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  • Readers' Poll 2014: The Results
  • The 20 Best Tracks of 2014
  • The 20 Best EPs of 2014
  • The 405: 'Ones To Watch' for 2015
  • Readers' Poll 2014: The Results
  • The 20 Best Tracks of 2014
  • The 20 Best EPs of 2014
  • The 405: 'Ones To Watch' for 2015
  • Readers' Poll 2014: The Results

    by The 405, 18 December 2014

    Last month we launched our Readers' Poll 2014. We said a lot about being democratic and that, getting your opinions rather than making anybody accept our own as gospel. And we're really glad that we did listen to you because, collectively, you've come up with quite a lovely list of music. [read more]

  • The 20 Best Tracks of 2014

    by The 405, 17 December 2014

    There's no real interesting way to say that there have been a zillion songs that have caught our attention this year. The new music we write about, feature, share with you, the random tracks we stumble across like rare beasts in the digital jungle of SoundCloud, our few hundred-odd Tracks of the Day. We amass each of them lovingly into a gargantuan collection like a deck of Pokémon cards. [read more]

  • The 20 Best EPs of 2014

    by The 405, 16 December 2014

    EPs, eh? These things aren't really mentioned all that much in the real world, in amongst the thickets of people, the majority of people most likely, whose top priority is not finding all the new music they can possibly find. Because when you do make looking for new music a priority, you'll come across a lot of EPs. [read more]

  • The 405: 'Ones To Watch' for 2015

    by The 405, 15 December 2014

    Ones to watch. This is how we put it because it's more digestible for everybody. Seems simple enough doesn't it? Artists to keep your eye on - more accurately, your ear. Even more accurately (for most people): ears. That is the premise. Interesting and outstanding artists whom we wish the best for, who have our thousandfold blessings, whom we like and want to see do well. [read more]