2014 Folk Album Releases

2014
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Type
EP (3)
LP (99)
Genre
Ambient (49)
Art Pop (77)
Country (36)
Folk (107)
Hip Hop (191)
House (54)
Indie Pop (105)
Metal (121)
Pop (136)
Punk (48)
R&B (66)
Rock (425)
Techno (31)
Feb 11
Sun Kil Moon - Benji
Sun Kil Moon
Benji
84
critic score
(24)
84
user score
(636)
Feb 4
Marissa Nadler - July
Marissa Nadler
July
79
critic score
(17)
78
user score
(131)
Jun 10
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
First Aid Kit
Stay Gold
76
critic score
(26)
76
user score
(122)
Apr 1
Timber Timbre - Hot Dreams
Timber Timbre
Hot Dreams
75
critic score
(16)
79
user score
(117)
Oct 21
Ben Howard - I Forget Where We Were
Ben Howard
I Forget Where We Were
74
critic score
(13)
81
user score
(105)
Jun 23
Strand of Oaks - Heal
Strand of Oaks
Heal
77
critic score
(14)
78
user score
(92)
Apr 15
Woods - With Light and With Love
Woods
With Light and With Love
76
critic score
(16)
75
user score
(74)
Jan 21
Damien Jurado - Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son
Damien Jurado
Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son
75
critic score
(21)
74
user score
(73)
May 13
Amen Dunes - Love
Amen Dunes
Love
77
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(68)
Oct 7
Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather
Steve Gunn
Way Out Weather
80
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(53)
Jul 8
Low Roar - 0
Low Roar
0
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(42)
Aug 5
Angus & Julia Stone - Angus & Julia Stone
Angus & Julia Stone
Angus & Julia Stone
72
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(39)
Sep 9
Vance Joy - Dream Your Life Away
Vance Joy
Dream Your Life Away
60
critic score
(6)
71
user score
(39)
May 6
AJJ - Christmas Island
AJJ
Christmas Island
65
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(38)
Jul 14
Slow Club - Complete Surrender
Slow Club
Complete Surrender
78
critic score
(14)
74
user score
(37)
Feb 11
Hurray For The Riff Raff - Small Town Heroes
Hurray For The Riff Raff
Small Town Heroes
77
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(34)
Apr 1
S. Carey - Range of Light
S. Carey
Range of Light
68
critic score
(12)
73
user score
(33)
Sep 9
Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers
Hiss Golden Messenger
Lateness of Dancers
78
critic score
(13)
78
user score
(33)
Oct 7
Vashti Bunyan - Heartleap
Vashti Bunyan
Heartleap
79
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(33)
Apr 21
Eels - The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
Eels
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
66
critic score
(18)
64
user score
(31)
Sep 9
Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold
Avi Buffalo
At Best Cuckold
69
critic score
(16)
75
user score
(29)
Jul 14
Fink - Hard Believer
Fink
Hard Believer
63
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(28)
Oct 14
Kevin Morby - Still Life
Kevin Morby
Still Life
75
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(27)
Oct 27
Leighton Meester - Heartstrings
Leighton Meester
Heartstrings
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(27)
Jan 21
Julie Byrne - Rooms with Walls and Windows
Julie Byrne
Rooms with Walls and Windows
65
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(25)
Apr 29
Chad VanGaalen - Shrink Dust
Chad VanGaalen
Shrink Dust
74
critic score
(14)
69
user score
(24)
Apr 29
Ray LaMontagne - Supernova
Ray LaMontagne
Supernova
75
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(21)
Jun 3
Andrew Bird - Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of..
Andrew Bird
Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of..
