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Reckless Records 2012 staff best-of lists!!   12/17/2012  
Angela Ziles
Best 2012 Releases (in no particular order)
Ty Segall – Twins, Hair w/ White Fence and Slaughterhouse w/ Ty Segall Band (Drag City)
Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes (Warp)
Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble s/t (Honest Jon's)
Daughn Gibson – All Hell (White Denim)
Bill Orcutt - Why Does Everybody Love Free Music But Nobody Loves Free People (Palilalia)
Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet - Stellar Pulsations (Delmark)
Joshua Abrams – Represencing (Eremite Records)
Peter Brotzmann & Jason Adasiewicz – Going All Fancy (Bro Records)
Wild Nothing– Nocturne (Captured Tracks)
Liars – WIXIW (Mute)
OFF! s/t (Vice)
Goat - World Music (Rocket Recordings)
Ceremony - Zoo (Matador Records)
Tropic of Cancer – Permissions of Love (Mannequin)
Keiji Haino / Jim O’Rourke / Oren Ambarchi – Imikuzushi (Black Truffle)
The Men – Open Your Heart (Sacred Bones)
Blues Control - Valley Tangents (Drag City)
Can - The Lost Tapes (Mute)
Sonic Youth - Smart Bar Chicago 1985 (Goofin')
Wendy Rene - After Laughter Comes Tears (Light In The Attic)
Donnie & Joe Emerson – Dreamin Wild (Light In The Attic)
V/A: Eccentric Soul: A RBG Production (Numero)
V/A: Buttons: From Champaign To Chicago (Numero)

Colin Blanton
in no particular order:
1. guardian alien-" see the world given to a one love entity"
2. goat- "world music"
3. loscil- "sketches of new brighton"
4. rambletamble- "twang of the void"
5. arica- "music in the nine rings"
6. Laurel Halo- "quarantine"
7. hecker/lopatin-"instrumental tourist"
8. difference clouds- "shiro"
9. sun araw/congos-"icon give thank"
10. suum cuique-"ascetic ideals"
11. Camera-"radiate!" DUUUUHHHH sooo good.

Anthony Illarde
Captain Beefheart – Abba Zaba 45 (Sundazed)
Alexandre Desplat - Moonrise Kingdom (Soundtrack) (ABKCO)
Dr. John – Locked Down (Nonesuch)
Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox (Atlantic)
Paul McCartney – Ram (Mono LP) (Apple)
Menahan Street Band – The Crossing (Dunham)
Public Nuisance – Gotta Survive (Reissue) (Third Man)
Rockin’ Horse – Yes It Is (Reissue) (Sing Sing)
Ty Segall – Twins (Drag City)
Frank Zappa – Why Don’cha Do Me Right 45 (UME)
Various - Man Chest Hair (Finders Keepers)
Various - TV Sound And Image: British Television, Film & Library Composers 1956-80 (Soul Jazz)
Wes Anderson - Moonrise Kingdom (Focus Features)
Dale Sherman – Kiss FAQ (Backbeat Book)

Michael Gillilan
Records (no particular order)
Liars - WIXIW (Warp)
Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path (Captured Tracks)
Actress - R.I.P. (Honest Jon's)
Angel Olsen - Half Way Home (Bathetic)
Here We Go Magic - A Different Ship (Secretly Canadian)
Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II (In the Red)
Joshua Abrams - Represencing (Eremite)
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (Def Jam)
Ricardo Villalobos - Dependent and Happy (Perlon)

Reissues/ Compilations:
Porter Ricks - Biokinetics (Type)
George Harrison - Early Takes Vol. 1 (Universal)
Sensations Fix- Music is Painting in the Air (Rvng Intl.)
Francis Bebey - African Electronic Music 1975-1982 (Born Bad)

Shows:
Liars at Metro
Mac DeMarco at the Empty Bottle
Ono at the Burlington
Angel Olsen at Township (Panchos-Township(Formerly Panchos))
Joshua Abrams Natural Information Society at the Hideout

Courtland Green
2012 BEST OF IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER
1. VA 122 BPM
2. FRANCIS BEBEY AFRICAN ELECTRONIC MUSIC 1975-1982
3. QUAKERS S.T.
4. VA PERSONAL SPACE
5. JOSHUA ABRAMS REPRESENCING
6. BOBBY WOMACK BRAVEST MAN IN THE UNIVERSE
7. SONIC YOUTH LIVE AT SMARTBAR
8. BILL ORCUTT WHY DOES EVERYBODY LOVE FREE MUSIC BUT NOBODY LOVES FREE PEOPLE
9. KIKI GYAN 24 HOURS IN A DISCO
10. TINDERSTICKS THE SOMETHING RAIN
11. VA ORIGINAL SOUND OF CUMBIA
12. CAN LOST TAPES
13. ANNETTE PEACOCK I'M THE ONE
14. VA VOGUEING VOL1 & 2
15. NENEH CHERRY AND THE THING
16. KIKI GYAN 24 HOURS AT THE DISCO
17. LONNIE HOLLEY JUST BEFORE MUSIC

Mark Lux
in no particular order
bare mutants: without you 7"
fake limbs: man feelings
djin aquarian pcws: destroy the world
howlin rain: russian wilds
bobby womack: bravest man in the universe
blues control: valley tangents
chris lee: bury the king jeremy spencer: bend in the road
goat: world music
jessica bailiff: at the down turned jagged....
loscil: sketches from new brighton
rotomagus: sky turns red (reissue)
pin group: ambivalence (reissue)

Charles Taylor
BEST JAZZ 2012

Wadada Leo Smith: Ten Freedom Summers
Peter Brotzmann: Yatagarou
Eddie Prevost: Impossibility In Its Purest Forms
Tony Bevan/Joe Morris: Tony-Joe Bucklash
Living By Lanterns: New Myth/Old Science
Mary Halvorson: Bending Bridges
Ab Baars: 20 Years
Jason Robinson: Tiresian Symmetry
Ken Vandermark: DKV Trio 1994 - 2011

