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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2013


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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2013. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

1. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
9.5
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2. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Indie Rock
9.3
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3. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
9.2
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4. Disclosure - Settle

Disclosure - Settle
June 3, 2013
Electronic
9.1
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5. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

My Bloody Valentine - m b v
February 3, 2013
Shoegaze
9.1
Amazon
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6. Burial - Rival Dealer

Burial - Rival Dealer
December 16, 2013
Dubstep
9.0
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7. Darkside - Psychic

Darkside - Psychic
October 8, 2013
Art Pop
9.0
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8. Deafheaven - Sunbather

Deafheaven - Sunbather
June 11, 2013
Black Metal
8.9
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9. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

Beyoncé - Beyoncé
December 13, 2013
R&B
8.8
iTunes
Amazon
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10. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
8.8
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11. Phosphorescent - Muchacho

Phosphorescent - Muchacho
March 19, 2013
Folk
8.8
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12. Danny Brown - OLD

Danny Brown - OLD
October 8, 2013
Hip Hop
8.7
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13. The Field - Cupid's Head

The Field - Cupid's Head
September 30, 2013
Electronic
8.7
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14. Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 10 - Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)

Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 10 - Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)
August 27, 2013
Folk
8.7
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15. Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus

Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus
July 23, 2013
Electronic
8.7
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16. Savages - Silence Yourself

Savages - Silence Yourself
May 6, 2013
Post-Punk
8.7
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17. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

The Haxan Cloak - Excavation
April 15, 2013
Drone
8.7
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18. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse

Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
March 5, 2013
Dream Pop
8.7
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19. William Onyeabor - World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?

William Onyeabor - World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?
October 29, 2013
8.6
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20. DJ Rashad - Double Cup

DJ Rashad - Double Cup
October 22, 2013
Juke
8.6
iTunes
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21. Drake - Nothing Was the Same

Drake - Nothing Was the Same
September 24, 2013
Hip Hop
8.6
iTunes
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22. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Experimental
8.6
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23. Baths - Obsidian

Baths - Obsidian
May 28, 2013
Electronic
8.6
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24. DJ Koze - Amygdala

DJ Koze - Amygdala
March 25, 2013
Minimal
8.6
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25. Iceage - You're Nothing

Iceage - You're Nothing
February 19, 2013
Post-Punk
8.6
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
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NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2013.


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