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a-musik staff top 50 2015

here our the top 50 records of 2015, selected by the a-musik crew. our bestseller, highlights and recommendations - 25 new titles and 25 archival titles/rereleases:

new releases:

Alvarius B, Chin Spirits (Durga) 10" (Unrock)
Luigi Archetti, Null I-VII 7CD (Die Schachtel)
Future Brown, S/t LP/CD (Warp)
John Chantler, Still Light, Outside LP/CD (1703 Skivbolaget)
Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson, Live at l'Etrange Festival 2004 2LP (Black Mass Rising)
Mike Cooper, Fratello Mare LP (Room40)
EEK, Kahraba LP (Nashazphone)
James Ferraro, Skid Row 2LP/CD (Break World Records)
Stavros Gasparatos, Expanded Piano LP/CD (Ad Noiseam)
Will Guthrie, Sacree Obsession LP (iDEAL Recordings)
Laurel Halo, Drift (In Situ/Honest Jon’s) 2x12“/CD
Jlin, Dark Energy 2LP/CD (Planet Mu)
K.I.Z., Hurra die Welt geht unter 2LP (Vertigo Berlin)
Kode9, Nothing LP/CD (Hyperdub)
Lau Nau, Hem. Nagostans CD (Fonal)
Pisse, Mit Schinken durch die Menopause LP (Beau Travail)
Colin Potter, Rank Sonata LP (Hallow Ground)
Romperayo, S/t LP (Discrepant)
Schmickler/Tilbury, Timekeepers CD (a-musik)
R.Schwarz, The Scale of Things LP (Gruenrekorder)
Shuttle358, Can You Prove I Was Born LP (12k)
Tapes, No Broken Hearts on This Factory Floor 2LP (EM Records)
U.S. Girls, Half Free LP/CD (4AD)
Anna von Hauswolff, The Miraculous 2LP/CD (City Slang)
Zugezogen Maskulin, Alles Brennt LP (Buback)

archival releases:

Amos & Crew, True Tears LP (War Extension)
Anima, Monte Alto LP (Youdonthavetocallitmusic)
William S. Burroughs, Nothing Here Now But The Recordings LP (Dais Records)
David Borden, Music for Amplified Keyboard Instruments LP/CD (Spectrum Spools)
Pascal Comelade & Les Liminanas, Traite De Guitarres Triolectiques LP/CD (Because Music)
Die Tödliche Doris, Die Unsichtbare LP 2LP (Major Label)
Arnold Dreyblatt, Second Selection 2LP (Black Truffle Records)
Family Fodder, Sunday Girls (Director’s Cut) LP/CD (Staubgold)
Ellen Fullman, Long String Instrument LP (Superior Viaduct)
Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Conso
Haku, Na Mele A Ka Haku (Music of Haku) LP/CD (EM Records)
Hama, Torodi LP (Sahel Sounds)
Richard Hamilton & Dieter Roth, Canciones De Cadaques 2x7“ (Primary Information)
Joe Jones, Solar Music at Sierksdorf, Ostsee LP (Edition Telemark)
Max Keller, Vier Politische Kompositionen für Tonband CD (Tochnit Aleph)
Kosmose, Kosmic Music from the Black Country 2LP/2CD (Sub Rosa)
Laraaji, Ambient 3: Day of Radiance LP/CD (Glitterbeat)
M.Zalla, Problem d'Oggi LP (Black Sweat Records)
Davide Mosconi, Mosconi Wagner CD (Alga Marghen)
Popol Vuh, Aguirre LP (Wah Wah)
Populäre Musik, Kollektion 03: Populäre Mechanik Compiled by Holger Hiller LP/CD (Bureau B)
Second Layer, World of Rubber 2LP (Dark Entries)
Veronique Vincent/Aksak Maboul/Honeymoon Killers, Ex-Futur Album LP/CD (Crammed Discs)
When, The Black Death LP (Ideologic Organ)
V.A., Early Pakistani Dance Music LP (Ovular)

a-musik staff picks december 2015

Goncalo F. Cardoso & Ruben Pater, A Study Into 21st Century Drone Acoustics LP (Discrepant)
Hongthong Dao-Udon, Bump Lam Phloen: Essential Hongthong Dao-Udon LP/CD (EM Records)
Family Fodder, Sunday Girls (Director’s Cut) LP/CD (Staubgold)
James Ferraro, Skid Row 2LP/CD (Break World Records)
Irmler/Oesterhelt, Formen 2LP (Klangbad)
Joe Jones, Solar Music at Sierksdorf, Ostsee LP (Edition Telemark)
Mamman, Sani Abdoulaye, Unreleased Tapes 1981-1984 LP (Sahel Sounds)
Meridian Brothers, Los Suicidas LP (Soundway)
Miki Yui, Oscilla LP/CD (Not On Label)
V.A., Landscapes of Fear 2CD (Gruenrekorder)

a-musik staff picks november 2015

Aymeric De Tapol, Les Horizons 12“ (Vlek)
Haku, Na Mele A Ka Haku (Music of Haku) LP/CD (EM Records)
Hieroglyphic Being, The Acid Documents 2LP/CD (Soul Jazz Records)
Hidden Rivers, Where Moss Grows LP/CD (Serein)
Philip Jeck, Cardinal 2LP (Touch)
Kode9, Nothing CD (Hyperdub)
Lu Katavist, Inburst LP (Cusp)
Peinemann | Tietchens, Harvestehude 2CD (Auf Abwegen)
V.A., In A Moment Ghost Box 2LP/2CD (Ghost Box)
V.A., The First Recordings of Sir Coxsone The Downbeat 1960-62 3CD/4LP (Soul Jazz)

