Radio Valencia DJs Pick The Best Music Of 2013

Monday, January 6, 10am


With the end of the year, music aficionados find themselves taking stock of the music released in the past twelve months to reflect on the state of the art and to pick favorites. Several of our DJs did special shows featuring their own takes on The Best Music Of 2013. With a crew of music nerds like ours, expect to find some unexpected delights and new musical discoveries among the many featured artists and tracks. Read on for the playlists and podcasts…

Michele K-Tel of Disco Roto:

My top ten

Roberto Fonseca “Siete Rayos (nicolas guillen)” Yo (Concord Jazz)
Savages “She Will” Silence Yourself (Matador)
Laura Marling When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)” Once I Was An Eagle (Ribbon)
The Dodos “Confidence” Carrier (Polyvinyl)
Juana Molina “Ferocisimo” Wed 21 (Crammed Discs)
Jagwar Ma “That Loneliness” Howlin (Mom + Pop)
various artists “Red Hot & FELA” (Knitting Factory)
Neko Case “Night Still Comes” The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (Anti)
The Ex & Brass Unbound “Last Famous Words” Enormous Door (In the Fishtank)
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds “We Real Cool” Push The Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd.)

Full playlist here and podcast here

Ferrara Brain Pan of Rock ‘n Roll Station:

The Top Ten Albums Of 2013, According To Ferrara Brain Pan

1 – Tales Of Us – Goldfrapp
2 – Harmonie – Musiccargo
3 – Ceremony – Anna Von Hausswolff
4 – The Gift Of Affliction – Zinovia
5 – If You Leave – Daughter
6 – Incubation – Function
7 – Runaljod: Yggdrasil – Wardruna
8 – Excavation – The Haxan Cloak
9 – Darkling Streams – Robert Haigh
10 – Versions – Zola Jesus

Playlist for Rock ‘n Roll Station – 26 December 2013

Preterite – Remembrancer – Remembrancer

Lustmord – Y Gair – The Word As Power
Agnes Obel – Dorian – Aventine
Tropic Of Cancer – Wake The Night – Restless Idylls
Jon Hopkins – The Field / The River – How I Live Now (Original Soundtrack)
Mogwai – Kill Jester – Les Revenants (Original Soundtrack)
Agnes Obel – Fuel To Fire – Aventine
Zola Jesus – Collapse – Versions
Mogwai – Special N – Les Revenants (Original Soundtrack)

Function – Voiceprint – Incubation
Zinovia – Communicating Vessels – The Gift Of Affliction
Function – Psychic Warfare – Incubation
The Haxan Cloak – Excavation (Parts 1 & 2) – Excavation
Zinovia – Emerge To Breathe / Attached, Our Eyes Wide Open – The Gift Of Affliction

Anna Von Hausswolff – Mountains Crave – Ceremony
Wardruna – Gibu – Runaljod: Yggdrasil
Preterite – From The Wells – From The Wells
Anna Von Hausswolff – Deathbed – Ceremony
Pixyblink – The Haunted Metronome – Nowhere Land
Anna Von Hausswolff – Sun Rise – Ceremony

Robert Haigh – Of Eros And Dust – Darkling Streams
Lisa Germano – And So On – No Elephants
Julianna Barwick – Look Into Your Own Mind – Nepenthe
Daughter – Smother – Smother
Cyclopean – Fingers – Cyclopean
Amiina – Perth – The Lighthouse Project
Robert Haigh – Rain For Avalon – Darkling Streams
Julianna Barwick – One Half – Nepenthe

Scout Niblett – Gun – It’s Up To Emma
Musiccargo – La Era – Harmonie
Ryoji Ikeda – Supercodex 20 – Supercodex
Juana Molina – Eras – Wed 21
Musiccargo – Tip Top – Harmonie
Juana Molina – Las Edades – Wed 21

Goldfrapp – Annabel / Drew / Laurel / Clay – Tales Of Us
Musiccargo – Adieu Und Adios – Harmonie
Date Palms – Exodus Due West – The Dusted Sessions

Daughter – Shallows – If You Leave

Blog here and podcast here

DJ Jim of Wax! Crackle! Pop!:


Beat by Sebadoh from Defend Yourself (2013)
Alighted by Chelsea Light Moving from Chelsea Light Moving (2013)
Parri Passu by Pancho-San from Epics (2014)
Mesmerizing Fire by Shane Abrahm Nelkin from Your War Is At Home (2013)

Dead Moon Night by A Place to Bury Strangers from Strange Moon (2013)
Not Alone by Bloody Knives from Death (2013)
Things I Shouldn’t Have Told You by Sam Phillips from Push Any Button (2013)
When You Smile by The Dream Syndicate from The Day Before Wine and Roses (1995/2013)
Albatross by The Besnard Lakes from The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night (2010)

Banded Agates by Moan from Bookshelf Sanctuary (2013)
Det Som Aldrig Forandras/Diarabi by Goat from World Music (2012)
You’ve Got Me Wondering by Parquet Courts from Tally the Things You Broke (2013)
Shout It Out by Mikal Cronin from MC II (2013)
Frosted Tips by Califone from Stitches (2013)

Machine by Real Vocal String Quartet from Four Little Sisters (2012)
Field 8 (excerpt) by Henry Plotnick from Fields (2013)
Exodus Due West by Date Palms from The Dusted Sessions (2013)
Atominc Bomb by William Onyeabor from Who is William Onyeabor (2013)

Me You Us Them by Me You Us Them from Post-Data (2010)
Double Exposure by Kelly Stoltz from Double Exposure (2013)

DJ Amperdan of Monday Night Pop:

The Playlist

Mister Loveless – June
Sioux City Kids – American Honey
Odd Owl – The Way Home
The Tambo Rays – Take That
Happy Fangs – Midnight Monsters
Faux Canada – A Coruja
Night Terrors of 1927 – Smoke Signals
The Woolly Bandits – Hard To Forget You
Mr. Kind – Don’t Be The Last One Out
Nova Albion – City Streets
Oona – Metropolis
Breakdown Valentine – Surrender
The Fashion Slaves – Suffer For Fashion
Rich Girls – The One I Want
Scissors For Lefty – Bangs and Lashes
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – How About That
Kill Moi – Hourglass
Saint Timbre – U
The Zags – Bridge of 1989
The Wrong Words – And It’s Not So Pretty
The Hot Toddies – That Ain’t Right
Happy Fangs – Lion Inside You
Felsen – I Don’t Know How To Talk Anymore
Rykarda Parasol – Your Arrondissment or Mine
Rin Tin Tiger – Splinter Remedies
Lia Rose – Trainwreck Tuesday
Fever Charm – Recognize Me
The Bye Bye Blackbirds – All In Light
The Soft White Sixties – Up To The Light

DJ Starbuck of Beats & Pieces:


Sonnentanz by Klangkarussell,
Pretty Lil’ Foot / Trouble in Mind by Rising Appalachia,
Wor (Adrian Sherwood Hey Gringo Remix) by Django Django,
Bah Bah Bah by Wax Tailor,
Phemy by Miguel Baptista Benedict,
Cirrus by Bonobo,
Watch Out For This by Major Lazer,
Halla Bol by Red Baraat,
Give Me by The Child of Lov,
Bonnie & Clyde by Tricky,
Stolen Youth by Roots Manuva,
Falling (Live) by Haim,
DrugzR4Mugz by Northern Xposure

Down The Well With DJ Timmmii:

Best of 2013, Part 1 – 12.26.13

Darkside – Golden Arrow (Psychic, 2013, Matador)
DJ Koze – La Duquesa (Amygdala, 2013, Pampa)
Coma – My Orbit (Dauwd Mix) (My Orbit, 2013, Kompakt)
[break] Rone – Tasty City (InFine by Jean Michel Jarre, 2013, InFine)
Fort Romeau – Stay / True (Stay / True EP, 2013, Ghostly)
Miss Kittin – Bassline (Bassline EP, 2013, Wagram Music/wSphere)
Agoria – Panta Rei (Max Cooper Remix) (InFine Exclusive, 2013/2012, InFine)
[break] Isolee – Allowance (Allowance, 2013, Pampa)
Wolfey – Samsara (This World of Death and Radiant Beings) (Wolfey, 2013, Hybridity)
Bonobo – Don’t Wait (The North Borders, 2013, Ninja Tune)
Barrio Lindo – Libres (Libres, 2013, Bad Panda)
Boards of Canada – Reach For The Dead (Tomorrow’s Harvest, 2013, Warp)
Dauwd – Aqueous (Heat Division, 2013, Ghostly)
[break] Aeirs TV – Nails (Relife, 2013, TAR)
Jon Hopkins – Open Eye Signal (Immunity, 2013, Domino)
The Naked and Famous – The Sun (The Sight Below Remix) (Passive Me, Aggressive You (Remixes & B-Sides), 2013, Somewhat Damaged)
KRTS – Sunrise Over Warschauer (Sieren Remix) (The Foreigner, 2013, Project Mooncircle)
Tycho – Awake (Awake, 2013, Ghostly)
Beacon – Bring You Back (The Ways We Separate, 2013, Ghostly)

Best of 2013, Part 2 – 12.26.13

Daft Punk – Give Life Back To Music (Random Access Memories, 2013, Columbia)
Daft Punk – Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams) (Random Access Memories, 2013, Columbia)
Rhye – Open (Woman, 2013, Republic/Innovative Leisure)
Rhye – Verse (Woman, 2013, Republic/Innovative Leisure)
Rhye – Shed Some Blood (Woman, 2013, Republic/Innovative Leisure)
Beacon – Drive (The Ways We Separate, 2013, Ghostly)
Beacon – Feeling’s Gone (Extended Version) (The Ways We Separate, 2013, Ghostly)
Machinedrum – Infinite Us (Vapor City, 2013, Ninja Tune)
Machinedrum – Gunshotta (Om Unit Rollers VIP) (Gunshotta Ave., 2013, Ninja Tune)
Om Unit – Reverse Logic (Threads, 2013, Civil Music)
Shigeto – Ringleader (No Better Time Than Now, 2013, Ghostly)
Bibio – A tout a l’heure (Silver Wilkinson, 2013, Warp)
Bibio – Sycamore Silhouetting (Silver Wilkinson, 2013, Warp)
DJ Koze – Track ID Anyone? (Amygdala, 2013, Pampa)
Darkside – The Only Shrine I’ve Seen (Psychic, 2013, Matador)
The Black Angels – Black Isn’t Black (Indigo Meadow, 2013, Blue Horizon)
Agnes Obel – Fuel To Fire (Aventine, 2013, PIAS America)
Empire Of The Sun – Awakening (Ice On The Dune, 2013, Astralwerks)
Machinedrum – Center Your Love (Vapor City, 2013, Ninja Tune)
Boards of Canada – New Seeds (Tomorrow’s Harvest, 2013, Warp)
Lusine – Lucky (Lake People Remix) (Lucky, 2013, Ghostly)
Phaeleh – Numb (Within The Emptiness, 2009, Urban Scrumping)
Houses – A Quiet Darkness (A Quiet Darkness, 2013, Downtown)

DJ Malderor subbing for Ami Lawless on Cold Ones And Rolled Ones:


Cydonian Enigmas by Apochraphon
Pearl by Grayceon
The Wall by Vhol
Patricidal Lust by Vastum
Killer Smile by Hot Lunch
Mouths Of Madness by Orchid
Engravings by Lycus
Valkyrie by Darkthrone
The Dream Calls For Blood by Death Angel
Welcome To The Spaceship by Oozing Wound
Demonic Rock by Shitfucker
Silencer by All Pigs Must Die
Entitled To Enlightenment by Zombie Holocaust

Heidi & Rebecca of Shindignation!:

Heidi’s Picks

Open Heart Surgery by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Fuzz’s Fourth Dream by Fuzz
Hey Willy by Shannon and the Clams
Heavy Shit by Colleen Green
Ballad of the Golden Hour by Widowspeak
Chariot by Ruby Pins
Man by Neko Case
Poison Arrow by Screaming Females
Waking Dream by Bleeding Rainbow
Minotaur by The Oh Sees

Rebecca’s Picks

Get Free by Major Lazer
Holdin On by Flume
Your Cover’s Blown (Miaoux Miaoux Remix) by Belle and Sebastian
I’m a Cuckoo (The Avalances Remix) by Belle and Sebastian (a moment in curiosity)
I Think I Knew by Cate Le Bon feat. Perfume Genius
Are You With Me Now? by Cate Le Bon
Come Back to Life by Hospital Ships
New Pop by Golden Grrrls
Human Heart by Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Holly Roller by Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Ohm by Yo La Tengo

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