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Best songs of 2013 ... so far

We countdown the 30 best tracks of 2013 so far – and it’s already been a vintage year for doom-disco burners, piano-driven torch ballads, Eurasian riffage and heritage pop.

30. Jim James – Know Til Now

Whether he’s fronting My Morning Jacket or putting out solo records based on wordless woodcut novels from 1929, Jim James can’t help but sound like Jim James. But on the six-minute plus ‘Know Til Now’, he becomes his own remixer, wrapping his earthy tenor around a past-meets-present-meets-future sound. – Darren Levin

29. Abbe May – T.R.O.U.B.L.E.

Abbe May’s decision to burn her guitar and head towards the apocalypse with an album of low-slung R&B and synth-pop threw up a few curious tracks (‘Sex Tourette’s’, anyone?), but she also delivered gems like the eerie, slow-burning ‘T.R.O.U.B.L.E.’ And who doesn’t love a good spelling bee? – Tom Mann

28. Vance Joy – Riptide

Melbourne needs new earnest, ukulele-toting troubadours like it needs new single-origin coffee houses, but there’s something about Vance Joy that differentiates him from The Huskys and the Whitleys of this world. Perhaps it’s the casual Michelle Pfeiffer namedrop, or a Flamenco-tinged backing track that sounds a lot like Gipsy Kings. – Darren Levin

27. Austra – Home

Katie Stelmanis’ sub-arctic synth-pop project took a big step forward on ‘Home’, a song of rare scope and ambition. Having found the confidence to step out of the reverb fog of Feel It Break, Stelmanis has gone even further, welding a piano-driven torch song to a house track, replete with flutes and bongos (bongos!). You can see the joins, but who cares? – Edward Sharp-Paul

26. Bed Wettin’ Bad Boys – Devotion

‘Devotion’ just exudes the joy of kicking out the jams for the sheer hell of it. Despite the deceptively grown-up subject matter, it’s Nic and Ben Warnock’s teenage-air-guitar riffs and gleeful imprecision that make ‘Devotion’, like the rest of this Sydney quartet’s debut Ready For Boredom, a total blast. – Edward Sharp-Paul

25. Seja – C’mon

From Vampire Weekend to Pikelet, 2013 looks likely to go down as the year of the arpeggiated synth – and there are few better proponents than former Sekiden/Regurgitator member Seja Vogel. Set your controls for the heart of the sun for this shimmering bit of baroque-pop that’s just as rousing as its title. – Darren Levin

24. Midnight Juggernauts – Ballad Of The War Machine

In which Melbourne’s space-prog progenitors crash-land the Apollo and reinvent themselves as cosmonauts. – Darren Levin

23. Baptism Of Uzi – Stray Current

Melbourne’s Baptism Of Uzi represent the pinnacle of their genre – a genre of one. It’s post-Eddy Current garage, with the relentless drive of Krautrock and an inexplicable trace of lounge stirred in. Playing the genre game misses the point, though – just roll with it. What’s a stray current? No idea. – Edward Sharp-Paul

22. Lorde – Royals

This is just one of the most spot-on pop songs of 2013: A hip-hop-lite beat, an R&B groove and smartarse lyrics penned by a previously unknown 16-year-old from New Zealand. It could/should’ve been written by Beyonce: “Cristal, Maybach, diamonds on your timepiece/Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash/We don’t care, we’re aren’t caught up in your love affair.” – Sarah Smith

21. POND – Giant Tortoise

Oh, those riffs are GIANT alright. Like something you might find on the Galapagos Islands, rather than inside your kid brother’s manky fish-tank. If it’s a teaser for POND’s forthcoming Hobo Rocket, we’re in for yet another unhinged psych-rock ride. Perhaps it’ll even put those pesky Tame Impala comparisons to bed? – Darren Levin

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monokhrome_nite

monokhrome_nite said on the 5th Jun, 2013

1. The Knife - Full of Fire
2. Everything else is null and void.

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013



Depends if you wanna do the "count it as 2013 because the album was released then even though the song was late 2012" or not routine. If that was counted, Inhaler would be #1 for me.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 5th Jun, 2013

QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013



If a song was released between January 1st, 2012 and December 31st, 2012, it's a 2012 song. Inhaler and My Number are 2012 songs, even though they're on a 2013 album. Like, I don't get how people still can't wrap their heads around that.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Foals - Late Night.
Laura Marling - I Was An Eagle.
Vampire Weekend - Hannah Hunt.
Tyler, The Creator - IFHY.
Earl Sweatshirt - Chum, off a 2013 release, came out in December, but if we're all being ants at a picnic, then Guild.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 5th Jun, 2013



So true ha ha. Great song.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Chum is awesome. As are Inhaler and My Number. But they're not 2013 songs. It's not a bad thing. It's just a fact.

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013



Too late in the year for it to sink in perhaps? If an album/song came out in the last couple days of December, would that be the line for you to have it inclined in your 2013 lists because you might not have enough time to get a proper impression? While there's the technicality side of it, you could possibly have some reasonable grace period. Obviously with Inhaler it's pushing it because it was November, but just the hypothetical album released in the last couple days of December is what I'm more interested in your response.

LukeWarm

LukeWarm said on the 5th Jun, 2013



See also: 'We No Who U R' (released December 2012)

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 5th Jun, 2013


1. California X - Sucker
2. Cold War Kids - Miracle Mile
3. QOTSA - If I Had A Tail
4. Dick Diver - Water Damage
5. Wavves - Demon To Lean On
6. Junip - Line of Fire
7. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
8. A$AP Rocky - 1 Train
9. The Union Pacific - Eye To Eye
10. Local Natives - You & I

That'd be my top 10

better now?

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Dick Diver - Alice EP was released in November, so maybe FL should cut that one from their list too

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013



Yeah, look, I base my own lists off the technicality. I actually had to get rid of a few Cloud Nothings songs from my 2012 list because they were released in 2011. It doesn't mean I don't love those songs, it just means I was too late to get to them. As for December releases, it's really just too bad most of the time. Certainly there are a handful of good songs and albums released in December, but it's usually not enough to justify the grace period that you're suggesting.

humanracin

humanracin said on the 5th Jun, 2013

For me, so far...

Laura Marling: Master Hunter
James Blake: Retrograde
John Grant: Pale Green Ghosts
PINS: Stay True
Savages: Shut Up
David Bowie: The Stars
The Knife: Full Of Fire
Depeche Mode: Soothe My Soul
Julianna Barwick: Pacing
Austra: Home

Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 5th Jun, 2013



I disagree.

If a song is released late in 2012 but features heavily on radio etc. the year after then I think it is perfectly viable for that song to be included on a 2013 list.

Whilst it might be a 2012 song it could still be one of the best songs of 2013. I don't think the two things are mutually exclusive.

berlinchair101

berlinchair101 said on the 5th Jun, 2013

I don't see how people are having such trouble choosing a top 10. ...Like Clockwork only has 10 tracks on it.

Stefan Beck

Stefan Beck said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Here's some shit I think is good:

Chance The Rapper - Everything's Good (Good Ass Outro)
Mariah Carey feat. Miguel - #Beautiful
Cassie feat. Jeremih - Sound Of Love
The Drones - Why Write A Letter That You'll Never Send
Marnie Stern - Immortals
Ghostface Killah feat. U-God & Inspectah Deck - Blood On The Cobblestones
Justin Timberlake - Blue Ocean Floor
Paramore - Still Into You
Wil Wagner - Eviction Notices
Daft Punk feat. Paul Williams - Touch

JSet

JSet said on the 5th Jun, 2013

my 10 i guess, i've probably missed something:

bonobo - first fires (ft. grey reverend)
charles bradley - you put the flame on it
foals - late night
jagwar mar - the throw
james blake - life round here
mikal cronin - shout it out
qotsa - i sat by the ocean
the national - graceless
the strokes - welcome to japan
vampire weekend - hannah hunt

dynamo

dynamo said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Some songs i've enjoyed this year so far

