Sunday, January 01, 2023

My 2022 in music

Welcome back to this ghost town of a blog. Here are the late 2021 and 2022 releases I enjoyed this year, in both the new and archival/reissue categories. 


Guided By Voices – Crystal Nuns Cathedral

Springtime – Springtime

Metrolight – Copyright Strike EP

John Dwyer, Ryan Sawyer, Greg Coates, Wilder Zoby & Andres Renteria – Gong Splat

Superchunk – Wild Loneliness

Cat Power – Covers

Thurston Moore – Screen Time

Colpitts – Music from the Accident

Destroyer – Labyrinthitis

Freakons – Freakons

King Garbage – Heavy Metal Greasy Love

The Surfing Magazines – Badgers of Wymeswold

Myriam Gendron – Ma délire – Songs of love, lost & found

Aldous Harding – Warm Chris

Kurt Vile – (watch my moves)

Dälek – Precipice

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Endless Rooms

Mark Lanegan & Joe Cardamone – Dark Mark vs Skeleton Joe

Guided By Voices – Tremblers and Goggles by Rank

Sessa – Estrela Acesa

The Delines – The Sea Drift

Ty Segall – Hello, Hi

Daniel Villarreal – Panamá 77

Kikagaku Moyo – Kumoyo Island

Beyoncé – Renaissance

Oneida – Success

Chris Forsyth – Evolution Here We Come

Osees – A Foul Form

Duster – Together

Naima Bock – Giant Palm

Built to Spill – When the Wind Forgets Your Name

Noori & His Dorpa Band – Beja Power! Electric Soul & Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast

The Afghan Whigs – How Do You Burn?

Melvins – Bad Mood Rising

Lambchop – The Bible

Cass McCombs – Heartmind

The Bobby Lees – Bellevue

Metrolight – Metrolight

Dead Cross – Dead Cross II

Makaya McCraven – In These Times

Weyes Blood – And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – World Record

John Wesley Coleman III – Kiss Apocalypse

Nurse & Soldier – Let’s Spend the Day Together

Mike Baggetta/Jim Keltner/Mike Watt – Everywhen We Go

Björk – Fossora

Dry Cleaning – Stumpwork

Aoife Nessa Frances – Protector


Jeff Phelps – Magnetic Eyes

Branko Mataja – Over Fields and Mountains

Karate – The Bed Is in the Ocean

Various Artists – V4 Visions: Of Love & Androids

Sonic Youth – In/Out/In

Suburban Lawns – Suburban Lawns

Ponderosa Twins Plus One – 2 + 2 +1 = Ponderosa Twins Plus One

Robert Pollard – Our Gaze

Neil Young – Citizen Kane Jr. Blues

Various Artists – Valley of the Sun: Field Guide to Inner Harmony

Various Artists – Super Hits of the 70s

Super Djata Band – En Super Forme Vol. 1

Neil Young – Royce Hall 1971

Neil Young – Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 1971

Archie James Cavanaugh – Black and White Raven

Various Artists – Eccentric Deep Soul

Various Artists – Eccentric Soul: The Shiptown Label

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Toast

Various Artists – The Chicago Boogie Volume 2: This Love Will Last

Various Artists – The Chicago Boogie Volume 3: Set It Out

Neil Young + Promise of the Real – Noise & Flowers

June Chikuma – The Midas Touch

Blondie – Against the Odds 1974-1982

Various Artists – Bound for Hell: On the Sunset Strip

Birdlegs and Pauline – Birdlegs and Pauline

Codeine – Dessau

Unwound – Live Leaves

Current – Yesterday’s Tomorrow Is Not Today

Karate – Time Expired

Can – Live in Cuxhaven 1976

Guided By Voices – Scalping the Guru

Jenny Mae – What’s Wrong with Me? Singles + Unreleased Tracks 1989-2017

The Hated – The Best Piece of Shit Vol. 4

Various Artists – Penny & The Quarters & Friends

Neil Young – Harvest: 50th Anniversary Edition

Allan Wachs – Mountain Roads & City Streets

Laraaji – Segue to Infinity