Best Films of 2013

Finishing up my end of year Top 10s with my favourite films of the last 12 months. As always I’ve not managed to see everything I’d have liked to but there were still loads of crackers including these 10. And that’s it, I’m clocking off, all that remains to be said is a very Merry Xmas to one and all. See you in 2014 :-)

1. Prisoners

2. Captain Phillips

3. Gravity

4. Arbitrage

5. Filth

6. The Act Of Killing

7. Stoker

8. Blackfish

9. Django Unchained

10. Before Midnight

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Best Singles of 2013

Next up in my personal end of year round up are my favourite singles of 2013. In the words of Hot Chocolate, Everyone’s a winner! Just my favourite films left to go :-)

1. Arcade Fire ‘Reflektor’

2. Arctic Monkeys ‘Do I Wanna Know?’

3. James Blake ‘Retrograde’

4. David Bowie ‘Love Is Lost (James Murphy mix)’

5. Lulu James ‘Closer’

6. Disclosure feat. Aluna George ‘White Noise’

7. Jai Paul ‘Jasmine’

8. Yeah Yeah Yeahs ‘Sacrilege’

9. Lordes ‘Royals’

10. Hot Chip ‘Dark & Stormy’

 

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Best Club Tracks of 2013

Continuing my end of year round up, we continue with my favourite club tracks of the year. The ten best dance floor destroyers of the last twelve months. As you can see, there is one glaring recurring theme, what a year it’s been for Hot Since 82!

1. Tiga Vs. Audion ‘Let’s Go Dancing’ (Solomun remix)

2. Foals ‘Late Night’ (Sasha remix)

3. TV Baby New York Is Alright’ (Maetrik remix)

4. Green Velvet ‘Bigger Than Prince’ (Hot Since 82 remix)

5. Rudimental ‘Right Here’ (Hot Since 82 remix)

6. Mano Le Tough ‘Everything You’ve Done Before’ (Dixon remix)

7. Yousef & The Angel ‘Float Away’

8. Maxxi Soundsystem ‘Stella’s Way’

9. Paul Woolford ‘Untitled’

10. Shadow Child ‘So High’ (Hot Since 82 remix)

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My remix for Tribal Pulse out now

tribal pulse dave seaman backMy remix for the Scottish imprint Tribal Pulse is now out and about for your delectation. It’s called ‘Tokyo Skyline’, it’s by Boom Merchant (aka label boss Kyle Thompson) and is a brooding slice of deep techy boom boom business guaranteed to get you in the mood. Already getting props from the likes of Wehbba, Nick Warren, SiS, Leon, Guy Mantzur, Agent! and many more, do yourself a favour and grab yourself a little something to make Xmas go with that extra swing. ‘Cos your worth it. Enjoy :-)

http://www.beatport.com/release/tokyo-skyline-ep/1203643

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Best Albums of 2013

Unbelievably, it’s that time again, here’s my customary end of year charts. 2013 seemed to pass in a flash but not without plenty of memorable moments. Here’s a few of my favourites starting with the best albums of the year. You probably know quite a few of them already but if you don’t they all come highly recommended. It’s good to share ;-) Merry Xmas a happy New Year to you all. Dave

1. Foals ‘Holy Fire’

2. Arcade Fire ‘Reflektor’

3. The National Trouble Will Find Me’

4. Arctic Monkeys ‘AM’

5. Cloud Boat ‘Book Of Hours’

6. !!! ‘Thr!!!er

7. Moderat ‘II’

8. Jon Hopkins ‘Immunity’

9. London Grammar ‘If You Want’

10. Daughter ‘If You Leave’

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My Top Ten Singles of 2012

My final year end chart is my favourite singles of 2012. Hope you all had a fantastic year and that 2013 is even bigger and better. Happy New Year everyone :-)

1. Bat For Lashes ‘Laura’

2. Alt J ‘Breezeblocks’

3. Django Django ‘Default’

4. Maccabees ‘Pelican’

5. Jessie Ware ’100%’

6. Major Lazer ‘Get Free’

7.¬†Haim ‘Forever’

8. Bobby Womack ‘Please Forgive My Heart’

9.¬†Grimes ‘Genesis’

10. Foals ‘Inhaler’

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Dave’s Top Ten Albums of 2012

1. Django Django ‘Django Django’

2. Alt-J ‘An Awesome Wave’

3. Friends ‘Manifest!’

4. Bobby Womack ‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’

5. Bat For Lashes ‘The Haunted Man’

6. Lana Del Rey ‘Born To Die’

7. The XX ‘Coexist’

8. Beach House ‘Bloom’

9. Cat Power ‘Sun’

10. Kendrick Lamar ‘Good Kid, m.A.A.d City’

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