KXCI Top 100 of 2013 and DJ’s top picks of 2013

Scroll down to see many DJ’s favorite releases of 2013 and KXCI’s Top 100 at the end.

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The Party of Special Things to Do – Team Mauzy

Top releases of 2013 (in no particular order)
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – Take Me To the Land of Hell
Chelsea Light Moving – S/T
Man Man – On Oni Pond
Robert Pollard – Honey Locust Honky Tonk
Body/Head – Coming Apart
Yo La Tengo – Fade
Bass Drum of Death – S/T
The Uncluded – Hokey Fright
Major Lazer – Free the Universe
Radkey – Devil Fruit EP

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Electric Feel — Best of 2013
Corbin Dooley’s Picks:
1. Simone Dinnerstein & Tift MerrittFeel Of The World” (2013) on Sony
2. Jose JamesVanguard” (2013) on Blue Note
3. Nicki Bluhm and The GramblersAlways Come Back” (2013) on Little Sur
4. Mayer HawthorneThey Don’t Know You” (2013) on Universal
5. Trentemøller featuring Jonny PierceNever Stop Running” (2013) on In My Room
6. Daft PunkGiorgio by Moroder” (2013) on Columbia
7. Claude VonStroke featuring Sacha Robotti & DJ NehpetsLay It Down Re-Smoked (VIP)” (2013) on Dirtybird
8. PhosephKnock” (2013) Promo
9. Benjamin DamageSwarm” (2013) on 50 Weapons
10.Max Cooper & Tom HodgeFragments of Self” (2013) on Fields
11.ModeratLet In The Light” (2013) on Monkeytown
12.ClassixxI’ll Get You” (2013) on Innovative Leisure
13.KavinskyOdd Look” (2013) on Record Makers
Toby Roberts’ Picks:
1. Scarper! ”New Blue Noon” (2013) on Plexus
2. Papercut featuring Kristin MainhartAdrift (Hiras Remix)” (2013) on The Sound Of Everything
3. Dino LennyI’m Coming Home” (2013) on Exploited
4. Art Of TonesTake Me Higher” (2013) on We Play House
5. Thomas BBone Dance” (2013) on Free Love Digi
6. Max Cooper featuring Kathrin deBoerNumb” (2013) on Fields
7. Phon.oSchn33” (2013) on 50 Weapons
8. Green Velvet & Gary BeckStronger” (2013) on Relief
9. Nicole MoudaberMovin’ On” (2013) on Drumcode
10.MargotTrentaseitrenta” (2013) on Holger

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Hex Enduction Hours – Julio Pena
Top 10 2013 releases (in no particular order):

1. “Imps of Perversion” by Pop. 1280
2. “Honeys” by Pissed Jeans
3. “Fetch” by Melt-Banana
4. “Everybody Loves Sausages” by The Melvins
5. “Empire Inward” by STNNNG
6. “Re-Mit” by The Fall
7. “Man With the Hat” by The Coltranes
8. “All My Relations” by Black Pus
9. “M B V” by My Bloody Valentine
10. “Deep Trip” by Destruction Unit

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World Famous Clambake – Al Perry
Dot Wiggin Band – Ready! Get! Go!
K.U.G.A. – Nalezljivo
Heino – Mit Freundlichen Grussen
United Sacred Harp Convention – The Alan Lomax Recordings 1959
Eddie Horan – I’m Gonna Speak Out
Fish Karma – Lethal Fairy Tales
Black Sun Ensemble – Behind Purple Clouds
Eric Johnson’s Action Figures
Various – The Mascot Records-Jack Curtis Story
Lee Hazlewood Industries – There’s a Dream I’ve Been Saving 1966-1971
Various – The Sun Country Box
Various – The Sun Blues Box
Various – The Sun Rock Box
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Early Music Mix – Brandy
Pickwick – Can’t Talk Medicine
Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
Amos Lee – Amos Lee: Live From The Artists Den
Dr. Dog – B-Room
Carla Morrison – Dejenme Llorar
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – Edward Sharpe and The Magentic Zeros
Best Coast – Fade Away
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite – Get Up!
Local Natives – Hummingbird
Moby – Innocents
Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
The Head and the Heart – Let’s Be Still
Natalie Maines – Mother
Man Man – On Oni Pond
Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle
Phantogram – Phantogram EP
Valerie June – Pushin’ Against a Stone
Arcade Fire – Reflektor
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper – Ripely Pine
Dawes – Stories Don’t End
Various Artists – The Lone Ranger Wanted – Music Inspired By The Film
Various Artists – The Music Is You – A Tribute To John Denver
Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
Blitzen Trapper – VII
Kurt Vile – Wakin On A Pretty Daze
Mike Doughty – Circles Super Bon Bon Sleepless…

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The Road Show – Gene Armstrong

(in alphabetical order)Arcade Fire: Reflektor
Boards of Canada: Tomorrow’s Harvest
David Bowie: The Next Day
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Push the Sky Away
Daft Punk: Random Access Memories
The Grahams: Riverman’s Daughter
Haim: Days Are Gone
Laura Marling: Once I Was an Eagle
Mazzy Star: Seasons of Your Day
My Bloody Valentine: MBV
Honorable mention: Jason Isbell: Southeastern

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KXCI Music Director – Duncan Hudson

Top Albums
Roberto Fonseca – Yo
Portugal. The Man – Evil Friends
Man Man –On Oni Pond
KT Tunstall – Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon
Anders Osborne – Three Free Amigos

