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Saturday, April 30, 2016

2016 songs

  1. Beyonce: "Formation"
  2. Four Tet: "Morning Side"
  3. Baroness: "Shock Me"
  4. Zane Campbell: "Layaway Plan"
  5. Oliver Heldens: "Melody"
  6. Erykah Badu, Andre 3000: "Hello"
  7. Beauty Pill: "For Pretend"
  8. Saam Lamjarred: "Lm3allem"
  9. Kevin Gates: "2 Phones"
  10. Carrie Underwood: "Smoke Break"
  11. Pusha T, Ab Live: "Got Em Covered"
  12. Imani: "Fire Meh"
  13. Lionel Loueke: "Wacko Loco"
  14. Lionel Loueke: "Procession"
  15. Ghost Train Orchestra: "Hot Town"
  16. Mamamoo: "Taller Than You"
  17. Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee, Eric Nally: "Downtown"
  18. Taraf de Haidouks: "Cold Snowball"
  19. Young Moose: "True Bill"
  20. Stormzy: "Shut Up"
  21. Brandy Clark: "Girl Next Door"
  22. Jeremih: "Oui"
  23. Cam: "Half Broke Heart"
  24. Axel Krygier: "Mosquito"
  25. Bomba Estereo: "Soy Yo"
  26. DJ Metatron: "State of Me"
  27. El DeBarge: "Heaven"
  28. DJ Clent, Majik Mike: "Low Lyfe"
  29. Sarah Kirkland Snider: "Unremembered: No. 8, The Witch"
  30. Protomartyr: "I Forgive You"
  31. Dua Lipa: "Be the One"
  32. Yogi, Skrillex, Pusha T, Moody Good, Trollphace: "Burial"
  33. Young Greatness: "Moolah"
  34. Katy Tiz: "Whistle (While You Work It)"
  35. Ellie Goulding: "Lost and Found"
  36. Ay, Diamond Platnumz: "Zigo" (remix)
  37. Erykah Badu: "Phone Down"
  38. Gesu No Kiwami Otome: "Ryoseibai De Ii Ja Nai"
  39. Olamide: "Bobo"
  40. Esperanza Spalding: "Good Lava"
  41. Maddie & Tae: "Sierra"
  42. Sunkanmi: "Singale"
  43. William Parker, Raining on the Moon: "Feet Music"
  44. BTS: "Run"
  45. Morgan Heritage: "Perform and Done"
  46. Lionel Loueke: "Aziza Dance"
  47. Nena: "Ja das wars"
  48. T.I.: "Broadcast Live"
  49. Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance: "Acupuncture Openings"
  50. Elle King: "Ex's & Oh's"
  51. El DeBarge: "Sad Songs"
  52. Ballake Sissoko, Vincent Segal: "Niandou"
  53. Michael Gibbs, NDR Big Band, Bill Frisell: "Freddy's Step"
  54. Baroness: "The Iron Bell"
  55. Kodak Black: "Ran Up a Check"
  56. Maddie & Tae: "No Place Like You"
  57. Axel Krygier: "Changarin"
  58. E-Sens: "Writer's Block"
  59. Eche Palante: "A Discussion Between Saxes"
  60. Beauty Pill: "Afrikaner Barista"
  61. Bob Marley, The Wailers: "Them Belly Full" (live)
  62. Homeboy Sandman: "Holiday" (Kosi & Fink's edit)
  63. GOT7: "Just Right"
  64. Ibeyi: "River"
  65. Aubrie Sellers: "Sit Here and Cry"
  66. Young Thug: "Flaws"
  67. Michael Gibbs, NDR Big Band, Bill Frisell: "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"
  68. Ghost Train Orchestra: "Skag-a-Lag"
  69. Trixter: "Every Second Counts"
  70. Guerilla Toss: "Realistic Rabbit"
  71. Seventeen, Ailee: "Q&A"
  72. Ghost Train Orchestra: "You Can't Go Wrong"
  73. Tal National: "Saraounia"
  74. DJ Spinn, DJ Rashad, Danny Brown: "Dubby"
  75. Stormzy: "Know Me From"
  76. Childbirth: "Siri, Open Tinder"
  77. Marcy Chin: "Baddest Little Filly"
  78. Banda de los Muertos: "El Toro Viejo"
  79. Mozzy: "Tryna Win"
  80. Zane Campbell: "Post Mortem Bar"
  81. Nate Wooley Quintet: "Hesitation"
  82. Soichi Terada: "Love Tension"
  83. Nena: "Berufsjugendlich"
  84. Ulises Hadjis, Gepe: "Moviniento"
  85. J Hus: "Lean & Bop"
  86. Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra: "Afro Blue"
  87. All Saints: "One Strike"
  88. Fit Siegel: "Carmine"
  89. Taraf de Haidouks: "The Fields Are Blooming"
  90. Satan: "The Fall of Persephone"
  91. Austin Mahone: "Dirty Work"
  92. Eszter Balint: "Let's Tonight It"
  93. Lissie: "Don't You Give Up on Me"
  94. Terry Riley, Kronos Quartet: "Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector"
  95. Shopping: "Why Wait"
  96. Bob Marley, The Wailers: "I Shot the Sheriff" (live)
  97. Jasmine Lovell-Smith's Towering Poppies: "Confidence (One)"
  98. Bomba Estereo: "Mar (Lo Que Siento)"
  99. The Prettiots: "Stabler"
  100. Clouddead: "Dead Dogs Two" (Boards of Canada remix)

