the contours of my life as a series of sounds made by other people
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remembering initial musical encounters (a roughly accurate listening history) ---------------------------------------------


earliest memories

dave roppolo —————————————————————————— sean
raffi —————————————————————————— baby beluga
david bowie —————————————————— labyrinth ost
the neverending story ost ——————————————————
all dogs go to heaven ost ——————————————————
prince —————————————————————————————————————
michael jackson ————————————————————————————
heatwave ———————————————————————————————————
the princess and the goblin ost ————————————
john williams ———————————————— star wars ost
the wiz ost ————————————————————————————————
koji kondo ——————————————————————— zelda ost
zapp ———————————————————————————————————————
isley bros —————————————————————————————————
the muppet movie ost ———————————————————————
scooby doo ost —————————————————————————————
willy wonka ost ————————————————————————————
bobby brown ————————————————— don't be cruel
america ——————————————— 'horse with no name'
carmino ravosa ——————————— 'mission control'


early childhood / 9Os

mother goose rock n rhyme ost ————————— (9O)
tony! toni! toné! ————————— the revival (9O)
another bad creation —————— coolin’ ... (91)
tevin campbell ————————————— t.e.v.i.n. (91)
fern gully ost ———————————————————————— (92)
kris kross ———————— totally krossed out (92)
janet jackson —————————————————— janet. (93)
naughty by nature ———— 'hip hop hooray' (93)
con funk shun ————————————————— best of (93)
cameo —————————————————— the best of... (93)
danny elfman —— the nightmare before... (93)
soul 4 real ———————————————— candy rain (94)
immature ————————————— playtime is over (94)
boyz ii men ———————————————————————— ii (94)
seal ——————————————————————————————— ii (94)
aaliyah ————————— age ain’t nothing ... (94)
green day ———————— 'when i come around' (94)
outkast ———————— southernplayalistic... (94)
snoop dogg ————————————————— doggystyle (94)
shinichi sakamoto ———— wonder boy v ost (94)
david wise ———— donkey kong country ost (94)


mid-late childhood / 9Os – OO

skee-lo ———————————————————————— i wish (95)
montell jordan ——— this is how we do it (95)
jodeci —— the show, the after party ... (95)
h-town ———————————— fever for da flavor (95)
bone thugs ———————————————————— e. 1999 (95)
digable planets —————————————— reachin’ (95)
d'angelo —————————————————— brown sugar (95)
so so def bass all stars —————————————— (96)
keith sweat ——————————————————————— s/t (96)
art n soul —————————————— touch of soul (96)
silk —————————————————————————————— s/t (96)
maxwell —————————————— urban hang suite (96)
erykah badu ——————————————————— baduizm (96)
blackstreet ————————————— another level (96)
mark morrison —————— return of the mack (96)
space jam ost ————————————————————————— (96)
112 ——————————————————————————————— s/t (96)
new edition ———————————————— home again (96)
ginuwine ————————————————— the bachelor (96)
r kelly ——————————————————————————— s/t (96)
swv ————————————————————— new beginning (96)
702 —————————————————————————— no doubt (96)
bootsy collins ———— ahh the name is ... (96)
junichi masuda ———————————— pokémon ost (96)
jon b —————————————————————— cool relax (97)
mariah carey ———————————————— butterfly (97)
joe ————————————————————— all that i am (97)
k-ci & jojo ——————————————— love always (97)
wyclef jean —————————————— the carnival (97)
somethin' for the people — this time... (97)
rome —————————————————————————————— s/t (97)
jagged edge ———————————————— jagged era (97)
next ——————————————————————— rated next (97)
will smith ——————————— big willie style (97)
the mozart effect vol. 1 —————————————— (97)
mint condition ————————————— collection (98)
slum village ————————— fantastic vol ii (98)
atcq ——————————————— the low end theory (98)
souls of mischief ————— 93 til infinity (98)
hieroglyphics —————————— 3rd eye vision (98)
jay-z —————————————————————————— vol. 2 (98)
nas ———————————————————— it was written (98)
biv 10 peewee all-stars ——————————— s/t (99)
pharaohe monch ——————— internal affairs (99)
case ———————————— personal conversation (99)
ideal ————————————————————————————— s/t (99)
mos def ——————————— black on both sides (99)
donell jones ————————— where i wanna be (99)
q-tip ——————————————————————— amplified (99)
hironobu kageyama —— cha-la head-cha-la (99)
marc nelson ———————————— chocolate mood (99)
musiq soulchild ———————— aijuswanaseing (OO)
dave hollister ———————————— chicago '85 (OO)
avant ————————————————————— my thoughts (OO)
carl thomas ————————————————— emotional (OO)
jurassic 5 ———————————— quality control (OO)


