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NPR Music list their 50 favorite albums of 2013


NPR Music posted their 50 Favorite Albums of 2013, and as usual it included a lot of classical, jazz, world music, but also many of the indie/pop/rap/metal that shows up on these lists like Bill Callahan, Blood Orange, Chance the Rapper, Deafheaven, Flaming Lips, Haim, James Blake, Kanye West, Laura Marling, Run the Jewels, Sky Ferreira, Waxahatchee and more. Their list is in alphabetical order, and you can browse the full thing below.

NPR Music’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2013
Bill Callahan – Dream River
Blood Orange – Cupid Deluxe
Bombino – Nomad
Brandy Clark – 12 Stories
Bryan Ferry Orchestra – The Jazz Age
Buika – La Noche Mas Larga
Caleb Burhans – Evensong
Chance the Rapper – Acid Rap
Daniel Avery – Drone Logic
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Brooklyn Babylon
Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Owen Pallett & Shara Worden – David Lang: Death Speaks
Dawn of Midi – Dysnomia
Dawn Upshaw & Maria Schneider – Maria Schneider: Winter Morning Walks
Deafheaven – Sunbather
DJ Koze – Amygdala
The Flaming Lips – The Terror
Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
Haim – Days Are Gone
In Solitude – Sister
Isabelle Faust & Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Harding, Conductor – Bartok: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
James Blake – Overgrown
Jason Isbell – Southeastern
John Legend – Love In The Future
John Luther Adams – Inuksuit
Juana Molina – Wed 21
Ka – The Night’s Gambit
Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer Different Park
Kanye West – Yeezus
La Santa – Cecilia – Treinta Dias
La Vida Boheme – Sera
Latvian Radio Choir/Sigvards Klava – Rachmaninoff: All Night Vigil
Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle
Laura Mvula – Sing to the Moon
Livity Sound – Livity Sound
Lucius – Wildewoman
Mala Rodruguez – Bruja
Pedrito Martinez Group – Pedrito Martinez Group
Pusha T – My Name Is My Name
Rhye – Woman
Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels
San Fermin – San Fermin
Sky Ferreira – Night Time, My Time
Starlito & Don Trip – Step Brothers 2
Tim Hecker – Virgins
Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City
Van-Anh Vanessa Vo – Three-Mountain Pass
Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt
Wayne Shorter – Without A Net
William Onyeabor – Who Is William Onyeabor?

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