Musical Starstreams : Top 20 Albums of 2005

Top 20 Albums of 2005

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Caveat: The nature of radio airplay is to concentrate on one or two important focus tracks.
Therefore, not all these albums are necessarily "good" throughout, though most are. As always, buyer beware!

      artist ALBUM TITLE label / cat.no.
  1. Pitch Black [nz] APE TO ANGEL Waveform 05102
  2. Various Artists CHILLING GODDESS Peak 004*
  3. Grey Area AND THEN THE CLOUDS Waveform 05103
  4. Various Artists NATURAL BORN CHILLERS AlephZero 03*#
  5. Various Artists SMOOTH CHILL - THE RADIO SINGLES Waveform 05101
  6. Maneesh De Moor SADHANA Mdmsound.com
  7. Bliss QUIET LETTERS Quango 1003
  8. Bluetech ELEMENTARY PARTICLES (EP) Native State 001*
  9. Al-Haca Soundsystem INEVITABLE Different Drummer 26*#
10. Various Artists GROOVE CLOSET Ball of Waxx 132
11. Tara Putra GROOM MOUNTAINS Spiritual Beings 7239*
12. Adham Shaikh FUSION Sonicturtle 131101*#
13. Anoushka Shankar RISE Angel 80295
14. Thievery Corporation THE COSMIC GAME ESL 081
15. Colin Mansfield MILLIONS Blue Water 009#
16. The Winston Giles Orchestra SOUNDTRACKS FOR SUNRISE Playup 20002*#
17. Midival Punditz MIDIVAL TIMES Six Degrees 1109
18. Various Artists LEFT COAST LIQUID VOL. 1 Native State 002*
19. Timewarp, Inc. DUB MY FUNKY GROOVE Timewarp 001*
20. Cantoma CANTOMA Quango 1005

* denotes import. # denotes prior year release (usually an import that took a while to get to us) that we exposed most in 2005.