Arctic Monkeys @ ACL 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)
Arctic Monkeys

Kind of like MOJO's laddish slightly younger brother who went to college during '90s Britpop, UK monthly Q Magazine has time for new music but still pays attention to older artists as well. Their new issue -- with Robbie Williams on the cover -- doles out its Top 50 Albums of the Year (and other 2013 Q Awards). Topping the list is Arctic Monkeys' fifth album, AM.

Arctic Monkeys will be back in North America in early 2014, playing NYC at Madison Square Garden on February 8 with Deerhunter. Tickets are still available.

The entire Q Mag Top 50 LP list below...

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Q Magazine's 50 Albums of 2013
1. Arctic Monkeys - AM
2. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
3. David Bowie - The Next Day
4. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
5. Jon Hopkins - Immunity
6. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind the Film
7. Cass McCombs - Big Wheel and Others
8. Bill Ryder Jones - A Bad Wind Blows in My Heart
9. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
10. Haim - Days Are Gone
11. Jagwar Ma - Howlin'
12. My Bloody Valentine - MBV
13. Steve Mason - Monkey Minds in the Devil's Time
14. Queens of the Stone Age - Like Clockwork
15. Foals - Holy Fire
16. Laura Mvula - Sing to the Moon
17. Matthew E White - Big Inner
18. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
19. Factory Floor - S/T
20. Biffy Clyro - Opposites
21. Palma Violets - 180
22. Suede - Bloodsports
23. Disclosure - Settle
24. Empire of the Sun - Ice on the Dune
25. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
26. Kanye West - Yeezus
27. Bill Callahan - Dream River
28. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
29. Daniel Avery - Drone Logic
30. Pet Shop Boys - Electric
31. Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady
32. Savages - Silence Yourself
33. Parquet Courts - LIght Up Gold
34. Prefab Sprout - Crimson Red
35. Devendra Banhart - Mala
36. Kurt Vile - Walkin on a Pretty Daze
37. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
38. Goldfrapp - Tales of Us
39. Alunageorge - Body Music
40. Run the Jewels - S/T
41. Neon Neon - Praxis Makes Perfect
42. These New Puritans - Field of Reeds
43. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual
44. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt
45. Sigur Ros Kveikur
46. James Blake - Overgrown
47. The Strokes - Comedown Machine
48. Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum
49. Primal Scream - More Light
50. Mazzy Star - Seasons of Your Day

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