The Green Dolphin's Poll #17 (2008)

(01) Igor Sidorenko (Ukraine)
    BANDS
  1. DAY WITHOUT DAWN
  2. NEIL ON IMPRESSION
  3. KURKI
  4. EQUUS
  5. PORTISHEAD
  6. THE VERVE
  7. GRAY STRAWBERRIES
  8. MATTHEW PARMENTER
  9. A FOREST OF STARS
  10. GRAYCEON
    ALBUMS
  1. DAY WITHOUT DAWN - "Understanding Consequences"
  2. NEIL ON IMPRESSION - "L'oceano Delle Onde Che Restano Onde Per Sempre"
  3. DEADBIRD - "Twilight Ritual"
  4. GREGOR SAMSA - "Rest"
  5. ALSO EDEN - "It's kind of you to ask"
  6. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band - "13 Blues For Thirteen Moons" (Constellation)
  7. BLACK MOUNTAIN - "In the Future"
  8. EKSI EKSO - "I'm your Bastard Wings"
  9. MADRUGADA - "-"
  10. THE SEVEN MILE JOURNEY - "The Metamorphosis Project"

(02) Jack Britton (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Clipd Beaks
  2. Have A Nice Life
  3. Afrirampo
  4. Burning Star Core
  5. Circle
  6. Errors
  7. Sunbears!
  8. Stray Ghost
  9. Totakeke
  10. Guapo
    ALBUMS
  1. Have A Nice Life - "Deathsubconscious"
  2. urning Star Core - "Challenger"
  3. Kira Kira - "Our Map To The Monster Olympics"
  4. Cloud Cult - "Feel Good Ghosts"
  5. Lemuria - "Get Better"
  6. VA - "Obsession Compilation"
  7. Opeth - "Watershed"
  8. Dystopia - "Dystopia"
  9. Stray Ghost - "Losthilde"
  10. Bohren & Der Club of Gore - "Delores"

(03) Michel de Jong (The Netherlands)
    BANDS
  1. hammock
  2. immanu el
  3. Helios
  4. balmorhea
  5. Suffocate for fuck sake
  6. This Will Destroy You
  7. ef
  8. one little plane
  9. Sigur Rós
  10. sleepmakeswaves
    ALBUMS
  1. hammock - "maybe they will sing for us tomorrow"
  2. immanu el - "they come, they'll come"
  3. Helios - "Caesura"
  4. balmorhea - "rivers arms"
  5. Suffocate for fuck sake - "Blazing fires and helicopters on the frontpage of the newspaper. There's a war going on and I'm marching in heavy boots"
  6. This Will Destroy You - "This Will Destroy You"
  7. ef - "i am responsible"
  8. one little plane - "until"
  9. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  10. sleepmakeswaves - "in today already walks tomorrow" (EP)

(04) Boris 'Zorba' Della Bella (Italy)
    BANDS
  1. Portishead
  2. Piano Magic
  3. Tenniscoats
  4. Mary Hampton
  5. The Last Shadow Puppets
  6. The Declining Winter
  7. Brightblack Morning Light
  8. Bonnie Prince Billy
  9. Baustelle (Italy)
  10. The Kills
    ALBUMS
  1. Portishead - "3" (Island)
  2. Why? - "Alopecia" (Anticon)
  3. The Advisory Circle - "Other Channels" (Ghost Box)
  4. The Declining Winter - "Goodbye Minnesota" (Rusted Rail)
  5. Mary Hampton - "My Mother's Children" (Drift/Navigator)
  6. The Last Shadow Puppets - "The Age Of The Understatement" (Domino)
  7. Gareth S.Brown - "The Gallows" (Misplaced)
  8. The Kills - "Midnight Boom" (Domino)
  9. Ljudbilden & Piloten - "One Hundred Fifty-Five" (Nosordo)
  10. Matt Elliot - "Howling Songs" (Ici D'ailleurs)

(04) mapsadaisical (UK)
    BANDS
  1. Fennesz
  2. Alva Noto
  3. Grouper
  4. Machinefabriek
  5. Toumani Diabate
  6. Antony Hegarty
  7. Nico Muhly
  8. Murcof
  9. James Blackshaw
  10. Xela
    ALBUMS
  1. Grouper - "Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill"
  2. Fennesz - "Black Sea"
  3. Kevin Drumm - "Imperial Distortion"
  4. Alva Noto - "Unitxt"
  5. Philip Jeck - "sand"
  6. Richard Skelton - "Marking Time"
  7. Gang Gang Dance - "Saint Dymphna"
  8. Willits and Sakamoto - "Ocean Fire"
  9. Portishead - "Third"
  10. Machinefabriek - "Dauw"

(06) Scott Parsons (USA)
    BANDS
  1. This Will Destroy You
  2. Pg.Lost
  3. Brainbow
  4. Mono
  5. Eaststrikewest
  6. My Bloody Valentine
  7. Mooncake
  8. Kaneda
  9. Have a Nice Life
  10. Tears Run Rings
    ALBUMS
  1. This Will Destroy You - "This Will Destroy You"
  2. Pg.Lost - "It's Not Me, It's You!"
  3. Brainbow - "Brainbow"
  4. Daturah - "Reverie"
  5. Ef - "I Am Responsible"
  6. Mooncake - "Lagrange Points"
  7. Mimas - "The Worries"
  8. Followed By Ghosts - "Dear Monsters, Be Patient"
  9. Tears Run Rings - "Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never"
  10. Deepset - "The Lights We Shed Shall Burn Your Eyes"

