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Other Music’s Top 30 Albums of 2013

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Other Music, the NYC record store (15 E 4th St) and record label (home to Nude Beach, Mutual Benefit, and others), has published its top 30 albums of 2013 list. The multi-genre list has a lot of cool, generally smaller releases in the electronic, hip hop, garage rock, folk, jazz, and other genres, steering clear of the big names that end up on a lot of these lists.

Check out the whole list in alphabetical order below, and read commentary on each one, plus take a look at Other Music’s favorite reissues here.

Other Music’s Top 30 Albums of 2013
Blood Orange – Cupid Deluxe
Dean Blunt- The Redeemer
Bill Callahan – Dream River
Jace Clayton – Julius Eastman Memory Depot
Mikal Cronin – MCII
Lucrecia Dalt – Syzgy
Marcel Dettman – Dettman II
Express Rising – Express Rising
Factory Floor – Factory Floor
Forest Swords – Engravings
Steve Gunn – Time Off
Huerco S – Colonial Patterns
Inc. – No World
Ka – The Night’s Gambit
King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon
Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
Mazzy Star – Seasons of Your Day
Cass McCombs – Big Wheel and Others
Parquet Courts – Light Up Gold
Jessica Pratt – Jessica Pratt
Matana Roberts – Coin Coin Chapter Two: Missisippi Moonchile
Shifted – Under a Single Banner
Special Request – Soul Music
DJ Sprinkles – Queerifications & Ruins: Collected Remixes by DJ Sprinkles
The Stranger – Watching Dead Empires in Decay
These New Puritans – Field of Reeds
Various Artists – American Noise
Various Artists – Music for Shut-Ins
White Fence – Cyclops Reap
Yo La Tengo – Fade
Zomby – With Love

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