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  • Don't Call It a Comeback: 2013 in Music

    20 déc. 2013, 2h23m

    50. With Love - Zomby
    49. The Terror - The Flaming Lips
    48. The Night's Gambit - Ka
    47. 6 Feet Beneath the Moon - King Krule
    46. Virgins - Tim Hecker
    45. Major Arcana - Speedy Ortiz
    44. Hesitation Marks - Nine Inch Nails
    43. Slow Focus - Fuck Buttons
    42. Amok - Atoms for Peace
    41. Trouble Will Find Me - The National
    40. Woman - Rhye
    39. Nepenthe - Julianna Barwick
    38. Light Up Gold - Parquet Courts
    37. Muchacho - Phosphorescent
    36. Field of Reeds - These New Puritans
    35. The Bones of What You Believe - CHVRCHES
    34. Cerulean Salt - Waxahatchee
    33. Engravings - Forest Swords
    32. Anxiety - Autre Ne Veut
    31. Excavation - The Haxan Cloak
    30. The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You - Neko Case
    29. We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic - Foxygen
    28. Loud City Song - Julia Holter
    27. R Plus Seven - Oneohtrix Point Never
    26. Days Are Gone - HAIM
    25. Doris - Earl Sweatshirt
    24. Matangi - M.I.A.
    23. Wakin on a Pretty Daze - Kurt Vile
    22. Shaking the Habitual - The Knife
    21. Kveikur - Sigur Rós
    20. AM - Arctic Monkeys
    19. Tomorrow's Harvest - Boards of Canada
    18. Monomania - Deerhunter
    17. The Electric Lady - Janelle Monáe
    16. Apocalypse - Thundercat
    15. ilp. - Kwes.
    14. …Like Clockwork - Queens of the Stone Age
    13. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
    12. A Love Surreal - Bilal
    11. My Name Is My Name - Pusha T
    10. Silence Yourself - Savages
    9. Sunbather - Deafheaven
    8. Overgrown - James Blake
    7. Settle - Disclosure
    6. Old - Danny Brown
    5. m b v - My Bloody Valentine
    4. Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
    3. Modern Vampires of the City - Vampire Weekend
    2. Reflektor - Arcade Fire
    1. Yeezus - Kanye West

    Honourable Mentions:

    Impersonator - Majical Cloudz
    Night Time, My Time - Sky Ferreira
    Amygdala - DJ Koze
    The Man Who Died in His Boat - Grouper
    Immunity - Jon Hopkins
    Long.Live.A$AP - A$AP Rocky
    Love's Crushing Diamond - Mutual Benefit
    MCII - Mikal Cronin
    New - Paul McCartney
    The Next Day - David Bowie
    More Light - Primal Scream
    Purgatory/Paradise - Throwing Muses
    True Romance - Charli XCX
    Wondrous Bughouse - Youth Lagoon
    Holy Fire - Foals
    Cupid Deluxe - Blood Orange
    Bloodsports - Suede
    To the Happy Few - Medicine
    Seasons of Your Day - Mazzy Star
    GNK - YC the Cynic
    Ultramarine - Young Galaxy
    Obsidian - Baths


    COULD/SHOULD/WOULD HAVE BEEN ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

    1. Jai Paul - Jai Paul

    EPs of the Year:

    1. Rival Dealer - Burial
    2. EP2 - FKA twigs
    3. Dual - Sampha
    4. Peace Sword - The Flaming Lips
    5. Tape Two - Young Fathers

    Mixtapes of the Year:

    1. Acid Rap - Chance the Rapper
    2. Cut 4 Me - Kelela
    3. Indigoism - The Underachievers
    4. Blue Chips 2 - Action Bronson
    5. &&&&& - Arca
    6. BetterOffDead - Flatbush ZOMBiES
    7. Wrath of Caine - Pusha T
    8. King Remembered in Time - Big K.R.I.T.
    9. Kismet - Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire
    10. INNANETAPE - Vic Mensa

    Disappointment of the Year: Kiss Land - The Weeknd

    Underrated Album of the Year: Matangi - M.I.A.

