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Top 20 Albums of 2014 So Far

Top 20 Albums of 2014 So Far

From Tune-Yards to Angel Olsen to Sun Kil Moon, here's the best LPs of 2014.

Standout Albums:
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Breadcrumb Trail

Lance Bangs' history of the mysterious Slint finally brings to light facts to illuminate the dark Spiderland.

Mistaken For Strangers

The National's unexpectedly out-there on-the-road documentary is an oddball portrait of sibling rivalry.

Spoon 'They Want My Soul'

Spoon's quietly-contrarian 8th album finds Britt Daniel and co sounding both brilliant and burdened.

Morrissey 'World Peace Is None of Your Business'

After penning his wildly-successful 'Autobiogaphy,' Morrissey returns to music-making armed with emboldened self-obsession.

Top 20 Albums of 2014 So Far

From Tune-Yards to Sun Kil Moon to Angel Olsen, here's the highlights of another awesome year in indie music.

Listmaking: the Top 20 Albums of 2014 So Far


Owen Pallett 'In Conflict'

'In Conflict' finds the Arcade Fire fiddler ditching concept-record fantasies for sentiment, songs, and sequencing stitched with conflict.

Album of the Week: Tune-Yards, Nikki Nack

Band: Tune-Yards Album: Nikki Nack Label: 4AD Release Date: May 6, 2014 On her third Tune-Yards LP, Merrill Garbus makes a masterwork out of dealing

Tune Yards 'Nikki Nack'

Tasked with following up 2011's Whokill, Merrill Garbus's third Tune-Yards LP is both more anthemic and more anxious.

Little Dragon Unveil New LP and Single, Play Letterman


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