Last week, our Music Designers shared the albums that captured their attention this year (click HERE to read that post). Now they dig a little deeper, listing their favorite songs of 2014. Did any of these tunes make your list? Anything we forgot? Let us know in the comments!


John Parsons

“Zero” – Chela
“Easy Rider” – Action Bronson
“Offer” – Together Pangea
“Love Me Harder” – Ariana Grande Featuring The Weeknd
“Wrong Star” – White Lung

Ashley Columbus-Plinzke

“Mecca” – Wild Beasts
“Party Police” – Alvvays
“Skulls” – Royksopp
“Champions of Red Wine” – The New Pornographers
“Bored In The USA” – Father John Misty

Mandi LeBlanc

“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“Just One Of The Guys” – Jenny Lewis
“Inside Out” – Spoon
“Habits (Stay High)” – Tove Lo
“Take Me To Church” – Hozier

Randy Schlager

“Love You Louder” – Chassio
“Find You (Dave Aude Remix)” – Zedd Feat. Matthew Koma & Miriam Bryant
“Hideaway (Barry Harris Remix)” – Kiesza
“So Glamorous (Samuele Sartini Remix)” – Ultra Nate
“My Song 4 U ” – Carlos Gallardo Feat. Peyton

David Sheyda

“Seasons (Waiting On You)” – Future Islands
“Every Breaking Wave” – U2
“Somebody New” – Joywave
“Nerve Endings” – Eagulls
“Red Eyes” – War On Drugs

Tristan Bolden

“Take Shelter” – Years & Years
“Drowning” – Banks
“Plain” – Jesse Boykins III
“Forever Don’t Last” – Jazmine Sullivan
“Youth” – Ben Khan

Janica Chang

“Heartbeat” – Mat Kearney
“I Know Places” – Taylor Swift
“Secret” – Chelsea Lankes
“Waves (Robin Schulz Remix)” – Mr. Probz
“One Minute More” – Capital Cities

Jesse Nathason

“Coming Over (Filous Remix)” – James Hersey
“Lost feat Muri (Stwo Remix)” – Lido
“Okay” – Shiba San
“Acid Love” – Tev Woods & Steven Sober
“So Close (Wild Culture Remix)” – Tom Misch & Carmody

Justin Main

“Fast Trash” – The Gotobeds
“Yellow Dash” – Giuda
“The Love that You Own” – John Wesley Coleman
“The Lord’s Favorite” – Iceage
“Simple C” – Ghetto Ghouls

Erin Yousef

“Blank Space” – Taylor Swift
“Fall In Love” – Phantogram
“Klapp Klapp” – Little Dragon
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
“Waves (Robin Schulz Radio Edit)” – Mr. Probz

Trevor Pronga

“Queen” – Perfume Genius
“Hard Time” – Senaibo Sey
“Good Mistake” – Mr. Little Jeans
“Hey Now (Tensnake Remix)” – London Grammar
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit

Linda Kennedy

“Loose You” – Tigerz
“Get Up” – Young Fathers
“Our Love” – Caribou
“Even” – Horsebeach
“Warm Water (Snakehips Remix)” – BANKS

Joel Oltyan

“Sing” – Ed Sheeran
“Rude” – Magic!
“Uptown Funk!” – Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne
“I Won’t Let You Down” – OK Go

Erick Bohorquez

“Real Thing” – tUnE-yArDs
“Can’t Do Without You” – Caribou
“Inside Out” – Spoon
“Stolen Dance” – Milky Chance
“Fall In Love” – Phantogram

Amy Frishkey

“Time Of Dark” and “Water Fountain” – tUnE-yArDs
“Queen” – Perfume Genius
“Brill Bruisers” – The New Pornographers
“Vengo” – Ana Tijoux
“Hunger Of The Pine” – alt-J

Bo White

“The Lord’s Favorite” – iceage
“Let Her Go” – Mac Demarco
“Hang On” – Weyes Blood
“#CAKE” – Shabazz Palaces
“Johnny and Mary” – Todd Terje

Deidre Gott

“Busy Baby” – Tomas Barfod ft. Nina K.
“Inside Out” – Spoon
“Fiona Coyne” – Saint Pepsi
“Champions of Red Wine” – New Pornographers
“Goodbye Weekend” – Mac Demarco
“Busy Earnin'” – Jungle
“Love Never Felt So Good” – Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake

– Submitted by John Parsons, Ashley Columbus-Plinzke, Mandi LeBlanc, Randy Schlager, David Sheyda, Tristan Bolden, Janica Chang, Jesse Nathason, Justin Main, Erin Yousef, Trevor Pronga, Linda Kennedy, Joel Oltyan, Erick Bohorquez, Amy Frishkey, Bo White and Deidre Gott, Music Design