Mitarbeiter-Charts 2015

Das Jahr 2015 neigt sich dem Ende entgegen. Aus diesem Grund haben wir wieder einige der Mitarbeiter von Groove Attack, Rough Trade Distribution und GoodToGo befragt, was ihre ganz persönlichen Highlights aus Musik & Film der vergangenen zwölf Monate waren. Nachfolgend sind ihre Antworten aufgelistet. Gleichzeitig möchten wir die Gelegenheit nutzen und uns bei allen Geschäftspartnern, Medienpartnern, Labels und Freunden für ein überaus erfolgreiches Jahr und die tolle Zusammenarbeit bedanken. Wir wünschen ein geruhsames Weihnachtsfest und einen guten Start ins neue Jahr!

Michael Lampert

01. Patti Smith – Live Tollhaus, Karlsruhe 21.07.2015
02. Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder)
03. The Milk – Favourite Worry (Wah Wah 45s)
04. Someday Jacob – It Might Take A While (Haldern Pop Recordings)
05. The Chemistry Set – Elapsed Memories 7″ (Fruits De Mer)
06. Various Artists – Side Effects (Fruits De Mer)
07. Konstantin Wecker – Ohne Warum (Sturm & Klang)
08. Faith No More – Cone Of Shame (Reclamation/IPECAC/PIAS)
09. Troyka – Ornithophobia (Naimlabel)
10. Barrence Whitfield & The Savages – Under The Savage Sky (Bloodshot)

Florian Kogel

Top 15 DVD/Blu-rays 2015

01. Ausgerechnet Alaska – Die Komplette Serie (Turbine Media Group)
02. Entourage – The Movie (Blu-ray) (Warner / HBO)
03. DMAX – Die Schatzsucher – Goldjäger in Afrika – Die Komplette Serie (Turbine Media Group)
04. Feuerwehrmann Sam – Abenteuer im Schnee (justbridge entertainment)
05. Homeland – Die Akte Brody (Season 1-3) (Blu-ray) (Universal)
06. Gänsehaut – Die Komplette Serie (Turbine Media Group)
07. Clannad – Die Komplette Season 1 (Blu-ray) (FilmConfect Entertainment)
08. Gomorrha – Season 1 (Blu-ray) (Polyband)
09. Zurück in die Zulunft – Die Komplette Zeichentrick Serie (Turbine Media Group)
10. Redirected – Ein Fast Perfekter Coup (Blu-ray) (FilmConfect Entertainment)
11. Call Me Fitz – Season 1 (Blu-ray) (justbridge entertainment)
12. Wayward Pines – Ein Guter Ort zum Sterben (Fox)
13. The Office – Season 1-3 Box (Turbine Media Group)
14. Tubeclash – Deluxe Edition (Turbine Media Group)
15. Narcos – Season 1 (Netflix)

Holger Schneider

Top 10 in alphabetischer Reihenfolge

Alligatoah – Straßenmusik ist auch keine Lösung
D’Angelo – Black Messiah
Kerrier District – 4
Matthew E. White – Fresh Blood
Obas Nenor – My Way Home
Romare – Projections
Seven Davis Jr. – Wild Hearts
Tuxedo – Tuxedo
Various – Goodies
Xatar – Baba aller Babas

Lubos Mozis

Top 2015 Alben (in no particular order)

A Mote Of Dust – A Mote Of Dust
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Vince Staples – Summertime ’06
Roots Manuva – Bleeds
Kamasi Washington – The Epic
Thundercat – Where the Giants Roam
Björk – Vulnicura
Built to Spill – Untethered Moon
Fuzz – II
Joanna Newsom – Divers
Umse – Hawaiianischer Schnee
New Order – Music Complete
God Damn – Vultures
Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia
Diagrams – Chromatics
Fufanu – Few More Days To Go
Jim O’Rourke – Simple Songs
Wand – 1000 Days
Hudson Mohawke – Lantern
Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss
Myrkur – M
Radkey – Dark Black Makeup
Public Image Ltd – What The World Needs
K.Flay – Life as a Dog
Grimes – Art Angels
Sleater Kinney – No Cities To Love
Fehlfarben – Über…Menschen
Sunn O))) – Kannon
Ibeyi – Ibeyi
Modest Mouse – Strangers To Ourselves

