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MOJO - THE 25 BEST ALBUMS OF 1994

Grace

1. Jeff Buckley - Grace
2. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Sleeps With Angels
3. Oasis - Definitely Maybe
4. Johhny Cash - American Recordings
5. Nirvana - Unplugged In New York
6. Dan Penn - Do Right Man
7. Blur - Parklife
8. Tom Petty - Wildflowers
9. The High Llamas - Gideon Gaye
10. Counting Crows - August And Everything After
11. Jimmy Page & Robert Plant - No Quarter
12. Portishead - Dummy
13. Freddy Johnston - This Perfect World
14. The Pretenders - Last Of The Independents
15. Suede - Dog Man Star
16. Ali Farka Toure/Ry Cooder - Talking Timbuktu
17. Morrissey - Vauxhall And I
18. Nick Lowe - The Impossible Bird
19. Elvis Costello - Brutal Youth
20. The Rolling Stones - Voodoo Lounge
21. Palace Brothers - Palace Brothers
22. Ian McNabb - Head Like A Rock
23. June Tabor - Against The Streams
24. Joni Mitchell - Turbulent Indigo
25. Sebadoh - Bakesale

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MOJO - THE 25 BEST ALBUMS OF 1995

The Bends

1. Radiohead - The Bends
2. Teenage Fanclub - Grand Prix
3. Tricky - Maxinquaye
4. Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory
5. P J Harvey - To Bring You My Love
6. Supergrass - I Should Coco
7. Bjork - Post
8. The Jayhawks - Tomorrow The Green Grass
9. Black Grape - It's Great When You're Straight ... Yeah!
10. Bruce Springsteen - The Ghost Of Tom Joad
11. Pulp - Different Class
12. Blur - The Great Escape
13. Aimee Mann - I'm With Stupid
14. Little Axe - The House That Wolf Built
15. Scott Walker - Tilt
16. Tarnation - Gentle Creatures
17. David Bowie - Outside
18. Eric Matthews - It's Heavy In Here
19. Elastica - Elastica
20. Steve Earle - Train A Comin'
21. Mercury Rev - See You On The Other Side
22. Neil Young - Mirror Ball
23. Brian Wilson & Van Dyke Parks - Orange Crate Art
24. Smashing Pumpkins - Melion Collie & The Infinite Sadness
25. Warren Zevon - Mutineer

TEN BUBBLING UNDER

• Emmylou Harris - Wrecking Ball
• AC/DC - Ballbreaker
• Chris Isaak - Forever Blue
• Baby Bird - I Was Born A Man
• Elvis Costello - Kojak Variety
• Tindersticks - The Bloomsbury Theatre 12.3.95
• kD lang - All You Can Eat
• MC 900 Ft Jesus - One Step Ahead Of The Spider
• Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill
• Finn - Finn

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MOJO Albums Of The Year 1996

Odelay

1. Beck - Odelay
2. Maria McKee - Life is sweet
3. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing
4. REM - New adventures in hi-fi
5. The blue nile - Peace at last
6. R. L. Burnside - A ass pocket of whiskey
7. Everything but the girl - Walking wounded
8. Joe Henry - Trampoline
9. Lewis Taylor - Lewis Taylor
10. Gillian Welch - Revival
11. Ben folds five - Ben folds five
12. Suede - Coming up
13. Patti Smith - Gone again
14. Underworld - Second toughest in the infants
15. Fugees - The score
16. ZZ Top - Rhythmeen
17. The high lamas - Hawaii
18. Willie Nelson - Sprit
19. Elvis Costello - All this useless beauty
20. George Clinton - T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.
21. Nasrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook - Night song
22. The Lemonheads - Car button cloth
23. Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Braver newer world
24. Screaming trees - Dust
25. Gretchen Peters - The secret of life
26. Steve Earl - I feel alright
27. Oumou Sangare - Worotan
28. Sneaker Pimps - Becoming X
29. Manic Street Preachers - Everything must go
30. Lou Reed - Set the twilight reeling
31. Norma Waterson - Norma Waterson
32. Tasmin Archer - Bloom
33. Cassandra Wilson - New moon daughter
34. Ernist Ranglin - Below the bassline
35. Nirvana - From the muddy banks of the wishkah
36. Kula Shaker - K
37. Babybird - Ugly beautiful
38. Weezer - Pinkerton
39. Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow
40. Rocket from the crypt - Scream dracula scream

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MOJO Albums Of The Year 1997

OK Computer

1. Radiohead ~ OK Computer
2. Bob Dylan ~ Time Out Of Mind
3. Bjork ~ Homogenic
4. The Verve ~ Urban Hymns
5. Spiritualized ~ Ladies And Gentleman We Are Floating In Space
6. Ry Cooder & Friends ~ Buena Vista Social Club
7. Blur ~ Blur
8. Fountains Of Wayne ~ Fountains Of Wayne
9. Portishead ~ Portishead
10. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds ~ The Boatmans Call
11. Oasis ~ Be Here Now
12. Steve Earle ~ El Corazon
13. Supergrass ~ In It For The Money
14. Prefab Sprout ~ Andromeda Heights
15. Teenage Fanclub ~ Songs From Northern Britain
16. Robert Wyatt ~ Shleep
17. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci ~ Barnface
18. Eels ~ Beautiful Freak
19. The Jayhawks ~ Sound Of Lies
20. Ron Sexsmith ~ Other Songs
21. The Prodigy ~ The Fat Of The Land
22. Cornershop ~ When I Was Born For The 7th Time
23. Paul McCartney ~ Flaming Pie
24. Roni Size & Reprazent ~ New Forms
25. Wilco ~ Being There
26. Ben Folds Five ~ Whatever And Ever Amen
27. Primal Scream ~ Vanishing Point
28. Chemical Brothers ~ Dig Your Own Hole
29. Tindersticks ~ Curtains
30. Echo And The Bunnymen ~ Evergreen
31. Kim Richey ~ Bitter Sweet
32. James Taylor - Hourglass
33. Erykah Badu ~ Baduizm
34. World Partu ~ Egyptology
35. Missy ‘Misdemeanour’ Elliot ~ Supa Dupa Fly
36. Muttonbirds ~ Envy Of Angels
37. Patti Smith ~ Peace And Noise
38. Stereolab ~ Dots And Loops
39. Wu-Tang-Clan ~ Wu-Tang Forever
40. Finley Quaye ~ Maverick A Strike

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Mojo Albums Of The Year 1998

Mutations

1. Beck ~ Mutations
2. Gomez ~ Bring It On
3. Air ~ Moon Safari
4. Massive Attack ~ Mezzanine
5. Money Mark ~ Push The Button
6. Mercury Rev ~ Deserter’s Songs
7. Lucinda Williams ~ Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
8. Bob Dylan ~ Live 1966
9. Nick Lowe ~ Dig My Mood
10. Elliott Smith ~ Xo
11. Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Mr. Love Pants
12. Spritualized ~ Live At The Albert Hall
13. The Beta Band ~ The 3 EP’s
14. R.E.M. ~ Up
15. Sunhouse ~ Crazy On The Weekend
16. Rufus Wainwright ~ Rufus Wainwright
17. Jeff Buckley ~ Sketches (For My Sweetheart The Drunk)
18. Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach ~ Painted From Memory
19. Garbage ~ Version 2
20. Superstar ~ Palm Tree
21. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ~ Acme
22. Sheryl Crow ~ The Globe Sessions
23. Pulp ~ This Is Hardcore
24. Lambchop ~ What Another Man Spills
25. Eric Matthews ~ Lateness Of The Hour
26. Gillian Welch ~ Hell Among The Yearlings
27. Vic Chesnutt ~ The Salesman And The Bernadette
28. Smashing Pumpkins ~ Adore
29. Victoria Williams ~ Musings Of A Creekdipper
30. Eels ~ Electro Shock Blues
31. Sparklehorse ~ Good Morning Spider
32. Manic Street Preachers ~ This Is My Truth, Tell Me Yours
33. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci ~ V
34. Grant Lee Buffalo ~ Jubilee
35. Beastie Boys ~ Hello Nasty
36. Ash ~ Nu-Clear Sounds
37. Madonna ~ Ray Of Light
38. Lyle Lovette ~ Step Inside This House
39. Page & Plant ~ Walking Into Clarkside
40. Belle & Sebastian ~ The Boy With The Arab Strap

Compilations

• Delfonics ~ Best Of..
• The Band ~ The Shape I’m In
• Bill Withers ~ Lovely Day ~ The Best Of
• Karious ~ Sushi
• Charlie Feathers ~ Get With It
• Gene Clarke ~ Flying High
• James Brown ~ 40th Anniversary Concert
• Various ~ Speciality Story With Art Rupe
• Van Morrison ~ Philosopher’s Stone

Re Issues

• Serge Gainsbourg ~ L’histoire De Melody Nelson
• Sandy Denny ~ Goldust Live
• Ramond Scott ~ Soothing Sounds For Baby
• Roy Budd ~ Get Carter
• Cedell Davis ~ Feel Like Doing Something Wrong
• Elvis Presley ~ ’68 Comeback Special
• Jimi Hendrix Experience ~ BBC Sessions
• The Beatles ~ The Beatles
• Terry Collier ~ The Real Folk Blues
• Src ~ Src

