We couldn’t choose the best albums of 2013 (which you can read here: part 1 – part 2 – staff picks) all by ourselves, so we enlisted the help of the people we spoke to over the year. Find out your favourite artists’ favourite artists, and let’s hope for an equally great 2014!

The Front Bottoms
Great Big Pile of Leaves – You’re Always On My Mind
Allison Weiss – Say What You Mean
Surfer Blood – Pythons
Kevin Devine – Bulldozer/Bubblegum
Frightened Rabbit – Pedestrian Verse

Allison Weiss
The Front Bottoms – Talon of the Hawk
Sombear – Love You In The Dark
CHVRCHES – The Bones of What You Believe
Kevin Devine – Bulldozer/Bubblegum
Sleigh Bells – Bitter Rivals

Nick Mulvey
Laura Marling – Once I Was an Eagle
Villagers – Awayland
Laura Mvula – Sing To The Moon
Foals – Holy Fire
James Blake – Overgrown

Beans on Toast
Houndmouth – From The Hills Below The City
Will Varley – As The Crow Flies
Mouse Outfit – Escape
Frank Turner – Tape Deck Heart

The Cold Start
Arctic Monkeys – AM
Cage The Elephant – Mellowphobia
The Lonely Forest – Adding Up The Wasted Hours
Pity Sex – Feast of Love
Queens of the Stone Age – … Like Clockwork