Album Recommendations 2018

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by killer b, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. killer b

    killer b No Hateration, No Holeration. in this Dancery

    cheers, will give this a go - enjoyed the Fire! Orchestra album from a couple of years ago.
     
  2. Casual Observer

    Casual Observer binoculars

    Sarah Davachi released two albums this year, both of which are very good and will probably make my year-end top 10. You'd probably call it minimalist modern classical if you like categories. Or instrumental tracks of ineffable sadness. I'll be honest in that both albums contain the odd clunker that doesn't quite work. Having said that, the overall humdinger/clunker ratio is more than healthy for both albums. Might take a few plays before the magic really seeps in...

    Let Night Come On Bells End The Day


    Gave in Rest:
     
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  3. sunnysidedown

    sunnysidedown Well-Known Member

    Casual Observer have you heard Caterina Barbieri? Well worth checking out if you’ve not heard her.

    Ive been really enjoying the recent Christian Vogel album (the Ballad of Agnete and the Merman) and M.Geddes Gengras’ new one (Last Pipe).
     
  4. Casual Observer

    Casual Observer binoculars

    The Caterina Barbieri is a bit too upbeat and rhythmic for me. M.Geddes Gengras is probably nearer to what I go for with this sort of stuff - slowly undulating and with a whiff of sadness about it. After your comment on the 1978 thread, have also dug out the ATV box set from a couple of years ago to have another listen to The Image Has Cracked.
     
  5. sunnysidedown

    sunnysidedown Well-Known Member

    Yes she gets a bit bonkers rhythmic, a little less so on her latest.

    M.geddes other release this year (Hawaiki tapes) has some nice moments too.
     
  6. Buddy Bradley

    Buddy Bradley Pantheistic solipsist

    Apparently I never recommended The Beths debut album in this thread, which is an oversight because it's excellent, really great pop-punk-rock from New Zealand:

     
  7. killer b

    killer b No Hateration, No Holeration. in this Dancery

    Picked up the new LP by Baltimore duo WUME at the weekend - it isn't out for a week or so, but there's a couple of taster tracks on bandcamp - the rest of the LP is very nice - cosmische electronics with motoring live drums and monotone vox. Shades of the berlin school, Laurie Anderson, etc etc.

     
  8. Plumdaff

    Plumdaff joy in people

    Been listening to Accü debut album after falling in love with her song "Am Ser" after hearing it on the radio. I'm enjoying the album so far a lot, it's dreamy psychedelic electronica. If, like me, you like Gwenno, Cate le Bon etc you'll like this.
    Echo The Red by Accu
     
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  9. killer b

    killer b No Hateration, No Holeration. in this Dancery

    Jeffrey Lewis just posted this picture on facebook. Whoop!

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  10. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    This tune by powers pleasant from last week is easy tune of the year, im guessing an album comes soon
     
  11. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    And there is def a new Yung Lean album dropping this friday, the preview track is nice and creepy for halloween, vid has american horror story freakshow vibes mixed with um scandinavia
     
  12. May Kasahara

    May Kasahara thoughts start with a laser sound

    Soccer Mommy's album (Clean) is rather good, if you like melodic 90s-esque introvert indie. Which I do.
     
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  13. Casual Observer

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    I'm liking this. It's the debut album from an Icelandic woman who lives in Berlin. The album features nothing but theremin and very occasional voice. The theremin is put through a load of pedals/software and doesn't really sound like a theremin. Has a church-like, mildly spooky feel about it. Different and enchanting.

     
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  14. sunnysidedown

    sunnysidedown Well-Known Member

    ^I'm liking that, will check out the album.

    Have you heard the new William Basinski & Lawrence English album? ‎Selva Oscura, well worth a listen.
     
  15. Casual Observer

    Casual Observer binoculars

    Certainly have. Am a longtime fan of William Basinski and have loads of his stuff.
     
  16. sunnysidedown

    sunnysidedown Well-Known Member

    yeah i got a bit obsessed for a while, the new one definitely feels more LE than Basinski, although I'm sure that may change with repeated listens.
     
  17. killer b

    killer b No Hateration, No Holeration. in this Dancery

  18. Buddy Bradley

    Buddy Bradley Pantheistic solipsist

    Yeah, been listening to that a fair bit this year.
     
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  19. killer b

    killer b No Hateration, No Holeration. in this Dancery

    This Snow Palms LP on Village Green Records is lovely - loads of mallet instruments, a bit of guitar. Minimalism with some proggy bits.

    (I've just seen it's from late last year... still. )

    Origin and Echo | Village Green
     
  20. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    WOW
     
  21. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    this song is incroyable, will have to give this album a listen
     
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  22. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

    I like this...Mellow Lou
     
  23. rutabowa

    rutabowa YUPPIES OUT

    i just got led on to this song after that, which is one of the best songs I ever heard, I'd never heard it before but keep having it on over and over
     
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  24. May Kasahara

    May Kasahara thoughts start with a laser sound

    Still totally obsessed with the Slow Mass album...nothing's knocked it off my top spot yet.
     
  25. Buddy Bradley

    Buddy Bradley Pantheistic solipsist

    Daughters' new album, You Won't Get What You Want, just got a 10/10 from Fantano - if you're a Swans type of person, give it a listen:

     
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  26. May Kasahara

    May Kasahara thoughts start with a laser sound

    Quite enjoying the Our Girl album.
     
  27. May Kasahara

    May Kasahara thoughts start with a laser sound

    On further listens, I really really love this album :)
     
  28. flypanam

    flypanam Local oaf

    Kelly Moran's Ultraviolet is very good.
     
  29. billy_bob

    billy_bob supercalifragilistic-borussiamönchengladbach

    Oh, yes. That's jumped straight into the 2018 top 5. Or 3.
     
  30. killer b

    killer b No Hateration, No Holeration. in this Dancery

    There's a new Bongripper album out and it's really heavy.

     
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