ALARM's 51 Favorite Albums of 2013

ALARM’s 51 Favorite Albums of 2013

Saving the best for last, we’ve chosen our 51 favorite albums of 2013, pulled from the acclaimed and the unsung — some of the best as well as most boundary-pushing releases from rock and beyond.


Video: Trentemøller’s “My Dreams” (f. Marie Fisker)

Trentemoller: My DreamsTrentemøller: My Dreams (In My Room, 4/21/12)

Acclaimed Danish producer Trentemøller is among the roster of musicians gearing up for Record Store Day. His contribution to independent record stores across the world is a seven-inch single, My Dreams, which houses a cover of The Gun Club‘s song of the same name.

The track, which features vocals of repeat collaborator Marie Fisker, can be heard in the video below, which includes live footage and stunning cinematic visuals taken on the road.

100 Unheralded Albums from 2010

Among the thousands of under-appreciated or under-publicized albums that were released in 2010, hundreds became our favorites and were presented in ALARM and on Of those, we pared down to 100 outstanding releases, leaving no genre unexplored in our list of this year’s overlooked gems.