Sunday, 16 December 2007

Top 5 - It's all about the music 2007

Year's end is coming, what does this mean for us? Yeah right! Time for top-5-lists!
I'll make a start, feel free to edit and complete it (once again the reminder: sign in by using the address: .
Actually, I am not too sure about a lot myself...

[Edit: oh this was hard. I guess I'll modify everything again soon.... haha]

Here we go!

Top 5 bands:

marie (spr):

1. The Arcade Fire
2. Pulp
3. Two Gallants
4. The New Pornographers
5. Malajube



michau (usual):

1. Architecture in Helsinki
2. The Knife
3. Tunng
4. Klaxons, Cansei de Ser Sexy, New Young Pony Club, Justice, MSTRKRFT, Outlines

5. Stateless
6. Xploding plastiX
7. Kashmir
8. Hermigervill
9. True Live
10. Boards of Canada



sorry, couldn't not mention any on these bands.

peter (rude):

1. The National
2. Arcade Fire
3. Elbow
4. Great Lake Swimmers
5. Kashmir



max:

1. The Mothers of Invention
2. Odean Pope Trio
3. Sublime
4. Diamanda Galas
5. The Organ



Top 5 solo:

marie (spr):

1. M. Ward
2. Bob Dylan
3. Feist
4. The Divine Comedy
5. Frida Hyvönen



michau (usual):

1. Jens Lekman, Roísín Murphy
2. Iain Archer
3. Rufus Wainwright
4. Ben Westbeech
5. Michael Ward, Patrick Watson



peter (rude):


1. Jens Friebe
2. Rufus Wainwright
3. Jens Lekman
4. Maximilian Hecker
5. Pelle Carlberg




Top 5 posthumous:

marie (spr):

1. The Beatles
2. Elliott Smith
3. Frédéric Chopin
4. Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht (Dreigroschenoper)
5. Georges Brassens



Top 5 albums:

marie (spr):

1. The Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
2. Two Gallants - The Scenery of Farewell (ok, this was an ep)
3. Justice - †
4. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
5. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha


noncompetitive: Evil Kangaroo - Agent Hello In Goodbye's Sober Day :]

michau (usual):

1. Architecture in Helsinki - Fingers Crossed
2. The Knife - Silent Shout
3. Justice - †
4. Tunng - Good Arrows
5. Stateless - Stateless



peter (rude):

1. Radiohead - In the Rainbows
2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
3. The National - The Boxer
4. Broken Social Scene presents Kevin Drew - Spirit If
5. Seabear - The Ghost that Carried Us Away



jani:

1. (shared) Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
1. (shared) Panda Bear - Person Pitch
3. The National - Boxer
4. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
5. The Arcade Fire - Neon Bible



Top 5 songs:

marie (spr):

1. The Arcade Fire - My body is a cage
2. Polarkreis 18 - Crystal Lake
3. Get Well Soon - If this hat is missing I have gone hunting
4. Kukka - Chabom (no idea when it's from, let's say from 2007...)
5. Duke Special - Our love goes deeper than that



michau (usual):

1. Jens Lekman - The Cold Swedish Winter
2. The Knife - We Share Our Mother's Heart
3. Stateless - Bloodstream
4. Klaxons - The Bouncer
5. The Cinematic Orchestra - To Build a Home f. Patrick Watson
5. Tunng - Soup
5. Architecture in Helsinki - Do the Wirlwind (Hot Chip remix)




jani:

1. Spoon - The Underdog
2. Panda Bear - Bros
3. The National - Fake Empire
4. LCD Soundsystem - All My Friends
5. Cosmobile - On My Way



Top 5 loved songs:

marie (spr):

1. Justice vs. Simian - Because We Are Your Friends
2. M. Ward - Right in the head
3. Pulp - Like a friend
4. Two Gallants - Steady Rollin'
5. New Order - 1963



michau (usual):

1. Justice vs. Simian - Because We Are Your Friends
2. Architecture in Helsinki - Do the Wirlwind (Hot Chip remix)
3. Jens Lekman - The Cold Swedish Winter
4. Kashmir - Kalifornia
5. Klaxons - Atlantis to Interzone




Top 5 live concerts:

marie (spr):


