If it’s a river, it is the sort that breaks dams, topples cities, and washes expectations and false Copland-esque picturesqueness away. Nothing cute or twee about this one. If “Grid,” previous on the list, was music for a confident stride through a burning world, this is a mad dash through ever-morphing neighborhoods fueled by a relentless riff that just doesn’t let go.
 I’m listening to saidthegramophone.com’s best of 2014 list, and writing about the things that move me to do so. Most of the songs I post here are temporarily available for download over there.