Staff Picks: Best of 2013

Staff Picks: Best of 2013

Staff Picks
1-5
  1. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  2. Darkside
    Psychic
  3. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
  4. Moondoggies
    Adios I'm A Ghost
  5. Pearl Jam
    Lightning Bolt
Staff Picks
6-10
  1. Queens Of The Stone Age
    ...Like Clockwork
  2. Run The Jewels
    Run The Jewels
  3. Sandrider
    Godhead
  4. Janelle Monae
    Electric Lady
  5. My Bloody Valentine
    MBV
Staff Picks
11-15
  1. The Flaming Lips
    The Terror
  2. Neko Case
    The Worse Things Get...
  3. M.I.A.
    Matangi
  4. Russian Circles
    Memorial
  5. Black Sabbath
    13
Staff Picks
16-20
  1. Yo La Tengo
    Fade
  2. David Bowie
    The Next Day
  3. The Black Angels
    Indigo Meadow
  4. Kinski
    Cosy Moments
  5. Jason Isbell
    Southeastern
Adam Tutty
Manager
  1. Dropkick Murphys
    Signed & Sealed In Blood
  2. Queens Of The Stone Age
    Like Clockwork
  3. The Moondoggies
    Adios I'm A Ghost
  4. Pearl Jam
    Lightning Bolt
  5. Neko Case
    The Worse Things Get The Harder I Fight
  6. The Dirtbombs
    Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey!
  7. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  8. Hanni El-Khatib
    Head In The Dirt
  9. Mudhoney
    Vanishing Point
  10. Vampire Weekend
    Modern Vampires Of The City
Alex Hermens
Counter
  1. Waxahatchee
    Cerulean Salt
  2. Pusha T
    My Name is My Name
  3. Darkside
    Psychic
  4. Danny Brown
    Old
  5. The National
    Trouble Will Find Me
  6. Death Grips
    Government Plates
  7. Moderat
    II
  8. Rhye
    Woman
  9. Baths
    Obsidian
  10. Fuck Buttons
    Slow Focus
Chad Nave
Volunteer
  1. Black Sabbath
    13
  2. Jimi Hendrix
    People, Hell & Angels
  3. Eric Clapton
    Old Sock
  4. Wayne Hancock
    Ride
  5. Justin Timberlake
    The 20/20 Experience
  6. Pearl Jam
    Lightning Bolt
  7. Dropkick Murphys
    Signed & Sealed In Blood
  8. Phoenix
    Bankrupt!
  9. Vampire Weekend
    Modern Vampires Of The City
  10. Yo La Tengo
    Fade
Corey Wolverton
Shipping/Receiving
  1. My Bloody Valentine
    MBV
  2. Acid Mothers Temple
    In Search Of The Lost Divine Arc
  3. Kinski
    Cosy Moments
  4. La Luz
    It's Alive
  5. Black Angels
    Indigo Meadow
  6. Medicine
    To The Happy Few
  7. Mainliner
    Revelation Space
  8. Deafheaven
    Sunbather
  9. Grouper
    Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill
  10. Acid Mothers Temple
    Doobie Wonderland
Dasha Medeveda
Counter
  1. Unknown Mortal Orchestra
    II
  2. Russian Circles
    Memorial
  3. Nine Inch Nails
    Hesitation Marks
  4. The Octopus Project
    Fever Forms
  5. Moderat
    II
  6. Dr. Dog
    B-Room
  7. Tame Impala & Flaming Lips
    Peace & Paranoia Tour 2013 (RSD Black Friday)
