Monday, June 30, 2014
NPR Music Suggests The Best Of 2014 Part 1
At 2014's halfway point, with summer just about to flip the calendar over to side B, it's a challenge to get a satisfying picture of the year in music, even if you're just looking at a single genre. Consider the voices of the couple dozen obsessive listeners from NPR Music who made a list, and the only thing that remains undeniably true is that great albums come out of every genre, from every corner of the world.
2014 has, in its first six months, been a wonderful year for musicians who go deep. The 25 albums on the list (presented alphabetically) all start with a sound, a vibe, a concept or crucial idea. After that, they flower in different ways. Check it out HERE