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Most anticipated indie albums of 2014: Modest Mouse, Fleet Foxes and more

While 2013 brought us albums from Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, Kurt Vile and Haim, 2014 is shaping up to be quite the landmark year as well, with albums by Beck, Modest Mouse and others in the works.

Join us as we countdown our 10 most anticipated indie albums of 2014.

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10. Broken Bells, “After The Disco”

 

Release date: January 2014

James Mercer and Danger Mouse’s Broken Bells was an underrated side project for both artists. Sure, their debut album featured one of 2010’s defining singles, “High Road,” but it was far more than a one-track album.

Their follow-up, “After The Disco,” sounds even better than its predecessor, with a sleek and shiny studio 54 vibe, miraculously sans cheese. Leave it to Danger Mouse.

Listen to Broken Bells’ new single, “After The Disco,” below.

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