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.

Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2014

01 December 2014

Mojo Magazine: 50 Best Albums of 2014

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

  1. BeckMorning Phase
  2. The War on DrugsLost in the Dream
  3. Sleaford ModsDivide and Exit
  4. Jack WhiteLazaretto
  5. St. VincentSt. Vincent
  6. Steve GunnWay Out Weather
  7. Julie ByrneRooms With Walls And Windows
  8. Damon AlbarnEveryday Robots
  9. FKA twigsLP1
  10. The BugAngels & Devils
  11. Sharon Van EttenAre We There
  12. CaribouOur Love
  13. Ty SegallManipulator
  14. ElbowThe Take Off And Landing Of Everything
  15. Sturgill SimpsonMetamodern Sounds In Country Music
  16. Wild BeastsPresent Tense
  17. Angel OlsenBurn Your Fire For No Witness
  18. Kate TempestEverybody Down
  19. Robert Plantlullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar
  20. Manic Street PreachersFuturology
  21. Aphex TwinSyro
  22. Future IslandsSingles
  23. Scott Walker & Sunn O)))Soused
  24. Mirel WagnerWhen The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day
  25. Pharrell WilliamsGIRL
  26. Sun Kil MoonBenji
  27. East India YouthTotal Strife Forever
  28. Real EstateAtlas
  29. Kasai All StarsBeware The Fetish
  30. Leonard CohenPopular Problems
  31. MorrisseyWorld Peace Is None Of Your Business
  32. TemplesSun Structures
  33. U2Songs of Innocence
  34. The Black KeysTurn Blue
  35. Nick MulveyFirst Mind
  36. Flying LotusYou’re Dead!
  37. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel QueensCold World
  38. Ian William CraigA Turn Of Breath
  39. Mac DeMarcoSalad Days
  40. Lana Del ReyUltraviolence
  41. Lee GambleKOCH
  42. SwansTo Be Kind
  43. David Kilgour And The Heavy 8sEnd Times Undone
  44. Wilko Johnson & Roger DaltreyGoing Back Home
  45. Neil YoungA Letter Home
  46. J MascisTied To A Star
  47. Young FathersDead
  48. PixiesIndie Cindy
  49. King CreosoteFrom Scotland With Love
  50. Dr. JohnSke-Dat-De-Dat…The Spirit Of Satch