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  • Had To Hear - Year-End-Lists 2014

    6 Dec 2014, 14:21 by DerZensor

    Alben / LPs
    1. Ja, Panik – Libertatia [Staatsakt]
    2. Real Estate – Atlas [Domino]
    3. St. Vincent – St. Vincent [Loma Vista]
    4. Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness [Jagjaguwar]
    5. Mac DeMarco – Salad Days [Captured Tracks]
    6. The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream [Secretly Canadian]
    7. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata [Madlib Invazion]
    8. Spoon – They Want My Soul [Loma Vista/Anti-]
    9. DJ Koze – Reincarnations Part 2 (The Remix Chapter 2009-2014) [Pampa]
    10. Klaus Johann Grobe – Im Sinne der Zeit [Trouble in Mind]
    11. Jenny Lewis – The Voyager [Warner]
    12. Tweedy – Sukierae [dBpm]
    13. God Help the Girl – God Help The Girl: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Milan]
    14. Reigning Sound – Shattered [Merge]
    15. Allo Darlin‘ – We Come From The Same Place [Slumberland/Fortuna Pop!]
    16. Tennis – Ritual In Repeat [Communion]
    17. Rustie – Green Language [Warp]
    18. Chad VanGaalen – Shrink Dust [Sub Pop]
    19. Alvvays – Alvvays [Polyvinyl]
    20. Vashti Bunyan – Heartleap [FatCat]
    21. Elbow – The Take Off and Landing of Everything [Fiction]
    22. Posse – Soft Opening [Beating a Dead Horse]
    23. Flowers – Do What You Want To, It’s What You Should Do [Fortuna Pop!/Kanine]
    24. Gold-Bears – Dalliance [Slumberland]
    25. Dean Wareham – Dean Wareham [Sonic Cathedral]

    Songs
    1. The War on Drugs – Red Eyes [Secretly Canadian]
    2. Caribou – Can't Do Without You (Extended Mix) [Jiaolong]
    3. Stahlberger – Die Gschicht isch besser [Vitesse]
    4. Aphex Twin – minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix] [Warp]
    5. Run the Jewels – Blockbuster Night Part 1 [Mass Appeal]
    6. Wanda – Schickt mir die Post [Problembär]
    7. Ja, Panik – Libertatia [Staatsakt]
    8. Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You) [4AD]
    9. Leon Bridges – Coming Home [self-released]
    10. Spoon – Inside Out [Loma Vista/Anti-]
    11. Hamilton Leithauser – I Retired [Ribbon]
    12. How to Dress Well – Repeat Pleasure [Weird World]
    13. Timber Timbre – Hot Dreams [Arts & Crafts/Full Time Hobby]
    14. Planningtorock – U&U [Human Level]
    15. Nick Mulvey – Nitrous [Fiction]
    16. Happyness – Montreal Rock Band Somewhere [Weird Smiling]
    17. The Notwist – Kong [City Slang/Sub Pop]
    18. Juan Wauters – Sanity Or Not [Captured Tracks]
    19. Yacht – Plastic Soul [DFA]
    20. Ariel Pink – Put Your Number In My Phone [4AD]
    21. Joe Goddard – Endless Love (feat. Betsy) [Greco-Roman]
    22. Slow Club – Tears Of Joy [Caroline/Wichita]
    23. Wye Oak – Before [Merge]
    24. Bob Moses – I Ain't Gonna Be The First To Cry [Domino]
    25. Sleater-Kinney – Bury Our Friends [Sub Pop]
    26. Hundred Waters – Murmurs [Owsla]
    27. The Black Keys – Fever [Nonesuch/Warner]
    28. Broken Bells – After The Disco [Columbia]
    29. Todd Osborn – 5thep [Blueberry]
    30. Courtney Barnett – Pickles From The Jar [Milk!]
    31. Rodrigo Amarante – Nada em Vão [Easy Sound]
    32. Efdemin – Some Kind Of Up And Down Yes [Dial]
    33. Inventions – Entity [Temporary Residence Ltd.]
    34. Mogwai – Remurdered [Rock Action/Sub Pop]
    35. Jeans for Jesus – Matrix [Jeans for Jesus]
    36. alt-J – Hunger Of The Pine [Infectious]
    37. Jessie Ware – Tough Love [PMR/Island]
    38. Erlend Øye – Rainman [Bubbles]
    39. Lone – Aurora Northern Quarter [R&S]
    40. tUnE-yArDs – Water Fountain [4AD]