early-mid teens / OOs

3582 ———————————————————— early morning (OO)
common ——————— like water for chocolate (OO)
zion i ——————————————— mind over matter (OO)
deltron 3030 —————————————————————— s/t (OO)
roc-a-fella ——————————————— the dynasty (OO)
shyne ————————————————————————————— s/t (OO)
hisaishi jo —————————————————— mononoke (OO)
n*e*r*d ——————————————— in search of... (OO)
kelis ———————————————————— kaleidoscope (OO)
three 6 mafia ——— when the smoke clears (OO)
tan dun ———————— crouching tiger... ost (OO)
afu-ra ————————— body of the life force (OO)
hi-tek ——————————————————— hi-teknology (O1)
koffee brown ——————————————— mars/venus (O1)
jaheim ———————————————————— ghetto love (O1)
nappy roots ———————— country fried cess (O1)
gil scott heron ————— the revolution... (O1)
lisa lisa and cult jam ———————————— s/t (O1)
ready for the world ———————— oh sheila! (O1)
til tuesday —————————————— voices carry (O1)
dilated peoples ———————— expansion team (O1)
j-zone ——————————— pimps dont pay taxes (O1)
timbaland & magoo ——— indecent proposal (O1)
kardinal offishall ———— firestarter v.1 (O1)
jadakiss ———————— kiss tha game goodbye (O1)
fabolous —————————————— ghetto fabolous (O1)
philly's most wanted ————— get down ... (O1)
de la soul ———————————————— aoi: bionix (O1)
incubus —————————————————— morning view (O1)
thursday ——————————— 'understanding...' (O1)
the strokes ——————————————— is this it? (O1)
gorillaz —————————————————————————— s/t (O1)
handsome boy modeling school ———— so... (O1)
kenna —————————————————— new sacred cow (O1)
the cranberries —————— no need to argue (O1)
no doubt ——————————————— tragic kingdom (O1)
the cure ———————————————— greatest hits (O1)
the smiths ——————————— hatful of hollow (O1)
tears for fears ————————— songs from... (O1)
the police —————————————————————— live! (O1)
the cars ———————————————— greatest hits (O1)
björk —————————————————————— vespertine (O1)
daft punk ——————————————————— discovery (O1)
royksopp —————————————————— melody a.m. (O2)
j-live ——————————————— all of the above (O2)
ashanti ——————————————————————————— s/t (O2)
amerie ————————————————————— all i have (O2)
blackalicious ——————————— blazing arrow (O2)
dead prez ——————————————— lets get free (O2)
gza ———————— legend of the liquid sword (O2)
cee-lo ——————— ...perfect imperfections (O2)
kanye west ——————————— get well soon... (O2)
?uestlove ———————— babies makin’ babies (O2)
heatwave —————————————— central heating (O2)
the blackbyrds ———————— rock creek park (O2)
ms jade —————————————— girl interrupted (O2)
shade sheist ———— informal introduction (O2)
cam'ron ————————————— come home with me (O2)
scarface —————————————————————— the fix (O2)
big tymers —————————————————— hood rich (O2)
stereolab ———————————————— dots & loops (O2)
clipse ——————————————————— lord willin’ (O2)
the diplomats —————————————————— vol. 2 (O2)
mc solaar ————————— qui sème le vent... (O2)
dj quik ——————————— under tha influence (O2)
do or die ————————————— back 2 the game (O2)
devin the dude ——————————————— the dude (O2)
dru down —————————————— can you feel me (O2)
e40 —————————————————————— the mail man (O2)
hi-c ————————————————————————— skanless (O2)
2nd ii none ——————————————— classic 220 (O2)
suga free ——————————————— street gospel (O2)
twinz ———————————————————— conversation (O2)
str8 g —————————————————— shadow of a g (O2)
kokane —————————————— funk upon a rhyme (O2)
yann tiersen ——————————————— amelie ost (O2)
yoko shimomura ————— kingdom hearts ost (O2)
mirc —————————————————————————————————— (O2)
killer mike ——————————————————— monster (O3)
freeway —————————— philadelphia freeway (O3)
juelz santana ———————————— from me to u (O3)
dwele ————————————————————————— subject (O3)
air ————————————————————— talkie walkie (O3)
gary wilson ——————— mary had brown hair (O3)
the warriors ost —————————————————————— (O3)
curtis mayfield —————————————— superfly (O3)
willie hutch ——————————————— foxy brown (O3)
stanley clarke ———————————————————— s/t (O3)
monotonik ————————————————————————————— (O3)
lackluster / geir tjelta / vim! ——————— (O3)
andré 3000 ———————————— the love below* (O3)


