BEST OF 2005
Alice Russell - My Favourite Letters (Tru-Thoughts)
Aphex Twin - Analord  (Rephlex)
Apparat - Silizium (Shitkatapult)
As One - Elegant Systems (Versatile)
Bakura - Reach The Sky (Especial / Village Again)
Beat Pharmacy - Earthly Delights (Deep Space Media)
Beatfanatic - The Gospel According To....(Soundscape)
Ben Human - The Out Of Towner (Unique)
Bettye Lavette - I've Got My Own Hell To Raise (Anti)
Blockhead - Downtown Science (Ninja Tune)
Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase (Warp)
Boozo Bajou - Dust My Broom (K7)
Break Reform - Reformation (Abstract Blue)
Breakestra - Hit The Floor (Ubiquity)
Brian Eno - Another Day On Earth (Hannibal)
Broadway Project - In Finite (Grand Central)
Budos Band - The Budos Band (Daptone)
Butti 49 - Habit (Exceptional)
Carl Craig - The Album Formerly Known As...(Planet E)
Carleen Anderson - Soul Providence (Dome)
Casbah 73 - Moods & Grooves (Hitop)
Common - Be (Geffen)
De Vibroluxe - Cracq Magic International (Couch)
Def Harmonic - All These Worldz (Brilliante)
Diesler - Diggin It Somethin Rotten (Tru Thoughts)
Dimlite - Runbox Weathers (Sonar Kollektiv)
Dipper - Sleepless Nights (Real Estate Records)
Domu - Return Of The Rogue (Neroli)
Don-Ray - Upaya (All Massive)
Eddy Meets Yannah - Just Like....(Compost)
Erik Sumo - My Rocky Mountain (Pulver)
Fat Freddy's Drop - Based On A True Story (The Drop)
Felix Laband - Dark Days Exit (Compost)
Flowriders - Starcraft (4Lux)
Gerardo Frisina - The Latin Kick (Schema)
Greenskeepers - Pleetch (Om)
Grupo Batuque - O Tempo Do Samba (Far Out)
Herbaliser - Take London (Ninja Tune)
Hexstatic - Master View (Ninja Tune)
Incognito - Adventures In Black Sunshine (Narada Jazz)
Isolee - We Are Monster (Playhouse)
Jaime Lidell - Multiply (Warp)
Jeremy Ellis - The Lotus Blooms (Ubiquity)
Jirku Judge - Private Eyes (Onitor)
John Legend - Get Lifted (Columbia)
Jumbonics - Super-Baxophone (Tru Thoughts)
Kabanjak Meets Protassov - Grow (Switchstance)
Kinny & Horne - Forgetting To Remember (Tru Thoughts)
Leela James - A Change Is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
Lewis Taylor - Stoned (Hacktone)
Madrid De Los Austrias - Mas Amor (Sunshine)
Michel Benita - Drastic (Les Disques Deluxe/Discograph)
Monolake - Polygon Cities (Imbalance)
Music For Speakers Amplified - Popular Music Must End (Music For Speakers)
Norken - Our Memories Of Winter (Combination)
Nostalgia 77 - The Garden (Tru Thoughts)
One Self - Children Of Possibility (Ninja Tune)
Out Hud - Let Us Never Speak Of It Again (K7)
Parov Stelar - Seven & Storm (Etage Noir)
Pest - All Fall Out (Ninja Tune)
Pitch Black - Ape To Angel (Waveform)
Recloose - Hiatus On The Horizon (Peacefrog)
Rich Medina - Connecting The Dots (Kindred Spirits)
Robert Strauss - Quasars & Phasars (Freerange)
Roisin Murphy - Ruby Blue (Echo)
Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep (Big Dada)
RSL - Every Preston Guild (Players / Ninja Tune)
Run_Return - Metro-North (n5MD)
Sean Quinn - Skylines (Psycho Navigation)
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
Shaun Escoffery - Move Into Soul (Oyster Music)
Silhouette Brown - Silhouette Brown (KSR / 2000 Black)
Skalpel - Konfusion (Ninja Tune)
Slope - Komputa Groove (Sonar Kollektiv)
Slow Supreme - Music Under Pressure (Jazid Collective)
Soil & "Pimp" Sessions - Pimp Master /Summer Goddess EP (Victor)
Sound Directions - The Funky Side Of Life (Stones Throw)
Spyritual - Wall Of Soul (Kitty-Yo)
Steve Spacek - Space Shift (Sound In Color)
Strange Attractor - Rorschach II (Music For Speakers)
Subotnik - In Stereo (Allscore)
Suphala - The Now (raSa)
The Juan Maclean - Less Than Human (DFA)
The Rebirth - This Journey In (Kajmere)
Thievery Corporation - The Cosmic Game (ESL)
Thomas Brinkkmann - Lucky Hands (max.E.)
Tom Tyler - Forward Going Backward (DC Recordings)
Treva Whateva - Music's Made Of Memories (Ninja Tune)
Universal Funk - Mirrors (April)
Yap Zeeland - Music As A Gradual Process (Bocajito)
Zuco 103 - Whaa!! (Six Degrees)

