Ha ha…I don’t do lists except on here🤣🤣
OK, I do do lists but not in the sense I started this a coupe of years ago. I post things individually on twitter and Instagram to give the releases space in their own right but I suppose when I put them together in an overview here, they consist of a list 😂😂
…but there’s no preferences, order, rank and that’s what is important to me.
Right…now I’ve got that out of the way here’s the next collection and due to other comitments I am going to continue the icymi non lists for this month of January.
Which brings me to the important bit – Happy New Year and all the Best for 2022 and thanks for sticking around.
And if you can’t find anything on the I Don’t Do Lists , try this collection from A Closer Listen-
If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up. A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise. And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers. Some of these were direct responses to the world as it was, while others were simply written […]ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year — a closer listen
So, I’ve just had a little look at some of the Electronic History pages on Instagram and you wouldn’t have thought that there were any women in electronic music / instrument development but did find a few nice posts via Synth History –
Actually, despite being in the middle of a pandemic maelstrom there have been some wonderful releases in 2021 as this next round up shows : )
Here are some more eclectic releases from 2021…
Every year sites, reviewers, podcasts and media, post long lists of the best of this years releases and I find this problematic for many reasons but a major one is they often miss those well under the radar releases concentrating on particular popular genres, artists and labels, as well as creating subjective lists that cause divided opinions.
I’ve always just tried to post as many of the years releases that I’ve come across during December and this year is no different. I will be posting them here, on Twitter and Instagram.
My posts are not exhaustive and omit unwittingly many many releases but given that, without any preferences, rank or order here are the first collection…
experimental, electro-acoustic, electronica, experimental electronic, fieldrecordings
experimental, audiovisual, extreme computer music, frame synthesis, generative, micropop, phonemic pulsar, pulsar scramble
electronic, metalcore, electro-industrial experimental, experimental electronic, fusion, jazz fusion, metal, new age, noise, prog, progressive, sound design
electronic, ambient, deep techno, hypnotic, nature, techno
electronic, experimental, turntablism, noise, sound design, theatre, turntables
Apologies if I’ve forgotten anyone’s release
ambient, electronic, experimental
art pop, classical, experimental, expiremental new club, post-industrial, composition, contemporary, electronic, microtonal, orchestral, sound design
experimental, ambient, avant garde, musique-concrete, noise
electronic, house, deep techno, techno
experimental, ambient, dance, electronic
experimental, electronic, techno
electronic, ambient, electronica, experimental, improv, improvised music, lo-fi, loops, noise
electronic, experimental, choral, electroacoustic, folk, vocal
experimental, experimental, no-wave, blues, techno
experimental, afrofuturism, avant-garde, free jazz, noise
alternative, electroacoustics, experimental, radio, sound art
experimental, electronic, live looping, modern classical, pipe organ
electronic, algorithmic composition, field recording, laptop music, music concrete, supercollider
electronic, tech, house, ambient, techno, deep techno, industrial, tribal
ambient, electro-acoustic, minimal, piano
experimental, ambient, field recordings, sound art, soundscape