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Fave albums 2015

As of 10/31/15:
  1. Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly
  2. Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth: Epicenter
  3. Karantamba: Ndigal (1984/2012)
  4. Mindtroll: EP #4 (2014)
  5. James McMurtry: Complicated Game
  6. Parkay Quarts: Content Nausea (2014)
  7. Terakaft: Tenere (Alone)
  8. Jazmine Sullivan: Reality Show
  9. Duduvudu: The Gospel According to Dudu Pukwana (2014)
  10. Rudresh Mahathappa: Bird Calls
  11. Heems: Eat Pray Thug
  12. Susanne Sundfor: Ten Love Songs
  13. Velkro: Don't Wait for the Revolution (2014)
  14. D'Angelo & the Vanguard: Black Messiah (2014)
  15. Tami Neilson: Dynamite! (2014)
  16. Pharoah & the Underground: Spiral Mercury (2014)
  17. Tami Neilson: The Kitchen Table Sessions II (2011)
  18. Red Velvet: Ice Cream Cake mini-album
  19. DJ N*gga Fox: Noite e Dia EP
  20. Courtney Barnett: Sometimea I Sit and Think...
  21. John Wizards (2013)
  22. Ata Kak: Obaa Sima
  23. Matana Roberts: Coin Coin Chapter Three: River Run Thee
  24. Lydia Loveless: Boy Crazy EP (2013)
  25. Morlot/Seattle Symphony: John Luther Adams: Become Ocean (2014)
  26. Earl Sweatshirt: I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
  27. Miles Davis: At Newport 1973
  28. Waclaw Zimpel To Tu Orchestra: Nature Moves (2014)
  29. Sleater-Kinney: No Cities to Love
  30. Allo Darlin': We Come from the Same Place (2014)
  31. Vince Staples: Summertime 06
  32. Christian Gerhaher/Gerold Huber: Nachtviolen: Schubert Lieder (2014)
  33. Vince Staples: Shyne Coldchain II (2014)
  34. Dawn Richard: Blackheart
  35. Miguel: Wildheart
  36. Rae Sremmurd: Sremmlife
  37. Ufomammut: Ecate
  38. Nicki Minaj: The Pinkprint (2014)
Bubbling under:

Marilyn Crispell & Gerry Hemingway: Table of Changes
Desaparecidos: Payola
Elder: Lore
Joe Fiedler Trio: I'm In
Gain: Hawwah mini-album
Matt Jaffe & the Distractions: Blast Off EP
Oliver Lake & William Parker: To Roy
Mbongwana Star: From Kinshasa
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness (2014)
Ashley Monroe: The Blade
Mr. Mitch: Don't Leave EP (2014)
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard: Django and Jimmie
Willie Nelson & Sister Bobbie: December Days (2014)
Paris: Pistol Politics
Protoje: Ancient Future
Rainbow: Innocent EP
Frank Turner: Positive Songs for Negative People
Lena Willikins: RA.421 (2014)
Robert Wyatt: Different Every Time (2014)
Years & Years: Communion
Yo La Tengo: Stuff Like That There
Young Thug: Slime Season

