Wednesday, December 23, 2009

2009 Favorites

Experimental Albums:
01. Tim Hecker – An Imaginary Country
02. Jon Mueller – Physical Changes
03. Mountains – Choral
04. Hecker – Acid in the Style of David Tudor
05. Nmperign – Ommatidia
06. John Wiese – Circle Snare
07. Brian Harnetty – The Silent City (w/Will Oldham)
08. Kevin Drumm – Alku Tape
09. Schnee – Neuschnee
10. Nicholas Szczepanik – The Chiasmus
11. Volcano Choir – Unmap
12. Keith Whitman – Taking Away
13. Jim Haynes – Sever
14. Wiese/Yeh – Cincinnati
15. James Blackshaw – Glass Bead Game

Pop Albums:
01. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II
02. Animal Collective – Merryweather Post Pavillion
03. Diamond District – In the Ruff
04. Beaten Awake – Thunder$troke
05. Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
06. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
07. Mountain Goats - The Life Of The World To Come
08. Dinosaur Jr. – Farm
09. Sunset Rubdown – Dragonslayer
10. Sonic Youth – The Eternal

Live Shows:
01. Aaron Hibbs Hula Hoop Marathon – The Shelf, Columbus, OH
02. Peter Rehberg/Marcus Schmickler – No Fun Fest, Brooklyn, NY
03. Jon Mueller's Physical Changes – Art Damage Lodge, Cincinnati, OH
04. Bill Callahan – Used Kids Records, Columbus, OH
05. Raglani – No Fun Fest, Brooklyn, NY
06. Times New Viking V.U. Tribute – Wexner Center, Columbus, OH
07. Spykes Acoustic Performance – Sklyab, Columbus, OH
08. Beaten Awake – both times I saw them this year
09. Wolf Eyes – Skylab, Columbus, OH
10. James Blackshaw – Wexner Center, Columbus, OH

5 comments:

  1. Really glad you liked the Wex shows!

    What have you been getting into, Mike?

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  2. come 'round on the $troke, i see...

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  3. Surprised [not criticizing, I saw Mountains essentially play this record here on their 2009 tour]at the inclusion of Choral.

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  4. Man, I really dislike 13 of your top 15 experimental records.

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  5. So which two haven't you heard yet?

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