    Konzerte / Concerts
    1. The Notwist (Zürich, Rote Fabrik)
    2. Mogwai (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    3. Slowdive (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    4. CHVRCHES (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    5. Bill Callahan (St. Gallen, Palace)
    6. James Blake (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    7. Elbow (Winterthur, Musikfestwochen)
    8. Factory Floor (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    9. The War on Drugs (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    10. Sharon Van Etten (Basel, Kaserne)
    11. Caribou (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    12. Darkside (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    13. Arcade Fire (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    14. The Growlers (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    15. St. Vincent (Basel, Kaserne)

    Enttäuschungen / Disappointments (alphabetisch/A to Z)
    1. Wild Beasts – Present Tense
    2. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Days Of Abandon
    3. tUnE-yArDs – Nikki Nack
    4. Dum Dum Girls – Too True
    5. Beck – Morning Phase
    6. The Horrors – Luminous
    7. Morrissey – World Peace Is None Of Your Business
    8. Metronomy – Love Letters
    9. Black Lips – Underneath The Rainbow
    10. Fennesz – Bécs

    Worst of
    1. Rafter – It's Reggae
    2. Perfect Pussy – Say Yes To Love
    3. Metronomy – Love Letters
    4. Bleeding Rainbow – Interrupt
    5. Ramesh – The King

    Artwork
    Sharon Van Etten – Are We There
  • Matt Corby, The Good Legs.. Live-session

    13 Feb 2014, 13:12 by 136

  • mathiasmelo Live-session

    6 Feb 2014, 11:25 by 136

    Hey,

    Our live-session with the talented mathiasmelo is out! :)

    http://vimeo.com/85732008

    And also check out our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/Rampljuset

    Cheers from Sweden
  • Live-session video (SWE)

    29 Jan 2014, 16:27 by 136

    Heey!

    We got a new live session video out. This time we met Bernard et Bianca and recorded it in an elevator..!

    The video: http://vimeo.com/80837162

    Their song on Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/track/1LfjzXO7eMnsDtrSyJDTiz
  • After All Is Said and Done - Year-End-Lists 2013

    2 Dec 2013, 01:39 by DerZensor

    Alben / LPs
    1. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City [XL]
    2. DJ Koze – Amygdala [Pampa]
    3. Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt [Don Giovanni/Wichita]
    4. Caitlin Rose – The Stand-In [ATO]
    5. Yo La Tengo – Fade [Matador]
    6. Junip – Junip [City Slang/Mute]
    7. Mean Lady – Love Now [Fat Possum]
    8. Bill Callahan – Dream River [Drag City]
    9. The Courtneys – The Courtneys [Hockey Dad]
    10. Disclosure – Settle [PMR/Island]
    11. Deerhunter – Monomania [4AD]
    12. Cayucas – Bigfoot [Secretly Canadian]
    13. She & Him – Volume 3 [Merge]
    14. Tocotronic – Wie wir leben wollen [Universal]
    15. Die Goldenen Zitronen – Who's Bad [Buback]
    16. Bent Shapes – Feels Weird [Father/Daughter]
    17. Rhye – Woman [Polydor/Republic]
    18. Crocodiles – Crimes of Passion [Frenchkiss]
    19. CHVRCHES – The Bones Of What You Believe [Glassnote/Virgin]
    20. The Mantles – Long Enough To Leave [Slumberland]
    21. Veronica Falls – Waiting For Something To Happen [Slumberland]
    22. The Stevens – A History Of Hygiene [Chapter]
    23. DJ Rashad – Double Cup [Hyperdub]
    24. Majical Cloudz – Impersonator [Matador]
    25. James Blake – Overgrown [Atlas/Polydor/Republic]
    26. Classixx – Hanging Gardens [Innovative Leisure]
    27. Golden Grrrls – Golden Grrrls [Slumberland]
    28. Alela Diane – About Farewell [Rusted Blue]
    29. Julianna Barwick – Nepenthe [Dead Oceans]
    30. Larry Gus – Years Not Living [DFA]

