best of 2020

Tobacco; Hot Wet & Sassy; Ghostly International
Molchat Doma; Monument; Sacred Bones
George Clanton and Nick Hexum; George Clanton and Nick Hexum; Electronica LLC
Dej Loaf; Sell Sole II; Yellow World
Wizkid; Made In Lagos; Starboy / RCA
Pa Salieu; Send Them To Coventry; Pa Salieu / Warner
Schlammpeitziger; Ein Weltleck in der Echokammer; Bureau B
Smokescreens; A Strange Dream; Slumberland
Lunchbox; After School Special; Slumberland
Machinedrum; A View Of U; Ninja Tune
Oneohtrix Point Never; Magic Oneohtrix Point Never; Warp
Good Sad Happy Bad; Shades; Textile Records
Slow Pulp; Moveys; Winspear
Skullcrusher; Farm b/w Lift – Single; Secretly Canadian
Skullcrusher; Skullcrusher EP; Secretly Canadian
Fanclubwallet; Car Crash in G Major – Single; Gavel Tapes
Deradoorian; Find the Sun; Anti
Isola; EP1; Godmode
Sylvan Esso; Free Love; Loma Vista
Kurt Vile; Speed, Sound, Lonely KV – EP; Matador
the Green Child; Shimmering Basset; Upset the Rhythm
Culk; Zerstreuen Über Euch; Siluh
Ziur; ATO; Planet Mu
Katya Yonder; Multiply Intentions; Metron Records
Faye Webster; Better Distractions – Single; Sectetly Canadian
Flohio; Unveiled – Single; Alpha Tone
Sufjan Stevens; the Ascension; Asthmatic Kitty
Zora Jones; Ten Billion Angels; Fractal Fantasy
Caitlin Pasko; Greenhouse; CP
Lucas Santtana; O Céu é Velho Há Muíto Tempo; No Format!
Erregung Öffentlicher Erregung; EÖE; Schlappvogel Records
Naked Roommate; Do the Duvet; Upset the Rhythm
Various – Sowas Von Egal 2; Bureau B
Widowspeeak; Plum; Captured Tracks
Machinedrum + Freddie Gibbs; Kane Train / Ur2yung – Single; Ninja Tune
Hether; Hether Who?; Hether4theweather (2019)
Adrienne Lenker; Anything – Single; 4AD
Ashraf Sharif Khan + Viktor Marek; Sufi Dub Brothers; Fun In the Church
Nepumuk; Ad Absurdum; Sichtexot
A.G. Cook; 7G; PC Music
Peaches; Flip This – Single; Peaches
Black Marble; I Must Be Living Twice; Sacred Bones
Harry the Nightgown; Harry the Nightgown; Wiggle World
Gordon Koang; Unity; Music In Exile
Peel Dream Magazine; Moral Panics; Tough Love
Wye Oak; No Horizon EP; Merge
Otta; Songbook EP; PIAS
Vinyl Williams; Azure ; Vinyl Williams
Blu + Exile; Miles; Dirty Science Records
Fontaines D.C.; A Hero’s Death; Partisan
Pozi; 176 – EP; Prah Recordings
Midwife; Forever; the Flenser
Sweatson Klank; Good Days; Friends Of Friends
Ata Records; The Library Archive, Vol. 01; Ata Records
SD9; 40˚.40; On-Retainer
ML Buch; Skinned; Anyines
BaStien Keb; Rabbit Hole – Single; Gearbox Records
Nepumuk; In Farbe – Single; Sichtexot
Soccer96 + Alabaster Deplume; I Was Gonna Fight Fascism – Single; Moshi Moshi
Midwife; S.W.I.M.; Forever; the Flenser
East Man; Prole Art Threat; Planet Mu
DMW; Mafa Mafa – Single; Davido Music
Model Home; One Year; Disciples (Warp)
Nepumuk; Füreinbreitespublikum; Sichtexot (2019)
Nepumuk; Standpunkt – Single; Sichtexot
Knowsum; Hi-Hat Club, Vol. 7 – Hyasynthus; Melting Pot Music (2016)
Eloquent + Knowsum; JLALSD; Eloquent
Honey Radar; Sing the Snow Away: the Chunklet Years; Chunklet Industries
Dan Drohan; You’re A Crusher! / Drocan; Droman Music
