My grandmother (on my mother’s side) in the 1920s or 1930s

Top 20 of 2013 (out of +400 LPs)
Shearwater (2013) Fellow Travelers
Crash of Rhinos (2013) Knots
The Revival Hour (2013) Scorpio Little Devil
Dosh (2013) Milk Money
Dawn of Midi (2013) Dysnomia
3:33 (2013) Bicameral Brain (I) The Commander
Jonathan Wilson (2013) Fanfare
Said the Whale (2013) Hawaiii
Free the Robots (2013) The Balance
Vampire Weekend (2013) Modern Vampires of the City
Suuns (2013) Images Du Futur
Son Lux (2013) Lanterns
Tim Hecker (2013) Virgins
Jon Hopkins (2013) Immunity
Craig Taborn Trio (2013) Chants
Villagers (2013) {Awayland}
The Watermark High (2013) Murmurs CDep
Matmos (2013) The Marriage of True Minds
Deafheaven (2013) Sunbather
Childish Gambino (2013) Because the Internet

And 75 more from my ‘short list’
Alessi’s Ark (2013) The Still Life
And so I Watch You from Afar (2013) All Hail Bright Futures
Anna Meredith (2013) Jet Black Raider CDep
The Arcade Fire (2013) Reflektor
Axes (2013) AXES
Blackout Beach (2013) Blues Trip
Boduf Songs (2013) Burnt up on Re-Entry
Bonnie “Prince” Billy & the Marquis de Tren(2013) Solemns CDep
Brandt Brauer Frick (2013) Miami
Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip (2013) The Abstract and the Dragon
Cage (2013) Kill the Architect
Califone (2013) Stitches
Cass McCombs (2013) Big Wheel and Others
Cave Singers, The (2013) Naomi
Chris Schlarb (2013) Psychic Temple II
Cokiyu (2013) Haku CDep
Colin Stetson (2013) New History Warfare (Vol. III) To See More Light
DJ Format & Phill Most Chill (2013) The Foremost
David Grubbs (2013) The Plain Where the Palace Stood
Deltron 3030 (2013) Event 2
Demdike Stare (2013) Testpressings (001 to 003)
Doomtree (2013) Karaoke
Dr. Dog (2013) B-Room
F#ck Buttons (2013) Slow Focus
The Flaming Lips (2013) The Terror
Forest Swords (2013) Engravings
Ghostpoet (2013) Some Say I So I Say Light
Grayskul (2013) Zenith
Gregory Alan Isakov (2013) The Weatherman
Hayden (2013) Us Alone
How to Destroy Angels (2013) Welcome Oblivion
J-Zone (2013) Peter Pan Syndrome
John Vanderslice (2013) Dagger Beach
John Vanderslice (2013) Vanderslice Plays David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs
Julia Holter (2013) Loud City Song
Junip (2013) Junip
Kelpe (2013) Fourth the Golden Eagle
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard (2013) Float Along - Fill Your Lungs
Latyrx (2013) The Second Album
Laurel Halo (2013) Chance of Rain
Listener (2013) Time is a Machine
Living Sacrifice (2013) Ghost Thief
Los Campesinos! (2013) No Blues
Mark Kozelek & Jimmy Lavalle (2013) Perils from the Sea
Mark Kozelek (2013) Like Rats
Mark Kozelek & Desertshore (2013) Mark Kozelek & Desertshore
Marnie Stern (2013) The Chronicles of Marnia
Melt Yourself Down (2013) Melt Yourself Down
Melt-Banana (2013) Fetch
Mike Ladd & Vijay Iyer (2013) Holding it Down (The Veterans’ Dreams Project)
Moddi (2013) Set the House on Fire
Mutual Benefit (2013) Loves Crushing Diamond
The National (2013) Trouble Will Find Me
Native (2013) Orthodox
Night Beds (2013) Country Sleep
Nils Frahm & F.S. Blumm (2013) Music for Wobbling: Music Versus Gravity
Nils Frahm (2013) Spaces
Nisennenmondai (2013) N
Okkervil River (2013) The Silver Gymnasium
Paper Lions (2013) My Friends
Pete Swanson (2013) Punk Authority
Portugal. The Man (2013) Evil Friends
Pretty Lights (2013) A Color Map of the Sun
Richard Skelton (2013) An Ash-Tree Which the Ignorant Call Holy
Richard Skelton (2013) Skura
Sage Francis (2013) Sick to D(EAT)H
Sam Amidon (2013) Bright Sunny South
Seaworthy & Taylor Deupree (2013) Wood, Winter, Hollow
Serengeti (2013) C.A.B. CDep
Serengeti (2013) Kenny Dennis LP
Solillaquists of Sound (2013) The 4th Wall, Pt. II
Steve Mason (2013) Monkey Minds in the Devil’s Time
Thao Nguyen & the Get Down Stay Down (2013) We the Common
Tim Berne’s Snakeoil (2013) Shadow Man
ZEUS! (2013) Opera

16 months today… Who wants more grapes?

Happy 2014! Let’s go big this year…

First slice of lemon… Disappointingly for the parents, she loved it ;)

Mo no mo…

I’m in your face… This photograph I took of Beans (Anti-Pop Consortium) is shown when the new Songkick app loads for the first time on iOS7. Check out the original.

One of my shots of Iron and Wine, at the Hackney Empire, used to advertise the newly redesigned Songkick app

In a few moments time, this image of mine of Beans from Anti-Pop Consortium will be featured on the loading screen of a prominent iOS 7 music app!

Edit: Check it

IN PHOTOS: First day of the Ja Ja Ja Festival of Nordic music at the Roundhouse in London by yours truly. More photos on The 405