1:15 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Blues With A Twist's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

10. Deal With It by 4 Jacks

Blues With a Twist's top 10 albums of 2013 are:

10.  Deal With It by 4 Jacks

9.  Blues With A Mood by Big Bill Morganfield

8.  That's When The Blues Begins by Ruff Kut Blues Band

7.  Remembering Little Walter by Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Sugar Ray Norcia and James Harmon

6.  Cotton Mouth Man by James Cotton

5.  Memphis by Boz Scaggs

4.  Just For Today by Ronnie Earl

12:16 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Dave Fries' Top 10 Albums Of 2013

Dave Bennett's Don't Be That Way

Dave Fries of A Taste of Jazz's favorite albums of 2013, listed in no particular order: 

  • Dave Bennett's Don't Be That Way

Dave Bennett shows that his skills and interests go far beyond that of channeling any of his stylistic predecessors like Benny Goodman, Pete Fountain, Artie Shaw, et al. Once a member of the original Hot Club Detroit, Bennett stays within the mainstream repertoire, covering several go Goodman’s most famous records. This album blazes its own path with Dave’s clarinet skills while still paying tribute to his mentors.

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11:39 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Todd Kennedy's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

10. Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon

There were some terrific albums released this year. These are the ones that stayed in my player a little longer.

10. Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon

9. Foxyen - We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And Magic

8. Volcano Choir - Repave

7. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight...

6. Rhye - Woman

5. Okkervil River - Silver Gymnasium

4. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

3. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City

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5:46 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Hershlay Raymond's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

WFIT intern Hershlay Raymond's top ten albums of 2013 with some honorable mentions.

10. The Avett Brothers' "Magpie and the Dandelion"
Sweetness spills out of The Avett Brothers’ banjos.
Notable Tracks: "Open Ended Life" "Another is Waiting"

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4:52 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Fred Migliore's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

The Rides' "Can't Get Enough"

Here are Fred Migliore of FM Odyssey's top 10 albums of 2013, in no particular order:

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1:24 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Mr. Z's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

Barrelhouse Chuck feat. Kim Wilson Blues All Stars with "Drifting From Town to Town"

Mr. Z of It's All The Blues' favorite blues albums of 2013 are:

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4:28 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Sandman's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

10. British Sea Power’s “Machineries of Joy”

Dear listeners, following are my best of 2013, and what I call favorites of 2013 – albums that are very good and deserving of repeated listening, but didn’t make the best of list. All I heartily recommend for your personal private library.

Great listening, and have a music-filled 2014!

Favorites of 2013 (but not quite “best of”):

10. British Sea Power’s “Machineries of Joy
Rock ‘n’ roll and soundscapes in one.

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3:48 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Java John's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

10. Roger Taylor’s “Fun On Earth”

Java John of On The Flipside’s favorite albums of 2013:

10. Roger Taylor’s “Fun On Earth
9. Black Sabbath’s “13
8. Jessica Daumen’s “Finding Flowers
7. Elton John’s “The Diving Board
6. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion’s “Wassaic Way
5. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones’ “Foreverly
4. Paul McCartney’s “New
3. Elvis Costello & The Roots’ “Wise Up Ghost
2. Neil Young’s “Live at The Cellar Door

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Armstrong — much like the technology he loves — has always been an amalgamation of many different things: radio, TV and online media personality, motivational speaker, public servant and social entrepreneur. Through all of these media, he translates technology for non-tech audiences, covering the stories, headlines, issues, gadgets and newsmakers of the day through the lens of technology.

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2:09 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

WFIT Holiday Specials 2013

Snuggle up with WFIT this holiday season!

Let WFIT be the soundtrack to your holiday celebrations this season with our music specials! From classic Christmas music to jazz and blues to heartwarming and thought-provoking NPR stories, we've got the sounds of the season.

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