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John Kealy

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John Kealy is a neuroscientist and lives in Dublin, Ireland.

John joined Brainwashed in May of 2005 and has enjoyed it immensely thus far. Follow him on twitter.

2012:

Top 10 for 2012:

  1. Om Advaitic Songs (Drag City)
  2. Neil Young & Crazy Horse Psychedelic Pill (Reprise Records)
  3. Swans The Seer (Young God Records)
  4. Scott Walker Bish Bosch (4AD)
  5. Cyclobe Sulphur-Tarot Garden (Phantom Code)
  6. Nazoranai Nazoranai (Ideologic Organ/Editions Mego)
  7. Emeralds Just to Feel Anything (Editions Mego)
  8. Dirty Three Toward the Low Sun (Drag City)
  9. KTL V (Editions Mego)
  10. Neneh Cherry & The Thing That Cherry Thing (Smalltown Supersound)

2009:

Top five of 2009:

1.    Emeralds Emeralds (Wagon)
2.    Purling Hiss Purling Hiss (Archive)
3.    White White (Open Note)
4.    Nurse With Wound The Memory Surface (United Dirter)
5.    Up-Tight The Beginning of the End (8MM)


And some other fine albums I listened to in 2009:

Aidan Baker & Thisquietarmy Picture of a Picture (Killer Pimp)
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Beware (Drag City/Domino)
Boys of Summer Pharaoh (Munitions Family)
Boys of Summer V (Munitions Family)
Vic Chesnutt At the Cut (Constellation)
Clues Clues (Constellation)
Current 93 Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain (Coptic Cat)
Dead Letters Spell Out Dead Words Lost in Reflections (Killer Pimp)
John Edwards & Chris Corsano Tsktsking (Dancing Wayang)
Elfin Saddle Ringing for the Begin Again (Constellation)
Emeralds What Happened (No Fun)
Emeralds/Pain Jerk European Tour 2009 (No-Fi)
Faust C'est Com... Com... Compliqué (Bureau B)
Flower-Corsano Duo The Four Aims (VHF)
Gnaw This Face (Conspiracy)
Group Doueh Treeg Salaam (Sublime Frequencies)
Jim Haynes Sever (Intrasensitive)
Hoor-paar-Kraat Taxonomy of Divine Organisms (Goat Eater Arts)
Land of Kush Against the Day (Constellation)
Liturgy Renihilation (20 Buck Spin)
Phill Niblock Touch Strings (Touch)
Nurse With Wound May the Fleas of a Thousand Camels Infest Your Armpits (United Dairies)
Nurse With Wound Paranoia in Hi-Fi (United Dirter)
Nurse With Wound Space Music (Beta-lactam Ring Records)
Om God is Good (Drag City)
The One Ensemble Orchestra Other Thunders (No-Fi)
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A Place to Bury Strangers Exploding Head (Mute)
Shrinebuilder Shrinebuilder (Neurot)
Six Organs of Admittance Luminous Night (Drag City)
SoiSong xAj3z (SoiSong)
Sunn O))) Monoliths & Dimensions (Southern Lord)
Supersilent 9 (Rune Grammofon)
This Immortal Coil The Dark Age of Love (Ici d'Ailleurs)
Tunnels In Between Dreams (Peasant Magik)
White Rainbow New Clouds (Kranky)
Jana Winderen Heated: Live in Japan (Touch)
Wino Punctuated Equilibrium (Southern Lord)
Wolves in the Throne Room Black Cascade (Southern Lord)
Wraiths The Grey Emperor (At War with False Noise)
Yellow Swans Mort aux Vaches (Staalplaat)

And my top 5 singles/EPs of 2009:

1. Hoor-paar-Kraat/Drowning the Virgin Silence A Hare of the Table That Pet You (Goat Eater Arts)
2. Nadja Clinging to the Edge of the Sky (Vendetta Records)
3. Blue Sabbath Black Cheer & irr. app. (ext.) Skeletal Imposition (Gnarled Forest)
4. Emeralds Fresh Air (Soundesign)
5. Bohren & Der Club of Gore Mitleid Lady (Latitudes)

 

Some nice reissues and compilations from 2009:

