|Dance Gavin Dance|
Instant Gratification lives up to its name, and adds a bit more gratification every time you hit the repeat button.
Carrie and Lowell
Sufjan's most personal and bare album is also easily his best.
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
Massive, gut-spilling, and brave enough to sound different to their past selves and everyone else.
|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?
Why fear death when it is this enjoyable?
Lo-Pan remain in strong form on their fourth album, performing heavy rock that's at once infectious and distinctly ambitious.
A madness most discreet.
The triumphant return of the father of modern electronic music after 13 long years is definitely worth the wait.
Don't let them in.
An impressive debut that explores the darker side of atmospheric neofolk.
A new animal, a new work of art.