Best Dance Albums

• Talvin Singh ~ OK
• The Beastie Boys ~ Hello Nasty
• Rae And Christian ~ Northern Sulphuric Soul
• Doctor L ~ Exploring The Outside World
• Yoshinari Sunahara ~ Take Off And Landing

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Mojo Albums Of the Year 1999

1. Tom Waits ~ Mule Variations
2. Fountains Of Wayne ~ Utopia Parkway
3. Supergrass - Supergrass
4. Macy Gray ~ On How Lif Is
5. Wilco ~ Summerteeth
6. The Flaming Lips ~ The Soft Bulletin
7. XTC ~ Apple Venus Vol. 1
8. Beck ~ Midnight Vultures
9. Ben Folds Five ~ The Autobiography Of Reinhold Messner
10. The Beta Band ~ The Beta Band
11. Chemical Brothers ~ Surrender
12. Pavement ~ Terror Twilight
13. Ibrahim Ferrerr ~ Ibrahim Ferrer
14. Seelby Lynne ~ I Am Shelby Lynne
15. Steve Earle & The Del McCoury Band ~ The Mountain
16. Cesaria Evora ~ Café Atlantico
17. Guided By Voices ~ Do The Collapse
18. Underworld ~ Beaucoup Fish
19. Paul McCartney ~ Run Devil Run
20. Travis ~ The Man Who
21. Shack ~ HMS Fable
22. Blur ~ 13
23. Moby ~ Play
24. Gomez ~ Liquid Skin
25. Death In Vegas ~ The Contino Sessions
26. New Radicals ~ Maybe You’ve Been Brainwashed Too
27. Iggy Pop ~ Avenue B
28. Gay Dad ~ Leisure Noise
29. Basement Jaxx ~ Remedy
30. David Bowie ~ Hours…
31. U-Ziq ~ Royal Astronomy
32. Jim O’rourke ~ Eureka
33. Missy Elliott ~ Da Real World
34. Leftfield ~ Rhythm & Stealth
35. Smog ~ Knock Knock
36. Cheikh Lo ~ Bambay
37. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
38. Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham ~ Moments From This Theatre
39. Peter Bruntnell ~ Normal For Bridgwater
40. Add N To X ~ Avant Hard

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Mojo Albums Of The Year 2000

American 3


1. Johnny Cash ~ American III: Solitary Man
2. Queens Of The Stone Age ~ Rated R
3. Radiohead ~ Kid A
4. Aimee Mann ~ Bachelor No 2
5. The Delgados ~ The Great Eastern
6. Paul Simon ~ You’re The One
7. Emmylou Harris ~ Red Dirt Girl
8. Granddaddy ~ The Sophtware Slump
9. Kathryn Williams ~ Little Black Number
10. Lambchop ~ Nixon
11. Badly Drawn Boy ~ The Hour Of Bewilderbeast
12. Primal Scream ~ Exterminator
13. Eminem ~ The Marshall Mathers LP
14. The Magnetic Fields ~ 69 Love Songs
15. Madonna ~ Music
16. The Jayhawks ~ Smile
17. Air ~ The Virgin Suicides
18. Ryan Adams ~ Heartbreaker
19. Teenage Fanclub ~ Howdy!
20. Kellies - Kaleidoscope
21. Richard Ashcroft ~ Alone With Everybody
22. The Dandy Warhols ~ Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia
23. Doves ~ Lost Souls
24. Outkast ~ Stankonia
25. Jill Scott ~ Who Is Jill Scott?
26. D’Angelo ~ Voodoo
27. Smog ~ Dongs Of Sevotion
28. Youssu N’dour
29. Billy Bragg And Wilco ~ Mermaid Avenue Vol II
30. The Shazam ~ Rev9
31. Mark Ribot ~ Mug Divertido
32. Ween ~ White Pepper
33. Jimmie Dale Gilmore ~ One Endless Night
34. Warren Zevon ~ Life’ll Kill Ya
35. Phoenix ~ United
36. Steely Dan ~ Two Against Nature
37. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci ~ The Blue Tree
38. The Waterboys ~ A Rock In A Weary Land
39. Oasis ~ Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants
40. Ruben Gonzalez ~ Chanchullo

Box Sets And Compilations

• Jimi Hendrix ~ Box Set
• David Bowie ~ Bowie At The Beeb
• Dave Godin ~ Deep Soul Treasures Vol.3
• Various ~ Harry Smith’s Anthology Of American Folk Vol.4
• Various ~ New Orlaeans Funk
• Raymond Scott ~ Manhatten Research
• The Stooges ~ Funhouse Sessions
• The Supremes ~ The Supremes
• Otis Rush ~ Good Uns
• ESG ~ A South Bronx Story

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MOJO - Albums Of The Year 2001

Rings Around The World



1 Super Furry Animals ~ Rings Around The World
2 Bob Dylan ~ Love And Theft
3 The Strokes ~ Is This It
4 Gillian Welch ~ Time (The Revelator)
5 Rufus Wainright ~ Poses
6 Sparklehorse ~ It's A Wonderful Life
7 Bjork ~ Vespertine
8 Nick Lowe ~ The Convincer
9 Ryan Adams ~ Gold
10 Radiohead ~ Amnesiac
11 Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros ~ Global A Go-Go
12 Gorky's Zygotic Mynci ~ How I Long To Feel That Summer...
13 Mercury Rev ~ All Is Dream
14 The Shins ~ Oh, Inverted World
15 The White Stripes ~ White Blood Cells
16 Lucinda Williams ~ Essence
17 Nick Cave ~ No More Shall We Part
18 Low ~ Things We Lost In The Fire
19 Spiritualized ~ Let It Come Down
20 Bonnie Prince Billy ~ Ease Down The Road
21 Basement Jaxx ~ Rooty
22 Roots Manuva ~ Run Come Save Me
23 Macy Gray ~ The Id
24 Ben Christophers ~ Spoonface
25 R.E.M. ~ Reveal
26 Air ~ 10,000 Hz Legend
27 Alicia Keys ~ Songs In A Minor
28 Missy Elliott ~ Miss E - So Addictive
29 Moldy Peaches
30 Ben Folds ~ Rockin' The Suburbs
31 Paul McCartney ~ Driving Rain
32 Pulp ~ We Love Life
33 Travis ~ The Invisible Band
34 New Order ~ Get Ready
35 The Charlatans ~ Wonderland
36 Elbow ~ Asleep In The Back
37 Simian ~ Chemistry Is What We Are
38 John Hammond ~ Wicked Grin
39 Thea Gilmore ~ Rules For Jokers
40 Otis Lee Crenshaw ~ London, Not Tennessee

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Mojo Albums Of The Year 2002

1. Solomon Burke ~ Don’t Give Up On Me
2. The Flaming Lips ~ Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
3. Queens Of The Stoneage ~ Songs For The Deaf
4. Wilco ~ Yankee, Hotel, Foxtrot
5. Beth Gibbons And Rustin’ Man ~ Out Of Season
6. Supergrass ~ Life On Other Planets
7. Beck ~ Sea Change
8. Brendan Benson ~ Lapalco
9. N*E*R*D ~ In Search Of…
10. The Coral ~ The Coral
11. Bruce Springsteen ~ The Rising
12. Wire ~ Read & Burn 01 ~ 02
13. Cornershop ~ Handcream For A Generation
14. The Streets ~ Original Pirate Material
15. Guided By Voices ~ Universal Truths & Cycles
16. Boards Of Canada ~ Geogaddi
17. The Libertines ~ Up The Bracket
18. Tom Waits ~ Blood Money/Alice
19. Mudhoney ~ Since We’ve Become
20. Roddy Frame ~ Surf
21. Johnny Cash ~ The Man Comes Around
22. Ryan Adams ~ Demolition
23. Aimee Mann ~ Lost In Space
24. Papa M ~ Whatever Mortal
25. The Black Keys ~ The Big Come Up
26. Orchestra Baobab ~ Specialist In All Styles
27. The Polyphonic Spree ~ The Beginning Stages Of….
28. Bright Eyes ~ Lifted Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground
29. Nada Surf ~ Let Go
30. Susumu Yokota ~ The Boy And The Tree
31. Coldplay ~ A Rush Of Blood To The Head
32. Linda Thompson ~ Fashionably Late
33. Elvis Costello ~ When I Was Cruel
34. Interpol ~ Turn On The Bright Light
35. Precious Bryant ~ Fool Me Good
36. DJ Shadow ~ The Private Press
37. Neko Case ~ Blacklisted
38. Baxter Dury ~ Len Parrot’s Memorial Lift
39. Asa-Chang And Junray ~ Jun Ray Song Chang
40. Lambchop ~ Is A Woman


