The Highest Rated Albums of 2014


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1. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

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St. Vincent - St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
88
23 reviews

2. Swans - To Be Kind

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Swans - To Be Kind
May 13, 2014
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
88
22 reviews

3. Aphex Twin - Syro

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Aphex Twin - Syro
September 23, 2014
IDM
Critic Score
87
21 reviews

4. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

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The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
March 18, 2014
Folk Rock
Critic Score
87
22 reviews

5. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

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Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
May 27, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

6. FKA Twigs - LP1

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FKA Twigs - LP1
August 12, 2014
R&B
Critic Score
86
24 reviews

7. Perfume Genius - Too Bright

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Perfume Genius - Too Bright
September 23, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
86
21 reviews

8. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2

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Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
October 28, 2014
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

9. Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy

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Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy
November 11, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

10. Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

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Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge
September 29, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

11. Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

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Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica
November 11, 2014
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

12. Wild Beasts - Present Tense

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Wild Beasts - Present Tense
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
85
17 reviews

13. Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

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Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
October 7, 2014
Electronic
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

14. Sun Kil Moon - Benji

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Sun Kil Moon - Benji
February 11, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
84
18 reviews

15. Shellac - Dude Incredible

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Shellac - Dude Incredible
September 16, 2014
Noise Rock
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

16. Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden

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Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden
August 19, 2014
Doom Metal
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

17. Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers

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Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers
November 18, 2014
Electronic
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

18. Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls

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Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls
September 8, 2014
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

19. Gazelle Twin - UNFLESH

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Gazelle Twin - UNFLESH
September 22, 2014
Electropop
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

20. Grouper - Ruins

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Grouper - Ruins
October 31, 2014
Ambient
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

21. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever

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East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
January 13, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
13 reviews

22. Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice

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Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice
August 19, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

23. Clark - Clark

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Clark - Clark
November 3, 2014
IDM
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

24. Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused

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Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused
October 21, 2014
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
82
19 reviews

25. Hookworms - The Hum

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Hookworms - The Hum
November 10, 2014
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
82
12 reviews



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