• Best of 2014

    Feb 23 2014, 19:28

    St. Vincent: St. Vincent
    The Moon Rang Like a Bell: Hundred Waters
    LP 1: FKA twigs
    To Be Kind: Swans
    Burn Your Fire For No Witness: Angel Olsen
    Are We There: Sharon Van Etten
    Too Bright: Perfume Genius
    The Hum: Hookworms
    Ruins: Grouper
    Our Love: Caribou
    Seeds: TV on the Radio
    Warpaint: Warpaint
    Brill Bruisers: The New Pornographers
    Lese Majesty: Shabazz Palaces
    In Conflict: Owen Pallett
    Always Returning: Engineers
    They Want My Soul: Spoon
    Shriek: Wye Oak
    I Never Learn: Lykke Li
    Present Tense: Wild Beasts
    Run The Jewels 2: Run the Jewels
    Syro: Aphex Twin
    Singles: Future Islands

    Two Weeks: FKA Twigs
    A Little God in My Hands: Swans
    Our Love: Sharon Van Etten
    Bring Me Your Loves: St. Vincent
    Sick Talk: Wye Oak
    Gunshot: Lykke Li
    Out of the Dark: Mr Twin Sister
    Spirit: Future Islands
    Queen: Perfume Genius
    Keep It Healthy: Warpaint
    Stars: Angel Olsen
    The Impasse: Hookworms
    Do it Again: Röyksopp & Robyn
    Cavity: Hundred Waters
    Water Fountain: Tune-Yards
    Forerunner Foray: Shabazz Palaces
    Wanderlust: Wild Beasts
    180db_[130]: Aphex Twin
    Happy Idiot: TV on the Radio
    Left Hand Free: Alt-J
    Silver: Caribou
    Save Me ft. Gonjasufl: The Bug
    Beat the Drum Slowly: Timber Timbre
    New Dorp New York: SBTRKT
    Champions of Red Wine: The New Pornographers
    No More Honey: Blonde Redhead
    Klapp Klapp: Little Dragon
    Uncateana: Sylvan Esso
    Heavenly Father: Bon Iver
    The Riverbed: Owen Pallett
    Month of Sunday: Metronomy
    Sweetest Talk: Habibi
    Attak ft. Danny Brown: Rustie
    Outlier: Spoon
    A Million Voices: Engineers
    Eurydice: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
    Benz Friendz ft. Andre 3000: Future
    Chandelier: Sia
    Transparent World: Thee Oh Sees
    New Skin: Torres
    Blank Project: Neneh Cherry
    Hands Up: Vince Staples
    Hunger: Zola Jesus
    Man of the Year: Schoolboy Q
    Say You Love Me: Jessie Ware
    You Can: Tearjerker
    Bad Dreams: Phantogram
    Parked Outside: The Afghan Whigs
    In Love With Useless: A Sunny Day in Glasgow
    So Blonde: EMA
  • Best of 2013

    Gen 29 2013, 4:55

    Innocence Is Kinky:Jenny Hval
    Reflektor:Arcade Fire
    Overgrown:James Blake
    Shaking the Habitual:The Knife
    Doris:Earl Sweatshirt
    Trouble Will Find Me:The National
    Yeezus:Kanye West
    The Bones of What You Believe:CHVRCHES
    Loud City Sound:Julia Holter
    Modern Vampires of the City:Vampire Weekend
    Slow Focus:Fuck Buttons
    Pearl Mystic:Pearl Mystic
    Repave:Volcano Choir
    Engravings:Forest Swords
    The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You:Neko Case
    MBV:My Bloody Valentine
    Billowing Shadows, Flickering Light:Therese Aune
    A Is For Alpine:Alpine
    Field of Reeds:These New Puritans
    Cupid's Head:The Field

