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Music
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Year 2005 Releases

Avant-Garde (Post-Classical, Experimental)

  • ARTE Quartet: Terry Riley: Assassin Reverie (New World) [11-01:1]
  • Chris Brown: Talking Drum (Pogus) [01-17:1]
  • Harold Budd & Eraldo Bernocchi: Fragments from the Inside (Sub Rosa) [07-12:1]
  • Tod Dockstader: Aerial, Vol. 2 (Sub Rosa) [11-22:1]
  • Kyle Gann: Nude Rolling Down an Escalator: Studies for Disklavier (New World) [06-00:1]
  • Harold Budd: Avalon Sutra/As Long As I Can Hold My Breath (Samadhi Sound UK) [01-18:1]
  • Herbert Henck: John Cage: Early Piano Music (ECM) [07-26:1]
  • Korekyojin: Isotope (Tzadik) [04-26:1]
  • Merzbow: Sphere (Tzadik) [04-26:1]
  • Ikue Mori: Myrninerest (Tzadik) [04-26:1]

Avant-Garde (Post-Classical, Experimental) [compilations]

  • Henry Jacobs: Wide Weird World of Henry Jacobs/Fine Art of Goofing Off (Important) [05-17:1]

Avant-Garde (Post-Classical, Experimental) [reissues]

  • Harry Partch: The Harry Partch Collection, Volume 3 (1958-72, New World) [01-00:1]
  • Harry Partch: The Harry Partch Collection, Volume 4: The Bewitched (1957, New World) [04-00:1]

Blues

  • Marcia Ball: Marcia Ball Live: Down the Road (Alligator) [04-26:1]
  • Tab Benoit: Fever for the Bayou (Telarc) [03-22:1]
  • Elvin Bishop: Gettin' My Groove Back (Blind Pig) [08-16:1]
  • Rory Block: From the Dust (Telarc) [02-22:1]
  • Precious Bryant: Truth (Terminus) [02-01:1]
  • Albert Collins and the Icebreakers: Iceman at Mount Fuji (Fuel 2000) [02-15:1]
  • Shemekia Copeland: Soul Truth (Alligator) [08-16:1]
  • Robert Cray Band: Twenty (Sanctuary) [05-24:1]
  • Dr. John: Sippiana Hericane (Blue Note) [11-22:5]
  • Ronnie Earl & Duke Robillard: The Duke Meets the Earl (Stony Plain) [03-08:1]
  • Howard Glazer: Brown Paper Bag (Random Chance) [04-19:1]
  • Rosco Gordon: No Dark in America (Dualtone) [01-25:5]
  • Buddy Guy: Bring 'em In (Jive) [09-27:1]
  • Corey Harris: Daily Bread (Rounder) [06-07:1]
  • Alvin Youngblood Hart: Motivational Speaker (Tone Cool) [06-14:1]
  • Junior Kimbrough: Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough (Fat Possum) [01-11:1]
  • B.B. King: 80 (Geffen) [09-13:1]
  • Little Charlie & the Nightcats: Nine Lives (Alligator) [04-26:1]
  • Delbert McClinton: Cost of Living (New West) [08-23:1]
  • Kelly Joe Phelps: Tap the Red Cane Whirlwind (Rykodisc) [02-01:1]
  • Popa Chubby: Big Man-Big Guitar, Popa Chubby Live (Blind Pig) [05-24:1]
  • Roomful of Blues: Standing Room Only (Alligator) [01-11:1]
  • Corky Siegel: Corky Siegel's Traveling Chamber Blues Show (Alligator) [01-11:0]
  • Siegel-Schwall Band: Flash Forward (Alligator) [08-16:1]
  • Ron Spencer: Livin' Low (Blue Wave) [07-26:1]
  • Sugar Ray & the Bluetones: Hands Across the Table (Severn) [03-22:1]
  • Otis Taylor: Below the Fold (Telarc) [08-23:1]
  • Susan Tedeschi: Hope and Desire (Verve) [10-11:4]
  • Jimmy Thackery: Healin' Ground (Telarc) [04-26:1]
  • Earl Thomas: Intersection (Memphis International) [05-31:1]
  • Tommy Castro: Soul Shaker (Blind Pig) [02-01:1]

Blues [compilations]