74
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(21)
May 12
Nick Mulvey - First Mind
Nick Mulvey
First Mind
80
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(20)
Mar 4
Linda Perhacs - The Soul of All Natural Things
Linda Perhacs
The Soul of All Natural Things
68
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(19)
Feb 18
Lost In The Trees - Past Life
Lost In The Trees
Past Life
70
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(18)
Apr 19
Xiu Xiu - Unclouded Sky
Xiu Xiu
Unclouded Sky
73
user score
(18)
Aug 12
Mirel Wagner - When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day
Mirel Wagner
When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day
78
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(18)
Feb 24
Death Vessel - Island Intervals
Death Vessel
Island Intervals
75
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(17)
May 20
Jolie Holland - Wine Dark Sea
Jolie Holland
Wine Dark Sea
79
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(17)
May 20
Emma Ruth Rundle - Some Heavy Ocean
Emma Ruth Rundle
Some Heavy Ocean
74
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(16)
Jul 15
Luluc - Passerby
Luluc
Passerby
69
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(15)
Mar 3
American Authors - Oh, What a Life
American Authors
Oh, What a Life
60
critic score
(1)
56
user score
(14)
May 5
Tiny Ruins - Brightly Painted One
Tiny Ruins
Brightly Painted One
73
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(14)
Apr 19
Neil Young - A Letter Home
Neil Young
A Letter Home
66
critic score
(13)
62
user score
(13)
Jun 10
Passenger - Whispers
Passenger
Whispers
60
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(13)
Apr 15
Ryley Walker - All Kinds of You
Ryley Walker
All Kinds of You
80
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(11)
May 5
Wooden Wand - Farmer's Corner
Wooden Wand
Farmer's Corner
79
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(11)
Jun 24
PHOX - PHOX
PHOX
PHOX
71
critic score
(11)
74
user score
(11)
Aug 4
Owl John - Owl John
Owl John
Owl John
76
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(11)
Jan 27
Tara Jane O'Neil - Where Shine New Lights
Tara Jane O'Neil
Where Shine New Lights
76
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(10)
Apr 1
Saintseneca - Dark Arc
Saintseneca
Dark Arc
70
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(10)
Oct 20
Bear's Den - Islands
Bear's Den
Islands
70
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(10)
Jan 20
The Gloaming - The Gloaming
The Gloaming
The Gloaming
83
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(9)
Feb 3
Suzanne Vega - Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles
Suzanne Vega
Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles
75
critic score
(6)
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)
Jan 21
Doug Paisley - Strong Feelings
Doug Paisley
Strong Feelings
77
critic score
(11)
70
user score
(8)
Feb 4
Parker Millsap - Parker Millsap
Parker Millsap
Parker Millsap
83
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(8)
Apr 14
Horse Thief - Fear in Bliss
Horse Thief
Fear in Bliss
74
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(8)
Oct 7
Shakey Graves - And The War Came
Shakey Graves
And The War Came
73
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(8)
Oct 14
The Weather Station - What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know
The Weather Station
What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know
70
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(8)
Feb 11
Current 93 - I Am the Last of All the Field That Fell: A Channel
Current 93
I Am the Last of All the Field That Fell: A Channel
67
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(7)
Mar 24
Ages and Ages - Divisionary
Ages and Ages
Divisionary
73
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(7)
Aug 26
Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time
Shovels & Rope
Swimmin' Time
75
critic score
(11)
77
user score
(7)
Oct 7
Field Report - Marigolden
Field Report
Marigolden
73
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(7)
Oct 28
Lily & Madeleine - Fumes
Lily & Madeleine
Fumes
71
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(7)
Jan 28
Jess Williamson - Native State
Jess Williamson
Native State
78
critic score
(3)
68
user score
(6)
Feb 18
Dawn Landes - Bluebird
Dawn Landes
Bluebird
72
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(6)
Apr 7
Akdong Musician - Play
Akdong Musician
Play
79
user score
(6)
Jun 17
The Felice Brothers - Favorite Waitress
The Felice Brothers
Favorite Waitress
69
critic score
(10)
71
user score
(6)
Jul 1
Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy
Old Crow Medicine Show
Remedy
77
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(6)
Jan 14
Hiss Golden Messenger - Bad Debt
Hiss Golden Messenger
Bad Debt
76
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(5)
Feb 16
Jesca Hoop - Undress
Jesca Hoop
Undress
67
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(5)
Mar 4
Wake Owl - The Private World of Paradise
Wake Owl
The Private World of Paradise
77
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(5)
Mar 24
Chuck Ragan - Till Midnight
Chuck Ragan
Till Midnight
72
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(5)
Apr 14
Smoke Fairies - Smoke Fairies
Smoke Fairies
Smoke Fairies
66
critic score
(9)
63
user score
(5)
May 5
Oliver Wilde - Red Tide Opal in the Loose End Womb
Oliver Wilde
Red Tide Opal in the Loose End Womb
70
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(5)
May 13
Mimicking Birds - Eons
Mimicking Birds
Eons
80
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(5)
Jun 16
Peter Matthew Bauer - Liberation!
