Rolling Favorite Tracks + Albums 2018

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really hitting the spot.. recalls autechre, the good stuff, et al

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Friday, 12 January 2018 19:16 (seven months ago) Permalink

I've also started on my 2018 playlist, tho I reserve the right to remove things

Simon H., Friday, 12 January 2018 20:02 (seven months ago) Permalink

Can we possibly separate tracks and albums this year? I like to trawl through the thread and it makes it difficult to do.

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Friday, 12 January 2018 20:03 (seven months ago) Permalink

this is an album

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Sunday, 14 January 2018 10:21 (seven months ago) Permalink

Can a mod edit title so it says tracks/songs and remove albums?

✖✖✖ (Moka), Sunday, 14 January 2018 18:04 (seven months ago) Permalink

Belle Adair's "The Absentee," from Tuscumbia, out on Single Lock this month. Kinda Bert Sommer-y Big Star.

eddhurt, Sunday, 14 January 2018 18:52 (seven months ago) Permalink

"Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps" from the album moiré, but xuiqen

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Wednesday, 17 January 2018 07:25 (six months ago) Permalink

Here's my Spotify link if you care:
Not everything is from 2018, just stuff I discover in 2018

Badgers (dog latin), Thursday, 18 January 2018 14:21 (six months ago) Permalink

So... was there a separate albums thread or are we mixing it up?

niels, Thursday, 18 January 2018 18:22 (six months ago) Permalink

into "rchmöd" now.. these guys are so many things i love about autechre

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Thursday, 18 January 2018 21:03 (six months ago) Permalink

I'm not sold on the album as a whole but 'One Rizia' by Shame is a keeper:

Dinsdale, Friday, 19 January 2018 21:35 (six months ago) Permalink

Mods ignored my title change request so... albums and tracks in this thread it seems :/

✖✖✖ (Moka), Friday, 19 January 2018 22:03 (six months ago) Permalink

Here's my top songs from January 2018 so far:

The Green Child - Her Majesty II
Gundelach - Games (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
Gwenno - Tir Ha Mor
Jonathan Wilson - Over the Midnight (Edit)
Khruangbin - Friday Morning
Helena Deland - There Are a Thousand
Migos - Stir Fry
Negative Gemini - Infin Path
The Shacks - Follow Me
U.S. Girls - Pearly Gates
Young Galaxy - Under My Wing

Gundelach and Migos are actually late December 17.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Saturday, 20 January 2018 00:22 (six months ago) Permalink

One thread for albums and tracks is more than enough. I'll throw in some faves soon. My spotify playlist already has about 50 things in it.

Jeff W, Saturday, 20 January 2018 14:43 (six months ago) Permalink

Agreed. This thread has been perfectly fine for umpteen years.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 20 January 2018 15:39 (six months ago) Permalink

Favourite thing so far is the Pantsula! comp of late 80s South African dance music. I'm far from an expert but I hear early house, Italo, Shangaan sounds. Cover is some notable album art too:

? (seandalai), Sunday, 21 January 2018 00:35 (six months ago) Permalink

good choices moka :)
jeff do you have a public playlist of yr favs?

nxd, Sunday, 21 January 2018 16:13 (six months ago) Permalink

Most interesting thing on the new Anderson East album:

eddhurt, Sunday, 21 January 2018 16:41 (six months ago) Permalink

wow @ that cover

Chocolate-covered gummy bears? Not ruling those lil' guys out. (ulysses), Monday, 22 January 2018 03:47 (six months ago) Permalink

nxd: I do now

Jeff W, Monday, 22 January 2018 17:35 (six months ago) Permalink


nxd, Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:53 (six months ago) Permalink

Yamantaka//Sonic Titan - Someplace

(I get worn out just typing their name correctly.)

