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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2017

Long List

  • Julie Byrne – Sleepwalker
  • Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Sour Mango
  • Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Crawl
  • The Shins – Name For You
  • Priests – Pink White House
  • Priests – Nothing Feels Natural
  • Priests – Suck
  • Tei Shi – Keep Running
  • El Michels Affair, Lee Fields, The Shacks – Tearz (45 Mix)
  • Father John Misty – Ballad of the Dying Man
  • Sampha – Plastic 100°C
  • Sampha – (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano
  • Sampha – Incomplete Kisses
  • Thundercat – Bus In These Streets
  • Thundercat – A Fan's Mail (Tron Song Suite II)
  • Tei Shi – How Far
  • Young Fathers, Leith Congregational Choir – Only God Knows
  • Little Dragon – Sweet
  • Frank Ocean – Chanel
  • Jacques Greene – Real Time
  • Jacques Greene – To Say
  • Arca – Reverie
  • Geotic – Nav
  • Kevin Morby – Come to Me Now
  • Feist – Pleasure
  • Jacques Greene – Feel Infinite
  • Arca – Desafío
  • Kendrick Lamar – DNA.
  • Kendrick Lamar – PRIDE.
  • Gorillaz, Vince Staples – Ascension (feat. Vince Staples)
  • Forest Swords – Panic
  • Gorillaz, Danny Brown, Kelela – Submission (feat. Danny Brown & Kelela)
  • Perfume Genius – Valley
  • Perfume Genius – Die 4 You
  • Perfume Genius, Weyes Blood – Sides
  • Young Galaxy – Stay for Real
  • Frank Ocean – Biking (Solo)
  • Chromatics – Shadow
  • The Comet Is Coming – Ascension
  • Mac DeMarco – My Old Man
  • Blonde Redhead – 3 O'clock
  • Feist, Jarvis Cocker – Century
  • Frank Ocean – Lens
  • Gabriel Garzón-Montano – My Balloon
  • Julie Byrne – Natural Blue
  • Julie Byrne – I Live Now as a Singer
  • Kendrick Lamar – DUCKWORTH.
  • Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog
  • Real Estate – Darling
  • Real Estate – Stained Glass
  • Spoon – Do I Have to Talk You Into It
  • Spoon – Can I Sit Next to You
  • Jlin – Nyakinyua Rise
  • Jlin – Black Origami
  • Jlin – Carbon 7 (161)
  • Sam Amidon – Juma Mountain
  • Sam Amidon – Gendel in 5
  • Slowdive – Star Roving
  • Slowdive – Sugar for the Pill
  • Chromatics – Blue Moon
  • Alice Coltrane – Om Shanti
  • Alice Coltrane – Om Rama
  • Dirty Projectors – Little Bubble
  • James Place – Courage To Ask
  • James Place – Move In Blue
  • Wavves – You’re Welcome
  • Nick Murphy – Weak Education
  • Mozart's Sister – Bump
  • Ellen Allien – Innocence
  • Ellen Allien – Stormy Memories
  • Jonny Nash – Ding Repair
  • Jonny Nash – Down In Babakan
  • Nightlands – Only You Know
  • Girlpool – 123
  • Girlpool – It Gets More Blue
  • Juana Molina – Cosoco
  • Juana Molina – Sin dones
  • Juana Molina – A00 B01
  • Juana Molina – Cara de espejo
  • Colin Stetson – Spindrift
  • Colin Stetson – All this I do for glory
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – andata
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – solari
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – ff
  • Shugo Tokumaru – Lita-Ruta
  • Shugo Tokumaru – Migiri
  • Valgeir Sigurðsson – No Nights Dark Enough II. Infamy Sings
  • GAS – Narkopop 10
  • Mozart's Sister – Plastic Memories
  • Mozart's Sister – Eternally Girl
  • Raekwon, G-Eazy – Purple Brick Road
  • Raekwon, Lil Wayne – My Corner
  • Raekwon, Andra Day – Visiting Hour
  • Actress – X22RME
  • Actress – UNTITLED 7
  • Actress – CYN
  • Future Islands – Through the Roses
  • Future Islands, Debbie Harry – Shadows
  • Sky H1 – Huit
  • Kareem Lotfy – Fr3sh
  • Freddie Gibbs – Amnesia
  • Freddie Gibbs – Crushed Glass
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain, Sky Ferreira – Black And Blues (feat. Sky Ferreira)
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain – Los Feliz (Blues And Greens)
  • Jay Som – The Bus Song
  • Jay Som – Baybee
  • Jay Som – 1 Billion Dogs
  • Oddisee – Things
  • Oddisee – Digging Deep
  • Thundercat – Friend Zone
  • Jens Lekman – Postcard #17
  • Jens Lekman – What's That Perfume That You Wear?
