Hello. It's Friday, December 13th. We all know what that means: 1. An unlucky day -- spooky. 2. Space prom 3013 is tonight. Come see fun bands and make a vote for intergalactic space lord and lady. Diana Event Oval, doors at 7. 3. The year is almost 23 24ths complete. Its end of the year list time!! Forget the other 24th! Below you'll find some of WBAR's favorite albums from this past year. It's nice to remember! Here is a semi-ordered top 7. These are the albums that a lot of us liked across the board. We're digging deep into the depths of February here. 1. My Bloody Valentine - MBV 2. Kanye West - Yeezus 3. Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt 4. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 5. Iceage - You're Nothing 6. Deafheaven - Sunbather 7. Ty Segall - Sleeper Now that's a list that can't be beat. We liked more than seven albums though! Below you'll find small chunks of albums submitted by individual staff members that didn't make the cut above. These are in no particular order, but don't let that hold ya back. Consider this the definitive document for music in 2013 (WBAR radio style). Le1f - Fly Zone Chance the Rapper - Acid Rap Disclosure - Settle Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
Tony Molina - Dissed and Dismissed Porches. - Slow Dance in the Cosmos Krill - Lucky Leaves
Pure x - Crawling Up the Stairs DJ Rashad - Double Cup Street Gnar - Shine EP Kelela - Cut 4 Me Dean Blunt - The Redeemer
Dirty Projectors - About to Die King Krule - 6 Feet Beneath the Moon Sonny & The Sunsets - Antenna to the Afterworld Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends
Bill Orcutt - A History of Every One Steve Gunn - Time Off The Dead C - Armed Courage Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Arcade Fire - Reflektor Autre Ne Veut - Anxiety
Devendra Banhart - Mala Telekinesis - Dormarion
Queens of the Stone Age - Like Clockwork Dillinger Escape Plan - One of Us is the Killer Kvelertak - Meir
Joanna Gruesome - Weird Sister Purling Hiss - Water on Mars
Dead in the Dirt - The Blind Hole Nails - Abandon All Life Lord Snow - Solitude The world is a beautiful place and I am no longer afraid to die - Whenever, If Ever
J Cole - Born Sinner Dubbel Dutch - Cloud Club EP Jam City - Club Constructions EP Vol. 6 Rudimental - Home Jhene Aiko - Sail Out Born Sinner - J Cole
Freddie Gibbs - ESGN 2 Chainz - B.O.A.T.S. II #METIME Drake - Nothing Was The Same Danny Brown - Old
Well, that's all we've got. Thanks for reading, and thanks for supporting WBAR throughout 2013! We've had a great year and hope to continue the trend! Have a great end-of-the-year, and listen to some nice albums. P.S. - don't forget Space Prom 3013 tonight!