Top Albums of 2014





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
238
The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream Heartland Rock, Indie Rock
2
320
St. Vincent St. Vincent Art Pop
3
334
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2 Hardcore Hip Hop
4
351
FKA twigs LP1 Alternative R&B, Art Pop
5
451
Sun Kil Moon Benji Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
6
615
Swans To Be Kind Experimental Rock, Post-Rock
7
669
Caribou Our Love Deep House
8
687
Flying Lotus You're Dead! Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Wonky
9
713
Aphex Twin Syro IDM
10
816
Sharon Van Etten Are We There Singer/Songwriter
11
843
Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire for No Witness Indie Folk, Psychedelic Folk, Singer/Songwriter
12
1013
Spoon They Want My Soul Indie Rock
13
1078
Mac DeMarco Salad Days Jangle Pop, Psychedelic Pop
14
1084
Future Islands Singles Synthpop
15
1157
Beck Morning Phase Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
16
1169
Perfume Genius Too Bright Art Pop
17
1206
D'Angelo and The Vanguard Black Messiah Neo-Soul
18
1224
Todd Terje It's Album Time Electro-Disco, Nu-Disco
19
1312
Damon Albarn Everyday Robots Art Pop, Downtempo
20
1656
Cloud Nothings Here and Nowhere Else Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
21
1835
Wild Beasts Present Tense Art Pop
22
1882
Ty Segall Manipulator Psychedelic Rock
23
1890
Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence Art Pop, Dream Pop
24
1907
Real Estate Atlas Jangle Pop
25
1908
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Pi˝ata Gangsta Rap
26
2145
Shabazz Palaces Lese Majesty Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop
27
2191
Ariel Pink Pom Pom Hypnagogic Pop, Psychedelic Pop
28
2231
Parquet Courts Sunbathing Animal Indie Rock
29
2253
Jack White Lazaretto Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter
30
2358
Taylor Swift 1989 Electropop, Synthpop
31
2459
Lykke Li I Never Learn Indie Pop
32
2477
Grouper Ruins Ambient, Singer/Songwriter
33
2506
Scott Walker & Sunn O))) Soused Drone Metal, Experimental Rock
34
2520
Arca Xen Glitch Hop, Wonky
35
2591
Owen Pallett In Conflict Art Pop, Chamber Pop
36
2606
Sleaford Mods Divide and Exit Art Punk, Post-Punk, Synth Punk
37
2612
Ben Frost A U R O R A Electronic, Industrial
38
2616
alt-J This is All Yours Art Pop, Indietronica
39
2689
Andy Stott Faith in Strangers Electronic
40
2723
Temples Sun Structures Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
41
2764
Ought More Than Any Other Day Art Punk, Post-Punk
42
2814
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues Punk Rock
43
2972
tUnE-yArDs Nikki Nack Art Pop
44
2982
Neneh Cherry Blank Project Art Pop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Pallbearer Foundations of Burden Doom Metal
First Aid Kit Stay Gold Folk Pop, Indie Folk
Metronomy Love Letters Art Pop, Indietronica
Sturgill Simpson Metamodern Sounds in Country Music Outlaw Country
Leonard Cohen Popular Problems Singer/Songwriter
The Bug Angels & Devils Grime, UK Bass
Jenny Lewis The Voyager Pop Rock
Alvvays Alvvays Twee Pop
Christine and The Queens Chaleur Humaine / Christine and The Queens Electropop, Nouvelle chanson franšaise
YG My Krazy Life Gangsta Rap
Robert Plant Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar Folk Rock, Progressive Folk
Young Fathers Dead Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop
Ryan Adams Ryan Adams Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Royal Blood Royal Blood Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
Warpaint Warpaint Dream Pop
The Black Keys Turn Blue Alternative Rock, Garage Rock
East India Youth Total Strife Forever Art Pop, Synthpop
How to Dress Well "What is This Heart?" Alternative R&B
Strand of Oaks Heal Indie Rock
