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Best of: Staff Picks, 2014

posted December 28, 2014, 8:58 am by Brian Rutherford | Filed Under Editorial, General Interest, Top Albums | comment Leave a Comment


Every year our staff compiles a list of their favorite albums of the year. Here’s 2014

Gary Hill

see all of his reviews here

1. Ian Anderson – Homo Erraticus
2. Djam Karet – Regenerator 3017
3. Carry Illinois – Siren
4. VHF – Very High Frequency
5. MoeTar – Entropy of the Century
6. 3rd Ear Experience – Incredible Good Fortune
7. Electric Wizard – Time to Die
8. Druckfarben – Second Sound
9. The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra – Zombie Mouth
10. Gandalf’s Fist – A Forest of Fey

    Honorable Mentions:

Dream the Electric SleepHeretics, Darryl WayChildren of the Cosmos, PandoraAlibi Filosofico, Justin DiFebboTurn Out the Light, Turn on the Stereo

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Carlita

see all of her reviews here

1. D’Angelo and The Vanguard- Black Messiah
2. Schoolboy Q- Oxymoron
3. 3rdEyeGirl-PlectrumElectrum
4. You+Me- Rose Ave.
5. Mark de Clive-Lowe- CHURCH
6. Disclosure- Settle (Deluxe Edition)
7. Kimbra- The Golden Echo
8. Raleigh Ritchie and The Internet- Black and Blue Point Two
9. Run The Jewels-RTJ2
10. Cross My Heart Hope To Die- Vita E Morte
11. SOHN- Tremors
12. Damani Nkosi- Thoughtful King
13. Los Rakas- El Negrito Dun Dun & Ricardo
14. PRhyme- PRhyme
15. Jack White- Lazaretto

Nathan Lathy

see his entire end of the year picks here
1. Withered Hand-“New Gods”
2. EMA – “The Future’s Void”
3. Future Island-“Singles”
4. Jenny Lewis-“The Voyager”
5. Parquet Courts – “Sunbathing Animal”
6. Metronomy- “Love Letters”
7. Tune-Yards-“Nikki Nack”
8. Slow Club – “Complete Surrender”
9. No Age-“An Object”
10. Nicole Atkins-“Slow Phaser”

Brian Rutherford


1. Unwound – No Energy
2. Swans – To Be Kind
3. Grieves – Winter & The Wolves
4. Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else
5. Sun Kil Moon – Benji
6. Spoon – They Want My Soul
7. Real Estate – Atlas
8. Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2
9. Of Mice & Men – Restoring Force
10. Beck – Morning Phase

    Honorable Mentions:

Robin Joel Sangster Upstream (released in 2013, but new to me!), Young The GiantMind Over Matter, Todd Terje It’s Album Time, Pink Floyd The Endless River, War On DrugsLost in the Dream, PromartyrUnder Color of Official Right, Cult of YouthFinal Days, Gruff Rhys – American Interior, Damon AlbarnEveryday Robots, Mac DemarcoSalad Days, The Chain Gang of 1974Daydream Forever, Hell YeahBlood for Blood, Memphis May FireUnconditional, Foo Fighters Sonic Highways

Nick Fry

see his entire end of the year picks here
1. Nothing – “Guilty of Everything”
2. Popguns – “Pop Fiction”
3. Alcest – “Shelter”
4. Fundamentals – “Full Mental Jacket”
5. La Sera – “Hour of the Dawn”
6. Strand of Oaks – “Heal”
7. Cheatahs – “Cheatahs”
8. War on Drugs – “Lost in the Dream”
9. Kairon: IRSE! – “Ujubasujuba”
10. Swans – “To Be Kind”
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Chiara Colasanti

see all of her reviews here
1. Boyce Avenue – No Limits
2. Tiziano Ferro – The Best Of TZN
3. Maroon 5 – V
4. Pentatonix – PTX Vol.2
5. Sheppard – Bombs Away
6. Coldplay – Ghost Stories
7. Taylor Swift – 1989
8. Magic! – Don’t Kill The Magic
9.  Set It Off – Duality
10. Idina Menzel – Holiday Wishes

    Honorable Mentions:

Ed SheeranX, Meghan TrainorTitle, Nick Howard Living In Stereo, New Found GloryResurrection, American Hi-FiBlood & Lemonade

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