Missed out on a lot this year… but still found these to soothe the ravaged,
questing soul:

evangelista – prince of truth (constellation)
gowns – broken bones (southern UK)
animal hospital – memory (barge recordings)
animal hospital – good or plenty, streets and avenues (mutable sound)
jim o’rourke – the visitor (drag city)
jason urick – husbands (thrill jockey)
chris brokaw – canaris (capitan) (late 2008, but wtf)
chris brokaw – gracias, ghost of the future (capitan)
magik markers – balf quarry (drag city)
six organs of admittance – luminous night (drag city)
black heart procession – six (temporary residence)
mountains – choral (thrill jockey)
mountains – etching (thrill jockey)
mv & ee – barn nova (ecstatic peace)
pink mountaintops – outside love (jagjaguwar)
brian harnetty & bonnie prince billy – silent city (atavistic)
antony and the johnsons- the crying light (secretly canadian)
micachu and the shapes – jewellery (rough trade/beggars)
califone – all my friends are funeral singers (dead oceans)