The Listening List

31/12/16 to 19/04/17

I have almost 4 months to catch up on! Although I haven’t been able to listen to very many albums due to the arrival of Orwell, our new dog. Still, I have managed to get some in but nowhere near the amount I was listening to, so anyway, here goes with the catch up, the ones I remember at least.

Kelly Lee OwensArcaShort MovieFiligree & ShadowIt'll End In TearsLizardMonster MovieIn The Court Of The Crimson KingIcky ThumpWhite Blood Cells

The White StripesHeathenEP1Ooops (Remix)Elephant
Get Behind Me SatanI'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You)They Fall, But You Don'tThe Spoils Stop Your Crying

CHECK OUT Serf RashNo Strength of SunLos DinosauriosOne Day

ReverseSakuraComputer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 (EP)Three Worlds: Music From Woolf WorksOn The Nature of Daylight

Elwan Restless ShapesAuto MusicTour De FranceChristiansands

LifeformsISDNThe Boy And The TreeGrinning CatReflectionMigrationIllustrated Musical EncyclopediaThe Unforgettable FireDisappointedWarriorHyperballad (T. Tei / Howie B. Mixes)Hyperballad (Morales / T. Terry Mixes)A Shadow In TimeThe Lonely Passion Of Judith HearneSongs From The Other Side Of EmptinessExit

Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens
Arca – Arca
Short Movie – Laura Marling
Filigree & Shadow – This Mortal Coil
It’ll End In Tears – This Mortal Coil
Lizard – King Crimson
Monster Movie – The Can
In The Court Of The Crimson King – King Crimson
Icky Thump – The White Stripes
White Blood Cells – The White Stripes
The White Stripes – The White Stripes
Heathen – David Bowie
EP1 – FKA Twigs
Ooops (Remix) – 808 State Featuring Bjork
Elephant – The White Stripes
Get Behind Me Satan – The White Stripes
I’m Not Perfect (But I’m Perfect For You) – Grace Jones
They Fall, But You Don’t – Mondkopf
The Spoils -Massive Attack
Stop Your Crying – Spiritualized
CHECK OUT – hornschaft
Serf Rash – Run Dust
No Strength of Sun – Isorinne
Los Dinosaurios – Personal Mythologies
One Day – Akira Kosemura
Reverse – Richard Pinhas
Sakura – Susumu Yokota
Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2 (EP) – Aphex Twin
Three Worlds: Music From Woolf Works – Max Richter
On The Nature of Daylight – Max Richter
Elwan – Tinariwen
Restless Shapes – Gajek
Auto Music – Brian Reitzell
Tour De France – Kraftwerk
Christiansands – Tricky
Lifeforms –  FSOL
The Boy And The Tree – Susumu Yokota
Grinning Cat – Susumu Yokota
Reflection – Brian Eno
Migration – Bonobo
Exit – Tangerine Dream
Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia – Ryuichi Sakamoto
The Unforgettable Fire – U2
Disappointed –  Public Image Ltd
Warrior – Public Image Ltd
Songs From The Other Side Of Emptiness – Life Garden
Hyperballad (T. Tei / Howie B. Mixes) – Björk
Hyperballad (Morales / T. Terry Mixes) – Björk
A Shadow In Time – William Basinski
The Lonely Passion Of Judith Hearne – Georges Delerue

Kenilworth Record Shop

Last week I popped into Kenilworth Record Shop, having not known it even existed until a quick google revealed it to me. It was the nearest on my journey to Coventry and back (I hadn’t been sent there, I chose to go) so I thought I’d give it a go. It’s down an alley and up an old stairs. inside there are three smallish rooms with lots of used vinyl. If you are after classic rock, soul, prog, a bit of reggae then they have loads. There was a small section of Indie, which is where I spent most of my time and found a couple of things that I was after. I also dug through the £1 section, which was a couple of hundred LP’s, and found 7 Toyah albums, I almost did, but I’d never listen to them so I didn’t.

The two Indie albums were both by This Mortal Coil on 4AD, which I’ve had in various guises over the years, Both on CD, one on cassette, but neither ever on vinyl:

It’ll end in tears

The first is the one with Elizabeth Frasier singing Song to the Siren with guitar by Robin Guthrie, the Tim Buckley song, and it really is a beautiful thing.

Here is the shop itself:


The other albums i picked up were:

Lizard – King Crimson

Monster Movie – Can

They were a reasonable price and I was given a bit of discount so all good. There were a few oher things there that I could have picked up, but like all used vinyl stores, I like to leave things and to give a bit of time before going back so that new stock has a chance to come in and maybe there will be a gem in there.

For a closer look there’s a video of the shop that they posted on facebook here:

and to close, here’s that track from This Mortal Coil: