Thursday, December 19, 2013

Scott Silsbe’s Favorite 2013 Releases

Our very good friend Scott Silsbe just dropped this in the ol' letterbox:


Scott Silsbe’s Favorite 2013 Releases

1.    Bottomless Pit: Shade Perennial
2.    Yo La Tengo: Fade
3.   My Bloody Valentine: m b v
4.   Superchunk: I Hate Music
5.   Mikhail Cronin: MCII
6.   Waxahatchee: Cerulean Salt
7.   Flaming Lips: The Terror
8.   The Lopez: Fur 7-inch
9.   Camera Obscura: Desire Lines
10. The Men: New Moon
11. Golden Grrrls: Golden Grrrls
12. Sebadoh: Defend Yourself
13. The Julie Ruin: Run Fast
14. Speedy Ortiz: Major Arcana
15. Wire: Change Becomes Us
16. Speed Governor: Be Criticized!
17. Sigur Ros: Kveikur
18. Phosphorescent: Muchacho
19. Guy Clark: My Favorite Picture of You
20. Connections: Body Language
21. Kurt Vile: Walkin on a Pretty Daze
22. California X: California X
23. Boards of Canada: Tomorrow’s Harvest
24. Weird Paul: Still Going Strong
25. Read ‘Em & Weep: Live at GBS Detroit

Other things I enjoyed…Robyn Hitchcock: There Goes the Ice,  Bill Callahan: Dream River,  Destroyer: Five Spanish Songs,  Beaches: She Beats,  Christopher Owens: Lysandre,  Savages: Silence Yourself,  Grouper: The Man Who Died in His Boat, Medicine: To the Happy Few,  Mulatu Astatke: Sketches of Ethiopia,  Tal National: Kaani,  The Dismemberment Plan: Uncanney Valley, &  Tootie Heath/Ethan Iverson/Ben Street: Tootie’s Tempo



Scott Silsbe is a writerly type.

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