After last week’s kind of dutiful list, some better things on this one, I think. Headline news, I guess, is the arrival of the Avey Tare album, though I’m also very taken with the new single from Forest Swords, and of course the much-needed official reissue of Peter Walker’s debut.

After last week’s kind of dutiful list, some better things on this one, I think. Headline news, I guess, is the arrival of the Avey Tare album, though I’m also very taken with the new single from Forest Swords, and of course the much-needed official reissue of Peter Walker’s debut.



1 Peter Walker – Rainy Day Raga (Ace)

2 The Coil Sea – The Coil Sea (Thrill Jockey)

3 Avey Tare – Down There (Paw Tracks)

4 Miles Davis – Miles In The Movies (Giant Steps)

5 Trembling Bells – Memories Of Heaven (Tour EP)

6 Dustin Wong – Infinite Love (Thrill Jockey)

7 Blackberry Smoke – Little Piece Of Dixie (Bamajam)

8 Syl Johnson – Complete Mythology (Numero Group)

9 DJ Nate – Da Trak Genious (Planet Mu)

10 Robert Wyatt, Ros Stephen, Gilad Atzmon – The Ghosts Within (Domino)

11 Zola Jesus –S tridulum II (Souterrain Transmissions)

12 Asmara All-Stars – Eritrea’s Got Soul (Out Here)

13 Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest (4AD)

14 Aloe Blacc – Good Things (Stones Throw)

15 The Psychedelic Aliens – Pyscho African Beat (Academy LPs)

16 Forest Swords – Dagger Paths (Olde English Spelling Bee)

17 Forest Swords – Rattling Cage/Hjurt (No Pain In Pop)

18 Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Searching For The Young Soul Rebels: 30th Anniversary Edition (EMI)