Top Albums of 2007 Reader Lists

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(40 total / 16 countries representing)

Bob Bakker (Groningen, the Netherlands)

  1. The Necks - Townsville (Milk of Fish / ReR)
  2. Frode Haltli - Passing Images (ECM)
  3. Sam Baker - Pretty World (self released)
  4. Meg Baird - Dear Companion (Drag City)
  5. Oren Ambarchi - In the Pedulum's Embrace (Touch)
  6. Loren Connors - The Hymn of the North Star (Family Vineyard)
  7. Paul Duncan - Above the Trees (Hometapes)
  8. Winter Family - Winter Family (Sub Rosa)
  9. A Broken Consort - Box of Birch (Sustain Release)
  10. Supersilent - 8 (Rune Grammofon)
  11. Mariee Sioux - Faces in the Rocks (Grass Roots)
  12. Andrew Chalk - Time Of Hayfield (Faraway Press)
  13. Agitated Radio Pilot - World Winding Down (Deadslackstring)
  14. Christa Pfangen - Watch Me Getting Back the End (Die Schachtel)
  15. Marc Ribot - Asmodeus: Book of Angels Volume 7 (Tzadik)
  16. Suishou No Fune - The Shining Star (Important)
  17. Hala Strana - Heave the Gambrel Roof (Music Fellowship)
  18. Vic Chesnutt - North Star Deserter (Constellation)
  19. Sir Richard Bishop - While My Guitar Violently Bleeds (Locust)
  20. Magik Markers - Boss (Ecstatic Peace)

Matt Bryan (Asheville, NC)

  1. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
  2. Radiohead - In Rainbows
  3. PJ Harvey - White Chalk
  4. Deerhunter - Cryptograms
  5. Sunburned Hand Of The Man - Fire Escape
  6. Stars Of The Lid - And Their Refinement Of The Decline
  7. Explosions In The Sky - All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone
  8. Deerhunter - Fluorescent Grey EP
  9. Eluvium - Copia
  10. Burial - Untrue

Neil Cheyney (Dover, UK)

  1. Meursault - Sleeping Debris (Students Of Decay))
  2. Andrew Paine & Alistair Crosbie - Treenails (Sonic Oyster)
  3. Nadja - Touched (Alien8 Recordings)
  4. Hrsta - Ghosts Will Come And Kiss Our Eyes (Constellation)
  5. Pocahaunted/Robedoor - Hunted Gathering (Digitalis)
  6. Envy - Abyssal (Rock Action)
  7. The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand (Profound Lore)
  8. Susan Matthews - Hope-Bound (SirenWire)
  9. Susan Matthews - The Silent Architect (SirenWire)
  10. Pan Sonic - Katodivaihe (Blast First Petite)
  11. Boredoms - Super Roots 9 (WEA Japan)
  12. Birchville Cat Motel - Astro Catastrophes (Celebrate Psi Phenomenon)
  13. Birchville Cat Motel - Birds Call Home Their Dead (Celebrate Psi Phenomenon)
  14. Crippled Black Phoenix - A Love Of Shared Disasters (Invada)
  15. Nadja - Corrasion (Foreshadow)
  16. Nadja - Thaumogenesis (Archive)
  17. Aereogramme - My Heart Was A Wish That You Would Not Go (Chemikal Underground)
  18. Radiohead - In Rainbows (XL)
  19. Stafraenn Hakon - Gummi (Resonant Recordings)
  20. Pocahaunted - Pocahaunted (Rural Faune)

Martin Couillard (Montreal, Canada)

  1. Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover (Jagjaguwar)
  2. Amon Tobin – Foley Room (Ninja Tunes)
  3. Battles - Mirrored (Warp)
  4. The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes are the Dark Horses (Jagjaguwar)
  5. Radiohead – In Rainbows (self released)
  6. Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  7. Panda Bear – Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  8. Do Make Say Think – You, You're A History In Rust (Constellation)
  9. James Blackshaw - The Cloud of Unknowing (Tompkins Square)
  10. Caribou – Andorra (Merge)
  11. Burial – Untrue (Hyperdub)
  12. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (Merge)
  13. Jose Gonzalez – In our Nature (Mute)
  14. Beirut – The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing!)
  15. Sandro Perri – Tiny Mirrors (Constellation)
  16. Explosions in the Sky - All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone (Temporary Residence)
  17. The Twilight Sad - Fourteen Autumns And Fifteen Winters (Fat Cat)
  18. Tulsa Drone - Songs From a Mean Season (Dry County Records)
  19. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha (Fat Possum)
  20. Pole – Steingarten (Scape)

