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Recapping The Greats All of the 2021 Outsideleft Award Winners in One Place

Recapping The Greats

All of the 2021 Outsideleft Award Winners in One Place

by LamontPaul, Founder & Publisher
first published: January, 2022

approximate reading time: minutes

All of the awards all in one place

You didn't ask for it, but here it is, a handy one-page directory of the 2021 Outsideleft Award Winning... Things!

Outsideleft LP of the Year 2021

Arooj Aftab - Vulture Prince
Arooj Aftab’s Vulture Prince (Verve Records) is Outsideleft’s LP of the year. Rarely, if ever have we heard such harmony unreconciled and such beauty compromised. For it cannot just be merely beautiful, its rudiments are in the pain of loss. It buries love with grace. The tone arm aches as it plays.

Outsideleft Reissue of 2021

Various Artists - The Trojan Story
Jay Lewis unearths the giant gems in a box. For the music, for the beauty of how it has been put together.

Outsideleft Artist of the Year 2021

Katherine Priddy
From fabulous reviews to touring with a folk legend (and quoting Frank O'Hara too)!

Outsideleft Debut Album of 2021

The Hawks - Obviously 5 Believers (Seventeen)
Beginning with the great title, the release by The Hawks was 40 years in the making. Jay Lewis interviewed both Dave Twist and Stephen Duffy about the really quite incredible project to get this together.

Outsideleft Songwriter of the Year 2021

Tamara Lindeman
'Ignorance' by The Weather Station shows that Tamara Lindeman is Songwriter of the Year

Outsideleft Maps of the Year 2021

Birmingham Music Archive
Birmingham Music Archive's series of musical themed maps being rolled out across BirminghamMaps

Outsideleft Films of the Year 2021

Swan Song... 
Lake recalls the good stuff from SxSW and films featuring hairdressers

Outsideleft Music Documentary of the Year 2021

The Sparks Brothers
John Robinson celebrates Edgar Wright's acclaimed documentary

Outsideleft Book of the Year 2021

Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz - The Passenger
Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz's unflinching account of collective societal depravity and betrayalThe Passenger

Outsideleft Television Event of the Year

Bo Burnham - Inside
It seems that, since its release earlier this year,  Bo Burnham's Inside has been the topic of many forms of discussion in pseudo-intellectual articles and essays  (the best of which is 'Bo Burnham vs Jeff Bezos' on  YouTube).

Outsideleft Podcast of the Year 2021

Danny Roberts - Uncanny (BBC Sounds)
Following the success of his adaptation/investigation of the Battersea Poltergeist case for the BBC, Danny Robbins, established comedy writer and presenter, has turned his attention to investigating a series of cases, some recent, some historical, but all with witnesses and all scary as hell.Uncanny

Outsideleft Gig of the Year 2021

Self Esteem
Self-Esteem sparkle at the Hare and Hounds

Founder & Publisher

Publisher, Lamontpaul founded outsideleft with Alarcon in 2004 and is hanging on, saying, "I don't know how to stop this, exactly."

Lamontpaul portrait by John Kilduff painted during an episode of John's TV Show, Let's Paint TV

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