Friday, December 02, 2005

Sam Velde (Coldsweat Records) : Best of 2005 - In No Order

Here are our friend Sam's favorite records of 2005...


10. BLACK MOUNTAIN - S/T



9. AKRON/FAMILY & ANGELS OF LIGHT - S/T



8. LORDS - SWORDS



7. MAGNOLIA ELECTRIC CO. - WHAT COMES AFTER THE BLUES



6. COLISEUM - GODDAMAGE EP



5. PISSED JEANS - SHALLOW



4. DOOM RIDERS - BLACK THUNDER



3. EARTH - HEX: OR PRINTING IN THE INFERNAL METHOD



2. BORIS - PINK



1. CURSED - II


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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Best Of 2005

My friend Robert asked me to compile a list of my favorite releases of 2005. So barring some really rad records coming out this month, here are my favorite records of the year...



10. Brother Reade – Northcack Aphonicrobotickillatrackatronic ep



9. Akron/Family & Angels of Light – s/t



8. Crystal Skulls – Blocked Numbers



7. Bloc Party – Silent Alarm



6. Iron & Wine/Calexico – In The Reins



5. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Howl



4. Jeffrey Lee Pierce “Wildweed” (Re-issue)



3. Black Mountain – s/t



2. The Books – Lost And Safe



1. Sun Kil Moon – Tiny Cities


Honorable Mentions :
Scout Niblett - kidnapped by neptune
Red Sparowes - at the soundless dawn
Youth Group - skeleton jar
Lungfish - Feral Hymns
Devendra Banhart – Cripple Crow
Dungen – Ta Det Lugnt
Animal Collective – Feels
Sleater-Kinney – The Woods
And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead – Worlds Apart
Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Matt Sweeney – Superwolf