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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 1998


1. Massive Attack - Mezzanine
2. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Acme
3. Asian Dub Foundation - Rafi's Revenge
4. Manu Chao - Clandestino
5. Propeellerheads - Decksandrumsdandrockandroll
6. P J Harvey - Is This Desire?
7. Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs
8. Belle And Sebsatian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
9. R.E.M - Up
10. Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
11. Eels - Electro-Shock Blues
12. Fun Lovin' Criminals - 100% Colombian
13. Korn - Follow The Leader
14. Sunny Day Real Estate - How It Feels To Be Something On
15. Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
16. Fatboy Slim - You've Come A Long Way Baby
17. Gang Starr - Moment Of Truth
18. Pulp - This Is Hardcore
19. Pearl Jam - Yield
20. Cracker - Gentleman's Blues
21. Royal Crown Revue - The Contender
22. 4 Hero - Two Pages
23. Jack - The Jazz Age
24. Monster Magnet - Powertrip
25. Refused - The Shape Of Punk To Come
26. The Afghan Whigs - 1965
27. Slayer - Diabolus In Musica
28. Mark Lanegan - Scaps At Midnight
29. Gluecifer - Soaring With Eagles
30. Boards Of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children
31. Golden Smog - Weird Tales
32. Jeff Buckley - (Sketches For) My Sweetheart The Drunk
33. Fugazi - End Hits
34. Tortoise - TNT
35. Air - Moon Safari
36. Come - Gently Down The Stream
37. The Divine Comedy - Fin De Siecle
38. Freestylers - We Rock Hard
39. Tricky - Angels With Dirty Faces
40. The Posies - Success

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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 1999

1. Tom Waits - Mule Variations
2. Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
3. Beck - Midnite Vultures
4. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication
5. Mogwai - Come On Die Young
6. Built To Spill - Keep It Like A Secret
7. The Chemical Brothers - Surrender
8. Terranova - Close The Door
9. Deus - The Ideal Crash
10. The Walkabouts - Trail Of Stars
11. The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin
12. Tricky - Juxtapose
13. Hefner - The Fidelity Wars
14. Limp Bizkit - Significant Other
15. Gomez - Liquid Skin
16. Zebda - Essence Ordinaire
17. Wilco - Summerteeth
18. Gigolo Aunts - Minor Chords And Major Themes
19. Mos Def - Black On Both Sides
20. Les Rhythmes Digitales - Darkdance
21. Club 8 - The Friend I Once Had
22. The Hellacopters - Grande Rock
23. Underworld - Beaucoup Fish
24. Stereolab - Cobra And Phases Group Play Voltage In The Milky Night
25. Leftfield - Rhythm And Stealrh
26. Epmd - Our Of Business
27. The Make Up - Save Yourself
28. Beth Orton - Central Reservation
29. Tom Petty - Echo
30. The Promise Ring - Very Emergency!
31. Farmed Not So John - Receiver
32. Echo & The Bunnymen - What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?
33. Arab Strap - Elephant Shoe
34. Ministry - Dark Side Of The Spoon
35. Krust - Coded Language
36. Sargento Garcia - Un Poquito Quema'o
37. Luna - The Days Of Our Nights
38. Chris Cornell - Euphoria Morning
39. Buckberry - Buckberry
40. Foo Fighters - There Is Nothing Left To Lose

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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 2000


1. At The Drive-In - Relationship Of Command/Sunny Day Real State - The Rising Tide
2. Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
3. Primal Scream - Exterminator
4. P J Harvey - Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
5. Radiohead - Kid A
6. Deftones - The White Pony
7. Jurassic 5 - Quality Control
8. The Jayhawks - Smile
9. Lambchop - Nixon
10. Yo La Tengo - And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out
11. Roni Size / Reprazent - In The Mode
12. David Holmes - Bow Down To The Exit Sign
13. Queens Of The Stone Age - Rated R
14. The Cure - Bloodflowers
15. Björk - Selmasongs
16. Belle & Sebastian - Fold Your Hands Child You Walk Like A Peasant
17. St. Germain - Tourist
18. Calexico - Hot Rail
19. Coldplay - Parachutes
20. Piano Magic - Artists' Rifles
21. Snapcase - Designs For Automotion
22. Last Days Of April - Angel Youth
23. The Delgados - The Great Eastern
24. Mojave 3 - Excuses For Travellers
25. Dilated Peoples - The Platform
26. Goodspeed You Black Emperor! - Lift Yr Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven!
27. Eels - Daisies Of The Galaxies
28. Leila - Courtesy Of Choice
29. Einstürzende Neubaten - Silence Is Sexy
30. The Get Up Kids - Something To Write Home About
31. The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
32. David Gray - White Ladders
33. Giant Sand - Chore Of Enchantment
34. Broadcast - The Noise Made By People
35. Hefner - We Love The City
36. The Third Eye Foundation - Little Lost Soul
37. Julieta Venegas - Buenivento
38. Marilyn Manson - Holy Wood
39. Boss Hog - Whiteout
40. Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker

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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 2001

1. Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
2. Mogwai - Rock Action
3. Radiohead - Amnesiac
4. The Strokes - Is This It
5. System Of A Down - Toxicity
6. Björk - Vespertine
7. Weezer - The Green Album
8. Ryan Adams - Gold
9. Super Furry Animals - Rings Around The World
10. Neurosis - A Sun That Never Sets
11. B.R.M.C - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
12. Experience - Aujourd'hui, Maintenant
13. Kings Of Convenience - Quiet Is The New Loud
14. Jay-Z - The Blueprint
15. Built To Spill - Ancient Melodies Of The Future
16. Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life
17. Dominique A - Auguri
18. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
19. 4 Hero - Creatting Patterns
20. Lali Puna - Scary World Theory
21. Zen Guerrilla - Shadows Of The Sun
22. Incubus - Morning View
23. Low - Things We Lost In The Fire
24. The Avalanches - Since I Left You
25. Clem Snide - The Ghost Of Fashion
26. Travis - The Invisible Band
27. Pulp - We Love Life
28. Yann Tiersen - L'absente
29. Thalia Zedek - Been Here And Gone
30. The Black Crowes - Lions
31. Slipknot - Iowa
32. Thursday - Full Colapse
33. Isis - Celestial
34. Dimmu Borgir
35. Tool - Lateratus
36. Spiritualized - Let It Come Down
37. Mercury Rev - All Is Dream
38. Eels - Souljacker
39. Herber - Bodily Functions
40. Stereo Mc's - Deep, Down & Dirty

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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 2002

1. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
2. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
3. Múm - Finally We Are No One
4. Queens Of The Stone Age - Songs For The Deaf
5. Sigur Ros - ()
6. The Streets - Original Pirate Material
7. Dj Shadow - The Private Press
8. Liars - They Threw Us All In A Trench And Stuck A Monument On Top
9. Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
10. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
11. Doves - The Last Broadcast
12. The Mooney Suzuki - Electric Sweat
13. Programme - L’enfer Tiède
14. Peter Gabriel - Up
15. El-P - Fantastic Damage
16. Radio 4 - Gotham!
17. Tom Waits - Blood Money
18. Lambchop - Is A Woman
19. Nile - In Their Darkened Shrines
20. Foo Fighters - Ibe By One
21. Low - Trust
22. Primal Scream - Evil Heat
23. And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
24. The Monarchs - Make Yer Own Fun
25. Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around
26. The Notwist - Neon Golden
27. Death Cab For Cutie - The Photo Album
28. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
29. Boards Of Canada - Geogaddi
30. Idlewild - Te Remote Part
31. The Delgados - Hate
32. Korn - Untouchables
33. The Hellacopters - By The Grace Of God
34. Last Days Of April - Ascend To The Stars
35. David Gray - A New Day At Midnight
36. Today Is The Day - Sadness Will Prevail
37. Goo Goo Dolls - Gutterflower
38. Underworld - A Hundred Days Off
39. Napalm Death - Order Of The Leech
40. The Vines - Highly Evolved

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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 2003

