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

Short List

  • Slowdive – Slomo
  • The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness
  • Priests – Nothing Feels Natural
  • Mount Kimbie, Andrea Balency – You Look Certain (I’m Not So Sure)
  • Broken Social Scene – Hug Of Thunder
  • Washed Out – Hard To Say Goodbye
  • Frank Ocean – Chanel
  • Sam O.B., Olga Bell – Balance
  • Vince Staples – BagBak
  • Kelela – LMK
  • Fever Ray – Plunge
  • Kelly Lee Owens – Bird
  • Four Tet – Two Thousand and Seventeen
  • Wye Oak – Spiral
  • Steve Reich, POLIÇA, s t a r g a z e – Bruise Blood: Reimagining Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood, Pt. 1
  • Juana Molina – Paraguaya
  • Nick Hakim – Cuffed
  • Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Crawl
  • Kendrick Lamar, Zacari – LOVE. FEAT. ZACARI.
  • SZA – Prom
  • Perfume Genius – Valley
  • Jay Som – The Bus Song
  • Sampha – Incomplete Kisses
  • Moses Sumney – Quarrel
  • Björk, Arca – Saint
  • Julie Byrne – I Live Now as a Singer

Favorite Tracks