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1. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

St. Vincent - St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
22 reviews

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2. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
March 18, 2014
Folk Rock
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
20 reviews

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3. Sun Kil Moon - Benji

Sun Kil Moon - Benji
February 11, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
17 reviews

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4. Wild Beasts - Present Tense

Wild Beasts - Present Tense
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
17 reviews

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5. Protomartyr - Under Color of Official Right

Protomartyr - Under Color of Official Right
April 8, 2014
Post-Punk
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
6 reviews

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6. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days

Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
April 1, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
14 reviews

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7. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness

Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness
February 18, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
20 reviews

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8. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever

East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
January 13, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
12 reviews

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9. Neneh Cherry - Blank Project

Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
19 reviews

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10. Todd Terje - It's Album Time

Todd Terje - It's Album Time
April 8, 2014
Nu-Disco
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
16 reviews

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11. Laura Cantrell - No Way There From Here

Laura Cantrell - No Way There From Here
January 28, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
4 reviews

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12. Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else

Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else
April 1, 2014
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
18 reviews

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13. Future Islands - Singles

Future Islands - Singles
March 25, 2014
Synthpop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
16 reviews

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14. Woods of Desolation - As the Stars

Woods of Desolation - As the Stars
February 14, 2014
Black Metal
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
4 reviews

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15. Carla Bozulich - Boy

Carla Bozulich - Boy
March 3, 2014
Slowcore
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
9 reviews

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16. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
March 18, 2014
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
12 reviews

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17. Moodymann - Moodymann

Moodymann - Moodymann
January 20, 2014
Deep House
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
4 reviews

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18. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
January 21, 2014
Punk Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
13 reviews

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19. Tinariwen - Emmaar

Tinariwen - Emmaar
February 10, 2014
World
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
8 reviews

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20. EMA - The Future's Void

EMA - The Future's Void
April 8, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
16 reviews

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21. Perfect Pussy - Say Yes to Love

Perfect Pussy - Say Yes to Love
March 18, 2014
Noise Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
18 reviews

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22. Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains - Piano Ombre

Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains - Piano Ombre
March 17, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
7 reviews

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23. Behemoth - The Satanist

Behemoth - The Satanist
February 3, 2014
Death Metal
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
6 reviews

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24. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra - Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra - Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything
January 21, 2014
Post-Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
19 reviews

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25. HTRK - Psychic 9-5 Club

HTRK - Psychic 9-5 Club
March 31, 2014
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
5 reviews

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