It’s that time once again, as the countdown to the end of 2018 rapidly approaches we take a personal look back on familiar names, features and musicians’ best releases of the past 12 months. In what has been another crazy year of highs and lows- it’s the releases that have pulled a lot of people through the year. Now in it’s 8th year, Circuit Sweet will be hosting takeovers from the featured artists/musicians/labels and promoters of the site with their personal top releases of the year.
Continuing our annual end of year tradition; we let our favourites take over the site to tell us the records that have made their end of year lists. Telling us their favourite events/gigs and what we can look forward to from them next year.
With another incredible year behind them, we once again asked one of our
For our next take over we hand the site to Brittany Baker of Sargent House for the second year running to see what records have made her year, label highlights and more….
I’d like to preface this by saying that I didn’t pick any Sargent House releases to avoid favoritism!
Mitski – Be the Cowboy
Sextile – 3
VOWWS – Under the World
Anti Language Records
Sophie – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
The Body – I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer.
Kali Uchis – Isolation
Virgin EMI Records
* The best gig you have attended
My Bloody Valentine @ The Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles:
MVB are living legends and I had missed every other opportunity to see them live. I think they got the sound right in this venue. They really know how to create an atmosphere
* Label Highlights of your year
Having Kristina Esfandiari (Miserable + King Woman) + Kristin Hayter (Lingua Ignota) added to our management fam.
* Artist/Band to watch for 2019
* Plans for the New Year
NYE plans: stay in and chill out 2019 plans: go to and curate way more
A huge thank