Best of 2013 Dept.: Paste Magazine Picks Year’s Best Albums

Paste Magazine’s album of the year.

Paste Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2013

1. Phosphorescent – Muchacho
2. Mikal Cronin – MCII
3. Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
4. Janelle Monae – The Electric Lady
5. Deerhunter – Monomania
6. Kurt Vile – Wakin on a Pretty Daze
7. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City
8. CHVRCHES – The Bones of What You Believe
9. El-P and Killer Mike – Run the Jewels
10. Haim – Days Are Gone
11. Jason Isbell – Southeastern
12. The National – Trouble Will Find Me
13. Lucius – Wildewoman
14. Savages – Silence Yourself
15. Daft Punk – Random Acces Memories
16. Kanye West – Yeezus
17. Volcano Choir – Repave
18. Arcade Fire – Reflektor
19. Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt
20. Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer Different Park
21. The Knife – Shaking the Habitual
22. Okkervil River – The Silver Gymnasium
23. Parquet Courts – Light Up Gold
24. M.I.A. – Matangi
25. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II
26. My Bloody Valentine – m b v
27. Bill Callahan – Dream River
28. Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
29. Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
30. Local Natives – Hummingbird
31. King Khan & the Shrines – Idle No More
32. Rhye – Woman
33. Autre Ne Veut – Anxiety
34. Pusha T – My Name Is My Name
35. Youth Lagoon – Wondrous Bughouse
36. Lorde – Pure Heroine
37. Typhoon – White Lighter
38. Danny Brown – Old
39. of Montreal – lousy with sylvianbriar
40. The Haxan Cloak – Excavation
41. Frightened Rabbit – Pedestrian Verse
42. Cass McCombs – Big Wheel & Others
43. Earl Sweatshirt – Doris
44. Charles Bradley – Victim of Love
45. Cayucas – Big Foot
46. Eleanor Friedberger – Personal Record
47. The Lone Bellow – The Lone Bellow
48. Frank Turner – Tape Deck Heart
49. Speedy Ortiz – Major Arca
50. Dr. Dog – B-Room

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