Albums List 2013

In the past I’ve tried to keep track of how many CDs I listen to in a year. Last year I failed, but I managed to figure out my regular average for two years straight. We’ll try this again (out of ****) and all first time listenings.


1. On And On, Jack Johnson-*** 1/2

2. Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Explicit Version], Multiple Artists-****

3. Blade Runner OST, Vangelis-****

4. Boy, U2-*** 1/2

5. Bon Iver, Bon Iver-*** 1/2

6. Break It Yourself, Andrew Bird-***


7. Some Nights, Fun-*** 1/2

8. 2112, Rush-****

9. Mirage Rock, Band of Horses-***

10. Tempest, Bob Dylan-*** 1/2

11. xx, The XX-*** 1/2

12. Co-Exist, The XX-***


13. The Singles Collection, The Specials-*** 1/2

14. Lisbon, The Walkmen-*** 1/2

15. The Big Roar, The Joy Formidable-***

16. Port of Morrow, The Shins-*** 1/2

Favorite Songs

For the next couple of weeks I will be posting and discussing my favorite songs from playlists on Youtube. Tycho’s “Dive” is a lucid piece, utterly excellent, and one that would be blow my mind if I was on psychedelic drugs. At some point I’ll get my hands on one of their albums.

i-Tunes X-Mas + New Year’s Playlist

1.    Christmas In Cape Town-Randy Newman, from Trouble In Paradise
2.    Snowman-XTC, from English Settlement
3.    Valley Winter Song-Fountains of Wayne, from Welcome Interstate Managers
4.    Snowflake Music-Mark Mothersbaugh, from Rushmore OST
5.    On Thin Ice-Hans Zimmer, from The Dark Knight Rises OST
6.    The Ice Is Getting Thinner-Death Cab For Cutie, from Narrow Stairs
7.    The Man In The Santa Suit-Fountains of Wayne, from Out of State Plates
8.    Animal Backwards-Minus The Bear, from Omni
9.    New Year-Beach House, from Bloom
10.    The North Pole-The Walkmen, from Bows + Arrows
11.    Spritz!!! Spritz!!!-Minus The Bear, from Highly Refined Pirates
12.    Coming In From The Cold-Bob Marley & The Wailers, from Gold [Disc 2]
13.    Violet Hill-Coldplay, from Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends [Bonus Track]
14.    Chanukah Under The Stars-Fountains of Wayne, from Out of State Plates
15.    New Years Eve-The Walkmen, from Bows + Arrows
16.    The Night Santa Went Crazy-Weird Al Yankovic, from Bad Hair Day
17.    New Year-Death Cab For Cutie, from Transatlanticism
18.    New Year’s Day-U2, from War

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