Friday, December 27, 2013

Charlotteans' Top 10 albums of 2013 Part 3

I asked notable Charlotte music fans, musicians, promoters, and other folks that work in arts and entertainment to submit their Top 10 albums of 2014. Each day this week I'll post a handful of these. Here's the third round with two longtime Charlotte rock musicians and a producer/engineer and music manager that's worked with Anthony Hamilton, Grown Up Avenger Stuff, and Matrimony.

Bruce Irvine, Grammy winning producer/recording engineer
Queens of the Stone Age "…Like Clockwork"                                                                           
J Cole "Born Sinner"
Matrimony "Montibello Drive"                                                                                       
Beyonce' "Beyonce'"
Haim "Days Are Gone"
MS MR "Secondhand Rapture"
Listener "Time Is A Machine"                                                                             
Wallpaper "Ricky Reed Is Real"                                                                           
Daft Punk "Random Access Memories"                                                            
Justin Timberlake "The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience"

Bruce Hazel, singer Temperance League
Jim Jones Revue "The Savage Heart"
Bob Dylan "The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait"
Jeff Lynne "Longwave"
The Loudermilks (self titled) (will be released officially in 2014)
David Bowie "The Next Day"
Hugh Cornwell "Totem & Taboo
David Byrne and St. Vincent "Love This Giant"
Shoes "Black Vinyl" (Reissue)
Joint Damage "Strike Gently"
Elvis Costello and The Roots "Wise Up Ghost"

C.R. Rollyson, bassist, the Sammies
The longtime Charlotte musician notes his No. 1 "feels like a note to self."
Kurt Vile "Wakin on a Pretty Daze"
Beach Fossils "Clash The Truth"
Gene Ween "Gener's Gone"
BRMC "Specter At The Feast"
Black Angels "Indigo Meadow"
Queens of the Stone Age "...Like Clockwork"
Surfer Blood "Pythons"
Franz Ferdinand "Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action"
!!! "Thr!!!er"

Sensual Harassment "Escape From Alpha Draconis"