2017 Album Log

Running Top 10 of 2017

Albums:

  1. Xiu Xiu / FORGET
  2. Arca / Self-titled
  3. Jens Lekman / Life Will See You Now
  4. Sampha / Process
  5. Valerie June / The Order of Time

Tracks (in no particular order):

  • Xiu Xiu / “Wondering”
  • Arca / “Desafio”
  • Lana Del Rey / “Love”
  • Frank Ocean / “Chanel”
  • Frank Ocean / “Biking”
  • Jens Lekman / “Wedding in Finistère”
  • Kendrick Lamar / “DNA.”
  • Feist / “Pleasure”
  • Perfume Genius / “Slip Away”
  • Drake / “Passionfruit”

List of all the “new-to-me” albums listened to in 2017. Specific dates and re-listens not logged. Short, rambling, likely incoherent and definitely uninformed notes may be included, mostly for my benefit. Number in square brackets is a rating from 1-10.

  1. Braids / Native Speaker, 2011 [8]
  2. Sampha / Process, 2017 [7]
  3. Jens Lekman / Life Will See You Now, 2017 [7]
  4. Sun Kil Moon / Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood, 2017 [6]
  5. Lil Yachty / Lil Boat, 2016 [6]
  6. Jens Lekman / Night Falls Over Kortedala, 2007 [8]
  7. Susanne Sundfør / Ten Love Songs, 2015 [8]
  8. Susanne Sundfør / The Silicone Veil, 2012 [7]
  9. Panda Bear / Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, 2015 [8]
  10. Godspeed You! Black Emperor / Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven, 2000 [10]
  11. Godspeed You! Black Emperor / Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend, 2012 [7]
  12. Vagabon / Infinite Worlds, 2017 [6]
  13. Rihanna / ANTI, 2016 [7]
  14. Nine Inch Nails / Not the Actual Events, 2016 [7]
  15. Valerie June / The Order of Time, 2017 [7]
  16. Xiu Xiu / FORGET, 2017 [8]
  17. Rihanna / Rated R, 2009 [7]
  18. Charli XCX / Vroom Vroom EP, 2016 [6]
  19. Arca / Mutant, 2015 [8]
  20. Jay Som / Everybody Works, 2017 [6]
  21. Drake / More Life, 2017 [6]
  22. Lykke Li / I Never Learn, 2014 [6]
  23. Perfume Genius / Too Bright, 2014 [8]
  24. Perfume Genius / Put Your Back N 2 It, 2012 [7]
  25. Perfume Genius / Learning, 2010 [6]
  26. Birds of Chicago / Real Midnight, 2016 [6]
  27. Blood Orange / Freetown Sound, 2016 [6]
  28. Mount Eerie / A Crow Looked at Me, 2017 [7]
  29. FKA twigs / M3LL155X, 2015 [8]
  30. A Tribe Called Quest / We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service, 2016
  31. Remo Drive / Greatest Hits, 2017
  32. Ibibio Sound Machine / Uyai, 2017
  33. Jenny Hval / Blood Bitch, 2016 [7]
  34. Xiu Xiu / Plays the Music of Twin Peaks, 2016 [7]
  35. Laura Marling / Semper Femina, 2017 [6]
  36. Arca / Self-titled, 2017 [8]
  37. Jesca Hoop / Memories Are Now, 2017 [7]
  38. Julie Byrne / Not Even Happiness, 2017
  39. Flying Lotus / Cosmogramma, 2010 [9]
  40. Tim Hecker / Virgins, 2013 [8]
  41. Thundercat / Drunk, 2017 [6]
  42. Thundercat / The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam, 2015 [6]
  43. Joey Bada$$ / ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$, 2017 [6]
  44. Future Islands / The Far Field, 2017 [6]
  45. Boards of Canada / Music Has the Right To Children, 1998 [9]
  46. Kendrick Lamar / DAMN., 2017 [7]
  47. Björk / Homogenic, 1997 [9]
  48. Björk / Vulnicura, 2015 [8]
  49. John Mayer / The Search for Everything, 2017 [6]
  50. Boards of Canada / Geogaddi, 2002 [8]
  51. Swans / The Seer, 2012 [8]
  52. Morten Schantz / Godspeed, 2017 [7]
  53. Tim Hecker / Ravedeath, 1972, 2011 [7]
  54. Tim Hecker / Harmony in Ultraviolet, 2006 [9]
  55. Tim Hecker / Love Streams, 2016 [6]
  56. Oneohtrix Point Never / Replica,  2011 [8]
  57. Joy Division / Unknown Pleasures, 1979 [10]
  58. The Knife / Shaking the Habitual, 2014
  59. Fugazi / Repeater, 1990
  60. Joy Division / Closer, 1980
  61. GAS / Narkopop, 2017
  62. GAS / Pop, 2016
  63. Patti Smith / Horses, 1975
  64. Sonic Youth / Daydream Nation, 1988