  • Otis Blackwell: 1952-1954 (Classics R&B) [07-12:1]
  • Hadda Brooks: That's Where I Came In (1946-47, Ace) [05-10:1]
  • Big Bill Broonzy: 1937-1940, Vol. 2 (JSP) [07-12:2]
  • Big Bill Broonzy: 1951-1952 (Classics R&B) [02-22:1]
  • Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown: 1952-1954 (Classics R&B) [04-19:1]
  • J.T. Brown: 1950-1954 (Classics R&B) [11-15:1]
  • Martha Davis: 1946-1951 (Classics R&B) [02-22:1]
  • Champion Jack Dupree: Barrelhouse Blues and Boogie Woogie, Vol. 5 (Storyville) [09-13:1]
  • Leroy Foster: 1948-1952 (Classics R&B) [06-21:1]
  • Lowell Fulson: 1948-1949 (Classics R&B) [02-22:1]
  • Lil Green: 1947-1951 (Classics R&B) [05-17:2]
  • Guitar Slim: 1951-1954 (Classics R&B) [07-19:1]
  • Lightnin' Hopkins: 1950-1951 (Classics R&B) [05-17:1]
  • Lightnin' Hopkins: Prestige Profiles (Prestige) [10-25:1]
  • Bull Moose Jackson: 1950-1953 (Classics R&B) [11-15:1]
  • Elmore James: The Best of the Modern Years (Blue Note) [01-11:2]
  • Etta James: The Best of the Modern Years (Blue Note) [01-11:2]
  • Skip James: Hard Time Killin' Floor (Yazoo) [06-21:1]
  • Blind Willie Johnson: Blind Willie Johnson and the Guitar Evangelists (JSP) [01-25:1]
  • Lonnie Johnson: The Original Guitar Wizard (1928-52, Proper Box, 4CD) [02-22:1]
  • Floyd Jones: 1948-1953 (Classics R&B) [05-17:1]
  • B.B. King: 1952-1954 (Classics R&B) [09-20:1]
  • B.B. King: Original Greatest Hits (Virgin) [09-13:1]
  • B.B. King: The Ultimate Collection (Geffen) [03-15:2]
  • King Perry: 1950-1954 (Classics R&B) [04-19:1]
  • Saunders King: 1948-1954 (Classics R&B) [09-20:1]
  • Julia Lee: 1927-1946 (Classics R&B) [01-25:1]
  • J.B. Lenoir: 1951-1954 (Classics R&B) [04-19:1]
  • Joe Liggins: 1950-1952 (Classics R&B) [11-15:1]
  • Taj Mahal: The Essential Taj Mahal (Sony) [08-16:5]
  • Joe Morris: 1950-1953 (Classics R&B) [02-22:1]
  • Charlie Musselwhite: Deluxe Edition (Alligator) [02-01:1]
  • Charlie Singleton: 1949-1953 (Classics R&B) [01-25:1]
  • Frank Stokes: The Best of Frank Stokes (Yazoo) [01-25:5]
  • Susan Tedeschi: Best of Susan Tedeschi (Tone Cool) [10-18:1]
  • The Rough Guide to Bottleneck Blues (World Music Network) [04-26:1]
  • Big Mama Thornton: They Call Me Big Mama: A Proper Introduction (Proper) [08-23:1]
  • T-Bone Walker: 1950-1952 (Classics R&B) [01-25:1]
  • T-Bone Walker: The Best of the Black & White and Imperial Years (Blue Note) [01-11:1]
  • Billy Ward & the Dominoes: 1950-1953 (Classics R&B) [01-25:1]
  • Johnny "Guitar" Watson: The Best of the Modern Years (Blue Note) [01-11:1]
  • Johnny "Guitar" Watson: The Funk Anthology (Shout! Factory, 2CD) [09-06:5]
  • Josh White: Wanderings (ASV/Living Era) [03-08:1]

Blues [reissues]

  • Butterfield Blues Band: Live (Wounded Bird) [05-31:1]
  • Memphis Slim: Blue Memphis (Wounded Bird) [02-15:1]
  • Memphis Slim: South Side Reunion (Wounded Bird) [02-15:1]
  • Maria Muldaur: Louisiana Love Call (Shout! Factory) [05-03:1]
  • Maria Muldaur: Meet Me at Midnite (Shout! Factory) [05-03:1]
  • Clement Tervalone: Jazzaplenty (Night Train) [11-08:1]
  • Tuts Washington: Live at Tipitina's '78 (Night Train) [11-08:1]

Blues [vault]

  • Big Mama Thornton: Big Mama Thorton in Europe (Arhoolie) [09-06:1]
  • Big Mama Thornton: Sassy Mama (Just a Memory) [09-27:1]

Christmas

  • Faith Evans: Faithful Christmas (Capitol) [10-25:1]
  • Diana Krall/Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra: Christmas Songs (Verve) [11-01:5]
  • Kate & Anna McGarrigle: The McGarrigle Christmas Hour (Nonesuch) [11-01:1]
  • Jane Monheit: The Season (Sony) [10-18:1]
  • Brian Setzer Orchestra: Dig That Crazy Christmas (Surfdog) [10-18:1]
  • Brian Wilson: What I Really Want for Christmas (Arista) [10-18:1]

Christmas [reissues]

  • June Christy: This Time of Year (1961, Collectors' Choice) [11-15:1]

Classical

  • Kronos Quartet: You've Stolen My Heart (Nonesuch) [08-23:1]

Classical [compilations]

  • Yo-Yo Ma: The Essential Yo-Yo Ma (Sony Classical/Legacy, 2CD) [08-16:5]

Comedy

  • Dane Cook: Retaliation (Comedy Central Rec.) [07-26:1]
  • Neil Hamburger: Great Moments at Di Presa's Pizza House (Drag City) [04-19:1]
  • Larry the Cable Guy: Right to Bare Arms (Warner Brothers) [03-29:1]
  • Harland Williams: Har-Larious (Comedy Central) [11-22:1]

Comedy [compilations]

  • Richard Pryor: Evolution/Revolution: The Early Years (1966-1974) (Rhino) [02-01:1]

Comedy [reissues]

  • Lenny Bruce: Live: San Francisco 1966 (Koch) [11-08:1]