Frank Paustian

01. Dr3ib3in3r – Augen zu und zählen (ENTBS)
02. Lapalux – Lustmore (Brainfeeder)
03. LST da Phunky Child – Zielkonflikt (Rough Remarks)
04. Jimi Tenor & UMO – Mysterium Magnum (Herakles Records)
05. Kenn Starr – Square One (Mello Music)
06. Umse – Hawaianischer Schnee (Jakarta Music)
07. Guilty Simpson – Detroits Sun (Stones Throw)
08. Anchorsong – Ceremonial (Tru Thougts)
09. Dexter & Fatoni – Picasso (WSP Records)
10. Roots Manuva – Bleeds (Big Dada)

Rita Rommerskirchen

01. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty)
02. Tijuana Panthers – Poster (Innovative Leisure)
03. Mild High Club – Mild High Club (Circle Star Records)
04. Israel Nash – Israel Nash’s Silver Season (Loose Music)
05. Darkstar – Foam Island (Waro Records)
06. The Modern Lovers – Live (jedes Jahr)
07. Dungen – Allas Sak (Smalltown Supersound)
08. Beirut – No No No (4ad)
09. Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (Full Time Hobby)
10. Andrew Combs – All These Dreams (Loose Music)

Sebastian Wendeler

feasts for the ears, in no particular order:

The Dead Weather – Dodge And Burn (Third Man Records)
Clutch – Psychic Warfare (Weathermaker Music)
GT – Beats Misplaced (Communicating Wessels)
Radkey – Dark Black Makeup (Little Man Records)
PINS – Wild Nights (Bella Union)
Royal Headache – High (What’s Your Rupture)
Eagles Of Death Metal – Zipper Down (Universal)
Tijuana Panthers – Poster (Innovative Leisure)
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty)
Sleater Kinney- No Cities To Love (Sub Pop)

… and for the eyes, by genius:

01. The Leftovers (HBO)
02. Fargo (FX)
03. Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz)
04. Narcos (Netflix)
05. Jessica Jones (Netflix)
06. Game of Thrones (HBO)
07. (Fear) The Walking Dead (AMC)
08. House of Cards (Netflix)
09. The Strain (FX)
10. True Detective (HBO)

Harry Hamacher

Charts 2015 (in no particular order)

Uffe – Radio Days (Tartelet Rec)
Lloyd MacTaggart – You’re Back (Wackies)
Herron – 33 Weeks ­(Meandyou)
Horace Andy – Dance Hall Style
Ijahman Levi: I Am A Levi Pt 2 (Basic Reply)
Finn Johannsen – Trush Mix 31
Moodcut – Heart Beat Takeaway (Mörk)
Soulphicition – Riot Party EP (Musik Krause)
Tlim Shug – Surf Dude EP (Echovolt)
Flako – Natureboy (Five Easy Pieces)
Francis The Great – Look up in the Sky (Hot Casa)
Coffins – Buried Death (Relapse)
Redshape – I Feel Like Riot (Nonplus)
Various – Rastafari (Soul Jazz)
Action Bronson – Mr Wonderful
Jungle Wonz – Time Marches On (Trax Rec)
Singers & Players – War of Words (On U Sound)
Hunee – Hunch Music (Rush Hour)
Nima B – We Like It Cool (Carpetbombing)
Method Man – What You Gettin Into
Ozel AB – Crimes EP
Half Moon ­- Glory, Dominion, Majesty, Power (PK)
The Cyclist – Flourish (All City)
John Holt – Hooligan
Rio Padice – Summer Season (Housewax)
Herron – The Night Garden (Meandyou)