    Full of Fire: The Knife
    Retrograde: James Blake
    Sacrilege: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Afterlife: Arcade Fire
    Mephisto in the Water: Jenny Hval
    Mute: Youth Lagoon
    Sea of Love: The National
    Hold My Liquor ft. Chief Keef & Justin Vernon: Kanye West
    Design: Glasser
    The Fall: Rhye
    Diane Young: Vampire Weekend
    Just Make It Stop: Low
    Breakers: Local Natives
    Horns Surrounding Me: Julia Holter
    I Can Hardly Make You Mine: Cults
    Y.A.L.A.: M.I.A,
    Comrade: Volcano Choir
    Water Me: FKA Twigs
    Dance Apocalypse: Janelle Monae
    Eli: Bosnian Rainbows
    In Our Time: Hookworms
    Birth in Reverse: St. VIncent
    Nothing Lasts: Adult.
    Kush Coma ft. A$AP Rocky: Danny Brown
    Airfield: Javelin
    Heart: Darkside
    Doin' it Right ft. Panda Bear: Daft Punk
    if I am: My Bloody Valentine
    Bitter Rivals: Sleigh Bells
    The Red Wing: Fuck Buttons
    Young Rapunxel: Azealia Banks
    Night Walk: Dirty Beaches
    I'm Not Your Hero: Tegan & Sara
    Hands: Alpine
    Midnight, Honolulu: Neko Case
    We Sink: Chvrches
    Entertainment: Phoenix
    Miracle Mile: Cold War Kids
    Honey: Torres
    What We Done?: Austra
    Here Again: Factory Floor
    Try to Be: Blue Hawaii
    Through the Darkness: Therese Aune
    You Don't Fade: Daughn Gibson
    River: The Belle Game
    An Hour: Forest Swords
    Mercy: TV on the Radio
    Starchild is Dead: No Joy
    Hive ft. Vince Staples & Casey Veggies: Earl Sweatshirt
    Favorite Song ft. Childish Gambino: Chance the Rapper
    Simple: Gauntlet Hair
    I'm Aquarius: Metronomy
    Crawling on Bruised Knees: Pharmakon
    Don't Blow Up the Moon: Cold Cave
    A Guided Tour: The Field
    Loot My Body: Man Man
    #Beautiful ft. Miguel: Mariah Carey
    Play it Right: Sylvan Esso
    Childhood's End: Majical Cloudz
    Banana Clipper ft. Big Boi: Run the Jewels
    Fall Back: Zola Jesus
    Default: Atoms For Peace
    Easy: Son Lux
    Satellites: EMA
    Cluster: Porcelain Raft
    Love is to Die: Warpaint
    Igneous: VV Brown
    Fuckin Problems ft. Drake, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar
    I Don't Know How: Best Coast
    In Real Life: The Ruby Suns
    Non Grata: Lower Dens
    Casper 1995: Speedy Ortiz
    Collard Greens ft. Kendrick Lamar: Schoolboy Q
    C'mon Stimmung: No Age
    Fragment 2: These New Puritans
    Black Mambo: Glass Animals
    Don't Hold the Wall: Justin Timberlake
    Looking For Love: Chromatics
    Weightless: Washed Out
    Feral Love: Chelsea Wolfe
    The Ocean: the Dodos
    Jamba ft. Hodge Beats: Tyler, the Creator
    Dark and Stormy: Hot Chip
    The Wire: Haim
    We Work Nights: Gold Panda
    Girl Called Alex: Kurt Vile
    5AM in Toronto: Drake
    Sugar Crush: Joanna Gruesome
    California: Mazzy Star
    Well You Better: Yo La Tengo
    Shine: Wild Belle
    Prism: Tim Hecker
    We Both Know: Au Revoir Simone
    Push the Sky Away: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
    Unhold: Delorean
    Runner: Laura Stevenson
    Savagely Attack ft. Ghostface Killah: Czarface
    I Wanna Be Yours: Arctic Monkeys
    Black Out Days: Phantogram
  • Favorite Songs/Artists/Albums

