12.31.19 - Top Albums 2019

Top Five:

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma: Tracing Back the Radiance [Mexican Summer]
Fennesz: Agora + Live at the Jazz Cafe [Touch]
Yann Novak: Scalar Fields [Room40]
Beirut: Gallipoli [4AD]
John Coltrane: Blue World [Impulse!]

Other Top Albums:

Ghostride the Drift: Ghostride the Drift [xpq?]

Shorelights: Bioluminesence [Astral Industries]

Loscil: Equivalents [Kranky]

Claire M Singer: Trian [Touch]

Black Marble: Bigger Than Life [Sacred Bones Records]

Andy Stott: It Should Be Us [Modern Love]

Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto: Two (Live At Sydney Opera House) [Noton]

NIVHEK: After Its Own Death / Walking In A Spiral Towards The House [Yellow Electric]

Corey Fuller: Break [12k]

The Caretaker: Everywhere, An Empty Bliss [FRAC Auvergne]

ELEH: Living Space [Touch]

Various: Self Discovery for Social Survival [Mexican Summer]

Top Albums pre-2019:

Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah [India Navigation, 1977]

Hallucinator: Landlocked [Chain Reaction, 1999]

Top Reissues:

Haruomi Hosono + Shigeru Suzuki + Tatsuro Yamashita: Pacific [CBS/Sony, 1978]

Steve Hiett: Down On The Road By The Beach [CBS/Sony, 1983]

Gas: Pop [Mille Plateaux, 2000]

Top Live Performance:

Beirut: Brooklyn Steel [Feb 2019]

Kara-Lis Coverdale: Solo Organ, Issue Project Room [Mar 2019]