LUNA crew (and friends) top jams for 2019!

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>Jon:
(In no order)
Central "Om Dans" (Help Recordings)
TRJJ "Music Compilation '12 Dances'" (Stroom)
Mei Tei "Komachi" (Métron)
Jatinder Singh Durhailay & David Edren "Tea Notes" (Ekster)
Trux "Eleven" (Office Recordings)
Anthony Naples "Fog FM" (ANS)
J.A.B. "Erg Herbe" (Shelter Press)
Pierre Bastien "Tinkle Twang 'N Tootle" (Marionette)
Pontiac Streator & Ulla Straus "11 Items" (West Mineral Ltd.)
Mister Water Wet "Bought the Farm" (West Mineral Ltd.)
Topdown Dialectic "Vol. 2" (Peak Oil)
Electric Capablanca "Puzzles & Studies" (Kit / SWIMS)
Bartosz Kruczyński "Baltic Beat II" (Growing Bin)
Sa Pa "In a Landscape" (Mana)
Santilli "Surface" (Into the Light)
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mr. lunatron:
Black Pumas - S/T
Hiss Golden Messenger - Terms Of Surrender
Ghost Funk Orchestra - A Song For Paul
Little Wings - People
Devendra Banhart - Ma
Steve Hiett - Down On The Road By The Beach
Teebs - Anicca
Crumb - Jinx
Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
all of Jon Rogers' 2019 mixes
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>Allen:
Allen's Baker's Dozen of 2019:
Madlib & Freddie Gibbs - Bandana (ESGN/Keep Cool/Madlib Invazion/RCA)
Bill Callahan - Shepard in a Sheepskin Vest (Drag City)
Kornel Kovacs - Stockholm Marathon (Studio Barnhus)
Steve Moore - Beloved Exile (Temporary Residence)
Shovels and Rope - By Blood (Dualtone)
Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs (Mexican Summer)
Ty Segall - First Taste (Drag City)
Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere (Anti-)
Eddie C - Green Space (Endless Flight)
Kapote - What It Is (Toy Tonics)
Bella Boo - Once Upon a Passion (Studio Barnhus)
Haruomi Hosono - Hochono House (Light in the Attic)
Bombay S Jayashri - Shravanam (Time Capsule, Reissue)
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>Ethan:
1). Tyler, The Creator- IGOR
2). JPEGMAFIA- All My Heroes Are Cornballs
3). Weyes Blood- Titanic Rising
4). Solange- When I Get Home
5). The Comet Is Coming- Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
6). Slauson Malone- A Quiet Farewell 2016-2018
7). Freddie Gibbs and Madlib- Bandana
8). Danny Brown- uknowhatimsayin?
9). Little Simz- GREY Area
10). Vegyn- Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds
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>Drew The Traveler:
new music
1. suso saiz - nothing is objective (music from memory)
2. purple mountains - self-titled (drag city)
3. vanishing twin - the age of immunology (fire)
4. wilson tanner - II (efficient space)
5. nilüfer yanya - miss universe (ato)
6. meitei - komachi (métron)
7. modern nature - how to live (bella union)
8. moodymann - sinner (kdj records) 9. v/a: laurel halo - dj kicks (!K7)
10. the comet is coming - trust in the lifeforce of the deep mystery (impulse)

