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The Movies, Books, Theaters, Concerts, CDs Etc I Saw/Read In 2013


Updated December 31, 2013

MOVIES Movies Movies Movies MOVIES MOVIES MOVIES MOVIES MOVIES MOVIES MOVIES MOVIES

1. Casque d'Or (1952) *** 1/2
2. On Dangerous Ground (1952) *** 1/2
3. Where The Sidewalk Ends (1950) ***/
4. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) * 1/2
5. A Generation (1954) *** 1/2
6. Premium Rush -- no stars
7. The Asphalt Jungle (1950) ***
8. Seven Up! (segment of documentary Granada TV series World In Action; directed by Paul Almond) (1964) ****
9. The Detective aka Father Brown (1954) ***\
10. Zero Dark Thirty **
11. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) ** 1/2
12. Seven Plus 7 (1970) *** 1/2
13. Kanal (1957) *** 1/2
14. Tales Of The Night *** 1/2
15. Secret Service Of The Air (1939) * 1/2
16. Ashes And Diamonds (1958) ****
17. Code Of The Secret Service (1939) * 1/2
18. Smashing The Money Ring (1939) **
19. Side By Side (2012) ** 1/2
20. French Can Can (1955) *** 1/2
21. Kiss Me Deadly (1955) ***/
22. Le Plaisir (1952) ***
23. In A Lonely Place (1950) *** 1/2
24. The Life Of Oharu (1952) ** 1/2
25, North Sea Texas ***
26. Bigger Than Life (1956) **
27. Keyhole (2012) ** 1/2
28. Two-Faced Woman (1941) * 1/2
29. Edward, My Son (1949) **
30. Torchy Blaine in Chinatown (1939) * 1/2
31. Torchy Blaine Runs For Mayor (1939) **
32. Wyoming Outlaw (1939) * 1/2
33. Each Dawn I Die (1939) ***
34. Fixer Dugan (1939) **
35. 5 Broken Cameras **
36. Searching For Sugar Man ** 1/2
37. A Late Quartet ** 1/2
38. Side By Side (Keanu Reeves docu on film v digital) ** 1/2
39. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower **
40. Wreck-It Ralph **
41. 21 Up! (Michael Apted documentary) *** 1/2
42. The Big Knife (1955) **
43. Iron Man 3 ** 1/2
44. Star Trek Into Darkness ***\
45. Coast Guard (1939) *
46. Frances Ha ***/
47. The Lone Ranger ** 1/2
48. Warm Bodies ***
49. Dracula w live Philip Glass score *** 1/2
50. Thunder Afloat (1939) ** 1/2
51. Fruitvale Station ** 1/2
52. Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) **
53. Like Father, Like Son (at NYFF) ***
54. A Touch of Sin (at NYFF)  ***
55. The Last Of The Unjust (at NYFF) *** 1/2
56. The Wind Rises (at NYFF) ***/
57. Stranger By The Lake (at NYFF) * 1/2
58. 2001: A Space Odyssey (at Lincoln Center w full orchestra) ****
59. Kumare ** 1/2
60. Tender Mercies (at Signature w Betty Buckley) *** 1/2
61. Gravity ** 1/2
62. Captain Phillips ***
63. All Is Lost ***/
64. The Book Thief **
65. Lucky (docu at IFC) ** 1/2
66. Le Jour Se Leve (1939) ***
67. Chasing Ice **
68. Inside Llewyn Davis ***
69. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire **
70. Saving Mr. Banks **
71. The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug ** 1/2
72. Frozen ***\
73. Her *** 1/2
74. Nebraska **
75. The Wolf Of Wall Street ** 1/2
76. 20 Feet From Stardom ** 1/2
77. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) **
78. In The House ***




TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV TV

1. Call The Midwives Season One * 1/2
2. The Duchess of Duke Street Season One ** 1/2
3. Downton Abbey Season Three + Christmas Special ***
4. The Following Season One debut * 1/2
5. Game Of Thrones Season Two *** 1/2
6. Top Of The Lake miniseries (2013) **
7. Doc Martin Season One ** 1/2
8. The Duchess Of Duke Street Season Two ***
9. Ripper Street Season One ** 1/2
10. Doc Martin Season Two ***
11. Doc Martin Season Three ***
12. Doc Martin Season Four ***
13. Rectify Season One *** 1/2
14. A Fine Romance Seasons 1-4 ***
15. The Fall and Rise Of Reginald Perrin Season 1 ** /
16. To The Manor Born Complete Series ***
17. The Sound of Music Live w Carrie Underwood ** (but nicely sung)
18. Breaking Bad Season Five and Series Overall *** 1/2
19. Doc Martin Season Five **
20. Doc Martin Season Six **




BOOKS Books Books Books BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS

1. A Natural History Of Dragons by Marie Brennan ***/
2. Mother's Milk by Edward St. Aubyn *** 1/2
3. Junius And Albert's Adventures In The Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson *** 1/2
4. Why Priests? by Garry Wills ** 1/2
5. The Black Country by Alex Grecian ***
6. Toms River by Dan Fagin ***/
7. Breakfast At Tiffany's by Truman Capote *** 1/2
8. The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker ** 1/2
9. London Falling by Paul Cornell ***
10. Transatlantic by Colum McCann *** 1/2
11. Matilda by Roald Dahl **
12. Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner **
13. Great North Road by Peter F. Hamilton *** 1/2
14. A Dual Inheritance by Joanna Hershon *** 1/2
15. Little Green by Walter Mosley *** 1/2
16. Masqueraders by Georgette Hayer *** 1/2
17. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson ***
18. The Vatican Diaries by John Thavis ***
19. Island Of Bones by Imogen Robertson ***
20. Circle Of Shadows by Imogen Robertson ***
21. Queen Of The Air by Dean Jensen *** 1/2
22. His Majesty's Hope by Susan Elia MacNeal ** 1/2
23. The War Below by James Scott ** 1/2
24. Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen ***
25. The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri ****
26. The Unwinding by George Packer ****
27. Winger by Andrew Smith *** 1/2
28. Hickory by Palmer Brown ***
29. Soulless by Gail Corriger ***
30. Revolutionary Summer by Joseph Ellis ***
31. The Longest Way Home by Andrew McCarthy *** 1/2
32. The Cleaner Of Chartres by Sally Vickers ***
33. The Man Who Was Poe by Avi ** 1/2
34. Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg ** 1/2
35. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon *
36. Blood Of Tyrants by Naomi Novik *** 1/2
37. White Butterfly by Walter Mosley *** 1/2
38. Black Betty by Walter Mosley *** 1/2
39. The Mouse With The Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck ** 1/2
40. Proxy by Alex London ***
41. Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff ** 1/2
42. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness *** 1/2
43. More Than This by Patrick Ness *** 1/2
44. Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem ***
45. The Good Soldiers by David Finkel ****
46. Fallout by Todd Strasser ***
47. Boxers by Gene Luen Yang *** 1/2
48. The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas by David Almond ***
49. The Heart Of Everything That Is by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin ***
50. A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley *** 1/2
51. Gone Fishin' by Walter Mosley ***
52. Thank You For Your Service by David Finkel ****
53. Bad Boy Brawly Brown by Walter Mosley ****
54. Elect H. Mouse State Judge by Nelly Reifler * 1/2
55. Six Easy Pieces by Walter Mosley ***
56. Someone by Alice McDermott *** 1/2
57. A Blind Goddess by James R. Benn ** 1/2
58. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Persig *
59. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut ***
60. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith *** 1/2
61. The Apothecary by Maile Meloy ***
62. The Mark Of Zorro by Johnston McCulley **
63. Valdez Is Coming by Elmore Leonard ****
64. The Fisher King by Paule Marshall *** 1/2
65. The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward ***
66. Bambi: A Life In The Woods by Felix Salten ****
67. Invasion by Walter Dean Myers ** 1/2
68. Seeing Red by Kathryn Erskine ** 1/2
69. Dark Lies The Island by Kevin Barry ****
70. Duke: A Life Of Duke Ellington by Terry Teachout ***
71. The Double by George Pelecanos **
72. Beatles Vs. Stones by John McMillian ***
73. Moonday by Alex Ross ***/
74. American Mirror: The Life and Art Of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon ***
75. A Massacre in Memphis by Steven V Ash ***
76. Revolutionary by Alex Myers ***\
77. Farthing by Jo Walton ***
78. The Returned by Jason Mott ** 1/2
79. Lincoln's Boys by Joshua Zeitz  ** 1/2
80. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green ***
81. A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton *** 1/2
82. Dominion by C.J. Samson ***
83. Little Scarlet by Walter Mosley *** 1/2
84. Hombre by Elmore Leonard *** 1/2
85. The House Of The Scorpion by Nancy Farmer *** 1/2
86. Longbourn by Jo Baker *** 1/2
87. The Son by Philip Meyer *** 1/2
88. The Ghost Of The Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin ** 1/2
89. Amsterdam by Russell Shorto *** 1/2
90. Blockbusters by Anita Elberse **
91. Stella Bain by Anita Shreve ** 1/2
92. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats Of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien ***
93. An Office And A Spy by Robert Harris *** 1/2
94. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch *** 1/2
95. A Star For Mrs. Blake by April Smith *
96. Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch *** 1/2
97. The Dead In Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley ***
98. The Republic Of Thieves by Scott Lynch ** 1/2
99. The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit ***
100. The Stranger by Albert Camus ****
101. Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman ***



