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Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. 

Frank Zappa

Current listening

from most to least recent by artist | album (LP)/EP/track

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  • Beck | Morning Phase (LP), esp. Morning, Wave, Heart Is A Drum

  • Cosmo’s Midnight | Borrowed Time (feat. Forest Claudette)

  • ​Steve Roach | Reflections in Repose (LP)

  • The Lemon Twigs | A Dream Is All I Know, How Can I Love Her More?, Peppermint Roses

  • Tiny Elvis | Howze The Music (Max In The World’s Floating Heart Mix)

  • Bronson | Dawn (feat. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs)

  • Delorean | Muzik (LP), esp. Epic, Push

  • Sugargob | This Too Shall Pass

  • Pon| 9 (LP), esp. America’s Cup, Toast

  • ​Pond | Tasmania (LP), esp. The Boys Are Killing Me

  • Justin Hayward | The View from the Hill (LP)

Picks in 2023

  • Birdy + Rhodes | Let It All Go

  • The Future Sound of London | From The Archives Vol. 9 (Archived 9) (LP)

  • Hybrid Man | Dust and Liquid (EP)

  • Hybrid Man | Shapeshifting (EP)

  • Wild Nothing | ​Hold (LP), esp. Histrion

  • Steve Roach | Integration Being (LP)

  • Bombay Bicycle Club | My Big Day (LP)

  • Bob Moses | Battle Lines (LP)

  • Bob Moses | The Silence In Between (LP)

  • Bob Moses | Falling into Focus (LP)

  • King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard | Changes (LP) esp. Change

  • Slowdive | Everything is Alive (LP), esp. Shanty

  • Pop Money | Another Dimension (plus slowed and reverbed)

  • King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard | Butterfly 3001 (LP) esp. Yours (Fred P Journey Mix) (feat. Fred P)

  • Leonid | Galax

  • King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard | Butterfly 3000 (LP), esp. Catching Smoke

  • Weyes Blood | And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow (LP)

  • Wallace | Shanghai Street

  • Alex Albrecht pres. Melquíades | Coles Ridge (EP), esp. Behind the Break

  • Orbital | Optical Delusion (LP)

  • Lupa J | Saviour, Always Wanting, So Much to Consume

  • Mr Kitty | After-Dark

  • Steve Roach | Church of the Heavenly Rest: New York City (LP)

  • Bibio | BIB10 (LP)

  • A Transient Wave | Light Of My Shadow (LP), esp. Stumble and Shimmer, Grist for the Mill, Old Stars

  • Twisted Psykie | Nobody’s Fool

  • The Lemon Twigs Everything Harmony (LP), esp.Any Time of Day, Born to be Lonely, Ghost Run Free

  • Sugargob’s Sweethearts | The Celestial Sea (LP)

  • Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs | When the Lights Go (LP), esp. Friend

  • DMA’s | The Glow (LP), esp. Life is a Game of Changing

Picks in 2022​

  • Two Door Cinema Club | Keep On Smiling (LP), esp. Everybody’s Cool, Little Piggy, High

  • Jerzzey Boy | Maad Busy

  • Airshade | we don’t have to fix it now

  • The Knocks & MUNA | Bodies (Tycho Remix)

  • Two Door Cinema Club | Talk, Once, Already Gone

  • The Future Sound of London | A Space of Partial Illumination E7.02 (LP)

  • Panda Bear And Sonic Boom | Reset (LP)

  • Harry Styles | Late Night Talking, As It Was 

  • Panda Bear | Crosswords (EP), esp. Crosswords, Jabberwocky, The Preakness

  • John Amy | Complex Behaviour

  • E Davd | Two Worlds (Otherworld Mix), Ice Moon

  • Yotto | Erased Dreams (LP)

  • The K-Scope Project/Eric Kupper | Planet K (original mix)

  • Fantastic Man | Diaspora

  • Tim Jackiw | Celestial Emissary (EP)

  • Tim Jackiw | Science of Sound – Relics (LP), esp. Half Moon, Waves (lost mix)

  • Tim Jackiw | Anxiety, Long-term Isolation

  • The Holydrug Couple | Concorde

  • Mark Morrison | Return of the Mack (C&J X-Tended Radio Edit)

  • The Future Sound of London | Rituals >e7.001 (LP)

