1 LOLITA NATION – Game Theory
2 WAREHOUSE: SONGS AND STORIES – Husker Du
3 DOCUMENT – R.E.M
4 GEORGE BEST – The Wedding Present
5 ACTUALLY – Pet Shop Boys
6 PLEASED TO MEET ME – The Replacements
7 CROWDED HOUSE – Crowded House
8 CROOKED MILE – Microdisney
9 TANGO IN THE NIGHT – Fleetwood Mac
10 FOR THE COUNTRY – Dumptruck
11 LONE STAR STATE OF MIND – Nancy Griffith
12 SIGN O THE TIMES – Prince
13 RAINTOWN – Deacon Blue
14 DIESEL AND DUST – Midnight Oil
15 2X4 – Guadalcanal Diary
16 POPPED IN, SOULED OUT – Wet Wet Wet
17 COME ON PILGRIM – Pixies
18 APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION – Guns N Roses
19 TALLULAH – Go-Betweens
20 ECSTACY EP – My Bloody Valentine

1988

1 ISN’T ANYTHING – My Bloody Valentine
2 LOVE JUNK – The Pursuit Of Happiness
3 SURFER ROSA – The Pixies
4 MISS AMERICA – Mary Margaret O’Hara
5 FROM LANGLEY PARK TO MEMPHIS – Prefab Sprout
6 TENDER PERVERT – Momus
7 GREEN – R.E.M
8 TWO STEPS FROM THE MIDDLE AGES – Game Theory
9 TEMPLE OF LOW MEN – Crowded House
10 INTROSPECTIVE – Pet Shop Boys
11 EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY – Let’s Active
12 EVERYTHING’S DIFFERENT NOW – Til Tuesday
13 LINCOLN – They Might Be Giants
14 PROVISION – Scritti Politti
15 LOVESEXY – Prince
16 THE INNOCENTS – Erasure
17 FISHERMAN’S BLUES – The Waterboys
18 LIFE’S TOO GOOD – Sugarcubes
19 BLUE BELL KNOLL – Cocteau Twins
20 VIVA HATE – Morrissey

1989

1 DOOLITTLE – The Pixies
2 DON’T TELL A SOUL – The Replacements
3 WORKBOOK – Bob Mould
4 COSMIC THING – The B-52’s
5 KITE – Kirsty MacColl
6 PROTEST SONGS – Prefab Sprout
7 THREE FEET HIGH AND RISING – De La Soul
8 TECHNIQUE – New Order
9 DISINTEGRATION – The Cure
10 MARCH – Michael Penn
11 HATS – The Blue Nile
12 13 SONGS – Fugazi
13 MIND BOMB – The The
14 RAW LIKE SUSHI – Neneh Cherry
15 CLUB CLASSICS VOL 1 – Soul II Soul
16 WILD – Erasure
17 THE SEEDS OF LOVE – Tears For Fears
18 THE SENSUAL WORLD – Kate Bush
19 ULTRAPROPHETS OF THEE PSYKICK REVOLUTION – Christmas
20 LIKE A PRAYER – Madonna

1990

1 ALL SHOOK DOWN – The Replacements
2 BELLYBUTTON – Jellyfish
3 DEAR 23 – The Posies
4 JORDAN: THE COMEBACK – Prefab Sprout
5 FLOOD – They Might Be Giants
6 HEAVEN OR LAS VEGAS – The Cocteau Twins
7 VIOLATOR – Depeche Mode
8 BLACK SHEETS OF RAIN – Bob Mould
9 GLIDER EP – My Bloody Valentine
10 A CATHOLIC EDUCATION – Teenage Fanclub
11 ACROSS THE UNIVERSE – Trip Shakespeare
12 SUBMARINE BELLS – The Chills
13 POD – the Breeders
14 LA’S – The La’s
15 PILLS ‘N THRILLS ‘N BELLYACHES – Happy Mondays
16 READING, WRITING & ARITHMETIC – The Sundays
17 BOSSANOVA – The Pixies
18 TWIN PEAKS OST – Angelo Badalamenti
19 FANFARE FOR THE COMMON MUSE – The Divine Comedy
20 ONE SIDED STORY – The Pursuit Of Happiness