Country

  • Trace Adkins: Songs About Me (Capitol) [03-22:1]
  • Jessi Alexander: Honeysuckle Sweet (Columbia) [03-01:1]
  • Gary Allan: Tough All Over (Mca Nashville) [10-11:1]
  • Keith Anderson: Three Chord Country and American Rock & Roll (Arista) [05-03:1]
  • The Bacon Brothers: White Knuckles (Spin Art) [10-25:1]
  • Bobby Bare: The Moon Was Blue (Dualtone) [11-01:1]
  • The Bellamy Brothers: Angels and Outlaws, Vol. 1 (Curb) [03-29:1]
  • Dierks Bentley: Modern Day Drifter (Capitol) [05-10:1]
  • Big & Rich: Comin' to Your City (Warner Bros.) [11-15:1]
  • Brooks & Dunn: Hillbilly DeLuxe (Arista) [08-30:1]
  • Tracy Byrd: Greatest Hits (BNA) [02-08:1]
  • Laura Cantrell: Humming by the Flowered Vine (Matador) [06-21:1]
  • Deana Carter: Story of My Life (Vanguard) [03-08:1]
  • Caitlin Cary/Thad Cockrell: Begonias (Yep Roc) [06-14:1]
  • June Carter Cash: Church in the Wildwood (Dualtone) [11-01:1]
  • June Carter Cash: Ring of Fire: The Best of June Carter Cash (Dualtone) [11-01:1]
  • Beth Nielsen Chapman: Look (Compass) [04-05:1]
  • Beth Nielsen Chapman: Look (Compass) [06-07:1]
  • Ray Charles: Friendship (Legacy) [07-12:5]
  • Kenny Chesney: Be as You Are (BNA) [01-25:1]
  • Kenny Chesney: The Road and the Radio (BNA) [11-08:1]
  • Terri Clark: Life Goes On (Mercury Nashville) [11-01:1]
  • Cowboy Troy: Loco Motive (Warner Bros.) [05-17:1]
  • Cross Canadian Ragweed: Garage (Universal South) [10-04:1]
  • Rodney Crowell: The Outsider (Sony) [08-16:4]
  • Billy Currington: Doin' Somethin' Right (Mercury Nashville) [10-18:1]
  • Charlie Daniels: Songs from the Longleaf Pines (Koch) [03-22:1]
  • Erika Jo: Erika Jo (Universal South) [06-14:1]
  • Sara Evans: Real Fine Place (RCA) [10-04:1]
  • Shelly Fairchild: Ride (Sony) [05-03:1]
  • Billy Gilman: Everything and More (Image) [05-03:1]
  • Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Come on Back (Rounder) [08-16:1]
  • Nanci Griffith: Hearts in Mind (New Door) [02-01:1]
  • Hanna-McEuen: Hanna-McEuen (Dreamworks Nashville) [08-16:1]
  • Eric Heatherly: Lower East Side of Life (Koch) [04-26:1]
  • Faith Hill: Fireflies (Warner Bros.) [08-02:1]
  • Hot Apple Pie: Hot Apple Pie (Dreamworks Nashville) [06-28:1]
  • Shooter Jennings: Put the "O" Back in Country (Universal South) [03-01:1]
  • Buddy Jewell: Times Like These (Sony) [04-26:1]
  • George Jones: Hits I Missed . . . and One I Didn't (Bandit) [09-13:1]
  • Toby Keith: Honkytonk University (Dreamworks Nashville) [05-17:1]
  • Miranda Lambert: Kerosene (Sony) [03-15:1]
  • Patty Loveless: Dreaming My Dreams (Sony) [09-13:1]
  • Shelby Lynne: Suit Yourself (Capitol) [05-24:1]
  • Kathy Mattea: Right Out of Nowhere (Narada) [09-27:1]
  • Jo Dee Messina: Delicious Surprise (Curb) [04-26:1]
  • Heather Myles: Rum and Rodeo (Hightone) [01-25:1]
  • Willie Nelson: Countryman (Lost Highway) [07-12:1]
  • Willie Nelson: Songs for Tsunami Relief: Austin to South Asia (Lost Highway) [04-12:1]
  • Joe Nichols: III (Universal South) [10-25:1]
  • Jamie O'Neal: Brave (Capitol) [03-01:2]
  • Brad Paisley: Time Well Wasted (Arista Nashville) [08-16:1]
  • Dolly Parton: Those Were the Days (Sugar Hill) [10-11:1]
  • The Peasall Sisters: Home to You (Dualtone) [09-06:1]
  • Bobby Pinson: Man Like Me (RCA) [05-17:3]
  • Jon Randall: Walking Among the Living (Epic) [09-20:1]
  • LeAnn Rimes: This Woman (Curb) [01-25:1]
  • Ray Scott: My Kind of Music (Warner Bros.) [11-22:1]
  • Billy Joe Shaver: A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver: Live (Compadre) [05-17:1]
  • George Strait: Somewhere Down in Texas (MCA Nashville) [06-28:1]
  • Marty Stuart: Badlands (Universal South) [10-25:1]
  • Marty Stuart: Soul's Chapel (Superlatone) [08-30:4]
  • Billy Bob Thornton: Hobo (Big Deal) [09-13:1]
  • Randy Travis: Glory Train (Word Entertainment) [10-25:1]
  • Trick Pony: R.I.D.E. (Curb) [08-23:1]
  • Carrie Underwood: Some Hearts (Arista) [11-15:1]
  • The Volebeats: Like Her (Turquoise Mountain) [07-12:1]
  • Lari White: Green Eyed Soul (Artists Underground) [07-26:1]
  • Hank Williams III: Straight to Hell (Curb) [10-25:1]
  • Gretchen Wilson: All Jacked Up (Sony) [09-27:2]
  • Lee Ann Womack: There's More Where That Came From (MCA Nashville) [02-08:1]
  • Chely Wright: Metropolitan Hotel (Dualtone) [02-22:1]
  • Trisha Yearwood: Jasper County (MCA Nashville) [09-13:1]
  • Dwight Yoakam: Blame the Vain (New West) [06-14:1]
  • Dwight Yoakam: Live from Austin, TX (New West) [11-01:1]

Country [compilations]

