Monday, 24 June 2013

2013: Top 60 So Far (Part #2): Places 41-50


Now it's time for the second part of the chart, after looking at the 51-60 places of this year so far, Hoping you'd like it too.

Number 50: Mark Lanegan And Duke Garwood - Black Pudding

Who Are They? Two veteran English performers who gathered together for the first time
Why? Because it's quite different from earlier releases of those two and still sounds great

Listen: Thank You

Number 49: The Flaming Lips - The Terror

Who Are They? A five piece Alternative Rock band from Oklahoma (13th album)
Why? Because you cannot ignore any of their releases, even though this one is not one of their best

Listen: Turning Violent

Number 48: Little Boots - Nocturnes

Who Is She? An Electro-Pop, Synthpop singer from Blackpool (2nd album)
Why? Because it is one of the greatest Pop albums of the year

Listen: Satellite

Number 47: Quadron - Avalanche

Who Are They? A Danish Duo who performs Electric-Soul (2nd album)
Why? Because the smooth sound and the beautiful voice of Coco O

Listen: Better Off

Number 46: Houses - A Quiet Darkness

Who Are They? An Indie Pop duo from Chicago (2nd album)
Why? A beautiful concept album about a couple who were separated due to an atomic holocaust

Listen: Beginnings

Number 45: Still Corners - Strange Pleasures

Who Are They? A new Wave/Dream Pop duo from London (2nd album)
Why? Because of the soft voice of Tessa Murray and the well-produced sounds

Listen: Going Back To Strange

Number 44: Johnny Marr - The Messenger

Who Is He? The legendary guitarist of The Smiths trying to go solo (Debut album)
Why? Because he keeps playing like the 80's still here (and still doing it great)

Listen: The Messenger

Number 43: Nataly Dawn - How I Knew Her

Who Is She? A young American Indie-Folk singer/songwriter (Debut album)
Why? Because it sounds like a home made recording, which is better from other over produced albums

Listen: Araceli

Number 42: Night Beds - Country Sleep

Who Are They? An Indie-Folk band from Nashville (Debut album)
Why? Because of the minimalist production and the soulful voice of Yellen

Listen: 22

Number 41: Yo La Tengo - Fade

Who Are They? A veteran Indie-Rock from New Jersey (13th album)
Why? Because everything they're doing sounds like a familiar feeling

Listen: Before We Run