Sunday, January 05, 2014

Top Sounds of 2013

Top Albums and Singles
01- Peach Kelli Pop-Peach Kelli Pop II
02. The Hot Shots-Sample My Kissin'
03. The Beat-"Baby I'm In Love With You" 
04. The Last-Danger
05. The Higher State-s/t
06. The Jay Vons-Night (Was Stealing From the Sun)
07. The Woggles-The Big Beat
08. Wild Honey-Big Flash
09. Transistors-Is This Anything?
10. The Wrong Words-Everything is Free
Top Compilations (VARIOUS ARTISTS)
01.  Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock from Singapore & Malaysia 1964-1970 (Subliminal Sounds)
02.  The Mascot Records/Jack Curtis Story 1958-1973 
03.  Book A Trip 2: More Psych-Pop Sounds Of Capitol Records (Now Sounds)
04.  Eccentric Soul-The Dynamic Label (The Numero Group)
05. I'm Losing Tonight-
30 moody,garage-Folkpunk gems from the Midsixties

Top Archival Releases  
01. Tandyn Almer – Along Comes Tandyn  
02. Alex Chilton-Electricity By Candlelight-NYC 2/13/97
03. Jonathan Richman-"Living Room Demos" aka "Solo Acetate" (1973/1974)

Top Shows
01. Benedict Arnold & the Traitors w/ Mark Lindsey (San Diego)
The Rising Ramrods/ Nashville Ramblers/Ty Wagner (San Diego)

03. The Beat/The Maxies (Phoenix)
04. The Yellow Payges (Phoenix)
05. El Chicano (Chandler, AZ)

Top Documentaries
01.The Undertones-Here Comes the Summer BBC4
02. Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

Top Books
01. The Rhino Records Story by Harold Bronson
02. Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa by Howard Kaylan
03. Everything's Coming Up Profits; The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals by Steve Young & Sport Murphy
04. Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir by Linda Ronstadt 
05. The Stone Roses: War and Peace by Simon Spence

Comeback of the Year
The Flamin' Groovies

Rest in T'ai chi ch'uan peace~Lou Reed
Rest in Hawaiian Spirit~
Bob Jones (We Five)
Rest en La Paz~Paul Williams