1991

1 LOVELESS – My Bloody Valentine
2 OUT OF TIME – R.E.M
3 BANDWAGONESQUE – Teenage Fanclub
4 WOODFACE – Crowded House
5 DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME – Billy Bragg
6 THE WHITE ROOM – KLF
7 TREMOLO EP – My Bloody Valentine
8 EVERCLEAR – American Music Club
9 LULU – Trip Shakespeare
10 BLUE LINES – Massive Attack
11 JUST FOR A DAY – Slowdive
12 DIAMONDS & PEARLS – Prince
13 LAUGHING STOCK – Talk Talk
14 IN THE PRESENCE OF GREATNESS – Velvet Crush
15 TEN – Pearl Jam
16 ACHTUNG BABY – U2

1992

1 AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE – R.E.M
2 COPPER BLUE – Sugar
3 IT’S A SHAME ABOUT RAY – Lemonheads
4 SLANTED AND ENCHANTED – Pavement
5 LITTLE EARTHQUAKES – Tori Amos
6 A MAN CALLED ‘E’ – E
7 SOFT BOMB – The Chills
8 ANGEL DUST – Faith No More
9 US – Peter Gabriel
10 IN THE PRESENCE OF NOTHING – Lilys
11 HIT TO DEATH IN THE FUTURE HEAD – Flaming Lips
12 SYMBOL – Prince
13 99 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT – Suzanne Vega
14 INGENUE – kd lang
15 WISH – The Cure
16 SAFARI EP – The Breeders
17 I AM THE COSMOS – Chris Bell
18 SANTA BARBARA – High Llamas
19 BONE MACHINE – Tom Waits
20 HOLLYWOOD TOWN HALL – The Jayhawks

1993

1 TOGETHER ALONE – Crowded House
2 SPILT MILK – Jellyfish
3 WHATEVER – Aimee Mann
4 EXILE IN GUYVILLE – Liz Phair
5 COME ON FEEL THE LEMONHEADS – The Lemonheads
6 PLANTS AND BIRDS AND ROCKS AND THINGS – Loud Family
7 FROSTING ON THE BEATER – The Posies
8 LAST SPLASH – The Breeders
9 KAMAKIRIAD – Donald Fagen
10 BEFORE AND AFTER – Tim Finn
11 THE DOWNWARD ROAD – The Pursuit of Happiness
12 THIRTEEN – Teenage Fanclub
13 14 SONGS – Paul Westerberg
14 BEASTER EP – Sugar
15 STAR – Belly
16 YOU GOTTA SIN TO GET SAVED – Maria McKee
17 MEZCAL HEAD – Swervedriver
18 SIAMESE DREAM – Smashing Pumpkins
19 ALTERED BEAST – Matthew Sweet
20 REPUBLIC – New Order

1994

1 CROOKED RAIN, CROOKED RAIN – Pavement
2 GRACE – Jeff Buckley
3 BEE THOUSAND – Guided By Voices
4 TEENAGE SYMPHONIES TO GOD – Velvet Crush
5 CARDINAL – Cardinal
6 ARRIVE ALL OVER YOU – Danielle Brisebois
7 TAPE OF ONLY LINDA – Loud Family
8 TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE SATELLITE HEART – Flaming Lips
9 WEEZER (BLUE ALBUM) – Weezer
10 GIDEON GAYE – High Llamas
11 MELLOW GOLD – Beck
12 GOD SHUFFLED HIS FEET – Crash Test Dummies
13 MONSTER – R.E.M
14 BRUTAL YOUTH – Elvis Costello
15 UNDER THE PINK – Tori Amos
16 DEFINITELY MAYBE – Oasis
17 FILE UNDER EASY LISTENING – Sugar
18 SILVER – The Wrens
19 UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK – Nirvana
20 ICKY METTLE – Archers Of Loaf

1995

1 FINN BROTHERS – Finn Brothers
2 TOMORROW THE GREEN GRASS – The Jayhawks
3 CLOUDS TASTE METALLIC – the Flaming Lips
4 I’M WITH STUPID – Aimee Mann
5 DEMOLOTION – Umajets
6 TILT – Scott Walker
7 MADE IN USA – Pizzicato 5
8 ALIEN LANES – Guided By Voices
9 CRACKED REAR VIEW – Hootie and the Blowfish
10 IT’S HEAVY IN HERE – Eric Matthews
11 100% FUN – Matthew Sweet
12 GRAND PRIX – Teenage Fanclub
13 WOWEE ZOWEE – Pavement
14 JILL SOBULE – Jill Sobule
15 SUDDENLY I COME TO MY SENSES – Ginger
16 BE A GIRL – The Wannadies
17 A NORTHERN SOUL – The Verve
18 JAGGED LITTLE PILL – Alanis Morrissette
19 DISGRACEFUL – Dubstar
20 ORANGE CRATE ART – Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks

1996

1 BEN FOLDS FIVE – Ben Folds Five
2 TIGERMILK – Belle & Sebastian
3 NEW ADVENTURES IN HI-FI – R.E.M
4 LIFE IS SWEET – Maria McKee
5 EMPEROR TOMATO KETCHUP – Stereolab
6 GREAT DIVIDE – Semisonic
7 AMAZING DISGRACE – the Posies
8 HAWAII – the High Llamas
9 CAR BUTTON CLOTH – Lemonheads
10 INTERBABE CONCERN – Loud Family
11 A FEW SMALL REPAIRS – Shawn Colvin
12 SECAUCUS – The Wrens
13 ELECTRIC JUICES – Fuzzy
14 ENDTRODUCING – DJ Shadow
15 TIDAL – Fiona Apple
16 ODELAY – Beck
17 FUZZY LOGIC – Super Furry Animals
18 IMPERIAL DRAG – Imperial Drag
19 CRASH – Dave Matthews Band
20 PINKERTON – Weezer

1997

1 (MUSIC FOR THE UNREALISED FILM SCRIPT) DUSK AT CUBIST CASTLE – The Olivia Tremor Control
2 OK COMPUTER – Radiohead
3 LATENESS OF THE HOUR – Eric Matthews
4 IN IT FOR THE MONEY – Supergrass
5 SOUND OF LIES – The Jayhawks
6 ONE MISSISSIPPI – Brendan Benson
7 FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE – Fountains Of Wayne
8 ASSORTED CREAMS – Orange Humble band
9 SONGS FROM NORTHERN BRITAIN – Teenage Fanclub
10 68% PURE IMAGINATION – Baby Lemonade
11 BEAUTIFUL FREAK – Eels
12 EITHER/OR – Elliot Smith
13 VIRGIN WHITE LIES – Amateur Lovers
14 BEING THERE – Wilco
15 WHATEVER AND EVER, AMEN – Ben Folds Five
16 HAND IT OVER – Dinosaur Jr
17 PRESENTS AUTHOR UNKNOWN – Jason Falkner
18 BRIGHTEN THE CORNERS – Pavement
19 IF YOU’RE FEELING SINISTER – Belle and Sebastian
20 BLUE SKY ON MARS – Matthew Sweet

1998

1 XO – Elliot Smith
2 TRY WHISTLING THIS – Neil Finn
3 OVERCOME BY HAPPINESS – Pernice Brothers
4 CAR WHEELS ON A GRAVEL ROAD – Lucinda Williams
5 THE BOY WITH THE ARAB STRAP – Belle & Sebastian
6 DESERTER’S SONGS – Mercury Rev
7 ELECTRO-SHOCK BLUES – Eels
8 IN THE AEROPLANE OVER THE SEA – Neutral Milk Hotel
9 LIFE ON PLANET EARTSNOP – Myracle Brah
10 1965 – Afghan Whigs
11 MOON SAFARI – Air
12 DAYS FOR DAYS – The Loud Family
13 HEAVY CHANGES – The Velvet Crush
14 THIRTY DAYS OUT – Montrose Avenue
15 MUTATIONS – Beck
16 (SKETCHES FOR) MY SWEETHEART THE DRUNK – Jeff Buckley
17 I AM BEN HUR – Chariot
18 UP – R.E.M
19 HILLSIDE – Arnold
20 LOLIPOP EP – Cartoon

1999

1 THE SOFT BULLETIN – Flaming Lips
2 MAYBE YOU’VE BEEN BRAINWASHED TOO – New Radicals
3 BLACK FOLIAGE – Olivia Tremor Control
4 SUMMERTEETH – Wilco
5 THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF REINHOLD MESSNER – Ben Folds Five
6 THERE IS NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE – Foo Fighters
7 EMOTICONS – Ben and Jason
8 SUPERGRASS – Supergrass
9 WHITECHOCOLATESPACEEGG – Liz Phair
10 I AM SHELBY LYNNE – Shelby Lynne
11 UTOPIA PARKWAY – Fountains of Wayne
12 IN REVERSE – Matthew Sweet
13 TERROR TWILIGHT – Pavement
14 KON TIKI – Cotton Mather
15 JOYS AND CONCERNS – The Negro Problem
16 SUICAINE GRATIFICATION – Paul Westerberg
17 HOPE AND ADAMS – Wheat
18 SWOLLEN AND TENDER – Umajets
19 FANMAIL – TLC
20 MINOR CHORDS AND MAJOR THEMES – Gigolo Aunts

