On tonight's UKNY on FUV at 11, an eclectic mix of songs from superlative end-of-year albums like Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes (pictured) and Toy's Join The Dots plus the upcoming debut of Snowbird, the duo of Cocteau Twins' Simon Raymonde and singer-songwriter Stephanie Dosen.
Also, a look at some of the emerging artists tapped for the just-announced BBC Sound of 2014 longlist, like Chlöe Howl and Nick Mulvey.
That's UKNY, Saturday nights at 11p.m. EDT, following Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"® and Marshall Crenshaw's "The Bottomless Pit" on 90.7 WFUV, also streaming online.
Struggling to stay awake until midnight? You can find UKNY in the FUV archives up to two weeks after broadcast.
1. The Wave Pictures, "Whiskey Bay," City Forgiveness
2. Africa Express/Lobi Traoré Band produced by Dave McLean of Django Django, "Deni Kelen Be Koko," Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes
3. Toy, "Endlessly," Join The Dots
4. Chlöe Howl, "I Wish I Could Tell You," Rumour EP
5. Nick Mulvey, "Nitrous," single
6. Sam Smith, Disclosure, NIle Rodgers, Jimmy Napes, "Together," single
7. Sampha, "Too Much," single
8. Bow Wow Wow, "C30 C60 C90 Go," Girl Bites Dog, Your Compact Disc Pet
9. Factory Floor, "Breathe In," Factory Floor
10. Commonwealth Cut: Courtney Barnett, "Don't Apply Compression Gently," The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas
11. The Memory Band, "Along The Sunken Lanes, On The Chalk (Our Navigation of the Line of the Downs)
12. Snowbird, "Porcelain," Moon
13. Kate Nash, "Faith," Have Faith with Kate Nash This Christmas EP