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Cycles Per Second 01/04/23: Bandcamp, etc. Links

Starting the first show of the new year with a set filled with music from the SF Bay area (Whitney’s Playground thru Sad Eyed Beatniks). New fuzzy pop and shoegaze from New Zealand (Blair Parkes), Japan (モネノユ – 模倣), Greece (Secret Postcards) and Chile (Soquete). And bright-eyed pop from Boston (Kid Gulliver), NYC (Balk) and LA (Billy Tibbals).

Bandcamp links to everything you heard on this week’s show can be found below…

PLAYLIST:

Whitney’s Playland – Rain Song
https://whitneysplayland.bandcamp.com/album/sunset-sea-breeze

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – You’re Never Safe From Yourself
https://theredspinksandpurples.bandcamp.com/album/dust-in-the-path-of-love

Preschool – Soft Spaces
https://preschool.bandcamp.com/track/soft-spaces

Children Maybe Later – My Favorite Painter
https://childrenmaybelater.bandcamp.com/album/what-a-flash-kick

Sad Eyed Beatniks – Bonnie Dash
https://sadeyedbeatniks.bandcamp.com/album/fruitful-corner

Blair Parkes – how much further ?
https://blairparkes.bandcamp.com/album/rowdie

Melted Ice Cream – Volar
https://meltedicecreamoficial.bandcamp.com/track/volar

モネノユ – 模倣
https://mcflyrecords.bandcamp.com/album/mr-moonlight

Secret Postcards – Never Dreaming
https://make-me-happy.bandcamp.com/album/secret-postcards-never-dreaming-sweet-melody

Soquete – Mancha de aceite
https://gemeloparasito.bandcamp.com/track/mancha-de-aceite-2

Balk – Through and Through
https://balk.bandcamp.com/album/bulk

Billy Tibbals – Onwards And Upwards
https://curation-records.bandcamp.com/album/onwards-and-upwards-lucy-single

Taxidermists – KO
https://thetaxidermists.bandcamp.com/track/ko

Corker – Lice
https://corker.bandcamp.com/track/lice

Lonely Leary – 放火 (​不​插​電​)
https://maybemars.bandcamp.com/album/the-last-quartet

Kid Gulliver – Kiss And Tell
https://kidgulliver1.bandcamp.com/track/kiss-and-tell

Cycles Per Second 12/28/22: Bandcamp, etc. Links

It’s the last week of the year, and that means it’s time to wrap things up with my year-end show! All songs played on the show this week are selections from my favorite LPs and EPs released in 2022. Check out the links below in the running playlist, or skip to the bottom for the rankings proper.

PLAYLIST

Student Nurse – Garbage (1982)
https://studentnurse.bandcamp.com/album/think-for-yourself-seattle-tour-1979-1984

Cozy Slippers – Nobody Knows Me, Anyhow
https://cozyslippers.bandcamp.com/album/cozy-slippers

Model Shop – Letters to Melissa
https://modelshop.bandcamp.com/album/love-interest

Field School – I Just Want to Paint You in Pictures
https://fieldschool.bandcamp.com/album/when-summer-comes

Star Party – Push You Aside
https://starpartyrocks.bandcamp.com/album/meadow-flower

Mo Dotti – Loser Smile
https://mo-dotti.bandcamp.com/album/guided-imagery

Skiftande Enheter – Lyckan I Din Hand
https://happiestplacerecords.bandcamp.com/album/skiftande-enheter-ppna-landskap-ep

Aluminum – Windowpane
https://aluminum.bandcamp.com/album/windowpane-ep

neutrals – Gary Borthwick Says
https://neutrals.bandcamp.com/album/bus-stop-nights-e-p

Galore – Ladders
https://paisleyshirtrecords.bandcamp.com/album/blush

Green/Blue – In Lies
https://greenbluempls.bandcamp.com/album/paper-thin

Artsick – Look Again
https://artsick.bandcamp.com/album/fingers-crossed

Doe St – Chasing the Scream
https://doest.bandcamp.com/album/doe-st

Jeanines – Any Day Now
https://jeanines.bandcamp.com/album/dont-wait-for-a-sign

Horsegirl – Anti-glory
https://thisishorsegirl.bandcamp.com/album/versions-of-modern-performance

The Stroppies – Smilers Strange Politely
https://thestroppies.bandcamp.com/album/levity

Ribbon Stage – Playing Possum
https://ribbonstage.bandcamp.com/album/hit-with-the-most

Ex-Vöid – Churchyard
https://ex-void.bandcamp.com/album/bigger-than-before

Chronophage – Summer To Fall
https://cchhrroonnoopphhaaggee.bandcamp.com/album/chronophage

EggS – Old Fashioned Virtue
https://prefectrecords.bandcamp.com/album/a-glitter-year


Cycles Per Second :: Best of 2022

Top LPs

  1. EggS – A Glitter Year (Prefect Records/Howlin Banana)
  2. Chronophage – Chronophage (Post Present Medium)
  3. Ex-Vöid – Bigger Than Before (Don Giovanni Records)
  4. Ribbon Stage – Hit With the Most (K Records/Perennial Death)
  5. The Stroppies – Levity (Tough Love)
  6. Horsegirl – Versions of Modern Performance (Matador)
  7. jeanines – Don’t Wait For A Sign (Slumberland Records)
  8. Doe St – Doe St (Legless Records)
  9. Artsick – Fingers Crossed (Slumberland Records)
  10. Green/Blue – Paper Thin (Feel It Records)

Top EPs

  1. Galore – Blush (Paisley Shirt Records/Safe Suburban Home)
  2. neutrals – Bus Stop Nights (Static Shock Records)
  3. Aluminum – Windowpane (Dandy Boy Records/Discontinuous Innovation Inc)
  4. Skiftande Enheter – Öppna Landskap (Happiest Place Records)
  5. Mo Dotti – Guided Imagery (Smoking Room)

Top Local LPs

  1. Star Party – Meadow Flower (Feel It Records)
  2. Field School – When Summer Comes (Bobo Integral)
  3. Model Shop – Love Interest (Meritorio Records)
  4. Cozy Slippers – Cozy Slippers (Kleine Untergrund Schallplatten)
  5. Student Nurse – Think For Yourself: Seattle Tour 1979​-​1984 (self-released)