mid-late teens / OOs

pete rock ———————————— soul survivor ii (O4)
young gunz —————————————————— tough luv (O4)
twista ——————————————————————— kamikaze (O4)
geinoh yamashirogumi ———————— akira ost (O4)
ima robot ————————————————————————— s/t (O4)
polyvinyl ————————————————————————————— (O4)
mates of state ——————————————— team boo (O4)
volcano, i.s.e ———————————————————— s/t (O4)
aloha ————————————— here comes everyone (O4)
lô borges ————————————————————————— s/t (O4)
interpol ——————————————————————— antics (O4)
blonde redhead ———— in an expression... (O4)
radio dept ————————————— lesser matters (O4)
cut copy ———————— bright like neon love (O4)
bloc party ——————————————— silent alarm (O4)
other music ——————————————————————————— (O4)
dungen ——————————————————— ta det lungt (O4)
stones throw —————————————————————— 101 (O4)
mf doom ————————————————————— mm.. food (O4)
quasimoto —————————————————— the unseen (O4)
madvillain ———————————————— madvillainy (O4)
pharcyde ——————————— labcabincalifornia (O4)
broadcast —————————————————— haha sound (O4)
warp ——————————————————————— warpvision (O4)
jimi tenor ————————— 'midsummers night' (O4)
animal collective —————————— sung tongs (O4)
ariel pink ——————————————— the doldrums (O4)
r. stevie moore ———————— hobbies galore (O4)
panda bear ——————————————— young prayer (O4)
wesley willis ———————————————— songs... (O4)
daniel johnston ————————————————— in... (O4)
the space lady ————————————————— the... (O4)
captain beefheart —————————————— key... (O4)
luie luie ——————————————————————— of... (O4)
jandek —————————————————————————————— z (O4)
mark mothersbaugh ———— the life aquatic (O4)
khonnor ——————————————————— handwriting (O4)
i, cactus ————————————————————————— s/t (O4)
grandma ————————— for your broken heart (O4)
hood ——————————————————— outside closer (O4)
junior boys ————————————————— last exit (O4)
rachel's ——————————————— systems/layers (O4)
pinback ————————————— summer in abaddon (O4)
marissa nadler ————————————— ballads... (O4)
iron + wine ———————————— our endless... (O4)
the mars volta ——————————————— deloused (O4)
at the drive in ————————— in/casino/out (O4)
coheed & cambria ———————— in keeping... (O4)
omar rodriguez-lopez —————— a manual... (O4)
mew —————————————————————————— frengers (O4)
brainwashed ——————————————————————————— (O4)
!!! ————————————————————— louden up now (O4)
godspeed you... ————————— yanqui u.x.o. (O4)
legendary pink dots ———— the golden age (O4)
franz ferdinand ——————————————————— s/t (O4)
efterklang ———————————————————— tripper (O4)
ratatat ——————————————————————————— s/t (O4)
motoi sakuraba ——————————— baten kaitos (O4)
dfa 1979 ———————————— you're a woman... (O4)
lesbians on ecstasy ——————————————— s/t (O4)
free design ———————————————— redesigned (O4)
jon brion ————————— eternal sunshine... (O4)
koushik —————————————— in the middle... (O5)
songs of green pheasant ——————————— s/t (O5)
hauschka ——————————————— prepared piano (O5)
adult. —————————————————— gimme trouble (O5)
hella ————————————— church gone wild... (O5)
scarling ——————————— sweet heart dealer (O5)
diane cluck ——————————————————— ova nil (O5)
final fantasy ————————— has a good home (O5)
grizzly bear ——————————— horn of plenty (O5)
les mouches —————— you're worth more... (O5)
diggler records ——————————————————————— (O5)
christian bruhn ——————— timm thaler ost (O5)
birds do it ——————————————————————————— (O5)
múm —————————————————— summer make good (O5)
tomlab ———————————————————————————————— (O5)
les georges leningrad —————— sur les... (O5)
the books ——————————————— lost and safe (O5)
ja ne ———————————————————————— coconuts (O5)
mice parade ————————— bem-vinda vontade (O5)
prefuse 73 —————— surrounded by silence (O5)
piano overlord ————————— the singles... (O5)
finders keepers ——————————————————————— (O5)
michael andrews —————— donnie darko ost (O5)
the church ——————————————————— starfish (O5)
joy division ——————————————————— closer (O5)
montag ——————————————— alone, not alone (O5)
m83 ———————————————— before the dawn... (O5)
alan braxe ————————————— the upper cuts (O5)
jens lekman ——————————— forgotten songs (O5)
fiery furnaces —————————— rehearsing... (O5)
daniel givens ———————————————————— d&fd (O5)
33.3 —————————————————————— plays music (O5)
vashti bunyan ———————————— lookaftering (O5)
piana ——————————————————————— ephemeral (O5)
sun kil moon —————————————— tiny cities (O5)
sebastien tellier ———————————— politics (O5)
the knife ——————————————————— deep cuts (O5)
josé gonzález —————————————————— veneer (O5)
junip ———————————————————— black refuge (O5)
man recordings ——————————————— não wave (O5)
mercenarias ———————————— cadê as armas? (O5)
soul jazz ——————— the sexual life of... (O5)
patife band —————————— corredor polonês (O5)
text adventure ————— fantastic disaster (O5)
applied communications ——— uhhh sort of (O5)
delay 68 records ——————— folk is not... (O5)
emperor x —————————————— central hug... (O5)
black moth super rainbow ——— falling... (O5)
sufjan stevens ——————————————— illinois (O5)
