Top 11 Albums of 2013

Albums with blog posts from this year link straight to said post. Otherwise, the links go straight to an mp3 (song noted in brackets).

  1. John Vanderslice — “Dagger Beach”
  2. Smith Westerns — “Soft Will”
  3. The Dodos — “Carrier”
    {mp3: “Substance”}
  4. Okkervil River — “Silver Gymnasium”
    {mp3: “Stay Young”}
  5. Typhoon — “White Lighter”
    {mp3: “Young Fathers”}
  6. Foxygen — “We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic”
  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. — “The Speed of Things”
    {mp3: “If You Didn’t See Me”}
  8. Shearwater — “Fellow Travelers”
    {mp3: “Natural One”}
  9. The Shout Out Louds — “Optica”
    {mp3: “Illusions”}
  10. The Generationals — “Heza”
  11. Haim — “Days Are Gone”
    {mp3: “Forever”}

See also: top albums from 2012 and 2010.