  • Joe | R.E.J. Bit

  • Fred Again.. | Me (Sorry), Kyren (My Son), Chika (Scared), Kyle (I Found You)

  • The Soul Brothers | Sayida (Original Mix)

  • Haux | Cologne (Modd Edit)

  • London Grammar | Californian Soil (LP), esp. Lose Your Head, Baby It’s You

  • Tears for Fears | The Tipping Point (LP) esp. Break the Man, Rivers of Mercy, Stay, Secret Location

  • Chakra Efendi | To The Winter of Us

  • Marcus Whale | The Hunger (LP), esp. Two Holes

  • Cannons | Sex on Fire (Kings of Leon cover)

  • Guy Contact | Maya Bay, Subterano, Sounds from the Echosystem

  • Golf Alpha Bravo | The Sundog (LP)

Picks in 2021

  • Small Black | Cheap Dreams (LP)

  • Circulation | Mauve (Mix 1)

  • Orlando B | Foreversong

  • Guy Contact | 90 Mile Straight (Nullarbor Mix)

  • Gonno & Nick Höppner | Bangalore, Lost Love, Start Trying

  • Hollow Coves | Purple

  • Fort Nowhere | The Times They Are A-Changin’

  • Chetch | Apon

  • Rachel Wallace | Tell Me Why (Acorn Arts Bongo Mix)

  • Norm Talley | Change (Mike Huckaby 2003 remix)

  • Beyun | Hidden Variables

  • Hatchie | Obsessed

  • Hybrid Man | Lyrebird (EP), esp. Double Window

  • Nuron | Mirage

  • Anthony Naples | I Don’t Know If That’s Just Dreaming

  • Phosphorescent | Song for Zula

  • Low Island| In Person (Matthew Herbert’s Eat The Sun Dub Remix)

  • The Durutti Column | Fidelity, For Suzanne, Future Perfect, Grace, Storm for Steve, My One Love

  • Roosevelt | Heart, Moving On, Fever

  • Two Ends | Nature Of Nurture

  • EGOISM | Lonely But Not Alone

  • Los Leo | The End, Take Your Time, False Start

  • Keston Wright | Walking in Tokyo

  • Roosevelt | Montreal, Elliot

  • VIM | Waiting (EP)

  • Lily Papas | Wild (acoustic version)

  • Kacey Musgraves | Slow Burn

  • Hounded ft. Tom Montesi | Higher

  • RAC | This Song ft. Rostam

  • Keosz | Be Left to Oneself (LP)

  • Keosz | Vigor (LP)

  • Yotto | Walls (Joris Voorn Extended Mix)

  • Super Magic Hats | Forever

  • Jono Ma, Itsi, Stella Mozgawa, Jonti, Ewan Pearson, Nick Maybury | Neon Lights 2020 In Homage

  • Golf Alpha Bravo | Groove Baby Groove

Picks in 2020

  • Polythought | Cherry, Rostam

  • Lastlings | First Contact (LP)

  • Florida Skyline | Anesthesia (LP)

  • Miami Horror | Leila (Poolside Remix)

  • River | Midnight X

  • B.O.B. | Nothin’ On You (ft. Bruno Mars) 

  • Brian Wilson | What Ever Happened

  • Cosmo's Midnight | Yesteryear (LP)

  • Jasper De Ceuster | Outlines (LP)

  • Troye Sivan | In a Dream, Stud

  • Washed Out | Purple Moon (LP)

  • John Maus and Molly Nilsson | Hey Moon!

  • Sleeper | Dust

  • The Trashcan Sinatras | To Sir With Love, Obscurity Knocks

  • Lupa J | Perfect Weekend

  • Vagabon | Vagabon (LP), esp. Water Me Down

  • Toro Y Moi | Boo Boo (LP), esp. W.I.W.W.T.W

  • 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

Picks in 2019

  • 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

  • DMA's| For Now (LP), esp. In the Air

Picks in 2018

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 (ft. 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

  • 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)

  • Owl City | Dreams and Disasters

  • 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)

  • Jesse Davidson | Laika

  • 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) ft. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

Formative listening

Music that informed the years prior to 2008, plus some more recent offerings from some of those artists bartist | album/track

 

  • The Future Sound of London | Accelerator (LP) esp. Papua New Guinea, 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, Dark and Long

  • 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, Devorzhum

  • 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, Soon

  • 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

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