When it comes to year-end lists, y'all know I don't mess around. I don't post my picks from the previous year for weeks after the next year has started. In 2013 there was a bounty of music that entered the world that made me deliriously happy to be blessed with the sense of sound. So I have pondered, marinated, and contemplated for weeks. Music from 2013 has been digested for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (and yes, even dessert). And now, friends, it's time. Time to share with you what I consider the cream of one heck of a crop indeed. You might see things omitted here that you think should be on a Best Of list. This list isn't what I think you want to read. This list is what I feel about last year. These are records and songs that really mattered to me for one reason or another. If it's not here, I either didn't spend enough time with it or just didn't love it quite enough. A big, big thank you to all of the artists who created the music on this list, the music that I fell in love with last year.

WHO: Useless Eaters

WHAT: Hypertension

WHEN: February 2013

WHERE: Jeffrey Drag

WHY: Fuzzy, fuzzy scuzz. I can't get enough. Fortunately, bands like Useless Eaters exist so as I can get my fix. Hypertension totally caught me by surprise, and sometimes I like surprises. It's rough, rowdy, rambunctious, and full of good dirty fun. These dudes know how to throw down, it would appear. For noisy times, it's Useless Eaters time.  

MY JAMS: "A New Program" "Moody Bitch" "Addicted To The Blade" "Life On A Grid" "Hypertension" "Malfunction"

[posted 2.23.14]


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