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Favorite Albums of 2013

#10 – Gliss//Langsom Dans

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♩ Waves
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#9 – Telekinesis//Dormarion

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Ghosts and Creatures
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#8 – Diego Garcia//Paradise

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♩ Dónde Estás
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#7 – Son Lux//Lanterns

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♩ Lost It To Trying
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#6 – Porcelain Raft//Permanent Signal

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♩ Echo
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#5 – CHVRCHES//The Bones of What You Believe

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♩ We Sink
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#4 – Autre Ne Veut//Anxiety

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♩ Play By Play
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#3 – My Bloody Valentine//m b v

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♩ She Found Now
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#2 – Arcade Fire//Reflektor

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♩ Afterlife
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#1 – David Bowie//The Next Day

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♩ Valentine’s Day
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A few more favorites:
#11 – Guards//In Guards We Trust
#12 – Deltron 3030//Event II
#13 – Sleigh Bells//Bitter Rivals
#14 – Surrogate//Post-Heroic
#15 – Kavinsky//Odd Look
#16 – Childish Gambino//because the internet
#17 – Desert Stars//Habit Shackles
#18 – Rhye//Woman
#19 – Youth Lagoon//Wondrous Bughouse
#20 – Disclosure//Settle

 

Stream all of my Favorite Albums of 2013 on Spotify.

Check out my Favorite EPs of 2013 here.

Favorite Albums of 2013 (so far)

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We’re halfway through 2013 and it’s shaping up to be quite the year in music.

Highlights definitely include the return of My Bloody Valentine, Daft Punk, and David Bowie, along with some really fantastic debuts from Disclosure, Ex Cops, Little Green Cars, On An On, and Rhye.  But with high comes the low, and though I was super excited for new albums from The Knife and Phoenix, they were quite the letdown in my opinion.

These are simply in alphabetical order.  It’s hard enough to rank my top 10, i don’t want to do it more than once a year.  Enjoy all of these on Spotify, which i’ll continue to update throughout the rest of 2013.  And with some highly anticipated releases still on the horizon, including new albums from Porcelain Raft, Smith Westerns, and Elton John, i’m sure this list will evolve.

But enough babbling, enjoy my favorite albums of 2013 (so far) and please check back in December to see which (if any) make the cut for my top 10 of the year.

 

Autre Ne Veut//Anxiety

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Baths//Obsidian

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Buke & Gase//General Dome

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Camera Obscura//Desire Lines

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Christopher Owens//Lysandre

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CHVRCHES//Recover EP

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The City and Horses//Strange Range

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Daft Punk//Random Access Memories

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David Bowie//The Next Day

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Disclosure//Settle

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Eleanor Friedberger//Personal Record

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Evenings//Yore

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Ex Cops//True Hallucinations

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Gliss//Langsom Dans

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Guards//In Guards We Trust

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The Joy Formidable//Wolf’s Law

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Lady Lamb the Beekeeeper//Ripely Pine

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Little Green Cars//Absolute Zero

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Local Natives//Hummingbird

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The Mary Onettes//Hit the Waves

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The Men//New Moon

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My Bloody Valentine//m b v

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The National//Trouble Will Find Me

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Oberhofer//Notalgia EP

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On An On//Give In

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Rhye//Woman

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Saturday Looks Good To Me//One Kiss Ends It All

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Sigur Rós//Kveikur
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Surfer Blood//Pythons

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Surrogate//Post-Heroic

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Telekinesis//Dormarion

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TRAILS AND WAYS//Trilingual EP

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Vampire Weekend//Modern Vampires of the City

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs//Mosquito

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Yo La Tengo//Fade

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Youth Lagoon//Wondrous Bughouse

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[new music roundup] 2.5.13

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A few of my favorite new releases, including the latest from EELS, Frightened Rabbit, The Spinto Band, and Thao and The Get Down Stay Down.  Oh, and My Bloody Valentine surprised us all with m b v, their LONG awaited follow up to 1991’s Loveless!!  As always, be sure to visit Largehearted Boy more new music.

What are your favorite new releases this week?

 

Dog Bite//Velvet Changes

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EELS – Wonderful, Glorious

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Elephant Stone//Elephant Stone

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Frightened Rabbit//Pedestrian Verse

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Guards//In Guards We Trust

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My Bloody Valentine//m b v
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The Spinto Band//Cool Cocoon

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Thao and The Get Down Stay Down//We The Common

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra//II

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A few more worth a listen:
Bettie Serveert//Oh Mayhem
Bjork //Bastards
Depeche Mode//Heaven
Jim James//Regions of Light and Sound of God
Richard Thompson//Electric