Listening

I keep a monthly diary of music that I discover or hear while out and about. Each year is also marked with a collection of my favorite newly released tracks and albums. You can read more about the system here.

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2014

Long List

  • +/- {Plus/Minus} – Young Once
  • +/- {Plus/Minus} – The Bitterest Pill
  • +/- {Plus/Minus} – Exorcising Your Ghost
  • Alcest – Délivrance
  • Allah-Las – Had It All
  • Alpines – Oasis
  • Ametsub – Peaks Far Afield
  • Andrew Ashong – Special
  • Andrew Ashong – Love the Way
  • Angel Olsen – Forgiven/Forgotten
  • Angel Olsen – Hi-Five
  • Architecture In Helsinki – Dream a Little Crazy
  • Banks – Brain
  • Baroque Bordello – Put It Down
  • Beck – Blue Moon
  • Beck – Waking Light
  • Benoît Pioulard – Homily (Cock and Swan Remix)
  • Benoît Pioulard – Margin (Zachary Gray Remix)
  • Bibio – Down To The Sound
  • Bibio – The Spinney View Of Hinkley Point
  • Bohren & Der Club Of Gore – Verloren (Alles)
  • Bombay Bicycle Club – Overdone
  • Bombay Bicycle Club – Home By Now
  • Boys Noize – Got It (Blood Diamonds Remix)
  • Breton – S4
  • Breton – 302 Watchtowers
  • Broods – Bridges
  • Broods – Bridges
  • Bunker – My Own Way
  • Burial – Come Down to Us
  • Cities Aviv – PERPETUATE THE REAL
  • Cloud Nothings – I'm Not Part of Me
  • Coeur De Pirate – Music When the Lights Go Out
  • Coeur De Pirate – Slow Show
  • Coeur De Pirate – Bottom of the World
  • Cymbals – The End
  • Damien Jurado – Silver Timothy
  • Damien Jurado – Return To Maraqopa
  • Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
  • Dan Croll – From Nowhere
  • Dan Croll – Home
  • DFRNT – Synesthesia
  • DFRNT – Plains
  • Dum Dum Girls – Lost Boys & Girls Club
  • Dum Dum Girls – Too True to Be Good
  • Dum Dum Girls – In the Wake of You
  • East India Youth – Dripping Down
  • East India Youth – Heaven, How Long
  • East India Youth – Looking For Someone
  • East India Youth – Song For A Granular Piano
  • Ed Harcourt – In My Time Of Dust
  • Elliot Fresh – Dunce Hats
  • Foxes – Youth
  • Gardens & Villa – Colony Glen
  • Gardens & Villa – Echosassy
  • Gardens & Villa – Avalanche
  • Gem Club – Hypericum
  • Gem Club – Soft Season
  • Graphics – Chim Chim Charoo
  • Hideyuki Hashimoto – Umi
  • Hideyuki Hashimoto – Taiwa
  • Hideyuki Hashimoto – Spring
  • Hospitality – Going Out
  • Hospitality – I Miss Your Bones
  • I Break Horses – Denial
  • iamamiwhoami – Fountain
  • James Vincent McMorrow – Cavalier
  • James Vincent McMorrow – The Lakes
  • Julie Byrne – Attached to Us Like Butcher Wrap
  • Julie Byrne – Piano Music for Lucy
  • Kevin Drew – Good Sex
  • Laura Stevenson – Runner
  • Leo Welch – A Long Journey
  • Leo Welch – The Lord Will Make A Way
  • Lo-Fang – #88
  • Lost In The Trees – Rites
  • Lyla Foy – Feather Tongue
  • Marissa Nadler – Anyone Else
  • Mark McGuire – Wonderland of Living Things
  • Mark McGuire – In Search of the Miraculous
  • Mark McGuire – The Instinct
  • Metronomy – Love Letters
  • MisterWives – Coffins
  • Moderat – Last Time
  • Moderat – Last Time (Jon Hopkins Remix)
  • Mogwai – No Medicine for Regret
  • Odessa – I Will Be There
  • Otto A Totland – Pinô
  • Otto A Totland – North Way
  • Painted Palms – Forever
  • Pegase – Ladybug
  • Phantogram – Nothing But Trouble
  • Philémon Cimon – Au cinéma
  • Quilt – Tie Up the Tides
  • Rain Dog – Felicity
  • Rain Dog – Regolith
  • Rain Dog – Nexus
  • Rain Dog – The World Is My Shotgun
  • Ricky Eat Acid – It Will Draw Me Over to It Like It Always Does
  • Rufus Wainwright – Me And Liza
  • Saintseneca – Uppercutter
  • Sam Smith – Nirvana
  • School '94 – Clouds aside
  • School of Language – Between The Suburbs
  • Schoolboy Q – Break The Bank
  • Seekae – Yurai
  • Seekae – Void
  • Seekae – Wool
  • September Girls – Heartbeats
  • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Stranger to My Happiness
  • Silversun Pickups – Cannibal
  • Simone Dinnerstein – Invention No. 13 in A Minor, BWV 784
  • Simone Dinnerstein – Sinfonia No. 13 in A Minor, BWV 799
  • Snakadaktal – The Sun II (radio mix)
  • Snakadaktal – East of Here
  • snowbird – I Heard The Owl Call My Name
  • snowbird – Where Foxes Hide
  • snowbird – Heart Of The Woods (RX Gibbs Remix)
  • Sondre Lerche & Kato Ådland – Palindromes
  • St. Even – Until Now Forever
  • St. Even – Home Is Where You Hang Your Head
  • St. Even – Worth the Wading
  • Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks – Lariat
  • STRFKR – Leave it All Behind (Ben Aqua Remix)
  • Ta-Ku – Hands in the Rain
  • Temples – Shelter Song
  • Thaddeus Lowe – You Kissed the Shore
  • The Hidden Cameras – Gay Goth Scene
  • The John Lurie National Orchestra – Men with Sticks (Noble Version)
  • The John Lurie National Orchestra – The Beast
  • The Lowest Pair – Living Is Dying
  • The Notwist – Close to the Glass
  • The Notwist – Kong
  • The Orb – Soulman (Instrumental)
  • The War On Drugs – Red Eyes
  • Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Austerity Blues
  • Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Take Away These Early Grave Blues
  • Todd Osborn – Michigan Dream
  • Tripwires – China Girl
  • Warpaint – Love Is to Die
  • Warpaint – Teese
  • Warpaint – Feeling Alright
  • Wild Cub – Wild Light
  • Wild Cub – Thunder Clatter
  • Wye Oak – The Tower
  • Young Fathers – LOW
  • Young Fathers – GET UP
  • Young Fathers – AM I NOT YOUR BOY
  • Sun Kil Moon – Carissa
  • Sun Kil Moon – I Can't Live Without My Mother's Love
  • Sun Kil Moon – I Watched The Film The Song Remains The Same
  • Step Brothers – Banging Sound (feat. Fashawn)
  • Elbow – New York Morning
  • Little Dragon – Klapp Klapp
  • Lost In The Trees – Rites
  • Lost In The Trees – Past Life
  • Angel Olsen – White Fire
  • Angel Olsen – Stars
  • Angel Olsen – Forgiven/Forgotten
  • Tinariwen – Emajer
  • Tinariwen – Islegh Taghram Tifhamam
  • Tinariwen – Chaghaybou
  • Cheatahs – The Swan
  • Com Truise – Subsonic
  • Chet Faker – Talk Is Cheap
  • Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks – Houston Hades
  • Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks – Lariat
  • Temples – Mesmerise
  • Temples – Shelter Song
  • Bombay Bicycle Club – Home By Now
  • Phantogram – Howling At The Moon
  • Phantogram – Bad Dreams
  • St. Vincent – Rattlesnake
  • St. Vincent – Huey Newton
  • St. Vincent – Regret
  • St. Vincent – Severed Crossed Fingers
  • The Notwist – Signals
  • The Notwist – Close To The Glass
  • The Notwist – Kong
  • The Notwist – Run Run Run
  • Neneh Cherry – Out Of The Black (featuring Robyn)
  • Neneh Cherry – Weightless
  • Neneh Cherry – Everything
  • iamamiwhoami – Hunting for Pearls
  • Marissa Nadler – Dead City Emily
  • Marissa Nadler – Drive
  • Schoolboy Q – Collard Greens
  • Schoolboy Q – Break The Bank
  • Beck – Don't Let It Go
  • Real Estate – Had To Hear
  • Real Estate – Talking Backwards
  • Real Estate – Primitive
  • Lo-Fang – Boris
  • Dot – Call It Passion, Call It Patience
  • Dot – Intention
  • Sharon Van Etten – Taking Chances
  • RAC – Let Go
  • RAC – Hollywood
  • RAC – Hard To Hold
  • Linda Perhacs – Intensity
  • The Preatures – Better Than It Ever Could Be
  • How To Dress Well – Words I Don't Remember
  • Ambrose Akinmusire – As We Fight (Willie Penrose)
  • Bradford Cox – Skeleton Disk Loop
  • Bradford Cox – Dream Logic
  • Bradford Cox – Snow on Cape
  • Bradford Cox – Paprika Expose
  • Metronomy – Love Letters
  • Metronomy – Month of Sundays
  • Metronomy – The Most Immaculate Haircut
  • Metronomy – Never Wanted
  • The War On Drugs – Red Eyes
  • Dan Croll – Can You Hear Me
  • Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
  • Kevin Drew – And That's All I Know
