Mixtapes 2014 & Musical In Memoriam


Jim and Greg present their Mixtapes for 2014 with their favorite songs of the year. And they remember some music greats.

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2014 In Memoriam

Jim and Greg remember some great musical figures who died in 2014. Here are just some of the people we'll miss.

In Memoriam 2014

  • Cream bassist Jack Bruce
  • Electronic producer Mark Bell
  • Paul Revere of The Raiders
  • The Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone
  • The Stooges drummer Scott Asheton
  • Devo's Bob Casale
  • Folk singer Pete Seeger
  • Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers
  • Songwriter Gerry Goffin
  • Jazz singer Jimmy Scott
  • DJ Frankie Knuckles
  • DJ Rashad
  • Ian McLagen of The Faces and The Small Faces
  • Sax player Bobby Keys

The Best Songs of 2014 - Mixtapes

Before 2014 gets too far back in our rearview mirror, Jim and Greg tackle the timeless art of making a mixtape featuring their favorite songs from 2014. Each host plays a selection of tracks off their mix, but you can stream both in their entirety below.

Greg Kot’s 2014 Mixtape

  1. Goat, "Talk to God"
  2. Robert Plant, "Rainbow"
  3. The Preatures, "Blue Planet Eyes"
  4. Lykke Li, "I Never Learn"
  5. Wussy, "Acetylene"
  6. Warpaint, "Keep it Healthy"
  7. The Both, "No Sir"
  8. Nick Waterhouse, "It #3"
  9. Ty Segall, "The Clock"
  10. King Tuff, "Rainbow’s Run"
  11. Bob Mould, "The War"
  12. Spoon, "Let Me Be Mine"
  13. Jenny Lewis, "The Voyager"
  14. Twin Peaks, "Mirror of Time"
  15. Kelis, "Jerk Ribs"
  16. TV on the Radio, "Quartz"
  17. Sharon Van Etten, "Your Love is Killing Me"
  18. Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, "Blue Dream"

Listen to Greg’s Mixtape

Jim DeRogatis’ 2014 Mixtape

  1. The Muffs, "Weird Boy Next Door"
  2. Aphex Swift, "T4ouble"
  3. Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass"
  4. Big Freedia, "Turn da Beat Up"
  5. The New Pornographers, "Dancehall Domine"
  6. Tweens, "Be Mean"
  7. The Vaselines, "Number One Crush"
  8. The Rentals, "Traces Of Our Tears"
  9. TV On The Radio, "Happy Idiot"
  10. Sinéad O’Connor, "Kisses Like Mine"
  11. Got A Girl, "There’s A Revolution"
  12. Run The Jewels, "Love Again (Akinyele Back) (feat. Gangsta Boo)"
  13. Fucked Up, "Sun Glass"
  14. Bob Mould, "Hey Mr. Grey"
  15. Jack White, "That Black Bat Licorice"
  16. Olivia Jean, "Green Honeycreeper"
  17. Black Lips, "Drive By Buddy"
  18. The Gotobeds, "NY’s Alright"
  19. Pharrell Williams, "Happy"

Listen to Jim’s Mixtape

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