P.S. to Muruch’s 2013 Top Albums List

There have been several great 2013 albums that I didn't hear until after Muruch's Top Albums list was posted, so following is my P.S. to that list. Click on the album titles for reviews, videos and purchase links... Shearwater: Fellow Travelers Midlake: Antiphon Little Green Cars: Absolute Zero Aloe Blacc: Wake Me Up Lissie: Back... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Top 25 Albums of 2013

It's that time of year again! Below are my personal favorite albums of 2013. This year the list fell together fairly easily - due both to the excellence of the following albums and the lackluster nature of their competition. Though I'm shocked by my #1 album, which only recently knocked two other favorites from the... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Top 5 Books of 2013

Though I continue to be a voracious reader, I can't recall liking many new book releases this year. Most of the books I loved, such as Scott Alarick's Revival, were all released in years gone by. Even the few novels that stood out (The Interestings, The Curiosity, Eleanor & Park and Donna Tartt's much-hyped The... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Top 50 Songs of 2013

Following are the fifty favorite songs of the year that I submitted to Contrast Podcast's forthcoming Festive 50. I have to add an honorable mention to "Cassiopeia" by Sara Bareilles. I adore the song but only heard The Blessed Unrest album this week - long after having scheduled my Top Songs and Top Albums lists... Continue Reading →

Coble’s 2013 Top Albums List

Guest Post By: Jen "Coble" Hopper Coble's Top Albums of 2013: Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience part 1 In all seriousness, Justin Timberlake wins 2013. When this album first came out, it took a couple of listens before it sunk in. Life was empty without a song about courting in space (only he could... Continue Reading →

Coble’s 2013 Top Songs List

Guest Post By: Jen "Coble" Hopper Coble's Top Tracks of 2013: Kodaline - "All I want" The Neighbourhood - "Sweater Weather" Atlas Genius - "Trojans" Buy Music @ Amazon

Laura’s 2013 Top Albums List

Guest Post By: Laura Laura's Top 20 Albums of 2013: 20. Prism :: Katy Perry Buy @ Amazon 19. Magpie & the Dandelion :: The Avett Brothers Buy @ Amazon 18. Shangri La :: Jake Bugg Buy @ Amazon 17. Artpop :: Lady Gaga Buy @ Amazon 16. Wise Up Ghost & Other Songs ::... Continue Reading →

Laura’s 2013 Top Songs List

Guest Post By: Laura Laura's Top 20 Songs of 2013: 20. Follow Your Arrow :: Kasey Musgraves 19. Young & Beautiful :: Lana Del Rey 18. Laura Palmer :: Bastille 17. Skip to the Good Bit :: Rizzle Kicks 16. Sex :: The 1975 15. California :: Mazzy Star 14. Wrecking Ball :: Miley Cyrus... Continue Reading →

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