Letlive. - Banshee (Ghost Fame)
Bellusira - Cachango
Heaven's Basement - Nothing Left To Lose
Heights - Eleven Eyes
Queens Of The Stone Age - Fairweather Friends
Sirenia - Seven Widows Weep
Baby Animals - Got It Bad
The Storm Picturesque - Ghost
The Blackout - Radio
Northlane - Quantum Flux
Lord - Betrayal Blind
Stories - A Power Concealed
Tonight Alive - Breakdown

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013

I disagree.

If a song is released late in 2012 but features heavily on radio etc. the year after then I think it is perfectly viable for that song to be included on a 2013 list.

Whilst it might be a 2012 song it could still be one of the best songs of 2013. I don't think the two things are mutually exclusive.

It just doesn't sit right with me. I mean, where do you draw the line?

old_mate_herb

old_mate_herb said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Shapeshifter - Gravity
The World Is a Beautiful Place - Picture of a Tree That Doesn't Look Okay
Lorde - Royals
Crystal Fighters - These Nights
Glass Towers - Halcyon
Queens of the Stone Age - If I had a tail
Big Scary - Luck Now

Braveheart81

Braveheart81 said on the 5th Jun, 2013



I think it's a fairly fluid thing because it doesn't really mean anything.

If we were talking about a competition or prize then there would be specific rules which would rule something in or out.

When you're talking about a subjective list then it certainly becomes a little grey (like this list).

For a song like My Number, I think it is very valid for it to be included in a 2013 list. It's certainly been played a lot this year and I've seen it most times I've watched rage on a Saturday morning. Looking it up on wikipedia, the music video didn't come out until this year.

I think the differentiation is in what you're trying to achieve. If you're compiling a list that is meant to be somewhat objective then you would use the calendar release date to pick what year they are.

If you're doing something more subjective like your favourite albums of the year then I think you can be more flexible with release dates. If an album comes out in November/December and you barely listen to it before the end of the year and then flog if for six months during the next year it would seem crazy that you wouldn't list it on your favourite albums of that year.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 5th Jun, 2013



Was going to point this out too. Came out as a digital single/EP last year.

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013

I see your point Will, but I probably put a lot more time and efforts into these kind of lists than most - both an Aspie thing and a music-obsessive thing. In that regard, I can understand why most don't care; but I'm pretty strict on these things when it comes to my own stuff. If I did really enjoy an album from late in the year, the best I could give it is an honourable mention for the following year's list.

freyalouise

freyalouise said on the 5th Jun, 2013

mine would prob be:

1. foals - late night
2. james blake - retrograde
3. haim - falling
4. !!! - slyd
5. phoenix - entertainment
6. lorde - royals
7. yeah yeah yeahs - sacrilege
8. cold war kids - miracle mile
9. the preatures - is this how you feel
10. justin timberlake - mirrors

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013

I suppose I should throw in a couple of mine:

mowgli - Slowburn
You Beauty - Ann Marie
City and Colour - The Hurry and the Harm
Savages - She Will
The National - Sea of Love
Ra Ra Riot - Binary Mind
They Might Be Giants - You're On Fire
Paramore - Fast in My Car
Daylight - In On It

The Banshee

The Banshee said on the 5th Jun, 2013

i'm with dynamo on this one.

letlive. - banshee (ghost fame)
northlane - quantum flux & masquerade
letlive. - 27 club
the bronx - youth wasted

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Oh yeah forgot to do that as well. 10 of my favourites so far (technically all 2013, one from each band, no specific order):

Shout Out Louds - Circles
Everything Everything - Duet
Foals - Late Night (though you could substitute it with pretty much any of the other songs on the album)
Queens Of The Stone Age - Smooth Sailing
Biffy Clyro - Trumpet or Tap
Daft Punk - Touch
Frightened Rabbit - December's Traditions
The National - Fireproof
The Strokes - Partners in Crime
Phoenix - Entertainment

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013

I was also just wondering: what if a song is featured in every live show for a couple of years then gets an official release (eg. Run With The Wind by Dappled Cities)? Would you consider the song to count as 2012 song or a 2010 song?