Mojo Best Tracks Of The Year

• Cornershop ~ Lessons Learned From Rocky 1 To III
• Eminem ~ Without Me
• Libertines ~ The Boy Looked At Johnny
• Tom Petty ~ The Last Dj
• Steve Earl ~ John Walker Blues
• Nelly ~ Hot In Here
• Norah Jones ~ Don’t Know Why
• Hot Hot Heat ~ Oh Goddamnit
• Black Rebel Motorcycle Club ~ Whatever To My Rock ‘N’ Roll
• Joey Ramone ~ Don’t Worry About Me
• The Bees ~ Punch Bag
• Neil Young ~ She’s A Healer
• The Hives ~ Hate To Say I Told You So
• The Streets ~ Weak Become Heroes

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Mojo Albums Of The Year 2003

Elephant


1. The White Stripes – Elephant
2. Outkast – Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
3. Blur – Think Tank
4. The Strokes – Room On Fire
5. My Morning Jacket – It Still Moves
6. Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
7. Emmylou Harris – Stumble Into Grace
8. Robert Wyatt – Cuckooland
9. Evan Dando – Baby I’m Bored
10. Wire – Send
11. Joe Strummer – Streetcore
12. Terry Hall & Mushtaq – The Hour Of Two Lights
13. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell
14. Kings Of Leon – Youth And Young Manhood
15. Richard Hawley – Lowedges
16. Super Furry Animals – Phantom Power
17. British Sea Power – The Decline Of ….
18. Belle And Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress
19. Cat Power – You Are Free
20. Gillian Welch – Soul Journey
21. Rufus Wainwright – Want One
22. Drive-By Truckers – Decoration Day
23. The Kills – Keep On Your Mean Side
24. Rickie Lee Jones – The Evening Of My Best Day
25. Dizzee Rascal – Boy In Da Corner
26. The Proclaimers – Born Innocent
27. The Mars Volta – De-Loused In The Comatorium
28. Alisdair Roberts – Farewell Sorrow
29. Josh Rouse – 1972
30. Songs:Ohia – The Magnolia Electric Company
31. Damien Rice – O
32. The Coral – Magic And Medicine
33. Martina Topley-Bird – Quixotic
34. Bic Runga – Beautiful Collision
35. Calexico – Feast Of Wine
36. Nick Cave – Nocturama
37. The Thrills – So Much For The City
38. The Fiery Furnaces – Gallowsbird’s Bark
39. Ween – Quebec
40. The Black Keys – Thinkfreakness

Reissues

1. Gene Clarke – No Other
2. Neil Young – On The Beach
3. Television – Marquee Moon
4. Bob Dylan – Re-Issue Series
5. Fairport Convention – What We Did On Our Holidays
6. David Bowie – Aladin Sane
7. The Birds – Sweetheart Of The Rodio
8. Terry Reed – River
9. Marvin Gaye – I Want You
10. Jeff Buckley – Live Ant Sin E

Songs

1. Beyonce – Crazy In Love
2. The Roots – The Seed
3. Elton John – Are You Ready For Love
4. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
5. Guided By Voices – The Best Of Jill Hives
6. Electric Six – Danger High Voltage
7. Neil Young – Bandit
8. Blur – Out Of Time
9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Maps
10. The White Stripes – Black Jack Davy

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Mojo Recordings Of The Year 2004


1. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus
2. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
3. Brian Wilson – Smile
4. Devendra Banheart – Rejoicing In The Hands/Nino Rojo
5. Mark Lanegen Band – Bubblegum
6. Bjork – Medulla
7. The Shins – Chutes Too Marrow
8. Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Delivery Man
9. Secret Machines – Now Here Is Nowhere
10. Patti Smith – Trampin’
11. Dizzie Rascal – Showtime
12. The Libertines – The Libertines
13. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born
14. Morrissey – You Are The Quarry
15. Kings Of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak
16. Loretta Lynn – Van Lear Rose
17. Sufjan Stevens – Seven Swans
18. The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free
19. Mavis Staples – Have A Little Faith
20. Adem – Homesonges
21. The Icarus Line – Penance Soiree
22. The Delgados – Universal Audio
23. Kanye West – The Collage Dropout
24. Kelly Stoltz – Antique Glow
25. Lhasa – The Living Road
26. Elliott Smith – From A Basement On The Hill
27. Scissor Sisters – Scissor Sisters
28. Tom Waits – Real Gone
29. The Zutons – Who Killed The Zutons
30. TV On The Radio – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babies
31. Cee-Lo – Cee-Lo Green Is The Soul Machine
32. The Country Soul Review – Testifying
33. Tinariwen – Amassakoul
34. Nora Jones – Feels Like Home
35. The Bees – Free The Bees
36. The Futureheads – The Futureheads
37. Reigning Sound – Too Much Guitar
38. Paul Westerberg – Folker
39. Prince – Musicology
40. Kasabian – Kasabian

Reissues

• The Faces – Five Guys Walk Into A Bar…
• The Kinks – Village Green Preservation Society
• Can – Tago Mago
• Albert Ayler – Holy Ghost Box Set
• Jeff Buckley – Grace
• ABC – The Lexicon Of Love
• Various – Social Classics Vol. 3:Dread Meets B-Boys Downtown
• The United States Of America – The United States Of America
• Bettye Swan – Bettye Swan
• Various – Nicky Siano’s The Gallery


Mojo Readers Poll – 2004

Albums Of The Year

1. Smile – Brian Wilson
2. Abattoir Blues/Lyre Of Orpheus
3. You Are The Quarry – Morrissey
4. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
5. Bubblegum – Mark Lanegan Band
6. A Grand Don’t Come For Free – The Streets
7. Real Gone – Tom Waits
8. Van Lear Rose – Loretta Lynn
9. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb – U2
10. A Ghost Is Born – Wilco

Artist/Band Of The Year

1. Franz Ferdinand
2. Morrissey
3. Brian Wilson
4. Nick Cave
5. Scissor Sisters
6. Steve Earle
7. The Libertines
8. U2
9. Rufus Wainwright
10. Tom Waits

Newcomer Of The Year

1. Franz Ferdinand
2. Scissor Sisters
3. Joss Stone
4. Joanna Newson
5. Devendra Banheart
6. The Futureheads
7. The Zutons
8. The Shins
9. Keane
10. The Delays

Reissue Of The Year

1. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society – The Kinks
2. Five Guys Walk Into A Bar… - The Faces
3. Grace – Jeff Buckley
4. London Calling – The Clash
5. The Holy Bible – Manic Street Preachers
6. Crooked Rain Crooked Rain – Pavement
7. Reissues – Can
8. Reissues – T.Rex
9. The Lexicon Of Love – ABC
10. Another Green World – Eno

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Mojo Recording Of The Year 2005

Albums

1. Antony & The Johnsons – I Am A Bird Now
2. Arcade Fire – Funeral
3. Kate Bush – Aerial
4. Bruce Sprinsteen – Devils And Dust
5. My Morning Jacket – Z
6. Ry Cooder – Chavez Ravine
7. The Magic Numbers – The Magic Numbers
8. Malcolm Middleton – Into The Woods
9. Amadou & Mariam – Dimanche A Bamako
10. Richard Hawley – Coles Corner
11. Franz Ferdinand – You Could Have It So Much Better With…
12. Sleater-Kinney – The Woods
13. Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning
14. The White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan
15. The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart
16. Black Mountain – Black Mountain
17. U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
18. Gorillaz – Demon Days
19. Robert Plant – Mighty Rearranger
20. Four Tet – Everything Ecstatic
21. Teenage Fanclub – Man-Made
22. Konono No.1 – Congotronics
23. Circulus – The Lick On A Tip Of An Envelope Yet To Be Sent
24. Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
25. Oasis – Don’t Believe The Truth
26. Rufus Wainwright – Want Two
27. Sigur Ros – Takk
28. Devendra Banheart – Cripple Crow
29. M.I.A. – M.I.A.
30. Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate
31. Neil Young – Prairie Wind
32. Paul Weller – As Is Now
33. Vashti – Lookaftering
34. Block Party – Silent Alarm
35. Goldfrapp – Surernature
36. The Reverend Al Green – Everything’s Ok
37. Coldplay – X & Y
38. Nada Surf – The Weight Of A Gift
39. The Mars Volta – Frances The Mute
40. Supergrass – Road To Rouen
41. Stevie Wonder – A Time To Love
42. Phantom Buffalo – Shishimumu
43. John Legend – Get Lifted
44. Joy Zipper – The Heartlight Set
45. Smog – A River Ain’t Too Much To Love
46. Roots Manuva – Awfully Deep
47. Death From Above 1979 – You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine
48. Six Organs Of Admittance – School Of The Flower
49. Nickel Creek – Why Should The Fire Die?
50. Kaiser Chiefs – Employment

