Sunday, December 28, 2014

North Fork Sound 2014 Wrap-Up

Top 50 Tracks
Patti Smith
photo: Mark Sullivan
1. Patti Smith w/The Kronos Quartet: Mercy Is
2. Garbage: Girls Talk Shit
3. Peliroja: Injusticia
4. JD McPherson: Let The Good Times Roll
5. Canyon Ryde: Beyond Lies The Open Sea
6. Ambrose Akinmusire: Rollcall For Those Absent
7. Marianne Faithfull: Sparrows Will Sing
8. Mikel Rouse: The Law Of Average (Composite)
9. Dan Montgomery: Crack Home
10. Shooter Jennings: Living In A Minor Key
11. Glen David Andrews: Lower Power (w/Anders Osborne)
12. Fat White Family: Touch The Leather Redux
13. Wormburner: Somewhere Else To Be
14. Estelle: Make Her Say (Beat It Up)
15. Scott Ainslie: Late Last Night
16. Kenny Butterill: Good Thing That Couldn't Happen Here
17. Tony Joe White: Alligator, Mississippi
18. Satellite Paradiso: Touch The Sky
19. The MRCYFKS: 39* 10'N 78* (Dick on the Headstone)
20. Bryan Ferry: Loop De Li
21. Dave Rubin & The Emblems: Walkin' Bass
22. The 45s: Devil of a Woman
23. Lily Allen: Hard Out Here
24. My Darling Clementine: King of the Carnival
25. The Whereabouts: TwentyThirtyThree
26. Macy Gray: Hands
27. Vashti Bunyan: Jellyfish
28. Meghan Trainor: Dear Future Husband
29. Mike Doughty: Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future
30. The Vacant Lots: Mad Mary Jones
31. Swans: Some Things We Do
32. Queen Esther: Oh, Sun
33. Edward Rogers: Street Fashion
34. Morrissey: Istanbul
35. Emperors of Wyoming: Avalanche Girl
36. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: American Dream Plan B
37. Blackie & the Rodeo Kings: I'd Have To Be  A Stone
38. Carlene Carter: Troublesome Waters (w/Willie Nelson)
39. Hundred Waters: Murmurs
40. Imelda May: It's Good To Be Alive
41. Lost Leaders: Keeping Busy Feeling Fine
42. Boy George: King of Everything
43. Lily & Madeleine: Blue Blades
44. Caleb Caudle: Trade All The Lights (feat. Lydia Loveless)
45. Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents: Getaway
46. Sean Rowe: Desiree
47. Miles Tackett: Everything
48. Wylie & The Wild West: 21st Century Blues
49. Hand Job Academy: Lena Dunham
50. Candi Staton: I Ain't Easy to Love (w/John Paul White & Jason Isbell)

Top 25 Albums
Sleaford Mods
illustration: Cun Shi/The New Yorker
1. Sleaford Mods: Chubbed Up +
2. Hollie Cook: Twice
3. Geraint Watkins: Moustique
4. The New Piccadillys: Introducing...
5. Nurse With Wound & Graham Bowers: ExcitoToxicity
6. Hamell On Trial: Happiest Man In The World
7. Monica Heldal: Boy From The North
8. Die Antwoord: Donker Mag
9. Hookworms: The Hum
10. Lydia Loveless: Somewhere Else
12. Miriam: Nobody's Baby
13. The Bloodhounds: Let Loose!
14. Bill Frisell: Guitar In The Space Age!
15. Melaza: Melaza
16. Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey: Going Back Home
17. Simian Ghost: The Veil
18. Jesse Winchester: A Reasonable Amount Of Trouble
29. Tara Fuki: Winna
20. The Bad Plus: The Rite of Spring
21. Perfume Genius: Too Bright
22. Mungo's Hi Fi: Serious Dubs
23. The Rolling Stones: From The Vaults: L.A. Forum, 1975
24. Dean Wareham: Dean Wareham
25. Sleaford Mods: Austerity Dogs

