Thursday, December 31, 2009

pre 2010


(la musique)
- alio die & aglaia - private history of the clouds - infraction
- ambrose field & john potter - being dufay - ecm
- alva noto - xerrox vol.2 - raster-noton
- asher - miniatures - sourdine
- william basinski - 92982 - 2062
- ran blake - driftwoods - tompkins square
- bon iver - blood bank - jagjaguwar
- peter brötzmann/toshinori kondo /massimo pupillo /paal nilssen-love - hairy bones - okka disk
- bill callahan - sometimes i wish we were an eagle - drag city
- evan caminiti - psychic mud chrine - digitalis recordings
- celer - engaged touches - humming conch
- celer - close proximity and the unhindered care-all - sra
- andrew chalk & daisuke suzuki - the shadows go their own way - siren records
- andrew chalk - the cable house - faraway press
- dropp ensemble - safety - either/oar
- bob dylan - together through life - columbia
- elegi - varde - miasmah recordings
- eleh - homage to the sine wave - taiga
- eleh / nana april jun - observations & momentum - touch
- deceh (eleh?) - deceh - important records
- elm - nemcatacoa - digitalis
- lawrence english - a colour for autumn - 12k
- fennesz + sparklehorse - in the fishtank 15 - in the fishtank
- fire - you liked me five minutes ago - rune grammofon
- ben frost - by the throat - bedroom community
- jimmy giuffre - the swamp people with bob brookmeyer & jim hall (newport 1958) - giant steps records
- grizzly bear - veckatimest - warp
- jgrzinich - phase inversion - mystery sea
- hildur gudnadottir - without sinking - touch
- robert haigh - notes and crossings - siren records
- harmonia 76 w/ brian eno - tracks and traces reissue - sony/gronland
- jon hassell - last night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street - ecm
- tim hecker - an imaginary country - kranky
- king crimson - in the court of the crimson king: an observation by king crimson - island
steven wilson 5.1 version
- lethe - catastrophe point #5 - intransitive recordings
- stephan mathieu - the key to the kingdom - dekorder
- stephan mathieu & taylor deupree - transcriptions - spekk
- mountains - choral - thrill jockey
- mountains - etching - thrill jockey
- michael northam - suhina - drone records
- phill niblock - touch strings - touch
- nils økland - monograph - ecm
- yui onodera - entropy - trumn
- yui onodera & the beautiful schizophonic - radiance - basses frequences
- adam pacione - still life series - bee eater recordings
- adam pacione - dobranoc - elevator bath
- evan parker - the moment's energy - ecm
- arvo pärt - in principio - ecm
- pillowdiver - sleeping pills - 12k
- plinth - music for smalls lighthouse - durtro jnana
- henry purcell - the complete fantazias (fretwork) - harmonia mundi
- eliane radigue - vice versa, etc - important records
- eliane radigue - triptych - important records
- steve roden - ecstasy shorewed its petals with the full peal of the bells - ferns recordings
- simon scott - navigare - miasmah recordings
- seaworthy - 1897 - 12k
- colin andrew sheffield - signatures + broken light - invisible birds (officially late 2008)
- colin andrew sheffield - for tomorrow - bee eater recordings
- matt shoemaker - erosion of the analogous eye - helen scarsdale agency
- matt shoemaker - the sunken plethora consumes all - mystery sea
- matt shoemaker - wayward set - human faculties
- six organs of admittance - rtz - drag city
- six organs of admittance - luminous night - drag city
- a broken consort - crow autumn part two - sustain-release
- clouwbeck - wolfrahm - shining day
- steven r. smith - cities - immune
- steven r. smith & gareth davis - westering - important records
- solo andata - solo andata - 12k
- spiracle - ananta - the helen scarsdale agency
- sunn o))) - monoliths & dimensions - southern lord
- supersilent - supersilent 9 - rune grammofon
- john surman - brewster's rooster - ecm
- svarte greiner - kappe - type records
- david sylvian - manafon - samadhisound
- tamaru - figure - trumn
- charles tyler - charles tyler ensemble - esp (1966)
- moroslav vitous w/ michael portal - remembering weather report - ecm
- yoshi wada - earth horns with electronic drone - edition omega point
- peter walker - long lost tapes 1970 - tompkins square
- christian wallumrød - fabula suite lugano - ecm
- jozef van wissem - it is all that is made - important
- mark peter wright (hands of sand) - a quiet reverie: an audio exploration of site, solitude, and perception
- peter wright - an angel fell where the kestrels hover - spekk
- robert wyatt - box set - domino
- richard youngs - under stellar stream- jagjaguwar
- townes van zandt - live at the old quarter, houston, texas - fat possum records
- various - open strings: 1920s middle eastern recordings - honest jon's
- kronos quartet - floodplain - nonesuch

(books)
- samuel beckett - the letters of samuel beckett 1929-1940 - cambridge university press
- john cage - zen ox-herding pictures - george braziller
- raymond carver - collected stories - the library of america
- caspar david friedrich - caspar david friedrich: the art of drawing - fundación juan march
- lefcadio hearn - hearn: american writings - the library of america
- friedrich hölderlin - friedrich hölderlin: essays and letters - penguin classics
- athanasius kircher - athanasius kircher's theatre of the world: the life and work of the last man to search for universal knowledge - inner tradition
- heinrich von kleist - selected prose of heinrich von kleist - archipelago books
- gérard de nerval - the salt smugglers - archipelago books
- robert walser - the tanners - new directions

(susan derges photo)

11 comments:

the art of memory said...

http://andoar.blogspot.com/2009/12/best-of-year-lists-2009.html

the art of memory said...

happy new year, thanks for looking at the art of memory this year

and, look for new invisible birds recordings due in 2010:
- lethe 2cd
- ingenting (granahan, lightowler, morley and swiezynski) - 1969 barnwise (cd + 2dvd + photographic portfolio)

caro said...

Excellent selection as always. Best wishes and a Happy New Year to you too.

chris said...

Thanks for the list, guys. Happy New Year!! I hope it brings you wonders and goodness, and look forward to seeing you guys, it's been too long. ck

the art of memory said...

thanks caro, feeling like it is going to be a really good year.
knock on wood

hey chris, lets give the glasses a nostrovia sometime soon.

colin andrew said...

Good lookin' list! Glad to see you picked up the Raymond Carver LOA volume! Our copy should be arriving in the mail soon.
Speaking of which, look out for a package from me any day now.
I hope your holiday excursion was good!

Best for twenty ten,

C

the art of memory said...

hello c.
reading the carver now, really really great.
had great holidays, recorded a cd with "ingenting", the great swedish kollectiva (more later...)

can't wait for the package.

ms

Duck said...

Great list (again), will be sure to check out the unknowns. Happy 2010!

the art of memory said...

same to you, monsieur canard
thanks,
ms

janus said...

Where's mr. Haynes?
Great list by the way!

the art of memory said...

still have yet to hear,
thanks