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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

Long List

  • The Radio Dept. – Your True Name
  • The Jefferson Park Boys, Kenny Segal, Mr. Carmack, Mike Parvizi – Casual Horns, Dog
  • The Jefferson Park Boys, Kenny Segal, Mr. Carmack, Mike Parvizi – Gramercy Place
  • The Jefferson Park Boys, Kenny Segal, Mr. Carmack, Mike Parvizi – HPOZ
  • Nils Frahm – Sunson
  • Lost Waves – Another Day
  • Jay Som – O.K., Meet Me Underwater
  • Khruangbin – A Hymn
  • Daniel Avery – Slow Fade
  • Rhye – Taste
  • Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel
  • Against All Logic – I Never Dream
  • Natalie Prass – Short Court Style
  • Rhye – Sinful
  • Lucy Dacus – Night Shift
  • Caroline Rose – Money
  • Kendrick Lamar, SZA – All The Stars (with SZA)
  • Jorja Smith – I Am
  • Zacari, Babes Wodumo – Redemption (with Babes Wodumo)
  • Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott – Big Shot (with Travis Scott)
  • The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar – Pray For Me (with Kendrick Lamar)
  • Against All Logic – Such a Bad Way
  • Jay Som – Pirouette
  • Jonny Greenwood – Tree Synthesisers
  • Jonny Greenwood – Sandy's Necklace
  • Porches – Goodbye
  • Porches – Now The Water
  • Porches – Country
  • Young Fathers – In My View
  • Young Fathers – Lord
  • Young Fathers – Border Girl
  • Young Fathers – Picking You
  • The Voidz – Lazy Boy
  • CZARFACE, MF DOOM – Meddle with Metal
  • CZARFACE, MF DOOM – Captain Crunch
  • CZARFACE, MF DOOM – Don't Spoil It
  • CZARFACE, MF DOOM – Bomb Thrown
  • CZARFACE, MF DOOM – Nautical Depth
  • Amen Dunes – Blue Rose
  • Amen Dunes – Miki Dora
  • Amen Dunes – Believe
  • Amen Dunes – Freedom
  • Amen Dunes – L.A.
  • George Clanton – Make It Forever
  • Daniel Rossen – Deerslayer
  • Ryley Walker – Opposite Middle
  • Nathan Fake – Arcaibh
  • The Voidz – Leave It In My Dreams
  • The Voidz – ALieNNatioN
  • The Voidz – All Wordz Are Made Up
  • ⣎⡇ꉺლ༽இ•̛)ྀ◞ ༎ຶ ༽ৣৢ؞ৢ؞ؖ ꉺლ – ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉ ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉ ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉ ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉ ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉ ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉ ̸ ̡ ҉ ҉.·๑ඕั ҉
  • Young Galaxy – Catch Your Breath
  • Young Galaxy – Stay for Real
  • Young Galaxy – River
  • Kamasi Washington – The Space Travelers Lullaby
  • Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Hunnybee
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Everyone Acts Crazy Nowadays
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – How Many Zeros
  • Jon Hopkins – Neon Pattern Drum
  • Jon Hopkins – Luminous Beings
  • Neko Case – Hell-On
  • Dirty Projectors – Break-Thru
  • Melody's Echo Chamber – Desert Horse
  • Now, Now – MJ
  • Jim-E Stack – Somebody
  • Parquet Courts – Total Football
  • Parquet Courts – Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience
  • Parquet Courts – Normalization
  • Courtney Barnett – Nameless, Faceless
  • Yo La Tengo – You Are Here
  • Yo La Tengo – Ashes
  • Yo La Tengo – Shortwave
  • Yo La Tengo – What Chance Have I Got
  • Sudan Archives – Nont For Sale
  • Parquet Courts – Extinction
  • Wye Oak – The Instrument
  • Wye Oak – The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs
  • Wye Oak – Lifer
  • Wye Oak – It Was Not Natural
  • Wye Oak – Symmetry
  • Nils Frahm – My Friend the Forest
  • Nils Frahm – All Melody
  • Hop Along – How Simple
  • Hop Along – Somewhere a Judge
  • Hop Along – One That Suits Me
  • Hop Along – Prior Things
  • Beach House – Dark Spring
  • Beach House – Lemon Glow
  • Beach House – Drunk In LA
  • Beach House – Black Car
  • Beach House – Last Ride
  • Against All Logic – Now U Got Me Hooked
  • Against All Logic – Rave on U
  • Against All Logic – Know You
  • DJ Koze – Club der Ewigkeiten
  • DJ Koze – Bonfire
  • DJ Koze, Róisín Murphy – Illumination
  • DJ Koze – Baby (How Much I LFO You)
  • DJ Koze – Lord Knows
  • DJ Koze, Sophia Kennedy – Drone Me Up, Flashy
  • James Blake – If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead
  • Lost Waves – Suboso
  • Father John Misty – Please Don't Die
  • Father John Misty – Disappointing Diamonds Are the Rarest of Them All
  • Father John Misty – We're Only People (And There's Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)
  • Soulwax – Essential Three
  • Jorja Smith – Lost & Found
  • Jorja Smith – February 3rd
  • Jorja Smith – Blue Lights
