drowned in sound

UK music site Drowned in Sound is kinda the British equivalent of Pitchfork, albeit with a very strong community aspect to it. They just published their 50 Favourite Albums of 2014 list and while it contains many of the LPs we've been seeing on a lot of these lists, it's a distinctly not-American point of view. Well, at least their #1. Check out the whole list below...


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Drowned in Sound's 50 Favourite Albums of 2014
1) The Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
2) Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
3) Taylor Swift - 1989
4) Marissa Nadler - July
5) ††† - Crosses
6) Alvvays - Alvvays
7) Eagulls - Eagulls
8) Ought - More Than Any Other Day
9) The War On Drugs - Lost in the Dream
10) Swans - To Be Kind
11) Cloud Nothings - Here And Nowhere Else
12) Mogwai - Rave Tapes
13) Interpol - El Pintor
14) Sun Kil Moon - Benji
15) FKA twigs - LP1
16) Keaton Henson - Romantic Works
17) A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Atomos
18) Hookworms - The Hum
19) East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
20) EMA - The Future's Void
21) Future Islands - Singles
22) Todd Terje - It's Album Time
23) Lykke Li - I Never Learn
24) Grouper - Ruins
25) Vessel - Punish, Honey
26) Blood Red Shoes - Blood Red Shoes
27) Prince - Art Official Age / Plectrumelectrum
28) I Break Horses - Chiaroscuro
29) Eels - The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
30) Pulled Apart by Horses - Blood
31) Owen Pallett - In Conflict
32) Wild Beasts - Present Tense
33) Kiasmos - Kiasmos
34) Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
35) Ben Frost - Aurora
36) Liars - Mess
37) Perfume Genius - Too Bright
38) The Antlers - Familiars
39) The Phantom Band - Strange Friend
40) Inventions - Inventions
41) Spoon - They Want My Soul
42) Young Fathers - DEAD
43) Raveonettes - Pe'ahi
44) The Bug - Angels & Devils
45) Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - Gone Girl OST
46) ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead - IX
47) Joyce Manor - Never Hungover Again
48) Aphex Twin - Syro
49) Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
50) Owls - II