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SoundWave43 – BEST OF 2013!

Happy New Year! Here’s hoping that 2014 is everything you want it to be and as musically pleasing as possible.

By oh-so-popular request, here is the Playlist for the BEST OF SOUNDILLUSTRATED – 2013.

Enjoy revisiting this cancatervated list of the superlative tracks from each weekly category, along with our top ten favorite albums of the year, and a list of artists to keep an eye on in 2014!

I CAN BE INDIE TOO

#5 “Make This Leap” – The Hunts

#4 “Agape” – Bear’s Den

#3 “Little Games” – The Colourist

#2 “A Little Opus” – Little Comets

#1 “Cardiac Arrest” – Bad Suns

AND THE BEAT GOES ON

#5 “Red Lights” – Tiësto

#4 “Turn Up the Love (feat. Cover Drive)” – Far East Movement

#3 “Wake Me Up (feat. Aloe Blacc)” – Avicii

#2 “Move to the Ocean (Baauer Remix)” – Brick + Mortar

#1 “Tidal Wave (feat. Alpines)” – Sub Focus

POP CONFESSION

#5 “The Monster (feat. Rihanna)” – Eminem

#4 “Elastic Heart (feat. The Weeknd & Diplo)” – Sia

#3 “Saturday Night” – Natalia Kills

#2 “R U Crazy” – Connor Maynard

#1 “City of Sin” – Linus Young

SWEET DREAMS (ARE MADE OF THIS)

#5 “Hey Now” – London Grammar

#4 “Magnetic” – Fenech-Soler

#3 “Fall Underneath” – Snakadaktal

#2 “Shock To Your System” – Tegan and Sara

#1 “This Life” – Josef Salvat

OLD RELIABLE

#5 “You Know Where To Find Me” – Imogen Heap

#4 “Dissolve Me” – Alt-J

#3 “Earthquake (feat. Tinie Tempah)” – Labrinth

#2 “Letting You Let Go” – Paper Route

#1 “New Year’s Eves” – Greg Laswell

SINGER/SONGWRITER

#10 “All of Me” – John Legend

#9 “Human” – Christina Perri

#8 “This Time” – Milosh

#7 “July” – Dan Storm

#6 “The Answer” – Josh Kumra

#5 “#88” – Lo-Fang

#4 “Retrograde” – James Blake

#3 “Dust to Dust” – The Civil Wars

#2 “Young and Beautiful” – Lana del Rey

#1 “Pillars” – Foreign Fields

PICK OF THE WEEK

#12 “The Warpath” – Conner Youngblood

#11 “You’re Not the One” – Sky Ferreira

#10 “Distraction (Jaymes Young Mix)” – Phaeleh

#9 “Cruel City” – Augustines

#8 “Unconsolable” – X Ambassadors

#7 “Bottled Up Tight” – Luke Sital-Singh

#6 “The Peaks (feat. Kimberly Anne)” – Lewis Watson

#5 “Haunt” – Bastille

#4 “The City” – The 1975

#3 “Can’t Stop” – OneRepublic

#2 “Open Your Eyes” – Lee DeWyze

#1 “Let Go (feat. Kele & MNDR)” – RAC

SOUNDILLUSTRATED’S TOP TEN ALBUMS OF 2013

#10 Black Bear – Andrew Belle

#9 True – Avicii

#8 R.E.V.O. – Walk Off the Earth

#7 Rituals – Fenech-Soler

#6 Torus – Sub Focus

#5 Heartthrob – Tegan and Sara

#4 I Love You. – The Neighbourhood

#3 Love Songs Drug Songs – X Ambassadors

#2 The 1975 – The 1975

#1 Bad Blood – Bastille

SOUNDILLUSTRATED’S TOP TEN ARTISTS TO FOLLOW IN 2014

#10 Jetta

#9 Augustines

#8 Conner Youngblood

#7 Grizfolk

#6 Lewis Watson

#5 Jaymes Young

#4 Linus Young

#3 X Ambassadors

#2 RAC

#1 Josef Salvat