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“And One List To End Them All” The pick of 2013….

22 Dec

Wow….

Can there such a thing as too much music? Possibly. All I know if that this year, I bought more music that I have ever done before, and I barely scratched the surface of what was going on in the outside world. I don’t even think you can properly gauge a real consensus just by lists alone. But hey this is what the public wants, then this is what they will get.

Here is a selection of what tickled my fancy in 2013. Will likely realise I’ve forgotten a whole pile of extra records once this is posted….

ALBUMS

Forest Swords – Engravings

The Body – Christs, Redeemers

Akkord – Akkord

The Haxan Cloak – Excavation

Grumbling Fur - Glynnaestra

RP Boo - Legacy

Nguzunguzu – Skycell

Heatsick – Re-Engineering

James Holden – The Inheritors

The Knife – Shaking the Habitual

Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty

Grouper – The Man Who Died In His Boat

Cult Of Luna – Vertikal

These New Puritans – Field Of Reeds

Carcass – Surgical Steel

Jetsam – A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes

DJ Rashad – Double Cup

BARNETT + COLOCCIA - Retrieval

Dolly Dolly - Antimacassar

Kemper Norton – Carn

Special Request – Soul Music

Clouds – Ghost Systems Rave

Pharmakon – Abandon

Machinedrum – Vapor City

Alexander Lewis – A Luminous Veil

Raspberry Bulbs – Deformed Worship

Stella Om Source – Joy One Mile

Miles – Faint Hearted

Daniel Avery – Drone Logic

Patrica  - Body Issues

Yves De Mey ‎– Frisson

eMMplekz - Your Crate Has Changed

Boards Of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest

 

SINGLES/EPS

Moin – EP

JK Flesh / Prurient ‎– Worship Is The Cleansing Of The Imagination

Bass Clef – Acid Tracts Vol.1

Slackk – Failed Gods EP

Beneath – Duty/Texers

Etch  - Old Scool Methods EP

Legowelt – Teen Romance

Pye Corner Audio – Superstitious Century

Mordant Music/eMMPlekz – Nothing here Of Any Value

DeFeKT – Transmuter EP

Joe – Maximum Busy Muscle

Shifted - The Cold Light (Parts 1 And 2)

Objekt – #3

Tessela – Hackney Parrot

Demdike Stare – Test Pressing series 1-4

Matt Whitehead – A Is For Acid

Daniel Avery – Reception (Perc Remix)

Powell  - Fizz & Untitled

Sophie – Bipp/Elle

Prurient – Through the Window

Evian Christ – Salt Carousel

Concrete Fence (Regis & Russell Haswell) - New Release (1)

Randomer – Bring/Curtains

_Unsubscribe_ - Spek Hondje

 

REISSUES/COMPS/MIXES

Various – Classroom Projects (Trunk Records)

Various - Mutazione: Italian Electronic & New Wave Underground 1980 – 1988

Kode9 – Rinse 22

Various – The Outer Church

Various – Grime 2.0

Various – Celluloid: Change The Beat: The Celluloid Records Story 1979–1987 (Strut)

Sandwell District – Fabric 69

Ben UFO ‎– Fabriclive 67

Mike Ratledge – Riddles Of The Sphinx

Electronic Explorations – The Warehouse Session Mixes

Livity Sound – Livity Sound

Alastair Galbraith – Cry

Vazz – Chronoillogical (Glasgow Recordings 1982​-​1987)

Simon Fisher Turner - The Epic Of Everest

Footsie – King Original Vol 2

Demdike Stare – Post Collapse

Blackest Ever Black – NTS Radio Sessions

Various – The End Of Civilisation (Mannequin Records)

Galcher Lustwerk – 100% Galcher

Rrose – Secret Thirteen Mix 065

Einóma – Secret Thirteen Mix 096

Mark Pritchard - FACT Mix 406

Visionist – FACT Mix 398

Grouper – FACT Mix 379

Various – Halha: 20 Years Of Downwards

 
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