  • Jens Lekman – How Can I Tell Him
  • Tinariwen – Nànnuflày
  • Tinariwen – Ténéré Tàqqàl
  • Tinariwen – Ittus
  • Ryan Adams – Doomsday
  • Syd, 6LACK – Over
  • Syd – Body
  • Sinkane – Telephone
  • P.O.S, Lady Midnight – Faded
  • P.O.S – Thieves/Kings
  • P.O.S, Hard_R, Allan Kingdom, Astronautalis, Kathleen Hanna, Lizzo, Eric Mayson, Lydia Liza, Nicholas L. Perez – Sleepdrone/Superposition
  • Austra – Utopia
  • Austra – Future Politics
  • Bonobo, Rhye – Break Apart
  • Bonobo – Kerala
  • The xx – Lips
  • The xx – Dangerous
  • Run The Jewels, Joi – Down (feat. Joi)
  • Run The Jewels – Legend Has It
  • Thunder Dreamer – You Know Me
  • Portugal. The Man, Medasin – Feel It Still - Medasin Remix
  • Kalbells – Why?!steria
  • Beach Fossils – Tangerine
  • Cigarettes After Sex – Each Time You Fall In Love
  • Now, Now – SGL
  • Fleet Foxes – Fool's Errand
  • Beacon – Marion
  • Joywave – It's A Trip!
  • Ásgeir – I Know You Know
  • Nick Hakim – Green Twins
  • Nick Hakim – Roller Skates
  • Nick Hakim – JP
  • Slowdive – Slomo
  • Slowdive – No Longer Making Time
  • Priests – Lelia 20
  • Toro y Moi – Girl Like You
  • Angelo De Augustine – Crazy, Stoned, and Gone
  • Dent May, Frankie Cosmos – Across The Multiverse (feat. Frankie Cosmos)
  • Karriem Riggins – Bahia Dreamin’
  • Jorja Smith – Teenage Fantasy
  • Kevin Morby – City Music
  • Nosaj Thing, Steve Spacek – All Points Back To U (feat. Steve Spacek)
  • Twin Peaks – Tossing Tears
  • Shabazz Palaces, Quazarz – Since C.A.Y.A.
  • Shabazz Palaces, Quazarz, Thaddillac – Shine a Light
  • Porter Ray, Alana Belle, Stas THEE Boss, THEESatisfaction – Lightro [Looking for the Light]
  • Lorde – Green Light
  • Lorde – Homemade Dynamite
  • Lorde – Hard Feelings/Loveless
  • Lorde – Supercut
  • Vince Staples – Crabs In A Bucket
  • Vince Staples – Big Fish
  • Vince Staples – Love Can Be...
