Rather than "Top [insert number] Best Albums of 2015" we've decided to take a different angle. Rather than ranking tracks or adding unnecessary 'clout' to specific albums, artists, or songs, we're sharing these in no particular order. You can decide which ones you like best! This is the final mix of 2015 retrospective blends, so gear up for our regularly scheduled programming.

Now, a bit about this mix, and who made it:  This playlist was created by one of our most avid mix-makers, LizB (also a WFMU DJ and podcaster extraordinaire). These are fifteen choicest bits, culled from her impressive megamix of more than 100 songs from 2015, which you can find here! Every week, Liz shares a selection of her new faves from the constantly-updating "Recently Added" queue on FMA. 

Liz shared with us her methodology for finding her new favorite tunes on FMA on Radio Free Culture's 39th episode, "Inside LizB's Playlist Labyrinth."

Tune in using our handy sidebar player or check out the playlist page. Hooray!

Source: http://freemusicarchive.org/member/cheyenn...
AuthorNoise Problems

Noise Problems is a net-label dedicated to electric and amplified music of all sorts. It is also a collection of live shows. After the very first #6 Noise Problems Selections out now are volumes 7 - 13. Slightly different but still another perfect showcase of the ecletic Noise Problems suff. We are psyched to have an international palette of bands like CAVE, Thee Irma & Louise, Mexican Holiday, The Pussywarmers, LA MINOR, CAMERA, MV&EE in this sampler.

As a quick introduction CAVE is an American mostly instrumental psychedelic band based in Chicago, Illinois formed in 2006 as an informal collaborative project by friends Cooper Crain, Dan Browning, and Rex McMurry, with Chicago native Rotten Milk. CAVE live at the OCCII in Amsterdam is one of Noise Problems long time favorite and opens Noise Problems Selections vol. 7-13 Sampler.

Thee Irma & Louise live at the Winston in Amsterdam. Thee Irma & Louise formed in Switzerland in 2002, then choosing to settle in Berne, city of love and Swiss garage punk capital. They have been regular guests in Europe's most dimly lit basements rooms, releasing a bunch of D.I.Y. records along the way. We love Thee Irma & Louise.

Mexican Holiday was a band born as an accident in the winter of 2005 with 3 friends Erik, Melvin and Manu making noise. In 2007 and 2008 Robert ex-Pony Pack was their drummer, they played more, recorded more. At the end of 2008 they disbanded and at the same time brought out a full-length album CD, '-post mortem-'. Friends Thee Irma & Louise convinced them to do some gigs again and here they are live at the Winston too.

We first caught up with Les Louise Mitchels way back in 2006 at a live show in Amsterdam. We didnt managed to record it then sadly because we were so blown away. When they came back to the Netherlands to play the Multiplex in Leiden we rushed there. Les Louise Mitchels are featured here live at the Dans l´cul Danku! DIY Festival

To close of with "One for the Road" MV & EE are Vermont-based group of musicians focused on Matt "MV" Valentine and Erika "EE" Elder. They have recorded under many different names, including MV & EE Medicine Show and The Bummer Road. Their style is self-described as "lunar ragas", with many of the lyrics dealing with celestial imagery. They combine Indian raga style composition with Appalachian folk and post-psychedelic experimentalism. And they are amazing people!

Other greats are in there too but we don´t want to spoil the surprise so check it out now and let us know what you think. Stay tuned for the CD release with art work hand drawn and painted by Pedro Santos tattoo artist.

The Puddle Parade opened the second night at the LE CLUB SUBURBIA now legendary 17 and 22 June events. Seven bands and live acts Noise Problems got most of it. We have now finished compiling and uploaded the last of the recordings from said events. Check out The Puddle Parade opener at the Free Music Archive. Check out The Puddle Parade´s album release "Origami" too

the puddle parade: [ðə ˈpʌdəl pəˈɹeɪd] 1. imaginary children’s game. while walking on the street after a summer rain, you have to make sure to step on either only puddles or no puddles at all. 2. one-girl band. loop lo-fi. a guitar gets looped and supplemented with singing, melodica and toy instruments. the result: frail lullabies with vague melodies and distorted, fading voices. in other words, a minimalistic crackling toy orchestra in slow motion. member: LN. tools: guitar, voice, loop station, melodica alto, melodica soprano, music boxes, children’s accordion, tooth brush, analog 4-track recorder, distortion pedals, xylophone, zither, dictaphone, and many more stuff

Source: http://freemusicarchive.org/curator/Noise_...
AuthorNoise Problems