Thursday, December 18, 2014

Year Ender

2014 was a strange year for me...lots of records I hoped would be great, just weren't.
and I found myself listening to certain things over and over and over-

New Records:

Ian William Craig- A Turn Of Breath
Mike Weis-Don't Know , Just Walk
Sharon Van Etten-Are We There?
Sturgill Simpson-Metamodern Sounds In Country
Flowers-  Do What You Want To, It's What You Should Do
Death Blues-Ensemble
The Body- I shall die here
Joanna Gruesome- Weird Sister
Damian Jurado- Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son
D'Angelo-Black Messiah
Xylouris/White- Goats
All Gabriel Saloman
Grouper - Ruins
Wildhoney-Seventeen 7"
Otto Totland-Pino
SUNN O)))) & Ulver-Terrestrials
William Fowler Collins/Daniel Menche 
Angel Olsen-Burn your fire for no witness

I also dug new Whirr, Old Man Gloom, Mesa Ritual,Mamiffer, Marissa Nadler, DAMA/Libra, &
Ambarchi / O'Malley / Dunn, Full of Hell & Andy Stott

Older records made new:

Arvo Pärt-Tabula Rasa


Anything Muscle Shoals related, specifically Roger Hawkins
All Aislers Set all the time 
Copious amounts of Alice Coltrane

Best shows:
Forest Swords
Daniel Lanois with Brian Blade-unfuckwithable
Death Vessel
Richard Buckner in my living room

I drank lots of red wine, Grenache and Mouverde
and lots of old fashioneds

2015 brings a hot new record on TYPE...early. so stay tuned!