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Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O., In C (Squealer)
John Luther Adams, The Light That Fills the World (Cold Blue Music)
Add N to (X), Loud Like Nature (Mute)
Alizadeh/Kalhor/Shajarian, Without You (World Village/Harmonia Mundi)
Autechre, Gantz Graf (Warp DVD/CD)
Devendra Banhart, Oh Me Oh My (Young God)
Beck, Sea Change (Geffen)
Black Sabbath, Past Lives (Sanctuary)
The Blood Group, Volunteers (Le Grand Magistery)
Pierre Boulez, Welsh National Opera, Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (Deutsche Grammophon DVD)
Dan Ar Braz, Made in Breizh (Tinder)
Brazzaville, Rouge on Pockmarked Cheeks (South China Sea)
Brokeback, Looks at the Bird (Thrill Jockey)
Guillermo E. Brown, Soul at the Hands of the Machine (Thirsty Ear)
Franklin Bruno, A Cat May Look at a Queen (Absolutely Kosher)
Precious Bryant, Fool Me Good (Terminus)
Linda Burman-Hall, Lou Harrison: Complete Harpsichord Works (New Albion)
Cafe Tacuba, Vale Callampa (MCA)
Johnny Cash, The Man Comes Around (American)
The Nels Cline Singers, Instrumentals (Cryptogramophone)
Gabor Csupo, Kalmopyrin (Tone Casualties)
Chris Cutler & Thomas Dimuzio, Dust (RéR)
Daedelus, Invention (Plug Research)
Miles Davis, The Complete In a Silent Way Sessions (Sony)
DJ Food & DK, Now, Listen! (Ninja Tune)
DJ Me DJ You, Can You See the Music (Eenie Meenie)
DJ Shadow, The Private Press (MCA)
Doves, The Last Broadcast (Capitol)
Brian Ferry, Frantic (Virgin)
Simon Fisher Turner, Swift (Mute CD/DVD)
Vincent Gallo, Recordings of Music for Film (Warp)
Philip Glass, Naqoyqatsi: Life as War soundtrack (Sony)
Rosco Gordon, I'm Gonna Shake It! (Varèse Sarabande)
Gorillaz, Phase One: Celebrity Take Down (EMI CD/DVD)
Glenn Gould, A State of Wonder: The Complete Goldberg Variations 1955 & 1981 (Sony)
Neil Michael Hagerty, Plays That Good Old Rock and Roll (Drag City)
Harmonica Frank Floyd, The Missing Link (Memphis International)
George Harrison, Brainwashed (Capitol)
Hawkwind, Space Ritual Sundown V.2 (Demi Monde)
Interstellar Chemistry, Bill Horist & K.K. Null (Beta-lactam)
Djansug Kakhidze & Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Terteryan: Symphony No. 3 & No. 5 (Beaux)
Edward Ka-Spel, O'er a Shalabast'r Tyde Strolt Ay (Beta-lactam)
King Tubby, The Originator (2B1)
Leo Kottke, Standing in My Shoes (Private Music)
Languis, Untied (Simballrec)
L.A. Phil's performance of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies at the Music Center
Larsen, Rever (Young God)
The Legendary Pink Dots, All the King's Horses (Soleilmoon)
Jaki Liebezeit and Burnt Friedman, Secret Rhythms (EFA)
Rob Mazurek, Silver Spines (Delmark)
Mecca Normal, The Family Swan (Kill Rock Stars)
Brad Mehldau, Largo (Warner Bros.)
Mimi & Boyd, Angular Island (Phthalo)
Sainkho Namtchylak, Stepmother City (Ponderosa)
Non, Children of the Black Sun (Mute CD/DVD)
Augustus Pablo, East of the River Nile (Shanachie)
Arvo Pärt, Orient Occident (ECM)
Sarah Peebles, Insect Groove (Cycling '74)
Phantomsmasher, Phantomsmasher (Ipecac)
Planet X, MoonBabies (InsideOutMusic/SPV)
Elvis Presley, Roots Revolution: The Louisiana Hayride Recordings (Tomato)
Queens of the Stone Age, Songs for the Deaf (Interscope)
Rapoon + Black Faction, New Cult of the Sun Moon (Soleilmoon)
The Residents, Demons Dance Alone (East Side Digital)
Gyan Riley, Food for the Bearded (New Albion)
Adam Rudolph & Hamid Drake, Hu Vibrational Boonghee Music 1(MetaRecords)
Ruins, Tzomborgha (Ipecac)
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Derrida (Warner Music Japan)
The Sea and Cake, One Bedroom (Thrill Jockey)
The Silverman, Requiem Settings (Soleilmoon)
Simian, We Are Your Friends (Astralwerks)
Sonic Youth, Murray Street (Geffen)
The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Behind the Music (Republic)
Steroid Maximus, Ectopia (Ipecac), and at the Knitting Factory
Sun Ra and His Arkestra, Music From Tomorrow's World (Atavistic)
Super Furry Animals, Rings Around the World (Epic)
John Surman, Jack DeJohnette, Live in Tampere and Berlin (ECM)
Sutekh, Fell (Orthlorng Musork)
Nobukazu Takemura & Katsura Moshino, Sign (Thrill Jockey CD-ROM)
Tanz! With Dave Tarras and the Musiker Brothers (Epic)
Tarwater, Dwellers on the Threshold (Mute)
Asthmus Teichens & Vidna Obmana, The Shifts Recyclings (Soleilmoon)
Richard Teitelbaum, Blends (New Albion)
Steve Tibbetts, A Man About a Dog (ECM)
Amon Tobin, Out From Out Where (Ninja Tune)
Jannick Top/Utopic Sporadic Orchestra, Nancy 75 (Utopic)
Town and Country, C'mon (Thrill Jockey)
Tristeza, Mixed Signals (Rocket Racer)
Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Dub Plates Vol. 3 (Mrecords)
Niels Van Hoorn, Colours (Soleilmoon)
David S. Ware Quartet, Freedom Suite (Aum Fidelity)
Various Artists, La Musica Della Mafia (PIAS)
Various Artists, None but the Righteous: The Masters of Sacred Steel (Ropeadope/Atlantic)
Various Artists, Pachuco Boogie (Arhoolie)
Various Artists, The Secret History of Rock & Roll vols. 1-4 (Bluebird)
Various Artists, Total Lee: The Songs of Lee Hazlewood (Astralwerks)
Wire, Read & Burn (Pink Flag)
Otomo Yoshihide, Merzbow, Ryoji Ikeda, others, Xenakis: Persepolis Remixes Edition 1 (Asphodel)
Zemoe, El Gallo Bueno (Aagoo)
John Zorn, iAO (Tzadik)