Uwe Glawion

(in no particular order)

The Spitfires – Response
The Districts – A Flourish And A Spoil
Safi – Janus
The Slow Show – White Water
Villagers – Darling Arithmetic
Patrick Watson – Love Songs For Robots
Other Lives – Rituals
Faith No More – Sol Invictus
Clutch – Psychic Warfare
Gloria – Geister
Matteo Capreoli – Zuhause
Roots Manuva – Bleeds

Tim Wermeling

01. Eagles Of Death Metal – Zipper Down
02. Radkey – Dark Black Makeup
03. Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Blossom
04. JD McPherson – Let The Good Times Roll
05. The Slow Show – White Water
06. Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
07. Donots – Karacho
08. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
09. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday
10. James Bay – Chaos And The Calm

Song des Jahres:
Let The Good Time Roll – J.D. McPherson

EP des Jahres:
AnnenMayKantereit – Wird schon irgendwie gehen EP

Konzert 2015:

Video des Jahres:
Cesena sings for Foo Fighters

Beste Radiosendung:
The Alligator Hour with Joshua Homme auf Beats 1

Film des Jahres:
James Bond – Spectre

TV Serie des Jahres:

MTV Unplugged Album des Jahres:
Cro MTV Unplugged

Vogel des Jahres:
die Elster

Uwe Adelfang

20 Highlights in 2015

bester Song:
New Order „Restless“ / MUTE

bester Rock Song:
Ugly Kid Joe „Hell Ain’t Hard To Find“ / METALVILLE

bestes Punk/Rock Album:
Clutch „Psychic Warfare“ / WEATHERMAKER

bestes Punk Album (Reissue):
The Damned „Damned Damned Damned“ / SANCTUARY

bestes Metalcore Album:
All Will Know „Deeper Into Time“ / NOIZGATE

bestes Alternative Rock Album:
Courtney Barnett „Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit“ / MILK!

bestes Progressive Rock Album:
Sun And The Wolf „Salutations“ / WORLD IN SOUND

bestes Gangster-Rap Album:
Fler Präsentiert: Frank White „Weil Die Straße Nicht Vergisst“ / MASKULIN

bestes Deutsch Hip Hop Album :
Weekend „Musik Für Die Die Nicht So Gerne Denken“ / CHIMPERATOR

bestes US-Hip Hop Album:
Run The Jewels „Meow The Jewels“ MASS APPEAL

bestes Jazz Album (New Recordings):
Kamasi Washington „The Epic / BRAINFEEDER

bestes Jazz Album (Reissue):
Oscar Pettiford Quartet „We Get The Message“ (Live In Hamburg 1958) / SONORAMA

bestes Reggae Album (New Recordings):
Jah Cure „The Cure“ / VP

beste Reggae Artist & Producer Anthology (Reissue):
Augustus Pablo „Presents Rockers International“ / 17 NORTH PARADE

beste Reggae/Dancehall Compilation (New Recordings)
Various „Strictly The Best 52 & 53 (Special Edition 2CD)“ / VP

bestes Dub-Reggae Album (Reissue):
Gregory Isaacs – Slum In Dub / BURNING SOUNDS

bestes Dub-Reggae Album (New Recordings):
Alborosie Meets King Jammy „Dub Of Thrones“ / GREENSLEEVES

beste Label-Wiedereinführung / Reaktivierung:

bestes Global Music Album:
Omar Souleyman „Bahdeni Nami“ / MONKEYTOWN

bestes Techno Album:
Benjamin Damage „Obsidian“ / 50 WEAPONS

Frank Thane

Alben 2015

01. Clutch – Psychic Warfare
02. Eagles Of Death Metal – Zipper Down
03. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
04. Umse – Hawaiianischer Schnee
05. Bilderbuch – Schick Schack
06. Bring Me The Horizon – That’s The Spirit
07. Faith No More – Sol Invictus
08. The Alchemist & Oh No … present Welcome to Los Santos
09. Archive – Restriction
10. Radkey – Dark Black Makeup

