Team Love’s Best of 2007

Nate Krenkel

Burial: “Untrue” (Hyperdub)

Pamela Kurstin: “Thinking Out Loud” (Tzadik)

Super Furry Animals: “Hey Venus” (Rough Trade)

Tinariwen: “Aman Iman” (World Village Music)

Henrik Schwarz: “Henry Schwarz Live” (K7)

Pantha du Prince: “This Bliss” (Kompakt)

Various: “One” (Rekid)

Various: “Soundboy Punishments” (Skull Disco)

Eskiboy “Tunnel Vision Vol 4 & 5” (Boy Better Know)

Pinch: “Underwater Dancehall” (Multiverse)

Happy Mondays “Uncle Dysfunktional” (Sequel)

DJ Q: “Vocal Flavas” (Northern Line”)

Trentemoller: “The Trentemoller Chronicles” (Audiomarique)

Proibidao C.V: “Forbidden Gang Funk from Rio de Janeiro” (Sublime


Jim Ford: “The Sounds of Our Time” (Bear Family)


Becca Laurie


M.I.A. “Paper Planes” (
XYZ Affair “All My Friends” (
Animal Collective “Peacebone” (
Rilo Kiley “Silver Lining” (
The Good Life “Heartbroke (Mean Version)” ( )
Spoon “The Underdog” (
Bat for Lashes “What’s a Girl to Do?” (
Baby Walrus “Baby Walrus” (Slumber Party)*
Black Lips “Good Bad Not Evil” (Vice)
Okkervil River “The Stage Names” (Jagjaguwar)
Dri “Smoke Rings” (Range Life)
Fourth of July “Fourth of July on the Plains” (Range Life)
Maria Taylor “Lynn Teeter Flower” (Saddle Creek)
Justice “” (Downtown/Ed Banger)
Neil Young “Live at Massey Hall 1971” (Reprise)
Radiohead “In Rainbows”
* technically this album does not come out until February 2008, but trust me, it’s amazing

Alicia Keys “No One” is possibly the best single ever.

Matt Maginn


Favorite Releases of 2007 (minus Team Love and Saddle Creek
releases to avoid looking like an ass kisser)
Mark Kozelek – Little Drummer Boy Live (Nov 28 2006 but so what. I heard it first in Jan 07)
Richard Swift – Dressed Up for the Letdown
Zookeeper – Becoming All Things
Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Felice Brothers – Adventures of the Felice Brothers Vol 1.
Fourth of July – Fourth of July on the Plains
The Cops – Free Electricity
Naht – In the Beta City
Roddy Woomble – My Secret is My Silence
Minipop – New Hope