Holiday greetings, end-of-year lists, plans

This year’s last blogpost will serve no other purpose than to tell you what (at least in our humble opinions) are 2011’s finest album releases. I asked everyone in the band to submit their own top-3 and the result of that is below. (My number one is actually a tie but I just can’t choose one over the other. Tough.)

One more note though. In case you’re wondering if we have recorded any new music. The answer is no. We’re still writing and yes, it takes a lot of time. We will for sure record new songs in 2012 though. We will also do shows in the Spring where we will play some of that new stuff. More news when we have it! Now, the lists:


1. Omit – Repose
1. Carceri – The Good Must Suffer the Wicked
2. Anna Calvi – S/T
3. Other Lives – Tamer Animals


1. Spinvis – Tot Ziens Justine Keller
2. Tycho – Dive
3. The New Vultures – About Time


1. Omega Massif – Karpatia
2. Mournful Congregation – The Book of Kings
3. True Widow – As High As the Highest Heavens and from the Center to the Circumference of the Earth


1. Black Stone Cherry – Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
2. Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You


1. Dustin O’Halloran – Lumiere
2. A Winged Victory for the Sullen – S/T
3. Nils Frahm – Felt

Oh okay then, one more thing before I go. Happy holidays! Merry Yule/Christmas/Solstice/Hanukkah etc. and best wishes for 2012!

Misha & Akelei


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