Music

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. Frank Zappa

Current listening

from most to least recent

by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

  • Vagabon Vagabon (LP)

  • Toro Y Moi Boo Boo (LP)

  • Karamilk Swimming Pool

  • Cub Sport I Feel Like I am Changin', Air, City of Angels, Drive, Hearts in Halves

  • Cut Copy Love Is All We Share

  • Lupa J Limbo, Half Alive

  • The Weeknd Blinding Lights (Chromatics Remix)

  • The Future Sound of London Floating Into Focus And Then Moving Away, Yage 2019

  • The Orb Abolition of The Royal Familia (LP)

  • Bombay Bicycle Club Everything Else Has Gone Wrong (LP)

  • Washed Out Hard To Say Goodbye, Face Up, Too Late

  • ex-terrestrial Current Location

  • Tame Impala The Slow Rush (LP)

  • EGOISM You You, Sorry

  • Liquid Canoe Ant Parade

  • Oliver Tank The Ocean Fades into The Sky (LP)

  • Harry Styles Fine Line, Adore You

  • Holy Fuck Free Gloss (ft. Nicholas Allbrook)

  • Vagabon Water Me Down

  • Gauci Taking Over

 

Formative listening

Music that informed the years prior to 2008, plus some more recent offerings from some of those artists

by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • The Future Sound of London Lifeforms (LP, single), Transitions, Environments 2, 3, 4, Accelerator, Dead Cities

  • Amorphous Androgynous The Isness and the Otherness, Alice in Ultraworld

  • The Orb Orbvs Terrarvm, Aubrey Mixes: the ultraworld excursions

  • Global Communication 76:14, Remotion

  • Banco de Gaia Last Train to Lhasa

  • Orbital In Sides (LP), One Perfect Sunrise

  • Underworld A Hundred Days Off (LP), Jumbo, The Other Side

  • Woob 1194

  • Two Tone Cinecity (LP)

  • Steve Roach Arc of Passion (LP), Dynamic Stillness (LP)

  • System 7 Ship of the Desert, Faydeaudeau

  • The Sushi Club Sakura

  • Boards of Canada The Campfire Headphase (LP)

  • Slowdive Pygmalion (LP) Shine

  • Cocteau Twins (all)

  • Dead Can Dance Indus, Host of Seraphim

  • Lisa Gerrard Duality (LP)

  • SeeFeel Quique (LP), Succour (LP), Polyfusia (LP)

  • Ozric Tentacles Akasha, Dance of the Loomi

  • Material Hallucination Engine (LP)

  • Jon Anderson Olias of Sunhillow (LP)

  • Yes Close to the Edge (LP), Fragile (LP), Awaken

  • Pink Floyd Echoes

  • New Order Substance 1987 (LP)

  • The Sundays Reading, Writing, Arithmetic (LP)

  • Talk Talk The Colour of Spring

  • Joni Mitchell Hejira (LP)

  • Jane Siberry Bound by the Beauty (LP), When I was A Boy (LP), The Walking (And Constantly)

  • Moby God Moving Over the Face of the Waters

  • The Blue Nile Hats, A Walk Across the Rooftops

  • 1 Giant Leap All Alone

  • The Cure Plainsong, This Twilight Garden

  • The Fixx I Will (extended)

  • The Parachute Club Rise Up

  • The Shamen Boss Drum (LP), Axis Mutatis + Arbor Bona Arbor Mala

 

Picks in 2019

from most to least recent

by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

  • Please Wait (Ta-ku and Matt McWaters) Black & White (EP)

  • Harry Styles Golden

  • Vlossom Catch Your Breath

  • Please Wait Over (ft. Kerrie)

  • Bertie Blackman Beams

  • Angus1 I Can Tell Your Laugh is Fake

  • Underworld DRIFT Series 1 (LP) esp. Custard Speedtalk, Molehill, Brilliant Yes That Would Be, One True Piano Need Hand

  • Polythought In C

  • The Weeknd Call Out My Name

  • Friendly Fires Inflorescent (LP), esp. Cry Wolf, Heaven Let Me In, Offline

  • Sunx Caress (LP)

  • Azymuth Jazz Carnival (Space Jazz Mix Global Communication Remix)

  • Alex Albrecht pres. Melquíades Lanterns (LP)

  • Micra Fuzzy Captain

  • Weyes Blood Titanic Rising (LP)

  • Young Dreams Cells, My Brain on Love, Gun of Light

  • City Calm Down Cut the Wires

  • Collarbones Haunted, Momentary, Heavy, Lotion, The Gate

  • Lonelyspeck Drown

  • Bag Raiders Horizon (LP), esp. How Long

  • Tycho Weather (LP)

  • Raf Self Control

  • Jon Anderson Ramalama, WDMCF

  • Tycho Epoch (LP)

  • So Inagawa Selfless State

  • Twisted Psykie Washed Away (LP)

  • EGOISM What Are We Doing?

