TRANSISTOR’S 100 (OR SO) BEST-SELLING RECORDS OF 2014

 

  1. The XX “XX" 
  2. SBTRKT "SBTRKT" 
  3. Future Islands "Singles" (2014)
  4. St. Vincent "St. Vincent” (2014) 
  5. Arctic Monkeys “AM" 
  6. Fleet Foxes "Fleet Foxes"  
  7. The Black Keys "Turn Blue" (2014)
  8. Grimes "Visions”
  9. The National “High Violet”
  10. St. Vincent “Strange Mercy”
  11. The Beach Boys “Pet Sounds”
  12. Fleet Foxes “Helplessness Blues”
  13. Gorillaz “Plastic Beach”
  14. Neutral Milk Hotel “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea”
  15. Postal Service “Give Up”
  16. Beck “Morning Phase” (2014)
  17. Belle & Sebastian “If You’re Feeling Sinister”
  18. Miles Davis “Kind of Blue”
  19. Norah Jones “Come Away With Me”
  20. Vampire Weekend “Modern Vampires of the City”
  21. Amy Winehouse “Back to Black”
  22. Arcade Fire “Funeral" 
  23. James Blake "James Blake" 
  24. Bon Iver "For Emma Forever Ago”
  25. Father John Misty “Fear Fun" 
  26. The Head and the Heart "Let’s Be Still”
  27. Jay-Z “The Black Album”
  28. Kendrick Lamar “Good Kid Maad City”
  29. NAS “Illmatic”
  30. Nine Inch Nails “Pretty Hate Machine”
  31. Radiohead “Kid A”
  32. St. Vincent “Actor”
  33. The War on Drugs “Lost in the Dream” (2014)
  34. Alabama Shakes “Boys and Girls”
  35. Erykah Badu “Baduism”
  36. Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique”
  37. Built To Spill “Keep It Like A Secret”
  38. Buillt To Spill “Perfect From Now On”
  39. Daft Punk “Discovery”
  40. FKA Twigs “LP1” (2014)
  41. MIA “Kala”
  42. Mumford and Sons “Sigh No More”’
  43. Panda Bear “Person Pitch”
  44. Radiohead “In Rainbows”
  45. Vampire Weekend “Vampire Weekend”
  46. Kurt Vile “Wakin On A Pretty Daze”
  47. Jack White “Lazaretto” (2014)
  48. Wolf Parade “Apologies to the Queen Mary”
  49. Alt J “An Awesome Wave”
  50. The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band”
  51. Jeff Buckley “Grace”
  52. Caribou “Swim”
  53. Chvrches “Bones of What You Believe”
  54. Daft Punk “Homework”
  55. Dr. Dre “The Chronic”
  56. Iron and Wine “The Shepherd’s Dog”
  57. LCD Soundsystem “This Is Happening”
  58. Pavement “Wowee Zowee”
  59. The Pixies “Doolittle”
  60. Portishead “Third”
  61. The Strokes “Is This It”
  62. Tame Impala “Lonerism”
  63. Tycho “Awake” (2014)
  64. Kanye West “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”
  65. The Beatles “Abbey Road”
  66. The Black Keys “Brothers”
  67. Blur “Parklife”
  68. Coldplay “Ghost Stories” (2014)
  69. John Coltrane “A Love Supreme”
  70. Death Cab For Cutie “Transatlanticism"  
  71. The Decemberists "The Crane Wife”
  72. Depeche Mode “Violator”
  73. Dirty Projectors “Bitte Orca”
  74. Drake “Take Care”
  75. Gorillaz “Gorillaz”
  76. Al Green “Greatest Hits”
  77. The Head and the Heart “The Head and The Heart”
  78. Iron and Wine “Our Endless Numbered Days”
  79. Joy Division “Unknown Pleasures”
  80. Led Zeppelin “III”
  81. The Lumineers “The Lumineers”
  82. The Mountain Goats “The Sunset Tree”
  83. The National “Boxer”
  84. The National “Trouble Will Find Me”
  85. Oasis “Definitely Maybe" 
  86. Pavement "Slanted & Enchanted”
  87. Pavement “Crooked Rain Crooked Rain”
  88. Perfume Genius “Too Bright” (2014)
  89. Protomartyr “Under Color of Official Right” (2014)
  90. RJD2 “Deadringer”
  91. Porter Robinson “Worlds” (2014)
  92. Sia “1,000 Forms of Fear” (2014)
  93. Spoon “Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga”
  94. Warpaint “Warpaint” (2014)
  95. Wilco “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot"  
  96. Wu-Tang Clan "Enter The Wu-Tang Clan: 36 Chambers”
  97. Arcade Fire “The Suburbs”
  98. Arctic Monkeys “Favourite Worst Nightmare”
  99. Atoms For Peace “AMOK”
  100. Bon Iver “Bon Iver”
  101. David Byrne & St. Vincent “Love This Giant”
  102. Childish Gambino “Because The Internet”
  103. Classixx“Hanging Gardens”
  104. Cocteau Twins “Stars and Topsoil”
  105. Death Cab For Cutie “Plans”
  106. Haim “Days Are Gone”
  107. Jay-Z “The Blueprint”
  108. LCD Soundsystem “LCD Soundsystem"   
  109. LCD Soundsystem "Sound of Silver”
  110. Lykke Li “Youth Novels”
  111. M83 “Hurry Up We’re Dreaming”
  112. New Pornographers “Brill Bruisers” (2014)
  113. Of Montreal “Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?”
  114. Slint “Spiderland”
  115. Stars “No One Is Lost” (2014)
  116. Sufjan Stevens “Illinois”
  117. T. Rex “Electric Warrior”
  118. Vampire Weekend “Contra"