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013



It depends on when the song is recorded, that's pretty much it.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 5th Jun, 2013

What if a song is released when its 31 December in some countries and 1 January in other countries? And before you say "depends on the location of the band/artist", the track is not by one band or artist from one particular country. It is instead a collaborative effort from people in different time zones?

WHAT THEN?!?!?!???!??

haydendavies

haydendavies said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Gonna chuck mine in there too (no order)

Lorde - Royals
Daft Punk - Doin' It Right/Get Lucky
Phoenix - Entertainment
QOTSA - Smooth Sailing
James Blake - Retrograde
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege
Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
The Knife - Full Of Fire
Empire Of The Sun - Alive
Foals - Whatever tracks count

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013

What if a song is released when its 31 December in some countries and 1 January in other countries? And before you say "depends on the location of the band/artist", the track is not by one band or artist from one particular country. It is instead a collaborative effort from people in different time zones?

WHAT THEN?!?!?!???!??

May god have mercy on us all

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m4zpo0Hgxl1roxh71o1_500.jpg

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013

What if a song is released when its 31 December in some countries and 1 January in other countries? And before you say "depends on the location of the band/artist", the track is not by one band or artist from one particular country. It is instead a collaborative effort from people in different time zones?

WHAT THEN?!?!?!???!??

I hate you.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Aw, come on now...

A quick top 5 from me:

The National - Sea of Love
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Nothing's Funny
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
IceAge - Pretty much any song on their new album
Tomahawk - Stone Letter (even if most of the new album isn't all that great)

Jose Cuervo

Jose Cuervo said on the 5th Jun, 2013

QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing
QOTSA - I Appear Missing

ilu.....but you forgot The Knife - Full of Fire


close though

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Dick Diver - Lime Green Shirt
Tyler, The Creator - Jamba
The Union Pacific - Changing Of The Guard
The Union Pacific - Eye To Eye
Wil Wagner - Laika
Restorations - D
Mara Threat - Romantic Things
Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt - Within
Ex-Nuns - Absolution
Kissing Booth - Come Home

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013



Now you're just being mean.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Dang this was hard, and I know I've forgotten so many.

1. The Haxan Cloak - The Drop
2. California X - Pond Rot
3. Daylight - Knew
4. Rockie Fresh - Thick Bitch
5. RVIVR - LMD
6. The Story So Far - Right Here
7. Perspectives - A Bird Who Can't Fly
8. Apart From This - Small Town Syndrome
9. James Blake - Retrograde
10. clipping. - intro
11. FIDLAR - 5 to 9
12. Wavves - Sail To The Sun
13. A$AP Rocky - LVL
14. Chance The Rapper - Everybody's Something
15. Daft Punk - Doin' It Right

HM: Lapalux - IAMSYS (Tape Intro), Safe To Say - Bleed, milo - folk-metaphysics

billones26

billones26 said on the 5th Jun, 2013

foals - late night

i'm literally intoxicated :°)

Lance Uppercut

Lance Uppercut said on the 5th Jun, 2013

1. Foals - Late Night
2. Gold Fields - Anxiety
3. Cold War Kids - Miracle Mile
4. Peace - Bloodshake
5. Biffy Clyro - Black Chandelier
6. Palma Violets - Best of Friends
7. Foals - Stepson
8. Local Natives - Mt Washington
9. Is Tropical - Dancing Anymore
10. Foals - Bad Habit

