2013 and 1/3: The Best Albums of the 2010s (So Far)

Honorable Mentions

Bei Bei & Shawn Lee: Into the Wind (Ubiquity, 1/26/10)

Jaga Jazzist: One-Armed Bandit (Ninja Tune, 2/23/10)

Flying Lotus: Cosmogramma (Warp, 5/4/10)

Tim Fite: Under the Table Tennis (5/18/10)

The Bad Plus: Never Stop (E1 , 9/14/10)

Wires Under Tension: Light Science (Western Vinyl, 2/8/11)

Pitom: Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes (Tzadik, 2/22/11)

Colin Stetson: New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (Constellation, 2/22/11)

DeVotchKa: 100 Lovers (Anti-, 3/1/11)

Stateless: Matilda (Ninja Tune, 3/1/11)

Sole & The Skyrider Band: Hello, Cruel World (Fake Four, 7/19/11)

Mister Heavenly: Out of Love (Sub Pop, 8/16/11)

Flash Bang Grenada: 10 Haters (Hellfyre Club / Alpha Pup, 8/23/11)

Boom Bip: Zig Zaj (Lex, 9/27/11)

DJ Shadow: The Less You Know, the Better (Verve /Universal, 10/4/11)

Tom Waits: Bad as Me (Anti-, 10/18/11)

Dirty Ghosts: Metal Moon (Last Gang, 2/21/12)

Sigh: In Somniphobia (Candlelight, 3/13/12)

Jherek Bischoff: Composed (Brassland, 6/5/12)

The Hives: Lex Hives (Disques Hives, 6/5/12)

Old Man Gloom: NO (Hydra Head, 6/26/12)

Anywhere: s/t (ATP Recordings, 7/24/12)

Ty Segall: Twins (Drag City, 10/9/12)

Why?: Mumps, Etc. (Anticon, 10/9/12)

Between the Buried and Me: The Parallax II: Future Sequence (Metal Blade, 10/9/12)

Brokeback: Brokeback and the Black Rock (Thrill Jockey, 1/22/13)

The Bronx: (IV) (White Drugs / ATO, 2/5/13)

Helen Money: Arriving Angels (Profound Lore, 2/5/13)

Shai Hulud: Reach Beyond the Sun (Metal Blade, 2/19/13)

Dan Friel: Total Folklore (Thrill Jockey, 2/19/13)

Rotting Christ: Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy (Season of Mist, 3/5/13)

How to Destroy Angels: Welcome Oblivion (Columbia, 3/5/13)

And So I Watch You from Afar: All Hail Bright Futures (Sargent House, 3/19/13)

Kvelertak: Meir (Roadrunner, 3/26/13)

Finntroll: Blodsvept (Century Media, 4/2/13)

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