FACT contributors pick their favourite tracks of 2014
14th December 2014
You've seen what our individual contributors picked as their favourite albums of 2014, now its time for their favourite tracks. Less consensus here than with albums, though Makkonen [above, pho [...]
FACT contributors pick their favourite albums of 2014
13th December 2014
Still have space left for end of year lists? Here are the full-lengths - with a handful of EPs and mixes thrown in - that did it for FACT's contributors in 2014. Despite not strictly being an a [...]
The 50 best tracks of 2014
Joseph Morpurgo, Chris Kelly, John Twells, Chal Ravens, Tom Lea, Aidan Bennison
11th December 2014
Skip to: 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 Stream a selection of these tracks on Spotify and Rdio Here we go then: the last of our main 2014 features. As ever, our 50 Best Tracks are just that - some [...]
The 50 best albums of 2014
Joseph Morpurgo, John Twells, Chal Ravens, Chris Kelly, Aidan Bennison, Tom Lea
9th December 2014
Skip to: #50 / #40 / #30 / #20 / #10 So, 2014 - how did you fare? There’s a sense, articulated on these pages and elsewhere, that it was a vintage year for dance albums. We’d qual [...]
The 10 best labels of 2014
John Twells, Tom Lea, Chal Ravens, Chris Kelly & Joseph Morpurgo
8th December 2014
Music's barriers of entry have dissolved almost entirely, but record labels remain as important as ever. As consuming and making music becomes easier, the need for curation becomes greater. It' [...]
The 20 best album covers of 2014
6th December 2014
Even in the digital realm, a record's identity is often defined by its cover. It's hard to listen to FKA Twigs' shimmering debut album without bringing to mind its defining visual style, and si [...]
The 20 best videos of 2014
6th December 2014
Reports of the music video's death have been greatly exaggerated. In 2014, the art form continued to be the province of not just Billboard-topping pop stars, but of dance music producers of all [...]
The 20 best cassettes of 2014
3rd December 2014
For the adventurous music fan, the cassette underground remains increasingly difficult to ignore - and here are 20 stand-up reasons why. Each month, Brad Rose, poobah over at Digitalis Recor [...]
The 20 best mixtapes of 2014
2nd December 2014
As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve assembled our list of the best mixtapes of the year. With major labels continuing to have no idea what they're doing in the 21st century, free mixtapes remain [...]
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