Farewell, 2015

Here we are, still in the first half of the first month of 2016. As usual, I’ll write down few albums that I’ve really enjoyed in 2015 and that you (human) should also check out if you’re not familiar with some of those from the list.

2015 was also a year when decided to do a redesign of their service. With all the changes, users have lost a lot of useful functionalities – some of those forever, some for just a very long time. This is also a main reason why I don’t have a clear overview of all the concerts I attended in 2015 and why this time I won’t share a list of top concerts.

List of Top Records, in no particular order:
Cloud Nothings / Wavves – No Life For Me
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Mourn – Mourn
Beach Slang – The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us
Viet Cong – Viet Cong
### – Svjetlo
BC Camplight – How To Die In the North
Grimes – Art Angels
New Order – Music Complete
Beirut – No No No
Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect
Hop Along – Painted Shut
Sheer Mag –  II 7″
Fred Thomas – All Are Saved
Sun Kil Moon – Universal Themes
Ought – Sun Coming Down
G.L.O.S.S. – Demo
Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down…
JEFF the Brotherhood – Global Chakra Rhythms
And So I Watch You From Afar – Heirs
Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated At Last
The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die – Harmlessness
Low – Ones and Sixes
Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld – Never Were the Way She Was
Fuzz – II
Mutoid Man – Bleeder
Goat – Commune
Baroness – Purple
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress
Ratatat – Magnifique
Institute – Catharsis
Moon duo – Shadow to the Sun
Nikki Louder – Trout
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
Built to Spill – Untethered Moon
Hallway Swimmers – Advertised
The Black Heart Rebellion – People, When You See the Smoke, Do Not Think It Is Fields They’re Burningsta
Self Defense Family – Heaven Is Earth
Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves


Get the best out of 2014

I don’t know where will I go for a New Year’s Eve, but for sure I can come up with few great records and concerts that for me rounded up year 2014.

Here’s the list – in no particular order.

Top music records (released in 2014):
Mogwai – Rave Tapes
Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else
Ought – More Than Any Other Day
Ought – Once More With Feeling…
Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal
Ben Frost – A U R O R A
Sun Kil Moon – Benji
The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
Nothing – Guilty of Everything
Nils Petter Molvær – Switch
Merchandise – After the End
Earth – Primitive and Deadly
White Lung – Deep Fantasy
Caribou – Our Love
Swans – To Be Kind
Lantlôs – Melting Sun
Afghan Whigs –  Do to the Beast
Warpaint – Warpaint
DZ Deathrays – Black Rat
Big Ups – Eighteen Hours of Static
Restorations – LP3
A Silver Mt. Zion – Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything
Lagwagon – Hang

Top concerts (in 2014):
Red Fang @ Channel Zero, Ljubljana
fonija @ Klub Gromka, Ljubljana
Lunar, Senata Fox @ Močvara, Zagreb
Iron Chic @ Attack, Zagreb
Industroika @ Super8, Budapest
Mozes and the Firstborn @ Gala Hala, Ljubljana
BRNS @ Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
Neutral Milk Hotel @ Tvornica, Zagreb
Peter Edwards @ Mota, Ljubljana
Lunar @ Gala Hala, Ljubljana
Kvelertak @ Gala Hala, Ljubljana
Mort Mort Mort @ Pomol, Koper
Lagwagon, Night Birds, A Wilhelm Scream, Bane @ Punk Rock Holiday, Tolmin
Deafheaven @ The Garage, London
Darkside, Caribou, Nils Frahm @ Arena, Pula
TRUS!, Kleemar @ Ladjica na Ljubljanici, Ljubljana
Lantlôs @ Klub Gromka, Ljubljana
Manu Delago Handmade, Nikki Louder, Jonathan, Girl Band @ Wavves, Vienna
Repetitor @ Wavves, Bratislava
The Canyon Observer, Blaž, ABOP, Litostrojska Darkbluz Experiment @ 24hpp, Ljubljana
Swans @ Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
Liars @ Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
Merchandise @ Channel Zero, Ljubljana
Sólstafir, Esben and the Witch @ Gala Hala, Ljubljana
ŠKM Banda @ Gledališče Glej, Ljubljana


To hell with 2013

One more time we’re heading to the end of a year. I haven’t write any blog posts for a year and now I’m doing it because I want to make some kind of retrospective to 2013 – in terms of music albums and concerts.

Few times I was thinking about writing some “useful” blog posts – but let’s say I was pretty busy all the time and this was always low priority – and I believe this will  stay like that, at least until I don’t completely finish some faculty duties, and I hope this will be during the next year.

Anyhow, let’s talk about music. There’s no order at all.

