2016/04/26

The 666 Best Songs of 2014

This is (by far) the biggest longest list on this website. To be honest, was not impressed with the music quality of 2013. That was probably the end of music, the beginning of the no-music generation, and I was prepared to abandon this website for something different... the 1977 story was a good enough ending for the whole thing.

However, since this project began, I had gotten used to writing to music, and I wanted to write an epic novel that would have more meaning and substance than the collection on this site.

In addition, I felt that perhaps 2013 was a bad year for music because I was in a rut- maybe I was staking out the same crap and going to a well that had run dry.

So, I researched as much music as I could... courtesy of Rate Your Music with their Top 1000 albums that I could customize by the genres (they are not the slightest least bit impressed with this mere 666 single songs; and your asses can't customize shit on this site-- you're stuck listening to the songs in whatever order I select) and wrote a 824-page dystopian epic called The Mansion and published the mother fucker.

Unfortunately, the story cannot be put on this blog anymore. If you are interested in reading a fake documentary that implies the human race consists of four different species (Cerians, Vestans, Dyptherians, and Dipthongs) that came to Earth via a collision of two planets in the asteroid belt told "Catcher in the Rye" style with slang diction, with other comparisons to Slaughterhouse Five, Infinite Jest, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, and Brave New World, then you have to buy the book from amazon.

In the meantime, enjoy the music:




666Bloody Hammers
"Under Satan's Sun"  4:18
Under Satan's Sun
Charlotte, NC

Heavy Psych/Hard Rock

665. Леонид Фёдоров, Владимир Волков
"Два Солнца"  4:35
Мотыльки
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Avant Folk / Poetry

