Category Archives: Best of 2009

THE ANTLERS Release New Video – Bear

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The Sky Report – Videos of the Year

Fever Ray – When I Grow Up (dir. Martin de Thurrah)When I Grow Up from Fever Ray on Vimeo. The Horrors – Sea Within A Sea (dir. Doug Hart) Depeche Mode – Wrong (dir. Patrick Daughters) Depeche Mode – Wrong … Continue reading

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Best of 2009 – Guest List – Class Actress

As the year winds to an end, we’ve asked some of our favorite artists to select their five favorite releases of 2009. Class Actress is the brainchild of Brooklyn based artist Elizabeth Harper, and she is poised to breakout in … Continue reading

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2009 Highlights – Bat For Lashes

Bat For Lashes perfectly translated their track “Daniel” to the small screen, making their television debut on Late Night with David Letterman. The song almost sounds better than the Two Suns version.

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The Sky Report – New (Old)/Reissues of the Year

1. Ghana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues (1968-81)2. Nirvana – Live at Reading (1992)3. Kraftwerk – The Catalogue4. Warp 20 – Various artists5. Pisces – A Lovely Sight (1969)6. U2 – The Unforgettable Fire7. The Beatles – … Continue reading

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The Sky Report – Songs of the Year

1. Animal Collective – My Girls2. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Zero3. Phoenix – 19014. Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks5. Washed Out – Feel It All Around6. Pure Ecstasy – You’re In It Now7. The XX – Crystalised8. Radiohead – These … Continue reading

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The Sky Report – EP’s (etc.) of the Year

1. Washed Out – Life of Leisure2. Warpaint – Exquisite Corpse 3. Animal Collective – Fall Be Kind4. Memory Cassette – Call & Response5. Pure Ecstasy – Future Nostalgia6. Small Black – s/t7. Bullion – Young Heartache8. No Age – Losing … Continue reading

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