Emily Elhaj
To Blessed to Be Stressed!"
The Best Albums of 2012

Furze - Psych Minus Space Control (Fysisk Format)
Windy and Carl – We Will Always Be (Kranky)
Can – The Lost Tapes (Mute/Spoon)
Dean Blunt and Inga Copeland (Hype Williams) – Black Is Beautiful (EBONY) (Hyperdub)
Bonobo – Black Sands Remixed (Ninja Tune)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Alleujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! (Constellation)
Mac Demarco – Rock and Roll Night Club / 2 (Captured Tracks)
The Men – Open Your Heart (Sacred Bones)
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange (DefJam)
Dunes - Noctiluca (Post Present Medium)
Swans – The Seer (Young God)
Chris Cohen – Overgrown Path (Captured Tracks)
Mirrorring – Foreign Body (Kranky)
Raajmahal – Celandine (Digitalis) cassette
Runawei – Abduction (Digitalis) cassette
Tim Hecker / Daniel Lopatin - Instrumental Tourist (Software)
VCMG – Ssss (Mute)
Dr. John – Locked Down (Nonesuch)
The Dreebs – Bait An Orchard (Rotted Tooth)
Musette - Drape Me In Velvet (Hapna)
Maggi Payne - Ahh-Ahh: Music For Ed Tannenbaum's Technological Feets 1984-1987 (Root Strata)
Orcas – Orcas (Morr)
Andy Stott – Luxury Problems (Modern Love)
Field – Looping State of Mind (Kompakt)
Angel Olsen – Half Way Home (Bathetic)
Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream (RCA)
Young Prisms – In Between (Kanine)
Francis Bebey – African Electronic Music 1975-1982 (Born Bad)
V/A – Remolino de Oro (Domino Sound)
V/A – Amhara Wedding Songs (Domino Sound)
Broken Water – Tempest (Hardly Art)
Kelan Philip Cohran and The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – s/t (Honest Jon’s)
Torben – Demo
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet On Sky (Jagjaguwar)
Holy Other – Held (Tri Angle)
Billy Gibbons/ Matt Sweeney/ Bonnie Prince Billy - Oh Well 7
Matthew E. White – Big Inner (Hometapes)
Bomb Banks – Not People (Love Lion)
Nu Sensae – Sundowning (Suicide Squeeze)
Melody's Echo Chamber – s/t (Fat Possum)
Oozing Wound – Vape and Pillage cassette
Merchandise – Children of Desire (Katorga Works)
Lord Mantis – Pervertor (Candlelight)
Anatomy of Habit – II (AOH)

Reissues
Durutti Column – Short Stories For Pauline (LTM)
Should – Folding Sieve (Captured Tracks)
Sensations'Fix – Music Is Painting In the Air (ReRvng)
Michael Chapman – Rainmaker (Light in the Attic)
Doug Jerebine – Is Jesse Parker (Drag City)
Rob Thomsett – Yaraandoo (Thee Roundtable)
Michael Chapman – Rainmaker (Light in the Attic
Lee Hazelwood – LHI Years (Light in the Attic)
Wicked Lady – The Axeman Cometh (Guerssen)
Sleep – Dopesmoker (Southern Lord)

Shows
Fielded/ Oozing Wound/ Mayor Daley – Crown Liquors
Yob – Empty Bottle
Bitchin Bajas – Music Box Theatre
Steve’s Shredfest: Zath/ Peace Warriors/ Mayor Daley – Crown Liquors
Talk Normal – Lincoln Hall
The Dream – House of Blues
Sister Spit – Wicker Park Art Center
Disappears/ Lotus Plaza/ Implodes – Lincoln Hall
Thou – Siberia, New Orleans
Lucky Lou - Noizfest, New Orleans
Hoax – Mousetrap
Madalyn Merkey – the Charleston
Codeine – Lincoln Hall
Dinosaur Jr. - Subterranean
Winged Victory – Pritzker Pavilion
Captcha Benefit – Burlington
Skoal Kodiak – Nick and Eddies, Minneapolis
Guerilla Toss – Butcher Shoppe, Boston
Nu Sensae – Empty Bottle
Animal City – Cafe Mustache
Angel Olsen – Schubas
Storm Thorgerson Exhibit – Public Works
Big Business – Bottom Lounge
Dirty Three – Lincoln Hall
Lord Mantis – Ultra Lounge
Cat Power – The Vic
ONO – Quenchers
Torben - Alderaan
The Dreebs/ Toupee/ Unmanned Ship – Situations

Labels
Domino Sound
Light in the Attic
Guerssen
Rotted Tooth
Honest Jon’s
Root Strata
Kranky
Sahel Sounds

Jim Magas
In no particular order
Various Artists - Man Chest Hair
Drexciya - Journey of the Deep Sea Dweller Vol. 3
N. Racker - Flock Toxicant
Aaron Dilloway - Modern Jester
Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
Nate Young - Regression Vol. 3
Moon Pool & Dead Band - Human Fly
Demdike Stare - Elemental 1-4
Arica - Music In the Nine Rings
Vatican Shadow - Ornamented Walls
Andrew WK - I Get Wet reissue
Harry Pussy - One Plus One
Kevin Drumm - Relief
Raime - Quarter Turn Over a Living Line
Haxan Cloak - s/t
John Carpenter reissues on Death Waltz (esp. Escape From NY and Halloween III)
Theo Parrish - Handmade
Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
Wicked Lady reissues
Von Lmo - Tranceformer LP
Various Artists - El Topo soundtrack
Editions Mego's Recollection GRM series
Blues Control - Valley Tangents
Dariush Dolat-Shahi - Electronic Music, Tar and Sehtar

Matt Jencik
Abysme “Strange Rites”
Aphex Twin "Selected Ambient Works Vol. II LP reissue
Arica "Music in the Nine Rings" LP
Atomic Forest "Obsession" reissue
Jessica Bailiff "At the Down-Turned Jagged Rim of the Sky"
Ken Camden/ Matthew Hale Clark split 10"
Can "Lost Tapes" boxset
Michael Chapman "Rainmaker" reissue
Death and Vanilla "s/t"
Devil "Time To Repent" (2011 release)
Disappears "Pre Language"
Dreamscape "La-Di-Da Recordings"
Drudkh "Eternal Turn of the Wheel"
Enslaved "Riitiir"
Fake Limbs "Man Feelings"
Franco Falsini "Cold Nose" LP reissue
Furze "Psych Minus Space Control"
Goat "World Music"
Great Unwashed "Clean Out of Our Minds" LP reissue
Harmonia "Live 1974" LP
Lee Hazlewood all reissues
Karl Hendricks Trio "The Adult Section"
Horseback "Impale Golden Horn" LP
Karen Novotny X "Nothing Here Now but These Recordings: 78-79" LP
Katatonia "For Funerals to Come" reissue
David Kilgour "Here Come the Cars" LP reissue
Liars "Wixiw"
Mayor Daley "Sand Bath"
Mirrorring "Foreign Body"
Odz Manouk "s/t"
Pin Group "Ambivalence"
Public Nuisance "Gotta Survive" LP reissue
Rolling Stones "Charlie is My Darling" documentary
Runawei "Abduction" cassette
Sensations' Fix "Music is Painting in the Air 1974-77"
Spiritualized "Sweet Heart Sweet Light"
Tropic of Cancer "Permissions of Love" 12"
Van Halen “A Different Kind of Truth”
Wicked Lady LP reissues
Gareth Williams & Mary Currie "Flaming Tunes" LP reissue
Winterfylleth "Threnody of Triumph"
Neil Young and Crazy Horse "Psychedelic Pill"