664Sun Kil Moon
"Jim Wise"  3:34
Benji
San Francisco, CA

Contemporary Folk/Singer/Songwriter

663Katy B
"Still"  3:36
Buck
London, England

Dance Pop/Electropop

662. Algebra Blessett
"Better for Me"  3:17
Recovery
Atlanta, GA

Contemporary R&B / NeoSoul

661. Bluoltremarte
"Oltremarte (il circolo degli eroi)"  3:40
Spomenik
Cerenova, Italy

Noise Pop

660. Manchester Orchestra
"Indentions"  3:51
Cope
Atlanta, GA

Indie Rock

659. Death From Above 1979
"Right On, Frankenstein!"  3:05
The Physical World
Toronto, ON  Canada

Dance Punk

658. Total Control
"Two Less Jacks"  2:45
Typical System
Melbourne, AU

Post-Punk/Synth Punk

657Psalm Zero
"Undoing"  6:11
The Drain
New York, NY

Experimental Rock

656. Alpha Male Tea Party
"I Haven't Had A Lunch Break Since Windows Vista Came Out"  5:02
Droids
Liverpool, England

Math Rock / Post-Rock

655. Theurgist
"Lizzie Boredom"  3:35
All Of Them Lowly Creatures
Philadelphia, PA

Death Rock / Post-Punk

654. Plague Vendor
"Plague Vendor"  2:16
Free To Eat
Whittier, CA

Punk Rock / Alternative Rock / Garage Punk

653. Silent Front
"Nails"  4:23
Trust
London, England

Post Hardcore/Noise Rock

652. Criminal Code
"Flagstone"  2:51
No Device
Tacoma, WA

Post-Punk/Post-Hardcore

651. Greys
"Use Your Delusion"  2:27
If Anything
Toronto, ON  Canada

Noise Rock/Post-Hardcore

650. '68
"R"  2:42
In Humor and Sadness
Douglasville, GA

Post Hardcore/Noise Rock

649. Doomsday Student
"Murder in the Kitchen"  2:48
Doomsday Student
Providence, RI

Noise Rock/Experimental Rock

648. Manes
"Broken Fire"  3:51
Be All End All
Trondheim, Norway

Experimental Rock / Electronic

647. Cleared
"Flowers For Lead"  5:26
Drown
Chicago, IL

Drone/Noise Rock

646. Morbus Chron
"Ripening Life"  6:46
Sweven
Stockholm, Sweden

Death Metal/Psychedelic Rock

645. Ambersmoke
"Nonchalance"  6:40
Lights
San Francisco, CA

Shoegaze / Blackgaze

644. The Estranged
"Forever Been Erased"  3:24
The Estranged
Portland, OR

Punk Rock / Post-Punk

643. Serpent Warning
"Beyond the Wisdom"  6:25
Serpent Warning
Joensuu, Finland

Doom Metal

642. Casino Hearts
"When I Woke Up I Saw The Sun For The First And Last Time"  1:50
Ghoul School
Reno, NV

Hypnagogic Pop/Ambient

641. New Days Delay
"Zeitschliff durch Cortexresektion"  3:19
Erst Der Blitz Und Dann
Bremen, Germany

Gothic Rock/Death Rock/New Wave

640BiS階段
"STUPiG"  3:43
BiS階段  2
Tokyo, Japan

Noise Pop/Noise/J-Pop

639. Autumn Electric
"Return to Detroit"  3:44
Flowers For Ambrosia
Seattle, WA

Art Rock

638. Grmln
"Crawling Into You"  3:17
Soon Away
Tokyo, Japan/Los Angeles, CA

Indie Rock/Noise Pop

637. VEXX
"Clairvoyant"  2:22
VEXX
Olympia, WA

Garage Punk

636. Won James Won
"Афтедафе в Речнике"  4:08
Red Wedming
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Experimental Rock

635. About Tess
"Seer"  4:41
Shining
Tokyo, Japan

Math Rock

634Deleted Scenes
"Stutter"  3:48
Lithium Burn
Washington, DC

Noise Rock/Indie Rock

633. Woods Of Desolation
"Withering Field"  6:12
As The Stars
Wollongong, AU

Blackgaze

632. MiceCars
"In Da Ghetto"  5:31
A S I M O / I
Rome, Italy

Neo Psych/Psych Pop

631. YYU
"Eggo"  2:25
Room Music
Kansas City, MO

Lo-Fi Indie / Indie Folk

630. Taurus
"Op. 4 No. 2, Phlegra"  4:05
Opus IV: Elevations
Santiago de Chile, Chile

Symphonic Prog

629. Prizehog
"Whoady"  5:26
Re​-​Unvent the Whool
Portland, OR

Sludge Metal / Heavy Psych / Doom Metal

628. Cheveu
"Stadium"  3:05
Bum
Paris, France

Post-Punk / Art Punk / Dance

627. Los Punsetes
"Los últimos días de Sodoma"  4:45
LPIV
Madrid, Spain

Indie Rock/Noise Pop

626. Breton
"National Grid"  3:52
War Room Stories
London, England

Indie Rock / Art Rock

625. September Girls
"Secret Lovers"  4:17
Cursing The Sea
Dublin, Ireland

Indie Pop / Noise Pop

624. I/O
"Weather Fields"  3:17
Saudade
Boston, MA

Post Rock / Math Rock

623. Warpaint
"Go In"  4:00
Warpaint
Los Angeles, CA

Dream Pop

622. Grass Is Green
"Scattering Ram"  3:18
Vacation Vinny
Boston, MA

Indie Rock/Math Rock

621. Needles//Pins
"Outta This Place"  3:22
Shamebirds
Vancouver, BC  Canada

620. Ben Frost
"Secant"  4:55
A U R O R A
Melbourne, AU/Reykjavík, Iceland

Industrial/Electronic

619. Sorrows Path
"Tragedy"  3:58
Doom Philosophy
Athens, Greece

Trad Doom Metal/Power Metal

618. The Pheromoans
"Chung Said"  2:52
Hearts Of Gold
Brighton, England

Lo-Fi / Indie Rock

617. Army Navy
"Birdy"  5:13
The Wilderness Inside
Los Angeles, CA

Power Pop / Jangle Pop

616. Gerard Way
"Action Cat"  3:07
Hesitant Alien
Summit, NJ - Los Angeles, CA

Noise Pop / Indie Rock

615. White Lung
"I Believe You"  1:42
Deep Fantasy
Vancouver, BC  Canada

Noise Rock / Punk

614. Young Magic
"Mythnomer" 3:47
Breathing Statues
New York, NY

 Neo-Psychedelia / Psychedelic Pop
613. The Brew
"Shuffle"  3:52
Control
Brimsby, England

