Best of 2016

January 5th, 2017

Film/TV


  Ezra Edelman – O.J.: Made in America


 


Sion Sono – The Whispering Star


 

Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag


 


Rachel Lang
– Baden Baden


 

Charlie Brooker – Black Mirror S.3


 

Andrea Arnold – American Honey


 

Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg – Weiner


 

Armando Iannucci. – Veep S.5


 

Maren Ade – Toni Erdmann


 

JAthina Rachel Tsangari – Chevalier


 

Chan-Wook Park – The Handmaiden


 

Olivier Assayas – Personal Shopper


 

Kleber Mendonça Filho – Aquarius


 

Donald Glover – Atlanta


 

Taika Waititi – Hunt for the Wilderpeople


 

Sam Esmail – Mr. Robot S.2


 

Arthur Cary – Louis Theroux: Savile


 

Pedro Aguilera – 3%


 

Susanne Bier – The Night Manager


 

Music

Still House Plants – Still House Plants


 

Anohni – Hopelessness


 

Carla Dal Forno – You Know What It’s


 

John Cunningham – Fell


 

RIP Leonard Cohen – You want it darker


 

Deux Filles – Space & Time


 

Calhau – ú


 

Anna Meredith – Varmints


 

RIP Παντελής Παντελίδης – Θυμάμαι


 

Bing Selfish & The Multiverts – In The Morning We Glow…


 

Pye Corner Audio – Stasis


 

Rihanna – Anti


 

St. Vincent – St. Vincent


 

RIP Prince Buster – Ska, 2tone, rocksteady legend


 

Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression


 

Glass Animals – Zaba


 

Books

Simon Reynolds – Shock & Awe


 

Kate Tempest – The Bricks That Built The Houses


 

Alan Glynn – Paradime


 

Alfred Bester – The Stars My Destination


 

Al. De Giulli, C. M. Naddeo: Ποιος είναι ο Α.Μ.;


 

Clarice Lispector – Der Große Augenblick


 

Tacitus – Germanicus


 

Hiroshi Yamamoto – The Stories of Ibis


 

 

 

Best of 2015

January 10th, 2016

Film/TV


Alex Garland – Ex Machina

 

Lenny Abrahamson – Room


 

Sam Esmail – Mr. Robot


 

Damon Lindelof et al. – The Leftovers S.2


 

Steven Soderbergh – The Knick S.2


 

Miguel Gomes – As Mil E Uma Noites


 

Brigitte Sy – L’Astragale


 

Vince Gilligan et al. – Better Call Saul S.2


 

Ana Lily Amirpour – A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night


 

Jesse Armstrong et al. – Peep Show S.9


 

Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson – Broad City


 

Fabrice Gobert et al. – Les Revenants S.2


 

Christian Petzold – Phoenix


 

Alex Ross Perry – Queen of Earth


 

Sarah-Violet Bliss & Charles Rogers – Fort Tilden


 

Carlo Bernard et al. – Narcos


 

Kornél Mundruczó – White God


 

George Miller – Mad Max Fury Road


 

João Salaviza – Montanha


 

Music

Filipe  Felizardo – The Invading Past And Other


 

Aine O’Dwyer – Music For Church Cleaners Vol. 1 an 2


 

Colleen – Captain Of None


 

Jim O’Rourke – Simple Songs


 

Nadine Byrne – A Different Gesture


 

FKA twigs – M3LL155X


 

Brian Reitzell – Hannibal OTS


 

A$AP Rocky – At. Long. Last. A$AP


 

Jamie xx – In Colour


 

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly


 

Kurt Vile – b’lieve I’m goin down…


 

Joanna Newsom – Divers


 

Books

Tatiana Salem Levy – Dois Rios


 

Adorno/Scholem – Briefwechsel


 

Filipe Homem Fonseca – Há Sempre Tempo Para Mais Nada


 

Victor Palla & Costa Martins – Lisboa, Cidade Triste E Alegre


 

Bing Selfish – A.N.D./O-R


 

Joan Didion – Play It As It Lays


 

Beate und Serge Klarsfeld – Erinnerungen


 

Marion Giebel – Das Orakel von Delphi


 

Daryl Gregory – Afterparty


 

Mark Fisher – Capitalist Realism


preciado

Beatriz Preciado – Testo Junkie


 

 

 

our highlights 2014

January 3rd, 2015

film/tv

CavaloDinheiro Pedro Costa – Cavalo Dinheiro
HER Spike Jonze – Her
the-double Richard Ayoade – The Double
maxresdefault Nic Pizzolatto – True Detective
the-knick Steven Soderbergh – The Knick
Forma Ayumi Sakamoto – Forma
life-itself-documentary Steve James – Live Itself
mud-ship Hirobumi Watanabe – And The Mud Ship Sails Away
under-the-skin Jonathan Glazer – Under The Skin
veep_s3 Armando Ianucci – Veep Season 3
kellyvictor Kieran Evans – Kelly & Victor
homeland Homeland Season 4
The Line The Good Wife Season 6
the_fall2 Allan Cubitt – The Fall Season 2
Fargo-TV-show Adam Bernstein – Fargo
The_Missing Tom Shankland – The Missing
leftovers Peter Berg – The Leftovers

