DiS Users' January 2024 Album Of The Month - THE RESULTS

  1. Cheekface - It’s Sorted
  2. Ty Segall - Three Bells
  3. Katy Kirby - Blue Raspberry
  4. R.A.P Ferriera - The First Fist…
  5. Astrid Sonne - Great Doubt

HMs: Marika Hackman, Bruiser Wolf, Nailah Hunter, Sleater Kinney

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I’ll count these up tomorrow evening. I’ve stuff on and so I’ll count this stuff up probably in the late evening tomorrow.

That’s your rough deadline.

3 Likes
  1. Donato Dozzy - Magda
  2. Tapir! – The Pilgrim, Their God and the King of My Decrepit Mountain
  3. NewDad - Madra
  4. Cowboy Sadness - Selected Jambient Works, Vol. 1
  5. Prayer - Now I know paradise (ffo Bicep / sad bangers)

HMs to Astrid Sonne, Nailah Hunter, Yussef Days

2 Likes
  1. Ty Segall - Three Bells
  2. Gruff Rhys - Sadness Sets Me Free
  3. Laurie Shaw - Dove From Above
  4. Bill Ryder Jones - Iechyd Da
  5. The Smile - Wall of Eyes
  1. Teen Mortgage - Teen Mortgage
  2. Sprints - Letter To Self
  3. Ekkstacy - Ekkstacy
  4. Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes - Dark Rainbow
  5. Casey - How To Disappear

  1. Dead Poet Society - Fission
  2. Torres - What An Enormous Room
  3. Eye Flys - Eye Flys
  4. Ghost Atlas - Dust Of The Human Shape
  5. Green Day - Saviors

Other good stuff: Militarie Gun (ep), Sleater Kinney

  1. Future Islands - People Who Aren’t There Anymore
  2. The Smile - Wall Of Eyes
  3. Prayer - Now I Know Paradise
  4. Shelf Nunny - Pronoia
  5. Donato Dozzy - Magda
1 Like
  1. Kali Uchis - ORQUIDEAS
  2. Loula Yorke - Volta
  3. Nailah Hunter - Lovegaze
  4. The Germans - Spirituality
  5. Glass Beach - Plastic Death

I liked the SLIFT album but it’s just a bit too long. Donato Dozzy and Cowboy Sadness both nice enough. Thought Astrid Sonne was going to right up my street based on a couple of write ups but didn’t really connect for some reason.

5 Likes
  1. Ty Segal - Three Bells
  2. R.A.P. Ferreira & Fumitake Tamura - the First Fist to Make Contact When We Dap
  3. The Smile - Wall of Eyes
  4. Office Dog - Spiel
  5. Che Noir - The Color Chocolate Vol. 1 (EP)
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I think any of my top ten could have been in my top five, lots of albums I’ve really been enjoying. Not going to try too hard to make a proper order of them:

  1. Daniel Matsiko - The King Of Misery
  2. Cabane - Brûlée
  3. Park Bird - All To Bones
  4. Any Other - Stillness, stop: you have a right to remember
  5. Mikko Joensuu - Long Ark

Hilke - Piano Feroce
Bill Ryder-Jones - Iechyd Da
Elliott Armen - Turbulence
Robert Cicogna - Saluti da Pari
Slowshift - World Going One Way
Tapir! - The Pilgrim, Their God and The King of My Decrepit Mountain
Loney Dear - All Things Go
Birthmark - Birth Of Omni
Astrid Sonne - Great Doubt

2 Likes
  1. Sprints - Letter to self
  2. Bill Ryder-Jones - Iechyd Da
  3. The Smile - Wall of Eyes
  4. Newdad - Madra
  5. Neck Deep - Neck Deep

Also enjoyed the Boldy James and Unknown T records but not had them on much while working from home with the TV. Neck Deep is big dumb fun isn’t it.

  1. Sarah Jarosz - Polaroid Lovers
  2. Lily Seabird - Alas,
  3. Bill Ryder-Jones - Lechyd Da
  4. Brown Horse - Reservoir
  5. Office Dog - Spiel
1 Like

1: Astrid Sonne - Great Doubt
2: Donato Dozzy - Magda
3: The Smile - Wall of Eyes
4: Cowboy Sadness - Selected Jambient Works
5: Naliah Hunter - Lovegaze

Although tbh my favourite music this month has been DJ Python’s Essential Mix by about a million miles.

7 Likes
  1. SLIFT - ILION
  2. Alkaline Trio - Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs
  3. Sinews - Reanimated EP
  4. Brown Horse - Reservoir
  5. The Smile - Wall of Eyes

I’ve already raved about SLIFT, I can’t believe it’s not in more people’s lists. An album full of songs that could have been played in the old “Songs That Take You on a Journey” Music League round. One of those albums that blasts you into a different world.

I cannot get over how good the new Alkaline Trio is. It’s shocking. Tons of energy, massive hooks, and this really nice fuzzy, tangy melancholic / nostalgic thing going on as the album progresses. I can’t stop listening to it, and I think I already like it more than anything I’ve heard from them post-From Here to Infirmary. What a nice surprise.

@bozo bringing the heat and making me miss being in a band. A furious EP that doesn’t let up. No dead spots or bits that just exist - everything is tight and locked in and feels purposeful.

I listened to the Brown Horse album for the first time right before voting, I could see it shooting up my list in time. Great alt-country that’s melancholic but also rowdy at times.

I like The Smile. Some of it still feels kind of there, some of it is fantastic. They sound like Bardo Pond on Bending Hectic, which would have been the surprise of the month if not for Alkaline Trio delivering something this good in their late 40s.

