A very personal 73 from the first six months of 2015…

16 Cat’s Eyes – The Duke Of Burgundy: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Caroline)

17 Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Loin Des Hommes: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Goliath Enterprises)

18 Colleen – Captain Of None (Thrill Jockey)

19 Crying Lion – The Golden Boat (Honest Jon’s)

20 The Deslondes – The Deslondes (New West)

21 M Dwinell – Golden Ratio (Amish)

22 Elephant Micah – Where In Our Woods (Western Vinyl)

23 Follakzoid – III (Sacred Bones)

24 Duke Garwood – Heavy Love (Heavenly)

25 Rhiannon Giddens – Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)

26 Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Peasantry Or ‘Light! Inside Of Light!’ (Constellation)

27 Chilly Gonzales – Chambers (Gentle Threat)

28 Rachel Grimes – The Clearing (Temporary Residence)

29 Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers – Seasonal Hire (Thrill Jockey)

30 Liam Hayes – Slurrup (Fat Possum)

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  • Pretty much covers it, as usual, John—and not much to add. Listening to the new Valet album on Kranky at the mo, and that might be somewhat to your liking.

  • evenko

    Thanks for an inspiring list!
    I would nominate Gunnar Halle-Istanbul Sky
    (sadly, not the Gunnar that used to be an unknown right back at Oldham Athletic..)

  • John

    A great list; it’s been a fine year so far. I’d add Bill Fay and Patrick Watson…

  • Gazelle

    Where is ‘I Love You Honey Bear’ by Father John Misty?