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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2018

December

  • The Radio Dept. – Mad About The Boy
  • Björk – Unravel
  • Tanukichan – Enough
  • Tom Waits – Better Off Without A Wife
  • Zoology – 100°
  • Nick Drake – Thoughts Of Mary Jane
  • Herb Alpert – Rotation
  • Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose – Too Late To Turn Back Now
  • Traxman – Itz Crack
  • DJ Rashad – She A Go (feat. Spinn & Taso)
  • Eartha Kitt – I Want to Be Evil
  • Janet Jackson – I Get Lonely
  • Chet Baker – I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)
  • Agnes Obel – Fuel to Fire (David Lynch Remix)
  • Esbjörn Svensson Trio – From Gagarin's Point of View
  • Julie London – Dark
  • Scott Orr – No Phone
  • Air – Playground love - vibraphone version
  • Khruangbin – Mr. White
  • Leon Vynehall – Movements (Chapter III)
  • Zero 7 – Monday Night
  • Agnes Obel – Dorian (Daniel Matz Rework)
  • D'Angelo – Really Love
  • Adrianne Lenker – symbol
  • Archy Marshall – Empty Vessels
  • David McCallum – House Of Mirrors - Remastered
  • Hampshire & Foat – Galaxies Like Grains of Sand
  • Yasuaki Shimizu – Umi No Ue Kara
  • F.S. Blumm, Nils Frahm – Valentine My Funny
  • The Cinematic Orchestra – Channel 1 Suite
  • Bill Evans – Peace Piece
  • Bill Evans – Love Theme From 'Spartacus'
  • Yusef Lateef – Love Theme From Spartacus - Remastered
  • Yusef Lateef – The Plum Blossom - Rudy Van Gelder Remaster
  • Mulatu Astatke – Tezeta (Nostalgia)
  • Akira Kosemura – Between The Trees
  • Nils Frahm – My Friend the Forest
  • Alice Coltrane – Turiya & Ramakrishna
  • Blossom Dearie – Now At Last
  • The Tallest Man On Earth, yMusic – On Every Page
  • Bill Evans Trio – My Foolish Heart - Live
  • Yusef Lateef – First Gymnopedie
  • Sibylle Baier – The End
  • Sibylle Baier – Tonight
  • Liars – The Exact Colour Of Doubt
  • Lonnie Liston Smith and the Cosmic Echoes – Astral Traveling
  • Mia Doi Todd – Paraty
  • James Blake – The Wilhelm Scream
  • Lambchop – NIV
  • Jon Brion – Phone Call - Score
  • Beach House – Astronaut
  • Randy Newman – Baltimore
  • Bill Fay – I Hear You Calling
  • Jon Brion – Strings That Tie To You - Original Version
  • Carla dal Forno – Clusters
  • Martyn Heyne – Fårö
  • Jonny Nash, Suzanne Kraft – Hanging Glass Structure
  • Kraak & Smaak, Alxndr London – Hands of Time (feat. Alxndr London)
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – Cryo
  • St. Vincent – Champagne Year
  • St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
  • DARKSIDE – Paper Trails
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Rest
  • Yo La Tengo – Nowhere Near
  • Alice Coltrane – Paramahansa Lake
  • BADBADNOTGOOD – Velvet
  • Low – Always Trying to Work It Out
  • Yo La Tengo – Superstar-Watcher
  • Portishead – Threads
  • The Turtles – You Showed Me
  • Agnes Obel – It's Happening Again (Instrumental)
  • Arca – Held Apart
  • Jessica Pratt – This Time Around
  • Gwilym Gold – Unknown
  • Pharoah Sanders – Astral Traveling
  • Leon Vynehall – Envelopes (Chapter VI)
  • George Duke – Sweet Bite
  • Dorothy Ashby – Invitation
  • Yasuko Agawa – L.A. Night
  • Spiritualized – Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
  • Alice Boman – End Of Time
  • Portishead – Glory Box
  • Dungen – Peri Banu vid sjön (VERSION)
  • Golden Ivy – Söndagsmålare
  • The Cure – To The Sky
  • Efek Rumah Kaca – Desember
  • Kadhja Bonet – Remember the Rain
  • Do Make Say Think – Chinatown
  • Miles Davis – Générique
  • Wallace Roney – Michelle
  • Lissie – Hero
  • Bohren & Der Club Of Gore – Karin
  • Julia Holter – Words I Heard
  • Harold Budd – Bismillahi 'Rrahmani 'Rrahim
  • David Shire – Theme From the Conversation (Ensemble) - Ensemble
  • Bill Evans Trio – My Foolish Heart
  • John Coltrane, Johnny Hartman – My One And Only Love
  • Sonny Rollins – God Bless the Child
  • Jacques Loussier Trio – 協奏曲第2番ト短調「夏」: Gymnopédie No. 1, Variation 1 (Arr. for Jazz Trio)
  • Nina Simone – I Hold No Grudge
  • Chihei Hatakeyama – Prince of the Sea
  • Colin Stetson – All the colors bleached to white (ILAIJ II)
  • Jon Hassell – Empire III
  • Julie Byrne, Steve Sobs – Spain

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