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Some Good Albums: A 2014 Story

Some Good Albums that have come out this year. I don't really post here very much anymore but happy 150th list to me. Hurrah!!! List is in order of release date, older records first.
1Arcade Fire
Her


A great, fitting soundtrack by a band I didn't know had it in them. Phenomenal movie, obviously.
2Manners
Pale Blue Light


hardcore for pussies that is pretty good!
3Warpaint
Warpaint


A disappointing follow-up to one of 2010's best debut LPs, but Warpaint have their discography off the ground with two strong albums.
4Against Me!
Transgender Dysphoria Blues


only included because I want people to think I'm hip and know a lot about gender politics
5Thee Silver Mount Zion
Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything


This still gets my vote for 2014's best album. I'm very much in alignment with the things they say about the state of the world, and their music pairs with the sombre tone perfectly. This is enchanting, enthralling, engrossing, enEVERYTHINGing.
6Hospitality
Trouble


Hey also this is pretty tight. One of the songs has a pretty swell bass part that always gets me a hummin.
7Isaiah Rashad
Cilvia Demo


Top Dawg with another Top Releawse
8Lover American
Hollow Crosses


[something about sputnik here]
9Phantogram
Voices


God I love this record. It helped me through a very heavy mushroom trip and for that I am eternally grateful.
10Vales
Wilt and Rise


I wish this had been better but it's still pretty neat. Thro yer bows up for Cornwall.
11Wild Beasts
Present Tense


Wild Beasts stay weirdly consistent.
12The Hotelier
Home, Like NoPlace Is There


Now I can't claim to like this as much as some people but hey I did try.
13ScHoolboy Q
Oxymoron


Things I like: some ScHoolboy songs. Things I do not like: most of ScHoolboy's fans. Yak Yak Yak Yak shut the fuck up and take off that hat it looks horrible on you.
14St. Vincent
St. Vincent


Annie Clark is just the best that's all I can say. One of the best shows of my festival heavy summer was St. Vincent for sure. God she rocks.
15Real Estate
Atlas


It's like if Mac DeMarco were a little bit good-er.
16Tensnake
Glow


sometimes my friends and I listen to music and take our shirts off and dance. now you know this.
17Elbow
The Take Off And Landing Of Everything


or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Enjoy Elbow's Music
18Perfect Pussy
Say Yes To Love


More like say yes to perfect pussy HAHAHAHA right? god we are so funny, go internet!
19The War On Drugs
Lost In The Dream


It's raining again and this city sucks in the rain but hey it sucks just a little bit less when you're listening to these noises on this here record.
20La Dispute
Rooms Of The House


yeah sure I still like La Dispute throw er on
21Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
Pinata


Cue someone calling me a phony for not liking other Freddie Gibbs albums very much.
22Opiuo
Meraki


music to fornicate with hippies to
23Liars
Mess


album still slamz but I'm mad at Liars still for not showing up at Sasquatch and then not telling anyone what was going on until after (causing a bunch of people to miss De La Soul, dicks)
24Saintseneca
Dark Arc


god this is good. Fuck you Adam I'm taking Love American off this list.
25RATKING
So It Goes


"I had to laugh like hell."
26Todd Terje
It's Album Time


sometimes we also take our pants off
27Teebs
E S T A R A


sometimes we don't
28Woods
With Light And With Love


With Light And With Rudy Klapper
29Trophy Scars
Holy Vacants


I kind of thought I'd be over this band but nope still love love love them. This is like my second or third favourite of the year I know right what.
30The Menzingers
Rented World


Rented Hanson
31Fennesz
Becs


fenn-i-suh-zz
32Ought
More Than Any Other Day


This band is playing downtown in a few hours but it's shitty out and I'm poor and no one can come with me. I do not know what to do. More at 11.
33tUnE-yArDs
Nikki Nack


she rules
34BADBADNOTGOOD
III


they rule
35Andrew Jackson Jihad
Christmas Island


I find it strange that this is the record that seems to be losing them fans. Heh? It's an AJJ record and it's good.
36Kishi Bashi
Lighght


I miss summer
37Le Butcherettes
Cry Is For The Flies


Teri GenderBender Suarez kills it live in every band. Their drummer goes hard to. The bass player just stands there and plays notes but hey they're the right ones at least! Neat band!
38Sharon Van Etten
Are We There


Review Summary: you like it.
39Clipping
CLPPNG


STORM COMIN
40First Aid Kit
Stay Gold


I'm such a sucker for this kinda shit. You knew this already.
41White Lung
Deep Fantasy


Obligatory "look, Vancouver has a couple cool bands!" comment.
42The Antlers
Familiars


The Antlers still sound like The Antlers in case you were wondering.
43How To Dress Well
What Is This Heart?


Dude I own two cardigans get outta my face.
44Joyce Manor
Never Hungover Again


They'll be hungover again. Bonus point for Frances Quinlan on the cover.
45Jenny Lewis
The Voyager


They look like a cult when they play shows. Are they a cult?
46Maybeshewill
Fair Youth


Maybe she won't though, you know?
47The New Pornographers
Brill Bruisers


BUH BAHHH BU BU BU BAHHHHHH
48Death From Above 1979
The Physical World


My expectations for this were way too high. It's exactly as good as it was ever going to be.
49Flying Lotus
You're Dead!


You and your friends are dead!
50Thom Yorke
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes


Yeah I like it, sue me. It was between this and Aphex Twin for the last spot, how much do you hate that I chose this?
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