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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

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Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
Score
9.5

2. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

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Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Indie Rock
Score
9.3

3. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

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Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
Score
9.2

4. Disclosure - Settle

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Disclosure - Settle
June 3, 2013
Electronic
Score
9.1

5. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

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My Bloody Valentine - m b v
February 3, 2013
Shoegaze
Score
9.1

6. Burial - Rival Dealer

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Burial - Rival Dealer
December 16, 2013
Dubstep
Score
9.0

7. Darkside - Psychic

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Darkside - Psychic
October 8, 2013
Art Pop
Score
9.0

8. Miles Davis - Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2

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Miles Davis - Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2
January 29, 2013
Score
9.0

9. Deafheaven - Sunbather

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Deafheaven - Sunbather
June 11, 2013
Black Metal
Score
8.9

10. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

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Beyoncé - Beyoncé
December 13, 2013
R&B
Score
8.8

11. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

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Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
Score
8.8

12. Phosphorescent - Muchacho

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Phosphorescent - Muchacho
March 19, 2013
Folk
Score
8.8

13. Danny Brown - OLD

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Danny Brown - OLD
October 8, 2013
Hip Hop
Score
8.7

14. The Field - Cupid's Head

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The Field - Cupid's Head
September 30, 2013
Electronic
Score
8.7

15. Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)

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Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)
August 27, 2013
Folk
Score
8.7

16. Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus

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Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus
July 23, 2013
Electronic
Score
8.7

17. Savages - Silence Yourself

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Savages - Silence Yourself
May 6, 2013
Post-Punk
Score
8.7

18. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

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The Haxan Cloak - Excavation
April 15, 2013
Drone
Score
8.7

19. Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse

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Youth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse
March 5, 2013
Dream Pop
Score
8.7

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

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William Onyeabor - World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?
October 29, 2013
Score
8.6

21. DJ Rashad - Double Cup

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DJ Rashad - Double Cup
October 22, 2013
Footwork
Score
8.6

22. Drake - Nothing Was the Same

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Drake - Nothing Was the Same
September 24, 2013
Hip Hop
Score
8.6

23. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

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Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Art Pop
Score
8.6

24. Baths - Obsidian

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Baths - Obsidian
May 28, 2013
Electronic
Score
8.6

25. DJ Koze - Amygdala

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DJ Koze - Amygdala
March 25, 2013
Minimal
Score
8.6
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2013.


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