Top 25 Compilations/Reissues
Captain Beefheart
photo: Ed Caraeff

1. Captain Beefheart: Sun Zoom Spark (1970-1972)
2. Craig Leon: Nommos Visiting
3. Robert Wyatt: Different Every Time - Ex Machina
4. V/A: Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol. 1
5. The Small Faces: Here Come The Nice
6. Ian Hunter: The Artful Dodger
7. Waylon Jennings: Right For The Time (Remembered)
8. The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground
9. John Kongos: Kongos
10. V/A: Bristol Boys Make More Noise - The Soundtrack 1974-1981
11. V/A: Music City Vocal Groups - Greasy Love Songs of Teenage Romance, Regret, Hope & Depair
12. David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed
13. V/A: Full Up - Bunny 'Striker' Lee's Early Reggae Productions
14. Family: History
15. V/A: Blue Note - Uncompromising Expression
16. V/A: Paul Murphy Presents the Return of Jazz Club
17. Oasis: Definitely Maybe (Remastered Deluxe Edition)
18. The Pop Group: We Are Time
19. The Kinks: The Essential Kinks
20. V/A: Front Line - Sounds Of Reality
21. Glenn Branca: Lesson No. 1
22. Bruce Cockburn: Rumours Of Glory
23. Nils Lofgren: Face The Music 
24. V/A: Come Spy With Us: The Secret Agent Songbook 
25. Annette Peacock: I Belong to a World That's Destroying Itself

Top 25 Remakes
Keith Richards
1. Keith Richards: Words of Wonder/Get Up Stand Up
2. King Penguin: She Don't Care About Time
3. Camille: Lilac Wine
4. Speedometer: Happy
5. Jason D. Williams: Fingernails
6. Neville Staple: Hypocrite
7. Dr. John: That's My Home (feat. Wendell Brunious)
8. Jim Oblon: Blueberry Hill
9. Eric Clapton: Sensitive Kind (feat. Don White)
10. Paul Rodgers: Walk On By
11. Jerry Lee Lewis: Little Queenie
12. Mott The Hoople: Saturday Gigs (11/17/13, Manchester)
13. Amanda Thorpe: Brother Can You Spare A Dime
14. Robyn Hitchcock: The Ghost In You
15. James Williamson: I Got A Right (feat. Lisa Kekaula)
16. JD McPherson: I Wish You Would
17. Regina Carter: Hickory Wind
18. Simple Minds: Let the Day Begin
19. Savages: Dream Baby Dream (live)
20. Neil Young: Reason To Believe (Third Man version)
21. Amy LaVere: Dark Moon
22. Todd Terje: Johnny and Mary (feat. Bryan Ferry)
23. Henry Butler & Steven Bernstein: Buddy Bolden's Blues
24. Schizo Fun Addict: Suspiria
25. Steven Wilson: The Day Before You Came

North Fork Sound Will Never Forget
01/03/14 Phil Everly
01/05/14 Eusébio
01/07/14 Sir Run Run Shaw
01/09/14 Amiri Bakara
01/13/14 Freddie 'Fingers' Lee
01/13/14 Ronny Jordan
01/22/14 Roy Cicala
01/27/14 Pete Seeger
02/02/14 William 'Bunny Rugs' Clarke
02/03/14 Gloria Leonard
02/09/14 Marius
02/13/14 Marty Thau
02/14/14 Sir Tom Finney
03/15/14 Scott Asheton
03/22/14 Mickey Duff
03/29/14 Billy Mundi
04/06/14 Leee Black Childers
04/11/14 Jesse Winchester
04/29/14 Bob Hoskins
04/25/14 Linnea 'Bunny' Yeager
06/02/14 Weldon Myrick 
06/09/14 Rik Mayall
06/12/14 Jimmy Scott
06/15/14 Casey Kasem
06/19/14 Gerry Goffin
06/22/14 Felix Dennis
06/24/14 Eli Wallach
06/27/14 Bobby Womack
07/11/14 Tommy ‘Ramone’ Erdelyi
07/11/14 Charlie Haden
07/16/14 Johnny Winter
07/23/14 Dora Bryan
08/07/14 Henry Stone
08/11/14 Robin Williams
08/12/14 Lauren Bacall
08/29/14 Bobbie Clarke
09/01/14 David Anderle
09/04/14 Hopeton Lewis
09/11/14 Bob Crewe
09/11/14 Cosimo Matassa
09/11/14 John Gustafson
10/01/14 Lyndsey de Paul
10/07/14 Lou Whitney
10/19/14 John Holt
10/25/14 Jack Bruce
12/02/14 Bobby Keys
12/03/14 Ian McLagan
12/04/14 Bob Montgomery
12/18/14 Mandy Rice-Davies
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