Best albums of 2013: Listen to Vampire Weekend, Disclosure and more - Reverb

Best albums of 2013: Listen to Vampire Weekend, Disclosure and more

To wrap up our year in review, Reverb brings you the best albums of 2013. Reverb editors, critics and writers have picked their top 10 albums of 2013, which includes Disclosure, Vampire Weekend, Thee Oh Sees and many more. Listen to selections below and be sure to check out the rest of Reverb’s 2013 wrap up.

Reverb’s 2013 wrap-up

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Best songs of 2013
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Matt Miller, Reverb managing editor

1) Disclosure, “Settle”
2) The National, “Trouble Will Find Me”
3) Vampire Weekend, “Modern Vampires of the City”
4) Earl Sweatshirt, “Doris”
5) Arctic Monkeys, “AM”
6) Kanye West, “Yeezus”
7) James Blake, “Overgrown”
8) Arcade Fire, “Reflektor”
9) J. Cole, “Born Sinner”
10) Justin Timberlake, “The 20/20 Experience”

John Wenzel, Denver Post A&E reporter

1) Phantogram, “Phantogram” EP
2) Mark Mulcahy, “Dear Mark J. Mulcahy, I Love You”
3) Bleached, “Ride Your Heart”
4) Of Montreal, “Lousy with Sylvianbriar”
5) Pretty & Nice, “Golden Rules for Golden People”
6) Midlake, “Antiphon”
7) Bonobo, “The North Borders”
8) Mesita, “Future Proof”
9) Robert Pollard, “Honey Locust Honky Tonk”
10) Junip, “Junip”

Dylan Owens, Reverb music critic and blogger

1) Vampire Weekend, “Modern Vampires of the City”
2) Arcade Fire, “Reflektor”
3) Disclosure, “Settle”
4) Daft Punk, “Random Access Memories”
5) Darkside, “Psychic”
6) Kanye West, “Yeezus”
7) Kurt Vile, “Wakin On A Pretty Daze”
8) Death Grips, “Government Plates”
9) White Denim, “Corsicana Lemonade”
10) James Blake, “Overgrown”

Julio Enriquez, Reverb blogger

1) Classixx, “Hanging Gardens”
2) Kanye West, “Yeezus”
3) Arcade Fire, “Reflektor”
4) Cut Copy, “Free Your Mind”
5) Small Black, “Limits of Desire”
6) Daft Punk, “Random Access Memories”
7) Queens of the Stone Age, “…Like Clockwork”
8) Drake, “Nothing Was the Same”
9) Disclosure, “Settle”
10) Haim, “Days Are Gone”

Ru Johnson, Reverb hip-hop blogger

1) Action Bronson, “Blue Chips 2″
2) Jay-Z, “Magna Carta Holy Grail”
3) Kanye West, “Yeezus”
4) A$AP Rocky, “Long Live A$AP”
5) Danny Brown, “Old”
6) Drake, “Nothing Was the Same”
7) French Montana, “Excuse My French”
8) Pusha-T. “My Name is My Name”
9) Tyler the Creator, “Wolf”
10) J. Cole, “Born Sinner”

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  • Mike Long

    Nice list, Behrenhausen! Wire, Goldfrapp, Laura Marling.