    Set 17 2009, 3:53

    L.E.S. Artistes: Santigold
    Crazy: Gnarls Barkley
    Crown On the Ground: Sleigh Bells
    Shake Ya Ass: Mystikal
    Seven Nation Army: The White Stripes
    Work it: Missy Elliot
    Maps: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    My Moon My Man: Feist
    Everything In It's Right Place: Radiohead
    Only Shallow: My Bloody Valentine
    Seven Nation Army: The White Stripes
    Nothing Ever Happened: Deerhunter
    Bird Flu: M.I.A.
    Rehab: Amy Winehouse
    212 ft. Lazy Jay: Azealia Banks
    Huddle Formation: The Go! Team
    The Rip: Portishead
    Peach, Pear, Plum: Joanna Newsom
    In the Backseat: Arcade Fire
    Cannibal Resource: Dirty Projectors
    Fake Empire: The National
    Two Weeks: Grizzly Bear
    Two Weeks: FKA Twigs
    In the Backseat: Arcade Fire
    1 Thing: Amerie
    Gimme Shelter: The Rolling Stones
    Joga: Bjork
    Hide and Seek: Imogen Heap
    Irreplaceable: Beyonce
    Phone Home: Lil’ Wayne
    Fuck the Pain Away: Peaches
    If I Had A Heart: Fever Ray
    Fineshrine: Purity Ring
    Don't Save Us From the Flames: M83
    Don't Know Why: Norah Jones
    What You Waiting For?: Gwen Stefani
    Hypnotize: System of a Down
    Mercy ft. Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz: Kanye West
    Best I Ever Had: Drake
    Free: Cat Power
    Monkey Gone to Heaven: Pixies
    Gut Feeling: Devo
    Since U Been Gone: Kelly Clarkson
    Golden Age: TV on the Radio
    Baptism: Crystal Castles
    California Dreamin': The Mamas and the Papas
    I Want to Hold Your Hand: the Beatles
    Now Now: St. Vincent
    Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl: Broken Social Scene
    Gifted feat. Kanye West, Santigold & Lykke Li: N.A.S.A.
    Re: Stacks : Bon Iver
    Niggas in Paris: Kanye West & Jay Z
    Rid of Me: PJ Harvey
    The Past is a Grotesque Animal: of Montreal
    It's Not Over Yet: Klaxons
    Retrograde: James Blake
    Pumped Up Kicks: Foster the People
    Full of Fire: The Knife
    White Rabbit: Jefferson Airplane
    Golden Age: TV on the Radio
    Thinkin About You: Frank Ocean
    A Little God in My Hands: Swans
    Clint Eastwood: Gorillaz
    Smile: Lily Allen
    Drop It Like It's Hot: Snoop Dogg ft. Pharrell
    For Reverend Green: Animal Collective
    Without Me: Eminem
    Last Day of Magic: The Kills
    Oblivion: Grimes
    Holy Holy: Wye Oak
    Letter From An Occupant: The New Pornographers
    Cosmic Love: Florence + the Machine
    I’ll Believe In Anything: Wolf Parade
    Little House Of Savages: The Walkmen
    Hang Me Up to Dry: Cold War Kids
    Get Myself Together: Robyn
    Horse and I: Bat For Lashes
    Miss Jackson: Outkast
    Good Arms VS Bad Arms: Frightened Rabbit
    Fallin';: Alicia Keys
    Hope There's Someone: Antony & the Johnsons
    Abducted: Cults
    Creep: TLC
    Hikkikomori: Zola Jesus
    Yonkers: Tyler, the Creator
    Heart of Glass: Blondie
    These Days: Nico
    Time to Pretend: MGMT
    You Can Have It All: Yo la Tengo
    Gila: Beach House
    Holland 1945: Neutral Milk Hotel
    Crank Heart: Xiu Xiu
    The Seers Tower: Sufjan Stevens

    Favorite Artists:
    Arcade Fire
    the National
    TV on the Radio
    Bon Iver
    St. Vincent
    My Bloody Valentine
    Broken Social Scene
    The New Pornogrpahers
    Beach House
    Wye Oak
    Crystal Castles
    Kanye West
    Sleigh Bells
    Gnarls Barkley
    Cat Power
    Frank Ocean
    Grizzly Bear
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Sufjan Stevens
    of Montreal
    Amy Winehouse
    the Go! Team
    Dirty Projectors
    Animal Collective
    FKA Twigs
    Joanna Newsom
    Missy Elliott
    the xx
    The Decemberists
    Azealia Banks
    No Age
    the Beach Boys
    Blonde Redhead
    The Antlers
    Wolf Parade
    PJ Harvey
    These New Puritans