(07) Lewis Jackson (Ireland)
    BANDS
  1. Toe
  2. Japandi
  3. Adebisi shank
  4. We are knives
  5. Owen
  6. Foals
  7. erik mongrain
  8. Unwed Sailor
  9. Papier Tigre
  10. Lite
    ALBUMS
  1. Foals - "Antidotes"
  2. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  3. Radiohead - "in rainbows"
  4. Adebisi shank - "this is an album of a band called adebisi shank"
  5. This town needs guns - "animals"
  6. Owen - "at home with owen"
  7. Unwed sailor - "Little Wars"
  8. Lite - "Phantasia"
  9. Papier Tigre - "The Beginning And End Of Now"
  10. Erik Mongrain - "Equilibrium"

(08) Luís Artur (Portugal)
    BANDS
  1. Mogwai
  2. Newton Balloon
  3. Steven Wilson
  4. no-man
  5. David Gilmour
  6. Russian Circles
  7. Marillion
  8. The Mars Volta
  9. Riverside
  10. Nosound
    ALBUMS
  1. Mogwai - "The Hawk is Howling"
  2. Newton Balloon - "Every Cloud Has Your Smile"
  3. Steven Wilson - "Insurgentes"
  4. no-man - "Schoolyard Ghosts"
  5. Ikimashoo Aoi - "Winter"
  6. Russian Circles - "Station"
  7. Marillion - "Happiness Is the Road"
  8. The Mars Volta - "The Bedlam In Goliath"
  9. Riverside - "Reality Dream"
  10. Nosound - "Lightdark"

(09) Nick Potter (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Gang Gang Dance
  2. The Fun Years
  3. Deerhunter
  4. Women
  5. Kurt Vile
  6. The Hospitals
  7. A Faulty Chromosome
  8. Kurt Weisman
  9. The Walkmen
  10. Skeletons
    ALBUMS
  1. Gang Gang Dance - "Saint Dymphna"
  2. The Fun Years - "Baby, It's Cold Inside"
  3. Deerhunter - "Microcastle / Weird Era Cont."
  4. Women - "S/T"
  5. The Hospitals - "Hairdreyer Peace"
  6. Kurt Weisman - "Spiritual Sci-fi"
  7. A Faulty Chromosome - "As An Ex-Anorexic's Six Sixks Exit, ..."
  8. Amplifier Machine - "Her Mouth Is An Outlaw"
  9. The Walkmen - "You & Me"
  10. Alan Licht & Aki Onda - "Everydays"

(10) Jan Willem Broek (The Netherlands)
    BANDS
  1. Library Tapes
  2. Peter Broderick
  3. Machinefabriek
  4. Iva Bittova & Bang On A Can
  5. The Notwist
  6. iLiKETRAiNS
  7. Waiting For Eve
  8. Sevval Sam
  9. Firewater
  10. The Residents
    ALBUMS
  1. Library Tapes - "A Summer Beneath The Trees" (Make Mine Music)
  2. Peter Broderick - "Float" (Type)
  3. Jóhann Jóhannsson - "Fordlandia" (4ad)
  4. Jacaszek - "Treny" (Miasmah)
  5. Faustine Seilman - "Silent Valley" (Effervescence)
  6. Bersarin Quartett - "Bersarin Quartett" (Lidar)
  7. Max Richter - "24 Postcards In Full Colour" (130701/Fat Cat)
  8. Get Well Soon - "Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon" (City Slang)
  9. Cranes - "Cranes" (Dadaphonic)
  10. Firewater - "The Golden Hour" (Bloodshot)

(11) Amplificasom (Portugal)
    BANDS
  1. Cult of Luna
  2. Asva
  3. Gojira
  4. Earth
  5. Meshuggah
  6. Runhild Gammelsaeter
  7. Intronaut
  8. Fear Falls Burning
  9. This Will Destroy You
  10. Isis
    ALBUMS
  1. Cult of Luna - "Eternal Kingdom"
  2. Gojira - "The Way of All Flesh"
  3. Asva - "What You Don't Know Is Frontier"
  4. SunnO))) - "Domkirke"
  5. Meshuggah - "Obzen"
  6. Intronaut - "Prehistoricisms"
  7. Runhild Gammelsaeter - "Amplicon"
  8. Fear Falls Burning - "Frenzy of the Absolute"
  9. Trap Them - "Seizures in Barren Preize"
  10. This Will Destroy You - "This Will Destroy You"

(12) Andrea Quinlan (New Zealand)
    BANDS
  1. Lucky Dragons
  2. US Girls
  3. Kemialliset Ystavat
  4. Kuupuu
  5. Thought Creature
  6. Orphan Fairytale
  7. Pocahaunted
  8. Christina Carter
  9. Brightblack Morning Light
  10. The Ruby Suns
    ALBUMS
  1. Way of the Cross - "Mind of the Dolphin"
  2. Islaja - "Blaze Mountain Recordings"
  3. The Skaters - "Physicalities of the Sensibilities of Ingrediential Stairways"
  4. The Bats - "The Guilty Office"
  5. Lau Nau - "Nuukuu"
  6. Alastair Galbraith - "Orb"
  7. Nalle - "The Sirens Wave"
  8. Vivian Girls - "Vivian Girls"
  9. Fabulous Diamonds - "Fabulous Diamonds"
  10. Uton - "Straight Edge XXS"

(13) Clayton Masters (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Tom Waits
  2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
  3. Mr. 1986
  4. Marianas
  5. Mason Jennings
  6. My Morning Jacket
  7. Daniel Johnston
  8. She & Him
  9. Marc Ribot & Ceramic Dog
  10. Marnie Stern
    ALBUMS
  1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - "Dig Lazarus Dig!!!"
  2. Mason Jennings - "In The Ever"
  3. My Morning Jacket - "Evil Urges"
  4. Damien Jurado - "Caught in the Trees"
  5. Jolie Holland - "The Living and the Dead"
  6. Marc Ribot & Ceramic Dog - "Party Intellectuals"
  7. Portishead - "Third"
  8. Bookhouse Boys - "Bookhouse Boys"
  9. Neva Dinova - "You May Already Be Dreaming"
  10. Son of 76 & The Watchmen - "Imaginary Man"