1.. Death Cab For Cutie - Traanstlanticism
2.. The Mars Volta - De-Loused In The Comatorium
3.. The White Stripes - Elephant
4.. Hot Hot Heat - Make Up The Breakdown
5.. The Rapture - Echoes
6.. Calexico - Feast Of Wire
7.. A Perfect Circle - Thirteenth Step
8.. The Postal Service - Give Up
9.. The Strokes - Room On Fire
10.. The Blood Brothers - Burn, Piano Island, Burn
11.. Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power
12.. Ryan Adams - Rock N Roll
13.. Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher
14.. The Jayhawks - Rainy Day Music
15.. Damien Rice - O
16.. Gang Starr - The Ownerz
17.. Ed Harcourt - From Every Sphere
18.. The Fire Theft - The Fire Theft
19.. Josh Rouse - 1972
20.. Asian Dub Foundation - Enemy Of The Enemy
21.. The Robocop Kraus - Living With Other People
22.. Broadcast - Haha Sound
23.. Fountains Of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers
24.. Dayna Kurtz - Postcards From Heaven
25.. The Long Winters - When I Pretend To Fall
26.. Radiohead - Hail To The Thief
27.. Plastikman - Closer
28.. Belle And Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress
29.. Wire - Send
30.. Mojave 3 - Spoon And Rafter
31.. Bejamin Biolay - Negatif
32.. Nick Cave - Nocturama
33.. Dizzee Rascal - Boy In Da Corner
34.. Camera Obscura - Underachievers Please Try Harder
35.. Adam Green - Friends Of Mine
36.. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
37.. Colder - Again
38.. Muse - Absolution
39.. Killing Joke - Killing Joke
40.. The Dandy Warhols - Welcome To The Monkey House


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Mondo Sonoro Best Records 2004

Franz Ferdinand

1. Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
2. Wilco - A Ghost Is Born
3. !!! - Louden Up Now
4. Modest Mouse - Good News For People Who Love Bad News
5. Julieta Venegas - Sí
6. Nick Cave - Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus (2 Cds)
7. The Faint - Wet From Birth
8. Devendra Banhart - Rejoicing In The Hands
9. Scissor Sisters - Scissor Sisters
10. Tv On The Radio - Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
11. Dogs Die In Hot Cars - Please Describe Yourself
12. Le Tigre - This Island
13. Fennesz - Venice
14. Lambchop - Awcmon / Noyoucmon
15. Kanye West - The College Dropout
16. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
17. Junior Boys - Last Exit
18. Drive - By Truckers - The Dirty South
19. Mastodon - Leviathan
20. Pink Grease - This Is For Real
21. Elliott Smith - From A Basement On The Hill
22. Madvillain - Madvillainy
23. The Hidden Cameras - Mississauga Goddam
24. Tom Waits - Real Gone
25. Isis - Panopticon
26. The Hives - Tyrannosaurus Hives
27. Q And Not U - Power
28. Brian Wilson - Smile
29. Experience - Hémisphère Gauche
30. The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free
31. P. J. Harvey - Uh Huh Her
32. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People
33. The Libertines - The Libertines
34. Lali Puna - Faking The Books
35. Interpol - Antics
36. Kings Of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak
37. Cocorosie - La Maison De Mon Rêve
38. Mark Lanegan - Bubblegum
39. Morrisey - Morrisey, You Are The Quarry
40. The Blood Brothers - Crimes


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Mondo Sonoro Best Records Of 2005

Arcade Fire

1.Arcade Fire - Funeral
2.Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better
3.Lcd Soundsysyem - Lcd Soundsysyem
4.Antony & The Johnsons - I Am A Bird Now
5.Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning / Digital Ash In A Digital Urn
6.Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger
7.System Of A Down - Mesmerize
8.My Morning Jacket - Z
9.Sigur Ros - Takk
10.MIA - Arular
11.The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan
12.Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
13.The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute
14.Rufus Wainwright - Want Two
15.The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema
16.Devandra Bandhart - Cripple Crow
17.Queens Of The Stone Age - Lullabies To Paralyze
18.Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene
19.Isolee - Wearemonster
20.Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
21.Kanye West - Late Registration
22.The Robocop Kraus - They Think They Are The Robocop Kraus
23.Animal Collective - Feels
24.Wolf Parade - Apologies To The Queen Mary
25.Clem Snide - End Of Love
26.Kaiser Chiefs - Employment
27.Josh Rouse - Nashville
28.The Decemberists - Picaresque
29.Echo & The Bunnymen - Siberia
30.Opeth - Ghost Reveries
31.Death Cub For Cutie - Plans
32.Sufjan Stevens - Illinoise
33.Weezer - Make Believe
34.Ryan Adams - Jacksonville City Nights
35.Laura Veirs - Year Of Meteors
36.The Raveonettes - Pretty In Black
37.Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires
38.Eels - Blinking Lights And Other Revelations
39.High On Fire - Blessed Black Wings
40.Alkaline Trio - Crimson

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Best Albums Mondo Sonoro 2006

