PRINT December 2010

Music: Best of 2010

Gudrun Gut

Cover art for Four Tet’s There Is Love in You (Domino, 2010).

1 Four Tet, There Is Love in You (Domino) With great production and sensitive programming/writing, this album is a must. The sound repetition used here reminds me of the Swedish band the Field (in a good way). I had the record playing nonstop all summer.

2 Thomas Fehlmann, Gute Luft (Kompakt) In 2008, eighty camera teams set out to film Berlin, following all kinds of people for twenty-four hours straight. This past September, director Volker Heise’s resulting 24h Berlin was broadcast, uninterrupted, on German TV. Thomas Fehlmann scored parts of the documentary and compiled for this Kompakt release many of the tracks from the film, along with several others that never made the cut. As a record, it’s very good daytime listening—not just “good air,” but Gute Berliner Luft!

3 Jackmate & the Missing Linkx, “Täterätä,” Discodisco2 (Pampa) The best bass line I’ve heard this

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