  • Geist Tiny Little Things (Tripswitch Remix)

  • Collarbones Deep, Everything I Want

  • Post Malone & Swae Lee Sunflower

  • Locked Groove From Beyond (Alan Fitzpatrick Remix)

  • The Orb No Sounds Are Out of Bounds (LP) 

  • Bored Nothing Do What You Want, Always

  • Romeo Moon It Unfolds (EP)

  • Hatchie Keepsake (LP): Her Own Heart, Unwanted Guest, Secret, Kiss The Stars, Stay With Me

  • Madonna God Control

  • Andre Bratten Pax Americana

  • Unknown Mobile Starstruck, Clocktower

  • Strategy Tropical Storm

  • Tengger High

  • George Michelle + Separate Ways Keep Me Waiting 

  • Toro Y Moi Outer Peace (LP)

  • The Weeknd I Feel it Coming (ft. Daft Punk)

  • Slowdive Sugar for the Pil

  • Saints & Sinners Peace (Breakfast mix)

  • Tame Impala Patience, Borderline

  • Panda Bear Buoys (LP)

  • Foals Exits

  • DMAs For Now (LP), esp. In the Air

Picks in 2018

from most to least recent

by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

  • Wild Nothing Indigo (LP)

  • Solar Fields Ourdom (LP)

  • Honey Dijon + Tim K ft Jason Walker Burn (Remastered)

  • Honey Dijon + Tim K ft Nomi Ruiz  Why

  • Joji Test Drive, Slow Dancing in the Dark

  • SRSQ Unreality (LP)

  • Jamahr/Riciar Ghir Beware

  • Hot Since 82 Shadows (ft. Alex Mills)

  • K.A.L.I.L. Clouds and Star (Victor Ruiz Remix)

  • Nana Tuffour Sikyi Medley (2018 remix)

  • Tin Man Neo Neo Acid (LP), esp. Futurist Acid, The Muses, Finger Paint

  • Chelsea Jade Speedboat, Laugh It Off, Life of the Party

  • City Calm Down In This Modern Land

  • Underground Lovers Seen It All

  • Leisure Leisure (LP), esp. Moonbeam

  • Jungle Heavy, California

  • Thomas Gray North Sound

  • Khotin Beautiful You (LP), esp. Alla's Scans

  • MGMT Little Dark Age (LP), esp. Me and Michael, Tslamp, Hand it Over

  • Mr Fingers What About This Love? (extended version)

  • Wookey Who's Listening

  • STRFKR Being No One, Going Nowhere (LP) esp. Something Ain't Right

  • Pascale Dubois Citybreak (5th Avenue Mix)

  • SZA Love Galore (Jack Grace edit)

  • Oscar Key Sung Cobras and Roses, Simple Luv, Brush

  • Hatchie Sugar & Spice, Try

  • Hans Zimmer Blade Runner (theme), Sea Wall (Blade Runner 2049 OST)

  • Friendly Fires Love Like Waves

  • Kaytranada 99.9% (LP)

  • Enigma Dubz Fade Away (ft. Katie Vine)

  • Vincent Floyd Your Eyes (ft. Chan)

  • Kristian Kostov Beautiful Mess

  • Oscar Key Sung D.Y.T.

