Singles and album/EP tracks that have  shaped my 2012.

 

All entries are in alphabetical order: i.e Amanda Mair is under M for Mair, got it! And each track has been released this year, including re-issues.

A.

Animal Collective ‘Father Time’ : From ‘Centipede Hz’ (Domino) LP.

Animal Collective ‘Moonjock’ : From ‘Centipede Hz’  (Domino) LP.

Antithesis ‘Haze’s Dance’ : From the ‘Spiritual Jazz 3:Europe’  (Jazzman) compilation.

Ariva Astrobeat Arkestra ‘Future Ancestors’ : From ‘Towards Other Worlds’ (First Word) LP.

Ariva Astrobeat Arkestra ‘New Frontiers’ : From ‘Towards Other Worlds’ (First Word) LP.

Ariva Astrobeat Arkestra ‘Towards Other Worlds’ : From ‘Towards Other Worlds’ (First Word) LP.

Azanyah ‘The One’ : From ‘The One’ (Jazzman) re-issue LP.

Azanyah ‘Let God Come First’ : From ‘The One’ (Jazzman) re-issue LP.

B.

B.B King ‘Catfish Blues (Fishin’ After Me)’ : From ‘The Life Of Riley OST’  (Universal) LP.

B.B King ‘Hummingbird’ : From ‘The Life Of Riley OST’ (Universal) LP.

B.B King ‘To Know You Is To Love You’  : From ‘The Life Of Riley OST’ (Universal) LP.

the Bad Plus ‘I Want To Feel Good Pt.2’ : From ‘Made Possible’ (Universal) LP.

the Bad Plus ‘Pound For Pound’ : From ‘Made Possible’ (Universal) LP.

Beach House ‘Myth’ : From ‘Bloom’ (Bella Union) LP.

Beach House ‘Wishes’ : From ‘Bloom’ (Bella Union) LP.

Birdeatsbaby ‘Anchor’ : Single.

Bullion ‘The Age Of Self’ : From ‘Love Me Oh Please Love Me’ EP.

C.

Calixto Ochoa y Los Papaupas ‘Lumbalu’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 -1985’ (Analog Africa) compilation.

Can ‘Deadly Doris’ : From ‘The Lost Tapes’ (Mute) LP.

Can ‘Graublau’ : From ‘The Lost Tapes’ (Mute) LP.

Can ‘Millionenspeil’ : From ‘The Lost Tapes’ (Mute) LP.

Can ‘Waiting For The Streetcar’  : From ‘The Lost Tapes’ (Mute) LP.

The Conformist ‘Ladybug Ladybug’ : From ‘Paid To Fake It’ LP.

Cool Runnings ‘Burnout’ : From ‘Dracula Is Only The Beginning’  (Lebenstrasse Records) LP.

Cool Runnings ‘Chorus’ : From ‘Dracula Is Only The Beginning’ (Lebenstrasse Records) LP.

Cuushe ‘9125 Days Of Sleep Waves (Blackbird Blackbird Remix)’ : From ‘Girl/You Know That I Am Here/But The Dream’ (Flau) EP.

Cuushe ‘I Dreamt Of Silence’ : From ‘Girl/You Know That I Am Here/But The Dream’ (Flau) EP.

D.

Larry Dale ‘Down To The Bottom’ : From ‘Jukebox Mambo’ (Jazzman) compilation.

Dark Horses ‘Radio’ : Single.

Dead Skeletons ‘Om Mani Peme Hung’ : Re-released single (Too Pure Singles Club).

Diva Dompe ‘Uncoiled’ : From ‘Moon Moods’ LP.

E.

EL-P ‘The Full Retard’ : From ‘Cancer For Cure’ (Fat Possum) LP.

Extradition Order ‘Canoe’ : From ‘Our Thoughts On Failure/Our Thoughts On Revenge’ EP.

F.

the False Beards ‘Marie Celeste On Down’ : From ‘Weirdlore’ (Folk Police Recordings) compilation.