reissue/compilation/archival release
1. stereolab - 2019 remaster campaign! (duophonic)
2. inoyama land - commissions: 1977-2000 (empire of signs)
3. benjamin lew - le personnage principal est un peuple isolé (stroom)
4. michael rother - solo (grönland)
5. toshifumi hinata - broken belief (music from memory)
6. duster - capsule losing contact (numero group)
7. steve hiett - down on the road by the beach / girls in the grass (efficient space / be with records)
8. bardo pond - big laughing jym (fire)
9. don slepian - sea of bliss (numero group)
10. endless boogie - vol I & II (no quarter)
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>Eli:
1). Tyler, The Creator- IGOR
2). JPEGMAFIA- All My Heroes Are Cornballs
3). Weyes Blood- Titanic Rising
4). Solange- When I Get Home
5). The Comet Is Coming- Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
6). Slauson Malone- A Quiet Farewell 2016-2018
7). Freddie Gibbs and Madlib- Bandana
8). Danny Brown- uknowhatimsayin?
9). Little Simz- GREY Area
10). Vegyn- Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds
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>Josh:
op Albums of 2019!!!!
(no particular order)
-Charli by Charli XCX
-Norman Fucking Rockwell! by Lana Del Rey
-All Mirrors by Angel Olsen
-Titanic Rising by Weyes Blood
-1000 Gecs by 100 Gecs
-GFOTV by GFOTY
-Anima by Thom Yorke
-Ginger by Brockhampton
-CALIGULA by Lingua Ignota
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>Jim Sholly:
Quiet Signs / Jessica Pratt
Henryk Gorecki + Beth Gibbons / Symphony No. 3 Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs
U.F.O.F. / Big Thief
Cuz I Love You / Lizzo
California Son / Morrissey
Remind Me Tomorrow / Sharon Van Etten
When I Get Home / Solange
This Is Not A Safe Place / Ride
Norman F**king Rockwell / Lana Del Rey
Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8) / Dolly Parton (not an album, but still!!!)
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>Jon Sholly:
1. The Sound - "Jeopardy" (I know, it's old but I heard it for the first time this year. My favorite of the year, undoubtably.)
2. Beth Gibbons/Henryk Gorecki - "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs"
3. The Dead C - "Rare Ravers"
4. V/A - "Tokyo Flashback P.S.F. - Psychedelic Speed Freaks"
5. The Frogs - "It's Only Right and Natural" reissue
6. V/A - "Brown Acid - The Eighth Trip"
7. Don Slepian - "Sea of Bliss"
8. V/A- "Kankyo Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990"
9. Majeure - "Mass Flashback"
10. Ride - "This is not a Safe Place" & live in LUNA!
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>Magical:
Purple Mountains - s/t
Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
Itasca - Spring
Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated
Faye Webster - Atlanta Millionaires Club
Clairo - Immunity
Little Wings - People
Bill Callahan - Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
Bonnie Prince Billy - I Have Made a Place
Taylor Swift - Lover

Other stuff to mention:
the staff and Americano at Quills on the Canal
Pixel Punk at Black Circle
Wednesday and Thursday night Irsay Y cycle crew
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>Doug Henry:
Crumb - Jinx
Purple Mountains - S/T
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
Khruangbin - Hasta El Cielo
Nerija - Blume 
Danny Brown - ukmowhatimsayin?
Blockhead - Bubble Bath
Chinatown Slalom - Who wants to be a millionaire?
Karen O & Danger Mouse - Lux Prima
Ride - This Is Not a safe place
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>Jess Glitterbrains:
Favorite Releases from 2019
Aldous Harding - Designer
Ben Shemie - A Skeleton
Beth Gibbons - Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3
Black Marble - Bigger Than Life
The Cardigans reissues (!!!)
Cate Le Bon - Reward
Crumb - Jinx
Eerie Wanda - Pet Town
FACS - Lifelike EP Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
Mort Garson - Plantasia reissue
Thom Yorke - Anima
Tropical Fuck Storm - Braindrops Vanishing Twin - The Age of Immunology
Various Artists - Pacific Breeze: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1976-1986
Y La Bamba - Mujeres
Live Shows & Other Art That Ruled in 2019 Ben Shemie and Jerusalem In My Heart - Elsewhere in Brooklyn, NY
Brassai photo exhibition at Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Minyo Crusaders at Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht, The Netherlands
'This Is Very Quiet' by John Zorn + Hilma af Klint's 'Paintings for the Future' at the Guggenheim Museum, NYC
Tom Green's surprise set at the Comedy Cellar (trust me, it was awesome)
Tropical Fuck Storm at Beaches Brew in Marina di Ravenna, Italy
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>Doug Fellegy:
1. Julia Jacklin - Crushing
2. Molly Sarle - Karaoke Angel
3. Bill Callahan - Shephard in a Sheepskin Vest
4. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors
5. Stella Donnelly - Beware of the Dogs
6. FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
7. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib - Bandana
8. Jay Som - Anak Ko
9. Clairo - Immunity
10. Nilüfer Yanya - Miss Universe
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>Everly Jazi:
1. Cherry Glazerr – Stuffed & Ready
2. Julia Jacklin - Crushing
3. Solange – When I Get Home
4. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising
5. James Blake – Assume Form
6. SASAMI – s/t
7. Black Belt Eagle Scout – At the Party With My Brown Friends
8. Palehound – Black Friday
9. Hand Habits – placeholder
10. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