Napoleon Solo

Napoleon Solo said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Ef - Bells Bleed and Bloom
Sin Fang - What's Wrong With Your Eyes
Vondelpark - California Analog Dream
Lights and Motion - Drift
The Story So Far - Empty Space
Solkyri - Home
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
ex wife - Rituals
Deptford Goth - Feel Real
The National - Don't Swallow the Cap

luxembourgerqueen

luxembourgerqueen said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Savages - City's Full
David Bowie - Where Are We Now?
The National - Pink Rabbits
Tegan & Sara - Shock To Your System
Vampire Weekend - Ya Hey
James Blake - Overgrown
Youth Lagoon - Mute
The Strokes - Tap Out
Iceage - Morals
Phosphorescent - Song For Zula

bscheffers

bscheffers said on the 5th Jun, 2013

1. James Blake - Retrograde
2. The Knife - Full Of Fire
3. Kahn ft Flowdan - Badman City
4. Daughter- Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
5. Haim - Falling
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege
7. Daft Punk - Doin it Right
8. Wavves - Demon to Lean On
9. Bonobo - Cirrus
10. Phoenix - Entertainment

GleEso

GleEso said on the 5th Jun, 2013

1. James Blake- Retrograde
2. Justin Timberlake- Pusher Love Girl
3. Foals- Bad Habit
4. Daft Punk- Doin' It Right
5. Foxygen- On Blue Mountain
6. Vampire Weekend- Step
7. Wavves- Demon To Lean On
8. Palma Violets- Best Of Friends
9. Jake Bugg- Seen It All
10. Chance The Rapper ft. Childish Gambino- Favourite Song

GleEso

GleEso said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Leaving out Big Scary- Luck Now and Phosphorescent- Songs For Zula is difficult, love those two tracks

GrimFandango

GrimFandango said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Phosphorescent-Song For Zula
Charles Bradley-Strictly Reserved For You
Youth Lagoon-Dropla
Tegan and Sara-Closer
Rhye-Open
Cold War Kids-Miracle Mile
Jim James-A New Life
Mikal Cronin-Weight
Noah and The Whale-Heart Of Nowhere
Phoenix-Entertainment

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013

1. Foals - Late Night
2. Gold Fields - Anxiety
3. Cold War Kids - Miracle Mile
4. Peace - Bloodshake
5. Biffy Clyro - Black Chandelier
6. Palma Violets - Best of Friends
7. Foals - Stepson
8. Local Natives - Mt Washington
9. Is Tropical - Dancing Anymore
10. Foals - Bad Habit

Just had a listen to that and sounded pretty good. If it wasn't for the massively better sleepmakeswaves playing the same night this month, I would've gone along to their OAF show.

Speaking of which.. Listen to sleepmakeswaves. [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jx99TTWFrpo"]Here's their best song and I hope you take the time to listen to it.

edit: Accidentally bolded Cold War Kids instead of Gold Fields

andy_chalmers_102

andy_chalmers_102 said on the 5th Jun, 2013

1. Vampire Weekend - Step
2. Waxahatchee - Swan Dive
3. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Crane Your Neck
4. Daft Punk - Get Lucky
5. Everything Everything - This House is Dust
6. The Strokes - One Way Trigger
7. The National - Demons
8. Iceage - Ecstasy
9. James Blake - Overgrown
10. Vance Joy - Riptide

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 5th Jun, 2013



Wait, what?

a) Cold War Kids aren't playing OAF, and b) They're not coming until next month.

shazie

shazie said on the 5th Jun, 2013

Wait, what?

a) Cold War Kids aren't playing OAF, and b) They're not coming until next month.

Bolded the wrong song sorry MAB :P My dad thought it was a good idea tonight for me to try all these new wines he bought (god bless greys online). I meant gold fields. Apparently they've been played on JJJ a lot but I've never listened to them (because of the whole internet thing).

In the Fade

In the Fade said on the 6th Jun, 2013

qotsa-fairweather friends
kvelertak-bruane brenn
the bronx-youth wasted
james blake-retrograde
the occupants - i've been thinking
city and colour-thirst
something for kate's cover of florence and the machine/calvin harris i heard last night on the radio..yeezus paul dempsey

get lucky..the new pretty fly for a white guy.

