Corby's Orbit

Corby's Orbit
Listening in All the High Places illustration by John Kricfalusi

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

My 50 Most Adored and Played Albums of 2012

Let Grimes and Frank Ocean have their day. I want the disks below to get a bit of their praises due. Canadian artists are indicated in RED.

My 50 Most Adored and Played Albums of 2012

in Orbital Non-linear Rotational Order,

Chimes of Freedom     The Songs of Bob Dylan
Cold Specks         I Predict a Graceful Expulsion
Old Time Machine          Old Time Machine
Radio Radio             Havre de GrĂ¢ce
MJ Cyr               Canopy     (Baha’i Texts set to music)

Freeman Dre & The Kitchen Party      Old Town
Zeus            Busting Visions
Your Neck Of The Woods                Alberta Burning
Joe Louis Walker      Hellfire
Trampled By Turtles      Stars and Satellites

Easy Star All-Stars      Thrillah (Michael J. inna Reggae)
Debo Band     Debo Band    (Ethio-merican Funky Jazz)
Trent Severn      Trent Severn
Suzana D’Amour     Suzana D’Amour  (Mod Cabaret)
Sarah Burton   Fire Breathers   (Ripe emotions with a beat)

The Robert Glasper Experiment  Black Radio Recovered (The Remixes)
Colleen Brown    Dirt
Lupe Fiasco    Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor II - The Great American Rap Album
Paul Reddick    Wishbone
Santigold    Master Of My Make-Believe

Carolina Chocolate Drops          Leaving Eden
Steve Gates    A Bee In Her Mouth
CATL     Soon This All Will Be Gone
The Wilderness Of Manitoba    Island Of Echoes
Evening Hymns   Spectral Dusk
Orchid Ensemble   Life Death Tears Dream

Kat Goldman    Gypsy Girl
Del Barber           Headwaters
Rose Cousins         We Have Made A Spark
Stephen Tsitsos      In The West
Pieta Brown         Mercury

The Hunger Games       Soundtrack
Dale Boyle       Throwback
Cara Luft       Darlingford
Jesse Laine    Love Hierarchy
Jaffa Road     Where The Light Gets In

Catfish Keith       Buzz  (Blues-Fun)
Waylon Jennings     Goin’ Down Rockin’ (Posthumous Masterpiece)
Jim Byrnes     I Hear The Wind In The Wires
Julie Doiron       So Many Days
Christa Couture ~ The Living Record

Elizabeth Shepherd     Rewind
Rodrigo Y Gabriela   11:11
Nancy Dutra      Time Will Tell
The Darcys      Aja
Punch Brothers    Who’s Feeling Young Now?

Tame Impala      Lonerism
Old Man Luedecke   Tender Is The Night
K.C. Roberts & The Live Revolution 
       Between The Cracks
Cameo Blues   10,000 Hours
Fatoumata Diawara     Fatou

Short Subjects Worthy Of  Longer Attention Spans 

The Matinee (EP)                            Suzy Wilde (EP)                   Royal Canoe (EP)       

Jordan Klassen (EP)                

 Doug Paisley  Golden Embers (EP)    

Christine Bougie   Hearts & Galaxies (EP) 

Ruth Minnikin    The Minnikin Photo Album (EP)  

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