#30 – Eno•Hyde – High Life – Feel Connected Top 50 Albums of 2014
Eno•Hyde, better known as Brian Eno and Karl Hyde, released two albums on Warp Records in 2014. First, Someday World was released in May. Less than two months later the duo released High Life. The latter has a sound reminiscent of 20th century minimalism composers like Steve Reich and Phillip Glass.
To many music lovers Brian Eno is an icon in experimental electronic music. He has influenced a number of great artists; The Talking Heads, David Bowie, Coldplay, U2, David Byrne, and DEVO. Today Eno’s influence has broadened into the design of generative music apps like Bloom, Scape, Trope, and Air.
Feel Connected Top 50 albums of 2014
#34 – Clark – Clark (Warp)
Clark’s eighth full length studio album, Clark, skillfully merges a spectrum of musical styles including: techno, electro, classical, ambient, and post-rock. Released on November 3, 2014.
“Music is like sculpture. It’s like trying to capture a moment of ultimate momentum, and distill it forever” – Clark, August 2014
“It straddles this fine line of being ultimate bliss and sadness at the same time. I find this emotional terrain compelling and keep on coming back to it. I need that epic sense of closure”. – warp.net
Please enjoy a playlist of tracks from the Feel Connected Top 50 Albums of 2014.
2014 top 50 albums by Feel Connected Music Blog
#50. Squarepusher & the Z-Machines – Music for Robots (Warp Records)
‘Music for Robots’ is a five track EP composed by Squarepusher and literally performed by robots, or the Z-Machines, featuring a guitarist with 78 fingers and a drummer with 22 arms.
Watch a video of the robots performing ‘Sad Robot Goes Funny’