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Steele Picks: Top 30 Albums of 2013

–unfortunately I can’t possibly hear every album released. I don’t hear about things. I don’t get access to many until the public does. publicists don’t send me as many albums in advance as I wish.

–here are the the albums this year that moved me, inspired me, made me think.

–they’re in alpha order


The Avett Brothers–The Magpie and the Dandelion [American]


Arctic Monkeys—AM [Domino]


Bleeding Rainbow–Yeah Right [Kanine]

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Camera Obscura–Desire Lines [4AD]


Chvrches–Bones of What You Believe [Virgin]


Cults–Static [Columbia]


Foals–Holy Fire [Warner Music]


Gliss–Langsom Dans [Modern Outsider]

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Grace & Tony–November [Rock Ridge Music]


Haim–Days are Gone [Columbia/Sony]

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How to Destroy Angels–Welcome Oblivion [Columbia]


The Joy Formidable–Wolf’s Law [Atlantic]

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The Julie Ruin– Run Fast EP [TJR]


Lorde–Pure Heroine [Lava/Republic]


Lovers–A Friend in the World [Badman Recording Co.]


Luray–The Wilder

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Laura Marling–Once I Was an Eagle [Ribbon Music]


MGMT– MGMT [Columbia]


M.I.A.–Matangi [N.E.E.T./Interscope]


Mirror Travel–Mexico [Outsider Records]


My Gold Mask–Leave Me Midnight [Highwheel]


The National–Trouble Will Find Me [4AD]


Orbe Orbe–Invisible Kingdoms


Super Water Sympathy–Hydrogen Child [In Music We Trust]

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Perhapst– Revise Your Maps [Jack Viking Music]

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Throwing Muses–Purgatory/ Paradise

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Frank Turner–Tape Deck Heart [Interscope]


Violeta Vil–Lapidas y Cocoteros [Young Cubs]


Waxahatchee–Cerulean Salt [Don Giovanni]

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Chelsea Wolfe–Pain is Beauty [Sargent House]

[all selections by Amy Steele 12/1/2013]

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The 6th Annual San Diego Music Thing Music and Media Conference– September 13 and 14– features Kim Gordon as speaker and performer

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Body/ Head—Kim Gordon’s new project with free-noise guitarist Bill Nace


Caveman [New York]


Wild Nothing [Virginia]


Titus Andronicus [New Jersey]


Ra Ra Riot [New York]


Pictureplane [Brooklyn-based Travis Egedy]


Bleeding Rainbow [Philadelphia]


Sidney Bowen [Orange County, Calif]


Denison Witmer


Milo Greene


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A full listing of performers for the 2013 San Diego Music Thing

Day schedule includes featured speakers presentations, panels, mentoring and interactive sessions as well as the Instrument Petting Zoo where attendees can play with various manufacturers’ gear. Super badge holders will also have access to daytime pop up live performances and artist sessions with Lol Tolhurst (The Cure) and Scott Page (Pink Floyd) and other artists to be announced, as well as marquee nighttime showcases.

Featured speakers include Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth) and Mike Herrera (MxPx).

Tickets for the San Diego Music Thing are available online

The annual event is presented by the San Diego Music Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides experiential music programs to San Diego County schools via its Guitars for Schools Program, organizes the San Diego Music Awards show and provides professional development opportunities to the community’s musicians. Proceeds from both the San Diego Music Thing and the San Diego Music Awards benefit the Guitars for Schools Program.

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MUSIC: Spring/ Summer *must-see* concerts in Boston-area

**= my wish list/ I’m going

Johnny Marr
The Paradise
Saturday, May 4

peter murphy

Peter Murphy**
Sunday, May 5


Various Cruelties**
TT the Bear’s
Monday, May 6

Dana Falconberry
The Middle East Upstairs
Tuesday, May 7

lady lamb the beekeeper**
xenia rubinos

brighton music hall
thursday, may 9th

The Airborne Toxic Event
House of Blues
Friday, 10 May

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Deep Sea Diver

Friday, May 10

Crystal Castles
House of Blues
Monday, May 13


House of Blues
Wednesday, 15 May

The XX. Los Angeles, CA. 2012

The xx/ Grizzly Bear**
Bank of America Pavillion
8 June

The Postal Service**
Bank of America Pavilion
Weds, 12 June

Counting Crows
The Wallflowers

Bank of America Pavilion
June 18

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The Joy Formidable**
House of Blues
June 20

The B-52s
The Go-Gos

Bank of America Pavilion
Sun, Jun 23

Fitz & The Tantrums
Friday, June 28

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Bleeding Rainbow**
Great Scott
July 2

Belle & Sebastian
Bank of America Pavillion
9 July


She and Him
Camera Obscura
Bank of America Pavillion
July 10

Imagine Dragons
B of A Pavilion
Wed, July 24

OMD -  Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys

The Paradise
July 15

New Order**
Bank of America Pavilion
July 31

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Bleeding Rainbow: Spring Tour

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fuzzy, swirling, psychedelic garage rock. one of my favorite bands!

