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Best of 2009 [2010-01-05]

2009 has been a challenging, difficult & often stressful year for us at  here M[M]; what with the site being hacked in the middle of year, a bad server crash towards the end of the year & a change of ownership in the summertime. But through it all our passion for music  & sound of all forms has never dulled or wavered; & really sonically 2009 has been another great, great year. So please find bellow the pick of the best of the best from 09 from our writers & if your interested in joining our reviewing team or want to send something in for  review consideration please contact us at questions=at=musiquemachine=dot=com

Roger Batty
1:Kenneth Kirschner - Filaments & Voids [12K ]
2:Bastard Noise - Our Earth's Blood IV [Cathartic Process]
3:Future Islands - Wave Like Home [Upset The Rhythm )
4: Jason Kahn- Vanishing point[23five]
5: Aluk Todolo- Finsterines[Utech Records]
6: Splinter vs. Stalin - Eravamo Così Felici [Turgid Animal]
7: BJ Nilsen & Stilluppsteypa - Man from Deep river [Mego Editions - 2009]
8:Chuch - Faceless   [Twilight Luggage]
9: The Axis of Perdition - Urfe [Code 666]
10: Andy Ortmann- Provocative electronics[PAN]
11: The Rita- Shark Knifing[SNSE]
12: Amesoeurs- Self titled(code 666)
13: John Zorn - The Last Supper: Filmworks XXII [Tzadik]
14: The Skull Defekts - The Temple [Important Records]
15: The Kittwakes- Lofoton Calling [Midwich Records]
16: Current 93 - Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain [Coptic Cat]
17: Wolf Eyes- Always Wrong [Hospital Productions]
18: Richard Ramirez- 3inch boxset [Small Doses]
19: Elegi - Varde [Miasmah Recordings]
20: H.E.R.R. - XII Caesars[Cold Spring]
21: Ethan Rose - Oaks [Baskaru]
22: Diamatregon - Crossroad [tUMULt]
23: C Spencer Yeh , Paul Flaherty & Greg Kel - New York Nuts & Boston Baked Beans[Important Records]
24: Merzbow-Tombo [Fellacoustic Records]
25: Japatner- Tut Tut now Shake your Butt [Truth Cult]
26: Kinit Her - Glyms Or Beame Of Radicall Truthes [Hinterzimmer]
27: Tarwater- Donne-Moi La Main [Gusstaff]
28: Seaworthy - 1897 [12K]
29: Vomir & Flesh Coffin- Split[Twilight Luggage]
30: Joris J - Fabrikation von Konsens [Snip Snip records]
31: V/A -Brick by Brick box set [Small Doses]
32: Nekrasov, Moon , Nekros Manteia.-The Haunting Resonance[Fall Of Nature Records]
33: Steve Roach - A Deeper Silence [Time Room Editions]
34: Bodies Floating In the Bay - The Glimmer Of Darkness [Violent Noise Atrocities]
35: Themselves - The FREEhoudini deluxe [Anticon]
36: Ten Horned Beast -My Horns Are A Flame To Draw Down The Truth [Cold Spring]
37: Sturmpercht - A wilde Zeit [Percht]
38: Textile Orchestra - For the Boss [Beta-Lactam Ring Records]
39: Walter Gross- LA Pink Filth[I Had An Accident Records]
40: Is- Domestic living[Self Release]
41: The Project _Pale - Our Inventions And How They Fail Us [Ohm Resistance]
42: Churner-Terminal  Disorder[Violent Noise Atrocities]
43: Novi-Sad – Jailbirds[Sedimental]
44: Ryan Blomer- Bully Hiss [Phage Tapes]
45: Cloaks- Verus Grain[3by3]
46: Paul Baran – Panoptic[Fang Bomb]
47: Marc Hannaford-Polar[Extreme]
48: Hour of The Wolf-I Doubt The World To Be [Zvukovina]
49: Evan Parker/John Wiese- C- Section [Second Layer Records]
50: Nate Young - Regression [Ideal Records]


