KCRW DJ Chris Muckley’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

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Check out Chris Muckley’s Top 10 of 2013. Find ALL the DJ’s Top 10 lists here.

1. Jagwar Ma – Howlin (Mom + Pop)

2. Alexander Von Mehren – Aéropop (Aéropop)

3. Rhye – Woman (Republic)

4. Foxygen – We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic (Jagjaguwar)

5. Palma Violets – 180 (Rough Trade)

6. Crocodiles – Crimes Of Passion (Frenchkiss)

7. Born Ruffians – Birthmarks (Yep Roc)

8. STRFKR – Miracle Mile (Polyvinyl)

9. Disclosure – Settle (Cherrytree / Interscope)

10. Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork (Matador)

Runners Up:

Fat Freddy’s Drop “Blackbird” (The Drop)

Okkervil River “The Silver Gymnasium” (ATO)

Franz Ferdinand “Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action” (Domino)

Vampire Weekend “Modern Vampires Of The City” (XL)

Arcade Fire “Reflektor” (Merge)

Top 5 EPs:

Melanoid “Jamais Vu” (Melanoid)

Everything Everything “Cough Cough” (RCA)

Big Data “1.0” (Wildcassettes)

Kid Karate “Lights Out” (Kid Karate Music)

Tahiti 80 “Bang” (Human Sounds)

Top 5 Live Shows:

The Dandy Warhols “13 Tales From Urban Bohemia at The Wiltern” on June 14

SMILE at The Casbah on February 2

Sound City Players at The Palladium on January 31

Jagwar Ma at The Echo on October 5

Tom Odell at The Troubadour on May 5