AOTY 2018

2014 Indie Rock Album Releases

2014
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Type
EP (5)
LP (121)
Genre
Ambient (49)
Art Pop (76)
Country (36)
Folk (107)
Hip Hop (189)
House (53)
Indie Pop (106)
Indie Rock (132)
Metal (117)
Pop (135)
Punk (47)
R&B (66)
Rock (422)
Techno (29)
Feb 25
St. Vincent - St. Vincent
St. Vincent
St. Vincent
87
critic score
(36)
83
user score
(951)
Mar 18
The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
The War on Drugs
Lost in the Dream
85
critic score
(33)
84
user score
(837)
Apr 1
Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else
Cloud Nothings
Here and Nowhere Else
81
critic score
(27)
80
user score
(374)
Mar 4
Real Estate - Atlas
Real Estate
Atlas
75
critic score
(31)
78
user score
(349)
Aug 5
Spoon - They Want My Soul
Spoon
They Want My Soul
79
critic score
(32)
81
user score
(327)
Jan 21
Warpaint - Warpaint
Warpaint
Warpaint
75
critic score
(34)
75
user score
(235)
Sep 9
Interpol - El Pintor
Interpol
El Pintor
75
critic score
(29)
74
user score
(233)
Jun 3
Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal
Parquet Courts
Sunbathing Animal
77
critic score
(30)
77
user score
(220)
Apr 29
Ought - More Than Any Other Day
Ought
More Than Any Other Day
80
critic score
(11)
80
user score
(212)
Feb 3
Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
Bombay Bicycle Club
So Long, See You Tomorrow
74
critic score
(22)
72
user score
(152)
Apr 8
EMA - The Future's Void
EMA
The Future's Void
81
critic score
(24)
75
user score
(131)
Sep 19
Hozier - Hozier
Hozier
Hozier
80
critic score
(13)
79
user score
(120)
Nov 18
TV on the Radio - Seeds
TV on the Radio
Seeds
77
critic score
(29)
74
user score
(120)
Aug 26
Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE
Cymbals Eat Guitars
LOSE
78
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(109)
Oct 7
Ex Hex - Rips
Ex Hex
Rips
81
critic score
(13)
77
user score
(103)
Oct 28
The Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
The Twilight Sad
Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
81
critic score
(18)
80
user score
(102)
Mar 3
The Men - Tomorrow's Hits
The Men
Tomorrow's Hits
74
critic score
(23)
73
user score
(94)
Jun 23
Strand of Oaks - Heal
Strand of Oaks
Heal
77
critic score
(14)
79
user score
(88)
Nov 11
Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
Mitski
Bury Me at Makeout Creek
74
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(85)
Jul 29
Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
Jenny Lewis
The Voyager
73
critic score
(28)
73
user score
(82)
Aug 26
The New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers
The New Pornographers
Brill Bruisers
78
critic score
(28)
74
user score
(81)
Sep 29
Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge
Jamie T
Carry On The Grudge
80
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(76)
Sep 15
Catfish & The Bottlemen - The Balcony
Catfish & The Bottlemen
The Balcony
54
critic score
(6)
64
user score
(69)
Jan 7
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Wig Out at Jagbags
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Wig Out at Jagbags
73
critic score
(30)
69
user score
(67)
Nov 11
Parkay Quarts - Content Nausea
Parkay Quarts
Content Nausea
75
critic score
(17)
76
user score
(56)
Aug 26
Merchandise - After the End
Merchandise
After the End
73
critic score
(20)
73
user score
(52)
Sep 8
The Kooks - Listen
The Kooks
Listen
54
critic score
(10)
61
user score
(52)
Sep 30
Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien
Gerard Way
Hesitant Alien
72
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(50)
Feb 11
Cheatahs - Cheatahs
Cheatahs
Cheatahs
74
critic score
(15)
76
user score
(47)
Mar 31
Kaiser Chiefs - Education, Education, Education & War
Kaiser Chiefs
Education, Education, Education & War
50
critic score
(14)
59
user score
(47)
Jan 21
Young the Giant - Mind Over Matter
Young the Giant
Mind Over Matter
64