Reissues
1:Human Being- Live At The zodiac- Berlin 1968[Nepenthe Music]
2: Incredible String Band-Tricks of the Senses [Hux]
3: Jim O’Rourke - I'm Happy and I'm Singing and 1,2,3,4 [Mego Editions - 2009]
4: Lydia Lunch - Queen of Siam[Cherry Red]
5: Venom- Black Metal [Sanctuary]
6: The Incapacitants - Box Is Stupid(boxset)[ Pica Disk]
7: Isolrubin BK - Crash Injury Trauma[soleilmoon]
8: Death In June - All Pigs Must Die [Leprosy Discs ]
9: R. Stevie Moore - Me Too[Cherry Red]
10: The Dooleys-The Dooleys/The Chosen Few[7t’s]

Biggest musical Disappointments of 2009:
1: Shit and shine- '229 2299 Girls Against Shit’[Riot Season]
2: Most of Gnaw Their Tongues output (it just doesn’t seem to change or move on..he just seem to be releasing the record again & again!)
3: Atomized-Hits of the 80’s( a terrible 80’s collab project between Lea Cummings(Kylie Minoise) &  Russell McEwan (Black Sun))


Delirious Insomniac
1:Foetus - LIMB (ectopic ents)
2:Jarboe - Mahakali (the end)
3:Zola Jesus - Spoils (sacred bones)
4:Tuluum Shimmering - Khual Yaang: To Summon The Spirits (self released DVDr)
5:Dave Phillips - They Live (RRR)
6:RRR - 1000 (RRR)
7:Nathan Carpenter - No Friend. Sin.  The Ground.  (ever-reviled)
8:Twig Harper - Music For Higher Dimensional Consciousness (heresee)
9:Fielded - The Lord Reigns, Let The People Tremble (catholic)
10:Controlled Bleeding - Gibbering Canker Opera Slaves 5 CD Box (ultra mail) 

 

Erwin Michelfelder
1:The Mantles - The Mantles LP
2:Bill Orcutt - A New Way to Pay Old Debts LP
3:The Strange Boys - And Girls Club LP
4:Dinosaur Jr. - Farm
5:Bob Mould - Life and Times
6:The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
7:CoCoComa - Things are Not Alright
8:Death - For the Whole World to See
9:Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette Exchange
10:Flaming Lips - Embryonic
11:Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
12:Jay Reatard - Watch Me Fall
13: V/A - The World's Lousy With Ideas 8
14:Madness - The Liberty of Norton Folgate
15:Mission of Burma - The Sound, the Speed, the Light
16:Nels Cline - Coward
17:The XX - XX
18:The Nothing People - Late Night
19:Real Estate - Real Estate
20:V/A - Shiftless Decay: New Sounds from Detroit
21:Vivian Girls - Everything Goes Wrong
22: Nurse With Wound - The Surveillance Lounge
23:Nurse With Wound - Paranoia in Hi-Fi
24: Soisong - xAj3z
25:Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
26:Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish I Were and Eagle
27:Sunn0))) - Monoliths and Dimensions
28:Woods - Songs of Shame
29:Leonard Cohen - Live in London
30:Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
31:Eat Skull - Wild and Inside
32:Blues Control - Local Flavor
33:Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion
34:Crystal Antlers - Tentacles
35:Jack Rose and the Black Twig Pickers - s/t
36:Animal Hospital - Memory
37:Dusty Mason - Ahab's Revenge - Hot Tears, Cold Ocean
38:RST - Tomorrow's Void
39:Augustus Pablo - King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown
40:The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms
41:The Feelies - The Good Earth
42:Big Star - Keep An Eye on the Sky
43:Neil Young - Archives Volume One
44:Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves
45: Chris Bell - I am the Cosmos
46: Eddie Current Suppression Ring - First Two albums reissue
47: My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything remaster
48:My Bloody Valentine - Loveless remaster
49:Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We are Floating in Space 3xCD
50:39 Clocks – Zoned


