2013 REWIND PT. 2 (DISCOVERIES)

Shades of Soul, EP 1.7 – 1.8: The Best of 2013 by Oliver Wang on Mixcloud

My last Shades of Soul show covered my favorite recordings of 2013 and the second hour, beginning right around the 1:00 mark, focuses on the older songs I discovered this year. I won’t go into every song on there but I did want to highlight my absolute favorites.

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Brenton Wood: Oogum Boogum Song
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2013 REWIND PT. 1 (NEW RELEASES)

I’m not remotely trying to put up an “end of year” best-of that’d be on the level of what my betters have done. I’ve certainly listened to more artists than what’s below…I just didn’t happen to feel strongly enough about them have a longer list. There are albums I liked – the James Hunter Six for example – but I’d still be hesitant to call “one of the year’s best.” What follows would make that list, no hesitation.

Laura Mvula: Sing to the Moon

Love, love, love this album. Easily my favorite LP of the year and such […]

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