The Round Up: January '17

THE ROUND UP: JANUARY '17

FEBRUARY 2017


As we welcome in the new year, we're blessed with more musical discoveries, more new releases and excitement about who and what will grow into the Sound of '17

We rested on the usual monthly round ups in December as we counted down our favourite releases of 2016. So this month we're back with a 45-strong list of the albums and releases we've had on repeat. 

Stand-out records this month include Little Simz return in the form of Welcome to Wonderland; Airhead's debut full-length, For Years; the beautiful harmonies of case/lang/veirs; Trentmoller's The Last Resort; the world-building, cinematic techno of Barker and Baumecker; and Amjad Ali Khans wonderful self-titled ragas.


AS ALWAYS, CLICK ON A PIECE OF ARTWORK TO HEAR A TRACK FROM THAT RELEASE.


TENDERLONIOUS - ON FLUTE (22A, 2016)

TENDERLONIOUS - ON FLUTE (22A, 2016)

AIRHEAD - FOR YEARS (R&S, 2013)

AIRHEAD - FOR YEARS (R&S, 2013)

LITTLE SIMZ - WELCOME TO WONDERLAND (AGE 101 MUSIC, 2016)

LITTLE SIMZ - WELCOME TO WONDERLAND (AGE 101 MUSIC, 2016)

PHAROAH SANDERS - LOVE WILL FIND A WAY (ARISTA, 1978)  

PHAROAH SANDERS - LOVE WILL FIND A WAY (ARISTA, 1978)
 

PERCUSSIONS - 2011 UNTIL 2014 (TEXT, 2015)

PERCUSSIONS - 2011 UNTIL 2014 (TEXT, 2015)

RUN THE JEWELS - RTJ3 (RUN THE JEWELS, INC., 2016)

RUN THE JEWELS - RTJ3 (RUN THE JEWELS, INC., 2016)

DARKSIDE - PSYCHIC (OTHER PEOPLE, 2013)

DARKSIDE - PSYCHIC (OTHER PEOPLE, 2013)

OCEAN WISDOM - CHAOS '93 (HIGH FOCUS RECORDS, 2016)

OCEAN WISDOM - CHAOS '93 (HIGH FOCUS RECORDS, 2016)

WAYNE SHORTER - SPEAK NO EVIL (BLUE NOTE, 1966)

WAYNE SHORTER - SPEAK NO EVIL (BLUE NOTE, 1966)

GRANDBROTHERS - DILATION (FILM, 2015)

GRANDBROTHERS - DILATION (FILM, 2015)

STEVE REICH & KRISTJAN JÄRVI ‎– DUET (SONY, 2016)

STEVE REICH & KRISTJAN JÄRVI ‎– DUET (SONY, 2016)

CORTEX - TROPEAU BLEU (DISQUES ESPÉRANCE, 1975)

CORTEX - TROPEAU BLEU (DISQUES ESPÉRANCE, 1975)

DEERHUNTER - HALCYON DIGEST (4AD, 2010)

DEERHUNTER - HALCYON DIGEST (4AD, 2010)

SUMOCHIEF - SUMO TREATS (SELF-RELEASED, 2016)

SUMOCHIEF - SUMO TREATS (SELF-RELEASED, 2016)

DOM LA NENA - ELA (SIX DEGREES RECORDS, 2013)

DOM LA NENA - ELA (SIX DEGREES RECORDS, 2013)

BARKER & BAUMECKER - TURNS (OSTGUT TON, 2016)

BARKER & BAUMECKER - TURNS (OSTGUT TON, 2016)

YVES TUMOR - SERPENT MUSIC (PAN, 2016)

YVES TUMOR - SERPENT MUSIC (PAN, 2016)

MICHAEL PRICE - ENTANGLEMENT (ERASED TAPES, 2015)

MICHAEL PRICE - ENTANGLEMENT (ERASED TAPES, 2015)

TIM HECKER - DROPPED PIANOS (KRANKY, 2011)

TIM HECKER - DROPPED PIANOS (KRANKY, 2011)

LOOSE MEAT - LOOSE MEAT (WHIPPED CREAM, 2016)

LOOSE MEAT - LOOSE MEAT (WHIPPED CREAM, 2016)

CRO-MAGS - BEFORE THE QUARREL (CRO-MAG RECORDINGS, 2000)

CRO-MAGS - BEFORE THE QUARREL (CRO-MAG RECORDINGS, 2000)

