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CKUT’s BEST OF 2013

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And here it is!  Sink your teeth into our TOP 100 OF 2013.

1. colin stetson – new history warfare volume 3: to see more light – constellation CC
2. saltland – i thought it was us but it was all of us – constellation CC
3. wolf eyes – no answer-lower floor – de stijl
4. braids – flourish/perish – flemish eye CC
5. blue hawaii – untogether – arbutus CC
6. jen reimer & max stein – st. urbain underpass/square victoria metro – noisy kitchen
7. esmerine – dalmark – constellation CC
8. valleys – are you going to stand there and talk weird all night? – kanine CC
9. ought – more than any other day – self-released CC
10. ubt – ego orientation – psychic handshake CC
11. suuns – images du futur – secret city CC
12. un – un – self-released CC
13. a tribe called red – nation II nation – pirates blend CC
14. jerusalem in my heart – mo7it al-mo7it – constellation CC
15. michael feuerstack – tambourine death bed – forward music group CC
16. land of kush – the big mango – constellation CC
17. fire moss – realize your desires – self-released CC
18. pan-american – cloud room, glass room – kranky
19. jenny hval – innocence is kinky – rune grammofon
20. monomyth – king, does this not please you? (behold the power) – self-released CC
21. stefan christoff & osama shalabi – rodina – howl! arts collective CC
22. nouveau zodiaque – nouveau zodiaque EP – self-released CC
23. chelsea light moving – chelsea light moving – matador
24. v/a – fixture records comp – fixture CC
25. grouper – the man who died in his boat – kranky
26. cinema l’amour – limitations – self-released CC
27. astral gunk – astral gunk – self-released CC
28. chevalier avant guard – resurrection machine – fixture CC
29. sarah neufeld – hero brother – constellation CC
30. crosss – obsidian spectre – telephone explosion CC
31. ruff talons – ruff stuff EP – self-released CC
32. r. stevie moore – personal appeal – care in the community
33. le fruit vert – passiflore – los discos enfantasme CC
34. matana roberts – coin coin chapter two: mississippi moonchile – constellation
35. aidan baker – already drowning – gizeh CC
36. godspeed you! black emperor – ‘allelujah! don’t bend! ascend! – constellation
37. u.s. girls – free advice column – last gang CC
38. saxsyndrum – future circus – self-released CC
39. les momies de palerme – les momies dans les pins – los discos enfantasmes CC
40. v/a – craft singles vol. 3 & 4 – craft records CC
41. iceage – you’re nothing – matador
42. hair police – mercurial rites – type
43. ramzi – dezombi – los discos enfantasme CC
44. marie davidson – marie davidson – holodeck CC
45. choeur maha – songs from silence – self-released CC
46. tv freaks – tv freaks – self-released CC
47. zomes – time was – thrill jockey
48. galaxius mons – galaxius mons – kinnta CC
49. oneohtrix point never – r plus seven – editions mego
50. tim hecker – virgins – paper bag CC
51. orchestre poly-rythmo de cotonou – the skeletal essences of voodoo funk – analog africa
52, boards of canada – tomorrow’s harvest – warp
53. julianna barwick – nepenthe – dead oceans
54. alexandre st-onge – viorupeeeihean – oral CC
55. v/a – double mono – aagoo
56. richard youngs – summer through my mind – ba da bing
57. v/a – citr pop alliance volume 3 – citr/mint CC
58. nymph – new millennium prayer – northern spy
59. slight – melodion EP – self-released CC
60. borbetomagus – zurich – agaric
61. body/head – coming apart – matador
62. aun – alpha heaven – denali
63. highest order – if it’s real – idee fixe CC
64. v/a – dans la rue: inspire – self-released CC
65. kurt vile – wakin on a pretty daze – matador
66. brazilian money – old bones: rarities, misfits, and loose teeth – self-released CC
67. diana – perpetual surrender – paper bag CC
68. construction & destruction – dark lark – self-released CC
69. merzbow/richard pinhas/wolf eyes – live at victoriaville – victo
70. chrissy zebby tembo & the ngozi family – my ancestors – normal
71. lee ranaldo & the dust – last night on earth – matador
72. you yourself & i – the treacle well – self-released CC
73. sapat – l&n b/w payne hollow stomp – hank the herald angel
74. open relationship – poochy – self-released CC
75. burro – tangerine rising – U.S.S.R. CC
76. charles bradley – victim of love – daptone
77. farthest south – omens and talismans – farsouth west records
78. hsy – hsy – buzz CC
79. jon hopkins – immunity – domino
80. ross birdwise – frame drag – los discos enfantasme CC
81. sam egan/buildings and mountains – split 12″ – owl records
82. richard pinhas – desolation row – cuneiform
83. lightning dust – fantasy – jagjaguwar CC
84. montag – phases – carpark CC
85. julia kent – character – leaf
86. city of salt – towers open fire – majmua music
87. v/a – rat king vol. 2 – killer haze CC
88. pawa up first – missing time – dare to care CC
89. black host – life in the sugar candle mines – northern spy
90. mouthbreathers – stone soup – killer haze CC
91. speedy ortiz – major arcana – carpark
92. bruce gilbert & BAW – diluvial – touch
93. kurvi tasch/the knows – split cassette – self-released CC
94. chelsea wolfe – pain is beauty – sargent house
95. v/a – psych pop from toronto – optical sounds CC
96. zs – grain – northern spy
97. brahja waldman’s quartet – cosmic brahja/closer to the tones – howl arts CC
98. yamantaka//sonic titan – uzu – paper bag CC
99. spontaneous music ensemble – challenge – emanem
100. besnard lakes – until in excess, imperceptible ufo – outside CC