Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Music 2007

No "best of" roundup this year, but here's a list, in no particular order, of some old and new recordings that had my attention during 2007. The big surprise (to me anyway) was how much material from the 70's found its way to my ears.

Burial: Untrue
Radiohead: In Rainbows
The Church: Priest=Aura
Jethro Tull: Aqualung, Thick as a Brick, Heavy Horses
Stars of the Lid: And Their Refinement Of The Decline
Miles Davis: On the Corner
Boards of Canada: Everything
Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygene
Gordon Lightfoot: Sundown
Suzanne Vega: Beauty and Crime
Chick Corea: Return to Forever
Al Stewart: Time Passages, Year of the Cat
The Zombies: Odessey and Oracle
Yes: Close to the Edge, Relayer
Alan Parsons Project: I Robot
The Who: Quadrophenia
Bad Brains: I Against I
Nine Inch Nails: Year Zero
Hammock: Kenotic
Pink Floyd: Animals, Dark Side of the Moon
Oblong: Indicator
Taylor Dupree: Northern
Nine Horses: Snow Borne Sorrow
David Darling: Dark Wood
The Field: From Here We Go Sublime
Beach House
Klaus Schulze: Mirage
Rapoon: Time Frost
Steve Roach: Dreamtime Return, Immersion Series
Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life
Tom Waits: Orphans
Harold Budd/John Foxx: Translucence, Drift Music
Robert Rich: Echo of Small Things, Illumination
Nurse With Wound: Soliloquy for Lilith
Pete Namlook: Silence 1-5
Malcolm Mclaren: Duck Rock
Peter Tosh: Legalize It
August Stars: Midwinter
John Cooper Clarke: Snap, Crackle & Bop