shows
Altar of Plagues
Bitch Magnet
Codeine
Dinosaur Jr.
Iggy and the Stooges
Louis C.K.
Nekromantheon
Spiritualized
Van Halen
Neil Young and Crazy Horse

Chris Connelly
SCOTT WALKER - BISH BOSCH
MYRNINEREST- JHONN UTTERED BABYLON
COMUS - OUT OF THE COMA
XTG - DESERTSHORE/THE FINAL REPORT
SWANS - SEER
ANNETTE PEACOCK- I'M THE ONE
CAN - THE LOST TAPES
DURUTTI COLUMN- SHORT STORIES FOR PAULING
BAT FOR LASHES - HAUNTED MAN
COLOURBOX – COLOURBOX

Dan Maloney
Frank Ocean- Channel Orange
Father John Misty- Fear Fun
Bobby Womack- Bravest Man in The Universe
Goat- World Music
Melodies Echo Chamber- S/T
Matthew E White- Big Inner
Death & Vanilla- S/T
Bill Fay- Life is People
Mark Lanegan- Blues Funeral
Tame Impala- Lonerism
Quakers- Quakers
Nas- Life is Good
Thee Oh Sees- Putrifers II
Tight Phantomz- Silk Prison
Prince Rupert's Drops- Run Slow
Crybaby- Crybaby
Reissues:
Public Nuisance- Gotta Survive
Terry Manning- Home Sweet Home
Lee Hazlewood- (Light in the Attic Reissue Campaign)
Buttons- Start Kit (Numero Group Comps)
Rockin' Horse- Yes it Is
V/A Country Funk 1969-1975
Agitation Free -2nd/ Migration
V/A Personal Space
Francis Bebey- African Electronic Music 1975-1982
William Basinksi- Disintegration Loops Box Set
V/A Vogueing Volume One & Volume Two
Annette Peacock- I'm the One
Archers Of Loaf Merge Reissue Campaign
Thin Lizzy- Thin Lizzy
Can- Lost Tapes
V/A 122 BPM
Sensations Fix- Music is Painting in the Air
Ride- Going Blank Again/ Nowhere
Pale Saints- Comforts of Madness
Paul & Linda McCartney- Ram (Stereo/Mono)
Nick Nicely- Elegant Daze (Late 2011, but did not discover til 2012)

Casey Sabatka
1. Young Magic "Melt"
2. Goat "World Music"
3. Ty Segall "Twins"
4. Pterodactyl "Spills Out"
5. S. Carey "Hoyas EP"
6. Thee Oh Sees "Putrifiers II"
7. Milk Maid "Mostly No"
8. Moon Duo "Circles"
9. Clinic "Free Reign"
10. Andy Stott "Luxury Problems"
11. Om Advaitic Songs
12. Grass Widow "Internal Logic"
13. Track: Horse Feathers "Last Waltz"
14. Track: Animal Collective "Today's Supernatural"
15. Reissue: The Velvet Underground & Nico
16. Reissue: My Bloody Valentine Loveless / Isn't Anything
17. Reissue: Neutral Milk Hotel Box Set
18. Reissue: The Raincoats S/T
19. Show: Every minute of SXSW (but specifically - Amen Dunes, Psychic Ills, Mikal Cronin, Crystal Antlers, Young Magic, Polica, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Bass Drum of Death, Prince Rama)
20. Show: Jeff Mangum @ Athenaeum
21. Show: Spiritualized @ Metro

Tim Quinlan
1. cloud nothings "attack on memory"
2. frank ocean "channel orange"
3. flying lotus "until the quiet comes"
4. daughn gibson "all hell"
5. goat "world music"
6. lee fields & the expressions "faithful man"
7. killer mike "r.a.p. music"
8. menahan street band "the crossing"
9. brother ali "good mourning in america"
10. gaslight anthem "handwritten"

Colman Cooney
Top 5 in order:

1) The Men - Open Your Heart
It's like a kick in the dick in the best way possible.

2) Goat - World Music
This Swedish "alternative fusion music group" (wikipedia) comes out of absolutely nowhere to give the perfect fuzzy, tribal psyche soundtrack for summoning your familiars to sacrifice your neighbor's butterball first-born.

3) George Harrison - Early Takes Vol. 1
I like All Things Must Pass, but I could never really love it- I always thought it tried to do too much. So here, with 10 tracks, 35 minutes, and simple (if any) arrangements, George's songwriting gets a bare-bones display, and is all the more moving for it.

4) Bobby Womack - Bravest Man in the Universe
The soul staple pours his dying guts out to a club beat. I don't know what Lana del Rey is doing here (besides emaciated moaning), but Gil gives a posthumous appearance immediately after to balance it out a little.

5) Donnie & Joe Emerson - Dreamin' Wild
The kind of dudes you'd expect to see performing at a bowling alley on a Monday night in 1982, playing outdated AM funk, singing unintelligible lyrics to a sad discoball backdrop and a bad teenage makeout session. And they're totally sincere and it's the most endearing thing I've maybe ever heard.