    Funeral: Arcade Fire
    Third: Portishead
    For Emma, Forever Ago: Bon Iver
    Kala: M.I.A.
    Innocence is Kinky: Jenny Hval
    Neon Bible: Arcade Fire
    Isn't Anything: My Bloody Valentine
    Dummy: Portishead
    Santogold: Santigold
    Mass Romantic: the New Pornographers
    In Rainbows: Radiohead
    You Forgot it In People: Broken Social Scene
    Reflektor: Arcade Fire
    Arular: M.I.A.
    Treats: Sleigh Bells
    Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?: of Montreal
    Civilian: Wye Oak
    Bitte Orca: Dirty Projectors
    Boxer: the National
    Dear Science: TV on the Radio
    Thunder, Lightning, Strike: the Go! Team
    An Awesome Wave: Alt-J
    Hail to the Thief: Radiohead
    St. Elsewhere: Gnarls Barkley
    channel ORANGE: Frank Ocean
    Bon Iver: Bon Iver
    Dead Cities, Red Cities, Lost Ghosts: M83
    Homogenic: Björk
    Illinois: Sufjan Stevens
    Return to Cookie Mountain: TV on the Radio
    Veckatimest: Grizzly Bear
    Strange Mercy: St. Vincent
    the Suburbs: Arcade Fire
    Twin Cinema: the New Pornographers
    Teen Dream: Beach House
    High Violet: the National
    OK Computer: Radiohead
    Past Life Martyred Saints: EMA
    Alligator: the National
    Actor: St. Vincent
    The Milk Eyed-Mender: Joanna Newsom
    The Electric Version: the New Pornographers
    Back to Black: Amy Winehouse
    Fever to Tell: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes: TV on the Radio
    Marry Me: St. Vincent
    Watch the Throne: Jay-Z & Kanye West
    You Are Free: Cat Power
    Shields: Grizzly Bear
    Microcastle/Weird Era Cont.: Deerhunter
    The xx: The xx
  • Yearly Top Ten Lists

    Mag 29 2009, 17:11

    An Awesome Wave : alt-J
    channel ORANGE : Frank Ocean
    III : Crystal Castles
    Lonerism : Tame Impala
    Visions : Grimes
    Strange Weekend : Porcelain Raft
    Shields : Grizzly Bear
    good kid m.A.A.d. city : Kendrick Lamar
    Coexist : The xx
    Django Django : Django Django
    Tramp : Sharon Van Etten
    The Money Store : Death Grips
    Habits and Contradictions : ScHoolboy Q
    Master of My Make-Believe : Santigold
    Nootropics : Lower Dens
    Kill for Love : Chromatics
    Gossamer : Passion Pit
    Bloom : Beach House
    Shrines : Purity Ring
    Reign of Terror : Sleigh Bells
    R.A.P. Music : Killer Mike
    Total Loss : How to Dress Well
    Fantasea : Azealia Banks
    Sun : Cat Power
    Cancer 4 Cure : El-P

    Top 40:
    Mercy ft. Big Sean, 2 Chains, Pusha T: Kanye West
    Pyramids: Frank Ocean
    Swimming Pools (Drank): Kendrick Lamar
    Fineshrine: Purity Ring
    Oblivion: Grimes
    Kerosene: Crystal Castles
    Serpents: Sharon Van Etten
    Tesselate: Alt-J
    I Belong In Your Arms: Chairlift
    Myth: Beach House
    Swan Song: Jessie Ware
    Kill For Love: Chromatics
    Southern Fried: Killer Mike
    Disparate Youth: Santigold
    Is It Too Deep For You?: Porcelain Raft
    Brains: Lower Dens
    Feels Like We Only Go Backwards: Tame Impala
    Yet Again: Grizzly Bear
    Bad Girls: M.I.A.
    Spectrum (Say My Name): Florence + the Machine ft. Calvin Harris
    All Your Gold: Bat For Lashes
    Chained: the XX
    Call Me Maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen
    Cherokee: Cat Power
    Salute: Azealia Banks
    The Full Retard: El-P
    Struggle: How to Dress Well
    Motion Sickness: Hot Chip
    Good Morning: Norah Jones
    This is It: Child Actor
    Get Got: Death Grips
    In the Beginning: Daughn Gibson
    All Of Me: Tanlines
    Pop That ft. Drake & Lil Wayne: French Montana
    Goldie: A$AP Rocky
    Default: Django Django
    Offspring Are Blank: Dirty Projectors
    I'll Be Alright: Passion Pit
    There He Go: Schoolboy Q
    Grown Up: Danny Brown


