Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Dennis Cooper: 20 Favorite Albums of 2013

06 January 2014

Dennis Cooper: 20 Favorite Albums of 2013 (as numbered on Cooper’s site, but note that he precedes the list with “in no order”)

[see also 2015, 2012, 2011]

  1. VårNo One Dances Quite Like My Brothers
  2. Death GripsGovernment Plates
  3. The Haxan CloakExcavation
  4. Oneohtrix Point NeverR Plus Seven
  5. Julia HolterLoud City Song
  6. MoonfaceJulia With Blue Jeans On
  7. Tim HeckerVirgins
  8. CastevetObsian
  9. Robert PollardHoney Locust Honky Tonk
  10. IceageYou’re Nothing
  11. Aki OndaCassette Memories, Vol. 3: South of the Border
  12. Guided By VoicesEnglish Little League
  13. Laurel HaloChance of Rain
  14. DeerhunterMonomania
  15. WireChange Becomes Us
  16. My Bloody Valentinembv
  17. ÄÄNIPÄÄThrough A Pre-Memory
  18. DeafheavenSunbather
  19. PharmakonAbandon
  20. BurialRival Dealer