    Songs
    1. Autre Ne Veut – Play By Play [Software]
    2. Kalabrese – Independent Dancer [Rumpelmusig]
    3. Foxygen – San Francisco [Jagjaguwar]
    4. Summer Camp – Fresh [Moshi Moshi]
    5. Mount Kimbie – Made To Stray [Warp]
    6. Oneohtrix Point Never – Boring Angel [Warp]
    7. Justin Timberlake – Mirrors [RCA]
    8. Bill Callahan – The Sing [Drag City]
    9. Lone – Begin To Begin [R&S]
    10. ASAP Rocky – Wild For The Night (feat. Skrillex) [Polo Grounds/RCA]
    11. Vampire Weekend – Obvious Bicycle [XL]
    12. Erlend Øye – La prima estate [Bubbles]
    13. Prefab Sprout – Billy [Embassy of Music/Icebreaker]
    14. Disclosure – Help Me Lose My Mind (feat. London Grammar) [PMR/Island]
    15. Arcade Fire – Here Comes The Night Time [Sonovox/Merge]
    16. Yo La Tengo – Ohm [Matador]
    17. Earl Sweatshirt – Sunday (feat. Frank Ocean) [Columbia]
    18. Julianna Barwick – Pacing [Suicide Squeeze]
    19. Drake – Tuscan Leather [Cash Money/Young Money/Republic]
    20. Mazzy Star – In The Kingdom [Rhymes of an Hour]
    21. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Sacrilege [Interscope]
    22. The Knife – A Tooth For An Eye [Mute/Brille/Rabid]
    23. Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie [RCA]
    24. Foals – My Number [Warner/Transgressive]
    25. Holy Ghost! – Dumb Disco Ideas [DFA]
    26. Diana – Born Again [Forest Family]
    27. Jessy Lanza – Giddy [Hyperdub]
    28. Romare – Taste Of Honey (From The City) [Black Acre]
    29. Camera Obscura – Do It Again [4AD]
    30. Suede – It Starts And Ends With You [Warner]
    31. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Wide Lovely Eyes [Bad Seed Ltd.]
    32. Bibio – À tout à l'heure [Warp]
    33. Todd Terje – Strandbar (samba) [Olsen]
    34. Widowspeak – True Believer [Captured Tracks]
    35. Toro y Moi – Say That [Carpark]
    36. James Blake – Overgrown [Atlas/Polydor/Republic]
    37. Phosphorescent – Song For Zula [Dead Oceans]
    38. M.I.A. – Y.A.L.A. [Interscope]
    39. Schorsch Kamerun – Unabhängigkeit ist keine Lösung (Für moderne Babys) [Buback]
    40. Suuns – 2020 [Secretly Canadian]

    EPs / 7"
    1. Tennis – Small Sound [Communion]
    2. Lone – "Airglow Fires" b/w "Begin to Begin" [R&S]
    3. Joe Goddard – Taking Over EP [Greco-Roman]
    4. Kode9 – "Xingfu Lu" b/w "Kan" [Hyperdub]
    5. Destroyer – Five Spanish Songs [Merge]
    6. Elizabeth Morris – Optimism [self-released]
    7. Short Stories – "On The Way" b/w "Let It Go" [Young Turks]
    8. TV on the Radio – "Mercy" b/w "Million Miles" [Federal Prism]
    9. Jungle – The Heat [B3SCI]
    10. Royal Headache – "Stand And Stare" b/w "Give It All To Me" [Matador]

