Best Albums of 2013: 25-6 | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon

Best Albums of 2013: 25-6

Jack-of-all-trades, Vanderslice almost made the top 5
  • Jack-of-all-trades, Vanderslice almost made the top 5

With the current issue of the Source hitting stands today, we conclude our countdown of the best albums from 2013.

Pick up a copy to see which five albums topped the list!

Here we've got the final portion of the online countdown and it features some stellar music from lo-fi rockers Campfires, heartfelt tunes from singer/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov, the return of alt-synth group Polica and wickedly good pop from Lucius.

Also included are the highest ranking albums from Portland bands with 10-piece orchestra rock group Typhoon showing up in the number 8 slot and alt-rock outfit Radiation City at number 14.

The below playlist ought to be one fun trip, so get started! Just be sure to share our FACEBOOK post! This time if you do, you can win the 2013 release by hazy rock group Arctic Monkeys. It didn't quite crack the top 150, but it's still an album worth owning!

25. Campfires- Tomorrow, Tomorrow
24. Jason Isbell- Southeastern
23. !!! (Chk Chk Chk)- Thr!!!er
22. Lucius- Wildewoman
21. Buke & Gass- General Dome
20. Gregory Alan Isakov- The Weatherman
19. Haim- Days Are Gone
18. Mutual Benefit- Love’s Crushing Diamond
17. Hurray For the Riff Raff- My Dearest Darkest Neighbor
16. Foals- Holy Fire
15. Rhye- Woman
14. Radiation City- Animals in the Median
13. Arcade Fire- Reflektor
12. Disclosure- Settle
11. Polica- Shulamith
10. Chvrches- The Bones of What You Believe
9. Foxygen- We are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
8. Typhoon- White Lighter
7. Daughter- If You Leave
6. John Vanderslice- Dagger Beach

Ethan Maffey

Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...
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