Salt Lake City Motorcycle Accident Nerve Damage Lawyer (_Rudipherous_), Tuesday, 23 January 2018 16:31 (six months ago) Permalink

really enjoying the advance tracks off the Loma album, esp "Black Willow" and "Relay Runner"

Simon H., Wednesday, 24 January 2018 18:54 (six months ago) Permalink


Jono Ma & Dreems - Can't Stop My Dreaming (Of You)
David Byrne - Everybody's Coming To My House
Me Not You - Everafter
Mt. Si - 911


Michael Millions - Hard To Be King
Tune Yards - I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life

Johnny Fever, Friday, 26 January 2018 05:04 (six months ago) Permalink

cranberries when you're gone vibes

kolakube (Ross), Friday, 26 January 2018 05:45 (six months ago) Permalink

I'm really digging this bit of French trap that's currently number one over there apparently:

Badgers (dog latin), Friday, 26 January 2018 10:03 (six months ago) Permalink

That's Mwaka Moon by Kalash btw

Badgers (dog latin), Friday, 26 January 2018 10:03 (six months ago) Permalink

New Nils Frahm is excellent

groovypanda, Friday, 26 January 2018 14:21 (six months ago) Permalink

i'd say the new nils frahm is allright, not more. as the title says quite melodic. easy listening background stuff.

Ich bin kein Berliner (alex in mainhattan), Friday, 26 January 2018 14:58 (six months ago) Permalink

Frequently find James Blake’s music boring but his new song is glitchy and chopped up and I love glitchy and chopped up.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Friday, 26 January 2018 15:33 (six months ago) Permalink

My January tracks highlights:

tUnE-yArDs - Heart Attack
BØRNS with Lana Del Rey - God Save Our Young Blood
cupcakKe - Duck Duck Goose
Prins Thomas - Lunga Strada (The Pilotwings Bubble Zouk Remix)
Cavern of Anti-Matter - Make Out Fade Out
David Byrne - Everything’s Coming To My House
Beautify Junkyards - Aquarius
WaggakiBand - amari risu (あまりりす)
Benjamin Schoos with Dent May - All Night Every Night
Rhye - Song For You
Calibro 35 - SuperStudio
Redshape - Blink
Julia Michaels - Heaven
KNIGHTSTOWN - Charlatan (Pye Corner Audio Remix)
The Yearning - Something I Should Know

Jeff W, Wednesday, 31 January 2018 21:56 (six months ago) Permalink

^ i did make a fairly useless thread about peggy gou but i have not been able to shake this one track. classic larry heard-ish house business combined with the same sort of lovely breezy pop sensibilities as someone like dip in the pool

faust apes (NickB), Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:07 (six months ago) Permalink

btw that's Peggy Gou - It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)

faust apes (NickB), Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:09 (six months ago) Permalink

Oh heard that song earlier today through beatport’s top 100. I love it too.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:57 (six months ago) Permalink

new ionna starting year off strong

kolakube (Ross), Friday, 2 February 2018 01:59 (six months ago) Permalink

Every time I see the name I can't help thinking: Peggy Gou, Peggy Gou, pretty pretty pretty pretty Peggy Gou.

_Rudipherous_, Friday, 2 February 2018 02:28 (six months ago) Permalink

muh playlist:

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 4 February 2018 03:33 (six months ago) Permalink

There’s some amazing songs I hadn’t seen anywhere else on that JF.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Monday, 5 February 2018 21:28 (six months ago) Permalink

That has 33 more tracks than my tracks list! My albums list is just:

Various Artists - Pantsula! The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988-1990 [sounds like shangaan x Italo x early house everyone should love this]
Fire! - The Hands [free jazz good times]
Weirdest Dream - White Worms [yr standard analog synth explorations always a treat]

? (seandalai), Tuesday, 6 February 2018 00:07 (six months ago) Permalink

yeh this pantsula comp rules

nxd, Tuesday, 6 February 2018 11:02 (six months ago) Permalink

Here's my rolling 'tracks I'm discovering and enjoying in 2018' list if anyone's interested. <-new and old stuff in here but a lot of it is up to date

Badgers (dog latin), Tuesday, 6 February 2018 11:06 (six months ago) Permalink

Another fan of that Pantsula comp here

boxedjoy, Tuesday, 6 February 2018 11:52 (six months ago) Permalink

We seem to be in a golden age of African music compilations right now. I'll need to give the Pantsula a good listen. I am also really really enjoying the 'Sweet As Broken Dates' comp of Somalian music on Ostinato at the moment.