Matt Finucane ‘Hard Science’ : (Light Crude) Single.

the Flaming Lips ‘Children Of The Moon (feat. Tame Impala)’ : From ‘The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends’ (Bella Union) LP.

the Flaming Lips ‘You, Man? Human??? (feat. Nick Cave)’: From ‘The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends’ (Bella Union) LP.

Sam Flax ‘Another Day’ : From ‘Age Waves’ (The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing) LP.

Flying Kite’s ‘Chuck Close’ : From ‘Flying Kite’s’ LP.

Greg Foat ‘Girl And Robot And Flowers Pt.1’ : From ‘Girl And Robot And Flowers’ (Jazzman) LP.

Greg Foat ‘Have Spacesuit Will Travel Pt.1’ :  From ‘Girl And Robot And Flowers’ (Jazzman) LP.

Josephine Foster ‘Child Of God’ : From ‘Blood Rushing’ (Fire Records) LP.

Josephine Foster ‘Panorama Wide’ : From ‘Blood Rushing’ (Fire Records) LP.

Josephine Foster & The Victor Herrero Band ‘Peregrino’ : From ‘Perlas’ (Fire Records) LP.

Josephine Foster & The Victor Herrero Band ‘Puerto De Santa Maria’ : From ‘Perlas’ (Fire Records) LP.

Josephine Foster & The Victor Herrero Band ‘Sangre Colarada’ :  From ‘Perlas’ (Fire Records) LP.

Fuentes All Stars ‘Pegale a La Nalga’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo:The Colombian Melting Pot:1960 – 1985’ (Africa Analog) compilation.

Full Moon Ensemble ‘Samba Miaou’ : From ‘Spiritual Jazz 3:Europe’ (Jazzman) compilation.

G.

Gaggle ‘Army Of Birds’ : From ‘From The Mouth Of The Cave’ (Transgressive) LP.

Gaggle ‘Bang On The Drum’ : ‘From The Mouth Of The Cave’ (Transgressive) LP.

Gaggle ‘Crows’ : ‘From The Mouth Of The Cave’ (Transgressive) LP

Jef Gilson ‘Untitled’ : From ‘Spiritual Jazz 3: Europe’ (Jazzman) compilation.

Grupo Abharca ‘Shallcarri’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 – 1985’ (Analog Africa) compilation.

H.

Darren Hayman and the Long Parliament ‘Elizabeth Clarke’ : From ‘The Violence’ (Fortuna Pop!) LP.

Darren Hayman and the Long Parliament ‘Impossible Times’ : From ‘The Violence’ (Fortuna Pop!) LP.

Darren Hayman and the Long Parliament ‘Henrietta Maria’ : From ‘The Violence’ (Fortuna Pop!) LP.

I.

Gloria Irving ‘I Need A Man’ : From ‘Jukebox Mambo’ (Jazzman) compilation.

J.

J Alvear ‘Cumbia Cincelejana’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 – 1985’ compilation.

the Jam ‘The Bitterest Pill (Demo)’ : From ‘The Gift And Beyond…’ (Universal) box set.

the Jam ‘Ghosts (Instrumental)’ : From ‘The Gift And Beyond…’ (Universal) box set.

the Jam ‘The Great Depression’ : From ‘The Gift And Beyond…’ (Universal) box set.

the Jam ‘Just Who Is The 5 O’clock Hero’ : From ‘The Gift And Beyond…’ (Universal) box set.

Ceri James ‘The Real Coffee Shop’ : From ‘City Of Fields EP’ (Heed/Deep River Records) EP.

Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X ‘Black Orpheus’  : From ‘Zulu Guru’ (Ninja Tune) LP.

Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X  ‘Change Of Heart (Feat.MoRuf & Chris Turner)’ : From ‘Zulu Guru’ (Ninja Tune) LP.

Jinko Vilova ‘Gasoline’ : From ‘Cru!’ LP.

L.

Land Observation ‘Appian Way’ : From ‘Roman Roads IV – XI’ (Mute) LP.