smoosh —————————————— she like electric (O5)
old time relijun ————————————————— 2012 (O5)
paavohaarju ——————————————— yhä hämärää (O5)
fonal records ————————————————————————— (O5)
islaja ———————————————— palaa aurinkoon (O5)
shogun kunitoki —————————— tasankokaiku (O5)
kiila ——————————————————————— heartcore (O5)
suishou no fune ———————————————— 水晶の舟 (O5)
skeletons ————————————————————————— git (O5)
gmftpo —————————— city calls revolution (O5)
current 93 ————————————— how i devoured (O5)
plaid —————————————————————————— spokes (O5)
tom vek ————————————————— we have sound (O5)
jackson and his computer band ——— smash (O5)
genders —————————— there's something... (O5)
shinki chen & his friends — shinki chen (O5)
holy fuck ————————————————————————— s/t (O5)
her space holiday ——— 'hurtful kid mix' (O5)
gang of four —————————— return the gift (O5)
ymck ————————————————————— family music (O6)
madlib ————————— beat konducta vol. 1-2 (O6)
j dilla ———————————————————————— donuts (O6)
ghostly int'l —————————— idol tryouts 2 (O6)
boards of canada ——— campfire headphase (O6)
takagi masakatsu ——————————— journal... (O6)
the coup ————————————— steal this album (O6)
adem ————————————— love & other planets (O6)
power pill vs bl —— fist thoust pain... (O6)
the foundry ——————————————————— prompts (O6)
squarepusher ————————— hello everything (O6)
record makers ————————————————————————— (O6)
kavinsky ————————————————————————— 1986 (O6)
protomen —————————————————————————— s/t (O6)
barr ———————————————————————— beyond... (O6)
xiu xiu ————————————————— the air force (O6)
parenthetical girls ———————— safe as... (O6)
magical power mako —————————— hapmoniym (O6)
wosound —————————————— (first visit 4/28/O6)
tortoise —————————————— a lazarus taxon (O6)
pwrfl power ——————————————————————————— (O6)
everythingisfire [:] —————————————————— (O6)
motel de moka ————————————————————————— (O6)
piano magic — 'i came to your party...' (O6)
charlotte gainsbourg ————————————— 5:55 (O6)
beach house ——————————————————————— s/t (O6)
psapp ——————————————— the only thing... (O6)
akron/family ————————————— meek warrior (O6)
wooden wand —————————————————— backyard (O6)
sibylle baier ———————————— colour green (O6)
loafe & merge ————————————————— myspace (O6)
beirut ————————————————— gulag orkestar (O6)
spencer owen ——————————— from u.s. to i (O6)
hisato higuchi ———————————————————— she (O6)
pandit pran nath ——————————— raga cycle (O6)
colleen ————————— the golden morning... (O6)
grouper ——————————————— way their crept (O6)
erik satie ———————————————— gymnopédies (O6)
maurice ravel ——————————————— pavane... (O6)
antonio vivaldi ——— le quattro stagioni (O6)
claude debussy —————————— clair de lune (O6)
bonnie beecher ——————— 'come wander...' (O6)
cat power ———————————————————— moon pix (O6)
japan ———————————————————————— 'ghosts' (O6)
charles manson —————————————————— sings (O6)
the trees community ——— the christ tree (O6)
baron zen ————————————————— at the mall (O6)
subtitle —————————————— terrain to roam (O6)
trunk records ————————————————————————— (O6)
jonny trunk ——————————— fuzzy felt folk (O6)
kim jung mi ——————————————————————— now (O6)
i love you but... ————————————— fear... (O6)
land of talk —————————————— applause... (O6)
badawi ——————————————————————————— safe (O6)
ooioo ——————————————————————————— taiga (O6)
delay 68 records ——————— prog is not... (O6)
selda ————————————————————————————— s/t (O6)
finders keepers ——————————————————————— (O6)
luboš fišer ———————— valerie and her... (O6)
octopus project ———— house of apples... (O6)
explosions in the sky ———— the earth... (O6)
thom yorke ————————————————— the eraser (O6)
lightning bolt ———— hypermagic mountain (O6)
wolf eyes ———————————————— lost sockets (O6)
andrew bird ——————————————— fingerlings (O6)
fine china ——————————— the jaws of life (O6)
air france ————————————— on trade winds (O6)
the field —————————— from here we go... (O6)
acid mothers temple &... —— have you... (O6)
the speakers —————————— yeats is greats (O6)
toby twining ——————————————————— shaman (O6)
afrirampo —————————————————————————— a' (O7)
va — music for psychological liberation (O7)
yamasuki singers ———— le monde fabuleux (O7)
yesterday's new quintet —————— universe (O7)
tiny vipers —————————————— empire prism (O7)
julie doiron —————————————— broken girl (O7)
crystal castles ———————— alice practice (O7)
julia holter —————————————— small songs (O7)
young marble giants —— colossal youth & (O7)
battles —————————————————————— mirrored (O7)
marnie stern ————————— in advance of... (O7)
deerhoof ——————————— friend opportunity (O7)
talbot tagora ————————————————————— s/t (O7)
the last slice of butter ——————— glossa (O7)
jfa —————————————————— we know you suck (O7)
gigabytepicnic ———————————————————————— (O7)
michael giacchino ———————————— lost ost (O7)
john maus ———————————————— love is real (O7)
flower travellin' band ————————— satori (O7)
fusetron —————————————————————————————— (O7)
blank dogs ————————— diana (the herald) (O7)
turntablelab —————————————————————————— (O7)


early twenties / late OOs – early 1Os

kings of convenience —————————— riot... (O8)
flwrpt ———————————————————————————————— (O8)
james pants ——————————————————— welcome (O8)
why? ————————————————————————— alopecia (O8)
j. spaceman & scg ——— mister lonely ost (O8)
mountains —————————————— mtns mtns mtns (O8)
kría brekkan ————— apotropaíosong armor (O8)
fleet foxes ——————————————————————— s/t (O8)
noble label japan ————————————————————— (O8)
gutevolk —————————— suomi / tiny people (O8)
tenniscoats —————————————— ending theme (O8)
midori hirano ———————————————— klo:yuri (O8)
kazumasa hasimoto ——————————————— gllia (O8)
world's end girlfriend ——— lie lay land (O8)
mono (x w.e.g.) ———— palmless prayer... (O8)
sawako x miyatani ————————— hi bi no ne (O8)
the battle of land and sea ———————— s/t (O8)
stars of the lid —————— carte-de-visite (O8)
erased tapes —————————————————————————— (O8)
ólafur arnalds —————————— variations... (O8)
thomas mapfumo ————————————— ndangariro (O8)
dâm funk ———————————————— burgundy city (O8)
morgan geist ———————— double night time (O8)
kiyoshi yoshida ——————— the girl who... (O8)
smog ———————— a river ain't too much... (O8)
joanna newsom ———————————— milk-eyed... (O8)
lightspeed champion ———————— falling... (O8)
tickley feather ——————————————————— s/t (O8)
nite jewel ——————————————— good evening (O8)
ponytail —————————— ice cream spiritual (O8)
max tundra —————— will get fooled again (O8)
amon tobin ———————————————— permutation (O8)
modest mouse —————————— the lonesome... (O8)
lync ———————————————————— these are not (O8)
1/2 japanese ————————— 'double trouble' (O8)
black eyes —————————————————————— cough (O8)
gregory & the hawk ————— moeni & kitchi (O8)
mayer hawthorne —————————— a few tracks (O8)
tape ——————————————————————— luminarium (O8)
the bee charmer ——————————————————————— (O8)
dj shadow ————————————— endtroducing... (O9)
captured tracks ——————————————————————— (O9)
best coast —————————————— make you mine (O9)
memory tapes ——————————————— seek magic (O9)
sonicbrat ——————————————— quiet windows (O9)
kiyoshi mizutani ——————————— scenery... (O9)
bark cat bark —————————————————— á lífi (O9)
bibio —————————— vignetting the compost (O9)
heartless bastards —————— all this time (O9)
carter burwell —————————— in bruges ost (O9)
the xx ————————————————————————————— xx (O9)
coconut records ——————————— nighttiming (O9)
bat for lashes ——————————————— two suns (O9)
no words —————————————————————————————— (O9)
james blackshaw ——————— glass bead game (O9)
metronomy —————————————————— nights out (O9)
fryArs ———————————————————— the perfidy (O9)
raz ohara & the odd orchestra ————— s/t (O9)
hudson mohawke ————————————————— butter (O9)
gfjd —————————— the politics of cruelty (O9)
taken by trees ——————————— east of eden (O9)
under byen ——————————————————————— kyst (O9)
henson cargill —————— well travelled... (O9)
jay electronica —————————————— act i ep (O9)
oh no ono ———————————————————————— eggs (O9)
sarah blasko ———— 'always on this line' (O9)
yoga ———————————————————————— megafauna (O9)
russudan meipariani ————————— lieder... (1O)
amanda palmer ——————————— who killed... (1O)
oneohtrix point never ———————— zones... (1O)
games ———————————————— that we can play (1O)
rangers ———————————————— suburban tours (1O)
minks ———————————————————— funeral song (1O)
chad valley ——————————————————————— s/t (1O)
neon indian ———————————— psychic chasms (1O)
toro y moi ———————————— causers of this (1O)
twin shadow ———————————————————— forget (1O)
mutyumu ———————————————— イリヤ -Il Y A- (1O)
the clientelle ————————— suburban light (1O)
miss emily brown ——————— in technicolor (1O)
little dragon ————————————————————— s/t (1O)
salem —————————————————————— king night (1O)
tri angle records ————————————————————— (1O)
oOoOO ——————————————————————————— oOoOO (1O)
balam acab —————————————————— see birds (1O)
how to dress well ———————— love remains (1O)
cfcf ———————————————————————— the river (1O)
mathemagic ————————————————————————— ep (1O)
disasterpeace ——————————————————— level (1O)
el guincho —————————————————— pop negro (1O)
geneva jacuzzi ————————————————— lamaze (1O)
anika ————————————————————————————— s/t (1O)
nosaj thing ————————————————————— drift (1O)
yasushi yoshida —————— grateful goodbye (1O)
darwin deez ——————————————————————— s/t (11)
toshio masuda ——————————— mushi-shi ost (11)
masanori takumi —————————— claymore ost (11)
julianna barwick —————— the magic place (11)
sister crayon —————————————————— bellow (11)
tame impala —————————————— innerspeaker (11)
