Barnbrook’s Top albums of 2013

What can we say — the dog ate our homework? The time has most certainly passed for best-of-the-year lists, but then again, we are earlier than we were last year. It’s the fifth annual top of the [studio] pops, as usual in alphabetical order:

Abbott
01. The Haxan Cloak — Excavation
02. Darkside — Psychic
03. Atoms for Peace — AMOK
04. Forest Swords — Engravings
05. The Knife — Shaking The Habitual
06. James Holden — The Inheritors
07. James Blake — Overgrown
08. Jon Hopkins — Immunity
09. Arcade Fire — Reflektor
10. Fuck Buttons — Slow Focus

Barnbrook
01. John Foxx and the Belbury Circle — Empty Avenues
02. Novemeber Növelet — Magic
03. Pye Corner Audio — Sleep Games
04. Linear Movement — The Minimal Wave Tapes
05. Scanner — Colofon & Compendium
06. Xeno & Oaklander — Sets & Lights
07. The Soft Moon — The Soft Moon
08. Steve Reichmann — Wonderbar
09. Moon Duo — Circles
10. Bipp — French Synth Wave 79–85

Kaabour
01. Kanye West — Yeezus
02. James Blake — Overgrown
03. Atoms for Peace — Amok
04. The Knife — Shaking The Habitual
05. Débruit & Alsarah — Aljawal
06. Earl Sweatshirt — Doris
07. Mount Kimbie — Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
08. Daft Punk — Random Access Memories
09. M.I.A — Matangi
10. Vampire Weekend — Modern Vampires of the City

Streat
01. Forest Swords — Engravings
02. James Holden — The Inheritors
03. The Knife — Shaking the Habitual
04. Atoms for Peace — AMOK
05. Kelela — CUT 4 ME
06. Tropic of Cancer — Restless Idylls
07. Savages — Silence Yourself
08. Haxan Cloak — Excavation
09. Recondite — Hinterland
10. Special Request — Soul Music

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