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2014 album reviews
Scroll down and you will find the list of all 2014 album reviews published so far. New reviews are marked with .
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A Sunny Day in Glasgow Sea When Absent (Lefse) dream-pop 5/10
Fatima Al Qadiri Asiatisch (Hyperdub) electronica 6/10
Damon Albarn Everyday Robots (Parlophone) songwriter 4/10
Alcest Shelter (Prophecy Productions) blackgaze 5/10
Algorithm Octopus4 (label) dance 6/10
Alvvays Alvvays (self) power-pop 6/10
Oren Ambarchi Quixotism (Mego) avant 5/10
Amen Dunes Love (Sacred Bones) songwriter 6/10
Tori Amos Unrepentant Geraldines (Mercury) songwriter 6/10
Antlers Familiars (Anti) pop-jazz 5/10
Aphex Twin Syro (Warp) electronica 7/10
Arca Xen (Mute) dance 7/10
Badbadnotgood III (Innovative Leisure) jazz-hop 6/10
Jonathan Badger Verse (Cuneiform) prog-rock 7/10
Azealia Banks Broke with Expensive Taste (Prospect Park) rap 6/10
Peter Batchelor Kaleidoscope (Pogus) noise 7/10
Beck Morning Phase (Capitol) songwriter 4/10
Behemoth The Satanist (Nuclear Blast) death-metal 6/10
Bing & Ruth Tomorrow Was The Golden Age (RVNG) ambient 6/10
Bitchin Bajas Bitchin Bajas (Drag City) electronica 5/10
Black Dirt Oak Wawayanda Patent (MIE) roots-rock 7/10
Black to Comm Black To Comm (Type) noise 6/10
Blackie Imagine Yourself In A Free And Natural World (self) hip-hop 7.5/10
Dean Blunt Black Metal (Rough Trade) songwriter 6/10
Broken Bells After the Disco (Columbia) pop 4/10
Bent Knee Shiny Eyed Babies (Bent Knee) post-rock 7/10
Black Rain Dark Pool (Blackest Ever Black) electronica 5/10
Blut Aus Nord Memoria Vetusta III - Saturnian Poetry (2014), a (Debemur Morti) black metal 6/10
Bohren & der Club of Gore Piano Nights (PIAS) noir-jazz 5/10
Bongripper Miserable (Great Barrier) doom 6/10
Botanist VI - Flora (Flenser) doom 6/10
Carla Bozulich Boy (Constellation) songwriter 6/10
Camera Remember I Was Carbon Dioxide (Bureau B) post-rock 5/10
Caribou Our Love (City Slang) dance 5/10
Julian Casablancas Tyranny (Cult) songwriter 5/10
Laura Luna Castillo Isolarios (Baba Vanga) ambient 6/10
The Cellar and the Point Ambit (Cuneiform) prog-rock 6/10
Neneh Cherry Blank Project (Smalltown Supersound) pop 5/10
Chief Keef Back From the Dead 2 (self) Trap 7/10
Circle Leviatan (Full Contact) alt-rock 6/10
Clipping CLPPNG (SubPop) rap 6/10
Cloud Nothings Here and Nowhere Else (Carpark) punk-pop 6/10
Colour Haze To The Highest Gods We Know (Elektrohasch) stoner 5/10
Frankie Cosmos Zentropy (Double Double Whammy) songwriter 7/10
Alvin Curran Shofar Rags (Tzadik) avantgarde 7/10
Current 93 I Am the Last of All the Field That Fell (Spheres) alt-pop 5/10
D'Angelo Black Messiah (RCA) soul 6/10
Datashock Keine Oase in Sicht (Dekorder) psych-rock 6/10
Richard Dawson Nothing Important (Weird World) songwriter 7/10
Death Grips Niggas on the Moon (Harvest) hip-hop 5/10
Deep Listening Band Dunrobin Sonic Gems (Deep Listening) drones 6/10
Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence (Interscope) songwriter 7/10
Vladislav Delay Visa (Ripatti) glitch 6/10
Demdike Stare Test Pressings (Modern Love) ambient dub 6/10
Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura Interpenetrating Dimensional Express (Golden Lab) acid-rock 7/10
DJ Rozwell None of This Is Real (self) hip-hop 7.5/10
Djam Karet Regenerator 3017 (HC) prog-rock 5/10
Paul Dolden Who Has the Biggest Sound? (Starkland) collage 6/10
Nicole Dollanganger Observatory Mansions (self) songwriter 6.5/10
Dope Body Lifer (Drag City) noise-rock 5/10