the samps ————————————————————————— s/t (11)
aaron broomfield ———————— the polyphase (11)
siriusmo ——————————————————————— mosaik (11)
teen daze ———————————— my bedroom floor (11)
puro instinct —————————— headbangers... (11)
teams & star slinger ——————————————— vs (11)
braids ————————————————— native speaker (11)
tennis —————————————————————— cape dory (11)
lotte kestner —————————— china mountain (11)
jj ———————————————————————————— jj n° 3 (11)
baths ———————————————————————— cerulean (11)
cslsx —————————————————————————————— sc (11)
serena tideman ——————————— secret musik (11)
max richter ————————————————————— infra (11)
gem club ————————————————————— breakers (11)
destroyer —————————————————————— kaputt (11)
snowmine —————————— laminate pet animal (11)
9mary ———————————————————————— blow out (11)
blood orange —————————————————— mixtape (11)
childish gambino ——————————————————— ep (11)
ricky eat acid —————————————— seeing... (11)
teen suicide ———————— bad vibes forever (11)
holy other ————————————————————— with u (11)
supreme cuts ——————————————————————— sc (11)
d'eon —————————————————————— palinopsia (11)
millionyoung ——————————————— replicants (11)
teeel —————————————————————————— amulet (11)
casa del mirto ——————————————————— 1979 (11)
cascine ——————————————————————————————— (11)
the bilinda butchers —— regret, love... (11)
keep shelly in athens ——— on our own... (11)
patrick kelleher ————————— golden syrup (11)
napolian ———————————————— guns & synths (11)
thundercat —————————— the golden age... (11)
flying lotus —————————————— cosmogramma (11)
slow magic ——————————————— sorry safari (11)
active child ———————— you are all i see (11)
molly nilsson ————————————————— history (11)
the drums —————————————————— portamento (11)
jessica lea mayfield —————————— tell me (11)
ana caravelle ————————————— basic climb (11)
candy claws —————————————— hidden lands (11)
new musik ———————————————————————— warp (11)
teeth ——————————————————————— whatever* (11)
computer magic —————————————— get a job (11)
purity ring ————————————————— ungirthed (11)
giraffedactyl —————————— yes we'll glow (11)
nils frahm ——————————————————————— felt (11)
moovmnt ——————————————————————————————— (11)
foxtails brigade ——————— time is passed (11)
m women —————————————————————— faithful (11)
frankenstein ———————— rappin' ass nigga (11)
jet age of tomorrow ———— ...5th echelon (11)
pyramid vritra ———————— the story of... (11)
nrk ——————————————————————————————————— (11)
the internet —————— purple naked ladies (11)
knxwledge ————————————— hexual.sealings (11)
when saints go machine —————————— kelly (11)
shlohmo ————————————————————— bad vibes (11)
tzechar ———————————————————————————— sc (11)
famy ———————————————————————— dogg dogg (11)
giraffage ————————————————————— comfort (11)
black marble —————————————— 'pretender' (11)
i do not love. — 'i know that you will' (11)
panda beach —————————— last days ashore (11)
dustin o'halloran ————————————— lumiere (12)
sad souls ————————————————————— apeiron (12)
chairlift ——————————————————— something (12)
evian christ ——————————— kings and them (12)
giles corey ——————————————————————— s/t (12)
crim3s ———————————————————————————— s/t (12)
grimes ———————————————————————— visions (12)
selebrities ————————————————— delusions (12)
young magic —————————————————————— melt (12)
ditt inre ———————————— en värld i brand (12)
geotic ———————————————————————————————— (12)
taquwami ——————————————————————————— sc (12)
color plus ————————————— cerulean dream (12)
kero kero bonito ——————————————————— sc (12)
naomi punk ———————————————— the feeling (12)
tops ————————————————— tender opposites (12)
kilo kish ——————————————— homeschool ep (12)
turquoise jeep ——————— keep the jeep... (12)
soulection ———————————————————————————— (12)
evil needle —————————————————————— mood (12)
mndsgn —————————————————— obliquekitchn (12)
jherek bischoff —————————————— composed (12)
mac demarco ———————————— r&r night club (12)
jessica pratt ————————————————————— s/t (12)
rachel grimes —————————— book of leaves (12)
yosi horikawa ——————————————— wandering (12)
kings ————————————————————— endless fog (12)
fauna ————————————————————————— d(r)one (12)
poliça ————————————— give you the ghost (12)
andrew ashong ————————————————— flowers (12)
flau —————————————————————————————————— (12)
miyauchi yuri ——————————————————— today (12)
aus ———————————————————————————————— sc (12)
cuushe ————————————————————————————— sc (12)
cokiyu ————————————————————————————— sc (12)
angelo badalamenti ————— twin peaks ost (12)


