Tag Archives: Songs of the year

Best Songs of 2014

Attack – Rustie (Feat. Danny Brown)   Catilina Fight Song – Joyce Manor   Knees on the Ground – clipping   Lifestyle – Rich Gang (Feat. Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan)   Never Catch Me – Flying Lotus (Feat. … Continue reading

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Wavvy- Mykki Blanco

Easily one of the most exciting tracks of the year, “Wavvy” hits hard. And when I say hard, its not a heavy sounding kind of hard or a dark or foreboding kind of hard. It creates a creepy kind of … Continue reading

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Variation V- d’eon

I think the coolest idea to come out of this year was this album by d’eon. An album of 14 variations of Blink- 182’s song “What’s My Age Again,” all played on piano. Now, this being a classical album, it … Continue reading

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Turn It Around- The Men

Oh my gosh. Please go listen to this song right now if you have never heard it. Please. Please. This song represents the happiest moment of all of 2012 for me. Me and Ruben had been separated at Pitchfork for … Continue reading

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Same Love- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

This song has the most meaning of any song of this year, or from any year really. That’s about as blunt as I can get. Ben Haggerty takes one of the most explosive topics in America today and creates a … Continue reading

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Limit To Your Love- BADBADNOTGOOD

One of my absolute favorite songs of all time is “Limit To Your Love.” BBNG does a beautiful rendition of it jazz style. Regretfully, I don’t even like the original of this song very much (by Feist). James Blake is … Continue reading

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Into The Black- The Chromatics

Yes I know, a cover making my songs of the year list, what ever shall I do? Well, I’ll tell you what. The Chromatics attempt at Neil Young’s “Hey Hey, My My” is in one word, perfect. And I don’t … Continue reading

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Damn Bruh Bruh, I Love KeKe- KeKe the Adopted Tabby Cat feat. Lil B

You may be wondering why I included one of the absolute worse songs of the year on my list. Well, for the same reason that I consider Lil B as one of the geniuses of our generation, I respect what … Continue reading

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Gun Shy- Grizzly Bear

I don’t want to spoil too much of my album review of Shields with what I have to say about “Gun Shy” because most everything I feel about the album can also be said for the track. In a nutshell … Continue reading

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Fingers Never Bleed- Yeasayer

I used to try and put this album on as I would go to sleep. Then I would remember that was a terrible idea because of track one, “Fingers Never Bleed.” The track features an infectious, beautifully, electronic compilation of … Continue reading

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