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Rolling 2015 songs of the year

updated 6/30/15
1. K. Michelle: "Build a Man"
2. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness: "High Dive"
3. Bigbang: "Loser"
4. Willie Nelson, Sister Bobbie: "Laws of Nature"
5. Sam Hunt: "Take Your Time"
6. Kendrick Lamar: "The Blacker the Berry"
7. Alice Smith, Sam Dew, Dave Sitek: "Shell Shock"
8. Mindtroll: "Boss Cat"
9. Rudresh Mahanthappa: "Chillin'"
10. Tami Neilson: "Cry Over You"
11. Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth: "Down East"
12. Floating Points: "King Bromeliad"
13. The Mountain Goats: "The Legend of Chavo Guerrero"
14. SHINee: "Woof Woof"
15. James McMurtry: "Long Island Sound"
16. Karantamba: "Na Dinding Fatty"
17. Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth: "All Tomorrow's Parties"
18. Meek Mill, Big Sean, ASAP Ferg: "B Boy"
19. Miguel, Wale: "Coffee"
20. Grandma Sparrow: "Nap Time: Twelve-Tone Lullaby"
Kendrick Lamar: "Momma"
Ishwana: "Restraining Order"
Future Brown, Tink: "Wanna Party" (remix)
Gesu No Kiwami Otome: "Watashi Igai Watashi Ja Nai No"
Matt Jaffe & the Distractions: "Put Your Finger in the Socket"
Victor Manuelle: "Que Suenen los Tambores"
Ata Kak: "Daa Nyinaa"
Speedy Ortiz: "The Graduates"
One Direction: "Night Changes"
Duduvudu: "Kweleentonga"
Robyn: "Tell You (Today)"
Lydia Loveless: "Lover's Spat"
Lil Mama: "Sausage"
Allo Darlin': "Half Heart Necklace"
Jazmine Sullivan: "Mascara"
Lil Herb, Lil Reese: "On My Soul"
Killer Mike: "Ric Flair"
Courtney Barnett: "Pedestrian at Best"
Amber, Taeyeon: "Shake That Brass"
BTS: "Converse High"
Dawn Richard: "Swim Free"
MC Bin Laden, MC 2K: "Passinho do Farao"
Kink: "Existence"
Ciara: "I Bet"
Velkro: "Pastime"
Dead Sara: "Mona Lisa"
Gyedu-Blay Ambolley: "Blakk Man Dey Suffer"
Julion Alvarez y Su Norteno Banda: "El Amor De Su Vida"
Dead Sara: "Radio One Two"
Feedtime: "Flatiron"

Friday, September 12, 2014

Favorite songs of 2014; or, they're all singles to me

Bleak songs for a (politically not personally) bleak year. #1 is #1 because it's the only thing that makes me feel better after listening to #2.
  1. Elizabeth Morris: “Optimism” (2013)
  2. Lydia Loveless: “Everything’s Gone”
  3. Meek Mill: “Lil N*gga Snupe” (2013)
  4. Beatrice Eli: “Girls”
  5. SISTAR: “Touch My Body”
  6. Taylor Swift: “Blank Space”
  7. John Grant: “GMF” (2013)
  8. The Bombay Royale: “(Bring Me Back) My Bunty Bunty”
  9. Courtney Barnett: “Avant Gardener” (2013)
  10. Laura Cantrell: “All the Girls Are Complicated”
  11. Kira Isabella: “Quarterback”
  12. Jenny Lewis: “Love U Forever”
  13. Paramore: “Ain’t It Fun” (2013)
  14. John Fullbright: “Happy”
  15. Old 97’s: “Longer Than You’ve Been Alive”
  16. Dierks Bentley: “I Hold On” (2013)
  17. Amel Larrieux: “A Million Sapphires” (2013)
  18. Calle 13 ft. Julian Assange, Kamilya Jordan, & Tom Morello: “Multi_Viral”
  19. Bonnie McKee: “American Girl” (2013)
  20. QT: “Hey QT”
  21. Luke James: “I Want You” (2012)
  22. Jenny Scheinman: “The Littlest Prisoner”
  23. Katy B: “Crying for No Reason”
  24. Ace Wilder: “Busy Doin’ Nothin’”
  25. Wayne J: “Chikungunya”
  26. Gucci Mane & Young Thug: “Siblings”
  27. Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord: “North Star”
  28. Noura Mint Seymali: “El Madi”
  29. T.I. ft. Young Thug: “About the Money”
  30. Miranda Lambert: “Platinum”
  31. Withered Hand: “Horseshoe”
  32. Davido: “Skelewu” (2013)
  33. Duke Dumont: “Won’t Look Back”
  34. YG ft. Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan: “My N*gga” (2013)
  35. Juanes: “La Luz”
  36. Sofi de la Torre: “Vermillion”
  37. Luke James: “Exit Wounds”
  38. Corb Lund & Hayes Carll: “Bible on the Dash” (2013)
  39. Matana Roberts: “Was the Sacred Day” (2013)
  40. Marsha Ambrosius: “Shoes”
  41. Orlando Julius with the Heliocentrics: “Buje Buje”
  42. 2NE1: “Come Back Home”
  43. Junglepussy: “Fuck Texting”
  44. Rustie ft. Danny Brown: “Attak”
  45. Mary Halvorson Septet: “Nairam” (2013)
  46. Michael Jackson: “Do You Know Where Your Children Are”
  47. Rosanne Cash: “When the Master Calls the Roll”
  48. Jeremih ft. YG: “Don’t Tell ’Em”
  49. Mlimani Park Orchestra: “Mtoto Akililia Wembe” (198x)
  50. Childish Gambino: “Telegraph Ave. (Oakland by Lloyd)” (2013)
  51. DJ Clent: “Clent’s Dog Catcher”
  52. Migos ft. Cassius Jay: “Young Rich N*ggas”
  53. TaeYang: “Eyes, Nose, Lips”
  54. Kiesza: “Hideaway”
  55. Miranda Lambert: “Bathroom Sink”
  56. Golem: “Miskayt”
  57. Angles 9: “Ubabba”
  58. Holly Williams: “Waiting on June” (2013)
  59. Big Freedia: “Explode”
  60. Bob Dylan: “Pretty Saro” (2013)
  61. BFlecha ft. Arufe: “Mundo Bizarro” (2013)
  62. Crystal Kay: “Dum Ditty Dumb”
  63. Childbirth: “I Only Fucked You As a Joke”
  64. Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe: Silvestrov: “Two Pieces” (2013)
  65. Built to Spill: “Jokerman”
  66. Wussy: “Halloween”
  67. Taylor Swift: “Style”
  68. Azealia Banks: “Nude Beach a Go-Go”
  69. Atmosphere: “Flicker”
  70. Charli XCX: “Boom Clap”
  71. Migos: “Handsome and Wealthy”
  72. BTS: “So 4 More”
  73. Indiana: “Solo Dancing”
  74. Beyonce: “XO” (2013)
  75. Dej Loaf: “Try Me”
  76. Selena Gomez: “The Heart Wants What It Wants”
  77. Moreno & L’Orch First Moja-One: “Sisili”
  78. Tune-Yards: “Water Fountain”
  79. Charles Lloyd/Jason Moran: “God Only Knows” (2013)
  80. Talib Kweli ft. Rubix & Bajah: “High Life” (2013)
  81. Ameriie: “What I Want”
  82. Lee Ann Womack: “Same Kind of Different”
  83. Miranda Lambert: “Little Red Wagon”
  84. Kasai Allstars ft. Congotronics vs Rockers: “The Ploughman”
  85. Shakira: “Empire”
  86. Ariana Grande & Mika: “Popular Song” (2013)
  87. Dada Life: “Born to Rage” (USA version, 2013)
  88. Revolutionary Ensemble: “My Birds” (2013)
  89. Young Thug: “#TwitterSong” (2011)
  90. Dagens Ungdom: “Aldri vite”
  91. Aphex Twin: “180db_[130]”
  92. Inaya Day Allstars: “Good Feeling (A Director’s Cut Master)” (2013)
  93. Tove Styrke: “Even If I’m Loud It Doesn’t Mean I’m Talking to You”
  94. DJ Snake & Lil Jon: “Turn Down for What”
  95. Polly Scattergood: “Subsequently Lost”
  96. 4Minute: “Wait a Minute”
  97. Young Thug/ASAP Ferg/Freddie Gibbs: “Old English”
  98. Jacob Latimore ft. T-Pain: “Heartbreak Heard Around the World”
  99. DJ Rashad ft. Gant-Man: “Somethin ’Bout the Things You Do”
  100. Dal Shabet: “B.B.B. (Big Baby Baby)”
  101. Paul Shapiro: “Halil”
  102. FKA Twigs: “Two Weeks”
  103. The Saturdays: “What Are You Waiting For?”
  104. Lupe Fiasco ft. Ty Dolla Sign: “Next to It”
  105. Rae Sremmurd: “No Flex Zone”
  106. Taylor Swift: “New Romantics”
  107. Simone Kermes: Monteverdi: “Si dolce e il tormento” (2013)
  108. Joker: “Midnight”
  109. Lydia Loveless: “The Only Man” (2010)
  110. Wadada Leo Smith: “Gneiss”
  111. Tori Amos: “Unrepentant Geraldines”
  112. Against Me!: “I Was a Teenage Anarchist” (2010)
  113. Rae Sremmurd: “No Type”
  114. Paramore: “(One of Those) Crazy Girls” (2013)
  115. Lil Durk: “Dis Ain’t What U Want” (2013)
  116. Popcaan: “Number One Freak”
  117. How to Dress Well: “Repeat Pleasure” (A.G. Cook remix)
  118. Allie X: “Catch”
  119. Lil Wayne & Drake: “Believe Me”
  120. John Fullbright: “Never Cry Again”
  121. Nicki Minaj: “Lookin Ass”
  122. Toni Braxton: “I Wish”
  123. Pallbearer: “Foundations”
  124. Paul Shapiro: “Get Me to the Shul on Time”
  125. Jenny Lewis: “Late Bloomer”
  126. Kira Isabella: “Late Bloomer”
  127. Akdong Musician: “200%”
  128. Migos ft. Young Thug: “YRN”
  129. Tessela: “Hackney Parrot” (2013)
  130. Jerry Lee Lewis: “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”
  131. Ernest Ranglin: “Bless Up”
  132. Common ft. Lil Herb & Cocaine 80s: “The Neighborhood”
  133. Toppdogg: “Arario”
  134. Porter Robinson: “Flicker”
  135. Royksopp & Robyn: “Do It Again”
  136. Paramore: “Anklebiters” (2013)
  137. Juicy J/Nicki Minaj/Lil Bibby/Young Thug: “Low”
  138. Chumped: “Old and Tired”
  139. Lady Antebellum: “Bartender”
  140. Calibre 50: “El Inmigrante”
  141. Bas ft. J Cole: “My N*gga Just Made Bail”
  142. Dizzy Sunfist: “Sulley”
  143. Maria Keohane: Handel: “Tu del ciel ministro eletto” (2013)
  144. Tamar Braxton: “All the Way Home” (2013)
  145. Tokyo Police Club: “Argentina (Parts I, II, III)”
  146. Sevyn Streeter: “nEXt”
  147. Vic Mensa: “Lovely Day” (2013)
  148. Wilkinson & Detour City: “Too Close”
  149. Free Nelson Mandoomjazz: “The Mask of the Red Death”
  150. MyBaby: “Sida” (Boima & Giku remix) (2013)
  151. Khaira Arby: “La Liberte” (2013)
  152. Tune-Yards: “Real Thing”
  153. Claire Chase: “Vermont Counterpoint” (2013)
  154. Stitches: “Brick in Yo Face”
  155. Herbert: “It’s Only” (DJ Koze remix, 2012)
  156. Old Crow Medicine Show: “Marching Through Georgia” (2013)
  157. Angel Haze: “Black Synagogue” (2013)
  158. Daniela Spalla: “Pequeno Ladron”
  159. Tiwa Savage ft. Don Jazzy: “Eminado” (2013)
  160. Holy Ghost: “I Will Come Back” (Classixx remix, 2013)
  161. Leonard Cohen: “Almost Like the Blues”
  162. Young Thug ft. Nicki Minaj: “Danny Glover” (remix)
  163. Tinashe ft. Schoolboy Q: “2 On”
  164. James Brandon Lewis: “No Wooden Nickels”
  165. Marina and the Diamonds: “Froot”
  166. Lil B: “No Black Person Is Ugly”
  167. Toby Keith: “Drunk Americans”
  168. Noura Mint Seymali: “Tzenni”
  169. Golem: “Tanz”
  170. Albert “Tootie” Heath: “The Charleston” (2013)
  171. Dominique Young Unique: “Show My Ass” (2010)
  172. Lobi Traore: “Dunuya” (2013)
  173. Rich Gang: “Lifestyle”
  174. Escort: “Actor Out of Work”
  175. Old 97’s: “The Disconnect”
  176. Objekt: “Strays”
  177. Tweens: “Bored in the City”
  178. Classixx ft. Nancy Whang: “All You’re Waiting For”
  179. Parquet Courts: “Black and White”
  180. Ingrid Michaelson: “Girls Chase Boys”
  181. Leikeli47: “Fuck the Summer Up”
  182. Run the Jewels: “Lie, Cheat, Steal”
  183. Kiran Ahluwalia: “Mustt Mustt” (2013)
  184. Luke James: “Trouble”
  185. Lee Ann Womack: “Tomorrow Night in Baltimore”
  186. Sonny Rollins: “Biji”
  187. J. Cole ft. TLC: “Crooked Smile” (2013)
  188. Grenier & Archie Pelago: “The Cartographer’s Wife”
  189. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott: “D.I.Y”
  190. Angaleena Presley: “Pain Pills”
  191. After School: “Shh”
  192. Drive-By Truckers: “The Part of Him”
  193. Tori Amos: “Trouble’s Lament”
  194. The Wonder Years: “Dismantling Summer” (2013)
  195. Tensnake ft. Nile Rodgers & Fiora: “Love Sublime”
  196. Les Ambassadeurs ft. Ousmane Dia: “Fatema” (197x)
  197. EMA: “Satellites”
  198. Klingande: “Jubel” (2013)
  199. Suiyoubi no Campanella: “Momotaro”
  200. Sun Kil Moon: “War on Drugs: Suck My Cock”
Obligatory Sp-t-fy thing (lots missing)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Fave albums 2014

updated 11/2/14
  1. Alisa Weilerstein/Daniel Barenboim: Elgar & Carter Cello Concertos (2012)
  2. +William Parker: Wood Flute Songs (2013)
  3. Wussy: Attica!
  4. The Rough Guide to the Music of Mali
  5. Grenier Meets Archie Pelago
  6. Matana Roberts: Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile (2013)
  7. +John Grant: Pale Green Ghosts (2013)
  8. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott: What Have We Become?
  9. Withered Hand: New Gods
  10. Mary Halvorson Septet: Illusionary Sea (2013)
  11. Jenny Lewis: The Voyager
  12. Golem: Tanz
  13. Jenny Scheinman: The Littlest Prisoner
  14. Quraishi: Mountain Melodies
  15. Old 97’s: Most Messed Up
  16. +Miranda Lambert: Platinum
  17. Young Thug & Bloody Jay: Black Portland
  18. Haiti Direct: Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds
  19. Live from Festival au Desert Timbuktu (2013)
  20. Starlito: Funerals and Court Dates (2012)
  21. Paramore (2013)
  22. Tal National: Kaani (2013)
  23. Vasily Petrenko/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 (2013)
  24. +Noura Mint Seymali: Tzenni
  25. +Tune-Yards: Nikki Nack
  26. Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems
  27. Ariana Grande: Yours Truly (2013)
  28. The Bombay Royale: The Island of Dr Electrico
  29. Toni Braxton & Babyface: Love, Marriage & Divorce
  30. Angola Soundtrack 2 (2013)
  31. BFlecha: βeta (2013)
  32. Moreno: Vol. 2: More Pili
  33. Dagens Ungdom
  34. Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith
+: might go higher