  • Vince Staples – 745
  • Vince Staples – BagBak
  • Vince Staples – Homage
  • Vince Staples – Rain Come Down
  • Washed Out – Floating By
  • Washed Out – Get Lost
  • Colin Stetson – In the clinches
  • Vagabon – Minneapolis
  • Olga Bell – Special Leave
  • Olga Bell, Kahn – America (Kahn Remix)
  • Steve Reich, POLIÇA, s t a r g a z e – Bruise Blood: Reimagining Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood, Pt. 1
  • Steve Reich, POLIÇA, s t a r g a z e – Bruise Blood: Reimagining Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood, Pt. 2
  • Steve Reich, POLIÇA, s t a r g a z e – Bruise Blood: Reimagining Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood, Pt. 3
  • Vulfpeck – Centering Fugue
  • Denzel Curry, BadBadNotGood – Ultimate - BADBADNOTGOOD Sessions
  • Denzel Curry, BadBadNotGood – Sick & Tired - BADBADNOTGOOD Sessions
  • Grizzly Bear – Four Cypresses
  • Grizzly Bear – Three Rings
  • Broken Social Scene – Hug Of Thunder
  • Broken Social Scene – Stay Happy
  • The War On Drugs – Pain
  • The War On Drugs – Thinking Of A Place
  • Brand New – Can't Get It Out
  • LCD Soundsystem – change yr mind
  • LCD Soundsystem – tonite
  • LCD Soundsystem – emotional haircut
  • Mary Epworth – Me Swimming
  • Peter Broderick – Arthur's Opinion
  • The Range – New Lots
  • Melanie De Biasio – Gold Junkies
  • Oumou Sangaré, Tony Allen, Flako – Yere Faga - Natureboy Flako Version
  • Timber Timbre – Grifting
  • The Tallest Man On Earth, yMusic – On Every Page
  • Ted Leo – Can't Go Back
  • Ted Leo – You're Like Me
  • Ted Leo – Used to Believe
  • The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness
  • Mount Kimbie – Audition
  • Mount Kimbie, James Blake – We Go Home Together
  • Zola Jesus – Exhumed
  • Mount Kimbie, Andrea Balency – You Look Certain (I’m Not So Sure)
  • Mount Kimbie – T.A.M.E.D
  • Mount Kimbie, James Blake – How We Got By
  • Tove Lo – Disco Tits
  • Frank Ocean – Provider
  • SALES – Talk a Lot
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest
  • Luwten – Double For Me
  • Mura Masa, NAO – Firefly (feat. NAO)
  • Broken Social Scene – Mouth Guards Of The Apocalypse
  • ionnalee – NOT HUMAN
  • Sudan Archives – Paid
  • Mura Masa, A$AP Rocky – Love$ick (feat. A$AP Rocky)
  • NAO – Nostalgia
  • Mura Masa, Tom Tripp – helpline (feat. Tom Tripp)
  • Joanne Robertson, Dean Blunt – X
  • Joanne Robertson, Dean Blunt – HAD MY GUARD UP 2 U (SINCE '92)
  • Nosaj Thing – Get Like
  • Nosaj Thing – U G
  • Nosaj Thing, Zuri Marley – Way We Were (feat. Zuri Marley)
  • Nosaj Thing – Sister
  • Wye Oak – Spiral
  • Wye Oak – Wave Is Not the Water
  • BadBadNotGood, Colin Stetson – Confessions Pt III (feat. Colin Stetson)
  • The Clientele – Everything You See Tonight Is Different From Itself
  • Burial – Rodent
  • Chelsea Wolfe – Two Spirit
  • Morrissey – Spent the Day in Bed
  • Now, Now – Yours
  • Photay – Eco Friend
  • Photay, Madison McFerrin – Outré Lux (feat. Madison McFerrin)
  • Photay – Inharmonious Slog
  • Photay – The Everyday Push
  • Photay – Bombogenesis
  • Your Old Droog – White Rappers (A Good Guest)
  • Your Old Droog – You Can Do It! (Give Up)
  • Omni – Equestrian
  • Omni – After Dinner
  • Omni – Supermoon
  • Moses Sumney – Plastic
  • Moses Sumney – Quarrel
  • Moses Sumney – Lonely World
  • Omni – Southbound Station
  • Four Tet – Lush
  • Four Tet – Two Thousand and Seventeen
  • Four Tet – SW9 9SL
  • Four Tet – Memories
  • Four Tet – Daughter
  • Iglooghost – Pale Eyes
