FILTER’s Top 10 of 2013: Crash, of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
By Staff on December 4, 2013
When it comes to end-of-year lists, it's definitely not all about us; we love to know what our favorite musicians and artists have been digging the most out of 2013, and we're thrilled to share those lists here.
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros released their self-titled third LP this year, a follow up to last 2012's Here. Crash, who handles percussion and vocals for the Zeros, shared a list of his favorite albums from 2013, along with a few comments. Check them out below.
Crash's Top Ten of 2013:
1. MGMT, MGMT
"Are you kidding?! 'They are the music makers, and they are the dreamers of dreams.'"
2. Jim James, "State Of The Art"
"I take the bait each time I hear this song. when the bass finally joins in, I'm full on swaying and swinging, yelling, 'put your goddam phones down and let's strut!'"
3. Bill Callahan, Dream River
"With that voice, those lyrics, and the always clever arrangements, It's like a sermon on the mount for deprived listeners. If mr. bill keeps writing, I'll continue buying."
4. Alabama Shakes, Boys & Girls
"I'm always excited to bump into the shakes on the road so I can remind them how much I love these songs. Not to mention hanging with them is like being with any gulf coast kinfolk."
5. Parquet Courts, "Stoned and Starving"
"Toss me some rolling papers, crack a window, and call me a sucker for stoner rock."
6. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Push the Sky Away
7. David Bowie, The Next Day
8. Dawes, Stories Don't End
9. Boardwalk, Boardwalk
10. Neko Case, The Worst Things Get…