[Sticky] Favorite Albums of the Year So Far?
Particularly curious about lesser-known/more obscure things....
Few to get you started
Dean McPhee - Witch's Ladder (Hood Faire)
worriedaboutsatan - Providence (Box Records)
Patricia Brennan - Maquishti (Valley of Searc)
Arthur Hnatek Trio - Static - Came out start of the year & still on my weekly listening list. A brilliant Jazz album from Zürich - https://arthurhnatektrio-whirwind.bandcamp.com/album/static
Farhot - Kabul Fire Vol. 2 - Hip-hop beats, gorgeous string orchestrations all via Afghanistan & the street sounds of the west - https://farhot.bandcamp.com/album/kabul-fire-vol-2
Yu Su - Yellow River Blue - Written and recorded at home in Seattle, Los Angeles, Kaifeng, Shanghai, Vancouver, Mesachie Lake and Chemainus. You can really hear that, wonderful album - https://yusu.bandcamp.com/album/yellow-river-blue
Damon Locks - Black Monument Ensemble - Now - Locks and International Anthem have done it again. A very important album for 2021, another stunner from the incredible artist - https://intlanthem.bandcamp.com/album/now
DJINN - Transmission - Swedish collective featuring members of Hills and Goat, Enough said https://djinnsweden.bandcamp.com/album/transmission
Ross Gay - Dialect your Heart - Gay moving words set to beautiful music from the likes of Sharon Van Etten, Moses Sumney, Lonnie Holley, Perfume Genius and more - https://rossgay.bandcamp.com/album/dilate-your-heart
L'Orange & Namir Blade - Imaginary Everything - This Hip-hop album could of been released in late 80's or early 90's. Right up my street - https://lorange360.bandcamp.com/album/imaginary-everything
Could of added afew more. Been another brilliant year of music so far.
Here’s what piqued my interest the most so far. These aren’t really in any order.
Greenleaf ~ Echos From A Mass
This record, particularly 'Rest' and 'If I Loved you'. https://ryanelsolh.bandcamp.com/album/music-of-the-years-gone-by
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