Top Albums of 2013





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
213
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City Indie Pop
2
333
Kanye West Yeezus Experimental Hip Hop
3
363
Disclosure Settle Deep House, UK Garage
4
382
Daft Punk Random Access Memories Nu-Disco
5
458
Arcade Fire Reflektor Alternative Dance, Indie Rock
6
596
My Bloody Valentine m b v Dream Pop, Shoegaze
7
619
The National Trouble Will Find Me Indie Rock
8
682
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Art Rock
9
767
The Knife Shaking the Habitual Electronic, Experimental
10
795
Arctic Monkeys AM Indie Rock
11
829
Beyoncé Beyoncé Contemporary R&B
12
968
David Bowie The Next Day Art Rock
13
1036
Savages Silence Yourself Post-Punk
14
1069
Kurt Vile Wakin on a Pretty Daze Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
15
1093
James Blake Overgrown Alternative R&B, Art Pop
16
1115
Julia Holter Loud City Song Ambient Pop, Art Pop
17
1281
Haim Days Are Gone Pop Rock
18
1296
Deafheaven Sunbather Blackgaze
19
1353
Chance the Rapper Acid Rap Hip Hop
20
1398
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest Ambient Techno, IDM
21
1466
Janelle Monáe The Electric Lady Contemporary R&B, Funk
22
1527
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork Alternative Rock
23
1607
Danny Brown Old Hardcore Hip Hop
24
1660
Bill Callahan Dream River Americana, Singer/Songwriter
25
1743
Jon Hopkins Immunity IDM, Microhouse
26
1865
Laura Marling Once I Was an Eagle Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
27
1915
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe Electropop, Synthpop
28
1960
Tim Hecker Virgins Ambient, Drone
29
1964
These New Puritans Field of Reeds Art Rock, Post-Rock
30
2054
Earl Sweatshirt Doris Hip Hop
31
2155
Lorde Pure Heroine Pop
32
2184
Phosphorescent Muchacho Americana
33
2209
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels Hardcore Hip Hop
34
2276
Deerhunter Monomania Indie Rock, Noise Pop
35
2293
Darkside Psychic Art Pop
36
2412
Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven Progressive Electronic, Vaporwave
37
2483
Neko Case The Worse Things Get the Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight the More I Love You Alternative Singer/Songwriter
38
2522
King Krule 6 Feet Beneath the Moon Singer/Songwriter
39
2595
Rhye Woman Alternative R&B, Smooth Soul, Sophisti-Pop
40
2600
Foxygen We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic Psychedelic Pop
41
2611
Holden The Inheritors IDM
42
2649
Foals Holy Fire Indie Rock
43
2678
Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock
44
2721
Drake Nothing Was the Same Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap
45
2741
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience [1 of 2] Contemporary R&B, Pop
46
2800
Autre Ne Veut Anxiety Alternative R&B, Art Pop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
John Grant Pale Green Ghosts Singer/Songwriter, Synthpop
Stromae Racine carree Dance-Pop, Electropop
Fuck Buttons Slow Focus Electronic, Neo-Psychedelia
The Haxan Cloak Excavation Ambient Dub, Dark Ambient, Dubstep
Factory Floor Factory Floor Minimal Wave, Tech House
Kacey Musgraves Same Trailer Different Park Contemporary Country
Mikal Cronin MCII Power Pop
Forest Swords Engravings Neo-Psychedelia
DJ Rashad Double Cup Footwork
Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe Alternative R&B, Synth Funk
Atoms for Peace Amok Glitch Pop
Yo La Tengo Fade Indie Rock
Jagwar Ma Howlin Alternative Dance, Baggy / Madchester
Jason Isbell Southeastern Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Prefab Sprout Crimson/Red Sophisti-Pop
Chelsea Wolfe Pain Is Beauty Ethereal Wave
M.I.A. Matangi Electropop, UK Hip Hop
Sky Ferreira Night Time, My Time Synthpop
Paramore Paramore Power Pop
DJ Koze Amygdala Deep House, Minimal Techno
Pusha T My Name is My Name Gangsta Rap
Moderat II Futurepop, IDM
Tegan and Sara Heartthrob Electropop
Pet Shop Boys Electric House, Synthpop
The Flaming Lips The Terror Neo-Psychedelia
Superchunk I Hate Music Indie Rock, Power Pop
Daughter If You Leave Art Pop, Indie Pop
Thundercat Apocalypse Neo-Soul, Nu Jazz
Unknown Mortal Orchestra II Lo-Fi Indie, Psychedelic Pop
Daniel Avery Drone Logic Tech House
Majical Cloudz Impersonator Ambient Pop
Jonathan Wilson Fanfare Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse Indie Rock
Sigur Rós Kveikur Post-Rock
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro Victoria mistica Noise Pop, Noise Rock
Iceage You're Nothing Art Punk, Post-Punk
Bombino Nomad Tishoumaren
Kelela Cut 4 Me Alternative R&B, UK Bass
A$AP Rocky Long.Live.A$AP Hip Hop
Jenny Hval Innocence Is Kinky Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Art Pop
Primal Scream More Light Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia
Suede Bloodsports Britpop
Mount Kimbie Cold Spring Fault Less Youth Future Garage
London Grammar If You Wait Art Pop, Indie Pop
Carcass Surgical Steel Melodic Death Metal
Hookworms Pearl Mystic Psychedelic Rock
Ashley Monroe Like a Rose Contemporary Country, Country Pop
Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light Experimental, Post-Minimalism
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Jama Ko Mande Music
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks Electro-Industrial
Laura Mvula Sing to the Moon Chamber Pop, Contemporary R&B
Thee Oh Sees Floating Coffin Garage Punk, Psychedelic Rock
Anna Calvi One Breath Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Art Rock
Villagers {Awayland} Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Jessy Lanza Pull My Hair Back Alternative R&B
Future of the Left How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
Kvelertak Meir Hardcore Punk
Phoenix Bankrupt! Indie Pop, Pop Rock
Matana Roberts Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile Spiritual Jazz
Local Natives Hummingbird Indie Rock
Manic Street Preachers Rewind the Film Acoustic Rock
AlunaGeorge Body Music Alternative R&B, Electropop
Low The Invisible Way Slowcore
Okkervil River The Silver Gymnasium Indie Folk, Indie Rock
Caitlin Rose The Stand In Country Pop
Dean Blunt The Redeemer Alternative R&B, Art Pop
Valerie June Pushin' Against a Stone Americana, Country Soul
Laurel Halo Chance of Rain IDM, Techno
Nils Frahm Spaces Ambient, Modern Classical
Biffy Clyro Opposites Alternative Rock
Ka The Night's Gambit Hip Hop
Special Request Soul Music Jungle, Techno