Karim Vickery (Other Music Staff) / Staff Picks

  • Best of 2016

    Top 10 Albums 1. NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - "Skeleton Tree" (Bad Seed Ltd.)2. SYD ARTHUR - "Apricity" (Harvest)3. ROISIN MURPHY - "Take Her Up To Monto" (PIAS)4. HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER - "Heart Like A Levee" (Merge)5. KATE TEMPEST - "Let Them Eat Chaos" (Lex)6. BIBIO - "A Mineral Love" (Warp)7. STEVE MASON - "Meet The Humans" (Double Six)8. PATTEN - "Psi" (Warp)9. JON BALKE - "Warp" (ECM)10. SWET SHOP BOYS - "Cashmere" (Customs Records) Top 10 Reissues and Compilations1. LARRY LEVAN - "Genius Of Time" (Universal)2. REXY - "Running Out Of Time" (Lucky Number)3. SUSUMU YOKOTA - "Sakura"...

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  • Best of 2015

    Top 10 albums1. MBONGWANA STAR "From Kinshasa" (World Circuit)2. ROISIN MURPHY "Hairless Toys" (PIAS)3. JULIA HOLTER "Have You in My Wilderness" (Domino)4. SHUTTLE358 "Can You Prove I Was Born" (12K)5. LOW "Ones And Sixes" (Sub Pop)6. FLOATING POINTS "Elaenia" (Luaka Bop)7. AMIR ELSAFFAR "Crisis" (Pi Recordings)8. PAUL WELLER "Saturns Pattern" (Parlophone)9. TREMBLING BELLS "The Sovereign Self" (Tin Angel)10. VIJAY IYER "Break Stuff" (ECM)Top 10 reissues/compilations1. THE AMORPHOUS ANDROGYNOUS "A Monstrous Psychedelic Bubble Exploding in Your Mind - The Wizards of Oz" (Warner)2. ELYSE WEINBERG "Greasepaint Smile" (Numerophon)3. VITO RICCI "I Was Crossing A Bridge" (Music From Memory)4. MR. FINGERS "Another Side" (Alleviated)5. SUPER FURRY ANIMALS "Mwng" (Domino)6. DAVID...

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