Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Antiquiet: 30 Best Albums of 2014

05 January 2015

Antiquiet: 30 Best Albums of 2014

[see also 2013, 2011]

  1. Against Me!Transgender Dysphoria Blues
  2. Death from Above 1979The Physical World
  3. ††† (Crosses)Crosses
  4. St. VincentSt. Vincent
  5. Run the JewelsRun the Jewels 2
  6. Flying LotusYou’re Dead!
  7. The Black KeysTurn Blue
  8. Alain JohannesFragments and Wholes, Vol.1
  9. ANTEMASQUEAntemasque
  10. Smashing PumpkinsMonuments to an Elegy
  11. WarpaintWarpaint
  12. Jack WhiteLazaretto
  13. MastodonOnce More ‘Round the Sun
  14. D’Angelo and The VanguardBlack Messiah
  15. UmeMonuments
  16. Jessica Hernandez & The DeltasSecret Evil
  17. ’68In Humor and Sadness
  18. HarkCrystalline
  19. Ty SegallManipulator
  20. Nicole AtkinsSlow Phaser
  21. TuataraUnderworld
  22. various artists — Shady XV
  23. Slipknot.5: The Gray Chapter
  24. The HorrorsLuminous
  25. Mariachi El BronxMariachi El Bronx (III)
  26. MogwaiRave tapes
  27. FartbarfDirty Power
  28. John GarciaJohn Garcia
  29. Royal BloodRoyal Blood
  30. Mac DeMarcoSalad Days