Best Albums of 2014
as selected by Michaela Kučová from

Fallgrapp <BR>“Rieka”


A breakthrough release for producer Juraj Líška proves that Slovak language can sound amazing in electronics as well.

♪♫ Listen: “Rieka

Fallgrapp on Soundcloud, YouTube, Facebook.

Genius Locci <BR>“Innate” EP

Genius Locci
“Innate” EP

Two sisters with beautifully harmonizing voices will win your heart over immidiately. We will definitely hear more of their lovely pop/folk songs in the upcoming year(s).

♪♫ Listen: “Little Worry (Live)

Genius Locci on YouTube, Soundcloud, Facebook.

Hviezda <BR>“Tu v Bratislave”

“Tu v Bratislave”

With a bit of punk attitude and a lot of poetry, Hviezda is raw and fragile at the same time. Give a listen to the love project of several seasoned alternative musicians.

♪♫ Listen: “O lásku (Live)

Hviezda on Soundcloud, Facebook.

I Am Planet <BR>“Silene Stenophylla”

I Am Planet
“Silene Stenophylla”

Less is more in pratice – minimalistic piano compositions with great emotional depth.

♪♫ Listen: “Silene Latifolia

I Am Planet on Bandcamp, Facebook – and beehype.

Ink Midget <BR>“Blackouts” EP

Ink Midget
“Blackouts” EP

One of the brightest electronic young talents in Slovakia, Ink Midget released this EP on prestigious King Deluxe Records and once again, it’s a joy for any fan of Clark, Aphex Twin and such.

♪♫ Listen: “Vibes

Ink Midget on Soundcloud, Twitter, Facebook, www.

Jana Kirschner <BR>“Moruša Čierna”

Jana Kirschner
“Moruša Čierna”

One of the most anticipated releases of the year combines the talent of Eddie Stevens and Jana Kirschner in beautiful mix of traditional and contemporary, slovak and multiculutural, melancholic and joyful.

♪♫ Listen: “Duch Mesta

Jana Kirschner on Bandcamp, Facebook, www – and beehype.

Monikino Kino <BR>“Prázdniny”

Monikino Kino

A strange, almost introverted electro-cabaret telling charming love stories in a uniquely quirky way.

♪♫ Listen: “Bežky

Monikino kino on Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Facebook.

Talent Transport <BR>“1”

Talent Transport

Trio of gifted musicians released an album with roots in jazz and classical compostion, but taking you somewhere completely different.

♪♫ Listen: “MBS (live)

Talent Transport on Facebook, YouTube, www.

Tante Elze <BR>“Keď nevieš kam z konopí”

Tante Elze
“Keď nevieš kam z konopí”

Wonderfully melancholic EP lead by haunting vocal over piano and electronics, this young musician is one of the biggest relevations of 2014.

♪♫ Listen: “Keď nevieš kam z konopí

Tante Elze on Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Facebook.