Listener results: 2013 So Far So Good

July 4, 2013

We're just six months into 2013 and already it's been a good year for musc.

Nationally, we've had new releases from indie powerhouses like Iron & Wine, The National, and even Vampire WeekendLocally, Colorado icons Gregory Alan Isakov, Nathaniel Rateliff, and Paper Bird have each put out a new albums as well. We've also seen releases from music legends Iggy and the Stooges, and David Bowie!

Below are the top 100 albums of the year so far as chosen by you, the listener.

Also, you can check out OpenAir's staff picks.

Best of 2013 listener choices:

1 Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City - XL

2 Daft Punk - Random Access Memories - Columbia

3 Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic- Jagjaguwar

4 The National - Trouble Will Find Me - 4AD

5 Paper Bird - Rooms - Self-Release

6 Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze - Matador

7 Yo La Tengo - Fade - Matador

8 Gregory Alan Isakov - The Weatherman - Suitcase Town Music

9 The Paper Stars - Under the Sun - Self-release

10 A. Tom Collins - Stick & Poke - Greater Than Collective

11 Phosphorescent - Muchachos - Dead Oceans

12 Local Natives - Hummingbird - French Kiss

13 Poet's Row - Poet's Row - Self-Release

14 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork - Matador

15 The Strokes - Comedown Machine - RCA

16 Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II - Jagjaguwar

17 Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite - Get Up! - Stax

18 David Bowie - The Next Day - Columbia

19 My Bloody Valentine - M B V - Self-Release

20 Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends - Atlantic

21 She and Him - Volume 3 - Merge

22 Thao and the Get Down Stay Down - We the Commons - Ribbon Music

23 Youth Lagoon - Wonderous Bughouse - Fat Possum

24 Devendra Banhart - Mala - Nonesuch

25 Iron and Wine - Ghost on Ghost - Nonesuch

26 Phoenix - Bankrupt! - Glassnote

27 Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside - Untamed Beast - Partisan

28 Deerhunter - Monomania - 4AD

29 Faceman - TalkTalkTalk - Concerted Effort

30 Cold War Kids - Dear Miss Lonelyhearts - Downtown Music

31 Foals - Holy Fire - Warner Bros.

32 Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse - Canvasback

33 James Blake - Overgrown - Republic

34 Mika Cronin - MCII - Merge

35 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away - Bad Seeds Ltd.

36 Tegan and Sara - Heartthrob - Vapor/Warner Bros.

37 Wavves - Afraid of Heights - Warner Bros.

38 Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest - Warp

39 Disclosure - Settle - PMR

40 Fitz and The Tantrums - More Than Just A Dream - Elektra

41 Har Mar Superstar - Bye Bye 17 - Cult

42 Surfer Blood - Pythons - Kanine

43 Atlas Genius - When It Was Now - Warner Bros.

44 Atoms For Peace - Amok - XL Recordings

45 Billy Bragg - Tooth and Nail - Cooking Vinyl

46 Camera Obscura - Desire Lines - 4AD

47 Colfax Speed Queen - Satisfaction Intended - Hot Congress

48 Eels - Wonderful, Glorious - Vagrant

49 Low - The Invisible Way - Sub Pop

50 Shannon and the Clams - Dreams in the Rat House - Hardly Art

51 STRFKR - Miracle Mile - Polyvinyl

52 Wampire - Curiosity - Polyvinyl

53 Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito - Interscope

54 Akron/Family - Sub Verses - Dead Oceans

55 Beach Fossils - Clash the Truth - Captured Tracks

56 Big Harp - Chain Letters - Saddle Creek

57 Charles Bradley - Victim of Love - Daptone

58 Eye and the Arrow - If By Fire - Self-Release

59 Laura Marling - Once I Was An Eagle - Virgin

60 Pillowfight - Pillowfight - Bulk

61 Rilo Kiley - Rkives - Little Record Company

62 The Centennial - Nervous System - Self-Release

63 The Delfonics - Adrian Younge Presents the Delfonics - Wax Poetics

64 The Flaming Lips - The Terror - Warner Bros.

65 The Growlers - Hung at Heart - Everloving

66 Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin - Castle Face

67 The Black Angels - Indigo Meadow - Blue Horizon

68 Alice Russell - To Dust - Tru Thoughts

69 Shady Elders - No Favors - Hot Congress

70 Cayucas - Bigfoot - Secretly Canadian

71 Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell - Old Yellow Moon - Nonesuch

72 Guided By Voices - English Little League - GBV

73 Iggy and The Stooges - Ready To Die - Fat Possum

74 Jesse Manley - A Path Through the Dark - Self-Release

75 King Tuff - Was Dead - Burger

76 Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Ripely Pine - Ba Da Bing

77 Major Lazer - Free The Universe - Secretly Canadian

78 Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth - Warp

79 MS MR - Secondhand Rapture - Columbia

80 Ra Ra Riot - Beta Love - Barsuk

81 Smith Westerns - Soft Will - Mom & Pop

82 Steve Earle & The Dukes(& Duchesses) - The Low Highway - New West

83 The Cave Singers - Naomi - Jagjaguwar

84 The Replacements - Songs for Slim - New West

85 Y La Bamba - Oh February - Tender Loving Empire

86 John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts - Partisan

87 Adam Green & Binki Shapiro - Adam Green & Binki Shapiro - Rounder

88 Air Dubai - Warning - Hopeless

89 Austra - Olympia - Domino

90 Junip - Junip - Mute

91 Born Ruffians - Birthmarks - Yep Roc

92 Cloud Cult - Love - Earthology

93 Confluence - I Haven't Really Been Living - Self-Release

94 CSS - Planta - SQE

95 Eisley - Currents - Equal Vision

96 Eric Burdon - 'Til Your River Runs Dry - ABKCO

97 Jacco Gardner - Cabinet of Curiosities - Trouble In Mind

98 Josh Dillard - The Bright Light of Shipwreck - Self

99 Pickwick - Can't Talk Medicine - Small Press