Reissues Of The Year

1. The Band – A Musical History
2. The Fall – The Complete Peel Sessions
3. Bob Dylan – No Direction Home: Bootleg Series Vol.7
4. Joe Meek – The Rgm Legacy
5. Various – One Kiss Can Lead To Another
6. Various – Hearing Is Believing (Jack Nitzsche Story)
7. Various – Chess Originals
8. The Ramones – Weird Tails Of The Ramones
9. Gene Vincent – Road Is Rocky
10. Various – Good For What Ails You
11. The Stooges – Fun House
12. Various – World Psychedelic Classics
13. Harmonia – Music Von Harmonia
14. Rocky Erickson – I Have Always Been Here Before
15. Dinosaur Jr. – You’re Living All Over Me
16. Jeff Wayne – War Of The Worlds
17. Bill Fay – Time Of The Last Persecution
18. Link Wray – Link Wray
19. Orange Juice – The Glasgow School
20. Various – Meridian 70

Genre Albums Of 2005

Dance/Electronica

1. Lcd Soundsystem – Lcd Soundsystem
2. Boards Of Canada – The Campfire Headphase
3. Brian Eno – Another Day On Earth
4. Kano – Home Sweet Home
5. Chelonis R Jones – Dislocated Genius
6. The Juan Maclean – Less Than Human
7. Capitol K – Nomad Junk
8. Roger Robinson – Illclectica
9. Colder – Heat
10. Matthew Herbert

Soundtracks

1. Riz Ortolani – Cannibal Holocaust
2. Bjork – Drawing Restraint No.9
3. Francois De Roubaix – Demier Domicile Connu/Le Rapace
4. Zbigniew Preisner – It’s All About Love
5. Dennis Coffey – Black Belt Jones
6. Dave Grusin – The Yakuza
7. John Cale – Process
8. Roberto Nicolosi – Black Sunday/The Evil Eye
9. Akira Ikufube – Destroy All Monsters
10. Wendy Carlos – Rediscovering Lost Stories Vol.


Reggae Reissues

1. Gregory Isaacs – Extra Classic
2. Peter Tosh – Talking Revolution: Live At The One Love Peace
3. The Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee Story
4. Ossie All Stars – Leggo Dub
5. Burning Spear – At Studio One
6. Jack Ruby & Friends – Jack Ruby Hi-Fi
7. Le Perry – I Am The Upsetter
8. Various – Studio One Roots Vol.2
9. Pablo Moses – Pave The Way
10. Phill Pratt & Friends – Safe Travel: The Rare Side Of Rock Steady: 1966-68

Americana

1. Eels – Blinking Lights & Other Revalations
2. Okkevil River – Black Sheep Boy
3. John Prine – Fair And Square
4. Los Super 7 – Herd It On The X
5. Ronny Elliott – Valentine Roadkill
6. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Summer In The Southwest
7. Vic Chesnutt – Ghetto Bells
8. Calexico/Iron And Wine – In The Reins
9. Todd Snyder - East Nashville
10. South San Gabriel – The Carlton Chronicles: Not Until The Operation’s Through

Folk

1. Rachel Unthank & The Winterset – Cruel Sister
2. Alasdiar Roberts – No Earthly Man
3. Chris Wood – The Lark Descending
4. Eliza Carthy – Rough Music
5. John Tams – The Reckoning
6. James Raynard – Strange Histories
7. Danu – When All Is Said And Done
8. John Spiers & Jon Boden – Songs
9. Barry Dransfield – Unruly
10. Davy Graham & Shirly Collins – Folk Roots, New Routes

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MOJO Recordings Of The Year 2006

Albums

1. Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
2. Bob Dylan – Modern Times
3. Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
4. Bruce Springsteen – We Shall Overcome: Seeger Sessions
5. Archie Bronson Outfit – Derdang Derdang
6. Vetiver – To Find Me Gone
7. Amy Winehouse – Back to Black
8. James Hunter – People Gonna Talk
9. Midlake – Trials of Van Occupanther
10. Cat Power – Greatest
11. Morrissey – Ringleader of the Tormentors
12. Sonic Youth – Rather Ripped
13. Johnny Cash – American V: A Hundred Highways
14. Scritti Politti – White Bread, Black Beer
15. Young Knives – Voices of Animals & Men
16. De Rosa – Mend
17. Who – Endless Wire
18. David Gilmour – On an Island
19. Beatles – Love
20. Joanna Newsom – Ys
21. Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene
22. Espers - II
23. Bert Jansch – Black Swan
24. Kelley Stoltz – Below the Branches
25. Belle & Sebastian – Life Pursuit
26. Brightblack Morning Light – Brightblack Morning Light
27. New York Dolls – One Day it Will Please Us to Remember Even This
28. Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Ballad of the Broken Seas
29. Comets on Fire – Avatar
30. Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor
31. Graham Coxon – Love Travels at Illegal Speeds
32. Fionn Regan – End of History
33. Elton John – Captain & the Kid
34. Bonnie Prince Billy – Letting Go
35. Jerry Lee Lewis – Last Man Standing
36. Lindsey Buckingham – Under the Skin
37. Zutons – Tired of Hanging Around
38. J Dilla [Jay Dee] – Donuts
39. Guillemots – Through the Windowpane
40. Thom Yorke – Eraser
41. TV on the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain
42. Madeleine Peyroux – Half the Perfect World
43. Kasabian – Empire
44. Ali Farka Touré – Savane
45. Corinne Bailey Rae – Corinne Bailey Rae
46. Simple Kid – 2
47. Flaming Lips – At War with the Mystics
48. Sparks – Hello Young Lovers
49. Lily Allen – Alright, Still…
50. Amp Fiddler – Afro Strut

Reissues

1. Various Artists – Complete Motown Singles Vol 5: 1965
2. Various Artists – Forever Changing: Golden Age of Elektra
3. [Fania reissue series]
4. Jam – All Mod Cons: Deluxe Edition
5. Arthur Russell – First Thought, Best Thought
6. Wire – Chairs Missing
7. Jesus & Mary Chain – Psychocandy
8. Jake Thackray – Jake in a Box: EMI Recordings 1967-1974
9. David Axelrod – The Edge: 1966-1970
10. Gil Evans – Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions
11. Triffids – Born Sandy Devotional
12. Captain Beefheart – Doc at the Radar Station
13. Bert Sommer – Road to Travel
14. Karen Dalton – In My Own Time
15. REM – And I Feel Fine: Best of the IRS Years 1982-1987
16. John Cale – Paris 1919
17. Darondo – Let My People Go
18. Big Youth – Screaming Target
19. Johnny Cash – Personal File
20. Vince Martin – If the Jasmine Don’t Get You… the Bay Breeze Will

World

1. Ali Farka Touré – Savane
2. Vinicio Capossela - Ovunque Proteggi
3. K’Naan – Dusty Foot Philosopher
4. Dengue Fever – Escape from the Dragon House
5. Lobi Traoré Group – Lobi Traoré Group
6. Rachid Taha – Diwan 2
7. Holden (Chile) - Chevrotine
8. Dominique A – Horizon
9. Toumani Diabaté – Boulevard de l’Indépendance
10. Etran Finatawa – Introducing…

Reggae Reissues

1. Various Artists – Life Goes in Circles
2. Sound Dimension – Jamaica Soul Shake: Vol 1
3. Horace Andy – Natty Dread a Weh She Want
4. Various Artists – More Pressure: Straight to the Head
5. Various Artists – Studio One Scorcher: Vol 2
6. Stanley Motta, Ivan Chin & Ken Khouri – Take Me to Jamaica: Story of Mento
7. Various Artists – Ska Bonanza: Studio One Ska
8. Prince Far I – Silver & Gold: 1973-1979
9. Various Artists – Dynamite! Dancehall Style
10. Augustus Pablo – Meets Lee Perry & the Wailers Band: Rare Dubs 1970-1971

Americana

1. Howe Gelb – Sno’ Angel… Like You
2. Greg Brown – Evening Call
3. Hayes Carll – Little Rock
4. Neko Case – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
5. Kelly Joe Phelps – Tunesmith Retrofit
6. Josh Ritter – Animal Years
7. Handsome Family – Last Days of Wonder
8. Vetiver – To Find Me Gone
9. Johnny Dowd – Cruel Words
10. OX - Dust Bowl Ballads

Folk

1. Bellowhead – Burlesque
2. Tim Van Eyken – Stiffs Lovers Holymen Thieves
3. Waterson-Carthy – Holy Heathens & the Old Green Man
4. Tunng - Comments of the Inner Chorus
5. Nic Jones – Game, Set & Match
6. Seth Lakeman – Freedom Fields
7. Téada – Inné Amárach (Yesterday Tomorrow)
8. Jim Moray – Jim Moray
9. Jackie Oates – Jackie Oates
10. Show of Hands – Witness

Soundtracks

1. Bruno Spoerri – Glücks Kugel
2. Miklos Rozsa / Walter Schumann – Lost Weekend / Night of the Hunter (2 on 1)
3. Ennio Morricone – Chi l’Ha Vista Morire?
4. Brian Easdale – Red Shoes
5. Sven Libaek – Inner Space: Lost Film Music of…
6. Chico Hamilton – Film Music of…
7. Jean Yatove – Girl in the Bikini
8. Bruno Nicolai - Dama Rossa Uccide Sette Volte
9. Richard Thompson – Grizzly Man
10. Clint Mansell – The Fountain

