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Quietus: 100 Albums of 2013

17 December 2013

The Quietus: 100 Albums of 2013

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. Grumbling FurGlynnaestra
  2. These New PuritansField of Reeds
  3. David BowieThe Next Day
  4. Factory FloorFactory Floor
  5. The Fat White FamilyChampagne Holocaust
  6. Nick Cave & the Bad SeedsPush the Sky Away
  7. Daniel AveryDrone Logic
  8. Frisk FrugtDansktoppen møder Burkina Faso i det himmelblå rum hvor solen bor, suite
  9. FoalsHoly Fire
  10. RP BooLegacy
  11. SavagesSilence Yourself
  12. Stara RzekaCień Chmury Nad Ukrytym Polem
  13. Kanye WestYeezus
  14. The Haxan CloakExcavation
  15. Rashad BeckerTraditional Music Of Notional Species Vol. I
  16. Teho Teardo & Blixa BargeldStill Smiling
  17. Jon HopkinsImmunity
  18. Oneohtrix Point NeverR Plus Seven
  19. PinkunoizuThe Drop
  20. LogosCold Mission
  21. Laurel HaloChance of Rain
  22. The KnifeShaking the Habitual
  23. KelelaCut 4 Me
  24. Fire! OrchestraExit!
  25. Teeth of the SeaMaster
  26. Pet Shop BoysElectric
  27. FloorplanParadise
  28. Vatican ShadowRemember Your Black Day
  29. MatmosThe Marriage Of True Minds
  30. A$AP RockyLong.Live.A$AP
  31. A$AP FergTrap Lord
  32. HeatsickRe-Engineering
  33. British Sea PowerMachineries Of Joy
  34. WireChange Becomes Us
  35. Dean BluntThe Redeemer
  36. Ensemble PearlEnsemble Pearl
  37. Le1fFly Zone
  38. A Hawk and a HacksawYou Have Already Gone To The Other World
  39. DonChristianThe Wayfarer
  40. L. PierreThe Island Come True
  41. Wanda GroupPiss Fell Out Like Sunlight
  42. SuedeBloodsports
  43. Charles CohenThe Middle Distance
  44. SatellitiTransister
  45. Rabih BeainiAlbidaya
  46. MoonfaceJulia With Blue Jeans On
  47. John Foxx and the MathsEvidence
  48. NYPCNYPC
  49. Matt BerryKill The Wolf
  50. Katie GatelyKatie Gately
  51. TamikrestChatma
  52. Wolf EyesNo Answer: Lower Floors
  53. Oranssi PazuzuValonielu
  54. PrurientThrough The Window
  55. EmptysetRecur
  56. Gary NumanSplinter
  57. HeteroticLove & Devotion
  58. The StrangerWatching Dead Empires In Decay
  59. Sons of KemetBurn
  60. Matana RobertsCoin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile
  61. MiracleMercury
  62. English Heretic“Anti-Heroes”
  63. Derek PiotrRaj
  64. KerridgeA Fallen Empire
  65. My Bloody Valentinembv
  66. BotanistIV: Mandragora
  67. Janelle MonáeThe Electric Lady
  68. Tal NationalKaani
  69. Young EchoNexus
  70. Jenny HvalInnocence Is Kinky
  71. Dawn RichardGoldenHeart
  72. ÅrabrotÅrabrot
  73. Endless BoogieLong Island
  74. Body/HeadComing Apart
  75. TVO / Covered In SandRed Night Variations
  76. Earl SweatshirtDoris
  77. DethscalatorRacial Golf Course No Bitches
  78. The BodyChrists, Redeemers
  79. James HoldenThe Inheritors
  80. Pusha TMy Name Is My Name
  81. DJ RashadDouble Cup
  82. *ARSuccession
  83. WölfbaitWölfbait
  84. Barn OwlV
  85. Hey ColossusCuckoo Live Life Like Cuckoo
  86. OvOAbisso
  87. CarcassSurgical Steel
  88. LescopLescop
  89. Laura MvulaSing to the Moon
  90. GrouperThe Man Who Died In His Boat
  91. PalehorseHarm Starts Here
  92. Uncle Acid and the DeadbeatsMind Control
  93. ComanechiYou Owe Me Nothing But Love
  94. CathedralThe Last Spire
  95. White HillsSo You Are… So You’ll Be
  96. Chrome HoofChrome Black Gold
  97. Omar SouleymanWenu Wenu
  98. ÄÄNIPÄÄThrough A Pre-Memory
  99. The Ex & Brass UnboundEnormous Door
  100. ShitfuckerSucks Cocks In Hell