Best Albums of 2014
selected by Rodrigo Piedra & the staff of IndieHoy

Sol Marianela <br>“Hasta Nunca”

Sol Marianela
“Hasta Nunca”

The debut album of Sol Marianela is a very personal one: in her lyrics we can hear many experiences of her own life. Hasta Nunca is authentic pop: the songs are easy to listen, even in the most nostalgic ones.

♪♫ Listen: “Porno de chicas

Sol Marianela on Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter.

Adrián Paoletti <br>“Los mandos no responden, aumentaré la potencia al máximo”

Adrián Paoletti
“Los mandos no responden, aumentaré la potencia al máximo”

Just like any album he publishes, Adrián Paoletti is well known either because of his music and his poetry. This one, his fifth album, is not the exception as he explores in new ways of writing.

♪♫ Listen: “Mapa invisible

Adrián Paoletti on YouTube, Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter.

Antolín <br>“Cajas de cereales abiertas sin premio” EP

“Cajas de cereales abiertas sin premio” EP

The singer-songwriter from La Plata hsa published a new EP with just 4 songs, enough to realise that his sensitive spirit is still there. But he is not solo anymore, and that can be heard in these new songs.

♪♫ Listen: “Nostalgia del futuro

Antolín on Bandcamp.

Mariscal de Campo <br>“Recordatorio”

Mariscal de Campo

Another important debut: electronic bases, analog synths and groovy basses lives in Recordatorio, the first LP of Mariscal de Campo.

♪♫ Listen: “Personal Trainer

Mariscal de Campo on Bandcamp.

Daniel Melero <br>“Disco”

Daniel Melero

The man who started the techno scene in Argentina with his band Los Encargados, published this year his 18th solo album, in which he sounds as fresh as usual.

♪♫ Listen: “Vamos a un corte” (Spotify)

Daniel Melero on www, Twitter, Facebook.

107 Faunos <br>“Últimos días del tren fantasma”

107 Faunos
“Últimos días del tren fantasma”

107 Faunos are a hit-machine. But on their third LP, the band from La Plata also sounds cleaner than ever, which is the result of a long process of production. In less than half an hour, we realise that 107 Faunos are now a serious thing.

♪♫ Listen: “Cosas caras rotas

107 Faunos on www, Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud.

Kill All Hipsters <br>“Kanpai”

Kill All Hipsters

Girl power: Kanpai is the debut album of Kill All Hipsters, with a clear influence of the Japanese culture. Japanese culture meets post-punk, pop, love and anger. Listening to Kanpai is a real adventure.

♪♫ Listen: “Fake Cake

Kill All Hipsters on Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter.

Asalto al Parque Zoológico <br>“Hexadecimal”

Asalto al Parque Zoológico

Shoegaze made-in Argentina: influenced by bands like My Bloody Valentine and Lush, in their new album Asalto al Parque Zoológico sounds more mature and original than ever.

♪♫ Listen: “Sonnen

Asalto al Parque Zoológico on Bandcamp, Facebook, Soundcloud.

Las Liebres <br>“Reverberaciones”

Las Liebres

Dreamy and with a lot of effects, the fourth album of Las Liebres is our embassador of the psychedelic music. The duo doesn’t stop in their search of new soundscapes and textures.

♪♫ Listen: “Luces y sombras

Las Liebres on Bandcamp, Facebook.

Los Charmanders <br>“Mil Porquerías” EP

Los Charmanders
“Mil Porquerías” EP

Fifteen minutes are enough for Buenos Aires band Los Charmanders. Their second EP, “Mil Porquerías”, is very energetic with short songs about friendship and love from the point of view of a teenager.

♪♫ Listen: “El setup

Los Charmanders on Bandcamp, Facebook.

Riel <br>“En Viaje”

“En Viaje”

Distortion and more distortion: the duo Riel published this year their sophomore album after many shows in the Argentinian underground scene and some in the UK. Noise, zombies and sci-fi lives in “En Viaje”.

♪♫ Listen: “Infinita conjugación

Riel on Bandcamp, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter.

Sué Mon Mont <br>“Sué Mon Mont”

Sué Mon Mont
“Sué Mon Mont”

Sué Mon Mont – presented earlier on beehype – is the new group of Rosario Bléfari. This first LP was another awaited Argentinian debut. Its 13 songs include urban love stories, sometimes rock and sometimes pop, always full of poetry.

♪♫ Listen: “Besos

Sué Mon Mont on Soundcloud, Facebook and Twitter.

Las Ligas Menores <br>“Las Ligas Menores”

Las Ligas Menores
“Las Ligas Menores”

The debut of Las Ligas Menores was very well received among the critic and their fans: stories of the daily life in the city loaded of a disintictive indie imaginery across great songs like “Renault Fuego”, “A 1200 Km”, “Tema 7”, or “Europa”.

♪♫ Listen: “A 1200 Km

Las Ligas Menores on Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter.

Diosque <br>“Constante”


“Constante” is Diosque’s third album, and maybe his best work up to day. Here, he leaves the lo-fi folk aside and explores the most electronic side, with a new band.

♪♫ Listen: “Broncedado

Diosque on Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, Tumblr, www.