1. Coeur de Pirate – Roses (Dare to Care Records)
  2. CHVRCHES – Every Open Eye (Glassnote/Virgin/EMI)
  3. Wilco – Star Wars (dBpm)
  4. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear (Sub Pop)
  5. Braids – Deep in the Iris (Arbutus Records/Flemish Eye)
  6. Young Galaxy – False Work (Paper Bag Records)
  7. Purity Ring – Another Eternity (4AD)
  8. Calexico – Edge of the Sun (Anti Records)
  9. Beirut – No No No (4AD)
  10. The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World (Capitol)