Actually knew most of it so they’re clearly not trying hard enough
Along with Rolling Stone, this is the list with the least number of my (so far) top 80 albums of 2017. Just 2%. Guess I am just not a Quietus type of guy (mind, I also guess they won’t be too bothered by that). Hey ho.
I like how they did lots of Bandcamp tracks for you to listen to as you skim through, even if some of there were No’s as soon as I clicked play. Mario Batkovic sounds kind of interesting, so might investigate him.
Gorilla vs Bear
haven’t heard of most of these tbh. So I guess maybe I should read Gorilla vs Bear?
Haven’t they done a top 200 the last few years? 100 is definitely enough. God-bless The Quietus but their year end lists tend to be insane. Feels like they’ve pulled it back from parody this year.
Could really do with a playlist here. To separate the chaff from the good stuff.
Dont Hype Williams have new band members now?
Sounds like the early stuff though and I think it is probably all just part of the ruse.
I’d say it is D&I but could be wrong. Like the album either way.
Really good and interesting list
Have no idea who any of those bands/acts are.
God, I’ve only heard about 20 albums this year I think.
You should listen to that yaeji ep. Shit is lit yo
- Chino Amobi - Paradiso
- Richard Dawson - Peasant
- Klein - Tommy
- Jlin - Black Origami
- Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - The Kid
- Jana Rush - Pariah
- Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society - Simultonality
- Pan Daijing - Lack
- Jaimie Branch - Fly or Die
- Circuit des Yeux - Reaching for Indigo
- Actress - AZD
- Nadah El Shazly - Ahwar
- Ryuichi Sakamoto - async
- Félicia Atkinson - Hand In Hand
- Bill Orcutt - Bill Orcutt
- Irreversible Entanglements - Irreversible Entanglements
- Ellen Arkbro - For Organ and Brass
- Tyler, The Creator - Flower Boy
- Diamanda Galas - All the Way
- Mhysa - Fantasii
- Children of Alice - Children of Alice
- Strange U - LP #4080
- Phew - Voice Hardcore
- The Bug vs Earth - Concrete Desert
- Áine O’Dwyer - Gallarais
- Juana Molina - Halo
- Saicobab - Sab Se Purani Bab
- Golden Teacher - No Luscious LIfe
- Brooklyn Raga Machine - Terry Riley In C
- Sote - Sacred Horror In Design
- Laurel Halo - Dust
- Sarah Davachi - All My Circles Run
- Akio Suzuki & John Butcher - Immediate Landscapes
- Circle - Terminal
- Nicole Mitchell - Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds
- Caterina Barbieri - Patterns of Consciousness
- Sadaf - Shell
- Lee Gamble - Mnestic Pressure
- Aaron Dilloway - The Gag File
- Karen Gwyer - Rembo
- Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
- Once and Future Band - Once and Future Band
- Gnod - Just Say No To the Psycho Right-Wing Capitalist Fascist Industrial Death Machine
- Pancrace - Pancrace
- Lil B - Black Ken
- John Maus - Screen Memories
- Roscoe Mitchell - Bells For the South Side
- Carla dal Forno - The Garden
- Mahmoud Gania - Colours of the Night
- Gosheven - Leaper
The more of these lists that come out the more ridiculous it looks that Kelly Lee Owens and Richard Dawson weren’t on the Mercury shortlist.
Are they battle metal? I only listen to battle metal.
good to see Richard Dawson getting the appreciation he deserves. personally preferred nothing important though to peasant
The opening paragraph is Stereogum OTT guff at its best
Like the dickhead I am, I’ve done my own.