MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top 10 Albums 2014

(See Monkeyboxing.com – Top 10 Tracks – 2014 HERE)
2014 was massive in terms of funk and soul but that didn’t prevent G Love’s brand of rappin’ blues and the superb boss reggae of The Delegators’ LP getting the heaviest rotation on the MB sound system which is, of course, the basis of the highly complex algorithm from which the MB charts are derived.

(=1) The Delegators – All Aboard

Their full-length debut and sadly, their only album, since they are now defunct. Classic boss reggae LP…MORE

(=1) G Love & Special Sauce – Sugar

Superb return to form by G Love and the original Special Sauce line-up…MORE

2. Smoove & Turrell – Broken Toys

Epic disco-soul LP from Berry Geordie, John Turrell and the crew…MORE

3. Northern Soul – OST

Massive (56 track) double LP OST to the year’s surprise underground flick hit…MORE

4. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – Cold World

It’s an increasingly cold world but Naomi Shelton warms it up with some gospel soul…MORE

5. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want

The year’s other big Daptone LP from Daptone queen Sharon Jones…MORE

6. Lone Ninja – Wave Of Carnage

The underground rapper slays ’em again…MORE

7. Big Boss Man – Last Man On Earth

Apocalyptically-themed sixties psychedelia ago-go from everyone’s favourite mods…MORE

8. The Grits – Make A Sound

The Grits make a funky sound in a JB meets Delia Derbyshire stylee…MORE

9. Herbal T – Lo-fi Blowdry

Live instrumentation hip-hop with a New Orleans fish fry feel…MORE

10. DeRobert & The Half-Truths – I’m Tryin’

Funky soul straight outta Nashville. Tryin’ and succeedin’…MORE

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