1- TV On The Radio - Return To Cookie Mountain
2- M.Ward - Post-War
3- Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
4- Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That
5- Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
6- Bob Dylan - Modern Times
7- The Rapture - Pieces Of The People We Love
8- Herman Düne - Giant
9- Scott Walker - The Drift
10- Mastodon - Blood Mountain
11- Wolfmother - Wolfmother
12- The Sleepy Jackson - Personality (One Was A Spider One Was A Bird)
13- Belle And Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
14- The Flaming Lips - At War With The Mystics
15- Cansei De Ser Sexy - Cansei De Ser Sexy
16- The Mars Volta - Amputechture
17- Jarvis Cocker - Jarvis
18- Architecture In Helsinki - In Case W Die
19- Damien Rice - S
20- The Spinto Band - Nice And Nicely Done
21- Akron / Family - Meek Warrior
22- Subtle - For Hero For Fool
23- Joana Newson - Ya
24- J Dilla - The Shining
25- Cat Power - The Greatest
26- Liars - Drum's Not Dead
27- Lily Allen - Alright, Still...
28- Gossip - Standing On The Way Of Control
29- Mogwai - Mr. Beast
30- Julieta Venegas - Limón Y Sal
31- Centro-Matic - Fort Recovery
32- Fujiya & Miyagi - Transparent Things
33- Micah P.Hinson - And The Opera Ciruit
34- Beirut - Gulag Orkestar
35- Lo-Fi-Fnk - Boylife
36- Current 93 - Black Ships Ate The Sky
37- Scissor Sisters - Ta-Dah
38- Woven Hand - Mosaic
39- Clark - Body Riddle
40- I'm From Barcelona - Last Me Introduce My Friends

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2007

Arcade Fire

1. Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
2. M.I.A. Kala
3. Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future
4. Lcd Soundsystem – Sound Of Silver
5. Justice – Cross
6. !!! – Myth Takes
7. Akron/Family – Love Is Simply
8. The Shins – Wincing The Night Away
9. The Rumble Strips – Girls And Strips
10. Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
11. Jens Lekman – Night Falls Over Kortedala
12. Vic Chesnutt – North Star Deserter
13. Digitalism – Idealism
14. The Go! Team – Proof Of Youth
15. Artic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare
16. Battles – Mirrored
17. Two Gallants – Two Gallants
18. Richard Hawley – Lady`S Bridge
19. Bright Eyes – Cassadaga
20. The New Pornographers – Challengers
21. PJ Harvey – White Chalk
22. Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
23. The National – Boxer
24. Queens Of The Stone Age – Era Vulgaris
25. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
26. Okkervil River – The Stage Names
27. Devendra Banhart – Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon
28. Rufus Wainwright – Release The Stars
29. Bloc Party – A Weekend In The City
30. Kanye West – Graduation
31. High On Fire – Death Is This Communion
32. Radiohead – In Rainbows
33. 1990’s – Cookies
34. Against Me! – New Wave
35. Beirut – The Flying Club Cup
36. Burial – Untrue
37. Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
38. Band Of Horses – Cease To Begin
39. Panda Bear – Person Pitch
40. The Mary Onettes – The Mary Onettes

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2008

1. Sigur Rós “Með Suð Í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust”
2. Portishead “Third”
3. TV On The Radio “Dear Science”
4. Vampire Weekend “Vampire Weekend”
5. Bon Iver “For Emma, Forever Ago”
6. Mgmt “Oracular Spectacular”
7. Gnarls Barkley “The Odd Couple”
8. Fleet Foxes “Fleet Foxes”
9. Cut Copy “In Ghost Colours”
10. The Wave Pictures “Instant Coffee Baby”
11. Lindstrøm “Where You Go I Go Too”
12. Late Of The Pier “Fantasy Black Channel”
13. Pete & The Pirates “Little Death”
14. Jeremy Jay “A Place Where We Could Go”
15. Grand Archives “Grand Archives”
16. Silver Jews “Lookout Mountain…”
17. My Morning Jacket “Evil Urges”
18. Kings Of Leon “Only By The Night”
19. Glasvegas “Glasvegas”
20. Glass Candy “B/E/A/T/B/O/X”
21. The Mars Volta “The Bedlam In Goliath”
22. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy “Lie Down In The Light”
23. Yelle “Pop-Up”
24. Foals “Antidotes”
25. Ron Sexmith “Exit Strategy Of The Soul”
26. Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed & The True Loves “Roll With You”
27. Ra Ra Riot “The Rhumb Line”
28. Drive By Truckers “Brighter Than…”
29. Vetiver “Thing Of The Past”
30. Ghostface Killah “The Big Doe Rehab”
31. Girl Talk “Feed The Animals”
32. Crystal Castles “Crystal Castles”
33. Fuck Buttons “Street Horrrsing”
34. The Wombats “A Guide To Love…”
35. Mates Of State “Re-Arrange Us”
36. The Last Shadow Puppets “The Age Of Understatement”
37. The Whip “X Marks Destination”
38. Nada Surf “Lucky”
39. Annuals “Such Fun”
40. Black Mountain “In The Future”

