Best Songs of 2014: Indie

It was a good year for music. We saw rapid and bold new developments for emerging electronica genres, as well as the triumphant return of indie rock genres that had lain dormant for several years (I'm officially calling it post-emo). It took a massive cast of artists, sounds, albums, and songs to make this a great year for music. Still, the average human has a very limited attention span, and the interwebz likes lists, so I've narrowed it down to:


This entire playlist was over 3 hours long, so I've broken it down into two sections: more electro leaning and more guitar leaning. With the songs in no particular order, I'm proud to present part 2: Best Indie of 2014.

Best Indie of 2014 by Sachi Subterranean on Mixcloud

Coffee - Sylvan Esso
Paradise Waiting - Vacationer
Riptide - Vance Joy
Next of Kin - Alvvays
B a noBody - SOAK
Sway - Anna Of The North
Crime - Real Estate
Jackson - Cymbals Eat Guitars
Blue Moon - Beck
Tarifa - Sharon Van Etten
Do You - Spoon
Real - Years & Years
Before - Vok
Whatever You Want - Doprah
What It's Worth - Elder Island
Under The Pressure - The War On Drugs
Gimme Something Good - Ryan Adams
#88 - Lo-Fang
Hard Believer - Fink
Left Hand Free - alt-J
A Blow to the Head - Roadkill Ghost Choir
Heal - Strand of Oaks
The Medic - Foxing
First As Tragedy, Second As Farce - Prawn
Hum - Tigers Jaw
Charlie Black - Modern Baseball
Jane - Girlpool
History Eraser - Courtney Barnett
I'm Not Part of Me - Cloud Nothings

Listen to part 1: Best Electro of 2014