Ryan Dee (Lincoln, NE, USA)

  1. Durrty Goodz - Axiom EP (Awkward)
  2. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  3. Various Artists - Shut Up And Dance! Updated (Ostgut Tonträger)
  4. Various Artists - After Dark (Italians Do It Better)
  5. Marnie Stern - In Advance Of The Broken Arm (Kill Rock Stars)
  6. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  7. The Focus Group - We Are All Pan's People (Ghost Box)
  8. Lietterschpich - I Cum Blood In The Think Tank!!!!!!! (Heart & Crossbone)
  9. nsi. - Non Standard Institute Plays Non Standards (Sähkö Recordings)
  10. Strategy - Future Rock (Kranky)
  11. Trim - Soul Food Vol.1 (mixtape)
  12. Patrick Wolf - The Magic Position (Loog)
  13. Thomas Fehlmann - Honigpumpe (Kompakt)
  14. Winter Family - Winter Family (Sub Rosa)
  15. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  16. Róisín Murphy - Overpowered (EMI)
  17. DeepChord Presents Echospace - The Coldest Season (Modern Love)
  18. Islaja - Ulual YYY (Fonal)
  19. Hans Appelqvist - Sifantin Och Mörkret (Häpna)
  20. Black Dice - Load Blown (Paw Tracks)

erdem dicle (istanbul,turkey)

  1. Akira Kosemura - it's on everything (someone good )
  2. The Field - from here we go sublime (kompakt)
  3. Panda Bear - person pitch (paw tracks)
  4. Porn Sword Tobacco - new exclusive olympic heights (city centre offices)
  5. Burial - untrue (hyperdub records)
  6. David Thomas Broughton vs 7 hertz - david thomas broughton vs 7 hertz (acuarela)

Martin Fladvad (Sweden)

  1. Aereogramme - My Heart Has a Wish That You Would Not Go
  2. Battles - Mirrored
  3. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
  4. Life in Your Way - Waking Giants
  5. Patrick Cleandenim - Baby Comes Home
  6. Frog Eyes - Tears of the Valedictorian
  7. Deadbeat - Journeyman's Annual
  8. Do Make Say Think - You, You're a History in Rust
  9. Deerhunter - Cryptograms
  10. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha
  11. The National - Boxer
  12. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam
  13. Apparat - Walls
  14. The Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
  15. Burial - Untrue
  16. Ben Frost - Theory of Machines
  17. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime
  18. Pantha du Prince - The Bliss
  19. Stars of the Lid - And Their Refinement of the Decline
  20. Valgeir Sigurosson - Ekvilibrium

andrew forell (NYC)

  1. a place to bury strangers - a place to bury strangers (killer pimp)
  2. burial - untrue (hyperdub)
  3. grinderman - grinderman (mute)
  4. dalek - abandoned language (ipecac)
  5. iLiketrains - elegies to lessons learnt (Beggars Banquet)
  6. the field - from here we go sublime (Kompakt)
  7. pharoahe monch - Desire (Universe)
  8. the good, the bad & the queen - the good, the bad & the queen (virgin)
  9. matthew shipp - piano vortex (thirsty ear)
  10. maps - we can create (mute)
  11. shitdisco - kingdom of fear (fierce panda)
  12. j dilla - ruff draft (stones throw)
  13. stefano battaglia - re: pasolini (ecm)
  14. ricardo villalobos - fabric 36 (Fabric)
  15. devastations - yes, u (beggars banquet)

forrest (NC)

  1. The Cherry Blossoms - s/t(black velvet fuckere)
  2. DJ Dixon- RA Podcast(resident advisor)
  3. MIA - Kala(XL)
  4. Lil' Wayne- da drought 3(self-released)
  5. Burial - Untrue(hyperdub)
  6. Pinch - Underwater Dancehall (tectonic)
  7. Stars of the Lid- And their refinement...(kranky)
  8. Jay Reatard - Blood Visions(in the red)
  9. Angels of Light - We Are Him(young god)
  10. Meursault - Sleeping Debris(students of decay)
  11. Robert Wyatt - Comicopera(domino)
  12. Vodka Soap - Oceansion Island(new age cassettes)
  13. Consumer Electronics - Nobody's Ugly(no fun productions)
  14. Pink Reason - Cleaning the Mirror(siltbreeze)
  15. September Collective - All the Birds Were Anarchists(mosz/iris)
  16. Colleen - Les Ondes Silencieuses (leaf)
  17. Various - Soundboy Punishments(skull disco)
  18. Boxcutter - Glyphic(planet mu )
  19. Feist - The Reminder(interscope)
  20. Studio - West Coast(information)