Manuel Pereira
NEW RELEASES :
1 - VOMIR - PROANOMIE CD (AT WAR WITH FALSE NOISE)
2 -  TRERIKSROSET - VENAL CS (UTMARKEN)
3 - BIZARRE UPROAR - PURIFICATION CD (FILTH & VIOLENCE)
4 - BLEAK EXISTENCE - HARSH REALITY CS (MONOLITHISCHE AKTION)
5 - LIVER MORTIS - CUT-RATE CS (ERRATIC SPORADICISM TAPES)
6 - GOLDEN RAIN - PRAISE THE WHORE CS (FILTH & VIOLENCE)
7 - REGIM - STABBED BY THE BLIND LP (SEGERHUVA)
8 - ORDER OF NINE ANGELS - THE ABYSS IS THE GATE CS (NARCOLEPSIA)
9 - CLEW OF THESEUS - MERIDIAN CD (CATHARTIC PROCESS)
10 - DAMIEN DUBROVNIK - SONG FOR LOVIATAR LP (POSH ISOLATION)
11 - N. - BORING NOISE 2002 4CD-R (ROKOT)
12 - THE RITA - THE NYLONS OF LAURA ANTONELLI 8CS (UTMARKEN)
13 - ALFARMANIA - SKULD CS (STYGGELSE)
14 - SMUTSIGA FINGRAR - S/T CS (NATTENS BODLAR)
15 - STENCH OF DECAY - WHERE DEATH AND DECAY REIGN CS (DETEST RECORDS)
16 - MIDNIGHT PRIEST - RAINHA DA MAGIA NEGRA MCD (STORMSPELL RECORDS)
17 - WHITE TORTURE - THE SHOWER MURDER CS (PHAGE TAPES)
18 - RYAN BLOOMER - BULLY HISS CS (PHAGE TAPES)
19 - SEXDROME - S/T 7"EP (POSH ISOLATION)
20 - MUTANT APE - NORDIC DICTA CS (MATCHING HEAD)
21 - THE RITA / DOG HOLOCAUST CS (UTMARKEN)
22 - DEAD BODY LOVE + FECALOVE CS (TURGID ANIMAL)
23 - SEPPUKU / ULTRASHITINFERNO CS (AT WAR WITH FALSE NOISE)
24 - CULVER - THE WHIP AND THE BODY CS (PHAGE TAPES)
25 - HORRID CROSS - DEMO II (SATAN´S DIN)
26 - LIMEPIT - INFINITE CANCER 2CS (POSH ISOLATION)
27 - SWOLLEN KORPS - ERECT IN BLOOD CS (TRUE FORCE / PAIN ELECTRONICS)
28 - FOUR FLIES - OF DEATH AND LOVE A TRIBUTE TO DARIO ARGENTO & MICHELE SOAVI 2CS (SATAN´S DIN)
29 - BURIAL HEX - FOUR TONE POEMS OF ORLOG 2CS (CATHARTIC PROCESS)
30 - VOLAHN - DIMENSIONES DEL TRANCE KOSMICO LP (KLAXON)
31 - VA PUNDARTUGG - ARGOT BRUIT 2CS (STYGGELSE)
32 - VA NYRKII & KYRPA CS (FILTH & VIOLENCE)
33 - ATTESTUPA - LAVARET CS (NOT ON LABEL)
34 - GARROTTE - DEMO I CS (POSH ISOLATION)
35 - LUST FOR YOUTH - SICKNESS CS (NATTENS BODLAR)


REISSUES
1 - BOBBY BEAUSOLEIL - THE LUCIFER RISING SUITE 4LP (THE AJNA OFFENSIVE)
2 - GREY WOLVES - JUDGEMENT CD (HOSPITAL PRODUCTIONS)
3 - GIANCARLO TONIUTTI - LA MUTAZIONE CD (KLANGGALERIE)
4 - MAUTHAUSEN ORCHESTRA - THEY NEVER LEARN 12" (TRASH RITUAL)
5 - THE HATERS - IN THE SHADE OF FIRE CD (HANSON)
6 - MASTER´S HAMMER - RITUAL / JILEMNICKY OKULTISTA 4LP (NUCLEAR WAR NOW!)
7 - BLEAK HOUSE - SUSPENDED ANIMATION LP (BURIED BY TIME AND DUST RECORDS)
8 - MB - ARMAGHEDON LP (HOT RELEASES)
9 - DEMILICH - NESPITHE LP (XTREEM RECORDS)
10 - ETHNIC ACID - POWER WORKS 1986-1988 (INDUSTRIAL RECOLLECTIONS)
10 - CREMATION - BLACK DEATH CULT LP (NUCLEAR WAR NOW!)
11 - VON - SATANIC BLOOD ANGEL 2LP (NUCLEAR WAR NOW!)
12 - BEHERIT - THE OATH OF BLACK BLOOD LP (EMETIC RECORDS)
13 - BOSQUE - DEAD NATURE CS (BUBONIC PRODUCTIONS)
14 - CLINIC OF TORTURE - S/T CD (INDUSTRIAL RECOLLECTIONS)

Roger Batty
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