  8. King Krule
    6 Feet Beneath The Moon
  9. Flaming Lips
    The Terror
  10. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
Dominique Ferrero
Barista, Cafe
  1. Steradian
    The Zenith Angle
  2. Speedy Ortiz
    Major Arcana
  3. Talib Kweli
    Prisoner of Conscious
  4. Flaming Lips
    The Terror
  5. Sigur Ros
    Kveikur
  6. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  7. Russian Circles
    Memorial
  8. No Age
    Object
  9. Octopus Project
    Fever Forms
  10. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
    Push The Sky Away
Grady Tyree
Counter
Writer, Easy Street Online
  1. Run The Jewels
    Run The Jewels
  2. The Dillinger Escape Plan
    On Of Us Is The Killer
  3. The Bronx
    Bronx IV
  4. Palms
    Palms
  5. Janelle Monae
    The Electric Lady
  6. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
  7. Russian Circles
    Memorial
  8. Queens Of The Stone Age
    ...Like Clockwork
  9. Ghost B.C.
    Infestissumam
  10. Justin Timberlake
    The 20/20 Experience
Holly Stroh
Server, Easy Street Cafe
  1. Sandrider
    Godhead
  2. Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
    Untamed Beast
  3. Red Fang
    Whales & Leeches
  4. The Devil Makes Three
    I'm A Stranger Here
  5. Moondoggies
    Adios I'm A Ghost
  6. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  7. Black Tusk
    Tend No Wounds
  8. Deer Tick
    Negativity
  9. Those Darlins
    Blur Line
  10. The Black Angels
    Indigo Meadow
Iris Stroh
Manager
Easy Street Cafe
  1. Sandrider
    Godhead
  2. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  3. Hobosexual
    II
  4. Black Tusk
    Tend No Wounds
  5. Deap Vally
    Sistrionix
  6. Skeletonwitch
    Serpents Unleashed
  7. FIDLAR
    FIDLAR
  8. Red Fang
    Whales & Leeches
  9. Princess
    Selling Sulphur
  10. Run The Jewels
    Run The Jewels
Jill Speller
Server
Easy Street Cafe
  1. Hiatus Kaiyote
    Tawk Tomahawk
  2. Chrome Sparks
    Sparks EP
  3. M.I.A.
    Matangi
  4. Kings Of Leon
    Mechanical Bull
  5. Janelle Monae
    The Electric Lady
  6. SunWalker
    Portrait of the Artist As a Young F*ck
  7. The Flaming Lips
    The Terror
  8. Queens Of The Stone Age
    ...Like Clockwork
  9. Bradie Speller
    Beams Of Light: Tribute To The Masters
  10. Blue Sky Black Death
    Glaciers
Jonathan Erret
Used CD Buyer, Counter
  1. Steradian
    The Zenith Angle
  2. Chelsea Light Moving
    Chelsea Light Moving
  3. The Flaming Lips
    The Terror
  4. Wavves
    Afraid Of Heights
  5. Octopus Project
    Fever Forms
  6. Destruction
    Deep Trip
  7. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  8. My Bloody Valentine
    MBV
  9. Grails
    Black Tar Prophecies, Vols. 4-6
  10. Russian Circles
    Memorial
Mark Pickerel
Vinyl Manager
  1. Moondoggies
    Adios I'm A Ghost
  2. The Black Angels
    Indigo Meadow
  3. Foxygen
    We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
  4. Wooden Shjips
    Back To Land
  5. Rose Windows
    The Sun Dogs
  6. Star Anna
    Go To Hell
  7. La Luz
    It's Alive
  8. Mark Lanegan
    Imitations
  9. Motorhead
    Aftershock
  10. Mark Pickerel & His Praying Hands
    Tess
Mary Bruce
Bookkeeper
  1. Black Joe Lewis
    Electric Slave
  2. Jason Isbell
    Southeastern
  3. Tony Joe White
    Hoodoo
  4. Mazzy Star
    Seasons Of Your Day
  5. Robbie Fulks
    Gone Away Backward
  6. Neko Case
    The Worse Things Get The Harder I Fight
  7. The Moondoggies
    Adios I'm A Ghost
  8. Elvis Costello/The Roots
    Wise Up Ghost
  9. David Bowie
    The Next Day
  10. Charles Bradley
    Victim Of Love
Matt Vaughan
President
  1. Yo La Tengo
    Fade
  2. Pearl Jam
    Lightning Bolt
  3. Neko Case
    The Worse Things Get The Harder I Fight
  4. Jason Isbell
    Southeastern
  5. David Bowie
    The Next Day
  6. Howe Gelb
    The Coincidentalist
  7. Sandrider
    Godhead
  8. Walking Papers
    Walking Papers
  9. Foy Vance
    Joy Of Nothing
  10. Janelle Monae
    The Electric Lady
Natalie Sample
Counter
  1. Charles Bradley
    Victim Of Love
  2. Janelle Monae
    The Electric Lady
  3. Volcano Choir
    Repave
  4. Haim
    Days Are Gone
  5. RJD2
    More Is Than Isn't
  6. Darkside
    Psychic
  7. Goldfrapp
    Tales Of Us
  8. Washed Out
    Paracosm
  9. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
  10. Pink Martini
    Get Happy!
