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The Big Takeover Show – Number 415 – January 2, 2023 [Part 1 of 2, “Jack Rabid’s Top 50 LPs of 2022 Countdown Shows!” Plus 10 Best Singles/EPs and 10 Best Retrospective Old Releases, Too! This Week: His picks for 2022’s Best LPs 50 through 26

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DJ Jack Rabid
50 DIIV – Dopamine (Live at the Murmrr Theater)
49 Black Swan Lane – Can’t Keep Me Quiet (Blind)
48 Affiliate Links – The Dedicated Organ (Enough Light)
47 Party Battleship – Sweet Thing (Sweet Thing)
46 Suede – That Boy on the Stage (Autofiction)
45 Willie Nelson – I’ll Love You Til the Day I Die (A Beautiful Time)
44 American Darlings – Kimchee Princess – Bonus Song (Afterglow Live @ Knitting Factory)
EP/Single 10: Beton – Kyiv Calling (various, Free Ukraine) Clash cover, new words, benefit for Free Ukraine Resistance Movement
Newly Released Old Recordings 10: R.E.M. – Carnival of Sorts (Boxcars) (Chronic Town EP) 1982; reissued now
DJ Jack Rabid
43 Ex-Vöid – Churchyard (Bigger Than Before)
42 The House of Love – A State of Grace (A State of Grace)
41 Dot Dash – Forever Far Out (Madman in the Rain)
40 Astrid Williamson – Coming Up For Air (Into The Mountain)
39 Buzzcocks – Senses Out of Control (Sonics In the Soul; also Senses Out of Control EP)
38 Breathless – We Should Go Driving (See Those Colours Fly)
EP/Single 9: Iggy Pop – Strung Out Johnny (single; from forthcoming Every Loser)
Newly Released Old Recordings 9: Eater – Anne (restored/remixed) (Ant) recorded 1977, remixed 2022)
DJ Jack Rabid
37 Ex Norwegian – Burn It (Spook Du Jour)
36 Black Nite Crash – The Take (Washed in the Sound with Black Nite Crash)
35 Guided by Voices – Come North Together (Crystal Nuns Cathedral)
34 Superchunk – This Night (Wild Loneliness)
33 Ride – Chrome Waves (live) (Live Manchester Albert Hall 2015)
32 Weyes Blood – It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everybody (And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow)
EP/Single 8: Tombstones in Their Eyes – Hidden in My Eyes (A Higher Place EP)
Newly Released Old Recordings 8: U.K. Subs – Fear of Girls (Endangered Species) 1982; reissued now (with my liner notes)
DJ Jack Rabid
31 John Doe – El Romance-O (Fables in a Foreign Land)
30 Startographers – Brick Balloon (Static Calls)
29 Haroula Rose – Time’s Fool (Catch the Light)
28 The Wedding Present – What Have I Said Now (Locked Down and Stripped Back Vol. 2)
27 Mercvrial – I Never Liked You Anyway (Brief Algorithms)
26 The Damned – Grimly Fiendish (live) (A Night Of a Thousand Vampires)
EP/Single 11: Ron Sexsmith – What I Had in Mind (single, from upcoming Vivian Line)
EP/Single 12: Carina Messier – What It Seemed (single)
Newly Released Old Recordings 11: Nina Simone – Backlash Blues (live) (Summer of Soul Soundtrack – Live at the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival) recorded August 17, 1969, released 2022
DJ Jack Rabid
Newly Released Old Recordings 12: Leatherface – Discipline (Cherry Knowle) 1988; reissued now

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