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KEXP Variety music charts for 1997
January
1. (Various) Headz 2 MoWax
2. Johnny Cash Unchained American
3. TrickyPre-Millennium TensionIsland
4. Wilco Being There Reprise
5. DJ Shadow Endtroducing.....Mo Wax/FFRR
6. Chavez Ride The FaderMatador
7. Africando Gombo SalsaStern's Africa
8. (Various) Incursions In IllbientAshpodel
9. Sukpatch Haulin' Grass & Smokin' Ass Is SukpatchSlabco
10. (Various) Klezmer Music: A Marriage Of Heaven & Earth Ellipsis Arts
11. (Various) Axiom Dub: Mysteries Of Creation Axiom
12. The Walkabouts Devil's Road Virgin Schallplatten
13. (Various) Shapeshifter: A Jazz Step Sour
14. Alec Bathgate Gold LameFlying Nun
15. (Various) Jali Kunda Ellipsis Arts
16. Makyo Rasa Bhava Silent
17. Yungchen Lhamo Tibet, TibetReal World
18. (Various) Resting Place Of The Mists Shanachie
19. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Now I Got WorryMatador
20. (Various) The Doo Wop Box II Rhino
21. Gerald Collier I Had To Laugh Like Hell C/Z
22. Don Byron Bug Music Nonesuch
23. The Gourds Dems Good Beeble Munich
24. DJ Vadim U.S.S.R. Repertoire Ninja Tune
25. Billy Jack Wills B J Wills & His Western Swing Band Joaquin
26. 764-HERO Salt Sinks & Sugar Floats Up
27. Delroy Wilson MoneyAbraham
28. Heatmiser Mic City SonsCaroline
29. Future Sounds Of London Dead CitiesAstralwerks/Caroline
30. Vic Chesnutt About To ChokeCapitol
31. Fatal Mambo Rumbagitation Tinder
32. Sharpshooters Choked UpConception
33. Heavenly Operation HeavenlyK
34. Steve Lacy Trio Bye-YaFree Lance
35. Guy Davis Call Down The ThunderRed House
36. John P Strohm & The Hello Strangers CaledoniaFlat Earth
37. The Golden Palominos Dead InsideRestless
38. Neotropic 15 Levels Of Magnification Ntone
39. Oranj Symphonette Plays ManciniGramavision/Rykodisc
40. The Cakekitchen Devil & The Deep Blue Sea Merge
41. (Various) Moon & The Banana Tree Shanachie
42. Paulo Braganca AmaiLuaka Bop/Warner Bros
43. Firewater Get Off The Cross... Jetset
44. Medeski Martin & Wood Shack-manGramavision/Rykodisc
45. (Various) The Soul Of Cape VerdeTinder
46. Bowery Electric Beat Kranky
47. (Various) Pop American StyleMarch
48. Iris DeMent The Way I ShouldWarner Bros
49. Star Pimp Docudrama Kill Rock Stars
50. Martin Phillips & The Chills SunburntFlying Nun
51. (Various) Lytic CocktailCompost
52. Mike Henderson First BloodDead Reckoning
53. (Various) Sweet Sunny North, Vol 2 Shanachie
54. Mazzy Star Among My SwanCapitol
55. Jason & The Scorchers Clear Impetuous MorningMammoth/Atlantic
56. Taran Mod & Mini & Space AgeCompost
57. Yo La Tengo Genius+Love=Yo La Tengo Matador
58. The Silver Jews The Natural Bridge Drag City
59. Folk Scat Folk ScatNomad
60. Jeru The Damaja Wrath Of The MathPayday/FFRR
February
1. Built To Spill Perfect From Now OnWarner Bros
2. (Various) Macro Dub Infection, Vol 2 Gyroscope
3. Damien Jurado Waters Ave SSub Pop
4. (Various) Metalheadz Presents Platinum Breaks FFRR
5. Townes Van Zandt Rear View MirrorSugar Hill
6. Baader Meinhof Baader MeinhofHut
7. Spring Heel Jack 68 Million Shades... Island Independent
8. (Various) Land Of BaboonSilent
9. The Fall The Light User SyndromeJet
10. (Various) Headz 2 MoWax
11. Africando Gombo SalsaStern's Africa
12. Chavez Ride The FaderMatador
13. (Various) Freezone 3SSR/Crammed
14. TrickyPre-Millennium TensionIsland
15. (Various) Les Voix Du MondeLe Chant DuMonde
16. Johnny Cash Unchained American
17. (Various) Resting Place Of The Mists Shanachie
18. DJ Shadow Endtroducing.....Mo Wax/FFRR
19. (Various) Klezmer Music: A Marriage Of Heaven & Earth Ellipsis Arts
20. (Various) Incursions In IllbientAshpodel
21. Critters Buggin HostLoose Groove
22. Beausoliel L'Amour Ou La FolieRhino
23. Mari Boine Radiant WarmthAntilles/Verve
24. Waco Brothers Cowboy's In Flames Bloodshot
25. Transglobal Underground Psychic KaraokeMCA
26. Ghost Lama Rabi RabiDrag City
27. Pigeonhed The Full Sentence Sub Pop
28. Mu-Ziq Urmur Bile Trax, Volume 1 & Volume 2 Astralwerks
29. Snooky Pryor Mind Your Own BusinessAntone's/Discovery
30. Pram Music For Your Moviesae
31. (Various) Out Of The Gate AgainBJam
