NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2013

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2013

Original Source

Bill Callahan - Dream River

Bill Callahan - Dream River
September 17, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
79
23 reviews
User Score
80
92 reviews

Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe

Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe
November 18, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
76
25 reviews
User Score
79
200 reviews

Bombino - Nomad

Bombino - Nomad
April 2, 2013
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
73
3 reviews

Brandy Clark - 12 Stories

Brandy Clark - 12 Stories
October 22, 2013
Country
Critic Score
81
5 reviews
User Score
83
6 reviews

Buika - La noche más larga

Buika - La noche más larga
June 4, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Caleb Burhans - Evensong

Caleb Burhans - Evensong
July 30, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap

Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap
April 30, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
15 reviews
User Score
83
417 reviews

Daniel Avery - Drone Logic

Daniel Avery - Drone Logic
October 8, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
80
30 reviews

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society - Brooklyn Babylon

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society - Brooklyn Babylon
April 30, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

David Lang - Death Speaks

David Lang - Death Speaks
April 30, 2013
Modern Classical
Critic Score
81
2 reviews
User Score
80
2 reviews

Dawn of Midi - Dysnomia

Dawn of Midi - Dysnomia
August 6, 2013
Experimental
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
80
8 reviews

Dawn Upshaw & Maria Schneider - Winter Morning Walks

Dawn Upshaw & Maria Schneider - Winter Morning Walks
March 1, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Deafheaven - Sunbather

Deafheaven - Sunbather
June 11, 2013
Black Metal
Critic Score
90
18 reviews
User Score
84
423 reviews

DJ Koze - Amygdala

DJ Koze - Amygdala
March 25, 2013
Deep House
Critic Score
81
10 reviews
User Score
81
95 reviews

Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit

Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
1 review

HAIM - Days Are Gone

HAIM - Days Are Gone
September 30, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
30 reviews
User Score
78
395 reviews

In Solitude - Sister

In Solitude - Sister
September 30, 2013
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
76
3 reviews

Isabelle Faust & Daniel Harding - Béla Bartók: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Isabelle Faust & Daniel Harding - Béla Bartók: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

James Blake - Overgrown

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

Jason Isbell - Southeastern

Jason Isbell - Southeastern
June 11, 2013
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
10 reviews
User Score
81
50 reviews

John Legend - Love in the Future

John Legend - Love in the Future
August 30, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
68
6 reviews
User Score
64
28 reviews

John Luther Adams - Inuksuit

John Luther Adams - Inuksuit
September 24, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Juana Molina - Wed 21

Juana Molina - Wed 21
October 29, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
User Score
79
12 reviews

KA - The Night's Gambit

KA - The Night's Gambit
July 13, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
7 reviews
User Score
76
47 reviews

Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park

Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park
March 19, 2013
Country
Critic Score
85
8 reviews
User Score
82
74 reviews

Kanye West - Yeezus

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

La Santa Cecilia - Treinta Días

La Santa Cecilia - Treinta Días
April 30, 2013
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

La Vida Bohème - Será

La Vida Bohème - Será
Critic Score
NR
User Score
90
1 review

Latvian Radio Choir & Sigvards Klava - Rachmaninov: All-Night Vigil

Latvian Radio Choir & Sigvards Klava - Rachmaninov: All-Night Vigil
October 29, 2012
Classical
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
May 27, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
85
32 reviews
User Score
82
188 reviews

Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon

Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon
March 4, 2013
Soul
Critic Score
72
14 reviews
User Score
77
31 reviews

Livity Sound - Livity Sound

Livity Sound - Livity Sound
October 21, 2013
Techno
Critic Score
83
3 reviews
User Score
70
2 reviews

Lucius - Wildewoman

Lucius - Wildewoman
October 15, 2013
Indie Pop
Critic Score
67
11 reviews
User Score
72
12 reviews

Mala Rodriguez - Bruja

Mala Rodriguez - Bruja
June 18, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

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

Rhye - Woman

Rhye - Woman
March 5, 2013
Soul
Critic Score
77
21 reviews
User Score
81
237 reviews

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
June 26, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
24 reviews
User Score
82
393 reviews

San Fermin - San Fermin

San Fermin - San Fermin
September 17, 2013
Baroque Pop
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
User Score
78
17 reviews

Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time

Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time
October 29, 2013
Synthpop
Critic Score
75
24 reviews
User Score
78
241 reviews

Starlito & Don Trip - Step Brothers Two

Starlito & Don Trip - Step Brothers Two
October 15, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

The Bryan Ferry Orchestra - The Jazz Age

The Bryan Ferry Orchestra - The Jazz Age
November 26, 2012
Critic Score
77
7 reviews
User Score
70
1 review

The Flaming Lips - The Terror

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
34 reviews
User Score
76
152 reviews

The Pedrito Martinez Group - The Pedrito Martinez Group

The Pedrito Martinez Group - The Pedrito Martinez Group
October 8, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Tim Hecker - Virgins

Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Drone
Critic Score
84
24 reviews
User Score
82
161 reviews

Valerie June - Pushin' Against a Stone

Valerie June - Pushin' Against a Stone
August 13, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
81
7 reviews
User Score
84
10 reviews

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
36 reviews
User Score
85
856 reviews

Van-Anh Vanessa Vo - Three-Mountain Pass

Van-Anh Vanessa Vo - Three-Mountain Pass
September 24, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt

Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt
March 5, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
76
22 reviews
User Score
79
123 reviews

Wayne Shorter Quartet - Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet - Without a Net
February 5, 2013
Critic Score
88
5 reviews
User Score
87
2 reviews

William Onyeabor - World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?

William Onyeabor - World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?
October 29, 2013
Critic Score
86
3 reviews
User Score
84
6 reviews
Original Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/bestmusic2013/2013/12/10/249243871/npr-musics-50-favorite-albums-of-2013

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