2000

1 KID A – Radiohead
2 BACHELOR #2 – Aimee Mann
3 NIXON – Lambchop
4 THE HOUR OF BEWILDERBEAST – Badly Drawn Boy
5 MWNG – Super Furry Animals
6 THE GREAT EASTERN – Delgados
7 FIGURE 8 – Elliot Smith
8 ATTRACTIVE NUISANCE – Loud Family
9 UNITED – Phoenix
10 DAISIES OF THE GALAXY – Eels
11 MORE LIGHT – J Mascis + The Fog
12 THE SOPHTWARE SLUMP – Grandaddy
13 SELMASONGS – Bjork
14 LEVEZ VOS SKINNY FISTS… – Godspeed You Black Emperor!
15 IT WAS HOT WE STAYED IN THE WATER – The Microphones
16 GUEST HOST – Stew
17 WHITE PEPPER – Ween
18 THIRTEEN TALES FROM URBAN BOHEMIA – Dandy Warhols
19 TWO AGAINST NATURE – Steely Dan
20 AMERIPOP EP – The Rosenbergs

2001

1 THE GLOW PART 2 – The Microphones
2 ONE NIL – Neil Finn
3 STEPHEN MALKMUS – Stephen Malkmus
4 RINGS AROUND THE WORLD – Super Furry Animals
5 MEANINGLESS – Jon Brion
6 THE WORLD WON’T END – Pernice Brothers
7 ROCK ACTION – Mogwai
8 ISOLATION DRILLS – Guided By Voices
9 SINCE I LEFT YOU – Avalanches
10 IS THIS IT? – The Strokes
11 DISCOVERY – Daft Punk
12 AMNESIAC – Radiohead
13 TIME (THE REVELATOR) – Gillian Welch
14 SOULJACKER – Eels
15 ENDLESS SUMMER – Fennesz
16 WORK TO A CALM EP / 4.35AM EP – Gemma Hayes
17 GREEN ALBUM – Weezer
18 WE LOVE LIFE – Pulp
19 BAVARIAN FRUIT BREAD – Hope Sandoval and the Warm Intentions
20 NICE CHEEKBONES AND A PhD EP – The Posies

2002

1 KILL THE MOONLIGHT – Spoon
2 SEA CHANGE – Beck
3 OH, INVERTED WORLD – The Shins
4 STEREO/MONO – Paul Westerberg
5 YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS – Flaming Lips
6 UP THE BRACKET – The Libertines
7 LOST IN SPACE – Aimee Mann
8 YANKEE HOTEL FOXTROT – Wilco
9 HAVE YOU FED THE FISH – Badly Drawn Boy
10 CONCUBINE RICE – Lone Pigeon
11 LOST IN REVELRY – The Mendoza Line
12 THE BEGINNING STAGES OF – The Polyphonic Spree
13 () – Sigur Ros
14 WORDS OF WISDOM AND HOPE – Teenage Fanclub and Jad Fair
15 GEOGADDI – Boards of Canada
16 JOY ZIPPER – Joy Zipper
17 TOUCHED – Ken Stringfellow
18 UNIVERSAL TRUTHS AND CYCLES – Guided By Voices
19 NIGHT ON MY SIDE – Gemma Hayes
20 IS A WOMAN – Lambchop

2003

1 THE MEADOWLANDS – The Wrens
2 CHUTES TOO NARROW – The Shins
3 YOU FORGOT IT IN PEOPLE – Broken Social Scene
4 SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW – Outkast
5 DEAD CITIES, RED SEAS & LOST GHOSTS – M83
6 ELECTRIC VERSION – New Pornographers
7 PHANTOM POWER – Super Furry Animals
8 PIG LIB – Steve Malkmus + Jicks
9 ROUNDS – Four Tet
10 HEARTS OF OAK – Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
11 UP IN FLAMES – Manitoba
12 GREETINGS FROM MICHIGAN – Sufjan Stevens
13 EARTHQUAKE GLUE – Guided By Voices
14 CASTAWAYS & CUTOUTS – The Decemberists
15 GUITAR ROMANTIC – Exploding Hearts
16 AMERICAN WHIP – Joy Zipper
17 DEAR CATASTROPHE WAITRESS – Belle and Sebastian
18 SLEEPY JACKSON EP – The Sleepy Jackson
19 YOUNG LIARS EP – TV On The Radio
20 MOUNT EERIE – The Microphones