THEATER CONCERTS THEATER CONCERTS THEATER CONCERTS THEATER CONCERTS THEATER CONCERTS

1. Opus No. 7 at St. Ann's Warehouse ** 1/2
2. The Other Place (on Broadway w Laurie Metcalf) ** 1/2
3. Picnic (at Roundabout) * 1/2
4. Deceit * 1/2
5. Life And Times Episodes 1-4 **
6. Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (w Scarlett Johansson) * 1/2
7. The Jammer ***
8. Blood Play (Under The Radar Festival at Public) ** 1/2
9. Women Of Will ** 1/2
10. All In The Timing ***
11. Isaac's Eyes ***
12. Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale Of Musical Mystery ** 1/2
13. The Mnemonist Of Dutchess County * 1/2
14. Much Ado About Nothing ***
15. Really Really *
16. Parsifal at the Met *** 1/2
17. The Madrid * 1/2
18. The Wild Bride at St. Ann's ** 1/2
19. Passion at CSC *** 1/2
20. Carousel in concert at Lincoln Center ***
21. The Revisionist **
22. Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella ***
23. Rock Of Ages * 1/2
24. Ann ** 1/2
25. Old Hats ***
26. The Flick ***
27. Detroit '67 ** 12
28. Howling Hilda reading * (Mary Testa ***)
29. Hit The Wall *
30. Breakfast At Tiffany's * 1/2
31. The Mound Builders at Signature *
32. Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike *** 1/2
33. Cirque du Soleil's Totem ***
34. The Lying Lesson * 1/2
35. Hands On A Hardbody *
36. Kinky Boots **
37. Matilda The Musical *** 1/2
38. The Rascals: Once Upon A Dream ***
39. Motown: The Musical **
40. La Ruta ** 1/2
41. The Big Knife *
42. The Nance ***
43. The Assembled Parties ** 1/2
44. Jekyll & Hyde * 1/2
45. Thoroughly Modern Millie at Paper Mill ** 1/2
46. Macbeth w Alan Cumming *
47. Orphans w Alec Baldwin ** 1/2
48. The Testament Of Mary ** 1/2
49. The Drawer Boy **
50. Railroad at Signature ** 1/2
51. Belleville at NYTW **
52. The Trip To Bountiful ***
53. I'll Eat You Last ** 1/2
54. Pippin *
55. This Side Of Neverland ***
56. A Public Reading Of An Unproduced Screenplay About The Death Of Walt Disney ***
57. Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet Of 1812 ***
58. Colin Quinn, Unconstitutional ** 1/2
59. A Family For All Occasions *
60. The Weir at Irish Repertory Theatre *** 1/2
61. Disney's The Little Mermaid **
62. Far From Heaven **
63. The Caucasian Chalk Circle at CSC **
64. Somewhere Fun **
65. Venice no stars
66. Reasons To Be Happy **
67. STePz (Savion Glover dance show) *** 1/2
68. The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare in the Park) ***
69. Roadkill ** 1/2
70. Forever Tango ***
71. Monkey: Journey To The West ** 1/2
72. The Civilians: Be The Death Of Me ***
73. New York Musical Theatre Festival: Swiss Family Robinson **
74. NYMF: Dizzy Miss Lizzie's Roadside Revue Presents The Brontes * 1/2
75. NYMF: Mata Hari In 8 Bullets ***
76. NYMF: Life Could Be A Dream **
77. NYMF: Mother Divine **
