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2018 Album of the Year nominations


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#1 Rubin Farr

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 11:59 AM

What say you watmm?

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:17 PM

EOD - Named

 

anything from Colorsquad and friends, ELMC, Glorp Records

 

  Valerio Moscatelli - Tentacoli

https://incoherentde...telli-tentacoli


Edited by worms, 07 November 2018 - 12:20 PM.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:20 PM

dgoHn - devils



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:29 PM

the 'chre - nts sessions 1-4



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:33 PM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:40 PM

Crysta Nagahori - Pure Half Glass EP

 

Niagara - Apologia album

 

Deadboy - Psychic Hotline EP

 

Earth Trax & Newborn Jr. - If You EP

 

Probably other stuff I'm forgetting but that immediately comes to mind



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:56 PM

APHEX TWIN



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:56 PM

Obviously ae

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 01:48 PM

Shortlist from my 2018 folder which is currently nearly 200 albums deep - yikes.

 

The Allegorist - Hybrid Dimension I

Anklepants - Pollen

Anna von Hausswolff - Dead Magic

Aphex Twin - Collapse

AE - NTS

Beast - Ens

Camp Cope - How to Socialise & Make Friends

Caterina Barbieri - Born Again in the Voltage

Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel

Cruel Diagonals - Disambiguation

Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

Dunal - Dunal Chronicles II

Eartheater - Irisiri

Emma Ruth Rundle - On Dark Horses

EOD - Named

Flown - Awry

Hiro Kone - Pure Expenditure

Lost Girls - Feeling

Low - Double Negative

Milieu & Coppice Halifax - Sun Cast

Mopfunk - Red Dancer

Mouse on Mars - Dimensional People

Nadia Struiwigh - WHRRu

RAMZi - Phobiza "Amor Fati" Vol. 3

Robyn - Honey

Rolando Simmons - qrth-phyl

Rolo Tomassi - Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It

Rook - Shed Blood

SOPHIE - Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Sparkle Hard

Steve Hauschildt - Dissolvi

Sylvaine - Atoms Aligned, Coming Undone

Zoë Mc Pherson - String Figures



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 02:55 PM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:01 PM

Based on my listening habits - local radio, spotify, etc. and the general scope and vibe of releases this year I'll have a hard time narrowing it down - plethora of a great albums but only a handful are def inclusions. Otherwise it's a long ass list of songs I've dug.

 

I can say my favorite album and band discovery is...

 

Khruangbin - Con Todo El Mundo



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:23 PM

The Heartwood Institute - Secret Rites

Meat Beat Manifesto - Impossible Star

The Wyrding Module - Nine Dimensional Synod of Oblique Pleasures

LOR - Lunar Orbit Rendezvous

Trevor Jackson - System

Snowbeasts - Survival

Tomorrow Syndicate - Future Tense

John Carpenter - Halloween (2018)

Cathode Ray Tube - Invisible Soundtracks

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:11 PM

In no particular order the albums I enjoyed most this year:

 

 

Richard Devine - sort/lave

aphex twin  - collapse

eod - named

demdike stare - passion

ceeys - waende

george clanton - slide

death grips - year of the snitch

Jlin - autobiography

lorn - remnant

oneohtrix point never - age of

the new james shinra album whenever that comes out

orbital - monsters exist

iglooghost stuff

 

dunno I didn't really listen to too much stuff this year I can't remember all I listened to either but 



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:16 PM

aphex twin

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:28 PM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:30 PM

Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth

 

 

That's the one I listened to and enjoyed the most.



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:33 PM

death grips - year of the snitch

 

Not trying to shit on your enjoyment, but if i could nominate this for worst album of the year, or give it an un-nomination for best of the year, i would



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:34 PM

For those coming to my mind without thinking and checking anything:

 

Appleblim - Life in a Laser

Gabor Lazar - Unfold

Autechre - NTS

DJ Koze - Knock Knock

Low - Double Negative

Skee Mask - Compro

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet - Landfall

Caterina Barbieri - Born Again in the Voltage

Jlin - Autobiography

Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!

 

And it seems it's getting a bit unoticed here, but Cypress Hill released their best album in ages...


Edited by Jafs, 07 November 2018 - 04:35 PM.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:41 PM

 

death grips - year of the snitch

 

Not trying to shit on your enjoyment, but if i could nominate this for worst album of the year, or give it an un-nomination for best of the year, i would

 

 

I'm kinda new to death grips but I got REALLY into it for a few weeks and started listening to a bunch of other death grips stuff because I used to think it sounded trash and somehow I changed my taste. Thought it was pretty good. Lot's of interesting production and cool beats and rock and roll sort of style mixing and production with cool use of samples and scratching and pretty weird lyrics.



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 11:02 PM

Yandhi



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 01:16 AM

Autechre — NTS Sessions 1-4

S>>D — Co Intel Pro

36 — Circuit Bloom

Simon Stålenhag — Music for DOS

Phono Ghosts — Photons In Fashion

Mark Peters — Innerland


Edited by oscillik, 08 November 2018 - 01:18 AM.


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 01:36 AM

Aphex Twin  :aphexsign:  :aphexsign:  :aphexsign:  :aphexsign:  :aphexsign:  :aphexsign:  :diablo:

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APHEX TWIN

 



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 02:48 AM

Gabor Lazar - Unfold
Autechre - NTS
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I forgot:

Alva Noto - Unieqav

Barker - Debiasing

Chevel - Always yours / In a rush and Mercurial

 

Quite excited about upcoming Objekt's LP, might end in that list too.



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:20 AM

In no particular order at present....

Albums
Lorn - Remnant
Djrum - Portrait with Firewood
Vera Spektor - Liminal Clash Console
Terminal 11 - Harmless
The Caretaker - Stages 4 & 5
Kjostad - Environment Electronics
Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois - s/t
Ceephax - Camelot Arcade
Ruby My Dear - Brame
Autechre - NTS Sessions 1-4

EPs
Aphex Twin - Collapse EP
SHXCXCHCXSH - SHULULULU
Nathan Fake - Sunder
The Fear Ratio - Live EP

Edited by fletcher, 08 November 2018 - 02:24 PM.


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:45 AM

Age Of