Americana
Ha Ha Tonka – Lessons
Various – Songs For Slim
Steve Earle – The Low Highway
The Mavericks – In Time
Justin Townes Earle – Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way…

World
Chico Trujillo – Gran Pecador
Bombino Nomad
La Santa Cecilia – Treinta Dias
Rokia Traore – Beautiful Africa
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – Jama Ko

Instrumental
Cactus Channel – Wooden Boy
William Tyler – Impossible Truth
Brokeback – Brokeback and the Black Rock
Pretty Lights – Live Studio Sessions from A Color Map Of The Sun
Maxwell Hughes – Only In Dreams

Songs that aren’t on above albums
!!! – Even When The Water’s Cold
Randall Bramblett – Till The Party’s All Gone
Fat Freddy’s Drop – Blackbird
Adam Green & Binki Shapiro – Just To Make You Feel Good
Stuart Oliver and the Desert Angels – Jesus Has A Soft Spot (For Losers Like Me)
Alice Russell – Heartbreaker
T.V. Mike – Safe and Sound
Jason Isbell – Elephant
Lee DeWyze – Silver Lining
Tony Joe White – Hoodoo

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KXCI Top 100 most played releases from 2013 – as selected by our DJ’s from airplay throughout 2013

1

Yo La Tengo Fade

2

Daft Punk Random Access Memories

3

Iron & Wine Ghost On Ghost

4

Portugal. The Man Evil Friends

5

Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City

6

Jim James Regions Of Light And Sound Of God

7

Camper Van Beethoven La Costa Perdida

8

Eels Wonderful, Glorious

9

Kurt Vile Wakin On A Pretty Daze

10

Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight …

11

Jake Bugg Jake Bugg

12

Carla Morrison Dejenme Llorar

13

KT Tunstall Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon

14

Phosphorescent Muchacho

15

Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros Edward Sharpe and The Magentic Zeros

16

Mavis Staples One True Vine

17

Fitz & The Tantrums More Than Just a Dream

18

Michael Franti & Spearhead All People

19

Charles Bradley Victim Of Love

20

Junip Junip

21

Amos Lee Amos Lee: Live From The Artists Den

22

Dawes Stories Don’t End

23

Washed Out Paracosm

24

The National Trouble Will Find Me

25

Laura Veirs Warp & Weft

26

Stefan George Stefan George & the Ditchriders

27

Devandra Banhart Mala

28

Man Man On Oni Pond

29

Saint Maybe Things As They Are

30

The Soul of John Black A Sunshine State of Mind

31

Valerie June Pushin’ Against a Stone

32

Local Natives Hummingbird

33

Camera Obscura Desire Lines

34

Anders Osborne Three Free Amigos

35

Lila Downs Pecados Y Milagros

36

Blitzen Trapper VII

37

Chicha Dust Live at The Dust Ballroom

38

She & Him Volume 3

39

Various Artists The Lone Ranger Wanted – Music Inspired By The Film

40

Run Boy Run So Sang the Whippoorwill

41

Various Artists The Music Is You – A Tribute To John Denver

42

Empire Of The Sun Ice On The Dune

43

Buford Pope Matching Numbers

44

Foals Holy Fire

45

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down We The Common

46

Arcade Fire Reflektor

47

Slaid Cleaves Still Fighting The War

48

Amos Lee Mountains Of Sorrow, Rivers of Song

49

North Mississippi All Stars World Boogie Is Coming

50

Paul McCartney New

51

Rogue Wave Nightingale Floors

52

Tedeschi Trucks Band Made Up Mind

53

Howe Gelb The Coincidentalist

54

The Head and the Heart Let’s Be Still

55

Low The Invisible Way

56

Sun Bones Sentinel Peak

57

The Cordials Not Like Yesterday

58

John Fogerty Wrote A Song For Everyone

59

Natalie Maines Mother

60

Phoenix Bankrupt

61

JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Howl

62

Billy Bragg Tooth & Nail

63

Chico Trujillo Gran Pecador

64

Toro Y Moi Anything In Return

65

Mark Knopfler Privateering

66

Daughter If You Leave

67

Josh Rouse The Happiness Waltz

68

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Love Has Come For You

69

Tricky False Idols

70

Sarah Jarosz Build Me Up From Bones

71

Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite Get Up!

72

Bob Marley and The Wailers Legend Remixed

73

Dr. Dog B-Room

74

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away

75

Smith Westerns Soft Will

76

Howe Gelb Dust Bowl

77

David Bowie The Next Day

78

Andrew Collberg Minds Hit

79

Generationals Heza

80

Gov’t Mule Shout!

81

Los Amigos Inivisibles Repeat After Me

82

The Crackling Mary Magdalene

83

Carlos Arzate & The Kind Souls Fly Away

84

Atoms for Peace Amok

85

Night Beds Country Sleep

86

Okkervil River The Silver Gymnasium

87

Patti Griffin American Kid

88

The Lone Bellow The Lone Bellow

89

The Polyphonic Spree Yes, It’s True

90

Laura Marling Once I Was An Eagle

91

Buddy Guy Rhythm & Blues

92

Joshua James From The Top Of Willamette Mountain

93

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper Ripely Pine

94

The Cave Singers Naomi

95

Mendoza Alarma

96

Jimmy Cliff The KCRW Session

97

JJ Grey & Mofro This River

98

Leftover Cuties The Spark & The Fire

99

The Lonely Wild The Sun As It Comes

100

Moby Innocents