78. NYMF: Julian Po ** 1/2
79. NYMF: Marry Harry **
80. NYMF: Gary Goldfarb: Master Escapist ** 1/2
81. NYMF: Castle Walk ***
82. NYMF: Crossing Swords ***
83. NYMF: Bend In The Road *** 1/2
84. NYMF: Homo The Musical no stars
85. NYMF: Volleygirls *** 1/2
86. Murder For Two **
87. Let It Be **
88. The Cheaters Club *
89. Laurie Anderson at Battery Park City ***
90. Daniel Kitson at Barrow ***
91. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at the Greene Space (reading) ***
92. All The Faces Of The Moon Part 1*
93. Women Or Nothing ** 1/2
94. Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play * 1/2
95. You Never Can Tell ***
96. Romeo And Juliet *
97. Arguendo **
98. August Wilson's American Century Cycle ****
99. The Glass Menagerie ** 1/2
100. Lady Day * 1/2
101. Julius Caesar at St. Ann's Warehouse ****
102. Honeymoon In Vegas: The Musical ** 1/2
103. Bronx Bombers * 1/2
104. Romeo  And  Juliet at CSC * 1/2 
105. A Night With Janis Joplin **
106. The Winslow Boy ***
107. Juno And The Paycock **
108. How I Learned To Drive **
109. Fun Home ** 
110. Two Boys at the Met **
111. Big Fish **
112. A Time To Kill * 1/2
113. Year Of The Rooster ***
114. The Snow Geese ** 1/2
115. All The Faces Of The Moon Part 4 at Public *
116. Stop. Reset at Signature * 1/2
117. Jitney at the Greene Space (reading) *** 1/2
118. The Old Friends at Signature **
119. Gem Of The Ocean at Greene Space (reading) *** 1/2
120. Simple Minds at Roseland ***/
121. A Midsummer Night's Dream dir Julie Taymor ** 1/2
122. The Lady In Red Converses With Diablo ** 1/2
123. After Midnight w Fantasia ***
124. La Soiree ***
125. Nothing To Hide ** 1/2
126. The Patron Saint Of Sea Monsters **
127. Die Frau Ohne Schatten/The Woman Without A Shadow at the Met
128. Little Miss Sunshine **
129. Souvenir ** 1/2
130. A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder *** 1/2
131. Twelfth Night *** 1/2
132. King Richard The Third ***
133. Lies My Father Told Me **
134. Regular Singing **
135. And Away We Go **
136. Analog.ue at St. Ann's Warehouse ** 1/2
137. Oliver! at Papermill **
138. Waiting For Godot ** 1/2
139. No Man's Land ***
140. The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner *** 1/2
141. Macbeth w Ethan Hawke **
142. How I Learned What I Learned ***
143. The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence ***
144. The Night Alive **
145. All That Fall w Eileen Atkins and Michael Gambon ***


CDS Cds Cds Cds CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS (Only the CDs I've listened to thoroughly and with a strong emphasis on the ones I like, so don't think I love everything I listen to -- I just don't bother really listening to the ones I don't like more than once and don't think it's fair to rate on a cursory listen)