mid-late twenties / 1Os

david darling & the wulu bunun ————— mk (13)
julia brown ———————————— to be close... (13)
aivi & surasshu ——— steven universe ost (13)
masayoshi fujita —————————————— stories (13)
evan albee ————————————————————— vol ii (13)
starry cat ———————————————————————— s/t (13)
henry mancini ————— mr lucky goes latin (13)
babi ——————————————————『6色の鬣とリズミカル』(13)
rayons ———————— after the noise is gone (13)
zelda marshall ————————————————————— sc (13)
diana ————————————— perpetual surrender (13)
crying ——————————————————————— get olde (13)
cleaners from venus —— under wartime... (13)
sophie ———————————————————— bipp / elle (13)
placeholder ————————————————————— under (13)
bones —————————————————— 1millionblunts (13)
carol kleyn —————— return of the silkie (13)
hannah epperson ———————————— home batch (13)
terry thomas —————————————— strictly tt (13)
kali uchis ————————————— drunken babble (13)
pascaäl ——————————————————————— fragile (13)
hico ————————————————————— cheerfuldays (13)
clammbon + nujabes — imaginary folklore (13)
orchid tapes —————————————————————————— (14)
foxes in fiction ——————— ontario gothic (14)
séanceinthesun ————————— please be mine (14)
alvvays ——————————————————————————— s/t (14)
yumi zouma ———————————————————————— s/t (14)
bruno coulais ———————————— coraline ost (14)
kidkanevil ———————————— my little ghost (14)
uyama hiroto ——————— freedom of the son (14)
pc music —————————————————————————————— (14)
zmi ——————————————————————————————————— (14)
hideyuki hashimoto —————————— with blue (14)
lonesome leash ———————— diane cluck mix (14)
eleanor murray ———————— diane cluck mix (14)
yyu ———————————————————————— room music (14)
the blasting company ————————— otgw ost (14)
fluorescent heights ————— highway death (14)
youryoungbody ————————————————— hashira (14)
kitty ——————————————————————— frostbite (14)
one direction ——————— midnight memories (14)
briana marela ——— i don't belong to you (14)
therese aune ——————————————————————— sc (14)
josh pan ——————————————————————————— sc (15)
sarah louise —————————————— field guide (15)
the coughlan sisters ———————————————— ? (15)
eric cheng ——————— super motherload ost (15)
data garden ——————————————————————————— (15)
alex tyson —————————————————— aquaglass (15)
ray & the prisms ————————— timelapse... (15)
lilac ——————————————————— dream journal (15)
laura groves ——————— committed language (15)
chastity belt ————————— time to go home (15)
faith healer —————————— cosmic troubles (15)
eskimeaux ———————————————————————— o.k. (15)
patrick mchale ———————————————— the end (15)
cavegreen ——————————— journey of return (15)
kaoti —————————————————————— dark coast (15)
gabi ————————————————————————— sympathy (15)
bulldog eyes ——————————————————— thanks (15)
girls rituals ————————————— reddishness (15)
katie dey ———————————————————— asdfasdf (15)
gecko / wataru sato ———————— piano duck (15)
fumin ————————————————————————————————— (15)
fuyuru0 ——————————————————————— note 02 (15)
goldmund ———————————————————— sometimes (15)
soléy ———————————————————— ask the deep (15)
plinth —————————————————— little winter (15)
tasty morsels ————————————————————————— (15)
naran ratan ——————————————— trees, etc. (15)
the a. lords —————————————————————— s/t (15)
ga$ —————————————————————————— d.s.t.p. (15)
the music of nashville ———————————————— (15)
dolly parton ——————————————————— jolene (15)
nicole dollangager ———— natural born... (15)
kitchen label ————————————————————————— (15)
