Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City was the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2013. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Volcano Choir's new album, Repave, comes out Sept. 3. Cameron Wittig/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Volcano Choir, Black Francis of Pixies, John Grant, Dessa Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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