Every day this week the Vinyl Factory released a batch of 20 LPs, reissues, box-sets and first-pressings which have culminated in the discerning enterprises’s top vinyl releases for 2013. Be sure to check out the now-complete list, which serves as much as a place for personal discovery as it does an intelligent musical compass. Highlights include William Onyeabor, Psychemagik, Digable Planets, The National, Thelonious Monk, Floating Points, Blludd Relations, Jeremy Deller and so many more. Get your record player out, this year of vinyl in review is a banger!
NPR Music’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2013