Top 10 Albums and Concerts of 2013 – Year End Roundup!

 

Our top 10 Albums of 2013 a.k.a. albums that were played non-stop over ones that just sound cool to list (we’re lookin’ at you Pitchfork!):

  1. The National – Trouble will Find Me
  2. Savages- Silence Yourself
  3. Tegan and Sara – Hearthrob
  4. Daughter – If You Leave
  5. Arcade Fire – Reflektor
  6. Drake- Nothing was the Same
  7. M.I.A. – Matangi
  8. Shad – Flying Colours
  9. A Tribe Called Red- Nation to Nation
  10. Colin Stetson- New History Warfare Vol. 3

Best Concerts of 2013 – Lucky 13 

    1. Broken Social Scene Reunion – Field Trip Fest, Toronto
    2. Gaslight Anthem followed by 3 hours of the genius that is Robert Smith and The Cure, Osheaga Montreal
    3. David Byrne & St. Vincent – Ottawa Jazz Festival
    4. Charles Bradley and the Extraordinaires – he hugged me- Ritual, Ottawa
    5. Colin Stetson – The Rialto, Montreal
    6. Patrick Watson and Braids- Q, Montreal
    7. Alt J w/ Lord Huron– Echo Beach, Toronto
    8. Ottawa Rock Lottery, Mavericks, Ottawa
    9. New Order, Osheaga, Montreal
    10. Stars, Ottawa Bluesfest
    11. Tegan and Sara, Ottawa Bluesfest
    12. Shad – Ritual, Ottawa
    13. Trust w/ Diana – Lee’s Palace, Toronto