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Pitchfork is often widelyconsidered one of the top sources for all things music, from the latestbreaking news to album reviews. The writers are among the most respectedopinions in the entire music industry. So, when Pitchfork releases their annualtop albums list, music enthusiasts and industry people sit up and listen. Thislist features the best albums of 2013, according to the brilliant minds atPitchfork.
 

2013 saw the release ofquite a few epic albums, featuring new and seasoned artists. Musical artistslike Kanye West dropped highly anticipated albums that lived up to the massivehype, while other long-awaited albums like Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experiencehad a tougher time making a lasting impression. New artists like Haim, Rhye,and Majical Cloudz released fantastic music that is sure to influence the musicworld for years to come. The artists and albums included on this list arelikely to be a part of the musical zeitgeist for a long time.

 

This list features the 50best albums that were released in 2013, according to Pitchfork. Do you agreewith their list? What was your favorite album of 2013?

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Modern Vampires of the City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Modern Vampires of the City Vampire Weekend

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Yeezus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Yeezus Kanye West

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Settle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Settle Disclosure

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MBV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
MBV My Bloody Valentine

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Old is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Old Danny Brown

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Sunbather is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Sunbather Deafheaven

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Random Access Memories is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Impersonator is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Impersonator Majical Cloudz

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Silence Yourself is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Reflektor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Reflektor Arcade Fire

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Psychic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Psychic

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Acid Rap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Acid Rap

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Wakin on a Pretty Daze is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Shaking the Habitual is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Night Time, My Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Night Time, My Time Sky Ferreira

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Dream River is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Dream River Bill Callahan

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Days Are Gone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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The Electric Lady is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
The Electric Lady Janelle Monae

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Doris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Doris Earl Sweatshirt

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Jai Paul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Jai Paul

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Cupid Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Cupid Deluxe Dev Hynes

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Cerulean Salt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Cerulean Salt Waxahatchee

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Double Cup is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Double Cup DJ Rashad

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R Plus Seven is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
R Plus Seven Daniel Lopatin

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Nothing Was the Same is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Overgrown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Overgrown James Blake

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The Worse Things Get, The Hard... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Run the Jewels is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels

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Excavation is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Excavation

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Monomania is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Monomania Deerhunter

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Anxiety is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Anxiety

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Amygdala is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Amygdala DJ Koze

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Truant / Rough Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Truant / Rough Sleeper

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Engravings is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Engravings Forest Swords

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Muchacho is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Muchacho Phosphorescent

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The Bones of What You Believe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013

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Immunity is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Immunity

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Tomorrow's Harvest is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Tomorrow's Harvest Boards of Canada

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Long.Live.A$AP is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Long.Live.A$AP ASAP Rocky

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Light Up Gold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Light Up Gold Parquet Courts

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Love's Crushing Diamond is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Love's Crushing Diamond Mutual Benefit

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Woman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Woman Rhye

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Trouble Will Find Me is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Trouble Will Find Me The National

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The 20/20 Experience is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
The 20/20 Experience Justin Timberlake

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Slow Focus is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Slow Focus Fuck Buttons

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Matangi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Matangi M.I.A.

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Nonfiction is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Nonfiction

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Major Arcana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Major Arcana Speedy Ortiz

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Loud City Song is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013
Loud City Song Julia Shammas Holter

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My Name Is My Name is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Pitchfork Top 50 Albums of 2013