Well we’re nearly halfway through 2016 and I thought it would be a good point to stop and reflected on some of the great albums that have already come out this year. Once again it has been a fabulous year for my sort of music so here are the fifteen albums (ok one’s a box set), including a few re-issues, that I have dug the most over the last six months (in no particular order). Enjoy!

Oriar by Heron Oblivion

From the Sub Pop album ‘Heron Oblivion’.

Read the original review here.

We Spit on Yer Grave by JuJu

From the Sunrise Ocean Bender album ‘JuJu’.

Read the original review here.

Baphomet by Dreamtime

From the Cardinal Fuzz/ Captcha Records album ‘Sun’.

Read the original review here.

Quad by The Heads

From the Burning World/ Roadburn live album ‘Burning Up With The Heads’.

Read the full review here.

Phantamonium by Hotel Wrecking City Traders

From the Evil Hoodoo album Phantamonium

Read the Full review here.

Oarfish by Cavalier Song

From the God Unknown Records album ‘Blezard’.

Read the full album review here.

Kogarashi by Kikagaku Moyo

From the Guruguru Brain album ‘House in the Tall Grass’

Read the full review here.

Time Machine by Mugstar

From the Rock Action Records album ‘Magnetic Seasons’

Read the full review here.

Beach Party Shakedown by Moths and Locusts

From the Sunmask/ noiseagonymayhem album ‘Helios Rising’

Read the full review here.

Cheater’s Justice by  Shooting Guns

From the Cardinal Fuzz/ Captcha Records album “Born to Deal in Magic: 1952-1976”

Read the full review here.

We’re All Gonna Die by The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol (TBWNIAS)

From the Cardinal Fuzz 3LP retrospective box set.

Read the original review here.

Liberty Is In The Streets by The Myrrors

From the Sunrise Ocean Bender album Entranced Earth

Read the full review here.

TiCkTok by Psychic Lemon

From the self-released album ‘Psychic Lemon’, vinyl release on Drone Rock Records imminent.

Read the full review here.

Upon Your Return / Simulacra / Phildelayphia by Carlton Melton

From the Agitated Records album ‘Aground’

Drugs Help by Telstar Sound Drone

From the Bad Afro album, ‘Magical Solutions To Everyday Struggles’.

Read the full review here.



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