Donal Dineen’s best music of 2014

Our Sunken Treasure columnist picks his favourite cuts and acts from the year in music

 

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Best Album

1 Thom Yorke - All Tomorrow’s Boxes

2 Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman - Laghdu

3 Sean Mac Erlaine - A Slender Song

4 Jennifer Evans - Works from the Dip and Foul

5 Clap Clap - Tayi Tayi

6 Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers

7 James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

8 Sinkane - Mean Love

9 The Gloaming - The Gloaming

10 GodKnows & My Name is John - Rusangano-Family

Best Band

How to Dress Well

Yyoung Ffathers

Vondelpark

Cian Nugent and the Cosmos

I am the Cosmos

Gang Colours

Caribou

Lake People

Mount Kimbie

Old Apparatus

Best Solo Act

Katie Kim

Neneh cherry

Lisa O’Neill

Ernst Reijseger

Floating Points

Elll

Clark

Mmoths

Perfume Genius

Eomac

Best Irish Act  

Somerville

Talos

Katie Kim

Everything Shook

Rejjie Snow

WIFE

Landless

Cormorant Tree Oh

Margie Lewis

Sunken Foal

Best songs

Talos - Tethered Bones

Katie Kim - Really Far

Jape - The Heart’s Desire

Somerville - Move Me

Gamertag - Maze Impact

Jamie XX - All Under One Roof Raving

Dimman - Signal

Floating Points - Montparnasse

RSAG - Don’t Move So Fast

Ronan Ó Snodaigh - Can Am

Moment of the Year

Kerry beating Donegal, a musical

Portishead at the Electric Picnic

Playing the Wonderlust stage at Body&Soul under a starry mid-summer sky

The return of Linda Perhacs

The sad demise of The Joinery

Best Video

St Vincent - Digital Witness

Clipping - Work Work

Villagers - Occupy Your Mind

Ye Vagabonds - Willie O’Winsbury

Compassion Crew - Masters of the Gentlemanly Art

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