Rediscovery meets progression, highlighted by Chewbacca's face on the album artwork
Gorgeous atmospheres with a penchant for solid pop songwriting.
|Florence and the Machine|
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Now with more brass.
The Plague Within
Not so adventurous but highly consistent, The Plague Within might be Paradise Lost’s most mature effort and a return to past glory.
|The Tallest Man on Earth|
Dark Bird Is Home
A necessary and timely expansion for The Tallest Man on Earth.
Hop Along continue to thrill.
|Dance Gavin Dance|
Carrie and Lowell
Sufjan's most personal and bare album is also easily his best.
sometimes i sit and think, and sometimes i just sit
music 4 crieng and lafing u like?
To Pimp a Butterfly
Ambition and anger collide in a modern hip-hop tour de force.
Twisted and disturbing in the best possible way.
|Father John Misty|
I Love You, Honeybear
Check your anxieties, no need to suffer endlessly
No Cities to Love
just in case you needed any further proof who the greatest rock band in the world are
If Homogenic and Vespertine had a baby...
Your Best Albums of 2014 list was made prematurely.
Stolas 2014 > Stolas 2013
Ne Obliviscaris are proving once more to be a hard band to label. 2014's Citadel finds the band perfecting the unique sound established on their debut album Portal of I, while seemingly attaining more accessibility.
Dancing With the Past
Anacrusis' vocalist returns from a 20-year hiatus with a double album that includes everything from the technical thrash of his past to moody, atmospheric songs that are surprisingly full of emotion.
|The Smith Street Band|
Throw Me in the River
Maturity and continued excellence
|Run the Jewels|
Run the Jewels 2
Big up, big up, it's a stick up, stick up.
Often lovely, though Devotion is better
Bloom and Breathe
See the light.
I Forget Where We Were
Has the world gone mad, or is it me?