Charlie’s Top 25 Albums of 2012

And here are the albums… They’re alllll good:

Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
Eyvind Kang – The Narrow Garden
Swans – The Seer
Chairlift – Something
John Talabot – Fin
Young Smoke – Space Zone
DJ Rashad – Teklife Vol 1: Welcome to the Chi
Neneh Cherry & The Thing – The Cherry Thing
David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant
Black Dice – Mr Impossible
Motorpsycho & Ståle Storløkken – The Death Defying Unicorn
Goat – World Music
Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
Om – Advaitic Songs
iamamiwhoami – Kin
LHF – Keepers Of The Light
Holly Herndon – Movement
Farrah Abraham – My Teenage Dream Ended
Slugabed – Time Team
Mala – Mala in Cuba
Dawn Richard – Armor On
UFOmammut – Oro: Opus Primum
Nite Jewel – One Second of Love
Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
Lone – Galaxy Garden


Charlie’s Top 25 Tracks of 2012

HELLOSo maybe it’s a bit late putting this list out at the beginning of February, but it’s taken a while to digest and crunch down our listening over the last twelve months.

Below are our Top 25 nationally-released tracks of 2012. Hope you disagree. No Spotify playlist yet. Look em up yourselves for now. :

1. Todd Terje – Inspector Norse
2. Scott Walker – Epizootics!
3. Blawan – Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage
4. Eyvind Kang – Invisus Natalis
5. DJ Rashad – Welcome to the Chi
6. Swans – Mother Of The World
7. John Talabot – Missing You
8. Chairlift – I Belong In Your Arms
9. Swindle – Do The Jazz
10. Burial – Kindred
11. Tame Impala – Elephant
12. Blondes – Lover
13. Neneh Cherry and the Thing – Dream Baby Dream
14. iamamiwhoami – Goods
15. Miguel – Do You…
16. Tame Impala – Feels like we only go backwards
17. Zebra Katz ft. Njena Reddd Foxxx – Ima Read
18. Icona Pop – I Love It
19. Black Dice – Pigs
20. Animal Collective – Honeycomb
21. Django Django – Hail Bop
22. Squarepusher – Unreal Square
23. Young Smoke – Traps In Space
24. Holly Herndon – Breathe
25. Boylan – High Lite (Sinjin Hawke Remix)

Billy Skins Fifth confirmed for Rogue In The Jungle Bizness

See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Rogue, Yeah. Hitchin All Over! Go Ape Crazy!

Yes indeedy, we now have a full line-up for Rogue’s Easter Special at Club 85, this time with a jungle twist. Tickets will be available online really soon, but till then stick it into your calendar cos this one is HOT!

Club 85, Hitchin
Sat April 7th

Billy Skins Fifth – (Madcap gabba-punk insanity)

Ting and Ra and The Iries (Reggae and Dubwise)

Shoot The Director (Bass-slap Odyssey)

Craig Harris (Acoustic Diva)

Plus the Tim Star Audio-Visual Experience! DJ/VJ set.
Come dressed as a jungle animal of your choice.
from 7:30 til 1am
Entry: £6 on the door / £5 with ticket (details soon)
TW: @rogue_music

Flyer by the ever-so talented Jay Miller.

We’ll leave you with the latest vid from the Billy-boys:

Get ready for the Arcfest 2012 Festival for Garden House Hospice

It’s that time of year again! 

SoundARC Studios are back with their annual charity festival, Arcfest. 33 acts over 2 days at Club 85, Hitchin – and it’s all for only £6!

We’re loving the line-up, but the best thing about it is that profits go to Garden House Hospice charity.


Click here for more details