(14) Richard Poulin (Canada)
    BANDS
  1. Birds and Buildings
  2. Spires That In The Sunset
  3. Secret Chiefs 3
  4. John Zorn
  5. Dungen
  6. D.F.A
  7. Medeski, Martin and Wood
  8. Hostsonaten
  9. Fern Knight
  10. Vandermark 5
    ALBUMS
  1. Birds and Buildings - "Bantam to Behemoth"
  2. Spires That In The Sunset - "Rise Curse the Traced Bird"
  3. D.F.A. - "4th"
  4. Secret Chiefs 3 - "Xaphan: The Book of Angels, Vol. 9"
  5. Dungen - "4"
  6. John Zorn - "The Dreamers"
  7. Zappa Plays Zappa - "Zappa Plays Zappa"
  8. Hostsonaten - "Winterthrough"
  9. Elephant9 - "Dodovoodoo"
  10. Fern Knight - "Fern Knight"

(15) Sergio Piccirilli (Argentina)
    BANDS
  1. Mostly Other People do the Killing
  2. Wadada Leo Smith Golden Quartet
  3. Atomic
  4. 2 Foot Yard
  5. Vijay Iyer
  6. Industrial Jazz Group
  7. Uri Caine
  8. Reptet
  9. Todd Sickafoose
  10. Mary Halvorson
    ALBUMS
  1. Atomic - "Retrograde"
  2. Mostly Other People do the Killing - "This is Our Moosic"
  3. 2 Foot Yard - "Borrowed Arms"
  4. Angles - "Every woman is a tree"
  5. Wadada Leo Smith Golden Quintet - "Tabligh"
  6. Industrial Jazz Group - "Leef"
  7. Steven Bernstein - "Diaspora Suite"
  8. Mary Halvorson - "Dragon's Head"
  9. Ben Allison - "Little Things run fast"
  10. Reptet - "Chicken or beef?"

(16) Dima T. Pilot (13/04/1980-07/05/2009) (Russia)
    BANDS
  1. Johann Johannsson
  2. Robert Mattheu Cooper
  3. Goldmund
  4. Ulaan Khol
  5. Fabio Orsi
  6. Hammock
  7. Grouper
  8. Rameses III
  9. Natural Snow Buildings
  10. Mico Nonet
    ALBUMS
  1. Windy & Carl - "Songs For Broken Hearted"
  2. Hammock - "Maybe They Will Sing For Us Tomorrow"
  3. Robert Mattheu Cooper - "Miniatures"
  4. Johann Johannsson - "Fordlandia"
  5. Fabio Orsi - "Audio For Lovers"
  6. Grouper - "Draggin A Dead Deer Up A Hill"
  7. Rameses III - "Basilica"
  8. Svefn - "Lightness" EP
  9. Ulaan Khol - "I"
  10. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band - "13 Blues For Thirteen Moons"

(17) Stephen V Funk (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Rhys Chatham and His Guitar Trio All-Stars
  2. Helena Espvall and Masaki Batoh
  3. Patricia Barber
  4. Mia Doi Todd
  5. Monade
  6. Goldmund
  7. Marc-Andre Hamelin
  8. Girl Talk
  9. Uri Caine
  10. Ane Brun
    ALBUMS
  1. Rhys Chatham and His Guitar Trio All-Stars - "Guitar Trio Is My Life!"
  2. Helena Espvall and Masaki Batoh"
  3. Lindstrøm - "Where You Go I Go Too"
  4. Steinski - "What Does It All Mean? 1983-2006 Retrospective"
  5. Gavin Bryars - "Hommages"
  6. Victrola Favorites - "Artifacts from Bygone Days"
  7. Sprigs of Time - "78s from the EMI Archive"
  8. Max Richter - "24 Postcards in Full Colour"
  9. John Foulds - "A World Requiem"
  10. Patricia Barber - "The Cole Porter Mix"

(18) Nive Nielsen (Greenland)
    BANDS
  1. Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron
  2. Shearwater
  3. Marnie stern
  4. Grails
  5. Gambletron
  6. Bohren & club of gore
  7. Geronimo
  8. Hrsta
  9. COH
  10. Krista l.l. muir
    ALBUMS
  1. Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron & Fred Squire - "Lost wisdom"
  2. various artists - "i don't feel at home in this world anymore"
  3. various artists - "victrola favorites"
  4. The clean - "compilation"
  5. Fricara pacchu - "midnight pyre"
  6. Scott tuma - "not for nobody"
  7. COH - "strings"
  8. Pumice - "quo"
  9. Animals & men - "never bought never sold"
  10. The necks - "townsville"

(19) Tony Wright (Northern Ireland)
    BANDS
  1. LaFaro
  2. Adebisi Shank
  3. Fighting With Wire
  4. The Lowly Knights
  5. Let Our Enemies Beware
  6. Axis Of
  7. Bats
  8. Maybeshewill
  9. This Town Needs Guns
  10. Red Paper Dragon

(20) Jos Interzona (Italy)
    BANDS
  1. Arsenije Jovanovic
  2. Joëlle LÚandre
  3. Seth Nehil
  4. Christopher McFall
  5. John Butcher
  6. Lionel Marchetti
  7. Lawrence English
  8. Anders Dahl
  9. Phil Minton
  10. Stephan Mathieu
    ALBUMS
  1. Arsenije Jovanovic - "Galiola - Works For Radio, 1967 - 2000"
  2. Return Of The New Thing - "Alchemy"
  3. Olivier Capparos & Lionel Marchetti - "Livre Des Morts"
  4. Rhodri Davies/David Lacey/Dennis McNulty - "Poor Trade"
  5. Olivia Block/Sandra Gibson/Luis Recoder - "Block Gibson Recorder"
  6. Eric La Casa & CÚdric Peyronnet - "La Creuse"
  7. Angles - "Every Woman Is A Tree"
  8. Gilles Aubry/Andrea Ermke/Annette Krebs/Ignaz Schick - "Berlin Electronics"
  9. Luigi Turra - "Texture.Vitra"
  10. Bérangère Maximin - "Tant Que Les Heures Passent"

