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Playlist 499 - Best of 2018 Part 3: Folk/Soundtrack/Ambient/Dream Pop

The third and final part of my Best of 2018 round up.

Some folk sounds. A few soundtrack cuts. Hint of ambient. A share of dream pop.

Great memories of 2018 for me. And again it must be said that it was another wonderful year for music in this neck of the woods.


Jessica Risker – I see you among the stars (Western Vinyl)
Jim Ghedi – Sloade Lane (Basin Rock Records)
Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & David McGuinness – Babylon (Drag City)
Jack Hayter – At Crossness Pumping Station (Gare du Nord)
Caroline Says – First song (Western Vinyl)
The Saxophones – Aloha (Full Time Hobby)
Jennifer Castle – Texas (Paradise of Bachelors)
Gabriel Naim Amor – Just before revelation (Vacilando ’68)
LOMA – Dark oscillations (Sub Pop)
Tenniscoats – Ende (Alien Transistor)
Spirit Fest – Anohito (Till the gate) (Alien Transistor)
Landless – Caoin (Humble Serpent)
Kathryn Joseph – we have been loved by our mothers (Rock Action)
Low – Always trying to work it out (S…

Playlist 498 - Best of 2018 Part 2: Baroque/Jangle/Sunshine Pop

The 2nd instalment of my Best of 2018 review.

In no particular order although I wouldn't argue if you forced me to pick Kacey Johansing (pictured) as my album of the year.

3rd part to follow soon.


Kacy & Clayton – The light of day (New West Records)
Hiss Golden Messenger – Rock holy (Merge)
Jess Williamson – I see the white (Mexican Summer)
Kacey Johansing – Do you want me (Night Bloom Records/Melodic)
Get Well Soon – Martyrs (City Slang)
Lake Ruth – Julia’s call (Feral Child)
Those Unfortunates – John Cronin is unwell
Hater – I wish I gave you more time because I love you (Fire)
Tanukichan – Perfect (Company Records)
The Sea & Cake – I should care (Thrill Jockey)
Crayola Lectern – Rescue mission (Onomatopoeia)
BOYTOY – Mary Anne (Stolen Body Records)
La Luz – Cicada (Hardly Art)
The Chills – Bad sugar (Fire)
Comet Gain – If not tomorrow (Tapete)
Damien Jurado – Allocate (Secretly Canadian)
Daniel Knox feat. Nina Nastasia – The p…