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Wrapping up the year 2012

The year is coming to an end and the last weeks I have been running through the 2012 albums again. It has been a struggle to get to the right list of albums, but eventually I have made my choices (which if you ask me again January 1st it will be totally different.

The coming 10 days I will try to make a post a day with a review on one of the top 10 albums of this year.

Though in this post you will find a few honorary mentions that didn’t make it to the end list and other short lists.

This was a close call:
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend Ascend
Sunflare – Ghetto Blast
Robert Hampson – Signaux / Suspended Candences
Daniel Menche – Quanta Of Light
Golden Cup – Vagabond

The small ones:
Annelies Monsere - Nest

Annelies Monsere – Nest
Andrew Paine & Richard Youngs – Rotten Masters EP
Tashi Wada – Gradient
Jeff Grace – Meek’s Cutoff
Félicia Atkinson – Summer Eyes

The reissues:
Robbie Basho – Twilight Peaks
Bernard Parmegiani – L’Œil Écoute / Dedans-Dehors
Ustad Abdul Karim Khan – 1934-1935 
Eleh – Radiant Intervals
Amps For Christ – Circuits
Pierre Schaeffer – Le Trièdre Fertile

On stage:
Chora(s)san Time-Court Mirage at Smart Project Space for Sonic Acts (Amsterdam)
Acid Mothers Temple at the OCCII (Amsterdam)
Annelies Monseré at De Pauluskerk for Incubate (Tilburg)
Sunflare at V39 for Incubate (Tilburg)
Kim Cascone at STEIM (Amsterdam)
Geoff Mullen at MKZ (Amsterdam)
Concern at MKZ (Amsterdam)

The following days reviews of my top 10 favorite albums will follow, starting with the first post tomorrow.

Happy holidays.

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