  • Barcelona Please Don't Go

  • Sufjan Stevens Mystery of Love, Visions of Gideon, Futile Devices (Doveman Remix)

  • No Mono Tidal Fight

  • Jonti Tokorats (LP)

  • London Grammar Truth is a Beautiful Thing (LP)

  • Photay Inharmonious Slog

Picks in 2017

from most to least recent

by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

  • Sufjan Stevens A Little Lost

  • Morgan Felt Phase Zero (LP), esp. I Don't Wanna See What's Happening

  • David Choi Little More Time

  • Bjork Utopia (LP)

  • Tame Impala Currents B-sides and Remixes (EP), esp. List Of People (To Try And Forget About) 

  • Daywave and Hazel English Pda

  • Empire of the Sun Two Leaves, Way To Go (Gomez/Tritter Remix)

  • Hatchie Sure

  • The Traveller Deft

  • E^ST Life Goes On

  • Jonti Sleeping and Falling

  • Four Tet New Energy (LP)

  • Jake Bugg How Soon the Dawn

  • Emma Davis Danger in Me

  • Montero Vibrations

  • Gordi Reservoir (LP)

  • Bicep Vale (original mix)

  • 707 Boyz Emotions

  • The Goods Glow

  • Future Sound of London Environments 6.5 (LP)

  • Jinja Safari Crescent Moon (LP), esp. Edge of the Earth, Whaler, Exception to the Rule

  • Equals (OST)

  • Tora Sugar Snap

  • Games Night It's the Night, Coming Up, Crush, Good Night Life

  • Mikey Young Socks

  • Day Wave Ordinary

  • Wunder Wunder Coastline (Goldroom Remix)

  • Sombrero Galaxy The Edge of Space

  • Arca Desafio, Fugaces

  • Temples Volcano (LP), esp. Strange or Be Forgotten

  • MGMT A Good Sadness (extended version)

  • Heavenchord Time in Space (LP)

  • Lonelyspeck Happy New Year

  • Glenn Underground Scenic Route

  • MEZKO Trust

  • The Future Sound of London Environments 6 (LP)

  • The Orb COW/Chill Out, World (LP)

  • Leftenant Control

  • Gussy Looking at Myself

  • John Parkinson Midweek Exotic

  • Freda & Jackson Persius

  • Tornado Wallace Today feat. Sui Zhen

  • Jonas Nicholls Time No Longer (EP), esp. Spinning, These Times, High Tide

  • Solar Fields Until We Meet The Sky (LP)

Picks in 2016

from most to least recent

by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • Pond Sweep Me Off My Feet

  • Weyes Blood Generation Why

  • Hatchback White Diamond 

  • (Prins Thomas Miks Del 1 & 2)

  • Hooray for Earth Say Enough

  • Jagwar Ma Every Now and Then (LP), esp. Say What You Feel, Ordinary, Colours of Paradise

  • Toro Y Moi Live from Trona (LP)

  • The Lemon Twigs These Words

  • Mac Demarco Another One 

  • Chrome Sparks Goddess (EP)

  • Eirwud Mudwasser Caldafar

  • Miguel Do you . . . , Kaleidoscope Dream

  • VxV The Gift (EP), esp. Hold Me

  • Fishing Swimmer

  • MOSSY Electric Chair

  • Idealism Rainy Evening (EP)

  • Colourwaves Moon Window (EP)

  • Ducktails St Catherine (LP)

  • Wave Racer Streamers, Flash Drive (EP)

  • Dream Chimney Low Flung 'Floaty Time'

  • Mark Pritchard Under the Sun (LP), esp. Give It Your Choir (feat. Bibio), EMS, Beautiful People (feat. Thom Yorke)

  • Bob Moses Days Gone By (LP)

  • Underworld Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future (LP) esp. Low Burn, Ova Nova, Nylon Strung

  • Badly Drawn Boy It's Too Late, The Smile Behind Your Face

  • Rainbow Chan Nest

  • Ara Koufax Infrared

  • Bibio A Mineral Love (LP) esp. Petals, Gasoline & Mirrors, Light Up The Sky

  • Day Wave Deadbeat Girl

  • Deep88 Berlinaric (EP)

  • Froyo Pride

  • LUH I&I

  • Solar Fields Movements (LP), Origin #01 (LP)

  • Liima ii (LP)

  • Active Child Mercy (LP)

  • City Calm Down In a Restless House (LP)

  • GUM Glamorous Damage (LP), esp. Notorious Gold, Elafonissi Blue

  • Sunbeam Sound Machine Wandering, I

  • Dorsal Fins Heart on the Floor

  • Route 8 The Sunrise In Her Eyes

  • Beat Connection So Good

Picks in 2015

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

  • The Cairos Love Don't Feel Right

  • Charles Murdoch Point (LP)

  • Delaire Belief (Delorean Remix)

