13 Hippest Songs of 2013


A baker’s dozen of the best songs you probably haven’t heard this year. My tastes as of late are skewed toward a retro sound.

1. “Always On” Brazos, Saltwater

2. “The Body in Rainfall” Wild Nothing, Empty Estate

3. “Colours to Life” Temples, single

4. “Come Save Me” Jagwar Ma, Howlin

5. “Falling Bough” Kiev, Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth

6. “Hold Me” Milosh, Jetlag

7. “It All Feels Right” Washed Out, Paracosm

8. “Lover Yeah” The ACBs, Little Leaves

9. “No Destruction” Foxygen, We Are the 21st Century…

10. “The Old and the Young” Midlake, Antiphon

11. “On Blue Mountain” Foxygen, We Are the 21st Century…

12. “Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)” Unknown Mortal Orchestra, II

13. “Where’s the Time” Caveman, Caveman