The Year In Music 2014: ATP Top 10 Albums

Sunday 21st December, 2014

The ATP staff have finally submitted their top 10 albums of 2014 and we are ready to share them with you all. We also reached out to our members for their top 10 albums from the past year, though we received such an overwhelming response from everyone that we had to combine them all and create an overall top 10 list. Enjoy!

ATP Staff Top 10 Albums of 2014

Barry Hogan
1. Swans - To Be Kind
2. Only Lovers Left Alive soundtrack - SQÜRL / Josef Van Wissem
3. Thee Oh Sees - Drop
4. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire
5. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
6. Kiasmos - Kiasmos
7. Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused
8. Shellac - Dude Incredible
9. Ought - More Than Any Other Day
10. Eaux - Plastics

Deborah Higgins
1. Only Lovers Left Alive soundtrack - SQÜRL / Josef Van Wissem
2. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire
3. Eaux - Plastics
4. Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - Uzu
5. Liars - Mess
6. Total Control - Typical System
7. Meridian Brothers - Salvadora Robot
8. New War - New War
9. Kyoka - Is (Is Superpowered)
10. Shellac - Dude Incredible

James Huw King
1. Owen Pallet - In Conflict
2. Kyoka - Is (Is Superpowered)
3. Perfume Genius - Too Bright
4. Petwo Evans - S/T
5. Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused
6. VHS Head - Persistence of Vision
7. Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice
8. Ben Frost - Aurora
9. Ex Hex - Rips
10. Arca - Xen

John Jeffreys 
1. Dead Rider - Chills On Glass
2. Roomrunner - Separate
3. A Winged Victory For The Sullen - Atomos
4. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
5. A Sunny Day In Glasgow - Sea When Absent
6. Earth - Primitive And Deadly
7. I Break Horses - Chiaroscuro
8. Cheatahs - Cheatahs
9. Shellac - Dude Incredible
10. Tobacco - Ultima II Massage

Michael Woods
1. Roman Flugel - Happiness Is Happening
2. Ben Frost - Aurora
3. Lykke Li - I Never Learn
4. Bing and Ruth - Tomorrow Was The Golden Age
5. Kyoka - Is (Is Superpowered)
6. Notwist - Close To The Glass
7. Beck - Morning Phase
8. Clark - S/T
9. Lawrence English - Wilderness In Mirrors
10. Andy Stott - Faith In Strangers

Alexandra Murphy 
1. Benjamin Booker - S/T
2 Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire
3. Broken Twin - May
4. Ty Segall - The Manipulator
5. Thee Oh Sees - Drop
6. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
7. Young Fathers - Dead
8. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
9. Meatbodies - S/T
10. Ought - More Than Any Other Day

Tim Poulton 
1. Liars - Mess
2. Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments To An Elegy
3. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
4. Sun Kil Moon - Benji
5. Thee Oh Sees - Drop
6. Iceage - Ploughing Into The Field Of Love
7. Ben Frost - Aurora
8. Aphex Twin - Syro
9. Beck - Morning Phase
10. Caribou - Our Love

 

ATP Members Top 10 Albums of 2014 (overall)

1. Liars - Mess
2. Shellac - Dude Incredible
3. Run The Jewels - RTJ 2
4. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness
5. Aphex Twin - Syro
6. Swans - To Be Kind
7. Eaux - Plastics
8. Ty Segall - The Manipulator
9. Ben Frost - A U R O R A
10. Flying Lotus - You're Dead