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You want to die if you do not use the magic
1Octo Octa
Between Two Selves


(House) Velvet laced deep house for flipping through 80s fashion mags | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=LFsUAuc8UJ0
2Dusa
Segermannen


(Ambient) Earthy drones hum through tape decayed forests | http://hibiskofon.se/hfk01_en.html
3Eric Copeland
Joke in the Hole


(Sound Collage) Indefinable sampling hoping around comically on crutches | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP8FEU9LPIg
4Nothing
Downward Years to Come


(Shoegaze) Ghostly polaroids canvassed throughout places of sentiment and wonder | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=MSbC8qI3Bi0
5DJ Smokey
Kush Alienz


(Memphis Rap) North Venus, South Venus, Westwood, Orange Mound / Nigga's Ain't On That, Nigga's Ain't On That | http://djsmokey.bandcamp.com/album/kush-alienz
6Maxmillion Dunbar
House of Woo


(House) Drifting through lucid Mario Kart courses that only deep sleep and dreams can keep afloat | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-yi-n6j_vI
7Emptyset
Recur


(Techno / Noise) Abhorrently self-deprecating realists on suicide-watch who gave up their chance of happiness for hard truths and even harder techno | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfpIV8aSUmQ
8L. Pierre
The Island Come True


(Ambient) Oh bliss! Bliss and heaven! Oh, it was gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh. It was like a bird of rarest-spun heaven metal or like silvery wine flowing in a spaceship, gravity all nonsense now. As I slooshied, I knew such lovely pictures. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT1W896jwV8
9C V L T S
Intentions


(Neo-Psychedelia / Lo-Fi) Krautrocky ambient noodlings remember your secret trip to the moon | http://beerontherug.bandcamp.com/album/intentions
10Willis Earl Beal
Nobody Knows


(Soul) An incredible talent brings his message of nothingness to the masses, and not enough people are listening | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuDRyAWxNNw
11Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile


(Jazz) "high" and "low" musical forms merge into a gorgeous and cerebral work that defies period and trend | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwcgTY2JjhA
12Nmesh
Nu.wav Hallucinations


(Sound Collage) Audio wreckage / Outmoded computer renderings / Soda pop and Japanese cars | http://nmesh.bandcamp.com/album/nu-wav-hallucinations-amdiscs
13SFV Acid
The Dwell


(Electronic) Glossy themes of fuzzy characters shopping under 24-hour video surveillance | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlUxaIEYAtE
14Scowler
How to Find Light


(Screamo / Post-Hardcore) Find your light in SHORT BURSTS OF ENERGY | http://scowler.bandcamp.com/
15Fake Blood Universe
I.Y.


(Drone) Unremorseful industrial humming slightly rattles dust off forgotten death machines | http://fakeblooduniverse.bandcamp.com/album/i-y
16Cousins
Bathhouse


(Post-Punk) A long, bleak journey through post-punk's past. | http://bridgetownrecords.bandcamp.com/album/bathhouse
17Technicolor Teeth
Blood Pool


(Dream Pop) Maybe single's aren't suppose to be here, but it's simply too fantastical to be ignored. For fans of having fun and dreaming. | https://soundcloud.com/gimmetinnitus/technicolor-teeth-drips
18Paisley Parks
Ghost


(Footwork) Electronic music's cutest couple - the sampler & the drum machine - decide to take acid together and end up partying a little too hard | http://ghost045.bandcamp.com/album/-
19Susan Balmar
PALCNA


(Glitch / Sound Collage) Hip hop beatz attempt to breathe under wretched plunderphonics | http://balmar.bandcamp.com/album/palcna
20BF Hoodrich
Eponymous EP


(Trap / Footwork) Hard bangin' trap kits over nu-rave technicolor fantasy, the fusion of shamelessness and digital nostalgia we need on the dance floor. 01 DJ Nate - Hatas Our Motivation.mp3 | http://bfhoodrich.bandcamp.com/
21Sean Nicholas Savage
Other Life


(Synth Pop) Slick MIDI pop straight outta the '80s | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CkDfYIVbck
22Grooms
Infinity Caller


(Indie Rock) Dream pop Nirvana | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDlVfWCDVrg
23Splashh
Comfort


(Indie Rock) Noisy colorwheels of psychedelic energy | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msnLo4Qv2EY
24Sulk
Graceless


(Britpop) Sunshine forever, frolicking through the pastoral fields of Manchester | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2onhuRvTW
25Deep Magic
Reflections of Most Forgotten Love


