Trying to think back on 2014, as a year in music, and my lasting impression that it felt like a pretty quiet year on the new music front. Then I had a look at the previous year, where I was under 100 artists with new music in the year, and realize that 2014 wasn't too bad. The tally with just over one day to go, I had picked up music from 124 artists this year, 1,263 songs in total and I listened to all of them, at least once, mostly at work.
My scrobble total at the time of this post is 137,824, which saw a gain of 37,569 scrobbles since my last post. That's a pretty solid year, I think. The scrobble gains would have been neat to see year over year since 2011. I will be doing some more scrobbling tomorrow, the last day of 2014, but I am comfortable with these totals.
There was some music that I was looking forward to at the beginning of the year and some of it really impressed me. I thought that the album Education, Education