Playlist for January 6, 2019

January 6, 2019 – The Best of 2018

This show is the annual celebration of the best albums heard on Audiosyncracy during the previous year. 2018 saw 151 albums debut on the program and 16 are featured here. The list is completely subjective and presented in no particular order. The albums are not necessarily copyright 2018; they merely have to have received their Audiosyncracy debut during the calendar year.

I intend to go back and present “best of” lists for as many years as I can find records for in upcoming weeks.

The Audiosyncracy Best of 2018:

Everything – Vicente AvellaRising
Peace Begins With Me – Kevin WoodEternal
Sidewalk Jam – Neil TatarAfter the Rain
Far Rockaway – Jeff OsterReach
Shadowplay – Eugene FriesenThe Essential Collection
Journey – Helen Jane LongPerspective

Rainy Day – Heidi BreyerMoonlight in Empty Rooms
Eye of the Storm – Matteo PalmerOpaline Sky
Water Lily – Michael LogozarPassage
Who Said It Was Easy? – Jamie BonkWho Said It Was Easy?
Wistful – Alan MatthewsThe Ineffable
The Fire Within – Jennifer ThomasThe Fire Within

Burnout Fugue – Alexandra StréliskiInscape
The River King – Carl WeingartenThis is Where I Found You
Carpe Noctum – Peter CalandraCarpe Noctum
A Wing and a Prayer – Erik ScottA Trick of the Wind

Audiosyncracy airs on KTEP FM 88.5 in El Paso, Texas at 11:00 pm Sunday evenings (Mountain time, -6 UTC) or online at ktep.org. The program is not archived. Playlists are reported to ZMR and NACC.

About Jamey

Jamey is the creator and host of Audiosyncracy, a radio show heard in El Paso, Texas, USA, featuring the newest contemporary instrumental music. Described as "mostly acoustic, mostly instrumental," the 61 minute program anchors a broad range of activities, including a podcast, a musically-themed cruise and, sometimes, a streaming music station.

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