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.

Gorilla vs. Bear: 35 Favorite Albums of 2014

03 December 2014

Gorilla vs. Bear: 35 Favorite Albums of 2014

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010s]

  1. Shabazz PalacesLese Majesty
  2. GrouperRuins
  3. Ariel PinkPom Pom
  4. TOPSPicture You Staring
  5. BurialRival Dealer
  6. DossDoss + remixes
  7. LewisL’amour/Romantic Times
  8. Freddie Gibbs & MadlibPiñata
  9. Fear of MenLoom
  10. Lana Del ReyUltraviolence
  11. Andy StottFaith In Strangers
  12. Flying LotusYou’re Dead!
  13. Mark BarrottSketches from an Island
  14. Yumi ZoumaYumi Zouma
  15. Leon VynehallMusic for the Uninvited
  16. Sharon Van EttenAre We There
  17. Ana CaprixFor Seven Nights This Island Is Ours
  18. Angel OlsenBurn Your Fire For No Witness
  19. DJ Dodger StadiumFriend of Mine
  20. Panda BearMr Noah
  21. Recycle CultureDrown Me Up
  22. Jessie WareTough Love
  23. Johnny JewelRarities & Unreleased
  24. TinasheAquarius
  25. BeverlyCareers
  26. Mica LeviUnder the Skin
  27. AlvvaysAlvvays
  28. SALESSales
  29. Viet CongCassette
  30. The War on DrugsLost in the Dream
  31. Vesuvio SoloFavors
  32. Schoolboy QOxymoron
  33. Mr Twin SisterMr Twin Sister
  34. KorallrevenSecond Comin’
  35. You’ll Never Get to HeavenAdorn