Friday, February 20, 2015

"THE SULLY'S" Top 20 Films of 2014

There's a little award show on TV this weekend, but here you'll find the most esteemed awards in the biz, THE SULLY'S!


Below are my top 20 films of the year.


20. Inherent Vice



19. The Skeleton Twins



18. Obvious Child


17. The Babadook



16. Top Five



15. Gone Girl


14. Selma



13. Last Days in Vietnam



12. Whiplash


11. The One I Love


10. A Most Violent Year



9. Listen Up Phillip


8. The Unknown Known


7. Foxcatcher



6. Life Itself


5. Boyhood


4. Guardians of the Galaxy



3. Only Lovers Left Alive



2. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)


1.  Citzenfour 











Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Top Albums of 2014: 10-1

10. Hamilton Leithauser - Black Hours





9. Clark - Clark




8. Kevin Morby - Still Life





7. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2




6. White Lung - Deep Fantasy





5. United Nations - The Next Four Years





4. Protomartyr - Under Color of Official Right





3. Joyce Manor - Never Hungover Again/Joyce Manor






2. FKA twigs - LP1





1. Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else



Monday, December 22, 2014

Top Albums of 2014: Honorable Mentions

Here's a few records that didn't make it into my top 30 but thought should get a mention. Some of these lean more towards the electronic, experimental, metal, or lesser mentioned rock.  Here's ten, in no specific order.

Arca - Xen




Ben Frost - A U R O R A





Ricky Eat Acid - Three Love Songs






Aphex Twin - Syro




Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues





YOB - Clearing the Path to Ascend






Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather





The Weaks - The World is a Terrible Place and I Hate Myself and I Want to Die





Mitski - Bury Me at Make Out Creek





Legowelt - Crystal Cult 2080


Friday, December 19, 2014

Top 30 Albums of 2014: 30-11

It was a weird year for music. There weren't a lot of GREAT albums, but going through what I listened to this year there was still quite a bit to like. Here's 30 I found in frequent rotation.

30. Whirr - Sway




29. Old Man Gloom - The Ape of God




28. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness





27. Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE





26. Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden






25. Todd Terje - It's Album Time






24. Nothing - Guilty of Everything






23. Tigers Jaw - Charmer





22. Fairweather - Fairweather





21. Mr Twin Sister - Mr Twin Sister






20. Moodymann - Moodymann






19. Radiator Hospital - Torch Song






18. The Antlers - Familiars






17. Tourist - Patterns





16. Alvvays - Alvvays





15. Woods - With Love and With Light





14. Sun Kil Moon - Benji





13. Amen Dunes - Love





12. Mutilation Rites - Harbinger




11. Caribou - Our Love