Top 15 EPs of 2014

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Year-End 2014: Top 25 Songs // Top 25 Albums // Top 10 Music Videos // Top 10 Album Covers

15. Mori – Mori EP1

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It’s extremely rare for a band’s songwriting and arrangements to be this tight on arrival.

14. Omhouse – Mooneye

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Toronto proggy indie pop geniuses get more electronic than ever before on their fantastic third EP.

13. Tigerwing – I Want to Rip Your Heart Out

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Calgary pop experimenter’s deeply impressive EP from the summer plays even better in winter.

12. Energy Slime – New Dimensional

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Jay Arner and Jessica Delisle forge a psychedelic synth-pop duo, put out a killer debut on Mint Records.

11. Operators – EP1

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Dan Boeckner’s newest project is a more-than-worthy successor to Handsome Furs.

10. Vierance – Semblance

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Toronto subterraneans deliver big-time with their Deth Records debut. Cold, dark, evil, check.

9. People Tanning – On the Internet

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Strange and submerged pop from Halifax. Or stray intergalactic broadcasts.

8. Mathématique – Feel

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Otherworldly Montrealer’s ice-cold ethereal pop mesmerizes on her debut EP.

7. Girls in Uniform – “.” (Full Stop)

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The Minneapolis->Montreal->NYC producer and cacophonous art-pop prodigy comes into her own.

6. Most People – Stay Forever Here in the Night

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Tightly constructed, catchy-as-hell indie pop – the Toronto duo’s finest hour thus far.

5. Ancient Babes – Futuristic Demon

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Vancouver newcomer discovers haunted artifacts in the future.

4. Memorex – Tape One

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Perfect dystopic electronic pop from Toronto’s ex-Mirror Phase reborn.

3. Hush Pup – Waterwings

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Subtle, classic-sounding soft-pop heroics from the Toronto/Victoria crew on their second brilliant EP.

2. Austra – Habitat

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The dark electronic pop superstars release their most experimental record to date. One pop song, four avant-garde explorations.

1. Vogue Dots – Toska

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The Halifax/Moncton duo’s startling genre-spanning debut.

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