LUNA crew current essential jams…

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>Jon:
Karl Lindh "Bortom E4's Horrisont" (Low Company)
Roméo Poirier "Plage Arrière" (Kit Records / SWIMS)
Masahiro Sugaya "Horizon, Volume 1" (Empire of Signs)
Electric Capablanca "Puzzles & Studies" (Kit Records / SWIMS)
Dots "Dots" (Astral Industries)

[PLUS honorable mentions for these jammers that are more on the "clubby" side: Stump Valley "Natural Race," Gabriele Poso "Batik," and Space Ghost "Aquarium Nightclub."]
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>Sam:
Caleb McCoach - Lisa
Van Morrison - Three Chords & The Truth
Mark Kozelek & Petra Haden - Joey Always Smiled
Celer ‎– Vamps
Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom pt. 2

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>eli:
Vegyn - Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds
Yellow Magic Orchestra - s/t
Resavoir - s/t
Exuma - Exuma, The Obeah Man
Twilight - Still Loving You
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>Danny:
Steve hiett - down on the road by the beach
Bremmer/mccoy - utopia
Space ghost - aquarium nightclub
Brianstory-buck
Saariselka - the ground our sky
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>Allen:
Top 5 of the moment:
Ty Segall - First Taste (drag city)
Bombay S Jayashri - Shravanam (time capsule)
Rob Burger - the Grid (western vinyl)
Madlib/Freddie Gibbs - Bandana (keep cool/rca) 
Kornel Kovacs - Stockholm Marathon (studio barnhus)

Top 5 of 2019 so far:
Bill Callahan - Shepard in a Sheepskin Vest (drag city) 
Tyler the Creator - Igor (a boy is a gun/capitol)
Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs (mexican summer)
Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere (anti-)
Steve Moore - Beloved Exile (temporary residence)
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>Magical:
Top 5's:
Purple Mountains - s/t
Bonnie Prince Billy - I See a Darkness
Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
Eric Bachmann - To the Races
Aretha Franklin - Spirit in the Dark


2019 so far
Purple Mountains - s/t
Little Wings - People
Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated
Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
Bill Callahan - Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
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>Luis:
Phreeky Lou's top 5 of 2019 (so far...):
KHOTIN - beautiful you (ghostly international)
V/A - kankyō ongaku (light in the attic)
RUPA - disco jazz (numero)
LAUREL HALO - dj kicks (!k7)
JESSICA PRATT - quiet signs (mexican summer)
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>Jim Sholly:
Big Thief / U.F.O.F.
Beth Gibbons and The Polish National Radio Symphony / Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)
Solange / When I Get Home
MorMor / Some Place Else
David Bowie / Hunky Dory
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>Jon Sholly:
01. The Musical Linn Twins - "Indian Rock" b/w "Rockin' out the Blues"
02. Ty Segall & Freedom Band - "Deforming Lobes"
03. Mississippi Fred McDowell - "I Do Not Play No Rock 'N' Roll"
04. Various - "Love, Peace & Poetry - American Psychedelic Music"
05. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - "Strictly Personal”

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