Urban

1. Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor
2. Roots – Game Theory
3. Ghostface – Fishscale
4. HKB Finn – Spoken Herbs
5. John Legend – Once Again
6. OutKast – Idlewild
7. Gnarls Barkley – St Elsewhere
8. Blade – Guerilla Tactics
9. Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators – Keep Reachin’ Up
10. E-40 – My Ghetto Report

Blues

1. Watermelon Slim - & the Workers
2. Various Artists – Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
3. Michael Powers – Prodigal Son
4. Guy Davis – Skunkmello
5. Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials – Rattleshake
6. Joe Louis Walker – Playin’ Dirty
7. Otis Spann – Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
8. Little Junior Parker – 1952-1955
9. John Lee Hooker – Boogie Man
10. Boo Boo Davis – Drew, Mississippi

Jazz

1. Wolfgang Muthspiel – Bright Side
2. Alcyona – Around the Sun
3. Martijn van Iterson – Whole Bunch
4. Benjamin Herman – The Itch
5. Tony Kofi – Future Passed
6. Triosk – Headlight Serenade
7. Scott Hamilton & Alan Barnes – Zootcase
8. Finn Peters – Su-Ling
9. Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau – Metheny/Meldau
10. Neil Cowley – Displaced

Underground

1. Wolf Eyes – Human Animal
2. Om – Conference of the Birds
3. Whitehouse – Asceticists 2006
4. Alexander Tucker – Furrowed Brow
5. Yellow Swans – Psychic Secession
6. Wooden Wand & the Vanishing Voices – Gipsy Freedom
7. Xasthur / Leviathan - Xasthur / Leviathan [split CD]
8. Hototogisu –Chimärendämmerung
9. Growing – Color Wheel
10. Jazkamer – Metal Music Machine

DVD of the Year: Devil & Daniel Johnston

Track of the Year: Gnarls Barkely – Crazy

Woman of the Year: Amy Winehouse

Trend of the Year: YouTube

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2007 MOJO End Of Year Lists

In rainbows

1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
3. Bruce Springsteen - Magic
4. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
5. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
6. The Good, The Bad & The Queen - The Good, The Bad & The Queen
7. The White Stripes - Icky Thump
8. PJ Harvey - White Chalk
9. Robert Wyatt - Comicopera
10. Kings of Leon - Because of the Times
11. Klaxons - Myths of the Near Future
12. The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America
13. Rufus Wainwright - Release the Stars
14. The Shins - Wincing the Night Away
15. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha
16. Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
17. Field Music - Tones of Town
18. Grinderman - Grinderman
19. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
20. Nick Lowe - At My Age
21. Neil Young - Chrome Dreams II
22. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
23. Efterklang - Parades
24. Björk - Volta
25. Joni Mitchell - Shine
26. Pissed Jeans - Hope for Men
27. Linda Thompson - Versatile Heart
28. The Cinematic Orchestra - Ma Fleur
29. Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
30. Thurston Moore - Trees Outside the Academy
31. Gruff Rhys - Candylion
32. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
33. Seasick Steve - Dog House Music
34. Willy Mason - If the Ocean Gets Rough
35. Bettye LaVette - The Scene of the Crime
36. Tinariwen - Aman Iman: Water Is Life
37. Edgar Jones and The Joneses - Gettin' a Little Help
38. The Besnard Lakes - Are the Dark Horse
39. Battles - Mirrored
40. Yoko Ono - Yes, I'm a Witch
41. Amiina - Kurr
42. Gravenhurst - The Western Lands
43. Interpol - Our Love to Admire
44. Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends
45. Matthew Dear - Asa Breed
46. Kevin Ayers - The Unfairground
47. Edwyn Collins - Home Again
48. Babyshambles - Shotter's Nation
49. Voice of the Seven Woods - Voice of the Seven Woods
50. Alasdair Roberts - The Amber Gatherers



Reissues

1. David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name...
2. Neil Young - Live at Massey Hall
3. Various Artists - Complete Motown Singles Vol 7: 1967
4. Sly & the Family Stone - There’s a Riot Goin’ On
5. Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation: Deluxe Edition
6. Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth
7. Dale Hawkins - LA, Memphis & Tyler, Texas
8. Pink Floyd - Piper at the Gates of Dawn: 40th Anniversary Edition
9. Bonzo Dog Band - Doughnut in Granny’s Greenhouse

Americana

1. Lucinda Williams - West
2. Jim White - Transnormal Skiperoo
3. Ramsey Midwood - Popular Delusions & the Madness of Cows
4. Stephanie Dosen - A Lily for the Spectre
5. Gob Iron - Death Songs for the Living
6. Kelly Willis - Translated from Love
7. Ben Weaver - Paper Sky
8. Iron & Wine - Shepherd’s Dog
9. Chris & Thomas - Land of Sea
10. Dale Hawkins - Back Down to Louisiana

Jazz

1. Empirical - Empirical
2. Curios - Hidden
3. Wynton Marsalis - From the Plantation to the Penitentiary
4. Kenny Werner - Lawn Chair Society
5. Quentin Collins - If Not Now, Then When?
6. Terence Blanchard - A Tale of God’s Will
7. Matthias Schriefl - Shreefpunk Plus Strings
8. Gilad Atzmon - Refuge
9. Curious Paradise - Now!
10. Michel Camilo - Spirit of the Moment

Blues

1. Watermelon Slim & the Workers - Wheel Man
2. Ian Siegal - Swagger
3. Paul Reddick - Revue: Best of...
4. John Lee Hooker - Boogie Man [Proper box]
5. Andrew Brown - Big Brown’s Blues
6. Marie Knight - Let Us Get Together
7. Phillip Walker - Going Back Home
8. John Hammond, Jr - Push Comes to Shove
9. Furry Lewis / Mississippi Joe Callicott - Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
10. James Blood Ulmer - Bad Blood in the City: Piety Street Sessions

Folk

1. Lisa Knapp - Wild & Undaunted
2. LAU - Lightweights & Gentlemen
3. Martin Simpson - Prodigal Son
4. Rachel Unthank & the Winterset - Bairns
5. Various Artists - Imagined Village
6. Fernhill - Na Pradle
7. Gloworms - Running Joak
8. June Tabor - Apples
9. Bella Hardy - Night Visiting
10. Niamh Ní Charra - From Both Sides (On Da Thaibh)

Reggae Reissues

1. Lee Perry & the Upsetters - Ape-Ology
2. Various Artists - Studio One Kings
3. Bim Sherman - Tribulation: Down in Jamdown 1974-1979
4. Various Artists - These Are Some Serious Times: Ghetto Arc No 1
5. Various Artists - Studio One Roots: 3
6. Carl Patterson & King Tubby - Black & White in Dub
7. Various Artists - Duke Reid’s Rock Steady
8. Culture - Two Sevens Clash: 30th Anniversary Edition
9. Keith Hudson - Brand
10. Dennis Alcapone - Forever Version

Underground

1. Om - Pilgrimage
2. Boris with Michio Kurihara - Rainbow
3. Daniel Higgs - Ancestral Songs
4. Andrew Douglas Rothbard - Abandoned Meander
5. Deerhunter - Cryptogram
6. High on Fire - Death is This Communion
7. MV & EE with the Golden Road - Gettin’ Gone
8. Akron/Family - Love is Simple
9. Earthless - Rhythms from a Cosmic Sky
10. Fürsaxa - Alone in the Dark Wood

Urban

1. Klashnekoff - Tussle with the Beast
2. Beverly Knight - Music City Soul
3. Nas - Hip Hop is Dead
4. Kidz in the Hall - School Was My Hustle
5. Pharoahe Monch - Desire
6. Game - Doctor’s Advocate
7. Talib Kweli - Ear Drum
8. KRS One & Marley Marl - Hip Hop Lives
9. Akala - Freedom Lasso
10. Public Enemy - How You Sell Your Soul to a Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul???

