Top 10 Albums of 2013

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It’s that time of year again! Time to wrap up and look at the year behind us before the new year begins. Of course, this means lots of top such and such lists of the year. 2013 was an incredible year for music and looking back has me totally blown away by how many great albums came out this year!

KEXP has been running their top 10 lists for the last week or so and taking votes from their listeners to compile their top 90.3 albums of 2013. Of course I had to play along! Here’s my list:

The National – Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)

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Cut Copy – Free Your Mind (Loma Vista/Modular)

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Arcade Fire – Reflektor (Merge)

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The Avett Brothers – Magpie and the Dandelion (American)

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Delorean – Apar (True Panther)

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Haerts – Hemiplegia (Columbia)

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Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (Daft Life/Columbia)

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Ra Ra Riot – Beta Love (Barsuk)

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Foals – Holy Fire (Warner Bros.)

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Holy Ghost! – Dynamics (DFA)

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