Wednesday, January 4, 2012

End Of Year 2011

Happy new year!

To celebrate 2012, I went through some of my favourite music of 2011. There are so many releases I haven't heard yet - and so many I haven't even heard of - but here's how far I got up to this point.


Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase - Seashard (lp, Senufo Edition)
Fourth World Magazine - The Spectacle of Light Abductions (lp, Pacific City Sound Vision)
Fricara Pacchu - Faces Faces Everywhere (cass, Ikuisuus)
Javelin - Canyon Candy (10", Luaka Bop)
Kraus - Journey Through the First Dimension with Kraus (7", Palto Flats)
Peaking Lights - 936 (lp, Not Not Fun)
Alasdair Roberts & Friends - s/t (7", Rif Mountain)
Tomutonttu - Elävänä planeetalla (12", New Images)
Tsembla - Fauna (lp, Ikuisuus)
Tv-resistori - s/t (lp, Fonal Records)
V/A - Music from Saharan Cellphones Vol.1 (cass, Sahel Sounds)
Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo (lp, Matador)

Archival Releases

Albert Ayler - Stockholm, Berlin 1966 (cd, hatOLOGY)
Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was the Night Cold Was the Ground (lp, Mississippi Records)
These Trails - s/t (lp, Drag City)
V/A - Street Musicians of Yogyakarta (lp, Mississippi Records)