1970s Proto-Rai Underground (Sublime Frequencies)
An Anthology of Chinese Experimental Music: 1992-2008 (Sub Rosa)
The Gavin Bryars Ensemble The Sinking of the Titanic (LTM)
Cluster Curiosum (Bureau B)
Cluster & Eno Cluster & Eno (Bureau B)
Luc Ferrari Archives Génétiquement Modifiées/Société II (Robot Records)
Luc Ferrari Dialogue Ordinaire avec la Machine/Sexolidad (Elica)
Luc Ferrari L'Oeuvre Électronique (INA/GRM)
Foetus Limb (Ectopic Ents)
Incapacitants Box is Stupid (Pica)
Nurse With Wound Chance Meeting on a Dissecting Table of a Sewing Machine and an Umbrella (United Dirter)
Nurse With Wound Flawed Existence (Vinyl on Demand)
Nurse With Wound Sprial Insana (United Jnana)
Pere Ubu Datapanik in the Year Zero (Cooking Vinyl)
Siamese Soul: Thai Pop Spectacular 1960s-1980s Vol. 2 (Sublime Frequencies)
Steven Stapleton/Tony Wakeford Revenge of the Selfish Shellfish (Robot Records)
J.G. Thirlwell The Venture Bros: The Music of... Vol. 1 (Williams Street)

 

 

2008:

Top five of 2008:

1.    Emeralds Solar Bridge (Hanson)
2.    Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy with Harem Scarem & Alex Neilson Is it the Sea? (Domino)
3.    Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons (Constellation)
4.    Larkin Grimm Parplar (Young God)
5.    The Jimmy Cake Spectre & Crown (Pilatus Records)


And some other fine albums I listened to in 2008:

Ascend Ample Fire Within (Southern Lord)
Autechre Quaristice (Warp)
Benoit Pioulard Temper (Kranky)
Boduf Songs How Shadows Chase the Balance (Kranky)
Bohren & Der Club of Gore Dolores (Ipecac)
The Bug London Zoo (Ninja Tune)
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!! (Mute)
Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power and the Amorphous Strums Dark Developments (Orange Twin)
Coil The New Backwards (Threshold House)
Earth The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull (Southern Lord)
Lawrence English Kiri No Oto (Touch)
Evangelista Hello, Voyager (Constellation)
Fire On Fire The Orchard (Young God)
5ive Hesperus (Tortuga)
Diamanda Galás Guilty Guilty Guilty (Mute)
Grails Take Refuge in Clean Living (Important)
Hoor-Paar-Kraat In Eros Veritas (Goat Eater Arts)
Human Greed Black Hill: Midnight at the Blighted Star (Lumberton Trading Company)
Ryoji Ikeda Test Pattern (Raster-Noton)
Philip Jeck Sand (Touch)
Zbigniew Karkowski & Tetsuo Furudate with Zeitkratzer World As Will III (Sub Rosa)
Kikuri Pulverised Purple (Victo)
Melvins Nude With Boots (Ipecac)
Moss Sub Templum (Rise Above)
Nurse With Wound Huffin’ Rag Blues (United Dirter)
Ocean Pantheon of the Lesser (Important)
Parking Non-Stop Species Corridor (Klangbad)
Portishead Third (Universal)
Diana Rogerson & Andrew Liles No Birds Do Sing (United Dirter)
SoiSong (self-released)
Sunn O))) Dømkirke (Southern Lord)
The Threshold HouseBoys Choir Amulet Edition (self-released)
Tindersticks The Hungry Saw (Beggars Banquet/Constellation)
Kazuki Tomokawa Blue Water, Red Water (PSF Records)
Alexander Tucker Portal (ATP)
Windy & Carl Songs for the Broken Hearted (Kranky)

And my top 5 singles/EPs of 2008:

1. Andrew Liles & Fovea Hex Gone Every Morning (Die Stadt)
2. Nurse With Wound The Bacteria Magnet (United Dirter)
3. To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie Iron Cross (self-released)
4. Halves Haunt Me When I’m Drowsy (Hate is the Enemy)
5. White Magic New Egypt (Latitudes)

 

Some nice reissues and compilations from 2008:

An Anthology of Noise & Electronic Music: Fifth A-Chronology (Sub Rosa)
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92 (R&S Records)
Aphex Twin Classics (R&S Records)
Current 93 Nature Unveiled (Durtro Jnana)
Current 93 Dawn (Durtro Jnana)
The Hafler Trio Dislocation (Korm Plastics)
irr. app. (ext.) Aspiring to an Empty Gesture Volume 1 (Errata in Excelsus)
Kluster Admira (Important)
Kluster Vulcano (Important)
Loop Heaven’s End (Reactor)
Loop Fade Out (Reactor)
Matmos The West (Autofact)
Mogwai Young Team (Chemikal Underground Records)
The Residents Duck Stab! (Mute)
The Residents Eskimo (Mute)
Sunn O))) 00 Void (Daymare Recordings)
Sun Ra Some Blues But Not the Kind That’s Blue (Atavistic)
Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra Secrets of the Sun (Atavistic)

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 January 2013 09:15  


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