    Overrated Album of the Year: Nothing Was the Same – Drake

    Phantogram
    Iceage
    Toro y Moi
    No Age
    The Men
    Pulp
    Superchunk
    Milo
    Four Tet
    Clipping
    No Joy
    Washed Out
    ScHoolboy Q
  • Essential Latin Albums

    13 août 2013, 18h50m

    Acid - Ray Barretto
    África Brasil - Jorge Ben
    Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club
    Caetano Veloso (1968) - Caetano Veloso
    Clube Da Esquina - Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges
    Construção - Chico Buarque
    Cosa Nuestra - Willie Colón
    Courage - Milton Nascimento
    Dance Mania - Tito Puente
    Força Bruta - Jorge Ben
    Gal - Gal Costa
    Garra - Marcos Valle
    Getz/Gilberto - Stan Getz & João Gilberto
    Gil e Jorge - Gilberto Gil & Jorge Ben
    Gilberto Gil - Gilberto Gil
    Índia - Gal Costa
    Jazz Samba - Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
    Jorge Ben - Jorge Ben
    Os Mutantes - Os Mutantes
    Previsão do Tempo - Marcos Valle
    Siembra - Willie Colón & Rubén Blades
    Tango: Zero Hour - Astor Piazzolla
    Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim
    A Tábua de Esmeralda - Jorge Ben

    Compilation:
    Astrud Gilberto's Finest Hour - Astrud Gilberto
  • 2012

    2 déc. 2012, 14h00m

    Ruddy good year for music, am I right? Some fantastic releases all over the shop.

    Albums

    1. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
    2. Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE
    3. Swans - The Seer
    4. Tame Impala - Lonerism
    5. Grizzly Bear - Shields
    6. Death Grips - The Money Store
    7. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
    8. Beach House - Bloom
    9. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
    10. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
    11. Chromatics - Kill for Love
    12. Grimes - Visions
    13. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
    14. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
    15. The Walkmen - Heaven
    16. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
    17. Ab-Soul - Control System
    18. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
    19. Bat for Lashes - The Haunted Man
    20. The Shins - Port of Morrow
    21. Jessie Ware - Devotion
    22. Cat Power - Sun
    23. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
    24. El-P - Cancer4Cure
    25. Passion Pit - Gossamer
    26. The xx - Coexist
    27. Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
    28. Schoolboy Q - Habits and Contradictions
    29. Laurel Halo - Quarantine
    30. DIIV - Oshin
    31. How to Dress Well - Total Loss
    32. Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
    33. Frankie Rose - Interstellar
    34. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
    35. Mac DeMarco - 2
    36. Ty Segall - Twins
    37. Purity Ring - Shrines
    38. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
    39. Baroness - Yellow & Green
    40. Twin Shadow - Confess
    41. Actress - R.I.P.
    42. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
    43. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon / Ocean Roar
    44. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
    45. Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
    46. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
    47. Wild Nothing - Nocturne
    48. Lambchop - Mr. M
    49. Sigur Rós - Valtari
    50. The Men - Open Your Heart

    Nas - Life Is Good
    Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
    Metz - Metz
    John Talabot - ƒIN

    EPs

    1. Burial - Kindred / Truant b/w Rough Sleeper
    2. Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze
    3. Algalloch - Faustian Echoes
    4. Lower - Walk on Heads
    5. Deathspell Omega - Drought

    Kindred might have been contender for number one album if it was an LP.