And the rest:
Peaking Lights - Lucifer
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Nenah Cherry & the Thing - The Cherry Thing
Dr. John - Locked Down
Liars - WIXIW
Wild Nothing - Nocturne
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
AC Newman - Shut Down the Streets
V/A - Buttons: From Champaign to Chicago
Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers EP
Grizzly Bear - Shields
Beach House - Bloom
Royal Headache - Royal Headache
Tanlines - Emotions
Gentleman Jesse - Leaving Atlanta

Gar Brandt
In no particular order
Clinic "Free Reign"
Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell "Don't Hear It Fear It"
Men "Open Your Heart"
High On Fire "De Vermis Mysteriius"
Goat "World Music"
Frank Ocean "Channel Orange"
Meshuggah "Koloss"
Swans "Seer"
Bloodiest "Descent"
Howler "America Give Up"
Turing Machine "What Is The Meaning Of What"
Japandroids "Celebration Rock"
Off "Off"
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Favorite Live Show
Japandroids at Pitchfork
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Favorite in-store
Bloodiest at WP Record Store Day

Steve Rahman
Top 5 Hip Hop Releases, in no particular order
Oddisee - "People Hear What They See"
Long awaited, but so worth it. If you're like O has one of the best
flow/ voice/ lyrics combos in the game, & this is a great example of
that.

Aesop Rock - "Skelethon"
Never really liked this sort of left field Hip Hop, but what stands out
to me here is through the density of the lyrics and the dark feeling of
paranoia that's just all over this record, the soundscape has a groove
to it.

Kendrick Lamar - "Good Kid, m.A.A.d City"
This is one of those records that straddles the line between mainstream
largesse, & underground artistry with great results. A more complete
record, in terms of what's become the template for Hip Hop I didn't hear
all year. Kendrick really makes good on the hype.

Nas - "Life is Good"
This record is Nas doing what Nas does best. Over some of the best
production he's had since "Illmatic." While it's not the "Hear, My Dear"

Apollo Brown & O.C. / Guilty Simpson - "Trophies / Dice Game"
I know it's supposed to be my top 5, but these two really stand together
to make the point that Apollo Brown makes dope beats, and that's really
saying something with two world class MCs really going hard on these
records.

Top 5 Everything Else

Metric - "Synthetica"
Esperanza Spaulding - "Radio Music Society"
Robert Glasper Experiment - "Black Radio"
Rihanna - "Unapologetic"
Frank Ocean - "Channel Orange"

Leo Ciccone
THE ALCHEMIST. RUSSIAN ROULETTE
KAREEM RIGGINS. ALONE TOGETHER
JEFF PARKER TRIO. BRIGHT LIGHT IN WINTER
LAZER SWORD. MEMORY
RICARDO VILLALOBOS. WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY FRIENDS?
ELIOT LIPP. SHARK, WOLF, RABBIT, SNAKE
CLARK. IRADELPHIC
MAKER. MAKER VS NOW & AGAIN 2
KILLER MIKE R.A.P.
JOSH ABRAHAMS. REPRESENCING

Dan Worland
The Men - Open Your Heart
Royal Headache - s/t
DIIV - Oshin
Disappears - Pre Language
Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
White Wires - WWIII
Bry Webb - Provider
Tight Phantomz - Silk Prison

Arpad Lep
10 favorites from 2012
10. SERENGETI "Kenny Dennis EP" South Side Chicago raps on Vienna Beef & Shaq
9. TENNISCOATS "Papa's Ear" Japanese couple accompanied by folksy studio musicians make bedroom rock CD ONLY
8. MUSETTE "Drape Me in Velvet" Quiet vintage soundtrack music gently reworked by a Swedish nerd
7. ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS "Cut the World" Recorded in Copenhagen with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra
6. MARIACHI EL BRONX "Mariachi El Bronx/ The Bronx" Hard rock mariachi music from California RSD 2012 LP ONLY
5. BITCHIN BAJAS "Vibraquatic" Arpeggiated modulated synthesizer ragas from Chicago RSD 2012 LP ONLY
4. DEATH & VANILLA "Death & Vanilla" Dreamy Swedish "library music" 20 years too late for a Duophonic Super 45
3. KELAN PHILIP COHRAN & THE HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE "Kelan Philip Cohran & the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble" Father & (eight!) sons' Chicago jazz group goes way beyond the drum line
2. GOAT "World Music" Sweden- not Belize- & what garage rock should sound like. Screaming lady, burning guitar, tribal drums
1. DEAN BLUNT & INGA COPELAND "Black is Beautiful" Hyperdub records' elegant yet dreadful electronic beats meets "20 Jazz Funk Greats"
ALSO
Martin Sorrondeguy (LOS CRUDOS, LIMP WRIST) released "Get Shot- A Visual Diary 1985-2012" a photo essay (hardcover book) of punk culture by a living legend

Billy Smith
Bob Mould "Silver Age"
Soundgarden "King Animal"
Rufus Wainwright "Out Of The Game"
Ben Frost & Daniel Bjarnasan "Solaris"
Thomas Ades "Tevot", Rattle; Berliner Phil
Swans "Seer"
Fiona Apple "Idler Wheel"
Florence & The Machines "Ceremonials"
Jonsi "We Bought A Zoo" soundtrack
Van Halen "Different Kind Of Truth"
Mason Jennings "Minnesota"

That Gotye song
That Fun. song
St Vincent 'Cruel' song

Matt Orenstein
1. Swans - The Seer
2. Dead Can Dance - Anastasis
3. Maggi Payne - Ahh Ahh
4. Guided by Voices - Bears for Lunch
5. Grass Widow - Internal Logic
6. John Maus - Collection of Rarities
7. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Alleluia ...
8. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
9. Windy and Carl - We Will Always Be
10. Jessica Bailiff - At The Down Turned Jagged Rim of the Sky

Melissa Grubbs
-in alphabetical order
Joshua Abrams – Represencing
Allah-Lahs- Catamaran 7"
Francis Bebey- African Electronic Music 1975-1982
Blouse - S/T
Ken Camden/ Matt Clark (split)
Can- Lost Tapes
Death & Vanilla- Death & Vanilla
Devil – Time to Repent (2011)
Diiv- Oshin
Dinosaur Jr- I Bet On Sky
Disappears- Pre Language
Fake Limbs- Man Feelings
Billy Gibbons- Oh Well 7"
Goat- World Music
Kiki Gyan- 24 Hours In A Disco
Lee Hazlewood- LHI Years
Jeremy Lemos/ Matt Jencik (split)
Liars - WIXIW
Ondatropica- Ondatropica
Annette Peacock- I'm the One (vinyl reissue)
Wendy Rene- After Laughter Comes Tears
Spiritualized- Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Allen Toussaint- Life Love & Faith (vinyl reissue)
Sharon Van Etten- tramp
Gareth Williams & Mary Currie- Flaming Tunes (vinyl reissue)
Witch- We Intend To Cause Havoc box set
Neil Young- Psychedelic Pill
v/a- Country Funk 1969-1975
v/a- Eccentric Soul: Omnibus (45 box set)
v/a- Essential Seven B Collection (45 box set)
v/a- Man Chest Hair
v/a- Remolino De Oro: Coastal Cumbias from Columbia's Disco Fuentes 1961-1973
v/a- Personal Space
v/a- Voguing & the House Ballroom Scene vol.1&2

