National Album Day - A DIS community experience


#1

First album: Pet Shop Boys. Please.
Last album bought: Orbital. Monsters Exist.
Desert Island album: New Order. Technique.
Last album listened to: Carly Simon. No Secrets.
2018 recommendation: Editors. Violence.


#2

First album: oasis - the masterplan
Last album bought: Tomberlin - At Weddings
Desert Island album: frightened rabbit - midnight organ fight
Last album listened to: Kurt vile - bottle it in
2018 recommendation: Wild Pink - Yolk in the fur


#3

First album: Metallica - The Black Album
Last album bought: SUMAC - Love In Shadow
Desert Island album: Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
Last album listened to: Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
2018 recommendation: Sons of Kemet - Your Queen is a Reptile


#4

First album: Billy Joel - Storm Front
Last album bought: mewithoutYou - (untitled)
Desert Island album: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus
Last album listened to: Gas - Narkopop
2018 recommendation: Kathryn Joseph - From When I Wake the Want Is


#5

First: kings of the wild frontier by Adam and the ants
Last: new horizon by jk flesh
Desert island: angel dust by faith no more
Last album listened to: social decay by AnD
2018 recom: >>> by Beak


#6

First album: U2 - Achtung Baby
Last album bought: The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
Desert Island album: The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
Last album listened to: Jeff Rosenstock - WORRY
2018 recommendation: Spielbergs - Distant Star EP

(Deafheaven is probably my AOTY but it’s already been mentioned and Spielbergs need some attention)


#7

First album i bought with me own money was, I think, OK Computer by Radiohead
Last: Double Negative by Low
Desert island: too tough but maybe Endtroducing by DJ Shadow for the sense of variety and cause it’d fit really nicely with desert island sunsets and nights
Last album listened to: Spiderland by Slint
2018 recommendation: I’ll say Kwaidan by Meitei cause it’s one more people may not be aware of


#8

First album: Blur - Parklife
Last album bought: Unloved - Killing Eve soundtrack
Desert Island album: Eluvium - Talk Amongst The Trees
Last album listened to: Mitski - Puberty 2
2018 recommendation: Viagra Boys - Street Worms


#9

First album: Different Class - Pulp
Last album bought: Idles - JAAAOR
Desert Island album - The Clash, London Calling
Last album listened to: Born To Run
2018 Recommendation: Idk, Spiritualized probably.


#10

First album: Stephen ‘Tin Tin’ Duffy - The Ups and Downs
Last album bought: Lawrence English/William Basinski - Selva Oscura
Desert Island album: Nico - Desertshore
Last album listened to: Susana/Jenny Hval - Meshes of Voice
2018 Recommendation: Christina Vantzou - No.4


#11

First album: Sum 41 - All Killer No Filler

Last album bought: Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare (second hand a few years ago, I never buy albums anymore)

Desert island album: A Tribe Called Quest - People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm

Last album listened to: Björk - Debut

2018 recommendation: DMA’S - For Now


#12

First album: Green Day - Dookie (albeit in 2001)
Last album bought: Hot Snakes - Jericho Sirens (fiver in HMV atm lads)
Desert island album: probably Guided by Voices - Bee Thousand
Last album listened to: Okkervil River - I am Very Far
2018 recommendation: Moaning - s/t (great post-punk-y Sub Pop debut that i don’t think i’ve seen talked about a huge amount here)


#13

First album: Queen - The Works
Last album bought: Bliss Signal - s/t
Desert Island album: DJ Shadow - Endtroducing
Last album listened to: Kurt Vile - Bottle It In
2018 recommendation: Low - Double Negative


#14

First Album: Blur - The Great Escape
Last Album bought: Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance
Desert Island album: Pink Floyd - Animals
Last album listened to: Various Artists - Disintegrated Stem Cells (received my cassette yesterday)
2018 recommendation: The Field - Infinite Moment


#15

First: Lighthouse Family - Ocean Drive
Last: Tim Hecker - Konoyo
Desert Island: Boards of Canada - Music has the right to children
Last Album: Tokyo Police Club - TPC
2018: Low - Double Negative


#16

first: The Simpsons: Songs in the Key of Springfield
last: I got Hejira by Joni Mitchell and Talk Talk’s Spirit of Eden in a HMV 2 for £10 deal (the latter thanks to the thread on here)
desert island: no idea, 69 Love Songs maybe
last listened to: Janelle Monae: Dirty Computer
2018 recommendation: Half Man Half Biscuit - No one cares about your creative hub so get your fuckin’ hedge cut


#17

First album: David Bowie- Best of 1969-74
Last album bought: Hot Snakes - Jericho Sirens
Desert island album: The Replacements- Let It Be
Last album listened to: Patti Smith- Horses
2018 recommendation: MOD CON- Modern Convenience


#18

First bought: A-ha - Scoundrel Days
Last bought: Fucked Up - Dose Your Dreams
Desert Island: Radiohead - OK Computer
Last listened: Oneohtrix Point Never - Age Of
2018 recommendation: Rolo Tomassi - Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It


#19

First album: Blur - Parklife
Last album bought: Pavement - Brighten the Corners deluxe
Desert island album: Yo la Tengo - Electr-o-pura
Last album listened to: John Lennon - Double Fantasy Stripped Down
2018 recommendation: Bedouine - S/T


#20

First Album: Shania Twain - Up
Last Album: Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind
Desert Island Disc: Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights
2018 Recommendation: SABA - Care for Me