  • Jorja Smith – Lifeboats - Freestyle
  • Snail Mail – Pristine
  • U.S. Girls – M.A.H.
  • U.S. Girls – Rosebud
  • U.S. Girls – Incidental Boogie
  • Half Waif – Keep It Out
  • Half Waif – Lilac House
  • Half Waif – Back in Brooklyn
  • Soccer Mommy – Still Clean
  • Soccer Mommy – Cool
  • Soccer Mommy – Last Girl
  • Soccer Mommy – Wildflowers
  • Flasher – Skim Milk
  • Flasher – Harsh Light
  • Flasher – Go
  • Flasher – Pressure
  • Nick Hakim – Vincent Tyler
  • Pusha T – The Games We Play
  • Daniel Caesar, Kali Uchis – Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)
  • Daniel Caesar – Hold Me Down
  • Tirzah – Gladly
  • Invisible Minds, Howard Hobbs – The Cut Girl
  • Preoccupations – Decompose
  • Preoccupations – Solace
  • Snail Mail – Heat Wave
  • Snail Mail – Let's Find An Out
  • Snail Mail – Golden Dream
  • Snail Mail – Full Control
  • Soccer Mommy – Your Dog
  • Soccer Mommy – Scorpio Rising
  • Kacey Musgraves – Slow Burn
  • Kacey Musgraves – Lonely Weekend
  • Kacey Musgraves – High Horse
  • KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Louis Prima – 4th Dimension
  • Mazzy Star – That Way Again
  • Deafheaven – Canary Yellow
  • Natalie Prass – Short Court Style
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – Manifold
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – The Station
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – RayCats
  • Melody's Echo Chamber – Cross My Heart
  • Melody's Echo Chamber – Breathe in, Breathe Out
  • Melody's Echo Chamber – Shirim
  • Charli XCX – No Angel
  • Mr Twin Sister – Jaipur
  • Darkstar – Since There's Only You
  • The Mary Onettes – Cola Falls
  • Gang Gang Dance – J-TREE
  • Gang Gang Dance – Lotus
  • Leon Vynehall – From The Sea/It Looms (Chapters I & II)
  • Leon Vynehall – Envelopes (Chapter VI)
  • Dirty Projectors – That’s A Lifestyle
  • Gorillaz, George Benson – Humility (feat. George Benson)
  • Lucy Dacus – Night Shift
  • Lucy Dacus – Nonbeliever
  • Lucy Dacus – Pillar of Truth
  • Grouper – Parking Lot
  • Let's Eat Grandma – It's Not Just Me
  • Let's Eat Grandma – Falling Into Me
  • Freddie Gibbs – Weight
  • Freddie Gibbs – 2 Legit
  • Gang Gang Dance – Kazuashita
  • Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury
  • Neneh Cherry – Kong
  • White Denim – Performance
  • White Denim – Fine Slime
  • White Denim – Moves On
  • White Denim – Sky Beaming
  • Moses Sumney – Call-to-Arms
  • Mr Twin Sister – Echo Arms
  • Devon Welsh – By The Daylight
  • Devon Welsh – Summers End
  • Devon Welsh – Vision
  • Devon Welsh – Vampires
  • Devon Welsh – I'll Be Your Ladder
  • Devon Welsh – Take It Easy
  • Mitski – Geyser
  • Mitski – A Pearl
  • Mitski – Nobody
  • Mitski – Blue Light
  • Jungle – House In LA
  • Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, boygenius – Stay Down
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – Still Stuff That Doesn’t Happen
  • Wild Nothing – Partners in Motion
  • Blood Orange – Orlando
  • Blood Orange – Nappy Wonder
  • The Internet – Come Together
  • The Internet – Come Over
  • The Internet – La Di Da
  • Richard Swift – Broken Finger Blues
  • Richard Swift – Babylon
  • Aphex Twin – T69 collapse
  • Aphex Twin – 1st 44
  • Aphex Twin – abundance10edit[2 R8's, FZ20m & a 909]
  • Sharon Van Etten – Comeback Kid
  • Skee Mask – Cerroverb
  • Skee Mask – Session Add
  • Chilly Gonzales – Pretenderness
  • Empress Of – Everything To Me
  • Empress Of – Timberlands
  • Empress Of – I've Got Love
  • Empress Of – When I'm With Him
  • Noname, Phoelix – Window
  • Noname – Blaxploitation
  • Noname, Smino, Saba – Ace
  • Adrianne Lenker – womb
  • Adrianne Lenker – terminal paradise
  • Tim Hecker – In Death Valley
  • Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus – Stay Down
  • Robyn – Missing U
  • Robyn – Honey
  • Robyn – Between The Lines
  • E Ruscha V – Who Are You
  • E Ruscha V – In The Woods
  • Mick Jenkins – Gwendolynn's Apprehension
  • Nao – Another Lifetime
  • Nao, SiR – Make It Out Alive (feat. SiR)
  • Nao – Gabriel
  • Nao – Orbit
  • Nao – Love Supreme
  • Nao – Curiosity
  • Nao – Don't Change
  • Julia Holter – Voce Simul
  • Julia Holter – Another Dream
  • Julia Holter – Underneath the Moon
  • Julia Holter – Colligere
  • Julia Holter – In Gardens' Muteness
  • Julia Holter – Words I Heard
  • Yo La Tengo – Shades of Blue
  • Jorja Smith – Goodbyes
  • Anderson .Paak, Norelle – Headlow (feat. Norelle)
  • Beach House – Alien
  • Deerhunter – Death in Midsummer

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