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Monday, 15 July 2013

Best music of 2013 so far

Lists are great. I'm quite happy that there seems to be a general trend of places doing roundups of "Best Records so far this year" at various points in the year. They're too good to be done only at the end of the year. Occupy the Gregorian Calendar ;-)

Anyway, I reckon 2013 has been fucking great for records so far. In particular order here's a bunch of really good ones:-

California X - s/t (Don Giovanni)

Merchandise - Total Nite (Night People)
FLAC - youtube

Mikal Cronin - MCII (Merge)

Pissed Jeans - Honeys (Sub Pop)

Roomrunner - Ideal Cities (Fan Death)

Power Trip - Manifest Decimation (Southern Lord)

Pine Barrens - Kingmaker (Super Fi/Art For Blind)

Beach Fossils - Clash The Truth (Captured Tracks)

Vhöl - s/t (Profound Lore)

Arboretum - Coming Out Of The Fog (Thrill Jockey)

Shugo Takumaru - In Focus (Polyvinyl)

Darkthrone - The Underground Resistance (Peaceville)

Autre Ne Veut - Anxiety (Software)

Chelsea Light Moving - s/t (Matador)

Spectral Park - s/t (Mexican Summer)

Syclops - A Blink Of An Eye (Running Back)

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
Don't pretend you're too cool for school, that Moroder song was ace.

Dead Lord - Goodbye Repentance (High Roller)
no FLAC available - Youtube of a good song
Sweden's answer to Thin Lizzy.

Portal - Vexovoid (Profound Lore)
no FLAC available (shame as I've bought a few Profound Lore albums from their bandcamp page) - youtube
disgusting brain melting death metal

Omar S - Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself (FXHE)

Night Marchers - Allez Allez (Swami)
no FLAC available
It's John Reis for christ's sake

Maxmillion Dunbar - House Of Woo (RVNG)

Church Whip - Psychedelic Nightmare (Vinyl Rites)
no FLAC available - youtube
raw black metal punk stuff

Hounds Of Hate - s/t (Painkiller)
no FLAC available - youtube
chuggy NYHC type stuff. think one of Pissed Jeans is involved

Incendiary - Cost Of Loving (Closed Casket Activities)
no FLAC available - youtube
90s mosh chug hc

Melvins - Everyone Loves Sausages (Ipecac)
Review - WAV
Melvins doing a covers album. Of course it's awesome.

Nails - Abandon All Life (Southern Lord)
absolute savage riffery

Red Hare - Nites Of Midnite (Dischord)
no FLAC available - youtube
basically it's Swiz under a different name. harDCore greatness

Hardbodies - s/t
power pop/glam tunes

Damnations Hammer - Disciples Of The Hex
Review - Bandcamp
Celtic Frost worship

Cafe Kaput - Applied Music Vol 1: Science & Nature (Cafe Kaput)
Library synth noodles in a Ghost Box style

Indricothere - II
Insane tech widdle from Colin Marston (Krallice/Behold The Arctopus)

Night Birds - Born To Die In Suburbia (Grave Mistake)
Review - bandcamp
Tony Molina - Dissed And Dismissed
Guy from Ovens doing more Weezer meets Guided By Voices stuff
Alabaster - s/t (Musicfearsatan)
Kiss It Goodbye/Unsane/Keelhaul style hardcore from France

Brokeback - Brokeback And The Black Rock (Thrill Jockey
FLAC - youtube

Pye Corner Audio - Superstitious Century (Boomkat)
no FLAC available - youtube

Absolut - demo
Review - bandcamp
raw metal punk

Primitive Man - Scorn (Throatruiner)
Review - Bandcamp
crushing misanthropic doom like Noothgrush/Corrupted

Enforcer - Death By Fire
no FLAC available - youtube
heavy fucking metal

Lurch - demo
Review - Bandcamp
Think of stuff like Trance Syndicate, Band Of Susans, The God Machine, Foetus, Swans, Old Lady Drivers, Bastro, Steel Pole Bath Tub, Amphetamine Reptile etc.

Boards Of Canada


Queens Of The Stone Age

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