Dave Hofer
Between the Buried & Me - Parallax II: Future Sequence
Car Bomb – WWWW
Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path
El-P - Cancer for Cure
Goatwhore - Blood for the Master
Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown - Dice Game
Jar'd Loose - Goes to Purgatory
Like Rats - S/T
Mesuggah – Koloss
Nokturnal Hellstorm - S/T
Quakers - S/T
Strong Arm Steady & Statik Selektah – Stereotype
Sulaco - Build & Burn

Chris Wilkus
BEST ALBUMS OF 2012 (Alphabetically by Artist)

ANGEL OLSEN "Half Way Home" (BATHETIC)
ATTALOOM "Dream World" (BANDCAMP)
BLUES CONTROL "Valley Tangents" (DRAG CITY)
BRIAN ENO "Lux" (WARP RECORDS)
CARETAKER, THE "Extra Patience (After Sebald) (soundtrack) (BANDCAMP)
CHROMATICS "Kill For Love" (ITALIANS DO IT BETTER)
DAVID BYRNE & ST. VINCENT "Love This Giant" (4AD)
DEAN BLUNT "The Narcissist II" (HIPPOS IN TANKS)
DIRTY PROJECTORS "Swing Lo Magellan" (DOMINO RECORDS)
DISAPPEARS "Pre Language" (KRANKY)
DYLAN ETTINGER "Lifetime of Romance" (NOT NOT FUN)
GOAT "World Music" (STRANDED REKORDS)
HAROLD BUDD "Bandits of Stature" (DARLA RECORDS)
HOLY OTHER "Held" (TRI-ANGLE RECORDS)
M. GEDDES GENGRAS "Test Leads" (HOLY MOUNTAIN)
MATTHEW E. WHITE "Big Inner" (HOMETAPES)
MI AMI "Decade" (100% SILK)
MOMUS "Bibliotek" (DARLA RECORDS)
MONSTER RALLY "Beyond the Sea" (GOLD ROBOT RECORDS)
MUSETTE "Drape Me In Velvet" (HAPNA)
SOFT MOON, THE "Zeros" (CAPTURED TRACKS)
TANLINES "Mixed Emotions" (TRUE PANTHER)
THEE OH SEES "Putrifiers II" (IN THE RED)
TIM HECKER & DANIEL LOPATIN "Instrumental Tourist" (SOFTWARE)
UMBERTO "Night Has a Thousand Screams" (ROCK ACTION)

BEST EP's of 2012 (Alphabetically by Artist)

DUM DUM GIRLS "End of Daze EP" (SUB POP)
JOHN FRUSCIANTE "Letur-Lefr EP" (RECORD COLLECTION)
oOoOO "Our Love Is Hurting Us EP"
STAY+ "Fuck Christian Aids EP"
TNGHT (Hudson Mohawke & Lunice) "TNGHT EP" (WARP RECORDS)

BEST HIP HOP/R&B ALBUMS OF 2012

10 RON ARTISTE (ROC 'C' & CHALI 2NA) "R.I.D.S. (Riot In Da Stands)" (KASHROC)
9 IGGY AZALEA "Trap Gold" (GRAND HUSTLE)
8 THEOPHILUS LONDON "Rose Island, Vol .1" (LVRS)
7 MAIN ATTRAKIONZ "Bossalinis & Fooliyones" (YOUNG ONE)
6 SPACEGHOSTPURRP "Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles" (4AD)
5 FREDDIE GIBBS "Baby Face Killa" (SELF-RELEASED)
4 BIG BOI "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors" (ISLAND/DEF JAM)
3 VARIOUS ARTISTS "GOOD Music presents Cruel Summer" (GOOD MUSIC/DEF JAM)
2 FRANK OCEAN "Channel Orange" (DEF JAM)
1 THE WEEKND "Trilogy" (3CD Reissue) (REPUBLIC RECORDS)

Brook Sinkinson Withrow
Top digs:
Lonnie Holley - Just Before Music
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
Goat - World Music
Angel Olsen - Halfway Home
The Orb - The Orbserver in the Starhouse (ft. Lee Scratch Perry)
Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet the Congos - Icon Give Thank & Icon Eye
Neneh Cherry & The Thing - Cherry Thing
Andy Stott - Luxury Problems ft. Alison Skidmore

Top comp:
Personal Space - Chocolate Industries, research by Rob Sevier of Numero Group

& some reissues too:
RAM - Paul & Linda McCarthy
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
D'Angelo - Voodoo
Sha'Lor - I'm in Love

Kevin Moser
(no particular order)
*V/A "Man Chest Hair"
*V/A- Voguing & the House and Ballroom Scene of New York City
*V/A "Personal Space"
*Blouse "S/T"
*Neneh Cherry & The Thing "Cherry Thing"
*Annette Peacock "I'm the One" (reissue)
*Andy Stott "Luxury Problems"
*Death & Vanilla "S/T"
*Melody's Echo Chamber "S/T"
*Scott Walker "Bish Bosch"

Kate Ruggeri
GOAT- WORLD MUSIC
SCOTT WALKER- BISH BOSCH
QUAKERS- S/T
FRANK OCEAN- CHANNEL ORANGE
BOBBY WOMACK- BRAVEST MAN IN THE UNIVERSE
ANDY STOTT- LUXURY PROBLEMS
NENEH CHERRY & THE THING- THE CHERRY THING
CAN- LOST TAPES
WITCH- WE INTEND TO CAUSE HAVOC! BOX
GEORGE HARRISON- EARLY TAKES
ORB & LEE SCRATCH PERRY- OBSERVER IN THE STAR HOUSE
V/A- PERSONAL SPACE: ELECTRONIC SOUL 1974-84
V/A- VOGUING & THE HOUSE & BALLROOM SCENE OF NEW YORK CITY