Songs 2015

– Grossstadtgeflüster – Fickt-Euch-Allee
– Laura Carbone – Swans

Konzert 2015

– Faith No More Sporthalle Hamburg
– Radkey Live @ Sales Conference Stadtgarten Köln

Silvio Kriegel

Alva Noto – Xerrox Vol.3 (Raster-Noton)
The Amazing – Picture You (Partisan / P.I.A.S UK)
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I sit and think, and sometimes I sit (Marathon Artists)
Battles – La Di Da Di (Warp)
The Black Dog – Neither/Neither (Dust Science Rec.)
Boogarins – Manual (Other Music / P.I.A.S.)
Andre Bratten – Gode (Smalltown Supersound)
Child – Child (Kozmik-Artifactz)
Clutch – Psychic Warfare (Weathermaker Music)
DJ Krush – Butterfly Effect (Vindig)
Fink – Horizontalism (R’Coup’D)
Floating Points – Elaenia (Pluto)
Sandy Alex G – Beach Music (Domino Rec.)
Gallows – Desolation Sounds (Venn Rec.)
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin (P.I.A.S.)
Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder)
Khruanbin – The Universe smiles upon on You (Night Time Stories)
King Midas Sound/Fennesz – Edition1 (Ninja Tune)
Lanterns on the Lake – Being (Bella Union)
Roots Manuva – Bleeds (Big Dada)
Father John Misty – I love You, Honeybear (Bella Union)
Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves (Epic)
Nocturnal Sunshine – S.T. (I/AM/ME)
The Orb – Moonbuilding 2703 Ad (Kompakt)
Safi – Janus (P.I.A.S.)

Stefan Multer


Clutch – Psychic Warfare
Sons of Texas – Baptized in the Rio Grande
Modestep – London Road
Asagaya – Light Of The Dawn
Steaming Satellites – Steaming Satellites
Jonathan Jeremiah – Oh Desire
Coma – This Side Of Paradise
Scratch Bandits Crew – Stereo 7
Akua Naru – The Miners Canary
Claptone – Charmer


Breaking Benjamin – Dark Before Dawn
Billy Gibbons – Perfectamundo
Disturbed – Immortalized
FiveFingerDeathPunch – Got Yor Six
Kovacs – Shades Of Black
Kadavar – Berlin
Lindemann – Skills In Pills
Miami Horror – All Possible Futures
Puscifer – Money Shot
Shinedown – Threat To Survival

Frank Helmker

01. Kamasi Washington ­- The Epic
02. Songhoy Blues ­- Music In Exile
03. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
04. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think…
05. The Arcs – Yours, Dreamily
06. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
07. Clutch – Psychic Warfare
08. Julia Holter – Hve You In My Wilderness
09. Sleaford Mods – Key Markets
10. Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear
11. Wilco – Star Wars
12. The Libertines – Anthems For Doomed Youth
13. D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black America
14. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
15. Jamie XX – In Colour
16. Der Nino aus Wien – Immer Noch Besser Als Spinat

Konzert: Kamasi Washington

Malte Treffenfeldt

01. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
02. Joanna Newsom – Divers
03. The Spitfires – Response
04. Congo Natty – Jungle Revolution In Dub
05. Radkey – Dark Black Makeup
06. Clutch – Psychic Warfare
07. FFS – FFS
08. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Paper Maché Dream Balloon
09. New Order – Music Complete
10. Alligatoah – Musik Ist Auch Keine Lösung

Außer Konkurrenz: The Incredible Salessuckers feat. Siegi, Matthes, Miriam und Hubi – Live In Cologne

Martin Jansen

Bestes Album:
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Blossom

Beste Single:
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – I Hate You

Bestes Konzert:
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes @ Reeperbahnfestival 2015 Hamburg