Badgers (dog latin), Tuesday, 6 February 2018 12:04 (six months ago) Permalink

that Fire! track is nice, like their combination of heavy grooves and free spirits

niels, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 21:18 (six months ago) Permalink

favorite albums so far

Ilyas Ahmed - Closer to Stranger

Dean McPhee - Four Stones

Future Museums - Rosewater Ceremony

Swoop and Cross - Stories of Disintegration

Soho Rezanejad - Six Archetypes

Dinsdale, Thursday, 8 February 2018 22:32 (six months ago) Permalink

I just heard the Rae Morris album, and I'm just going to call it that it'll make the top ten in ilx's 2018 poll.

President Keyes, Friday, 9 February 2018 13:40 (six months ago) Permalink

mmmmmmaybe it'll place

Johnny Fever, Friday, 9 February 2018 16:59 (six months ago) Permalink

I just heard the Rae Morris album, and I'm just going to call it that it'll make the top ten in ilx's 2018 poll.

― President Keyes,

It's definitely winning 2018 for me right now.

kitchen person, Friday, 9 February 2018 18:13 (six months ago) Permalink

Favorite albums so far:
Ought - Room Inside the World
Tribulation - Down Below
Aura Noir - Aura Noire
Lie in Ruins - Demise (EP)
Golgothan Remains - Perverse Offerings to the Void
Deszcz - III
Black Salvation - Uncertainty is Bliss

o. nate, Monday, 21 May 2018 01:23 (two months ago) Permalink

Oh and forgot one track: "Old Town" by Say Sue Me.

o. nate, Monday, 21 May 2018 01:51 (two months ago) Permalink

at120x2 Bruno Duplant - Chamber and Field Works 2015 - 2017

Taku Sugimoto / Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Monday, 21 May 2018 03:10 (two months ago) Permalink

addictive dreamy hypnagogic chillwave track from Swedish Gothenburg duo, Wildhart

Wildhart - New Beginning

djmartian, Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:55 (two months ago) Permalink

What are your top 10 2018 albums so far

this thread too

curmudgeon, Thursday, 24 May 2018 20:57 (two months ago) Permalink

Westerman - Confirmation

― ✖✖✖ (Moka), Sunday, 11 March 2018 21:52 (two months ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Caught this guy at Dot to Dot festival on Friday - delish ambient-jazz Mark Hollis vibe.

Looking forward to seeing them again in October.

I'm Finn thanks, don't mention it (fionnland), Sunday, 27 May 2018 07:42 (two months ago) Permalink


Kero Kero Bonito - Time Today
Dawn Richard x Mumdance - Guardian Angel
Jimmy Edgar ft. Dawn Richard - Burn So Deep (Maya Jane Coles Remix)
Lioness ft. Stush, Queenie, Little Simz, Lady Leshurr & Shystie - DBT Remix
Kali Uchis - In My Dreams
Losoul - Boppin Lower
Tove Styrke - On A Level
Zoe Blade - Slipmat Slipstream (Radio Edit)
Revbjelde - Lankin Jig (The Twelve Hour Foundation Remix)
Selena Gomez - Back To You
Neil Scrivin - The Mushroom Stage
Neil Scrivin - Inky Gorgeous (Datassette version)
Maya Vik with Myra & Vin og Rap - Opplevelse og kos
Arctic Monkeys - Four Out Of Five; Batphone
Years & Years - If You’re Over Me
Mount Kimbie - T.A.M.E.D (Ellen Allien Berlin RMX)
Orbital - Tiny Foldable Cities
Axolotes Mexicanos - Doble Check
Riton + Kah-Lo - Ginger
Cornelius - Passionfruit
Melody’s Echo Chamber - Desert Horse
Head Technician - Habitation
TWICE - Sweet Talker
BABYMETAL - Distortion
Disclosure ft. Fatoumata Diawara - Ultimatum
Joy O & Ben Vince - Transition 2
Mavi Phoenix - Bite
Christine and the Queens ft. Dâm-Funk - Damn, dis-moi
De Lux - Keyboards Cause We’re Black and White (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)