Land Observation ‘Via Flaminia’ : From ‘Roman Roads IV – XI’ (Mute) LP.

Jennifer Left ‘Hushabye’ : B-Side of ‘Black Dog’ single.

Left Of Manila ‘At Your Side’ : From ‘Coast’ EP.

David Lawrie ‘Over, Under’ : Single.

Los Salvajes ‘Amor Salvajes’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 – 85’ (Analog Africa) compilation.

Joe Lutcher ‘Ojai’ : From ‘Jukebox Mambo’ (Jazzman) compilation.

M.

Amanda Mair ‘Sense’ :  (Labrador) Single.

the Malpractice ‘Million Dollar Baby’ : From ‘Tectonics’ (Crunchy Frog) LP.

MayMay ‘If It Remains Light’ : From ‘And So I Place You In The Sun’ (Flau) LP.

MayMay ‘Lines To Water’ : From ‘And So I Place You In The Sun’ (Flau) LP.

MayMay ‘Undertow’ : From ‘And So I Place You In The Sun’ (Flau) LP.

Metamono ‘H2NS’ : Frpm ‘Tape EP’ (HoHum Records) EP.

Metamono ‘XeF4’ : From ‘Tape EP’ (HoHum Records) EP.

Metamono ‘Mattressphere’ : From ‘Parcel Post’ (Instrmentarium) EP.

Metamono ‘Jabjab’ : From ‘Parcel Post’ (Instrmentarium) EP.

Meursault ‘Flittin” : (Song, By Toad Records) Single.

Mouse On Mars ‘Baku Hipstar’ : From ‘Parastrophics’ (Monkeytown Records) LP.

My Tiger My Timing ‘The Gold Rush’ : (Snakes & Ladders) Single.

Myrian Makenwa ‘Amampondo’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 -85’ (Analog Africa) compilation.

N.

Ninetails ‘Maybe We’ : From ‘Slept And Did Not Sleep’ (Superstar Destroyer Records) EP.

Ninetails ‘Body Clock’ : From ‘Slept And Did Not Sleep’ (Superstar Destroyer Records) EP.

O.

Oberman Knocks ‘Konshun Four’ : From ‘Beatcroff Slabs’ (Aperture) LP.

Outlands ‘Broken English’ : From ‘Outlands EP’ EP.

Outlands ‘Com Ocean’ : From ‘Outlands EP’ EP.

P.

People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz ‘Hats’ : From ‘The Keystone Cut Ups’ (Illegal Art) DVD/LP.

People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz ‘Magic’ : From ‘The Keystone Cut Ups’ (Illegal Art) DVD/LP.

People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz ‘Thelma Todd’ : From ‘The Keystone Cut Ups’ (Illegal Art) DVD/LP.

Phil The Tremelo King ‘Afternoon Sun’ : From ’11’ LP.

Phil The Tremelo King ‘Who Let The Sunshine In’ : From ’11’ LP.

Pindar’s Apes ‘Elvis In Shrouds’ : From ‘The Eternally Recurring Band’ LP.

Pindar’s Apes ‘The Great Masturbator’ : From ‘The Eternally Recurring Band’ LP.

R.

RCSA ‘Throne’ : From ‘Captain’ (Manta Ray) Single.

Red Callender ‘Voodoo’ : From ‘Jukebox Mambo’ (Jazzman) compilation.

Ryat ‘Object Mob’ : From ‘Totem’ (Brainfeeder) LP.

Ryat ‘Owl’ : From ‘Totem’ (Brainfeeder) LP.

S.

Scorpio Rising ‘Above The Warzone’ : From ‘SBW Parker 2002 -2012’ LP.

Sergeant Buzfuz ‘Here Comes The Pope Part 1’ : From ‘Go To The Devil And Shake Yourself’ (Blang Records) LP.

Sergeant Buzfuz ‘Here Comes The Pope Part 2 and 3’ : From ‘Go To The Devil And Shake Yourself’ (Blang Records) LP.