(21) Tom Binetter (Australia)
    BANDS
  1. Ne Obliviscaris
  2. Hazards of Swimming Naked
  3. Meniscus
  4. Have a Nice Life
  5. The Angelic Process
  6. Xasthur
  7. Nadja
  8. Mournful Congregation
  9. My Dying Bride
  10. Cult of Luna
    ALBUMS
  1. Have a Nice Life - "Deathconsciousness"
  2. Nadja - "the Bungled & the Botched"
  3. Nachtmystium - "Assassins"
  4. Gorod - "Leading Vision"
  5. 5ive - "Hesperus"
  6. Opeth - "Watershed"
  7. Origin - "Antithesis"
  8. Mar De Grises - "Draining the Waterheart"
  9. P.G. Lost - "It's not me, It's You!"
  10. Leviathan - "Massive Conspiracy Against All Life"

(22) Tyler Dunnahoo (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Deerhunter
  2. Magic Lantern
  3. White Rainbow
  4. Vivian Girls
  5. Pocahaunted
  6. Beach House
  7. Blank Dogs
  8. Ducktails
  9. Emeralds
  10. Grouper
    ALBUMS
  1. Valet - "Naked Acid"
  2. Atlas Sound - "Let The Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel"
  3. Why? - "Alopecia"
  4. Gang Gang Dance - "Saint Dymphna"
  5. Flying Lotus - "Los Angeles"
  6. Beach House - "Devotion"
  7. Windy & Carl - "Songs For the Broken Hearted"
  8. The Bug - "London Zoo"
  9. Karl Blau - "Natures Got Away"
  10. Tickley Feather - "Self-Titled"

(23) Thomas Fivian (Switzerland)
    BANDS
  1. Dark Captailn Light Captain (UK)
  2. Tuomast (Tuarek)
  3. Earth (USA)
  4. Philip Glass (USA)
  5. Nomo (USA)
  6. Motorpsycho (NOR)
  7. Cloud Cult (USA)
  8. Nat Baldwin (USA)
  9. Sigur Rós (ISL)
  10. Fleet Foxes (USA)
    ALBUMS
  1. Dark Captailn Light Captain - "Miracle Kicker"
  2. Tuomast - "Ishumar"
  3. Earth - "The Bees Made Honey In The Lion's Skull"
  4. Philip Glass - "Book of Longing"
  5. Nomo - "Gost Rock"
  6. Motorpsycho - "Little Lucid Moments"
  7. Cloud Cult - "Feel Good Ghosts"
  8. Nat Baldwin - "Most Valuable Player"
  9. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  10. Fleet Foxes - "Fleet Foxes"

(24) Stefano Fasti (Italy)
    BANDS
  1. Battles
  2. Radiohead
  3. Portishead
  4. Marillion
  5. dEUS
  6. Nine Inch Nails
  7. Massive Attack
  8. Anathema
  9. Cure
  10. Anekdoten
    ALBUMS
  1. Portishead - "Third"
  2. Rome - "Masse Mensh Material"
  3. Marillion - "Happiness Is the Road Vol.I - "Essence"
  4. God Is An Astronaut - "God Is An Astronaut"
  5. Steven Wilson - "Insurgentes"
  6. dEUS - "Vantage Point"
  7. Foals - "Antidotes"
  8. Mothlite - "The Flax Of Reverie"
  9. Pivot - "O Soundtrack My Heart"
  10. This Will Destroy You - "This Will Destroy You"

(25) Andrew Kauz (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Seventh Wonder
  2. Demians
  3. Unitopia
  4. It Bites
  5. Suspyre
  6. The Reasoning
  7. Karmakanic
  8. Frost*
  9. Serenity
  10. Magenta
    ALBUMS
  1. Seventh Wonder - "Mercy Falls"
  2. Demians - "Building an Empire"
  3. Unitopia - "The Garden"
  4. It Bites - "The Tall Ships"
  5. Suspyre - "When Time Fades..."
  6. The Reasoning - "Dark Angel"
  7. Karmakanic - "Who's the Boss in the Factory"
  8. Frost* - "Experiments in Mass Appeal"
  9. Serenity - "Fallen Sanctuary"
  10. Magenta - "Metamorphosis"

(26) Wayne J. Tirone (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Headless Heroes
  2. Bright Black Morning LIght
  3. Hush Arbors
  4. Larkin Grimm
  5. Insect Factory
  6. Fursaxa
  7. The Lickets
  8. Valet
  9. Windy & Carl
  10. Helene Espvall
    ALBUMS
  1. Valet - "Naked Acid"
  2. Headless Heroes - "The Silence of Love"
  3. Hush Arbors - "Hush Arbors"
  4. RST - "Tomorrow's Void"
  5. Windy & Carl - "Songs For The Broken Hearted"
  6. Atmospheric Diver - "Crater of the Soil"
  7. Teeth Mountain - "Teeth Mountain"
  8. Cloudland Canyon - "Lie in Light"
  9. Indian Jewelry - "Free Gold"
  10. Soft Temple - "Living Tradition"

