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GARY EFFIN ZUHOWSKI

Best Albums
Foxygen – And Star Power
Alt-J – This is All Yours
Quilt – Held in Splendor
Temples – Sun Structures
Blonde Redhead – Barragan
Ariel Pink – pom pom
Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
Todd Terje – It’s Album Time
The Notwist – Close to the Glass

Best Shows
Lee Fields @ Index
Connan Mockasin @ El Cosmico & @ Glasslands
Sturgill Simpson @ Dada
Neutral Milk Hotel @ Majestic
Temples @ Dada
Woods & Quilt @ Dada
Mac DeMarco @ Lolas
War on Drugs @ Granada Theater
The Growlers @ Dada
Night Beats @ Dada

 

FIREBALL TRANG

Favorite Albums
Future – Honest
Caribou – Our Love
Hunderd Waters – The Moon Rang Like A Bell
Arca – Xen
Sophie – Lemonade / Hard
Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Aphex Twin – Syro

Favorite Tracks
Lifestyle – Rich Gang
Drunk in Love (Remix) – Beyonce, Yeezy
PC Music binge aka Danny L. Harle – In My Dreams
Hannah Diamond – Every Night
A.G. Cook – Beautiful
QT – Hey QT
Everything Sophie

Favorite Shows
Disclosure @ House of Blues
Kelela @ Cheer Up Charlie’s
Machinedrum @ SXSW
Anamanaguchi @ UTD
Blood Orange @ Ace Hotel
War on Drugs @ Granada Theater
Sophie @ Vulcan Gas Company
Tinariwen @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
Caribou / Jessy Lanza @ The Mohawk

Favorite recent Instagram follow: @fuckjerry @pugs
Favorite soundclip to text people: AIRHORN

 

AMANDA

Top 5 Shows
Brandi Carlile @ Verizon Theater KXT B-Day
Sarah Jaffe @ Dan’s Silver Leaf
A.Dd+ @ Trees Index Fest lineup announcement
Danny Brown @ BUKU Art Project
Jenny Lewis @ ACL Fest

Top Albums
Angel Olsen: Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Caribou: Our Love
Sylvan Esso: Sylvan Esso
Future: Honest
Perfume Genius: Too Bright
FKA Twigs: LP1
Jenny Lewis: The Voyager
Wye Oak: Shriek
The War on Drugs: Lost in the Dream
St. Vincent: St. Vincent

 

OH SO JOE OVERMAN

I understand that a lot of talented musicians made brilliant albums this year, but this was truly the greatest and most important musical achievement of 2014. Niel Ciciergega- Mouth Sounds http://www.neilcic.com/mouthsounds/

C-MAC

14 Albums I really liked

Future Islands – Singles
Elbow – The Take Off & Landing of Everything
Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
Jungle – Jungle
Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow
The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
Sohn – Tremors
Woods – With Light and Love
The Growlers – Chinese Fountain
Sea Oleena – Shallow
Kevin Morby – Still Life
Jessie Ware – Tough Love
Spoon – They Want My Soul
Perfume Genius – Too Bright

14 Shows I remember loving

Coachella 2014 (Arcade Fire, Disclosure,  Future Islands, Outkast, Pet Shop Boys, Holy Ghost!, Girl Talk, Blood Orange)
Tom Jones @ Granada Theater
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings @ Granada Theater
Cut Copy @ Granada Theater
The War on Drugs @ Granada Theater
GvsB IV (Panda Bear, Sophie, Ejecta, Doss)
Sturgill Simpson @ Club Dada
Nine Inch Nails @ Starplex Gexa
Reel Big Fish @ Trees
Charles Bradley @ Trees
Manchester Orchestra @ House of Blues
Yuna @ Kessler Theatre
Disclosure @ House of Blues

Other 2014 Highlights
Tecmo Texas
Summer Mockbusters
Serial Listening Party
Boyhood, Birdman, The Lego Movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel
True Detective
Writing a review for Fun Fun Fun Fest wrestling
Nighthawks Dinner
Watching friends go on to brighter futures
Fifth Street Championship
Planning Granada 10 Year Anniversary Video
Making more friends this year than I could ever imagine

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