THE WIRE – Top 50

The Wire’s 50 Releases of the Year

1
Sons Of Kemet
Your Queen Is A Reptile
(Impulse!)

2
Zuli
Terminal
(UIQ)

3
Ben LaMar Gay
Downtown Castles Can Never Block The Sun
(International Anthem)

4
Guttersnipe
My Mother The Vent
(Upset The Rhythm)

5
JPEGMAFIA
Veteran
(Deathbomb Arc)

6
Sarah Davachi
Let Night Come On Bells End The Day
(Recital)

7
Senyawa
Sujud
(Sublime Frequencies)

8
Autechre
NTS Sessions 1–4
(Warp)

9
Body/Head
The Switch
(Matador)

10
Low
Double Negative
(Sub Pop)

11
Jerusalem In My Heart
Daqa’iq Tudaiq
(Constellation)

12
Julia Holter
Aviary
(Domino)

13
Eli Keszler
Stadium
(Shelter Press)

14
Proc Fiskal
Insula
(Hyperdub)

15
Oneohtrix Point Never
Age Of
(Warp)

16
Tyshawn Sorey
Pillars
(Firehouse 12)

17
Lea Bertucci
Metal Aether
(NNA Tapes)

18
Pusha-T
Daytona
(GOOD Music)

19
Eartheater
IRISIRI
(Pan)

20
Nordra
Pylon II
(SIGE)

21
Tirzah
Devotion
(Domino)

22
Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt
Brace Up!
(Palilalia)

23
Dedekind Cut
Tahoe
(Kranky)

24
Jean Grae & Quelle Chris
Everything’s Fine
(Mello Music Group)

25
Hannah Silva
Talk In A Bit
(Human Kind)

26
Kate NV
для FOR
(RVNG Intl)

27
Josephine Foster
Faithful Fairy Harmony
(Fire)

28
Agnarkea
Black Helicopters
(Natural Sciences)

29
Hailu Mergia
Lala Belu
(Awesome Tapes From Africa)

30
Jim O’Rourke
Sleep Like It’s Winter
(Newhere Music)

31
Anne Guthrie
Brass Orchids
(Students Of Decay)

32
Eiko Ishibashi
The Dream My Bones Dream
(Drag City)

33
Laurel Halo
Raw Silk Uncut Wood
(Latency)

34
Cucina Povera
Hilja
(Night School)

35
Kamaal Williams
The Return
(Black Focus)

36
Vessel
Queen Of Golden Dogs
(Tri Angle)

37
Embassador Dulgoon
Hydrorian Remnants
(Psychic Sounds)

38
Noname
Room 25
(No label)

39
Jlin
Autobiography
(Planet Mu)

40
Grouper
Grid Of Points
(Kranky)

41
Yo La Tengo
There’s A Riot Going On
(Matador)

42
Helena Hauff
Qualm
(Ninja Tune)

43
Nkisi
The Dark Orchestra
(Arcola)

44
Gazelle Twin
Pastoral
(Anti-Ghost Moon Ray)

45
Gaye Su Akyol
Istikrarli Hayal Hakikattir
(Glitterbeat)

46
Jon Hassell
Listening To Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)
(Ndeya)

47
Ipek Gorgun

Ecce Homo
(Touch)

48
Park Jiha
Communion
(tak:til/Glitterbeat)

49
Musarc/Neil Luck
Bloody Sirens
(Entr’acte)

50
Yves Tumor
Safe In The Hands Of Love
(Warp)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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