Best albums of 2014: top 10

(Clockwise from top left) Damon Albarn, Kelis, St Vincent, Little DragonHere it is. The final countdown. We’ve had club bangers, blazing rap debuts, plenty of pop and atmospheric opuses. But the best is yet to come from albums that challenge the social order, boggle your mind and take you to new plains.

10. Jungle – Jungle
9. MØ – No Mythologies to Follow
8. Essa – The Misadventures of a Middle Man
7. Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband
6. Broken Bells – After the Disco
5. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Give the People What They Want
4. Neneh Cherry – Blank Project
3. Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
2. Kelis – Food
1. St Vincent – St Vincent Continue reading

Broken Bells photo recap

O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

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Broken Bells, the duo composed of Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, performed at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, on March 24.

The 405’s Eleonora Collini has captured some stunning photos of the show, which you can see here. Continue reading