Last week, to help us celebrate our eighth birthday and with a Twenty five euro voucher for Golden Discs on offer, we asked you to select the best thing you’ve heard since July 2010.
You answered in your tens.
But there could be only one winner.
In reverse order…
Kavinksy – Nightcall
“The best release of the last eight years was unquestionably Kavinsky’s Nightcall owning to its robotic synthpoppy 80’s computer game influenced sound. It fitted in perfectly with Ryan Goslings totally reasonable actions in Drive (2011)…”
RíRà- The Future Comes Back To Haunt You
Johnny Keenan (him off the telly! writes:
Once you hear and read the song lyric you will come to the clear conclusion that some movements artists and people are just ahead of their time and the curve. RíRà (Offaly native) released this analysis of the world in July 2010. Around the same time Broadsheet.ie launched a news website for the curious and concerned creative community.
Kayne West feat. John Legend – Blame Game (off My Dark, Twisted Fantasy)
zeltron 6 billion writes:
“The best release of the last eight years was inquestionably the seminal My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by one Kanye West, owing to its fascinating dive into the mind of one of pop culture’s most divisive figures, it’s grandiose compositions (in many ways the epoch of mid 00s-early 10s hip hop) production and the lavish maximalist stylings throughout. It may have released mere months after Broadsheet’s own birthday but it’s set a high watermark for the following 8 years :)”
Sarah Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan – Crossing Muddy
“The best release of the last eight years was unquestionably “Crossing Muddy Waters” owing to it’s gorgeous harmonies and exquisite musicianship.”
Tame Impala – Yes, I’m Changing (off Currents)
Royal M writes:
‘The best release of the last eight years was unquestionably Tame Impala’s Currents owing to it’s originality, songwriting, and production values…and for restoring this old fogey’s faith in pop music’
Last week: Eight Golden Years