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LISTS OF 2018


Our Favorite New Releases - Physical

1. SOB x RBE - Gangin 2 CD (SOB x RBE) 
2. Autechre -
NTS Sessions 8xCD/12xLP (Warp) 
3. Lolina - The Smoke LP / Lolita 10" (No Label)

4. Saba - Care For Me LP (Saba Pivot)
5. Yves Tumor - Safe in the Hands of Love 2xLP (Warp) 
6. Trippie Redd - Life's A Trip LP / CD(Tenthousand)
7. Rosalía - El Mal Querer LP (Sony) 

8. Koran Streets - Late 20s CD (Self Released)
9. RP Boo -
I'll Tell You What! 2xLP / CD (Planet Mu)
10. Ella Mai - S/T LP (10 Summers)

Best Selling New Releases
1. SOB x RBE - Gangin 2xLP (SOB x RBE)
2. JPEGMAFIA - Veteran LP (Deathbomb Arc)
3. Park Jiha - Communion LP / CD (Taktill)
4. Various Artists - We Out Here 2xLP (Brownswood)
5. Jean Grae & Quelle Chris - Everything's Fine 2xLP (Mello Music Group)
6. Sons Of Kemet - Your Queen Is A Reptile 2xLP (Impulse)
7. Peggy Gou - Once 12" (Ninja Tune)
8. Mozzy - Gangland Landlord 2xLP / CD(Mozzy)
9. Jlin - Autobiography 2xLP / CD (Planet Mu)
10. E-40 & B-Legit - Connected & Respected CD (Heavy On The Grind)

Best Selling Reissues & Archival Releases
1. RBL Posse - A Lesson To Be Learned LP (Right Way, 1992)
2. Experiment In Sound - S/T LP (Self Released, 200?)
3. RBL Posse - Ruthless By Law 2xLP (Right Way, 1994)
4. E-40 - Federal LP (Jive/Get On Down, 1993)
5. Shawty Pimp -
Still Comin' Real LP (Gyptology, 1995)
6. Too $hort - $hort Dog's In The House LP (Jive/Get On Down, 1990)
7. Haruomi Hosono - Philharmony LP / CD (Yen/LITA, 1982)
8. Viper - You'll Cowards Don't Even Smoke Crack 2xLP (Rhyme Time/Animated, 2008)
9. John Coltrane - Both Directions At Once LP / 2xLP (Impulse, 1963/2018)
10. Carrie Cleveland - Looking Up LP (Cleve Den/Kalita, 1980)

Will's Picks - New Releases
1. Lonnie Holley - Mith LP (Jagjaguar)
2. Yves Tumor - Safe in the Hands of Love2xLP (Warp)
3. Maxo Kream - Punken STREAM (Soundcloud)
4. Mike -
Black Soap LP (Lex)
5. Meshell Ndegeocello ‎– Ventriloquism LP (Naïve)
6. Makaya McCraven - Universal Beings 2xCD / 2xLP (International Anthem)
7. Allblack - Outcalls STREAM (Play Runners)
8. Kate NV - для FOR LP (RVNG)
9. Playboi Carti - Die Lit STREAM (AWGE)
10. Earl Sweatshirt - Some Rap Songs CD (Tan Cressida) *PREORDER VINYL FOR 1/25/19* 

Zakiya's Picks - New Releases & Reissues
1. Icytwat - Milk LP (Omerta, 2017)

2. Peggy Gou - Once 12" (Ninja Tune)
2. JPEGMAFIA - Veteran LP (Deathbomb Arc)
4. Shawty Pimp - Still Comin' Real LP (Gyptology, 1995)
5. Various Artists - Eccentric Soul: The Saru Label LP (Numero, 1971)
6. Emílio Santiago - S/T (CID/Far Out, 1975)
7. Célia - S/T (Continental/Mr. Bongo, 1972) 

8. Jean Grae & Quelle Chris - Everything's Fine 2xLP (Mello Music Group)
9. RP Boo -
I'll Tell You What! 2xLP / CD (Planet Mu)
10. Various Artists - Tokyo Nights (Female J-Pop Boogie Funk: 1981 To 1988) 2xLP (Cultures Of Soul)

Andrew's Fuk Daniel Ek And Anybody That Love Him Digital Only Rap List 
1. Sada Baby - Youtube Playlist (Youtube)
2. DaBoii / Yhung T.O. - "Onna Gang" / "Leave The Hood" (Youtube)
3. City Girls - Period (QC)
4. 70th Street Carlos - Youtube Playlist (Youtube)
5. Shy Glizzy - Quiet Storm (300)
6. Chief Keef - Back From The Dead 3 (Glo Gang)
7. Payroll Giovanni & Cardo - Big Bossin Vol. 2 (Def Jam)
8. Blocboy JB - Simi (Bloc Nation)

9. Sheck Wes - Mudboy (Interscope)
10. Drego & Beno - Sorry For The Get Off (Dat Piff)

JP's "I Don't Even Like Any New Music Should I Feel Bad About That?" Budget Bin Selections
1. Solar Plexus - S/T LP (Inner City, 1979)
2. The Barry Goldberg Reunion - S/TLP (Buddha, 1968)
3. Jeremy Steig - This Is... LP (Solid State, 1969)
4. Don Ellis - Haiku LP (MPS, 1973)
5. Steve Kuhn - Live In New YorkLP (Cobblestone, 1972)
6. Arif Mardin - Journey LP (Atlantic, 1974)
7. Hadley Caliman - Projecting LP (Catalyst, 1976)
8. Shelly Manne - Mannekind LP (Mainstream, 1972)
9. Robert Lamm - Skinny Boy LP (Columbia, 1974)
10. The Fireballs - Come On, React! (ATCO, 1969)



