Tuesday, January 7, 2014

2013 According to Used Kids

2013 has been a great year! Here are some year end lists from Used Kids staff and friends. Feel free to hit us up, and we'll add your list too :)


Kellie's picks:
Peter Gutteridge- PURE (540 Records)
Near Paris- S/T (Medical Records)
Sandra Plays Electronics- Her Needs 7" Minimal Wave
Scorched Earth Policy- Going Thru a Hole in the Back of Your Head (Siltbreeze)
Dead C- Harsh 70s Reality (Siltbreeze)
Renderers- Measured Strychnine Invitations (Exiled Records)
Unwound- Kid Is Gone Boxed Set (Numero)
Afflicted Man- I’m Off Me ‘Ead (Permanent Records)
Ego Summit- The Room Isn’t Big Enough (540 Records)
Royal Trux- Veterans of Disorder (Drag City)
Martin Rev- S/T- (Superior Viaduct)
Moolah- Woe Ye Demons Possessed (Juno)
39 Clocks Pain it Dark (Luxury Products USA)
Pussy Galore Groovy Hate Fuck
The Living Eyes- S/T (Anti-Fade)
Bat Piss- Nuclear Winter
Constant Mongrel- Heavy Breathing (Siltbreeze)
Bitch Prefect- Adelaide 7” (Bedroom Suck)
Counter Intuits- S/T (Pyramid Scheme)
Connections- Body Language (Anyway Records)
Raw Prawn- S/T 7” R.I.P. (Society)
Circuit des Yeux- Overdue (Ba-Da-Bing)
Angie- Turning (Easter Bilby)
TV Colours- Purple Skies, Toxic River (XVIII Records)
Prince Rupert’s Drops- Run Slow (Beyond is Beyond is Beyond)
Bad News- No End (Chondritic Sound)
Sex Tide- Flash Fuck (A Wicked Company)
Ratsak- 20th Century Bricolage (12XU)
Mordecai- College Rock (Richie)
Gospel Truth- A Lonely Man Does Foolish Things (12XU)
Guinea Worms- Smiles (CDR)
CCR Headcleaner- Lace the World With Arms Wide Open (Pizza Burglar Records)
Cheater Slicks- Reality Is A Grape (CDR)
Bed Wettin’ Bad Boys- Ready for Boredom (R.I.P. Society)
The Stevens- A History of Hygiene (Chapter Music)
Dick Diver- Calendar Days (Chapter Music)
Psychedelic Horseshit- Ace of Cups
Connections- Ace of Cups
All Dogs- Ace of Cups
Pink Reason- Double Happiness
Unholy Two- Bourbon Street
Negative Scanner- Empty Bottle
The Bugmen- Bourbon Street
Psychic TV- New Hazlett Theater
Bitchin Bajas- Residency at the Hideout
CAVE, Chandeliers and Stacian- Frank’s Power Plant
Eat Skull- Empty Bottle
Felt- Various Photography by Various Photographers
Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD- Martin Aston
Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York- Sari Botton
Genesis P-Orridge: G.P.O. versus G.P-O: A Chronicle of Mail Art on Trial by COUM and Genesis P-Orridge
Andrea Fraser: Texts Scripts, Transcripts-  Greg Bordowitz
A Scene In Between: Tripping Through the Fashions of UK Indie Music 1980-1988- Sam Knee

Top Ten Shows of 2013
10. 9/13/13 New Legga-C Showband @ Hot Times Festival (Parsons Ave. stage), Columbus OH
9. 12/13/13 Splashin' Safari, Life Mess, Total Request Dead, Deep Santa @ Legion of Doom, Columbus OH
8. 7/20/13 Sewn Leather @ Skylab, Columbus OH
7. 6/9/13 Colour Me Wednesday @ The Blueberry, Norwich UK
6. 3/26/13 IJI, Wormy Earth, In Glove With Bach @ ILLIO, Columbus OH
5. 6/15/13 ONSIND @ Plan-it-X Fest London
4. 5/10/13 Andrew Graham & Swarming Branch @ Carabar, Columbus OH
3. 9/22/13 Angel Olsen (w/ full band), Pillars and Tongues @ Double Happiness
2. 3/24/13 BAD SIDE @ Cat Science Necro Mansion, Columbus OH
1. 5/5/13 Josephine Foster @ Double Happiness, Columbus OH

Albums I Listened to Most in 2013
10. Bored Games 10" -  Bored Games (Milwaukee, WI)
9. All Dogs 7" - All Dogs (Columbus, OH)
8. Dead Moon - Strange Pray Tell
7. Nina Simone - Silk & Soul
6. Vacation - Candy Waves (Cincinnati, OH)
5. Tin Armor - Tin Armor (Columbus, OH)
4.  Mount Eerie - 11 Old Songs
3. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home (Chicago IL)
2. Elephant Micah - Globe Rush Progressions (Bloomington IN)
1. Ramones - End of the Century

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