10. Dreamsalon, Soft Stab (Dragnet/Sweet Rot)

9. Earth, Primitive and Deadly (Southern Lord)

8. Naomi Punk, Television Man (Captured Tracks)

7. S, Cool Choices (Hardly Art)

6. Tacocat, NVM (Hardly Art)

[Note: Tacocat singer/Stranger music editor Emily Nokes had nothing to do with this, so please feel free to suck it.]

5. Perfume Genius, Too Bright (Matador)

4. Ahamefule J. Oluo (feat. okanomodé Soulchilde), Now I'm Fine (s/r)

3. Chimurenga Renaissance, riZe vadZimu riZe (Brick Lane)

2. Iska Dhaaf, Even the Sun Will Burn (Brick Lane)

1. Shabazz Palaces, Lese Majesty (Sub Pop) recommended