Thursday, 27 June 2013

2013: Top 60 So Far (Part #3): Places 31-40

So we've passed 20 albums so far: Places 51-60 and Places 41-50 so it's time to move on to the next 10 albums, which were worth listening in the past half year.

Number 40: Depeche Mode - Delta Machine

Who Are They? A Veteran New Wave/ Dark Wave Trio from Basildon (13th album)
Why? Because they're still one of the most influencing bands in my life....

Listen: My Little Universe


Number 39: Low - The Invisible Way

Who Are They? A veteran American Indie Rock Trio from Minnestoa (10th album)
Why? Because of the great melodies and beautiful lyrics

Listen: Just Make It Stop

Number 38: Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

Who Is She? An Indie Folk singer from Illinois (2nd album)
Why? Because of her Folky attitude and personal songs

Listen: Singing Time

Number 37: Beacon -  The Way We Separate

Who Are They? An Electronic Brooklyn-based duo (2nd album)
Why? Because if there is still trip hop, it must sound like this

Listen: Bring You Back

Number 36: She & Him - Volume 3

Who Are They? A collaboration of M. Ward and Zooey Daschanel (4th album)
Why? Because they are getting better from one recording to the other

Listen: Somebody Sweet To Talk To

Number 35: Olafur Arnalds - For Now I Am Winter

Who Is He? An Icelandic composer and multi-instrumentalist (4th album)
Why? Because it's make me feel like I'm sitting next to a bonfire in the middle of Icelandic winter

Listen: Old Skin

Number 34: Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth

Who Are They? An English London-based Dubstep duo (2nd album)
Why? Because they where the second best Dubstep album so far this year

Listen: Meter, Pale, Tone

Number 33: Austra - Olympia

Who Are They? A Canadian Toronto-based Electronic band (2nd album)
Why? Because of the special voice of Katie Stelmanis and the 80's-like sound

Listen: Painful like

Number 32: Widowspeak - Almanc

Who Are They? An Indie Rock band from Brooklyn (2nd album)
Why? One of the new surprises of this year

Listen: Dyed In The Wool

Number 31: Iron & Wine

Who Is He? Talented Samuel Beam from South Carolina (5th album)
Why? Because everything he touches turn to gold (Even though he made better records before)

Listen: Joy