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My favorite musical discoveries from 2013

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Since not all the music that I discovered last year was made in 2013, a release year is mentioned in brackets. OK, here goes, in no particular order (actually, 2nd half is more piano based…).

A playlist with most of the songs: here
The ones with only a SoundCloud link are mentioned here at the end of the list.

1.   65daysofstatic - Heat Death Infinity Splitter (2013)
2.   Sigur Rós - Rafstraumur (2013)
3.   The Killers - Shot At The Night (2013)
4.   FAUL & Wad Ad vs Pnau – Changes (2013)
5.   Panama - Always (Classixx Remix) (2013)
6.   The Songstress - See Line Woman (1998)
7.   C2C - Happy Ft. D.Martin (2012)
8.   Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home (2009)
9.   Alexander - Truth  (2010)
10. Alt-J – Breezeblocks (2012)
11. The Avalanches – Electricity (1999)
12. Bonobo - Know You (2013)
13. The Cinematic Orchestra – Necrology (2012)
14. C2C - F·U·Y·A (2011)
15. The xx - Sunset (Jamie xx Edit) (2013)
16. Bastille feat. Ella - No Angels (TLC vs The XX) (2013)
17. Lana Del Rey - Young and Beautiful (2013)
18. Bonobo feat. Cornelia- Pieces  (2013)
19. Nujabes feat. Uyama Hiroto - Spiritual State  (2011)
20. Darkside - Golden Arrow (2013)
21. Anders Ilar - Remember (2012)
22. The Field - Sun & Ice (2006)
23. Manual - Floating World (2012)
24. Ólafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm - a2 / Stare (Max Cooper Remix) (2012)
25. DeepChord Presents Echospace – Liumin (whole album) (2010)
26. Woob – Wuub (1994)
27. Bvdub – Serenity (2012)
28. Julia Losfelt – Away (2013)
29. Graze - On Board (2013)
30. Pantha Du Prince & The Bell Laboratory - Spectral Split (2013)
31. 古川本舗 × Go-qualia - She is Falling Down And I Am All Alone (2012)
32. Iwasaki Taku  -  Unbeatable Network (Gatchaman Crowds OST) (2013)
33. Shako-Pani – Roof (2012)
34. Fryadrs - Hanabi (2012)
35. Cornelius - Ghost in the Shell Arise (Ghost in the Shell: Arise OST) (2013)
36. Kashiwa Daisuke - Something is Lost (2013)
37. Apparat - PV  (2013)
38. Media Music Factory – Lacrimosa (2012)
39. John Dreamer – Brotherhood (2011)
40. Audiomachine - Requiem Of The Night (2012)
41. Two Steps from Hell - Cassandra (2012)
42. Michael McCann- Icarus Theme (Deus Ex: Human Revolution OST) (2011)
43. Tom Day - Who We Want To Be (2012)
44. Ólafur Arnalds - Only The Winds (2013)
45. Tom Day feat. Monsoonsiren - Love is Rare (2013)
46. Dustin O’Halloran - We Move Lightly (2010)
47. Exist Strategy - A Song For Stolen Keys (2013)
48. Johann Johannsson - A Memorial Garden on Enghavevej (Copenhagen Dreams OST) (2013)
49. Keith Kenniff – Aerial (The Last Survivor OST) (2010)
50. Akira Kosemura - Light Dance (2010)
51. The American Dollar - The Slow Wait (Part Two) (Ambient) (2009)
52. Ludovico Einaudi - Una Mattina (2009)
53. Balmorhea – Pilgrim (2012)
54. Kronos Quartet - The Beatitudes (2011)
55. Jon Hopkins - Immunity (2013)
56. Ben Woods - An Attempt to Fly (2013)
57. Eluvium - Don’t Get Any Closer (2013)
58. Brian McBride - Girl Nap (Vanishing of the Bees OST) (2010)
59. Kiyoshi Yoshida  - Natsuzora (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time OST) (2009)
60. Tenmon & Eminence Symphony Orchestra - Omoide ha Tooku no Hibi (5 Centimeters per Second OST) (2010)
61. Kashiwa Daisuke - The Afternoon Of Rainy Day (2013)
62. Hammock - Then the Quiet Explosion (2013)

SoundCloud:

63. Nils Frahm – Says (2013)
https://soundcloud.com/erasedtapes/nils-frahm-says
64. Brombaer & Phole & Fljóta - Setting Sail (re-edited and mixed) (2012)
https://soundcloud.com/nopalerophunq/setting-sail-ep-by-brombaer
65. Vriesveld – Raindance (2013)
https://soundcloud.com/vriesveld/raindance

Happy musical discoveries in 2014!

Also, check out 2011 and 2012.