Jeff W, Sunday, 3 June 2018 15:19 (two months ago) Permalink

Kinda obsessed with the new album by Flasher, after reading about it on Bandcamp. Jittery postpunk with endless hooks. This video is suitably loopy:

a film with a little more emotional balls (zchyrs), Friday, 8 June 2018 20:22 (two months ago) Permalink

Updated spotify playlist of my favorite 2018 (129 songs so far)

700 Bliss Moor Mother DJ Haram - Ring the Alarm
A Beacon School - Algernon
A.A.L - I Never Dream
Air Waves - Blue Fire
Amen Dunes - Believe
Anemone - Baby Only You & I
Ariana Grande - No Tears Left To Cry
Aurora Shields - Only You Can Make Me Blue
Avalon - Deadbeat Boy
Barrie - Canyons
Beach House - Drunk In LA
Bekon - Mama Olivia
Bella Boo - LA Confidential
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Backwash
Black Pumas - Black Moon Rising
Bronze Whale - Patterns
Bufi - Maquina Del Ritmo - Dub Mix
Buzzy Lee - Coolhand
Caroline Says - I Tried
Chancha Via Circuito - La Victoria
Channel Tres - Controller
Charles Watson - Abandoned Buick
Childish Gambino - This Is America
Chris Dave and The Drumhedz Anderson .Paak - Black Hole
Chromatics - Black Walls
Chrome Sparks - I Just Wanna
Clairo - 4EVER
Coco Reilly - Define You
Cosha - Do You Wanna Dance
Cosmo's Midnight Winston Surfshirt Get To Know
Daphne & Celeste Alarms
Dena Eyedress Rhxanders Things That Mean A Lot - feat. Eyedress and Rhxanders
Diamond Thug Sapphire
DJ Koze Pick Up
Dungen Woods Turn Around
Durand Jones & The Indications Is It Any Wonder?
Eleanor Friedberger In Between Stars
Galimatias South
Gang Gang Dance Lotus
George Clanton Make It Forever
Gorillaz George Benson Humility (feat. George Benson)
Great News You're Mine
Grouper Blouse
Gundelach ARY Prins Thomas Games - Prins Thomas Diskomiks
Gwenno Tir Ha Mor
Haiku Hands Jupiter
Half Waif Keep It Out
Hana Vu Crying on the Subway
Helena Deland There Are a Thousand
HOLY premonition / ◯ / it shines through
Holy Now Tainted Heart
Hoodboi Tkay Maidza Glide
Hop Along How Simple
Ibibio Sound Machine Imma
Idris Ackamoor feat The Pyramids - Message to my People
Jaunt Faster Interactions
Jay Som Pirouette
Jenny Hval Spells
Jerry Paper Your Cocoon
Jóhann Jóhannsson - A Winged Victory For The Sullen Rework
Joy O Ben Vince Transition 2
Kate Teague Low Life
Kiiara Messy
Kilchhofer Varen
Laura Jean Girls on the TV
Laure Briard Cravado
Lava La Rue Widdit
Leon Bridges Bet Ain't Worth the Hand
Leon Vynehall Envelopes (Chapter VI)
Let's Eat Grandma Falling Into Me
Leyya Heat
Loom:ngs Fault Line
Lou Phelps - Come Inside (feat. Jazz Cartier)
Luby Sparks Thursday
Maceo Plex - Mutant Disco
Major Murphy One Day
Maria Usbeck - Bosque De Bambú
Maribou State Khruangbin - Feel Good (feat. Khruangbin) - Edit
Marlon Williams Come to Me
Mavi Phoenix Bite
Men I Trust Show Me How
MGMT Me and Michael
MKRNI Waterdrops
Morabeza Tobacco TTYL
MorMor Heaven's Only Wishful
Mouse On Mars Amanda Blank Zach Condon Foul Mouth
MUNYA Des Bisous Partout
Natalie Prass Short Court Style
Negative Gemini Infin Path
Nilüfer Yanya Thanks 4 Nothing
Oneohtrix Point Never Black Snow
Oscar Key Sung Club Mate
Otha - One of the Girls
Paper Dollhouse - Pearl's Theme
Parquet Courts - Wide Awake
Peggy Gou - It Makes You Forget (Itgehane) - Edit
Perel - Alles - Radio Edit
Playboi Carti feat. Skepta - Lean 4 Real (feat. Skepta)
Purr - Painted Memory
PYNKIE - Dew ♥ - Lo-Fi Version
Rainbow Kitten Surprise - Devil Like Me
Rhye - Waste
Róisín Murphy - All My Dreams
Ross from Friends - John Cage (Edit)
Rubblebucket - Fruity
SALES - Off and On
Secret Colours - Dream Dream
Shabaka Hutchings - Black Skin, Black Masks
Sjowgren - Beginners
Skee Mask - Vli
Soccer Mommy - Your Dog
Sudan Archives - Nont For Sale
Sun June - Young
The Go! Team - Chain Link Fence
The Green Child - Her Majesty II
The James Hunter Six - Whatever It Takes
The Marías - I Like It
The Mauskovic Dance Band - Down in the Basement
The Shacks - Follow Me
Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly - Festina
Tirzah - Gladly
Tove Styrke - On the Low
True Blue - Tell Me Texas
U.S. Girls - Rosebud
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Hunnybee
ViVii - Siv (You and I)
Westerman - Confirmation
Young Galaxy - Under My Wing

