[Sticky] Favorite Albums of the Year So Far?
If I can also add Lost in the Sea by Hyacinth. (formerly qualchan). Some good noise but he also makes good beats under the name Bopapocalypse. His Smoke Break series is some of my favorite chill beats. https://t.co/81LzfOxJi1
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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