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Some Albums That Didn’t Make Pitchfork’s Top 50 of 2013


Pitchfork just posted their Honorable Mention Albums of 2013, which they say is “not #51 through #70 in our albums poll, but rather, records we thought were exceptional this year and deserved to be highlighted regardless of where they wound up.” It includes a number of albums that did get Best New Music throughout the year (like the Burial EP that got a 9.0 last week), a certain inescapable young New Zealand pop star (who just announced two Roseland Ballroom shows), some metal representation, a couple indie legends, and the raw noise punk demo of Perfect Pussy, who also made Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks.

Check out the full list in alphabetical order below…

Pitchfork’s Honorable Mention Albums of 2013
A$AP Ferg – Trap Lord
Burial – Rival Dealer EP
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away
Classixx – Hanging Gardens
Mikal Cronin – MCII
Death Grips – Government Plates
Grouper – The Man Who Died in His Boat
Tim Hecker – Virgins
Hiss Golden Messenger – Haw
James Holden – The Inheritors
Inter Arma – Sky Burial
Ka – The Night’s Gambit
Kelela – Cut 4 Me
Logos – Cold Mission
Lorde – Pure Heroine
Perfect Pussy – I have lost all desire for feeling
The Flaming Lips – The Terror
Ty Segall – Sleeper
Thundercat – Apocalypse
William Tyler – Impossible Truth
Young Thug – 1017 Thug

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