It is great to see Sean Lennon pushing the musical envelope in the family tradition. Here he is with the The Claypool Lennon Delirium at the 2016 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, USA. Yes, there is a retro Beatle vibe to some of the stuff, but his guitar playing is often quite adventurous.
2013 that is—ten records this year; many more were released but only these seemed essential. Keep in mind that these, listed in no particular order, merely represent the recordings released this year (ish) that I found myself returning to over the course of time.
In the spirit in which Guitar Moderne exists, I list them primarily to excite readers about checking them out. They by no means are meant to be an “objective” list of the “best” recordings of the year, but only the ones that I heard and personally responded to. They very much reflect my own taste and your list will undoubtedly vary. By all means chime in and let me know what you think I missed.