    Konzerte / Concerts
    1. Pantha du Prince & The Bell Laboratory (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    2. The Walkmen (Zürich, Mascotte)
    3. The Postal Service (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    4. Tocotronic (Basel, im Fluss)
    5. James Blake (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    6. Tocotronic (Zürich, Rote Fabrik)
    7. Mac DeMarco (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    8. Dagobert (Basel, Hirscheneck)
    9. Yo La Tengo (Lausanne, Les Docks)
    10. My Bloody Valentine (UK-London, Hammersmith Apollo)
    11. Die Goldenen Zitronen (Zürich, Zukunft)
    12. Disclosure (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    13. Melody’s Echo Chamber (Zürich, Stall 6)
    14. Kendrick Lamar (Zürich, Komplex 457)
    15. Conor Oberst (Zürich, Volkshaus)
    16. Wu-Tang Clan (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)

    Enttäuschungen / Disappointments (alphabetisch/A to Z)
    Amor De Dias – The House at Sea
    Braids – Flourish // Perish
    Darkstar – News From Nowhere
    The Dismemberment Plan – Uncanney Valley
    Four Tet – Beautiful Rewind
    Holy Ghost! – Dynamics
    Jamie Lidell – Jamie Lidell
    The Knife – Shaking the Habitual
    Merchandise – Total Nite
    Mount Kimbie – Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
    Sebadoh – Defend Yourself
    Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Fly By Wire
    Summer Camp – Summer Camp
    Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
    Youth Lagoon – Wondrous Bughouse

    Worst of
    1. Julia Brown – To Be Close to You
    2. Quasi – Mole City
    3. Bibio – Silver Wilkinson
    4. The Veils – Time Stays, We Go
    5. Jamie Lidell – Jamie Lidell

    Artwork
    Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
  • Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013 at the Gorge Amphitheater • May 24-27, 2013 (festival…

    29 May 2013, 21:54 by AlanRanta

  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra/Foxygen at the Media Club • March 23, 2013 (concert review)

    24 Mar 2013, 20:47 by AlanRanta

    Unknown Mortal Orchestra/Foxygen
    The Media Club, Vancouver, BC, March 23
    By Alan Ranta
    Read the Review Here!

    "Everything was bigger and ballsier than on record, perfectly paced and presented."

  • Best of 2012 (top 20)

    13 Jan 2013, 21:35 by soundverite

  • I've Got Your Music - Year-End-Lists 2012

    1 Dec 2012, 00:32 by DerZensor

    Alben / LPs
    1. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan [Domino]
    2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange [Def Jam]
    3. The Walkmen – Heaven [Fat Possum]
    4. Die Heiterkeit – Herz aus Gold [Nein, Gelassenheit]
    5. Tennis – Young And Old [Fat Possum]
    6. Tame Impala – Lonerism [Modular]
    7. M. Ward – A Wasteland Companion [Merge]
    8. Grizzly Bear – Shields [Warp]
    9. Passion Pit – Gossamer [Columbia]
    10. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, M.a.a.D. City [Aftermath/Interscope]
    11. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel… [Epic]
    12. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz [Domino]
    13. Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself [Mom + Pop/Bella Union]
    14. Lambchop – Mr. M [Merge]
    15. Chairlift – Something [Columbia/Young Turks]
    16. Julia Holter – Ekstasis [RVNG Intl./Domino]
    17. Hot Chip – In Our Heads [Domino]
    18. Crocodiles – Endless Flowers [Fat Possum]
    19. Angel Olsen – Half Way Home [Bathetic]
    20. Phantom Ghost – Pardon My English [Dial]
    21. Advance Base – A Shut–In’s Prayer [Caldo Verde]
    22. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber [Fat Possum]
    23. John Talabot – ƒIN [Permanent Vacation]
    24. Beach House – Bloom [Sub Pop]
    25. Saint Etienne – Words And Music By Saint Etienne [Heavenly]
    26. The xx – Coexist [Young Turks]
    27. Chromatics – Kill For Love [Italians Do It Better]
    28. Chris Cohen – Overgrown Path [Captured Tracks]
    29. Four Tet – Pink [Text]
    30. Ty Segall – Twins [Drag City]

