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9 of the best – sounds of 2013

2013 …

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Just catching up on my back catalogue and in no particular order …

Metronomy – I’m Aquarius

Boy & Bear – Southern Sun

Liam Hayes – Rock & Roll

Ninetoes – Finder

Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know?

Vampire Weekend – Step

Arcade Fire – Reflektor

Chance The Rapper – Everything’s Good

Daft Punk – Get Lucky

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Honourable mentions also go to: Portugal. The Man for ‘Plastic Soldiers‘; Pharrell Williams for ‘Happy‘, Brazos for ‘How The Ranks Was Won‘; Junip for ‘Line Of Fire‘; Phosphorescent for ‘Song For Zula‘ and Mark Kozelek & Jimmy LaValle for ‘Somehow the Wonder of Life Prevails

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9 of the best – sounds of 2011

2011 …

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In no particular order …

Bon Iver – Holocene

Daughter – Youth

Destroyer – Kaputt

Lana Del Rey – Video Games

Glass Candy – Warm In The Winter

Kurt Vile – Jesus Fever

Metronomy – Love Underlined

M83 – Midnight City

The War On Drugs – Baby Missiles

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Honourable mentions also go to: Ghostpoetfor ‘Survive It‘; Connan Mockasin for ‘Forever Dolphin Love‘; Bombay Bicycle Club for ‘Shuffle‘; The Black Keys for ‘Run Right Back‘; Cass McCombs for ‘County Line‘; Grimes for ‘Vanessa‘ King Creosote & Jon Hopkins for ‘Bats In The Attic‘; Girls for ‘Alex‘ and Beirut for ‘Santa Fe‘.

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9 of the best – sounds of 2010

I am holiday proper for the next few days. So, please enjoy some reblogging of the best tracks of the last 5 or so years. Neatly following on from the last couple of posts, I start with 2010 …

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Summer hiatus

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Regular readers/listeners will have noticed that my posts came to an abrupt halt last week. A technological hiccup. So, I will be taking an early summer hiatus while I get some kit fixed. Catch up soon.