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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2014

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Clockwise from upper left: Fences (aka Christopher Mansfield) and Macklemore, Zola Jesus, Spider Bags, Sun Kil Moon, Frazey Ford Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Join Fences, Plus Zola Jesus, Sun Kil Moon, More

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Sun Kil Moon's "Admiral Fell Promises" is an almost impossibly lovely and tender plea to a would-be lover. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Admiral Fell Promises' by Sun Kil Moon

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'Lost Verses' by Sun Kil Moon

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Sun Kil Moon: 'Tiny Cities'

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