Andy Nelson (Paint It Black) and Tom May (The Menzingers)

Happy Hanukkah! Kenai is going to eat some latkes tonight, but first he wanted to bring you a few more Best of 2014 lists. Today we are featuring Andy Nelson (Paint It Black, Ceremony) and Tom May (The Menzingers).


Andy Nelson (Paint It Black)

In No Particular Order


Aphex Twin: SYRO


Eno & Hyde: High Life


Francis Harris: Minutes Of Sleep

Scissor & Thread

Future: Honest

Epic / A1 / Free Bandz

Good Throb: Fuck Off

Super-Fi/Sabermetric/White Den

Grouper: Ruins


Protomartyr: Under Colour Of Official Right

Hardly Art

Total Control: Typical System

Iron Lung

Vladislav Delay: Visa



  • Big Zit - Electric Zit Vol. 1
  • Container - Adhesive
  • Flesh World - A Line In Wet Grass
  • Frau - Punk Is My Boyfriend
  • Golden Teacher - Party People
  • Pang - Young Professionals
  • Portable - Surrender
  • S.H.I. - Struggling Harsh Immortals
  • Sheer Mag - self titled
  • Watery Love - Sick People


Tom May (The Menzingers)

Violent Soho: Hungry Ghost

SideOneDummy Records

This is the best album ever k thanks bye

In no particular order remain other incredible releases that came out in 2014:

Todd Terje: Its Album Time


The Holy Mess: Comfort in the Discord

Red Scare Industries

The Smith Street Band: Throw Me In The River

Poison City / SideOneDummy