Gigwise's 50 Best Albums of 2013

Gigwise's 50 Best Albums of 2013

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50. Verb T - I Remain

Verb T - I Remain
October 23, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

49. Guards - In Guards We Trust

Guards - In Guards We Trust
February 5, 2013
Indie Pop
Critic Score
56
6 reviews
User Score
67
9 reviews

48. Bastille - Bad Blood

Bastille - Bad Blood
March 4, 2013
Synthpop
Critic Score
59
10 reviews
User Score
70
78 reviews

47. Crystal Fighters - Cave Rave

Crystal Fighters - Cave Rave
May 27, 2013
Indie Pop
Critic Score
62
9 reviews
User Score
66
29 reviews

46. Daughter - If You Leave

Daughter - If You Leave
March 18, 2013
Dream Pop
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
User Score
78
152 reviews

45. Chase and Status - Brand New Machine

Chase and Status - Brand New Machine
October 7, 2013
Drum and Bass
Critic Score
66
4 reviews
User Score
49
2 reviews

44. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts

John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
March 11, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
19 reviews
User Score
77
101 reviews

43. Empire of The Sun - Ice on the Dune

Empire of The Sun - Ice on the Dune
June 18, 2013
Synthpop
Critic Score
63
15 reviews
User Score
65
43 reviews

42. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest

Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
June 11, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
82
37 reviews
User Score
79
209 reviews

41. Foals - Holy Fire

Foals - Holy Fire
February 11, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
29 reviews
User Score
76
250 reviews

40. Mogwai - Les Revenants

Mogwai - Les Revenants
February 25, 2013
Post-Rock
Critic Score
74
11 reviews
User Score
73
28 reviews

39. Rudimental - Home

Rudimental - Home
April 29, 2013
Drum and Bass
Critic Score
68
12 reviews
User Score
72
17 reviews

38. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
August 20, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
27 reviews
User Score
79
281 reviews

37. London Grammar - If You Wait

London Grammar - If You Wait
September 9, 2013
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
18 reviews
User Score
80
138 reviews

36. Sigur Rós - Kveikur

Sigur Rós - Kveikur
June 17, 2013
Post-Rock
Critic Score
81
29 reviews
User Score
81
231 reviews

35. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light

65daysofstatic - Wild Light
September 16, 2013
Post-Rock
Critic Score
83
11 reviews
User Score
80
65 reviews

34. The Weeknd - Kiss Land

The Weeknd - Kiss Land
September 10, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
65
24 reviews
User Score
71
153 reviews

33. Public Service Broadcasting - Inform Educate Entertain

Public Service Broadcasting - Inform Educate Entertain
May 6, 2013
Critic Score
77
6 reviews
User Score
83
7 reviews

32. St. Lucia - When the Night

St. Lucia - When the Night
October 8, 2013
Electropop
Critic Score
74
4 reviews
User Score
77
22 reviews

31. Atoms for Peace - AMOK

Atoms for Peace - AMOK
February 26, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
74
36 reviews
User Score
76
197 reviews

30. Pusha T - My Name Is My Name

Pusha T - My Name Is My Name
October 8, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
21 reviews
User Score
77
138 reviews

29. Ásgeir - In The Silence

Ásgeir - In The Silence
January 27, 2014
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
9 reviews
User Score
77
52 reviews

28. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film

Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film
September 16, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
74
15 reviews
User Score
72
14 reviews

27. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
Critic Score
83
37 reviews
User Score
80
713 reviews

26. Danny Brown - OLD

Danny Brown - OLD
October 8, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
24 reviews
User Score
81
306 reviews

25. Zomby - With Love

Zomby - With Love
June 18, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
71
19 reviews
User Score
74
29 reviews

24. Drake - Nothing Was the Same

Drake - Nothing Was the Same
September 24, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
76
27 reviews
User Score
76
354 reviews

23. Jagwar Ma - Howlin

Jagwar Ma - Howlin
June 10, 2013
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
79
102 reviews

22. Juveniles - Juveniles

Juveniles - Juveniles
June 10, 2013
New Wave
Critic Score
NR
User Score
79
4 reviews

21. Ryan Hemsworth - Guilt Trips

Ryan Hemsworth - Guilt Trips
October 22, 2013
Wonky
Critic Score
75
9 reviews
User Score
75
25 reviews

20. Kelela - CUT 4 ME

Kelela - CUT 4 ME
October 1, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
80
55 reviews

19. James Blake - Overgrown

James Blake - Overgrown
April 8, 2013
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
33 reviews
User Score
82
533 reviews

18. Cut Copy - Free Your Mind

Cut Copy - Free Your Mind
November 5, 2013
Electropop
Critic Score
68
22 reviews
User Score
74
56 reviews

17. Classixx - Hanging Gardens

Classixx - Hanging Gardens
May 14, 2013
Electropop
Critic Score
76
4 reviews
User Score
77
51 reviews

16. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
41 reviews
User Score
82
785 reviews

15. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
38 reviews
User Score
81
1037 reviews

14. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
February 18, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
83
33 reviews
User Score
80
195 reviews

13. Biffy Clyro - Opposites

Biffy Clyro - Opposites
January 28, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
69
12 reviews
User Score
74
46 reviews

12. David Bowie - The Next Day

David Bowie - The Next Day
March 12, 2013
Art Rock
Critic Score
81
35 reviews
User Score
78
255 reviews

11. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

Beyoncé - Beyoncé
December 13, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
85
26 reviews
User Score
82
423 reviews

10. Arctic Monkeys - AM

Arctic Monkeys - AM
September 9, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
33 reviews
User Score
78
616 reviews

9. Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse

Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse
February 5, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
19 reviews
User Score
76
72 reviews

8. Bonobo - The North Borders

Bonobo - The North Borders
April 2, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
71
15 reviews
User Score
76
80 reviews

7. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork

Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
June 4, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
82
32 reviews
User Score
83
362 reviews

6. Toro y Moi - Anything in Return

Toro y Moi - Anything in Return
January 22, 2013
Chillwave
Critic Score
70
28 reviews
User Score
74
129 reviews

5. The 1975 - The 1975

The 1975 - The 1975
September 3, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
67
13 reviews
User Score
67
83 reviews

4. Disclosure - Settle

Disclosure - Settle
June 3, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
77
29 reviews
User Score
79
441 reviews

3. The National - Trouble Will Find Me

The National - Trouble Will Find Me
May 21, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
36 reviews
User Score
82
568 reviews

2. Flume - Flume

Flume - Flume
November 10, 2012
Wonky
Critic Score
73
9 reviews
User Score
77
60 reviews

1. CHVRCHES - The Bones of What You Believe

CHVRCHES - The Bones of What You Believe
September 24, 2013
Synthpop
Critic Score
80
33 reviews
User Score
80
425 reviews
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