World

1. Tinariwen - Aman Iman: Water is Life
2. Orchestra Baobab - Made in Dakar
3. Pink Martini - Hey Eugene
4. Justin Adams - Soul Science
5. Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Segu Blue
6. Boubacar Traoré - Kongo Magni
7. Youssou N’Dour - Rokku mi Rokka (Give & Take)
8. Vinicio Capossela - Nel Niente Sotto il Sole
9. Benjamin Biolay - Trash Yé-Yé
10. Fanfare Ciocarlia - Queens & Kings

Soundtracks

1. John Barry - Themependium
2. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
3. Ennio Morricone - Platinum Collection
4. Various Artists - Joe Strummer: Future is Written
5. Vernon Elliot - Ivor the Engine/Pogles Wood
6. David Shire - Zodiac
7. Marc Wilkinson - Blood on Satan’s Claw
8. Various Artists - Hallam Foe
9. Erik Enocksson - Farväl Falkenberg
10. David Shire - The Conversation

Band of the Year: Arcade Fire

Track of the Year: LCD Soundsystem - All My Friends

Debut of the Year: Klaxons - Myths of the Near Future

Music DVD of the Year: Bob Dylan - Other Side of the Mirror

Trend of the Year: Death of the Record Shop

Solo Artist of the Year: PJ Harvey


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2008 MOJO End of Year Lists

Fleet Foxes

1. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
2. Last Shadow Puppets - Age of the Understatement
3. Paul Weller - 22 Dreams
4. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
5. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!
6. Hold Steady - Stay Positive
7. Glasvegas - Glasvegas
8. Week That Was - Week That Was
9. The Bug (Kevin Martin) - London Zoo
10. Neil Diamond - Home Before Dark
11. Portishead - Third
12. Don Cavalli - Cryland
13. Drive-By Truckers - Brighter Than Creation’s Dark
14. British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?
15. Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed & the True Loves - Roll with You
16. Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Pt 1: 4th World War
17. Sigur Rós - Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust
18. Pete Molinari - A Virtual Landslide
19. Beck - Modern Guilt
20. TV On the Radio - Dear Science
21. Amadou & Mariam - Welcome To Mali
22. Mercury Rev - Snowflake Midnight
23. Elbow - Seldom Seen Kid
24. Fucked Up - Chemistry of Common Life
25. Randy Newman - Harps & Angels
26. Peter Broderick - Home
27. M83 - Saturdays = Youth
28. Neon Neon - Stainless Style
29. Yeasayer - All Hour Cymbals
30. Night Marchers - See You In Magic
31. Duffy - Rockferry
32. Seasick Steve - I Started Out with Nothin’ & I Still Got Most of It Left
33. Kasaï Allstars - In the 7th Moon, the Chief Turned Into a Swimming Fish & Ate the Head of His Enemy By Magic
34. Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
35. Our Broken Garden - When Your Blackening Shows
36. MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
37. Gavin Bryars with Philip Jeck & Alter Ego - Sinking of the Titanic
38. Goldfrapp - Seventh Tree
39. Abe Vigoda - Skeleton
40. Black Keys - Attack & Release
41. Fall - Imperial Wax Solvent
42. Juana Molina - Un Día
43. Aimee Mann - @#%&*! Smilers
44. Goldmund - Malady of Elegance
45. Metallica - Death Magnetic
46. James Hunter - Hard Way
47. Flying Lotus - Los Angeles
48. AC/DC - Black Ice
49. Neil Cowley Trio - Loud... Louder... Stop!
50. Oasis - Dig Out Your Soul

Reissues

1. Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue: Deluxe Edition
2. Bob Dylan - Tell Tale Signs: Bootleg Series Vol 8
3. Various Artists - Take Me To the River: A Southern Soul Story
4. Rodriguez - Cold Fact
5. New Order - (reissue series)
6. Various Artists - Theme Time Radio Hour: With Your Host... Bob Dylan
7. Marvin Gaye - Here, My Dear: Deluxe Edition
8. Various Artists - Rock On [Ace]
9. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
10. Various Artists - Complete Motown Singles: Vols 8-10
11. Little Willie John - Nineteen Sixty Six: Axelrod & HB Barnum Recordings
12. Kevin Ayers - Songs for Insane Times: An Anthology 1969-1980
13. Willie Nelson - One Hell of a Ride
14. Various Artists - I’ll Give You My Heart, I’ll Give You My Heart: Cherry Red Records 1978-1982
15. Mudhoney - Superfuzz Bigmuff: Deluxe Edition
16. Gene Vincent - A Million Shades of Blue
17. Q65 - Nothing But Trouble: Best of...
18. Various Artists - Perfect Unpop: Peel Show Hits & Long Lost Favourites 1976-1980 Vol 1
19. Various Artists - Do Wah Diddy: Words & Music by Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
20. Various Artists - This Record Must Not Be Broadcast: Banned by the BBC

Americana

1. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
2. Hayes Carll - Trouble In Mind
3. Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Sunday At Devil Dirt
4. Drive-By Truckers - Brighter Than Creation’s Dark
5. Felice Brothers - Felice Brothers
6. Johnny Dowd - A Drunkard’s Masterpiece
7. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy - Is It the Sea?
8. Sun Kil Moon - April
9. Mark Olsen & Gary Louris - Ready for the Flood
10. Peter Bruntnell - & the Murder of Crows

Blues

1. Chris Bergson Band - Fall Changes
2. Ian Siegal - The Dust
3. Joe Louis Walker - Witness To the Blues
4. Various Artists - History of Rhythm & Blues Part 1: 1925-1942 [Rhythm & Blues]
5. Watermelon Slim & the Workers - No Paid Holidays
6. Sterling Harrison - South of the Snooty Fox
7. Harrison Kennedy - High Country Blues
8. Various Artists - Downhome Blues Sessions: Volume 5
9. BB King - One Kind Favor
10. Various Artists - Bob Geddins’ Big Town Records Story



Folk

1. Jim Moray - Low Culture
2. Bellowhead - Matachin
3. Chris Wood - Trespasser
4. Mary Hampton - My Mother’s Children
5. Eliza Carthy - Dreams of Breathing Underwater
6. Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson - Partners In Crime
7. Drever-McCusker-Woomble (Kris Drever, John McCusker & Roddy Woomble) - Before the Ruin
8. Lissa Schneckenburger - Song
9. Jackie Oates - Violet Hour
10. Mary McPartlan - Petticoat Loose

Jazz

1. Wolfgang Muthspiel 4tet - Earth Mountain
2. Guy Barker - Amadeus Project
3. John Ellis & Double Wide - Dance Like There’s No Tomorrow
4. Ulf Wakenius - Love Is Real: Music of Esbjörn Svensson
5. Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band - Season of Changes
6. Phil Robson - Six Strings & the Beat
7. Curios - Closer
8. Bobby Wellins - Snapshot
9. Lionel Loueke - Karibu
10. Esperanza Spalding - Esperanza

Reggae Reissues

1. Joe Higgs - Life of Contradiction
2. Sound Dimension - Mojo Rocksteady Beat
3. Various Artists - Every Mouth Must Be Fed: Micron Music 1973-1976
4. Bunny Wailer - Rock N Groove
5. Johnny Osbourne - Truths & Rights
6. Various Artists - Dancehall: Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture [Soul Jazz]
7. Anthony Johnson - Gunshot
8. I-Roy - Heavier Than Lead
9. Various Artists - Studio One Roots: Volume 3
10. Augustus Pablo - Rockers Story: Mystic World of...

Soundtracks

1. Jonny Greenwood - There Will Be Blood
2. David Torn - Lars & the Real Girl
3. Chico Hamilton / Elmer Bernstein - Sweet Smell of Success
4. Michael Small / David Shire - Klute / All the President’s Men
5. Carter Burwell - In Bruges
6. John Barry - Wrong Box
7. Hans Zimmer - Dark Knight
8. Various Artists - Juno [Rhino]
9. Cliff Martinez - First Show
10. Nico Muhly - Johshua

Underground

1. Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
2. Boris - Smile
3. Harvey Milk - Life... Best Game In Town
4. Hush Arbors - Hush Arbors
5. Heads - Dead In the Water
6. Mammal - Lonesome Drifter
7. Awesome Color - Electric Aborigines
8. Torche - Meanderthal
9. Earth - Bees Made Honey In the Lion’s Skull
10. Psychedelic Horseshit - Magic Flowers Droned

Urban

1. Nas - Nas
2. Lupe Fiasco - The Cool
3. Roots - Rising Down
4. Wu-Tang Clan - 8 Diagrams
5. HKB FiNN (Andrew Ward) - Light In the Shade of Darkness
6. Million Dan - Spektrum
7. Sway - Signature LP
8. Saul Williams - Inevitable Rise & Liberation of Niggy Tardust
9. Gnarls Barkley - Odd Couple
10. RZA as Bobby Digital - Digi Snacks

World

1. Seun Kuti - & Fela’s Egypt 80
2. DeVotchKa - A Mad & Faithful Telling
3. Kasaï Allstars - In the 7th Moon, the Chief Turned Into a Swimming Fish & Ate the Head of His Enemy By Magic
4. Rokia Traoré - Tchamantché
5. Toumani Diabaté - Mandé Variations
6. Etran Finatawa - Desert Crossroads
7. Amadou & Mariam - Welcome To Mali
8. Dengue Fever - Venus On Earth
9. Vinicio Capossela - Da Solo
10. Emily Loizeau - Autre Bout du Monde

Artist of the Year: Paul Weller

Band of the Year: Fleet Foxes

Book of the Year: Bill Drummond - 17

DVD of the Year: Sigur Rós - Heima

Return of the Year: Neil Diamond

Track of the Year: Duffy - Mercy

Trend of the Year: Guitar Hero (Computer Game)

