BEST OF
2014

2013 Music End of The Year Summary

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These numbers are obtained from the 48 lists found along the right side of this page.

Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
1. Kanye West - Yeezus 8 5 6 5 11 4 218
2. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City 5 4 2 11 8 4 177
3. Arcade Fire - Reflektor 0 3 1 11 14 3 130
4. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 1 1 2 13 8 5 124
5. The National - Trouble Will Find Me 0 1 2 12 11 7 120
6. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

My Bloody Valentine

m b v

89
critic score (24)
3 0 1 6 13 10 115
7. Arctic Monkeys - AM 3 1 2 7 5 7 107
8. Haim - Days Are Gone 0 1 0 12 10 4 102
9. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual 2 0 1 4 13 9 94
10. Disclosure - Settle 1 0 2 9 6 6 91
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
11. David Bowie - The Next Day 0 2 5 4 7 4 91
12. CHVRCHES - The Bones of What You Believe 1 0 1 7 10 3 84
13. Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap

Chance The Rapper

Acid Rap

83
critic score (12)
1 1 0 5 11 6 82
14. Savages - Silence Yourself 0 1 0 7 10 8 81
15. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away 0 2 1 4 11 1 76
16. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork 1 1 1 6 5 6 75
17. Jon Hopkins - Immunity 1 0 0 7 7 7 73
18. James Blake - Overgrown 0 1 1 3 10 13 72
19. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze 0 1 0 6 9 7 72
20. Lorde - Pure Heroine 1 0 1 6 6 7 71
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
21. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts 2 1 0 6 2 4 68
22. Danny Brown - OLD 0 2 0 5 5 11 67
23. Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady 0 1 1 3 9 11 67
24. Julia Holter - Loud City Song 2 1 1 0 6 12 64
25. Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven 2 0 1 3 5 7 63
26. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest 0 0 1 5 5 10 56
27. Deafheaven - Sunbather 0 1 2 3 3 10 54
28. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get ... 0 2 0 2 6 8 52
29. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris 1 0 0 1 7 13 49
30. Drake - Nothing Was the Same 0 1 0 3 6 6 47
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
31. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 0 0 0 3 8 7 46
32. Tim Hecker - Virgins 0 0 1 4 4 7 45
33. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle 0 0 0 3 8 6 45
34. Autre Ne Veut - Anxiety 1 0 1 2 3 9 44
35. Phosphorescent - Muchacho 1 0 1 0 7 5 42
36. Deerhunter - Monomania 0 0 0 4 5 5 40
37. Bill Callahan - Dream River 1 0 0 1 4 12 39
38. Factory Floor - Factory Floor 0 0 0 3 6 6 39
39. Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt 0 0 0 1 9 7 39
40. James Holden - The Inheritors 1 0 0 2 3 8 37
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
41. Foals - Holy Fire 0 0 0 3 5 6 36
42. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold 1 0 0 2 4 3 35
43. These New Puritans - Field of Reeds 0 1 0 2 2 10 34
44. Darkside - Psychic 0 1 0 1 5 5 33
45. Atoms for Peace - AMOK

Atoms for Peace

AMOK

74
critic score (24)
0 0 0 3 3 8 32
46. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic 0 0 2 2 1 5 30
47. Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park 0 0 0 3 4 3 30
48. Jason Isbell - Southeastern 1 0 0 2 2 2 28
49. Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time 0 1 0 1 4 3 28
50. King Krule - 6 Feet Beneath the Moon 0 0 0 4 0 7 27

Honorable Mention:
Rhye - Woman (27), Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus (27), Dean Blunt - The Redeemer (26), Hookworms - Pearl Mystic (26), Pusha T - My Name Is My Name (26), Special Request - Soul Music (25), Jagwar Ma - Howlin (25), Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium (24), Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience (24), Kelela - CUT 4 ME (24), The Haxan Cloak - Excavation (24), Laurel Halo - Chance of Rain (23), Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II (23), Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (22), Mikal Cronin - MCII (21), Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe (21), Forest Swords - Engravings (21), Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks (21), DJ Rashad - Double Cup (20), Daughter - If You Leave (20), Matthew E. White - Big Inner (19), Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky (19), London Grammar - If You Wait (19), Pet Shop Boys - Electric (19), Tegan and Sara - Heartthrob (19), Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe (18), Moderat - II (18), DJ Koze - Amygdala (17), Majical Cloudz - Impersonator (17), Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In (17), Yo La Tengo - Fade (16), Daniel Avery - Drone Logic (16), Toro Y Moi - Anything in Return (16), Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse (16), Jai Paul - Jai Paul (16), M.I.A. - Matangi (16), Grumbling Fur - Glynnaestra (15), Cass McCombs - Big Wheel and Others (15), Ka - The Night's Gambit (15), John Wizards - John Wizards (15), Local Natives - Hummingbird (15), Charli XCX - True Romance (15), Deptford Goth - Life After Defo (14), Logos - Cold Mission (14), Volcano Choir - Repave (14), Beyoncé - Beyoncé (13), Paramore - Paramore (13), Grouper - The Man Who Died in His Boat (13), Pharmakon - Abandon (13), A$AP Rocky - Long.Live.A$AP (13)

How Points are Measured
1st Place = 10 points
2nd Place = 8 points
3rd place = 6 points
Top 10 = 5 points
Top 25 = 3 points
Other = 1 points


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