2014 Music Links

By martin p | 2014 music lists / information - A selective guide compiled by DJ Martian.

Holy Ghost!: “Crime Cutz (Eli Escobar Remix)”

While the funky disco jam “Crime Cutz”, the title track from Holy Ghost!’s upcoming four-track EP, is still on repeat mode on our car stereo, the …

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MS Awards 2014 - Staff Picks!!

Finally the end of the 2014 Metal Storm Awards! <a href="/pub/article.php?article_id=1609>Read more...</a>

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2014 Results

2014<p>Below you will find an evaluation of the 2014 poll results.<p>As always we have a number of great prizes to be raffled amongst those who submitted …

NEWS: 2015 Echo-Jazz (Germany) Nominations announced

<i>The nominations have just been announced for Germany's main jazz awards of the year, the Echo Jazz Prizes, organised by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie</i> …

TMO’s Best Albums of 2014

You’ve waited with bated breath for 12 months (and a bit), but the moment of reckoning is finally here. Voted on by the one and only Brotherhood of …

23 albums up for European Independent Album of the Year Award | Impala

Brussels, 29th January 2015<p>With 2014 an exceptional year for independent music, IMPALA has now revealed its shortlist of nominees for the fifth …

Rant: Best Albums of 2014

Not a great year for the old Album of the Year favourites in general, but some veterans are still going strong.

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Top 20 Albums of 2014

<b>Mend</b>: <i>Vanishing Point</i><br>AlphaBasic Records<br>Released 2014-03-03<br>Seldom does a band’s debut album impress so much, but the Chicago duo of Kassi Cork and Max …

Top 10 EPs of 2014

<b>More Machine Than Man</b>: <i>Something Ventured, Nothing Gained</i><br>Nilaihah Records<br>Released 2014-09-18<br>Having successfully returned after a nine year period of …

Entertainment

Top 30 Progressive Metal Albums 2014

<b>Welcome</b><p>As the DPRP Prog Rock Radio Show passed into its seventh year, our listenership continued to grow and I got to hear more music, from more …

The Top 50 Albums of 2014

I found it hard to keep up with the music in 2014. It was a busy year, to say the least. I defended my dissertation in January, signed four book …

Intravenous Magazine's Best Of 2014

It's time for the obligatory retrospective look at what got us all hot under the collar last year. We're coming in a little later than most …

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STINKWEEDS BEST OF 2014 - Stinkweeds

<b>KIMBER LANNING</b><br>Pains of Being Pure at Heart – ‘<i>Days of Abandon</i>‘ (Yebo Music)<br>Lonesome Shack – ‘<i>More Primitive</i>‘ (Alive Records)<br>Gardens and Villa – …

Users’ Best of 2014: EPs

10. Cult Leader – <i>Nothing For Us Here</i>Official Site // Spotify // FacebookSkin Crawler<b>Stream: ‘Skin Crawler’ (2:52)</b>What happens when your lead singer …

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Pazz + Jop 2014 Tabulation Notes: The Benefits of Effort and Luck

Pazz & Jop's last word on 2014 benefits from two things: effort and luck.<p>The one the <i>Voice</i> can definitely take credit for is the recruiting initiative …

Pazz & Jop 2014: The Comments

<b>Here's a selection of the best comments we received from music writers who voted in this year's Pazz & Jop music poll.</b> <i>Thank you</i> to all of our music …

The Village Voice's 44th Pazz & Jop Music Critics' Poll

David Bowie’s <i>Black Star</i> placing atop the Pazz & Jop album list breaks a run of black stars taking the album prize, a four-year streak that went: …

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2014 – 10 songs stuck on repeat

As always, 2014 brought in a new range of songs that you just can’t get enough of. The second half of the year was particularly fruitful and as this …

2014, That was the Year, that was…

So, 2014, All over now, the fireworks have faded, the beer has been drunk and it’s back to work for all of us, as 2015 starts.<p>Last year I reviewed …

The 10 best albums we missed in 2014

<b>Despite what some of you might think, we’re only human here at FACT HQ.</b><p>That means even with the heroic amount of music we’re force-fed week in and …

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Alternative Top 40 - Winter 2015 - God Is In The TV

The Alternative Top 40 is a regular music chart shared across multiple music blogs, and a great way of discovering music you might not have heard …

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Poland's 10 Best Records Of 2014: An introduction to the country's

Feature · 6:00 a.m. · January 12, 2015<p>Poland's 10 Best Records Of 2014<p>An introduction to the country's electronic, indie, and experimental scenes<p>Is …

A look back at the best releases of ’14

Just about everyone with an opinion and some sort of platform releases a list this time of year, so here’s my “best-of” for 2014. Hey, I put an …

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Preview: Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards 2015

<b>When:</b> 17th January <b><br>Where:</b> Koko, London <b><br>Tickets</b>: £35 plus booking fee (2nd release)<p>One of the much anticipated events of the year for music lovers and …

Entertainment

Top 10 Bandcamp Metal Releases of 2014

Written by Kevin Page.<p>We all love year end lists, right? Well, here's 10 pieces of music you should own in your Bandcamp collection. Let us know your …

A Personal Miscellany » Blog Archive » 2014 – a year in listening

2014 – a year in listening<p>2014 was the year I made the unplanned, and surprising even to myself, decision to listen predominantly to music made by …

Can you predict the Choice Music Prize shortlist?

These are the 10 Irish albums from 2014 which have tickled the fancy of the Choice Music Prize judges – or are they?<p>Jim Carroll<p>jimcarroll<p>Tue, Jan 6, …