Rebecca Gifford
Barista
Easy Street Cafe
  1. Pet Shop Boys
    Electric
  2. Pretty Lights
    Color Map Of The Sun
  3. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
  4. Zomby
    With Love
  5. Delhi 2 Dublin
    Turn Up The Stereo
  6. Skinny Puppy
    Weapon
  7. M.I.A.
    Matangi
  8. Hyper Crush
    Vertigo
  9. Jay-Z
    Magna Carta
  10. Black Sabbath
    13
Rick Friel
Contributing Writer
Easy Street Online
  1. Huntress
    Starbound Beast
  2. Motorhead
    Aftershock
  3. Black Star Riders
    All Hell Breaks Loose
  4. Pat Travers Band
    Can Do
  5. The Babys
    Not Ready To Say Goodbye
  6. Witchburn
    Bathed In Blood
  7. Kadaver
    Abra Kadaver
  8. Black Sabbath
    13
  9. Lita Ford & Cherie Currie
    Rock This Christmas Down
  10. Hearts Are Thugs
    EP
Rod Moody
Web Manager, Editor
Easy Street Online
  1. David Bowie
    The Next Day
  2. Savages
    Silence Yourself
  3. MGMT
    MGMT
  4. Black Sabbath
    13
  5. Pearl Jam
    Lightning Bolt
  6. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
  7. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
    We The Common
  8. Laura Marling
    Once I Was An Eagle
  9. Blood Orange
    Cupid Deluxe
  10. Thee Oh Sees
    Floating Coffin
Sam Robbins
Host
Easy Street Cafe
  1. Earl Sweatshirt
    Doris
  2. King Krule
    6 Feet Beneath The Moon
  3. Ghostface Killah
    Twelve Reasons To Die (The Brown Tape)
  4. Ty Segall B
    Sleeper
  5. Run The Jewels
    Run The Jewels
  6. Savages
    Silence Yourself
  7. Queens Of The Stone Age
    ...Like Clockwork
  8. Nine Inch Nails
    With Love
  9. Zomby
    Blues Funeral
  10. FIDLAR
    FIDLAR
Scott Helgason
Barista
Easy Street Cafe
  1. Darkside
    Psychic
  2. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
  3. Kinski
    Cosy Moments
  4. Yo La Tengo
    Fade
  5. Sigur Ros
    Kveikur
  6. Unknown Mortal Orchestra
    II
  7. Blue Sky Black Death
    Glaciers
  8. Moderat
    II
  9. Nine Inch Nails
    Hesitation Marks
  10. Charles Bradley
    Victim Of Love
Troy Nelson
Counter
  1. Vampire Weekend
    Modern Vampires Of The City
  2. Darkside
    Psychic
  3. Queens Of The Stone Age
    Like Clockwork
  4. Tricky
    False Idols
  5. Jon Hopkins
    Immunity
  6. MGMT
    MGMT
  7. Jagwar Ma
    Howlin
  8. Cults
    Static
  9. Devendra Banhart
    Mala
  10. Daft Punk
    Random Access Memories
Wolfgang Ratzlaff
Counter
  1. Run The Jewels
    Run The Jewels
  2. My Bloody Valentine
    MBV
  3. Blue Sky Black Death
    Glaciers
  4. Iron Lung
    White Glove Test
  5. M.I.A.
    Matangi
  6. Kanye West
    Yeezus
  7. No Joy
    Wait To Pleasure
  8. Pharmokon
    Abandon
  9. Deafheaven
    Sunbather
  10. Janelle Monae
    The Electric Lady