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2009

Animal Collective

1. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion
2. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
3. Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, The - The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
4. Antony & The Johnsons - The Crying Light
5. Girls - Album
6. Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport
7. Xx, The - Xx
8. Horrors, The - Primary Colours
9. Duke And The King - Nothing Gold Can Stay
10. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
11. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
12. Arctic Monkeys - Humbug
13. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle
14. Kings Of Convenience - Declaration Of Dependence
15. Cass Mccombs - Catacombs
16. Fever Ray - Fever Ray
17. M. Ward - Hold Time
18. Flaming Lips - Embryonic
19. Felice Brothers - Yonder Is The Cock
20. Jack Peñate - Everything Is New
21. Wild Beasts - Two Dancers
22. Sonic Youth - The Eternal
23. Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
24. Jeremy Jay - Slow Dance
25. Simian Mobile Disco - Temporary Pleasure
26. Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career
27. Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
28. Gossip - Music For Men
29. Antlers, The - Hospice
30. Sunn 0))) - Monoliths And Dimensions
31. Dan Deacon - Bromst
32. Dead Man's Bones - Dead Man's Bones
33. Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
34. Passion Pit - Manners
35. Andrew Bird - Noble Beast
36. JJ - N°2
37. Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt Ii
38. Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
39. Mastodon - Crack The Skye
40. Converge - Axe To Fall


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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2010


1. Beach House - Teen Dream
2. The Drums - The Drums
3. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
4. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
5. The National - High Violet
6. Crystal Castles-II
7. Foals-Total Life Forever
8. John Grant - Queen of Denmark
9. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before today
10. Two Door Cinema Club-Tourist History
11. Best Coast - Crazy For You
12. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
13. These New Puritans - Hidden
14. Wild Nothing-Gemini
15. The Black Keys-Brothers
16. Yeasayer-Odd Blood
17. Broken Bells-Broken Bells
18. Kaney West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
19. Vampire Weekend - Contra
20. Four Tet - There is Love in You
21. MGMT - Congratulations
22. Josh Ritter-So Runs The World Away
23. Jónsi-Go
24. Caribou - Swim
25. The New Pornographers-Together
26. Crystal Fighters-Star Of Love
27. Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid
28. Edwyn Collins - Losing sleep
29. Deer Tick-The Black Dirt Sessions
30. Sufjan Stevens - The Age Of Adz
31. Surfer Blood-Astro COSAT
32. Twin Shadow - Forget
33. The Gaslight Anthem-American Slang
35. Everything Everything-Man Alive
34. She & Him-Volume 2
36. Salem-King Night
37. Black Milk-Album Of The Year
38. Sleigh Bells-Treats
39. Javiera Mena-Mena
40. Zola Jesus-Stridulum II

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2011

Let England Shake

01. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
02. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
03. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
04. The Horrors - Skying-
05. M83 - Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming!
06. Arctic Monkeys - Suck It And See
07. The Vaccines - What Do You Expect From The Vaccines
08. Destroyer - Kaputt
09. The Drums - Portamento
10. Wild Beasts - Smother
11. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
12. John Maus - We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves
13. James Blake - James Blake
14. The Rapture - In The Grace Of Your Love
15. Wilco - The Whole Love
16. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Belong
17. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
18. Foo Fighters - Wastinglight
19. Tyler The Creator - Goblin
20. Justice - Audio, Video, Disco
21. Miles Kane - Colour Of The Trap
22. Cass Mccombs - Wit's End
23. Zomby - Dedication
24. Atlas Sound - Parallax
25. The Black Keys - El Camino
26. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
27. Wu Lyf - Go Tell Fire To The Mountain
28. I Break Horses - Hearts
29. Vivian Girls - Share The Joy
30. Fucked Up - David Comes To Life
31. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
32. Real Estate - Days
33. Cut Copy - Zonoscope
34. Iron & Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
35. Metronomy - The English Riviera
36. Comet Gain - Howl Of The Lonely Crowd
37. The Field - Looping State Of Mind
38. Foster The People - Torches
39. Active Child - You Are All I See
40. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2012

