PMA Writers' Favorite Albums of 2013

Our individual favorite albums of the year.
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Our individual favorite albums of the year.
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BEST OF 2013: ALBUMS | SONGS | EPS | MIXTAPES

Here is a look into the individual tallies the PMA team submitted to make up our big albums list. Don't forget to check out our Songs, Mixtapes & EPs of the year too, via the links above.

LUIS TOVAR - @pmablog
01 Kanye West, Yeezus
02 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
03 The National, Trouble Will Find Me
04 Autre Ne Veut, Anxiety
05 Disclosure, Settle
06 Burial, Rival Dealer

07 Chance the Rapper, Acid Rap
08 Jai Paul, demos
09 Laura Marling, Once I Was An Eagle
10 Arcade Fire, Reflektor

PETER TABAKIS - @ptabakis
01 Kanye West, Yeezus
02 Arcade Fire, Reflektor
03 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
04 Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
05 David Bowie, The Next Day
06 Janelle Monáe, The Electric Lady
07 Lady Gaga, ARTPOP

08 Laura Marling, Once I Was An Eagle
09 The National, Trouble Will Find Me
10 AlunaGeorge, Body Music

GENEVIEVE OLIVER - @vittorioe
01 Destruction Unit, Deep Trip and Void

02 Deerhunter, Monomania
03 Faux Discx Records, Collective Hiss
04 Iceage, You're Nothing
05 Roomrunner, Ideal Cities
06 Pure X, Crawling Up The Stairs
07 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
08 No Joy, Wait For Pleasure
09 No Age, An Object
10 The Knife, Shaking The Habitual

SAMUEL TOLZMANN - @scatlint
01 Autre Ne Veut, Anxiety

02 Majical Cloudz, Impersonator
03 Deafheaven, Sunbather
04 These New Puritans, Field Of Reeds
05 My Bloody Valentine, mbv
06 Jai Paul, Demos
07 Tim Hecker, Virgins
08 Savages, Silence Yourself
09 Julianna Barwick, Nepenthe
10 Baths, Obsidian

JEAN-LUC MARSH
01 Waxahatchee, Cerulean Salt
02 MØ, Bikini Daze

03 CHVRCHES, The Bones of What You Believe
04 James Blake, Overgrown
05 Arctic Monkeys, AM
06 Janelle Monáe, The Electric Lady
07 The Weeknd, Kiss Land
08 Quadron, Avalanche
09 HAIM, Days Are Gone
10 Speedy Ortiz, Major Arcana

ADAM OFFITZER - @aoffitzer
01 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
02 Arcade Fire, Reflektor
03 Kanye West, Yeezus
04 Lucius, Wildewoman

05 Justin Timberlake, 20/20 Experience
06 Chance The Rapper, Acid Rap
07 Foxygen, We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic
08 Volcano Choir, Repave
09 Laura Stevenson, Wheel
10 Okkervil River, The Silver Gymnasium

BENJI TAYLOR - @BenjiTaylorWins
01 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
02 Arcade Fire, Reflektor
03 The National, Trouble Will Find Me

04 David Bowie, The Next Day
05 Arctic Monkeys, AM
06 London Grammar, If You Wait
07 Foxygen, We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic
08 Suede, Blood Sports
09 The Strokes, Comedown Machine
10 Kanye West, Yeezus

BRENDAN FRANK
01 Deafheaven, Sunbather

02 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
03 Kurt Vile, Wakin' On A Pretty Daze
04 Kanye West, Yeezus
05 Arctic Monkeys, AM
06 Disclosure, Settle
07 65daysofstatic, Wild Light
08 The National, Trouble Will Find Me
09 Chance the Rapper, Acid Rap
10 Arcade Fire, Reflektor

DREW MALMUTH
01 Arcade Fire, Reflektor
02 The National, Trouble Will Find Me
03 Oneohtrix Point Never, R Plus Seven

04 My Bloody Valentine, mbv
05 Torres, TORRES
06 James Holden, The Inheritors
07 Boards of Canada, Tomorrow's Harvest
08 Fuck Buttons, Slow Focus
09 King Krule, 6 Feet Under The Moon
10 Danny Brown, Old

MATTHEW M. F. MILLER
01 Patty Griffin, American Kid

02 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
03 Speedy Ortiz, Major Arcana
04 The National, Trouble Will Find Me
05 Danny Brown, Old
06 Kurt Vile, Wakin' On A Pretty Daze
07 CHVRCHES, The Bones of What You Believe
08 Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
09 Volcano Choir, Repave
10 HAIM, Days Are Gone

JESSE NEE-VOGELMAN
01 The National, Trouble Will Find Me
02 Chance the Rapper, Acid Rap
03 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
04 Autre Ne Veut, Anxiety
05 Danny Brown, Old
06 Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
07 Kanye West, Yeezus
08 Rhye, Woman
09 Run The Jewels, Run The Jewels
10 Phosphorescent, Muchacho

DORIAN MENDOZA - @dorblue
01 CHVRCHES, The Bones of What You Believe
02 Disclosure, Settle
03 Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
04 Kanye West, Yeezus
05 Arcade Fire, Reflektor
06 Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
07 Drake, Nothing Was The Same
08 HAIM, Days Are Gone
09 Danny Brown,Old

10 Chance The Rapper, Acid Rap