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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2016

Long List

  • Naps – Social Skills
  • Kanye West – FML
  • Vince Staples – War Ready
  • Tove Lo – Cool Girl
  • Frank Ocean – Self Control
  • Pinegrove – Cadmium
  • Nicolas Jaar – The Governor
  • Leonard Cohen – On the Level
  • A Tribe Called Quest – Whateva Will Be
  • Kaja Gunnufsen – Kvinneforum
  • Flock of Dimes – Birthplace
  • Machinedrum – Do It 4 U
  • Dawn Richard – LA (feat. Trombone Shorty)
  • Robert Glasper Experiment – Day To Day
  • Danny Brown – Rolling Stone
  • Bon Iver – 10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄
  • Lost Waves – With You
  • Chance The Rapper – No Problem (feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz)
  • The Avalanches – Subways - In Flagranti Extended Edit
  • BadBadNotGood – In Your Eyes (feat. Charlotte Day Wilson)
  • Jamila Woods – Blk Girl Soldier
  • Blood Orange – Best to You
  • Wye Oak – If You Should See
  • Oddisee – Strength & Weakness
  • James Blake – f.o.r.e.v.e.r.
  • Radiohead – Daydreaming
  • ANOHNI – Drone Bomb Me
  • Tim Hecker – Up Red Bull Creek
  • Kendrick Lamar – untitled 02 | 06.23.2014.
  • Majical Cloudz – Heaven
  • David Bowie – Dollar Days
  • Chairlift – Crying in Public
  • Car Seat Headrest – Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales
  • The Range – Copper Wire
  • Wild Nothing – Reichpop
  • Japanese Breakfast – The Woman That Loves You
  • Yeasayer – Silly Me
  • Gardens & Villa – Fixations
  • KAYTRANADA – BULLETS
  • Angel Olsen – Shut Up Kiss Me
  • Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – A 1000 Times
  • Father John Misty – Real Love Baby
  • Solange – Cranes in the Sky
  • The Radio Dept. – This Thing Was Bound To Happen
  • Sampha – Blood On Me
  • Weyes Blood – Do You Need My Love
  • The xx – On Hold
  • Mitski – Your Best American Girl
  • Anderson .Paak – Come Down
  • IAN SWEET – #23
  • Frankie Cosmos – On the Lips
  • Margaret Glaspy – Emotions And Math
  • Neko Case – Song for Judee
  • Kevin Morby – I Have Been to the Mountain
  • The Field – The Follower
  • Aphex Twin – CHEETAHT7b
  • NAO – Bad Blood
  • William Tyler – I’m Gonna Live Forever (If It Kills Me)
  • Julien Baker – Ballad of Big Nothing
  • Jessy Lanza – It Means I Love You
  • Esperanza Spalding – Judas
  • The Amazing – Ambulance
  • Massive Attack – The Spoils
  • Pantha Du Prince – The Winter Hymn
  • Xenia Rubinos – Don't Wanna Be
  • Eliot Sumner – Firewood
  • Daughter – Doing The Right Thing
  • Michael Kiwanuka – One More Night
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson – Flight From The City
  • Katie Dey – Fear O The Light
  • Kamaiyah – I'm On
  • Noname – Diddy Bop (feat. Cam O'bi & Raury)
  • Isaiah Rashad – Wat's Wrong (feat. Zacari & Kendrick Lamar)
  • Young Thug – Kanye West (feat. Wyclef Jean)
  • Whitney – Golden Days
  • Parquet Courts – Human Performance
  • NxWorries – What More Can I Say
  • F.S. Blumm – Valentine My Funny
  • Illum Sphere – Thousand Yard Stare
  • Mark Pritchard – Beautiful People
  • letherette – Dog Brush
  • Mono/Poly – Nocturne (feat. Seven Davis Jr & Thundercat)
  • Mndsgn – Cosmic Perspective
  • Knxwledge – j∆M.FRºZE
  • Swarvy – Rising Sun / See The Sky
  • Ólafur Arnalds – Particles
  • Branko – Reserva Pra Dois
  • Christian Löffler – Lid
  • Anna Wise – Go (Shigeto Remix)
  • Ravyn Lenae – Alive
  • Jorja Smith – Blue Lights
  • Cadenza – People
  • Charlotte Day Wilson – Find You
  • Nosaj Thing – N R 3
  • LION BABE – Wonder Woman
  • Olga Bell – ATA
  • Machinedrum – Ocean of Thought
  • Jay Daniel – Knowledge Of Selfie
  • Kiiara – Feels - Jai Wolf Remix
  • Axel Boman – In the Dust of This Planet
  • Omni – Afterlife
  • General Ludd – Brilliant Blue
  • Efterklang – Cities of Glass
  • Thomas Cohen – Bloom Forever
  • Poom – Sous l'orage
  • Soulwax – Heaven Scent - Deeweedub
  • Sarah Neufeld – The Ridge
  • Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions – Let Me Get There
  • Africaine 808 – Balla Balla
  • Metronomy – Night Owl
  • Tomppabeats – Like Someone in Love
  • Beck – Wow
  • Jamie Isaac – Cnt U See
  • Crystal Castles – Ornament
  • Drugdealer – Suddenly
  • Seekae – Turbine Blue
  • Compton White – Track 2
  • Felix Laband – Righteous Red Berets - Luke Vibert Remix
  • Romare – Je T’aime
  • Cairobi – Lupo
  • Ben Lukas Boysen – Nocturne 3
  • POLIÇA – Lime Habit
  • Shy Layers – Holding It Back
  • Nite-Funk – Let Me Be Me
  • Bajka – The World
  • MLiR – People
  • Ruby Haunt – Strangers
  • Aldous RH – Sensuality
  • Douglas Dare – New York
  • Marie Davidson – Adieu Au Dancefloor
  • Nearly Oratorio – Occlude
  • Syrinx – Hollywood Dream Trip
  • Alex Izenberg – To Move On
  • Morgan Delt – Some Sunsick Day
  • Izem – Sadeo
  • Boys Noize – Birthday
  • Hudson Mohawke – Shanghaied
  • Takuya Kuroda – Think Twice
  • The Maghreban – Brooklyn
  • Youandewan – Waiting For L
  • chris cohen – As If Apart
  • Bewilderbeast – Talking About Love
  • The Shacks – Orchids
  • KING – The Greatest
  • Childish Gambino – Redbone
  • YG – FDT
  • Darkstar – Reformer
  • Maggie Rogers – Alaska
  • Leon Vynehall – Blush
  • Hoops – Gemini
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Existence in the Unfurling
  • Charlie Hilton – Funny Anyway
  • Marissa Nadler – Janie in Love
  • Felix Snow – Lies (feat. SZA)
  • Fear of Men – Sane
  • Andy Shauf – The Magician
  • Yumi Zouma – Short Truth
  • Margaret Glaspy – You And I

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