Episode 63 – Top 21 Albums of 2014

Episode 59 – Top 21 Albums of 2013 (Artwork - D.Hixon)

Episode 59 – Top 21 Albums of 2013 (Collage – D.Hixon)

These are my 21 favorite albums of 2014. When I look back on a year that saw me truly start a Family of my own these song’s will echo in the hallways of my memory. Consider it a groovy growth notch written in No. 2 pencil on the back of a progression door. Happy New Year to you and yours – may the music continue to find you.

21Madlib – The Beats (Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton Soundtrack)
“Cue 3 /  Cue 4”
Buy via Stones Throw Records

20The Juan Maclean – In A Dream
“Running Back To You”
Buy via DFA Records

19Tiger High – Inside the Acid Coven
Buy via Volar Records

18The Real Kids – Shake … Outta Control
“Got It Made”
Buy via Ace of Hearts Records

17Cool Ghouls – A Swirling Fire Burning Through The Rye
“What A Dream I Had”
Buy via Empty Cellar Records


Mean Creek – Local Losers
“Hangover Mind”
Buy via Old Flame Records

15 Ariel Pink – Pom Pom
“One Summer Night”
Buy via 4AD

14 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Wig Out at Jagbags
Buy via Matador Records

13Guided By Voices – Cool Planet
“Bad Love Is Easy To Do”
Buy via Rockathon Records

12Kurt von Stetten – Animals
“Saved, Because Of This Tree”
Buy via Static Motor Recordings

11Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
“Moment of Hesitation”
Buy via Warp Records

10Cookies – Music For Touching
“Music For Touching”
Buy via Bandcamp


Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata
“Robes (feat. Domo Genesis & Earl Sweatshirt)”
Buy via Stones Throw Records


Shintaro Sakamoto – Let’s Dance Raw
“Let’s Dance Raw”
Buy via Other Music Recording Co.


Cherry Glazerr – Haxel Princess
“Sweaty Faces”
Buy via Burger Records


Mac DeMarco – Salad Days
“Passing Out Pieces”
Buy via Captured Tracks


Terror Of The Deep – Death Of The Gideon
“Model Train Village”
Buy via Selection Records


Real Estate – Atlas
“How Might I Live”
Buy via Domino USA


The Men – Tomorrow’s Hits
“Pearly Gates”
Buy via Sacred Bones Records


Mozes And The Firstborn – Mozes And The Firstborn
“Skinny Girl”
Buy via Burger Records


Ty Segall – Manipulator
“Mister Main”
Buy via Drag City


D. Hixon


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