2014 Music Picks: The Best

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Thank you for joining my review of musical highlights from A.D. 2014. As ever, some spectacular sounds made their way to my ears last year, and I obsessed over a handful of exceptional artists.

I’m sure I’ve left some off, either by accident or by decree, but I do hope you enjoy perusing the list nonetheless.

BEST ALBUMS


death blues
Death Blues
Ensemble
(Rhythmplex)

deepchord
Deepchord
Lanterns
(Astral Industries)

ultraviolence
Lana Del Rey
Ultraviolence
(Interscope)

aquaplano
Donato Dozzy & Nuel
The Aquaplano Sessions
(Spectrum Spools)

under the skin
Mica Levi
Under the Skin OST
(Milan)

Mehliana
Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana
Mehliana: Taming the Dragon
(Nonesuch)

no inc
No. Inc.
Early Reflections
(No.)

SETI
S.E.T.I.
Final Trajectory
(Loki/Power and Steel)

shaded explorer
Shaded Explorer
Between the Blue
(Silent Season)

tinashe
Tinashe
Aquarius
(RCA)

tobias
Tobias.
A Series of Shocks
(Ostgut Ton)

wrangler
Wrangler
LA Spark
(MemeTune)

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