✖✖✖ (Moka), Friday, 8 June 2018 22:28 (two months ago) Permalink

Best song of 2018 is Erza Furman "Suck the Blood from My Wounds"
none others

President Keyes, Saturday, 9 June 2018 03:34 (two months ago) Permalink

Ain't gonna start a standalone thread for it, because my track record with those is poor, but I implore everybody lurking in this thread to listen to Kadhja Bonet's 'Childqueen' album:

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 9 June 2018 22:34 (two months ago) Permalink

impressed with the last one, will check it out

niels, Sunday, 10 June 2018 12:55 (two months ago) Permalink

the Dead Tongues album seems to be sticking to me. Late summer nights bourbon sipping companion.

nicky lo-fi, Wednesday, 13 June 2018 12:51 (two months ago) Permalink

nicky lo-fi, Wednesday, 13 June 2018 12:51 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm worried I'm having one of those weird days when you feel you like everything but this is perfect right now - cheers for the heads up.

The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums (Chinaski), Wednesday, 13 June 2018 13:32 (two months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...


Low - Quorum; Dancing And Blood; Fly
Natalie Prass - Oh My
Bhad Bhabie - Both of Em
Oneohtrix Point Never - Toys 2
Neko Case - Dirty Diamond
Aly & AJ - Good Love
Widow’s Weeds - The Unquiet Grave
GIRLI - Day Month Second
Lily Allen - Lost My Mind
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Yugoslavia
Cool Maritime - Climbing Up (Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith remix)
Jimmy Edgar ft. Dawn Richard - Burn So Deep (Maya Jane Coles remix)
Kimbra x Dawn Richard - Version of Me
The Midnight Hour ft. Laetitia Sadier, ?uestlove & Keyon Harrold - Dans un moment d’errance
Let’s Eat Grandma - Donny Darko
Kölsch & Tiga - HAL
Gazelle Twin - Hobby Horse
Róisín Murphy - Like
Pram - Shimmer and Disappear
Nile Rodgers & CHIC with Mura Masa, Cosha & Vic Mensa - Till the World Falls (7” version)
Mura Masa ft. Octavian - Move Me
Angelique Kidjo - Listening Wind; The Great Curve
Orbital - P.H.U.K.
Kamasi Washington - Hub-Tones; Agents of Multiverse; Ooh Child

Jeff W, Sunday, 1 July 2018 14:50 (one month ago) Permalink

toys 2 is so good

nxd, Monday, 2 July 2018 09:36 (one month ago) Permalink

stunning ethereal track and arty video

felicita - marzipan (feat. Caroline Polachek)

djmartian, Wednesday, 4 July 2018 17:42 (one month ago) Permalink

After making possibly the worst EP that I listened to last year, Laure Briard has bounced back with one of my top 3 EPs of 2018 so far. Recorded in Brazil, sung in Portuguese and steeped in Brazil's recent musical history, it gets the balance between her pop and experimental tendencies exactly right this time.

