The Best Albums of 2013

Jim and Greg present their Best-Of Lists of 2013, and they hear nominations from guest critics in the listening audience.

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ListThe Best Albums of 2013

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  1. Pure Sunray, Caramel, Pure Sunray, self-released, 2013
  2. Boogarins, Lucifernandis, As Plantas Que Curam, Other Music, 2013
  3. Low, Plastic Cup, The Invisible Way, Sub Pop, 2013
  4. Vic Mensa, Fear & Doubt, Innanetape, Self Released, 2013
  5. Wooden Shjips, Back to Land, Back to Land, Thrill Jockey, 2013
  6. Mikal Cronin, Change, MCII, Merge, 2013
  7. The Avett Brothers, Another Is Waiting, Magpie and the Dandelion, American, 2013
  8. Saint Lucia, Elevate, When The Night, Columbia/Neon Gold, 2013
  9. Darkside, Heart, Psychic, Matador/Other People, 2013
  10. Upset, Don't Lose Your Dinosaur, She's Gone, Don Giovanni, 2013
  11. Allen Toussaint, It's Raining, Songbook, Rounder, 2013
  12. Chance the Rapper, Pusha Man (feat. Nate Fox & Lili K.), Acid Rap, Free Mixtape, 2013
  13. Chance the Rapper, Cocoa Butter Kisses (feat. Vic Mensa & Twista), Acid Rap, Free Mixtape, 2013
  14. Parquet Courts, Master of My Craft, Light Up Gold, Dull Tools/What's Your Rupture?, 2012
  15. Savages, City's Full, Silence Yourself, Matador, 2013
  16. Grateful Dead, Operator, American Beauty, Warner Bros., 1970
  17. Joni Mitchell, Free Man in Paris, Court and Spark, Asylum, 1974
  18. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Prisoners of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Life, Geffen, 1987
  19. The Replacements, I Don't Know, Pleased to Meet Me, Sire, 1987
  20. Tom Waits, Goin' Out West, Bone Machine, Island, 1992

Footnotes Greg's Year-in-Review Jim's Year-in-Review Sound Opinions with Parquet Courts Sound Opinions with Savages Sound Opinions reviews Chance Sound Opinions reviews Rhye Sound Opinions with Neko Case Sound Opinions with Willis Earl Beale Sound Opinions reviews Sam Phillips Sound Opinions with Superchunk Sound Opinions with Josh Homme Sound Opinions reviews David Bowie Sound Opinions reviews Lorde Sound Opinions with Low The Best Albums of 2013 (so far)