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The Music Writers' Poll 2014: Jack Lynch

18 December 2014 | 1:24 pm | Jack Lynch

Freelancer

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  1. Sun Kil Moon - Benji
  2. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
  3. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness
  4. FKA Twigs - LP1
  5. St Vincent - St Vincent
  6. Wild Beasts - Present Tense
  7. Hospitality - Trouble
  8. Beck - Morning Phase
  9. Ernest Ellis - Cold Desire
  10. Tune-Yards - Nikki Nack

SONG OF THE YEAR

  1. FKA Twigs - Kicks
  2. Sun Kil Moon - Micheline
  3. Let Her Go - Mac Demarco
  4. Angel Olsen - High & Wild
  5. Beck - Morning

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  1. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  2. The War On Drugs
  3. Mac Demarco
  4. Neneh Cherry
  5. Saskwatch

INTERNATIONAL ARTIST PERFORMANCE

  1. St Vincent
  2. The Julie Ruin
  3. Tune-Yards
  4. Wild Beasts
  5. Neko Case

AUSTRALIAN ARTIST PERFORMANCE

  1. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  2. Kirin J Callinan
  3. Fractures
  4. Total Giovanni
  5. Sunbeam Sound Machine

TOP TV SHOW

  1. True Detective
  2. Q&A
  3. Orange Is The New Black
  4. It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  5. The Feed

TOP MOVIE

  1. Boyhood
  2. Her
  3. 20,000 Days on Earth
  4. The Wind Rises
  5. The Muppets 2

TOP WEBSITE

  1. FasterLouder
  2. NPR
  3. Tone Deaf
  4. Little White Earbuds
  5. Cyclingnews

HIGHLIGHT OF 2014

My highlight was seeing King Gizzard keep the album train going. When will they stop? I hope they don't...riding the train. Loving the hype.

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PREDICTION FOR 2015

I see the Essendon Football club's suspended players putting on a critically snubbed theatrical production of Vance Joy's musical trajectory; an album released by The War On Drugs called Mark Kozelek Is Mean, which will be on rotation in Starbucks outlets the world over.