Patrick Campbell
ariel pink's haunted graffiti - mature themes
matthew friedberger - matricidal sons of bitches
et habit - panthers on the roof
apache dropout - bubblegum graveyard
bitchin bajas- vibraquatic
Mr Impossible- Black Dice
death grips - money store
timmys organism - raw sewage roq
radar eyes - s/t
running- asshole savant

Kevin Hein
In no particular order-
Ant'lrd- Seeming Fields (collage/folk/classical/books&
spoken/children's music)
Brother Sun, Sister Moon- s/t- (Slowdive meets Vashti Bunyan meets J Dilla)
Blues Control- Valley Tangents (flutes/fuzz guitars/midi trumpets)
Mirroring- Foreign Body (riding your bike though the fog)
Actress- RIP (the span of time when you are neither awake or asleep)
Arborist- Wooded Hoodlands (lost in the forrest with a backpack and a sampler)
Whirr- Distressor (crushing 3-guitar gaze for your afternoon beer buzz)
Jefre Cantu Ledesma- Faceless Kiss 7" (Tim Hecker meets Cocteau Twins)
Gaurdian Alien- See The World Given To A One Love Entity (tribal psych shit)
Flying Lotus- Until The Quiet Comes ("thai restaurant music" -co-worker)
Sun Araw/Congos- Icon Give Thank (more FRKWYS! thanks RVNG INTL!)
Dean Blunt/Inga Copeland- Black Is Beautiful (ancient samurai cocaine den)
Andy Stott- Luxury Problems (subterranean thump a-whump bump thump)
Hecker/Lopatin- Instrumental Tourist (a co-worker and I dreamed up this collaboration long before it happened. then it did. and it sounds just like you think it would)
Lovesliescrushing- Glinter (ethereal whispers amongst the clouds. beautiful packaging to boot)
Camera- Radiate (care of Michael Rother)
Teengirl Fantasy- Tracer (80's MIDI pop- now with digital pan flute arpeggios!)
Steve Hauschildt- Sequitur (synth-pop? new age.)
Emeralds- Just To Feel Anything (Emeralds have been listening to Harold Faltermeyer and 90's Tangerine Dream)
Laurel Halo- Quarantine ("is she getting stabbed in the recording booth?" -Billy Smith)
Loscil- Sketches of New Brighton (bleak bliss)


Comps/Reissues-
Medicine LP box set (Shot Forth Self Living/Buried Life/Sounds of Medicine)
Ride- Going Blank Again LP (affordable domestic reissue, 45 rpm! wheee)
Loop- Heaven's End LP (way to go Reactor! now can we have the other two?)
Harold Budd- In The Mist LP issue (came out last year, but not pressed on vinyl till 2012.)
Robin Guthrie- After The Night Falls / Before The Day Breaks / Bordeaux w/Harold Budd (also for the first time on vinyl!)
Maggi Payne- Ahh-Ahh: Music for Ed Tannenbaum's Technological Feets 1984-1987 (Apple II-core)
D'Angelo- Voodoo LP (much needed reissue, as the original usually goes for over $100)
Sensations' Fix- Music is a Painting On Air (RVNG INTL at it again)
Dreamscape- La-Di-Da Recordings (lush chorused out haze)
My Bloody Valentine- EPs 1988-1991 (Instrumental #2!)

Dominique D'Amico
Top 10 releases of 2012 in no particular order:
Bert Jansch - Heartbreak 30th Anniversary Edition (reissue)
Musette - Drape me in Velvet
Shoes - Black Vinyl Shoes (reissue)
Spritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Cottonwood - Camaraderie (reissue)
George Harrison - Early Takes Volume 1
Michael Chapman - Rainmaker (reissue)
Donnie and Joe Emerson - Dreamin' Wild (reissue)
Carroll King - The Legendary Demos
Belbury poly and the Advisory Council - Study Series 08

Ethan D'Ercole
ZIPPS- Kicks & Chicks: Ever Stoned (Pseudonym)
MOTIONS- Wasted Words: the Havoc 45's (Pseudonym)
COSMIC DEALER- Crystallization (Pseudonym)
FRANCIS BEBEY- African Electronic Music (Born Bad)
SUMMER GIRLFRIENDS- Shockwaves (Addenda)
V/A- Personal Space (Chocolate Industries/Numero)

Friends of Reckless

Stephen Sowley (Studio manager at Electrical Audio, FAKE LIMBS nudist)
21 for ‘12—No Order

Killer Mike—R.A.P. Music DLP
Nick Edwards—Plexzationz DLP
Azaelia Banks—Fantasea mixtape
RyJ—Nicki Minaj Pickle Juice Mix
everything IRON LUNG RECORDS released this year (Slices, True Radical Miracle, Walls, Kim Phuc, Dead Language, Useless Children, and so on into infinity.)
Daughn Gibson—All Hell LP
Bill Orcutt—Why Do People Love Free Music But Don’t Love Free People? cass//Harry Pussy—One + One DLP
Sublime Frequencies 45’s
Can—Lost Tapes CD Boxset
Shoppers—Silver Year LP
Aufgehoben—Fragments Of The Marble Plan LP
the band No Statik
Ropes—Demo II 7”
Andy Stott—Luxury Problems DLP
Swans—The Seer TLP
Codeine—When I See The Sun box set
Hysterics—2012 Demos cassette
Shannon Wright live.
Jessica Skolnik’s Civil Union Ceremony Playlist
Screaming Females—Ugly DLP
Joshua Abrams—Represencing LP

LOVE ALWAYS WINS: John Grabski III, Jason Noble, Reggie Destin and Tony Janda.

