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< The Best LP’s of 2013 as chosen by yours truly, DJ Shark. Five Debut records, A few Solo records. Two Living Legends, Brits, Yanks, Canucks and more! Featuring... Jake Bugg, The Mowgli’s, HAIM, Lorde, David Bowie, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Paul McCartney, Jim James, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Isreal Nash Gripka, and Phospherescent.

> The Best of 2012 The BEST LP's of 2012 as chosen by yours truly, DJ Shark. Six Debuts, Four Living Legends, One Soundtrack and One Compilation. Featuring... Gary Clarke Jr., Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Bruce Springsteen, Lord Huron, Rodrigeous, Patti Smith, Jake White, Alabama Shakes, Jimmy Cliff, Thievery Corporation, Frank Ocean, and Poolside.

-  The Best of 2012  -

Broadcast Date: December 28th 2014

Broadcast Date: December 23rd 2012

-  The Best Reissues of 2011  -

< The Best Reissues of 2011 with Special guests; Rand Foster from Fingerprints Records and José Martinez from Venice magazine. Kickin' off with The Clash's cover of The Equals’ “Police on My Back”. Reissues of The Rolling Stones' Some Girls, SMiLE by the Beach Boys, R.E.M.'s Lifes Rich Pageant, and the Thin Lizzy catalogue. Plus the biggest disappointments of 2011. Plus, Elvis Costello covers Christina Aguilara and Sinatra covers Simon & Garfunkle.

> The Best of 2011 The BEST LP's of 2011 as chosen by Rand Foster from Fingerprints Records in Long Beach, Jose Martinez from Venice magazine and yours truly, DJ Shark. Featyring... The Black Keys, Rival Sons, Cults, War on Drugs, Jonathan Wilson, AM & Shawn Lee, Old Californio, Korey Dane, Nick 13, The Decemberists, The Horrible Crowes, Sharks, and Florence + The Machine.

-  The Best of 2011  -

Broadcast Date: December 18th 2011

Broadcast Date: December 18th 2011

-  The Best Tracks of 2011  -

< #023-A The Best Tracks of 2011 Curated by Special Guest Nigel Grainge. Kickin' off with “I Walked Alone” by Yacht. Rockin’ & Funky tunes from Jon Fratelli, Beirut, Blind Pilot, Wretch 32 ft. L, Lana Del Rey, Gotye ft. Kimbra, The Middle East, Jamie Woon, Foe. From Sons of Anarchy, Katey Sagal with the Forest Rangers & Blake Mills cover Billie Holiday. Remixes from Creep ft. Nina Sky, & Two Door Cinema Club. The LIVE from the streets of Bristol DubFX ft. Mr. Woodnote & Flower Fairy.

Broadcast Date: Jan 1st 2012

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-  The Best of 2013  -

Broadcast Date: December 18th 2013

> The Best of 2014 The BEST LP's of 2014 as chosen by yours truly, DJ Shark. Featuring... The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, Fearing & White, The War On Drugs, Beck, Spoon, Morrissey, Sivu, Hollie Cook, Tinariwen, First Aid Kit, Bob Dylan & The Band, and the Native North America compilation.

< The Best Tracks of 2015 Kickin' off with “Head Over Heals” by J.D. McPhearson. Rockin’ tunes from Wilco, Jesse Malin, The I Don’t Cares (Paul Westerberg & Juliana Hatfield), Alabama Shakes, Kurt Vile, Sacri Cuori feat. Carla Lippis, Lord Huron, José González, New Order feat. Iggy Pop, Boxed In, Susanne Sundfør, and Prince!

-  The Best Tracks of 2015  -

Broadcast Date: December 13th 2015

-  The Best of 2016  -

Broadcast Date: December 18th 2016

> The Best tracks of 2016 Kickin' off with Steve Conte (covering early Fleetwood Mac). Rockin’ tunes from Formation, Scarecrow/The Blues Hip Hop , Paul Simon, Mexrissey (covering Morissey en espanol), Simon Scardanelli, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Twenty Øne Piløts, The Monkees, Loretta Lynn & Willie Nelson, Miranda Lambert, Dwight Yoakam (covering Prince & The Revolution), and Ian Hunter’s tribute to David Bowie.