2013 IN REVIEW


Pusha T

The RIYL guide to 2013′s best overlooked albums

Jan 2, 2014

We took Metacritic's Best of 2013 meta-list and suggested an underappreciated alternative to each.

Solange

The Albums That Defined Indie Music in 2013: Solange, Saint Heron and charting R&B’s future

Dec 31, 2013

We finish our series by looking at the exciting path Solange and her label have charted for R&B in 2014.

Perfect Pussy - I Have Lost All Desire For Feeling - The Albums That Defined Indie In 2013

The Albums That Defined Indie Music in 2013: Perfect Pussy and the year of the cassette tape

Dec 30, 2013

How Syracuse noise-punks Perfect Pussy helped the cassette tape become so much more than a piece of nostalgia.

Our Favourite Bandcamp Discoveries of 2013

Our Favourite Bandcamp Music Discoveries of 2013

Dec 27, 2013

You can even buy them, too!

Music Podcasts

The 10 Best Music Podcasts of 2013

Dec 23, 2013

2013's best music podcasts, with links to individual episodes to make this as easy on you as possible. Get downloading.

The Best of Chart TV in 2013: Our Five Favourite Videos of the Year

Dec 23, 2013

We asked our video producer Daniel Busheikin to choose five Chart TV videos from 2013 that he'll most fondly remember. Here's what he picked.

Kanye West

The Albums That Defined Indie Music in 2013: Kanye West, Yeezus, and hunger in a famished year

Dec 23, 2013

Read why Yeezus dominated 2013 with godly ambition and political sensitivity.

Uncharted 2013

UNCHARTED: 2013 in Review: Catching up with ten of our favourite musical discoveries

Dec 20, 2013

Phedre, Speedy Ortiz, White Poppy, Fiver, and more look back at 2013 and forward to 2014.

Daft Punk

The Albums That Defined Indie Music in 2013: Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories and the Resurgence of Nile Rodgers

Dec 20, 2013

Daft Punk's "living samples" of Nile Rodgers and Giorgio Moroder, and how this year's dance music went back to go forward.