Episode 120: Best of 2013, Top 30 Countdown Pt 1

January 26, 2014 at 4:09 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , )

This is the 120th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This is part one of my review of 2013 and I’m counting down my favourite 30 albums of last year, this time focusing on the albums at numbers 30-21. There’s no feature album this time but instead you’ll hear tracks from 10 fantastic albums on this show. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 4 minutes. Downloaded file is 113.6 MB.

1. Cold Earth (3:43) – Boards of Canada (Taken from the album ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest; see boardsofcanada.com/vinyl-reissues/ & en-gb.facebook.com/boardsofcanada)

2. Palace Posy (4:06) – Boards of Canada (Taken from the album ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest; see boardsofcanada.com/vinyl-reissues/ & en-gb.facebook.com/boardsofcanada)

3. Disclosure (3:49) – Godsticks (Taken from the album ‘The Envisage Conundrum; see godsticks.co.uk/home & www.facebook.com/pages/GODSTICKS/67381648840)

4. Borderstomp ~ Part 2 (Blind) (5:54) – Godsticks (Taken from the album ‘The Envisage Conundrum; see godsticks.co.uk/home & www.facebook.com/pages/GODSTICKS/67381648840)

5. Part 4 (3:34) – The Fierce and the Dead (Taken from the album ‘Spooky Action’; see www.fierceandthedead.com/, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead?fref=ts)

6. Spooky Action (3:16) – The Fierce and the Dead (Taken from the album ‘Spooky Action’; see www.fierceandthedead.com/, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead?fref=ts)

7. Ghosts at the Feast (4:24) – Kimara Sajn (Taken from the album ‘Daybreak/Epigram; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

8. Spirals Down the Lazy River (7:57) – Kimara Sajn (Taken from the album ‘Daybreak/Epigram; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

9. Mondo Profondo 1 (5:37) – Karda Estra (Taken from the album ‘Mondo Profondo’ & also available on a special edition 2-on-1 CD ‘Mondo Profondo/New Worlds’; see www.kardaestra.co.uk/, kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/mondo-profondo-2, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1139.htm & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

10. Mondo Profondo 2 (8:43) – Karda Estra (Taken from the album ‘Mondo Profondo’ & also available on a special edition 2-on-1 CD ‘Mondo Profondo/New Worlds’; see www.kardaestra.co.uk/, kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/mondo-profondo-2, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1139.htm & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

11. Letters (5:55) – Judy Dyble (Taken from the album ‘Flow and Change’; see judydyble.com/, itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/judy-dyble/id73688201 & www.facebook.com/pages/Judy-Dybles-Newborn-Strangers/126882790740456)

12. Wintersong (4:02) – Judy Dyble (Taken from the album ‘Flow and Change’; see judydyble.com/, itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/judy-dyble/id73688201 & www.facebook.com/pages/Judy-Dybles-Newborn-Strangers/126882790740456)

13. My Empty Head (6:43) – Flicker (Taken from the album ‘How Much Are You Willing To Forget?; see flicker-band.bandcamp.com/, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1271.htm & www.facebook.com/Flickersound)

14. Is This Real Life? (6:35) – Flicker (Taken from the album ‘How Much Are You Willing To Forget?; see flicker-band.bandcamp.com/, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1271.htm & www.facebook.com/Flickersound)

15. Red Handkerchiefs (3:48) – Trwbador (Taken from the album ‘Trwbador’; see trwbador.co.uk/, owletmusic.greedbag.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/trwbador)

16. Mountain (4:07) – Trwbador (Taken from the album ‘Trwbador’; see trwbador.co.uk/, owletmusic.greedbag.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/trwbador)

17. Carousel (11:49) – Lifesigns (Taken from the album ‘Lifesigns; see www.lifesigns.me/, www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=3965 & www.facebook.com/Signslife)

18. Chic Hippo (13:24) – Henry Fool (Taken from the album ‘Men Singing’; see www.henryfool.com/www.burningshed.com/store/henryfool/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Henry-Fool/535600633125755)

Many thanks to all listeners and musicians. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. I will be back in around two weeks when I’ll be continuing my review of 2013 with the second part of this countdown of my favourite albums from last year, looking at the albums I placed at numbers 20-11. I hope to see you back for that.

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