Category: Live DJ Set

Episode 94 – Top 21 Albums of 2017

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Top 21 Albums of 2017 (Artwork - D.Hixon)

Top 21 Albums of 2017 (Artwork – D.Hixon)

2017 was a challenging year. The bad guys won, and hate became law while our Manchurian President’s toddler tendencies numbed the World into being surprised by nothing and aghast at everything.

Still there was music – and these 21 albums helped me get through too many long days.

The mix was made live in the Mojo and is in reverse chronological order, going from #21 down to #1. The album art is a collage of all 21 album covers. Albums and songs posted in comment section.


Alex Cameron
Forced Witness
“The Chihuahua”

 

The Woolen Men
Lucky Box
“In Time”

 

Mac DeMarco
This Old Dog
“On The Level”

 

Suncruiser
Suncruiser
“Movie”

 

LCD Soundsystem
American Dream
“Change Yr Mind”

 

L.A. Law
Law & Order
“Shivers”

 

Ariel Pink
Dedicated to Bobby Jameson
“Acting”

 

Milo
Who Told You To Think​?​?​!​!​?​!​?​!​?​!
“Sorcerer”

 

Tyler the Creator
Scum Fuck Flower Boy
“Glitter”

 

Woods
Love Is Love
“Lost In A Crowd”

 

Ben Morey & The Eyes
Mt. Doom
“Finger Trap”

 

Japanese Breakfast
Soft Sounds From Another Planet
“Body Is A Blade”

 

Childish Gambino
Awaken, My Love!
“Have Some Love”

 

Toro y Moi
Boo Boo
“Don’t Try”

 

Slowdive
Slowdive
“Sugar For The Pill”

 

Kamasi Washington
Harmony of Difference
“Humility”

 

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile
Lotta Sea Lice
“Over Everything”

 

Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2
Star Stuff
“Steve Pink”

 

Washed Out
Mister Mellow
“Floating By”

 

Jamila Woods
Breadcrumbs
“Heavn”

 

Kendrick Lamar
Damn.
“XXX.”

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