Best Selling Jazz 
1. Park Jiha - Communion LP (Taktill)
2. Various Artists - We Out Here 2xLP (Brownswood)
3. Sons Of Kemet - Your Queen Is A Reptile 2xLP (Impulse)
4. John Coltrane - Both Directions At Once LP / 2xLP (Impulse, 1963/2018)
5. Kamaal Williams - The Return LP (Black Focus)
6. Yusef Kamaal - Black Focus LP (Brownswood, 2017)
7. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Book Of Sound 2xLP (Honest Jon's, 2017)
8. Shabaka & The Ancestors - Wisdom Of Elders (Brownswood, 2016)
9. Kamasi Washington - Heaven & Earth 5xLP / 3xCD (Young Turks)
10. Binker & Moses - Alive In The East? LP (Gearbox)

Best Selling House/Techno/Electronica Yeah Sure We're Bringing "Electronica" Back It's Not Like That Other Guy Was Using It
1. Peggy Gou - Once 12" (Ninja Tune)
2. Jlin - Autobiography 2xLP (Planet Mu)
3. RP Boo - I'll Tell You What! 2xLP / CD (Planet Mu)
4. DJ Taye - Still Trippin 2xLP (Hyperdub)
5. Steven Julien - Bloodline EP (Apron)
6. Susumu Yokota - Acid Mt. Fuji 2xLP (Sublime/Midgar, 1994/2018)
7. Theo Parrish - Preacher's Comin 12" (Sound Signature)
8. Against All Logic - 2012-2017 2xLP (Other People)
9. Russell E.L. Butler - The Home I'd Build For Myself And All My Friends (Left Hand Path)
10. Omar S - Your Socially Awkward Criminal / Your Hit Making Papa 12"s (FXHE)

Best Selling R&B Did You Not Notice That They Also Made New R&B Music in 2018?
1. SZA - CTRL 2xLP (TDE/RCA, 2017)
2. Future - HNDRXX 2xLP (Epic, 2017/2018)
3. Childish Gambino - Awaken My Love LP (Glassnote, 2017)
4. Carrie Cleveland - Looking Up LP (Cleve Den/Kalita, 1980)
5. Sade - Diamond LIfe LP (Epic, 1984)
6. Solange - A Seat At The Table 2xLP (Columbia, 2016)
7. Prince - Purple Rain LP (Warner, 1984)
8. Nxworries - Yes Lawd! 2xLP (Stones Throw, 2016)
9. Prince - Piano & A Microphone LP (NPG/Warner, 1983/2018)
10. Various - Tokyo Nights 2xLP (Cultures of Soul)

Best Selling Hip Hop Artists
1. Mac Dre
2. Too $hort
3. RBL Posse
4. E-40
5. Kendrick Lamar
6. J Dilla
7. SOB x RBE
8. Souls Of Mischief 
9. NWA 
10. Spice 1

Best Selling Artists, Not Hip Hop
1. Haruomi Hosono
2. Sade
3. Prince
4. John Coltrane
5. Omar S
6. Miles Davis
7. Pink Floyd
8. Bob Marley
9. The Beatles
10. Erykah Badu

Extremely Experimental Music That You Slept On Extremely
1. Bamba Pana - Poaa (Nyege Nyege Tapes)
2. Jon Bap - Yesterday's Homily LP (Dolfin)

3. Scallops Hotel (Milo) - Sovereign Nose Of (Y)our Arrogant Face LP (Ruby Yacht)
4. Laurel Halo - Raw Silk Uncut Wood LP (Latency)

5. Foodman - Moriyama EP / Aru Otoko No Densetsu LP  (Palto Flats)

Andrew's Big Dog Compact Disc Scores For Himself Only Not To Share Not To Sell Shout Out To Everyone Who Hates The Best And Most Accurate Music Media Format I'll See You Again In Twenty Five Years 
1. Tec-9 - Straight From The Ramp CD (Cash Money, 1997)
2. Kenny Larkin - The Chronicles 2xCD (Rush Hour, 2008)
3. Magnolia Slim / Hype Enough Records - Limited Edition CD (Hype Enough, 1999)
4. Maleem Mahmoud Ghania with Pharoah Sanders - The Trance Of Seven Colors CD (Axiom, 1994)
5. P-Folks - Smoke in Halation Blood Sweat & Tears CD (Big Bread, 1999)
6. Jacques Coursil - Minimal Brass CD (Tzadik, 2005)
7. The Black Dog - Music For Adverts CD (Warp, 1996)
8. Bali Baby - Bali's Play 2 CD-R (Billmania Media, 2017)
9. Stasis - Inspiration CD (Peacefrog, 1995)
10. Rebirth Brass Band - Hot Venom CD (Mardi Gras, 2001)

Our Annual Rant About The Hyper-Commodification Of Record Collecting Culture Has Been Replaced By This List Of The Year's Greatest Nancy Strips
1. April 17, 2018
2. October 8, 2018
3. August 20, 2018
4. April 27, 2018
5. November 16, 2018
6. July 1, 2018
7. November 3, 2018
8. September 25, 2018 
9. July 11, 2018
10. April 11, 2018