It’s been one hell of a year for music. On this episode we take a look back at the trends that emerged in 2014, the artists who stood out, and the songs we loved. We also chat with some of our favorite artists and guests, including Washed Out, Lindsay Zoladz of New York Magazine, St. Lucia and BANKS, who share their picks for favorite track of 2014. Enjoy the episode, and have a happy new year!

Track Listing:

  1. “Lemonade” – Sophie, Single (Painted Palm’s Pick)
  2. “Scum, Rise” – ProtoMartyr, Under Color of Official Right (Dawson Ludwig’s Pick)
  3. “A Place Like This” – Majid Jordan, A Place Like This (EP) (BANKS’ Pick)
  4. “Silver Line” – Lykke Li, I Never Learn (St. Lucia’s Pick)
  5. “Birthday Song” – Frankie Cosmos, Zentropy (Rose Ludwig’s Pick)
  6. “Heavenly Father” – Bon Iver, Wish I Was Here Soundtrack (Asgeir’s Pick)
  7. “Passing Out Pieces” – Mac DeMarco, Salad Days (The Growler’s Pick)
  8. “Say Your Love Me” – Jessie Ware, Tough Love (Jesse David Fox’s Pick)
  9. “Flawless (Remix)” – Beyoncé featuring Nicki Minaj, Single (Lindsay Zoladz’ s Pick)
  10. “Trainwreck 1979” – Death From Above 1979, The Physical World (Casey Newlin’s Pick)
  11. “Queen” – Perfume Genius, Too Bright (David Steele’s Pick)
  12. “Seasons (Waiting On You)” – Future Islands, Singles (Washed Out’s Pick)
  13. “Two Weeks” – FKA Twigs, LP1 (Noise Pop’s Pick)


Noise Pop

The Noise Pop Podcast is a bi-monthly series that showcases the most noteworthy and soon-to-be-buzzing music. Hosts, Olivia LaRoche and Dawson Ludwig provide witty and interesting context behind the songs played on the podcast.

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