapes)

Savage Coast-NO KIND OF RIDER (I’m not sure what label is releasing this album)

Severed and Said-INCORPOREALITY (Not Not Fun)

Sleep-THE SCIENCES (Third Man)

Sons of Kemet-YOUR QUEEN IS A REPTILE (Impulse)

Kali Uchis-ISOLATION (Virgin)

Denmark Vessey-SUN GO NOVA (Mello Music Group)

Dan Weiss-STAREBABY (Pi)

Wye Oak-THE LOUDER I CALL, THE FASTER IT RUNS (Merge)


EPS:

Curly Castro & Zilla Rocca-GRIFT COMPANY (Wrecking Crew)

Ka5sh-BIG PINK LOSER (self-released)

Little Boots-BURN (On Repeat)

Alice Merton-NO ROOTS (Mom + Pop)

Mmph-DEAR GOD (Tri Angle)

Hatis Noit-ILLOGICAL DANCE (Erased Tapes)

Saweetie-HIGH MAINTENANCE (Warner Bros.)

Spielbergs-DISTANT STAR (By the Time It Gets Dark)

Zemon-BOSH, DINNER! (Influx)


REISSUES:

Aston “Family Man” Barrett and the Wailers Band-SOUL CONSTITUTION: INSTRUMENTALS & DUBS 1971-1982 (Dub Store)

Various Artists-ECCENTRIC SOUL: THE SARU LABEL (Numero Group)

Power Trip-OPENING FIRE: 2008-2014 (Dark Operative)

Prince-“Nothing Compares 2 U” (NPG/Warner Bros.)

Residents-DUCK STAB/BUSTER AND GLEN (MVD/Cherry Red)/FINGERPRINCE (MVD/Cherry Red)

Tom Waits-FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Anti-)

Neil Young-ROXY: TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT LIVE (Reprise)


SINGLES:

Aminé featuring Injury Reserve-“Campfire” (Republic)

BlocBoy JB featuring Drake-“Look Alive” (OVO/Warner Bros.)

CupcakKe-“Quiz” (self-released)

Drake-“Nice For What” (Young Money/Cash Money)

Father John Misty-“Disappointing Diamonds  Are the Rarest of Them All“ (Sub Pop)

Flowdan featuring Irah-“Bodybag” (Tru Thoughts)

Ghost-“Rats” (Loma Vista)

Hatchie-“Sure (Robin Guthrie remix)” (Double Double Whammy)

Khalid, 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign-“OTW” (RCA)

Kid Cudi-“The Rage” (WaterTower)

Kimbra-“Like They Do On The TV” (Warner Bros.)

Lore-“Down the Well” (Kokeshi)

Scott Mannion-“Not Exactly Deep” (Lil Chief)

Nicki Minaj-“Barbie Tingz” (Young Money/Cash Money)

Tobe Nwigwe-“Fuego” (ETA)/Tobe Nwigwe featuring Luke Whitney and Fat-“100K” (ETA)

Pallbearer-“Dropout” (Profound Lore)

Shifting Sands-“Run” (Fishrider)

SOPHIE-“Faceshopping” (Future Classic)

Spoon-“Can I Sit Next To You (Ad-Rock remix)” (Matador)

Chris Stapleton-“I Want Love” (MCA Nashville)

Kamasi Washington-“Fists of Fury” (Young Turks)

Years & Years-“Sanctify (Bernard Sumner remix) “(Polydor)


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)