    Civilian: Wye Oak
    Bon Iver, Bon Iver: Bon Iver
    Strange Mercy: St. Vincent
    Past Life Martyred Saints: EMA
    Watch the Throne: Jay-Z & Kanye West
    Let England Shake: PJ Harvey
    The English Rivera: Metronomy
    w h o k i l l: tUnE-yArDs
    Wounded Rhymes: Lykke Li
    Burst Apart: The Antlers
    Nine Types of Light: TV on the Radio
    Cults: Cults
    Conatus: Zola Jesus
    Viscera: Jenny Hval
    Take Care: Drake\
    nostalgia, ULTRA.: Frank Ocean
    Goblin: Tyler The Creator
    Tamer Animals: Other Lives
    Black Up: Shabazz Palaces

    Top 25 Tracks:
    212 ft. Lazy Jay: Azealia Banks
    Holy Holy: Wye Oak
    Niggas in Paris: Jay-Z & Kanye West
    Abducted: Cults
    Pumped Up Kicks: Foster the People
    Surgeon: St. Vincent
    Super Bass: Nicki Minaj
    Yonkers: Tyler the Creator
    My Country: Tune-Yards
    Towers: Bon Iver
    Countdown: Beyonce
    Hikikomori: Zola Jesus
    Headlines: Drake
    California: EMA
    In the Dark Places: PJ Harvey
    Get Away: Yuck
    Midnight City: M83
    I'm On One ft. Drake & Lil Wayne: DJ Khaled
    Lykke Li: Love Out of Lust
    Corinne: Metronomy
    Swim Good: Frank Ocean
    Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out: the Antlers
    Speaking in Tounges: Arcade Fire ft. David Byrne
    T.O.R.N.A.D.O: the Go! Team
    We Found Love: Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris


    The Suburbs: Arcade Fire
    Treats: Sleigh Bells
    Teen Dream: Beach House
    High Violet: The National
    Crystal Castles (II): Crystal Castles
    Hidden: These New Puritans
    Heartland: Owen Pallett
    Forgiveness Rock Record: Broken Social Scene
    The Waves: Tamaryn
    Halcyon Digest: Deerhunter

    The Age of Adz: Sufjan Stevens
    Everything in Between: No Age
    Eyedlid Movies: Phantogram
    Ring: Glasser
    My Beautiful Dark Twisted Nightmare: Kanye West
    Drake: Thank Me Later
    Body Talk: Robyn
    Love Remains: How to Dress Well,
    MAYA: M.I.A.
    The ArchAndroid: Janelle Monae

    Crown On the Ground: Sleigh Bells
    Baptism: Crystal Castles
    Sorrow: The National
    Empty Room: Arcade Fire
    Hound: Salem
    Monster feat Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver, & Jay-Z: Kanye West
    Helicopter: Deerhunter
    Ready For the World: How to Dress Well
    Love Fade: Tamaryn
    Apply: Glasser
    Norway: Beach House
    We Want War: These New Puritans
    I Hope You Die: Wye Oak
    Over: Drake
    XXXO: M.I.A.
    Cold War: Janelle Monae
    When I'm Small: Phantogram
    Too Much: Sufjan Stevens
    Oh Heartland, Up Yours: Owen Pallett
    Dancing On My Own: Robyn
    Enemy Gene: of Montreal
    Rhinestone Eyes: Gorillaz
    Fuck You: Cee-Lo
    Chase Scene: Broken Social Scene
    Ghost: Anthony & the Johnsons