  • Perfect Pussy – Interference Fits
  • Warm Soda – Things That We Said
  • Warm Soda – Postcards
  • Vancouver Sleep Clinic – Collapse
  • The Mary Onettes – Naive Dream
  • Vtgnike – Zarubezh
  • Kaja Gunnufsen – Faen Ta
  • Kaja Gunnufsen – Høst (feat. Handerre Linni)
  • The Mary Onettes – Naive Dream
  • Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
  • Armon Jay – Edge of the Dark
  • Armon Jay – The Harvest
  • Fear Of Men – Outrun Me
  • Fear Of Men – Luna
  • Fear Of Men – Alta/Waterfall
  • Future Islands – Sun in the Morning
  • Built To Spill – Jokerman
  • Mac Demarco – Blue Boy
  • Mac Demarco – Goodbye Weekend
  • Mac Demarco – Passing Out Pieces
  • Saintseneca – Daendors
  • Saintseneca – Falling Off
  • Saintseneca – Only The Young Die Good
  • Gabriel Garzon-Montano – 6 8
  • School of Language – Dress Up
  • Cloud Nothings – I'm Not Part of Me
  • Todd Terje – Strandbar
  • Todd Terje – Alfonso Muskedunder
  • Todd Terje – Inspector Norse
  • SOHN – The Wheel
  • SOHN – Ransom Notes
  • Sza – Ur
  • Sza – Julia
  • Sza – HiiiJack
  • Sza – Sweet November
  • Chet Faker – Talk Is Cheap
  • White Hinterland – Ring the Bell
  • White Hinterland – Sickle No Sword
  • Thee Oh Sees – Drop
  • The War On Drugs – Red Eyes
  • Kelis – Jerk Ribs
  • Swans – A Little God In My Hands
  • Orcas – Half Light
  • Orcas – Capillaries
  • Chet Faker – 1998
  • Chet Faker – Cigarettes & Loneliness
  • Avid Dancer – Stop Playing with My Heart
  • Cymbals – You Are
  • iamamiwhoami – Vista
  • Lykke Li – No Rest For The Wicked (feat. A$AP Rocky)
  • The Afghan Whigs – These Sticks
  • Ramona Lisa – Lady's Got Gills
  • Ramona Lisa – Backwards and Upwards
  • Jon Hopkins – We Disappear (feat. Lulu James)
  • William Onyeabor – Atomic Bomb (William Onyeabor vs. Hot Chip)
  • William Onyeabor – Body and Soul (Whatever / Whatever Mix)
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Hey Joe
  • Blackbird Blackbird – Tangerine Sky
  • Savages – Dream Baby Dream
  • tUnE-yArDs – Water Fountain
  • tUnE-yArDs – Hey Life
  • tUnE-yArDs – Real Thing
  • Broken Twin – Roam
  • Wye Oak – Glory
  • Wye Oak – Sick Talk
  • Wye Oak – Logic of Color
  • Young Magic – Mythnomer
  • Young Magic – Fall In
  • tUnE-yArDs – Stop That Man
  • Lykke Li – Gunshot
  • Owen Pallett – Song For Five & Six
  • Ben Khan – Youth
  • Ben Khan – Drive, Pt. 1
  • Wet – Dreams
  • The Antlers – Hotel
  • The Antlers – Palace
  • Little Dragon – Klapp Klapp
  • Little Dragon – Cat Rider
  • Little Dragon – Paris
  • Little Dragon – Killing Me
  • Little Dragon – Let Go
  • Swans – Oxygen
  • Swans – A Little God In My Hands
  • Amen Dunes – Love
  • Chad VanGaalen – Where Are You?
  • Chad VanGaalen – Weighed Sin
  • Chad VanGaalen – Lila
  • Amen Dunes – I Know Myself
  • Yann Tiersen – A Midsummer Evening
  • Yann Tiersen – Ar Maen Bihan
  • Yann Tiersen – Grønjørd
  • Amen Dunes – White Child
  • Amen Dunes – Lonely Richard
  • Amen Dunes – I Can't Dig It
  • Amen Dunes – Love
  • Owen Pallett – The Secret Seven
  • Owen Pallett – Song For Five & Six
  • Sylvan Esso – Could I Be
  • Sylvan Esso – Hey Mami
  • Sunny Day Real Estate – Lipton Witch
  • Sylvan Esso – Uncatena
  • Kimbra – Love In High Places
  • Kimbra – Nobody But You
  • Julia Holter – Don't Make Me Over
  • Tame Impala – Solitude Is Bliss
  • Caribou – Can't Do Without You (Single)
  • Loney Dear – B A K L
  • Asgeir – King and Cross
  • Asgeir – In Harmony
  • Glass Towers – Gloom
  • Perfect Pussy – Bells
  • Perfect Pussy – Big Stars
  • Perfect Pussy – Interference Fits
  • Spoon – Inside Out
  • Spoon – Do You
  • Spoon – They Want My Soul
  • Spoon – New York Kiss
  • School of Language – Marine Life 2014
  • School of Language – Dress Up
  • My Brightest Diamond – Lover Killer
  • Dan Bodan – Soft as Rain

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