29. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

ATTENTION... MON AMI... Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven |  Released: 2000 Kranky |  Produced: Daryl Smith |  Genre: Sweeping post-rock soundscapes, punctuated by found footage vox pops |  IT TAKES MINUTE DETAIL... There is so much to talk about here: The cinematic, brutal beauty of this album's … Continue reading 29. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

27. Sleaford Mods – Eton Alive

WATCH THE KERB SOAK UP THIS MADNESS... Sleaford Mods - Eton Alive |  Released: 2019 Extreme Eating |  Produced: Matt Colton |  Genre: Surly brexit-Britain post-punk pub-rap electronica |  IT'S HARD WORK BEING KIND... This is (I think) the only signed record in my collection. As a rule, record signings or fan meets aren't really … Continue reading 27. Sleaford Mods – Eton Alive

18. Ikebe Shakedown – The Way Home

MUSIC TO WORK TO... Ikebe Shakedown  -  The Way Home |  Released: 2017 Colemine |  Produced: Ikebe Shakedown |  Genre: Instrumental neo-funk soul grooves |  LISTEN WHILE YOU WORK... Are all writers divas? If you've ever spent much time around one with a rapidly approaching deadline, then you could be forgiven for thinking so. And … Continue reading 18. Ikebe Shakedown – The Way Home

15. Parquet Courts – Wide Awake

BEFORE THE WATER GETS TOO HIGH... Parquet Courts - Wide Awake | Released: 2018 Rough Trade | Produced: Dangermouse | Genre: Anxiety punk |  NOTHING REMINDS THE MIND OF POWER LIKE THE CHEAP ODOUR OF PLASTIC / LEAKING FUMES, WE CRAVE, CONSUME: THE RUSH, IT FEELS FANTASTIC...How do you write about the end of the world? The sheer scale of … Continue reading 15. Parquet Courts – Wide Awake