My Top Albums of 2013

Turning on a brand spankin’ new album for the first time — especially a new release coming from one of your favorite artists — has got to be one of the best feelings. 2013 definitely did not disappoint on that front. Whether I’d been waiting for the album for years or I was just checking out a hyped-up artist that I’d never listened to before, this year I was pretty much in a constant state of excitement about all the new music gracing the world. Here’s a rundown of my favorite albums released in 2013.
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Albums I Listened To This Summer and Loved (But Also Some That I Didn’t)

As I near the end of my annual “Summer Listening” checklist and get ready to go back to school next week, I thought it’d be appropriate to do a quick round up of stuff I listened to over the past three months and liked… or didn’t like. Womp womp.

In total, I listened to almost 100 albums for the first time this summer. I’m pretty sure that’s my new personal record!!! I tried to focus on new releases, but naturally a lot of older albums snuck into the mix too. So that you don’t have to spend 100 hours of your life sifting through music like I just did, here’s a list of some of the best albums I heard. All selections are alphabetized by artist. To listen to the tracks I recommended, just click the song titles!
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