(Ambient) A world of different styles make for one of the most diverse and enaging ambient releases of the year | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/deep-magic-reflections-of-most
26Foxes in Fiction and Benoit Pioulard
Ground Glass / Etalon


(Dream Pop) An incredibly dreamy single, "Ground Glass" being one of the highlights of 2013 | https://soundcloud.com/frank-5-2/foxes-in-fiction-beno-t
27Diamond Terrifier
The Subtle Body Wears a Shadow


(Avant-Garde Jazz) Extremely difficult to pin-down, it's outsider and choatic jazz jetting from seemingly all angles | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFgW9wBvgaY
28Dolphin Tears
Spa World


(Ambient) Wonderfully lush water park tape loops | http://lillernetapes.bandcamp.com/album/spa-world
29The Ocean Blue
Ultramarine


Your Reason(Dream Pop) The Ocean Blue rise from the ashes of their late 80s / early 90s material and create an album that gushes nostalgia | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB2gg-42EtY
30Mammane Sani et son Orgue
La musique electronique du Niger


(Electronic) Hazy old Nigeran organ tunes emulate the memory of NES soundtracks | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPXuw2f0U9U
31Rod Hamilton
Atitlan


(Electronic / Minimalism) Lush tribal-esque minimalism that sounds an awful lot like the crystal cave levels of Donkey Kong Country | http://rodhamilton.bandcamp.com/album/atitl-n-2
32The Ex & Brass Unbound
Enormous Door


(Post-Punk) Great mix of chilly post-punk w/ Jazz and Afrobeat influence | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VLUZGHUzNM
33Fluorescent Heights
Vendetta in Paradise


(Ambient) Tropalica for lo-fi junkies | http://sicsic.bandcamp.com/album/vendetta-in-paradise-sicsic044
34Bedroom (NY)
Trans


(Progressive Electronic) An ever-morphing liquid portal to Germany's historical synthesizer museum | http://bedroomnyc.bandcamp.com/album/trans
35Amber London
Tru 2 Tha Phonk


(Memphis Rap) Hardest female in 1994 | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dfbtwmPtWc
36Tusen ar under jord
Sorgsendomet Fobos


(Ambient) Gloomy lo-fi tape loops of sad and dreary church music | http://ytims.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/tusen-ar-under-jord-sorgsendomet-fobos/
37The Yearning
Still in Love


(Girl Group) Rip up the juxebox, throw out the pigtails, and start all over again | http://elefantrecords.bandcamp.com/album/still-in-love
38Stupid Bummed
Get Used to It


(Dream Pop) Synthetic bedroom pop 4 those w/ ur head n the clouds | http://junipertreesongs.bandcamp.com/album/jts009- get- used-to-it
39Chris Corsano and Bill Orcutt
The Raw and the Cooked


(Free Improvisation) Balls-out improvised noise rawkk insanity, leave your soul at the table | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lw7N-y8UZno
40Nathan McLaughlin
Karen Studies


(Folk / Drone) Bleakest ever bleak drones guide the raw limbs of a noodling guitar | http://scissortail.bandcamp.com/album/karen-studies
41Yousei Suzuki
The Scene From a Frame


(Folk) Soft spoken bedroom folk for the pure at heart | http://scissortail.bandcamp.com/album/the-scene-from-a-frame
42Lutto Lento
Partition


(Ambient) A wrenching collage of grave stone ambience and the sorrow of the forest behind it | http://jehuandchinaman.bandcamp.com/album/partition
43Josh Mason
Conduit


(Ambient) Gorgeous dedication loops from the heart | http://scissortail.bandcamp.com/album/conduit
44Andras Fox
Erskine Falls


(House / Synth Funk) Completely irresistible 64-bit house, disco, 'n funk. One of the finest EPs of 2013. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n46r3KUHy-c
45Dirty Beaches
Hotel


(Impressionism) A man and an old hotel piano. Emotion ensues. | http://dirtybeaches.bandcamp.com/album/hotel-ep
46D/P/I
Espresso Digital


(Sound Collage) The entire sunday paper fell in your morning cup of coffee, pictures and words spilling everywhere, and every time you take a sip you take in a bit of juxapated senselessness | http://djpurpleimage.bandcamp.com/album/espresso-digital
47Alan Licht
Four Years Older


(Noise) Similiar to Aaron Dilloway's Modern Jester in that it feels much like a heavily labored noise opus | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZCP5zJUyxY
48Ahnnu
World Music


