Friday, April 6, 2018

Record Scores: We're Ghosts Haunting Our Future Selves Edition

Floating Points - Love Me Like This 12" (R2)
Scha Dara Parr - The Cycle Hits -Remix Best Collection- CD (Ki/oon / Sony)
Reggie Dokes - Black Lives Matter 12" (Rawax Motor City Edition)
Music Revelation Ensemble - No Wave Lp (Moers Music)
BusCrates - You Got Me (Feat. Laura Benack) / Dr. Mad - Maybe It's Time (Feat. Fawna & Illa J) 7" (Voyage Funktastique)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Record Scores: The Human Toll Of Humans Edition

Preslav - Watch Your Step 12" (Love What You Feel)
Quartette Tres Bien - Sky High Lp (Decca)
Ten City - Devotion 12" (Atlantic)
Comsat Angels - Chasing Shadows Lp (Island)
Susie Ibarra - Perception Lp (Decibel Collective)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Ocular Optometrical: Best Films of 2017

I saw 107 films released in 2017:
Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America / Adult Life Skills / Alien: Covenant / Atomic Blonde / The Babysitter / The Bad Batch / The Bar / Batman Vs. Two Face / The Beguiled / The Belko Experiment / Berlin Syndrome / Better Watch Out  / The Big Sick / Blade Runner 2049 / Brigsby Bear / Call Me By Your Name / Catfight / Coco / Colossal / Creep 2 / Dave Made A Maze / Destruction Babies / Detroit / The Devil's Candy / Dig Two Graves / The Discovery / Dunkirk / The Eyes Of My Mother / The Florida Project / The Founder / Free Fire / Gerald's Game / Get Out / Girl Trip / The Girl With All The Gifts / A Ghost Story / The Glass Castle / Good Time / Goon: Last Of The Enforcers / Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.2 / Happy Death Day / Hounds Of Love / The House / I Am Not Your Negro / I Call Him Morgan / I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore / I Love You, Daddy / The Incredible Jessica James / Ingrid Goes West / It / It Comes At Night / I, Tonya / John Wick 2 / Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle / Jungle / Justice League / Justice League Dark / The Killing Of A Sacred Deer / Kong: Skull Island / Lady Bird / Landline / The Lego Batman Movie / The Levelling / Logan / Logan Lucky / Lucky / The Lure / Meow / Mindhorn / Mother! / Mr. Roosevelt / Mudbound / The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected) / Okja / Personal Shopper / Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales / Princess Cyd  / Radius / Raw / Salt And Fire / The Shape Of Water / Small Crimes / The Snowman / Spider-Man: Homecoming / Split / Spookers / Spoor / StarWars: The Last Jedi / Super Dark Times / Take Me / Teen Titans: The Judas Factor / Thor: Ragnarok / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri / Thumper / The Transfiguration / Two Lovers And A Bear / T2: Trainspotting / Una / The Void / War Machine / Wheelman / Wilson / Wind River / Wonder Woman / Woodshock / XX / XXX: Return Of Xander Cage

These are my favorite 20:
20. The Beguiled
19. Spoor
18. T2: Trainspotting
17. The Bad Batch
16. The Girl With All The Gifts
15. Raw
14. Good Time
13. I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore
12. Logan
11. Call Me By Your Name

10. Dunkirk
09. The Transfiguration
08. Blade Runner 2049
07. Personal Shopper
06. The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
05. The Lure
04. A Ghost Story
03 The Big Sick
02. Get Out
01. The Florida Project

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Record Scores - Empty Tank Edition

BusCrates 16-Bit Ensemble - Home Again Cs (Thrash Flow)
Kamasi Washington - Harmony Of Difference Lp (Young Turks)
David Liebman - Drum Ode Lp (ECM)
Chase Smith - Sending You Some Lungs 12" (Apartment)
Will Sessions Featuring Amp Fiddler - Kindred Live Lp (Sessions Sounds)

Monday, August 14, 2017

Record Scores - In Before The End Edition

V/A - NDATL Special Edition 2017 12" (NDATL)
Will Martin - Cloud City EP 12" (Discovery)
V/A - Destination: Out II 3xLp (Ecco.Chamber)
Ella Jenkins - This Is Rhythm Lp (Folkways)
V/A - Banoffee Pies Beats 2 Lp (Banoffee Pies)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Record Scores - Quality Over Quantity Edition

Do Make Say Think - Stubborn Persistent Illusions 2xLp (Constellation)
Tony Allen - A Tribute To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers 10" (Blue Note)
Timeline - Forever Forward 12" (4evr 4fwrd)
Peaking Lights - The Fifth State Of Consciousness 2xLp (Two Flowers)
Pustostany - 2012 12" (Sweet Rot)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Record Scores - This Yard Sale Is Going To Be Dope! Edition

Yussef Kamaal - Black Focus Lp (Brownswood)
William S. Walker - Variations On The Proud Bird Theme 10" (Continental Airlines)
V/A - Sensate Silk Cs (100% Silk)
Brokeback - Illinois River Valley Blues Lp (Thrill Jockey)
Marco Eneidi, William Parker, Dennis Charles - Vermont Sprint 1986 Lp (Botticelli)
DNA - Last Live At CBGB's CD (Avant)
Alton Miller - Bring Me Down 12" (Sound Signature)
3 Chairs - Three Chairs 2 12" (Sound Signature)

Shamek Farrah - First Impressions Lp (Superfly)
Valerie June - The Order Of Time Lp (Concord)
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society - Simultonality Lp (Eremite)
Octo Octa - Where Are We Going EP 12" (Honey Soundsystem)
The Frank Cunimondo Trio - Introducing Lynn Marino Lp (Music On Vinyl)