Christoph Portong

01. Thee Oh Sees – Multilator Defeated At Last (Castle Face)
02. Wand – Golem (In The Red)
03. Mild High Club – Timeline (Circle Star/Stones Throw)
04. Adrian Sherwood – At The Controls Vol.1 (On-U Sound)
05. D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah (RCA)
06. The Dough Rollers – Gone Baby Gone (Third Man)
07. Bilal – In Another Life (BBE)
08. Doug Hream Blunt – My Name Is… (Luaka Bop)
09. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Paper Mache‘ Dream Balloon (Heavenly)
10. Tijuana Panthers – Poster (Innovative Leisure)
11. Polyversal Souls – Invisible Joy (Philophon)
12. Wand – 1000 Days (Drag City)
13. Peacers – Peacers (Drag City)
14. Clutch – Psychic Warfare (Weathermaker Music)
15. Jr.Thomas & The Volcanos – Beware (Truth&Soul)
16. Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (Full Time Hobby)
17. La Priest – Inji (Domino)
18. Fufanu – Few More Days To Go (One Little Indian)
19. Silicon – Personal Computer (Domino)
20. Fuzz – II (In The Red)

Thorsten Franke

01. Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss
02. Napalm Death – Easy Meat
03. Clutch – Psychic Warfare
04. Windhand – Grief’s Infernal Flower
05. Slayer – Repentless
06. Turnstile – Nonstop Feeling
07. Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Blossom
08. Parkway Drive – Ire
09. Terror – The 25th Hour
10. Deez Nuts – Word Is Bond
11. Maruta Remain Dystopian
12. Poison Idea – Confuse And Conquer
13. Stick To Your Guns – Disobedient
14. Faith No More – Sol Invictus
15. Mother’s Cake – Love The Filth
16. H2O – Use Your Voice
17. Boysetsfire – Boysetsfire
18. Kadavar – Berlin
19. Motörhead – Bad Magic
20. Agnostic Front – The American Dream Died

Mathias Korell

01. Guilty Simpson – Detroit’s Son
02. D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah
03. Apollo Brown & Ras Kass – Blasphemy
04. J Dilla – Dillatronic Vol.1-3
05. Retrogott, Hazenberg & Hulk Hodn – Auf Ein Neues
06. Oddisee – The Good Fight
07. Umse – Hawaiianischer Schnee
08. Frank Nitt – Frankie Rothstein
09. Action Bronson – Mr. Wonderful
10. Diamond D – The Diam Piece

Jan Henke

Woolfy vs Projections – Stations (Permanent Vacation)
Bob Moses – Days Gone By (Domino)
New Order – Music Complete (Mute)
Romare – Projections (Ninja Tune)
Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder)
Wanda – Amore (Problembär Rec)
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Interscope/Universal)
Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness (Domino)
Jamie XX – In Colour (Young Turks / XL / Beggars)
John Grant – Grey Tickles, Black Pressure (Bella Union / PIAS COOP)
D’Angelo – Black Messiah (RCA/Sony)
Matthew E White – Fresh Blood (Domino)
Special Request – Modern Warfare (XL Rec)
Hot Chip – Why Make Sense (Domino)
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And… (Marathon Artists)
Frankie Lee – American Dreamer (Loose Music)
Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear (Bella Union / PIAS COOP)
Roisin Murphy – Hairless Toys (PIAS)
Singers & Players – War Of Worlds Reissue (On-U Sound / Warp)
DJ Koze – XTC (Pampa)

Dirk Rossbach

Helena Hauff – Spur (Werkdiscs)
Lawrence – Dawn 808 (Smallville)
Anthony Naples – Bonobo (Proibito)
Seixlack – Charlie (777 Recordings)
Chemotex – Thulsa (The Trilogy Tapes)
Legowelt – Myst (BAKK)
Rita Furstenhof ‎- Disco Flamingo (Optimo Music)
Fatima Yamaha – What’s A Girl To Do (Dekmantel)
Aïsha Devi – Mazdâ (Houndstooth)
Levon Vincent – Black Arm /w Wolf (Novel Sound)
Bjarki – I Wanna Go Bang (трип)

