2014: Favorite 50 Songs of 2014

We celebrate the end of the year the only way we know how: through lists, essays, and mixes. Join us as we explore the music and films that helped define the year. More from this series


[00:00] f(x) - “Red Light”
[03:08] QT - “Hey QT”
[06:28] Sudanim - “Midrift (Neana on the Trak Remix)”
[10:39] Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - “Mottai Night Land”
[14:33] Kane West - “Power of Social Media”
[19:05] SOPHIE - “HARD”
[22:02] DJ K-Duecez ft. Kuddie J - “T-Shirt & Panties”
[24:30] 100s - “Fuckin Around”
[27:14] Future - “Move That Dope”
[32:49] Powell - “So We Went Electric”

[00:00] White Suns - “Clairvoyant”
[05:27] Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - “Herod”
[17:42] Ian William Craig - “Before Meaning Comes”
[20:19] Nmesh - “KΞΞP/////THIS/////”
[25:49] E+E - “Big-Fire”
[31:22] Dean Blunt - “Forever”
[45:29] Swans - “Screen Shot”
[52:11] Lorenzo Senni - “Forever Headline”
[59:27] Peder Mannerfelt - “Evening Redness In The West”
[1:03:47] Ben Frost - “Venter”

[00:00] Mumdance - “Take Time (feat. Novelist)”
[03:33] Death Grips - “Have a Sad Cum”
[07:12] Chief Keef - “Shooters”
[10:17] copeland - “Advice to Young Girls (feat. Actress)”
[14:36] Arca - “Xen”
[17:46] Yung Lean - “Leanworld”
[21:42] Demdike Stare - “Past Majesty”
[27:22] Pharmakon - “Body Betrays Itself”
[31:46] Triad God - “So Pay La”
[34:32] Andy Stott - “Violence”

[00:00] Steve Gunn - “Way Out Weather”
[06:31] Jenny Hval & Susanna - “Black Lake”
[11:48] Amen Dunes - “Splits Are Parted”
[15:22] Future Islands - “Seasons (Waiting On You)”
[19:09] Ai Aso - “Date”
[22:01] Vashti Bunyan - “Across the Water”
[25:52] Pure X - “Valley of Tears”
[28:50] EMA - “3Jane”
[33:10] Sun Kil Moon - “I Watched The Film The Song Remains The Same”
[43:35] Grouper - “Clearing”

[00:00] YG - “Who Do You Love? (feat. Drake)”
[03:39] Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - “Thuggin’”
[07:02] Beyoncé - “Flawless”
[13:16] Bobby Shmurda - “Hot Nigga”
[16:23] OG Maco - “U Guessed It”
[20:22] Rich Gang - “Lifestyle”
[24:41] FKA Twigs - “Two Weeks”
[28:27] iLoveMakonnen - “Club Goin’ Up on a Tuesday”
[31:55] Hannah Diamond - “Attachment”
[36:13] Taylor Swift - “Shake it Off”

We celebrate the end of the year the only way we know how: through lists, essays, and mixes. Join us as we explore the music and films that helped define the year. More from this series


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