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Best records of 2019

Post by Daisuk » Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:01 am

This thread disappeared with the new forum software being installed. Would love to hear everyone's top records of 2019. I've created a Spotify playlist with the stuff I've liked:



Written list of some of the best ones:

Daniel Wohl - Etat
Regular Citizen - Sleeping Unique
Unknown Mobile - Daucile Moon
Loraine James - For You And I
Fadi Mohem - Klockworks 27
Afriqua - Colored
Mapstation - Present Unmetrics
Theodore Cale Schafer - Patience
Koeosaeme - Obanikeshi
Fire-Toolz - Field Whispers (Into the Crystal Palace)
Johanna Knutsson - Tollarp Transmissions
DJ Python - Derretirse
Galen Tipton - Fake Meat
Velf - In a Sense
CVN - I.C.
Vanishing Twin - The Age of Immunology
FET.NAT - Le Mal
Jacques Greene - Dawn Chorus
Emotional Indulgence - s/t
Network Glass - idiot/smiling
Mor Air - Life Behind Glass
Ice_Eyes - Individual Drops
Steel Dangerous - Split
HTRK - Over the Rainbow
Vilod - The Clouds Know

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Re: Best records of 2019

Post by probeheadz » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:55 am

most listened:
1127 - Tqaseem mqamat el haram
Caterina Barbieri - Ecstatic Computation
E-Saggila - My World My Way
FKA twigs - Magdalene
Giant Swan - Giant Swan
Karenn - Kind of Green + Voam Club live recordings
Lanark Artefax - Corra Linn
Lee Gamble - Exhaust
Loraine James - For You And I
Slikback - Lasakaneku / Tomo + Slikback & Hyph11E - Slip B
Varg - Evanescence (A Love Letter)
v.a. - forever [Haunter Records]
v.a. - Cache 01 [SVBKVLT]

track of the year:

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Re: Best records of 2019

Post by htor » Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:11 am

lanark artifax – corra linn

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Re: Best records of 2019

Post by otnemem » Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:41 pm

htor wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:11 am
lanark artifax – corra linn
This must be one of the best I heard for 2019!

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Re: Best records of 2019

Post by sparood » Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:29 pm

otnemem wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:41 pm
htor wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:11 am
lanark artifax – corra linn
This must be one of the best I heard for 2019!
I like this!

Recently made a list, maybe some of you read it.

Live:
Circus Overdrive by Hit 'n Run Soundsystem @ Undercurrent. 12/01. Hardcore / Gabber / DnB rave with a impressive sound setup. Very loud yet still with a good sound (no reverberating room issues), sparse and roomy location, sober lighting, perfect. Seeing everyone flee while the Japanese began with their Breakcore set was a great thing to witness.

Dälek @ Db's. 14/04.

OAKE @ Poing. 01/11. Calm on record, but very much metal and noise live. Most intense & cathartic performance I've seen in a long time, felt like a re-awakening. Rest of the night was great to being with a weirded techo crowd not knowing how to react to non-danceable music.

Le Guess Who festival @ Utrecht. 09/11. Great: Christopher C. King playing obscure Greek folk records in a church. The Bug with Flowdan and Manga, very loud dub, very very loud with proper MC'ing. Rabih Beaini DJing industrial records and sounds yet still able to dance. Not so great: Lasse Marhaug, boring ambient and boring performance.

Releases:
above all
Acrelid ‎– Illegal Rave Tapes - The Complete Series 1999​-​2012 10xCS boxset
ASC - Realm Of The Infinite & Realm Of The Void
Sam KDC ‎– Omen Rising

very very good
OBS.BLK 03 / OBS HS 15 / OBS.27
Pureanalog 0,5
Iron Sight - Chapter Two- The Broken Son 2xCS
Pharmakon ‎– Devour

also very good
Matriarchy Roots ‎– Changing Habits CS
Haraam ‎– Live In Moscow CS
Lingua Ignota ‎– Caligula
Headless Horseman – Headless Horseman 008
Stave ‎– PI07
Gore Tech ‎– Geist Fibre
Stazma The Junglechrist - 10 Years Of Breaking Things
Kap Bambino ‎– Dust, Fierce, Forever
Bethaniens Dust & Tenshun - Pondering / Desolation

Other good things:
Incapacitants the movie.
Listening even more to podcasts.
Seeing someone breakdance at the music of Lingua Ignota in public. Very random as there was no public, yet very cool to see.

Not so great / worst:
Rinse.FM quitting The Grime Show.
OAKE ‎– 47019 EP. Not bad just a whole lot underwhelming.
Passing of Michiel Eikenaar (frontman Nihill and Dodecahedron).
Meager year for Grime releases, but I see a lots of good things will be happening in 2020.
Noise and electronic music spoiling metal for me.
UK Drill.

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