The Best EP’s (and singles) of 2016


 

Here’s NoSnobsAllowed’s first “Best of 2016” list this year. I’ve gathered the best extended plays and standalone singles from past 12 month, which as you can see was a generous period of time. It was very difficult to put them in order according to any other criteria other than alphabetically.


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Abra – Princess (True Panther Records)

Best Track: VEGAS


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Alex Frankel – Negative Space (ADF Records)

Best Track: Get Back [Listen on Soundcloud]


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Aphex Twin – Cheetah (Warp)

Best Track: CIRKLON3 [Kolkhoznaya Mix] [Watch the video on YouTube]


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Bibio & Olivier St. Louis – The Serious E.P. (Warp)

Best Track: [Listen to EP sampler]


Burial – YOUNG DEATH/NIGHTMARKET (Hyperdub)


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Best track: Basslines For Life [Listen on Soundcloud]


chaosincbdinvisibleepChaos In CDB – Invisible Spectrum (Rhythm Section International)

Best Track: Significant Others


cdw_ep_final_front_skh2wfCharlotte Day Wilson – CDW (self-released)

[listen on Soundcloud]

Best Track: Work


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Cliché – Carré Magique (Self-Realesed)

Best Track: Carré Magique [listen on Soundcloud]


cs3012498-02a-bigDetroit Swindle – In Reverse (Heist Recordings)

[Listen on Soundcloud]

Best Track: Future Imperfect


disclosure-moog-for-love-640x640Disclosure – MOOG For Love (Island Records)

Best Track: BOSS (Radio Edit) [Listen]


ekkahEkkah & Dām-Funk (Sony) – Space Between Us/What’s Up & Ekkah x Real Love – Don’t Give Up/Figure It Out (Sony) [Ekkah’s YouTube Channel]


floating-points-kuiper.jpgFloating Points – Kuiper (Pluto)

Best Track: For Marmish part II [Listen on Soundcloud]


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Groeni – Hinde (Wondercore)

Best Track : Herde [Listen on You Tube]


downloadGundelach – Gundelach

Best Track: Spiders [Listen]


Holy Ghost! – Crime Cutz (DFA)

Best Track: Stereotypes


hudson-scott-clay-ep-artwork-608x608Hudson Scott – Clay (Self-released)

[listen on Soundcloud]

Best Track: Gone


jenskurossepJens Kuross – Jens Kuross (Aesop) [listen on Soundcloud]

Best Track: Nobody’s Problem


Futerman – My Favourite Merchant (Church)

[listen on Soundcloud]


Junior Boys – Kiss Me All Night

Best Track: Yes


liss-first-packshotLiss – First (XL Recording)

Best Track: Sorry [listen on Soundcloud]


barn041Lukas Nystrand Von Unge – Studio Barnhus EP No. 2 (Studio Barnhus) [listen on Soundcloud]

Best Track: It Always Rains


milkaltversM.I.L.K. – Following The Sun (Alternative Versions)

Best Track: Blondage Version [listen on Soundcloud]


 

cec03665c0d4000ef175bcf3a98bae75-640x640x1Mont Jake – Shadows EP (Island Records)

Best Track: This Goes On [listen on Soundcloud]


lamentationsMoses Sumney – Lamentations (Self-released)

Best Track: Lonely World [watch on You Tube]


Motorama – Holy Day (Talitres)


mmmboiiNite Funk (aka Nite Jewel & Dam Funk) – Nite Funk (Glydezone)

Best Track: Let Me Be Me [listen on Soundcloud]


1200x630bf.jpgOlivier St.Louis (formerly Olivier Daysoul)- Mr St.Louis (2016 reissue) (Jakarta Records)

 


PREP – Futures (B3SCI Records)

Best Track: Cheapest Flight


 

Rim Kwaku Obeng and Kasa – Love For Real/Gas Line (The Mukatsuku Edits)


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Sam Wills –So Bright (NxtGen Records) [listen on You Tube]

Best Track: Unify


Sau Poler – Memorabilia (Atomnation)

Best Track: Signes


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Seramic – Found (GMF Records) [listen on Soundcloud]

Best Track : Waiting


Serpentwithfeet – Blisters (Tri Angle Records)

Best Track: four ethers


Various Artists – Profil De Face presents Cercle Subaquatique

 

December 15, 2016. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . 2016, List, The Best Of 2016. Leave a comment.

NSA’s Selection Box: Remixes vol 23


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrating the best remix work around.

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Perera Elsewhere – Light Bulb (Shlohmo Remix)

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The Knocks – Comfortable (The Twelves Remix)

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Javeon – Intoxicated (The Magician Remix)

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Kelis – Runnin’ (Machinedrum Remix)

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Banks –  Change (Jensen Sportag Remix)

 

 

April 15, 2014. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Playlist, Remix Academy, Selection box. Leave a comment.

Video: Jamie XX – Sleep Sound



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“Music is a medium formed by silence and sound.”  With this sentence Sofia Mattioli opens her film accompanying Jamie XX’s new single Sleep Sound. These words seem to be the motto behind Jamie’s reluctant approach to making music, as well, whether it’s his solo material or with his band, The XX . Soundless gaps are as important as the sounds here. Or even more important, I’d say. With delicate and spread out beats, synth licks and vocal samples counterbalancing and making the hollow gaps more noticeable, Jamie is actually playing the silence.

Silence and music are also the subject of Mattioli’s video, which features deaf people dancing to Sleep Sound. Watch it here: http://bcove.me/8ykx92ji

April 14, 2014. Tags: , , , , , , . Arrivals. 1 comment.

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