Best Indie Rock Albums of 2013

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1. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

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Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Critic Score
84
25 reviews

2. The National - Trouble Will Find Me

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The National - Trouble Will Find Me
May 21, 2013
Critic Score
83
24 reviews

3. Arctic Monkeys - AM

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Arctic Monkeys - AM
September 9, 2013
Critic Score
82
22 reviews

4. Deerhunter - Monomania

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Deerhunter - Monomania
May 7, 2013
Critic Score
81
23 reviews

5. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze

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Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze
April 9, 2013
Critic Score
81
22 reviews

6. Haim - Days Are Gone

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Haim - Days Are Gone
September 30, 2013
Critic Score
80
22 reviews

7. Superchunk - I Hate Music

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Superchunk - I Hate Music
August 20, 2013
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

8. Local Natives - Hummingbird

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Local Natives - Hummingbird
January 29, 2013
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

9. Speedy Ortiz - Major Arcana

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Speedy Ortiz - Major Arcana
July 9, 2013
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

10. Yo La Tengo - Fade

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Yo La Tengo - Fade
January 15, 2013
Critic Score
79
20 reviews

11. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

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Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

12. Grant Hart - The Argument

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Grant Hart - The Argument
July 22, 2013
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

13. The Men - New Moon

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The Men - New Moon
March 5, 2013
Critic Score
78
20 reviews

14. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
February 5, 2013
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

15. Sky Larkin - Motto

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Sky Larkin - Motto
September 16, 2013
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

16. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium

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Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium
September 3, 2013
Critic Score
77
18 reviews

17. Foals - Holy Fire

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Foals - Holy Fire
February 11, 2013
Critic Score
77
22 reviews

18. Low - The Invisible Way

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Low - The Invisible Way
March 19, 2013
Critic Score
77
17 reviews

19. Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse

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Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse
February 5, 2013
Critic Score
77
17 reviews

20. The Julie Ruin - Run Fast

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The Julie Ruin - Run Fast
September 3, 2013
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

21. Peace - In Love

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Peace - In Love
March 25, 2013
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

22. I Am Kloot - Let It All In

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I Am Kloot - Let It All In
January 21, 2013
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

23. Buke and Gase - General Dome

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Buke and Gase - General Dome
January 29, 2013
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

24. Polvo - Siberia

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Polvo - Siberia
October 1, 2013
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

25. Throwing Muses - Purgatory/Paradise

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Throwing Muses - Purgatory/Paradise
November 11, 2013
Critic Score
75
4 reviews

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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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