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Killing Moon Staff Picks 2016

Here at Killing Moon, we literally don’t stop listening to music – we also don’t stop talking a whole lot of crap. Scroll down to read the teams’ top picks for 2016, from our favourite albums, to the funniest music moments of the year – and if that isn’t enough for you, you can tune into our weekly Metro article ‘Now, New, Next‘ next Friday for our ‘best of’ tracklist!

Introducing (from left to right): Dan (Live Manager), Tom (Label Manager), Ach (Managing Director), Olivia (Label Assistant), Matt (Management Assistant)

(The above photo was taken to commemorate our false sense of achievement having pretty much cheated our way out of an escape room in London during our first ever company away day this summer)

Ach – Thrice – ‘To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere

Matt – Carseat Headrest – Teens Of Denial

Tom – Every Time I Die – ‘Low Teens

Dan –  Schoolboy Q – ‘Blank Face

Olivia – Klangstöf – ‘Close Eyes To Exit’

Tom – Deaf Havana – ‘Cassiopeia

Matt – Julia Jacklin – ‘Pool Party

Dan – Daughter – ‘No Care’

Olivia – Beyoncé – ‘Formation

Ach – Tall Ships – ‘Meditations On Loss

Matt –  Radiohead – ‘Burn The Witch’

Dan – Kano – ‘Three Wheel-Ups (feat. Giggs)’

Olivia – Death Grips – ‘Giving Bad People Good Ideas

Ach – Draper – ‘Break Over You ft. Prides‘ (mainly because we had to drag the KM staff into the actual video)

Tom – OK GO – ‘Upside Down And Inside Out

Dan – Motion City Soundtrack at The Forum, their last ever show 🙂

Olivia – The Cure at Wembley Arena/ Death Grips at The Roundhouse

Ach – Bad Pop at Break Out West, Canada. Best fucking show I’ve ever seen

Tom – Red Hot Chili Peppers at Reading 2016

Matt – Finally seeing Sigur Ros at Citadel Festival 2016

OliviaJon Sudano. That is all.

Ach – Realising that Killing Moon is going to be around for a while when I was convinced last year that we were going under. Or hiring you lot. It’s a tie.

Tom – A certain band ‘selling out’ Heaven

Matt – (Matt didn’t have anything so we made an executive decision to make his face the funniest music moment of 2016)

Dan – AIM Awards – KM team going raggo (that’s geezer slang for drunk)

Ach – Brexit. I’ve never had my heart broken by my own country before

Tom – Trump

Matt – Working for Killing Moon?

(Ach to Matt: Adding a question mark onto a sentence doesn’t make it a question?)

Dan – Also Brexit

Olivia – Robbie Williams ‘Party Like A Russian‘ – just why?

We hope you enjoyed our picks for this year! Here’s to the next one!

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