My end of year lists


#1 Futurebirds – Hampton’s Lullaby

#2 Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Kollaps Tradixionales

#3 Last Harbour – Volo

#4 Sun Kil Moon – Admiral Fell Promises

#5 Sharon Van Etten – Epic

#6 The Juliets – S/T

#7 The Wildernes Of Manitoba – When You Left The Fire

#8 Wild Nothing – Gemini

#9 Lower Dens – Twin-Hand Movement

#10 Communist Daughter – Soundtrack To The End


#1 Pageants – Forbidden Delicious

#2 A Classic Education – Hey There Stranger

#3 Wild Nothing – Golden Haze

#4 Guards – Guards EP

#5 We Are Trees – Boyfriend


#1 Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500 @ Bowery Ballroom, New York

#2 Barzin @ Twiggy Club, Varese

#3 Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra @ Twiggy Club, Varese

#4 Polvo & Shellac @ Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona

#5 Movie Star Junkies & Buzz Aldrin @ Twiggy Club, Varese

And now for something completely different: i miei album ed E.P. dell’anno

#1 Frontier Ruckus – The Orion Songbook (Quite Scientific) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Frontier RuckusOrion Town 2

#2 Astronautalis – Pomegranate (Eyeball Records) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Astronautalis The Story Of My Life

#3 A Weather – Cove (Team Love) [post]
ascolta: MP3 A WeatherOh My Stars

#4 Sun Kil Moon – April (Caldo Verde)
ascolta: MP3 Sun Kil MoonHeron Blue

#5 The Bookhouse Boys – S/T (Black Records) [post]
ascolta: The Bookhouse BoysThe Valley

#6 Blind Pilot – 3 Rounds And A Sound (Expunged Records)
ascolta: MP3 Blind PilotThe Story I Heard

#7 Shearwater – Rook (Matador)
ascolta: MP3 ShearwaterLeviathan, Bound

#8 The Rural Alberta Advantage – Hometowns (self-released) [post]
ascolta: MP3 The Rural Alberta AdvantageDon’t Haunt This Place

#9 Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson – S/T (Say Hey Records) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Miles Benjamin Anthony RobinsonBuriedfed

#10 Gregor Samsa – Rest (Own Records)
ascolta: MP3 Gregor SamsaJeroen Van Aken

#11 Dark Captain Light Captain – Miracle Kicker (Loaf) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Dark Captain Light Captain Circles

#12 Damien Jurado – Caught In The Trees (Secretly Canadian) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Damien JuradoGillian Was A Horse

#13 Eef Barzelay – Lose Big (429 Records) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Eef Barzelay Lose Big

#14 The New Year – S/T (Touch and Go) [post]
ascolta: MP3 The New YearThe Company I Can Get

#15 Baseball – Animal Kingdom (Stomp)
ascolta: MP3 Baseball Soft Boy Factory

#16 Schvendes – Sweet Talk Your Enemies (Good Cop Bad Cop)
ascolta: MP3 SchvendesSmall Mercies Sweet Graves

#17 The Olympic Symphonium – More In Sorrow Than In Anger (Forward Music Group)
ascolta: MP3 The Olympic SymphoniumIntentions Alone

#18 Vanilla Swingers – S/T (Radio Ballads) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Vanilla SwingersGoodbye Lennon

#19 Lotte Kestner – China Mountain (self-released)
ascolta: MP3 Lotte KestnerTemperature

#20 Windy & Carl – Songs For The Broken Hearted (Kranky)
ascolta: MP3 Windy & CarlSnow Covers Everything


#1 Brian Borcherdt – Coyotes (Hand Drawn Dracula) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Brian BorcherdtEvil Twin

#2 Screaming Tea Party – Golden Blue (Stolen Recordings) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Screaming Tea PartyGolden Blue

#3 Honey Pine Dresser – Island Gardens (self-released) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Honey Pine DresserJellyfish

#4 Surf City – Surf City EP (Morr Music) [post]
ascolta: MP3 Surf CityHeadin’ Inside

#5 Falcon – Falcon EP (self-released)
ascolta: MP3 FalconThe Sandfighter