2004

1 BLUEBERRY BOAT – Fiery Furnaces
2 SMILE – Brian Wilson
3 THUNDER LIGHTNING STRIKE – The Go! Team
4 A GHOST IS BORN – Wilco
5 FUNERAL – The Arcade Fire
6 A GIRL CALLED EDDY – A Girl Called Eddy
7 THE TAIN EP – The Decemberists
8 GET AWAY FROM ME – Nellie McKay
9 FROM A BASEMENT ON A HILL – Elliott Smith
10 UNIVERSAL AUDIO – Delgados
11 GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO LIKE BAD NEWS – Modest Mouse
12 BRIGHT LIKE NEON LOVE – Cut Copy
13 KIMI GA SUKI*RAIFU – Matthew Sweet
14 EVERYONE IS HERE – Finn Brothers
15 GREY WILL FADE – Charlotte Hatherley
16 LET’S BOTTLE BOHEMIA – The Thrills
17 VAN LEAR ROSE – Loretta Lynn
18 FADED SEASIDE GLAMOUR – Delays
19 SUNG TONGS – Animal Collective
20 FRANZ FERDINAND – Franz Ferdinand

2005

1 ILLINOISE – Sufjan Stevens
2 BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE – Broken Social Scene
3 SEPARATION SUNDAY – The Hold Steady
4 NASHVILLE – Josh Rouse
5 SET YOURSELF ON FIRE – Stars
6 MORE ADVENTUROUS – Rilo Kiley
7 SONGS FOR SILVERMAN – Ben Folds
8 HEARTS AND UNICORNS – Giant Drag
9 THE FORGOTTEN ARM – Aimee Mann
10 GIMME FICTION – Spoon
11 CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
12 FEELS – Animal Collective
13 SERENA MANEESH – Serena Maneesh
14 ANNIEMAL – Annie
15 PICARESQUE – The Decemberists
16 BLINKING LIGHTS AND OTHER REVELATIONS – Eels
17 THE MILK OF HUMAN KINDNESS – Caribou
18 TAKK… – Sigur Ros
19 HAL – Hal
20 IN CASE WE DIE – Architecture In Helsinki

2006

1 YS – Joanna Newsom
2 ESPERS 2 – Espers
3 THE TRIALS OF VAN OCCUPANTHER – Midlake
4 BEATIFIC VISIONS – Brakes
5 WHITE BREAD, BLACK BEER – Scritti Politti
6 BLUES AND BOOGIE SHOES – Keene Brothers
7 OVER AND OVER – Erin Bode
8 BORN AGAIN IN THE USA – Loose Fur
9 THE CRANE WIFE – The Decemberists
10 MORPH THE CAT – Donald Fagen
11 RABBIT FUR COAT – Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins
12 THIS IS HAZELVILLE – Captain
13 A BLESSING AND A CURSE – Drive By Truckers
14 WHAT IF IT WORKS – The Loud Family & Anton Barbeau
15 THE LEMONHEADS – The Lemonheads
16 CITRUS – Asobi Seksu
17 HOWLING BELLS – Howling Bells
18 LET’S GET OUT OF THE COUNTRY – Camera Obscura
19 MODERN TIMES – Bob Dylan
20 NICE AND NICELY DONE – The Spinto Band


2007

1 WIDOW CITY – Fiery Furnaces
2 RISE ABOVE – Dirty Projectors
3 NIGHT FALLS OVER KORTEDALA – Jens Lekman
4 MIRRORED – Battles
5 GA GA GA GA GA – Spoon
6 SCRIBBLE MURAL COMIC JOURNAL – A Sunny Day In Glasgow
7 TONES OF TOWN – Field Music
8 FRIEND OPPORTUNITY – Deerhoof
9 SPIRIT IF – Broken Social Scene Presents Kevin Drew
10 HISSING FAUNA, ARE YOU THE DESTROYER? – Of Montreal
11 THE STAGE NAMES – Okkervil River
12 IN RAINBOWS – Radiohead
13 PERSON PITCH – Panda Bear
14 UNDER THE BLACKLIGHT – Rilo Kiley
15 IMAGINE OUR LOVE – Lavender Diamond
16 DYNAMICO – Mitch Easter
17 TIME ON EARTH – Crowded House
18 THE PIRATE GOSPEL – Alela Diane
19 NEW MAGNETIC WONDER – Apples In Stereo
20 LIKE THE LINEN – Thao Nguyen