(27) Chris Polley (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Balmorhea
  2. Ratatat
  3. The American Dollar
  4. Pivot
  5. Hammock
  6. Akira Kosemura
  7. The Drift
  8. Talkdemonic
  9. Chemtrail
  10. Anders Ilar
    ALBUMS
  1. Dosh - "Wolves & Wishes" (Anticon)
  2. This Will Destroy You - "S/T" (Magic Bullet)
  3. Mogwai - "The Hawk Is Howling" (Matador)
  4. Johann Johannsson - "Fordlandia" (4AD)
  5. Russian Circles - "Station" (Suicide Squeeze)
  6. Moonlit Sailor - "A Footprint Of Feelings" (Self-Released)
  7. Adventure - "S/T" (Carpark)
  8. Unwed Sailor - "Little Wars" (Burnt Toast Vinyl)
  9. Near The Parenthesis - "L'eixample" (N5MD)
  10. Grails - "Doomsdayer's Holiday" (Temporary Residence)

(28) Sergio Sanchez (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Jannick Top
  2. One Shot
  3. Haino Keiji/Yoshida Tatsuya
  4. Amygdala
  5. Salle Gaveau
  6. Xhohx
  7. 1870
  8. Guapo
  9. Magma
  10. Univers Zero
    ALBUMS
  1. Jannick Top - "Infernal Machina" (Utopic)
  2. One Shot - "Dark Shot"
  3. Haino Keiji/Yoshida Tatsuya - "Uhrfasudhasdd" (Tzadik)
  4. Amygdala - "Complex Combat" (Soleil Zeuhl)
  5. Salle Gaveau - "Strange Device"
  6. XHOHX - "Karyotypexplosion"
  7. 1870 - "Mitos de una Resurreccion"
  8. Guapo - "Elixirs" (Neurot Recordings)
  9. Magma - "Bourges 1979" (Seventh-Rex)
  10. Univers Zero - "Relaps" (2009)

(29) Darius Gerulis (Lithuania)
    BANDS
  1. The Appleseed Cast
  2. Sigur Rós
  3. mewithoutYou
  4. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  5. Oceansize
  6. The Mars Volta
  7. This Will Destroy You
  8. Ef
  9. Crystal Antlers
  10. Team Sleep
    ALBUMS
  1. This Will Destroy You - "This Will Destroy You"
  2. Ef - "I am Responsible"
  3. Crystal Antlers - "Crystal Antlers" EP
  4. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  5. The Out Circuit - "Pierce the Empire with a Sound"
  6. The Evpatoria Report - "Maar"
  7. The Photographic - "Pictures Of A Changing World"
  8. The Mars Volta - "The Bedlam in Goliath" (Universal)
  9. Mogwai - "The Hawk is Howling"
  10. UpCDownC - "Embers"

(30) Tom Brooke (UK)
    BANDS
  1. Russian Circles
  2. Torche
  3. Portishead
  4. Vessels
  5. Young Widows
  6. The Melvins
  7. That F*cking Tank
  8. Humanfly
  9. These Monsters
  10. Mogwai
    ALBUMS
  1. Mouth of the Architect - "Quietly"
  2. Russian Circles - "Station"
  3. Don Caballero - "Punkgasm"
  4. Earth - "The Bees Made Honey In The Lion's Skull"
  5. Portishead - "Third"
  6. Torche - "Meanderthal"
  7. 5ive - "Hesperus"
  8. Vessels - "White Fields and Open Devices"
  9. Cult of Luna - "Eternal Kingdom"
  10. Old Wounds - "Young Widows"

(31) Robert Dansereau (Canada)
    BANDS
  1. Dream Theater
  2. Rush
  3. Mahogany Frog
  4. Echolyn
  5. Riverside
  6. Yes
  7. Univers Zero
  8. Liquid Tension Experiment
  9. Fish
  10. Black Bonzo
    ALBUMS
  1. D.F.A. - "4th"
  2. Thieves' Kitchen - "The Water Road"
  3. Unitopia - "The Garden"
  4. Mahogany Frog - "DO5"
  5. Jellyfiche - "Tout Ce Que J'Ai Rêvé"
  6. Magenta - "Metamorphosis"
  7. Martin Orford - "The Old Road"
  8. Karcius - "Episodes"
  9. Ayreon - "01011001"
  10. David Gilmour - "Live in Gdansk"

(32) Chris Wigger (USA)
    BANDS
  1. MBV
  2. Caribou
  3. A Place To Bury Strangers
  4. Brightblack Morning Light
  5. Ifwhen
  6. Averkiou
  7. Stereolab
  8. Atlas sound
  9. psycic ills
  10. black angels
    ALBUMS
  1. Raveonettes - "lust lust lust"
  2. Black Angels - "directions to see a ghost"
  3. Ifwhen - "we will gently destroy you"
  4. Fennesz - "black sea"
  5. Averkiou - "throwing sparks"
  6. Guitar - "honeysky"
  7. Spiritualized - "songs in a&e"
  8. Beach House - "devotion"
  9. Brightblack Morning Light - "motion to rejoin"
  10. Ceremony/Screen Vinyl Image - "split 10"

(33) Matthew Bahnsen Dude (USA)
    BANDS
  1. The Climates
  2. Blithe Field
  3. Romance of Young Tigers
  4. We All Inherit the Moon
  5. Belong
  6. Grails
  7. Wildidlife
  8. Sigur Rós
  9. Emeralds
  10. KBD
    ALBUMS
  1. Romance of Young Tigers - "Marie"
  2. Belong - "Colorloss Record"
  3. Wildidlife - "Six"
  4. Aaron Dilloway - "Infinite Lucifer"
  5. Emeralds - "Solar Bridge"
  6. Blithe Field - "When I'm Sad I never frown"
  7. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  8. Crystal Castles - "Crystal Castles"
  9. Young Widows - "Old Wounds"
  10. We all Inherit the Moon - "S/T"

