Albums of the Year List by: Tomahawk

von am 23. Dezember 2013 in Adventskalender 2013, Featured

Albums of the Year List by: Tomahawk
© Tim Moss

One thing Duane Denison definitely did not experience in 2013 was boredom. There was the (once again) reunion of noiserock-overlords The Jesus Lizard or the foundation of supergroup The Unsamble (featuring Alexander Hacke of Einstürzende Neubauten and Silver Jews‚ Brian Kotzur) – but first and foremost there was ‚Oddfellows‚, the might-as-well-be comeback and possibly best work by the even superer group Tomahawk. And thanks to Denison’s varied choices for his records of the year and the HeavyPop Advent calendar, there’s no place for boredom here, either.

Boards of Canada - Tomorrows Harvest1. Boards of Canada – ‚Tomorrow’s Harvest
Their brand of electronica somehow always manages to have some honest emotion to it, which is rare in the genre, right?

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‚‚allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
I don’t know what their name really is any more (God’s pee?) but I do know that I like the way they build things up.

Godflesh - Hymns3. Godflesh – ‚Hymns [Remastered]
Another „God“ band? What does it mean? Nothing. I just think these fellas do the grind thing better than anyone else, so if you want that vibe you got it here.

4. David Bowie - The Next Day David Bowie – ‚The Next Day
His last album? Some great tunes here, interesting lyrics, cool guitars, etc….old guys rule!

The Bryan Ferry Orchestra - The Jazz Age5. Bryan Ferry Orchestra – ‚The Jazz Age
I don’t know if this came out in 2013 or not, I only got it a few months back. Classic Roxy tunes done 20’s style, no vocals. Unique and enjoyable.

Tomahawk online: Facebook | Ipecac Recordings

Thanks to Duane Denison / Tomahawk for joining the Heavypop Adventskalender 2013 – and of course also my thanks to  the awesome Lauren Barley / Rarely Unable for all her help!

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