Editor and Writes Top Ten of so list for 2007


From Aural Innovations #38 (Jan 2008)

Jeff Fitzgerald’s Top 15 Albums of 2007

15. Alison Faith Levy and Mushroom - Yesterday I Saw You Picking Tiny Flowers
14. Litmus - Planetfall
13. Zolar X - X Marks the Spot
12. Cloudland Canyon - Silver Tongued Sisyphus
11. The Future Kings of England - The Fate of Old Mother Orvis
10. Mothership - Eleven Dimensional Symphony
9. Saturnia - Muzak
8. The Voltress - Antelopes
7. The Aurapool - s/t
6. Øresund Space Collective - The Black Tomato
5. Wooden Shjips - s/t
4. Porcupine Tree - Fear of a Blank Planet
3. White Hills - Heads on Fire
2. Mushroom and Eddie Gale - Joint Happening
1. Mammatus - The Coast Explodes

Scott Heller

1. Clutch- From Beale Street to Oblivion (US)
2. Antibalas- Security (US)
3. Dragon Tears- 2000 Micrograms from Home (Denmark)
4. Hidria Spacefolk- Symetria (Finland)
5. The Spacious Mind. The Gentle Path Highway (Sweden)
6. Litmus- Planetfall (UK)
7. Causa Sui- Free Ride (Denmark)
8. Electric Orange- Morbus (Germany)
9. Black Sabbath- Live at Radio City Music Hall (UK)
10. Space Ritual- Otherworld (UK)

Scott’s Top 5 Concerts 2007

1. Roadburn Festival, Tilburg, Holland 2007
2. Sweden Rock Festival 2007
3. Zappa Plays Zappa- Lund, Sweden 13/10/07
4. Clutch and the Sword- The Rock, Copenhagen 29/4/07
5. Hidria Spacefolk, Øresund Space Collective- Helsinki, Finland 8/4/07

Santtu Laakso

1. Space Ritual: Otherworld
2. Dragontears: 2000 Micrograms from Home
3. Porcupine Tree: Fear of a Blank Planet
4. Hidria Spacefolk: Symetria
5. Alan Davey: Human on the Outside
6. St. Michael: Mind of Fire
7. Litmus: Planetfall
8. The Strange Flowers: The Imaginary Space Travel of the Naked Monkeys The
9. Spacious Mind: Gentle Path Highway
10. Dungen: Tio Bitar

It could be 10 different albums as well...

Top Five Concerts

1. Roadburn '07 (Sun Dial, Circle, Causa Sui, Colour Haze...)
2. Syd Barrett in Memoriam, Semifinal, Helsinki, Finland, January the 6th (Pink Projector & Barrett Syng Alive)
3. Ilosaarirock '07, Joensuu, Finland (Porcupine Tree, Hidria Spacefolk, Opeth...)
4. Øresund Space Collective, Hidria Spacefolk, Psychotropic Zone, Semifinal, Helsinki, Finland, April the 8th
5. Porcupine Tree, Hidria Spacefolk, Ice Hall, Helsinki, Finland, December the 15th

Mike Reed

1) Jethro Tull - 'Live At Montreux, 2003' 2-CD
2) Litmus - 'Planetfall'
3) Man - 'Live At The Padget Rooms, Penarth' 2-CD - expanded reissue
4) Acid Mothers Guru Guru - 'Psychedelic Navigator'
5) Damo Suzuki - 'The Fire Of Heaven At The End Of Universe'
6) Space Ritual - 'Satiricon' DVD
7) Asteroid #4 - 'Amazing Dream'
8) Greg Lake - self-titled Live 2005 - on MVD Audio
9) The Attack - 'About Time'
10) Kinski - 'Down Below It's Chaos'

Top Five concerts I attended in 2007:

Alice Cooper / Blue Oyster Cult - Missouri State Fair
Jethro Tull - Uptown Theater
Def Leppard / Styx - Verizon Amphitheater
Doro - Static Bar in Topeka, Kansas
Flaming Lips / Black Moth Super Rainbow - Uptown Theater

Charles Van de Kree
(in no particular order):

The Future Kings of England--The Fate of Old Mother Orvis
Klaus Schulze--Kontinuum
Kraftwerk--Hot Chip Remix
Radio Massacre International--Rain Falls in Grey
Yeti Rain--Discarnate
Dwight Ashley--Ataxia
ST 37--And Then What
Helios Creed--Deep Blue Love Vacuum
Porcupine Tree-Fear of A Blank Planet
Porcupine Tree--Nil Recurring

Carlton Crutcher

1) S.I.R.S.I.T 'Colorblind Cycle' (Bremsstrahlung Records)
2) Plants 'Photosynthesis' (Strange Attractors Audio House)
3) Pulga 'Pulga Loves You' (Fire Museum Records)
4) Life on Earth! 'Look!! There is Life on Earth!' (Subliminal Sounds)
5) Douglas Ferguson 'The Carlton Recordings' (self released)
6) The Mighty Acts of God 'We Could Fail Under the Stars' (mymwly)
7) Skeletons and the Kings of All Cities 'LUCAS' (Ghostly Records)
8) Book of Shadows '...and then we all woke up' (Ethedrone Muzac)
9) 7 Inch Stitch 'The Phosphorus Tarot of Matchbooks' (Toxicology Records)
10) Catrider (mymwly)

Pat Alberston

01) "Planetfall" - Litmus
02) "Mothership" (compilation) - Led Zeppelin
03) "Otherworld" - Space Ritual
04) "Progressive Rock Cover" - Various Artists
05) "Xitintoday" (reissue) - Nik Turner's Sphynx
06) "Ugly Little Thing" - Junk Farm
07) "Remember That Night" (DVD) - David Gilmour
08) "Cuentos De Otros Mundos Posibles" - Neverness
09) "Era Vulgaris" - Queens Of The Stone Age
10) "Comicopera" - Robert Wyatt

Jerry Kranitz
(in no particular order):

Litmus - "Planetfall"
Space Ritual - "Otherworld"
Mugstar - s/t
Earthless - "Rhythms From A Cosmic Sky"
Earthling Society - "Tears of Andromeda - Black Sails Against the Sky"
ěresund Space Collective - "The Black Tomato"
Titan - "A Raining Sun of Light & Love, For You & You & You"
Saturnia - "Muzak"
White Hills - "Heads On Fire"
Atlantic Drone - s/t
Radio Massacre International - "Rain Falls in Grey"
Lunar Dunes - "From Above"

 


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