Toby Driver Ichneumonidae (Ice Level) songwriter 6/10
Earth Primitive And Deadly (Southern Lord) doom 6/10
Einsturzende Neubauten Lament (Mute) pop 5/10
Endon MAMA (Daymare) noise 7/10
Brian Eno Someday World (Warp) pop 4/10
Brian Eno High Life (Warp) techno 5/10
Christian Fennesz Becs (Mego) ambient 6/10
FKA Twigs LP1 (Young Turks) pop 5/10
Fluisteraars Dromers (Eisenwald Tonschmiede) black metal 6.5/10
Flying Lotus You're Dead (Warp) hip-hop 5/10
Foxygen And Star Power (2014) (Jagjaguwar) pop 4/10
Ben Frost Aurora (Mute) industrial 5/10
Fucked Up Glass Boys (Matador) post-hardcore 5/10
Future Islands Singles (4AD) synth-pop 5/10
Goat Commune (Rocket) psych-rock 6/10
Godflesh A World Lit Only By Fire (Avalanche) metal 5/10
Good Willsmith Aquarium Guru Shares The SecretTactic (Baked Tapes) collage 5/10
Good Willsmith The Honeymoon Workbook (Umor Rex) collage 6/10
Grouper Ruins (Kranky) songwriter 5/10
Guardian Alien Spiritual Emergency (Thrill Jockey) post-rock 7/10
Guided by Voices Cool Planet (Guided by Voices) alt-pop 4/10
Guided by Voices Motivational Jumpsuit (Guided by Voices) alt-pop 3/10
Steve Gunn Way Out Weather songwriter 6/10
Happy Family Minimal Gods (Cuneiform) prog-rock 6/10
Aldous Harding Aldous Harding (Flying Nun) songwriter 6/10
Have A Nice Life The Unnatural World (Enemies List) goth-rock 5/10
Robin Hayward Nouveau Saxhorn Nouveau Basse (Pogus) drones 7/10
High Mountain Tempel Gnosis (Lotushouse) psych 5/10
Horse Lords Hidden Cities (NNA Tapes) post-rock 6/10
Horseback Piedmont Apocrypha (Three Lobed) ambient 7/10
How to Dress Well What Is This Heart? (Weird World) pop 5/10
Jenny Hval & Susanna Meshes of Voice (Susanna Sonata) songwriter 6/10
Ice Age Plowing Into the Field of Love (Matador) roots-rock 4/10
Idylls Prayer For Terrene (Tapes Of A Neon God) metalcore 7/10
Iglooghost Treetunnels (Error Broadcast) post-hop 5/10
Jute Gyte Vast Chains (Jeshimoth) black-metal 5/10
Jute Gyte Ressentiment (Jeshimoth) black-metal 7/10
Kairon; IRSE! Ujubasajuba (Svart) post-rock 6/10
Kayo Dot Coffins on Io (Flenser) post-rock 5/10
King Gizzard and the Lizzard Wizard I'm In Your Mind Fuzz (Flightless) garage 6/10
Mark Lanegan Phantom Radio (Heavenly) songwriter 6/10
Jenny Lewis The Voyager (Warner) country-rock 4/10
Klara Lewis Ett (Editions Mergo) glitch 6/10
Liars Mess (Mute) industrial 4/10
Annea Lockwood Ground Of Being (Recital) noise 5/10
Los Random Pidanoma (Las Tias) prog-metal 7/10
Madlib & Gibbs Pinata (Madlib Invazion) hip hop 5/10
Peder Mannerfelt Lines Describing Circles (Digitalis) dance 7/10
Mare Cognitum Phobos Monolith (I Voidhanger) black metal 6/10
Mats/Morgan Band Schack Tati (Cuneiform) prog-rock 5/10
Mitski Bury Me at Makeout Creek (Dead Oceans) songwriter 7/10
Kevin Morby Still Life (Woodsist) songwriter 5/10
Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin (Merge) songwriter 5/10
Murmur Murmur (Season of Mist) prog-metal 6/10
Marissa Nadler July (Sacred Bones) songwriter 4/10
Khun Narin Electric Phin Band (Innovative Leisure) psych 7/10
The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers (Matador) pop 5/10
Nmesh Dream Sequinsr (Amdiscs) vaporwave 6/10
Tara Jane O'Neil Where Shine New Lights (Kranky) songwriter 6/10
Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire For No Witness (Jagjaguwar) songwriter 6/10
Ono Diegesis (Moniker) prog-rock 6/10
Ora Iso Bathcat (Ba Da Bing) noise-rock 7/10
Bill Orcutt Solo Acoustic Volume Ten (Vin du Select Qualitite) guitar 7/10
Origami Arktika Absolut Gehor (Silber) free folk 5/10
