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a-musik staff top 50 2014

here our the top 50 records of 2014, selected by the a-musik crew. our bestseller, highlights and recommendations - 25 new titles and 25 archival titles/rereleases:

archival releases:

Francis Bebey, Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984 2LP/CD (Born Bad)
Pascal Comelade, Degeneration Electronics 1973-83 & First Bel Canto Orquestra Concert 1983 5LP (Vinyl-On-Demand)
Die Partei, La Freiheit des Geistes LP/CD (Bureau B)
J.D. Emmanuel, Echoes from Ancient Caves LP (Black Sweat Records)
The Fall, The Unutterable 2LP (Let Them Eat Vinyl)
Family Fodder, Monkey Banana Kitchen LP/CD (Staubgold)
The Group, The Feed-back LP/CD (Schema)
Harald Grosskopf, Synthesist LP/CD (Bureau B)
Samuel J. Hoffmann/Harry Revel/Leslie Baxter, First Electronic Chillout Music LP (Black Sweat)
Implog, Holland Tunnel Dive 12" (Dark Entries)
Ferdinand Kriwet, Hörtexte Zwei 2LP (Edition RZ)
Felix Kubin, Chromdioxidgedächtnis CD & K7 (Gagarin)
Angkanang Kunchai with Ubon-Pattana Band, Isan Lam Plearn LP/CD (EM Records)
Maurice Lemaitre, Poemes et Musiques Lettristes et Hyperphonie LP (Alga Marghen)
Hailu Mergia & The Walias, Tche Belew LP/CD (Awesome Tapes from Africa)
Mittagspause, S/t LP (Cien Fuegos)
Ti Paris, Ti Paris et Sa Guitare LP (Little Axe Records)
Theo Parrish, Black Jazz Signature 2LP/CD (Black Jazz Records)
Eliane Radigue, Opus 17 2LP (Alga Marghen)
Morton Subotnick, The Wild Bull LP (Karlrecords)
Sun Ra & His Astro-Infinity Arkestra, Sign of the Myth LP (Roaratorio)
Lino Capra Vaccina, (Frammenti da) Antico Adagio LPs/CD (Die Schachtel)
Ruth White, 7 Trumps from the Tarot Cards and Pinions LP (Black Mass)
V.A., Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik 2LP/CD (Finders Keepers)
V.A., Wir Triumphieren. Bergedorfs Kinderbandszene 1982-1985 K7 (ALARM)

new releases:

Fatima Al Qadiri, Asiatisch LP/CD (Hyperdub)
Kai Althoff, Fanal 4 LP (Sonig)
Bohren & Der Club of Gore, Piano Nights 2LP/CD (Pias)
Copeland, Because I'm Worth It LP (Not On Label)
Lana Del Rey, Ultraviolence 2LP/CD (Vertigo Berlin)
Ekoplekz, Unfidelity 2LP/CD (Planet Mu)
FKA Twigs, LP1 LP/CD (Young Turks)
Hallo Werner Clan, We-rner LP (De La Roll)
Hayvanlar Alemi, Twisted Souvenirs LP (Unrock)
Irmler + Liebezeit, Flut LP/CD (Klangbad)
Jarse, Det Gar Runt Igen LP/CD (Fonal)
Kassem Mosse, Workshop 19 2LP (Workshop)
Kemialliset Ystävät, Alas Rattoisaa Virtaa LP (Dekorder)
Viola Klein, Presence of Bauffor Bosco & Terrilyn Latrice McQueen 12" (Viola Klein)
Lawrence Le Doux, Terrestre 12" (Vlek)
Lord Tang, EP1 & EP2 MLPs (ALARM)
Malayeen, S/t LP (Discrepant)
OOIOO, Gamel 2LP/CD (Thrill Jockey)
Oval, Voa LP (Evoa)
Razen, Remote Hologram 2LP (K-raa-k)
Schlammpeitziger, What's Fruit LP/CD & What's Fruit Remixes MLP (Pingipung)
Marcus Schmickler & Julian Rohrhuber, Politik der Frequenzen LP/CD (Editions Mego)
Sleaford Mods, Divide and Exit LP/CD (Harbinger Sounds)
The Soundcarriers, Entropicalia LP/CD (Ghost Box)
The Space Lady, The Space Lady's Greatest Hits LP/CD (Night School)

a-musik staff picks november 2014

Francis Bebey, Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984 2LP/CD (Born Bad)
Biblo, Absence LP/CD (C.Sides)
Nick Cave The Bad Seeds, Your Funeral... My Trial 2x12" (Mute)
DJ Marcelle, Meets Most Soulmates at Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory 2LP (Klangbad)
Tom Ellard, Eighties Cheesecake LP (Dark Entries)
Hieroglyphic Being, The Seer of Cosmic Visions 2LP/CD (Planet Mu)
Konstrukt & Joe McPhee, Babylon LP (Roaratorio)
Ferdinand Kriwet, Hörtexte Zwei 2LP (Edition RZ)
Lord Tang, EP2 MLP (ALARM)
Mittagspause, S/t LP (Cien Fuegos)

