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My favourite records of 2013

The top 10

With an attempt at ordering them.

  1. Indians – Somewhere Else
  2. Hookworms – Pearl Mystic
  3. Swearin’ – Surfing Strange
  4. Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt
  5. Jon Hopkins – Immunity
  6. Julia Holter – Loud City Song
  7. Youth Lagoon – Wondrous Bughouse
  8. Low – The Invisible Way
  9. The Pastels – Slow Summits
  10. Deafheaven – Sunbather

Spotify playlist

11-30

In alphabetical order because I can’t possibly order them.

  • Advance Base – The World Is In A Bad Fix Everywhere EP
  • Daniel Avery – Drone Logic
  • Courtney Barnett – The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas
  • Julianna Barwick – Nepenthe
  • Baths – Obsidian
  • Braids – Flourish//Perish
  • Bibio – Silver Wilkinson
  • Charles Bradley – Victim of Love
  • The Casket Girls – The Casket Girls EP
  • Daughter – If You Leave
  • Diana – Perpetual Summer
  • John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts
  • Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
  • Manic Street Preachers – Rewind the Film
  • Monoganon – F A M I L Y
  • Shinies – Tangle EP
  • Son Lux – Lanterns
  • Sparrow and the Workshop – Murderopolis
  • These New Puritans – Field of Reeds
  • When Saints Go Machine – Infinity Pool

Nepotism

Records that would all have made the top list, had they not been made by people I know.¬†Sorry to the ones I’ve forgotten.

  • Adam Stafford – Imaginary Walls Collapse
  • Rick Redbeard – No Selfish Heart
  • Conquering Animal Sound – On Floating Bodies
  • eagleowl – this silent year
  • RM Hubbert – Breaks and Bone
  • The Yawns – The Yawns
  • Burnt Ones – You’ll Never Walk Alone
  • Over the Wall – This Is How We Did it EP

New to me in 2013

Records that I discovered this year that would definitely make my top list if they’d been released in 2013.

  • Nils Frahm – Screws
  • The Casket Girls – Sleepwalking
  • King’s Daughters and Sons – If Then Not When
  • Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming

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