Chris Gramstadt (Woking, UK)

  1. Radiohead – In Rainbows (XL)
  2. Explosions In The Sky – All of a sudden I really miss everyone (Bella Union)
  3. Caribou – Andorra (City Slang)
  4. Cold War Kids – Robbers and Cowards (V2)
  5. Papercuts – Can’t Go Back (gnomonsong)
  6. Daylight’s for the birds – Trouble Everywhere! (Bellhop Music)
  7. Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  8. The Shins – Wincing the night away (sub pop)
  9. Stafraenn Hakon – Gummi (Resonant)
  10. Eluvium – Copia (Temporary Residence)
  11. Okkervil River – The Stage Names (jagjaguwar)
  12. Foreign Born – On the Wing Now (Dim Mak)
  13. Editors – An End Has A Start (SonyBMG)
  14. Low – Drums and Guns (sub pop)
  15. Do Make Say Think – You, You’re in a history rust (Constellation)
  16. Shout Out Louds – Our Ill Wills (Merge)
  17. Hannu – Worms In My Piano (Osaka)
  18. Film School - Hideout (Beggars banquet)
  19. Ola Podrida – Ola Podrida (Plug Research)
  20. Underworld – Oblivion with Bells (Vital)

Aaron Grauer (Lincoln, NE, USA)

  1. Iron & Wine The Shepherd's Dog (Sub Pop)
  2. Beirut The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing!)
  3. The Arcade Fire Neon Bible (Merge)
  4. Studio Yearbook 1 (Information)
  5. Radiohead In Rainbows (XL)
  6. Jens Lekman Night Falls Over Kortedala (Secretly Canadian)
  7. Feist The Reminder (Interscope)
  8. Battles Mirrored (Warp)
  9. Fridge The Sun (Temporary Residence)
  10. Do Make Say Think You, You're A History In Rust (Constellation)
  11. Prefuse 73 Preparations/Interregnums (Warp)
  12. Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew Spirit If... (Arts & Crafts)
  13. The National Boxer (Beggars Banquet)
  14. Crowded House Time On Earth (Capitol)
  15. Sandro Perri Tiny Mirrors/European Tour EP '07 (Constellation)
  16. Stars Of The Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline (Kranky)
  17. Justice t (Ed Banger)
  18. Panda Bear Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  19. The Go! Team Proof Of Youth (Sub Pop)
  20. Yeasayer All Hour Cymbals (We Are Free)

Jon (Austin, TX, USA)

  1. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  2. Do Make Say Think - You, You're A History in Rust (Constellationl)
  3. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompact)
  4. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  5. Fire on Fire - Five Song EP (Young God)
  6. Sandro Perri - Tiny Mirrors (Constellation)
  7. Akron/Family - Love is Simple (Young God)
  8. A Hawk and a Hacksaw - AWAAH & the Hun Hungar Ensemble (Leaf)
  9. Sigur Ros - Hvarf/Heim (XL)
  10. Jens Lekman - Kalendervägen 113.D (Secretly Canadian (digital-only release)

Sunny Kataria (Altamonte Springs, FL)

  1. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  2. M.I.A - Kala (XL/Interscope)
  3. DJ Food & DK - Now, Listen Again! (Ninja Tune)
  4. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  5. LCD Soundsystem - 45:33 (DFA Records)
  6. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver (DFA)
  7. Deadbeat - Journeyman's Annual (~scape)
  8. Matthew Dear - Asa Breed (Ghostly)
  9. Ricardo Villalobos - Fabric 36 (Fabric)
  10. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)

Adrian KoBuenos Aires, Argentina

  1. Moskitoo - Drape (label)
  2. Valentin Silvestrov - Bagatellen Un Seranaden (label)
  3. Various Artists - Yasujiro Ozu: Hitokomakuru (label)
  4. Hisato Higuchi - Butterly Horse Street (label)
  5. Sachiko M - Salon De Sachiko (label)
  6. Nobuko Hori - Xtoyourmilkhair (label)
  7. Bennie Maupin - Jewel In The Lotus (label)
  8. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (label)
  9. Miki Odagiri - Fables EP (label)
  10. Paul Bley - Solo In Mondsee (label)
  11. Fennesz / Sakamoto - Cendre (label)