    Songs
    1. Todd Terje – Inspector Norse [Smalltown Supersound]
    2. Passion Pit – Constant Conversations [Columbia]
    3. Rhye – The Fall [Polydor]
    4. Purity Ring – Fineshrine [4AD]
    5. Spiritualized – Hey Jane [Domino]
    6. Jessie Ware – 110% [Island]
    7. Elite Gymnastics – Andreja 4–Ever [adult swim]
    8. M.I.A. – Bad Girls [Interscope]
    9. Yo La Tengo – Stupid Things [Matador]
    10. Solange – Losing You [Terrible]
    11. The Sea And Cake – Harps [Thrill Jockey]
    12. Chromatics – Kill For Love [Italians Do It Better]
    13. Grimes – Genesis [4AD]
    14. How To Dress Well – & It Was U [Acéphale/Weird World]
    15. Michel Cleis – Mir A Nero [Pampa]
    16. Taken By Trees – Dreams [Secretly Canadian]
    17. Grimes – Oblivion [4AD]
    18. Matthew Dear – Her Fantasy [Ghostly International]
    19. Lambchop – Gone Tomorrow [Merge]
    20. First Aid Kit – King Of The World [Wichita]
    21. Porcelain Raft – Drifting In And Out [Secretly Candian]
    22. Woods – Cali In A Cup [Woodsist]
    23. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – We Drift Like Worried Fire [Constellation]
    24. Fiona Apple – Anything We Want [Epic]
    25. The Walkmen – Heartbreaker [Fat Possum]
    26. Korallreven – Sa Sa Samoa (Elite Gymnastics Remix) [Acéphale]
    27. The School – Never Thought I'd See The Day [Elefant]
    28. The Magnetic Fields – Andrew In Drag [Merge]
    29. Strawberry Whiplash – Stop, Look and Listen [Matinée]
    30. Andy Stott – Luxury Problems [Modern Love]
    31. Ice Choir – I Want You Now And Always [Underwater Peoples]
    32. Untold – Overdrive [Hemlock]
    33. Dirty Projectors – About To Die [Domino]
    34. Burial – Loner [Hyperdub]
    35. The xx – Tides [Young Turks]
    36. Grizzly Bear – A Simple Answer [Warp]
    37. Air – Seven Stars [Adtralwerks]
    38. Evans The Death – Catch Your Cold [Slumberland]
    39. Kisses – Funny Heartbeat [self–released]
    40. Dean Blunt and Inga Copeland – 2 [Hyperdub]

    EPs / 7"
    1. Daniel Rossen – Silent Hour/Golden Mile EP [Warp]
    2. Burial – Kindred EP [Hyperdub]
    3. Dum Dum Girls – End of Daze EP [Sub Pop]
    4. TNGHT – TNGHT EP [Warp]
    5. English Singles – Backstreet Pages EP [Slumberland]
    6. Gold Panda – Mountain / Financial District [Nowtown/Ghostly International]
    7. Jets – Jets EP [Leisure System]
    8. Black Tambourine – OneTwoThreeFour EP [Slumberland]
    9. Animal Collective – Transverse Temporal Gyrus [Domino]
    10. Machinedrum – SXLND EP [LuckyMe]

    Konzerte / Concerts
    1. James Blake (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    2. M83 (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    3. The Walkmen (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    4. Tocotronic (Zürich, Zürich Openair)
    5. Animal Collective (Zürich, x–tra)
    6. Lambchop (Fribourg, fri–son)
    7. Blur (UK-London, Hyde Park)
    8. Gonzales (Basel, Kaserne)
    9. The Whitest Boy Alive (A-Feldkirch, Poolbar Festival)
    10. The xx (E–Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    11. Franz Ferdinand (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    12. Jens Lekman (Zürich, Kilbi im Überall)
    13. Real Estate (St. Gallen, Palace)
    14. Hot Chip (Zürich, Zürich Openair)
    15. John Talabot + Pional (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    16. Grandaddy (Zürich, Zürich Openair)
    17. M. Ward (Zürich, Papiersaal)
    18. Kings of Convenience (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    19. How To Dress Well (F-Paris, Pitchfork Music Festival)
    20. Neil Halstead (Zürich, Papiersaal)

