THE OUTER CHURCH – Best Loved Releases of 2012

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2012 has been an astonishing year for music. Here are some of releases we’ve loved at The Outer Church, in no particular order:

Production Unit – There Are No Shortcuts In A Grid System (Broken20)
Alexander Tucker – Third Mouth (Thrill Jockey)
Pye Corner Audio – Sleep Games (Ghost Box)
Oren Ambarchi – Sagittarian Domain (Editions Mego)
Black Bananas – Rad Times Express IV (Drag City)
Panabrite – Soft Terminal (Digitalis)
Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music (Williams Street)
Bear Bones, Lay Low – El Telonero (Kraak)
Slomo – The Grain (Trilithon)
Scott Walker – Bish Bosch (4AD)
Lost Trail – A Stained August For The Jetcrash (Sunup Recordings)
Raime – Quarter Turns Over A Living Line (Blackest Ever Black)
Hacker Farm – UHF (Exotic Pylon Records)
Blawan – His He She & She (Hinge Finger)
Stratus – As The Crow Flies (Tummy Touch)
Innercity – Bloodcake (Amnesia Agency)
Penalune – Not All Clouds Are White (Broken20)
Synek – Paradiba EP (Rano)
EL-P – Cancer 4 Cure (Fat Possum)
Kemper Norton – Rough Music: Collision/Detection v6 (Front & Follow)
KTL – V (Editions Mego)
Lindstrom – Smalhans (Feedelity)
Vindicatrix – Mengamuk (Mordant Music)
Kemper Norton – Carn 1 (Self-Released)
Time Attendant – Tournaments (Exotic Pylon)
Van Halen – A Different Kind Of Truth (Interscope)
Anna Meredith – Black Prince Fury (Moshi Moshi)
Panabrite – The Baroque Atrium (Preservation)
eMMplekz – IZOD Days (Mordant Music)
Áine O’Dwyer – Music for Church Cleaners (Fort Evil Fruit)
Black Mountain Transmitter – Playing With Dead Things (Auris Apothecary)
Geoff Barrow & Pete Salisbury – DROKK (Invada)
Young Smoke – Space Zone (Planet Mu)
Kiran Leonard – Bowler Hat Soup (Self-Released)
oh/ex/oh – Extant (The Geography Trip)
Fairhorns – Doki Doki Run (Invada)
Mirrorring – Foreign Body (Kranky)
TVO – Red Night (Broken20) Air Le Voyage Dans La Lune (Virgin)
Hong Kong In The 60s – Collision/Detection v4 (Front & Follow)
Jessica Bailiff – At The DownTurned Jagged Rim Of The Sky (Kranky)
Steve Moore – Light Echoes (Cuneiform)
Robert Hood – Motor: Nighttime World 3 (Music Man)
Old Apparatus – Derren/Realise/Alfur/Harem (Sullen Tone)
Devin Townsend Project – Epicloud (Inside Out)
Minack – Downed (Self-Released)
Nick Mott – The Visitors (alt.vinyl)
Mothlite – Dark Age (Kscope)
Beru – Fire Eyes Gather Souls (Digitalis)
Hexvessel – No Holier Temple (Svart)
Emptyset – Medium (Subtext)
Now Wakes The Sea – Hot Cygnet Tape (The Geography Trip)
Robin The Fog – The Ghosts Of Bush (The Fog Signals)
OGRE – 184 (Self-Released)
Jon Brooks – Shapwick (Clay Pipe Music)
Ship Canal – Please Let Me Back Into Your House (19F3)
Silver Pyre – AeXE (Sedgemoor Recordings)
10-20 – Magnet Marsh (Broken60)
Soft Mirage – Ionian Dream (Kinnta)
The Haxan Cloak – The Men Parted The Sea To Devour The Water (Southern Latitudes
Bass Clef – Reeling Skullways (Punch Drunk)
Wizards Tell Lies – The Failed Silence (First Fold)
Abul Mogard – Abul Mogard (VCO Recordings)
Erstlaub – Marconi’s Shipwreck (Broken20)
Patti Smith – Banga (Columbia)
The Beach Boys – That’s Why God Made The Radio (Capitol)
Ombre – Believe You Me (Asthmatic Kitty)
Rush – Clockwork Angels (Anthem/Roadrunner)
Sone Institute – A Model Life (Front & Follow)
Umberto – The Night Has A Thousand Screams (Rock Action)
Imbogodom – And They Turned Not When They Went (Thrill Jockey)
Them Use Them – The Muse The Mountain (First Fold)
Oren – Ambarchi Audience Of One (Touch)
Majeure – Solar Maximum (Temporary Residence)
Emptyset – Collapsed (Raster Noton)
Lindstrom – Six Cups Of Rebel (Smalltown Supersound)

(Re- Blogged from: TheOuterChurch)
HUGE THANK YOU to THE OUTER CHURCH for helping make our 2012 great!

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