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: https://www.sendspace.com/file/h0rkbw

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Favourite albums of 2014

Here, in alphabetical order by artist, are my 22 favourite albums of 2014:

Ryan Adams - s/t

Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
Arcade Fire - Her OST
Bear In Heaven - Time Is Over One Day Old
Beck - Morning Phase
Caribou - Our Love
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: 
https://www.sendspace.com/file/baayqb


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.