Best of 2013 Dept.: Gorilla Vs. Bear Pick Year’s Best Albums

What I like about this list is it’s not filled with the usual suspects.

Album of the year.

Here’s the top 15 albums on their list.

01 AUTRE NE VEUT | Anxiety
02 DANNY BROWN | Old
03 JULIANNA BARWICK | Nepenthe
04 BURIAL | Truant / Rough Sleeper (2012)
05 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER | R Plus Seven
06 EJECTA | Dominae
07 BLUE HAWAII | Untogether
08 DIANA | Perpetual Surrender
09 JAI PAUL | leaked demos
10 FKA TWIGS | EP2
11 GROUPER | The Man Who Died In His Boat
12 PURE BATHING CULTURE | Moon Tides
13 ARCA | &&&&&
14 WHITE DENIM | Corsicana Lemonade
15 VARIOUS | After Dark 2

For the rest of the list plus sound samples, go here.

— A Days of the Crazy-Wild blog post —

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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