Every year I come out with a little list of my top albums that have been released throughout the year. During the highs and lows of 2017 I found myself constantly listening to these gems. It’s a healthy mix or power pop, garage rock and everything in-between. All articles were published by SLUG Magazine, Heatwave Magazine or exclusively here at nixbeat.com. Enjoy and happy new year!
- Suicide Helpline – Pink Jazz
- Fashionism – Back in the Day/ One Shot 7″
- The Jackets – Be Myself/ Queen of the Pill 7″
- The Woolly Bushmen – Ardunio
- Mattiel- Count Your Blessings/ Whites Of Their Eyes 7″
Honorary Top 5 runner ups
- Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas- Telephone/Teléfono
- Radio Hearts – Daytime Man EP
- The Schizophonics -Ooga Booga
- The Darts US – Me.Ow
- Brain Bagz – God Hates Bagz 7″
Pig Baby Records
The Schizophonics = MC5 + The Black Lips + James Brown + Little Richard
Within the grooves of Ooga Booga, there is a delightful infusion of psychedelic notions mixed with soul sensibilities and highly electrified, fuzzed-out riffs. It’s the kind of sound breathes life back into a weary spirit, shocking the system by compelling one to wet their finger and jam it into an electric socket for a sense of enlightenment….
Check out the full album review published by SLUG Magazine!!