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Top 5 gorgeous, moody, button-pusher albums that I like of 2013

It's like a field recording from the future when Bjork mates with the robots on a bunch of Moby's vintage keyboards to repopulate a decimated society.

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by Alex V. Cook, Music Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2013
I like to think they started with a blank tape and kept mixing it

The Knife - Shaking the Habitual

The Haxan Cloak - Excavation

The Field - Cupid's Head

Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus 7

Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio

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Alex V. Cook
Music Editor

Alex V. Cook listens to everything and writes about most of it. His latest book, the snappily titled Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls is an odyssey from the backwoods bars and small-town dives to the swampside dance halls and converted clapboard barns of a Louisiana Saturday Night. Don't leave Heathrow without it. His first book Darkness Racket and Twang is available from SideCartel. The full effect can be had at alex v cook.com

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