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25 for 2011

Dopo una lunghissima assenza da queste pagine, eccomi qui di ritorno, con la lista dei miei dischi preferiti del 2011, quantomeno tra quelli che ho ascoltato. Sono ben venticinque, con una Top 5, seguita da una lista di altri venti titoli in rigoroso ordine alfabetico. E che il 2012 sia almeno altrettanto esaltante!

TOP 5

1. THE DECEMBERISTS – The King Is Dead + Long Live The King

2. EMA – Past Life Martyred Saints

3. JOSH T. PEARSON – Last Of The Country Gentlemen

4. JONATHAN WILSON – Gentle Spirit

5. LOW – C’Mon

THE OTHERS

ARBOURETUM – The Gathering

…A TOYS ORCHESTRA – Midnight (R)evolution

THE BLACK KEYS – El Camino

BUTCHER MIND COLLAPSE – Night Dress

CHARALAMBIDES – Exile

RY COODER – Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down

FLEET FOXES – Helplesness Blues

PJ HARVEY – Let England Shake

KING’S DAUGHTERS & SONS – If Then Not When

MOON DUO – Mazes

PEAKING LIGHTS – 936

PRIMUS – Green Naugahyde

LOU REED / METALLICA – Lulu

SUN ARAW – Ancient Romans

TOM WAITS – Bad As Me

THE WALKABOUTS – Travels In Dustland

THE WAR ON DRUGS – Slave Ambient

WILCO – The Whole Love

WOODEN SHJIPS – West

THE ZEN CIRCUS – Nati Per Subire

Of Information And Belief (roba di gusto del 2011)

Top 10 Albums

1)Good Night & Good Morning – Good Night & Good Morning (Own Records)
2)Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (Rock Action)
3)Bill Callahan – Apocalypse (Drag City)
4)Birds Of Passage – Without The World (Denovali)
5)Thank You – Golden Worry (Thrill Jockey)
6)Low – C’Mon (Sub Pop)
7)Efrim Manuel Menuck – Plays “High Gospel” (Constellation)
8)Remember Remember – The Quickening (Rock Action)
9)Blueneck – Repetitions (Denovali)
10)Sandro Perri – Impossible Spaces (Constellation)

Italian Style
Larsen – Cool Cruel Mouth (Tim Angel Records)

Show Of The Year
Bitch Magnet @ All Tomorrow’s Parties-Nightmare Before Christmas

Top Book
Anche Gli Orsi Faranno La Guerra – Paolo Alberti (Rizzoli)

Top Movie
Melancholia – Lars Von Trier

Barn Owl

A distant, hazy mantra marches into infinity, a seemingly unchanging organic cycle of interwoven guitars all tracked live without actual loops, the horizontal motion eventually interrupted by bombastic, feedbacking, twang guitar and a malevolent yet beautiful mirage-like lead (thanks to a Leslie speaker) that warbles atop the mix

MP3 Barn Owl Shadowland

MySpace: Barn Owl

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