2014 saw the Canadian artist deadmau5 release what I consider to be his most ambitious album to date and to say I liked it would be an understatement. The release of while(1<2) launched deadmau5 onto my overall top twenty artists and ensured his scrobbles eclipsed everybody else this year. Trailing deadmau5 is The National who have settled in as my go to group when I'm feeling unhappy. The National haven't released any new material since 2013 and normally my yearly top artists are ones that release new material that year. But that just says that I a)really love The National and b)I'm frequently unhappy. Trailing The National is Nine Inch Nails who have stayed on top of my charts since I joined in December of 2006. Again, no new material, I just love NIN.
As mentioned above, the biggest release for me this year has been while(1<2) by deadmau5. …