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Mojo End Of Year Lists 2009

Albums

Animal Collective

1. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
2. Bill Callahan – Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle
3. Richard Hawley – Truelove’s Gutter
4. The Horrors – Primary Colours
5. Tinariwen – Imidiwan: Companions
6. Bob Dylan – Together Through Life
7. Florence And The Machine – Lungs
8. Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport
9. Madness – The Liberty Of Norton Folgate
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz
11. The Cribs – Ignore The Ignorant
12. The Low Anthem – Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
13. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
14. Mayer Hawthorne – A Strange Arrangement
15. Kasabian – The West Rider Pauper Lunatic Asylum
16. Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
17. The Phantom Band – Checkmate Savage
18. Fever Ray – Fever Ray
19. Sunn O)) – Monoliths & Dimentions
20. Manic Street Preachers – Journol For Plague Lovers
21. Bat For Lashes – Two Suns
22. The XX – XX
23. Arctic Monkeys – Humbug
24. Vieux Farka Toure – Fondo
25. Alasdair Roberts – Spoils
26. Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
27. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – I Speak Fula
28. Vetiver – Tight Knit
29. Mastodon – Crack The Skye
30. Staff Benda Bilili – Tres Tres Fort
31. Naomi Shelton And The Gospel Queens – What Have You Done, My Brother?
32. Wild Beasts – Two Dancers
33. Leonard Cohen – Live In London
34. Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
35. Portico Quartet – Isla
36. White Denim – Fits
37. Blk Jks – After Robots
38. Sonic Youth – The Eternal
39. Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head And The Sky
40. Antony And The Johnsons – The Crying Light
41. Mos Def – The Ecstatic
42. Doug Paisley – Doug Paisley
43. Dead Man’s Bones – Dead Man’s Bones
44. Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Inspiration Information
45. Cate La Bon – Me Oh My
46. The Black Crows – Before The Frost…
47. Bruce Springsteen – Working On A Dream
48. Dan Auerbach – Keep It Hid
49. Raekwon – Only Built For Cuban Linx…Ptii
50. Max Richter – Waltz With Basher

Re Issue Of the Year - The Beatles Remastered

Track Of The Year - Dizzee Rascal - Bonkers


Genre Albums Of The Year

Americana

1. Phosphorescent – To Willie
2. Dave Alvin And The Guilty Woman - Dave Alvin And The Guilty Woman
3. Son Volt – American Central Volt
4. Charlie Louvin – Sings Murder Ballads And Disaster Songs
5. Drive-By Truckers – The Fine Print
6. J. Tillman – Year In The Kingdom
7. Rosanne Cash – The List
8. Dawn Landers – Sweet Heart Rodeo
9. Steve Earle – Townes
10. Niko Case – Middle Cyclone

Blues

1. Ian Seigal – Broadside
2. Larry Garner – Here Today Gone Tomorrow
3. Tommy Castro – Hard Believer
4. Matt Schofield – Heads, Tails & Aces
5. Various – The History Of Rhythm & Blues
6. Paul Rishell & Anne Raines – A Night In Woodstock
7. Cyril Neville – Brand New Blues
8. Simon Mcbride – Rich Man Falling
9. Eddie C. Campbell – Tear This World Up
10. Lightnin’ Hopkins Rockin’ At Herald

World

1. Staff Benda Bilili – Tres Tres Fort
2. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – I Speak Fula
3. Tinariwen – Imidiwan: Companions
4. Vinicio Capossela – Da Salo
5. Vieux Farka Toure – Fondo
6. Oumou Sangare – Seya
7. Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Inspiration Information
8. Jah Wobble & The Chinese Dub Orchestra – Chinese Dub
9. Mamer – Eagle
10. Extra Golden – Thank You Very Quickly

Folk

1. The Unthanks – Here’s The Tender Coming
2. Jon Boden – Songs From The Floodplain
3. Martin Simpson – True Stories
4. Alasdair Roberts – Spoils
5. Jackie Oates – Hyperboreans
6. Mawkin: Causley – Hyperboreans
7. Spiro – Lightbox
8. Roy Bailey – Below The Radar
9. Trembling Bells – Carberth
10. Julie Fowlis – Uam


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Mojo – End Of Year Lists 2010

Albums Of The Year

1. John Grant – Queen Of Denmark
2. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
3. Mgmt – Congratulations
4. Edwyn Collins – Loosing Sleep
5. The Black Keys – Brothers
6. Paul Weller – Wake Up The Nation
7. Midlake – The Courage Of Others
8. Phosphorescent – Here’s To Taking It Easy
9. The Coral – Butterfly House
10. Doug Paisley – Constant Companion
11. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest
12. Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone
13. Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me
14. Manic Street Preachers – Postcards From A Young Man
15. Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
16. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today
17. Roots Manuva Meets Wrongtom – Duppy Writer
18. Caribou – Swim
19. Rumer – Seasons Of My Soul
20. Grinderman – Grinderman 2
21. Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Hawk
22. Sam Amidon – I See He Sign
23. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – I Learned The Hard Way
24. The Jim Jones Revue – Burning Down Your House
25. Foals – Total Life Forever
26. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
27. Field Music – Field Music (Measure)
28. Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse – Dark Night Of The Soul
29. Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here
30. Janelle – Monae – The Archandroid
31. Neil Young – La Noise
32. Robert Plant – Band Of Joy
33. The Roots – How I Got Over
34. Villagers – Becoming A Jackal
35. Mia - /\/\/\Y/\
36. Lcd Soundsystem – This Is Happening
37. Teenage Fanclub – Shadows
38. Gonjasufi – A Sufi And A Killer
39. Wyatt, Atzmon, Stephens – For The Ghosts Within
40. Eli Paperboy Reed – Come And Get It
41. Tom Jones – Praise And Blame
42. Kelley Stoltz – To Dreamers
43. The Besnard Lakes – Are The Roaring Night
44. Swans – My Farther Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky
45. Roky Erickson With Okkervil River – True Love Comes Out Of Evil
46. Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back
47. Jane Weaver & Septieme Soeur – The Fallen By Watch Bird
48. John Legend & The Roots – Wake Up!
49. Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate – Ali & Toumani
50. Matthew Dear – Black City

Reissues

1. Bruce Springsteen – The Promise
2. The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main Street
3. Jimi Hendrix – West Cost Seattle Boy
4. Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power
5. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
6. Bob Dylan – Bootleg Serees Vol 9
7. Robert Wyatt – Greatest Misses
8. The Teardrop Explodes – Kilimanjaro
9. R.E.M. – Fables Of The Reconstruction
10. Various – Theme Time Radio Hour Season 3
11. David Bowie - Stationtostation
12. Kris Kristofferson – Please Don’t Tell Me How The Story Ends
13. Bob Dylan – The Mono Box
14. Neu! – Vinyl Box
15. Sandy Denny – Sandy Denny
16. Galaxie 500 – On Fire
17. Charanjit Singh – Ten Rages To A Disco Beat
18. Kenny Graham And His Satellites – Moondog Suite
19. Lightnin’ Hopkins – His Blues
20. Various – Alen Lomax In Haiti


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Mojo – End Of Year Lists 2011

Albums Of The Year


Let England Shake

1. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
2. The Horrors – Skying
3. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
4. Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Sprit
5. Kate Bush – 50 Words For Snow
6. White Denim – D
7. Josh T. Pearson – Last Of The Country Gentlemen
8. Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
9. Tom Waits – Bad As Me
10. Wild Beasts – Smother
11. Laura Marling – A Creature I Don’t Know
12. Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo
13. Cat’s Eyes – Cat’s Eyes
14. King Creosote & Jon Hopkins – Diamond Mine
15. Paul Simon – So Beautiful Or So What
16. Bon Iver – Bon Iver
17. Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – Everything’s Getting Older
18. Thurston Moore – Demolished Thoughts
19. James Blake – James Blake
20. My Morning Jacket – Circuital
21. The War On Drugs – Slave Ambient
22. Beirut – The Rip Tide
23. Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
24. Ema – Past Life Martyred Saints
25. The Stepkids – The Stepkids
26. Drive-By Truckers – Go-Go Boots
27. Arbouretum – The Gathering
28. Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes
29. Wilco – The Whole Love
30. Girls – Farther, Sons, Holy Ghost
31. Nick Lowe – The Old Magic
32. Bjork – Biophilia
33. Glenn Jones – The Wanting
34. Gillian Welch – The Harrow And The Harvest
35. Tinariwen – Tassili
36. Shabazz Palaces – Black Up
37. Duane Eddy – Road Trip
38. The Sand Band – All Through The Night
39. Arctic Monkeys – Suck It And See
40. Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming
41. Destroyer – Kaputt
42. Booker T. Jones – The Road From Memphis
43. Gwilym Simcock – Good Days At Schloss Elmau
44. Glen Campbell – Ghost On The Canvas
45. Tune-Yards – Whokill
46. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
47. Radiohead – The King Of Limbs
48. Wire – Red-Barked Trees
49. Frank Ocean – Nostalga, Ultra
50. Joe Henry – Revive

Reissues

1. Micky Newbury – An American Trilogy
2. Iggy Pop – Kill City
3. The Beach Boys – Smile
4. The Who - Quadrophenia
5. Various – Sweet Inspiration: The Songs Of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham
6. Swede – Dog Man Star [Expanded]
7. Various – The Fame Studio Story – 1961-1973
8. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Psychocandy
9. Jim Ford – Harlan County
10. Donavan – Sunshine Superman
11. Primal Scream – Screamadelica
12. Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon
13. Plastikman – Arkives
14. Michael Chapman – Fully Qualified Survivor
15. Shin Joong Hyun – Beautiful Rivers And Mountains
16. Nirvana – Nevermind
17. Paul Mccartney – Mccartney Ii
18. Loudon Wainwright Iii – 40 Odd Years
19. Louis Armstrong – Satcho: Ambasidor Of Jazz
20. Syl Johnson – Complete Mythology

