LUNA crew & friends current loves...

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>Drew:
the necks - unfold (ideological organ)
ty segall - s/t (drag city)
kaitlyn aurelia smith & suzanne ciani - sunergy (rvng intl.)
max richter - sleep (deutsche grammophon)
milt jackson & john coltrane - bags & trane (atlantic)

for next week's 60+ degree weather: the upsetters - super ape (island)

LUNA crew & friends tops of 2016...

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>Danny's Tops of 2016:
In no particular order:
Equiknoxx - bird sound power
Hoops - hoops ep
v/a - gqom oh!
Itasca - open to chance
Ice choir - designs in rhythm
Bullion - loop the loop
Huerco s. - for those of you who have never (and also those who have)
Michael nau - mowing
Weyes blood - front row seat to earth
Jessy lanza - oh no
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>Jon's Top 10 of 2016:
My top ten of 2016 in no order:
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
Max Graef & Glen Astro - The Yard Work Simulator
Jerry Paper - Toon Time Raw
Michael Nau - Mowing
Romare - Love Songs: Part Two
Logan Takahashi - NoGeo
Andy Shauf - The Party
Youandewan - There is No Right Time
The Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time
Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
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>Mr. Lunatron's Tops of 2016:
Ben Watt - Fever Dream / Spin Cycle
Michael Nau - Mowing
Hiss Golden Messenger - Heart Like A Levee / Vestapol
Kevin Krauter - Changes / LIVE at LUNA music
Jessy Lanza - Oh No
Chris Cohen - As if Apart
Karl Blau - Introducing...
Oreo Jones - Ca$h For Gold
The Olympians - S/T
MNDSGN - Body Wash
Yussef Kaamal - Black Focus
David Bowie - Blackstar
Romare - Love Songs: Part Two
Khruangbin - The Universe Smiles Upon You
Emahoy Tsegué-Mariam Guèbru ‎– Emahoy Tsegué-Mariam Guèbru
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>Luis' Tops of 2016:
10. Chris Cohen - As If Apart
9. DJ Rashad - Afterlife
8. Jessy Lanza - Oh No
7. Andy Stott - Too Many Voices 
6. Max Graeff and Glenn Astro - The Yardwork Simulator
5. Vatican Shadow - Media For The Use of Terror
4. Low Jack - Lighthouse Stories
3. Delroy Edwards - Hangin' At The Beach
2. Ghost Orchard - Bliss
1. Demdike Stare - Wonderland
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>Drew's Tops of 2016::
Jessy Lanza - Oh No (Hyperdub)
Teenage Fanclub - Here (Merge)
NxWorries - Yes Lawd! (Stones Throw)
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Ears (Western Vinyl)
A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service (Epic)
Scott & Charlene’s Wedding - Mid Thirties Single Scene (Fire)
Mild High Club - Skiptracing (Stones Throw)
Nisennenmondai - #N/A (On-U Sound)
Oneida + Rhys Chatham - What’s Your Sign? (Northern Spy)
Cavern of Anti-Matter - void beats/invocation trex (Duophonic)
Reissues!

Tony Conrad & Faust - Outside The Dream Syndicate (Superior Viaduct)
Flying Saucer Attack - Back Catalog! (Drag City)
Harmonia - Documents 1975 (Grönland)
The Scientists - A Place Called Bad (Numero Group)
Ravi Shankar - In Hollywood 1971 (Northern Spy)
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>Allen's Top 10 of 2016:
1. Cass McCombs - Mangy Love
2. Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time
3. Thee Oh Sees - A Weird Exits
4. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Ears
5. Mick Harvey - Delirium Tremens
6. Michal Nau - Mowing
7. Tim Presley - The Wink
8. Ty Segall and the Muggers - Emotional Mugger
9. The Skiffle Players - Skifflin'
10. Leonard Cohen - You Want it Darker
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>Zach's Top of 2016:
1.  Wild Nothing   "Life of Pause"
2.  Hammock "Everything and nothing"
This album is over 70 minutes of blissful and thought provoking post rock and electric music with a little of shoe-gaze guitar mixed in.
3.  Warehouse "Super Low"
If you are a fan of Life without buildings you might like this band. The vocals are unforgettable on this album regardless if you like them or not.
4. Holy Wave "Freaks of Nurture"
Tame Impala like neo psych rock.
5.  Psychic Twin  "Strange Diary"
6.  Hoops "Tape #1"  LP Version
My favorite local release of the year! Lo-fi pop goodness put out by Warm Ratio records.
7.  Russian Circles "Guidance"
8.  Tortoise  "The Catastrophist"
9. DIIV  "Is the is are"
10.  J C Flowers  "Driving Excitement and the pleasure of ownership"
Reminds of the good old elephant 6 days.