32. Etoile de Dakar Vol 3 - Lay Suma LayStern's Africa
33. Helmet AftertasteInterscope
34. Luther Guitar Junior Johnson Doin' The Sugar TooBullseye
35. Dimitri From Paris SacrebleuYellow
36. The Red Krayola HazelDrag City
37. Choying Drolma/Steve Tibbitts ChoHannibal
38. Billy Jack Wills B J Wills & His Western Swing Band Joaquin
39. Alfredo Rodriguez Cuba LindaHannibal
40. The Gourds Dems Good Beeble Munich
41. Huun-Huur-Tu If I'd Been Born An Eagle Shanachie
42. Makyo Rasa Bhava Silent
43. John P Strohm & The Hello Strangers CaledoniaFlat Earth
44. Sidi Toure HogaStern's Africa
45. Delroy Wilson MoneyAbraham
46. Gerald Collier I Had To Laugh Like Hell C/Z
47. (Various) Moon & The Banana Tree Shanachie
48. Stock, Hausen & Walkman Dummy Run Bite Size
49. DJ Vadim U.S.S.R. Repertoire Ninja Tune
50. Fatal Mambo Rumbagitation Tinder
51. (Various) Shapeshifter: A Jazz Step Sour
52. Don Byron Bug Music Nonesuch
53. 764-HERO Salt Sinks & Sugar Floats Up
54. Steve Lacy Trio Bye-YaFree Lance
55. (Various) Axiom Dub: Mysteries Of Creation Axiom
56. Vic Chesnutt About To ChokeCapitol
57. Heatmiser Mic City SonsCaroline
58. Paulo Braganca AmaiLuaka Bop/Warner Bros
59. (Various) Sweet Sunny North, Vol 2 Shanachie
60. Star Pimp Docudrama Kill Rock Stars
March
1. Pavement Brighten The CornersMatador
2. Natacha Atlas DiasporaMCA
3. Morphine Like SwimmingDreamworks/Rykodisc
4. Built To Spill Perfect From Now OnWarner Bros
5. Richard Buckner Devotion + DoubtMCA
6. R L Burnside Mr. WizardFat Possum
7. John Zorn Bar KokhbaTzadik
8. (Various) Divine DivasRounder
9. Blonde Redhead Fake Can Be Just As GoodTouch & Go
10. Townes Van Zandt Rear View MirrorSugar Hill
11. (Various) Celtic Mouth MusicEllipsis Arts
12. Spring Heel Jack 68 Million Shades... Island Independent
13. Mari Boine Radiant WarmthAntilles/Verve
14. Baader Meinhof Baader MeinhofHut
15. Musicians Of The Nile Charcoal GypsiesReal World
16. Damien Jurado Waters Ave SSub Pop
17. (Various) Land Of BaboonSilent
18. (Various) Metalheadz Presents Platinum Breaks FFRR
19. The Fall The Light User SyndromeJet
20. (Various) Macro Dub Infection, Vol 2 Gyroscope
21. Asylum Street Spankers Spanks For The Memories Watermelon
22. The Backsliders Throwin' Rocks At The MoonMammoth
23. (Various) Sacred SteelArhoolie
24. David Shea/D J Grasshoppa Down River Up Stream!Downsail
25. The Vidalias Stayin' In The DoghouseUpstart
26. OP8 SlushThirsty Ear
27. Bad Livers Hogs On The HighwaySugar Hill
28. Spearhead Chocolate Supa HighwayCapitol
29. Waco Brothers Cowboy's In Flames Bloodshot
30. Red Red Meat There's A Star Above The Manger TonightSub Pop
31. (Various) The Wheels Of The WorldYazoo/Shanachie
32. Sky Cries Mary Moonbathing On Sleeping Leaves Warner Bros
33. Beausoliel L'Amour Ou La FolieRhino
34. Serge Gainsbourg Comic Strip, Etc.Philips/Mercury
35. Pigeonhed The Full Sentence Sub Pop
36. (Various) Sugar Hill Records StoryRhino
37. Marta Sebestyen The Best Of Marta Sebestyen Hannibal
38. 10 Cents Everybody WinsAngel Dust
39. Critters Buggin HostLoose Groove
40. Transglobal Underground Psychic KaraokeMCA
41. Number One Cup Wrecked By LionsFlydaddy
42. (Various) Les Voix Du MondeLe Chant DuMonde
43. DiskothiQ WaterworldShrimper
44. Choying Drolma/Steve Tibbitts ChoHannibal
45. Trans Am Surrender To the NightThrill Jockey
46. Snooky Pryor Mind Your Own BusinessAntone's/Discovery
47. (Various) Liquid California: Sound Of The West Coast Rampant
48. Helmet AftertasteInterscope
49. Sidi Toure HogaStern's Africa
50. 3Ds Strange News From The AngelsFlying Nun
51. Etoile de Dakar Vol 3 - Lay Suma LayStern's Africa
52. Mu-Ziq Urmur Bile Trax, Volume 1 & Volume 2 Astralwerks
53. Twilight Circus Other Worlds Of DubM
54. (Various) Out Of The Gate AgainBJam
55. Ghost Lama Rabi RabiDrag City
56. Huun-Huur-Tu If I'd Been Born An Eagle Shanachie
57. Luther Guitar Junior Johnson Doin' The Sugar TooBullseye
58. Pram Music For Your Moviesae
59. Dimitri From Paris SacrebleuYellow
60. Alfredo Rodriguez Cuba LindaHannibal
April
1. Richard Buckner Devotion + DoubtMCA
2. R L Burnside Mr. WizardFat Possum
3. Elliott Smith Either/OrKill Rock Stars
4. Morphine Like SwimmingDreamworks/Rykodisc
5. Corey Harris Fish Ain't Bitin'Alligator
6. Blonde Redhead Fake Can Be Just As GoodTouch & Go
7. Natacha Atlas DiasporaMCA
8. The Herbaliser Blow Your HeadphonesNinja Tune
9. Musicians Of The Nile Charcoal GypsiesReal World
10. (Various) Dope On Plastic 4React America
11. The Sea And Cake The FawnThrill Jockey
12. John Zorn Bar KokhbaTzadik
13. Pavement Brighten The CornersMatador
14. (Various) Celtic Mouth MusicEllipsis Arts
15. Townes Van Zandt Rear View MirrorSugar Hill
16. (Various) Divine DivasRounder
17. Baader Meinhof Baader MeinhofHut
18. (Various) Metalheadz Presents Platinum Breaks FFRR
19. Damien Jurado Waters Ave SSub Pop
20. Mari Boine Radiant WarmthAntilles/Verve
21. Rollins Band Come In And BurnDreamWorks
22. Palace Music Lost Blues And Other Songs Drag City
23. Nick Cave The Boatman's CallReprise
24. Derek Bailey Guitar, Drums 'n BassAvant
25. The Backsliders Throwin' Rocks At The MoonMammoth
26. Cash Money Black Hearts & Broken Wills Touch And Go
27. Bad Livers Hogs On The HighwaySugar Hill
28. (Various) Sacred SteelArhoolie
29. Supersuckers Must've Been HighSub Pop
30. (Various) Straight Outta Boone County Bloodshot
31. Junk Continuation Of MadnessFaffco
32. Charlie Parker Yardbird SuiteRhino
33. Deus In A Bar, Under The SeaIsland
34. (Various) Secret Museum Of Mankind, Vol 4Yazoo
35. The Vidalias Stayin' In The DoghouseUpstart
36. Swell Too Many Days Without Thinking Beggars Banquet
37. OP8 SlushThirsty Ear
38. Jack Ingram Livin' Or Dyin'Rising Tide
39. Red Red Meat There's A Star Above The Manger TonightSub Pop
40. Smokey Wilson The Man From MarsBullseye
41. Aiyb Dieng RhythmagickSubharmonic
42. Serge Gainsbourg Comic Strip, Etc.Philips/Mercury
43. (Various) KlezmaniaShanachie
44. David Shea/D J Grasshoppa Down River Up Stream!Downsail
45. Run On No WayMatador
46. Joseph Arthur Big City SecretsReal World
47. Tipsy The Seductive Sounds Of TipsyAsphodel
48. Jade Bridge Ambush On All SidesHenry Street
49. Helmet AftertasteInterscope
50. (Various) The Wheels Of The WorldYazoo/Shanachie
51. Sky Cries Mary Moonbathing On Sleeping Leaves Warner Bros
52. (Various) Audio AlchemyUbiquity
53. 10 Cents Everybody WinsAngel Dust
54. Asylum Street Spankers Spanks For The MemoriesWatermelon
55. (Various) Sugar Hill Records StoryRhino
56. Transglobal Underground Psychic KaraokeMCA
57. Number One Cup Wrecked By LionsFlydaddy
58. Spearhead Chocolate Supa HighwayCapitol
59. Marta Sebestyen The Best Of Marta Sebestyen Hannibal
60. 3Ds Strange News From The AngelsFlying Nun
May
1. The Chemical Brothers Dig Your Own HoleAstralwerks
2. Son Volt StraightawaysWarner Bros
3. Cubanismo! MalembeHannibal
4. Sleater-Kinney Dig Me OutKill Rock Stars
5. (Various) 2 HeavyweightBlood & Fire
6. Corey Harris Fish Ain't Bitin'Alligator
7. Jim White Wrong-Eyed Jesus!Luaka Bop/Warner Bros
8. Belle And Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister The Enclave
9. (Various) Artcore 3React America
10. Marc Olsen Tunnel SongsMy Own Planet
11. The Sea And Cake The FawnThrill Jockey
12. Elliott Smith Either/OrKill Rock Stars
13. Archive LondiniumIsland UK
14. Richard Buckner Devotion + DoubtMCA
15. Blonde Redhead Fake Can Be Just As GoodTouch & Go
16. (Various) Straight Outta Boone County Bloodshot
17. R L Burnside Mr. WizardFat Possum
18. Morphine Like SwimmingDreamworks/Rykodisc
19. Natacha Atlas DiasporaMCA
20. (Various) Dope On Plastic 4React America
21. Tarnation MiradorReprise
22. Volume All*Star Close Encounters Of The Bump And Grind Slabco
23. Beth Orton Trailer ParkDedicated/Heavenly
24. Junior Kimbrough Most Things Haven't Worked Out Fat Possum/Capricorn
25. Palace Music Lost Blues And Other Songs Drag City
26. Henry Threadgill Where's Your Cup?Columbia
27. Volebeats Sky And The OceanSafe House
28. Quasi R & B Transmogrification Up
29. (Various) Kerouac - Kicks Joy DarknessRykodisc
30. Tranquility Bass Let The Freak Flag FlyAstralwerks
31. Steve Riley Friday At LastSwallow
32. The Klezmatics PossessedXenophile
33. Derek Bailey Guitar, Drums 'n BassAvant
34. We As IsAsphodel
35. Cash Money Black Hearts & Broken Wills Touch And Go
36. Supersuckers Must've Been HighSub Pop
