Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Top 20 Albums of 2013

I'm getting this out later than I would like.  Apologies.  Apologies all around.  I've been busy with writing on other sites, and this one has fallen by the wayside.  I'm going to try to pick that up a bit.  Starting now.

A shout out to those who didn't quite make the cut:
Yo La Tengo - Fade
Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
Jenny O. - Automechanic
Gary Murray & LN - Minor Lives
Minor Birds - Hold Back All My Dark
Low - The Invisible Way
The Head and The Heart - Let's Be Still
Grouplove - Spreading Rumours
Washed Out - Paracosm
Mazzy Star - Seasons of Your Day
A$AP Rocky - Long. Live. A$AP.
Toad the Wet Sprocket - New Constellation
Appleseed Cast - Illumination Ritual
Night Beds - Country Sleep
Matt Pond - The Lives Inside the Lines in Your Hand
Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt

To the list!

20. Lorde - Pure Heroine
Favorite track: "400 Lux"

19. Zola Jesus - Versions
Favorite track: "Collapse"

18. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
Favorite track: "Don't Lie"

17. Camera Obscura - Desire Lines
Favorite track: "This is Love (Feels Alright)"

16. Daniel Amos - Dig Here, Said the Angel
Favorite track: "We'll All Know Soon Enough"

15. David Bowie - The Next Day
Favorite track: "(You Will) Set the World on Fire"

14. Leif Vollebekk - North Americana
Favorite track: "At the End of the Line"

13. My Bloody Valentine - mbv
Favorite track: "She Found Now"

12. Hem - Departure and Farewell
Favorite track: "So Long"

11. Frankie Rose - Herein Wild
Favorite track: "The Depths"

10. Lissie - Back to Forever
Favorite track: "I Bet On You"

9. Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse
Favorite track: "Dead Now"

8. Jake Bellows - New Ocean
Favorite track: "Two Weeks"

7. Sigur Ros - Kveikur
Favorite track: "Brennisteinn"

6. Action Bronson - Blue Chips 2
Favorite track: "Rolling Thunder"

5. Noah and the Whale - Heart of Nowhere
Favorite track: "Lifetime"

4. Ghostface Killah - Twelve Reasons to Die
Favorite track: "Murder Spree"

3. The Lonely Wild - The Sun as it Comes
Favorite track: "Buried in the Murder"

2. Josh Ritter - The Beast in its Tracks
Favorite track: "New Lover"

1. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
Favorite track: "Pink Rabbits"


~C said...

I don't listen to nearly enough new music. I mostly just cycle through the same ol' shit on my iTunes.


Dusty Evely said...

I try to listen to at least one new album per day.

Hamid Mehmood said...

Very good pic you posted. keep it up