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2014 End Of Year Lists Now Being Added

Included on this page are selections that have been favourably reviewed in some or all of the following publications NME, Q and Uncut plus any other publication that catches my eye in the newsagent from time to time.

The Year So Far Archive

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010
2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

In The Shops Soon (UK)


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  Expected Sometime During 2014

Azealia Banks
Cee-lo Green
Django Django
Everything Everything
Florance + The Machine
Friendly Fires
Tame Impala
Teenage Fanclub
The Family Rain
The Maccabees
The Stone Roses


TOY - Join The Dots
The Flaming Lips - Peace Sword
San Fermin - San Fernin
Rosane Cash - The River And The Thread

Bruce Sprinsteen - High Hopes
James Vincent McMorrow - Post Tropical
East India Youth - Total Strife Forever

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Give The People What They Want
Stephen Malkmus - Wig Out At The Jagbags
Broken Bells - After The Disco - Feb 3rd
Ed Hardcourt - Time Of Dust
Warpaint - Warpaint

Mogwai - Rave Tapes
Dum Dum Girls - Too True
Actress - Ghettoville

The New Mendicants - Into The Lime
Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
Maximo Park - Too Much Information
Beck - Morning Phase

Temples - Sun Structures
The Family Rain - Under The Volcano
St Vincent - St Vincent
Wild Beasts - Present Tense
Glenn Tilbrook - Happy Ending
Grouplove - Spreading Rumours
Sun Kil Moon - Benji
Neneh Cherry - Blank Project

Real Estate - Atlas
The Men - Tomorrows Hits
Drive-By Truckers - English Oceans
Eagulls - Eagulls
Metronomy - Love Letters

Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything
Axxa/Abraxas - Axxa/Abraxas
Wilco Johnson & Roger Daltry - Going Back Home
The Hold Steady - Teeth Dreams
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

Jimi Goodwin - Odludek
Pharrell Williams - G I R L
Steve Nieve - Together
Black Lips - Underneath The Rainbow

The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
Howler - World Of Joy
We Are Catchers - We Are Catchers
Future Islands - Singles
S Carey - Range Of Light
Hurray For The Riff Raff - Small Town Heroes
School Of Language - Old Friends
Kaiser Chiefs - Education, Education, Education & War
Coves - Soft Friday
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
The Afghan Whigs - Do The Beast

Smoke Faries - Smoke Faries
Pixies - Indie Cindy
Eels - The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett
Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks - Enter The Slasher House
The Amazing Snakeheads - Amphetamine Ballads
The Delines - Colfax
Billy Bragg - Live At The Union Chapel, London
Mac Demarco - Salad Days
Brody Dalle - Diploid Love
The Black Keys - Turn Blue
Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
Matt Berry - Music For Insomniacs
Chuck E Weiss - Red Beans & Weiss

Gruff Rhys - American Interior
Eno * Hyde - Someday World
Tune-Yards - Nikki Nack

The Horrors - Luminous
Coldplay - Ghost Stories
Swans - To Be Kind
Cherry Ghost - Herd Runners
Neil Young - A Letter From Home
Conor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain
Archie Bronson Outfit - Wild Crush
Tom Williams & The Boat - Easy Fantastic
Jack White - Lazaretto
Kasabian - 48:13
Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animals
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
Chrissie Hynde - Stockholm
Tom Vek - Luck
Glass Animals - Zaba
Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin

Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
Syd Arthur - Sound Mirror
Lee Fields - Emma Jean
Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence
The Roots - ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin

Morrissey - World Peace Is None Of Your Business
King Creosote - From Scotland With Love
Loudon Wainwright III - Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)
John Hiatt - Terms Of My Surrender
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye
John Fullbright - Songs
Jenny Lewis - The Voyger
Spoon - They Want My Soul
La Roux - Trouble In Paradise
Plank - Hivemind
Woman's Hour - Conversations
Childhood - Lacuna
Royal Blood - Royal Blood
James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording & Wassaling Society
Merchandise - After The End
J Lascis - Tied To A Star
Mark Lanegan Band - No Bells On Sunday
Ty Segal - Manipulator
Blondie Redhead - Barragan
Interpol - El Pintor

Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
Alt-J - This Is All Yours
Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World
The Wytches - Annabel Dream Reader

Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold
Robert Plant - Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar
Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love To London
Twin Peaks - Wild Onion
Aphex Twin - Syro
SBTRKT - Wonder Where We Land
Perfume Genus - Too Bright
Leonard Cohen - Popular Problems
Sam Amidon - Lily-O
Johnny Marr - Playland
Caribou - Our Love
U2 - Songs Of Innconvenience.
Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright In The End
Lucinda Williams - Down Where The Sprit Meets The Bone
Baxter Dury - It's A Pleasure
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz - Tyranny

Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather
Foxygen - ...And Star Power
A Winged Victory For The Sullen - Atomos
Mark Lanegan Band - Phantom Radio
Anais Mitchell - Xoa
Superfood - Don't Say That
Ultimate Painting - Ultimate Painting
The Flaming Lips - With A Little Help From My Fwends
Sleaford Mods - Chubbed Up
Hookworms - The Hum
Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
Pink Floyd - The Endless River
Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways
TV On The Radio - Seeds
Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Ariel Pink - Pom Pom
Deptford Goth - Songs
Neil Young - Storytone
Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments To Elegy
AC/DC - Rock Or Bust
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - I'm Your Mind Fuzz

Re Issues/Compilations

Elbow - Live At Jodrell Bank
Various Artists - Red Hot + Fela
The Beatles - On Air: Live At The BBC Volume 2
Billy Bragg - Life's A Riot With Spy Vs. Spy
Drive By Truckers - Alabama Ass Whippin'
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Live From KCRW
Neil Young - Live At The Celler Door
Mark Lanegan - Has God Seen My Shadow?
Uncle Tuplo - No Depression: The Legacy Edition
The Gaslight Anthem - The B-Sides
Morrissey - Your Arsenal
Lucinda Williams - Lucinda Williams
Slint - Spiderland (Box Set)
Bobby Charles - Bobby Charles
XTC - Skylarking
Grace Jones - Nightclubbing (Deluxe Edition)
Oasis - Definitely Maybe (Chasing The Sun Edition)
R.E.M. Unplugged: 1991,2001 - The Complete Sessions
Paul Weller - Modern Classics

Zeppelin I   Zeppelin II   Zeppelin III

Led Zeppelin - I, II & III Re Issues
Morrissey - Vauxhall & I
XTC - Skylarking
Roy Orbison - Mystry Girl [Deluxe Edition]
Various - NME CD86
Crosby Stills Nash & Young - CSNY 1974
The The - Soul Mining
Cocteau Twins - Heaven Or Las Vegas
Edgar Broughton Band - Edgar Broughton Band
Pink Floyd - The Division Bell [20th Anniversary Edition]
The Who - Quadraphiena Live 2013
The Bevis Frond - High In A Flat
The Beatles - The Beatles In Mono
Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory - In Mono
Paul Weller Classic Album Selection: Vol 1.
Various Artists - Pay Close Attention - XL recordings
George Harrison - The Apple Years
Led Zeppelin - IV & Houses Of The Holy
Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love
David Bowie - Nothing Has Changed
Various Artists - Losst On The River: The New Basement Tapes
Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes Complete: Bootleg Series Vol. 11
A Certain Ratio - Sextet
Robert Wyatt - Different Every Time
Kate Bush - The 1979 Television Special
The Who - ...Hits 50
The Jam - Setting Sons [Deluxe Edition]
The Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen At 21
Frank Turner - The Third Three Years
John Grant With The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra - Live In Concert
Various Artists - Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes



Arcade Fire - Afterlife
David Bowie - Born In A UFO
Broken Bells - Holding On For Life
The Flaming Lips - Open Your Heart
Lorde - No Better
Anna Calvi - Fire
Vampire Weekend - Step
Elbow - Fly Boy Blue
Beck - Love
St Vincent - Digital Watness
James Vincent McMorrow - Cavalier
Eagulls - Possessed
Elbow - New York Morning
Beck - Blue Moon
Maximo Park - Leave This Island
Jagwa Ma - Uncertanty
Jake Bugg - A Song About Love
James Blake - ToThe Last
Jon Hopkins - Collider
Drenge - Bloodsports
Lorde - Team
The New Mendicants - Sarasota
Mogwai - The Lord Is Out Of Control
Warpaint - Keep It Healthy
East India Youth - Dripping Down
Franz Ferdinand - Bullet
James Vincent McMorrow - Post Tropical
Eels - Agatha Chang
Villagers - Occupy Your Mind
Yuck - Athena
St Vincent - Prince Johnny
Beck - Waking Light
Wild Beasts - Sweet Spot
Klaxons - Children Of The Sun
Laura Marling - Born To Love
Damon Albarn - Lonely Press Play
Fat White Family - Yellow Woman
Haim - XO
Wild Beasts - Wonderlust
Coldplay - Midnight
Tune-Yards - Nikki Nack Megamix
Temples - Waterloo Sunset
The Horrors - So You Know
Coldplay - Another's Arms
Haim - If I Could Change Your Mind
TOY - It's Been So Long
Broken Bells - After The Disco
Jimi Goodwin - Oh Whisky!
Warpaint - Disco//Very
White Denim - At Night In Dreams
Black Keys - Fever
Kaiser Chiefs - Coming Home
Damon Albarn - Mr Tembo
Wolf Alice - Moaning Lisa Smile
Spritualized - Always Forgetting With You (The Bridge Song)
Peace - Money
Klaxons - Atom To Atom
Tune-Yards - Wait A For A Minute
Tom Vek - Sherman (Animals In The Jungle)
The Black Keys - Turn Blue
Paul Weller - Brand New Toy
Slow Club - Number One
Wolf Alice - Storms
Liki Li - No Rest For The Wicked
Manic Street Preachers - Walk Me To The Bridge
Elbow - My Sad Captains
San Fermin - Methuselah
Bombay Bicycle Club - Feel
Jake Bugg - Messed Up Kids
Damon Albarn - Heavy Seas Of Love
First Aid Kit - Ceder Lane
Klaxons - Show Me A Miracle
Coldplay - A Sky Full Of Stars
The Roots - Tomorrow
Jimi Goodwin - Like A River
Morrissey - Istanbul
Klaxons - Invisible Face
Tom Vek - Broke
Jack White - Just One Drink
Parquet Courts - Instant Disassembly
Lana Del Ray - Shades Of Cool
Avi Buffalo - So What
Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence
Chrissie Hynde Feat. Neal Young - Down The Wrong Way
Kathryn Williams - Dancing In The Dark
La Roux - Tropical Chancer
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Chartjunk
The Shins - So What Now
Lucy Rose - Cover Up
Bon Iver - Heavenly Father
Nile Rogers - Do What You Wanna Do
Alt-J - Left Hand Free
Weezer - Back To The Shack
SBTRKT (Feat. Ezra Koenig) - New Dorp, New York
Elbow - Real Life
Bombay Bicycle Club - Come To
Broken Bells - Control
Wild Beats - Mecca
Baxter Dury - Pleasure
Avi Buffalo - Memories Of You
Peace - Lost On Me
J Mascis - Wide Awake
Johnny Marr - Easy Money
Foxygen - Cannibal Holocaust
Jamie XX - All Under One Roof Raving
Alt-J - Nara
Ryan Adams - Change Your Mind
Prince - Clouds
Hookworms - The Impasse
Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
Foxygen - Cosmic Vibrations
Fat White Family - I Am Mark E Smith
Ryan Adams - Jacksonville
Hookworms - On Leaving
Weezer - Cleopatra
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz - Where No Eagles Fly
The Charlatans - Talking In Tones
David Bowie - Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)
The Amazing Snakeheads - Can't Let You Go
Ultimate Painting - Ten Street
Noel Gallagher - In The Heat Of The Moment
The Charlatans - So Oh
Panda Bear - Mr Oh
Dutch Uncles - In N Out
Belle And Sebastian - The Party Line
PJ Harvey - Red Right Hand
Noel Gallagher - Do The Damage
AC/DC - Rock Or Bust
Smashing Pumpkins - Tiberius
San Fermin - Paradise