(34) Eduards Ozoli˛­ (Latvia)
    BANDS
  1. Leonard Cohen
  2. Sigur Rós
  3. Jose Gonzalez
  4. Mum
  5. Johnny Flynn
  6. Elbow
  7. Bon Iver
  8. Fleet Foxes
  9. Vampire Weekend
  10. MGMT
    ALBUMS
  1. Fleet Foxes - "Fleet Foxes"
  2. Vampire Weekend - "Vampire Weekend"
  3. MGMT - "Oracular Spectacular"
  4. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  5. Bon Iver - "For Emma, Forever Ago"
  6. Johnny Flynn - "A Larum"
  7. Elbow - "The Seldom Seen Kid"
  8. Ruby Suns - "Sea Lion"
  9. The Dodos - "Visiter"
  10. Spiritualized - "Songs in A&E"

(35) Yuri Chernenok (Latvia)
    BANDS
  1. King Crimson
  2. Van der Graaf Generator
  3. Acid Mothers Temple
  4. Sigur Rós
  5. Mono
  6. Mogwai
  7. Mars Volta
  8. Sonic Youth
  9. Porcupine Tree
  10. Throbbing Gristle
    ALBUMS
  1. Extra Life - "Secular Life" (Planaria)
  2. Mogwai - "The Hawk Is Howling" (Play It Again Sam/Matador)
  3. Birds and Buildings - "Bantam to Behemoth" (Emkog Records)
  4. Equus - "Eutheria" (Get A Life!)
  5. Lunatic Soul - "Lunatic Soul" (Mystic Production/Kscope)
  6. Unitopia - "The Garden" (InsideOut)
  7. Acid Mothers Temple & The Cosmic Inferno - "Pink Lady Lemonade: You're From Outerspace" (Riot Season)
  8. Nosound - "Lightdark" (Burning Shed/Kscope)
  9. Fred Frith - "To Sail, To Sail" (Tzadik)
  10. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band - "13 Blues For Thirteen Moons" (Constellation)

(36) Sarah Brideau (Canada)
    BANDS
  1. Hey Rosetta!
  2. Bell Orchestre
  3. Sebastien Grainger & the Mountains
  4. Timber Timbre
  5. Snailhouse
  6. Royal Wood
  7. Radio Radio
  8. Karkwa
  9. The Kills
  10. The National Parcs
    ALBUMS
  1. Hey Rosetta! - "Into Your Lungs" (Sonic Records)
  2. Snailhouse - "Lies on the Prize" (Unfamiliar/Saved by Vinyl/Mi Amante)
  3. The Olympic Symphonium - "More in Sorrow Than in Anger" (The Olympic Symphonium)
  4. Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains - "Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains"
  5. Jason Collett - "Here's to Being Here" (Arts & Crafts)
  6. The Walkmen - "You & Me" (Gigantic)
  7. Wintersleep - "Welcome To The Night Sky" (Labwork/One-Four-Seven-Records)
  8. Ariane Moffatt - "Tous les sens" (Select Distributions)
  9. Karkwa - "Le volume du vent" (Select Distributions)
  10. Mardeen - "Read Less Minds" (Collagen)

(37) David Elliott (UK)
    BANDS
  1. Magenta
  2. The Tangent
  3. Yak
  4. Brighteye Brison
  5. Frost*
  6. Pendragon
  7. Beardfish
  8. Big Big Train
  9. Abel Ganz
  10. Moon Safari
    ALBUMS
  1. Magenta - "Metamorphosis"
  2. The Tangent - "Not As Good As The Book"
  3. Yak - "Journey Of The Yak"
  4. Brighteye Brison - "Believers And Deceivers"
  5. Frost* - "Experiments In Mass Appeal"
  6. Pendragon - "Pure"
  7. Beardfish - "Sleeping In Traffic Part 2"
  8. Big Big Train - "English Boy Wonders"
  9. Abel Ganz - "Shooting Albatross"
  10. Moon Safari - "[blomljud]"

(38) Nikita Borisov (Russia)
    BANDS
  1. Portishead
  2. Jarboe
  3. Bohren & Der Club Of Gore
  4. Steven Wilson
  5. Diamanda Galas
  6. Klimt 1918
  7. Chad VanGaalen
  8. Jay-Jay Johanson
  9. iLiKETRAiNS
  10. Pretty Balanced
    ALBUMS
  1. Portishead - "Third"
  2. Jarboe & Justin Broadrick - "J2"
  3. Diamanda Galas - "Guilty Guilty Guilty"
  4. Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - "Dolores"
  5. Klimt 1918 - "Just In Case We'll Never Meet Again"
  6. Chad VanGaalen - "Soft Airplane"
  7. Coil - "The New Backwards"
  8. Steven Wilson - "Insurgentes"
  9. Jay-Jay Johanson - "Self-Portraits"
  10. Jarboe - "Mahakali"

(39) Toms Circenis (Latvia)
    BANDS
  1. Beardfish
  2. Amaseffer
  3. Karmakanic
  4. Jupiter Society
  5. Dream Theater
  6. Neal Morse
  7. Presto Ballet
  8. The Tangent
  9. Dominici
  10. Ephrat
    ALBUMS
  1. Karmakanic - "Who's The Boss In The Factory"
  2. The Tangent - "Not As Good As The Book"
  3. Beardfish - "Sleeping In Traffic, Part Two"
  4. Jupiter Society - "First Contact // Last Warning"
  5. Dream Aria - "Transcend"
  6. Neal Morse - "Lifeline"
  7. Presto Ballet - "The Lost Art Of Time Travel"
  8. Amaseffer - "Exodus, Slaves For Life"
  9. Dominici - "O3, A Trilogy, Part 3"
  10. Ephrat - "No One's Words"

