Best of 2013 Dept.: Daft Punk, Bill Callahan Top Mojo’s Top 50

Mojo Magazine has unveiled it’s list of the Top 50 albums of 2013. Highlights include My Bloody Valentine’s m b v, Deerhunter’s Monomania and Arcade Fire’s Reflektor.

Below is the first 20 picks. For the rest plus streaming songs off the albums, head to Mojo.


1) Dream River, Bill Callahan
2) Random access Memories, Daft Punk
3) The Next Day, David Bowie
4) AM, Arctic Monkeys
5) Pale Green Ghosts, John Grant
6) Monomania, Deerhunter
7) Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend
8) Perils From the Seas, Mark Kozelek and Jimmy Lavalle
9) Push the Sky Away, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
10) The Graceless Age, John Murry
11) Phosphorescent, Muchacho
12) Crimson/ Red, Prefab Sprout
13) m b v, My Bloody Valentine
14) The Inheritors, Holden
15) …Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age
16) Factory Floor, Factory Floor
17) Victim of Love, Charles Bradley
18) Reflektor, Arcade Fire
19) Sing to the Moon, Laura Mvula
20) Electric, Pet Shop Boys

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About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael recently completed his first novel, Days of the Crazy-Wild, and is currently writing a second novel.

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