2008

1 SKELETAL LAMPING – Of Montreal
2 MICROCASTLE/WEIRD ERA CONT’D – Deerhunter
3 49:00 – Paul Westerberg
4 SEA FROM SHORE – School Of Language / THE WEEK THAT WAS – The Week That Was
5 NOUNS – No Age
6 GET BETTER – Lemuria
7 GLORY HOPE MOUNTAIN – The Acorn
8 LADYHAWKE – Ladyhawke
9 FLEET FOXES – Fleet Foxes
10 ALPINISMS – School Of Seven Bells
11 VAMPIRE WEEKEND – Vampire Weekend
12 REAL EMOTIONAL TRASH – Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
13 WE BRAVE BEE STINGS AND ALL – Thao and the Get Down Stay Down
14 DISTORTION – The Magnetic Fields
15 LICENSED PREMISES LIFESTYLE – Talc
16 DISTRICT LINE – Bob Mould
17 WELCOME TO THE WELCOME WAGON – Welcome Wagon
18 THE LITTLE GARDEN – Erin Bode
19 RIP IT OFF – Times New Viking
20 DO YOU LIKE ROCK MUSIC? – British Sea Power

2009

1 SIGNAL MORNING – Circulatory System
2 VECKATIMEST – Grizzly Bear
3 WOMEN – Women
4 FEVER RAY- Fever Ray
5 THE HAZARDS OF LOVE – Decemberists
6 ESPERS III – Espers
7 THE GOLDEN SPIKE – Sky Larkin
8 WIND’S POEM – Mount Eerie
9 REAL ESTATE – Real Estate
10 WILCO (THE ALBUM) – Wilco
11 SUPER SCIENCE FICTION – Seal Club Clubbing Club
12 POPULAR SONGS – Yo La Tengo
13 TOUCHDOWN – Brakes
14 I’M GOING AWAY – Fiery Furnaces
15 WOLFGANG AMADEUS PHOENIX – Phoenix
16 LOGOS – Atlas Sound / RAINWATER CASSETTE EXCHANGE EP – Deerhunter
17 LET’S CHANGE THE WORLD WITH MUSIC – Prefab Sprout
18 EM ARE I – Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard
19 ANCIENT LOVER – Tigercity
20 BLUE ROSES – Blue Roses

2010

1 PUBLIC STRAIN – Women
2 THE AGE OF ADZ / ALL DELIGHTED PEOPLE EP – Sufjan Stevens
3 BEFORE TODAY – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
4 HALCYON DIGEST – Deerhunter
5 HAVE ONE ON ME – Joanna Newsom
6 S-M 2: ABYSS IN B MINOR – Serena-Maneesh
7 THE SUBURBS – Arcade Fire
8 THE COURAGE OF OTHERS – Midlake
9 FIELD MUSIC 3 (MEASURE) – Field Music
10 SWIM – Caribou
11 SHADOWS – Teenage Fanclub
12 INNERSPEAKER – Tame Impala
13 AT ECHO LAKE – Woods
14 GRAPPLING HOOKS – North Atlantic Oscillation
15 COSMOGRAMMA – Flying Lotus
16 CLINGING TO A SCHEME – The Radio Dept.
17 DISCONNECT FROM DESIRE – School Of Seven Bells
18 EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN – No Age
19 NERVE UP – Lonelady
20 MARE – Julian Lynch


2011

1 THE ENGLISH RIVIERA – Metronomy
2 DAYS – Real Estate
3 FATHER, SON, HOLY GHOST – Girls
4 CHATEAU REVENGE! – The Silver Seas
5 STARTING FROM NOWHERE – Heidecker & Wood
6 FIFTY WORDS FOR SNOW – Kate Bush
7 TRUE LOVES – Hooray For Earth
8 ZONOSCOPE – Cut Copy
9 PARALLAX – Atlas Sound
10 HOTEL SHAMPOO – Gruff Rhys
11 LAST SUMMER – Eleanor Friedberger
12 DIAPER ISLAND – Chad VanGaalen
13 TRAGEDY – Julia Holter
14 GLOSS DROP – Battles
15 UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
16 UNDERNEATH THE PINES – Toro Y Moi
17 MIRROR TRAFFIC – Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
18 WELCOME TO CONDALE – Summer Camp
19 VERONICA FALLS – Veronica Falls
20 THE KING IS DEAD – Decemberists

