Best Music of 2013

The only year-end list I get excited about compiling is my favorite music of the year. It’s a little late, but here’s my top albums and songs of 2013.

Favorite Albums

10 – Quasi: Mole City
9 – Pearl Jam: Lightning Bolt
8 – Queens of the Stone Age: …Like Clockwork
7 – Fuzz: Fuzz
6 – The Mallard: Finding Meaning in Deference
5 – David Bowie: The Next Day
4 – The Rangdangs: Yelling for Your Ears
3 – Portugal. The Man: Evil Friends
2 – Arctic Monkeys: AM
1 – Thee Oh Sees: Floating Coffin

Favorite Songs (in no order)

“Carnal Cruise” by Albert Hammond, Jr.
“Normal Person” by Arcade Fire
“Arabella” by Arctic Monkeys
“Knee Socks” by Arctic Monkeys
“Do I Wanna Know” by Arctic Monkeys
“Can’t Stand Life” by The Blind Shake
“The Big, The Bright” by BOAT
“Dirty Boys” by David Bowie
“Like A Rocket Man” by David Bowie
“Roky Said” by Dead Ghosts
“Chained to Love” by Divine Fits
“Ain’t That the Way” by Divine Fits
“Preacher” by Fuzz
“Fuzz’s Fourth Dream” by Fuzz
“Wolf Baby” by Kat Kong
“Bite My Tongue” by King Khan & The Shrines
“Crystals & Candles” by The Mallard
“Out The Door” by The Mallard
“Am I Wrong” by Mikal Cronin
“Don’t Swallow the Cap” by The National
“Mind Your Manners” by Pearl Jam
“Lightning Bolt” by Pearl Jam
“Plastic Soldiers” by Portugal. The Man
“Creep In A T-Shirt” by Portugal. The Man
“Holy Roller [Hallelujah]” by Portugal. The Man
“Headshrinker” by Quasi
“Double Deuce” by Quasi
“I Sat By The Ocean” by Queens of the Stone Age
“If I Had A Tail” by Queens of the Stone Age
“Brain” by The Rangdangs
“Brave Enough” by The Rangdangs
“I Come From The Mountain” by Thee Oh Sees
“Toe Cutter – Thumb Buster” by Thee Oh Sees
“Minotaur” by Thee Oh Sees
“Pink Gorilla” by White Fence