critic score
(5)
68
user score
(41)
Jan 14
Blank Realm - Grassed Inn
Blank Realm
Grassed Inn
73
critic score
(9)
73
user score
(38)
Mar 18
Kevin Drew - Darlings
Kevin Drew
Darlings
70
critic score
(16)
74
user score
(38)
Jan 28
Hospitality - Trouble
Hospitality
Trouble
68
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(36)
May 20
American Football - American Football [Deluxe Edition]
American Football
American Football [Deluxe Edition]
91
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(36)
Nov 4
Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita
Deerhoof
La Isla Bonita
73
critic score
(23)
74
user score
(34)
Jul 22
The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi
The Raveonettes
Pe'ahi
72
critic score
(14)
74
user score
(33)
Mar 25
The Hold Steady - Teeth Dreams
The Hold Steady
Teeth Dreams
69
critic score
(22)
66
user score
(31)
Apr 1
Manchester Orchestra - Cope
Manchester Orchestra
Cope
68
critic score
(9)
62
user score
(31)
Aug 26
J Mascis - Tied to a Star
J Mascis
Tied to a Star
75
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(31)
Sep 2
Banda do Mar - Banda do Mar
Banda do Mar
Banda do Mar
77
user score
(29)
Mar 3
Blood Red Shoes - Blood Red Shoes
Blood Red Shoes
Blood Red Shoes
67
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(28)
Mar 3
Posse - Soft Opening
Posse
Soft Opening
79
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(25)
Apr 29
Chad VanGaalen - Shrink Dust
Chad VanGaalen
Shrink Dust
74
critic score
(14)
70
user score
(24)
Jan 28
Quilt - Held In Splendor
Quilt
Held In Splendor
72
critic score
(11)
74
user score
(23)
Mar 25
Tokyo Police Club - Forcefield
Tokyo Police Club
Forcefield
65
critic score
(18)
64
user score
(23)
Mar 24
Owls - Two
Owls
Two
75
critic score
(12)
64
user score
(22)
Feb 11
Speedy Ortiz - Real Hair
Speedy Ortiz
Real Hair
76
critic score
(9)
73
user score
(21)
Feb 3
Breton - War Room Stories
Breton
War Room Stories
71
critic score
(9)
65
user score
(19)
Jun 3
Tigers Jaw - Charmer
Tigers Jaw
Charmer
70
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(18)
Oct 21
Cold War Kids - Hold My Home
Cold War Kids
Hold My Home
64
critic score
(12)
56
user score
(18)
Feb 17
The Jezabels - The Brink
The Jezabels
The Brink
59
critic score
(7)
67
user score
(17)
Oct 6
Johnny Marr - Playland
Johnny Marr
Playland
64
critic score
(17)
70
user score
(16)
Oct 20
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - IX
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
IX
68
critic score
(14)
75
user score
(15)
Mar 4
Ava Luna - Electric Balloon
Ava Luna
Electric Balloon
65
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(14)
May 6
PAWS - Youth Culture Forever
PAWS
Youth Culture Forever
73
critic score
(11)
70
user score
(14)
Jul 8
Braid - No Coast
Braid
No Coast
72
critic score
(14)
71
user score
(14)
Sep 9
Delta Spirit - Into the Wide
Delta Spirit
Into the Wide
78
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(14)
Feb 17
Guided By Voices - Motivational Jumpsuit
Guided By Voices
Motivational Jumpsuit
72
critic score
(13)
60
user score
(13)
Mar 10
Johnny Foreigner - You Can Do Better
Johnny Foreigner
You Can Do Better
70
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(13)
Oct 6
We Were Promised Jetpacks - Unravelling
We Were Promised Jetpacks
Unravelling
75
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(13)
Mar 4
We Are Scientists - TV En Français
We Are Scientists
TV En Français
58
critic score
(8)
66
user score
(12)
Jun 2
The Phantom Band - Strange Friend
The Phantom Band
Strange Friend
78
critic score
(12)
80
user score
(12)
Jan 14
Cherry Glazerr - Haxel Princess
Cherry Glazerr
Haxel Princess
64
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(11)
Feb 3
Augustines - Augustines
Augustines
Augustines
69
critic score
(6)
58
user score
(11)
Jun 2
Teleman - Breakfast
Teleman
Breakfast
73
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(11)
Jun 17
