Best of 2018

January 7th, 2019

Music

Red Brut – Red Brut


 

Virginia Wing – Ecstatic Arrow


 

Klara Lewis/Simon Fisher Turner – Care


 

Chris Carter – Chemistry Lessons Volume One


 

  Α. Κωστής (Κώστας Μπέζος) – Στην Υπόγα


 

Puce Mary – The Drought


 

Go Kart Mozart – Mozart’s Mini Mart


 

Ameel Brecht – Polygraph Heartbeat


 

Gazelle Twin – Pastoral


 

Tim Hecker & Konoyo Ensemble @ Culturgest Lisboa


 

Eartheater – Irisiri


 

Half Man Half Biscuit – No-One Cares About Your Creative Hub, So get Your Fuckin’ Hedge Cut


 

Goat Girl – Goat Girl


 

Film/TV


 L’amica geniale – Saverio Costanzo, novels by Elena Ferrante


 


Schockwellen / Ondes de choc – Jean-Stéphane Bron, Ursula Meier, Frédéric Mermoud, Lionel Baier


 

Wild Wild Country – Chapman Way, Maclain Way


 


Noise
– Yusaku Matsumoto


 

Leto – Kirill Serebrennikov


 

Killing Eve – Phoebe Waller-Bridge


 

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Tom Rob Smith


 

Sharp Objects – Marti Noxon, Gillian Flynn


 

River’s Edge – Isao Yukisada


 

Sophia Antipolis – Virgil Vernier


 

Atlanta S.2 –  Donald Glover


 

Search Party S.2 –  Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, Michael Showalter


 

Bad Banks – Oliver Kienle


 

High Life – Claire Denis


 

Better Call Saul S.4 – Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould


 

  Ο Δράκος  – Νίκος Κούνδουρος


 

The Terror – David Kajganich, Max Borenstein, Alexander Woo


 

Έτερος Εγώ – Σωτήρης Τσαφούλιας


 

Books

My Year Of Rest & Relaxation – Ottessa Moshfegh


 

Trans Europe Express – Owen Hatherley


 

  O Homem Do Leme – Manuel Halpern


 

Um Quarto Em Atenas – Tatiana Faia


 

Sendbo-O-Te – Yoko Tawada


 

  O Paraíso Segundo Lars D. – João Tordo


 

Επικίνδυνο Καλοκαίρι – Γιάννης Μαρής


 

Fábrica De Melancolias Suportáveis – Raquel Gaspar Silva


 

Coal Black Mornings – Brett Anderson


 

Em Minúsculas – Herberto Helder


 

Patient X – David Peace


 

All Gates Open – Rob Young


 

 

 

Best of 2017

January 15th, 2018

Music

phew – live @cave12 & light sleep


 

Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band – live@the invisible wind factory & adiós señhor pussycat


 

Bérangère Maximin – Frozen refrains


 

Razen – Endrhymes


 

King Krule – The OOZ


 

Children of Alice – Children of Alice


 

Aine O’Dwyer – Gallarais


 

Anthony Moore & The missing present band – The present is missing


 

‘Eme – Domingo à tarde


 

Νίκος Παπάζογλου – Η εκδίκηση της γυφτιάς


 

Richard Skelton – Towards a frontier


 

Sampha – Process


 

Midori Takada – Through the looking glass


 
Alice Coltrane – The ecstatic music of


 

Film/TV


  Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, and Achim von Borries – Babylon Berlin


 


Valeska Grisebach – Western


 

Jonathan Entwistle and Lucy Tcherniak – The end of the f***cking world


 


Pedro Pinho
– A fábrica de nada


 

Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, and Michael Showalter – Search Party


 

Valérie Massadian – Milla


 

Bruce Miller – The Handmaid’s Tale


 

Jaffe Cohen, Ryan Murphy, and Michael Zam – Feud


 

Yannis Economides – To mikro psari (Stratos)


 

Andrew Sodroski – Manhunt: Unabomber


 

David E. Kelley – Big Little Lies


 

Richard Price and Steven Zaillian – The Night of


 

Joe Penhall – Mindhunter


 

Sally Potter – The Party


 

Jordan Peele – Get Out


 

Mark Frost and David Lynch – Twin Peaks


 

Books

Alan Moore – Jerusalem


 

Cosey Fanni Tutti – Art Sex Music


 

Jeff VanderMeer – Annihilation


 

Paulo Varela Gomes – Passos Perdidos


 

Jhumpa Lahiri: In Other Words


 

David Keenan – This is memorial device


 

Άλκη Ζέη – Με μολύβι φάμπερ νούμερο δύο


 

Osato Toshiharu – Gasenta Wasteland


 

 

 

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