CiTR's Top 100 of 2013!

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The final numbers are in! It’s time to shut the door on 2013, but before we do that, let’s take a look at CiTR’s top 100 albums from last year. Check them out, find some new gems or just get a reminder of your own personal favorites. Enjoy!

RANK ARTIST ALBUM LABEL
1 The Courtneys*+ The Courtneys Hockey Dad
2 Thee Ahs*+ Future Without Her Self-Released
3 Jay Arner*+ Jay Arner Mint
4 Weed*+ Deserve Couple Skate Records
5 Doldrums* Lesser Evil Arbutus
6 Boats* A Fairway Full of Miners Kill Rock Stars
7 Various*+ Vancouver Pop Alliance Volume 3 Mint/CiTR 101.9 FM
8 The Passenger*+ Negative Object More Than Human
9 Slow Learners*+ Habit b/w Party Police Perfect Master
10 Louise Burns*+ The Midnight Mass Light Organ
11 U.S. Girls* Gem FatCat
12 Suuns* Images du Futur Secret City
13 Renny Wilson* Sugarglider Mint
14 Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight… Anti-
15 Lightning Dust*+ Fantasy Jagjaguwar
16 Dead Ghosts*+ Can’t Get No Burger
17 Braids* In Kind // Amends Flemish Eye
18 Austra* Olympia Paper Bag
19 Bleached Ride Your Heart Dead Oceans
20 Babysitter* Eye Psychic Handshake
21 No Joy* Wait To Pleasure Mexican Summer
22 CFCF* Music For Objects Paper Bag
23 Koban*+ Null The Broadway To Boundary
24 The Pack A.D.*+ Some Sssongs Nettwerk
25 White Poppy*+ White Poppy Not Not Fun
26 War Baby*+ Jesus Horse Self-Released
27 The Shilohs*+ So Wild Light Organ
28 Drawn Ship*+ Ghost Weight Scratch
29 Various* Weird Pop from the Peace Country Peace Country Diaspora
30 Ponctuation* 27 Club Bonsound
31 Lee Harvey Osmond* The Folk Sinner Latent
32 Homeshake* The Homeshake Tape Self-Released
33 Open Relationship* Poochy Self-Released
34 Rec Centre*+ Times a Billion Self-Released
35 The Deep Dark Woods* Jubilee Six Shooter
36 The Albertans*+ Dangerous Anythings Ernest Jenning Record Co
37 Said The Whale*+ Hawaiii Hidden Pony
38 Cascadia*+ Level Trust Cruising USA
39 Plays:Four*+ Lay Doe More Than Human
40 Pissed Jeans Honeys Sub Pop
41 The Ketamines* You Can’t Serve Two Masters Mammoth Cave
42 Hooded Fang* Gravez Daps
43 Pick A Piper* Pick A Piper Mint
44 Gauntlet Hair Stills Dead Oceans
45 Grand Analog* Modern Thunder The Shadow Cabinet
46 Solar Year* Waverly Arbutus
47 Thee Oh Sees Floating Coffin Castle Face
48 Zeus* Cover Me Arts & Crafts
49 Lié*+ Lié Function Operate
50 DIANA* Perpetual Surrender Paper Bag
51 A Tribe Called Red* Nation II Nation Tribal Spirit
52 Bear Mountain* XO Last Gang
53 Various* Rat King II Killer Haze
54 Monomyth* King, Does This Not Please You? Self-Released
55 Hermetic*+ Heartbreakology Alarum
56 Jessy Lanza* Pull My Hair Back Geej Recordings
57 Various* Psych Pop From Toronto Optical Sounds
58 Sean Nicholas Savage* Other Life Arbutus
59 Wax Idols Discipline & Desire Slumberland
60 My Bloody Valentine mbv MBV Records
61 Psychic Ills* One Track Mind Sacred Bones
62 Ladyfrnd* Ladyfrnd Hybridity Music
63 Rae Spoon* My Prairie Home Alberta Foundation Arts
64 The Burning Hell* People Headless Owl
65 Slutever 1994 b/w Spit Jade Tree
66 Washed Out Paracosm Sub Pop
67 Lisa’s Hotcakes*+ Love Hz Self-Released
68 Chelsea Light Moving Chelsea Light Moving Matador
69 Fuzz Fuzz In The Red
70 Shawn Mrazek Lives!*+ Thought He Was Dead Self-Released
71 Gold & Youth*+ Beyond Wilderness Arts & Crafts
72 Glass Armonica*+ Glass Armonica Unit Structure
73 Savages Silence Yourself Matador
74 HSY* HSY Buzz
75 Kristi Lane Sinclair*+ The Sea Alone Self-Released
76 The Cyrillic Typewriter*+ Custodian Jaz
77 Rose Windows The Sun Dogs Sub Pop
78 Tim Hecker* Virgins Paper Bag
79 Diane*+ Phantoms Green Burrito
80 Frog Eyes*+ Carey’s Cold Spring Self-Released
81 B.A. Johnston* Mission Accomplished Mammoth Cave
82 Colin Stetson* New History Warfare Vol. 3 Constellation
83 Devandra Banhart Mala Nonesuch
84 Lindi Ortega* Tin Star Last Gang
85 Mazzy Star Seasons Of Your Day Rhymes of an Hour
86 maQLu*+ Malfeasance Self-Released
87 Minotaurs* New Believers Static Clang
88 Tough Age*+ Tough Age Mint
89 Pop. 1280 Imps of Perversion Sacred Bones
90 Abramson Singers, The*+ Late Riser Copperspine
91 Dear Suzy*+ Die Holle Orchestra Hive Creative Labs
92 Indian Wars*+ Songs from the North Bachelor
93 Malcolm Jack*+ I’m My Own Bewitchment Self-Released
94 Lost Animal Ex-Tropical Hardly Art
95 The Ballantynes*+ Faith b/w Velvet La Ti Da
96 King Krule 6 Feet Beneath The Moon True Panther
97 The Belle Game*+ Ritual Tradition Habit Boompa
98 Bonobo The North Border Ninja Tunes
99 Scott Walker Bish Bosch 4AD
100 Data Romance*+ Other Dine Alone

 

*is Canadian, +is from Vancouver