Jose Cuervo

Jose Cuervo said on the 6th Jun, 2013



get lucky..the new pretty fly for a white guy.

hahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahahah shit

p1owz0r

p1owz0r said on the 6th Jun, 2013

For me, my favourite so far is Step by Vampire Weekend, Diane Young would also feature on the list. I assume Foxygen's No Destruction is a late 2012 song but it's in my top few most listened to this year.

I am also a fan of Retrograde, I love that Midnight Juggernauts track ( Ballad of the War Machine) and I'd also pick Smooth Sailing by QOTSA.

Oflick

Oflick said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Diane Young would be high on my list if not for that terrible "baby baby baby baby" part.

p1owz0r

p1owz0r said on the 6th Jun, 2013

^ woah, that's the best bit of the song!

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Nah, the best bit is when it's over.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 6th Jun, 2013



No it's fucking stupid and annoying. Much like the rest of the song.

p1owz0r

p1owz0r said on the 6th Jun, 2013



Oh yeah, totes forgot I appointed you as chooser of my favourite stuff way back in two thousand and fuck off

p1owz0r

p1owz0r said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Probably should have said 'piss'

RocknrollHendo

RocknrollHendo said on the 6th Jun, 2013

two thousand and fuck off - oh what a year that was

p1owz0r

p1owz0r said on the 6th Jun, 2013

I had a great time on internet forums that year

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Diane Young is awesome, start to finish. Disagree? Here's a straw.

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Thom_Dorke

Thom_Dorke said on the 6th Jun, 2013

great year so music so far

1) the national - sea of love
2) sigur ros - sjaki
3) atoms for peace - dropped
4) daft punk - giorgio by moroder
5) james blake - life around here
6) camera obscura - every weekday
7) deerhunter - back to the middle
8) the national - graceless
9) daft punk - touch
10) local natives - heavy feet

p1owz0r

p1owz0r said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Oh bugger, I forgot Pensicola by Deerhunter

kaydee

kaydee said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Restorations - D
How To Destroy Angels - Ice Age
The Knife - A Tooth For An Eye
The Drones - A Moat You Can Stand In
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls - The Way I Tend To Be
The National - Fireproof
Mara Threat - Romantic Things (thanks Ramone!)
James Blake - Retrograde
Phosphorescent - Song for Zula

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 6th Jun, 2013

Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Restorations - D
How To Destroy Angels - Ice Age
The Knife - A Tooth For An Eye
The Drones - A Moat You Can Stand In
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls - The Way I Tend To Be
The National - Fireproof
Mara Threat - Romantic Things (thanks Ramone!)
James Blake - Retrograde
Phosphorescent - Song for Zula

Major Mara Threat crush at the moment because of that whole EP

Matt Akersten

Matt Akersten said on the 7th Jun, 2013

great list. glad people are discovering lorde. so talented.

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 8th Jun, 2013

Drones - A Moat you can stand in
Frightened rabbit - Woodpile
Pissed Jeans - Bathroom laughter (though most of the album is rubbish)
Blackwater Fever - Don't Fuck With Joe
Keiran Ryan - cannibal Club / red-eyed Birds
CWK - Miracle Mile
Junip - Line of Fire
Little Green Cars - The John Wayne

I've dl'ed and listened to a bit of stuff while on holidays, but haven't had a chance to give proper listens to National, QOTSA, et al.

gumbuoy

gumbuoy said on the 8th Jun, 2013


The Drones - A Moat You Can Stand In

Any list without this is null and void. It's just science.

kaydee

kaydee said on the 10th Jun, 2013



And it doesn't hurt that she's a total babe and has an awesome boyfriend. What's not to crush on?

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 10th Jun, 2013

You better not pussy out on Sunday's show!

kaydee

kaydee said on the 10th Jun, 2013



As if. When have I ever pussied out on anything?

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 10th Jun, 2013

You lost the footy final that one year.

kaydee

kaydee said on the 10th Jun, 2013

That was totally out of my control. Ref was on the take.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 10th Jun, 2013



The cry of losers throughout history.

