The Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2014

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The Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2014 [see also: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016]

  1. Aphex Twin – Syro
  2. Richard Dawson – Nothing Important
  3. Swans – To Be Kind
  4. Scott Walker & Sunn O))) – Soused
  5. Actress – Ghettoville
  6. Sleaford Mods – Divide and Exit
  7. Shabazz Palaces – Lese Majesty
  8. Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 2
  9. Kasai All Stars – Beware The Fetish
  10. Fatima Al Qadiri – Asiatisch
  11. Earth – Primitive and Deadly
  12. Steve Gunn – Way Out Weather
  13. Grouper – Ruins
  14. Valerio Tricoli – Miseri Lares
  15. Eliane Radigue – Naldjorlak I, II & III
  16. Marc Baron – Hidden Tapes
  17. Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet – The Abyss
  18. Rhodri Davies – An Air Swept Clean Of All Distance
  19. Michael Pisaro – Continuum Unbound
  20. AMM – Place sub. v.
  21. Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek & Tomas Fujiwara – Thumbscrew
  22. Puce Mary – Persona
  23. Cooly G – Wait ’til Night
  24. Skogen – Despairs Had Governed Me Too Long
  25. Carla Bozulich – Boy
  26. Dean Blunt – Black Metal
  27. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata
  28. Annea Lockwood – Ground of Being
  29. Wadada Leo Smith – The Great Lakes Suite
  30. Call Super – Suzi Ecto
  31. Steve Gunn & Mike Gangloff – Melodies for a Savage Fix
  32. Jenny Hval & Susanna – Meshes of Voice
  33. Matthew Shipp – I’ve Been To Many Places
  34. Holly Herndon – Chorus
  35. Laurence Crane – Chamber Works 1992-2009
  36. Shackleton – Freezing Opening Thawing
  37. Klaus Lang – Sais.
  38. Bitchin Bajas – Bitchin Bajas
  39. Laetitia Sadier – Something Shines
  40. Drcarlsonalbion – Gold
  41. Helm – The Hollow Organ
  42. Joseph Hammer – Roadless Travel
  43. Oren Ambarchi – Quixotism
  44. Laura Cannell – Quick Sparrows Over the Black Earth
  45. Howard Riley – To Be Continued
  46. Owen Pallett – In Conflict
  47. Ariel Pink – Pom Pom
  48. Akio Suzuki & Aki Onda – ma ta ta bui
  49. Pharmakon – Bestial Burden
  50. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!