The Soap Company - 2019

2019

Even though we're making our own records, 
we post monthly mixes, album recommends, 'best of' lists and updates.

Here's our favourite Music and Film from 2019. 


First up...We hit a ton of visual work in 2019.
112 in total, so here's the list from top to bottom.
HERE




Here's our Favourite 40 tracks all in one EPIC Mix.
Chosen from 26,000+ tracks. Feast your ears.
160 Minutes of sheer class...



Featuring:  The Sarm Orchestra / Anna Wise / LIUN And The Science Fiction Band / Beck / Black Midi / Brittany Howard / Shari Vari / Fémina / C Duncan / Magdalena Bay / Frankie And The Witch Fingers
Beth Gibbons / Michael Kiwanuka / Kraak & Smaak / Makoto / Drahla / Snapped Ankles / Bobby Krlic / Max Richter / Hammock / Kid Koala
Yuna / Seba Kaapstad / Bells Atlas / Kit Sebastian / Fat White Family / Cowboy Flying Saucer / The Bird And The Bee / White Lies / Artificial Pleasure / Pinch Points
Amyl And The Sniffers / Squid / Pixx / Sir Was / Jamila Woods / Jacques Greene / BEA1991 / Jessica Pratt / Jenny Hval

Full Track List HERE
There's also an unmixed Spotify Playlist  HERE


Here's our favourite albums from 2019 list...
We checked 2600 New Releases out this year and these are the mightiest 40.

Click the pic and you're into the Album on Spotify
Try 'em and then buy 'em...
Another great year. Thanks everyone.


 01 - Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs (City Slang)



 02 - Jenny Hval - The Practice Of Love (Sacred Bones)



 03 - Pinch Points - Moving Parts (Roolette Records)



 04 - Cowboy Flying Saucer - Travel Lodge (Sparrowhawk Records)



 05 - Swans - Leaving Meaning (Young God Records)



 06 - Carmen Villain - Both Lines Will Be Blue (Smalltown Supersound)



 07 - Amyl And The Sniffers - Amyl And The Sniffers (Rough Trade)



 08 - King Midas Sound - Solitude (Cosmo Rhythmatic)



 09 - Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka (Polydor Ltd)



 10 - Angel Olsen - All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar)



 11 - Fat White Family - Serfs Up! (Domino Recording Co Ltd)



 12 - Warmduscher - Tainted Lunch ( The Leaf Label)



 13 - Hammock - Silencia (Hammock Music)



 14 - Frankie And The Witch Fingers - ZAM (Greenway Records)



 15 - Mercury Rev - Bobbie Gentry's The Delta Sweete Revisited (Bella Union)



 16 - The Bird And The Bee - Interpreting The Masters - Volume 2 (No Expectations - Release Me Records)



 17 - Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter Four Memphis (Constellation)



 18 - Drahla - Useless Coordinates (Captured Tracks)



 19 - Black Midi - Schlagenheim (Rough Trade)



 20 - Girl Band - The Talkies (Rough Trade)



 21 - Pere Ubu - The Long Goodbye (Cherry Red Records)



 22 - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen (Ghosteen Ltd)



 23 - Beck - Hyperspace (Fonograf Records)



 24 - Hot Border Special - Are You Ready (Légère Recordings)



 25 - Vanishing Twin - The Age Of Immunology (Fire Records)



 26 - Ryan Porter - Force For Good (World Galaxy - Alpha Pup)



 27 - Pixx - Small Mercies (4AD)



 28 - Jamila Woods - LEGACY! LEGACY! (Jagjaguwar)



 29 - Toy - Happy In The Hollow (Tough Love)



 30 - Snapped Ankles - Stunning Luxury (Leaf)



 31 - The Monochrome Set - Fabula Mendax (Tapete Records)



 32 - Carter Tutti Void - Triumvirate (Conspiracy International)



 33 - Shafiq Husayn - The Loop (Eglo Records)



 34 - Ursula 1000 - Esoterique (Ursula 1000 Music)



 35 - Sir Was - Holding On To A Dream (Memphis Industries)



 36 - Brittany Howard - Jaime (Sony)



 37 - Joe Armon-Jones - Turn To Clear View (Brownswood Recordings)



 38 - Friendly Fires - Inflorescent (Polydor Records)



 39 - The Royal Concept - The Man Without Qualities (Made In A Sofa)



40 - Lost Souls Of Saturn - Lost Souls Of Saturn (R&S Records)



The Soap Company - 2018

2018

Even though we're making our own records, 
we post monthly mixes, album recommends, 'best of' lists and updates.

Here's our favourite Music and Film from 2018. A colossal year.

First up...We hit a ton of visual work in 2018.
155 in total, so here's the list from top to bottom.
HERE:



Now for the Music...

Here's our Best 50 tracks of 2018 mix. 50 top cuts, 222 Minutes of sheer bliss...
Compiled from approximately 38,000 that have hit our radar this year.
Literally, the best of the best.