    Songs

    Single of the year has to go to Usher for "Climax". Brilliant piece of pop music from a man I never expected to have single of the year.

    http://open.spotify.com/user/reecesim/playlist/1j8r6JXLkIXhbyzQ4cnMXK
  • The 50 Best Albums of the 2000s

    15 avr. 2012, 12h52m

    50. Apologies to the Queen Mary - Wolf Parade
    49. Boxer - The National
    48. Chutes to Narrow - The Shins
    47. Hail to the Thief - Radiohead
    46. Silent Alarm - Bloc Party
    45. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
    44. Neon Bible - Arcade Fire
    43. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys
    42. Original Pirate Material - The Streets
    41. Source, Tags & Codes - ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
    40. Yellow House - Grizzly Bear
    39. Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? - of Montreal
    38. Fever to Tell - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    37. Silent Shout - The Knife
    36. Kala - M.I.A.
    35. The Glow Pt. 2 - The Microphones
    34. Veckatimest - Grizzly Bear
    33. Boys and Girls in America - The Hold Steady
    32. Sung Tongs - Animal Collective
    31. Feels - Animal Collective
    30. The College Dropout - Kanye West
    29. Since I Left You - The Avalanches
    28. Amnesiac - Radiohead
    27. Supreme Clientèle - Ghostface Killah
    26. Kill the Moonlight - Spoon
    25. Return to Cookie Mountain - TV on the Radio
    24. Untrue - Burial
    23. Madvillainy - Madvillain
    22. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
    21. Ágætis Byrjun - Sigur Rós
    20. Merriweather Post Pavilion - Animal Collective
    19. White Blood Cells - The White Stripes
    18. Elephant - The White Stripes
    17. Sounds of Silver - LCD Soundsystem
    16. Stankonia - OutKast
    15. Person Pitch - Panda Bear
    14. For Emma, Forever Ago - Bon Iver
    13. Discovery - Daft Punk
    12. Turn on the Bright Lights - Interpol
    11. Late Registration - Kanye West
    10. The Blueprint - Jay-Z
    9. You Forgot It in People - Broken Social Scene
    8. Ys - Joanna Newsom
    7. The Moon & Antarctica - Modest Mouse
    6. Illinois - Sufjan Stevens
    5. In Rainbows - Radiohead
    4. Is This It - The Strokes
    3. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Wilco
    2. Funeral - Arcade Fire
    1. Kid A - Radiohead

    Honourable Mentions:
    Z - My Morning Jacket
    Strawberry Jam - Animal Collective
    Antics - Interpol
    From Here We Go Sublime - The Field
    Heartbreaker - Ryan Adams
    Alligator - The National
    Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots - The Flaming Lips
    Arular - M.I.A.
    The Last Broadcast - Doves
    Seperation Sunday - The Hold Steady
    Sea Change - Beck
    Meadowlands - The Wrens
    And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out - Yo La Tengo
    Rated R - Queens of the Stone Age
    Songs for the Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age
    Leviathan - Mastodon
    Microcastle - Deerhunter
    I Am a Bird Now - Antony & the Johnsons
    The Milk-Eyed Mender - Joanna Newsom
    Hell Hath No Fury - Clipse
  • The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s

    14 avr. 2012, 21h10m

    50. Grace - Jeff Buckley
    49. Either/Or - Elliott Smith
    48. Richard D. James Album - Aphex Twin
    47. Aquemini - OutKast
    46. Check Your Head - Beastie Boys
    45. Bee Thousand - Guided by Voices
    44. Dusk at Cubist Castle - Olivia Tremor Control
    43. Ten - Pearl Jam
    42. Superunknown - Soundgarden
    41. Goat - The Jesus Lizard
    40. Selected Ambient Works 85-92 - Aphex Twin
    39. Music Has the Right to Children - Boards of Canada
    38. Bossanova - Pixies
    37. Being There -Wilco
    36. Summerteeth - Wilco
    35. Exile in Guyville - Liz Phair
    34. The Low-End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
    33. The Three EPs - The Beta Band
    32. The Lonesome Crowded West - Modest Mouse
    31. I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One - Yo La Tengo
    30. Blue Lines - Massive Attack
    29. There's Nothing Wrong with Love - Built to Spill
    28. Dummy - Portishead
    27. Perfect from Now On - Built to Spill
    26. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan
    25. Ready to Die - The Notorious B.I.G.
    24. Maxinquaye - Tricky
    23. Weezer - Weezer
    22. Odelay - Beck
    21. Emergency & I - The Dismemberment Plan
    20. Automatic for the People - R.E.M.
    19. Illmatic - Nas
    18. Spiderland - Slint
    17. Laughing Stock - Talk Talk
    16. I See a Darkness - Bonnie "Prince" Billy
    15. Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain - Pavement
    14. If You're Feeling Sinister - Belle & Sebastien
    13. Fear of a Black Planet - Public Enemy
    12. Homogenic - Björk
    11. In the Aeroplane over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
    10. Slanted and Enchanted - Pavement
    9. Endtroducing... - DJ Shadow
    8. The Bends - Radiohead
    7. In Utero - Nirvana
    6. Siamese Dream - Smashing Pumpkins
    5. Nevermind - Nirvana
    4. The Soft Bulletin - The Flaming Lips
    3. Achtung Baby - U2
    2. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
    1. OK Computer - Radiohead


