How City Pages Writers Voted in the Pazz + Jop Poll: The Best Music of 2014

The cover of this year's Pazz + Jop issue.

The cover of this year's Pazz + Jop issue.

In case you missed it, the Village Voice has once again rounded up the opinions of hundreds of music critics for the Pazz & Jop issue. The tabulated results for the best music of 2014 will shock, delight, and confuse you.

Below you will see the names of scribes who contributed in this year's poll who are at least tangentially related to City Pages or the Twin Cities. Click on each name to see what we liked best from last year -- and don't be surprised to see more than a couple local acts listed!

Frequent City Pages Contributors:
Reed Fischer, City Pages music editor
Erik Thompson, City Pages clubs editor
Drew Ailes
Jonathan Garrett
Peter Gerstenzang
Keith Harris
Chaz Kangas
Jack Spencer

Jeff Gage
Will Hermes
Michaelangelo Matos
Britt Robson

Minnesota Critics:

Jon Bream
Walt Dizzo
Ross Raihala
Chris Riemenschneider
Jon Jon Scott
Mac Wilson


The 10 Most Underrated Guitarists in the History of Rock
The Best New Minnesota Musicians of 2014
53 things you might not know about Prince
73 things you might not know about Bob Dylan