(Instrumental Hip Hop) One of the classest, most gorgeous instrumental tapes to come out in a while. Fans of Madlib or Dilla hop in | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umMxrm1w8SU
49Pali Meursault
Offset


(Musique concr?te) Rawest tech no of the year. Real machine music | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/pali- meursault-offset-album
50Matt Krefting
High Hopes


(Drone) Decayed tapes and worn out machinary tapping into realms unknown... | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/mark-krefting-high-hopes-album
51Dean Blunt
Stone Island


(Dean Blunt) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1yiG96js3M | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=Ik_9iPRKh3k
52Mark McGuire
Along the Way


(Progressive Electronic) Undeniably cheesy compared to his days in Emeralds, but oh Marky Mark your such a beautiful soul. Evokes images of Spyro the Dragon like music never dared before | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngAbBpFLvc0
53Boy Froot
Looters


(Hip Hop) Straight dirty lo-fi hippidy hop that rests somewhere between Odd Future & a broken tape deck via an aluminum baseball bat | http://boy-fruit.bandcamp.com/album/looters-mixtape
54 Echo Lane Afterschool Recreational Dept
Greenvale SodaPop & Clinic


(Ambient) Careful and subtle ambient that reaches rare levels of 3pm-hypnosis | http://echolane.bandcamp.com/album/greenvale-sodapop-clinic
55The Focus Group
The Elektrik Karousel


(Electronic / Sound Collage) 60's psychedelic stock footage electronically tuned | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/the-focus-group-elektrik
56Dolphins Into the Future
Writing Suspires, Two Sketches


(Ambient / Minimalism) Two beautiful and challenging sketches from mother nature's choice ambient artist | http://www.infinite-limits.com/products/1425-lieven-moana-dolphins-into- the-future-writings-suspires-cassette-c50-tape-cetacean-nation-cas.aspx
57Lieven Martens Moana
Music From the Guardhouse


(Ambient) A rich and classically diverse dive into the realms of cosmic energy and subtly | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/lieven-martens-moana-music
58White Poppy
Drifters Gold


(Dream Pop) Beautifully strung ambient pop for pastoral daydreams | http://whitepoppy.bandcamp.com/album/drifters-gold
59Cosmonauts
Persona Non Grata


(Garage Rock) http://cosmonautstheband.bandcamp.com/album/persona-non-grata
60Obsidian Pond
Artefacts


(Sound Collage / Drone) Murky pop loops hidden in waves of lo-fi obscurity | http://featheredcoyoterecords.bandcamp.com/album/artefacts
61Night Beats
Sonic Bloom


(Garage Rock / Psychedelic Rock) Honestly, hw does this only have 1 rating? Every bit as good as White Denim, Ty Segall, and Tame Impala errrrbody loves to eat up. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWxsa2QPvsk
62Rene Hell
Vanilla Call Option


(Glitch / Noise) s e n t i m e n t i a l r o o m | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/rene-hell-vanilla-call-option
63Graham Lambkin and Jason Lescalleet
Photographs


(Electroacoustic / Musique concr?te) Oh nostalgia, why must you tug at our heartstrings and plow us into sorrow... | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=gX4R7AGsk5U
64Nocow
Solus


(Ambient Techno) For fans of early Autechre + garage undertones | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lY-HWPZuwTA
65Andrew Chalk and Tom James Scott
Wild Flowers


(Ambient / Minimalism) Lovely classical ambience that nods to Stars of the Lid | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVvEJFxtAIU
66Minilogue
Blomma


(Techno / House / Ambient) Perhaps overlong and a bit overwhelming at times, but Blomma remands one of the most overlooked electronic albums of the year. The first track (Everything Is All You've Got) is everything electronic music should be. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3p9MQtJN_Q
67James Ferraro
NYC, HELL 3:00 AM


(Contemporary R&B / Sound Collage) what will the glittery logos, cold architecture, and dead streets say to the UFO's after we're gone. what will they do with the survivors. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yXDuiwIiEs
68The Proctors
Everlasting Light


(Indie Rock) Sunshine jangles straight outta the 80s | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=qxHH2bvWR4U
69The Stranger
Watching Dead Empires in Decay


(Dark Ambient) The side project of Leyland Kirby (aka The Caretaker) finds him exploring even darker, more treturous paths | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iRLLxpqr1E
70Enjoy
Boom, Bang, Blast!


