The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 / Best of Music 2013

WildWorks Year End 2013 Vinyl v2

Welcome to the year end countdown for WildWorks. As usual, myself and Lauren counted down the top 50 Canadian indie music for 2013.
Again for this year, there’s no repeats from a band and musician on the list.
Parts 1 and 2 were posted on the blog while part 3 aired at CKCU-FM on December 30, 2013.
The Top 10 Non-Canadian Indie Music of 2013 was aired at CKCU-FM on January 6, 2014.
Hope you enjoy the list and the audio. The playlist is posted below.

Audio for the Year End Countdown for 2013
Part 1 of The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 (#50 to #26) – Press play to listen.

Part 2 of The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 (#25 to #11 and including Christmas music) – Press play to listen.

Part 3 of The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 (The Top 10) – Press play to listen.

Part 4 of The Top 13 Non-Canadian Indie Music of 2013 – Press play to listen.

The Top 50 of 2013

Part 3 of The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 (Aired at CKCU-FM on December 30, 2013)

1. Tall Tall ShadowBasia Bulat (Tall Tall Shadow)
2. Stylin (featuring Sakurates) – Shad (Flying Colours)
3. Reflektor – Arcade Fire (Reflektor)
4. Hunting – The Darcys (Warring)
5. Needle – Born Ruffians (Birthmarks)
6. New Summer – Young Galaxy (Ultramarine)
7. Home – Austra (Olympia)
8. Born Again – DIANA (Perpetual Surrender)
9. Emeralds Shatter – Louise Burns (The Midnight Mass)
10. JewelGold & Youth (Beyond Wilderness)

Part 2 of The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 (Posted on December 23, 2013)

#11. I Love You – Said The Whale (hawaiii)
#12. Reach For The Sky (Try) – Maestro Fresh Wes feat. Classified (Orchestrated Noise)
#13. Pick Me Up – Hollerado (White Paint)
#14. Young & Lazy – The Matinee (We Swore We’d See The Sunrise)
#15. Edie’s Dream – Suuns (Images Du Futur)
#16. Tin Star – Lindi Ortega (Tin Star)
#17. Amends – Braids (Flourish // Perish)
#18. Try To Be – Blue Hawaii (Untogether)
#19. Rap Sheet (This Day On) featuring Saukrates – Grand Analog (Modern Thunder)
#20. Story Of The Flood – Chris Ho (City of Dust)
#21. Closer – Tegan and Sara (Heartthrob)
#22. One – Yamantaka // Sonic Titan (Uzu)
#23. Bread & Cheese (featuring Black Bear) – A Tribe Called Red (Nation II Nation)
#24. Magic – Two Hours Traffic (Foolish Blood)
#25. Brute – Colin Stetson (New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light)

Part 1 of The WildWorks Top 50 of 2013 (Posted on December 16, 2013)

#26. Flowers In The City – Michael Feuerstack (Tambourine Death Bed)
#27. Off The Main Drag – Leif Vollebekk (North Americana)
#28. In Enemies – Still Life Still (Mourning Trance)
#29. Chasing The Sunset – Imaginary Cities (Fall of Romance)
#30. Baptism – We Are The City (Violent)
#31. Today We’re Believers – Royal Canoe (Today We’re Believers)
#32. Rainy Saturday – Hayden (Us Alone)
#33. Diamond – Lightning Dust (Fantasy)
#34. Never Had It – Kashka (Bound)
#35. Speedboats – Grounders (Wreck of a Smile)
#36. Graves – Hooded Fang (Gravez)
#37. Anchor Down – Gianna Lauren (On Personhood)
#38. Pray For Sound – Fevers (No Room For Light)
#39. Something To Me – Data Romance (Other)
#40. Catalina – The Besnard Lakes (Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO)
#41. Wasted Light – The Belle Game (Ritual Tradition Habit)
#42. Middle Child – Daniel Romano (Come Cry With Me)
#43. You’re Sure That I’m Wrong – The Crackling (The Crackling)
#44. So Lonely – Paper Lions (My Friends)
#45. Baby’s Got It – Maylee Todd (Escapology)
#46. Going With You – Sebastien Grainger (Yours To Discover)
#47. Loneliness – Rebekah Higgs (Sha La La)
#48. Impersonator – Majical Cloudz (Impersonator)
#49. Hunt and Chase – Megan Bonnell (Hunt + Chase)
#50. Blizzard Baby – Inlet Sound (The Romantics Special Edition)



The Top 13 Non-Canadian Indie Music of 2013 (The Top 10 Version Aired at CKCU-FM on January 6, 2014)

1. Demons – The National (Trouble Will Find Me)
2. Hearts Like Ours – The Naked and Famous (In Rolling Waves)
3. Get Lucky (featuring Pharrell Williams) – Daft Punk (Random Access Memories)
4. Sacrilege – Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Mosquito)
5. Entertainment – Phoenix (Bankrupt!)
6. High Road – Cults (Static)
7. Diane Young – Vampire Weekend (Modern Vampire Of The City)
8. I Could’ve Been Your Girl – She & Him (Volume 3)
9. Heavy Feet – Local Natives (Hummingbird)
10. The Wire – HAIM (Days Are Gone)
11. Inhaler – Foals (Holy Fire)
12. I Wanna Know – Best Coast (Fade Away)
13. Emerald City (featuring Anabel Englund) – Hot Natured (Different Sides of The Sun)