Alt-J

01. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
02. Swans - The Seer
03. Chromatics - Kill For Love
04. Grizzly Bear - Shields
05. Beach House -Bloom
06. The Xx - Coexist
07. Die Antwoord - Ten$Ion
08. The Vaccines - Come Of Age
09. Django Django - Django Django
10. Tame Impala - Lonerism
11. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
12. Crystal Castles -( III)
13. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble
14. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
15. Bill Fay - Life Is People
16. Actress - R.I.P
17. Kindness - World, You Need A Change Of Mind
18. Toy - Toy
19. Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
20. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
21. Jack White - Blunderbuss
22. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
23. Goat - World Music
24. Alabama Shakes - Boys And Girls
25. Hot Chip - In Our Heads
26. Dr. John - Locked Down
27. Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
28. Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
29. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
30. Liars - Wixiw
31. Diiv - Oshin
32. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
33. Passion Pit - Gossamer
34. Grimes - Visions
35. How To Dress Well - Total Loss
36. Calexico - Algiers
37. Trust - Trst
38. The Shins - Port Of Morrow
39. Om - Advaitic Songs
40. Cat Power - Sun

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2013


James Blake - Overgrown

1. James Blake - Overgrown
2. Arctic Monkeys - AM
3. Kanye West - Yeezus
4. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City
5. Foals - Holy Fire
6. Disclosure - Settle
7. Savages - Silence Yourself
8. Jon Hopkins - Immunity
9. Factory Floor - Factory Floor
10. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
11. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
12. Queens Of The Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
13. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation
14. Foxygen - We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic
15. A$Ap Rocky - Long.Live.A$AP
16. The Asphodells - Rulled By Passion, Destroyed By Lust
17. My Bloody Valentine - m v b
18. Jim James - Regions Of Light And Sound Of God
19. Sigur Rós - Kveikur
20. Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus
21. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
22. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
23. Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin
24. Deafheaven - Sunbather
25. David Bowie - The Next Day
26. Cave - Threace
27. M.I.A. - Matangi
28. Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven
29. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
30. Retrox - YPLL
31. The Bloody Beetroots - Hide
32. Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady
33. Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe
34. Satyricon - Satyricon
35. Dropkick Murphys - Signed And Sealed In Blood
36. Daniel Avery - Drone Logic
37. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
38. The Knife - Shaking The Habitual
39. Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare
40. Atoms For Peace - AMOK

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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2014

The War On Drugs


1. The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
2. Future Islands - Singles
3. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
4. Fka Twigs - LP 1
5. Sleaford Mods - Divide And Exit
6. Beck - Morning Phase
7. Royal Blood - Royal Blood
8. The Bug - Angels & Devils
9. Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold
10. Real Estate - Atlas
11. Ty Segall - Manipulator
12. How To Dress Well - What Is This Heart
13. Wild Beasts - Present Tense
14. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
15. Sun Kil Moon - Benji
16. Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World
17. Caribou - Our Love
18. Mac Demarco - Salad Days
19. Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal
20. Ben Frost - A U R O R A
21. Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
22. Pallbearer - Foundations Of Burden
23. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
24. Actress - Ghettoville
25. Swans - To Be Kind
26. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
27. Alt - J - This Is All Yours
28. Perfume Genius - Too Bright
29. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
30. Clark - Clark
31. Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy
32. The Afghan Whigs - Do To The Beast
33. Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused
34. Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain
35. Yob - Clearing The Path To Ascend
36. Jack White - Lazaretto
37. Every Time I Die - From Parts Unknown
38. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
39. Ought - More Than Any Other Day
40. Liars - Mess


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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2015

Sufjan Stevens


1. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
2. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly
3. Chvrches - Every Open Eye
4. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
5. Jamie XX - In Colour
6. Tame Impala - Currents
7. Julia Holter - Have You In My Wilderness
8. Florence & The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
9. Vince Staples - Summertime '06
10. Grimes - Art Angels
11. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
12. Deafheaven - New Bermuda
13. Kurt Vile - B'lieve I'm Goin' Down...
14. Hudson Mohawke - Lantern
15. Sleaford Mods - Key Markets
16. Leon Bridges - Coming Home
17. Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy
18. Kanaku Y El Tigre - Quema, Quema, Quema
19. U.S. Girls - Half Free
20. Holly Herndon - Platform
21. Majical Cloudz - Are You Alone?
22. Metz - II
23. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
24. Benjamin Clementine - At Least For Now
25. New Order - Music Complete
26. Algiers - Algiers
27. Destroyer - Posion Season
28. Defeater - Abandoned
29. Viet Cong - Viet Cong
30. Colleen - The Captain Of None
31. Mikal Cronin - Mciii
32. Wand - 1000 Days
33. Sleater Kinney - No Cities To Love
34. Everything Everything - Get To Heaven
35. Sophie - Product
36. Dan Mangan + Blacksmith - Club Meds
37. Josh Ritter - Sermon On The Rocks
38. Matthew E. White - Fresh Blood
39. Ffs - Ffs
40. Years & Years - Communion