a-musik staff picks october 2014

Kai Althoff, Fanal 4 LP (Sonig)
Family Fodder, Just Love Songs LP (Staubgold)
Bene Gesserit, The Second Benefit EP 7" (EE Tapes)
Implog, Holland Tunnel Dive 12" (Dark Entries)
Kink Gong, Gongs LP (Discrepant)
Viola Klein, Presence of Bauffor Bosco & Terrilyn Latrice McQueen 12" (Viola Klein)
Konstrukt & Joe McPhee, Babylon LP (Roaratorio)
Felix Kubin, Chromdioxidgedächtnis CD & K7 (Gagarin)
Schlammpeitziger, What's Fruit? LP/CD (Pingipung)
Schrein, EinsZweiSchrein LP (Spam)

a-musik staff picks september 2014

Aby Ngana Diop, Lital LP/CD (Awesome Tapes from Africa)
Altar of Flies, S/t LP (Ideal Recordings)
Harald Grosskopf, Synthesist LP/CD (Bureau B)
Irmler & Liebezeit, Flut LP/CD (Klangbad)
Peter Kutin, Burmese Days LP (Gruenrekorder)
Shellac, Dude Incredible LP/CD (Thrill Jockey)
Sleaford Mods, Loan Shark / Slug Tub 7" (Apolkalypso)
Morton Subotnick, The Wild Bull LP (Karlrecords)
Ya Tosiba, Mollah the Machine 7" (Pingipung)
V.A., Wir Triumphieren. Bergedorfs Kinderbandszene 1982-1982 K7 (ALARM)

a-musik staff picks august 2014

Paul Baran, The Other CD (Fang Bomb)
Anton Bruhin, 11 Heldengesänge und 3 Gedichte LP (Alga Marghen)
FKA Twigs, LP1 LP/CD (Young Turks)
Peter Michael Hamel, The Voice of Silence LP (Wah Wah)
Hayvanlar Alemi, Twisted Souvenirs LP (Unrock)
Jarse, Det Gar Runt Igen LP/CD (Fonal)
King Britt, Black Unicorns LP (Svakt)
Pye Corner Audio / Not Waving, Intercepts LP (Ecstatic)
Severed Heads, Dead Eyes Opened MLP (Dark Entries)
Asmus Tietchens, Humoresken und Vektoren CD (Auf Abwegen)

a-musik staff picks july 2014

John Chantler, Even Clean Hands Damage the Work LP (Room40)
Copeland, Because I'm Worth It LP (Not on Label)
The Group, The Feed-back LP/CD (Schema)
Holly Herndon, Body Sound 10" (Infinite Greyscale)
Ill Till / Prince Zimbo, Kleines Reimmaleins bis Fünf / Heh! LP (Not on Label)
Lawrence Le Doux, Terrestre 12" (Vlek)
Lord Tang, EP1 MLP (ALARM)
Meridian Brothers, Salvadora Robot 2LP/CD (Soundway)
OOIOO, Gamel 2LP/CD (Thrill Jockey)
Leslie Winer, Witch LP (Superior Viaduct)

Spätkauf mit Lord Tang

Donnerstag, 06.11., 19:00-22:00 Uhr
Spätkauf mit Lord Tang (Gigante Sound/ALARM)
 
 
Konzertbeginn 20:00 Uhr
a-musik. Kleiner Griechenmarkt 28-30. 50676 Köln

Spätkauf mit Miss Hawaii

Donnerstag, 02.10., 19:00-22:00 Uhr
Spätkauf mit Miss Hawaii
 
 
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a-musik staff picks june 2014

Ambarchi/O'Malley/Dunn, Shade Themes From Kairos 2LP (Drag City)
Jef Gilson et Malagasy, S/t 5LP/4CD (Jazzman)
Angkanang Kunchai with Ubon-Pattana Band, Isan Lam Plearn LP/CD (EM Records)
Kemialliset Ystävät, Alas Rattoisaa Virtaa LP (Dekorder)
Malayeen, S/t LP (Discrepant)
Quasi Dub Development, Little-Twister vs Stiff-Neck LP/CD (Pingipung)
Sani Mamman, Taaritt LP (Sahel Sounds)
Sleaford Mods, Divide and Exit LP/CD (Harbinger Sounds)
The Soundcarriers, Entropicalia LP/CD (Ghost Box)
V.A., Bosporus Bridges - A Wide Selection of Turkish Jazz and Funk 1969-1978 LP (Twimo Records)

reiheM: Oval / Michael Vorfeld

reiheM präsentiert:

Oval feat. Parissa live
Michael Vorfeld live

16. September 2014 / Dienstag / 20:30 h

Loft, Wissmannstr. 1, Köln