2014 Music Journal

The Best of 2014:
1. Katie Herzig – Walk Through Walls A-
2. Umphrey’s McGee – Similar Skin A-
3. My Brightest Diamond – This Is My Hand A-
4. Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil – Goliath A-
5. The Last Bison – VA B+
6. Anberlin – Lowborn B+
7. Nickel Creek – A Dotted Line B+
8. Band of Skulls – Himalayan B+
9. Martel – Impersonator B+
10. Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways B+

Honorable Mention:
11. The Secret Sisters – Put Your Needle Down B
12. Kye Kye – Fantasize B
13. Broken Bells – After the Disco B
14. Weird Al Yankovic – Mandatory Fun B
15. Kimbra – The Golden Echo B
16. Elbow – The Take Off and Landing of Everything B
17. Brooke Fraser – Brutal Romantic B
18. Lost in the Trees – Past Life B
19. OK Go – Hungry Ghosts B
20. U2 – Songs of Innocence B

The Rest:
Copeland – Ixora B
Crowder – Neon Steeple B
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers B
Ghost Beach – Blonde B
Sylvan Esso – Sylvan Esso B
Circa Survive – Descensus B
Ed Sheeran – x B
TV on the Radio – Seeds B-
Linkin Park – The Hunting Party B-
Kina Grannis – Elements B-
Coldplay – Ghost Stories B-
Switchfoot – Fading West B-
Lights – Little Machines B-
Parker Millsap – Parker Millsap B-
Merriment – Sway B-
The Honey Trees – Bright Fire B-
Chatham County Line – Tightrope B-
Young Oceans – I Must Find You B-
Sean Watkins – All I Do Is Lie B-
Jimi Goodwin – Odludek B-
Alt-J – This Is All Yours C+
Jennifer Knapp – Set Me Free C+
Matisyahu – Akeda C+
Sia – 1000 Forms of Fear C+
Noosa – Wonderland C+
Neulore – Animal Evolve C+
Roseanne Cash – The River and the Thread C+
St. Vincent – St. Vincent C+
The Farewell Drifters – Tomorrow Forever C

Dishonorable Mention:
Jenny Lewis – The Voyager C-
Andrew Bird – Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of… C-
Lykke Li – I Never Learn C-
Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes D+
Jason Mraz – YES! D

Don’t Get It, So I Can’t Rate It:
Aphex Twin – Syro
Joe Henry – Invisible Hour

Compilations/EPs/Singles/Re-releases:
Jars of Clay – 20 A-
Sucr̩ РLoner EP A-
House of Heroes – Smoke EP B+
Sleeping at Last – Atlas: Oceans EP B+
P.O.D. – SoCal Sessions B+
Wilco – What’s Your 20? B+
Switchfoot – The Edge of the Earth EP B
The Reign of Kindo – Play B
Owl City – Ultraviolet EP B
Andrew Peterson – After All These Years B-
The Digital Age – Rehearsals, Vol. 2 B-
House of Heroes – Hark, the House of Heroes Sing B-
Sleeping at Last – Covers , Vol. 1 EP C+
Sleeping at Last – Atlas: Land EP C+

Last Update: 3/1/16

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