Sunday, 27 December 2009

2009 favourites

Broken Horse releases:

AC Newman Get Guilty
Patrick Cleandenim Orange Moonbeam Floorshow
Andrew Morgan Please, Kid Remember
Liam Hayes and Plush Bright Penny

All of the above would have without doubt made my albums of the year list but have been excluded for impartiality's sake.

Favourite Albums

Jeremy Jay Slow Dance (K)
The Broken Family Band Please And Thank You (Cooking Vinyl)
Jeffrey Lewis Em Are I (Rough Trade)
Joe Pernice It Feels Good When I Stop (Ashmont)
Eddy Current Supression Ring Primary Colours (Melodic)
The Lemonheads Varshons (Cooking Vinyl)

also enjoyed

The Kingsbury Manx Acenseur Ouvert (Odessa)
Telekinesis Telekinesis! (Morr)
The Clean Mister Pop (Morr)
The Bats The Guity Office (Yesboyicecream)
Wilco Wilco (The Album) (Nonsuch)
The Clientele Bonfire On The Heath (Pointy)
Girls Girls (Fantasy Trashcan)
Bill Callahan Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle (Drag City)
Death For The Whole World To See (Drag City)
Richard Swift Atlantic Ocean (Secretly Canadian)
Kurt Vile Childish Prodigy (Matador)
Camera Obscura My Maudlin Career (4AD)

Favourite Shows

Jeremy Jay Nation of Shopkeepers, Leeds.
Liam Hayes and Plush/Amor de Dias The King's Arms, Crouch End, London
AC Newman/Andrew Morgan The Luminaire, Kilburn, London
Wilco The Green Man Festival, Crickhowell, Wales.
Telekinesis/The Rosebuds Dulcimer, Chorlton, Manchester
The Sexual Objects The Kings Arms, Salford
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Chorlton Irish Club, Manchester

Looking foward in 2010 to new music/albums by

Kevin Tihista, Andrew Morgan, New Pornographers, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Endless Boogie, Amor De Dias, East River Pipe, The Sexual Objects, Jeremy Jay, Joe Pernice, The Autumn Defense.

Thursday, 10 December 2009

goin' back

The Nectarine No 9 Sea With Three Stars (Postcard) CD
Nick Drake Heaven In A Wild Flower (Island) CD
Pete Astor Hal's Eggs (Static Caravan) CD
Spiritualized Songs In A&E (Sanctuary) CD
The Byrds The Notorious Byrds Brothers (Edsel) LP
You Am I #4 Record (Roo Art) CD
Richard Davies Barbarians (Kindercore) CD
The Magnetic Fields I (Nonsuch) CD
Bernard & Edwyn Message For Jojo (Setanta) CD single
East Village Hotrod Hotel (Summershine) CD
Felt Gold Mine Trash (Cherry Red) LP
Michael Jackson Billie Jean (Epic) 7"