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Sound Opinions Presents The Best Albums of 2013

From: Sound Opinions
Series: Sound Opinions Specials
Length: 59:00

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Music fans and critics love making lists: Top 5 Driving Songs, Top 5 Bass Lines, and so on. But this is the list that really counts: The Best Albums of the Year. What did 2013 sound like? What are the albums you need to know about? And what records can you safely put under the tree? Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot give you the answers during this special free hour of Sound Opinions. Available for FREE to all stations December 6th.

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FEATURE:

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot present the best albums of 2013. They talk about favorite releases by Savages, Chance the Rapper, Upset and more. Listeners from Willowbrook, IL, Minneapolis, MN and Denver, CO call in to share their number one albums.

YOUR SOUND OPINIONS:

At the end of the show we hear comments from listeners.

Piece Description

FEATURE:

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot present the best albums of 2013. They talk about favorite releases by Savages, Chance the Rapper, Upset and more. Listeners from Willowbrook, IL, Minneapolis, MN and Denver, CO call in to share their number one albums.

YOUR SOUND OPINIONS:

At the end of the show we hear comments from listeners.

Transcript

Promos:

:30 THIS WEEK
G: All this year at Sound Opinions, we’ve heard albums that hit all the right notes, and others that can’t keep a tune.
J: But at the end of the year, it’s a special treat to spend time with only the cream of the crop.
[MUSIC CUE] You’re the best of the best, baby. You’re ahead of the rest.
J: This week on Sound Opinions, we unveil our choice for the best albums of 2013.

:30 TODAY
G: All this year at Sound Opinions, we’ve heard albums that hit all the right notes, and others that can’t keep a tune.
J: But at the end of the year, it’s a special treat to spend time with only the cream of the crop.
[MUSIC CUE] You’re the best of the best, baby. You’re ahead of the rest.
J: Today on Sound Opinions, we unveil our choice for the best albums of 2013.
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Timing and Cues

Total Program Length: 59:00

(0:00 - 1:00) Program Billboard
In Cue: [music]
Out Cue: “…on Sound Opinions.”

(1:00 – 19:00) Program Segment 1
In Cue: “Sound Opinions is…”
Out Cue: “…albums of 2013.” [music]

(19:00 – 20:00) Program Break
Vocal music bed for local announcements

(20:00 – 39:28) Program Segment 2
In Cue: “Welcome back to Sound Opinions…”
Out cue: “...to number one.” [music]

(39:28 – 40:28) Program Break
Vocal music bed for local announcements

(40:28 – 54:00) Program Segment 3
In Cue: “Welcome back to Sound Opinions…”
Out Cue: “…the two of us.’”

(54:00 – 59:00) Program Segment 4
In Cue: [music] “On Sound Opinions...”
Out Cue: “….distributed by PRX” [music]

NEWS HOLE: Optional news hole can be inserted at 1:00. Program Segment 4 would be omitted.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Lucifernandis Boogarins As Plantas Que Curam. Other Music 2013 02:20
Plastic Cup Low The Invisible Way. Sub Pop 2013 02:12
Fear & Doubt Vic Mensa Innanetape. Self Released 2013 01:36
Back to Land Wooden Shjips Back to Land. Thrill Jockey 2013 03:23
Change Mikal Cronin MCII. Merge 2013 :41
Another Is Waiting The Avett Brothers Magpie and the Dandelion. American 2013 :50
Elevate Saint Lucia When The Night. Columbia/Neon Gold 2013 :32
Heart Darkside Psychic. Matador/Other People 2013 01:47
Don't Lose Your Dinosaur Upset She’s Gone. Don Giovanni 2013 01:41
It's Raining Allen Toussaint Songbook. Rounder 2013 03:26
Pusha Man (feat. Nate Fox & Lili K.) Chance the Rapper Acid Rap. Freely Available Mixtape 2013 :07
Cocoa Butter Kisses (feat. Vic Mensa & Twista) Chance the Rapper Acid Rap. Freely Available Mixtape 2013 02:19
Master of My Craft Parquet Courts Light Up Gold. Dull Tools/What's Your Rupture? 2012 01:52
City's Full Savages Silence Yourself. Matador 2013 02:01
Operator Grateful Dead American Beauty. Warner Bros. 1970 :21
Free Man in Paris Joni Mitchell Court and Spark. Asylum 1974 :33
Prisoners of Rock 'N' Roll Neil Young & Crazy Horse Life. Geffen 1987 :37
I Don't Know The Replacements Pleased to Meet Me. Sire 1987 :13
Goin' Out West Tom Waits Bone Machine. Island 1992 :19

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