  • Daniel Johns Talk (LP), Aerial Love (Naderi Remix)

  • Japanese Wallpaper Waves (feat. Pepa Knight)

  • Mansionair Speak Easy

  • Alt-J This is all Yours (LP)

  • The Orb Moonbuilding 2703 AD (LP)

  • Small Black Best Blues (LP)

  • Beach House Thank You Lucky Stars (LP)

  • LUCIANBLOMKAMP From Afar

  • Bjak & Dubbyman Do It Properly (Larry Heard Remix)

  • Bibio Autumn Struck

  • Fascinator Showin' Off (Jagwar Ma edit)

  • Jagwar Ma & Dreems Another Dub In The Sun (D-Reem and Juno's Dub Version)

  • Cosmastly S P E C T R A L

  • New Musik Warp (Ilo Edit)

  • Landon Pigg Falling In Love At A Coffee Shop

  • Gwenno Chwyldro

  • Violet Swells Gravity Wins Again

  • Julia Holter Feel You

  • Midnight to Monaco Suicide (Original), (Anthony Lichiere Remix)

  • Alex Boman Fantastic Piano

  • The Laurels Zodiac K 

  • Dornik Dornik (LP)

  • Years & Years Communion (LP), esp. Shine, Foundation, King, Eyes Shut

  • Planet Boelex Moments (LP)

  • Roland Tings Roland Tings (LP)

  • Tame Impala Currents (LP)

  • Tiger Choir All Time

  • #1 Dads Return To feat. Tom Snowdon (Akouo Rework)

  • Gold Fields Make Me Feel feat. KLP

  • Ducktails Headbanging In The Mirror

  • Jamie xx In Colour (LP), esp. Loud Places

  • Hudson Mohawke Deepspace feat. Miguel

  • Tornado Wallace Ferntree Gully (Original Mix)

  • Gemma Hayes Bones + Longing (LP), esp. Laughter

  • Banff Stand in Line

  • The Fjords All In

  • Tom Demac Smoke Stained Ivories (EP)

  • Father John Misty I Love You Honeybear (LP), esp. True Affection

  • Autre, TIYG Gieniah Cygni

  • Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell (LP)

  • Bjork Vulnicura (LP), esp. Stonemilker

  • Tame Impala Let it Happen

  • Toro Y Moi What For? (LP)

  • Dan Deacon Gliss Riffer LP)

  • The Future Sound of London Environments 5 (LP)

  • Stereogamous Face Love Anew (Original Mix) feat. Shaun J. Wright

  • Pond Man It Feels Like Space Again (LP)

  • Thom Yorke Tomorrow's Modern Boxes (LP)

  • Nils Frahm Spaces (LP)

  • Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper (Bonus Mr Noah EP Edition) (LP)

Picks in 2014

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • The Holidays Real Feel (LP), esp. Please Forget

  • Collarbones Return (LP)

  • Light Pressure U Know Me

  • Pepa Knight Hypnotized Vol. 1 (EP) esp. Hypnotized, The Desert Guide

  • Jagwar Ma The Throw (Dreems Sounds Of The Universe Remix)

  • Collarbones Only Water ft. Oscar Key Sung

  • Indians Oblivion

  • Wild Nothing Ride

  • Wunder Wunder Midnight Hours (Zimmer remix)

  • Jonathan Johansson Centrum

  • Tycho Dive (LP)

  • Aphex Twin Syro (LP)

  • Elderbrook Could

  • Gap Dream Shine Your Light (LP) 

  • Stephon Alexander & Rioux Dance of The Illusion

  • Jorge Velez Floo

  • Project E Denbossa, Miramola

  • Omar-S Annoying Mumbling Alkaholik

  • Treefight for Sunlight Pizza (LP)

  • Mono/Poly Golden Skies (LP), Ra Rise

  • Andras & Oscar Everytime I Go

  • Dornik On My Mind

  • Junior Boys Like a Child

  • Craft Spells Nausea (LP)

  • Telling How it Ends

  • Mammals Circles 

  • Beck Morning Phase (LP)

  • Philip Selway Coming up for Air

  • Goldfrapp Thea

  • Real Lies North Circular

  • How to Dress Well ’What Is This Heart?’ (LP)

  • Hopium Dreamers, Dreamers (The Ezcape Remix)

  • Woman's Hour Conversations (LP)

  • Childhood Falls Away (Jack Savidge Remix)