Colin MacKellar (Netherlands)

  1. Stephanie Dosen - A Lily for the Spectre (Bella Union)
  2. Loney, Dear - Loney, Noir (Regal)
  3. Apparat - Walls (Shitkatapult)
  4. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  5. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  6. Olafur Arnalds - Eulogy for Evolution (Erased Tapes Records)
  7. Stars - In our bedroom after the war (Arts & Crafts)
  8. Efterklang - Parades (Rumraket)
  9. Dntel - Dumb Luck (Sub Pop)
  10. Amiina - Kurr (Rumraket)

Hadibrata Mantik (Jakarta, Indonesia)

  1. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? (Polyvinyl)
  2. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  3. The National - Boxer (Beggars Banquet)
  4. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  5. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)
  6. Radiohead - In Rainbows (Self Released)
  7. James Blackshaw - The Cloud of Unknowing (Tompkins Squarel)
  8. Kanye West - Graduation (Def Jam)
  9. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver (DFA Records)
  10. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (Merge)
  11. St Vincent - Marry Me (Beggars Banquet)
  12. Suzanne Vega- Beauty & Crime (Blue Note Records)

josh mcgregor (airdrie, alberta, canada)

  1. aereogramme - my heart has a wish that you would not go (sonic unyon)
  2. a northern chorus - the millions too many (sonic unyon)
  3. hecq - 0000 (hymen records)
  4. bloc party - a weekend in the city (wichita recordings)
  5. robert logan - cognessence (slowfoot)
  6. murcof - cosmos (leaf)
  7. bola - kroungrine (skam)
  8. phon noir - the objects don't need us (sub rosa)
  9. download - fixer (sub-conscious communications)
  10. frog pocket - come on primate show your teeth! (planet mu)
  11. hot hot heat - happiness ltd (sire records company)
  12. manasyt - filthdonor (terminal dusk)
  13. múm - go go smear the poison ivy (fatcat records)
  14. blotnik brothers - mizuage (satamile records)
  15. piano magic - part monster (green ufos)
  16. port-royal - afraid to dance (resonant)
  17. secede - vega libre (sending orbs)
  18. subtractivelad - no man's land (n5md)
  19. sickboy - musical therapy (very friendly)
  20. the mary onettes - s/t (labrador)

Michel (Newfoundland, Canada)

  1. A Place To Bury Strangers - s/t (Killer Pimp)
  2. Alessandro Bosetti - Her Name (Crouton)
  3. Amon Tobin - Foley Room (Ninja Tunes)
  4. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  5. Burning Star Core - Operator Dead... Post Abandoned (No Quarter)
  6. Graham Lambkin - Salmon Run (Kye)
  7. Irr. App. (Ext.) - Cosmic Superimposition (Errata In Excelsus)
  8. Letters Letters - s/t (Type)
  9. Mama BAr, Rudolf Eb.er, Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock - Il portale delle indipendenti (Blossoming Noise)
  10. Marhaug & Asheim - Grand Mutation (Touch)
  11. Nadja - Radiance of Shadows (Alien8)
  12. Old Time Relijun - Catharsis In Crisis (K Records)
  13. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  14. Sightings - Through The Panama (Load)
  15. Stars Of The Lid - And Their Refinement Of The Decline (Kranky)
  16. Supersilent - 8 (Rune Grammofon)
  17. Times New Viking - Present The Paisley Reich (Siltbreeze)
  18. Ultralyd - Conditions For A Piece Of Music (Rune Grammofon)
  19. Volcano The Bear - Amidst the Noise and Twigs (Beta-lactam Ring)
  20. Yellow Swans - At All Ends (Load)

Mikkel (Denmark)

  1. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  2. Caribou - Andorra (Merge)
  3. Twilight Sad - Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters (Fat Cat)
  4. Speaker Bite Me - Action Painting (Morningside Records)
  5. Black Moth Super Rainbow - Dandelion Gum (label)
  6. Slaraffenland - Private Cinema (Hometapes)
  7. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  8. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  9. Death by Kite - Death by Kite (Quartermain)
  10. Jakob Skott, Jonas Munk & Rasmus Rasmussen - September (Benbecula)
  11. El-P - I'll Sleep When You're Dead (Definitive Jux)
  12. Broken Social Scene presents: Kevin Drew - Spirit If... (Arts & Crafts)
  13. Causa Sui - Free Ride (Elektrohasch)
  14. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? (Polyvinyl)
  15. Stars of the Lid - And Their Refinement of Decline (Kranky)
  16. Choir of Young Believers - Burn the Flag EP (Tigerspring)

