Dec 30, 2011

V/A. Garden Party. Alienor Records.

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Some lovely stuff here, particularly the gorgeous Bedflowers who sound like Opal if Amelia Fletcher had joined up after Kendra Smith left. Also, is it just me or does Bulldozer Crash's Changing sound a whole heck of a lot like Just Like Heaven?

Side A

1. Des Garçons Ordinaires - Summer Games
2. Bulldozer Crash - Changing
3. The Spinning Wheels - Don't Get Me Wrong
4. Meek - Beautiful Day
5. The Straw Dogs - My Cherished Lonelyness
6. La Sintesis - September
7. The Bedflowers - My Ex-Lover's Adress
8. Antiseptic Beauty - Shoegaze
9. Les Daffodils - So Easy As You Lie
10. Flame Up - Let The World Smother You
11. Charming Boys - Rain

Side B

1. The Little Rabbits - The Boy Who Never Saw The Light (live)
2. Penelope Trip - Inside The Taxi
3. The Gravy Train - Happy Again
4. Les Chaplinn's - Sunny Day
5. The Prayers - Sister Goodbye
6. The Lovelies - Stupid Habit
7. Kaleidoscope - Dream 2
8. Koma Kino - Weaky Town
9. The Penelopes - A Place Called Home
10. Alival Tiosihteeri - Nasta Kaupunki
11. Mosaic Eyes - Klaus' Eyes
12. Die Time Twisters, Verdammt! - Denn Jetzt Bist Du Da


Garden Party

Best of 2011.

0 Blurts

Best Albums

24. Speed the Plough - Shine
23. The Feelies - Here Before
22. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
21. Dignan Porch – Deluded
20. Seapony - Go With Me
19. U.S. Girls - U.S. Girls on KRAAK
18. Craft Spells - Idle Labor
17. The Bats - Free All The Monsters
16. Blasted Canyons - Blasted Canyons
15. Terror Bird - Human Culture
14. Amen Dunes - Through Donkey Jaw
13. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
12. Wax Idols - No Future
11. Xray Eyeballs - Not Nothing
10. The Cars - Move Like This
9. Wild Flag - Wild Flag
8. Tom Waits - Bad As Me
7. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
6. Veronica Falls - Veronica Falls
5. Dum Dum Girls - Only in Dreams
4. Blouse - Blouse
3. Royal Headache - Royal Headache
2. Men - Talk About Body
1. Shannon and the Clams - Sleep Talk

Best singles

Bake Sale - Bake Sale
Beach Fossils / Wild Nothing - Gruesome Flowers: A Tribute to The Wake
Blouse - Into Black
Catwalk - One by Words
Head On Electric - Ghost Hunter
Terry Malts - Something About You
Midnite Snaxxx - A Guy Like That / Jackie
Pope Anything - Witch Tits
Vein Cranes - True Believer
Wax Idols - All Too Human / William Says
Xray Eyeballs - Crystal

Best Reissues

Chalk Circle – Reflection
Various Artists - The Hidden Tapes: A Compilation of Minimal Wave From Around the World '79-'85
Various Artists - Those Shocking Shaking Days: Indonesia Hard, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock and Funk 1970-1978