1. Betty LaVette -- Thankful N' Thoughtful *** 1/2
2. ZZ Top -- La Futura ***
3. Fiona Apple -- The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Ever Will *** 1/2
4. Bonnie Raitt -- Slipstream ***/
5. Bobby Bare -- Darker Than Light ** 1/2
6. Boy And Bear -- Moonfire *** 1/2
7. Wreckless Eric And Amy Rigby -- A Working Museum ** 1/2
8. Wild Nothing -- Nocturne ** 1/2
9. Ty Segall -- Twins ** 1/2
10. The Robert Glasper Experiment -- Black Radio ***/
11. John Hiatt - Mystic Pinball ***/
12. John Mayer -- Born and Raised *** 1/2
13. Rufus Wainwright -- Out Of The Game ** 1/2
14. Tim Maia -- The Essential Soul Of Tim Maia ** 1/2
15. Michael Kiwanuka -- Home Again *** 1/2
16. Michele Stodardt -- Wide-Eyed Crossing ***/
17. Of Monsters And Men -- My Head Is An Animal ***
18. Brian Eno -- Lux *** 1/2
19. Damien Jurado -- Maraqopa *** 1/2
20. Alt-J -- An Awesome Wave **
21. Branford Marsalis - Just Four MFs' Playin' Their Tunes ****
22. A.C. Newman -- Shut Down The Streets **
23. Brad Mehldau -- Where Do You Start *** 1/2
24. Actress -- R.I.P. **
25. Anais Mitchell -- Young Man In America **
26. The Lumineers -- The Lumineers *** 1/2 ("The opposite of love is indifference")
27. Alberta Cross -- Songs Of Patience **
28. Aimee Mann -- Charmer ***
29. Alex Clare -- The Lateness Of The Hour **
30. Diana Krall -- Glad Rag Doll *** 1/2
31. Ken Stringfellow -- Danzig In The Moonlight ***
32. Allo Darlin' -- Europe * 1/2
33. Kathy Mattea -- Calling Me Home ***
34. Dr. John -- Locked Down *** 1/2
35. David Byrne And St. Vincent -- Love This Giant *** 1/2
36. Norah Jones -- Little Broken Hearts ***/
37. Richard Thompson -- Electric *** 1/2
38. Josephine -- Portrait *** 1/2
39. Various Artists -- Mercyland: Hymns For The Rest Of Us *** 1/2
40. Jack White -- Blunderbuss *** 1/2
41. Marina and the Diamonds -- Electra Heart ** 1/2
42. Jamey Johnson -- Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochrane *** 1/2
43. Japandroids -- Celebration Rock *** 1/2
44. Jeff Lyne -- Long Wave *** ("She" is pop perfection)
45. Kris Kristofferson -- Feeling Mortal *** 1/2
46. Vijay Ayer Trio -- Accelerando *** 1/2
47. Bill Charlap and Sandy Stewart -- Something To Remember ***
48. Doughboys -- Shakin' Our Souls *** 1/2
49. The Rascals -- The Young Rascals *** 1/2
50. The Rascals -- Collections ***
51. The Rascals -- Groovin' *** 1/2
52. The Rascals -- Once Upon A Dream **
53. The Rascals -- See ***
54. The Rascals -- TimePeace ****
55. The Mavericks -- In Time *** 1/2
56. Bombino -- Nomad *** 1/2
57. Sharon Jones -- Soul Time! ***
58. Pigpen -- The Way I'm Running ep ***
59. Tom Odell -- Long Way Down ***
60. Linda Thompson -- Won't Be Long Now *** 1/2
61. Prefab Sprout -- Crimson/Red ***/
62. Tom Jones -- Spirit In The Room ***
63. Frank Turner -- Tape Deck Heart *** 1/2
64. Jason Isbell -- Southeastern ***/
65. Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- Always With Us ***
66. Fleetwood Mac -- Extended Play ** 1/2
67. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs -- Under The Covers Vol. 3 ** 1/2
68. Robbie Williams -- Swings Both Ways ***
69. Pearl Jam -- Lightning Bolt ***
70. Ashley Monroe -- Like A Rose ** 1/2
71. The Strokes -- Comedown Machine **
72. Steve Earle -- The Low Highway ***
73. Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics **
74. Sharon Jones -- Give The People What They Want *** 1/2
75. Basia Bulat -- Tall Tall Shadows **
76. Best Coast -- Fade Away ***
