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Year End 2014

Music: Pass The Mic: Artists on 2014

Kevin Gan Yuen (Sutekh Hexen/ Viraloptic.com)

1. What are your top five albums that were released in 2014? (In order 1-5)

  1. Only Lovers Left Alive OST
  2. Kairos by Ambarchi / O'Malley / Dunn - Shade Themes 
  3. Trepaneringsritualen - Perfection & Permanence

Not released in 2014, and worth your time and attention:

Arvo Pärt ‎- Litany and Pau Torres - Hostile

2. What band did you discover in 2014 (can be a brand new band or an older band) that had an impact on your life? What made them significant?

REe-iscovering Tangerine Dream (thanks mom) recently, immersing in their gift to craft massive and timeless soundscapes.

3. How will you remember 2014? (In terms of music)

Patience and thoughtfulness.

4. What can we look forward to from you in 2015?

A few things here and there, but mostly Solace...

5. What records are you looking forward to most in 2015?

Honestly, I like to be surprised, so have not really checked the musical release forecast for 2015.

6. What trend will you forever associate with 2014 in music?

The internet.

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Words by the SPB team on Dec. 14, 2014, 3:29 p.m.

Major props to all the bands, and also to Nicole Kibert for her ever-awesome photograph at the top of the feature. Thanks!

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