Dave Martin (Update Contributor)

  • Best of 2015

    LPs1. DICK DIVER “Melbourne Florida” LP (Trouble In Mind)2. DON HOWLAND “Life Is a Nightmare” (12XU)3. MEG BAIRD “Don’t Weigh Down the Light” (Drag City)4. COURTNEY BARNETT “Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit” (Mom + Pop)5. THE SILENCE "Hark the Silence" & "S/T" (Drag City)6. RYLEY WALKER “Primrose Green” (Dead Oceans)7. RUSSELL ST. BOMBINGS "S/T" (Smart Guy Records)8. CAROUSEL “2113” (TeePee)9. THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION “Freedom Tower” (Shove Records / Mom + Pop)10. DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE “Nashville Obsolete” (Acony Records)11. DRINKS “Hermits on Holiday” (Birth Records)12. CIRCUIT DES YEUX “In Plain Speech” (Thrill Jockey)13. SALAD BOYS “Metalmania” (Trouble in Mind)14. PROTOMARTYR “The Agent Intellect” (Hardly Art...

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  • Best of 2014

    New Records: 1. GOTOBEDS “Poor People Are Revolting” (12XU)  2. NUDE BEACH “77” (Don Giovanni) 3. SWEET APPLE "The Golden Age of Glitter" (Tee Pee) 4. REIGNING SOUND “Shattered” (Merge) 5. ELISA AMBROGIO “The Immoralist” (Drag City)6. MORDECAI “Neil’s Generator” (Richie Records)7. CHEATER SLICKS “Live Vol. 3” (Columbus Discount Records)8. CONNECTIONS “Into Sixes” (Midheaven)9. BRAIN F≠ “Empty Set Sorry State” (Grave Mistake)10. WATERY LOVE “Decorative Feeding” (In the Red)11. PROTOMARTYR “Under Color of Official Right” (Hardly Art)12. LOWER PLENTY “Life/Thrills” (Mexican Summer)13. DAVID KILGOUR AND THE HEAVY EIGHTS “End Times Undone” (Merge)14. DARK MATTER “Dark Matter” (Siltbreeze)15. OBNOX “Louder Space” (12XU)16....

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