    Honourable Mentions:
    Painful - Yo La Tengo
    69 Love Songs - Magnetic Fields
    Red Medicine - Fugazi
    F♯ A♯ ∞ - Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    Liar - The Jesus Lizard
    Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space - Spiritualized
    Urban Hymns - The Verve
    (What's the Story) Morning Glory? - Oasis
    Definitely Maybe - Oasis
    Parklife - Blur
    Pinkerton - Weezer
    Rid of Me - PJ Harvey
    Emperor Tomato Ketchup - Stereolab
    Different Class - Pulp
    Only Built 4 Cuban Linx - Raekwon
    Liquid Swords - GZA
    Mezzanine - Massive Attack
    Time out of Mind - Bob Dylan
    Millions Now Living Will Never Die - Tortoise
    Heaven of Las Vegas - Cocteau Twins
    Funcrusher Plus - Company Flow
    Trompe le Monde - Pixies
    Goo - Sonic Youth
    Pod - The Breeders
    The Chronic - Dr. Dre
    Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde - The Pharcyde
    Deserter's Songs - Mercury Rev
    Screamadelica -Primal Scream
    Nowhere - Ride
    Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Dirt - Alice in Chains
  • The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s

    14 avr. 2012, 21h10m

    50. Licensed to Ill - Beastie Boys
    49. Vs. - Mission of Burma
    48. Document - R.E.M.
    47. You're Living All Over Me - Dinosaur Jr.
    46. Tim - The Replacements
    45. Trust - Elvis Costello & the Attractions
    44. Spirit of Eden - Talk Talk
    43. Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
    42. Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen
    41. Appetite for Destruction - Guns N' Roses
    40. Disintegration - The Cure
    39. Graceland - Paul Simon
    38. EVOL - Sonic Youth
    37. Deceit - This Heat
    36. Solid Gold - Gang of Four
    35. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) - David Bowie
    34. Damaged - Black Flag
    33. My Life in the Bush of Ghosts - Brian Eno & David Byrne
    32. Isn't Anything - My Bloody Valentine
    31. Power, Corruption, Lies - New Order
    30. Psychocandy - The Jesus & Mary Chain
    29. Hex Enduction Hour - The Fall
    28. Reckoning - R.E.M.
    27. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    26. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.
    25. The Joshua Tree - U2
    24. Get Happy!! - Elvis Costello & the Attractions
    23. Thriller - Michael Jackson
    22. Sign o' the Times - Prince
    21. Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
    20. Purple Rain - Prince and the Revolution
    19. Skylarking - XTC
    18. Second Edition - Public Image Ltd.
    17. Sister - Sonic Youth
    16. Zen Arcade - Hüsker Dü
    15. Double Nickels on the Dime - Minutemen
    14. Let It Be - The Replacements
    13. This Nation's Saving Grace - The Fall
    12. Swordfishtrombones - Tom Waits
    11. Rain Dogs - Tom Waits
    10. Surfer Rosa - Pixies
    9. Three Feet High and Rising - De La Soul
    8. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back - Public Enemy
    7. Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys
    6. Closer - Joy Division
    5. The Queen is Dead - The Smiths
    4. Murmur - R.E.M.
    3. Doolittle - Pixies
    2. Remain in Light - Talking Heads
    1. Daydream Nation - Sonic Youth

