Basilica Soundscape
Every Devon Welsh show
The Raincoats @ Monorail
Bikini Kill @ Hollywood Palladium
Ani Blech, Privacy Issues, Preening, The Cradle, and Lily and Horn Horse @ The Windjammer
Aquashade + Pinocchio @ The Glove
Girlpool + Masters of Fright @ a Boat
Circuit des Yeux solo @ Union Pool outside
Kacey Musgraves on Valentine’s Day @ Ace Theater
Mdou Moctar @ Zebulon
Fuck U Pay Us @ Human Resources
Robyn @ P4K Fest
Too Free @ a bar in Chicago after P4K fest
Joe DeNardo & Mary Lattimore @ Public Records
Julianna Barwick & Mary Lattimore @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Earth @ the Echo
Mortiis @ Lodge Room
Preening + Terminal A @ a bar in San Pedro
Tegan and Sara @ Murmur Theater
Angel Olsen @ Brooklyn Steel
Holly Herndon @ Teragram Ballroom
Joyce Manor + Touché Amoré @ a community center in Ojai
Daedelus @ Tierra de la Culebra in Highland Park
Priests @ Knockdown Center
Phew @ The Blue Arrow, Glasgow
Patti Smith singing @ her Year of the Monkey book release, Congregation Beth Elohim
Sleater-Kinney @ Hammerstein Ballroom
Empath + Control Top @ Pioneer Works
Oso Oso @ Bowery Ballroom
Terry Riley improv + A Rainbow in Curved Air interpreted and performed by Angel Deradoorian, Greg Fox, Justin Frye, Ben Greenberg, Yuka C. Honda, Okkyung Lee @ Pioneer Works


Lana Del Rey — Norman Fucking Rockwell
Angel Olsen — All Mirrors
Girlpool — What Chaos Is Imaginary
Lingua Ignota — Caligula
Jenny Hval — The Practice of Love
Priests — The Seduction of Kansas
Ioanna Gika — Thalassa
Florist — Emily Alone (+ Water Memory/Mount Vision reissue)
FKA twigs — Magdalene
Kim Gordon — No Home Record
Big Brave — A Gaze Among Them
Solange — When I Get Home
Chelsea Wolfe — Birth of Violence
Devon Welsh — True Love
Ana Roxanne — ~~~
Inter Arma — Sulphur English
Weyes Blood — Titanic Rising
Moor Mother — Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes
Ariana Grande — Thank U, Next
Pelada — Movimiento Para Cambio


Angel Olsen — Lark
Esther Rose — Don’t Blame It On the Moon
Empath — Roses That Cry
Lingua Ignota — Fragrant Is My Many Flower’d Crown
Clairo — Bags
Sharon Van Etten — Seventeen
FKA Twigs — Cellophane
Jpegmafia — Beta Male Strategies
Girlpool — Pretty
Jenny Hval — Ashes to Ashes
Holly Herndon — Eternal
Kim Gordon — Sketch Artist
Spellling — Under the Sun
Lana Del Rey — California
Devon Welsh — Dreamers
Sneaks — Ecstasy
Sudan Archives — Black Vivaldi Sonata
Jenny Lewis — On the Line
Sleater-Kinney — The Dog/The Body
Taylor Swift — Cornelia Street


Four and a half months in California

Jo March asleep over the pages of her novel by candlelight in Little Women

Hanif Abdurraqib’s letter to Cat Power re: The Greatest for Lost Notes

Joni Mitchell playing “Coyote” in Rolling Thunder Revue

Ocean Vuong in On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous: “I am writing because they told me to never start a sentence with because. But I wasn't trying to make a sentence—I was trying to break free.“


Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing

Running for mental/emotional clarity — psychedelic

Sharon Van Etten video for “Seventeen”

The Poet Trolley at Basilica Soundscape

Bringing our project Abandon on tour with Devon Welsh and making a daily newspaper along the way

Interviewing Tobi Vail on the phone the day before seeing Bikini Kill for the first time: “When I feel the least powerful, I try to figure out: What’s the most powerful I can be? What’s something I’m the best at? It came down to a basic survival strategy: How am I gonna live? I realized that music is my survival strategy.”