aspidistrafly —————————— a little fable (15)
ironomi ——————————————————————— ubusuna (15)
charles ————————————————— that's how... (15)
hakobune ———————————————— the cowboy... (15)
mary lattimore ————————————— at the dam (16)
talons' ———————————————————— growing up (16)
bark & hiss ——————————————————————————— (16)
whyouarei ———————————————— child's eyes (16)
kacey musgraves —————— pageant material (16)
et aliae ————————————————————————— rose (16)
oceanlake ————————————————————————— s/t (16)
vic mars ——————————————————— plant life (16)
clay pipe music ——————————————————————— (16)
jon bap ————————————————— let it happen (16)
lillerne —————————————————————————————— (16)
strange mountain ————————— language sea (16)
ghost orchard ——————————————————— bliss (16)
soccer mommy ————————— for young hearts (16)
deru ————————————————————————————— 1979 (16)
happy trendy ———————————————— die young (16)
slow attack ensemble ——— soundscapes... (16)
eluvium ————————————— false readings on (16)
schole ———————————————————————————————— (16)
akira kosemura ———————————————————— for (16)
haruka nakamura ————————————————— grace (16)
predawn ———————————————————— 'suddenly' (16)
cocteau twins ———————————————— treasure (16)
rahm ———————————————————————— wet words (16)
habibi funk ——————————————————————————— (16)
fungjai ——————————————————————————————— (16)
yellow fang —————————————— the greatest (16)
summer dress ———————————— serious music (16)
x0809 ————————————————————————————— -30 (16)
holidayforever ————————————————————— fj (16)
ever ————————————————————————— but i am (16)
justin hurwitz ————————————— la la land (16)
hermoine gingold ——————————— la gingold (17)
children of alice ————————————————— s/t (17)
folklore tapes ———————————————————————— (17)
madeline kenney ———————— night night... (17)
button & string — tunes at the woodshop (17)
kate romain ———————————————— opidopious (17)


early thirties / late 1Os – early 2Os

kenji kihara —————————— for daydreaming (18)
machinone ——————————————————————— tokyo (18)
iglooghost —————————————— neō wax bloom (18)
mason bates ————————————— ...steve jobs (18)
vernon elliot ———————————— clangers ost (18)
durand jones & the indications ———— s/t (18)
pop llopis ——————————————— poiemusia... (18)
nx worries ———————————— link up & suede (18)
only a visitor —————————————————— lines (18)
western female ——————————— hot sauce... (18)
frankie cosmos ————————————————— vessel (18)
men i trust —————————————————— headroom (18)
red house painters — down colorful hill (18)
nivhek ————————— after its own death... (19)
senoy ——————————————————————————— shine (19)
benjamin clementine ——————— cornerstone (19)
crumb ———————————————————————————— jinx (19)
los retros ————————————————— retrospect (19)
cate le bon ———————————————————— reward (19)
alexandra stréliski ——————————— inscape (19)
emile mosserri —— the last black man... (19)
elan noon ———————— have a spirit filled (19)
bridal party ——————————— negative space (19)
sussy ———————————————————————— material (19)
jons ———————————————————— at work on... (19)
loving ———————————————————————————— s/t (19)
polylith —————————— toward mineral mind (2O)
heavy lifting —————————— mortal springs (2O)
malcolm goldie ——— the sound of malcolm (2O)
lake south ———————————— history/present (2O)
emma gatrill ——————————————————— cocoon (2O)
leao —————————————————————— ghost roads (2O)




*when i was a teenager, i rigged the poll that the Outkast site ran to pick their next single so that they'd make a 'Prototype' music vid – shh...