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a-musik staff picks october 2015

John Chantler, Still Light, Outside LP/CD (1703 Skivbolaget)
Flanger, Lollopy Dripper 2LP/CD (Nonplace)
Stavros Gasparatos, Expanded Piano LP/CD (Ad Noiseam)
Laurel Halo, In Situ 2x12“/MCD (Honest Jon’s)
Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra, S/t LP (Discrepant)
Milan Knizak, Broken Music LP (Sub Rosa)
Laraaji, Ambient 3: Day of Radiance LP/CD (Glitterbeat)
Noisemashinetapes, Acid Deceit K7 (Sonig)
Schmickler/Tilbury, Timekeepers CD (a-musik)
Zombieflesheater, Bloodsport Soundclash K7 (ALARM)

a-musik staff picks september 2015

Aksak Maboul, Onze Danses Pour Combattre La Migraine LP (Crammed)
Will Guthrie, Sacree Obsession LP (Ideal Recordings)
Sven-Ake Johansson, Konzert für 12 Traktoren LP (Trost)
Joe McPhee, Solos: The Lost Tapes (1980-1981-1984) LP (Roaratorio)
Olimpia Splendid, S/t LP (Fonal)
Collin Potter, Rank Sonata LP (Hallow Ground)
Popol Vuh, Aguirre LP (Wah Wah)
Romperayo, S/t LP (Discrepant)
Franziska Windisch, Charcoal Circles LP (Apparent Extent)
V.A., Another Evening at Logos 2LP (Sub Rosa)

a-musik staff picks august 2015

Mike Cooper, Fratello Mare LP (Room40)
El Mahdy Jr., Ghost Tapes LP (Discrepant)
Lau Nau, Hem. Nagostans CD (Fonal)
Lawrence Le Doux, Pollution 12" (Vlek)
Francisco Lopez, La Selva LP/DVD (Sub Rosa)
Stephen O'Malley, Eternelle Idole 2LP (Shelter Press)
Pisse, Mit Schinken durch die Menopause LP (Beau Travail)
Don Robertson, Celestial Ascent LP (Black Sweat Records)
Helge Schneider, Sammlung Schneider. Musik & Live-Shows 21CD (Roof Records)
Wolfgang Voigt, Rückverzauberung Live in London 2LP (Astral Industries) 
 

a-musik staff picks july 2015

Alvarius B, Chin Spirits (Durga) 10" (Unrock)
Anima, Monte Alto LP (Youdonthavetocallitmusic)
Die Tödliche Doris, Die Unsichtbare LP 2LP (Major Label)
Arnold Dreyblatt, Second Selection 2LP (Black Truffle Records)
Johnny Superglu, Rambo Village 12" (Plynt Records)
K.I.Z., Hurra die Welt geht unter 2LP (Vertigo Berlin)
Andrew Liles, Mother Goose's Melody: Or Sonnets for the Cradle 2LP (Hallow Ground)
Sleaford Mods, Key Markets LP/CD (Harbinger Sound)
Tapes, No Broken Hearts on This Factory Floor 2LP/CD (EM Records)
V.A., Ina Hudba. Experimental Studio Bratislava Series 1 LP & CD (4MG Records)

a-musik staff picks june 2015

Cocoon, While The Recordings Engineer Sleeps LP (Staubgold)
E.E.K., Kahraba LP (Nashazphone)
The Fall, Sub-Lingual Tablet 2LP/CD (Cherry Red)
Master Musicians of Joujouka, Into the Ahl Srif LP (Ergot)
Schneider TM, Mobilee CD (Exponate)
Shuttle358, Can You Prove I Was Born LP (12k)
C Spencer Yeh, Solo Voice I-X LP (Primary Information)
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld, Never Were the Way She Was LP/CD (Constellation)
Mika Taanila, Stimulus Progression 10" (Apparent Extent)
When, The Black Death LP (Ideologic Organ)

a-musik staff picks may 2015

Luigi Archetti, Null I-VII 7CD (Die Schachtel)
Thomas Brinkmann, What You Hear (Is What You Hear) 2LP/CD (Editions Mego)
Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson, Live at l'Etrange Festival 2004 2LP (Black Mass Rising)
The Durian Brothers, Cuts Cubs with Clubs CD (Diskant)
Ekoplekz, Reflekzionz 2LP/CD (Planet Mu)
Florian Fricke/Popol Vuh, Kailash 2LP/2CD & DVD (Soul Jazz Records)
Holly Herdon, Platform 2LP/CD (4AD)
Aki Onda with Loren Connors & Alan Licht, Lost City LP (Audiomer)
Norman Westberg, Jasper Sits Out LP (Hallow Ground)
V.A., Look What The Cramps Dredged Up 2LP (Fantastic Voyages)