Gilles Peterson Digs America (Ubiquity)
Impulsive! (Impulse)
Latin Travels 2 (Six Degrees)
Life Is Jazz (Le Maquis)
Motown Remixed (Motown)
New Thing! (Soul Jazz)
Rare Jazz/Fusion Gems From Hungary Vol. 1 / Blue Light: Rare Gems From Hungarian Vaults Vol. 2
(Cosmic Sounds)
Searching For Soul (Luv N'Haight)
Shapes Red (Tru Thoughts)
Verve Remixed 3 (Verve)

Bansuri - Birds EP (Traficante)
Bellcrash - EP (Sunshine)
Benjamin Herman - Durban Poison EP (Roach)
Briskey - Kosmo + Yahoodi - 12" (Downsall)
David Borsu - Reminiscent EP
Flaer - Fragrant EP (Sunshine)
Funkanala - Bamako - 12" (Here & Now)
Ill Boogs - Gypsy Rock / The Grump - 7" (Breakin' Bread)
Jah Division - Dub Will Tear Us Apart (The Social Registry)
Jeff Settle - Jeff's Whistle Song - 12" (Funk Weapons)
Kahil El Zahar - Your Time Is Now (I.G. Culture Rmx) - 12" (Deeper Soul)
Mawglee - Out Of Luck EP (Bastard Jazz)
Max Cole - Mo High - 12" (Wah Wah)
Natural Self feat. Alice Russell - I Don't Need This Trouble - 12" / The Sound - 7"  (Breakin' Bread)
Panoptikum feat. Blue Eyez - Blac
Sandboy – Echoes / Wanderlust Rmx EP 2  (Hinterland)
Scallymatic Orchestra - Autumn Forest Song - 12" (Flyin' High)
Sleepwalker - River Of Love - 12" (Especial)
SUMO – Factory / Tribute - 12" (Heya HiFi)
Sun Ra - Stardust From Tomorrow - 12" (Deja Vu)
The Politik - Money (Don't Let It Catch Ya) - 12" (Antipodean)
Trickski - Hormony - Compost Black Label 01 (Compost)

Eric Alexander & Vincent Herring - The Battle (Highnote)
David Axelrod - The Edge (Capitol)
Bad Plus - Suspicious Activity? (Columbia)
Billy Bang - Vietnam: The Aftermath (Justin Time)
John Coltrane - One Down, One Up (Impulse)
Ravi Coltrane - In Flux (Savoy Jazz)
Joey DeFrancesco w/Jimmy Smith - Legacy (Concord)
Dave Douglas - Keystone (Greenleaf)
Jukka Eskola - Jukka Eskola (Free Agent)
Five Corners Quintet - Chasin' The Jazz Gone By (Ricky-Tick)
Robert Glasper - Canvas (Blue Note)
Dave Holland Big Band - Overtime (Dare2)
Konono No. 1 - Congotronics (Crammed)
Babatunde Lea - Suite Unseen: Summoner Of The Ghost (Motema)
Brad Mehldau - Day Is Done (Nonesuch)
Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane - At Carnegie Hall (Blue Note)
Moutin Reunion Quartet - Something Like Now (Nocturne)
Pink Freud - Jazz Fajny Jest (Post Post)
Plate Fork Knife Spoon - Plate Fork Knife Spoon (Wide Hive)
Povo - We Are Povo (Raw Fusion)
Steve Reid Ensemble - Spirit Walk (Soul Jazz)
Kurt Rosenwinkel - Deep Song (Verve)
RTB Big Band w/Guests (Cosmic Sounds)
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Too Damn Hot! (Palmetto)
Erik Truffaz - Saloua (Blue Note)
Dwight Trible - Love Is The Answer (Ninja Tune)