Best Reissues:
-Dick Diver "New Start Again"
-Lizzy Mercier Descloux  "Mambo Nassau" and "Zulu Rock"
Lizzy is incredibly unique.  There is nobody like her if you have the chance to explore her catalog.
-Lilys  "Eccsame the Photon Band"
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>Russ' Tops for 2016:
Mayer Hawthorne - Man About Town
Beyoncé - Lemonade
Solange - A Seat At The Table 
Metallica - Hard-Wired...To Self-Destruct
Dennis Coffey - Hot Coffey In The D
Makaya McCraven - In The Moment
MNDSGN - Body Wash
David Bowie - Blackstar
A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

All in all, a solid year for great music. Hope you get to check some of these out! 
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>Sam's Top 10 of 2016:
1. Prince Daddy & The Hyena - I Thought You Didn't Even Like Leaving
2. AJJ - The Bible 2
3. Andy Shuaf - The Party
4. Katie Dey - Flood Network
5. Sean Nicholas Savage - Magnificent Fist
6. Jerry Paper - Toon Time Raw
7. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
8. Angel Olsen - My Woman
9. Jeff Rosenstock - Worry
10. Venetian Snares - Traditional Synthesizer Music
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>Magical's Top 10 of 2016:
Beyonce - Lemonade
Solange - A Seat at the Table
Eric Bachmann - s/t
Alicia Keys - Here
Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
Mitzki - Puberty 2
Michael Nau - Mowing
Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
Angel Olsen - My Woman
Jesu/Sun Kil Moon - s/t

