Tuesday, 20 December 2016

My Favourite Albums of 2016

10. Scott Walker - Childhood of a Leader OST






9. Pye Corner Audio - Stasis






8. Kero Kero Bonito - Bonito Generation 







7. Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth






6. Ocean Wisdom - Chaos '93






5. David Bowie - Blackstar






4. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition






3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree






2. Helen Honey - Become Zero







1. The Drones - Feelin' Kinda Free





Also excellent:

  • The Radio Dept - Running Out Of Love
  • Future of the Left - The Peace and Truce of Future of the Left
  • A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here
  • YG - Still Brazy
  • Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid
  • The Comet Is Coming - Channel the Spirits 
  • Rusangano Family - Let The Dead Bury The Dead
  • Ugly Heroes - Everything In Between
  • Jay Boogie - My Hoe
  • James Blake - The Colour in Everything
  • Racing Glaciers - Caught in the Strange
  • Pictish Trail - Future Echoes
  • Omar Rodriguez Lopez - Corazones
  • Polyenso - Pure in the Plastic
  • Mykki Blanco - Mykki
  • Justice - Woman 
  • C Duncan - The Midnight Sun
  • J Cole - 4 Ur Eyez Only 








Sunday, 6 December 2015

My Favourite Albums of 2015

10. Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf






9. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly






8. Zs - XE





7. Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy






6. No Spill Blood - Heavy Electricity






5. Public Service Broadcasting - The Race For Space





4. Jam City - Dream A Garden





3. Locrian - Infinite Dissolution 







2. Sudakistan - Caballa Negro





1. Young Fathers - White Men Are Black Men Too




Also exellent:
Golden Rules - Golden Ticket
Battles - La Di Da Di
Mayday - Future Vintage
Citizens! - European Soul
Vince Staples - Summertime '06
Freddie Gibbs - Shadow of a Doubt
Major Games - Major Games
Mykki Blanco - Presents C-ORE
Boogarins - Manual
Yo La Tengo - Stuff Like That There
Chastity Belt - Time To Go Home
Lupe Fiasco - Tutseo & Youth
Etherwood - Blue Leaves
Pond - Man It Feels Like Space Again
Hop Along - Painted Shut
Lightning Bolt - Fantasy Empire


Monday, 1 December 2014

My Favourite Albums of 2014

10. Amen Dunes - Love




9. Moodie Black - Nausea




8. Mozes and the Firstborn - Mozes and the Firstborn




7. The Electric Magpie - Begins




6. Goat - Commune




5. Fennesz - Becs




4. Hookworms - The Hum




3. Mr Twin Sister - Mr Twin Sister




2. Swans - To Be Kind




1. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2




Also excellent:
Cloud Nothings - Here And Nowhere Else
Skygreen Leopards - Family Crimes
Low Roar - 0
Electric Wizard - Time To Die
The Twilight Sad - No One Wants To Be Here And No One Wants To Leave
Prawn - Kingfisher
The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
Badbadnotgood - III
Teen - The Way And The Colour
La Roux - Trouble In Paradise
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lose
The Tea Street Band - The Tea Street Band
Big KRIT - Cadillactica
Little Arrow - Furious Finite
Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire
Connections - Into Sixes
The Cold Beat - Over Me

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

My Favourite Albums Of 2013

10. Little Arrow - Wild Wishes




9. Lumerians - The High Frontier




8. Rose Windows - The Sun Dogs




7. Yo La Tengo - Fade




6. Los Campesinos! - No Blues




5. Connections - Private Airplane




4. Soft Location - Fools




3. Hookworms - Pearl Mystic




2. His Electro Blue Voice - Ruthless Sperm







Also excellent:
Robust Worlds - Emotional Planet
Salvia Plath - The Bardo Story
Stygian Stride - Stygian Stride
Danny Brown - Old
Wooden Wand - Blood Oaths of the New Blues
KXP - II
Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record
Dan Friel - Total Folklore
The Drones - I See Seaweed
Young Fathers - Tape Two
RA The Rugged Man - Legends Never Die
Julia Holter - Loud City Song
Tim Hecker - Virgins
Of Montreal - lousy with sylvianbriar
Killer Mike & El-P - Run The Jewels
Wardruna - Yggdrasil
Destruction Unit - Deep Trip


Friday, 30 November 2012

My Favourite Albums of 2012

10. Beak> - >>



9. Pye Corner Audio - Sleep Games



8. Goat - World Music



7. Tame Impala - Lonerism



6. Dark Time Sunshine - ANX



5. BADBADNOTGOOD - BBNG2



4. Menomena - Moms



3. Death Grips - The Money Store



2. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City



1. Swans - The Seer




Also excellent:
Matta Gawa - Tambora
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Beach House - Bloom
Saint Etienne - Words And Music
Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dreams
Moon Duo - Circles
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
Cooly G - Playin' Me
Young Fathers - Tape One
Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
Firewater - International Orange!
Jam City - Classical Curves
Levek- Look A Little Closer


Saturday, 10 December 2011

My Favourite Albums of 2011

10. The Milk Carton Kids - Prologue



9. Iceage - New Brigade



8. The Psychic Paramount - II



7. Battles - Gloss Drop



6. Frederick Squire - March 12



5. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up



4. Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise



3. Peaking Lights - 936



2. Tim Hecker - Racedeath, 1972



1. Destroyer - Kaputt




Also fantastic:
Apache Dropout - Apache Dropout
Frederick Squire - Sings Shenadoah And Other Popular Hits
Moon Duo - Mazes
The War On Drugs - Slave Ambient
Andrew Jackson Jihad - Knife Man
Tune Yards - W H O K I L L
Faust - Something Dirty
Daughters of The Sun - Ghosts With Chains
Elzhi - Elmatic
DJ Nate - Da Trak Genious
Kendrick Lamar - Section 80
Big KRIT - Return of 4 Eva
Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues