Monday, December 14, 2015

Favourite albums of 2015

In alphabetical order by artist, here are my favourite albums of 2015:

!!! - As If...
Black Rivers - s/t
Blur - The Magic Whip
Will Butler - Policy
Gaz Coombes - Matador
Deerhunter - Fading Frontier
Mac DeMarco - Another One
Destroyer - Poison Season
El Vy - Return To The Moon
Albert Hammond, Jr. - Momentary Masters
Hot Chip - Why Make Sense?
The Libertines - Anthems For Doomed Youth
James Murphy - Remixes Made With Tennis Data
Neon Indian - VEGA INTL Night School
New Order - Music Complete
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday
Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden Of Delete
Rival Consoles - Howl
Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
Sun Kil Moon - Universal Themes
Swervedriver -  I Wasn't Born To Lose You
Tame Impala - Currents
John Tejada - Signs Under Test
Toro y Moi - What For?
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-love
Viet Cong - s/t
Kurt Vile - B'lieve I'm Goin Down
Jamie xx - In Colour

You can download and listen to a mix of songs from the albums here:

Support the artists you love by buying their albums and seeing them live in concert!

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Favourite Albums of 2014

Here, in alphabetical order by artist, are my 21 favourite albums of 2014:

Ryan Adams - s/t
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
Bear In Heaven - Time Is Over One Day Old
Beck - Morning Phase
Mac Demarco - Salad Days
East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
Foxygen - ...And Star Power
Future Islands - Singles
Jimi Goodwin - Odludek 
The Juan Maclean - In A Dream
Heat - s/t
The Horrors - Luminous 
Interpol - El Pintor
Kiasmos - s/t
Klaxons - Love Frequency
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Wigout At Jagbags
Operators - EP1
Spoon - They Want My Soul
Temples - Sun Structures
The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

You can download a 'mixtape' with a great song from each of the albums here:

As with previous mixes, I've made sure that it has a good flow in the presented track order; just be sure to sort it by album in your media player.  

Hope you enjoy it! Support the artists you love by buying their albums and by seeing them live in concert.