ALLSORTS of the bestest local indie pop, avant-jazz, space electronics, UK folk, neo-samba, African beats and assorted sounds released in 2023.


  1. Crumbia by Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog on Connection (Knockwurst)
  2. Mpemba by Las Mamans du Congo & Rrobin on Ya Mizole (Jarring Effects)
  3. Gem & I by Animal Collective on Isn't It Now? (Domino)
  4. Read The Room (f/ Laetitia Sadier) by Pearl & the Oysters on Coast to Coast (Stones Throw)
  5. Joy Song by Roman Norfleet & Be Present Art Group on Roman Norfleet & Be Present Art Group (Mississippi)
  6. Evil Eye by Shana Cleveland on Manzanita (Hardly Art)
  7. Hues (feat Devendra Banhart) by Y La Bamba on Lucha (Tender Loving Empire)
  8. Magic Sound by House of All on House of All (Tiny Global Productions)
  9. A Noiseless Noise by PJ Harvey on I Inside the Old Year Dying (Partisan)
  10. Being Human by Jen Cloher on I Am the River, The River Is Me (MILK)
  11. Nowhere to Go by Blues Lawyer on All in Good Time (Dark Entries) Local
  12. Am I Born To Die? by Nora Brown on I Am A Pilgrim - Doc Watson at 100 (I Am A Pilgrim)
  13. She's A Fighter by Robert Forster on The Candle and the Flame (Tapete)
  14. I Am The River by Lael Neale on Star Eater's Delight (Sub Pop)
  15. Something Real by Surf Friends on Sonic Waves (Flying Nun)
  16. Eye On The Bat by Palehound on Eye On The Bat (Polyvinyl)
  17. Deals by The Invisible Cities on Flower Was Up (self-released) Local
  18. O Lulu by dada joaozinho on tds bem global (Innovative Leisure)
  19. Danger by Onipa on Off The Grid (Real World)
  20. Propaganda by Salami Rose Joe Louis & Brijean on Akousmatikous (Brainfeeder) Local
  21. I'm A Winner by African Head Charge on A Trip to Bolgatanga (On-U Sound)
  22. What Will Heaven Be Like? by The Reds, Pinks & Purples on Murder, Oral Sex & Cigarettes (self-released) Local
  23. Like A Plane by Spirit Fest on Bear in Town (Morr Music)
  24. Go Dig My Grave by Lankum on False Lankum (Rough Trade)
  25. Oh Me, Oh My (feat. Michael Stipe) by Lonnie Holley on Oh Me Oh My (Jagjaguar)
  26. Hares On The Mountain by Shirley Collins on Arcangel Hill (Domino)
  27. too young to die (f/ First Aid Kit) by M. Ward on Supernatural Thing (Anti)
  28. Log Latch Pine by Amy May Ellis on Over Ling & Bell (Lost Map)
  29. Your Soul by Mike Reed on The Separatist Party (We Jazz Records)
  30. Stone Soup f/ Moor Mother by Nappy Nina on Mourning Due (Lucid Haus)
  31. Don't Hold Back by Barbara Manning on Charm of Yesterday...Convenience of Tomorrow (Ba Da Bing!)
  32. Until It Happens by Yo La Tengo on This Stupid World (Matador)
  33. Heat by Me Lost Me on RPG (self-released)
  34. take over the world by jaimie branch on Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((world war)) (International Anthem)
  35. Bang by Melenas on Ahora (Trouble In Mind)