1998 Top 10 List


Daniel Blumin (WNYU The New Afternoon Show - Co-producer and host)


  • CAT POWER -Moon Pix -Matador
  • ARNOLD DREYBLATT -The Sound of One String -Table of Elements
  • AUTECHRE -LP5 -Warp
  • BARBARA MANNING -In New Zealand -Communion
  • CHARLIE FEATHERS -Get With It: Essential Recordings -Revenant
  • DOCK BOGGS -Country Blues -Revenant
  • DUMP -A Plea For Tenderness -Brinkman
  • EDITH FROST -Telescopic -Drag City
  • HANK WILLIAMS -Complete H.W. -Mercury
  • JOHN FAHEY -Death Chants, Breakdowns & Military Waltzes -Takoma
  • JOHN LEE HOOKER -Chess Recordings-
  • JOY DIVISION -Heart and Soul -London (late '97)
  • MARK HOLLIS -S/T -Polydor
  • MATMOS -Quasi Objects -Vague Terrain
  • NUNO CANAVARRO -Plux Quba -Moikai
  • PAN AMERICAN -S/T -Kranky
  • RHYTHM & SOUND W/ TIKIMAN -Showcase -Burial Mix
  • SIMON JOYNER -Yesterday Tomorrow And In Between -Sing, Eunuchs!
  • SIMON JOYNER -One For The Catholic Girls 7" -Wurlitzer Jukebox
  • SYNDICATE) -ON U Sound Reissues-
  • TARWATER -Silur -Kitty Yo
  • THE NOTWIST -Shrink -Zero Hour
  • THE ROCK*A*TEENS -Baby, A Little Rain Must Fall -Merge
  • TONES ON TAIL -Everything! (reissue) -Beggars Banquet
  • TOWER RECORDINGS -Furniture Music for Evening Shuttles -Siltbreeze
  • VILLAGE OF SAVOONGA -Score -Communion
  • V/A -Deutscher Funk -Caipirinha
  • V/A-Nuggets box set (reissue) -Rhino
  • V/A -Dry Acid -Trojan
  • V/A-(African Head Charge, The Missing Brazilians, Dub-
  • V/A -Anthology of American Folk Music -Sony (late '97)


For honorable mentions: the Forward the Bass comp, the Riding the Roots Chariot comp, Pram, France Gall, etc., see: the Top 89.1 of 98 list!!!



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