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December 5, 2013

2013 Year-End Online Music Lists

I will aggregate the major and most interesting "best of 2013" year-end music lists in this post as I have in past years.

Revisit the lists for 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, 2000-2009 (best of the decade lists), 2010, 2011, and 2012.

The A.V. Club (best albums)
The A.V. Club (best band names)
The A.V. Club (least essential albums)
Ad Hoc (favorite albums)
Ad Hoc (favorite songs)
All Songs Considered (listeners' favorite albums)
AllMusic (best albums)
American Songwriter (top albums)
Amoeba Music (best albums)
Any Decent Music (aggregated best albums)
Austin Town Hall (top Austin albums)
Berkeley Place (best indie albums and mixtapes)
blogTO (breakout Toronto bands)
BrooklynVegan (favorite albums)
BuzzFeed (best movie soundtracks)
BuzzFeed - Matthew Perpetua (rock albums)
Captains Dead (favorite albums)
CBC Music (top albums)
Chicago Tribune (top Chicago indie albums)
Chromewaves (favorite albums)
Clash (top albums)
CMJ (top albums)
Consequence of Sound (top albums)
Consequence of Sound (top songs)
Daily Beast (strangest and most surprising albums)
Dazed Digital (top albums)
Dazed Digital (top songs)
Deceptive Cadence (classical box sets)
Decibel Magazine (top albums)
DIY (songs)
Drowned in Sound (ambient albums)
Drowned in Sound (favourite albums)
Drowned in Sound (psychedelic rock and shoegaze)
Drowned in Sound (top rap albums)
Drowned in Sound (top songs)
The Dumbing of America (best albums)
EARMILK (top albums)
Electric and Grip (songs)
Exclaim! (best albums)
FACT (best music)
FasterLouder (top albums)
Fingertips (favorite songs and albums)
Flavorwire (best soundtracks)
Flavorwire (most overrated albums)
Flavorwire (most soothing albums)
Gigwise (ugliest and worst album covers)
Glide Magazine (best albums)
Gorilla vs. Bear (best albums)
Gorilla vs. Bear (best music videos)
Gorilla vs. Bear (best songs)
GothamAcme (top albums)
Guardian (top songs)
Guardian (world music albums)
The Harvard Crimson (top albums)
Huffington Post UK (best albums)
Hype Machine (most blogged and streamed artists)
I Guess I'm Floating (favorite songs)
Independent (best albums)
Juno Plus (best record sleeves)
Kansas City Star (top albums)
KCRW DJs (top albums)
KpopStarz (K-pop holiday albums)
LA Music Blog (best music)
Little White Earbuds (top albums)
Metacritic (aggregation of critics' lists)
MetalSucks (top metal album lists)
Mikethatmiller (best songs)
Mojo Magazine (top albums)
mp3hugger (top songs)
My Old Kentucky Blog (best songs)
Nialler9 (top albums)
Noisey (death metal albums)
Noisey (music)
Norman Records (top albums)
NPR Music (favorite albums)
NPR Music (favorite cassettes)
NPR Music (favorite classical albums)
NPR Music (favorite metal albums)
NPR Music (favorite music videos)
NPR Music (favorite songs)
NPR Music (favorite world music albums)
NPR Music (top dance tracks)
NPR Music (top folk and Americana albums)
NPR Music - Ann Powers (top albums)
NPR Music - Bob Boilen (top albums)
NPR Music - Robin Hilton (top albums)
Other Music (top albums)
Passion of the Weiss (top albums)
Paste (best album covers)
Paste (best albums)
Paste (best box sets)
Paste (best cover songs)
Paste (best EPs)
Paste (best music festivals)
Paste (best music videos)
Paste (best new bands)
Paste (best songs)
Pigeons and Planes (best albums)
Pillow Fights and Boxing Tuesday (top comedy albums)
Pitchfork (readers album poll)
Pitchfork (top album covers)
Pitchfork (top albums)
Pitchfork (top music videos)
Pitchfork (top songs)
PopCrush (best albums)
PopMatters (music)
Pretty Much Amazing (top albums)
Q Magazine (albums)
The Quietus (best cassette releases)
Raleigh News and Observer (albums)
Rob Sheffield (favorite songs)
Rock Genius (albums)
Rolling Stone (best albums)
Rough Trade (albums)
Ryan's Smashing Life (best albums)
Said the Gramophone (best songs)
Sean H. Doyle (albums)
SF Weekly (top Bay Area rock albums)
Sound of the City (best New York rap albums)
SoundWaves (best albums)
Speakers in Code (best music)
Spin (best albums)
Spin (best dance albums)
Spin (best hip-hop albums)
Spin (best metal albums)
Spin (best music videos)
Spin (best new holiday songs)
Spin (best reissues)
Spin (best songs)
Spin (box sets and expanded editions)
Stereogum (best albums)
Stereogum (favorite songs)
Stereogum (readers' best albums)
Time (top songs)
Time Out (best albums)
Tiny Mix Tapes (favorite albums)
Tom Hull (best jazz albums)
Treble (top albums)
Under the Radar (top albums)
Variety (best albums)
Vice (top albums)
West Coast Sound (best metal albums)
WFMU (DJ top album lists)
The Wire (best albums)
XLR8TR (best music podcasts)
XLR8TR (top labels)

also at Largehearted Boy:

2013 Year-End Online Music Lists
2012 Year-End Online Music Lists
2011 Year-End Online Music Lists
2010 Year-End Online Music Lists
2009 Year-End Online Music Lists
2008 Year-End Online Music Lists
2007 Year-End Online Music Lists
2006 Year-End Online Music Lists
Best of the Decade (2000-2009) Music Lists

Online "Best Books of 2013" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2012" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2011" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2010" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2009" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2008" Lists
Best of the Decade (2000-2009) Online Book Lists

other lists at Largehearted Boy
100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Daily Downloads (free & legal mp3 downloads)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
musician/author interviews