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

1

David Bowie

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

2

HAIM

Forever (Giorgio Moroder Remix)

3

Chvrches

Recover (Cid Rim Remix)

4

I Am Kloot

These Days Are Mine (Dave Clarke Remix)

5

Stealing Sheep

Shut Eye (Thom Alt-J Remix)

Favourite Songs of 2013

1  Chvrches Gun

2  Disclosure White Noise (feat. AlunaGeorge)

3  Janelle Monáe Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)

4  Justin Timberlake Mirrors

5  Dornik Something About You

6  Omar Souleyman Wenu Wenu

7  Haim The Wire

8  John Grant Glacier

9  Anna Calvi Sing To Me

10 The National Lean

11 AlunaGeorge Attracting Flies

12 Camera Obscura Break It To You Gently

13 Caitlin Rose No One To Call

14 Arcade Fire Afterlife

15 Warpaint Love Is To Die

16 Jessie Ware Imagine It Was Us

17 Katy B What Love Is Made Of

18 London Grammar Wasting My Young Years

19 Poliça Tiff (feat. Justin Vernon)

20 Teleman Cristina

21 St. Vincent Birth In Reverse

22 EMA Satellites

23 Neon Neon Mid Century Modern Nightmare

24 Mazzy Star California

25 Ghostpoet Meltdown

26 Kacey Musgraves Follow Your Arrow

27 TV On The Radio Mercy

28 Metronomy I’m Aquarius

29 David Bowie I’d Rather Be High

30 Rilo Kiley Let Me Back In

31 I Am Kloot Forgive Me These Reminders

32 Laura Marling Master Hunter

33 Vampire Weekend Diane Young

34 Woman’s Hour To The End

35 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Higgs Boson Blues

36 Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks Lariat

37 Hot Chip Dark and Stormy

38 Manic Street Preachers Anthem For A Lost Cause

39 Kurt Vile Wakin’ On A Pretty Day

40 Joe Goddard Taking Over

41 Foals My Number

42 Jimi Goodwin Oh! Whiskey

43 Summer Camp Fresh

44 Low Just Make It Stop

45 British Sea Power Machineries of Joy

46 Goat Stonegoat

47 Tegan and Sara I’m Not Your Hero

48 Friends The Way

49 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Sacrilege

50 Laura Mvula Can’t Live with the World

51 Little Boots Satellite

52 Jagwar Ma The Throw

53 Angel Haze A Tribe Called Red

54 Tinariwen Toumast Tincha

55 Fainting By Numbers A Stone In The Ground

56 Pulp After You

57 Sam Smith Money On My Mind

58 The Naked and Famous Hearts Like Ours

59 Arctic Monkeys Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?

60 Cyril Hahn Perfect Form (feat. Shy Girls)

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Favourite Albums of 2013

1

John Grant

Pale Green Ghosts

2

Ghostpoet

Some Say I So I Say Light

3

Chvrches

The Bones of What You Believe

4

Haim

Days Are Gone

5

Janelle Monáe

The Electric Lady

6

Disclosure

Settle

7

Camera Obscura

Desire Lines

8

The National

Trouble Will Find Me

9

Caitlin Rose

The Stand-In

10

Kacey Musgraves

Same Trailer Different Park

11

Arcade Fire

Reflektor

12

London Grammar

If You Wait

13

I Am Kloot

Let It All In

14

Omar Souleyman

Wenu Wenu

15

Anna Calvi

One Breath

16

David Bowie

The Next Day

17

Vampire Weekend

Modern Vampires of the City

18

Laura Marling

Once I Was an Eagle

19

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Push Away the Sky

20

Tamikrest

Chatma

21

British Sea Power

Machineries of Joy

22

Etran Finatawa

The Sahara Sessions

23

Poliça

Shulamith

24

Manic Street Preachers

Rewind the Film

25

AlunaGeorge

Body Music

26

Foals

Holy Fire

27

Little Boots

Nocturnes

28

The Naked and Famous

In Rolling Waves

29

Laura Mvula

Sing To The Moon

30

Seasick Steve

Hubcap Music

Favourite Songs from December

Angel Haze - A Tribe Called Red

Anna Calvi - Fire

Chvrches - It’s Not Right But It’s Okay

EMA - Satellites

Jimi Goodwin - Oh! Whiskey

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Cinnamon and Lesbians

Sam Smith - Money On My Mind

St. Vincent - Birth In Reverse

Tinariwen - Toumast Tincha

Warpaint - Biggy

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Favourite Songs from November

David Bowie - Atomica

Dornik - Rebound

The Flaming Lips - Is The Black At The End Good

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Lariat

Metronomy - I’m Aquarius

M.I.A. - Only 1 U

The National - Lean

Peggy Sue - Idle

Sampha - Happens

Solange - Cash In

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Favourite Songs from October

Arcade Fire - Here Comes the Night Time

Anna Calvi - Tristan

Katy B - I Like You

Jungle - The Heat

Lorde - Royals

Paul McCartney - New

Omar Souleyman - Ya Yumma

Poliça - Matty

Warpaint - Love Is To Die

Woman’s Hour - Darkest Place

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Favourite Albums from October

In alphabetical order, just ‘cos:

Arcade FireReflektor

Anna CalviOne Breath

Omar SouleymanWenu Wenu

Poliça Shulamith

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