For the first time ever, Rolling Stone Magazine and the Pitchfork website -- generations apart in their perspectives on music -- agreed on the two top albums of the year for 2013. They both picked Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City as #1 and Kanye West's Yeezus as #2. It now looks like these two albums will be the runaway consensus best albums of 2013 across all critics lists.

Not by me. Modern Vampires does make my top 10, and I do admire a few tra... (more)