(Indie Rock / Lo-fi) Fun, energic lo-fi poppy seeds that nod to Ariel Pink | http://enjoy2.bandcamp.com/album/boom-bang-blast
71Mrs Jynx
Diving Loop


(Ambient Techno) Goooorgeous ambient techno via 1992. One wonders how Donkey Kong was able to survive under that aquatic ambience for so long. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfZ-H2e1Xlo
72No Master
Disconnected


(D-Beat / Powerviolence) Noisy and unforgiving hellfire forever abolished between thick death sheets of distortion | http://nomaster.bandcamp.com/album/disconnected-tape
73Oomori Seiko
You Want To Die If You Do Not Use The Magic


(Folk Pop) Cute folky goodness =)) | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=I5yAYyCGKvc
74Delroy Edwards
Untitled


(Techno) I thought killin' those fools would make me feel good, but it really didn't make me feel anything. I just knew that I could kill somebody, and if I had to, I could do it again. | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWKhp8Gisic
75Mamitori Ulithi Empress Yonaguni San
123 Fairy Tail Chimidoro Phenomenon Satan Inferno


(Indie Rock / Experimental Rock) Stripped, sunken, soft, and subtle (and further adjectives that start with the letter s); This is a weird and inventine take on a familiar rock palette | https://soundcloud.com/mamitoriulithiempress/fairy-tail- chimidoro
76Helm (UK)
Silencer


(Drone / Dark Ambient) You silently walk in horror around the industrial death factory | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq3YVgnmSdw
77Ensemble Skalectrik
Trainwrekz


(Free Improvisation) Lucid, electronically-tuned obscurity loops revolve endlessly around a turntable. Surprsingly psychedelic. | http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=0SZoi2l_g6A
78Work/Death
Death Phone About To Ring


(Noise / Drone) One of the most masterful noise albums I've ever heard. Arrestingly dark and incredibly subtle, slowly let it consume you. For fans of Deathprod's Morals and Dogma. | https://soundcloud.com/_type/sets/work-death-phone-about-to-ring
79Heavenly Beat
Prominence


(Indie Pop) Cheesy mall music fleshed into incidental songs for shopping through vintage thrift stores, instagramming ironic outfits, and smoking e-cigarettes | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-uaNtfB9G4
80Torn Hawk
FIST


(Sound Collage) Insomnia ridden TV-at-midnight as a psychedelic experience | http://beerontherug.bandcamp.com/album/fist
81Kat Epple and Bob Stohl
Sanctus Spiritus


(Progressive Electronic) A bunch of old musty recordings from two early electronic pioneers, fasincating stuff | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/kat-epple-bob- stohl-sanctus
82Donato Dozzy
Plays Bee Mask


(Ambient / Progressive Electronic) Etheral electronic for meditating in the rain or exploring crystal caverns | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EbwJhye5yI
83Roly Porter
Life Cycle of a Massive Star


(Dark Ambient) Cinematic galaxy clusters expand far beyond the naked eye | http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLjeJd4lr9A
84Monster Rally
Return to Paradise


(Exotica / Instrumental Hip Hop) Tropical loops + boom bappin' beatz | http://monsterrally.bandcamp.com/album/return-to-paradise
85Magnetophonique
Lush Islands - Illusion of Paradise


(Ambient) Tropicalia - realized. | http://carpi-records.bandcamp.com/album/cr-15- lush-islands-illusion-of-paradise
86 Bitchin' Bajas
Krausened


(Progressive Electronic) The Bajas' droney krautrock reflects images of NEU! | https://soundcloud.com/permanentrecords/bitchin-bajas-krausened-promo
87Manix
Living in the Past


(Jungle) Classic Jungle straight outta the early '90s for interstellar travelers | http://manix-reinforced.com/music
88Rodolphe Alexis
Utsukushi Haru


(Field Recordings) Japanese nature, tiny ambiances, conversations in a Ryokan, shakuhachi flute, shopping mall and Shinkansen. *Binaural recordings must be listened with headphones to fully experience the Immersion and 3D-sound effect. | http://impulsivehabitat.com/releases/ihab079.htm
89Secret Pyramid
Movements of Night


(Ambient) Lucid, seamlessly crafted guitar drones drift through cavernous structures | https://soundcloud.com/experimedia/secret-pyramid-movements-of
90Casino Hearts
Lonesome Island


(Ambient) Gorgeous guitar loops for drifters wandering through horrid neon strips and desolate tropics | http://carpi-records.bandcamp.com/album/cr-16-lonesome-island-2
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