Sam Milling (Tokyo, Japan)

  1. Trim - Soulfood Vol 1 (Mixtape)
  2. Strategy – Future Rock (Kranky)
  3. Pole - Steindgarten (scape)
  4. The Black Dog – The Book of Dogma (Soma)
  5. Ricardo Villalobos – Fabric 36 (Fabric)
  6. Massonix - Subtracks (Skam)
  7. Now We Are Ten – A Trunk Records Sampler (Trunk)
  8. Loco Dice – Time Warp Mix (TW)
  9. Digitaline - Anticlockwise (Cadenza)
  10. Stars Of The Lid – And Their Refinement Of The Decline (Kranky)
  11. Alasdair Roberts – The Amber Gatherers (Drag City)
  12. Lee Perry & The Upsetters – Ape-ology (Trojan)

Mindaugas (Vilnius, Lithuania)

  1. Murcof - Cosmos (Leaf)
  2. Radiohead - In Rainbows (Self realeased)
  3. Last Days - These Places Are Now Ruins (n5MD)
  4. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (Merge Records)
  5. Deadbeat - Journeyman's Annual (~scape)
  6. Stewart Walker - Concentricity (Persona Records)
  7. Marsen Jules - Golden (Genesungswerk)
  8. Opitope - Hau (Spekk)
  9. Bloc Party - A Weekend In A City (Wichita)
  10. Deepchord presents Echospace - A Coldest Season (Modern Love)
  11. Julian Fane - Our New Quarters (Planet Mu)
  12. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  13. Fonoda - Eventually (Buro)
  14. Skallander - Skallander (Type Records)
  15. Iron and Wine - The Shepherd's Dog (Sub Pop Records)

Moka (Aguascalientes, Mexico)

  1. Panda Bear - person pitch (label)
  2. Radiohead - In Rainbows (self released)
  3. Tenniscoats - totemo aimasho / tan tan teraphy (room 40/ Hapna)
  4. The field - from here we go sublime (kompakt)
  5. Dolorean - you can't win (yep rock)
  6. Burial - Untrue (hyperdub)
  7. Fursaxa - Alone in the dark wood (Eclipse)
  8. James Blackshaw - cloud of unknowing (Tompkins square)
  9. Gui Boratto - chromophobia (kompakt)
  10. Group Inerane - guitars from Agadez (Sublime freq)
  11. Paper - as as (states rights)
  12. Mirt - oh! you are so naive (monotype)
  13. Battles - mirrored (warp)
  14. Stephan Bodzin - liebe ist (Herzblut)
  15. Gultskra Artikler - kasha iz topora (miasmah)
  16. Meg Baird - dear companion (Drag city)
  17. Woods - at rear house (woodsist)
  18. Studio - yearbook 1 (information)
  19. Chainsaw Paws - this light (foxglove)
  20. Luyas - faker blood (Pome records)

Erik Nash (Houston, TX, USA)

  1. Ceremony - Disappear (Safranin Sound)
  2. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  3. Ifwhen - We Will Gently Destroy You (Clairecords)
  4. Strategy - Future Rock (Kranky)
  5. A Place To Bury Strangers - s/t (Killer Pimp)
  6. LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver (DFA/Capitol)
  7. Matthew Dear - Asa Breed (Ghostly International)
  8. Valet - Blood Is Clean (Kranky)
  9. Caribou - Andorra (Merge)
  10. Bracken - We Know About The Need (Anticon)

Matt Packman (Nova Scotia, Canada)

  1. Deerhunter - Cryptograms (kranky)
  2. Radiohead - In Rainbows (self released)
  3. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  4. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  5. A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Scribble Mural Comic Journal
  6. The Besnard Lakes - Are the Dark Horse (jagjaguar)
  7. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (kompakt)
  8. Deerhoof - Friend Opportunity (kill rock stars)
  9. M.I.A. - Kala (interscope)
  10. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (paw tracks)
  11. Battles - Mirrored (warp)
  12. Studio - Yearbook 1 (information)
  13. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver (dfa)
  14. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna Are You the Destroyer (polyvinyl)
  15. Kanye West - Graduation (def jam)
  16. Liars - Liars (mute)
  17. Caribou - Andorra (merge)
  18. Sunset Rubdown - Random Spirit Lover (jagjaguar)
  19. Dog Day - Night Group (tomlab)
  20. !!! - Myth Takes (warp)

risko pullerits (estonia)

