Favourite Songs from June

The Antlers - Surrender

First Aid Kit - Shattered & Hollow

FKA twigs - Two Weeks

Giorgio Moroder - Giorgio’s Theme

Grimes - Go

Chloe Howl - Disappointed

La Roux - Uptight Downtown

Jenny Lewis - Just One of the Guys

J Mascis - Every Morning

Willie Nelson - I’ve Got a Lot of Travelling to Do

Poliça - Baby Blue

Sbtrkt - Temporary View (feat. Sampha)

Sinkane - Hold Tight

Summer Camp - Beyond Clueless

Teleman - Redhead Saturday

Tricky - Nicotine Love (feat. Francesca Belmonte)

Jessie Ware - Tough Love

Warpaint - The Chauffeur

Jack White - The Black Bat Licorice

Zola Jesus - Dangerous Days

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Favourite Songs from May

The Antlers - Hotel

The Black Keys - Bullet in the Brain

Anna Calvi - Papi Pacify

First Aid Kit - Cedar Lane

Fucked Up - Sun Glass

Hercules & Love Affair - I Try to Talk to You (feat. John Grant)

The Horrors - Sleepwalk

Jungle - Time

La Roux - Let Me Down Gently

Little Dragon - Killing Me

Lykke Li - No Rest For the Wicked

Manic Street Preachers - Europa Geht Durch Mich

Eugene McGuinness - Godiva

Poliça - Raw Exit

Public Service Broadcasting - Elfstedentocht Part 1

Röyksopp & Robyn - Monument

Gruff Rhys - Tiger’s Tale

Alexis Taylor - Without a Crutch (2)

Teleman - Not In Control

Sharon Van Etten - Your Love is Killing Me

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Favourite Albums from April

Favourite Songs from April

Damon Albarn - Heavy Seas of Love

The Antlers - Palace

The Black Keys - Turn Blue

EMA - Neuromancer

First Aid Kit - My Silver Lining

Fucked Up - Led By Hand

Kelis - Floyd

Nikki Lane - Right Time

Little Dragon - Paris

Lykke Li - Gunshot

Manic Street Preachers - Walk Me To The Bridge

Gruff Rhys - American Interior

Röyksopp & Robyn - Do It Again

School of Language - Dress Up

Alexis Taylor - Elvis Has Left the Building

Teleman - 23 Floors Up

The 2 Bears - Angel (Touch Me)

Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up

Jack White - Lazaretto

Woman’s Hour - Conversations

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Favourite Songs from March

Damon Albarn - Mr Tembo

The Black Keys - Fever

Bok Bok - Melba’s Call (feat. Kelela)

Dornik - Rebound

Elbow - My Sad Captains

EMA - 3Jane

Fucked Up - Paper the House

Jimi Goodwin - Terracotta Warriors

John Grant - Sweet Painted Lady

The Horrors - So Now You Know

Chloe Howl - Rumour

Kelis - Rumble

London Grammar - Devil Inside

Lykke Li - Love Me Like I’m Not Made of Stone

Metronomy - Boy Racers

Janelle Monáe - What Is Love

Angel Olsen - White Fire

Sam Smith - Stay With Me

Sbtrkt - Highs and Lows

Teleman - Lady Low

Sharon Van Etten - Taking Chances

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Favourite Songs from February

Damon Albarn - Lonely Press Play

EMA - So Blonde

The Horrors - I See You

Jungle - Busy Earnin’

Katy B - Play (feat. Sampha)

Kelela - The High

Kelis - Jerk Ribs

Little Dragon - Klapp Klapp

M83 - I Need You

The National - Learning

Sbtrkt - Hold the Line

St. Vincent - Severed Crossed Fingers

Tinariwen - Imdiwanin Ahi Tifhamam

Wild Beasts - A Simple Beautiful Truth

Woman’s Hour - Her Ghost

Favourite Songs from January

Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots

Elbow - Fly Boy Blue/Lunette

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Houston Hades

St. Vincent - Digital Witness

Tinariwen - Imidiwan Ahi Sigdim

Warpaint - Disco//Very

Wild Beasts - Wanderlust

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Favourite EPs of 2013

  • David Bowie The Next Day Extra EP
  • British Sea Power Machineries of Joy Bonus Disc
  • Chvrches Recover
  • Fainting By Numbers - Watching the Wheels/A Stone In the Ground
  • Joe Goddard Taking Over

Favourite Live Albums/Compilations/Reissues of 2013

  • Elbow Live at Joddrell Bank
  • Goat Live Ballroom Ritual
  • Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings from the 1970s and ’80s (Soundway)
  • Nile Rodgers presents the Chic Organization: Up All Night (Rhino)
  • The Kinks Muswell Hillbillies Deluxe Edition

Favourite Remixes of 2013


David Bowie

Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix By James Murphy For The DFA)



Forever (Giorgio Moroder Remix)



Recover (Cid Rim Remix)


I Am Kloot

These Days Are Mine (Dave Clarke Remix)


Stealing Sheep

Shut Eye (Thom Alt-J Remix)