The 38 Best Albums of 2013
(as chosen by some of dsoaudio's favourite artists)


We asked a random selection of artists we admire what their choice for Best Album of 2013 was. Not everyone could single out one album and not everyone could choose an album actually released this year (or even this decade!). Nevertheless, here's who they are and what they came up with...

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Attrition | Automatic Writing | Molly BeanlandCovenantFront Line AssemblyGlobal Citizen | Infest Festival | Hard CorpsInertia

The Klinik | Zan Lyons | Daniel MyerNaked LunchNői Kabát | Patenbrigade:Wolff | A Split Second | SuperByte Festival | Yellow6

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Attrition (Martin Bowes) chose:

Acclimate V.1 - “Cry Of The Noise Pigs!”

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Acclimate V.1 - “Cry Of The Noise Pigs!”

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Automatic Writing (Neave Merrik) chose:

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The Knife - "Shaking The Habit"

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Molly Beanland chose

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Kurt Vile - “Walkin On A Pretty Daze”

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Covenant (Eskil Simmonson and Joakim Montellius) chose

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Atom TM - “Pop HD” Writing

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Front Line Assembly (Bill Leeb) chose

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Boards of Canada - “Tomorrow's Harvest”

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Purity Ring - “Shrines”

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Dead Can Dance - “Anastasis”

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Goldfrapp - “Tales Of Us”

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Skinny Puppy - “Weapon”

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How To Destroy Angels - “Welcome Oblivion”





Global Citizen (Rich Mills) chose:

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Gary Numan - “Splinter (Songs from a broken mind)”

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Infest Festival (Mark Guy) chose:

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Savages - “Silence Yourself”

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Covenant - “Leaving Babylon”

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Hurts - “Exile”

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A Place To Bury Strangers - “Strange Moon”

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Proyecto Mirage - “Steam Tech”

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The Klinik - “Eat Your Heart Out”

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Hard Corp (Clive Pierce) chose:

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Chvrches - “The Bones Of What You Believe”

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Inertia (Reza Udhin) chose:

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Lana Del Rey - “Born to die (Paradise Edition)”

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The Klinik (Dirk Ivens) chose:

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Wire - “Change Becomes Us”

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Zan Lyons chose:

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Roly Porter - "Life Cycle of a Massive Star"

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Daniel Myer chose:

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House of Black Lanterns - “Kill The Lights”

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Hecq - “Gravity”

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Gesaffelstein - “Aleph”

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Special Request - “Soul Music”

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Naked Lunch (Tony Mayo) chose:

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The Velvet Underground – "The Velvet Underground & Nico"

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Női Kabát (Dee Rüsche) chose:

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Keluar - “Ennoea EP”

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Various - Circuit d'Actes 3

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Soft Riot - Fiction Prediction

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Patenbrigade Wolff chose:

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John 00 Fleming - “One Hundred Ten [W•K•O]"
(Brigadier Wolff)

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Depeche Mode - "Delta Machine"
(André Hartung)

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The National - “Trouble Will Find Me"
(Stefan Leukert)

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The Prodigy - "Music For The Jilted Generation"
(Lance Murdock)

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Woodkid - "The Golden Age"
(Antje Dieckmann)

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A Split Second (Marc Ickx) chose: 

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Nine Inch Nails - “Hesitation Marks”

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SuperByte Festival (Adrian Thompson) chose:

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Zynic - "Blindsided"

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Yellow6 (Jon Attwood) chose:

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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - "Push The Sky Away"

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dsoaudio.com (Rob Dyer)

And us? In a year that can be summarised as struggling to keep up, it's fitting that it's an album released in 2011 that I only caught up with this year:

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Princess Chelsea - “Lil' Golden Book”

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