Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Rose Quartz End Of Year Countdown Megamix: Richard's favourite albums

First part of the end of year nerd fest here at RQ is the definitely excessive list of our favourite 50 albums of the year. This year, for some reason, I don't feel like writing much about the records, but I like them all a whole bunch.

50. Bowerbirds – Hymns of a Dark Horse
49. Pissed Jeans – Hope For Men
48. Always – F.I.S.T.
47. Vampire Weekend - CD-R
46. White Williams - Smoke
45. Arthur & Yu – In Camera
44. HEALTH – HEALTH
43. Jana Hunter – There's No Home
42. The Devasations – Yes, U
41. WZT Hearts – Thread Ropes Spell Making Your Bones
40. Odd Nosdam – Live Level Wires
39. The Go! Team – Proof of Youth
38. Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
37. The Tough Alliance – A New Chance
36. Prefuse 73 – Preparations
35. Early Songs – Wind Wound
34. James Blackshaw – The Cloud of Unknowing
33. Pants Yell! – Allison Stratton
32. Beirut – The Flying Club Cup
31. The Fiery Furnaces – Widow City
30. Richard Youngs – Autumn Response
29. Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
28. Yeasayer - All Hour Cymbals
27. Akron/Family – Love Is Simple
26. Frida Hyvonen – Until Death Comes
25. Caribou – Andorra
24. Raccoo-oo-oon – Is Night People
23. Sleeping States – These Are Open Spaces
22. The National – The Boxer
21. Celebration – The Modern Tribe
20. Sly Hats – Liquorice Night
19. The Sea and Cake – Everybody
18. King Kahn and the Shrines – What Is?!
17. Phosphorescent – Pride
16. Growing – Vision Swim
15. Kes – Grey Goose Wing
14. Magik Markers – Boss
13. Francis Plagne – Francis Plagne
12. John Maus - Love Is Real
11. M.I.A. – Kala
10. A Sunny Day In Glasgow – Scribble Mural Comic Journal
9. Black Lips – Good Bad Not Evil
8. Eric Copeland – Hermaphrodite
7. Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew - …Spirit If
6. Burial – Untrue
5. The Clientele – God Save The Clientele
4. Deerhunter – Cryptograms
3. Black Dice – Load Blown
2. Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam
1. Panda Bear – Person Pitch

3 comments:

Mel said...

Right now I am really into Beirut, I have 'Nantes' in my head!

richard said...

thats funny cos im listening to it art work right now! nantes is my fav track!

andrew g said...

hehe, i think i heard 2 or 3 things there.

top 50? i doubt i've heard 50 new albums this year... that's new one a week. on top of the entire history of recorded sound.

top 10 maybe i could do