Best Of 2014

2014It’s that time of year – the best bits, the round ups, the who did what and when and how great it was. Popped Music has had an incredible year this year and so it only seems right to take a look back at some of our favourite moments.

Editor’s Picks:


Maximo Park – New Slang – January
Bombay Bicycle Club – New Slang – January
Saint Raymond – Club NME, Koko – February
Foals – Arts Club, Liverpool – February
Fatherson – Korova, Liverpool – April
Rhodes – Leaf, Liverpool – April
Palace – St Pancras Old Church, London – October
Royal Blood – Ritz, Manchester – November
Hozier – Ritz, Manchester – November
Xmas Jumper Jam – Union Chapel, London – December


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Leeds Festival – highlights: Hozier, Band of Skulls, Royal Blood, Prides

Kendal Calling – highlights: Saint Raymond, The Mispers

Liverpool Sound City – highlights: Amber Run, Etches, Darlia



 Contributors’ Picks:


Best Gig: Libertines at the Barras (the first night)
Best Festival: Kendal Calling
Best Album: Tea Street Band – Tea Street Band
Best New band: By The Sea


Best Gig: Morrissey at O2
Best Festival: End of the road
Best Album: Twilight Sad – nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave.
Best New Band: Solids


Best Gig: The Charlatans at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, July.
Best Album: Joseph Coward ‘The World Famous Joseph Coward’.
New Band: Horsebeach


Best Gig – Tame Impala at Latitude festival
Best Album – The War On Drugs – Lost In A Dream
Best Festival – Glastonbury
Best New band – The Wytches

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