AMJAD ALI KHAN ‎– AMJAD ALI KHAN (HIS MASTER'S VOICE, 1972)

AMJAD ALI KHAN ‎– AMJAD ALI KHAN (HIS MASTER'S VOICE, 1972)

AROVANE - TIDES (CITY CENTRE OFFICES, 2010)

AROVANE - TIDES (CITY CENTRE OFFICES, 2010)

RAPSODY - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD MUSIC GROUP, 2014)

RAPSODY - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD MUSIC GROUP, 2014)

LALO SCHIFRIN ‎– ENTER THE DRAGON (OST) (WARNER BROS, 1973)

LALO SCHIFRIN ‎– ENTER THE DRAGON (OST) (WARNER BROS, 1973)

LEON THOMAS - SPIRITS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN (FLYING DUTCHMAN, 1969)

LEON THOMAS - SPIRITS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN (FLYING DUTCHMAN, 1969)

OSCAR JEROME - OSCAR JEROME EP (SELF-RELEASED, 2016)

OSCAR JEROME - OSCAR JEROME EP (SELF-RELEASED, 2016)

LAKKER - TUNDRA (R&S, 2015)

LAKKER - TUNDRA (R&S, 2015)

RYAN TEAGUE - BLOCK BOUNDARIES (VILLAGE GREEN, 2014)

RYAN TEAGUE - BLOCK BOUNDARIES (VILLAGE GREEN, 2014)

TRENTEMOLLER - THE LAST RESORT (POKER FLAT RECORDINGS, 2006)

TRENTEMOLLER - THE LAST RESORT (POKER FLAT RECORDINGS, 2006)

COUNT BASS D - DWIGHT SPITZ (HIGH TIMES RECORDS, 2002)

COUNT BASS D - DWIGHT SPITZ (HIGH TIMES RECORDS, 2002)

MAX RICHTER - SLEEP (REMIXES) (DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, 2016)

MAX RICHTER - SLEEP (REMIXES) (DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, 2016)

MIDORI TAKADA - THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (RCA RED SEAL, 1983)

MIDORI TAKADA - THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (RCA RED SEAL, 1983)

SCOTT WALKER - SCOTT (PHILIPS, 1967)

SCOTT WALKER - SCOTT (PHILIPS, 1967)

CASE/LANG/VEIRS - CASE/LANG/VEIRS (ANTI-, 2016)

CASE/LANG/VEIRS - CASE/LANG/VEIRS (ANTI-, 2016)

RONNIE BOYKINS - THE WILL COME, IS NOW (ESP DISK, 1975)

RONNIE BOYKINS - THE WILL COME, IS NOW (ESP DISK, 1975)

PHAROAHE MONCH - INTERNAL AFFAIRS (RAWKUS, 1990)

PHAROAHE MONCH - INTERNAL AFFAIRS (RAWKUS, 1990)

EAGULLS - EAGULLS (PARTISAN RECORDS, 2014)

EAGULLS - EAGULLS (PARTISAN RECORDS, 2014)

GOJIRA - LENFANT SAUVAGE (ROADRUNNER RECORDS, 2012)

GOJIRA - LENFANT SAUVAGE (ROADRUNNER RECORDS, 2012)

YUSEF LATEEF - THE BLUE YUSEF LATEEF (ATLANTIC, 1968)

YUSEF LATEEF - THE BLUE YUSEF LATEEF (ATLANTIC, 1968)

JENNY HVAL - BLOOD BITCH (SACRED BONES RECORDS, 2016)

JENNY HVAL - BLOOD BITCH (SACRED BONES RECORDS, 2016)

ISAAC ALBENIZ - IBERIA (PHILIPS, 1958)

ISAAC ALBENIZ - IBERIA (PHILIPS, 1958)

KOJEY RADICAL - 23 WINTERS (PUSHCRAYONS LTD, 2016)

KOJEY RADICAL - 23 WINTERS (PUSHCRAYONS LTD, 2016)

NEW ORLEANS: THE ORIGINAL SOUND OF FUNK 1960-75 (SOUL JAZZ RECORDS, 2000)

NEW ORLEANS: THE ORIGINAL SOUND OF FUNK 1960-75 (SOUL JAZZ RECORDS, 2000)

ROY ORBISON - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (LEGACY, 2016)

ROY ORBISON - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (LEGACY, 2016)