Monthly Archives: December 2021

Cycles Per Second 12/29/21: Bandcamp, etc. Links

Another year comes to a close, which means it’s time to look back on 2021’s musical highlights. This week I count down my favorite releases from the past year: the top 10 LPs and top 5 EPs, plus a reissue highlight. If you enjoy these selections as much as I have, you’ll surely want to check out the Bandcamp links below…


Delivery – Floored

Olivia’s World – Social Seagull

Roxy Girls – Sister Fatima

Mesh – Company Jeep

The Tubs – Two Person Love

The Chills – Walls Beyond Abandon

Dead Finks – (My Human) Extinction

Blair Parkes – step out

Ibex Clone – Archicast

The Umbrellas – Pictures

UV-TV – Distant Lullaby

Ducks Ltd. – 18 Cigarettes

Dummy – Atonal Poem

Fake Fruit – Don’t Put It On Me

XR – Repeater

Guardian Singles – Tea Lights Exploding

Cycles Per Second :: Best of 2021

Top LPs

  1. XR – XR (self-released)
  2. Fake Fruit – Fake Fruit (Rocks In Your Head)
  3. Dummy – Mandatory Enjoyment (Trouble In Mind)
  4. Ducks Ltd. – Modern Fiction (Carpark Records)
  5. UV-TV – Always Something (PaperCup Music)
  6. The Umbrellas – The Umbrellas (Slumberland Records)
  7. Ibex Clone – From Nowhere (self-released)
  8. Blair Parkes – new building (self-released)
  9. Dead Finks – The Death and Resurrection of Johnathan Cowboy (Urge Records)
  10. The Chills – Scatterbrain (Fire Records)

Top EPs

  1. The Tubs – Names (Prefect Records / Trouble In Mind)
  2. Mesh – Mesh (Born Yesterday)
  3. Roxy Girls – Roxy Girls Are In The Drink (self-released)
  4. Olivia’s World – Tuff 2B Tender (Lost Sound Tapes)
  5. Delivery – Yes We Do (Spoilsport Records)

Favorite Reissue

Guardian Singles – Guardian Singles (Trouble In Mind)

Cycles Per Second 12/22/21: Bandcamp, etc. Links

It’s that time of year… for the Cycles Per Second Holiday Special! Christmas & wintertime originals fresh for this season. Grab a hot cocoa, tune in for holiday songs from the UK, Japan, Canada, USA. Then scan the links below for your favorites for purchase info…


Cocktails – ‘Tis The Season

The Photocopies – Under Christmas Lights

Building Rockets – Surfin’ Santa

Hazy Sour Cherry – Cold, cold winter

twitchels – ode to just like christmas

The This – Winter Tires

the 1981 – Christmas In The Tenderloin

The Caraway – Another Christmas Will Come Around This Year

david newton & thee mighty angels – Winter Tradgedy

the Popguns – The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Hannah Barberas – Oh Santa Claus! (Faster Claus version)

Seapony – In the Bleak Midwinter

THE PATS PATS – Christmas


Foxx Bodies – SAD Xmas

+/- {Plus Minus} – All the Light Left Behind

The Shacks – Got To Be Christmas

The Cleaners From Venus – Christabel’s Party