The NBTMusicRadio’s Best Albums of 2014

Once again the internet and music mags were a buzz the whole year long about the supposed ‘death of the Album’ they tried to tell us that its only songs that we should care about and not the long-form art . and once again they couldn’t be more short sighted and just plain WRONG! so that said here we go : 150 totally amazing albums from artists all over the world and from every musical tribe conceivable  and of course, all played on the NBTMusicRadio

Albums 2014

150 Lucius – Wildwoman
149 Derek Zhao – Legends Of A Goddess (Original Ballet Soundtrack)
148 Highasakite – Silent Treatment
147 St Vincent -St Vincent
146 The Crookes – Soapbox
145 Ferni – After Burn
144 QUI – Life, Water, Living
143 The Capsules – The Long Goodbye
142 robotmonkeyarm (part two … cinema vomitif & the white mask of Doom!)
141 Liesa Norman – Vanity Project
140 Milagro Saints – Mighty Road Songs
139 Melanie Dekker – Distant Star
138 Glacial – We Are Serious and We Mean It
137 The Drip Effect – Dinosaw
136 Neneh Cherry – Blank Project
135 The Clouds are Ghosts – Fractures
134 Air for Effect – methylation Breeze
133 Spotlight Kid – Ten Thousand Hours
132 Seasurfer – Dive In
131 Nicki Kris – Dream Big

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130 SwampCandy – Midnight Creep / Noonday Stomp
129 Strange Anthem – EP Volume One
128 Blood Letters and Badmen – Blood Letters and Badmen 
127 Ralf Dee – Your Time Is Now
126 Perfume Genius too bright
125 Lightfoils – Hierarchy
124 Noelle Johnson – Beautiful Soul
123 Our Silk and Wheel Assembly Evil ~ Love ~ The
122 Elephant – Elephant
121 Charli xCx, ‘SUCKER
120 The Feel Bad Hit Of The Winter – The Feel Bad Hit Of The Winter
119 Adam Balbo – Demons
118 Jeff Larson – Close Circle
117 Lyla Foy – Mirrors The Sky
116 Interpol – El Pintor
115 The BHD – Nothing Is Colder Than You
114The Pretty Fragile – I Can Bite Harder Than You
113 Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
112 True North – True North
111 The Bug – Angels And Devils
110 Aaron Holm + Matthew Felton – Transitions Seattle

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109 Terry Davidson & the Gears – Sonic Soul Sessions
108 Steve Mednick – Nevermind the Rain
107 David Gergen – The Dreaming
106 Kelley Hunt – The Beautiful Bones
105 Static People – Weird Creatures
104 Jack White ‘Lazaretto’
103 Hanna Fearns – Sentimental Bones
102 Shannie – Blame It On The Moon
101 spike flynn – Rough Landing
100 Ekpyrotic – Symbols of Transformation
99 Jebediah Good Thrust – Monarch Butterfly: That’s High
98 Ani Difranco – Allergic To Water
97 Deborah Henriksson – Traces
96 Opera Chaotique – Bukowski
95 Jenai Huff – Grace and Elbow Grease
94 Trent Miller – Burnt Offerings
93 Caribou – Our Love
92 John Zippert – Full Circle
91 Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness
90 Mark Cashin & the Lil Hussy Cashology
89 Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
88 Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal
87 Genus Inkasso – Under Seals Broken By The Lean Solicitor
86 Worldview – Pop Philosophy
85 Annie Keating – Make Believing
84 Phil Gammage – Adventures In Blue Country
83 The Legendary Ten Seconds – Tant Le Desiree
82 Laura Rain And The Caesars – Closer

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81 Jim Wurster – Raw
80 Joan As Police Woman – The Classic
79 Achilles Wheel – Stones Two Sand
78 Ross Baker – Two Suns Were Visible In The Sky
77 Citizen Of The World – City of Million Lives
76 Scott Morrison – The Corner Shop
75 Aire Espiritu – Put Back Charlie
74 Anda Volley – Inside The Ghost Machine
73 Christian D And The Hangovers – Cut Loose and Live
72 Panophonic – Sounds Of Desolation
71 Jumine – Blue Dunes
70 Wild Axe – Pines
69 Karen O – Crush Songs
68 crash fasts – Superchroma
67 SPC ECO – The Art Of Pop
66 Martin Lorentzson – Together
65 Lia Ices – Ices
64 Kick Inside – The Field
63 Sarah Duet – The Mercy Tapes
62 Manilow – Cease and Desist
61 Wild Birds & Peacedrums – Rhythm

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60 Sky Ferreira – Nighttime My Time
59 The History Of Colour TV – When Shapes Of Split Blood Spelt Love
58 Rowan Stuart – Hidden Doors
57 Buford Pope – Sticks In The Throat
56 Azwel – From Now On
55 Stellarscope – The End Is Near, I’m Not Prepared
54 Nomadic Attic – Nomadic Attic
53 Gumshen – Progtronica
52 Mirel Wagner – When The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day
51 Banks – Goddess
50 A Small Glass Ghost – ∞
49 Anna Calvi – Strange Weather
48 Ernest Troost – O Love
47 Stoney Spring – Right On Heliotrope
46 The Ukiah Drag – In The Reaper’s Quarters
45 Beck – Morning Phase
44 Sylvan Esso – Sylvan Esso
43 Tweedy – Sukierae
42 africa south rhizomatiks vs Isadora dustmite junk – Warmachine – nomadology
41 My Brightest Diamond – This Is My Hand

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40 Juleah – entangled and entwined
39 Zola Jesus – Taiga
38 Wisdom / Waskid Beatz – The Gifted Ones
37 Betting on One – The Story So Far
36 Mr Kito – Where Are The Lizards?
35 Fire To The Stars – Keep You Safe
34 Kevin Nolan – Frederick and the Golden Dawn
33 Leah Capelle – Leah Capelle
32 Ade Hodges – The Horns Of sacred Animals Vol 1 ft Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt and others
31 Kyle Carey – Northstar
30 Norman Salant – Nebraska
29 birdeatsbaby – The Bullet Within
28 Sisyphus Sisyphus-
27 Kat Boelskov – Divided
26 Suzy Blu – Blu
25 Kate Carr – Dark Days
24 Hudson Arc – The Motive Of Hope
23 Tv On The Radio – Seeds
22 Conor Oberst – Upside Down Mountain
21 Die Heiterkeit – Monterey
20 Zeerox – Penshaw Woolies Eat Deer
19 Micropixie – The Good, the Beige & the Ugly
18 Trinity Ward – Reactor
17 Polar Dust – Into The Burning Water
16 EMA – The Future’s Void
15 Galleons – Cloud Physics
14 Radioactive X Girlfriend – Any Other Way
13 Kras and Bijvoet – Berlin Recordings
12 Alt J – This Is All Yours
11 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
10 Andrew Kay – One For The Road
9 Young Fathers – Dead
8 Jonathan Segel – Shine Out
7 Charlee Remitz – These Veins
6 FKA Twigs – LP1
5 The Known – Ornithology
4 Warpaint – Warpaint
3 Sid Griffin – The Trick Is To Breathe
2 Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
1 Gary Herselman and Die Lemme – Rigtinbefok

 

 

 

 

 

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