Monday, December 29, 2014

Guest List 2014



One more post of lists before the year is out. As I've said before, music is often best when shared with friends. Here are some guest year-end contributions and one final list of my own. Thanks so much for reading!



Zach Harrell:

01. Betty Who | "Somebody Loves You"
02. Beyoncé | "7/11"
03. Jessie J | "Bang Bang" (feat. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj)
04. Taylor Swift | "Blank Space"
05. Sam Smith | "Stay With Me"
06. iLoveMakonnen | "Tuesday" (feat. Drake)
07. FKA twigs | "Two Weeks"
08. Beyoncé | "Flawless [Remix]" (feat. Nicki Minaj)
09. Sia | "Chandelier"
10. Idina Menzel | "Let it Go"

Loren DiBlasi:

EPs/Tapes/7"s:
01. Krill | Steve Hears Pile in Malden & Bursts Into Tears EP
02. Kal Marks | Just A Lonely Fart EP
03. Big Ups / Washer | Split 7"
04. Institue | Salt EP
05. Pile | Special Snowflakes / Mama's Lipstick 7"
06. Ex-Breathers / Ovlov / Woozy / Gnarwhal | Split 7"
07. Wimps | Party at the Wrong Time EP
08. Roomrunner | Separate EP
09. Ovlov / Krill / Radiator Hospital / LVL UP | Split 7"
10. Future Punx | I'm So Inspired EP

Albums:
01. Ought | More Than Any Other Day
02. Naomi Punk | Television Man
03. Protomartyr | Under Color of Official Right
04. Parquet Courts | Sunbathing Animal
05. Big Ups | Eighteen Hours of Static
06. Flagland | Love Hard
07. Viet Cong | Cassette
08. Priests | Body & Control & Money & Power
09. Happy Diving | Big World
10. Nots | We Are Nots

Colin Krenitsky:

Songs:
01. FKA twigs | "Two Weeks"
02. ScHoolBoy Q | "Man of the Year"
03. Iceage | "The Lord's Favorite"
04. Jaime xx | "Sleep Sound"
05. Todd Terje | "Inspector Norse"
06. How to Dress Well | "Words I Don't Remember"
07. Real Estate | "Talking Backwards"
08. Spoon | "Do You"
09. Mac DeMarco | "Salad Days"
10. Ty Segall | "Tall Man Skinny Lady"

Albums:
01. Mac DeMarco | Salad Days
02. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib | Piñata
03. St. Vincent | St. Vincent
04. D'Angelo and the Vanguard | Black Messiah
05. Spoon | They Want My Soul
06. Run the Jewels | Run the Jewels 2
07. Real Estate | Atlas
08. FKA twigs | LP1
09. Andy Stott | Faith in Strangers
10. Ty Segall | Manipulator

Ben Dorenfeld:

Songs:
01. The War on Drugs | "Red Eyes"
02. Grouper | "Lighthouse"
03. Casanovas in Heat | "Belvidere"
04. Taylor Swift | "Wildest Dreams (Recycle Culture's Hyper Bubble Pop Remix)"
05. Shamir | "On the Regular"
06. Ryn Weaver | "Octahate"
07. Ariel Pink | "Put Your Number In My Phone"
08. Movement | "Ivory"
09. Run the Jewels | "Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)" [feat. Zach de la Rocha]
10. Tobias Jesso Jr. | "Hollywood"
11. Caribou | "Can't Do Without You"
12. How to Dress Well | "What You Wanted"
13. Cam'ron / A-Trak | "Dipshits" (feat. Juelz Santana and Dame Dash)
14. Ajax | "Chain Gang"
15. Et Aliae | "Baby"
16. Warthog | "Exterminate"
17. Real Estate | "Talking Backwards"
18. Ricky Eat Acid | "Big Man's Last Trip Outside"
19. Yumi Zouma | "The Brae"
20. Tei Shi | "Bassically"

Shows:
01. Hank Wood and the Hammerheads | Tompkins Square Park
02. Fleetwood Mac | Madison Square Garden
03. Katy Perry | Barclays Center
04. Tobias Jesso Jr. | Williamsburg Loft
05. The Ukiah Drag, Uniform, Crazy Spirit | St. Vitus
06. Tycho | Terminal 5
07. The War on Drugs | Williamsburg Waterfront
08. Fucked Up | 285 Kent
09. Michael Jordan | Death by Audio
10. Pharmakon | Baby's All Right

Album of the Year:
The War on Drugs | Lost in the Dream

OMG!NYC 2014 Year in Review (non-specific order)

01. Reissues | Lewis, Modest Mouse, The Clean
02. Emo Revival | Seeing American Football and Mineral live
03. Watching the video for Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" numerous times with my pop-minded friends
04. Listening to "Tuesday" by iLoveMakonnen on loop while browsing Netflix
05. The Strokes into Jack White at Governor's Ball making my high school dreams come true
06. FKA twigs live NYC debut at Glasslands
07. Future Islands at one of the final shows at Death by Audio
08. Reunions | Kraftwerk 3D, Slint, Slowdive
09. Walking onto the L train platform as a group of people carry on with Caribou's "Can't Do Without You"
10. Watching Friday Night Lights and then re-listening to the entire discography of Explosions in the Sky

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