Category Archives: Best of

Beat Surrender 2015 best of everything else, tour specials, singles clubs, books, box-sets, re-issues……..

Gill Sandell & Chris T-T – Walk Away, Walk Away

Lovely covers album from  Gill Sandell and Chris TT

The Delines – Scenic Sessions

More delights from The Delines, releases as a tour only CD there was a limited release later in the year and you can get the dl at Bandcamp now too,

Ian Levine’s – Solid Stax Sensations

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Another classy release on the wonderful Kent label

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The Late Great Townes Van Zandt

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CD / Vinyl

Growing Up…. With The Jam

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Drive-by Truckers – It’s Great To Be Alive

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Epic live box set on vinyl………

Neko Case – Truckdriver, Gladiator, Mule

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Early Xmas present to self, stunning vinyl box set including 8 vinyl remasters (from the original analog tape) + a limited edition 80-page full colour photo-book and vinyl slip mat all presented in a collectors box.

BEAT SURRENDER – BEST OF 2015 (ROCK, INDIE, POP #5 to #1)

#5

Alabama Shakes

Sound & Color

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Alabama Shakes / Facebook / Twitter

#4 

Wolf Alice

My Love Is Cool

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Website / Facebook / Twitter

#3

Paul Weller

Saturns Pattern

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Paul Weller / Facebook / Twitter

#2

Paul Orwell

Blowing Your Mind Away

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Facebook / Twitter / Soundcloud

#1

Courtney Barnett

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

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Website / Facebook / Twitter

BEST OF 2015, ROCK, INDIE & POP #25 to #6

25   Personal Best – Arnos Vale

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Personal Best / Facebook / Twitter

24   Lightning in a Twilight Hour – Fragments Of A Former Moon
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Lightning in a Twilight Hour

23   Jennie Vee – Spying

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Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter

22   Kontiki Suite – The Greatest Show On Earth

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Kontiki Suite / Facebook / Twitter

21   Reichenbach Falls – The Traitor Shore

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Reichenbach Falls Facebook / Twitter

20   Paper Aeroplanes – Joy

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Paper Aeroplanes / Facebook / Twitter

19   Piney Gir – mR hYDE’S wILD rIDE

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Piney Gir / Facebook / Twitter

18   Mammoth Penguins – Hide & Seek

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Mammoth Penguins / Facebook / Twitter

17   Craig Finn – Faith in the Future

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Facebook / Twitter

16   Case Hardin – Colours Simple

Case Hardin / Facebook / Twitter

15   The Dreaming Spires – Searching for the Supertruth

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The Dreaming Spires / Facebook / Twitter

14   The School – Wasting Away and Wondering

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The School / Facebook / Twitter

13   Joanna Gruesome – Peanut Butter

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Facebook / Twitter

12   Owl & Mouse – Departures

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Website / Twitter / Facebook

11   The Manhattan Love Suicides – More Heat! More Panic!

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Facebook

10   Bully – Feels Like

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Bully / Facebook / Twitter

9   Ezra Furman – Perpetual Motion People

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Ezra Furman / Facebook / Twitter

8   Bill Ryder-Jones – West Kirby County Primary

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Bill Ryder-Jones / Facebook / Twitter

7   The Treasures of Mexico – Holding Pattern

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The Treasures of Mexico 

6   Kid Wave – Wanderlust

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Facebook / Twitter

Beat Surrender – Best of 2015 – EPs

#10 Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want to Let You Down EP

Sharon Van Etten / Facebook / Twitter

#9 Shit Present – S/T

Shit Present / Facebook

#8   Tuff Love – Dross EP

Tuff Love / Facebook / Twitter

#7   Catenary Wires – Red Red Skies

The Catenary Wires / Facebook / Twitter

#6 Bryde – Dining Room Sessions

Facebook / Twitter

#5 Emma Kupa – Home Cinema

Emma Kupa / Twitter

#4 Brian Jonestown Massacre – Pish

Brian Jonestown Massacre / Facebook / Twitter

#3   Pearl Charles –  S/T

Facebook / Twitter

#2   Steve Roberts – What Would You Die For? (Cold Wars Part 2)

Steve Roberts / Twitter

#1   The Paranoid Style – Rock & Roll Just Can’t Recall

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The Paranoid Style / Facebook / Twitter

BEST OF 2015 – SINGER-SONGWRITER, FOLK, COUNTRY & AMERICANA #5 to #1

#5 

Natalie Prass

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Natalie Prass / Facebook / Twitter

#4 

Linden

Rest & Be Thankful

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Linden / Facebook / Twitter

#3

Danny & The Champions of the World

What Kind Of Love

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Danny & The Champs / Facebook / Twitter

#2  

Israel Nash

Israel Nash’s Silver Season

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Israel Nash / Facebook / Twitter

#1  

Jason Isbell

Something More Than Free

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BEST OF 2015 – SINGER-SONGWRITER, FOLK, COUNTRY & AMERICANA #25 to #6

25   Daniel Romano – If I’ve Only One Time Askin’

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Daniel Romano / Facebook / Twitter

24   John Moreland – High on Tulsa Heat

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John Moreland / Facebook / Twitter

23   Joey Kneiser – The Wildness

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Joey Kneiser / Facebook / Twitter

22   Dave Rawlings Machine – Nashville Obsolete

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Dave Rawlings Machine / Facebook / Twitter

21   Michael Rank & Stag – Horsehair

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Michael Rank & Stag / Facebook / Twitter

20   The Barker Band – The Land We Hold Dear

The Barker Band / Facebook / Twitter

19   The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

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The Decemberists / Facebook / Twitter

18   The Unthanks – Mount The Air

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The Unthanks / Facebook / Twitter

17    M Lockwood Porter – 27

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Website / Facebook / Twitter

16   Eilen Jewell – Sundown Over Ghost Town

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Eilen Jewell / Facebook / Twitter

15   Vanessa Peters – with the Sentimentals

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Vanessa Peters / Facebook / Twitter

14   Lindi Ortega – Faded Gloryville

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Lindi Ortega / Facebook / Twitter

13   Kristin Diable – Create Your Own Mythology

Kristin Diable / Facebook / Twitter

12   Emily Barker – The Toerag Sessions

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Emily Barker / Facebook / Twitter

11   Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou – Expatriot 

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Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou / Facebook / Twitter

10   Frankie Lee – American Dreamer
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Frankie Lee / Facebook / Twitter

9   Lucero – All A Man Should Do

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Lucero / Facebook / Twitter

8   Kathryn Williams – Hypoxia 

Kathryn Williams / Facebook / Twitter

7   Lilly Hiatt – Royal Blue

Lilly Hiatt / Facebook / Twitter

6   American Aquarium – Wolves 

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American Aquarium / Facebook / Twitter