    Enttäuschungen / Disappointments
    1. Guided By Voices - Let's Go Eat The Factory
    2. White Rabbits - Milk Famous
    3. Why? - Mumps, Etc.
    4. Calexico - Algiers
    5. Best Coast - The Only Place
    6. Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
    7. Bowerbirds - The Clearing
    8. Heartless Bastards - Arrow
    9. The Fresh & Onlys - Long Slow Dance
    10. Titus Andronicus - Local Business

    Worst of
    1. Bloc Party - Four
    2. Schneider TM - Construction Sounds
    3. POP ETC - POP ETC
    4. The Magnetic Fields - Love At The Bottom Of The Sea
    5. White Rabbits - Milk Famous

    Videos
    1. Rhye - The Fall (dir. Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen)
    2. Dirty Projectors - Hi Custodian (dir. David Longstreth)
    3. The Sea and Cake - Harps (dir. Jay Buim)
    4. David Byrne / St. Vincent - Who (dir. Martin de Thurah)
    5. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes short (dir. Kahlil Joseph)

    Artwork
    Chromatics - Kill For Love
  • It's Everything Time - Year-End-Lists 2011

    1 Dec 2011, 02:57 by DerZensor

    Alben / LPs
    1. Destroyer - Kaputt [Merge]
    2. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming [Naivé/Mute]
    3. Bill Callahan - Apocalypse [Drag City]
    4. Tennis - Cape Dory [Fat Possum]
    5. Cut Copy - Zonoscope [Modular]
    6. Real Estate - Days [Domino]
    7. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact [4AD]
    8. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l [4AD]
    9. Dum Dum Girls - Only in Dreams [Sub Pop]
    10. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues [Sub Pop]
    11. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Belong [Slumberland]
    12. Times New Viking - Dancer Equired! [Merge]
    13. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light [Interscope]
    14. James Blake - James Blake [Atlas/A&M/Polydor]
    15. Beirut - The Rip Tide [Pompeii]
    16. Wild Beasts - Smother [Domino]
    17. The Dodos - No Color [Frenchkiss]
    18. Widowspeak - Widowspeak [Captured Tracks]
    19. The Antlers - Burst Apart [Frenchkiss]
    20. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Wolfroy Goes to Town [Drag City/Domino]
    21. Lia Ices - Grown Unknown [Jagjaguwar]
    22. Gil-Scott Heron and Jamie xx - We're New Here [XL]
    23. BRAIDS - Native Speaker [Kanine]
    24. The Weeknd - House of Balloons [self-released]
    25. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake [Island]
    26. Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys! [Fiction]
    27. A Winged Victory for the Sullen - A Winged Victory for the Sullen [Kranky]
    28. The Horrors - Skying [XL]
    29. SBTRKT - SBTRKT [Young Turks]
    30. Thao & Mirah - Thao & Mirah [Kill Rock Stars]