77. Bill Callahan -- Dream River ** 1/2
78. Nathaniel Rateliff -- Falling Faster Than You Can Run ** 1/2
79. One Direction -- Midnight Memories ** 1/2
80. Patty Griffin -- American Kid *** 1/2
81. Paul McCartney -- New *** 1/2
82. William Shatner -- Ponder The Mystery **
83. Jake Bugg -- Shangri-La ***
84. The National -- Trouble Will Find Me ***
85. Kacey Musgraves -- Same Trailer, Different Park *** 1/2
86. Lloyd Cole -- Standards ***
87. Boston -- Life, Love and Hope **
88. Boz Scaggs -- Memphis *** (esp loved "Corrina, Corrina")
89. Eminem -- The Marshall Mathers LP2 -- *** 1/2
90. Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison -- Cheater's Game *** 1/2
91. North Mississippi All-Stars -- World Boogie Is Coming ** 1/2
92. Vampire Weekend -- Modern Vampires Of The City *** 1/2
93. Claire Lynch -- Dear Sister ** 1/2
94. Nick Lowe -- Quality Street ***
95. Arctic Monkeys -- AM *** 1/2
96. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell -- Yellow Moon ** 1/2
97. Fall Out Boy -- Save Rock and Roll ***
98. Laura Marling -- Once I Was An Eagle **
99. Alan Jackson -- The Bluegrass Album ** 1/2
100. Arcade Fire -- Reflektor ** 1/2
101. The Avett Brothers -- Magpie and the Dandelion ***/
102. The Waterboys -- Fisherman Box *** 1/2
103. Holly Williams -- The Highway *** 1/2
104. Brandy Clark -- 12 Stories ***
105. Coheed and Cambria -- The Afterman: Descension **
106. Crystal Bowersox -- Al That For This (poor production, voice buried) **
107. Dexy's Midnight Runners -- One Day I'm Going To Soar **
108. Omar Souleyman -- Wena Wena ***/
109. Allen Toussaint -- Songbook *** 1/2
110. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones -- Foreverly *** 1/2
111. Gary Barlow -- Since I Last Saw You ** 1/2
112. Gipsy Kings -- Savor Flamenco ** 1/2
113. Various Artists -- Divided and United: Songs Of The Civil War *** 1/2
114. Guy Clark -- My Favorite Picture Of You *** 1/2
115. Sara Bareilles -- The Blessed Unrest ***/
116. Sheryl Crow -- Feels Like Home ***/
117. The Haxan Cloak -- Excavation **
118. Janelle Monae -- The Electric Lady ****
119. John Mayer -- Paradise Valley *** 1/2
120. Panic! At The Disco -- Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die *** 1/2
121. Bob Dylan -- Another Self-Portrait *** 1/2
122. Mavis Staples -- One True Vine *** 1/2
123. Ron Sexsmith -- Forever Endeavor *** 1/2
124. Drake -- Nothing Was The Same ***
125. Lorde -- Pure Heroine *** 1/2
126. The Civil Wars -- The Civil Wars *** 1/2
127. William Onyeabor -- Who Is William Onyeabor? ** 1/2
128. Barnswallow -- Charlie Parr **
129. Bastille -- Bad Blood ***
130. Brad Paisley -- Wheelhouse *** 1/2
131. James Cotton -- Cotton Mouth Man *** 1/2
132. Otis Taylor -- My World Is Gone ***
133. Rhye -- Woman *** 1/2
134. Roy Harper -- Man and Myth ** 1/2
135. Bobby Rush -- Down In Louisiana ***
136. Midlake -- Antiphon *** 1/2
137. Jewel -- Let It Snow **\
138. Bill Ryder Jones -- A Bad Wind Blows In My Heart ** 1/2
139. Boards of Canada -- Tomorrow's Harvest ** 1/2
140. Brendan Benson -- You Were Right **/
141. Billy Bragg -- Tooth And Nail ** 1/2
142. Cage The Elephant -- Melophobia *** 1/2
143. Charles Bradley -- Victim Of Love ***
144. The Lone Bellow -- The Lone Bellow *** 1/2
145. Chvrches -- The Bones Of What You Believe ** 1/2
146. Daniel Avery -- Drone Logic **
147. Darin -- Exit **
148. Daughn Gibson -- Me Moan **
149. Dawes -- Stories Don't End ***
150. Deerhunter -- Monomania **