  • Rainbow Chan Haircut (Nick Zinner Remix)

  • Pepa Knight Rahh!, Clams

  • Tim Shiel Priorities

  • Essay Ocarina 

  • SURES Time

  • Hundred Waters The Moon Rang Like a Bell (LP)

  • Holiday Sidewinder Carousel

  • Therr Maitz Feeling Good Tonight (UNKLE Reconstruction)

  • Sharon Van Etten Are We There (LP), esp. Afraid of Nothing

  • Hopium Cut 

  • Bombay Bicycle Club Feel (UNKLE Reconstruction)

  • Brett Chalon (Lemonade Remix)

  • Fishing Your Mouth ft. Jonas Nicholls

  • Ramona Lisa Arcadia (LP), esp. Backwards & Upwards

  • City Calm Down Pavement

  • Wunder Wunder Sure Stuck

  • Bombay Bicycle Club So Long, See You Tomorrow (LP) esp. Come To

  • Slasher Flicks (Ave Tare) Little Fang

  • Little Earthquake Planets

  • The Horrors Luminous (LP), esp. So Now You Know

  • Friendly Fires and The Asphodells Before Your Eyes 

  • Broken Bells After the Disco

  • Cloud Control Moon Rabbit

  • Oscar Key Sung Sure Thing

  • Tame Impala Stranger in Moscow

  • A Sunny Day in Glasgow In Love With Useless

  • Touch Sensitive Slowments

  • Black Vanilla Something Special

  • Nimble Animal Back N Forth

  • Lanterns Falling to Pieces ft. Gin Rickeys

  • Up to No Good I'll Be Gone

  • Tincture Similar Circles

  • Scenic Ride the Thrill

  • Sunbeam Sound Machine Cosmic Love Machine

  • A Sunny Day in Glasgow Shy

  • Temples Sun Structures (LP)

  • Seabellies It's Alright, Paper Tiger

  • New Gods I Love You Too, Beneath the World

  • Sufjan Stevens Take Me

  • Super Magic Hats Home

Picks in 2013

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • Disclosure Help Me Lose My Mind

  • I'lls A Warm Reception Remixes (EP)

  • Nakagin Bloom

  • Bon Chat, Bon Rat Dust Proud (¹fm¹ remix)

  • Jon Hopkins Immunity (LP)

  • Vancouver Sleep Clinic Collapse

  • I Know Leopard She

  • Dornik Something About You

  • High Highs Open Season (LP)

  • Oliver Tank Different Speed ft. Ta-ku, I Can't Sleep, Help You Breathe

  • Gossling Never Expire (Oliver Tank Remix)

  • City Calm Down Speak To No End

  • Charles Murdoch Dekire ft. Oscar Key Sung

  • Oscar Key Sung All I Could Do

  • World's End Press/Client Liaison Video Life

  • Active Child Rapor (EP)

  • Movement Feel Real

  • World's End Press World's End Press (LP)

  • Porcelain Raft Backwords

  • Absolute Boys Love Mode

  • Moderat II (LP), esp. Let in the Light

  • Au Revoir Simone Let the Night Win

  • The Polyphonic Spree Yes It's True (LP), You Don't Know Me

  • London Grammar If You Wait (LP), Strong

  • High Highs A Real Hero (College cover)

  • Scenic Hours On End

  • Cut Copy Blink and You'll Miss A Revolution (Toro Y Moi Remix)

  • Still Parade Actors

  • Washed Out Paracosm (LP)

  • Bon Iver Hinnom, TX

  • Brother Speed Let Me Be

  • Oliver Tank Sounds of Silence ft. Fawn Myers

  • World's End Press Deadbeat Sweetheart

  • Cow Parade Cow Lease The Sunset, Sell The Coast

  • Vancouver Sleep Clinic Vapour

  • Shining Bird Distant Dreaming

  • Black Vanilla Call Your Husband

  • The Mary Onettes Hit the Waves (LP)

  • Cosmo's Midnight Surge (EP)

  • Charles Murdoch Chips

  • Grumbling Fur Protogenesis

  • I'lls A Warm Reception (EP)

  • Jagwar Ma Howlin' (LP)

  • Major Napier Sensitive Fuck, Please Stay (EP)

  • Midnight Juggernauts Uncanny Valley (LP), Ballad of the War Machine

  • CLASSIXX Hanging Gardens (LP)