    Songs
    1. The Horrors – Still Life [XL]
    2. Gang Gang Dance – Glass Jar [4AD]
    3. James Blake – Unluck [Atlas/A&M/Polydor]
    4. Real Estate – It's Real [Domino]
    5. Elbow – Lippy Kids [Fiction]
    6. Cut Copy – Need You Now [Modular]
    7. M83 – Midnight City [Naivé/Mute]
    8. Neon Indian – Polish Girl [Mom+Pop]
    9. The Rapture – How Deep Is Your Love? [DFA]
    10. Craft Spells – After The Moment [Captured Tracks]
    11. The Weeknd – The Party & The After Party [self-released]
    12. Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks [Columbia]
    13. WU LYF – Heavy Pop [L Y F]
    14. Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix) [LL/EMI]
    15. Joe Goddard – Gabriel (feat. Valentina) [Greco-Roman]
    16. Tyler, The Creator – Yonkers [XL]
    17. Mazzy Star – Common Burn [Rhymes Of An Hour]
    18. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues [Sub Pop]
    19. Future Islands – Before The Bridge [Thrill Jockey]
    20. Washed Out – Eyes Be Closed [Sub Pop]
    21. Four Tet – Pinnacles [Text]
    22. Jamie xx – Far Nearer [Numbers]
    23. Glass Candy – Warm In The Winter [Italians Do It Better]
    24. Bill Callahan – Riding For The Feeling [Drag City]
    25. Tennis – Pigeon [Fat Possum]
    26. M83 – Claudia Lewis [Naivé/Mute]
    27. Die Vögel – Fratzengulasch [Pampa]
    28. Lower Dens – Deer Knives [Sub Pop]
    29. Catwalk – One By Words [Captured Tracks]
    30. Wild Flag – Romance [Merge]
    31. Jens Lekman – An Argument With Myself [Secretly Canadian]
    32. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Same Mistake [self-released]
    33. Cold Cave – The Great Pan Is Dead [Matador]
    34. Radiohead – Lotus Flower [Ticker Tape/XL]
    35. Ducktails – Killin The Vibe [Woodsist]
    36. Papercuts – Do What You Will [Sub Pop]
    37. Zulu Winter – Let's Move Back Front [Double Denim]
    38. Peter Bjorn And John – Dig A Little Deeper [Cooking Vinyl/Startime]
    39. The Strokes – Taken For A Fool [Rough Trade/RCA]
    40. The Babies – Wild 2 [Shrimper]

    EPs / 7"
    1. Mount Kimbie - Carbonated EP [Hotflush]
    2. TV Girl - Benny and the Jetts EP [self-released]
    3. Dum Dum Girls - He Gets Me High EP [Sub Pop]
    4. Tennis - Origins 7" [Forest Family]
    5. Clams Casino - Rainforest EP [Tri Angle]
    6. Deerhunter - Memory Boy / Nosebleed 7" [4AD]
    7. The History Of Apple Pie - You're So Cool 7" [Roundtable]
    8. Toro Y Moi - Freaking Out EP [Carpark]
    9. Korallreven - As Young As Yesterday EP [Acéphale]
    10. Four Tet / Daphni [Text]

    Konzerte / Concerts
    1. Black Lips (Zürich, Exil)
    2. The Walkmen (Zürich, Mascotte)
    3. Bill Callahan (D-Frankfurt. Brotfabrik)
    4. Godspeed You! Black Emperor (I-Milano, Live Club)
    5. Low (Fribourg, fri-son)
    6. Deerhunter (Luzern, Südpol)
    7. Cut Copy (Basel, Hinterhof)
    8. Allo Darlin (Bern, Café Kairo)
    9. tUnE-yArDs (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    10. Tennis (Bern, isc)
    11. The Flaming Lips (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    12. Pantha du Prince (Basel, Hinterhof)
    13. The Strokes (Nyon, Paléo Festival)
    14. Perfume Genius (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    15. Pulp (E-Barcelona, Primavera Sound)
    16. Wild Beasts (F-Paris, Pitchfork Festival)

    Enttäuschungen / Disappointments
    1. The Strokes – Angles :'(
    2. Panda Bear - Tomboy
    3. British Sea Power – Valhalla Dancehall
    4. Girls – Record 3 (Father, Son, Holy Ghost)
    5. Feist – Metals
    6. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
    7. The Mountain Goats – All Eternals Deck
    8. The Rapture – In The Grace Of Your Love
    9. Pete and the Pirates – One Thousand Pictures
    10. Bon Iver – Bon Iver, Bon Iver

    Worst of
    1. Iron & Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
    2. Iron & Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
    3. Iron & Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
    4. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Departing
    5. Daniel Martin Moore - In The Cool Of The Day