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2014

Best of 2014...
⇒ The Orwells Disgraceland

⇒ First Aid Kit Stay Gold

⇒ The Ting Tings Super Critical

I really don't rank my favorite albums of the year, but if I did, The Orwells Disgraceland would be #1: it's the perfect blend of DIY attitude and good ol' fashioned hormone-fueled rock. It wasn't an easy choice, however: First Aid Kit Stay Gold is just so God damn beautiful and haunting, and The Ting Tings Super Critical is like the more-raw, less-restrained response to Daft Punk's Random Access Memories (which was a top record last year).

Band of Skulls Himalayan
Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence
The Pack A.D. Do Not Engage
Geri X White Light
Elephant Stone The Three Poisons
The Gaslight Anthem Get Hurt
Haunted Hearts Initiation
White Hex Gold Nights
Nick Waterhouse Holly
Lily & Madeleine Fumes
Best of Returning Heroes...
Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold: Songs From the Vault
Inspiral Carpets Inspiral Carpets
Johnny Cash Out Among the Stars
Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin
Fugazi First Demo
Best EPs...
Bleached For the Feel
First Aid Kit America
Little Boots Business Pleasure


2014 shows...
Artist Date Venue
The Pretty Reckless 10/29/2014 House of Blues
St. Vincent 09/30/2014 House of Blues
Bob Mould 09/15/2014 Beachland Ballroom
The Orwells
// Skaters
09/09/2014 Grog Shop
Man or Astroman?
// The Pack A.D.
09/08/2014 Grog Shop
7Seconds 07/30/2014 Grog Shop
!!! 07/29/2014 Beachland Tavern
CHVRCHES 06/10/2014 LC Pavilion (Columbus)
Old 97's 06/05/2014 Beachland Ballroom
Bastille 05/28/2014 Masonic Auditorium
The Pack A.D. 04/06/2014 Grog Shop
The Black Angels
// Roky Erickson
02/08/2014 Beachland Ballroom
Tegan and Sara 02/07/2014 Masonic Auditorium
2014 purchases...
Artist Album Format
Dum Dum Girls Too True LP
Inside Llewyn Davis Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack LP
Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence LP/CD box
Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin CD
The Gaslight Anthem Get Hurt LP
Sinead O'Connor I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss CD
Allah-Las Worship the Sun CD
Bleached For the Feel 7"
Band of Skulls Himalayan CD
Elephant Stone The Three Poisons CD
COIL/NIN Recoiled CD
Inspiral Carpets Inspiral Carpets CD
Haunted Hearts Initiation cassette
The Ting Tings Super Critical LP
BANKS Goddess CD
Pixies Indy Cindy 3x 10"
The Pretty Reckless Going to Hell CD
White Lung Deep Fantasy LP
Pins of Light Lie Detector split 7"
The Pack A.D. Do Not Engage LP
Jack White Lazaretto LP
Stevie Nicks From the Vault 2x LP
Lily & Madeleine Fumes LP
First Aid Kit America EP 10"
Little Boots Business Pleasure EP mp3
The Black Angels Clear Lake Forest 10"
Fugazi First Demo LP
Geri X White Light CD
White Hex Gold Nights CD
The Orwells Disgraceland LP
The Dollyrots Barefoot and Pregnant LP
Still to buy...
Artist Album
Johnny Cash Out Among the Stars
Nick Waterhouse Holly
2014 Year in Review...

2014 playlists...
1410 Invasion of the Younglings


1409 Make it Digital


1408 Dust off the Residue


1407 3, 4, July (Part 3)


1407 3, 4, July (Part 2)


1407 3, 4, July (Part 1)


© Jack Beltane | last updated December 21, 2014