NME Singles/Tracks Of The Week



Wild Beasts - Wanderlust
Bombay Bicycle Club - Luna
Mac DeMarco - Passing Out Pieces
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
Klaxons - There Is No Other Time
Radkey - Feed My Brain
Brody Doyle - Meet The Foetus/Oh Joy
The Horrors - I See You
Sharon Van Etten - Taking Chances
Lykke Li - Love Me Like I'm Not Made Of Stone
Tune-Yards - Water Fountain
Peace - World Pleasure
Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal
Jack White - High Ball Stepper
Baby Strange - Distance Yourself
Kasabian - Eez-Eh
FKA Twigs - Give Up
Public Access TV - Middle Child
La Roux - Let Me Down Gently
Morrissey - World Peace Is None Of Your Business
White Lung - Face Down
Merchandise - Little Killer
Real Lies - North Circulal
Fat White Family - These Hands
Josh Homme - Villains Of Circumstance
Grimes - Go
The Vines - Out The Loop
Interpol - All The Rage Back Home
Jamie T - Don't You Find
Foxygen - How Can You Really
Karen O - Rapt
Merchandise - Green Lady
Alt-J - Every Other Freckle
Peaking Lights - Breakdown
Julian Casablancas + Voidz - Human Sadness
TV On The Radio - Happy Idiot
Deers - Castigadas En El Granero
Telegram - Regatta
Kendrick Lamar - i
Lorde - Yellow Flicker Beat
Foo Fighters - Someting For Nothing
Sleater-Kinney - Bury Old Friends
Mini Mansions - Vertigo (Reat. Alex Turner)
The Districts - 4th And Roebling
Mark Ronson - Daffodills
Peace - Gen Strange
St Vincent - Pieta
Dave Grohn - Hooker On The Street
The Districts - Father Christmas

NME Best Albums Of The Year (Jan to March) 2014 So Far....
Found Hiding On At The End Of March 2014

Warpaint - Warpaint
East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
Liars - Mess
Actress - Ghettoville
Temples - Sun Structures
Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band - Artorius Revisited
Communions - Cobblestones EP
Sun Kil Moon - Benji
St Vincent - St Vincent
Beck - Morning Phase
Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
The Notwist - Close To The Glass
Real Estate - Atlas
Willis Earl Beal -A Place That Doesn't Exist
Coil/Nine Inch Nails - Recoiled
Mutual Benefit - Loves Crushing Diamond
Eagulls - Eagulls
Metronomy - Love Letters
Axxa/Abraxas - Axxa/Abraxas
Black Lips - Underneath The Rainbow
Sky Ferreira - Night Time My Time
Freddy Gibbs & Madlib - Pinata
Perfect Pussy - Say Yes To Love
Howler - World of Joy
Future Islands - Singles
Timber Timbre - Hot Dreams
Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Wild Beasts - Present Tense
The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
Coves - Soft Friday


Selected Gigs

Wilko Johnson - Feb
Graham Parker & The Rumour - June 2014
Elbow - Arena Tour - March 2014
Manic Street Preachers - March 2014
Arcade Fite - June
John Fullbright - July
Kate Bush - September
Elvis Costello - RAH London - October
Elbow - Feb 2015