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The Best Albums of 2013...So Far

26/06/2013 15:30 BST | Updated 24/08/2013 10:12 BST

It's been a brilliant start to 2013. Whether it's the controversial Kanye West album or the long-awaited new album from My Bloody Valentine, there's been a little something for everyone. Brilliant new records from UK bands like The Boxer Rebellion and It Hugs Back are just a few of the records that have made this critical list.

Take a listen to these (with links provided for those that would like to get to know the band's a bit better) albums and take the poll at the end of this article!

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club- Specter At The Feast

Bleached- Ride Your Heart

The Boxer Rebellion- Promises

Julian Cope- Revolutionary Suicide Pt. 2

Mikal Cronin- MCII

Fidlar- Fidlar

Colleen Green- Sock It To Me

It Hugs Back- Recommended Record

Kanye West- Yeezus

Mount Moriah- Miracle Temple

My Bloody Valentine- MBV

No Joy- Wait To Pleasure

Panda Riot- Northern Automatic Music

Parquet Courts- Light Up Gold

Public Service Broadcasting- Inform- Educate- Entertain

Pyyramids- Brightest Darkest Day

Roomrunner- Ideal Cities

Savages- Silence Yourself

Thee Oh Sees- Floating Coffin

Waxahatchee- Cerulean Salt