Anderson Paak Venice (Steel Wool) rap 6/10
Pallbearer Foundations Of Burden (Profound Lore Records) doom 5/10
Owen Pallett In Conflict (Domino) songwriter 5/10
Parquet Courts Sunbathing Animal (What's Your Rupture) punk-rock 5/10
Theo Parrish American Intelligence (Sound Signature) house 6/10
People like You This is what you Learned (2014) (Broken World) post-rock 6/10
Perfume Genius Too Bright (Matador) songwriter 7/10
Linda Perhacs The Soul of All Natural Things (Asthmatic Kitty) folksinger 5/10
Peruvian Sleep I Thought I Had It All Together (self) psych-rock 5/10
Peruvian Sleep All My Friends Eat Cereal in the Parking Lot (self) psych-rock 6/10
Peruvian Sleep I'll Tell You Later (self) psych-rock 7/10
Peruvian Sleep Folk (self) psych-rock 6/10
Pharmakon Bestial Burden (Sacred Bones) industrial 6/10
Dave Phillips Homo Animalis (Schimpfluch) noise 6/10
Richard Pinhas Welcome In The Void (Cuneiform) prog-rock 6/10
Ariel Pink Pom Pom (4AD) songwriter 5/10
Puce Mary Persona (Posh Isolation) electronics 6/10
Pye Corner Audio Black Mill Tapes Volumes 1-4 (Type) electronica 7/10
Pyrrhon The Mother of Virtues (Relapse) death 8/10
Real Estate Atlas (Domino) folk-rock 5/10
Graham Repulski Success Racist (Shorter) songwriter 6/10
Roll The Dice Until Silence (Leaf) electronica 6/10
Run the Jewels Run The Jewels 2 (Mass Appeal) hip hop 6/10
Dylan Ryan Circa (Cuneiform) prog-rock 6/10
Sd Laika That's Harakiri (Tri Angle) alt-dance 6/10
Secluded Bronte Secluded in Jersey City (Pogus) noise 7/10
Shabazz Palaces Lese Majesty (Subpop) hip-hop 5/10
Sam Shalabi Music for Arabs (Constellation) post-rock 5/10
Shellac Dude Incredible (Touch And Go) post-rock 4/10
Shit & Shine Powder Horn (Diagonal) dance 5/10
Slicnaton Autoscopy (Silber) ambient 5/10
Sonar Static Motion (Cuneiform) prog-rock 6/10
Spectral Lore III (I Voidhanger) black metal 7/10
Spoon They Want My Soul (Loma Vista) pop 5/10
St Vincent St Vincent (Loma Vista) songwriter 7/10
Andy Stott Faith in Strangers (Modern Love) dance 6/10
Sun Kil Moon Benji (Caldo Verde) songwriter 6/10
Swans To Be Kind (Young God) alt-rock 6/10
Sylvan Esso Sylvan Esso (Partisan) synth-pop 7.5/10
Taurus No/Thing (Taurus) metal 6/10
Tegh Night Scenes (Inner Ocean) ambient 6/10
Todd Terje It's Album Time (Olsen) house 5/10
Thaiboy Digital Tiger (mixtape) emo-rap 7/10
Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything (Constellation) post-rock 6/10
Thorn1 The Light of Random Star (Silber) alter 5/10
Thou Heathen (Gilead Media) doom 7/10
tUnE-yArDs Nikki Nack (4AD) pop 6/10
Yann Tiersen Infinity (Mute) ambient 5/10
Typhonian Highlife HR Giger's Studiolo (self) electronic 7/10
Sharon Van Etten Are We There (Jagjaguwar) songwriter 6/10
Christina Vantzou No 2 (Kranky) ambient 6/10
VHS Head Persistence Of Vision (Skam) collage 4/10
Anna Von Hausswolff Kallan - Prototype (Touch) songwriter 5/10
Scott Walker & Sunn O Soused (4AD) songwriter 5/10
The War On Drugs Lost in the Dream (Secretly Canadian) roots-rock 6/10
Weyes Blood The Innocents (Mexican Summer) freak folk 5/10
White Lung Deep Fantasy (Domino) hardcore 6/10
White Suns Totem (Flenser) noise-rock 7.5/10
Lucinda Williams Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (Highway 20) songwriter 6/10
Won James Won Red Wedming (RAIG) collage 6/10
Woven Hand Refractory Obdurate (Deathwish) roots-rock 5/10
Xiu Xiu Angel Guts - Red Classroom (Juno) alt-rock 5/10
Your Old Droog Your Old Droog (Chopped Herring) hip-hop 6/10
Zammuto Anchor (Temporary Residence) songwriter 6/10

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