Top 5 2013 Albums by Artists Maturing Gracefully

It was not the sharpness of their teeth that got me, but the depth of their bite.

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by Alex V. Cook, Music Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2013
It sounds like the rest of his music, which is fine by me since his is the best music there is.

Kurt Vile - Walkin' On a Pretty Daze
The Mavericks - In Time
Dean Wareham - Emancipated Hearts

Los Campesinos! - No Blues
Frog Eyes - Carey's Cold Spring



Alex V. Cook
Music Editor

Alex V. Cook listens to everything and writes about most of it. His latest book, the snappily titled Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls is an odyssey from the backwoods bars and small-town dives to the swampside dance halls and converted clapboard barns of a Louisiana Saturday Night. Don't leave Heathrow without it. His first book Darkness Racket and Twang is available from SideCartel. The full effect can be had at alex v cook.com

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