As others have said 1998 was a great year for music that won't fit into this chart. Reggae reissue labels Blood & Fire and Pressure Sounds were at their peak, Greensleeves were banging out about 8 incredible seven inches a month. I was still buying drum 'n' bass / breakcore and probably big beat type 12". Mix CDs ruled. Later on I also got into a bunch of dub techno stuff that came out this year - the first Pole album and Plastikman's "Consumed" will probably be in my chart but you also had yer Rhythm & Sound and Chain Reaction 12" stuff happening.