Azealia Banks Broke With Expensive Taste Hip House
Interpol El Pintor Post-Punk Revival
Jessie Ware Tough Love Contemporary R&B, Smooth Soul
Clark Clark IDM, Techno
Behemoth The Satanist Death Metal
Kate Tempest Everybody Down UK Hip Hop
The Antlers Familiars Art Pop, Dream Pop
Jungle Jungle Funktronica, Smooth Soul, Synth Funk
Ex Hex Rips Indie Rock, Power Pop
Liars Mess Alternative Dance, Electro-Industrial
Rosanne Cash The River & The Thread Americana, Contemporary Country
Protomartyr Under Color of Official Right Garage Punk, Post-Punk
Mogwai Rave Tapes Post-Rock
Actress Ghettoville IDM
TV on the Radio Seeds Indie Rock
La Roux Trouble in Paradise Synthpop
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun Progressive Metal, Stoner Metal
Elbow The Take Off and Landing of Everything Art Rock, Indie Rock
Timber Timbre Hot Dreams Contemporary Folk
Steve Gunn Way Out Weather Folk Rock
EMA The Future's Void Art Pop, Indie Rock
Manic Street Preachers Futurology Alternative Rock
The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers Indie Pop, Power Pop
YOB Clearing the Path to Ascend Doom Metal
Shellac Dude Incredible Math Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
Morrissey World Peace is None of Your Business Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Dean Blunt Black Metal Art Pop
SBTRKT Wonder Where We Land Future Garage
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything Art Rock, Post-Rock
SOHN Tremors Alternative R&B, Art Pop
Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté Toumani & Sidiki Mande Music
Kelis Food Neo-Soul
White Lung Deep Fantasy Noise Rock, Punk Rock
Goat Commune Psychedelic Rock
Miranda Lambert Platinum Contemporary Country
Perfect Pussy Say Yes to Love Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
The Afghan Whigs Do to the Beast Alternative Rock
Chet Faker Built on Glass Alternative R&B, Indietronica
Marissa Nadler July Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Tweedy Sukierae Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
Banks Goddess Alternative R&B
Tinashe Aquarius Alternative R&B
Vessel Punish, Honey Electronic, Industrial
Sylvan Esso Sylvan Esso Electropop
Objekt Flatland IDM
Avi Buffalo At Best Cuckold Indie Folk, Indie Pop
Total Control Typical System Post-Punk, Synth Punk
Fennesz Becs Ambient, Electroacoustic, Glitch
The Hotelier Home, Like Noplace is There Emo, Pop Punk
Pharmakon Bestial Burden Death Industrial
Damien Rice My Favourite Faded Fantasy Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Lucinda Williams Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone Alt-Country, Americana, Roots Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Lee Gamble KOCH Ambient Techno, Outsider House
Future Honest Pop Rap, Trap Rap
Merchandise After the End Indie Rock
Sílvia Pérez Cruz & Raül Fernández Miró Granada Contemporary Folk
Hozier Hozier Pop Soul
Gwenno Y Dydd Olaf Indie Pop
Clipping CLPPNG Industrial Hip Hop
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye Heartland Rock
Isaiah Rashad Cilvia Demo Southern Hip Hop
Vince Staples Hell Can Wait EP Gangsta Rap
Godflesh A World Lit Only by Fire Industrial Metal, Sludge Metal
Schoolboy Q Oxymoron Gangsta Rap
Ja, Panik Libertatia Indie Rock
Hurray for the Riff Raff Small Town Heroes Alt-Country, Americana, Contemporary Folk
Moodymann Moodymann Deep House
Hookworms The Hum Psychedelic Rock
No Mythologies to Follow Alternative R&B, Electropop
Kindness Otherness Sophisti-Pop
Triptykon Melana Chasmata Doom Metal
Jenny Hval & Susanna Meshes of Voice Art Pop
Hiss Golden Messenger Lateness of Dancers Americana
The Notwist Close to the Glass Indietronica
Death from Above 1979 The Physical World Dance-Punk
Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains Piano Ombre Indie Pop