Dan Deacon @ Horseshoe Tavern/NXNE Toronto 6/13/2013
Dan Deacon

Longtime BV photographer David Andrako shot quite a few shows for us this year and, while 2013 isn't over yet, he was nice enough to submit his 10 favorites...so far. We may have to update come January 1, but for now check out the rest of what he chose (with links to the full sets above each picture) -- plus his favorite songs of the year -- below...


CSS @ Bowery Ballroom 7/8/2013

Mikal Cronin @ The Silver Dollar Room/NXNE Toronto 6/15/2013
Mikal Cronin

DJ/Rupture @ Ecstatic Music Festival 2/2/2013
DJ Rupture

Belle & Sebastian @ Celebrate Brooklyn 7/15/2013
Belle & Sebastian

Django Django @ Music Hall of Williamsburg 3/6/2013
Django Django

Bang on A Can All-Stars @ Ecstatic Music Festival 3/14/2013
Bang on a Can

Kid Dynamite @ House of Vans 8/15/2013
Kid Dynamite

Local Natives @ Music Hall of Williamsburg 2/1/2013
Local Natives

Abena Koomson 'Red Hot + Fela' @ Damrosch Park 7/24/2013

IO Echo @ Bowery Ballroom 7/8/2013
IO Echo

Here are some songs that I listened to a lot this year. RIP Lou Reed.

"Corpus" - Daniel Wohl
"Happy Ending" - The Strokes
"Lady, You Shot Me" - Har Mar Superstar
"My Number" - Foals
"Master of My Craft" - Parquet Courts
"Pink Rabbits" (The National) - Caitlin Rose
"Q.U.E.E.N" - Janelle Monae ft. Erykah Badu
"Retrograde" - James Blake
"Slipped" - The National
"Weight" - Mikal Cronin
"Where Are We Now?" - David Bowie
"(I'd Go The)Whole Wide World" (Wreckless Eric) - Mikal Cronin