(40) Eric J Herboth (Germany)
    BANDS
  1. The Notwist
  2. Why?
  3. Immortal Technique
  4. The Thermals
  5. These Are Powers
  6. A Light Sleeper
  7. Frightened Rabbit
  8. Parts & Labor
  9. Land of Talk
  10. Zoos of Berlin
    ALBUMS
  1. The Notwist - "The Devil, You + Me" (City Slang)
  2. Fuck Buttons - "Street Horrrsing" (ATP)
  3. Why? - "Alopecia" (Anticon)
  4. Flying Lotus - "Los Angeles" (Warp)
  5. DJ/rupture - "Uproot" (The Agriculture)
  6. Deerhoof - "Offend Maggie" (Kill Rock Stars)
  7. Black Milk - "Tronic" (Fat Beats)
  8. Fucked Up - "The Chemistry of Common" Life (Matador)
  9. Vivian Girls - "Vivian Girls" (In the Red)
  10. Bon Iver - "For Emma, Forever Ago" (Jagjaguwar)

(41) Hector Diaz (Chile)
    BANDS
  1. John Zorn
  2. King Crimson
  3. John McLaughlin
  4. Robert Fripp
  5. Claudia Stern
  6. Poor Genetic Material
  7. Anthony Braxton
  8. No-Man
  9. Fred Frith
  10. OM (Leimgruber, Doran, Studer, Burri)
    ALBUMS
  1. John Zorn - "The Crucible"
  2. John McLaughlin - "Floating Point"
  3. No-Man - "Schoolyard Ghosts"
  4. Fred Frith - "To Sail, To Sail"
  5. David Byrne & Brian Eno - "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today"
  6. Braxton, Graves, Parker - "Beyond Quantum"
  7. Anthony Braxton - "Quartet (Moscow) 2008"
  8. John Zorn - "The Dreamers"
  9. Christy Doran┤s New Bag - "The Competence Of The Irregular"
  10. Ketil Bjørnstad & Terje Rypdal - "Life In Leipzig"

(42) Philippe Petit (France)
    BANDS
  1. Lydia Lunch
  2. Murcof
  3. Jesu
  4. James Johnston
  5. Cosey Fanni Tutti
  6. Chapter 24
  7. Oxbow
  8. Pantaleimon
  9. Katie-Jane Garside
  10. Enablers
    ALBUMS
  1. Hauschka - "Ferndorf" (FatCat)
  2. Lydia Lunch - "Frankie Teardrop" (Blast First Petite)
  3. Murcof - "The Versailles Sessions" (Leaf)
  4. Motorpsycho - "Little Lucid Moments" (Rune Grammofon)
  5. Gallon Drunk - "The Rotten Mile" (Fred)
  6. Zeitkratzer & Terre Thaemlitz - "Electronics" (Zeitkratzer)
  7. Guapo - "Elixirs" (Neurot)
  8. The Drift - "Memory Drawings" (Temporary Residence)
  9. Mothlite - "The Flax Of Reverie" (Southern)
  10. Made Out Of Babies - "The Ruiner" (The End)

(43) Jordan Volz (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Stars of the Lid
  2. Caspian
  3. Bohren und der Club of Gore
  4. Earth
  5. Hammock
  6. Aidan Baker
  7. 65daysofstatic
  8. Efterklang
  9. Grails
  10. Detektivbyran
    ALBUMS
  1. This is Your Captain Speaking - "Eternal Return"
  2. Bersarin Quartett - "Bersarin Quartett"
  3. Bohren und der Club of Gore - "Delores"
  4. Takahiro Kido - "Fleursy Music"
  5. Emmanuele Errante - "Humus"
  6. Neil on Impression - "L'oceanso Delle onde che Restano onde per Sempre"
  7. Earth - "The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull"
  8. Upcdowncleftcrightcabc+start - "Embers"
  9. My Education - "Bad Vibrations"
  10. Troubles - "Wolf"

(44) Martin Grimm/Chris Burda (Germany)
    BANDS
  1. God is an Astronaut
  2. Mogwai
  3. EF
  4. The American Dollar
  5. This will destroy you
  6. Mooncake
  7. Giardini di Miro
  8. September Malvolence
  9. Epic 45
  10. Scraps of Tape
    ALBUMS
  1. God Is An Astronaut - "God Is An Astronaut"
  2. The American Dollar - "A Memory Stream"
  3. Gregor Samsa - "Rest"
  4. EF - "I Am Responsible"
  5. Mogwai - "The Hawk Is Howling"
  6. Mooncake - "Lagrange Points"
  7. This Will Destroy You - "This Will Destroy You"
  8. Caspian - "The Four Trees"
  9. September Malevolence - "After this darkness, there's a next"
  10. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"

(45) Toms Ce´millers (Latvia)
    BANDS
  1. Marillion
  2. King Crimson
  3. Opeth
  4. The Mars Volta
  5. Keith Emerson Band featuring Marc Bonilla
  6. Adrian Belew Power Trio
  7. Mogwai
  8. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band
  9. Nine Inch Nails
  10. Do Make Say Think
    ALBUMS
  1. Opeth - "Watershed"
  2. Steven Wilson - "Insurgentes"
  3. Marillion - "Happines Is The Road"
  4. Mogwai - "Hawk Is Howling"
  5. NoľMan - "Schoolyard Ghosts"
  6. Tesa - "'heartbeatsfromthesky'"
  7. Frost* - "Experiments In Mass Appeal"
  8. The Mars Volta - "The Bedlam in Goliath"
  9. Sgt. - "Stylus Fantasticus"
  10. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band - "13 Blues For Thirteen Moons"

