KCRW DJ Eric J Lawrence’s Favorite Albums of 2013

Check out Eric J Lawrence’s top picks of 2013. Find ALL the DJ’s Top 10 lists here.

61Rq++6Nn4L1. Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic (Jagjaguwar)

2. Andrew Wyatt – Descender (Downtown)

3. Public Service Broadcasting – Inform-Educate-Entertain (Test Card)

4. Pretty & Nice – Golden Rules for Golden People (Equal Vision)

5. Cayucas – Bigfoot (Secretly Canadian)

6. Kelley Stoltz – Double Exposure (Third Man)

7. Matt Berry – Kill the Wolf (Acid Jazz)

8. Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds – Haunted Head (In The Red)

9. Kurt Vile – Wakin on a Pretty Daze (Matador)

10. Cate Le Bon – Mug Museum (Wichita)

11. Thee Oh Sees – Floating Coffin

12. The Moore Brothers – California Sister

13. Fuzz – Fuzz

14. Dutch Uncles – Out of Touch in the Wild

15. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II

16. Okkervil River – The Silver Gymnasium

17. Don Cavalli – Temperamental

18. Golden Suits – Golden Suits

19. Of Montreal – Lousy with Sylvianbriar

20. Bill Callahan – Dream River

21. Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie Prince Billy – What the Brothers Sang

22. Ty Segall – Sleeper

23. John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts

24. The Kingsbury Manx – Bronze Age

25. Jacco Gardner – Cabinet of Curiosities

26. Amor De Dias – The House of Sea

27. Goldfrapp – Tales of Us

28. The Fall – Re-Mit

29. Camera Obscura – Desire Lines

30. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away

Eric J Lawrence’s Honorable Mentions

– Barbarossa – Bloodlines

– The Sufis – Inventions

– Broncho – Can’t Get Past the Lips

– Natalie Dawn – How I Knew Her

– Blaudzen – Heavy Flowers

– Everything Everything – Arc

– Eleanor Friedberger – Personal Record

– Har Mar Superstar – Bye Bye 17

– Javelin – Hi Beams

–  Frightened Rabbit – Pedestrian Verse

– Carmen Villain – Sleeper

– Still Corners – Strange Pleasures

– Washed Out – Paracosm

– Fol Chen – The False Alarm

– Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City

– Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork

– Bibio – Silver Wilkinson

– Surfer Blood – Pythons

– Paul McCartney – New

– Portugal. The Man – Evil Friends

– Cloud Control – Dream Cave

– The Duckworth Lewis Method – Sticky Wickets

– Kendra Morris – Mockingbird

– Alexander Von Mehren – Aeropop

– Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

– Midlake – Antiphon

– MGMT – MGMT

– The Darcys – Warring

– Wooden Shjips – Back to Land

– Euros Childs – Situation Comedy

– Dr. Dog – B-Room

– Blitzen Trapper – VII

– Deltron 3030 – Event II

– Arcade Fire – Reflektor

– The Electric Peanut Butter Company