I almost didn’t make a list of favourite records this year. But I know that one day I’ll appreciate going back to take a look at these. So here it goes:
- Perfume Genius – No Shape
- The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
- Phoenix – Ti Amo
- The xx – I See You
- Dirty Projectors – Dirty Projectors
- Death From Above 1979 – Outrage is Now
- Pond – The Weather
- Curtis Harding – Face Your Fear
- Ty Segall – Ty Segall
- LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
And a few honorable mentions:
- 800 Gondomar – Linhas de Baixo
- Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up
- Wavves – You’re Welcome
- Temples – Volcano
- Duquesa – Norte Litoral
- Sevdaliza – Ison
- Queens of the Stone Age – Villains
- Lorde – Melodrama
- The Horrors – V
- Fever Ray – Plunge
- Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life
- Madrepaz – Panoramix
- Moullinex – Hypersex
- TENDER – Modern Addiction
- Future Islands – The Far Field
- Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
- Feist – Pleasure
- Real Estate – In Mind
- Joe Goddard – Electric Lines
- Hercules & Love Affair – Omnion
Here’s my list from last year.
My favorite song (so far) from Perfume Genius’ latest album “No Shape”.
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Mark Kawano in 4 Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple Designer.
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