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Laconic Hegemony vol.8 – 16 songs which travelled well from 2014, #mixtape

Think of it like a virtual version of a mixtape cassette which I am giving you, only without DJ’s crashing the vocals.
Mixcloud Mixes Object

The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
St Vincent Digital Witness
Belleruche Minor Swing
Pete Molinari You Will be Mine
Sun Kil Moon I Love My Dad
George Ezra Budapest
July Talk The Garden
Jeremy Fisher Song In My Heart
A Sunny Day In Glasgow MTLOV (Minor Keys)
Gungor I Am Mountain
Jenny Lewis One of the Guys
Barenaked Ladies Boomerang
Lake Street Drive Bobby Tanqueray
smoke Fairies Bones
Andy Minero The Saints (feat. KB & Trip Lee)
Nostalgia 77 Don’t Run
Yumi Zouma The Brae

The Long List – Best Album of 2014

A list containing some of the best sounds which have informed my year, namely the long list of the best albums of 2014. As always all musical albums I heard for the first time in 2014 are eligible for consideration and the selection decision is my own.

Decision Timescale :-
Short list issued before christmas.
Winners sometime after christmas and before new year.

The 2014 long list. (artist (inc weblink), title of album)

Smoke Fairies – Ghosts
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Field Mouse – Hold Still life
Gungor – I am Mountain
Nostalgia 77 – A Journey To Far
July Talk – July Talk
Joe Henry – Invisible Hour
Jeremy Fisher – The Lemon Squeeze
The Rural Alberta Advantage – Mended with Gold
Waterdeep – Moment
Smashing Pumpkins – Monuments to an Elegy
Beck – Morning Phase
FanFarlo – Let’s Go Extinct
Natalie Merchant – Natalie Merchant
The Twilight Sad – Nobody wants to Be Here and Nobody wants to leave
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Only Run
The Raveonettes – Pea’s
Sondre Lerche – PLease
A Sunny Day In Glasgow – Sea When Absent
Maplewood Lane -Sweetheart of the Radio Master
Pete Molinari – Theosophy
Yumi Zouma] – Yumi Zouma
Danielson – The Best of Gloucester County
Over the Rhine – Blood Oranges In the Snow
Linnea Olsson – Breaking and Shaking
Damien Jurado – Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son – (Double album version)
At The Close of Every Day – Darkness Travels Light
Steve Taylor and the Perfect Foil – Goliath
Meaghan Smith – Have a Heart
Mogwai -Rave Tapes
Jad Fair & Danielson – Solid Gold Heart
Ibibio Sound Machine – Ibibio Sound Machine

other year end lists can be found
here – The Guardian’s top 10 records of the Year
here – album of the year aggregate site