Peter Matthew Bauer
Liberation!
72
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(5)
Aug 18
James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society
James Yorkston
The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society
75
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(5)
Oct 20
The Coral - The Curse of Love
The Coral
The Curse of Love
67
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(5)
Feb 4
Water Liars - Water Liars
Water Liars
Water Liars
70
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(4)
Feb 11
Kalle Mattson - Someday, The Moon Will Be Gold
Kalle Mattson
Someday, The Moon Will Be Gold
79
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(4)
Mar 10
Withered Hand - New Gods
Withered Hand
New Gods
74
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(4)
Apr 22
Black Prairie - Fortune
Black Prairie
Fortune
70
critic score
(2)
63
user score
(4)
Sep 2
Mutual Benefit - The Cowboy's Prayer
Mutual Benefit
The Cowboy's Prayer
67
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(4)
Oct 13
You+Me - Rose Ave.
You+Me
Rose Ave.
68
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(4)
May 6
Ben & Ellen Harper - Childhood Home
Ben & Ellen Harper
Childhood Home
77
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(3)
Jun 3
Buzz Osborne - This Machine Kills Artists
Buzz Osborne
This Machine Kills Artists
61
critic score
(8)
45
user score
(3)
Jul 28
Loudon Wainwright III - Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)
Loudon Wainwright III
Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)
75
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(3)
Sep 23
Tiê - Esmeraldas
Tiê
Esmeraldas
76
user score
(3)
Oct 21
Horse Feathers - So It Is With Us
Horse Feathers
So It Is With Us
74
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(3)
Nov 11
The New Basement Tapes - Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes
The New Basement Tapes
Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes
76
critic score
(12)
66
user score
(3)
Feb 3
The Haden Triplets - The Haden Triplets
The Haden Triplets
The Haden Triplets
75
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(2)
Mar 4
Diane Cluck - Boneset
Diane Cluck
Boneset
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(2)
May 20
Chatham County Line - Tightrope
Chatham County Line
Tightrope
67
critic score
(3)
60
user score
(2)
Sep 23
John Mellencamp - Plain Spoken
John Mellencamp
Plain Spoken
69
critic score
(4)
68
user score
(2)
Sep 29
Sam Amidon - Lily-O
Sam Amidon
Lily-O
76
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(2)
Nov 3
Saint Saviour - In The Seams
Saint Saviour
In The Seams
79
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(2)
Dec 2
Jozef Van Wissem - It Is Time for You to Return
Jozef Van Wissem
It Is Time for You to Return
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(2)
Feb 18
New Bums - Voices in a Rented Room
New Bums
Voices in a Rented Room
66
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(1)
Apr 8
Sunparlour Players - The Living Proof
Sunparlour Players
The Living Proof
90
critic score
(1)
55
user score
(1)
Apr 29
William Tyler - Lost Colony
William Tyler
Lost Colony
82
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(1)
Apr 30
The Timbers - Lawless
The Timbers
Lawless
80
user score
(1)
May 6
Willie Watson - Folk Singer, Vol. 1
Willie Watson
Folk Singer, Vol. 1
77
user score
(1)
Jun 3
Harry Dean Stanton - Partly Fiction
Harry Dean Stanton
Partly Fiction
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(1)
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