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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2016

Nick Cave


1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
2. David Bowie -
3. Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
4. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity
5. Anohni - Hopelessness
6. Bon Iver - 22, A Million
7. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
8. Frank Ocean - Blonde/Endless
9. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
10. The Drones - Feelin Kinda Free
11. Skepta - Konnichiwa
12. Anderson. Paak - Malibu
13. Beyoncé - Lemonade
14. James Blake - The Colour In Anything
15. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
16. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
17. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
18. Swans - The Glowing Man
19. Kevin Morby - Signing Saw
20. Touché Amoré - Stage Four
21. Pj Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
22. Kaytranada - 99.9%
23. Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
24. Angels Olsen - My Woman
25. Savages - Adore Life
26. Ital Tek - Hollowed
27. Dengue Dengue Dengue - Siete Raíces
28. Parquet Courts - Human Performance
29. Moderat - III
30. Elza Soares - The Woman At The End Of The World
31. Fat White Family - Songs For Our Mothers
32. Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide To Earth
33. Jambinai - A Hermitage
34. Solange - A Seat At The Table
35. Car Seat Headrest - Teens Of Denial
36. Die Antwoord - Mount Ninji And Da Nice Time Kid
37. Acid Arab - Musique De France
38. Nails - You Will Never Be One Of Us
39. Fatima Al Qadiri - Brute
40. Flume - Skin


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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2017

1.Kendrick Lamar-DAMN
2.The National-Sleep Well Beast
3.Arca-Arca
4.LCD Soundsystem-American Dream
5.Lorde-Melodrama
6.St. Vincent-Masseducation
7.Cigarettes After Sex-Cigarettes After Sex
8.Sampha-Process
9.John Maus-Screen Memories
10.Vince Staples-Big Fish Theory
11.Hurray For The Riff Raff-The Navigator
12.The XX-I See You
13.Ibeyi-Ash
14.Zola Jesus-Okovi
15.The War On Drugs-A Deeper Understanding
16.Él Mató A Un Policía Motorizado-La Síntesis O'Konor
17.Mount Eerie-A Crow Looked At Me
18.Converge-The Dusk In Us
19.Tyler, The Creator-Flower Boy
20.Real Estate-In Mind
21.Jlin-Black Origami
22.Amenra-Mass VI
23.Father John Misty-Pure Comedy
24.Princess Nokia-1992 Deluxe
25.Residente-Residente
26.Alt-J-Relaxer
27.Austra-Future Politics
28.Fever Ray-Plunge
29.Julie Byrne-Not Even Happiness
30.Nathan Fake-Providence
31.Bicep-Bicep
32.Haim-Something To Tell You
33.Ho99o9-United States Of Horror
34.Propagandhi-Victory Lap
35.Aldous Harding-Party
36.Death From Above-Outrage Is Now
37.Chelsea Wolfe-Hiss Spun
38.Los Espíritus-Agua Ardiente
39.Algiers-The Underside Of Power
40.Peter Perrett-How The West Was Won


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Mondo Sonoro Best Albums Of 2018