music

hainokeiji Keiji Haino – Experimental Mixture
MicaLevi Mica Levi – Under The Skin
gamel OOIOO – Gamel
James-Blake James Blake – Overgrown
Stateless Dirty Beaches – Stateless
carla-bozulich-boy Carla Bozulich – Boy
485390874_1280x720 Veronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul – Ex Futur Album
norwood Drew Mulholland – The Norwood Variations
Salvation Modes Sei Miguel – Salvation Modes
FIRELP389 Virginia Wing - Measures Of Joy Virginia Wing – Measures Of Joy
rourke Jim O’ Rourke – Steamroom (Series)
2014_mupi_1_h live: Big Rain featuring Keiji Haino @ Gulbenkian
jfr1 live: Excepter @ ZDB
 Marcoeur live: Albert Marcoeur @ Méteo
Young Marble Giants live: Young Marble Giants @ Dancehouse Theatre
BlixaBargeldThomasRABSCH live: Teardo/Bargeld @ Palmengarten

books

Serres Michel Serres – Erfindet euch neu!
proust Marcel Proust – Auf der Suche Nach Der Verlorenen Zeit
HHelder Herberto Helder – Os Passos Em Volta und Photomaton & Vox
viv Viv Albertine – Clothes, Music, Boys
zweig Stefan Zweig – Die Welt von Gestern. Erinnerungen eines Europäers
 leere Bernhard Weber-Brosamer/Dieter M. Back – Die Philosophie der Leere
interface Alexander R. Galloway – The Interface Effect
colson Colson Whitehead – Zone One
eggers Dave Eggers – The Circle
lonely Molly Jane Quinn/Jenna Talbot – It’s lonely in the modern world

 

our highlights 2013

December 31st, 2013

film/tv

im_flash toshiaki toyoda – i’m flash
Upstream_color shane carruth – upstream color
anyone_alive gakuryu ishii – isn’t anyone alive?
veep armando jannucci – veep
top_of_the_lake jane campion – top of the lake
seidl ulrich seidl – paradies: hoffnung
The Fall allan cubitt – the fall
120x160 Apres Mai 17_09 olivier assayas– après mai
Frances-Ha noah baumbach – frances ha
keyoflife kenji uchida – key of life
gravity alfonso cuarón – gravity
spring_breakers harmony korine – spring breakers

music

puritans-field-of-reeds these new puritans – fields of reeds & @ mousonturm frankfurt
elizabeth_dancing nancy elizabeth – dancing
Saboten saboten – floor (re-release)
dawson richard dawson – the glass trunk
aine_bright aine o’dwyer – anything bright or startling?
donau_13 zoviet france und manorexia @ donaufestival krems
michael_head michael head & the red elastic band – artorius revisited ep & @ the kazimier
forest_swords forest swords – engravings
basinski_nocturnes_sleeve_type3 william basinski – nocturnes
Loka_Final_1_9.0 sachiko – loka in the black ship
JoanaSa joana sá – elogio da desordem

books

kirchner barbara kirchner – die verbesserte frau
morley_north paul morley – the north
sedaris david sedaris – let’s explore diabetes with owls
tavares gonçalo m. tavares – die versehrten
lispector clarice lispector – der lüster
m_p_shiel m.p. shiel – the house of sounds and others
didion joan didion – the white album
morley-earthbound paul morley – earthbound
sayle alexei sayle – stalin ate my homework
japanisch doitsu center – japanisch im sauseschritt

 

our highlights of 2012

December 29th, 2012

music

radium_girls project undark – radium girls 2011
controlunit control unit – the fugitives
sachiko sachiko – golden hypnos
halo laurel halo – quarantine
spigel laurie spigel – the expanding universe
CarterTutti carter tutti void – transverse
felix_kubin felix kubin – txrf
mushy ruth mushy – far from paradise
sleepgames pye corner audio – sleep games
birds_verse richard skelton – verse of birds
flaming flaming tunes – flaming tunes
Cherry_thing neneh cherry – the cherry thing
pegamonstro pega monstro – pega monstro

books

nadas péter nádas – parallelgeschichten
roussel raymond roussel – lokus solus
tecnica gonçalves m. tavares – aprender a rezar na era da tecnica
strands jean sprackland – strands
hayles n. katherine hayles – how we think: digital media and contemporary technogenesis

nonphotography francois laruelle, robin mackay – the concept of non-photography
debt david graeber – debt: the first 5,000 years

film/tv

tabu miguel gomes – tabu
rundskop michael r. roskam – rundskop
martha sean durkin – martha marcy may marlene
master paul thomas anderson– the master
Almayer chantal akerman – la folie almayer
Attenberg athina rachel tsangari – attenberg
imposter bart layton – the imposter
aiweiweineversorry ai weiwei – never sorry
forbrydelsen søren sveistrup – forbrydelsen I-III
girls lena dunham – girls
louie louis c.k. – louie
akta_manniskor lars lundström – äkta människor