Top music records (released in 2013):
Thee Oh Sees – Floating Coffin
Mark Kozelek & Jimmy Lavalle – Perils From the Sea
Bill Callahan – Dream River
Ludovico Einaudi – In a Time Lapse
Deafheaven – Sunbather
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
Mogwai – Les Revenants (soundtrack)
Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus
Crusades – Perhaps You Deliver this Judgment with Greater Fear than I Receive It
The Men – New Moon
Off With Their Heads – Home
The Bronx – The Bronx IV
BoySetsFire – While a Nation Sleeps…
Kvelertak – Meir
Restorations – LP2
Palms – Palms
RVIVR – The Beauty Between
Iceage – You’re Nothing
V/A – The Songs of Tony Sly: A Tribute

Top concerts in 2013:
The Raveonettes @ Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
Sex Jams @ Menza pri koritu, Ljubljana
RVIVR @ Menza pri koritu, Ljubljana
The Men @ Menza pri koritu, Ljubljana
Bad Religion, Propagandhi, the Menzingers, Turbonegro, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead @ Pirate satellite festival, Stuttgart
Shellac @ Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
The Manix @ Klub Gromka, Ljubljana
Slöa Knivar @ Menza pri koritu, Ljubljana
Suicidal Tendencies, Propagandhi, Swingin’ Utters, Snuff @ Punk Rock Holiday, Tolmin
Dangers, Bernays Propaganda @ Pandamonium 5.2, Ankaran
Suuns @ Kamfest, Kamnik
Tame Impala @ Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
NOFX @ Cvetličarna, Ljubljana
Antillectual @ Klub Gromka, Ljubljana
Colin Stetson @ Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
Valient Thorr @ Orto bar, Ljubljana


Few cheap records

Few years ago, I’ve “owned” a DIY distribution named Dead Space (along with label, webzine etc.). Anyway, this weekend I’m finally returning all this stuff back (to original owners/labels) and if anyone is interested here’s the list of those thing with (very) cheap distro prices.

Thing is, I would like to return less things to their owners and make them happy. I can bring this stuff somewhere until Thursday or I/We can make “transfer” on Thursday/Friday at MonteParadiso festival in Pula.

Here’s the list (get in touch if you’re interested in anything – find my e-mail under “About” tab):


AMOK – Amok 15,00 kn
BRIDGE TO SOLACE – Of Biterness And Hope 15,00 kn
ENDSTAND – Burning Bridges 15,00 kn
EQUAL – Old School Or No School 15,00 kn
IGUT – Shaping 2002 – 2005 15,00 kn
LET’S GROW – Filthy Animal 15,00 kn
PLAGUE MASS 15,00 kn
RADIKAL DUB KOLEKTIV – Radikal Dub Kolektiv 15,00 kn
RESTARTS – Slumworld 15,00 kn
TITO’S BOJS – Electro Istra 15,00 kn
THE NOW-DENIAL – Discography 15,00 kn


36 DAGGERS – Kalpa Minutes 20,00 kn
36 DAGGERS – s/t 17,00 kn
ANTENAT – Subing 40,00 kn
ANTI OTPAD – Radnički San 40,00 kn
BACKSTAGE – Trends Are Changing 50,00 kn
F.P.O. – The Only Dead End is Refusing To See Way Out 20,00 kn
FAKOFBOLAN – Provincija Uzvraća Udarac 45,00 kn
FNC DIVERZANT – Prvi Jubilarni 45,00 kn
HEAVENSHORE – s/t 20,00 kn
IGUT – More Than Words Can Tell 20,00 kn
LASTING VALUES – Lasting Values 20,00 kn
LET’S GROW – Disease Of Modern Times 25,00 kn
LET’S GROW – Neverending Story 20,00 kn
NULA / BIJES ZDRAVOG RAZUMA – split 25,00 kn
PATH OF DECAY – This is Not An Advertisement for a conspiracy theory 20,00 kn
PLUS LIFE – Modern Life Mathematics 17,00 kn
RADIKAL DUB KOLEKTIV – Radikal Dub Kolektiv 45,00 kn
RESTARTS – Slumworld 50,00 kn
THIS DAY WILL BURN – How The Mighty Have Fallen 20,00 kn
TITO’S BOJS – Electro Istra 25,00 kn
UNISON – Apokalipsa 17,00 kn
UNISON – Death in The Cradle + Live 17,00 kn
UNISON – Ozmot 17,00 kn
UNISON – Pearls Before Swine 17,00 kn
UNISON – Resignation Speaks: I Will Be a Corpse 20,00 kn
UNISON – The Sum 20,00 kn
USUD – Creator’s Sorcery 25,00 kn
V/A – NO ONE DIES ALONE 20,00 kn
V/A – ORTOPUNK LIVE ’03 30,00 kn
V/A – POWDER KEG 20,00 kn


CHUCK DAMAGE – st 20,00 kn
LOST BOYS – Lost Boys 17,00 kn