Honorable mention:
Carly Rae Jepsen - e*mo*tion: Side B
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>Ethan's Top 10 of 2016:
Ash Koosha - |AKA|
Huerco S. - For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have).
Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie - Salero
The Range- Nonfiction
Kevin Krauter - Changes
Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
Eluvium - False Readings On
Abul Mogard - Works
Demdike Stare- Wonderland
Johann Johannsson - Orphee
Zomby- ultra
Kenneth James Gibson - The Evening Falls
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things 1 & 2
Matt Karmil - IDLE 033
James Blake - The Colour in Anything
Mike Adams- Casino Drone
Steve Hauschildt - Strands
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>Jessica's Top 10 of 2016:
1. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
2. Angel Olsen - My Woman
3. Cate Le Bon - Crab Day
4. Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
5. SUUNS - Hold/Still
6. DM Stith - Pigeonheart
7. Chris Cohen - As If Apart
8. Yung - A Youthful Dream
9. Charles Bradley - Changes
10. Cass McCombs - Mangy Love
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>Doug Henry's Top 10 of 2016:
1. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
2. ATCQ - We Got It From Here...
3. The Avalanches - Wildflower
4. Jessy Lanza - Oh No
5. BadBadNotGood - IV
6. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
7. Frank Ocean - Blonde
8. Lee Fields & The Expressions - Special Night
9. DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall
10. Jagwar Ma - Every Now & Then
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>Hannah Fox's Top 10 of 2016:
1. The Kills - Ash & Ice
2. Sleigh Bells - Jessica Rabbit
3. Lady Gaga - Joanne
4. Brian Fallon - Painkillers
5. Grouplove - Big Mess
6. Springtime Carnivore - Midnight Room
7. Against Me! - Shape Shift With Me
8. Kyle Craft - Dolls Of Highland
9. Phantogram - Three
10. The Naked And Famous - Simple Forms
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>Elaine's Top 10 of 2016:
The Amazing - Ambulance
Olafur Arnalds - Island Songs
Ry X - Dawn
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Ben Watt - Fever Dream
David Bowie - Blackstar
Johann Johansson - Orphee
Michael Nau - Mowing
Daughter - Not to Disappear
The Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time
Case/Lang/Veirs
Devandra Banhart - Ape in Pink Marble
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Hoops
Sedcairn Archives - Oobydoob
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>Phil Ruscillo's Top 10 of 2016:
1. Nice as fuck / nice as fuck
2. Faraway reach / classixx
3. More rain / m ward
4. Eternally even / jim james
5. Every now and then / jagwar ma
6. Is the is are / diiv
7. 99.9% / katanada
8. Charmer / claptone
9. Barbara Barbara we face a shining future / underworld
10. Nathaniel rateliff & the night sweats / Nathaniel rateliff & the night sweats
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>Charles (MAMA TRYED) Goodwin's Top 10 of 2016:
Mike Adams at His Honest Weight – Casino Drone
The Album Leaf – Between Waves
Busman’s Holiday – Popular Cycles
Chris Cohen – As if Apart
Drive-by Truckers – American Band
Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like a Levee/Vestapol
Kishi Bashi – Sonderlust
Kristin Kontrol – X-Communicate
Mogwai – Atomic Soundtrack
Neurosis – Fires within Fires
Sugar Candy Mountain – 666
Wayfarer – Old Souls
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>Rachel Fox's Top 10 of 2016:
1. Hiss Golden Messenger- Heart Like a Levee
2. Kyle Craft- Dolls of Highland
3. Brian Fallon- Painkillers
4. Margo Price- Midwest Farmer's Daughter
5. Dawes- We're All Gonna Die
6. Shelly Colvin- Longshot
7. Amanda Shires- My Piece of Land
8. Band of Horses- Why Are You Ok
9. Michaela Anne- The Bright Lights and the Fame
10. Lera Lynn- Resistor
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>Bob Schenkenfelder's Top 10 of 2016:
Bob S. - (born in the 50's)
1) Crowded House - reissues- especially the first 4- especially Together Alone
2) Bowie- Blackstar  (vinyl, of course)
3) case lang veirs
4) The Flat Fives - It's A World of Love and Hope
5) Leonard Cohen- You Want It Darker
6) Sam Phillips- Human Contact is Never Easy (website download)
7) Sting- 57th and 9th
8) Aaron Neville- Apache
9) Marillion- F.E.A.R.
10) Sturgill Simpson- A Sailor's Guide to Earth
Thanks t and crew!

Sent from bob ®
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>Nate Logan's Top 10 of 2016:
MOST SPINS / FAVORITE RECORD OF 2016
Puberty 2 by Mitski (Dead Oceans)
OTHER AWESOME RECORDS OF 2016
We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service by A Tribe Called Quest (Epic) Blackstar by David Bowie (Columbia) Romantic by Mannequin Pussy (Tiny Engines) Lost Time by Tacocat (Hardly Art)
FAVORITE SINGLE OF 2016
“Emotional High” - Mannequin Pussy
FAVORITE REISSUE OF 2016
Oh, I Guess We Were A Fucking Surf Band After All… by Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet (Yep Roc)
FAVORITE MASH-UP/ MIXTAPE OF 2016
SADEVILLIAN (MF DOOM + Sade) mixed by Seanh
FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO OF 2016
“Happy” - Mitski
FAVORITE SHOW OF 2016
Colleen Green w/ Cassie Ramone @ The B-Side at One Lucky Guitar in Ft. Wayne, IN (June)
HONORABLE MENTION: FAVORITE SHOW OF 2016
Mannequin Pussy and Orchards @ The Comet in Cincinnati, OH (Nov.)