Jan 2, 2015

My Favorite Music of 2014

Once again I enthusiastically made an effort to listen to new music in 2014. In no particular order, here are my favorite 15 albums of 2014, my favorite 15 songs of 2014, some data visualizations of the 83 albums I listened to a bunch this year, and the excel file where I kept track of things.


Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
Give the People What They Want


Against Me!
Transgender Dysphoria Blues


Beck
Morning Phase


Jack White
Lazaretto


Perfume Genius
Too Bright


Sun Kil Moon
Benji


The War on Drugs
Lost in the Dream


Eels
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett


Bleachers
Strange Desire


Spoon
They Want My Soul


Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams


Lake Street Drive
Bad Self Portraits


First Aid Kit
Stay Gold


Kris Delmhorst
Blood Test


Augustines
Augustines

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Favorite 15 Songs of 2014

Two Coffins by Against Me!
Alone in My Home by Jack White
Grid by Perfume Genius
Wild Heart by Bleachers
Heart is a Drum by Beck
Let Me Be Mine by Spoon
My Wrecking Ball by Ryan Adams
Cruel Cities by Augustines
Chandelier by Sia
The Waitress Song by First Aid Kit
Lazy Wonderland by Broken Bells
Mr. Tembo by Damon Albarn
Habit by Ought
Just One of the Guys by Jenny Lewis
Here it Comes by Painted Palms

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I tend to like new material by familiar artists...
2014 albums from my favorite to less favorite...


2014 songs from my favorite to less favorite
The Full Excel File of nerdiness