idobi Staff Picks: Best of 2013

By | December 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Last week we published our official top albums of 2013 list, featuring everyone from The Wonder Years and Fall Out Boy to The 1975 and Vampire Weekend. Lots of complicated math and science were involved in calculating the final list, but we thought we’d let you have a look at all of our individual staff lists as well. Check them out below – you just might find your new favorite band.

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Matt Vogel, Music Director
1. The 1975 – The 1975
2. Bastille – Bad Blood
3. Daughter – If You Leave
4. Gabrielle Aplin – English Rain
5. The Dangerous Summer – Golden Record
6. Bring Me The Horizon – Sempiternal
7. Paramore – Paramore
8. Echosmith – Talking Dreams
9. The Neighbourhood – I Love You.
10. The Story So Far – What You Don’t See

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Eddie Barella, Program Director
1. Billie Joe + Norah – Foreverly
2. The 1975 – The 1975
3. The Front Bottoms – Talon Of The Hawk
4. Arctic Monkeys – AM
5. Bastille – Bad Blood
6. twenty | one | pilots – Vessel
7. Lorde – Pure Heroine
8. Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll
9. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City
10. Eminem – The Marshall Matters LP2

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Gunz, The Gunz Show
1. The Wonder Years – The Greatest Generation
2. Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll
3. A Day To Remember – Common Courtesy
4. The 1975 – The 1975
5. The Summer Set – Legendary
6. Jay Z – Magna Carta…Holy Grail
7. Paramore – Paramore
8. The Front Bottoms – Talon Of The Hawk
9. Kevin Devine – Bubblegum
10. A Loss For Words – Before It Caves

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Eleanor Grace, Editor
1. The Wonder Years – The Greatest Generation
2. Moving Mountains – Moving Mountains
3. The Dangerous Summer – Golden Record
4. Bring Me The Horizon – Sempiternal
5. Culprit – Totem
6. The Story So Far – What You Don’t See
7. Turnover – Magnolia
8. The Neighbourhood – I Love You.
9. The 1975 – The 1975
10. Balance & Composure – The Things We Think We’re Missing

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Chris Visconti, Marketing Director
1. Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll
2. The Front Bottoms – Talon Of The Hawk
3. twenty | one | pilots – Vessel
4. The Wonder Years – The Greatest Generation
5. letlive. – The Blackest Beautiful
6. Bastille – Bad Blood
7. Citizen – Youth
8. Coheed & Cambria – The Afterman: Descension
9. Silverstein – This Is How The Wind Shifts
10. Portugal. The Man – Evil Friends

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Alexa Gallo, News Director
1. Balance and Composure – The Things We Think We’re Missing
2. Night Verses – Lift Your Existence
3. Daylight – Jar
4. The 1975 – The 1975
5. The Front Bottoms – Talon Of The Hawk
6. Twitching Tongues – In Love There Is No Law
7. Have Mercy – The Earth Pushed Back
8. Koji – Crooked In My Mind
9. The Dangerous Summer – Golden Record
10. NGHBRS – Twenty One Rooms

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Catherine Yi, Senior Writer
1. State Champs – The Finer Things
2. Turnover – Magnolia
3. Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll
4. Youngblood Hawke – Wake Up
5. twenty | one | pilots – Vessel
6. The Wonder Years – The Greatest Generation
7. A Day To Remember – Common Courtesy
8. The Story So Far – What You Don’t See
9. Broadway Calls – Comfort/Distraction
10. New Politics – A Bad Girl in Harlem

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Ethan Rose, Writer
1. The Wonder Years – The Greatest Generation
2. Moving Mountains – Moving Mountains
3. Balance & Composure – The Things We Think We’re Missing
4. O’Brother – Disillusion
5. The World Is A Beautiful Place – Whenever, If Ever
6. Lydia – Devil
7. The Story So Far – What You Don’t See
8. Silverstein – This Is How the Wind Shifts
9. Sainthood Reps – Headswell
10. HRVRD – From The Bird’s Cage

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Hannah Pierangelo, Writer
1. State Champs – The Finer Things
2. I The Mighty – Satori
3. The Wonder Years – The Greatest Generation
4. twenty | one | pilots – Vessel
5. The 1975 – The 1975
6. Culprit – Totem
7. Brick + Mortar – Bangs
8. The Dangerous Summer – Golden Record
9. Tonight Alive – The Other Side
10. OneRepublic – Native

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Marina Oliver, Writer
1. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City
2. Deafheaven – Sunbather
3. Chance the Rapper – Acid Rap
4. Arctic Monkeys – AM
5. Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt
6. PORCHES. – Slow Dance In The Cosmos
7. Palma Violets – 180
8. Iceage – You’re Nothing
9. Foals – Holy Fire
10. Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

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Tarynn Law, Writer
1. The 1975 – The 1975
2. Bastille – Bad Blood
3. The Mowgli’s – Waiting For The Dawn
4. Atlas Genius – When It Was Now
5. Phoenix – Bankrupt!
6. Arctic Monkeys – AM
7. Haim – Days Are Gone
8. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City
9. Little Comets – Life Is Elsewhere
10. CHVRCHES – The Bones of What You Believe

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Taylor Lima, Writer
1. Arctic Monkeys – AM
2. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City
3. Lorde – Pure Heroine
4. Biffy Clyro – Opposites
5. Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
6. Echosmith – Talking Dreams
7. NGHBRS – Twenty One Rooms
8. Bastille – Bad Blood
9. Beware of Darkness – Orthodox
10. Hey Marseilles – Lines We Trace

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