Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Favourite tracks of 2013

These are a few songs released or reissued in 2013 that I enjoyed. Find the mix here.

Ensemble Pearl – Ghost Parade (S/T)
Xander Harris – Karakuri (Chrysalid)
Wild Nothing – Ocean Repeating [Big-eyed Girl] (Empty Estate EP)
Toro Y Moi – Say That (Anything in Return)
Shuggie Otis – Special (Inspiration Information/Wings of Love)
William Onyeabor – Love is Blind (Who is William Onyeabor?)
Thee Oh Sees – Toe Cutter–Thumb Buster (Floating Coffin)
White Fence – White Cat (Cyclops Reap)
Shannon and the Clams – Bed Rock (Dreams in the Rat House)
The Number 1s – Sharon Shouldn't (7” single)
Popstrangers – In Some Ways (Antipodes)
Window Twins – Others (Wish)
La Luz – Call Me in the Day (Damp Face EP)
Adrian Yonge & The Delfonics – Enemies (Adrian Yonge Presents The Delfonics)
Charles Bradley – Love Bug Blues (Victim of Love)
Yo La Tengo – Well You Better (Fade)
Herbcraft – Mother's Gate [Shambala] (The Astral Body Electric)
My Bloody Valentine – Who Sees You (MBV)
Beach Fossils – Careless (Clash the Truth)
Fuzz – HazeMaze (S/T)
Melt-Banana – Lefty Dog [run, caper, run] (Fetch)

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Favourite hip-hip tracks 2013

Here's the track-list for my mix of 2013 hip-hop jams (the Dilla one is an old song, but only released officially last year).

Quasimoto – Planned Attack (Yessir Whatever)
Madlib – Track 3 (Rock Konducta Vol. 1)
Oh No – Same Shit feat. Rapsody & Psalm 1 (Disrupted Ads)
Jonwayne – The Come Up Pt. 2 (Rap Album One)
Captain Murphy – Between Villains feat. Viktor Vaughn, Earl Sweatshirt and Thundercat (Adult Swim single)
A$AP Rocky – Hell feat. Santigold (Long Live A$AP)
Lilacs & Champagne – Sour/Sweet (Danish & Blue)
Oliver & Jae – BulkProtein (RawHyde)
Knx – kaveman (Anthology)
Ghostface & Adrian Yonge – Rise of the Black Suits (Twelve Reasons to Die)
Cypria – Let's Go (The Sunday Soul Sessions)
Jonwayne – Blaq Cowboy (Cassette 3: Marion Morrison Mixtape)
Knxledge – Ladibrd feat. Quelle Chris (Kauliflower EP)
Ka – Jungle (The Night's Gambit)
Ahnnu – Non2 (World Music)
Roc Marciano – Take Me Over (The Pimpire Strikes Back)
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Deeper (Deeper EP)
Blu and MED – Belly Full feat. Black Spade (Burgundy EP)
J Dilla – Diamonds: The Shining Pt. 1 (Diamonds and Ice EP)