Juliana Barwick; Healing Is A Miracle; Ninja Tune
the Leaf Library; About Minerals; Where It’s At Is Where You Are
R.A.P. Fereira; Purple Moonlight Pages; Ruby Yacht
Fontaines D.C.; Televised Mind – Single; Partisan
Fontaines D.C.; I Don’t Belong – Single; Partisan
Erregung Öffentlicher Erregung; Kacke In der Jacke – Single; Schlappvogel Records
Jah Wobble; Dim Sum – Single; Jah Wobble
Shadow Community ; Restless Song – Single; Poclanos
Naked Roommate; Mad Love – Single; Upset the Rhythm
Arca; Kick I; XL Recordings
Dua Saleh; Rosetta; Against Giants
Khruangbin; Mordechai; Dead Oceans
Deadbeat + Paul St. Hilaire; Four Quartets of Love and Modern Lash; Another Moon
Modern Nature; Harvest – feat. Itasca – Single; Bella Union
Art Feynman; Half Price at 3:30; Western Vinyl
the Koreatown Oddity; Little Dominiques Nosebleed; Stones Throw
Psycho’n’Odds; Radiated Universe; Vinyl Digital
upsammy; Zoom; Dekmantel
Gum Country; Somewhere; Kingfisher Bluez
Drab City; Good Songs For Bad People; Bella Union
Jockstrap; Wicked City – EP; Warp
Darkstar; Civic Jams; Warp
Friends Of Gas; Kein Wetter; Staatsakt
Aksak Maboul; Figures; Crammed Disks
Lithics; Tower Of Age; Trouble In Mind
Deema; Rat Race – Single; Different Recordings
James Massiah; Natural Born Killers (Ride For Me) – EP; Levels (2019)
Ohmme; Fantasize Your Ghost; Joyful Noise
Locked Groove; Enter Revolution – EP; Locked Groove Records
New Dog; The Songs of Townes Van Zandt; New Dog
Ohmme; Selling Candy – Single; Joyful Noise
Khruangbin; Time (You And I) – Single; Dead Oceans
Sevdaliza; Joanna – EP; Twisted Eleganze
Marisa Anderson + Tara Jane O’Neil; You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To – Single; Jealous Butcher Records
the Radio Dept.; You Fear the Wrong Thing – Single; Just So!
Vinal Williams; LA Egypt – Single; Vinyl Williams
Golden Diskó Ship; Araceae; Karaoke Kalk
Jerry Paper; Abracadabra; Stones Throw
Moodymann; Taken Away; KDJ
Mindsight; Herzkasperl – Single; Mindsight
Brain (Matthew Dear); the World EP; Planet E
Owen Pallett; Island; Domino
Erregung Öffentlicher Erregung; Kein Bock Auf Frühstück / Langeweile – Single; Schlappvogel Records
Dirty Projectors; Lose Your Love – Single; Domino
Wandl; Double Exposure – Single; Affine
Buscabulla; Regresa; Domino
the Soft Pink Truth; Shall We Go On Sinning so that Grace May Increase?; Thrill Jockey
Ronald Langestraat; Apollo; South of North
Ronald Langestraat; Searching; South of North (2019)
Little Simz; Drop 6; Age 101 Music
Dean Blunt; Roaches 2012-2019; World Music
Dean Blunt; Troll – Single; World Music
KeiyaA; Forever, Ya Girl; Forever Recordings
Serengeti; Ajai; Cohn Corporation
James Blake; You’re Too Precious – Single; Polydor
Populous; Flores No Mar – Single; Wonderwheel Recordings
Lido Pimienta; Miss Colombia; Anti
Westside Gunn; Pray For Paris; Griselda Records
Joon; E.T. – Single; Italians Do It Better
Jeremy Jay; Gems – Single; the Mystery Section
RVG; Feral; Fire
Laura Marling; Song For Our Daughter; Chrysalis
Shabazz Palaces; The Don of Diamond Dreams; SubPop
Sorry; 925; Domino
