Best Albums of 2013

This is a list documenting my most beloved albums of 2013. It is not a window into my soul or a reason to lambast Kayne West, Daft Punk, or Vampire Weekend for making wildly overpraised albums. Alright, maybe there's a little bit of that, but what's most interesting is the absence of that full-blown masterpiece early on that made the race to the top a foregone conclusion. So, without further ado, here are my favorite records of 2013!

Best Albums of 2013


These neo-psychedelic rockers from Arizona take the noisier elements of punk and distill them with space rock trippiness to such an abrasive degree that one might be inclined to flee in terror. No matter. The brutal, drug-like trance of the music takes you by the throat and tightens it's grip with an unrelenting force. Like peeling back the layers of an abyss to realize that there's a blacker void still.

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