  • Sufjan Stevens Heirloom

  • Demarkus Lewis St Lewis

  • Washed Out It All Feels Right

  • Trackheadz Our Music (Original Mix)

  • Shades Tales in Space (Dappled Cities remix)

  • Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City (LP)

  • Four Tet Unspoken

  • Small Black Moon Killer (LP)

  • Floating Points Wires

  • I'lls Plans Only Drawn

  • Delorean Grow (Taragana Pyjarama Remix)

  • Jagwar Ma Man I Need

  • Lanterns Lost in Space

  • Sebastien Tellier & Caroline Polachek In the Crew of Tea Time

  • Small Black Limits of Desire (LP)

  • iamamiwhoami Idle Talk

  • Jonsi We Bought a Zoo ((soundtrack)

  • Tame Impala Mind Mischief (Ducktails Remix)

  • J Rogas Hool-e-un (EP)

  • Bibio A Tout a l'heure

  • Ben Houghton First Snow, Templehof

  • We Are The Brave All Good Things Must Come To An End

  • Wintercoats Heartful (EP), esp. Everyone Seems To Be In On Something, Halogen Moon

  • The Besnard Lakes Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO (LP)

  • CLASSIXX Holding On

  • Gold Fields Black Sun (LP)

  • Young Dreams Between Places (LP)

  • Todd Terje Inspector Norse

  • Melody's Echo Chamber Endless Shore

  • Iron Galaxy Attention Seeker (Original Mix)

  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark) (Little Dragon Remix)

  • Shout Out Louds Optica (LP), esp. Circles, Where You Come In

  • Townhouses Diaspora (LP)

  • London Grammar/Disclosure Metal & Dust

  • Gypsy and the Cat Bloom Sorry

  • The Ruby Suns Desert of Pop, In Real Life, Dramatikk

  • Flume Sleepless (Charles Murdoch Remix), Insane feat. Moon Holiday

  • Jagwar Ma What Love, The Throw

  • High Highs Open Season, In a Dream,Flowers Bloom

  • Friendly Fires Why Don't You Answer?

  • Memory Tapes Player Piano (LP), esp. Offers

  • Chvrches The Mother We Share

Picks in 2012

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • World's End Press Second Day Uptown

  • The Temper Trap Trembling Hands

  • Mitzi Who Will Love You Now

  • The Ruby Suns Kingfisher Call Me

  • The Mary Onettes Love’s Taking Strange Ways

  • Grizzy Bear Shields (LP), esp. Yet Again

  • City Calm Down Movements (EP) esp. Pleasure & Consequence, Sense of Self

  • Young Dreams Fog of War

  • AC Newman I'm Not Talking

  • How to Dress Well Total Loss (LP)

  • Wild Nothings Nocturne (LP)

  • Atlas Sound Parallax (LP)

  • Collarbones Hypothermia

  • Charge Group Broken Sunlight

  • Hunting Grounds Star Shards

  • Passion Pit Gossamer (LP)

  • Patrick Watson Adventures in Your Own Backyard (LP)

  • Dappled Cities Lake Air (LP), esp. Run with the Wind

  • Chromatics Kill for Love (LP), esp. Lady

  • Tame Impala Apocalypse Dreams

  • Each Other Traces to Nowhere

  • Jinja Safari Locked by Land (LP)

  • Jay Shepheard Add Arp (Catz 'n Dogz Remix)

  • colourwaves Thought Forms (EP)

  • Kindness House (Them Jeans Remix)

  • Lemonade Diver (LP), esp. Sinead

  • The Tallest Man On Earth 1904

  • Frankie Rose Interstellar

  • Moonbase Commander Peace, Love & Happiness From Boston, Massachusetts

  • Van She Idea of Happiness

  • The Voyagers Distant Planet

  • White Arrows Roll Forever

  • Lindstrøm The Magnificent

  • The Depreciation Guild Dream About Me

  • The Future Sound of London Environments 4 (LP)

  • Argentina Chalk Outlines

  • The Hundred In The Hands Keep it Low

  • Regina Haluan Sinut (Kisses Remix)

  • Husky Forever So

  • Beach House Bloom (LP)

  • Intrusion The Seduction of Silence (LP), esp. A Night to Remember

  • Elite Gymnastics here, in heaven 4 & 5 (CFCF Remix)