37. Khac Chi Ensemble Moonlight In VietnamHenry Street
38. Jo-El Sonnier Cajun PrideRounder
39. Deus In A Bar, Under The SeaIsland
40. Charlie Parker Yardbird SuiteRhino
41. Jade Bridge Ambush On All SidesHenry Street
42. The Herbaliser Blow Your HeadphonesNinja Tune
43. (Various) Sacred SteelArhoolie
44. Junk Continuation Of MadnessFaffco
45. Rollins Band Come In And BurnDreamWorks
46. Spearhead Chocolate Supa HighwayCapitol
47. (Various) KlezmaniaShanachie
48. Joseph Arthur Big City SecretsReal World
49. Swell Too Many Days Without Thinking Beggars Banquet
50. Jack Ingram Livin' Or Dyin'Rising Tide
51. Smokey Wilson The Man From MarsBullseye
52. David Shea/D J Grasshoppa Down River Up Stream!Downsail
53. OP8 SlushThirsty Ear
54. Nick Cave The Boatman's CallReprise
55. (Various) Audio AlchemyUbiquity
56. Aiyb Dieng RhythmagickSubharmonic
57. Run On No WayMatador
58. Tipsy The Seductive Sounds Of TipsyAsphodel
59. (Various) Secret Museum Of Mankind, Vol 4Yazoo
60. Al Hood/Michael Davenport Friends Alea
June
1. Pete Krebs Western ElectricCavity Search
2. Sleater-Kinney Dig Me OutKill Rock Stars
3. Edith Frost Calling Over TimeDrag City
4. (Various) Sweet Mother: Free Activation Series No. 1 Sub Pop
5. Hedningarna HippjokkNorthside
6. Junior Kimbrough Most Things Haven't Worked Out Fat Possum/Capricorn
7. Cubanismo! MalembeHannibal
8. The Chemical Brothers Dig Your Own HoleAstralwerks
9. Son Volt StraightawaysWarner Bros
10. Yo La Tango I Hear The Heart Beating As One Matador
11. Amon Tobin BricolageNinja Tune
12. Silkworm DeveloperMatador
13. (Various) A New Breed Of DubShiver/Southern
14. Tarnation MiradorReprise
15. Belle And Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister The Enclave
16. Marc Olsen Tunnel SongsMy Own Planet
17. (Various) 2 HeavyweightBlood & Fire
18. (Various) Blame Presents Logical Progression: Level 2 FFRR
19. Corey Harris Fish Ain't Bitin'Alligator
20. Jim White Wrong-Eyed Jesus!Luaka Bop/Warner Bros
21. Cuban Gold 3 El Mambo Me Priva!Qbadisc
22. Travis County Pickin' Travis County Pickin'Hightone
23. Hooverphonic A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular Epic
24. Golden Delicious Old SchoolCavity Search
25. Snooze The Man In The ShadowSSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
26. Can SacrilegeMute
27. Thievery Corporation Sounds From The Thievery Hi-Fi18th Street Lounge
28. Bill Frisell NashvilleNonesuch
29. (Various) Sourcelab 3Caroline
30. (Various) White Elephants & Golden Ducks Shanachie
31. (Various) Lysergic FactorySSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
32. Volume All*Star Close Encounters Of The Bump And Grind Slabco
33. Beth Orton Trailer ParkDedicated/Heavenly
34. D'Gary Mbo LozaLabel Bleu
35. Prince Charming Psychotropical HeatwaveWordSound
36. Smog Red Apple FallsDrag City
37. Hoven Droven GrooveNorthside
38. (Various) Deep ConcentrationOm
39. The Bevis Frond Son Of WalterFlydaddy
40. Mark Eitzel WestWarner Bros
41. Abida Parveen Best Of Abida ParveenShanachie
42. Henry Threadgill Where's Your Cup?Columbia
43. Archive LondiniumIsland UK
44. The Klezmatics PossessedXenophile
45. (Various) Ultra-Lounge, Vols 13-18 Capitol
46. Jo-El Sonnier Cajun PrideRounder
47. Quasi R & B Transmogrification Up
48. (Various) Promised Land Volume OneMutant Sound System
49. World Saxophone Quartet Takin' It 2 The Next Level Justin Time
50. (Various) Kerouac - Kicks Joy DarknessRykodisc
51. Tranquility Bass Let The Freak Flag FlyAstralwerks
52. Volebeats Sky And The OceanSafe House
53. Steve Riley Friday At LastSwallow
54. (Various) Artcore 3React America
55. Hooker o.k. Hooker o.k.Sweet Pea
56. Palace Music Lost Blues And Other Songs Drag City
57. Khac Chi Ensemble Moonlight In VietnamHenry Street
58. We As IsAsphodel
59. Cash Money Black Hearts & Broken Wills Touch And Go
60. Junk Continuation Of MadnessFaffco
July
1. Old 97s Too Far To CareElektra
2. Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang ForeverLoud
3. T-Model Ford Pee-Wee Get My GunFat Possum
4. Ben Harper The Will To LiveVirgin
5. Tindersticks CurtainsQuicksilver
6. Rebirth Brass Band We Come To PartyShanachie