(46) Moose Factory (UK)
    BANDS
  1. Bilbao Syndrome
  2. Hot Head Show
  3. Troyka
  4. Matt Elliott
  5. Revere
  6. The Chap
  7. Efterklang
  8. Squarepusher
  9. 7 Hertz
  10. Z-u
    ALBUMS
  1. Matt Elliott - "Howling Songs"
  2. Bleeding Heart Narrative - "All That Was Missing We Never Had In The World"
  3. Fight the Big Bull - "Dying Will Be Easy"
  4. Fleet Foxes - "Fleet Foxes"
  5. Otto von Schirach - "Oozing Bass Spasms"
  6. Grails - "Doomsdayer's Holiday"
  7. Sonver vs Elephant Leaf - "3 Songs" (Line Out Records)
  8. Evangilista - "Hello, Voyager" (Constellation)
  9. Lucas Ligeti - "Afrikan Machinery"
  10. Tricky - "Knowle West Boy"

(47) Eduard Pou Spazzfrica Ehd (Spain)
    BANDS
  1. Dirty Projectors
  2. La Orquesta del Caballo Ganador
  3. Les Aus
  4. The Joe K-Plan
  5. Nisei
  6. Joe Crepúsculo
  7. Au
  8. Negro
  9. Picore
  10. El Guincho
    ALBUMS
  1. Dirty Projectors - "Rise Above"
  2. La Orquesta del Caballo Ganador - "S/T" (Acuarela)
  3. Les Aus - "Mitologia Natural"
  4. The Joe K-Plan - "S/T"
  5. Nisei - "Continents" (Bcore)
  6. Joe Crepúsculo - "Supercrepus" (Producciones Doradas)
  7. Au - "Aupier"
  8. Negro - "S/T" (Greyhead)
  9. Picore - "LIBRANOS DEL MAL"
  10. El Guincho - "Algranza" (Discoteca OcÚano)

(48) Peter Bebergal (USA)
    BANDS
  1. Ilk
  2. Tape
  3. Grails
  4. Blithe Sons
  5. Growing
  6. Boris
  7. Animal Collective
  8. Eluvium
  9. Bon Iver
  10. Dungen
    ALBUMS
  1. Tape - "Luminarium"
  2. Ilk - "Language of the Court"
  3. Grails - "Doomsayers Holiday"
  4. Bon Iver - "For Emma, Forever Ago"
  5. Blithe Sons - "The Great Orthochromatic Wheel"
  6. Growing - "All the Way"
  7. Eluvium - "Miniatures"
  8. Animal Collective - "Merriweather Pavillion"
  9. Dungen - "4"
  10. Boris - "Smile"

(49) Cezary Morga (Poland)
    BANDS
  1. Dream Theater
  2. Dave Martone
  3. Bassinvaders
  4. Unitopia
  5. Neal Morse
  6. Iron Maiden
  7. Black Noodle Project
  8. Ayreon
  9. Karmakanic
  10. Riverside
    ALBUMS
  1. Dave Martone - "Clean"
  2. Bassinvaders - "Hellbassbeaters"
  3. Unitopia - "The Garden"
  4. Neal Morse - "Lifeline"
  5. The Samuel Jackson Five - "Goodbye Melody Mountain"
  6. Black Noodle Project - "Eleonore"
  7. Dynahead - "Antigen"
  8. Ayreon - "01011001"
  9. After - "Hideout"
  10. Perihellium - "The New Beginning"

(50) Stef Gijssels (Belgium)
    BANDS
  1. Wadada Leo Smith
  2. Lotte Anker
  3. Mats Gustafsson
  4. Joëlle Léandre
  5. David S. Ware
  6. Martin Küchen
  7. Tony Malaby
  8. Bill Dixon
  9. Nuts
  10. Joe McPhee
    ALBUMS
  1. Lotte Anker, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver - "Floating Islands"
  2. Wadada Leo Smith & Jack DeJohnette - "America"
  3. David S. Ware Quartet - "Live In Vilnius"
  4. WHO Trio - "Less Is More"
  5. Barry Guy & Mats Gustafsson - "Sinners, Rather Than Saints"
  6. Joëlle Léandre & Jean-Luc Cappozzo - "Live Aux Instants Chavires"
  7. Tresspass Trio - "Was There To Illuminate The Night Sky"
  8. Cardinal "Cardinal" (Grimedia-Impressus)
  9. Paura - "The Construction Of Fear"
  10. Transit - "Quadrologues"

(51) Vlad Reinfeldt (Estonia)
    BANDS
  1. Moon Safari
  2. Beardfish
  3. John McLaughlin
  4. Keith Emerson Band
  5. Neal Morse
  6. Syrinx
  7. Mats & Morgan Band
  8. Moth Vellum
  9. Pendragon
  10. Uriah Heep
    ALBUMS
  1. Jack Foster III - "Jazzraptorĺs Secret"
  2. Frost - "Experiments In Mass Appeal"
  3. It Bites - "The Tall Ships"
  4. D.F.A. - "4th"
  5. Keith Emerson Band featuring Marc Bonilla
  6. Steve Lukather - "Ever Changing Times"
  7. Karmakanic - "Who's The Boss In The Factory"
  8. Spaced Out - "Evolution"
  9. Magenta - "Metamorphosis"
  10. Don Airey - "A Light in the Sky"

(52) Aigars ╚ervinskis (Latvia)
    BANDS
  1. STEVEN WILSON
  2. MARILLION
  3. OPETH
  4. VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR
  5. THE MARS VOLTA
  6. Sigur Rós
  7. KEITH EMERSON BAND
  8. RUSH
  9. ASIA
  10. DREAM THEATER
    ALBUMS
  1. MARILLION - "Happiness Is The Road"
  2. NO-MAN - "Schoolyard Ghosts"
  3. OPETH - "Watershed"
  4. EXTRA LIFE - "Secular Works"
  5. VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR - "Trisector"
  6. THE MARS VOLTA - "The Bedlam In Goliath"
  7. KEITH EMERSON BAND - "Keith Emerson Band featuring Marc Bonilla"
  8. NEAL MORSE - "Lifeline"
  9. Sigur Rós - "með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"
  10. RPWL - "The RPWL Experience"

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