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Matt's Top 10 Releases Of 2021

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Matt's Top 10 Releases Of 2021

THE BUG - FIRE Genre: Electronica/Hip-HopSongs: Pressure [feat. Flowdan], Vexed [feat. Moor Mother], How bout dat [feat. FFSYTHO]Label: Ninja TuneWE HAVE THIS! THE BODY/BIG|BRAVE - LEAVING NONE BUT SMALL BIRDS Genre: Folk/AcousticSongs: Once I had a Sweetheart, Black is the Colour, Oh Sinner.Label: Thrill JockeyWE HAVE THIS! MATT SWEENEY & BONNIE 'PRINCE' BILLY - SUPERWOLVES Genre: Folk/AcousticSongs: My Popsicle, Hall of Death, My Blue Suit.Label: DominoWE HAVE THIS! GROUPER - SHADE Genre: Ambient/DroneSongs: Followed the ocean, Disordered Minds, Unclean Mind.Label: Kranky MOGWAI - AS THE LOVE CONTINUES Genre: Post-rock/Alternative RockSongs: Ceiling Granny, Ritchie Sacramento, Dry Fantasy.Label: Rock ActionWE HAVE THIS! DRY CLEANING -...

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Rich's Top 10 Releases of 2021

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Rich's Top 10 Releases of 2021

It’s this time of year again. I’ll admit I was fairly horrible at keeping up with new releases this year and found myself taking comfort in familiars, plus finding undiscovered loves from the past (especially John Prine and Karen Dalton – cheers Matt!). I want to give these artists/albums a shout out too, these are other releases I’ve really enjoyed and returned to repeatedly, all of these you might have heard in the shop while I’ve haunted it: Underdark Our Bodies Burn Bright On Re-Entry [Atmospheric Black Metal]; Armand Hammer Halam [Hip-Hop], Flying Lotus Yasuke OST [Electronica]; Alice Coltrane Kirtan: Turiya...

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Matt's Top 10 Releases of 2020

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Matt's Top 10 Releases of 2020

Matt would like to give a shout out to Ugandan label Nyege Nyege Tapes as his label of the year showcasing  an amazing diversity of African electronic music ...and grindcore. Also props to WeReleaseWhateverTheFuckWeWant Records from Switzerland as his reissue label of the year who have given us plenty of amazing oddities and rarities this year. This year unfortunately saw the passing of the legendary Andrew Weatherall, who was a huge loss in music and a massive influence. Here it is, in no particular order...   THREE QUEENS IN MOURNING - Hello Sorrow / Hello Joy Genre: Folk/IndieSongs: I See A Darkness, Ohio Riverboat...

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Si's Top 10 Releases of 2020

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Si's Top 10 Releases of 2020

Si would also like to shout out the following (basically the 20-11 positions): Mr Bungle The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo; Field Lines Cartographer The Spectral Isle; Sly & The Family Drone Walk It Dry; Billy Nomates Billy Nomates; Nine Inch Nails Ghosts V/VI; Wrangler A Situation; Datblygu Cwm Gwagle; Duma Duma; Riz Ahmed The Long Goodbye and Warren Ellis's - This Train I Ride OST. 10. FONTAINES D.C. – A  Hero's Death Genre: Alternative RockSongs: A Hero's Death, I Don't Belong, Televised Mind.Label: Partisan / Rough TradeWe have this! 9. KRUST – The Edge Of Everything Genre: ElectronicaSongs: Constructive Ambiguity, Negative Returns, Antigravity Love.Label: Crosstown Rebels 8. CLINT MANSELL & CLINT WALSH – Berlin...

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