handpicked a fine selection of records and concerts that impressed them during the year 2017. In a random order.
22 December 2017 | Neus van God

Lieven Martens Moana — Idylls (Pacific Sound Visions)

Varkenshond — Hargawaan Por Shail (Aguirre Records)

Liz Durette — Four improvisations (Ehse Records)

Crys cole & Oren Ambarchi — Hotel Record (Black Truffle Records)

Aaron Dilloway — The Gag File (Dias records)

Maya Dunietz & Tom White — Summer Crash (Singing Knives Records)

Will Guthrie — People Pleaser (Black Truffle Records)

Giuseppe Ielasi — 3 Pauses (Senufo Editions)

Les Filles de Illighadad — Eghass Malan (Sahel Sounds)

Razen — Xvoto Reels (three:four records)

Ka Baird — Sapropelic Pycnic (Drag City)

Sarah Davachi — All My Circles Run (Students of Decay)

Chik White — Stranger Calls to Lands; cassette selections 2010–17 (FEEDING TUBE RECORDS)

Gerard Herman — Die Past, Die Wrong (Entr’acte)

David Edren — Electronic Gamelan Music (Social Harmony)

Roman Hiele / Lieven Martens — Lips (Ultra Eczema)

​Joe McPhee & Bryan Eubanks — My Alien Clarinet (Penultimate Press)

​Still House Plants — Assemblages (Glarc Records)

Assemblages (Glarc Records)


  •  Up-tight (HS63, Les Ateliers Claus, 20 Nov)
  •  Louis Rice (Café OTO, 8 Jun)
  •  Guttersnipe (Houtbaar+in de ruimte, 2 Oct)
  •  Max Eilbacher (Het Bos, 26 May)
  •  Mark Harwood/Astor (Begijnhofkerk/KultuurKaffee, 18 May)
  •  Francesco Cavaliere (Begijnhofkerk, 16 May)
  •  Hiele Martens (Begijnhofkerk, 16 May)
  •  Peter Fengler (Begijnhofkerk, 11 May)
  •  This Is not This Heat (Out.fest. 7 Oct)
  •  Razen (AB Salon, 15 Sep)
  •  Sleep (Alcatraz festival, 11 Aug)