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The Music Writers' Poll 2013: Athina Mallis

18 December 2013 | 8:43 am | Athina Mallis

Athina Mallis predicts that electronic music will achieve world domination in 2014.

 Top Ten Albums
 1.  Kanye West  -  Yeezus
 2.  Boy & Bear  -  Harlequin Dream
 3.  Arctic Monkeys  -  AM
 4.  Disclosure  -  Settle
 5.  Jay-Z  -  Magna Carta, Holy Grail
 6.  Rufus  -  Atlas
 7.  Lorde  -  Pure Heroine
 8.  Drake  -  Nothing Was The Same
 9.  Queens Of The Stone Age  -  ...Like Clockwork
 10.  Glass Towers  -  Halcyon Days
 
 Top Three Miscellaneous Albums
 1.  Flume  -  Delxue Edition
 2.  Various  -  Triple J: Like A Version 9
 3.  Olivier Libaux  -  Uncovered Queens Of The Stone Age
 
 Top Five Songs
 1.  Arctic Monkeys  -  Do I Wanna Know?
 2.  Glass Towers  -  Tonight
 3.  Lorde  -  Royals
 4.  Kanye West  -  Black Skinhead
 5.  Rufus  -  Desert Night

 
 Artist Of The Year
 1.  Kanye West
 2.  Beyonce
 3.  Lorde
 4.  Flume
 5.  Arctic Monkeys
 
 Best Five International Artist Performances 
 1.  Beyonce
 2.  Two Door Cinema Club
 3.  SBTRKT
 4.  AlunaGeorge
 5.  The xx
 
 Best Five Australian Artist Performances 
 1.  Boy & Bear
 2.  Glass Towers
 3.  Elizabeth Rose
 4.  Flume
 5.  Flight Facilities
 
 Top Five TV Shows  
 1.  Breaking Bad
 2.  Sons Of Anarchy
 3.  Parks & Recreation
 4.  Workaholics
 5.  The Walking Dead
 
 Top Five Films
 1.  Hunger Games: Catching Fire
 2.  Despicable Me 2
 3.  The Great Gatsby
 4.  Iron Man 3
 5.  Elysium
 
  Top Five Websites
 1.  Facebook
 2.  Buzzfeed
 3.  Tumblr
 4.  Pedestrian TV
 5.  Youtube
 
 The Highlight Of 2013
 The highlight would have to be Southband, so many amazing acts in 2 days. Many eargams were had that weekend.
 
 Prediction For 2014
 Local acts becoming huge. I also have a feeling electronic music is going to take over the world, again.