  • Gene Autry: The Essential Gene Autry (Columbia/Legacy) [01-11:5]
  • Banjo & Sullivan: Rob Zombie Presents . . . Banjo & Sullivan: The Ultimate Collection (1972-78, Hip-O) [06-28:1]
  • Junior Brown: Greatest Hits (Curb) [06-07:1]
  • Johnny Cash: I Walk the Line: The Legend of Johnny Cash (Hip-O) [10-25:5]
  • Johnny Cash: Original Sun Albums: Complete Collection (Varese, 7CD) [05-24:1]
  • Johnny Cash: The Legend (Columbia/Legacy, 4CD) [08-02:5]
  • June Carter Cash: Keep on the Sunny Side: Her Life in Music (Columbia/Legacy, 2CD) [08-02:5]
  • David Allan Coe: For the Soul and for the Mind: Demos of 1971-1974 (Coe Pop) [05-10:1]
  • Country Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1 (Rev-Ola) [11-15:1]
  • Montgomery Gentry: Something to Be Proud Of: The Best of 1999-2005 (Sony) [11-01:5]
  • Emmylou Harris: Heartaches & Highways: The Very Best of Emmylou Harris (Rhino) [07-19:1]
  • George Jones/Gene Pitney/The Jordanaires: The Complete 60's Duets (Varese) [03-29:1]
  • Wynonna Judd: Her Story: Scenes from a Lifetime (Curb) [09-27:1]
  • The Anita Kerr Singers: From Nashville . . . The Hit Sound (Collectors' Choice) [03-29:1]
  • Tracy Lawrence: Then and Now: The Hits Collection (Mercury Nashville) [10-18:1]
  • Patty Loveless: The Definitive Collection (MCA Nashville) [06-07:5]
  • Loretta Lynn: The Definitive Collection (MCA Nashville) [06-07:5]
  • Martina McBride: Timeless (RCA) [10-18:1]
  • Reba McEntire: Reba #1's (MCA Nashville) [11-22:1]
  • Patsy Montana: Original Cowboy Sweetheart (ASV/Living Era) [03-08:1]
  • Allison Moorer: Definitive Collection (MCA Nashville) [06-07:1]
  • Willie Nelson: Songs (1961-2002, Lost Highway) [02-15:1]
  • Dolly Parton: The Essential Dolly Parton (RCA/Legacy) [06-28:5]
  • Johnny Paycheck: On His Way (Koch) [01-25:1]
  • Charlie Poole: With the North Carolina Ramblers and the Highlande (JSP) [01-25:1]
  • Charlie Poole: You Ain't Talking to Me: Charlie Poole and the (Columbia/Legacy, 3CD) [05-17:5]
  • Collin Raye: Twenty Years and Change (Infinity Nashville) [10-25:1]
  • The Sons of the Pioneers: My Saddle Pals and I (Proper Box, 4CD) [05-17:1]
  • Red Sovine: Greatest Hits (Varese) [06-28:1]
  • Red Sovine: Honky Tonks Truckers and Tears: 1964-1980 (Ace) [07-12:1]
  • Speedy West: Steel Guitar (1950-55, Sundazed) [03-22:1]
  • The Statler Brothers: Definitive Collection (Mercury Nashville) [04-19:1]
  • Stompin' Singers & Western Swingers (Proper Box) [02-22:1]
  • B.J. Thomas: Have a Heart: The Love Songs Collection (Varese) [02-01:1]
  • Western Swing and Country Jazz (JSP, 4CD) [03-29:1]
  • Slim Whitman: Absolutely the Best of Slim Whitman (Fuel 2000) [03-29:1]
  • Hank Williams: Turn Back the Years: Essential Hank Williams Collection (Mercury Nashville) [10-11:1]
  • Don Williams & the Pozo Seco Singers: The Little Darlin' Sound of Don Williams (1970, Koch) [02-22:1]

Country [reissues]

  • Rosanne Cash: Interiors (Sony) [11-08:5]
  • Rosanne Cash: King's Record Shope (Sony) [11-08:5]
  • Rosanne Cash: Seven Year Ache (Sony) [11-08:5]
  • Rosanne Cash: Very Best of Rosanne Cash (Sony) [11-08:5]
  • David Allan Coe: Penitentiary Blues (Shout Factory) [08-23:5]
  • Merle Haggard: Going Where the Lonely Go/That's the Way Love (S&P) [03-15:1]
  • George Jones: My Very Special Guests (Legacy Edition) (1977-97, Epic/Legacy, 2CD) [06-14:5]
  • Nicolette Larson: Nicolette (Wounded Bird) [02-15:1]
  • Brenda Lee: All the Way/Sincerely (1961-62, Ace) [06-26:1]
  • Charlie Rich: Boss Man/Very Special Love Songs (Edsel) [05-31:1]
  • Ray Stevens: Everything Is Beautiful/Unreal!!! (Collectables) [05-17:1]
  • Ray Stevens: Nashville/Boogity Boogity (Collectables) [05-17:1]

Country: Alt/Indie

  • Devil in a Woodpile: In Your Lonesome Town (Bloodshot) [03-08:1]
  • Kathleen Edwards: Back to Me (Zoë/Rounder) [03-01:2]
  • Freakwater: Thinking of You (Thrill Jockey) [09-13:1]
  • Robbie Fulks: Georgia Hard (Yep Roc) [05-17:5]
  • Mary Gauthier: Mercy Now (Lost Highway) [02-15:1]
  • Wayne Hancock: The Best of Wayne Hancock (Ark 21) [04-26:1]
  • Chris Hillman: Other Side (Sovereign Artists) [06-21:1]
  • Lucero: Dreaming in America (Liberty & Lament) [10-11:1]
  • Reckless Kelly: Wicked Twisted Road (Sugar Hill) [02-08:1]
  • Lucinda Williams: Live @ the Fillmore (Lost Highway, 2CD) [05-10:1]

Country: Alt/Indie [compilations]

  • Terry Allen: The Silent Majority: Terry Allen's Greatest Missed Hits (Sugar Hill) [07-12:1]

Country: Bluegrass

  • The Del McCoury Band: The Company We Keep (McCoury Music) [07-12:1]
  • The Duhks: The Duhks (Sugar Hill) [02-08:1]
  • Béla Fleck: Crossing the Tracks (Rounder) [10-04:1]
  • The Grascals: The Grascals (Rounder) [02-08:1]
  • Ryan Holladay: New Kid in Town (Skaggs Family) [04-12:1]
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver: You Gotta Dig a Little Deeper (Rounder) [03-29:1]
  • Nickel Creek: Why Should the Fire Die? (Sugar Hill) [08-09:1]
  • Mark O'Connor: Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing Live in New York (Omac) [09-27:1]
  • Psychograss: Now Hear This (Adventure Music) [05-10:1]
  • Rhonda Vincent & the Rage: Ragin' Live (Rounder) [03-08:1]

Country: Bluegrass [compilations]