7. Tom Leach Tom LeachSlow River
8. Hedningarna HippjokkNorthside
9. Blue Mountain HomegrownRoadrunner
10. (Various) Sweet Mother: Free Activation Series No. 1 Sub Pop
11. Grace Braun It Won't HurtSlow River
12. Pete Krebs Western ElectricCavity Search
13. Amon Tobin BricolageNinja Tune
14. Twenty Miles Twenty MilesFat Possum
15. Yo La Tango I Hear The Heart Beating As One Matador
16. (Various) A New Breed Of DubShiver/Southern
17. Edith Frost Calling Over TimeDrag City
18. Cubanismo! MalembeHannibal
19. Silkworm DeveloperMatador
20. D'Gary Mbo LozaLabel Bleu
21. United Future Organization 3rd PerspectiveAntilles
22. Arto Lindsay Mundo CivilizadoBar/None
23. Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys Feelin' Kinda LuckyHightone
24. Radio Tarifa Rumba ArgelinaWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
25. Barbara Manning 1212Matador
26. Travis County Pickin' Travis County Pickin'Hightone
27. Spiritualized Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceDedicated/Arista
28. Prodigy The Fat Of The LandMaverick/Warner Bros
29. Golden Delicious Old SchoolCavity Search
30. Lida Husik Fly StereophonicAlias
31. Oumou Sangare WorotanWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
32. (Various) Dubbed Out In DC18th Street Lounge
33. The Mountain Goats Full Force GalesburgEmperor Jones
34. Wyclef Jean The CarnivalRuffhouse/Columbia
35. (Various) Sourcelab 3Caroline
36. Jason Morphew TransparentBa Da Bing!
37. Cheikh Lo Ne La ThiasWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
38. Wayne Horvitz MonologueCavity Search
39. Dick Dale Better Shred Than DeadRhino
40. Mahmoud Ahmed Soul Of AddisStern's/Earthworks
41. Smog Red Apple FallsDrag City
42. Malika TarabuShanachie
43. (Various) Anokha: Sounds Of The Asian UndergroundQuango
44. Sub Dub Dancehall MalfunctionAsphodel
45. Vinicius Cantuaria Sol Na CaraGramavision
46. (Various) Lysergic FactorySSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
47. Cuban Gold 3 El Mambo Me Priva!Qbadisc
48. Snooze The Man In The ShadowSSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
49. The Bevis Frond Son Of WalterFlydaddy
50. Abida Parveen Best Of Abida ParveenShanachie
51. Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig!Matador
52. World Saxophone Quartet Takin' It 2 The Next Level Justin Time
53. Beth Orton Trailer ParkDedicated/Heavenly
54. Thievery Corporation Sounds From The Thievery Hi-Fi18th Street Lounge
55. Mark Eitzel WestWarner Bros
56. Can SacrilegeMute
57. (Various) White Elephants & Golden Ducks Shanachie
58. Hooverphonic A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular Epic
59. (Various) Ultra-Lounge, Vols 13-18 Capitol
60. (Various) Blame Presents Logical Progression: Level 2 FFRR
August
1. Whiskeytown Strangers AlmanacOutpost
2. The Valentine Six The Valentine SixPCP
3. Old 97s Too Far To CareElektra
4. Yuri Yunakov Ensemble New Colors In Bulgarian Traditional Wedding Music Traditional Crossroads
5. Broadcast Work And Non WorkDrag City
6. Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang ForeverLoud
7. Ben Harper The Will To LiveVirgin
8. (Various) African TroubadoursShanachie
9. Tindersticks CurtainsQuicksilver
10. Rebirth Brass Band We Come To PartyShanachie
11. The Geraldine Fibbers ButchVirgin
12. T-Model Ford Pee-Wee Get My GunFat Possum
13. Blue Mountain HomegrownRoadrunner
14. Tom Leach Tom LeachSlow River
15. (Various) Freezone 4: Dangerous Lullibies SSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
16. Twenty Miles Twenty MilesFat Possum
17. Lee Scratch Perry ArkologyIsland Lamaica
18. Grace Braun It Won't HurtSlow River
19. Amon Tobin BricolageNinja Tune
20. Hedningarna HippjokkNorthside
21. Mel Henke La Dolce HenkeScamp
22. Luke Vibert Big SoupMo Wax/FFRR
23. Billy Lee Riley Hot Damn!Capricorn
24. Chris Ardoin Gon' Be Jus' FineRounder
25. The High Llamas HawaiiAlpaca Park/V2
26. Beanfield BeanfieldCompost
27. Spiritualized Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceDedicated/Arista
28. HIM Interpretive Belief System WordSound
29. Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys Feelin' Kinda Lucky Hightone
