Haceeb’s Top Ten Albums of 2013

Here’s my pick of best albums from 2013. Yeah I know I’m posting it here late but last year I posted it everywhere and forget to post here. So I guess now is the time to post it here too. These albums belong to genres of Prog, Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock, Hard rock, Art rock, Jazz fusion, Symphonic metal.
This years most anticipated albums are: Yes’s “Heaven & Earth”, Anathema’s “Distant Satellites”, Opeth’s “Pale Communion”. I’m gonna rate them at end of the year.
As for now let’s look at Top Ten Albums of 2013:

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Haceeb's Top Ten Albums of 2013

 

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Best Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli Movies to See Before You Die

“The wind is rising. We must try to live.” Paul Valéry

Hi there, as you know Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli is daddy of animated movies. I was waiting for Hayao Miyazaki’s last masterpiece so that I can rate them. I’m blown away after watching his farewell film “The Wind Rises”. It’s a visual marvel and just out of this world.
So enjoy all ace movies of Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli if you want to be an ultimate winner of your surreal world. Here’s the list:

Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli Collage
Hayao Miyazaki movies:

  1. The Wind Rises (2013) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  2. Castle in the Sky (1986) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  3. Spirited Away (2001) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  4. Princess Mononoke (1997) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  5. Ponyo (2008) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  6. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  7. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  8. My Neighbor Totoro (1988) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  9. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  10. The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  11. Porco Rosso (1992) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Studio Ghibli movies:

  1. The Wind Rises (2013) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  2. Castle in the Sky (1986) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  3. Spirited Away (2001) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  4. Grave of the Fireflies (1988) – Directed by Isao Takahata
  5. Arrietty (2010) – Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  6. Princess Mononoke (1997) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  7. Ponyo (2008) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  8. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  9. My Neighbor Totoro (1988) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  10. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  11. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) – Directed by Gorō Miyazaki
  12. Only Yesterday (1991) – Directed by Isao Takahata
  13. Whisper of the Heart (1995) – Directed by Yoshifumi Kondō
  14. Tales from Earthsea (2006) – Directed by Gorō Miyazaki
  15. The Cat Returns (2002) – Directed by Hiroyuki Morita
  16. My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999) – Directed by Isao Takahata
  17. Porco Rosso (1992) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  18. Pom Poko (1994) – Directed by Isao Takahata

Update: I’m adding two new Studio Ghibli films to this list:

  1. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013) – Directed by Isao Takahata
  2. When Marnie Was There (2014) – Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” has become my fourth or fifth most favorite “Studio Ghibli”. I just love those raw charcoal strokes in this film by Isao Takahata
I can’t wait to get my hands on “When Marnie Was There” and rate it too which is going to be brilliant for sure.