Bubbling under:

Paul Shapiro: Shofarot Voices
Wadada Leo Smith: Red Hill
Moskus: Mestertyven
Aphex Twin: Syro
BTS: Dark & Wild
Against Me!: Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Neneh Cherry: Blank Project
Angel Haze: Dirty Gold (2013)
Revolutionary Ensemble: Counterparts (2013)
Omar Souleyman: Haflat Gharbia (2011)
Group Doueh: Zayna Jumma (2011)
B1A4: Who Am I
The Rough Guide to the Music of the Sahara
Sonny Rollins: Road Shows Vol. 3
Young Thug: 1017 Thug (2013)
Lee Konitz: Live at Birdland (2011)
Elizabeth Morris: Optimism EP (2013)
FKA Twigs: LP1
The Roots: And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
Jason Derulo: Talk Dirty

Friday, April 30, 2010

Left Behind

I'm mostly here now BTW. Farewell post, in the form of a list of course, forthcoming.

Friday, April 02, 2010

Top ten: Lonely hunters

  1. Alicia Keys, "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart" Ewing
  2. Florence + the Machine, "Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)" TSJ
  3. Digital Primitives, "Love Truth" Derek Taylor
  4. Royksopp ft. Robyn, "The Girl and the Robot" TSJ
  5. Mini Viva, "I Wish" (Cahill remix) Pop Music Notes
  6. Florence + the Machine, "Dog Days Are Over" Anna Pickard
  7. Sonic Youth, "Antenna" SF/J
  8. M.I.A., "Space Odyssey" Weiner vs Rosen
  9. Dam-Funk, "Brookside Park" Jesse Serwer
  10. Digital Primitives, "Walkabout" [see #3]