30. Horace Andy Good VibesBlood & Fire
31. Long John Hunter Swinging From The Rafters Alligator
32. Dissolve Third Album For The SunKranky
33. Arto Lindsay Mundo CivilizadoBar/None
34. United Future Organization 3rd PerspectiveAntilles
35. Travis County Pickin' Travis County Pickin'Hightone
36. Barbara Manning 1212Matador
37. (Various) Son De SantiagoCorason
38. (Various) Sourcelab 3Caroline
39. Orquestra Aragon Cha Cha Charanga!Candela/Tinder
40. Lida Husik Fly StereophonicAlias
41. Oumou Sangare WorotanWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
42. P.W. Long's Reelfoot We Didn't See You On Sunday Touch & Go
43. Malika TarabuShanachie
44. Octal OctalSpace Age
45. Wayne Horvitz MonologueCavity Search
46. Dick Dale Better Shred Than DeadRhino
47. The Mountain Goats Full Force GalesburgEmperor Jones
48. Wyclef Jean The CarnivalRuffhouse/Columbia
49. (Various) Anokha: Sounds Of The Asian UndergroundQuango
50. Jason Morphew TransparentBa Da Bing!
51. Prodigy The Fat Of The LandMaverick/Warner Bros
52. (Various) Water CommunicationSwim
53. Radio Tarifa Rumba ArgelinaWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
54. Snooze The Man In The ShadowSSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
55. Vinicius Cantuaria Sol Na CaraGramavision
56. (Various) Dubbed Out In DC18th Street Lounge
57. Mahmoud Ahmed Soul Of AddisStern's/Earthworks
58. Faceless FacelessMutant Sound System
59. (Various) Lysergic FactorySSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
60. Cheikh Lo Ne La ThiasWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
September
1. The Blue Rags Rag-N-RollSub Pop
2. Wayne Hancock That's What Daddy WantsArk 21
3. Jeb Loy Nichols Lovers KnotCapitol
4. Citizens' Utilities No More MedicineMute
5. Bill Fox Shelter From The SmokeCherry Pop
6. The Delta 72 Soul Of A New MachineTouch & Go
7. New Birth Brass Band D-BoyNYNO
8. Greg Garing AlonePaladin/Revolution
9. Mu-Ziq Lunatic HarnessAstralwerks
10. Whiskeytown Strangers AlmanacOutpost
11. Broadcast Work And Non WorkDrag City
12. The Valentine Six The Valentine SixPCP
13. Waaberi New DawnReal World
14. Spectrum Forever AlienReprise
15. (Various) African TroubadoursShanachie
16. Lee Scratch Perry ArkologyIsland Lamaica
17. (Various) East-WestercismBlue Angel
18. Yuri Yunakov Ensemble New Colors In Bulgarian Traditional Wedding Music Traditional Crossroads
19. The Geraldine Fibbers ButchVirgin
20. (Various) Freezone 4: Dangerous Lullibies SSR Freezone/Crammed Discs
21. Royal Fingerbowl Happy Birthday, Sabo!TVT
22. Superchunk Indoor LivingMerge
23. Ornette + Joachim Kuhn ColorsHarmolodic/Verve
24. Kelly Joe Phelps Roll Away The StoneRykodisc
25. Mouse On Mars AutoditackerThrill Jockey
26. (Various) Great Jewish Music: Burt Bachrach Tzadik
27. Bottle Rockets 24 Hours A DayAtlantic
28. Oblivians Play 9 Songs With Mr Quitron Crypt
29. DK3 NeutronsQuarterstick
30. Eric Matthews Lateness Of The HourSub Pop
31. Mel Henke La Dolce HenkeScamp
32. Pierre Henry/Michel Colombier MetamorphoseFFRR
33. Two Dollar Pistols On Down The TrackScrimshaw
34. Photek Modus OperandiAstralwerks
35. Tom House The Neighborhood Is Changing Checkered Past
36. Harvey Danger Where Have All The Merry Men GoneArena Rock
37. 6 String Drag High HatE-Squared
38. DJ's Wally & Swingsett Dog Leg LeftUbiquity
39. (Various) Offering!K7
40. Horace Andy Good VibesBlood & Fire
41. Chris Ardoin Gon' Be Jus' FineRounder
42. The High Llamas HawaiiAlpaca Park/V2
43. Dissolve Third Album For The SunKranky
44. Fabulous Thunderbirds High WaterHigh Street
45. Beanfield BeanfieldCompost
46. Long John Hunter Swinging From The Rafters Alligator
47. P.W. Long's Reelfoot We Didn't See You On Sunday Touch & Go
48. Land ArchipeligoPeriplum
49. Orquestra Aragon Cha Cha Charanga!Candela/Tinder
50. Luke Vibert Big SoupMo Wax/FFRR
51. Billy Lee Riley Hot Damn!Capricorn
52. (Various) Son De SantiagoCorason
53. (Various) Amps For Christ And Two Ambiguous Figures Shrimper
54. Oumou Sangare WorotanWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
55. HIM Interpretive Belief System WordSound
56. The Mountain Goats Full Force GalesburgEmperor Jones
57. Arto Lindsay Mundo CivilizadoBar/None
58. (Various) Water CommunicationSwim
59. Wyclef Jean The CarnivalRuffhouse/Columbia