  1. electrelane - no shouts no calls (too pure)
  2. larsen & friends - abeceda (important)
  3. do make say think - you, you're a history in rust (constellation)
  4. broken social scene presents: kevin drew - spirit if... (arts & crafts)
  5. jonquil - lions (try harder)
  6. feu therese - ca va cogner (constellation)
  7. le loup - the throne of the third heaven of the nations' millennium general assembly (hardly art)
  8. deerhunter - cryptograms (kranky)
  9. frog eyes - tears of the valedictorian (absolutely kosher)
  10. jackie-o motherfucker - valley of fire (textile)
  11. beirut - the flying club cup (ba da bing!)
  12. battles - mirrored (warp)
  13. phosphorescent - pride (dead oceans)
  14. akron/family - love is simple (young god)
  15. arcade fire - neon bible (merge)
  16. panda bear - person pitch (paw tracks)
  17. great lake swimmers - ongiara (nettwerk)
  18. animal collective - strawberry jam (domino)
  19. castanets - in the vines (asthmatic kitty)
  20. alexandre st-onge - mon animal est possible (alien8)

sebastien radiguet (France)

  1. Panda Bear - Person pitch (Paw tracks)
  2. The National - Boxer (Beggars banquet)
  3. The Berg Sans Nipple - Along the quai (Team love)
  4. Milenasong - Seven sisters (Monika enterprise)
  5. Radical face - Ghost (Morr music)
  6. Epic45 - May your heart be the map (Make mine music)
  7. Thee stranded horse - Churning strides (Talitres)
  8. The Balustrade Ensemble - Capsules (Dynamophone)
  9. Bexar bexar - Tropism (Own records)
  10. Le Loup - The throne of the third heaven... (Hardly art / Talitres)
  11. Crescent - Little waves (Fat cat)
  12. Mice parade - s/t (Fat cat)
  13. Calla - Strenght in numbers (Beggars banquet)
  14. Ola Podrida - s/t (Plug research)
  15. Blonde Redhead - 23 (4AD)
  16. Thee more shallows - Book of bad breaks (Anticon)
  17. Drey - s/t (Herzfeld)
  18. Jana Hunter - There's no home (Gnomonsong)
  19. Laura Veirs - Saltbreakers (Nonesuch)
  20. Florent Marchet - Rio baril (Barclay)

Elwin Rijken (Netherlands The)

  1. Broken Social Scene (presents Kevin Drew) - Spirit If (Arts & Crafts)
  2. Sunset Rubdown - Random Spirit Lover (Jagjaguwar)
  3. Do Make Say Think - You, You Are A History In Rust (Constellation)
  4. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha (Fat Possum)
  5. Patrick Wolf - The Magic Position (Polydor)li>
  6. Batlles - Mirrored (Warp)
  7. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  8. Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala (Secretly Canadian)
  9. The Tough Alliance - A New Chance (Playground Music)
  10. Iron And Wine - Shepherd's Dog (Sub Pop)
  11. Stars - In Our Bedroom After The War (Arts & Crafts)
  12. Marissa Nadler - Song III: Bird on the Water (Kemado)
  13. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  14. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (Merge Records)
  15. Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank(Sony)
  16. Art Brut - It's A Bit Complicated (Downtown)
  17. Interpol - Our Love To Admire (Capitol Records)
  18. The Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist (Martha's Music/Reprise)
  19. Joni Mitchell - Shine (Universal)
  20. Oi Va Voi - Selftitled (Umvd Import)

Andy Roddick (Oakland, CA)

  1. The National - Boxer
  2. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
  3. Bon Iver - For Emma
  4. Beirut - Flying Cup Club
  5. Burial - Untrue
  6. Jonquil - Lions
  7. Electrelane - No Shouts No Calls
  8. Thomas Fehlmann - Honigpumpe
  9. Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass
  10. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - 100 Days, 100 Nights
  11. Dalek - Abandoned Language
  12. Pantha du Prince - This Bliss
  13. Patrick Cleandenim - Baby Comes Home
  14. Radiohead - In Rainbows
  15. Slaraffenland - Private Cinema
  16. Robert Wyatt - Comicopera
  17. Cosmos - Murcof
  18. Tenniscoats - Tan-Tan Therapy
  19. Deadbeat - Journeyman's Annual
  20. Phosphorescent - Pride

