2012 Top 10 List

Gary Cutler (Seattle, WA)
    Top 30 albums of 2012 (in no particular order)

    Jason Lescalleet – Songs About Nothing (Erstwhile)
    Goat – World Music (Rocket)
    Raime – Quarter Turns Over a Living Line (Blackest Ever Black)
    Vatican Shadow – Jordanian Descent (Hospital Productions)
    Bersarin Quartett – II (Denovali)
    The Tourι-Raichel Collective – The Tel Aviv Session (Cumbancha)
    Carter Tutti Void – Transverse (Mute)
    Philippe Petit & Friends – Cordophony (Home Normal) / Philippe Petit – Una Symphonia Della Paura (Utech)
    Eli Keszler – Catching Net (Pan)
    Merchandise – Children of Desire (Katorga Works)
    Sic Alps – s/t (Drag City)
    Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – s/t (Honest Jon’s)
    Chris Corsano – Cut (Hot Cars Warp Records)
    Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – Blood Lust (Rise Above)
    Troum – Grote Mandreke (Beta-Lactam Ring)
    Ricardo Villalobos – Dependent and Happy (Perlon)
    Andy Stott – Luxury Problems (Modern Love)
    Locrian & Mammifer – Bless Them That Curse You (Profound Lore)
    Tame Impala – Lonerism (Modular)
    Menahan Street Band – The Crossing (Dunham/Daptone)
    Alexander Tucker – Third Mouth (Thrill Jockey)
    Oren Ambarchi – Audience of One (Touch)
    Fabio Orsi – The New Year Is Over (Silentes Minimal Editions)
    Strategy – s/t (Peak Oil)
    Big Blood – Old Time Primitives (Don’t Trust The Ruin)
    La Zikabilo – Todos A La Mesa (no label)
    Pelt – Effigy (MIE Music)
    Four Tet – Pink (Text Records)
    Fushitsusha – Hikari To Nazukeyo / Mabushii Itazura Na Inori (Heartfast)
    Lee Gamble – Diversions 1994-1996 (Pan)

    Top Compilations & Reissues

    Philadelphia International Classics: The Tom Moulton Remixes (Harmless)
    Future Sounds of Buenos Aires (ZZK)
    Can – The Lost Tapes (Spoon)
    Gόnter Schickert – άberfδllig (Bureau B)
    Total – Hard & Low (Turgid Animal)
    Shangaan Shake (Honest Jon’s)
    Egisto Macchi – I Futuribili (The Omni Recording Corp.)
    Codeine – When I See The Sun (Numero Group)
    Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984 (Chocolate Industries)
    Ahmed Abdul Malik/Chick Ganimian – Oud Vibrations (Fingertips)
    Pulse Emitter/Date Palms/Expo 70/Faceplant – 4 Way Split (Immune)


     
     
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