Tuesday, 16 December 2008

The ubiquitous end of year lists

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Gigs:
Sic Alps - w/The Sticks & The Pheromoans @ Barden's Boudoir
Vivian Girls @ The Freebutt
The Shitty Limits - Record Release @ The GYC
No Age - Punk covers secret show @ Bar Vinyl
Thurston Moore, Bill Nace & Chris Corsano @ Colour Out Of Space Fest.

Albums:
Grouper - Dragging a Dead Deer up a Hill (Type)
Nodzzz - Mini LP (Make A Mess)
Sic Alps - U.S E.Z (Siltbreeze)
Eat Skull - Sick To Death (Siltbreeze)
Sex/Vid - Communal Living (Dom America)


Singles:
Mayyors - Megans LOLZ (Gomerdome)
Jacuzzi Boys - Island Avenue (Hozac)
Times New Viking - Stay Awake (Matador)
Cult Ritual - III (Cult Material)
David Scott Stone - David Scott Stone (Teardrops)


Track:
Human Hair - "Happy Birthday"


Band:
Graffiti Island


Re-discovery:
The Vaselines


Album art:
Lovvers - "Think"


Single art:
Vivian Girls - "Wild Eyes"


Label Of The Year - Siltbreeze


Top 5 bands for '09:
Thee Fair-Ohs
Mazes
Mob Rules
Rapid Youth
Blessure Grave


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Gigs:
Ex Models @ Engine Rooms
Pens & Graffiti Island @ house show in New Cross
Dirty Projectors @ ATP
Sic Alps @ Bardens Boudoir
Deerhunter & High Places @ Audio


Albums:
Grouper "Dragging a Dead Deer up a Hill" (Type)
The Traditional Fools "s/t" (Make A Mess)
Mutators "Secret Life" (Nominal)
The Muslims/The Soft Pack "s/t" (1928)
Lovvers "Think" (Wichita)


Singles:
Catatonic Youth "Piss Scene" (Hozac)
Mayyors "Megan's Lolz" (Gomerdome)
Tyvek "Sidewalk" (M'Lady's)
Mutators/O Voids "split" (Badmaster)
Zola Jesus "Poor Sons" (Die Stasi)


Track:
Wavves "Beach Demon"


Band:
Lovvers


Re-discovery:
Hip Hop


Album art:
Hospitals "Hairdryer Peace"


Single art:
Moha "Progorama"


Label: Sweet Rot


Top 5 bands for '09:
Wavves
Graffiti Island
Human Hair
Mazes
Flight

Honorable mentions go to: Male Bonding, The Hipshakes, Pheromoans, The Sticks, Black Time, Hozac, Terminal Boredom, Tic Tac Totally, Fusetron, Paradise Vendors, Pens, Dj Rick, Z Radio, Where To Now?, Buzz, Merida & Freya (s.i.d wags), 15 Farm Rd, Middle st, eBay, A Gal, US Girls, M'Lady's, Thee Vicars, Go Faster Radio, M Pyres/Firtraders Union, Brighton DIY Hardcore Punk Noise, Ciaran (ECC), Upset The Rhythm, Almost Ready, King Khan, Crypt Records, The Rebel, The Penthouse, 13Monsters, 20JFG, Pissed Jeans, The Wire, Tiny Vices, Stockhausen, Gun Outfit, Party fowl, Deano, The Hobgoblin, Chocolate Covered, Sonic Youth, GhostRamp, Amelia & all the team at Whoa, hothiphopalbums.blogspot, Lil Wayne, John Stezaker, Edward Paolozzi, Ubu.net, Le Face.....

6 comments:

Matt said...

feeling it

mh

Merida said...

s.i.d. wags rule ok

Angry said...

hope thats deano pell

stop scratching said...

that Mayyors 7" was awesome!

roman david said...

those mayyors sevens were indeed incredible. singles (that i have missed the oppurtunity to own) of the year in my book!

Matt/hew said...

thanks for the props!