You can stream the EP on bandcamp here:

Jeff W, Sunday, 8 July 2018 11:19 (one month ago) Permalink

quite like this:

Milton, Tuesday, 10 July 2018 12:25 (one month ago) Permalink

The new Jaye Jayle album is tremendous.

Tim F, Saturday, 14 July 2018 14:03 (one month ago) Permalink

Absolutely love this Lake Ruth track, especially the wonderful keyboard work. Whole album is a joy.

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Saturday, 14 July 2018 23:34 (one month ago) Permalink

sooo, ILX, how about this new BEAK> track?

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Sunday, 15 July 2018 19:30 (one month ago) Permalink

love those drums

Simon H., Sunday, 15 July 2018 19:31 (one month ago) Permalink

The new Jaye Jayle album is tremendous.

This is tremendous; it glowers and seethes like the For Carnation (Todd Cook plays bass) and Raime. Thanks for the heads up

The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums (Chinaski), Tuesday, 17 July 2018 08:13 (four weeks ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

July. For a while, small but perfectly formed. Then some songs turned up in the past few days to boost the numbers. Indier than the norm.

The Twelve Hour Foundation - Grammatik
Deerful - Bloom
Roo ft. Deerful - Blue Icy Touch
Even As We Speak - Stay With Me; Football Star
Red Velvet - Red Flavor
She Makes War - Devastate Me; Wake Up
The Internet - La Di Da
Zooey - Transformer Man (extended edit)
Ciara - Level Up
Billie Eilish - you should see me in a crown
Princess Superstar ft. 8th1w - Cosmic Downfall
Lost Kings ft. Tove Styrke - Stuck
Aquaserge - Si tu t’en vas
Kristin Hersh - Breathe In; No Shade In Shadow
Oneohtrix Point Never - Blow by Blow
Laurel Halo - The Sick Mind
Pram - Sailing Stones
Tomorrow Syndicate - Lifeforce
Vic Mars - Ext. Day. Overgrown Garden
The Radiophonic Workshop - Mind The Gap

Jeff W, Tuesday, 31 July 2018 16:57 (two weeks ago) Permalink

"She Makes War - Wake Up"

^ love this!

nxd, Wednesday, 1 August 2018 09:03 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Forgot to say I also got 'round to Toni Braxton's Sex & Cigarettes in July - a seriously overlooked album? It's very good anyways.

Jeff W, Wednesday, 1 August 2018 15:14 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I love Ciara but I just can't co-sign a song that includes the line "yummy all in your tummy."

evol j, Wednesday, 1 August 2018 17:48 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I...had the same issue

wayne trotsky (Simon H.), Wednesday, 1 August 2018 18:06 (two weeks ago) Permalink

no disrespect to Ohio Express.

evol j, Wednesday, 1 August 2018 19:54 (two weeks ago) Permalink

what is mind the gap jeff

sleepy sweet (Ross), Wednesday, 1 August 2018 20:13 (two weeks ago) Permalink

oh fuck the radiophonic workshop have a new single?

also, oh fuck homeboy sandman and edan have a record coming out? god fucking damn

also miguel - python and hawa - might be

Arch Bacon (rushomancy), Thursday, 2 August 2018 00:05 (two weeks ago) Permalink

what is mind the gap jeff?

oh fuck the radiophonic workshop have a new single?

It's on a 7" you could buy with Issue 43 of Electronic Sound magazine. I read you can buy the record by itself for £7.99 from the same source.