  • Airiel Stay, Sugar Crystals, In Your Room

  • Money So Long (God is Dead)

  • Hooray for Earth True Loves (LP), esp. Black Trees, Same

  • Clark Iradelphic (LP)

  • Kishi Bashi 151a (LP), esp. It All Began with a Burst, Intro / Pathos, Pathos

  • Baths Cerulean (LP)

  • We Say Bamboulee Waiting In Wisconsin

  • Bombay Bicycle Club A Different Kind Of Fix (LP), Flaws (LP)

  • Brawther Asteroids And Stardust (Original Mix)

  • Norken Southern Soul

  • Young Magic Sparkly

  • Yppah Eighty One (LP) esp. Film Burn

  • Belbury Poly The Belbury Tales (LP)

  • Bombay Bicycle Club Leave It (Flipbook Remix)

  • Young Dreams Young Dreams

  • Softwar August

  • Underlights Remnants

  • Club Feet Gold on Gold (LP) esp. BrightLightsBigCity

  • Polygraphia Sunsets (EP)

  • Shady Lane Dumb Hope

  • Squabz Mike Tyson

  • Bullion Say Arr Ee

  • Oliver Tank Dreams Remixed (EP)

  • John Talabot Fin (LP), esp. Journeys

  • Catcall Satellites (Forces Remix)

  • Bombay Bicycle Club Shuffle

  • DWNTWN Big Jet Plane

  • Expensive Looks Nothing More

  • Phantogram Nightlife (EP), esp. Don't Move

  • Jagwar Ma Come Save Me

 

Picks in 2011

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • The Drums How it Ended

  • The Dodos So Cold, Don't Stop

  • Underlights Now That You're In Love

  • Deep Sea Arcade Girls, Steam

  • Apparat Ash/Black Veil

  • Oliver Tank Dreams (EP)

  • Cameras Polarise

  • Alpen Song For My Lost Friends

  • Neon Indian Era Extraña, esp. Halogen (I Could Be A Shadow), Polish Girl

  • Gauntley Hair Top Bunk

  • M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming (LP)

  • Body Language You Can (Star Slinger Remix)

  • Winterpark Wunderkind

  • We Say Bamboulee Solid Gold

  • Phoenix Rome

  • Memoryhouse The Years (EP) esp. Lately (original, Deuxième, Teengirl Fantasy Natural remixes)

  • Gang Gang Dance Glass Jar

  • Glasser Treasury of We (Delorean Remix)

  • Goyte Somebody That I Used To Know 

  • (Bibio Remix 1), Bronte

  • Eagle and The Worm Too Young

  • SleepMakesWaves (hello) cloud mountain

  • The Horrors Still Life, You Said, Wild Eyed

  • Low You See Everything

  • Holy Ghost! Wait & See (CFCF mix)

  • SLEEP ∞ OVER Romantic Streams

  • School of Seven Bells Heart is Strange (Active Child Remix)

  • The Future Sound of London From the Archives Vol. 6 (LP)

  • Active Child You Are All I See (LP)

  • Toro Y Moi Saturday Love

  • Attunga Sails Precambrian Rabbits

  • Ozric Tentacles Yumyum Tree (title track)

  • John Maus Hey Moon, Streetlight

  • Filo and Peri Shine On (Activa Remix)

  • Orlando B New York Tale

  • Vampire Weekend Horchata

  • Pryda Melo (original mix, Gery Rydell Remix)

  • Guerre Darker My Love: Remixes, incl. River Hymnal (Fishing Remix)

  • Guerre Care 4 Me, Transnautica

  • Clams Casino Motivation (Lil B)

  • The Boxer Rebellion Misplaced, Move On, The Cold Still (LP)

  • Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Fright Night (Dam Funk remix)

  • The Miracles Club Light of Love (original, Cut Copy remix)

  • Washed Out Within and Without (LP) esp. Eyes Be Closed, You and I, Amor Fati, A Dedication

  • Gypsy and the Cat Time to Wander

  • Friendly Fires Pala (LP), Paris, Ex-Lover, In the Hospital, Jump in the Pool

  • Dom Living in America

  • Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX I'll Take Care of You

  • Peter Bjorn & John Second Chance (RAC mix)

