I just realized that admid all of the holiday hubbub I never posted my top albums of 2013. So here they are, in particular order, my favourite albums of 2013:

30. Laura Veirs Warp & Weft (Self Released)
29. Neko Case The Worse Things Get... (ANTI-)
28. Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt (Don Giovanni Records)
27. Speedy Ortiz Major Arcana (Carpark)
26. Fourth Of July Empty Moon (High Dive)
25. Veronica Falls Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland/Bella Union)
24. Son Volt Honky Tonk (Rounder)
23. Bleeding Rainbow Yeah Right (Kanine)
22. Warm Soda Someone for You (Castle Face)
21. Josh Berwanger Strange Stains (Good Land)
20. Bleached Ride Your Heart (Dead Oceans)
19. Bill Callahan Dream River (Drag City)
18. Mark Kozelek & Desertshore Mark Kozelek & Desertshore (Caldo Verde)
17. Lemuria The Distance Is So Big (Bridge Nine)
16. The Julie Ruin Run Fast (Self Released)
15. Laura Stevenson Wheel (Don Giovanni Records)
14. Tullycraft Lost in Light Rotation (Magic Marker)
13. Wimps Repeat (End of Time)
12. Kate Nash Girl Talk (Have 10p Records)
11. Hobbyist Hobbyist (Self Released)
10. bentcousin Everybody's Got One (Team Love)
 9. Billy Bragg Tooth & Nail (Essential Music)
 8. The ACBs Little Leaves (High Dive)
 7. Heirlooms of August Down at the 5-Star (Caldo Verde)
 6. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin Fly By Wire (Polyvinyl)
 5. FIDLAR FIDLAR (Mom + Pop)
 4. John Paul Keith Memphis Circa 3AM (Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum)
 3. Shotgun Jimmie Everything, everything (You've Changed)
 2. Deer Tick Negativity (Partisan)
 1. Caitlin Rose The Stand-In (ATO Records)