Have twelve months really gone by so quickly this year? Yes indeed they have. And the end of the year not only signifies the passage into the new one, it also means that the holiday season is right around the corner, and the herculean task of filling everyone’s Christmas stocking and holiday wish list comes once more. What to do? So much to buy, in this technological age, it’s easier than ever to buy sundry amounts of gifts from the small to the large, right from one’s smartphones. But none of that still solves the sometimes frustratingly enigma of what to get everyone, from family to friends, that gift that strikes the right chord. And pun firmly intended as a segue-way here, music is always the universal gift, the sonic language that knows no barriers, and brings on multitudes of emotions not many other artistic mediums can usually channel up so easily and so wide stretching. I’ve complied a list of some of the best of the best of 2013. Hi-Fi, Low-Fi, All-Fi, read it before you crank it.
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