Bum; I / III; Bum
Die Arbeit; Material; Undressed
Peel Dream Magazine; Modern Meta Physic; Slumberland (2018)
Jackie Lynn; Jacqueline; Drag City
Chastity Belt; The Process / Lonely – Single; Hardly Art
Martin Frawley; In A Better World – Single; Merge
These New Puritans; the Cut (2016-2019); Infectious Music
Yaeji; What We Drew 우리가 그려왔던; XL Recordings
Peel Dream Magazine; Agitprop Alterna; Tough Love
Wilma Archer; A Western Circular; Domino
Everything Is Recorded; Friday Forever; XL Recordings
Vegyn; Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds; PLZ Make It Ruins (2019)
Blake Mills; Vanishing Twin – Single; Verve
Louis Prince; Thirteen; Last Gang Records
Sofia Portanet; Planet Mars – Single; Duchess Box Records
Sofia Portanet; Wanderratte – Single; Duchess Box Records
Sofia Portanet; Das Kind – Single; Duchess Box Records
Joviale; Dreamboat – Single; Blue Flowers Music
Zebra Katz; Less Is Moor; Kobalt
Saint Jude; Saint Jude EP; Slow Dance Recordings
Bullion; We Had A Good Time – EP; Deek Recordings
Ca de Bestiar; Chicos Salvajes; Ca De Bestiar (2019)
Various: Mogadisco – Dancing Mogadishu (Somalia 1972-1991); Analog Africa
Loraine James; For You And I; Hyperdub (2019)
Princess Nokia; Everything Sucks + Everything Is Beautiful; Princess Nokia Inc.
Against All Logic; 2017-2019; Other People
Caribou; Suddenly; City Slang
Boldy James; The Price of Tea in China; ALC / Boldy James
M.Rux; Vermonische Melodien; Pingpung
Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams; The Runaround – Single; Asthmatic Kitty
Shmu; Pure Bliss; Requiem Pour Un Twister
Cindy Lee; What’s Tonight To Eternity; Superior Viaduct
Rejoicer; Spiritual Sleaze; Stones Throw
King Krule; Man Alive!; XL Recordings / Young Turks
Sassy009; Kill Sassy 009; Luft Recordings
Anthony Naples; Take Me With You; ANS (2019)
Squid; Houseplants – Single; Practise Music
Gary Wilson; Tormented; Cleopatra Records
Thurston Moore; Spring Swells / Leave Me Alone – Single; Daydream Library
Peel Dream Magazine; Pill – Single; Tough Love
Messer; No Future Days; Trocadero
Squirrel Flower; I Was Born Swimming; Full Time Hobby
Torres; Silver Tongue; Merge
Islet; Eyelet; Fire
Erregung Öffentlicher Erregung; Vermessen – Single; Euphorie
Hamerkop; Remote; Drag City
Young Marble Giants; Colossal Youth; Domino (Februar 1980)
Isobel Campbell; Rainbow; There Is No Other; Cooking Vinyl
Keeley Forsyth; Debris; the Leaf Label
Caribou ; Never Come Back – Single; City Slang
Shopping; All Or Nothing; FatCat
Ghostpoet; Concrete Pony – Single; PIAS
Jackie Lynn; Casino Queen – Single; Drag City
Various: América Invertida; Vampisoul
X & Yde; Dares Soar -Single; Kulør
Klein; Lifetime; ijn inc. (2019)
Holy Fuck; Deleter; Holy F / Indigo
Mura Masa; R.Y.C. Polydor
Take A Daytrip feat. Rico Nasty, slowthai, ICECOLDBISHOP; Lighthouse – Single; Black Butter
Kathryn Joseph; Whole – Single; Rock Action (2019)
Sui Zhen; Losing, Linda; Cascine (2019)
Galcher Lustwerk; Information; Ghostly International (2019)
Kaytranada; Bubba; RCA (2019)
Kit Sebastian; Mantra Moderne; Mr. Bongo (2019)