the lists:

1940-1949

1950-1959

1960-1969

1970-1979

1980-1989

1990-1999

2000-2009

2010-2019


the essays:

The Byrds

Michael Jackson

Frank Zappa


the index

the annex

Albums:

2010

Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)

Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

Katy Perry - Teenage Dream

These New Puritans - Hidden


2011

Eleanor Friedberger - Last Summer

King Creosote/ Jon Hopkins - Diamond Mine

Prince Rama - Trust Now


2012

Chromatics - Kill for Love

Death Grips - The Money Store

Grimes - Visions

Guided by Voices - Class Clown Spots a U F O

Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

Sun Araw/ M Geddes Gingras/ The Congos - Icon Give Tank

Tame Impala - Lonerism


2013

The Invisible Hands [double-L P version]

The Knife - Shaking the Habitual


2014

Beyoncé

The Black Keys - Turns Blue

Excepter - Familiar

Grouper - Ruins

Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal

Protomartyr - Under Color of Official Right

Sun Kil Moon - Benji


2015

Ought - Sun Coming Down

Sturgill Simpson - Metamodern Sounds in Country and Western Music


2016

David Bowie - Blackstar

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity

Protomartyr - The Agent Intellect


2017

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Flying Microtonal Banana: Explorations Into Microtonal Tuning Volume 1

Lorde - Melodrama


2018

Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance

Ought - Room Inside the World

Sarah Louise - Deeper Woods

Tropical Fuck Storm - A Laughing Death in Meatspace


2019

Fat White Family - Serfs Up!

Bill Orcutt - Odds Against Tomorrow

Purple Mountains


Singles and deep cuts:

2010

Adele - 'Rolling in the Deep', 21 [2011]

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - 'Round and Round', Before Today

Martin Solveig/ Dragonette - 'Hello', Smash


2011

Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe', Kiss

Cass McCombs - 'County Line', Wit's End

Rihanna - 'We Found Love', Talk That Talk


2012

Taylor Swift - 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together', Red

Taylor Swift - 'I Knew You Were Trouble', Red

Taylor Swift - 'Red', Red


2014

Ariana Grande - 'Problem', My Everything

Ariana Grande - 'Break Free', My Everything

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars [Mark Ronson] - 'Uptown Funk', Mark Ronson - Uptown Special [2015]


Archival and compilation albums:

2010

Joe Tex - Singles A's and B's Vol. 1 1964-1966

Joe Tex - Singles A's and B's Vol. 2 1967-1968


2011

The Beach Boys - The Smile Sessions

Neil Diamond - The Bang Years 1966-1968

Joe Tex - Singles A's and B's Vol. 3 1969-1972

Joe Tex - Singles A's and B's Vol. 4 1973-1976


2012

[Captain ]Beefheart - Bat Chain Puller

My Bloody Valentine - E P's 1988-1991


2013

The Rise And Fall Of Paramount Records 1928-1932, Volume 1


2014

The Rise And Fall Of Paramount Records 1928-1932, Volume 2

The Allman Brothers Band - The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings

Bob Dylan and the Band - The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11


2015

Clarence Gatemouth Brown - Gate Walks to Board: 1947-1960 Aladdin & Peacock Sides

Tennessee Ernie Ford - Portrait of an American Singer


2016

Mickey Gilley - The Definitive Hits Collection

2017

Neil Young - Hitchhiker


2018

The Beatles - The Beatles: Annniversary Edition

Bob Dylan - More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14

Neil Young - Roxy: Tonight's the Night Live

[Frank ]Zappa in New York: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition


2019

Henry Cow - 50th Anniversary Box: Cow Box Redux

X T C as the Dukes of Stratosphear [X T C] - Psurroundabout Ride