Favorite Releases of 2023

Band NameAlbum NameRelease DateRecord Label
Arbor Labor Union Yonder01/13/23Sophomore Lounge
Peel Dream MagazineMagic is Pocketed EP 01/13/23Slumberland Records
The Early MorningsUltra-Modern Rain EP 01/20/23Practise Music
Spice World There’s No ‘I’ in The Spice World01/20/23Meritorio Records
The TubsDead Meat01/27/23Trouble In Mind
Patter Patter Theme 01/27/23Self-Released
Danny ArakakiTumble In Shade01/27/23Husky Pants Records
OutwestAll The Wild Horses EP 02/03/23Candlepin Records
Ibex CloneAll Channels Clear02/03/23Goner Records
DancerDancer EP 02/10/23Self-Released
Dignan ParkElectric Threads02/10/23Safe Suburban Home, Hidden Bay, Repeating Cloud
Marlene RibeiroToquei no Sol 02/10/23Rocket Recordings
Avey Tare7s02/17/23Domino Records
PileAll Fiction02/17/23Exploding in Sound
@Mind Palace Music 02/17/23Carpark Records
kolezankaAlone with the Sound the Mind Makes 02/17/23Bar None Records
Spiral XPIt’s Been a While EP02/17/23Danger Collective
Fixtures Hollywood Dog02/24/23
En Attendant AnaPrincipia02/24/23Trouble in Mind
Real TermsVantage02/24/23Sofa Boy Records
BondoPrint Selections02/24/23Quindi Records
SluiceRadial Gate03/03/23Ruination Record Co.
cowboyyEpic The Movie EP03/10/23Nice Swan Recordings
The Lost DaysIn The Store03/17/23Speakeasy Studios SF
Surf FriendsSonic Waves03/17/23Flying Nun Records
Mary Anne’s Polar RigMakes You Wonder03/24/23Rama Lama Records
ConnectionsCool Change03/24/23Trouble In Mind
Black Country, New RoadLive at Bush Hall 03/24/23Ninja Tune
Purling HissDrag on Girard 03/24/23Drag City Records
Mystic 100sOn a Micro Diet03/31/23Self-Released
BartSome Kind of Way 04/07/23idee fixe records
Dan HorneCount the Clouds 04/07/23Liberty Hair Farm Records
Edena GardensAgar04/07/23El Paraiso
North AmericansLong Cool World 04/07/23Third Man Records
TerryCall Me Terry04/14/23Upset The Rhythm
Lachlan DentonFurnishings04/14/23Bobo Integral
PynchHowling at a Concrete Moon04/14/23Chillburn Records
Monde UFOVandalized Statue To Be Replaced With Shrine04/21/23Quindi Records
HairbandUnder The Plow04/21/23Lost Map Records
Robbing MillionsReve Party04/28/23
Moreish IdolsLock Eyes and Collide EP04/28/23Speedy Wunderground
Circles Around The SunLanguage04/28/23MRI
WasherImproved Means to Deteriorated Ends04/28/23Exploding In Sound Records
Modern CosmologyWhat Will You Grow Now?05/05/23Duophonic Super 45s
Doe StStepping Stones05/11/23Legless Records
Symphony OrchestraRadiant Music05/12/23Telephone Explosion Records
SumosSurfacing05/12/23Meritorio Records
LangkamerThe Noon and Midnight Manual05/18/23Breakfast Records
Garden CentreSearching for a Stream05/19/23Kanine Records
Foyer RedYarn the Hours Away05/19/23Carpark Records
Water From Your EyesEveryone’s Crushed05/26/23Matador Records
maya ongakuApproach to Anima05/26/23Guruguru Brain
Surprise ChefFriendship EP06/02/23Big Crown Records
The ToadsIn The Wilderness06/09/23Anti Fade Records
Public BodyBig Mess06/09/23FatCat Records
feeble little horseGirl with Fish06/09/23Saddle Creek
SquidO Monolith06/09/23Warp Records
WomboSlab EP06/09/23Fire Talk
U.S. HighballNo Thievery, Just Cool06/16/23Lame-O Records
La SécuritéStay Safe!06/16/23Mothland
The High Water MarksYour Next Wolf06/23/23Minty Fresh
Bong WishHazy Road06/23/23Feeding Tube Records
WireheadsPotentially Venus06/23/23Tenth Court
Cory HansonWestern Cum06/23/23Drag City
SquitchTumbledown Mountain06/23/23Disposable American
Bobby LeeEndless Skyways06/23/23Tompkins Square
Sweeping PromisesGood Living is Coming For You06/30/23Feel It Records
Angelo De AugustineToil and Trouble06/30/23Asthmatic Kitty Records
Wandering SummerWandering Summer EP07/07/23Safe Suburban Home Records
Treeboy & ArcNatural Habitat07/07/23A Clue Records
The LentilsHello Jane Goodall, Are You Listening?07/09/23