Best of 2014

Miranda Lambert
BEST ALBUMS

  1. Miranda Lambert – Platinum (RCA Nashville) (20)
  2. Wussy – Attica! (Shake-It) (19)
  3. Withered Hand – New Gods (Slumberland) (11)
  4. Spoon – They Want My Soul (Vista) (10)
  5. Drive-By Truckers – English Oceans (ATO) (9)
  6. Azealia Banks – Broke With Expensive Taste (Prospect Park) (8)
  7. The Roots – … And Then You Shoot Your Cousin (Def Jam) (7)
  8. D’anglo and the Vanguard – Black Messiah (RCA) (6)
  9. Jason Derulo – Talk Dirty (Warner Bros.) (5)
  10. Taylor Swift – 1989 (Big Machine) (5)
  11. Maddie & Tae – Maddie & Tae EP (Dot)
  12. Jenny Lewis – The Voyager (Warner Bros.)
  13. Young Thug & Bloody Jay – Black Portland (self-released)
  14. TV on the Radio – Seeds (Harvest)
  15. Angeleena Presley – American Middle Class (Slate Creek)
  16. Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage & Divorce (Motown)
  17. Old 97’s – Most Messed Up (ATO)
  18. Weezer – Everything Will be Alright in the End (Republic)
  19. Against Me! – Transgender Dysphoria Blues (Total Treble)
  20. Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems (Columbia)
  21. Lily Allen – Sheezus (Warner Bros.)
  22. The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers (Matador)
  23. Johnny Cash – Out Among the Stars (Columbia)
  24. Lykke Li – I Never Learn (Atlantic)
  25. Best Coast – Fade Away EP (Jewel City, 2013)
  26. Billy Joe Shaver – Long in the Tooth (Lightning Rod)
  27. Jack White – Lazaretto (Third Man)
  28. The Men – Tomorrow’s Hits (Sacred Bones)
  29. Neil Young – A Letter Home (Third Man)
  30. Todd Terje – It’s Album Time (Olsen)
  31. The Dismemberment Plan – Uncanney Valley (Partisan, 2013)
  32. Elivs Presley – Showroom Internationale (RCA)
  33. Various Artists – Calypso: Musical Poetry in the Caribbean 1955-69 (Soul Jazz)
  34. Various Artists – The Rough Guide to the Music of Mali (Second Edition) (World Music Network)
  35. EMA – The Future’s Void (Matador)
  36. Dum Dum Girls – Too True (Sub Pop)
  37. The Muffs – Whoop Dee Doo (Cherry Red / Burger)
  38. Tinariwen – Emmaar (Anti-)
  39. The Baseball Project – 3rd (Yep Roc)
  40. Del the Funky Homosapien – Iller Than Most (Self-Released)
  41. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata (Madlib Invazion)
  42. Beck – Morning Phase (Capitol)
  43. Neil Young – Live at the Cellar Door (Reprise, 2013)
  44. The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams (Washington Square)
  45. St. Vincent – St. Vincent (Loma Vista)
  46. Ex Hex – Rips (Merge)
  47. Brad Paisely – Moonshine in the Trunk (Arista Nashville)
  48. Katy B – Little Red (Sony/Columbia)
  49. Hank Williams – The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 (Omnivore)
  50. Tokyo Police Club – Forcefield (Mom + Pop)
  51. Parkay Courts – Content Nausea (What’s Your Rupture?)
  52. tUnE-yArDs – Nikki Nack (4AD)
  53. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Wig Out at Jagbags (Matador)
  54. Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal (What’s Your Rupture?)
  55. Isaiah Rasha – Cilvia Demo (Top Dawg Entertainment)
  56. Eric Church – The Outsiders (EMI Nashville)
  57. Atmosphere – Southsiders (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  58. Hard Working Americans – Hard Working Americans (Melvin Records)
  59. The Pixies – EP2 (self-released)
  60. Skrillex – Recess (OWLSA) The Pixies – EP2 (self-released)
  61. Rosanne Cash – The River & The Thread (Blue Note)
  62. Neneh Cherry – Blank Project (Smalltown Supersound)
  63. Gucci Mane & Young Thug – Young Thugga mane La Flare (self-released)
  64. Burial – Rival Dealer (Hyperdub, 2013)
  65. Kool A.D. – Not O.K. (self-released, 2013)
  66. Royksopp & Robyn – Do It Again (Dog Triumph)

SINGLES: 

  1. “Girl In A Country Song” – Maddie & Tae
  2. “Teenage Wasteland” – Wussy
  3. “Do You” – Spoon
  4. “Just One of the Guys” – Jenny Lewis
  5. “Marry Me” – Jason Derulo
  6. “Platinum” – Miranda Lambert
  7. “Trumpets” – Jason Derulo
  8. “Quarterback” – Kira Isabella
  9. “Style” – Taylor Swift
  10. “True Trans Soul Rebel” – Against Me!
  1. ”Longer Than You’ve Been Alive” – The Old 97’s
  2. “Shit Shots Count” – Drive-By Truckers
  3. “Love Over Desire” – Withered Hand
  4. “Different Days” – The Men
  5. “Ice Princess” – Azealia Banks
  6. “Rent I Pay” – Spoon
  7. “Tomorrow” – The Roots
  8. “Digital Witness” – St. Vincent
  9. “Hurt You” – Babyface & Toni Braxton
  10. “Don’t You Think It’s Come Our Time” – Johnny Cash feat. June Carter
  1. “Bathroom Sink” – Miranda Lambert
  2. “Anaconda – Nicki Minaj
  3. “Go Away” – Weezer feat. Bethany Cosentino
  4. “They Are the Oakland A’s” – The Baseball Project
  5. “No Fucks” – Young Thug & Bloody Jay
  6. “Knocked Up” – Angeleena Presley
  7. “Shitsville” – Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
  8. “Give Me Back My Hometown” – Erich Church
  9. “Air Balloon” – Lily Allen
  10. “Lazaretto” – Jack White
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