Favorites of 2015


Janet Feder T H I S C L O S E (self-released / Bandcamp) LP

Jasmine Gufford Yellow Bell (Sonic Pieces, Germany) CD

Max Richter Sleep (Deutsche Grammophon, US) FLAC

Steve Hauschildt Where All Is Fled (Kranky, US) LP

Loscil Adrift (self-released) app

Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie Travels in Constants Vol 24 (self-released / Bandcamp)

Kate Burkart Save Me A Seat (Luckystar, US/self-released) CD

Bill Nelson Quiet Bells (Sonolux, UK) CD

Bersarin Quartet III (Denovali, Germany) FLAC

Christina Vantzou No3 (Kranky, US) 2xLP

Jóhann Jóhannsson with Hildur Guðnadóttir & Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe End Of Summer (Sonic Pieces, Germany) FLAC

Ryuichi Sakamoto Left Handed Dream (MIDI, Japan) DSD (reissue)

Hans-Joachim RoedeliusTape Archive 1973-1978 (Bureau B, Germany) 3xLP + CD box


David Gessner All The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West (W.W. Norton and Company)

B. Lynn Ingram & Frances Malamud-Roam The West without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us about Tomorrow (University of California Press)

Craig Childs The Secret Knowledge of Water : Discovering the Essence of the American Desert (Back Bay Books)

Stella Beratlis Alkali Sink (Sixteen Rivers Press)