  • Four Tet – Planet
  • Kamasi Washington – Perspective
  • Kamasi Washington – Truth
  • Washed Out – Hard To Say Goodbye
  • The War On Drugs – Holding On
  • Iglooghost – White Gum
  • Iglooghost – Sōlar Blade
  • Kimbra – Everybody Knows
  • Kimbra, Young Dreams, Jaga Jazzist – Relative Peace - Oban Rework
  • Empress Of – Go To Hell
  • Wolf Alice – After The Zero Hour
  • TOKiMONSTA, Isaiah Rashad, Joey Purp, Ambré – No Way (feat. Isaiah Rashad, Joey Purp, & Ambré)
  • Atelje – 50/50
  • Dent May, Frankie Cosmos – Across The Multiverse (feat. Frankie Cosmos)
  • Shigeto – Detroit Part II
  • The Clientele – The Neighbour
  • The Clientele – Lunar Days
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  • The Tallest Man On Earth, yMusic – There's No Leaving Now
  • Shigeto, Zelooperz – Barry White (ft. ZelooperZ)
  • The Clientele – The Age of Miracles
  • yaeji – Noonside
  • yaeji – Full of It
  • Iglooghost – Bug Thief
  • Iglooghost – Zen Champ
  • Botany – Crowd Nothings
  • Botany – Yon
  • Botany – Wednesday Night Oct 28 2015
  • Dent May – Face Down In The Gutter Of Your Love
  • Phoebe Bridgers – Smoke Signals
  • Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness
  • Kelly Lee Owens – Lucid
  • Kelly Lee Owens – Bird
  • Feist – Get Not High, Get Not Low
  • 00110100 01010100 – 0181 000 0003
  • 00110100 01010100 – 0181 000 0007
  • Feist – Any Party
  • Art Feynman – Slow Down
  • Art Feynman – Two Minor
  • Daphni – Face to Face
  • Daphni – Vikram
  • Daphni – Hey Drum
  • Daphni – Medellin
  • Daphni – Life’s What You Make It
  • Jlin – Kyanite
  • Jlin – 1%
  • Lusine – Canopy
  • Lusine, Vilja Larjosto – Just a Cloud
  • Lusine, Vilja Larjosto – Won't Forget
  • Wolf Parade – Lazarus Online
  • Wolf Parade – You're Dreaming
  • Wolf Parade – Valley Boy
  • Wolf Parade – Weaponized
  • Wolf Parade – Artificial Life
  • Moses Sumney – Don't Bother Calling
  • Moses Sumney – Doomed
  • Moses Sumney – Self-Help Tape
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – An Intention
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – A Kid
  • Kelela – Frontline
  • Kelela – Take Me Apart
  • Kelela – Enough
  • Kelela – LMK
  • LCD Soundsystem – how do you sleep?
  • Sampha – Blood on Me
  • Kelela – Onanon
  • St. Vincent – Happy Birthday, Johnny
  • King Krule – Biscuit Town
  • King Krule – Dum Surfer
  • King Krule – Logos
  • King Krule – Emergency Blimp
  • King Krule – Half Man Half Shark
  • King Krule – The Ooz
  • King Krule – La Lune
  • Destroyer – Sky’s Grey
  • Destroyer – A Light Travels Down the Catwalk
  • The National – Nobody Else Will Be There
  • The National – Empire Line
  • The National – I'll Still Destroy You
  • The National – Guilty Party
  • The National – Carin at the Liquor Store
  • The National – Dark Side of the Gym
  • Dawn Richard, Machinedrum – Stopwatch
  • Spoon – I Summon You (Cool)
  • Sam O.B. – Common Ground
  • Sam O.B., Olga Bell – Balance
  • Sam O.B. – Revolve
  • Sam O.B. – Midnight Blue
  • Sam O.B., midnight – Sirens
  • Sam O.B. – 237 AM
  • Hater – Carpet
  • Hater – Heavy Hearts
  • Hater – You Tried
  • Vagabon – The Embers
  • Vagabon – Cleaning House
  • Alvvays – In Undertow
  • Alvvays – Not My Baby
  • Alvvays – Hey
  • Alvvays – Lollipop (Ode To Jim)
  • Alvvays – Saved By A Waif
  • Nation of Language – I've Thought About Chicago
  • Alex Lahey – Every Day's the Weekend
  • Alex Lahey – I Haven't Been Taking Care of Myself
  • Alex Lahey – Backpack