  • Flatt and Scruggs: Foggy Mountain Gospel (1951-66, Columbia/Legacy) [07-12:5]
  • Flatt and Scruggs: Foggy Mountain Jamboree (1951-57, Columbia/Legacy) [07-12:5]
  • Earl Scruggs: I Saw the Light With Some Help from My Friends (1971, Columbia/Legacy) [07-12:5]
  • The Stanley Brothers: Earliest Recordings: Complete Rich-R-Tone 78s (1947-52, Rounder) [04-12:1]

Electronica

  • Abel: Alegria Musica (Tommy Boy) [10-11:1]
  • Adult.: D.U.M.E. [EP] (Thrill Jockey) [04-12:1]
  • Adult.: Gimmie Trouble (Thrill Jockey) [10-11:1]
  • Matias Aguayo: Are You Really Lost (Kompakt Germany) [10-11:1]
  • Annie: Anniemal (Big Beat) [06-07:2]
  • Annie: DJ Kicks (K7) [10-25:1]
  • The Black Dog: Silenced (Dust Science) [10-25:1]
  • Kevin Blechdom: Eat My Heart Out (Chicks on Speed) [06-14:1]
  • Boards of Canada: Campfire Headphase (Warp) [10-18:1]
  • Caribou: The Milk of Human Kindness (Domino) [05-03:1]
  • The Chemical Brothers: Push the Button (Astralwerks) [01-25:1]
  • The Crystal Method: Community Service, Vol. 2 (Ultra) [04-05:1]
  • Daddy G: DJ Kicks (K7) [02-14:2]
  • Daedelus: Exquisite Corpse (Mush) [03-15:1]
  • Daft Punk: Human After All (Virgin) [03-15:1]
  • Richard Davis: Details (Kitty Yo) [06-21:1]
  • Greg Davis/Sebastien Roux: Paquet Surprise (Carpark) [10-18:1]
  • DJ Rap: Bulletproof (System) [05-17:1]
  • DJ Spooky vs. Dave Lombardo: Drums of Death (Thirsty Ear) [04-26:5]
  • Felix da Housecat: Playboy: The Mansion Soundtrack (Koch) [01-11:1]
  • Fischerspooner: Odyssey (Capitol) [04-05:1]
  • Jason Forrest: Shamelessly Exciting (Sonig) [10-11:2]
  • Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic (Domino) [05-31:1]
  • Fripp & Eno: Equatorial Stars (Opal) [04-05:1]
  • Laurent Garnier: The Cloud Making Machine (Mute U.S.) [02-22:1]
  • Markus Guentner: 1981 (Kompakt) [04-05:1]
  • A Guy Called Gerald: To All Things What They Need (K7) [02-15:1]
  • Richie Hawtin: DE9: Transitions (Mute U.S.) [11-15:1]
  • The Herbaliser: Take London (Ninja Tune) [05-31:1]
  • Jahcoozi: Pure Breed Mongrel (Kitty Yo) [11-08:1]
  • Jazzanova: Blue Note Trip (Blue Note, 2CD) [09-13:5]
  • The Juan MacLean: Less Than Human (Astralwerks) [08-09:1]
  • Kammerflimmer Kollektief: Absencen (Staubgold) [03-15:4]
  • Zbigniew Karkowski: One and Many (Sub Rosa) [02-22:5]
  • Simon Keep: Interview With the Eggs (Sub Rosa) [02-22:5]
  • Kid Koala: Live From the Short Attention Span Audio Theater (Ninja Tune) [03-08:1]
  • Kill Memory Crash: American Automatic (Ghostly International) [05-17:1]
  • Kraftwerk: Minimum-Maximum (Astralwerks) [06-07:1]
  • Ladytron: Witching Hour (Rykodisc) [10-04:1]
  • LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem (Capitol) [02-15:2]
  • Lemon Jelly: '64-'95 (Beggars XL) [01-25:1]
  • Jamie Lidell: Multiply (Warp) [06-28:1]
  • Chris Liebing/Speedy J: Collabs 3000: Metalism (Mute) [11-29:1]
  • Luaka Bop Remix (Luaka Bop) [08-16:1]
  • M83: Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute U.S.) [01-25:1]
  • Meat Beat Manifesto: At the Center (Thirsty Ear) [05-24:1]
  • Meat Beat Manifesto: Off Centre - CDEP (Thirsty Ear) [10-25:1]
  • Merzbow: Merzbuddha (Important) [04-19:1]
  • M.I.A.: Arular (Beggars XL) [02-22:3]
  • Minotaur Shock: Maritime (4AD) [08-09:1]
  • Moby: Hotel (V2) [03-22:1]
  • Morcheeba: The Antidote (Echo UK) [05-31:1]
  • Mouse on Mars: Live04 (Sonig) [10-11:1]
  • Mr. Dorgon: God Is Greatest (Tzadik) [03-22:1]
  • Mu: Out of Breach (Manchester's Revenge) (Output) [02-08:1]
  • Nouvelle Vague: Nouvelle Vague (Luaka Bop) [05-03:1]
  • O'2L: Doyle's Brunch (Peak) [03-01:1]
  • The Orb: Okie Dokie It's the Orb on Kompakt (Kompakt) [11-08:1]
  • Pet Shop Boys: Back to Mine (Back to Mine) [07-12:1]
  • P-Love: All Up in Your Mind (Ninja Tune) [10-11:1]
  • Röyksopp: The Understanding (Astralwerks) [07-12:1]
  • Run the Road: Atlantic (03-08) [5:]
  • Scanner + Dessy: Play Along (Sub Rosa) [02-22:5]
  • Scooter: Mind the Gap (Sheffield Lab) [01-11:1]
  • David Shea: Book of Scenes (Sub Rosa) [10-25:1]
  • Roni Size: Return to V (Full Cycle) [01-25:1]
  • Solvent: Elevators and Oscillators: An Album Companion (Ghostly International) [04-05:1]
  • Spire: Live at St. Pierre Cathedral/Saint Pierre (Touch, 2CD) [03-01:5]
  • Superpitcher: Today (Kompakt) [05-17:1]
  • Télépopmusik: Angel Milk (Capitol) [06-21:1]
  • The Cars Are the Stars: Fragments (Chez Moi) [00-00:5]
  • Thievery Corporation: Cosmic Game (Esl Music) [02-22:1]
  • Total 6 (Kompakt) [08-23:1]
  • T. Raumschmiere: Blitzkrieg Pop (Mute) [08-23:1]
  • Treva Whateva: Music's Made of Memories (Ninja Tune) [09-06:1]
  • United State of Electronica: U.S.E. (Sonic Boom) [03-15:1]
  • Armand Van Helden: Nympho (Ultra) [09-06:1]
  • Verve Remixed, Vol. 3 (Verve) [04-05:1]
  • Vitalic: OK Cowboy (Pias) [08-02:1]