I know because I'm a St. Kilda fan

kaydee

kaydee said on the 10th Jun, 2013

Wow. I'm a South Sydney supporter and even I feel sorry for you.

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 10th Jun, 2013

It gets better.

I went to the second grand final.

Yes, that one.

kaydee

kaydee said on the 10th Jun, 2013

The replay?

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

*dies laughing*










Sorry.

liquidtopaz3

liquidtopaz3 said on the 10th Jun, 2013

Tegan and Sara- Now I'm All Messed Up
Vampire Weekend- Finger Back
Walk The Moon- Anywayican
Deap Vally- Lies
Yeah Yeah Yeahs- Mosquito
Kingswood- Ohio
Fall Out Boy- The Phoenix
FIDLAR- 5 to 9
Born Ruffians- Needle
Lorde- Royals

Piko

Piko said on the 14th Jun, 2013

i'm waiting for the "but it was written in 2012 so it doesn't count" argument to appear in this thread

Neutral3

Neutral3 said on the 15th Jun, 2013

my top ten songs of 2013:

- daft punk ft. pharell, get lucky
- james blake, overgrown
- vampire weekend, diane young
- a$ap rocky, 1 train
- queens of the stone age, if i had a tail
- justin timberlake ft. jay z, suit and tie
- my bloody valentine, she found now
- mariah carey ft. miguel, beautiful
- david bowie, the stars are out tonight
- james blake ft. rza, take a fall for me

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 15th Jun, 2013



I'm waiting for you to post seven months after a thread has died off and say "Me too!" to no-one in particular.

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 15th Jun, 2013

I was almost 100% that MAB's reply to this thread would be:
Top 10 songs of 2013:

1. “On Sight”
2. “Black Skinhead”
3. “I Am a God” feat. God
4. “New Slaves” feat. Frank Ocean
5. “Hold My Liquor” feat. Chief Keef and Justin Vernon
6. “I’m In It”
7. “Blood on the Leaves”
8. “Guilt Trip” feat. Kid Cudi
9. “Send It Up” feat. King L
10. “Bound 2″ feat. Charlie Wilson

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 15th Jun, 2013

Been recording all day, haven't listened to it yet!

jacegalvin

jacegalvin said on the 15th Jun, 2013



A follow up to 10'000 posts!?

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 16th Jun, 2013

Laura Marling - I Was An Eagle.

that is all.

bjw1

bjw1 said on the 16th Jun, 2013

Ex-Nuns- Absolution

kaydee

kaydee said on the 16th Jun, 2013



In b4 Kaydee pussied out on the show.

Oops. :o

RAMONESelaar

RAMONESelaar said on the 16th Jun, 2013



HOW SWEET THE SOUND
THAT SAVED
A WRETCH LIKE ME

MorningAfterboy

MorningAfterboy said on the 16th Jun, 2013



That's to come! This was an EP with my band Traders of the Precinct. We're quite good.

oldgregg

oldgregg said on the 16th Jun, 2013



http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_koss2gfXfu1qzado8o1_500.png

Quicky

Quicky said on the 18th Jun, 2013

Top 10 Favourites of the Year so far:

1. Local Natives - Breakers
2. Foals - Out Of The Woods
3. Daft Punk - Giorgio By Moroder
4. Foals - Moon
5. Lorde - Royals
6. Paramore - Future
7. MS MR - Fantasy
8. Kanye West - Black Skinhead
9. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
10. Birds Of Tokyo - The Others

HMs: Paramore - Still Into You, Midnight Juggernauts - Ballad Of The War Machine, ShockOne - Lazerbeam, Snakadaktal - Ghost, Karnivool - The Refusal

GOLFJIM

GOLFJIM said on the 20th Jun, 2013

10) pusher love girl - jt
9) 1train - a$ap
8) domo23 - tyler, the creator
7) the spark - statik selector
6) i'm in it - kanye west
5) started from the bottom - drake
4) new slaves - kanye west
3) ifhy - tyler, the creator
2) get lucky - daft punk
1) black skinhead - kanye west

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