Featuring:  Inner River / JB Dunckel / Arc Iris / Paul White / Marie Davidson / Beatchild & The Slakadeliqs / Blank & Jones / Dita Von Teese / audiobooks / Monkey Business
Nine Inch Nails / Panchasila / The Mistys / Esther Von Haze / Neneh Cherry / Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids / Artificial Pleasure / Suede / Nvdes / Amyl And The Sniffers
Peluché / Hayley Coupon / Barbara Morgenstern / Gas / Nozomu Matsumoto / North Atlantic Oscillation / Fred Thomas / Menagerie / Fullee Love / Disclosure 
Matt Berry / Kadhja Bonet / Adron / Mocky / Jack Freeman / Jan Felix May / Brazilian Girls / Alice Ivy / Pinch Points / Fucked Up / Gazelle Twin
Tune-Yards / Snowpoet / Say Lou Lou / MGMT / Confidence Man / Warmduscher / Danny Byrd / Julia Holter / Joan Of Arc

There's also a Spotify Playlist HERE


Also...Here's our favourite 50 Albums from 2018.
Distilled to perfection from a massive 3700 we've encountered this year.

We dug them out, now you dig them...No clues, just get stuck in...
Click the covers and you'll have an instant stream link (in most cases).
Have a check, then vote with your ears, buy physical copies or download them, or catch the acts live...
Some of the best sounds you'll EVER hear.
Enjoy!

No.1 - Julia Holter - Aviary (Domino Recording Co)



 No.2 - Warmduscher - Whale City (The Leaf Label Ltd)



 No.3 - Joan Of Arc - 1984 (Joyful Noise Recordings)



 No.4 - Confidence Man - Confident Music For Confident People (Heavenly)



No.5 - North Atlantic Oscillation - Grind Show (North Atlantic Oscillation)



No.6 - Fucked Up - Dose Your Dreams (Merge Records)



 No.7 - Peluché - Unforgettable (One Little Indian Records)



 No.8 - Guerilla Toss - Twisted Crystal (DFA)



 No.9 - Gazelle Twin - Pastoral (Anti-Ghost Moon Ray)



 No.10 - Kamasi Washington- Heaven And Earth (Shoto Mas Inc)



 No.11 - Brazilian Girls - Let's Make Love (Brazilian Girls)



 No.12 - Gabe Gurnsey - Physical (Phantasy Sound)



 No.13 - Cavern Of Anti-Matter - Hormone Lemonade (Duophonic)



 No.14 - Marie Davidson - Working Class Woman (Ninja Tune)



 No.15 - Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch (The Null Corporation)



 No.16 - Jon Hassell - Listening To Pictures (Ndeya)



No.17 - Ambrose Akinmusire - Origami Harvest (Blue Note)



 No.18 - Gas - Rausch (Kompakt)



 No.19 - Danny Byrd - Atomic Funk (Hospital Records Limited)



 No.20 - Snowpoet - Thought You Knew (Edition Records)



No.21 - audiobooks - Now! (In A Minute) (Heavenly Recordings)



 No.22 - Ryan Porter - The Optimist (World Galaxy - Alpha Pup)



 No.23 - Sarah Nixey - Night Walks (Black Lead Records)



 No.24 - Dorian Concept - The Nature Of Imitation (Brainfeeder)



 No.25 - Arc Iris - Icon Of Ego (Ba Da Bing!)



 No.26 - JB Dunckel - H+ (Prototyp)



 No.27 - Christina Vantzou - No. 4 (Kranky)



 No.28 - Death Grips - Year Of The Snitch (Harvest Records)



No.29 - Anna Von Hausswolff - Dead Magic (City Slang)



 No.30 - Charlotte & Magon - Lyrical Miracle (Baby Showtime)



 No.31 - Iceage - Beyondless (Matador Records)



 No.32 - Artificial Pleasure - The Bitter End (East City Rockers)



 No.33 - Martyn - Voids (Ostgut Ton)



 No.34 - Arndales - Shops (In The Red Records)



No.35 - Crayola Lectern - Happy Endings (Onomatopoiea Records)


 No.36 - The Mistys - Pregnant Mannequin (Plastique Influencer)



 No.37 - Barbara Morgenstern - Unschuld Und Verwüstung (Staatsakt Rec)



 No.38 - Mary Lattimore - Hundreds Of Days (Ghostly International)



 No.39 - Closing Eyes - Soft Years (Eget Selskap)



 No.40 - Hayley Coupon - Wire And Rope (KNG KNG Records)



 No.41 - Melody's Echo Chamber - Bon Voyage (Domino Recording Co Ltd)



 No.42 - No Age - Snares Like A Haircut (Drag City)



 No.43 - Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen (Fat Possum Records)



 No.44 - Maisha - There Is A Place (Brownswood Recordings)



 No.45 - Sauna Youth - Deaths (Upset The Rhythm)



 No.46 - Paul White - Rejuvenate (R&S Records)



 No.47 - Borusiade - A Body (Cómeme)



 No.48 - Mark Van Hoen - Invisible Threads (Touch)



 No.49 - Bodega - Endless Scroll (What's Your Rupture)



No.50 - Matt Berry - Television Themes (Acid Jazz Records)


Here are the links to the separate month's mixes & recommends.

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Oh...and...