60. Radio Tarifa Rumba ArgelinaWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
October
1. Portishead PortisheadGo! Beat/London
2. Cornershop When I was Born For The 7th TimeLuaka Bop/Warner Bros
3. Lonesome Bob Things Fall ApartCheckered Past
4. Royal Fingerbowl Happy Birthday, Sabo!TVT
5. Laika Sounds Of The Satellites Sire
6. Afro-Cuban All Stars A Toda Cuba La GustaWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
7. Loop Guru Loop Bites DogWorld Domination
8. Wayne Hancock That's What Daddy WantsArk 21
9. Matthew Shipp Duo ThesisHat Hut
10. Jeb Loy Nichols Lovers KnotCapitol
11. New Birth Brass Band D-BoyNYNO
12. Bill Fox Shelter From The SmokeCherry Pop
13. Citizens' Utilities No More MedicineMute
14. (Various) The Future Sound Of Jazz, Volume 4 Compost
15. The Delta 72 Soul Of A New MachineTouch & Go
16. Waco Brothers Do You think About Me?Bloodshot
17. Helium The Magic CityMatador
18. The Blue Rags Rag-N-RollSub Pop
19. Waaberi New DawnReal World
20. Ornette + Joachim Kuhn ColorsHarmolodic/Verve
21. Pizzacato Five Happy End Of The WorldMatador
22. Coldcut Let Us Play!Ninja Tune
23. Stereolab Dots And LoopsElektra
24. Kelly Joe Phelps Roll Away The StoneRykodisc
25. Chris Knox Yes!!Flying Nun
26. (Various) Ska IslandIsland
27. Jessamine JessamineHistrionic
28. Susana Baca Susana BacaLuaka Bop/Warner Bros
29. (Various) Audio Alchemy 2Ubiquity
30. Superchunk Indoor LivingMerge
31. Stinkhorn StinkhornSelf-Released
32. A Forest Mighty Black MellowdramaticCompost
33. Bonga Angola 72Tinder
34. (Soundtrack) The End Of ViolenceOutpost
35. Oblivians Play 9 Songs With Mr Quitron Crypt
36. Spring Jack Heel Busy Curious ThirstyIsland
37. Bottle Rockets 24 Hours A DayAtlantic
38. Bill Laswell Meets Style Scott Inna Dub MeltdownWordSound
39. Fred McDowell The First RecordingsRounder
40. The Skatalites Foundation SkaHeartbeat
41. (Various) Great Jewish Music: Burt Bachrach Tzadik
42. Morikeba Kouyata Music Of SenegalTraditional Crossroads
43. Tom House The Neighborhood Is Changing Checkered Past
44. Kruder & Dorfmeister DJ Kicks!K7
45. David Kilgour David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights Flying Nun
46. Ray Charles Genius & SoulRhino
47. Photek Modus OperandiAstralwerks
48. Jim O'Rourke Bad TimingDrag City
49. DK3 NeutronsQuarterstick
50. 6 String Drag High HatE-Squared
51. Howie B Turn The Dark OffIsland
52. Eric Matthews Lateness Of The HourSub Pop
53. (Various) Island 40th, Volume 1, 1959-64: Ska's The Limit Island
54. (Various) Island 40th, Volume 2, 1965-69: Rhythm & Blues Beat Island
55. Mouse On Mars AutoditackerThrill Jockey
56. Sportsguitar Married, 3 KidsMatador
57. DJ's Wally & Swingsett Dog Leg LeftUbiquity
58. Gregory Isaacs Dance CurfewAcid Jazz/Hollywood
59. Pierre Henry/Michel Colombier MetamorphoseFFRR
60. Spectrum Forever AlienReprise
61. Fabulous Thunderbirds High WaterHigh Street
November
1. Portishead Portishead Go! Beat/London
2. Bob Dylan Time Out Of Mind Columbia
3. Ray Condo And His Ricochets Door To Door Maniac Joaquin
4. (Various) In The Red Zone: The Essential Collection Of Classic DubShanachie
5. Fred Eaglesmith Lipstick Lies & Gasoline Razor & Tie
6. Afro-Cuban All Stars A Toda Cuba La Gusta World Circuit/Nonesuch
7. Steve Earle El Corazon Warner Bros
8. Laika Sounds Of The Satellites Sire
9. David Holmes Let's Get Killed Go! Beat/1500
10. Lonesome Bob Things Fall Apart Checkered Past
11. (Various) Cup Of Tea Records: Another Compilation Iron America
12. Cornershop When I was Born For The 7th Time Luaka Bop/Warner Bros
13. New Orleans Klezmer Allstars The Big Kibosh Shanachie
14. Matthew Shipp Duo Thesis Hat Hut
15. Helium The Magic City Matador
16. (Various) The Future Sound Of Jazz, Volume 4 Compost
17. Bill Fox Shelter From The Smoke Cherry Pop
18. Ornette + Joachim Kuhn Colors Harmolodic/Verve
19. Loop Guru Loop Bites Dog World Domination
20. New Birth Brass Band D-Boy NYNO
21. Jas. Mathus And His Knock-Down Society Plays Songs For Rosetta Mammoth
22. Fatal Mambo Fatal Mambo Tinder
23. Sonny Treadway Jesus Will Fix It! Arhoolie
24. The Lynnfield Pioneers Emerge Matador
25. Robbie Fulks South Mouth Bloodshot
26. Wingless Angels Wingless Angels Island
27. (Various) The Corners Of The Mouth Bubble Core
28. Sukpatch Honky-Tonk Operation Slabco
29. Gravediggaz The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel Gee Street
