Lu's Best of 2018 Picks
Blisspop staff writer Lu is reporting from Cape Town, South Africa Track of the Year KIDS SEE GHOSTS – “Reborn” When I saw Kanye and my favorite artist Kid Cudi are collaborating on an album together, ‘over the moon’ is a mere euphemism to describe my reaction. Even though both are considered Hip Hop artists, to tag their self-titled album KIDS SEE GHOSTS as Hip Hop is quite the insult


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Best Remix Daniel Avery, “Quick Eternity (Four Tet Remix)” Four Tet’s remixing skills are unparalleled because he is a mastermind of sampling. He transforms any track he remixes by creating an original work of art using loop machines and tape recorders. He’s the kind of producer that in less than ten seconds can chop up a two second sample from a stem, slow it down 100 times, source another worthy sample from his


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Best Remix Weiss (UK), “Feel My Needs (Purple Disco Machine Remix)” The first time I heard this track, I was into it. The force of the kick, the power of the strings, the syncopation on the hi-hats, and the varicosity of the piano chords have made this an instant dancefloor hit that I think will have a strong impact for years to come. Best LP/EP DJ Koze, Pick Up EP


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This month, Losi quietly dropped his debut EP, MADE TO MOVE AIR, on bitbird. The EP includes three songs, “Heart Attack,” “Losi Anthem,” and “Sunday Sunday.” “HEART ATTACK” starts it off with a triumphant entrance. Featuring strong dewdrop arpeggios and classic lock-step marching-band beats, this track stomps onto the scene prepared to slay. Moving into the core of the EP, Losi chose to introduce a self-created anthem. Tune in to “LOSI ANTHEM”


Best Albums SOPHIE, OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES Kelly Moran, Ultraviolet Helena Hauff, Qualm Marissa Nadler, For My Crimes Author & Punisher, Beastland 2018 Club Tracks Girl Unit & Kelela, “WYWD (Remix)” [Night Slugs] KG, “808 (BSNYEA Edit)” [Goon Club Allstars] Peggy Gou, “Han Jan” [Ninja Tune] The Phantom’s Revenge, “24” [Of Unsound Mind] SOPHIE, “Immaterial” [Transgressive]   Reissue Of The Year Haruomi Hosono, Paraiso One of my personal top 10 albums all time