Best Songs of 2014


1 Fly Boy Blue / Lunette by Elbow

2 Digital Witness by St. Vincent

3 That Black Bat Licorice by Jack White

4 212 (feat. Lazy Jay) by Azealia Banks — this song originally came out in 2011, but it was released on Azealia Banks’ album from this year, so it’s on this list.

5 Largs (Long) by King Creosote

6 Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck) (Feat. Zack De La Rocha) by Run The Jewels

7 The Ghost Of Tom Joad by Bruce Springsteen

8 Whales by Hail Mary Mallon

9 Cold Creeps by Owl John


10 On the Rocks by The Rural Alberta Advantage

11 Kong by The Notwist

12 Coffee by Sylvan Esso

13 Bury Our Friends by Sleater-Kinney

14 I’m Not Part of Me by Cloud Nothings

15 Back in New England (feat. Chris Webby) by Apathy

16 Third Stone From The Sun – If by Gary Clark Jr.

17 Follow Me by The Coathangers

18 Greens and Blues by Pixies

19 Dead Brains by Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

20 Face Down by White Lung

21 Transgender Dysphoria Blues by Against Me!

22 Speak My Piece by Common

23 Rat Race by Brody Dalle

24 O Child by Stone Jack Jones

25 The Place She Feared Most by Sage Francis

26 Kaleidoscope by Alain Johannes

27 Seperate Songs by Restorations

28 Deep Six by Marilyn Manson

29 The Body Electric by Hurray for the Riff Raff

30 Rumble (Champion Sound) by Blitz The Ambassador

31 Did We Live Too Fast by Got A Girl

32 River by together PANGEA

33 I Wanna Get Better by Bleachers

34 Every Other Freckle by Alt-J

35 Keep Watch by Wu-Tang Clan

36 Summer Dress by July Talk

37 5:00 AM by Hamilton Leithauser

38 Mr Noah by Panda Bear

39 Tomorrow by The Roots

40 Thievery by Far From Alaska

41 I Miss Your Bones by Hospitality

42 Untitled (Live) by Kendrick Lamar

43 I Am a River by Foo Fighters

44 Got to My Head by WATERS

45 New York Kiss by Spoon

46 Windows by Angel Olsen

47 Gethsemane by Dry the River

48 Fantasy Fools by The New Pornographers

49 Seeds by TV On The Radio

50 Lampshades On Fire by Modest Mouse

51 Black Rage (sketch) by Ms. Lauryn Hill

52 Biggie Bounce (Tony Romera Remix) [feat. Angger Dimas & Travis Porter] by Diplo

53 Black Out Days by Phantogram

54 High (Feat. Danny Brown) by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

55 Out Of The Black by Royal Blood

56 Bloodlines by Mimicking Birds

57 Brightside by The Julie Ruin

58 Immunity (with King Creosote) by Jon Hopkins

59 Schools Of Eyes by Wye Oak

60 Luxor Temple by Army of the Pharaohs

61 Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer

62 Queen by Perfume Genius

63 American Dream Plan B by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

64 Beneath the Brine by The Family Crest

65 Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) by Flying Lotus

66 Pitbull Terrier by Die Antwoord

67 Gotta Get Away by The Black Keys

68 Rapid Eye Movement feat Black Thought by Pharoahe Monch

69 Slow Motion by PHOX

70 Loosey In the Store with Pennies by Your Old Droog

71 Work Song by Hozier

72 Breathe Again by The Kickdrums

73 Short Movie by Laura Marling

74 Bitches Brew by Crosses (†††)

75 Ghost Story by Coldplay

76 Jackson by Cymbals Eat Guitars

77 The Line by Phish

78 The People featuring Chuck D by De La Soul

79 Malfunction by Rancid

80 Tous les mêmes by Stromae

81 Lost in the Woods by The Afghan Whigs

82 Mt. Olympus (Reprise) by Big K.R.I.T.

83 Apparatchik (feat. Paul Noonan & Lisa Hannigan) by Printer Clips

84 Honey Do by Beverly

85 Come Get It Bae by Pharrell Williams

86 After the Disco by Broken Bells

87 New Leaders (feat. The Underachievers) by Talib Kweli

88 Stuck in the South by Adia Victoria

89 Cedarwood Road by U2

90 Step (Featuring Danny Brown, Heems & Despot) by Vampire Weekend

91 Mr Tembo by Damon Albarn

92 Fire Meet Gasoline by Sia

93 Good As Gold by The Apache Relay

94 Goshen ’97 by Strand Of Oaks

95 Radio Stereo by Duck Sauce

96 Recess (feat. Fatman Scoop & Michael Angelakos) by Skrillex & Kill The Noise

97 Los Awesome (Feat. Jay Rock) by Schoolboy Q

98 Ice Age (Deadmau5 Remix) by How To Destroy Angels

99 Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

100 Chaghaybou by Tinariwen

101 Blue Moon by Beck

102 Endlessly by Nothing

103 Bumblebeee by Kasabian

104 Where’s the Love (feat. Talib Kweli, Elzhi & Skyzoo) by Diamond D

105 Go (feat. Blood Diamonds) by Grimes

106 Suns in Our Mind by Damien Jurado

107 Never Hold Back by E3, Method Man & Saukrates

108 I Can Hear Sweat (feat. Jadakiss) (DatPiff Exclusive) by Girl Talk & Freeway

109 Teenage Wasteland by Wussy

110 Dude Incredible by Shellac

111 Wonderland (Blockhead Remix) by Little People

112 ACME(take it to the wall.) by Jean Grae

113 The Riverbed by Owen Pallett

114 In Truth by Neon Motive

115 Sand Dollars by 311

116 Calm Down (feat. Eminem) by Busta Rhymes

117 Seasons (Waiting On You) by Future Islands

118 The Plug by G-Unit

119 Black Moon Spell by King Tuff

120 You’re Brave by Sleaford Mods

121 Divisionary (Do the Right Thing) by Ages and Ages

122 Mess Is Mine by Vance Joy

123 Fake Money by Arkells

124 Heavenly Father by Isaiah Rashad

125 Evil by Shovels & Rope

126 Tarifa by Sharon Van Etten

127 High Beam by Bisco Smith

128 Doctor by Priests

129 Forever by Iceage

130 This Is Not a Game (feat. Miguel) by The Chemical Brothers

131 Troubled Boy by Kid Cudi

132 Yes, Have Some by The Hornitz

133 Word Crimes by Weird Al Yankovic

134 Give Me Choco!! by BABYMETAL

135 West Coast by Lana Del Rey

136 Holding by Grouper

137 Pieces of the Puzzle by The Birds Of Satan

138 Anywhere But Here by Finch

139 Parade by The Antlers

140 Archie, Marry Me by Alvvays

141 Stono River Blues by Shovels & Rope

142 Vox Tuned D.E.D. by Liars

143 Capitol by Trust

144 Hatchet by Sleepwalkers