1. Two Gallants, Dec 15, Postbahnhof (Berlin)
2. The Decemberists, Sept 30, Postbahnhof (Berlin)
3. Risto, May 9, Vanhan Kirjastotalon Puisto (Tampere)- yeah really this was such a nice atmosphere!
4. Jan Delay, July 14, Melt! Festival (Ferropolis)
5. Art Brut, June 25, Maison de Radio France (Paris)


noncompetitive: Immergut Festival, June 1/2, Neustrelitz


michau (usual):


1. Architecture in Helsinki, 18th August, Mysłowice, Off-festival.
2. Genesis, 21st June, Katowice.
3. Klaxons, 11 November, Postbahnhof, Berlin.
4. Dick4Dick, 18th August, Mysłowice, Off-festival.
5. Leszek Możdżer, November, Łodź.



jani:


1. The Hold Steady, June 30 @ Accelerator The Big One, Stockholm
2. Dan Deacon, 22 August @ Klubi, Tampere
3. The Arcade Fire, 23 March @ Cirkus, Stockholm
4. Deerhoof (w/ Cosmobile), 10 July @ Redrum, Helsinki
5. The Flaming Lips, 6 July @ Ruisrock, Turku


noncompetitive: Immergut Festival, June 1/2, Neustrelitz



Top 5 why-on-earth-haven't-i-been-to-the-concert-concerts:

marie (spr):

1. The New Pornographers, Oct 2, Mudd Club (Berlin)
2. Rufus Wainwright, Oct 5, Volksbühne (Berlin)
3. Daft Punk, June 30, Velodrom (Berlin)
4. Simian Mobile Disco, July 14, Melt! Festival (Ferropolis)
5. Wiidakko, Oct 17, Klubi (Tampere) :)



jani:

1. Feist, 2 October @ Cirkus, Stockholm
2. Daft Punk, sometime @ somewhere



Top 5 concert venues:

marie (spr):

1. Immergut Festival, Neustrelitz
2. Postbahnhof, Berlin (have hardly been anywhere else in Berlin this year although I would have liked to see Lido)
3. Yo-Talo, Tampere
4. Maison de Radio France, Paris
5. Vanhan Kirjastotalon Puisto, Tampere (yes I really liked this ONE concert I've seen there)




jani:

1. Immergut Festival, Neustrelitz
2. Accelerator Festival, Stockholms Universitet
3. Fabryka Trzciny, Warszawa ("where's the vip-room!")
4. Cirkus, Stockholm




Top festival:

marie (spr):

Immergut Festival! but the Melt! festival is almost keeping up with it.



Top 5 Finland:

marie (spr):

1. Justice vs. Simian - Because we are your friends
2. The Fratellis - Whistle for the choir
3. Rauli Badding Somerjoki - Tähdet Tähdet
4. Paavoharju - Musta Katu
5. Scissor Sisters: I don't feel like dancing



Top 5 tops:

marie (spr):

1. Top skill brought to perfection: rushing to the bathroom between two songs during a concert
2. Top alternative festival drink: Jaloviina (beurks)
3. Top amazing additional live instruments: accordion (could hardly decide between accordion and harmonica...)
4. Top toy: last.fm software
5. Top secret favourite song: Mika - Grace Kelly
5. Top secret favourite song: Anita Ward - Ring My Bell



michau (usual):

1. Top skill brought to perfection: organising exhibitions and vernissages
2. Top shirt provider: Threadless.com
3. Top city: Copenhagen
4. Top toy: last.fm software
5. Top secret favourite song: Anita Ward - Ring My Bell



jani:

1. Top toy: Guitar Hero, last.fm software
2. Top dead Swedish guy: Ingmar Bergman
3. Top controversial concert venue: Redrum, Helsinki (perfect sound but no vision unless standing in the first row)
4. Top new indie club in Krakow: B-Side, Pl. Nowy (the competition in this category was very tough. NOT!)
5. Top secret favourite song: Ace Of Base: The Sign


6 comments:

hellgruen said...

Grrrr the layout is always messing with me. I HATE it.

I am your guest! said...

Done. Phew, that's big!

michau said...

Me me me, it was me.

ádám said...

pf, don't you kids have any submitions these days? i feel like i'm the only one dealing with fuckin curtain walls and steel anchors :D

No. 1 solo:

3d studio - music of the SPHEREs

michau said...

The funniest thing is that i've got my submissions, but at the moment i'm working with Ania on hers.


(poolparty)


ps. architecture in Horsens/DK sucks.

Dyanne said...

Good post.