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Best Of 2013 Dept.: The Guardian Picks Year’s Best Albums

My Bloody Valentine make the cut.

The Guardian has finished rolling out it’s best albums of 2013 list. Brooklyn Vegan has been keeping taps and today makes it easy to check out the entire list in one quick read.

There are 40 albums in the list. Here are the Top 20. For the rest, go here.

The Guardian’s 20 Best Albums of 2013

20. David Bowie – The Next Day

19. Arctic Monkeys – AM
18. These New Puritans – Fields of Reeds
17. Laura Marling – Once I Was an Eagle

16. Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer, Different Park
15. Earl Sweatshirt – Doris
14. Chance the Rapper – Acid Rap
13. Lorde – Pure Heroine
12. Haim – Days Are Gone

11. The National – Trouble Will Find Me
10. My Bloody Valentine – m b v

9. Janelle Monae – The Electric Lady

8. John Wizards – John Wizards
7. Kelela – Cut 4 Me
6. Disclosure – Settle

5. James Blake – Overgrown
4. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the CIty
3. Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
2. John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts
1. Kanye West – Yeezus

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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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