Tuesday, December 22, 2009

9 from 09

Micachu and the Shapes, Jewellery
Dirty Projectors, Bitte Orca
Moon Wiring Club, Striped Paint for the Last Post
Dolphins Into The Future, …On Sea Faring Isolation
Oneohtrix Point Never, Russian Mind
Belbury Poly, From An Ancient Star
Mordant Music, SyMptoMs
Broadcast & The Focus Group, Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age
Woebot, East One Central EP


the next 9

Ducktails, Backyard
Roj, The Transactional Dharma of Roj
Martyn, Great Lengths
Animal Collective, Merriweather Post Pavilion
Gary War, Horribles Parade
Position Normal,s/t
Oneohtrix Point Never, Rifts
Leyland James Kirby, Sadly, The Future Is No Longer What It Was
King Midas Sound, Waiting For You


another 9

Dizzee Rascal, Tongue 'n' Cheek
Telepathe, Dance Mother
2562, Unbalance
Blobs, Hey Hello
Woebot, s/t
Neon Indian, Psychic Chasms
Animal Collective, Fall Be Kind EP
Ducktails, Landscapes
Demdike Stare, Symbiosis

belated 1 from 09 loved in 10
The xx - xx

19 more admired in whole or part
Matias Aguayo, Ay Ay Ay; Woebot, Automat EP; Sa Ra, Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love; James Ferraro, Multitopia; Akatombo, Unconfirmed Reports; Various/Skull Disco, Soundboy's Gravestone Gets Desecrated by Vandals; Dusk & Blackdown versus Grievous Angel, Margins Music Redux; Shits and Giggles, Trick or Treat; Discovery, LP; Atlas Sound, Logos; J Dilla, Jay Stay Paid; Alexander Nut Nut, Rinse: 08; Caspa, Everybody's Talking Nobody's Listening; Lady Sovereign, Jigsaw; DJ Hell, Teufelswerk; Various/Mordant Music, Picking O'er the Bones; Neil Landstrumm, Bambaataa Eats His Breakfast; Tory Y Moi, Causers of This; Zelienople, Give It Up


9 short ones for 09

Dizzee Rascal, "Bonkers"
Cooly G, "Love Dub"
Joker, "Digidesign"
Raffertie, "Antisocial" b/w "Wobble Horror"
Zomby, "Mercury Rainbow"
Calvin Harris, "I'm Not Alone"
Discovery, "I Want You Back"
Scratcha DVA,"Natty"
Stush/Hard House Banton, "We Nuh Run (Sirens)"


9 old ones resurrected in 09

G Spots: the Spacy Folk Electro-Horror Sounds of the Studio G Library
Neil Ardley, Harmony of the Spheres
Terror Danjah, Gremlinz
Bernard Sjazner, Superficial Music
World Domination Enterprises, Let's Play Domination
Dillanthology 1 to 3 (productions for various artists/remixes for various artists/dilla's productions)
Bizzy B, Retrospective


live thrills

GAS (Wolfgang Voigt + Petra Hollenbach), Miller Theatre, NYC
Joker, Santos Party House, NYC
Jad Fair & Lumberob, The Gramercy Theater, NYC
Neon Indian, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn
Mighty Boosh, Bowery Ballroom


last year, loved this year

Nite Jewel, "Artifical Intelligence"
Zomby,EP
Dizzee Rascal featuring Calvin Harris, "Dance Wiv Me"
Dolphins into the Future, almost everything


next year, nice now

Pantha du Prince, Black Noise
Raffertie, "7th Dimension"



Special Award for Chronic Gluttage/Clottage

Hudson Mohawke, Butter