Folk

1. June Tabor & Oysterband – Ragged Kingdom
2. Bella Hardy – Songs Lost And Stolen
3. Martin Simpson – Purpose + Grace
4. Naomi Bedford – Tails From The Weeping Willow
5. Mary Hampton - Folly
6. Mary Waterson & Oliver Knight – The Days That Shaped Me
7. Jackie Oates – Saturine
8. June Tabor – Ashore
9. Concerto Caledonia – Revenge Of The Folk Singers
10. James Findlay

Electronica

1. Blue Daisy – The Sunday Gift
2. Machinedrum – Room(S)
3. Zomby – Dedication
4. Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise
5. James Blake – James Blake
6. Africa Hitech – 93 Million Miles
7. Kode 9 & The Spaceape – Black Sun
8. Walls – Coracle
9. Com Truise – Galactic Melt
10. Death In Vegas – Trans-Love Energies

Americana


1. Gillian Welch – The Harrow & The Harvest
2. Lucinda Williams – Blessed
3. Pete Rowan Bluegrass Band – Legacy
4. Hayes Carll – Kmag Yoyo
5. Wanda Jackson – The Party Ain’t Over
6. The Low Anthem – Smart Flesh
7. The Walkabouts – Travels In The Dustlands
8. Dave Alvin – Eleven Eleven
9. Jim Lauderdale – Reason And Rhyme
10. Okkervil River – I Am Very Far

Reggae Reissues

1. Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – The Return Of The Sound System Scratch
2. Dennis Brown – At Joe Gibbs
3. Agustus Pablo – Message Music
4. David Rodigan – Fabric Live 54
5. Culture – At Joe Gibbs
6. The Unigues – Absolute Rock Steady
7. Various – Jamaican Sound System Classics 1946-1960
8. Gregory Isaacs – Love Is Overdue
9. Various – Trojan Presents….. Ragga
10. Various – The Bristol Reggae Explosion 1978-83

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Mojo – End Of Year Lists 2012



01 Jack White – Blunderbuss
02 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
03 Bill Fay – Life Is People
04 Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
05 Dexys Midnight Runners – One Day I’m Going To Soar
06 Black Keys – El Camino
07 Django Django – Django Django
08 Dr. John – Locked Down
09 Julia Holter – Ekstasis
10 Bob Dylan – Tempest
11 Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
12 Tame Impala – Lonerism
13 The xx – Coexist
14 Hot Chip – In Our Heads
15 Cat Power – Sun
16 Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe
17 Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
18 Orbital – Wonky
19 Advance Base – A Shut-In’s Prayer
20 Lee Fields & The Expressions – Faithful Man


Mojo - 20 Best Reissues Of 2012

1. Can - The Lost Tapes
2. The Beat - I Just Can't Stop It
3. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
4. The Rolling Stones - Some Girls
5. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks...
6. Derondo - Listen To My Song
7. Various - Philadelphia International Records: 40th Anniversary Box Set
8. Various - Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984
9. Paul McCartney - Ram
10. Donnie & Joe Emerson - Dreamin' Wild
11. Small Faces - Reissues
12. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
13. Woody Guthrie - Woody At 100
14. Charles Douglas - Not Your Kind Of Music
15. Blur - 21
16. Codine - When I See The Sun
17. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust..
18. Talk Talk - Sprit Of Eden
19. Monoton - Monotonprodukt 07
20. Van Dyke Parks - Song Cycle

Mojo - Best Americana Albums Of 2012

1. Chris Smither - Hundred Dollar Valentine
2. Mary Stuart - Nashville Vol 1
3. Lambchop - Mr M
4. Chip Taylor & The New Ukrainians - Fuck All The Perfect People
5. Iris Dement - Sing The Delta
6. Winterpills - All My Lovely Goners
7. Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves
8. Giant Giant Sand - Tucson
9. Bap Kennedy - The Sailors Revenge
10. Kelly Hogan - I Like To Keep Myself In Pain

Mojo - Best Folk Albums 2012

1. Anais Mitchell - Young Man In America
2. Jim Moray - Skulk
3. Gerry Diver - Speech Project
4. Lau - Race The Loser
5. Stephanie Hiadowski & C. Joynes - The Wild Berry
6. Sam Lee - Ground Of It's Own
7. Bellowhead - Broadside
8. Kathryn Tickell - Northumbrian Voices
9. The Imagined Village - Bedding The Dark
10. Tom Paley's Old Time Moonshine Review - Roll On Roll On

Mojo - Best Electronica Albums 2012

1. Actress - R.I.P.
2. Christian Loffler - A Forest
3. Laurel Halo - Quarantine
4. John Talabot Fin
5. Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland - Black Is Beautiful
6. Claro Intelecto - Reform Club
7. Rudi Zygadio - Tragicomedies
8. Nathan Fake - Steam Days
9. Daphni - Jialong
10. Lone - Galaxy Garden

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Mojo End Of Year Lists 2013

Albums



1. Dream River – Bill Callahan
2. Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
3. The Next Day – David Bowie
4. Am – Arctic Monkeys
5. Pale Green Ghosts – John Grant
6. Monomania – Deerhunter
7. Modern Vampires Of The City – Vampire Weekend
8. Perils From The Sea – Mark Kozelek & Jimmy Lavelle
9. Push The Sky Away – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
10. The Graceless Age – John Murry
11. Muchacho – Phosphorescent
12. Crimson/Red – Prefab Sprout
13. M B V – My Bloody Valentine
14. The Inheritors - Holden
15. …Like Clockwerk – Queens Of The Stoneage
16. Factory Floor – Factory Floor
17. Victim Of Love – Charles Bradley
18. Reflector – Arcade Fire
19. Sing To The Moon – Laura Mvula
20. Electric – Pet Shop Boys
21. One True Vine – Mavis Staples
22. Once I Was An Eagle – Laura Marling
23. Doris – Earl Sweatshirt
24. Personal Record – Eleanor Friedberger
25. Overgrown – James Blake
26. {Awayland} – Villagers
27. Settle – Disclosure
28. Rewind The Film – Manic Street Preachers
29. Immunity – Jon Hopkins
30. More Light – Primal Scream
31. Wise Up Ghost & Other Songs – Elvis Costello And The Roots
32. My Garden State – Glen Jones
33. Tooth & Nail – Billy Bragg
34. Needs Continuum – Karen Gwyer
35. Antiphon – Midlake
36. The Invisible Way – Low
37. Mug Museum – Low
38. Yeezus – Kanye Wesy
39. Man & Myth – Roy Harper
40. 13 – Black Sabbath
41. Tales Of Us – Goldfrapp
42. New – Paul Mccartney
43. Days Are Gone – Haim
44. The Messinger – Johnny Marr
45. Fields Of Reeds – These New Puritans
46. We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic – Foxygen
47. Loud City Song – Julia Holter
48. The Terror – The Flaming Lips
49. Virgins – Tim Hecker
50. Time Is A Mountain – Time Is A Mountain

Reissues

1. Another Self Portrait – Bob Dylan
2. Who Is William Onyeabor? – William Onyeabor
3. Higher! – Sly And The Family Stone
4. Last Splash  LSXX – Breeders
5. Reissues – The Blue Nile
6. Gangster Chronicle – London Possie
7. Total Destruction To Your Mind – Swam Dogg
8. Reissues – Marcos Valle
9. Insparation/Information/Wings Of Love – Shaggie Otis
10. Celestial Explosion – Don Bikoff


Folk

1. Wont Be Long Now – Linda Thompson
2. Single Flame – Lucy Ward
3. Child Ballads – Annis Mictchell & Jefferson Hamer
4. Shamrock City – Solas
5. Hidden Seam – Lisa Kemp
6. Cypress Well – Jim Causley
7. Battleplan – Bella Hardy
8. Broken Down Gentlemen – Faustus
9. Dear Lamp Love Moth – Ruth Theodore
10. Laylam – Carthy Hardy Farrell Young

Americana

1. The Low Highway – Steve Earle & The Dukes
2. Murchacho – Phosphorescent
3. Dream River – Bill Callahan
4. Honky Tonk – Son Volt
5. Bright Sunny South – Sam Amidine
6. Gone Away Backward – Robbie Fulks
7. American Kid – Patty Griffin
8. Hoodoo – Tony Joe White
9. Old Yellow Moon – Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
10. The Beast In Its Tracks – Josh Ritter


Electronica

1. The Inheritors – Holden
2. Immunity – Jon Hopkins
3. The Redeemer – Dean Blunt
4. Tomorrow’s Harvest – Boards Of Canada
5. R Plus Seven – Oneohtrix Point Never
6. Overgrown – James Blake
7. Drone Logic – Daniel Avery
8. Amygdala – DJ Koze
9. Vapor City – Machinedrum
10. The Visitor – Matias Aguayo