Daniel Rouge (Grenoble, France)

  1. Panda Bear - Pitch Person (Paw Tracks)
  2. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  3. Robert Wyatt - Comicopera (Domino)
  4. Battles - Mirrored (Warp)
  5. Deerhunter - Cryptograms (Kranky)
  6. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  7. Pram - The Moving Frontier (Domino)
  8. Strategy - Future Rock (Kranky)
  9. Grinderman - Grinderman (Mute)
  10. Fennesz & Sakamoto - Cendre (Touch)
  11. Stars Of The Lid - And Their Refinement Of The Decline (Kranky)
  12. LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver (DFA)
  13. Mice Parade - Mice Parade (Fat Cat)
  14. Loney, Dear - Loney, Noir (Regal)
  15. Ricardo Villalobos - Fabric 36 (Fabric)
  16. Rufus Wainwright - Release The Stars (Geffen)
  17. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky (Nonesuch)
  18. Kassin+2 - Futurismo (Luaka Bop)
  19. Liars - Liars (Mute)
  20. Pole - Steingarten (Scape)

Brent Sallay (Salt Lake City, UT)

  1. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  2. Black Moth Super Rainbow - Dandelion Gum (Graveface)
  3. Dirty Projectors - Rise Above (Dead Oceans)
  4. Deerhunter - Cryptograms/Fluorescent Grey (Kranky)
  5. Stars of the Lid - Stars of the Lid and Their Refinement of the Decline (Kranky)
  6. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)
  7. Shocking Pinks - Shocking Pinks (Astralwerks)
  8. Blonde Redhead - 23 (4AD)
  9. Matthew Dear - Asa Breed (Ghostly)
  10. Studio - Yearbook 1 (Information)
  11. Shining - Grindstone (Rune Grammofon)
  12. Dungen - Tio Bitar (Subliminal Sounds/Kemado)
  13. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  14. Balroynigress - Shampoo & Champagne (Kning)
  15. Sunset Rubdown - Random Spirit Lover (Jagjaguwar)
  16. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  17. St. Vincent - Marry Me (Beggars Banquet)
  18. The Zincs - Black Pompadour (Thrill Jockey)
  19. Rolan Vega - Documentary (Community Library)
  20. Pantha du Prince - This Bliss (Dial)

David Sergeant (Madrid, Spain)

  1. Mice Parade - Mice Parade (Fat Cat)
  2. Stars of the Lid - And Their Refinement of the Decilne (Kranky)
  3. The Twilight Sad - Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters (Fat Cat)
  4. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompact)
  5. Do Make Say Think - You, You're A History In Rust (Constellation)
  6. Michio Kurihara - Sunset Notes (20/20/20)
  7. Concert Silence - 09.22.2007 (S/R)
  8. Bracken - We Know About The Need (Anticon)
  9. Radiohead - In Rainbows (S/R)
  10. The Sea and Cake - Everybody (Thrill Jockey)

Justin Strong (Dublin, Ireland)

  1. Souvenir's Young America - An Ocean Without Water (Crucial Blast)
  2. Alcest - Souvenirs D’un Autre Mond (Profound Lore)
  3. Racoo-oo-oon - Behold Secret Kingdom (Release The Bats)
  4. Shape of Broad Minds - Craft Of The Lost Art (Lex)
  5. Om - Pilgrimage (Southern Lord)
  6. Oren Ambarchi - In Pendulum's Embrace (Touch)
  7. Dalek - Abandoned Language (Ipecac)
  8. Death Ambient - Drunken Forest (Tzadik)
  9. Jesu - Lifeline (Hydra Head)
  10. Wildildlife - Six (Crucial Blast)

Jean-Rene Sylvestre (Deux-Montagnes,Quebec,Canada)

  1. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  2. Souvenir's Young America - An Ocean Without Water (Crucial Blast)
  3. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  4. The White Stripes - Icky Thump (Warner)
  5. Caribou - Andorra (Merge)
  6. Beirut - The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing)
  7. Kemialliset Ystavat- S/T (Fonal)
  8. Radiohead - In Rainbows (Self Released)
  9. The Twilight Sad - Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters (Fat Cat)
  10. Explosions in the Sky- All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone (Temporary Residence)
  11. Port-Royal - Afraid to Dance (Resonant)
  12. The National - Boxer (Beggars Banquet)
  13. Sunset Rubdown - Random Spirit Lover (Jagjaguwar)
  14. Murcof - Cosmos (Leaf)
  15. Eluvium - Copia (Temporary Residence)

tnp (ct)

