We’ve reached the half-way point of the year while at one time making a half-year list was pure clickbait, today there’s so much music out there, I find I need to digest and list them sometimes to make sense of my year so far. As with last year, here are my top 25 albums of 2014.5 with a separate list of Irish albums I’ve enjoyed.

Top 25 albums of 2014 so far…

  1. Future Islands – Singles
  2. Hundred Waters – The Moon Rang Like a Bell
  3. Fatima Al Qadiri – Asiatisch
  4. Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness
  5. Fatima – Yellow Memories
  6. The Gloaming – The Gloaming
  7. James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical
  8. St. Vincent – St. Vincent
  9. Ratking – So It Goes
  10. Todd Terje – It’s Album Time
  11. Warpaint – Warpaint
  12. Glass Animals – ZABA
  13. Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband
  14. God Knows + mynameisjOhn – Rusangano / Family
  15. Beck – Morning Phase
  16. Metronomy – Love Letters
  17. We Cut Corners – Think Nothing
  18. Isaiah Rashad – Cilvia Demo
  19. Shit Robot – We Got A Love
  20. Lone – Reality Testing
  21. Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
  22. Chromeo – White Women
  23. Tomas Barfod – Love Me
  24. Lykke Li – I Never Learn
  25. Ramona Lisa – Arcadia

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Top Irish albums of 2014 so far

  1. The Gloaming – The Gloaming
  2. James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical
  3. God Knows + mynameisjOhn – Rusangano / Family
  4. We Cut Corners – Think Nothing
  5. Paddy Hanna – Leafy Stiletto
  6. Daithí – In Flight
  7. Sleep Thieves – You Want The Night
  8. Deaf Joe – From The Heights Of A Dream
  9. The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass
  10. Ginnels – Country Life

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