Sub Pop & Hardly Art
Best of 2016

Greg “Slist” Simpson

SAVAK/Obits!

Obits put out several records on Sub Pop in the 21st century

Slist’s Lists 2016

Top 10 Newish

  • 1. Metz - Acetate

  • 2. The Ar-kaics - It’s Not My World

  • 3. Heron Oblivion - Oriar

  • 4. Straight Arrows - Make Up Your Mind

  • 5. Bettie Seveert - Sad Dog

  • 6. The Girls - Never Did Believe In

  • 7. Cherubs - Party Ice

  • 8. Carter Tutti Void - 2.6

  • 9. Pram - Loredo Venus

  • 10. Wire - Blogging

Top 10 Oldish

  • 1. Wimple Winch - Save My Soul

  • 2. The Astronauts - In My Car

  • 3. Cat Stevens - School Is Out

  • 4. The Merseys - Sorrow

  • 5. The Free Design - I Found Love

  • 6. Pink Floyd - Lucy Leave

  • 7. Giles, Giles & Fripp - Murder

  • 8. The Clique - Superman

  • 9. Wings - I Am Your Singer

  • 10. Mott the Hoople - Wrong Side Of The River

Top 10 Ambientish Albums

  • 1. Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon

  • 2. William Basinski - Melancholia

  • 3. Loscil - Stasis

  • 4. Andy Stott - Faith In Strangers

  • 5. Eric Glick Rieman - In My Mind, She Was Reversed

  • 6. Terry Riley - Descending Moonshine Dervishes

  • 7. Vulcanus 68 - Contours and Colors

  • 8. Tangerine Dream - Zeit

  • 9. Holy Fuck - Chimes Broken

  • 10. Larajji - Essence/Universe

Top 10 Instrumentalish

  • 1. Fleetwood Mac - World In Harmony

  • 2. Enoch Light - Over Under Sideways Down

  • 3. Terry Snyder & the All Stars - Miserlou

  • 4. Django Reinhardt - Tears

  • 5. Nelson Riddle - Theme From Route 66

  • 6. Ennio Morricone - A Fistful Of Dynamite

  • 7. Antonio Carlos Jobim - Tempo Do Mar

  • 8. Klaus Wunderlich - What The World Needs Now Is Love

  • 9. Hank Levine - Image, Pt.1

  • 10. Henry Mancini - Experiment In Terror

Top 10 Internationalish Comps

  • 1. Groove Club Vol. 2 - Cambodia Rock

  • 2. Obsession - Various Artists

  • 3. Love, Peace & Poetry - Turkish Psychedelic Music

  • 4. The Roots of Chicha - Psychedelic Cumbias From Peru

  • 5. Asian Takeaways - Various Artists

  • 6. African Jazz and Jive - Various Artists

  • 7. The Bombay Connection Vol. 1 - Funk From Bollywood Action Thrillers 1977-1984

  • 8. Bombay 2: Electric Vindaloo

  • 9. Ethiopiques 4: Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentale

  • 10. Bangkok Bedlam! - Sonic Mindbenders From Thailand

Top 10 One Albumish Wonders

  • 1. Tomorrow - Self-titled

  • 2. The Shaggs - Philosophy Of The World

  • 3. The Monks - Black Monk Time

  • 4. The Count Five - Psychotic Reaction

  • 5. Crushed Butler - Uncrushed

  • 6. Herbal Mixture - Please Leave My Mind

  • 7. Blind Faith - Self-titled

  • 8. Thunderclap Newman - Hollywood Dream

  • 9. Rockpile - Seconds Of Pleasure

  • 10. The United States of America - Self-titled