  1. Angels of Light - We are Him (Young God)
  2. Gowns - Red State (Cardboard)
  3. Islaja - Ulual YYY (Fonal)
  4. Tarentel - Ghetto Beats on the Surface of the sun (Temporary Residence)
  5. Grinderman - Grinderman (s/t)
  6. Skull Disco - Soundboy Punishments (Skull Disco)
  7. Einsturzende Neubauten - Alles Wieder Offen (Potomak)
  8. Ungdomskulen - Cry-Baby (ever)
  9. Lightning Dust - Lightning Dust (Jagjaguwar)
  10. Marissa Nadler - songs 3 (kemado)
  11. Clipd Beaks - Horse Lords (Love Pump)
  12. Skeletons and the Kings of all Cities - Lucas (Ghostly)
  13. The Terminals - Last days of the Sun (Last visible dog)
  14. Pissed Jeans - Hope for Men (Sub Pop)
  15. Prinzhorn Dance School - Prinzhorn Dance School (DFA)
  16. Black Dice - Load Blown (Paw Tracks)

Kees van den Berg (Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands)

  1. Stars of the Lid, and their refinement of the decline
  2. Iron & Wine, The Shepard's dog
  3. The National, Boxer
  4. Beirut, The flying club cup
  5. Spinvis, Goochelaars & geesten
  6. Band of horses, Cease to begin
  7. Wilco, Sky blue sky
  8. Low, Drums and guns
  9. The Shins, Wincing the night away
  10. Modest Mouse, We were dead before the ship even sank

Ricardo Vicente (Salamanca, Spain)

  1. Lis Er Stille - Apathobvious
  2. Radiohead - In Rainbows
  3. Ólafur Arnalds - Eulogy for Evolution
  4. World's End Girlfriend - Hurtbreak Wonderland
  5. Rome - Confessions d'un voleur d'Čmes
  6. !!! - Myth Takes
  7. Ulver - Shadows of the Sun
  8. Eluvium - Copia
  9. Crippled Black Phoenix - A Love Of Shared Disasters
  10. Stars of the Lid - And Their Refinement of the Decline
  11. A Journey Down The Well - The Funeral Album
  12. Apocalyptica - Worlds Collide
  13. Elend - A World in Their Screams
  14. Grails - Burning Off Impurities
  15. Thee, Stranded Horse - Churning Strides
  16. The Cinematic Orchestra - Ma Fleur
  17. Puissance - Grace Of God
  18. A Whisper in the Noise - Dry Land
  19. Kashiwa Daisuke - Program Music I
  20. Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of Shadows - Les Fleurs Du Mal

Sam Wigley (Bloomsbury, London)

  1. Panda Bear - Person Pictch (Paw Tracks)
  2. The Field - From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)
  3. Stars of the Lid - And Their Refinement of the Decline (Kranky)
  4. James Blackshaw - The Cloud of Unknowing (Tompkins Square)
  5. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam (Domino)
  6. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (Merge)
  7. Strategy - Future Rock (Kranky)
  8. Gui Boratto - Chromophobia (Kompakt)
  9. Do Make Say Think - You You're a History in Rust (Constellation)
  10. Sound of Silver - LCD Soundsystem (DFA Records)
  11. Radiohead - In Rainbows (self-released)
  12. Rhys Chatham - A Crimson Grail (For 400 Guitars) (Table of the Elements)
  13. Battles - Mirrored (Warp)
  14. Thomas Fehlmann - Honigpumpe (Kompakt)
  15. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  16. Deerhunter - Cryptograms (Kranky)
  17. Studio - West Coast (Information)
  18. Dan Deacon - Spiderman of the Rings (Carpark)
  19. Bjorn Torske - Feil Knapp (Smalltown Supersound)
  20. Murcof - Cosmos (Leaf)

Matthew Won (Kaneohe, Hawaii)

  1. Burial - Untrue (Hyperdub)
  2. Dalek - Abandoned Language (Ipecac)
  3. MIA - Kala (XL)
  4. Architect - All Is Not Lost (Metal Blade)
  5. Lil Wayne - Da Drought 3 (self-released)
  6. edIT - Certified Air Raid Material (Alpha Pup)
  7. The Field- From Here We Go To Sublime (Kompakt)
  8. Panda Bear - Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  9. A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Scribble Mural Comic Journal (Notenuf)
  10. To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie - The Patron (Kranky)
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