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Tuesday December 16, 2014

From The Guardian

The best albums of 2014: how our writers voted

Michael Hann
Albums:
The War on Drugs ‘” Lost in the Dream
Ultimate Painting ‘” Ultimate Painting
Sleaford Mods ‘” Divide and Exit
St Vincent ‘” St Vincent
Young Fathers ‘” Dead
Robert Plant ‘” Lullaby ‘¦ and the Ceaseless Roar
The Gloaming ‘” The Gloaming
Ty Segall ‘” Manipulator
Goat ‘” Commune
Run the Jewels ‘” Run the Jewels (UK physical release this year)

Tracks:
St Vincent ‘” Prince Johnny
The War on Drugs ‘” Burning
The Hold Steady ‘” The Ambassador
Kiesza ‘” Hideaway
Charli XCX ‘” Boom Clap

Robin Denselow
Albums
O’Hooley: & Tidow ‘” The Hum
Sam Amidon ‘” Lily-O
Toumani Diabaté and Sidike Diabaté ‘” Toumani & Sidiki
Kasai Allstars ‘” Beware the Fetish
Kassé Mady Diabaté ‘” Kiriké
Dub Colossus ‘” Addis to Omega
Peggy Seeger ‘” Everything Changes
The Gloaming ‘” The Gloaming
Bonnie Dobson ‘” Take Me for a Walk in the Morning Dew
Naomi Bedford ‘” A History of Insolence

Tracks:
O’Hooley & Tidow ‘” Coil & Spring
Toumani Diabaté and Sidike Diabaté ‘” Lampedusa
Peggy Seeger ‘” We Watch You Slip Away
Dub Colossus ‘” Madmen
Naomi Bedford ‘” Overseas