1.Idles-Joy As An Act Of Resistance
2.Nils Frahm-All Melody
3.J Balvin-Vibras
4.Jon Hopkins-Singularity
5.MGMT-Little Dark Age
6.U.S. Girls-In A Poem Unlimited
7.Car Seat Headrest-Twin Fantasy
8.Low-Double Negative
9.The Blaze-Dancehall
10.Tirzah-Devotion
11.Kali Uchis-Isolation
12.Shame-Songs Of Praise
13.Courtney Barnett-Tell Me How You Really Feel
14.SOPHIE-Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides
15.Janelle Monáe-Dirty Computer
16.Tropical Fuck Storm-A Laughing Death In Meatspace
17.Kacey Musgraves-Golden Hour
18.Yves Tumor-Safe In The Hands of Love
19.Christine & The Queens-Chris
20.Zeal & Ardor-Stranger Fruit
21.Kurt Vile-Bottle It In
22.Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever-Hope Downs
23.Fatoumata Diawara-Fenfo
24.Cardi B-Invasion Of Privacy
25.Beach House-7
26.Hot Snakes-Jericho Sirens
27.Kids See Ghosts-Kids See Ghosts
28.The Internet-Hive Mind
29.Cat Power-Wanderer
30.Phosphorescent-C'est La Vie
31.Father John Misty-God's Favourite Customer
32.Serpentwithfeet-Soil
33.Helena Hauff-Qualm
34.Jack White-Boarding House Reach
35.Let's Eat Grandma-I'm All Ears
36.The Interrupters-Fight The Good Fight
37.Spiritualized-And Nothing Hurt
38.Arctic Monkeys-Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
39.Kamasi Washington-Heaven And Earth
40.Robyn-Honey

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Mondosonoro Best International Albums of 2019


1.FKA twigs-Magdalene
2.Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds-Ghosteen
3.Tyler The Creator-Igor
4.Lana del Rey-Norman Fucking Rockwell
5.Billie Eilish-When We All Fall Asleep,Where Do We Go?
6.Kate Tempest-The Book of Traps and Lessons
7.Michael Kiwanuka-Kiwanuka
8.Bon Iver-i,i
9.slowthai-Nothing Great About Britain
10.Floating Points-Crush
11.Weyes Blood-Titanic Rising
12.Angel Olsen-All Mirrors
13.black midi-Schlagenheim
14.Little Simz-GREY Area
15.Charli XCX-Charli
16.Fontaines DC-Drogel
17.Brittany Howard-Jaime
18.Swans-Leaving Meaning
19.(Sandy) Alex G-House of Sugar
20.Denzel Curry-Zuu
21.Tool-Fear Inoculum
22.Big Thief-Two Hands
23.Cigarettes After Sex-Cry
24.Kokoko!-Fongola
25.Caterina Barbieri-Ecstatic Computation
26.Jenny Hval-The Practice of Love
27.Tropical Fuck Storm-Braindrops
28.Rustin Man-Drift Code
29.Thom Yorke-Anima
30.Aldous Harding-Designer
31.Lingua Ignota-Caligula
32.Ex:Re-Ex:Re
33.Chelsea Wolfe-Birth of Violence
34.American Football-American Football (LP3)
35.JPEGMAFIA-All My Heroes Are Cornballs
36.Modeselektor-Who Else
37.J. Balvin & Bad Bunny-Oasis
38.Sharon Van Etten-Remind Me Tomorrow
39.Robert Ellis-Texas Piano Man
40.Life-A Picture of Good Health


Rockdelux Best International Albums of 2019

1 - FKA twigs - Magdalene
2 - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
3 - Tyler, the Creator - IGOR
4 - Solange - When I Get Home
5 - Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
6 - Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!
7 - Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
8 - Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
9 - Angel Olsen - All Mirrors
10 - Bill Callahan - Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
11 - Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising
12 - Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
13 - Kate Tempest - The Book of Traps and Lessons
14 - Big Thief - Two Hands
15 - Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
16 - Ariana Grande - thank u, next
17 - Bon Iver - i,i
18 - Charli XCX - Charli
19 - The Comet is Coming - Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
20 - Floating Points - Crush
21 - Kim Gordon - No Home Record
22 - James Blake - Assume Form
23 - Brittany Howard - Jaime
24 - Caroline Polachek - Pang
25 - Helado Negro - This is How You Smile
26 - Flying Lotus - Flamagra
27 - Holly Herndon - PROTO
28 - Little Simz - Grey Area
29 - Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
30 - Black Midi - Schlagenheim
31 - Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
32 - Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
33 - Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
34 - Swans - Leaving Meaning
35 - Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter 4: Memphis
36 - J Balvin and Bad Bunny - Oasis
37 - Jamila Woods - LEGACY! LEGACY!
38 - Slowthai - Nothing Great About Britain
39 - Cate Le Bon - Reward
40 - Fennesz - Agora
41 - Thom Yorke - ANIMA
42 - JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes Are Cornballs
43 - King Midas Sound - Solitude
44 - Rustin Man - Drift Code
45 - The Specials - Encore
46 - Moor Mother - Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes
47 - Richard Dawson - 2020
48 - Tropical Fuck Storm - Braindrops
49 - Tunes of Negation - Reach the Endless Sea
50 - Whitney - Forever Turned Around