151. Depeche Mode -- Delta Machine ** 1/2
152. Disclosure -- Settle **
153. Eleanor Friedberger -- Personal Record ** 1/2
154. Empire Of The Sun -- Ice On The Dune ** 1/2
155. JBM -- Stray Ashes ** 1/2
156. Franz Ferdinand -- Right Words, Right Thoughts, Right Action ** 1/2
157. Frightened Rabbit -- Pedestrian Verse ** 1/2
158. Fuck Buttons -- Slow Focus **
159. Foals -- Holy Fire **
160. The Fratellis -- We Need Medicine ***/
161. Haim -- Days Are Gone **
162. Irene Kelley -- Pennsylvania Coal ** 1/2
163. Jacco Gardner -- Cabinet Of Curiosities **
164. Guards -- in Guards We Trust ***
165. Jessie Ware -- Devotion ** 1/2
166. Johnny Flynn -- Country Mile **
167. Jonathan Wilson -- Fanfare ***
168. Jose James -- No Beginning No End ** 1/2
169. Kenny Rogers -- You Can't Make Old Friends ** 1/2
170. King Khan and the Shrines -- Idle No More ***/
171. King Krule -- 6 Feet Beneath The Moon *** 1/2
172. Kodaline -- In A Perfect World *** 1/2
173. George Jones -- Amazing Grace ** 1/2
174 -- Femi Kuti -- No Place For My Dream **
175. The Gibson Brothers -- They Called It Music ***/
176. The Knife -- Shaking The Habitual ** 1/2
177. Anoushka Shankar -- Traces Of You ** 1/2
178. Tim Christensen -- Pure McCartney *** 1/2
179. Parquet Courts -- Light Up Gold ***
180. Sky Ferreira -- Night Time, My Time ** 1/2
181. Speedy Ortiz -- Major Arcana **
182. Spirit Family Reunion -- No Separation **
183. Steve Mason -- Monkey Minds In The Devil's Time ***
184. Tegan And Sara -- Heartthrob **
185. The 1975 -- The 1975 ***
186. Patty Griffin -- Silver Bell *** 1/2
187. Femi Kuti -- No Place For My Dreams **
188. George Jones -- Amazing Grace ** 1/2
189. Daft Punk -- Random Access Memories *** 1/2
190. Earl Sweatshirt -- Road To Doris ** 1/2
191. Neil Finn and Paul Kelly -- Goin' Your Way ***
192. Tyler The Creator -- Wolf ** 1/2
193. Atoms For Peace -- Amok ***
194. Alasdair Roberts and Robin Robertson -- Hirta Songs ** 1/2
195. Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran -- Hagar's Song ***
196. Danny Brown -- Old  *** 1/2
197. The Duckworth Lewis Method -- Sticky Wickets ** 1/2
198. Elvis Costello and the Roots -- Wake Up Ghost *** 1/2
199. Ocean Colour Scene -- Painting ** 1/2
200. Ed Harcourt -- Back Into The Woods ***
201. Eels -- Wonderful, Glorious ***
202. Laura Mvula -- Sing To The Moon *** 1/2
203. Little Green Cars -- Absolute Zero *** 1/2
204. Lindi Ortega -- Tin Star *** 1/2
205. Lucius -- Wildewoman ** 1/2
206. The Little Ones -- The Dawn Sang Along **
207. M.I.A. -- Matangi ** 1/2
208. Manic Street Preachers -- Rewind The Film **
209. My Bloody Valentine -- MBV **
210. Neil Young -- Live At The Cellar Door ***
211. Neko Case -- The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight ***
212. Of Montreal -- Lousy With Syvianbriar ***
213. Okkervil River -- The Silver Gymnasium ** 1/2
214. Palma Violets -- 180 ***
215. Phosphorescent -- Muchacho ***
216. Robbie Fulks -- Gone Away Backward ***
217. Roddy Wooble -- Listen To Keep ** 1/2
218. Rokia Traore -- Beautiful Africa ***
219. Rudimental -- Home ** 1/2
220. Sarah Jarosz -- Build Me Up From Bones ***
221. Volcano Choir -- Repave ** 1/2
222. John Fogerty -- Wrote A Song For Everyone ***
223. The Holmes Brothers -- Brotherhood ** 1/2
224. Villagers -- Awayland ** 1/2
225. Yann Tiersen -- The Lighthouse ** 1/2
226. Yo La Tengo -- Fade ***
227. Mikal Cronin -- MCII ***/



Updated December 31, 2013


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