The Highest Rated Albums of 2013


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1. Deafheaven - Sunbather

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Deafheaven - Sunbather
June 11, 2013
Black Metal
Critic Score
90
14 reviews

2. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

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My Bloody Valentine - m b v
February 3, 2013
Shoegaze
Critic Score
89
24 reviews

3. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

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Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Experimental
Critic Score
87
19 reviews

4. Nils Frahm - Spaces

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Nils Frahm - Spaces
November 18, 2013
Ambient
Critic Score
86
9 reviews

5. Kanye West - Yeezus

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Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
27 reviews

6. Patty Griffin - American Kid

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Patty Griffin - American Kid
May 7, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

7. The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

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The Haxan Cloak - Excavation
April 15, 2013
Drone
Critic Score
85
13 reviews

8. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual

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The Knife - Shaking the Habitual
April 8, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
85
24 reviews

9. Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky

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Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky
May 14, 2013
Experimental
Critic Score
85
10 reviews

10. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

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Beyoncé - Beyoncé
December 13, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
85
18 reviews

11. Danny Brown - OLD

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Danny Brown - OLD
October 8, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
19 reviews

12. Torres - Torres

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Torres - Torres
January 22, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

13. Josephine Foster - I'm A Dreamer

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Josephine Foster - I'm A Dreamer
November 12, 2013
Freak Folk
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

14. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

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Jon Hopkins - Immunity
June 3, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
84
17 reviews

15. Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park

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Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park
March 19, 2013
Country
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

16. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

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Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
May 27, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

17. MONEY - The Shadow of Heaven

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MONEY - The Shadow of Heaven
August 26, 2013
Dream Pop
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

18. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

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Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
25 reviews

19. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels

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Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
June 26, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
16 reviews

20. Mutual Benefit - Love's Crushing Diamond

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Mutual Benefit - Love's Crushing Diamond
October 25, 2013
Indie Folk
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

21. Bilal - A Love Surreal

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Bilal - A Love Surreal
February 26, 2013
R&B
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

22. Jason Isbell - Southeastern

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Jason Isbell - Southeastern
June 11, 2013
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

23. Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe

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Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe
August 20, 2013
Experimental
Critic Score
83
16 reviews

24. Tim Hecker - Virgins

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Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Drone
Critic Score
83
18 reviews

25. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light

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65daysofstatic - Wild Light
September 16, 2013
Post-Rock
Critic Score
83
8 reviews



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