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04/01/13 St Louis MO – Old Rock House *
04/02/13 Louisville KY – Zanzabar *
04/03/13 Columbus OH – The Basement *
04/04/13 Philadelphia PA – Johnny Brendas *
04/06/13 Brooklyn NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg *
04/07/13 Boston MA – Brighton Music Hall *
04/09/13 Washington DC – Rock & Roll Hotel *
04/10/13 Chapel Hill NC – Local 506 *
04/11/13 Asheville NC – Emerald Lounge *
04/12/13 Atlanta GA – The EARL *
04/13/13 St. Augustine FL – Cafe Eleven *
04/14/13 Tampa FL- Crowbar *
04/15/13 Orlando FL – Will’s Pub *
04/17/13 Baton Rouge LA – Spanish Moon *
04/18/13 Dallas TX – Club Dada *
04/19/13 Houston TX – Fitzgeralds *
04/20/13 Austin TX – Red 7 *
04/22/13 Phoenix AZ – Rhythm Room *
04/23/13 Tucson AZ – Solar Culture *
04/24/13 San Diego CA – Casbah *
04/26/13 Los Angeles CA – Bootleg Theatre *
04/27/13 Santa Cruz CA – Crepe Place *
04/28/13 San Francisco CA – Great American Music Hall *
04/29/13 Eugene OR – Cozmic Pizza *
05/02/13 Vancouver BC – Commodore Ballroom *
05/03/13 Portland OR – Wonder Ballroom *
05/04/13 Seattle WA – The Showbox *
05/06/13 Boisey, ID – Neurolux
05/07/13 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
05/08/13 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
05/10/13 Bloomington, IN – The Bishop

* – w/ Cave Singers

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new music: cool tunes now


Yeah Right, Bleeding Rainbow
Canine Records
release date: January 22

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Run for Cover, The Living Sisters
Vanguard/ EMI
release date: January 8


Various Cruelties, Various Cruelties
Rough Trade
out now on iTunes


Leave Me Midnight, My Gold Mask
Goldy Tapes
release date: February 19

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November Concert List

**= shows I plan to go to

Stephie Coplan and the Pedestrians
Brighton Music Hall
Friday, November 2

Aimee Mann**
Berklee Performance Center
Sat, Nov 3

Benjamin Gibbard
Somerville Theatre
Sunday, November 4

Young Prisms**
Great Scott
Monday, November 5

Chris Toppin’s Birthday Bash with Buffalo Tom, Tanya Donelly, Fuzzy (reunited), Sheperdess and Bye Bye Airplane
Friday, November 9
The Midway, JP

Sharon Van Etten
Sunday, November 11
The Paradise

Chris Isaak
Sunday, November 11
Orpheum Theatre

Martha Wainwright
November 15
The Sinclair

Of Monsters and Men (would love to see this show)
Orpheum Theatre
November 19

Bleeding Rainbow**
A Place to Bury Strangers
Middle East
November 19

Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Patti Smith

Monday, November 26
The TD Garden

Titus Andronicus

The Sinclair
Friday, November 30

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Bleeding Rainbow: music preview

photo by Zia Hiltey


Sarah Everton [vocals/bass]
Rob Garcia [guitar/vocals]
Al Creedon [lead guitar]
Greg Frantz [drums]

from: Philadelphia


blistering, dreamy garage rock with sweet female lead vocals

album: “Yeah Right” album release set for January 29, 2013

label: Canine Records




10/27/12 Strange Matter – Richmond VA
10/28/12 Local 506 – Chapel Hill NC
10/29/12 Emerald Lounge – Asheville NC
10/30/12 Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA
10/31/12 Club Downunder – Tallahassee FL
11/02/12 Warehouse Live – Houston TX
11/06/12 Troubadour – Los Angeles CA
11/07/12 The Independent – San Francisco CA
11/08/12 Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City UT
11/11/12 Larimer Lounge – Denver CO
11/12/12 Waiting Room – Omaha NE
11/13/12 The Frequency – Madison WI
11/14/12 Empty Bottle Chicago IL
11/15/12 Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland OH
11/16/12 Mohawk Place – Buffalo NY
11/17/12 La Sala Rossa (M for Montreal Festival) – Montreal QC
11/18/12 Bowery Ballroom – New York NY
11/19/12 Middle East Upstairs – Cambridge MA

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