(2021 end-of-year lists) – CEDRIK FERMONT

It had been a while (five good years actually) since we’d done this, so we went ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

CEDRIK FERMONT

– Tongue Depressor: Fiddle Music [vol. 7]
– Aisha Orazbayeva: Slow Change
– Dave Phillips: A Collection of Excuses
– Rastko Lazic: Sketches
– Leider: A Fog Like Liars Loving
– The Pond: Turchesi Miracolosi
– Pé: As Honor Was on Its Last Leg
– Various Artists: Noise à Noise 21​.​1
– Various Artists: Istimrar Phase 1
– Various Artists: We Continue on Our Journey Through the Universe


(2021 end-of-year lists) – ELYSE TABET

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

ELYSE TABET

– Nala Sinephro: Space 1.8
– Eliane Radigue: Opus 17
– HU: Nightworks
– Liliane Chlela: Safala
– Anthony Sahyoun: Proof by Infinite Descent
– 33EMYBW: Arthropods
– Actress: Karma & Desire
– Dirty Bird: Virginia Creeper
– Low: HEY WHAT
– The Distance: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs


(2021 end-of-year lists) – TEDTEDTED

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

TEDDY TAWIL aka TEDTEDTED

– Koreless: “Black Rainbow” from Agor
– Bendik Giske: “Cruising” from Cracks
– Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra: “Still Here” from Promises
– Nala Sinephro: “Space 8” from Space 1.8
– ZULI: “Where Do You Go“ from All Caps
– Not Waving: “99” from How to Leave Your Body
– Andy Stott: “Answers” from Never the Right Time
– Lone: “Coming Into Being and Passing Away“ from Always Inside Your Head
– Lotic: Water
– Clark: Playground in A Lake


(2021 end-of-year lists) – POMME ROUGE

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

JOY MOUGHANNI & ALEX CHAHINE [POMME ROUGE]

– Fadi Mohem & Rødhåd: “210407” from WSNWG008
– FJAAK & Tobi Neumann: “F-Zero” from Various Artists: Miss Kittin / Justice Mirabal / FJAAK & Tobi Neumann
– Shabazz Palaces: “20 Gear Science” from 20 Gear Science
– SUUNS: “Witness Protection” from The Witness
– Andy Stott: “Answers” from Never the Right Time
– Overkissed: “Wet” from Porn Cuts EP
– Versalife: “Cone of Silence” from Shape Shifter 2 EP
– Tim Reaper & Kloke: “Tensity” from Tunnelvision
– Alex Ranerro: “Terrace” from Various Artists: HDZ12 EP
– Gremlinz & Jesta: “Albatross” from UVB76​-​021


(2021 end-of-year lists) – JAD ATOUI

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

JAD ATOUI

– Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra: Promises
– Thomas Ankersmit: Perceptual Geography
– Anthony Sahyoun: Proof by Infinite Descent
– Two or the Dragon: Dance Grooves for The Weary
– Jerusalem In My Heart: Qalaq
– Chuck Bettis: Blood Activation
– Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe: Candyman (Original Soundtrack)
– Jan Jelinek: The Raw and the Cooked
– Maurice Louca: Sa’et el Hazz
– Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske: Untitled


(2021 end-of-year lists) – JANA SALEH

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

JANA SALEH

– Senyawa: Alkisah
– Liliane Chlela: Safala
– Jerusalem In My Heart: Qalaq
– Anthony Sahyoun: Proof by Infinite Descent
– Various Artists: Istimrar Phase 1
– Postcards: After the Fire, Before the End
– Prefaces: Hippodrome


(2021 end-of-year lists) – STEPHANIE MERCHAK

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

STEPHANIE MERCHAK

– Scanner: Wing Pinger
– Patrick R. Pärk: Sacred Winged Door
– Upside T-Rex Music: TwoDots Volume 7 (Original Soundtrack)
– Dream Theater: A View from The Top of The World
– Myéline: Tiny Windows
– Memory Scale: Soft Power
– Nils Petter Molvær: Stitches
– Emika & Paul Frick: In Parallel
– 2404R: False LP
– Hainbach: Schwebungssummer


(2021 end-of-year lists) – ANTHONY SAHYOUN

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

ANTHONY SAHYOUN

– Maurice Louca: Sa’et el Hazz
– Space Afrika: Honest Labour
– Postcards: After the Fire, Before the End
– Two or the Dragon: Dance Grooves for The Weary
– Jonny Greenwood: Spencer (Original Soundtrack)
– Squid: Bright Green Field
– aya: im hole
– Jessica Moss: Phosphenes
– Aldo Clementi: Canoni Circolari
– William Fields: Fluidity 


(2021 end-of-year lists) – FADI TABBAL

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

FADI TABBAL

– Grouper: Shade
– Dolphin Midwives: Body of Water
– Low: HEY WHAT
– Postcards: After the Fire, Before the End
– Kinematik: Ensemble 1: Al Jadi
– Anthony Sahyoun: Proof by Infinite Descent
– Jessica Moss: Phosphenes
– Olivia Block: Innocent Passage in The Territorial Sea
– Squid: Bright Green Field
– Benoit Pioulard: Bloodless


(2021 end-of-year lists) – POSTCARDS

It’s been a while (five good years actually) since we’ve done this, and so we’ve gone ahead and asked the musicians whom we worked with this year in some respect or other, to tell us about their favorite albums of 2021.

POSTCARDS 

– Anthony Sahyoun: Proof Of Infinite Descent
– Kinematik: Ensemble 1: Al Jadi
– Juana Molina: Segundo (21st Anniversary)
– Dolphin Midwives: Body of Water
– Beach House: Once Twice Melody
– Grouper: Shade
– Jessica Moss: Phosphenes
– Ben Shemie: 303 Diary
– Squid: Bright Green Field
– Low: HEY WHAT