2018: favorites

  1. Hanna Paulsberg + Magnus Broo: Daughter of the Sun (Odin)
  2. Salim Washington: Dogon Revisited (Passin' Thru)
  3. Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & Ole Morten Vågan: Happy Endlings (Odin)
  4. The Ex: 27 Passports (Ex Records)
  5. Superchunk: What a Time to Be Alive (Merge)
  6. Ken Vandermark, Klaus Kugel & Mark Tokar: No-Exit Corner (Not Two Records)
  7. Idles: Joy As an Act of Resitance (Partisan) 
  8. NoName: Room 25 (self-released)
  9. Henry Threadgill 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg: Dirt... And More Dirt (Pi Recordings)
  10. Parquet Courts: Wide Awake (Rough Trade)
  11. Angelika Niescier, Christopher Tordini & Tyshawn Sorey: The Berlin Concert (Intakt Records)
  12. Toni Braxton: Sex & Cigarettes (Def Jam Recordings) 
  13. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Hope Downs (Sub Pop)
  14. Daniel Carter, William Parker, Matthew Shipp: Seraphic Light (AUM Fidelity)
  15. Erlend Olderskog Albertsen: RødssalG nEEn GlassdøR (Dugnad Rec.)
  16. JPEGMAFIA: Veteran (Deathbomb Arc)
  17. Tracey Thorn: Record (Unmade Road)
  18. Shopping: The Official Body (FatCat Records)
  19. Rodrigo Amado, Joe McPhee, Kent Kessler, Chris Corsano: A History of Nothing (Trost Records) 
  20. Dave Holland, Evan Parker, Craig Taborn & Ches Smith: Uncharted Territories (Dare2 Records)
  21. The Necks, Body (Fish of Milk)
  22. Johan Lindström Septet: Music For Empty Halls (Moserobie Music Productions)
  23. Kaja Draksler, Petter Eld, Christian Lillinger: Punkt.Vrt.Plastik (Intakt)
  24. Pusha T: Daytona (G.O.O.D. Music)
  25. Elza Soares: Deus É Mulher (Deckdisc) 
  26. Myra Melford Snowy Egret: The Other Side of Air (Firehouse 12)
  27. Mekons 77: It Is Twice Blessed (Slow Things)
  28. Mia Dyberg Trio: Ticket! (Clean Feed)
  29. María Grand: Magdalena (Biophilia)
  30. Tord Gustafsen Trio: The Other Side (ECM)
  31. Amy Rigby: The Old Guys (Southern Domestic Recordings) 
  32. Old Man Saxon: The Pursuit EP (Pusher, LLC)
  33. Moskus: Mirakler (Hubro)
  34. Various: Black Panther The Album (Universal)
  35. Sloan: 12 (Yep Roc Records)
  36. Skadedyr: Musikk! (Hubro) 
  37. No Age: Snares Like a Haircut (Drag City) 
  38. The Young Fathers: Cocoa Sugar (Ninja Tune)
  39. James Brandon Lewis & Chad Taylor: Radiant Imprints (Off)
  40. Tal National: Tantabara (Fat Cat)
  41. Chris Pitsiokos CP Unit: Silver Bullet in the Autumn of Your Years (Clean Feed)
  42. cupcakKe; Ephorize (s/t)
  43. The Heat Death: The Glenn Miller Sessions (Clean Feed)
  44. Sylvie Courvoisier Trio: D'Agala (Intakt)
  45. Bjørn Marius Hegge Trio: Assosiasjoner (Particular Recordings) 
  46. Lithics: Mating Surfaces (Kill Rock Stars)
  47. The Breeders: All Nerve (4AD)
  48. Mary Halvorson: Code Girl (Firehouse 12)
  49. U.S. Girls: In a Poem Unlimited (4AD)
  50. The Armed: Only Love (no Rest Until Ruin)
  51. Kris Davis & Craig Taborn: Octopus (Pyroclastic Records)
  52. Jon Rune Strøm Quintet: Fragments (Clean Feed) 
  53. Fatoumata Diawara: Fenfo (Wagram Music)
  54. Shame: Songs Of Praise (Dead Ocean)
Reissues / vault music:
  1. Frode Gjerstad with William Parker and Hamid Drake: Frode Gjerstad with William Parker and Hamid Drake (4 CD, NotTwo Records)
  2. Svein Finnerud Trio: Plastic Sun (ODIN) 
  3. Charles Mingus: Live In Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden (BBE)
  4. Miles Davis & John Coltrane: The Fianl Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (Columbia)
  5. John Coltrane Quartets: Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!) 
Tunes, as usual excluding tracks, even singles, from (the top half of) my albums list:
  1. Róisín Murphy: "All My Dreams"
  2. Childish Gambino: "This Is America"
  3. Simmy: "Umahlalela"

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