The Loud And Quiet Top 40 Albums of 2013, compiled by our contributors


40. Iceage
‘You’re Nothing’

39. Unknown Mortal Orchestra

38. Boards of Canada
‘Tomorrow’s Harvest’

37. Disclosure

36. Money
‘In The Shadow of Heaven’
(Bella Union)

35. Kanye West
(Def Jam)

34. Melt Yourself Down
‘Melt Yourself Down’

33. The National
‘Trouble Will Find Me’

32. Foals
‘Holy Fire’

31. San Fermin
‘San Fermin’

30. Foxygen
‘We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic’

29. Forest Swords
(Tri Angle)

28. Yo La Tengo

27. Danny Brown
(Fool’s Gold)

26. Poliça
(Memphis Industries)

25. My Bloody Valentine

24. Matthew E White
‘Big Inner’

23. The Haxan Cloak
(Tri Angle)

22. Pissed Jeans
(Sub Pop)

21. Waxahatchee
‘Cerulean Sea’

20. Earl Sweatshirt

19. Fuck Buttons
‘Slow Focus’

18. Mikal Cronin

17. Darkside

16. Laurel Halo
‘Chance of Rain’

15. Fat White Family
‘Champagne Holocaust’
(Trash Mouth)

14. Visions Fortune
‘Mas Fiestas con el Grupo Vision Fortune’
(Gringo/Faux Discx/Italian Beach Babe)

13. King Krule
‘Six Feet Beneath The Moon’

12. James Blake

11. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
‘Push Away The Sky’
(Bad Seed Ltd)

10. The Knife
‘Shaking The Habitual’

09. Jessy Lanza
‘Pull My Hair Back’

08. Dean Blunt
‘The Redeemer’

07. Factory Floor
‘Factory Floor’

06. John Hopkins

05. These New Puritans
‘Field of Reeds’

04. Connan Mockasin
(Phantasy Sound/Because)

03. Arctic Monkeys

02. James Holden
‘The Inheritors’
(Border Community)

01. Hookworms
‘Pearl Mystic’

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