2012

1 PLUMB – Field Music
2 SWING LO MAGELLAN – Dirty Projectors
3 SUNKEN CONDOS – Donald Fagen
4 MAC DEMARCO 2 – Mac Demarco
5 OPEN YOUR HEART – The Men
6 IN OUR HEADS – Hot Chip
7 MATURE THEMES – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Haunted Graffiti
8 SILVER AGE – Bob Mould
9 CHOREOGRAPHY – Weird Dreams
10 YOUNG MAN IN AMERICA – Ana�s Mitchell
11 ATTACK ON MEMORY – Cloud Nothings
12 CHARMER – Aimee Mann
13 OSHIN – DIIV
14 CRYK – Cate Le Bon
15 EKSTASIS – Julia Holter
16 TRAMP – Sharon Van Etten
17 SHIELDS – Grizzly Bear
18 SPOOKY ACTION AT A DISTANCE – Lotus Plaza
19 CLEAR MOON / OCEAN ROAR – Mount Eerie
20 MID AIR – Paul Buchanan

2013

1 FREE YOUR MIND – Cut Copy
2 FANFARE – Jonathan Wilson
3 CRIMSON/RED – Prefab Sprout
4 LOUD CITY SONG – Julia Holter
5 OUT OF TOUCH IN THE WILD – Dutch Uncles
6 AN OBJECT – No Age
7 THE STAND-INS – Caitlin Rose
8 M B V – My Bloody Valentine
9 URBAN HEAT ISLAND – Night Works
10 WAKIN’ ON A PRETTY DAZE – Kurt Vile
11 CORSICANA LEMONADE – White Denim
12 DROMES – Younghusband
13 LIGHT UP GOLD – Parquet Courts
14 MOTTO – Sky Larkin
15 II – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
16 THE NEXT DAY – David Bowie
17 DIVISION STREET – Harper Simon
18 SONGS CYCLED – Van Dyke Parks
19 JOHN WIZARDS – John Wizards
20 THE A&R EP – Annie

2014

1 DISCIPLINE – Trust Punks
2 METAMODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY MUSIC – Sturgill Simpson
3 IT’S ALBUM TIME – Todd Terje
4 TOMORROW’S HITS – The Men
5 SELECTADISC – Ronika
6 MORNING PHASE – Beck
7 NIAGARA – John Southworth
8 LOVE LETTERS – Metronomy
9 OLD FEARS – School Of Language
10 THE VOYAGER – Jenny Lewis
11 LOVE WITHOUT FEAR – Dan Wilson
12 LATENESS OF DANCERS – Hiss Golden Messenger
13 TOTAL STRIFE FOREVER – East India Youth
14 FORTUNA – Popstrangers
15 AVONMORE – Bryan Ferry
16 VOICES IN A RENTED ROOM – New Bums
17 GRASSED INN – Blank Realm
18 INTENSITY GHOST – Chris Forsythe & The Solar Motel Band
19 RIPS – Ex Hex
20 SOUSED – Scott Walker & Sun O))))

2015

1 PREDATORY HEADLIGHTS – Tenement
2 SIMPLE SONGS – Jim O’Rourke
3 MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Dick Diver
4 SAUNA – Mount Eerie
5 FOREMOST AND FAIR – Home Blitz
6 CARRIE AND LOWELL – Sufjan Stevens
7 MULTI-LOVE – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
8 DIVERS – Joanna Newsom
9 SILVER BULLETS – The Chills
10 HAVE YOU IN MY WILDERNESS – Julia Holter
11 SOMETIMES I SIT AND THINK AND SOMETIMES I JUST SIT – Courtney Barnett
12 SOUTHLAND MISSION – Phil Cook
13 GREEN LANES – Ultimate Painting
14 METALMANIA – Salad Boys
15 FADING FRONTIER – Deerhunter
16 MORE FAITHFUL – No Joy
17 APOCALYPSE GIRL – Jenny Hval
18 EPIC – Kamasi Washington
19 EMOTION – Carly Rae Jepsen
20 SLURRUP – Liam Hayes

2016

1 EMILY’S D+EVOLUTION – Esperanza Spalding
2 GOLDEN SINGS THAT HAVE BEEN SUNG – Ryley Walker
3 WILDFLOWER – The Avalanches
4 BLACKSTAR – David Bowie
5 IN THE MAGIC HOUR – Aoife O’Donovan
6 WE ARE KING – King
7 HEART LIKE A LEVEE – Hiss Golden Messenger
8 DELUXE – Omni
9 COMMONTIME – Field Music
10 DOUBLE BIND – Trust Punks
11 WILD STAB – The I Don’t Cares
12 HERE – Teenage Fanclub
13 VARMINTS – Anna Meredith
14 TENEMENT (THE SELF TITLED ALBUM) – Tenement
15 HERON OBLIVION – Heron Oblivion
16 CRAB DAY – Cate Le Bon
17 MODERN COUNTRY – William Tyler
18 THE RARITY OF EXPERIENCE – Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel band
19 PATCH THE SKY – Bob Mould
20 INTRODUCING KARL BLAU – Karl Blau


