Sasha’s Favourite Songs of 2013

Here are my top 15 songs of 2013! I don’t get a chance to listen to everything that comes out each year, so if you have any musical gems that I’ve left out to share, please leave them in the comment section below (our e-mail inbox overwhelms me sometimes). I’d love to take a listen.  I’m also looking forward to seeing Katie’s picks (since I won’t let myself forget that she posted about Tame Impala way before I took a I listen) for some more stuff to fill my music collection with.  Enjoy!

15. Wet – You’re the Best

14. FYFESolace

13. Washed OutIt All Feels Right

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Indie-licious Tues Dec 17th 2013

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1. We’ve Got It – Cults
2. Trip – Vacationer
3. In The Darkness – Foxygen
4. Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark) – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
5. Love You Back – Say Yes Dog
6. Christmas Kids – ROAR
7. Pet Carrot – Palehound
8. From Nothing – Wild Ones
9. She’s Gone – The Bird and the Bee
10. In Emerald – Zen Arcade
11. Take Me Away – Wild Belle
12. Totally Nice – Paula
13. Waves That Rolled You Under (backstroke. Remix) – Young Summer
14. Siblings (20Syl C2C Remix) – Gush
15. Candlestick – Múm
16. Western Town – We Are Loud Whispers
17. Going Home – Aloa Input

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I’m off to BC tomorrow, so this episode is going up a week early!

On Repeat: Cults – Always Forever

I’m debating getting some last minute tickets to go see Cults at Lee’s Palace on Monday because I’ve been loving their new stuff so much.   Always Forever is a great slow jam for a Sunday, I’ve been playing it on repeat since I woke up, which was about an hour ago.  Their new album Static came out in October, if you like what you hear I’d suggest picking it up.

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Indie-licious Tues Oct 8th 2013

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1. Sighs – The Feather
2. Fresh – Summer Camp
3. Cast Away – Strange Talk
4. Dust In The Gold Sack – Dreamin’
5. Life’s a Beach – Django Django
6. Ain’t That The Way – Divine Fits
7. Right Thoughts – Franz Ferdinand
8. Double Vision – Jacuzzi Boys
9. Stoner Pop – Dune Rats
10. Street Of Dreams – Frankie Rose
11. Is This How You Feel – The Preachers
12. I Can Hardly Make You Mine – Cults
13. At Night In Dreams – White Denim
14. Hide – Little May
15. Destroyer – Panama

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To Tease, or Not to Tease?

Personally I love a little album teaser, I’d prefer a full album leak* because I’m impatient like that, but I’ll take what I can get. 

I’ve noticed a couple of album teasers this week and thought I’d share. The first is from New York band, Cults, their new album Static is out October 15, find the teaser below — which only lets you listen to like, 15 seconds of a song, but you can hear the full single, I Can Hardly Make You Mine here via NPR.  Sounds retro and current at the same time, I’m enjoying it.

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The next comes from Arcade Fire and can be found here.  

Is this really a teaser? I’m not so sure.  Why is it on a separate website named The Reflektors… I don’t know (I’m confused) but apparently that’s the title of the album which  is supposed to be released October 29. I am really pumped to hear the whole thing and excited that they will be touring again so I have the chance to watch this band live finally.

Looks like October will be a good month for album releases.  Are you looking forward to any new albums?

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*Quick disclaimer: Just because I love listening to a full album before it’s sold, doesn’t mean I don’t still buy music. I do :) I just also really like checking out the goods before I purchase anything… in a non-erotic way.  K, thanks byeee