    Honourable Mentions:
    Come on Pilgrim - Pixies
    Songs About Fucking - Big Black
    The Trinity Session - Cowboy Junkies
    Raising Hell - Run-DMC
    Computer World - Kraftwerk
    Los Angeles - X
    Nothing's Shocking - Jane's Addiction
    New Day Rising - Hüsker Dü
    E2-E4 - Manuel Göttsching
    Back in Black - AC/DC
  • The 50 Best Albums of the 1970s

    14 avr. 2012, 21h09m

    50. My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello
    49. Here Come the Warm Jets - Brian Eno
    48. Lodger - David Bowie
    47. Chairs Missing - Wire
    46. Fear of Music - Talking Heads
    45. Future Days - Can
    44. The Clash - The Clash
    43. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
    42. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - John Lennon
    41. Call Me - Al Green
    40. Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
    39. Natty Dread - Bob Marley & the Wailers
    38. Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin
    37. The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers
    36. Pink Flag - Wire
    35. This Year's Model - Elvis Costello & the Attractions
    34. Electric Warrior - T. Rex
    33. Ege Bamyasi - Can
    32. After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
    31. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
    30. Let It Be - The Beatles
    29. Led Zeppelin III - Led Zeppelin
    28. Neu! - Neu!
    27. Ramones - Ramones
    26. Physical Graffiti - Led Zeppelin
    25. Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division
    24. The Wall - Pink Floyd
    23. Tago Mago - Can
    22. Innervisions - Stevie Wonder
    21. Tonight's the Night - Neil Young
    20. Loaded - The Velvet Underground
    19. Maggot Brain - Funkadelic
    18. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols - Sex Pistols
    17. Pink Moon - Nick Drake
    16. The Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
    15. Entertainment! - Gang of Four
    14. Bitches Brew - Miles Davis
    13. Fun House - The Stooges
    12. Another Green World - Brian Eno
    11. Who's Next - The Who
    10. Led Zeppelin IV - Led Zeppelin
    9. "Heroes" - David Bowie
    8. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
    7. There's a Riot Goin' On - Sly & the Family Stone
    6. Trans-Europe Express - Kraftwerk
    5. Marquee Moon - Television
    4. Low - David Bowie
    3. Exile on Main St. - The Rolling Stones
    2. London Calling - The Clash
    1. Blood on the Tracks - Bob Dylan

    Honourable Mentions:
    #1 Record - Big Star
    Third/Sister Lovers - Big Star
    Faust So Far - Faust
    Faust IV - Faust
    Yeti - Amon Düül
    Tanz der Lemminge - Amon Düül
    Cosmo's Factory - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Paranoid - Black Sabbath
    The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway - Genesis
    Selling England by the Pound - Genesis
    Red - King Crimson
    Quadrophenia - The Who
    Horses - Patti Smith
    Lust for Life - Iggy Pop
    On the Corner - Miles Davis
    A Tribute to Jack Johnson - Miles Davis
    Paul Simon - Paul Simon
    Bridge over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
    Sticky Fingers - The Rolling Stones
    Hunky Dory - David Bowie
    Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs - Derek and the Dominoes
    All Things Must Pass - George Harrison
    The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars - David Bowie
    Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
    Grievous Angel - Gram Parsons
    Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
    Every Picture Tells a Story - Rod Stewart
    Something/Anything? - Todd Rundgren
    No New York - Various Artists
    Phaedra - Tangerine Dream
    Raw Power - Iggy & the Stooges
    Blue - Joni Mitchell
    Off the Wall - Michael Jackson
  • The 50 Best Albums of the 1960s