  • The Go!Team Apollo Throwdown

  • Cat Full of Ghosts!!!! Preston the Hard Way (#3 In C Minor, Op. 78, ’Organ’ - 2. Allegro Moderato - Presto - Maestoso - Più Allegro)

  • NDF Since We Last Met

  • Faux Pas I Will Follow, Don't Go

  • Loopsnake French Tune

  • Bon Chat, Bon Rat Blackbird (Collarbones, Marseilles remixes)

  • Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues (LP)

  • Bear Hands Julien

  • Tiger Choir Dancer, Vultures

  • Gold Fields Treehouse (Expensive Looks Remix)

  • Butcher Blades The Mystery of Mulungu Cove

  • Toro Y Moi Causers of This (LP), Underneath the Pine (LP)

  • Iron+Wine Glad Man Singing

  • The Holidays Broken Bones (CFCF Remix)

  • jj Believe, New Work, Kill You, Die Tonight

  • Deerhunter Halcyon Digest (LP)

  • Subsea Luetteloa (AFXJIM Remix) (Strain of Origin LP)

  • Memory Tapes Bicycle

  • World's End Press Faithful, Golden Child

  • Jinja Safari Jinja Safari (EP)

  • Decoder Ring They Blind The Stars, And The Wild Team (LP)

  • The Holidays Post-Paradise (LP)

  • Avery Tare Down There (LP)

 

Picks in 2010

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • Body Language Social Studies (EP)

  • Black Moth Super Rainbow Eating Us (LP)

  • Sufjan Stevens The Age Of Adz (LP)

  • Slow Dancing Society Under the Sodium Lights (LP)

  • Hooray for Earth Momo (LP)

  • Glasser Home

  • The Orb Baghdad Batteries (LP)

  • Beach House Teen Dream (LP)

  • Active Child I'm In Your Church at Night

  • Underworld Barking (LP)

  • Tame Impala Innerspeaker (LP), Sundown Syndrome

  • Boy is Fiction Broadcasts in Colour (LP), Boy is Fiction (LP)

  • Spoonfed Hybrid Spoonfed Hybrid (LP)

  • Castratii Colours

  • Catcall Swimming Pool (Julian Mendelsohn Extended Remix)

  • Teen Daze Shine On, You Crazy White Cap

  • Albatross DM167

  • Panda Bear Slow Motion

  • Attunga Sails Woods

  • Delorean Subiza (LP), esp. Infinite Desert

  • Underworld Scribble, Downpipe

  • The Ruby Suns Fight Softly (LP), esp. Closet Astrologer

  • Animal Collective Fall Be Kind (EP), esp. What Would I Want? Sky

  • Small Black Despicable Dogs (Washed Out remix)

  • Vampire Weekend White Sky

  • The Spirits The Other Half

  • Asobi Seksu Hush (LP)

  • Grizzly Bear Veckatimest (LP)

  • Lost Valentinos Serio (Jacques Renault Dub)

  • Former Child Stars Parade

  • Cluster Sowiesoso

  • Riceboy Sleeps Riceboy Sleeps (LP)

  • Windsurf Light As Daylight

  • Passion Pit Manners (LP)

  • Tegan Northwood Last Days of Home (LP)

  • Boat Club Spanish Castles

  • Qua Good Morning Sun

  • Pogo Go Out and Love Someone, Expialidocious, Alohamora

  • The Pains of Being Pure of Heart Higher Than The Stars

  • The Rectifiers Blackbird

  • Shady Lane Absolute Truth

  • Atlas Sound Walkabout

  • Dappled Cities Wooden Ships

  • Maplewood Indian Summer

  • The Dead Sea The Dead Sea (LP)

  • Jonathan Boulet A Community Service Announcement

  • Meeky Rosie Forever

 

Picks in 2009

from most to least recent by artist, track/EP/LP (italic)

 

  • Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion (LP)

  • Milosh Meme

  • M83 Digital Shades Vol.1

  • Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes (LP)

  • Empire of the Sun Walking on a Dream (LP)

  • Radiohead House of Cards

  • The Radio Dept Keen on Boys, I Don't Like It Like This

  • The Sea and the Cake Four Corners

  • Underworld Crocodile

  • MGMT Love Always Remains

  • Air France No Way Down (EP)

  • Chad VanGaalen Soft Airplane (LP)

  • Panda Bear Person Pitch (LP)

  • Washed Out Life of Leisure (EP)

  • Atlas Sound Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel (LP)

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