Electronica [compilations]

  • Everything But the Girl: Adapt or Die: 10 Years of Remixes (Rhino) [03-15:1]
  • Jean Michel Jarre: Essential Jean-Michel Jarre (Dreyfus) [01-25:1]
  • Lali Puna: I Thought I Was Over That: Rare, Remixed And B-Sid (Morr Music) [06-28:1]
  • Snap!: Cult of Snap: 1990-2003 (SPV) [02-01:1]
  • The Complete Verve Remixed Deluxe Box (Verve) [11-01:1]
  • Verve Remixed, Vol. 3 (Verve) [04-05:1]

Electronica [reissues]

  • Harold Budd: Luxa (Hannibal) [08-30:1]
  • Cluster & Eno: Cluster & Eno (1977, Water) [08-23:1]
  • DJ Shadow: Endtroducing . . . [Deluxe Edition] (Island) [06-07:5]
  • Arthur Russell: World of Echo (1986, Audika) [01-11:2]

Folk

  • Joan Baez: Bowery Songs (Koch) [09-06:1]
  • Jeff Black: Tin Lily (Dualtone) [07-26:5]
  • Vashti Bunyan: Lookaftering (Dicristina Stair) [10-25:1]
  • Kate Campbell: Blues and Lamentations (Large River Music) [09-06:5]
  • Kate Campbell: Blues and Lamentations (Large River Music) [09-06:5]
  • Eliza Carthy: Rough Music (Topic) [06-21:1]
  • Eliza Gilkyson: Retrospecto (Realiza) [10-11:1]
  • Davy Graham & Holly: Godington Boundary (President) [02-15:1]
  • Kim & Reggie Harris/Rabbi Jonathan Kligler: Let My People Go! (Appleseed) [02-08:1]
  • Imaginational Anthem (Tompkins Square) [10-25:1]
  • Bert Jansch: Running from Home: An Introduction To (Castle) [07-19:1]
  • Robert Earl Keen, Jr.: What I Really Mean (Koch) [05-10:1]
  • Christine Lavin: Folkzinger (Appleseed) [09-20:1]
  • The Love Hall Tryst: Songs of Misfortune (Appleseed) [07-26:1]
  • Utah Phillips: Starlight on the Rails: A Songbook (Daemon) [05-10:1]
  • John Prine: Fair and Square (Oh Boy) [04-26:2]
  • Kate Rusby: Girl Who Couldn't Fly (Compass) [10-11:1]
  • Tom Russell: Hot Walker (Hightone) [03-01:1]
  • Greg Trooper: Make It Through the World (Sugar Hill) [04-12:1]
  • Uncle Earl: She Waits for Night (Rounder) [07-19:1]
  • Loudon Wainwright III: Here Come the Choppers (Sovereign Artists) [04-19:3]
  • Abigail Washburn: Song of the Traveling Daughter (Nettwerk) [08-02:1]
  • Jim White: Jim White Presents Music from Searching for a Wrong-Eyed Jesus (Luaka Bop) [06-07:1]

Folk [compilations]

  • Dark Holler: Old Love Songs and Ballads (Smithsonian Folkways) [09-27:1]
  • Kinky Friedman: They Ain't Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore (Bear Family) [10-04:1]
  • Stefan Grossman: Those Pleasant Days: The Transatlantic Anthology (Castle) [09-13:1]
  • La Guitara (Vanguard) [11-01:1]
  • Peter, Paul & Mary: The Very Best of Peter, Paul & Mary (Rhino) [08-23:1]
  • Tom Russell Band: Raw Vision: The Tom Russell Band 1984-1994 (Philo) [09-20:1]
  • Pete Seeger: The Essential Pete Seeger (Columbia/Legacy) [04-19:5]
  • Shel Silverstein: The Best of Shel Silverstein (Columbia/Legacy) [08-02:5]
  • Dave Van Ronk: The Mayor of MacDougal Street: Rarities 1957-69 (Multicultural Media) [04-19:1]

Folk [reissues]

  • Forest: Forest (1969, Radioactive) [04-00:1]

Gospel

  • The Blind Boys of Alabama: Atom Bomb (Real World) [03-15:5]
  • Shirley Caesar: I Know the Truth (Artemis) [09-06:1]
  • The Campbell Brothers: Can You Feel It? (Rope-A-Dope) [06-21:4]
  • George Huff: Miracles (Word Entertainment) [10-11:1]

Gospel [compilations]

  • Classic Southern Gospel: From Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways) [05-24:1]
  • Dorothy Norwood: At Her Best (Fuel 2000) [02-15:1]

Gospel: CCM

  • Casting Pearls: Casting Pearls (Inpop) [08-16:1]
  • Kristin Chenoweth: As I Am (Sony) [04-05:1]
  • Stryper: Reborn (Big3) [08-16:1]
  • Jaci Velasquez: Beauty Has Grace (Word Entertainment) [05-03:1]

Gospel: CCM [compilations]