Chris Robert (ex Reckless)
vapor gourds-dagger music
aaron dilloway- modern jester
eliane radigue- feedback works
ricardo villalobos – dependent & happy
harry pussy- 1+1
shadow ring- remains unchanged
gareth williams and marie curie- flaming tunes
robert turman- flux
yeast culture- iys
duane pitre- feel free
moritz von oswald trio- fetch
burt jansch- LA turnaround
mayor daley- live in NOLA
shantytown orchestra final performance
v/a- many, many ethiopian tapes from domino record shack

Antoine Richard (Onite/ Hands in the Dark Records)
My 5 favorite records this year, no particular order and excess jigoism:
- Death and Vanilla 'S/T"
- Fabulous Diamonds "Commercial Music"
- Mind Over Mirrors "Check Your Swing"
- Goat "World Music"
- Mirroring "Foreign Body"

Bobby Burg (Joan of Arc/ Love of Everything)
Earthquake Party- vs Pizza (cassette)
The Men - Open Your Heart
Bare Mutants- Inside My Head (7")
Mind Spiders - Meltdown
Heavy Times - Jacker
Bleached - Electric Chair (7")
Iceage - New Brigade
Total Control - Henge Beat
Jimmy Whispers - Summer in Pain (unreleased)
Veronica Falls - Veronica Falls

Brian Case (Disappears)
Top 11

Liars - WIXW
Beak> - >>
Clinic - Free Reign
Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II
Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line
Savages - EP and 7"
Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
Oneida - A List of The Burning Mountains
Metz - Metz
Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
White/Light - Live cover of Maggot Brain

Reissues / Unreleased

Dreamscape - La Di Da Recordings
Sensations Fix - Music is Painting in the Air
Sonic Youth - Live at Smart Bar
Naomi Punk - Naomi Punk (technically a re-issue!)
Can - Lost Tapes

Michael Venutolo-Mantovani (Matador Records)
The Best Records Of 2012
1. Black Breath - Sentenced To Life (Southern Lord)
2. White Lung - Sorry (Deranged)
3. Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe (XL)
4. Ceremony - Zoo (Matador)
5. The Men - Open Your Heart (Sacred Bones)
6. Cate Le Bon - CYRK (The Control Group)
7. Shintaro Sakamoto - How To Live With A Phantom (Other Music Recordings)
8. Bob Mould - Silver Age (Merge)
9. Die Antwoord - Ten$ion (Zef Recordz)
10. Nude Beach - II (Other Music Recordings)
11. A.C. Newman - Shut Down The Streets (Matador Records)
12. Father John Misty - Fear Fun (Sub Pop)
13. 200 Years - 200 Years (Drag City)

DRAG CITY'S BEST OF 2012
Allah Las - S/t (Innovative Leisure)
Apache Dropout - Bubblegum Graveyard (Trouble In Mind)
Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel... (Clean Slate/Epic)
The Babies - Our House on the Hill (Woodsist)
Baby Tears - Rusty Years (Rainy Road)
Bailter Space - Strobosphere (Arch Hill)
Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio (Capitol)
Josh Berman & His Gang - There Now (Delmark)
Bitchin' Bajas - Vibraquatic (Kallistei Editions)
Cat Power - Sun (Matador)
Sylvan Chauveau & Stephan Mathieu - Palmimpsest (Schwebung)
Kehlan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - S/t (Honest Jon's)
Al Cisneros - "Dismas" 7" (Sinai)
Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits (Merge)
Django Django - S/t (Because Music)
Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze EP (Sub Pop)
Harris Eisenstadt - Canada Day Octet (482 Music)
Emptyset - Medium (Subtext)
Every Hidden Color - Luz (Streamline)
Maxine Funke - Felt (self-released)
Guida - “Get Over It” 7” (White Zoo)
Herculaneum - UCHŪ (self-released)
Home Blitz - “Frozen Track” EP (Mexican Summer)
The Howling Hex - Navajo Rag cassette (self-released)
If - Bill (self-released)
Innergaze - Mutual Dreaming (Cititrax)
Graham Lambkin - Amateur Doubles (Kye)
Ahmad Jamal - Blue Moon (Jazz Village)
King Blood - Vengeance, Man (Richie Records/Testostertunes)
Kool Keith - Love and Danger (Junkadelic)
KTL - V (Editions Mego)
Lazy - “Party City” 7” (Moniker)
Steve Lehman Trio - Dialect Florescent (Pi Recordings)
Mad Scene - Blip (Siltbreeze)
Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Fetch (Honest Jon's)
The Mynabirds - Generals (Saddle Creek)
Puffy Areolas - 1982: Dishonorable Discharge (Hozac)
Royal Headache- Royal Headache (What’s Yr Rupture)
Ruined Fortune - “Bulls Eye” 7” (RIP Society)
Running - Asshole Savant (Captcha)
Ty Segall - Slaughterhouse (In the Red)
Shackleton - Music for the Quiet Hour/The Drawbar EPs (Woe to the Septic Heart!)
Aram Shelton - Everything For Everybody (Singlespeed Music)
The Soft Moon- Zeros (Captured Tracks)
Spacin' - Deep Thuds (Richie Records/Testostertunes)
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light (Fat Possum)
Street Chant- "Frail Girls"/"Salad Daze" 7” (Arch Hill)
Times New Viking - Over and Over (Siltbreeze)
Transverse - Carter Tutti Void (Mute)
U.S. Girls GEM (Fatcat)
UV Race - Racism (In the Red)
VCMG - Ssss (Mute)
Scott Walker - Bish Bosch (4AD)
White Fence - Family Perfume Vol 1 & 2 (Woodsist)
Windbreaker/Gel Set - Split 12" [Seehrs]
Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In the Universe (XI)
ZZ Top - La Futura (Mercury)

Reissues

Arica - Music In the Nine Rings (Poodle)
Can - Lost Tapes (Mute)
Celer - I, Anatomy (Streamline)
Don Cherry - Organic Music Society (Caprice)
Suzanne Ciani - Lixiviation (B-Music)
Miles Davis - Miles Ahead (mono) (Columbia)
Dead C - Harsh 70s Reality (Siltbreeze)
Cleaners from Venus - Midnight Cleaners/Blow Away Your Troubles/On Any Normal Monday (Captured Tracks)
Clare Fischer Orchestra - Extension (International Phonograph)
Gary Sloan and Clone - Harmonitalk (B-Music)
Grateful Dead - Dark Star, Olympia Theatre, Paris France, 5/4/72 (Rhino)
Grateful Dead - Winterland, May 30, 1971 (Rhino)
Julius Hemphill - Dogon AD (International Phonograph)
Hotlegs - You Didn't Like It Because You Didn't Think of It: The Complete Sessions 1970 -71 (Grapefruit)
laiyaraaja - Fire Star (Bombay Connection)
Jade Warrior - Released (Tapestry)
David Kilgour - Here Come the Cars (DeStijl)
Albert Mangelsdorff - Tension (Jazzhus)
Paul and Linda McCartney - Ram (mono) (EMI)
Noh Mercy - S/t (Superior Viaduct)
Annette Peacock - I'm The One (Light In The Attic)
The Pin Group - Ambivalence (Flying Nun)
Porter Ricks - Biokinetics (Type)
The Shadow Ring - Remains Unchanged (Kye)
Screaming Urge - "Homework" 7” (Sing Sing)
Sema - Time Will Say Nothing 1982-1984 Box (Vinyl On Demand)
Sleep - Dopesmoker (Southern Lord)
Toy Love - Live at the Gluepot (Real Groovy/Goner)
Tronics - Love Backed by Force (What’s Your Rupture)
Trypes - Music for Neighbors (Acute Records)
V/A - Personal Space: Electronic Soul (Chocolate Industries)
V/A - Time To Go (Flying Nun)