    1. Bitte Orca: Dirty Projectors
    2. Veckatimest: Grizzly Bear
    3. Actor: St. Vincent
    4. XX: The XX
    5. Merriweather Post Pavilion: Animal Collective
    6. Fever Ray: Fever Ray
    7. It's Blitz: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    8. Hospice: The Antlers
    9. Psychic Chasms: Neon Indian
    10. Bird-Brains: Tune-Yards

    Lungs: Florence + the Machine
    Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix: Phoenix
    Blood Bank - EP: Bon Iver
    Two Suns: Bat For Lashes
    Post-Nothing: Japandroids
    Logos: Atlas Sound
    Unmap: Volcano Choir
    In and Out of Control: The Raveonettes
    Dark Was the Night: Various Artists
    Middle Cyclone: Neko Case

    Two Weeks: Grizzly Bear
    Heads Will Roll: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Cannibal Resource: Dirty Projectors
    Crystalized: the XX
    If I Had a Heart: Fever Ray
    Gifted ft. Kanye West, Lykke Li, Santigold: N.A.S.A.
    My Girls: Animal Collective
    This Tornado Loves You: Neko Case
    Life Magazine: Cold Cave
    Black Rainbow: St. Vincent


    1. Third: Portishead
    2. For Emma, Forever Ago: Bon Iver
    3. Santogold: Santogold
    4. Dear Science: TV On the Radio
    5. Microcastle: Deerhunter
    6. Devotion: Beach House
    7. Oracular Spectacular
    8. Hold On Now, Youngster: Los Campesinos!
    9. Nouns: No Age
    10. Vampire Weekend: Vampire Weekend

    Lust Lust Lust: The Raveonettes
    Beat Pyramid: These New Puritans
    The Odd Couple: Gnarls Barkley
    Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles
    Midnight Boom: The Kills
    Fleet Foxes: Fleet Foxes
    Saturdays = Youth: M83
    Party Traumatic: Black Kids
    Narrow Stairs: Death Cab For Cutie
    Youth Novels: Lykke Li

    Other greats: Nights Out: Metronomy, Tha Carter III: Lil' Wayne, The Midnight Organ Fight: Frightened Rabbit, Let The Blind Lead Those Who Cannot See But Feel: Atlas Sound

    Best Tracks:
    L.E.S. Artistes: Santigold
    Nothing Ever Happened: Deerhunter
    The Rip: Portishead
    A Milli: Lil’ Wayne
    Gila: Beach House
    Golden Age: TV on the Radio
    Last Day of Magic: The Kills
    Aly, Walk with Me: the Raveonettes
    Re: Stacks: Bon Iver
    I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You: Black Kids


    1. Kala: M.I.A.
    2. Neon Bible: Arcade Fire
    3. Boxer: The National
    4. In Rainbows: Radiohead
    5. Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?: Of Montreal
    6. Marry Me: St. Vincent
    7. 23: Blonde Redhead
    8. Back To Black: Amy Winehouse
    9. Sound of Silver: LCD Soundsystem
    10. Oracular Spectacular: MGMT

    Under the Blacklight: Rilo Kiley
    Sung Tongs: Animal Collective
    The Reminder: Feist
    Sound of Silver: LCD Soundsystem
    Challengers: The New Pornographers
    Fort Nightly: White Rabbits
    Ga Ga Ga Ga: Spoon
    Fur and Gold: Bat For Lashes
    Graduation: Kanye West
    Not Too Late: Norah Jones


    1. Return to Cookie Mountain: TV On the Radio
    2. St. Elsewhere: Gnarls Barkley
    3. Silent Shout: The Knife
    4. The Crane Wife: The Decemberists
    5. Beach House: Beach House
    6. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not: Arctic Monkeys
    7. Alright, Still: Lily Allen
    8. Show Your Bones: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    9. Begin To Hope: Regina Spektor
    10. The Greatest: Cat Power

    1. Arular: M.I.A.
    2. Illinois: Sufjan Stevens
    3. Twin Cinema: The New Pornographers
    4. Alligator: The National
    5. Thunder, Lightning, Strike: The Go! Team
    6. Broken Social Scene: Broken Social Scene
    7. LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem
    8. Feels: Animal Collective
    9. Get Behind Me Satan: The White Stripes
    10. Picaresque: The Decemberists