  • Amy Grant: Rock of Ages . . . Hymns and Faith (Word Entertainment) [05-03:1]

New Age

  • Pierre Bensusan: Altiplanos (Favored Nations) [05-03:1]
  • Jim Brickman: Grace (Windham Hill) [04-19:1]
  • Enya: Amarantine (Reprise) [11-22:1]
  • Jon Hassell: Maarifa Street (Nyen) [05-17:1]
  • Secret Garden: Earthsongs (Decca) [03-08:1]
  • Carl Weingarten: Local Journeys (Multiphase) [06-14:5]

New Age [reissues]

  • George Winston: Summer [Special Edition] (Windham Hill) [08-30:1]

Soundtrack

  • All Shook Up (BMG Heritage) [05-31:1]
  • Billy Crystal Presents: The Milt Gabler Story (Verve) [03-15:5]
  • Broken Flowers (Decca) [08-02:1]
  • Cinderella Man (Decca) [05-24:1]
  • Deadwood: Music From the HBO Original Series (Lost Highway) [02-08:1]
  • Diane Reeves: Good Night, and Good Luck (Concord) [09-27:5]
  • Dukes of Hazzard (Sony) [07-19:1]
  • Four Brothers (Motown) [08-23:1]
  • Get Rich or Die Tryin' (Interscope) [11-08:1]
  • Hustle and Flow (Atlantic) [07-12:1]
  • Lords of Dogtown (Geffen) [05-24:1]
  • Memoirs of a Geisha (Sony) [11-22:1]
  • Music from The O.C.: Mix 4: Warner Brothers (04-05) [1:]
  • Sin City (Varese) [03-29:1]
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin (Shout Factory) [08-23:1]
  • (The Corpse Bride) [Warner Bros.:09-20] [1]
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hollywood) [04-26:1]
  • The Longest Yard (Universal) [05-24:1]
  • The Producers (Sony) [11-22:1]
  • Walk the Line (Wind-Up) [11-15:1]

Soundtrack [compilations]

  • Roy Budd: Get Budd: Original Soundtrack (Castle) [09-27:1]
  • Ennio Morricone: Crime and Dissonance (Ipecac, 2CD) [09-06:1]

Soundtrack [reissues]

  • George Gershwin: Porgy & Bess (1956, Shout! Factory, 2CD) [08-23:1]

Unclassified [compilations]

  • The Great American Baseball Box (Shout! Factory) [10-18:1]

World (Unclassified)

  • Jeff Ball: Return to Balance (Red Feather) [08-30:1]

World (Unclassified) [compilations]

  • Now That Sounds Kosher! (Shout! Factory) [01-25:1]
  • Amália Rodrigues: Art of Amalia Rodrigues, Vol. 2 (Narada) [01-11:1]

World: Africa

  • Henri Dikongue: Biso Nawa (Buda Musique) [04-12:5]
  • Konono No.1: Congotronics (Crammed Disc) [09-27:1]
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo: No Boundaries (Heads Up) [01-25:5]
  • Oliver Mtukudzi: Nhava (Heads Up) [04-26:1]
  • Putumayo Presents: North African Groove (Putumayo) [05-24:4]
  • The Rough Guide to the Music of the Sahara (World Music Network) [05-24:1]
  • Lobi Traoré: Lobi Traore Group (Astralwerks) [09-20:1]

World: Africa [compilations]

  • Baaba Maal: Palm World Voices: Baaba Maal (Palm Pictures) [08-09:1]
  • Thomas Mapfumo: Spirits to Bite Our Ears: The Singles Collection (1977-86, DBK Works) [09-20:1]
  • Putumayo Presents: Mali (Putumayo World Music) [04-26:5]
  • The Rough Guide to African Music for Children (World Music Network) [09-27:1]
  • The Rough Guide to the Music of Sudan (World Music Network) [04-26:1]
  • T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo: Kings of Benin Urban Groove 1972-80 (Soundway) [03-29:1]
  • World Psychedelic Classics, Vol. 3: Love's a Real Thing (Luaka Bop) [03-08:5]

World: Asia

  • Jason Kao Hwang: The Floating Box: A Story in Chinatown (New World, 2CD) [04-00:1]
  • Rough Guide to the Music of Central Asia (World Music Network) [02-01:1]
  • Chinary Ung: Seven Mirrors (New World) [02-00:1]

World: Asia [compilations]

  • Radio Pyongyang: Commie Funk and Agit Pop from the (Sublime Frequencies) [09-27:5]

World: Cajun [compilations]

  • Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1928-1954 (Proper Box, 4CD) [08-23:1]
  • The Rough Guide to Zydeco (World Music Network) [02-01:1]

World: UK/Celtic

  • Afro Celt Sound System: Volume 5: Anatomic (RealWorld) [10-04:5]
  • Altan: Local Ground (Narada) [03-01:5]

World: UK/Celtic [compilations]

  • The Ian Campbell Folk Group: The Times They Are a Changing (Castle Music) [05-03:1]

World: Europe

  • Altan: Local Ground (Narada) [03-01:5]
  • Brave Old World: Song of the Lodz Ghetto (Winter & Winter) [06-14:1]
  • The Chieftains: Live From Dublin: A Tribute to Derek Bell (RCA) [02-22:1]
  • Davka: Davka Live (Tzadik) [09-20:1]
  • Two Siberians: Out of Nowhere (Heads Up) [02-22:5]
  • Savina Yannatou & Primavera en Salonico: Sumiglia (ECM) [03-01:5]

World: Europe [compilations]

  • The Rough Guide to the Music of Balkan Gypsies (World Music Network) [08-16:3]

World: Jewish

  • The Klezmatics: Brother Moses Smote the Water (Piranha) [03-08:1]
  • Frank London: Hazonos (Tzadik) [04-26:1]
  • Andy Statman: Avodas Halevi (Tzadik) [04-26:1]