Sergeant Buzfuz ‘Gregory XII Vs Benedict XIII’ : From ‘Go To The Devil And Shake Yourself’ (Blang Records) LP.

Fay Simpson ‘Big Joe Mambo’ : From ‘Jukebox Mambo’ (Jazzman) compilation.

the Small Faces ‘All Or Nothing (Alternate Mix)’ : From ‘From The Beginning (Deluxe Edition)’ (Universal) LP.

the Small Faces ‘(Tell Me) Have You Ever Seen Me’ : From ‘From The Beginning (Deluxe Edition)’ (Universal) LP.

the Small Faces ‘Happiness Stan (Mono)’ : From ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake (Deluxe Edition)’ (Universal) LP.

the Small Faces ‘Rollin’ Over’ : From ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake (Deluxe Edition)’ (Universal) LP.

the Small Faces ‘Don’t Burst My Bubble (Stereo)’ : From ‘Small Faces (Deluxe Edition)’ (Universal) LP.

Soledad Velez ‘Black Light In The Forest’ : From ‘Wild Fishing’ (Absolute Beginners Records) LP.

Soledad Velez ‘Wild Fishing’ : From ‘Wild Fishing’ (Absolute Beginners Records) LP.

Sproatly Smith ‘Blackthorn Winter’ : From ‘The Minstrel’s Grave’ (Folk Police Recordings) LP.

Sproatly Smith ‘Elysium’ : From ‘The Minstrel’s Grave’ (Folk Police Recordings) LP.

Sproatly Smith ‘The Fabled Hare/Isobel Goudie’ : From ‘The Minstrel’s Grave’ (Folk Police Recordings) LP.

Sunless ’97 ‘Azul’ : From ‘Body Weather/Azul’ (Not Even) split single.

Sweet Lights ‘Endless Town’ : (Highline Records) Single.

Swords Of Texas ‘El Cid Zombie Chase’ : From ‘Too Weird To Love, Too Rare To Die’ EP.

Swords Of Texas ‘The Microwaves Clock Is Stuck On 12’ : From ‘Too Weird To Love, Too Rare To Die’ EP.

David Sylvian ‘Bamboo Houses’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘Blackwater’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘Darkest Birds’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘Forbidden Colours’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘Jean The Birdman’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘Let The Happiness In’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘The Only Daughter’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

David Sylvian ‘Red Guitar’ : From ‘A Victim Of Stars 1982 – 2012’ (Virgin/EMI) compilation.

T.

That’s Why ‘Noe Annet’ : From ‘The Best Of That’s Why’ (Jazzman) LP.

That’s Why ‘Udoyeleg’ : From ‘The Best Of That’s Why’ (Jazzman) LP.

Tomat ‘CE-2’ : From ‘O1-06 June’ (Monotreme Records) LP.

Tomat ‘Donaticomet’ : From ‘O1-06 June’ (Monotreme Records) LP.

Tomat ‘Titan’ : From ‘O1-06 June’ (Monotreme Records) LP.

Two Fingers ‘Stripe Rhythm’ : From ‘Stunt Rhythms’ (Big Dada) LP.

W.

Scott Walker ‘Epizootics!’ : From ‘Bish Bosch’ (4AD) LP.

Scott Walker ‘Phrasing’ : From ‘Bish Bosch’ (4AD) LP.

Scott Walker ‘The Day The “Conductor” Died’ : From ‘Bish Bosch’ (4AD) LP.

We Cut Corners ‘Three People’ : From ‘Today I Realised I Could Go Home Backwards’ (Delphi) LP.

We Cut Corners ‘The Leopard’ : From ‘Today I Realised I Could Go Home Backwards’ (Delphi) LP.

Wganda Kenya ‘El Caterete’ : From ‘Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 -85’ (Analog Africa) compilation.

Y.

Pati Yang ‘Let It Go’ : From ‘Wires And Sparks’ EP.

Pati Yang ‘Wires And Sparks’ : From ‘Wires And Sparks” EP.

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