Blues Rock / Psych Rock / Hard Rock

612. Univers Zero
"Tres Affables"  7:31
Phosphorescent Dreams
Brussels, Belgium

Avant-Prog/Chamber Music

611. Major Parkinson
"Twilight Cinema"  5:41
Twilight Cinema
Bergen, Norway

Progressive Rock / Experimental Rock

610. Los Random
"Corto Normal"  6:12
Pidanoma
Tucumán, Argentina

Experimental Rock / Progressive Rock / Stoner Metal

609. Thin Privilege
"...With Apologies to Thin Privilege"  6:32
Thin Privilege
Glasgow, Scotland

Noise Rock

608. We Insist!
"Grinding Down the Pole"  3:37
We Insist!
Paris, France

Math Rock

607. Hail Spirit Noir
"Oi Magoi"  5:19
Oi Magoi
Thessaloniki, Greece

Black Metal / Psychedelic Rock

606. Iron Void
"The Burden Of Regret"  6:20
Iron Void
Wakefield, England

Traditional Doom Metal

605. Barrows
"Red Giant"  8:33
Red Giant
Los Angeles, CA

Post-Rock / Space Rock / HeavyPsych

604. Noxagt
"You Were Followed by a Man From the Station to Your House."  10:24
Brutage
Sandnes, Norway

Noise Rock

603. USA Out of Vietnam
"Leg Of Lamb"  13:10
Crashing Diseases and Incurable Airplanes
Montreal, QC  Canada

Sludge Metal / Shoegaze

602Bardo Pond
"Here Come The Warm Jets"  16:12
Looking For Another Place
Philadelphia, PA

Psychedelic Rock

601. Comando Círculo Avesso
"Ai de vós, que ajuntais casa a casa, e que acrescentais campo a campo, até que não haja mais lugar, e que sejais os únicos proprietários da terra."  14:58
História Invisível
Brazil

Drone / Noise / Noise Rock




666-601   600-501   500-401   400-301   300-201   200-101   100-51  50-26  25-#1   


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NC-17 SOUNDTRAXXX is being edited, revised, and published. The literature content is gradually being removed for publication or  being transferred to the upcoming site: MHQ HEADQUARTERS. The music countdowns, however, shall remain here.

In the meantime... our first actual book publication, a dystopian epic: The Mansion 


According to the plant and animal life on Earth, which eventually unfriends the human race amidst bold accusations coming from an oddly-shaped row of trees: the concepts of government, religion, and economics were fabricated by the same sources that devised such absurdity as Black Friday sales, fashionable bowling attire, expiration dates for vaginal lube, and marketing strategies to entice specifically targeted mayonnaise consumers … and these sources obviously did not originate on the Planet Earth. From Prohibition to the dystopian future plagued with revolution, animosity towards society, and farming hippos with growth hormones, characters such as Squirrel Abraham and Jimmers Waffles (raccoon) not only challenge the status quo, but also question the entire history that created it.

Compiling 30 Sections and 68 different themes and storylines, which explore topics ranging from concepts of customer service to victimless crimes to a town in West Virginia that repeatedly becomes a ghost town; and featuring guest appearances from the likes of seahorses, dragonflies, praying mantis, chickens, and raccoon, The Mansion chronicles the plight of the human race, where Primitive Man evolved into the species known as Homo Bowler, and set out to destroy the world in a quest for decorative plates, generic shoes, and non-dairy powdered creamer.






Bonus. Smokey Robinson
"The Tracks of My Tears (w/Elton John)"  3:05
Smokey & Friends
Detroit, MI

R&B

Bonus. The Residents
"Twlight Zone"  3:07
Re-Smell My Picture - Volume 2: Twilight Zone
Shreveport, LA

Avant-Garde/Experimental Rock

BONUS. Wizard Rifle
"Nobody"  7:07
Speak Loud Say Nothing
Portland, OR

Stoner Rock/Noise Rock


Bonus. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
"Stressin'"  2:57
Oddments
Melbourne, AU

Psychedelic Rock/Garage Rock


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