February 4th, 2014

Best Albums of 2013

 

Shxcxchcxsh ‎– Strgths (Avian)

Metasplice ‎– Infratracts (Morphine Records)

Saåad ‎– Orbs & Channels (Hands In the Dark)

The Haxan Cloak – Excavation (Tri Angle)

Echochorus ‎– Aelita (Entropy Records)

Valanx ‎– Ejecta (diametric. )

ÄÄNIPÄÄ ‎– Through A Pre-Memory (Editions Mego)

Stave ‎– Reform (Flingco Sound System)

Function ‎– Incubation (Ostgut Ton)

Prurient ‎– Through The Window (Blackest Ever Black)

Painted Caves ‎– Surveillance (Shelter Press)

Mika Vainio / Joachim Nordwall ‎– Monstrance (Touch)

Roly Porter ‎– Life Cycle Of A Massive Star (Subtext)

Violetshaped ‎– Violetshaped (Violet Poison)

Max Loderbauer ‎– Transparenz (Non Standard Productions)

Saffronkeira ‎– Tourette (Denovali Records)

Paul Jebanasam ‎– Rites (Subtext)

Innode ‎– Gridshifter (Editions Mego)

Emptyset ‎– Recur (Raster-Noton)

Charles Cohen ‎– The Middle Distance (Morphine Records)

Bernard Parmegiani ‎– De Natura Sonorum (Recollection GRM)

Miles ‎– Faint Hearted (Modern Love)

Huerco S. ‎– Colonial Patterns (Software Records)

Patricia – Body Issues (Opal Tapes)

Nils Petter Molvaer, Moritz von Oswald ‎– 1/1 (EmArcy)

Liberez ‎– Sane Men Surround (Alter)

Kevin Drumm ‎– Tannenbaum (Hospital Productions)

John Cohen – Deaf Arena (Exotic Pylon Records)

Fausten – Fausten (Ad Noiseam)

Kerridge ‎– A Fallen Empire (Downwards)

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 3rd, 2014

Best Singles & EPs of 2013

OAKE ‎– Vollstreckung (Downwards)

 

Violet Poison ‎– Awakening Messiah (Bed Of Nails)

 

Positive Centre ‎– An Assembly (Our Circula Sound)

 

Ron Morelli ‎– Backpages (Hospital Productions)

 

Ontal ‎– Output (Darkfloor Sound)

 

Somaticae ‎– Pointless (In Paradisum)

 

I/Y, YAC ‎– I/Y 002 (I/Y)

 

Black Rain ‎– Protoplasm (Blackest Ever Black)

 

 Atom™ & Jacek Sienkiewicz ‎– Wagner – Zwei Abhandlungen (Recognition)

 

Ken Karter ‎– Synapse 001 (Kript Records)

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 29th, 2012

Best of 2012

Singles:

Demdike Stare ‎– Elemental Part Three: Rose (Modern Love)

 

Emptyset ‎– Medium (Subtext)

 

Ugandan Methods ‎– Sixth Method (Ancient Methods)

 

Christian Cosmos ‎– The Sharp Lines That Delineate His Robes (Bed Of Nails)

 

Vatican Shadow ‎– Atta’s Apartment Slated For Demolition (Hospital Productions)

 

Giorgio Gigli | Obtane ‎– A Sad Wandering Dreamer Trapped In Contemporary Memory Architectures (Zoolof)

 

Ø [Phase] ‎– Behind The Sun / The Chasedown (Token)

 

Kangding Ray ‎– Monad XI (Stroboscopic Artefacts)

 

Diamond Version – EP (Mute)

 

Karenn ‎– Sheworks 004 (Works The Long Nights)

 

Albums:

Black Rain – Now I’m Just A Number: Soundtracks 1994-95 (Blackest Ever Black)

 

Raime ‎– Quarter Turns Over A Living Line (Blackest Ever Black)

 

Mika Vainio / Kevin Drumm / Axel Dörner / Lucio Capece ‎– Venexia (Pan)

 

Conrad Schnitzler ‎– Container T1 – T12 (Vinyl On Demand)

 

Kreng – Works for Abattoir Fermé 2007 – 2011 (Miasmah)

 

Voices from the Lake – Voices from the Lake (Prologue)

 

Claudio Prc ‎– Inner State (Prologue)

 

Shed ‎– The Killer (50Weapon)

 

Atom™ ‎– Cold Memories (Sähkö Recordings)

 

Madteo ‎– Noi No (Sähkö Recordings)

 

Sendai ‎– Geotope (Time To Express)

 

 

Various ‎– Stellate 3 (Stroboscopic Artefacts)

 

Forward Strategy Group ‎– Labour Division (Perc Trax)

 

Vessel – Order of Noise (Tri Angle)

 

Shackleton ‎– Music For The Quiet Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs (Woe To The Septic Heart!)

 

Pye Corner Audio ‎– Black Mill Tapes Volumes 1 & 2. (Type)

 

Porter Ricks ‎– Biokinetics (Type)

 

Claro Intelecto ‎– Reform Club (Delsin)

 

Suum Cuique ‎– Ascetic Ideals (Modern Love)

 

Andy Stott ‎– Luxury Problems (Modern Love)

 

Deepchord Presents Echospace – Silent World (Echospace)

 

Ingenting Kollektiva ‎– Fragments Of Night (Invisible Birds)

 

Pjusk ‎– Tele (Glacial Movements Records)

 

Kane Ikin + David Wenngren ‎– Strangers (Kesh Recordings)

 


Kane Ikin ‎– Sublunar (12k)

 

 

 

December 17th, 2011

Best of 2011

Andy Stott – We Stay Together ( Modern Love )

 

Regis – In A Syrian Tongue ( Blackest Ever Black )

 

Raime – Hennail ( Blackest Ever Black )

 

Byetone – SyMeta (  Raster-Noton )

 

Martin Schulte – Treasure ( Lantern )

 

Conforce – Escapism ( Delsin )

 

Moomin – The Story About You ( Smallville Records )

Lars Leonhard – 1549 ( BineMusic )

Sven Schienhammer – Altostratus Translucidus ( BineMusic )

 

Dadavistic Orchestra – Dokument 02 ( Dust Science Recordings )

 

Roly Porter – Aftertime ( Subtext Recordings )

 

 Ricardo Villalobos & Max Loderbauer – Re: ECM ( ECM Records )

 

Desolate – The Invisible Insurrection ( Fauxpas Musik )

 

Simon Scott – Bunny ( Miasmah )

 

Daniel Thomas Freeman – The Beauty Of Doubting Yourself ( Home Normal )

 

 

 

December 30th, 2010

my top 10 albums of 2010

GonjaSufi – A Sufi And A Killer (Warp Records)


 

The Knife In Collaboration With Mt. Sims* And Planningtorock – Tomorrow, In A Year (Rabid Records)

Deepchord Presents Echospace – Liumin (Modern Love)

Senking – pong (Raster-Noton)

Thomas Köner – Nunatak • Teimo • Permafrost (Type)

The Sight Below – It All Falls Apart (Ghostly International)

Yellow Swans – Going Places (Type)

Shackleton – Fabric 55 (Fabric)

Stornoway – Beachcomber’s Windowsill (4AD)

Igor Boxx – Breslau (Ninja Tune)

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