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10x10: Best Albums 2013

For those of you just getting back to school, we feel your pain of the slow and painful boredom that is syllabus week. We also know that 2013 was a pretty intense year for music and that you probably didn't get around to listening to everything you've been hearing about. So, to relieve you of your boredom and make the vast and swirling abyss of new music somewhat more manageable, ten of our DJs and staff members to compiled of a list of what they though were the 10 best albums released in 2013.

Lil' Begs 

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  1. Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus 7
  2. Burial - Rival Dealer
  3. Young Thug - 1017 Thug 
  4. DJ Rashad - Double Cup
  5. Visionist - I'm Fine 
  6. Thundercat - Apocalypse
  7. Kanye West - Yeezus
  8. Various Artists - Yellow Loveless
  9. RP Boo - Legacy
  10. Cassie - Rockabye Baby

  1. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe
  2. Yuck - Glow and Behold
  3. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
  4. King Krule - 6 Feet Beneath The Moon
  5. Baths - Obsidian
  6. GRMLN - Empire
  7. Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time
  8. Best Coast - Fade Away
  9. Beyoncé - Beyoncé
  10. Rhye - Woman

DJ Liv of Fat N' Happy

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  1. The Pizza Underground - The Pizza Underground  (I Will Combust If I Have to Select a 'Number One' Album So in Memorium of Lou Reed I Shall Cite This)
  2. My Bloody Valentine - mbv
  3. Darkside - Psychic
  4. Dirty Beaches - Drifters / Love Is The Devil
  5. Deerhunter - Monomania
  6. Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven
  7. James Blake - Overgrown
  8. Kirin J Callinan - Embracism
  9. The Flaming Lips - The Terror
  10. Savages - Silence Yourself

  1. Kanye West - Yeezus
  2. Darkside - Psychic
  3. Deerhunter- Monomania
  4. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
  5. Rhye - Woman
  6. The Field - Cupid's Head
  7. Flying Lotus - ideas+drafts+loops
  8. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
  9. James Blake - Overgrown
  10. Disclosure - Settle

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  1. DJ Koze - Amygdala
  2. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
  3. Arcade Fire- Reflektor
  4. My Bloody Valentine - m b v
  5. Bill Callahan - Dream River
  6. Dessa - Parts of Speech
  7. Rhye - Woman
  8. The Range - Nonfiction
  9. Atoms for Peace - Amok
  10. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

  1. Kanye West - Yeezus
  2. James Holden - The Inheritors
  3. Burial - Rival Dealer
  4. My Bloody Valentine - m b v
  5. DJ Rashad - Double Cup
  6. Darkside - Psychic
  7. Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven
  8. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
  9. These New Puritans - Field of Reeds
  10. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

Zach of Negative Fun

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Gypsy Wolfe of Cluster Funk

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  1. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin
  2. Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends
  3. FIDLAR - FIDLAR
  4. Alexander Von Mehren - Aeropop
  5. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
  6. The Melodic - Effra Parade
  7. Cactus Channel - Wooden Boy
  8. Cate le Bon - Mug Museum
  9. Junip - Junip
  10. Emiliana Torrini - Tookah
  11. EP of the year: FKJ - Time For Change

  1. Bonobo - The North Borders
  2. CocoRosie - Tales of a Grasswidow
  3. Vieux Farka Touré - Mon Pays
  4. Kurt Vile - Wakin On A Pretty Daze
  5. Porter Ray - RSE GLD / WHT GLD / BLK GLD
  6. Rhye - Woman
  7. Bibio - Silver Wilkinson
  8. Devendra Banhart - Mala
  9. James Blake - Overgrown
  10. Toro Y Moi - Anything In Return

Isabel of Cat Nap

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  1. Four Tet - Beautiful Rewind
  2. Atoms For Peave - AMOK
  3. My Bloody Valentine - m b v 
  4. Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven
  5. Deerhunter - Monomania
  6. James Blake - Overgrown
  7. Darkside - Psychic
  8. Ultraísta - Ultraísta
  9. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
  10. KT Tunstall - Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon

  1. Atoms for Peace - Amok
  2. My Bloody Valentine - m b v
  3. Beyoncé - Beyoncé
  4. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
  5. Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap
  6. King Krule - 6 Feet Beneath The Moon
  7. The Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio 2
  8. FIDLAR - FIDLAR
  9. Kanye West - Yeezus
  10. James Blake - Overgrown
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