Dave Destroyer (Revolver Distribution)
- KRAUS "Supreme Commander"
- CHEATER SLICKS "Reality is a Grape"
- PETE SWANSON "Pro Style"
- MOON POOL & DEAD BAND "Human Fly"
- NATURAL SNOW BUILDINGS "Night Coercion into the Company of Witches"
- PUMICE "Puny"
- POD BLOTZ "White...Black...Spectrum Infinity"
- STRATEGY "Strategy"
- BLUES CONTROL "Valley Tangents"
- LA VAMPIRES WITH MARIA MINERVA "Integration LP"

Todd C. Curtis (Music Direct)
bailter space - strobosphere (fire)
david kilgour - here come the cars (de stijl)
furze - psych minus space control (FYSISK FORMAT)
goat - world music (rocket recordings)
grimes - visions (4ad)
lee ranaldo - between the times and the tides (matador)
mad scene - blip (siltbreeze)
peaking lights - lucifer (mexican summer)
remolino de oro: coastal cumbias from colombia's discos fuentes (domino sound)
time to go: the southern psychedelic moment 1981-1986 (flying nun)
tukaaria - raw to the rapine (profound lore)
tyvek - on triple beams (in the red)
unwound - live leaves (unwound)
violens - true (slumberland)
violeta vil - lapidas y cocoteros (discoteca oceano)

reissues:
aphrodite's child - 666 (missing vinyl)
gene clark - no other (4 men with beards)
pin group - ambivalence (flying nun)
ride - going blank again (obscure)
tears for fears - songs from the big chair (mobile fidelity)
the max block - aire ache in the belly of the leech (siltbreeze)

Scott Morrow (ALARM Magazine music editor)
Liberteer: Better to Die on Your Feet than Live on Your Knees (Relapse)
Sigh: In Somniphobia (Candlelight)
Meshuggah: Koloss (Nuclear Blast)
Clark: Iradelphic (Warp)
Matt Chamberlain: Company 23 (Yanki Arc)
Squarepusher: Ufabulum (Warp)
Killer Mike: RAP Music (Williams Street)
Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra: BUM BUM (Alien Transistor)
Om: Advaitic Songs (Drag City)
Guano Padano: 2 (Ipecac)
Jerseyband: Forever Hammer EP
Menomena: Moms (Barsuk)
Between the Buried and Me: The Parallax II: Future Sequence (Metal Blade)
P.O.S: We Don’t Even Live Here (Rhymesayers, 10/23/12)
The Casket Lottery: Real Fear (No Sleep)
Sole: A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing

Henry Owings (Chunklet)
New stuff:
Major Stars "Decibels of Gratitude" (Important/Twisted Village)
Loincloth "Iron Balls of Steel" (Southern Lord)
Mount Carmel "Real Women" (Siltbreeze)
Disappears "Pre Language" (Kranky)
Gay Witch Abortion "Opportunistic Smokescreen Behavior" (Learning Curve)
No Anchor "John Dominance Tapes" "The Golden Bridge" & "Rope" 7" (self released)
Video "Leather Leather" (Play Pinball)
Dope Body "Natural History" (Drag City)
Obnox "I'm Bleeding Now" (12XU)
Blank Realm "Go Easy" (Siltbreeze)
Apache Dropout "Bubblegum Graveyard" (Trouble in Mind)
Metz "Dirty Shirt" & s/t (Sub Pop)
Old Baby "Forthcoming LP" (Karate Body)
Van Halen "A Different Kind of Truth" (Interscope)
Telephone Man "reissue" (Temp Residence)
Bill Fox "One Thought Revealed" (Jar Note)
Kim Phuc "Copsucker" (Iron Lung)
Fake Limbs "Man Feelings"
I also have been listening incessantly to a handful of live recordings by Survival Knife (Trosper/Unwound's new jam), along with various tracks by OBNIIIs, Stnnng and Obits.

Old stuff:
Alex Chilton "Free Again 1970 sessions" (Omnivore)
Unwound "Live Leaves" (self released)
Can "Lost Tapes" box (Mute)
Wicked Lady reissues
Rites of Spring "6 Song Demo" (Dischord)
Moss Icon "Discography" (TempRes)
Velvet Underground and Nico "IN MONO!!!!!" (Universal)
Soggy "Slog" (Memoire Neuve)

Brett Andrew Grossman (Resident Animal Doctor/ Former Child Star)

In an order:

1. Samantha Glass "Midnight Arrival" (Buy Tape) / Mysteries from the Palomino Skyliner" (Not Not Fun)
2. Thought Broadcast "Emergency Stairway" Editions Mego
3. Lotus Plaza "Spooky Action at a Distance" (Kranky)
4. Human Teenager "Animal Husbandry" Spectrum Spools
5. Chris Cohen "Overgrown Patch" (Captured Tracks)
6. Ty Segall "Twins" (Drag City)
7. Animal Collective "Centipede Hz" (Domino)
8. Tame Impala "Lonerism" (Modular Recordings)
9. Swans "The Seer" (Young God)
10. Bare Mutants "Without you (Hozac)
11. Au "Both Lights" (Home Tapes)
12. Woods "Bend Beyond" (Woodsist)
13. Andrew Bird "Break it Yourself (Mom & Pop)
14. Blitzen Trapper "Destroyer Of The Void" (Subpop)
15. Orcas "Orcas" (Morr Music)
16. Daniel Rossen "Silent Hour" EP (Warp)
17. Angel Olsen "Half Way Home" (Bathetic)
18. Beach House "Bloom" (Sub Pop)
19. Merchandise "Children of Desire" (Katorga Works)
20. Grass Widow "Internal Logic" (HLR)
21. Goat "World Music" (Rocket)
22. White Fence "Family Perfume Vol 1 & 2" (Woodsist)
23. Peaking Lights "Lucifer" (Mexican Summer)