Clay Wilson (Other Music Staff)

  • Best of 2015

    Before I get started I want to highlight 3 labels run by good friends. Props to them for working like crazy to put out loads of quality music in 2015.

    THE BUNKER NEW YORK
    Lot.te "History of Discipline"
    Romans "Ambulare Aude"
    Mark Verbos "Walk the Distance"

    STYLES UPON STYLES
    Kloke "P.H.O.N.E."
    Certain Creatures "Vipassana"

    CLEAR USA
    Primitive Sci-Fi "PSCF2"
    Mike Broers "Stagma" EP
    Twins "Nothing Left"


    Now on to the more general list, here are my favorite new releases and reissues of 2015:

    BIRDS OF PREY "S/T" (Kathexis)
    ALEKSI PERALA "Colundi Sequence Levels 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15" (AP Musik) ***Digital D/L***
    ROBERT AIKI AUBREY LOWE & ARIEL KALMA "We Know Each Other Somehow" (RVNG Intl.)
    HEADLESS HORSEMAN "Headless Horseman 007" (Headless Horseman)
    DEEPCHORD "Ultraviolet" Music (Soma)
    ISRAEL VINES "WWKD" (Eye Teeth)
    AINE O'DWYER "Music For Church Cleaners Vol. 1 and 2" (Mie Music)
    ANTENES "The Track of a Storm" (L.I.E.S.)
    WILLIAM SELMAN "Picture of the Climates" (Hausu Mountain)
    VOICES FROM THE LAKE "Live at Maxxi" (Editions Mego)
    DONATO DOZZY "The Loud Silence" (Further Records)
    ANNA CARAGANO & DONATO DOZZY "Sintetizzatrice" (Spectrum Spools)
    LARAAJI "All in One Peace" (Leaving)
    ANTHONY CHILD "Electronic Recordings from Maui Jungle 1" (Editions Mego)
    RETINA.IT "De Occulta Philosophia Vol.1" (Semantica)
    BLACKLAUREN "The Observer of Omens" (Lost Soul Enterprises)
    JEAN GUERIN "Tacet" (SouffleContinu Records)
    RUPERT CLERVAUX & BEATRICE DILLON "Studies I-XVII for Samplers and Percussion" (Snow Dog Records)
    HAUNTOLOGISTS "S/T" (Hauntologists)
    RAICA "Dose" (Further Records)
    BOURONESE QUALK "1983-1987" (Mannequin Records)
    HIEROGLYPHIC BEING & J.I.T.U. AHN-SAHM-BUHL "We Are Not the First" (RVNG Intl.)
    PATRICK COWLEY "Muscle Up" (Dark Entries)
    BEATRICE DILLON "Face A/B" (Where to Now?)
    JAMES PLACE "Living on Superstition" (Umor Rex)
    STEVE ROACH "Tape-Recordings" (Vinyl-on-Demand)
    JOHN T. GAST "Excerpts" (Planet Mu)
    BITCHIN BAJAS & NATURAL INFORMATION SOCIETY "Automaginary" (Drag City)
    WILLIAM BASINSKI "Cascade" (2062)
    INIGO KENNEDY "Clarion Call" (Token)
    ADMX-71 "Coherent Abstractions" (L.I.E.S.)
    KING MIDAS SOUND/FENNESZ "Edition 1" (Ninja Tune)
    TAPES "No Broken Hearts" (Em Records)
    HARMONIA  "Complete Works" (Gronland)
    FACES OF DRUMS "Thanks 4 the Tracks You Lost Vol 1" (Mathematics)
    MARCO SHUTTLE "Sing Like a Bird Reprise" (Eerie)
    STANISLAV TOLKACHEV "All Night Vigil" (M_Rec LTD)
    STANISLAV TOLKACHEV "Walk Along the Bottom" (Semantica)
    ZELIENOPLE "Show Us the Fire" (Immune)
    REFRACTED "Through the Spirit Realm" (Silent Season)
    GOLDEN TEACHER "Golden Teacher Meets Dennis Bovell at the Green Door" (Optimo Music)
    BROKEN ENGLISH CLUB "Suburban Hunting" (Cititrax)
    VILOD "Safe in Harbour" (Perlon)
    KGIV "Horizontal Ground 19" (Horizontal Ground)


    Favorite DJs / Live Performers in 2015
    Patrick Russell
    Carlos Souffront
    Mike Servito
    Derek Plaslaiko
    Nihal Ramchandani
    Bryan Kasenic
    Raica
    DJ Spider
    Theo Parrish
    Mike Huckaby
    Orphx
    Antenes
    Jeff Mills
    Dasha Rush
    Marco Shuttle
    Gay Marvine
    Talker
    Karl Meier
    Voices from the Lake
    Atom & Tobias
    BMG
    Erika
    Lot.te

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