Bester Live Act: Recondite @NOG2015

Viron Zourlas

Chemical Brothers – Born In The Echoes
Hanni El Khatib – Moonlight
Hudson Mohawke – Lantern
New Order – Music Complete
Peaches – Rub

Demian Hoings


Action Bronson – Mr.Wonderful (Atlantic)
Amara Toure – 1973-80 (Analog Africa)
Beat Spacek – Modern Streets (Ninja Tune)
Bilal – In Another Way (BBE)
Crack Ignaz – Kirsch (Melting Pot Music)
Dam Funk – Into The Lite (Stones Throw)
Doug Hream Blunt – My Name Is (Luaka Bop)
Fadoul – (Habibi Funk)
Fuzz – II (In The Red)
Gangrene – You Disgust Me (Mass Appeal)
Guilty Simpon – Detroit’s Son (Stones Throw)
J Dilla – Tronic (Vintage Vibez)
MED, Blu & Madlib – Bad Neighbour (Bang Ya Head)
Mickey – Eye Witness (Peoples Potential Unlimited)
Mild High Club – Timeline (Stones Throw)
Pat Thomas And Kwashibu Area Band (Strut)
Seven Davis Jr. – Universes (Ninja Tune)
The Edge Of Daybreak – Eyes Of Love (Numero Group)
Tijuana Panthers – Poster (Innovative Leisure)
Universal Togetherness Band – Universal Togetherness Band (Numero Group)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi Love (Jagjaguar)
Various – Brasileiro Treasure Box Of Funk And Soul (Cultures Of Soul)
Various – Highlife On The Move (Highlife On The Move)
Various – Senegal 70 (Analog Africa)
Various – Ultra High Frequencies – The Chicago Party (Numero Group)
Wand – 1000 Days (Drag City)
Wand – Golem (In The Red)
White Boiz – Neighborhood Wonderful (Stones Throw)


Anderson.Paak – Drugs (Steel Wool)
Black Milk – I Guess (Computer Ugly)
Dalton – Alech (Habibi Funk)
Damiano Von Erckert – New Ehrenfeld Swing (Ava)
Dimas III – I Won’t Love You Again (Numero Group)
Doug Hream Blunt – Gentle Persuasion – Move Your Butt (Psychemagik Remix) (Luaka Bop)
Electric Wire Hustle – Bye And Bye (Osunlade Remix) (Somethink Sounds)
LA Priest – Oiono (Domino)
Les Hamsters – Hamsters Frappe (Sofrito)
NxWorries – Suede (Stones Throw)
Olivier St.Louis – Black Music (Jakarta)
Shafiq Husayn – Picking Flowers (Delicious Vinyl)
Thundercat – Them Changes (Brainfeeder)
Tink – L.E.A.S.H.
Umse – Yeah (Jakarta)
Wand – M.E. (In The Red)

1LIVE Krone 2015: Preise für CRO, Alligatoah und Fettes Brot

Die begehrtesten Kronen der deutschen Musikwelt sind vergeben, über eine Millionen 1LIVE-Hörerinnen und -Hörer gaben online für ihre Lieblingskünstler und -Bands ihre Stimmen ab. Bei der 16. Verleihung der 1LIVE Krone am Donnerstag-Abend in der Bochumer Jahrhunderthalle wurden viele Musikstars mit Deutschlands größtem Radio-Award geehrt.

Sänger CRO bekam die Krone in der Kategorie „Bestes Album“, als „Bester Hip-Hop-Act“ wurde Alligatoah ausgezeichnet, und Fettes Brot gewannen den Sonderpreis.

Wir beglückwünschen alle Gewinner!

Die 1LIVE Krone ist Deutschlands größter Radio-Award. Moderiert wurde die Verleihung von Tina Middendorf und Simon Beeck.