Lots of other promising stuff that I need more time with too.

5 Likes
  1. Prayer - Now I Know Paradise
  2. Astrid Sonne - Great Doubt
  3. Donato Dozzy - Magda
  4. Alessandro Cortini - Emosfere
  1. Chemtrails - The Joy of Sects
  2. Yīn Yīn - Mount Matsu
  3. The Fauns - How Lost
  4. Roy Montgomery and Friends - Broken Heart Surgery
  5. EMF - The Beauty and the Chaos

Also:
Hot Garbage - Precious Dream
Ana Tijoux - Vida
Sarah Jarosz - Polaroid Lovers
VHS Head - Phasia
Kathryn Joseph, Lomond Campbell - for you who are the wronged (Lomond Campbell Remixes) EP

2 Likes
  1. Donato Dozzy - Magda
  2. Cowboy Sadness - Selected Jambient Works, Vol. 1
  3. Loula Yorke - Volta
  4. Astrid Sonne - Great Doubt
  5. Crizin da Z.O. - Acelero
6-17
  1. Kinoteki - Faith and the Vessel
  2. Patricia Taxxon - Bicycle
  3. The Smile - Wall of Eyes
  4. VHS Head - Phasia
  5. Fabiano do Nascimento & Sam Gendel - The Room
  6. Scotch Rolex, Shackleton & Omutaba - The Three Hands of Doom
  7. R.A.P. Ferreira & Fumitake Tamura - the First Fist to Make Contact When We Dap
  8. The Germans - Spirituality
  9. Skee Mask - C
  10. abstract projections - Music for White Walls
  11. Yin Yin - Mount Matsu
  12. Poppy Fusee - Better Place
4 Likes
  1. Crizin da Z.O. - Acelero
  2. Fabiano de Nascimento & Sam Gendel - The Room
  3. Various Artists - Ulyap Songs: Beyond Circassian Tradition
  4. Sunny Five - Candid
  5. Ana Tijoux - VIDA
strongest January I can remember
  1. Vladislav Delay - Dancefloor Classics Vol. 1 - 5
  2. Mary Halvorson - Cloudward
  3. DJ LUCKY - TRIPLE 7
  4. Unknown T - Blood Diamond
  5. Donato Dozzy - Magda
  6. SENTRIES - Snow as a Metaphor for Death
  7. Kali Uchis - ORQUÍDEAS
  8. R.A.P. Ferreira & Bun - The First Fist to Make Contact When We Dap
  9. Boldy James & Nicholas Craven - Penalty of Leadership
  10. The Yussuf Dayes Experience - Live From Malibu
  11. SPRINTS - Letter to Self
  12. Loula Yorke - Volta
  13. Aron & The Jeri Jeri Band - Dama Bëgga Ñibi (I Want to Go Home)
  14. Lau Noah - A Dos
  15. CRIMEAPPLE & Preservation - El León
  16. The Smile - Wall of Eyes
  17. Lizzie No - Halfsies
  18. Kinoteki - Faith and the Vessel
  19. Peter Brötzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love - Chickenshit Bingo
  20. Keyon Harrold - Foreverland
  21. Bruiser Wolf - My Story Got Stories
  22. YĪN YĪN - Mount Matsu
  23. Benny the Butcher - Everybody Can’t Go
  24. Angry Blackmen - The Legend of ABM
  25. Nailah Hunter - Lovegaze
  26. Lasus - Marks With Impermanent Meanings
  27. Cosmic Analog Ensemble - Les Grandes Vacances
  28. Astrid Sonne - Great Doubt
  29. Tapir! - The Pilgrim, Their God and the King of My Decrepit Mountain
  30. Marika Hackman - Big Sigh
  31. Susie Ibarra, Jeffrey Zeigler & Graham Reynolds - Insectum
  32. Teen Mortgage - Teen Mortgage
  33. Shelf Nunny - Pronoia
  34. Sleater-Kinney - Little Rope
  35. NMIXX - Fe304: BREAK
  36. Grande Loge - Unruh
  37. Stefano Pilia, Alessandra Novaga & Adrian Utley - Spiralis Aurea Trio
  38. Alessandro Cortini - Emosfere
  39. VHS Head - Phasia
  40. Kriedler - Twists (A Visitor Arrives)
  41. SLIFT - ILION
  42. Cowboy Sadness - Selected Jambient Works, Vol. 1
  43. Brown Horse - Reservoir
  44. NewDad - MADRA
  45. Victoria Hume - Radical Abundance
  46. Masta Ace & Marco Polo - Richmond Hill
  47. glass beach - plastic death
  48. Sarah Jarosz - Polaroid Lovers
  49. Katy Kirby - Blue Raspberry
  50. Ultrasonic Grand Prix - Instafuzz
  51. Aisha & The Gleamfish Emporium Jazz Band - Aisha / Isha
  52. Surya Botofasina, Nate Mercereau & Carlos Niño - Subtle Movements
  53. Anna Meredith - The End We Start From (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  54. Bill Ryder-Jones - Iechyd da
  55. The Germans - Spirituality
  56. J. McFarlane’s Reality Guest - Whoopee
  57. Hus Kingpin & 9th Wonder - The Supergoat
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seconded

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Thanks! Glad you like it

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  1. Donato Dozzy - Magda
  2. Cowboy Sadness - Selected Jambient Works
  3. Benoit Pioulard and Offthesky - Sunder
  4. Alessandro Cortini - Emosfere
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