The Front Bottoms - Rose
The Front Bottoms
Rose
70
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(11)
Aug 4
Owl John - Owl John
Owl John
Owl John
76
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(11)
Aug 11
Childhood - Lacuna
Childhood
Lacuna
71
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(11)
Sep 30
The Rural Alberta Advantage - Mended With Gold
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Mended With Gold
68
critic score
(9)
78
user score
(11)
Oct 28
Ultimate Painting - Ultimate Painting
Ultimate Painting
Ultimate Painting
74
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(11)
Apr 17
Gang of Youths - The Positions
Gang of Youths
The Positions
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(10)
Jun 10
The Fresh & Onlys - House of Spirits
The Fresh & Onlys
House of Spirits
61
critic score
(14)
62
user score
(10)
Jun 16
Happyness - Weird Little Birthday
Happyness
Weird Little Birthday
73
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(10)
Sep 16
She Keeps Bees - Eight Houses
She Keeps Bees
Eight Houses
78
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(10)
Dec 2
Yo La Tengo - Extra Painful
Yo La Tengo
Extra Painful
88
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(10)
Mar 18
The Coathangers - Suck My Shirt
The Coathangers
Suck My Shirt
73
critic score
(7)
69
user score
(9)
Mar 24
Howler - World of Joy
Howler
World of Joy
65
critic score
(9)
66
user score
(9)
Aug 25
Dry The River - Alarms In The Heart
Dry The River
Alarms In The Heart
71
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(9)
Sep 2
Half Japanese - Overjoyed
Half Japanese
Overjoyed
69
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(9)
Oct 7
Wampire - Bazaar
Wampire
Bazaar
61
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(9)
Nov 11
Dream Police - Hypnotized
Dream Police
Hypnotized
71
critic score
(8)
64
user score
(9)
Feb 11
Thumpers - Galore
Thumpers
Galore
68
critic score
(12)
68
user score
(8)
Feb 18
Bear Hands - Distraction
Bear Hands
Distraction
63
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(8)
Feb 24
Vertical Scratchers - Daughter of Everything
Vertical Scratchers
Daughter of Everything
73
critic score
(6)
65
user score
(8)
Feb 25
Bleeding Rainbow - Interrupt
Bleeding Rainbow
Interrupt
63
critic score
(9)
67
user score
(8)
May 13
Guided By Voices - Cool Planet
Guided By Voices
Cool Planet
68
critic score
(8)
59
user score
(8)
Aug 18
The Courteeners - Concrete Love
The Courteeners
Concrete Love
57
critic score
(3)
56
user score
(8)
Nov 10
2:54 - The Other I
2:54
The Other I
66
critic score
(11)
68
user score
(8)
May 5
Wussy - Attica!
Wussy
Attica!
78
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(7)
May 27
Popstrangers - Fortuna
Popstrangers
Fortuna
72
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(7)
Jul 22
PS I Love You - For Those Who Stay
PS I Love You
For Those Who Stay
72
critic score
(11)
70
user score
(7)
Aug 4
Arkells - High Noon
Arkells
High Noon
72
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(7)
Sep 16
BRONCHO - Just Enough Hip To Be Woman
BRONCHO
Just Enough Hip To Be Woman
66
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(7)
Nov 3
Superfood - Don't Say That
Superfood
Don't Say That
71
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(7)
Feb 3
The Family Rain - Under The Volcano
The Family Rain
Under The Volcano
54
critic score
(5)
50
user score
(6)
Feb 4
Gardens & Villa - Dunes
Gardens & Villa
Dunes
68
critic score
(13)
68
user score
(6)
Feb 11
Band of Horses - Acoustic at the Ryman
Band of Horses
Acoustic at the Ryman
64
critic score
(10)
67
user score
(6)
Mar 25
Seahaven - Reverie Lagoon: Music For Escapism Only
Seahaven
Reverie Lagoon: Music For Escapism Only
60
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(6)
Apr 22
The Apache Relay - The Apache Relay
The Apache Relay
The Apache Relay
67
user score
(6)
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