World: Latin

  • Salomé De Bahia: Brasil (Tommy Boy) [08-09:1]
  • Ibrahim Ferrer: Ay Candela (Ultra) [05-03:1]
  • Seu Jorge: Cru (Wrasse) [09-06:1]
  • Los Lonely Boys: Live at the Filmore (Sony) [02-22:1]
  • Ricky Martin: Life (Sony) [10-11:1]
  • Ozomatli: Live at the Fillmore (Concord) [08-23:5]
  • Shakira: Fijación Oral, Vol. 1 (Epic) [06-07:5]
  • Shakira: Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 (Sony) [11-29:2]
  • The Rough Guide to the Music of the Andes: Bolivia (World Music Network) [05-24:1]
  • Zucchero: Zucchero & Co. (Concord) [07-12:5]

World: Latin [compilations]

  • Celia Cruz: The Rough Guide to Celia Cruz (World Music Network) [04-26:1]
  • Astrud Gilberto: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: (Hip-O) [03-29:1]
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Antonio Carlos Jobim (Hip-O) [03-29:1]
  • Carmen Miranda: Bombshell From Brazil (Collectors' Choice Music) [04-19:1]
  • Astor Piazzolla: The Rough Guide to Astor Piazzolla (World Music Network) [02-01:3]
  • Son Cubano NYC: Cuban Roots New York Spices (1972-82, Honest Jons) [03-22:1]
  • The Rough Guide to Boogaloo (World Music Network) [03-15:3]
  • The Rough Guide to the Music of Brazil: Rio de Janiero (World Music Network) [08-16:1]

World: Latin [reissues]

  • Milton Nascimento: Courage (Verve) [07-12:1]

World: Reggae

  • Africa Unite: In Dub (Echo Beach) [02-14:5]
  • Anthony B.: My Hope (Groove Attack) [11-29:1]
  • Alpha Blondy: Elohim (Shanachie) [01-25:5]
  • Dub Syndicate: Pure Thrill Seekers (Shanachie) [02-22:5]
  • Justin Hinds: Carry Go Bring Come: Anthology 1964-1974 (Trojan) [08-30:1]
  • Gregory Isaacs: Gregory Isaacs Sings Dennis Brown (RAS/Sanctuary) [02-08:1]
  • Is It Rolling Bob? Dub Versions (Sanctuary) [04-19:1]
  • Jah Cure: Freedom Blues (VP) [03-29:1]
  • Bill Laswell: Trojan Dub Massive: Chapter Two (Sanctuary/Trojan) [05-17:1]
  • Mad Professor: Method to the Madness (Trojan) [08-30:1]
  • Mighty Sparrow: First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection (Smithsonian Folkways) [10-25:2]
  • Nazarenes: Songs of Life (Heartbeat) [08-16:1]
  • Sean Paul: Trinity (Atlantic) [09-27:1]
  • Ernest Ranglin: Surfin' (Telarc) [06-28:5]
  • T.O.K.: Unknown Language (VP) [06-21:1]
  • The Vulcans & Friends: Star Trek (Sanctuary/Trojan) [04-05:1]
  • Abdel Wright: Abdel Wright (Interscope) [08-16:1]

World: Reggae [compilations]

  • Aquarius Rock: The Hip Reggae World of Herman Chin-Loy (Pressure Sounds) [01-00:1]
  • Beenie Man: Kingston to King of the Dancehall: A Collection of Dancehall Favorites (Virgin) [02-01:1]
  • The Blues Busters: Behold: The Anthology (Sanctuary/Trojan) [04-05:1]
  • Dennis Brown: Money in My Pocket: Definitive Collection (Trojan) [05-03:1]
  • The Chosen Few: In Miami (1969, Sanctuary/Trojan) [01-11:1]
  • Dawning of a New Era (Trojan) [11-01:1]
  • Jackie Edwards: This Is My Story (Sanctuary/Trojan) [04-19:1]
  • Gregory Isaacs: Extra Classic (Trojan) [08-16:1]
  • Bob Markey & the Wailers: The Essential Bob Marley and the Wailers (Sanctuary/Trojan) [04-05:1]
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers: Africa Unite: The Singles Collection (Island) [11-08:5]
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers: Soul Revolutionaries: The Early Jamaican Albums (1970-71, Trojan/Sanctuary) [07-26:1]
  • Tommy McCook: Real Cool Anthology 1966-1977 (Sanctuary/Trojan) [04-05:1]
  • Sugar Minott: Sugar Minott at Studio One (Soul Jazz) [01-15:1]
  • Niney & Friends: Blood & Fire: Hit Sounds From the Observer Station (Trojan) [08-16:1]
  • Lee "Scratch" Perry: I Am the Upsetter: The Story of Lee "Scratch" Perry: Golden Years (Sanctuary/Trojan, 4CD) [04-19:2]
  • Rico Rodriguez: Trombone Man: Anthology 1961-1971 (Sanctuary/Trojan) [01-11:1]
  • The Rough Guide to Dub (World Music Network) [03-15:1]
  • The Sound of Dub: Rare and Soulful Pearls from South Africa (Echo Beach) [02-14:5]
  • Toots & the Maytals: Pressure Drop: The Definitive Collection (Trojan) [07-26:1]
  • Toots & the Maytals: Roots Reggae (The Early Jamaican Album) (Trojan) [10-25:1]
  • Peter Tosh & Friends: Black Dignity: Early Works of the Steppin' Raz (Trojan) [05-17:1]
  • Trojan Dub Rarities Box (Trojan) [10-25:1]
  • Trojan Mod Reggae, Vol. 2 (Trojan) [10-25:1]

World: Reggae [unknown]

  • Outta Road: VP/Universal (11-22) [1:]

World: Reggae [reissues]

  • Jimmy Cliff: Follow My Mind (Wounded Bird) [05-31:1]
  • Jimmy Cliff: Give Thanx (Wounded Bird) [05-31:1]
  • Jimmy Cliff: Music Maker (Wounded Bird) [05-31:1]