  • Alex Lahey – I Want U
  • Alex Lahey – There's No Money
  • Thunder Dreamer – Why Bother
  • Lindstrøm, Grace Hall – Shinin'
  • Thunder Dreamer – Capture
  • Thunder Dreamer – St-Malo
  • Thunder Dreamer – Live on Without Me
  • Lindstrøm – Drift
  • Oddisee – You Grew Up
  • Oddisee, Toine – NNGE
  • Oddisee – Want to Be
  • Arca – Anoche
  • Arca – Urchin
  • Arca – Castration
  • Perfume Genius – Otherside
  • Perfume Genius – Go Ahead
  • Perfume Genius – Wreath
  • Perfume Genius – Every Night
  • Perfume Genius – Braid
  • Perfume Genius – Run Me Through
  • Toro y Moi – Mirage
  • Toro y Moi – Windows
  • Toro y Moi – Girl Like You
  • Dauwd – Macadam Therapy
  • Dauwd – Analogische Memories
  • Dauwd – Unconscious
  • Fever Ray – Wanna Sip
  • Fever Ray – Mustn't Hurry
  • Fever Ray, Tami T – A Part Of Us (feat. Tami T)
  • Fever Ray – This Country
  • Fever Ray – Plunge
  • Fever Ray – To The Moon And Back
  • Fever Ray – Red Trails
  • Fever Ray – Mama's Hand
  • Julien Baker – Sour Breath
  • Japanese Breakfast – Diving Woman
  • Japanese Breakfast – This House
  • Japanese Breakfast – Till Death
  • Julien Baker – Appointments
  • Julien Baker – Shadowboxing
  • Grizzly Bear – Glass Hillside
  • Julien Baker – Hurt Less
  • Grizzly Bear – Mourning Sound
  • Grizzly Bear – Neighbors
  • Grizzly Bear – Systole
  • Kendrick Lamar – YAH.
  • Kendrick Lamar – ELEMENT.
  • Kendrick Lamar – FEEL.
  • Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna – LOYALTY. FEAT. RIHANNA.
  • Kendrick Lamar, Zacari – LOVE. FEAT. ZACARI.
  • Half Waif – Frost Burn
  • James McAlister, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner – Jupiter
  • James McAlister, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner – Venus
  • James McAlister, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner – Uranus
  • James McAlister, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner – Moon
  • James McAlister, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner – Mercury
  • Khruangbin – Maria También
  • Vulfpeck, Joey Dosik, David T. Walker, James Gadson – Running Away (feat. Joey Dosik, David T. Walker & James Gadson)
  • Vulfpeck, Michael Bland – Hero Town (feat. Michael Bland)
  • Vulfpeck, Charles Jones – Baby I Don’t Know Oh Oh (feat. Charles Jones)
  • Mønic, Burial – Deep Summer - Burial Remix
  • Björk, Arca – Arisen My Senses
  • Björk, Arca – The Gate
  • Björk, Arca – Utopia
  • Björk, Arca – Courtship
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Lying with You
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Deadly Valentine
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Songbird in a Cage
  • Baths – Abscond
  • Hiroshi Yoshimura – Clouds
  • Hiroshi Yoshimura – Soto Wa Ame - Rain out of Window
  • HNNY – Till dig
  • HNNY – Trettio
  • Kevin Morby – Baltimore (Sky At Night)
  • Sufjan Stevens – Drawn to the Blood - Sufjan Stevens Remix
  • Sufjan Stevens, Doveman – Exploding Whale - Doveman Remix
  • Milo – Poet (Black Bean)
  • Milo – Call + Form (Picture)
  • Milo, Self Jupiter – Ornette's Swan Song
  • Milo – Embroidering Machine
  • Jane Weaver – H>A>K
  • Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology
  • yaeji – drink i'm sippin on
  • Jane Weaver – The Lightning Back
  • Kelly Lee Owens, Jenny Hval – Anxi.
  • Kelly Lee Owens – Arthur
  • Beach Fossils – Tangerine
  • SZA – Prom
  • SZA – Anything
  • Spoon – Tear It Down
  • Pinegrove – Intrepid

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