2017

1 TO THE BONE – Steven Wilson
2 UNIVERSAL HIGH – Childhood
3 SUPERCALIFRAGILE – Game Theory
4 MULTI-TASK – Omni
5 TOMORROW FOREVER – Matthew Sweet
6 MENTAL ILLNESS – Aimee Mann
7 PUZZLER – Hilma Nikolaisen
8 SILVERLAKE – Pugwash
9 DRUNK – Thundercat
10 BIG BALLOON – Dutch Uncles
11 MAKE IT BE – R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner
12 HANG – Foxygen
13 PART 2 – Brix & The Extricated
14 IN MIND – Real Estate
15 S/T – Young Jesus
16 LIFE WILL SEE YOU NOW – Jens Lekman
17 ADIOS SEÑOR PUSSY CAT – Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band
18 DEDICATED TO BOBBY JAMESON – Ariel Pink
19 FUNK WAV BOUNCES VOL 1 – Calvin Harris
20 EARL GRAY – Girl Ray

2018

1 GO TO SCHOOL – The Lemon Twigs
2 LE KOV – Gwenno
3 NO DOGS ALLOWED – Sidney Gish
4 ALMOST RUINED EVERYTHING – Notches
5 YES I JAN – Bas Jan
6 DUSK – Dusk
7 SNARES LIKE A HAIRCUT – No Age
8 LIGHTSLEEPER – Neil & Liam Finn
9 BE THE COWBOY – Mitski
10 SILVER DOLLAR MOMENT – The Orielles
11 TOMORROW’S DAUGHTER – Matthew Sweet
12 DEAFMAN GLANCE/THE LILLYWHITE SESSIONS – Ryley Walker
13 POST- – Jeff Rosenstock
14 SEE YOU AROUND – I’m With Her
15 BOTTLE IT IN – Kurt Vile
16 TELL ME HOW YOU REALLY FEEL – Courtney Barnett
17 OLD GHOST – Renata Zeiguer
18 GHOST FORESTS – Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore
19 HIPPO LITE – Drinks
20 MJUSIC – Hilma Nikolaisen

2019

1 DESIGNER – Aldous Harding
2 REWARD – Cate Le Bon
3 HOUSE OF SUGAR – (Sandy) Alex G
4 TITANIC RISING – Weyes Blood
5 ONLY THE BLUES – Dylan Moon
6 NETWORKER – Omni
7 ANAK KO – Jay Som
8 45 – SCHOOL OF LANGUAGE
9 QUIET SIGNS – Jessica Pratt
10 WHY HASN’T EVERYTHING ALREADY DISAPPEARED – Deerhunter
11 EVERYBODY SPLIT – Possible Humans
12 TIP OF THE SPHERE – Cass McCombs
13 DOLPHINE – Mega Bog
14 THE VISITOR – Van Dale
15 TOWN CENTRE EP – Squid
16 ON THE LINE – Jenny Lewis
17 CAPTAIN SAD – Wisely Brothers
18 SIGNIFICANT CHANGES – Jayda G
19 A BATHFULL OF ECSTACY – Hot Chip
20 PUNK – CHAI

2020

1 HOUSES OF THE HOLY – Psychic Temple
2 FETCH THE BOLT CUTTERS – Fiona Apple
3 THE NEON SKYLINE – Andy Shauf
4 PLEASURE, JOY AND HAPPINESS – Eddie Chacon
5 SONGS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC – Lemon Twigs
6 MICROPHONES IN 2020 – The Microphones
7 DELETED SCENES – Once And Future Band
8 SIDEWAYS TO NEW ITALY – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
9 ANNUAL – Modern Nature
10 THE DIRT AND THE STARS – Mary Chapin Carpenter
11 SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF – BC Camplight
12 SAWAYAMA – Rina Sawayama
13 FEAR OF DEATH – Tim Heidecker
14 INLET – Hum
15 YOUR HERO IS NOT DEAD – Westerman
16 NEW KINDA LOVE – Notches
17 SUITE FOR MAX BROWN – Jeff Parker
18 BEEN AROUND – A Girl Called Eddy
19 TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES – Stephen Malkmus
20 THE MAIN THING – Real Estate