Always epic and often controversial, The 2014 IC Top Ten Album Lists are here! Check out our Rdio playlist containing every album except (sadly) T. Swift.

Don Clark / 2014 Top Ten Albums

01. The Jezabels - The Brink
Best Track: "Time To Dance"
02. Future Islands - Singles
Best Track: "Seasons (Waiting On You)"
03. Taylor Swift - 1989
Best Track: "Style"
04. Sia  - 1000 Forms Of fear
Best Track: "Chandelier"
05. Tycho - Awake
Best Track: "Awake"
06. Lights - Little Machines
Best Track: "Up We Go"
07. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
Best Track: "Oh My Darling Don't Cry"
08. Betty Who - Take Me When You Go
Best Track: "Somebody Loves You"
09. Bleachers - Strange Desire
Best Track: "Rollercoaster"
10. Young Widows - Easy Pain
Best Track: "Godman"

Ryan Clark / 2014 Top Ten Albums

01. The Jezebels - The Brink
Best Track: "No Country"
02. Sia - 1000 Forms Of Fear
Best Track: "Elastic Heart"
03. Chromeo - White Women
Best Track: "Old 45's"
04. Royksopp - The Inevitable End
Best Track: "Monument"
05. Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2
Best Track: "Oh My Darling Don't Cry"
06. Future Islands - Singles
Best Track: "Fall From Grace"
07. Sohn - Tremors
Best Track: "Artifice"
08. Delta Spirit - Into The Wide
Best Track: "Live On"
09. Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything
Best Track: "Charge"
10. Young Widows - Easy Pain
Best Track: "Kerosine Girl"

Ryan Clark / 2014 Top Ten Metal Albums

01. Slipknot - The Gray Chapter
Best Track: "AOV"
02. Machine Head - Bloodstone & Diamonds
Best Track: "Ghost Will Haunt My Bones"
03. In Flames - Siren Charms
Best Track: "Everything's Gone"
04. At The Gates - At War With Reality
Best Track: "At War With Reality"
05. Decapitated - Blood Mantra
Best Track: "Moth Defect (Bonus Track)"
06. Throwdown - Intolerance
Best Track:  "Intolerance"
07. Insense - De:Evolution
Best Track: "Meandering"
08. Mastodon - Once More 'Round The Sun
Best Track: "The Motherload"
09. Killer Be Killed Killer Be Killed
Best Track: "Wings Of Feather And Wax"
10. Insomnia - Shadows Of The Dying Sun
Best Track: "While We Sleep"

Zac Schwiet / 2014 Top Ten Albums

01. Betty Who - Take Me When You Go
Best Track: “Alone Again”
02. Broods - Evergreen
Best Track: “Bridges”
03. Chromeo - White Women
Best Track: “Come Alive”
04. Ariana Grande - My Everything
Best Track: “One Last Try”
05. Young The Giant - Mind Over Matter
Best Track: “Mind Over Matter”
06. Chet Faker - Built On Glass
Best Track: “Gold”
07. iamamiwhoami - Blue
Best Track: “Fountain”
08. Number One Gun - This Is All We Know
Best Track: “Make A Movie”
09. Taylor Swift - 1989
Best Track: “Style”
10. Barcelona - The Melodrama
Best Track: “Diamond and Silver”

Josh Cross / 2014 Top Ten Albums

01. Thumpers - Galore
Best Track: "Unkinder (A Tougher Love)"
02. The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
Best Track: “Red Eyes”
03. Taylor Swift - 1989
Best Track: “Style”
04. Bleachers - Strange Desire
Best Track: “Rollercoaster”
05. Broods- Evergreen
Best Track: “Bridges”
06. Brooke Fraser - Brutal Romantic
Best Track: “Psychoscocial”
07. Ages and Ages - Diversionary
Best Track: “Light Goes Out”
08. Hooray For Earth - Racy
Best Track: “Keys”
09. Walk The Moon - Talking Is Hard
Best Track: “Different Colors”
10. First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
Best Track: “Stay Gold”