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 Post subject: Best of year
PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:07 pm 
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Though the site is going into hibernation, we've still been spending far too much on, and listening incessantly to, music. There's no end of... awards this year but here are my top 10s for 2015:

Albums

1. Royal Headache: High (What’s Your Rupture?)
2. Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty)
3. Simon Love: It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time (Fortuna Pop!)
4. The Left Outsides: Shape Of Things To Come (Dawn Bird Records)
5. Wand: 1000 Days (Drag City)
6. Leaf Library: Daylight Versions (WIAIWYA)
7. Evans The Death: Expect Delays (Fortuna Pop!)
8. Ultimate Paintings: Green Lanes (Trouble In Mind)
9. The Chills: Silver Bullets (Fire)
10.Manhattan Love Suicides: More Heat More Panic (Squirrel/OddBox)

Tracks

1. Simon Love: Elton John (Fortuna Pop!)
2. Royal Headache: Need You (What’s Your Rupture?)
3. Thousand: The Kill (Talitres)
4. Stanley Brinks And The Wave Pictures: Berlin (Fika Recordings)
5. Ezra Furman: Lousy Connection (Bella Union)
6. Blanck Mass: Dead Format (Sacred Bones)
7. Hanging Stars: House On The Hill (Great Pop Supplement)
8. The School: My Arms, They Feel Like Nothing (Elefant)
9. The Drink: You Won’t Come Back At All (Melodic)
10. Sufjan Stevens: Should Have Known Better (Asthmatic Kitty)

Reissues/Comps

1. Doug Hream Blunt: My Name Is Doug Hream Blunt (Luaka Bop)
2. Go Betweens: G Stands For Go Betweens (Domino)
3. Pere Ubu: Elitism For The People 1975-78 (Fire)
4. The Fresh And Onlys: Early Years Anthology (Castle Face)
5. Ork Records: New York, New York (Numero)
6. Beat Happening: Look Around (Domino)
7. McCarthy: I Am A Wallet (Optic Nerve)
8. Various Artists: Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Morning Coming Down (Ace)
9. Jean Paul Sartre Experience: I Like Rain (Fire)
10. The International Submarine Band: Safe As Home (Sundazed)

Live

1. Hinds
2. Sufjan Stevens
3. Courtney Barnett
4. King Khan & BBQ Show
5. Fat White Family
6. Younghusband
7. Brakes
8. Fuzz
9. Ultimate Painting
10. The Drink

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:59 pm 
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I did a top 20 tracks - http://thesoundofconfusionblog.blogspot ... -2015.html

And top 20 albums - http://thesoundofconfusionblog.blogspot ... -2015.html

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 Post subject: Re: Best of year
PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:01 am 
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KevW wrote:


Nice: HD Hausmann - how could I forget that? I thought the SoC had given up but I see you reviewing Fat White Family and a lot more - what happened?

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 Post subject: Re: Best of year
PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:47 am 
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I spent a year as content editor for another site but quit because I was getting messed around with money. I checked The Sound Of Confusion's stats and it was getting 10,000 hits a month after a year with nothing reviewed, so I thought I might as well carry on. I kind of wish I hadn't because I'm getting millions of emails asking me to review stuff and it's far, far more than I can do. Not sure whether to carry on or not to be honest. I'm a month behind with everything anyway -that Fat White Family track was released in November...

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