Tuesday, January 1, 2019

rotating in the year of our lord 2018 from ingenting kollektiva

M a t t h e w  S w i e z y n s k i :

Most listened to recordings of 2018

Autechre NTS Sessions
Gas Rausch
Toshiya Tsunoda / Taku Unami Wovenland
Peter Brötzmann / Juhani Aaltonen / Peter Kowald / Edward Vesala Hot Lotta

Reissues exploring sublime velocity

The Band Music From Big Pink
Henning Christiansen Stone-song
Alice Coltrane Lord Of Lords
Alvin Curran  Canti E Vedute Del Giardino Magnetico (Songs And Views From The Magnetic Garden)
Eric Demarsan Le Cercle Rouge
Terry Fox Audio Works
Jóhann Jóhannsson Englabörn & Variations
Takehisa Kosugi Catch-Wave
Steve Lacy, Yuji Takahashi, Takehisa Kosugi Distant Voices
Hans Otte Das Buch Der Klänge / The Book Of Sounds
Terry Riley Music For The Gift
Michael Snow The Last LP: Unique Last Recordings Of The Music Of Ancient Cultures
Spacemen 3 Dreamweapon

New recordings obtaining most original modes of stasis

Cristián Alvear & Taku Sugimoto H
The Beatles The Beatles (White Album) Super Deluxe Edition
Henning Christiansen PPHC
Henning Christiansen Den Røde Skov
Bruno Duplant - Taku Sugimoto / Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble Chamber And Field Works (2015-2017)
Bob Dylan More Blood, More Tracks (The Bootleg Series Vol. 14)
Adrian Dziewanski The Trail Loops Back
Jürg Frey & Magnus Granberg Ensemble Grizzana - Early To Late
Jóhann Jóhannsson Mandy
Low Double Negative
Alvin Lucier Illuminated by the Moon
Colin Andrew Sheffield Repair Me Now
Jakob Ullmann Müntzers Stern Solo II
Juhani Aaltonen, Esa Helasvuo, Teppo Hauta-aho, Edward Vesala Jazz Liisa 17
Edward Vesala Ensemble Jazz Liisa 18
Iannis Xenakis Persepolis

To obtain visual clarity

Alfonso Cuarón Roma
Paul Schrader First Reformed
Lee Chang-dong Burning
Lynne Ramsay You Were Never Really Here
Alex Garland Annihilation
Debra Granik Leave No Trace
Andrew Haigh Lean on Pete
Alice Rohrwacher Lazzaro felice
Derek Simonds The Sinner season 2
Chloé Zhao The Rider
Ari Aster Hereditary

T a r r l  L i g h t o w l e r :

Happy New Ears: John Cage
Hear the new sounds that kept me alive in 2018:

Autechre:  NTS Sessions 1-4
Low:  Double Negative
Howlround:  The Debatable Lands

Black Truffle:

Oren Ambarchi, Kassel Jaeger, James Rushford: Face Time
Alvin Lucier:  So You...(Hermes, Orpheus, Eurydice)
Alvin Lucier:  Illuminated by the Moon
Massimo Toniutti:  IL Museo Selvatico
Eiko Ishibashi and Darin Gray:  Ichida
Joe Talia:  Tint
John Duncan:  Klaar

John Duncan:  Riot
John Duncan:  Organic
Toshiya Tsunoda, Taku Unami:  Wovenland

Room 40:

Scanner:  Mass Observation (Expanded)
Toshimaru Nakamura:  Re-Verbed
Merzbow:  MONOAkuma

Merzbow:  Noisembryo
Hilde Marie Holsen:  Lazuli
Eliane Radigue:  Oeuvres Electroniques

Penultimate Press:

Francis Plagne:  Moss Trumpet
Arek Gulbenkoglu:  A Gift Like A Hollow Vessel
Mark Harwood and MP Hopkins:  Disfigured With Abbreviations
Henning Christiansen:  PPHC (5 x Cassette box set)
Henning Christiansen:  Stone-song
Henning Christiansen:  Den Rode Skov
Henning Christiansen:  The Executioner
Henning Christiansen: Hesteofringen
Henning Christiansen:  Schafe Statt Geigen / "Verena" Vogelzymphon

Iannis Xenakis:  Persepolis
Jurg Frey and Magnus Granberg:  Early To Late
Jakob Ullmann:  Muntzers Stern
Anne Guthrie:  Brass Orchids
Lucy Railton:  Paradise 94
Jim O'Rourke:  Sleep Like It's Winter
Eiko Ishibashi:  The Dream My Bones Dream
Joe McPhee:  Nation Time
Mary Jane Leach:  (f)lute songs
Terry Riley:  Music For the Gift
Alvin Curran: Canti E Vedute Del Gisrdino Magnetico
Chris Watson:  Locations, Processed
Hans Otte:  The Book of Sounds
Roland Kayn:  Simultan
Francois Bayle:  Tremblements
Catherine Christer Hennix:  Selected Early Keyboard Works
Joe Jones:  Solar Music Tent
Terry Fox:  Audioworks
Ustad Zia Mohiuhhin Dagar:  Ragas Abhogi and Raga Yaman
Ragnar Johnson:  Crying Bamboos
Taj Mahal Travellers:  August 1974
Takehisa Kosugi:  Catch Wave
Philip Jeck:  Vinyl Coda I-IV
Bob Dylan:  More Blood More Tracks
Fire!:  The Hands
Arve Henriksen:  The Heights of the Reeds
Supersilent:  14
Jon Hassell:  Listening To Pictures
The Necks:  Body
Brotzmann, Aaltonen, Kowald, Vesala:  Hot Latta
International Harvester:  Remains

5.1 (Surround Sound) music:

Miles Davis:  Bitches Brew
Jimi Hendrix: Electric Ladyland 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
Beatles:  The White Album Super Deluxe Edition
John Lennon:  Imagine the Ultimate Collection
Joan LaBarbara:  the early immersive music
Iannis Xenakis:  Le Legende d'Eer
King Crimson:  In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson:  In the Wake of Poseidon
King Crimson:  Lizard
King Crimson:  Islands
King Crimson:  Larks' Toungues in Aspic
King Crimson:  Starless and Bible Black
King Crimson:  Red
Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon
Suzanne Ciani:  Live Quadraphonic
Lou Reed:  Metal Machine Music
Black Sabbath:  Paranoid
Robert Hampson:  Repercussions
The Flaming Lips:  Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Talking Heads:  Remain in Light


Matthew Swiezynski:  The One Who Modifies Time and Light
Ben Salisbury:  Annihilation
Colin Stetson:  Hereditary
Johann Johannsson:  Mandy
Jonny Greenwood:  You Were Never Really Here
Thom Yorke:  Suspiria
David Shire:  The Conversation
Eric Demarsan:  Le Cercle Rouge

(I may be forgetting something..."For I am a bear of very little brain...")

C h i  Y u n :

1. Burning
2. Roma
3. Shoplifters
4. You Were Never Really Here
5. First Reformed
6. The Rider
7. Happy as Lazzaro
8. Minding The Gap
9. Western
10. Hereditary
11. Lean on Pete
12. Leave No Trace
13. Free Solo
14. Wild Life

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