    14 avr. 2012, 21h09m

    50. Dusty in Memphis - Dusty Springfield
    49. Five Leaves Left - Nick Drake
    48. Axis: Bold as Love - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    47. We're Only in it for the Money
    46. The Village Green Preservation Society - The Kinks
    45. A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
    44. Everybody Knows This is Nowhere - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
    43. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan
    42. At Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
    41. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
    40. Green River - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    39. My Generation - The Who
    38. Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music - Ray Charles
    37. Disraeli Gears - Cream
    36. Stand! - Sly & the Family Stone
    35. The Gilded Palace of Sin - The Flying Burrito Brothers
    34. Aftermath - The Rolling Stones
    33. Lady Soul - Aretha Franklin
    32. Sweetheart of the Rodeo - The Byrds
    31. Surrealistic Pillow - Jefferson Airplane
    30. Magical Mystery Tour - The Beatles
    29. White Light/White Heat - The Velvet Underground
    28. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground
    27. The Who Sell Out - The Who
    26. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    25. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn - Pink Floyd
    24. I Never Loved a Man the Way I Loved You - Aretha Franklin
    23. Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
    22. Bringing It All Back Home - Bob Dylan
    21. A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
    20. Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul - Otis Redding
    19. Forever Changes - Love
    18. Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
    17. The Band - The Band
    16. Live at the Apollo - James Brown
    15. The Doors - The Doors
    14. Let It Bleed - The Rolling Stones
    13. Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones
    12. Electric Ladyland - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    11. Abbey Road - The Beatles
    10. Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
    9. Rubber Soul - The Beatles
    8. Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan
    7. The Beatles (White Album) - The Beatles
    6. Are You Experienced? - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    5. Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
    4. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
    3. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground
    2. Revolver - The Beatles
    1. Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys

    Honourable Mention:
    Complete & Believable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul - Otis Redding
    Please Please Me - The Beatles
    Today! - The Beach Boys
    Wild Honey - The Beach Boys
    Help! - The Beatles
    In a Silent Way - Miles Davis
    Sketches of Spain - Miles Davis
    Buffalo Springfield Again - Buffalo Springfield
    Liege & Lief - Fairport Convention
    Willy and the Poor Boys - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Hot Buttered Soul - Isaac Hayes
    Cheap Thrills - Big Brother and the Holding Company
    The Notorious Byrd Brothers - The Byrds
    Younger Than Yesterday - The Byrds
    Ogden's Nut Gone Flake - The Small Faces
    Face to Face - The Kinks
    Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) - The Kinks
    Moby Grape - Moby Grape
    Unhalfbricking - Fairport Convention
  • 2011

    14 avr. 2012, 21h08m

    You can also check out my Spotify playlist with some of my favourite releases from this year here: http://open.spotify.com/user/reecesim/playlist/7EpzXQX0aQGbqLsgQKhOzD
    40. Instrumental Mixtape - Clams Casino
    39. Ravedeath, 1972 - Tim Hecker
    38. Tomboy - Panda Bear
    37. We Must Become Pitiless Censors of Ourselves - John Maus
    36. The Year of Hibernation - Youth Lagoon
    35. SBTRKT - SBTRKT
    34. Wild Flag - Wild Flag
    33. Within and Without - Washed Out
    32. Underneath the Pine - Toro y Moi
    31. LIVELOVEA$AP - A$AP Rocky
    30. Belong - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
    29. Watch the Throne - Kanye West/Jay-Z
    28. undun - The Roots
    27. 50 Words for Snow - Kate Bush
    26. Skying - The Horrors
    25. New Brigade - Iceage
    24. Smoke Ring for My Halo - Kurt Vile
    23. Dye It Blonde - Smith Westerns
    22. Parallax - Atlas Sound
    21. Space is Only Noise - Nicolas Jaar
    20. Burst Apart - The Antlers
    19. Replica - Oneohtrix Point Never
    18. w h o k i l l - tUnE-yArDs
    17. Smother - Wild Beasts
    16. XXX - Danny Brown
    15. Days - Real Estate
    14. James Blake - James Blake
    13. Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes
    12. Strange Mercy - St. Vincent
    11. Past Life Martyred Saints - EMA
    10. Black Up - Shabazz Palaces
    9. Kaputt - Destroyer
    8. Eye Contact - Gang Gang Dance
    7. House of Balloons - The Weeknd
    6. Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83
    5. David Comes to Life - Fucked Up
    4. Let England Shake - PJ Harvey
    3. Father, Son, Holy Ghost - Girls
    2. Bon Iver, Bon Iver - Bon Iver
    1. The King of Limbs - Radiohead

