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The top 10 albums of 2013
01 Bilal – A Love Surreal [Purpose Music Group]
Bilal is my favorite living male vocalist, bar none! His songwriting is unparalleled.
02 DJ Rashad – Double Cup [Hyperdub]
A musical masterpiece, pushing footwork/juke beyond classification.
03 Swindle – Long Live The Jazz [Deep Medi Musik]
Bridging dubstep with funk and jazz. It doesn’t get any better than this. Swindle is a musician!
04 Electric Otto’s Funk Factory – The Pancake Zombie Soundtrack! [Electric Otto’s Funk Factory]
Man, that bass! They don’t play like this no more. You feel it.
05 Machinedrum – Vapor City [Ninja Tune]
I â™¥ Machinedrum! My listeners should know that by now.
06 Disclosure – Settle [Interscope Records]
These brothers know how to craft dance music that makes you move!
07 Janelle MonÃ¡e – The Electric Lady [Bad Boy Records]
A very strong follow up.
08 Alice Smith – She [Rainwater / Thirty Tigers]
My favorite living female vocalist. Nice to have both my favorite vocalists in the same year.
09 Jacob 2-2 – Herbivore [King Deluxe]
10 Oneohtrix Point Never – R Plus Seven [Warp]
11 James Blake – Overgrown [Polydor]
An amazing vocalist… Heavenly
Best Song of 2013 – Numi – Doctor Jeep [Hot Mom USA]
This one I didn’t even have to think about for a millisecond. I could NOT stop playing this song all year. It is by far the song of the year.
Best EP of 2013 – Doctor Jeep – Sphinx [Hot Mom USA]
I didn’t have to think about this at all. It was crystal clear.
Best Label of 2013 [Hyperdub]
Hyperdub for releasing DJ Rashad’s Double Cup
Best Remix of 2013 – Polyethers (Jimmy Edgar Remix) by Py [Omnibeats]
Jimmy Edgar at his best, channeling Prince;)
Best Artist of 2013 – Swindle
Best Remixer of 2013 – Full Crate
Hands down! There is no competition.