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The independent scene continues to flourish exponentially as technology improves and record labels become obsolete. 2013 showcased the dedication and passion that still exists for bands to continue to make music regardless of record contracts or fame and money. These guys do it for the music, and spreading the music within themselves to all those that are willing to hear.
 
Here are my pick for those who carried the most emotion and passion through to their music and made something larger than all of us. The top albums of 2013 –
 
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The Flips a harm deep but shining

1. The Flips

A Harm Deep but Shining

 
Dynamic, Indie Rock for fans of Manchester Orchestra and Brand New
 
Check out our Interview with singer Nick Sintos
 
theflips.bandcamp.com

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2. Waterbodies

The Evil We Know

 
For Fans Of: Balance and Composure, Foo Fighters
 
**FREE ALBUM**
 
AK Interview with the band
 
AK Album Review
 
https://www.facebook.com/waterbodies

3. Lo Pro

Disintegration Effect

 
For Fans Of: Deftones, Filter, Static X

AK Interview with Pete Murray
 
https://www.facebook.com/lopromusic

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4. New Vegas

More Than Mythology

 
For Fans Of: AFI, Thursday, Hands Like Houses
 
AK Album Review
 

 
https://www.facebook.com/newvegasband

Hello Demons Meet Skeletons

5. Hello Demons, Meet Skeletons

 Choices

 
For Fans Of: Sevendust
 
https://www.facebook.com/clintlowerynet

Arcane Roots - Blood and Chemistry

6. Arcane Roots

Blood & Chemistry

 
For Fans Of: Billy Talent, Coheed and Cambria, System of a Down
 
http://www.arcaneroots.co.uk/
 
https://www.facebook.com/ArcaneRoots

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7. Beijing

Night

 
***FREE ALBUM***
 
For Fans Of: The Dear Hunter, Dredg, Manchester Orchestra
 
AK Album Review
 


 
http://beijing-music.tumblr.com/
 
http://beijing.bandcamp.com/

DLC - The Catalyst Fire

8. Dead Letter Circus

The Catalyst Fire

 
For Fans Of: Tool, Silverchair, Karnivool
 
http://deadlettercircus.com/
 
http://www.facebook.com/deadlettercircus

9. Steaming Satellites

Slipstream

 
For Fans Of: Black Keys, AWOLNATION, Kings Of Leon
 
http://www.steamingsatellites.de/
 
https://www.facebook.com/steamingsatellites

 

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10. The Material

Everything I Want To Say

 
For Fans Of; Paramore, Flyleaf
 
https://www.facebook.com/Thematerialmusic
 
http://www.wearethematerial.com

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11. Russian Circles

Memorial

 
For Fans Of: Post Rock/Post Metal, Thinking Man’s Metal
 

 
https://www.facebook.com/russiancirclesmusic
 
http://russiancirclesband.com/

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12. Bears and Company

South of the Mountain

 
For Fans of: Manchester Orchestra, Brand New, Jonezetta
 

 
http://bearsandcompany.bandcamp.com/
 
http://thebearsandcompany.com/

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13. I the Mighty

Satori

For Fans Of: Say Anything, Panic at the Disco, Chiodos
 
http://ithemighty.com/
 
http://facebook.com/ithemighty

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14. This Patch of Sky

Heroes and Ghosts

 
For Fans of: Post Rock/Post Metal
 
http://thispatchofsky.bandcamp.com/
 

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15. Losers

…And So We Shall Never Part

 

For Fans Of: Muse, The Killers, The Bravery
 
http://www.losersband.co.uk/
 
https://www.facebook.com/losersuk

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16. Balance and Composure

The Things We Think We’re Missing

 
For Fans Of: Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Manchester Orchestra
 
http://www.balanceandcomposure.com/
 
https://www.facebook.com/balanceandcomposure

NGHbrs

17. NGHBRS

Twenty One Rooms

 
For Fans Of: OK Go, Fall Out Boy, The Bravery
 
Hear the whole album on Youtube
 
https://www.facebook.com/nghbrs
 
www.nghbrs.com

Middle Class Rut - Pick Up Your Head

18. Middle Class Rut

Pick Up Your Head

 
For Fans Of: Jane’s Addiction, Rage Against The Machine
 
mcrut.com
 
https://www.facebook.com/middleclassrut

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19. States

Paradigm

 
For Fans of: Now, Now, Silversun Pickups

 

http://facebook.com/statesmusic
 
http://www.statesmusic.com/

 

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20. Moving Mountains

Moving Mountains

 
For Fans Of: Lydia, Thrice, o’Brother
 
http://movmou.com/
 
https://www.facebook.com/MovingMountains

 

 

Top 10 EPs

The Wil Martin Project – Outlier: Volume One [Review]
 
Skytown Riot – Soul or System
 
Nava – Daybreak EP [Interview]
 
With Our Arms To The SunThe Trilogy
 
Greater Ghost – Polarity EP [Review]
 
Stardog ChampionExhale EP [Review]

 
Modern ChemistryWe’ll Grow Out of This

 
The Royal Sound Cinema EP

 
Cinema Sleep – Make Your Way [Review]
 
Ghost Parade – Foundation

 

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-Scott

 

 

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