    Honourable Mentions:
    936 - Peaking Lights
    Wit's End - Cass McCombs
    The Magic Place - Julianna Barwick
    Goodbye Bread - Ty Segall
    Go Tell Fire to the Mountain - WU LYF
    An Empty Bliss Beyond This World - The Caretaker
    New History Warfare Vol. 2: The Judges - Colin Stetson
    Do Whatever You Want All the Time - Ponytail
    II - The Psychic Paramount
    Yuck - Yuck
    Slave Ambient - The War on Drugs
    Rock Creek Park - Oddisee
    Mirror Traffic - Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
    Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
    Wounded Rhymes - Lykke Li
    Zonoscope - Cut Copy
    On the Water - Future Islands
    Suck It and See - Arctic Monkeys
    Cloud Nothings - Cloud Nothings
    Science of the Sea - Jürgen Müller
    Mikal Cronin - Mikal Cronin
    Glass Swords - Rustie
    Bad as Me - Tom Waits

    Metal Mentions (Metal: 2011 Spotify Playlist):
    777: Sects(s)/777: The Desanctification - Blut Aus Nord
    Paths of Totality - Tombs
    The Inside Room - 40 Watt Sun
    Towards the Megalith - Disma
    The Destroyers of All - Ulcerate
    Atma - YOB
    The Hunter - Mastodon
    Macabre Eternal - Autopsy
    Aesthethica - Liturgy
    Celestial Lineage - Wolves in the Throne Room

    Rap:
    Black Up - Shabazz Palaces
    Return of 4eva - Big K.R.I.T.
    Lost in Translation - Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire
    Rolling Stoned - Smoke DZA
    Weekend at Burnie's - Curren$y
    undun - The Roots
    Watch the Throne - Jay-Z/Kanye West
    Hot Sauce Committee Part Two - Beastie Boys
    XXX - Danny Brown
    LIVELOVEA$AP - A$AP Rocky
    Section.80 - Kendrick Lamar

    Reissues:
    The SMiLE Sessions - The Beach Boys*
    What's Going On (40th Anniversary Edition) - Marvin Gaye
    Achtung Baby (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) - U2
    Deserter's Songs (Deluxe Edition) - Mercury Rev
    Lifes Rich Pageant (25th Anniversary Edition) - R.E.M.
    Nowhere (20th Anniversary Edition) - Ride
    Siamese Dream (Deluxe Edition) - The Smashing Pumpkins
    Laughing Stock - Talk Talk
    Mark Hollis - Mark Hollis
    Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? (25th Anniversary Edition) - Megadeth
    Tago Mago (40th Anniversary Edition) - Can
    The 5 EPs - Disco Inferno

    *This technically isn't a reissue as it wasn't officially released but it's hardly a new album, so we'll put it in that category any way.

    EPs/Singles:
    Awake - Trash Talk
    Rainforest - Clams Casino
    Street Halo - Burial
    Four Walls / Paradise Circus - Massive Attack vs. Burial
    Supercollider / The Butcher - Radiohead
    Total Decay - The Soft Moon
    Ruin - Elite Gymnastics
    Freaking Out - Toro y Moi
    With U - Holy Other
    King Krule - King Krule