30. Coldcut Let Us Play! Ninja Tune
31. Matoub Lounes Kenza Blue Silver
32. Pachora Pachora Knitting Factory
33. The Campbell Brothers Pass Me Not Arhoolie
34. Rockers Hi-Fi DJ Kicks: The Black Album Stud!o K7
35. Waco Brothers Do You think About Me? Bloodshot
36. Chris Knox Yes!! Flying Nun
37. Bentley Rhythm Ace Bentley Rhythm Ace Astralwerks
38. Stereolab Dots And Loops Elektra
39. Jessamine Jessamine Histrionic
40. Susana Baca Susana Baca Luaka Bop/Warner Bros
41. Bill Laswell Meets Style Scott Inna Dub Meltdown WordSound
42. Pizzicato Five Happy End Of The World Matador
43. Kruder & Dorfmeister DJ Kicks !K7
44. (Various) Ska Island Island
45. Fred McDowell The First Recordings Rounder
46. (Various) Audio Alchemy 2 Ubiquity
47. Patti Smith Peace And Noise Arista
48. Vershki Da Koreshki Real Life Of Plants Shanachie
49. A Forest Mighty Black Mellowdramatic Compost
50. Ray Charles Genius & Soul Rhino
51. Morikeba Kouyata Music Of Senegal Traditional Crossroads
52. The Skatalites Foundation Ska Heartbeat
53. (Soundtrack) The End Of Violence Outpost
54. David Kilgour David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights Flying Nun
55. (Various) Great Jewish Music: Burt Bachrach Tzadik
56. Bonga Angola 72 Tinder
57. Sportsguitar Married, 3 Kids Matador
58. Gregory Isaacs Dance Curfew Acid Jazz/Hollywood
59. Spring Heel Jack Busy Curious Thirsty Island
60. Stinkhorn Stinkhorn Self-Released
December
1. Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West Up
2. Ein Heit The Lightning and The Sun Temporary Freedom
3. DJ Krush MilightMowax/FFRR
4. (Various) Beg, Scream & ShoutRhino
5. Ray Condo And His Ricochets Door To Door Maniac Joaquin
6. (Various) Great Jewish Music: Serge Gainsbourg Tzadik
7. A3 Exile On Coldharbour Lane Geffen
8. Yabby You Jesus Dread 1972-1977Blood and Fire
9. New Orleans Nightcrawlers Funknicity Rounder
10. David Holmes Let's Get Killed Go! Beat/1500
11. The Walkabouts Nighttown Virgin Schallplatten
12. (Various) Cup Of Tea Records: Another Compilation Iron America
13. Fred Eaglesmith Lipstick Lies & Gasoline Razor & Tie
14. Juryman vs Spacer Mail Order Justice SSR/Crammed Discs
15. Steve Earle El Corazon Warner Bros
16. Flying Saucer Attack New Lands Drag City
17. (Various) In The Red Zone: The Essential Collection Of Classic DubShanachie
18. Fatal Mambo Fatal Mambo Tinder
19. Bob Dylan Time Out Of Mind Columbia
20. New Orleans Klezmer Allstars The Big Kibosh Shanachie
21. Aubrey Ghent Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Arhoolie
22. The Derailers Reverb DeluxeSire
23. Pell Mell Star CityMatador
24. (Various) Shake The NationsWordSound
25. Brian Marshall Texas Polish RootsArhoolie
26. Labradford Mi Media NaranjaKranky
27. Joe Morris Trio AntennaeAum Fidelity
28. (Various) Salsa MundoCandela
29. Free Kitten Sentimental EducationKill Rock Stars
30. Wingless Angels Wingless Angels Island
31. Papi Oviedo y sus Soneros Encuentro entre SonerosCandela
32. Bardo Pond LapsedMatador
33. Finley Quaye Maverick A Strike550 Music
34. Rova Morphological EchoRastascan
35. (Various) Cuban Gold 4Qbadisc
36. Kazutoki Umezu/Shakushain Desert In A HandKnitting Factory
37. The Sons Of Silence Silence FMLeaf
38. Magnog More WeatherKranky
39. Joey Altruda Kingston CocktailWill
40. Tsunami A Brilliant Mistake Simple Machines
41. Carey Bell Good Luck ManAlligator
42. Animals On Wheels Designs And MistakesNinja Tune
43. Quickspace QuickspaceSlash
44. The Magick Heads Woody Flying Nun
45. (Various) The Corners Of The Mouth Bubble Core
46. Sukpatch Honky-Tonk Operation Slabco
47. Patti Smith Peace And Noise Arista
48. The Lynnfield Pioneers Emerge Matador
49. Robbie Fulks South Mouth Bloodshot
50. Sadhappy Good Day Bad Dream Periscope
51. Matoub Lounes Kenza Blue Silver
52. Bentley Rhythm Ace Bentley Rhythm Ace Astralwerks
53. The Campbell Brothers Pass Me Not Arhoolie
54. Stuntman The American Fadeout Mag Wheel
55. Rockers Hi-Fi DJ Kicks: The Black Album Stud!o K7
56. Holiday Cafe Reggio Spinart
57. G. Love & Special Sauce Yeah, It's That Easy OKeh/Epic
58. Sonny Treadway Jesus Will Fix It! Arhoolie
59. Gravediggaz The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel Gee Street
60. Pachora Pachora Knitting Factory

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