Perfume Genius : Queen : Too Bright (2014)
- 3rd full length
- Best song of 2014 so far.
- This track burst out away from the delicate, piano-only tracks that filled most of his first 2 LPs.
- Project led by Mike Hadreas.
Cold Specks : Absisto : Neuroplasticity (2014)
- Powerful, fuller track from one of the best vocalists in all of music.
- An awesome video for the track 'Holland' can be found HERE.
Courtship Ritual : Kingdom of Beauty : Pith (2014)
- Debut album
- Electronic indie-pop.
- RIYL Wet or the XX.
Landlady : Under The Yard : Upright Behavior (2014)
- Debut album
- Brooklyn band getting a lot of buzz as they run up to their album release.
- Incredible vocals that remind me of those of Maps & Atlases.
- Like Brian Jonestown Massacre or a mellower Velvet Underground
Shamir : I Know Its A Good Thing : Northtown EP (2014)
- Debut EP
- Super young electronic/indie/r&b songwriter from Brooklyn.
- Can lean towards LCD Soundsystem’s sound at times.
Christopher Owens : Nothing More Than Everything To Me : A New Testament (2014)
- 2nd solo album
- Former leader of the majorly critically acclaimed indie-rock band Girls.
Benjamin Booker : Have Your Seen My Son : Benjamin Booker (2014)
- Forthcoming debut LP
- Sounds like it’s even just demo quality, but the potential for something good is definitely there.
- Best of SXSW 2014
Deer Tick : Constructive Summer (Hold Steady Cover) : Split 7” Single (2014)
- Deer Tick’s half of this single featuring covers of each other.
- The Hold Steady covered Deer Tick’s ‘Easy’
- Celebrated their joint tour.
Courtney Barnett : Pickles From the Jar : Milk Records Compilation (2014)
- New song for her label’s compilation teasing their forthcoming releases.
- Huge critical success with the re-release of her first two EPs, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas.
- Readying her proper debut LP for release later this year.
- 25 year old from Australia.
Twin Peaks : I Found A New Way : Wild Onion (2014)
- 2nd full length. Also 2 quality singles.
- Psych rock with an 80’s feel to it.
We Were Promised Jetpacks : Safety In Numbers : Unraveling (2014)
- One of their least volatile tracks to date.
- Scottish band with a very similar sound to Frightened Rabbit on the mellower tracks but seem a bit more aggressive when they amp up their sound.
Steve Gunn : Milly's Garden : Way Out Weather (2014)
- First single from his forthcoming album.
- Also did a collaborative EP with Hiss Golden Messenger entitled Golden Gunn in 2013.
- 2nd album with a full band.
- Experimental, jammy, classical acoustic guitarist.
Los Angeles Police Department : She Came Through (Again) : Los Angeles Police Department (2014)
- Debut full length.
- Lazily rolling rock.
Blithe Field : Clasped Hands: Warm Blood (2012)
- 6th-ish album. Includes a few collections. There are also numerous singles.
- One of the most beautiful, creative, indie folk albums.
- RIYL Mutual Benefit or Mimicking Birds.