Jeff W, Thursday, 2 August 2018 10:14 (two weeks ago) Permalink

thanks Jeff

my 2018 list so far:

advisory circle - ways of seeing
jenny hval - long sleep (EP)
soccer mommy- clean
essaie pas - new path
cecilia - adoration
gang gang dance - kazuashita
tove styrke - sway (EP)
chromatics - blue girl single - black walls (EP)
st vincent - fast slow disco single
courtney barnett - tell me how you really feel
u.s. girls - in a poem unlimited
angelique kidjo - remain in light
black panther soundtrack (various artists)
loreena mckennitt - lost souls
roisin murphy - all my dreams - innocence (EP)
drake - scorpion
natalie prass - future and the past
lily allen - no shame
cardi b - invasion of privacy
cavern of anti matter - hormone lemonade
sophie - oil of every pearls un-insides
breeders - all nerve
dj koze - knock knock - pick up (EP) - seeing aliens (EP)
melodys echo chamber - bon voyage
lykke li - so sad so sexy
dj nigga fox - craneo
chvrches - love is dead
janelle monae - dirty computer
gorillaz - the now now
beach house - 7
florence and the machine - high as hope
snail mail - lush
ionnalee - everyone afraid to be forgotten

likely pram as well but have not heard

sleepy sweet (Ross), Thursday, 2 August 2018 17:02 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Loving the new Helena Deland - Claudion

Has some nice layered synths with what sounds like 90’s pop influence to my ears... similar to what Grimes was doing in Visions.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Friday, 3 August 2018 04:24 (one week ago) Permalink

Walter Wolfman Washington 's latest album "My Future is my Past" has him singing ballads rather than playing lots of blues and funk guitar. I think it sounds great. He's based in New Orleans.

Tal National and Fatoumata Diawara are still top albums for me as well

curmudgeon, Tuesday, 7 August 2018 12:34 (one week ago) Permalink

More people should be mentioning the The Amazing album - like pre-mumbling Mark Kozelek meets Slowdive

. (Michael B), Tuesday, 7 August 2018 12:48 (one week ago) Permalink

Madly in love with the new Tirzah album. Holding On and Do You Know are particularly great.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Monday, 13 August 2018 01:30 (three days ago) Permalink

Whoa new album!


Abomination Street (Ross), Monday, 13 August 2018 02:11 (three days ago) Permalink

a couple of recent Erstwhile releases have sort of reinvigorated my interest in the label.. that, and there's a 20% discount on all titles until August 15 (on bandcamp)

each album is a duo recording, each sounds both improvised and assembled (as collage) -- the Will Guthrie / Hong Chulki is probably the livelier of the two--featuring (heavy) bits of turntable and guitar wreckage, fragmented pieces of percussion and instances of straightforward drumming, electronics (sharp radio static-like sounds, etc.), and field recordings. they're both very well recorded--Mosquitoes and Crabs has a great visceral punch and prickliness to it.

My Trust in You (Marc Baron and Lucio Capece) is more varied, with lots of tape recorder/recording -fuckery by Marc Baron (along with other "analog devices"), and some lovely / atmospheric clarinet work by Lucio Capece. Capece is also credited with "slide saxophone, analog synthesizer and filter, drum machines, double looper, equalizers in feedback, regular and telephone field recordings, mini speakers in movement"

these albums are sort of a breath of fresh air, re: Erstwhile releases, and it's a good time to take advantage of the 205 off sale.

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Monday, 13 August 2018 03:11 (three days ago) Permalink

err, 20% off until the 15th

braunld (Lowell N. Behold'n), Monday, 13 August 2018 03:12 (three days ago) Permalink

really enjoying the Nina Kinert album, getting kind of a Sundfor vibe - lots of ornate piano. Sam Herring of Future Islands guests.

wayne trotsky (Simon H.), Monday, 13 August 2018 18:14 (three days ago) Permalink

thanks for letting us know about that, the last Nina K album was exquisite

boxedjoy, Monday, 13 August 2018 20:30 (three days ago) Permalink

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