WL//WH Mike D’s Favorite Releases of 2020

Mike D’s Favorite Releases of 2020

2020 go away but leave us your amazing records. I guess that a lot of my reviews in WL//WH are on the list plus many more that killed me nicely and stayed on my stereo through the whole year, also these are records that spun the most in my Loud Cities radio show. There is no ranking in here as all discs are on position #1 and I give my warmest applaud to these artists – without whom we are nothing; Listen Loud and a Healthy New Year for Everybody!!!

  • FONTAINES D.C.  – “A Hero’s Death”

 

  • IDLES – “Ultra Mono”

 

  • SEASURFER – “Zombies” + “The Dream Pop Days” feat. Elena Alice Fossi

 

  • TOMBSTONES IN THEIR EYES – “Collection”

 

  • MAYFLOWER MADAME – “Prepared For A Nightmare”

 

  • ACTORS – “Love U More”

 

  • SPECTRES – “Nostalgia”

 

  • OCCULTS – “Celebration”

 

  • VUKOVAR – “The Colossalist”

 

  • GRANDEUR – “The Illusion Of Power”

 

  • GIVE UP TO FAILURE – “Burden”

 

  • THE TUNNEL – “Shapeshifter” [Forbidden Place Records]

 

  • THE DANSE SOCIETY – “Sailing Mirrors”

 

  • NERO KANE – “Tales Of Faith And Lunacy”

 

  • PARANORMALES – “Contra”

 

  • WHIMSICAL – “Take All Of Me”

 

  • ALTAR OF ERIS – “Isolation” 

 

  • TEARFUL MOON – “Under The Red Veil”

 

  • CANDÉLABRE – “I”

 

  • THE BEDROOMS – “Passive Viewing”

 

  • THE ROOGS – “The Roogs”

 

  • BEAUTY IN CHAOS – “Out Of Chaos Comes Beauty”

 

  • DAVID J – “Missive To An Angel From the Halls Of Infamy And Allure”

 

  • THE ASTEROID No.4 – “Northern Songs”

 

  • THE ACADEMY OF THE SUN –  The Quiet Earth

 

  • KNIGHTRESSM1 – “Dreams & Devastation”

 

  • A SHORELINE DREAM – “Melting”

 

  • FOLK DEVILS – “Forever”

 

  • LUNAR TWIN – “Ghost Moon Ritual” 

 

  • BLACK NEEDLE NOISE – “These Mortal Covers”

 

  • NNHMN  – “Deception Island 1 &2” 

 

  • 9ToEarth – “Kogarashi Tales”

 

  • MECHANIMAL – “Crux”

 

  • INCIRRINA – “UTTER”

 

  • KALTE NACHT – “Kalte Nacht” 

 

  • PARADOX OBSCUR – “SYNΘESIS”

 

  • MEAT INJECTION – “System Anomaly”

 

  • MISFORTUNES – “The Isle Of Tomorrow”

 

  • NO – “Permanent Wound”

 

  • CRYSTALLINE STRICTURE – “Petrol”

 

  • FORMICAE FARRIS – “CRX Channel”

 

  • GUINÆPIG – “Glass Ceilings” 

 

  • ME AND A BOX –  “Horizon Perdu” 

 

  • MINUIT MACHINE – “Don’t Run From The Fire”

 

  • LUMINANCE – “AHEAD”

 

  • SUNSET WRECKS – “Trickles into Gravity’s Maw”

 

  • BOOTBLACKS – “Thin Skies”

 

  • SPC ECO – “11月EP Nov.”

 

  • METAMAN – “IRINA”

 

  • SIGNORA WARD RECORDS presents “Quarantine Doom Jazz Compilation”

MY BEST WISHES FOR 2021, Loud Cities Mike.

photo by Stelios Kouvelis