10. Spencer (original motion picture soundtrack), Johnny Greenwood 9. Old Friends New Friends, Nils Frahm 8. L’amour hélas, Clio 7. The Quiet Drift, Hollie Kenniff 6. Mercy, Natalie Bergman 5. Chansons d’Ennui Tip-Top, Jarvis Cocker 4. Rams, Brian Eno 3. Shade, Grouper 2. Blue Weekend, Wolf Alice 1. Promises, Floating Points and the London SymphonyContinue reading “Top 10 Records Of 2021”
5. The Power of the Dog 4. Locked Down 3. The French Dispatch 2. Licorice Pizza Spencer
This one is marked collaborative, so after you get the vibe, feel free to add to it.
It would make for an interesting list: Wretched Bands That Have One Uncharacteristically Lovely Song. I think “Blackmail” lovely. There’s nothing else in the Swans catalogue that sounds anything like it. The rest is all lip-curlingly awful. But this one, this one is something else.
The new Grouper record is out today. Late October was an ideal release date.