30 Essential Dance Tracks of 2014


In a year that has truly seen dance music blow up, this years essential tunes of the year list has been especially difficult to compile. As you’re probably aware, most of these end of year lineups are entirely subjective and it goes without saying that this is no different; these are just thirty tracks we’ve been digging over 2014. We’re fully aware that we’ve probably missed some of your favourites off the list and there’s also a pretty high chance you don’t agree with the way we’ve ordered them but to that we say: do you really care? It’s just a bunch of tunes, really (we secretly hope you agree, though). 

30. Paleman – Beezeldub [81]

29. Dark Sky – Clear [Mister Saturday Night]

28. Kassem Mosse – Untitled A2 [Workshop 19]

27. Deejay Deer – Unnatural [Numbers]

26. Kowton – Glock & Roll [Whities]

25. Traumprinz – All The Things [Giegling]

24. Kim Brown – Other Peoples Space [Needwant]

23. CAIN – Nagan [Highlife]

22. Paul Woolford – Erotic Discourse (Dense & Pika Remix) [Hotflush]

21. Aphex Twin – minipops 67 [120.2] [source field mix] [Warp]

20. Leon Vynehall – Butterflies [Clone Royal Oak]

19. Lone – Aurora Northern Quarter [R&S]

18. Hackman – Carry On [2020vision]

17. Call Super – Acephale II [Houndstooth]

16. Daniel Avery – Knowing We’ll Be Here (KiNK Remix) [Phantasy]

15. Clap! Clap! – The Rainstick Fable [Black Acre]

14. Jamie xx – All Under One Roof Raving [Young Turks]

13. HNNY – Most Really Pretty Girls Have Pretty Ugly Feet [Permanent Vacation]

12. Denis Sulta – A.A.S (Nite & Day Mix) [Dixon Avenue]

11. Ondo Fudd – Coup d’État [The Trilogy Tapes]

10. Percussions – KHLHI [Text]

9. Beesmunt Soundsystem – How I Wish [Just Jack]

8. Jacques Greene – 1 4 Me [Lucky Me]

7. Laurent Garnier – Enchanté [Hypercolour]

6. Moderat – Bad Kingdom (DJ Koze Remix) [Monkeytown]

5. Caribou – Can’t Do Without You [Merge]

4. Art Crime – Release [W.T]

3. Todd Terje – Delorean Dynamite [Olsen]

2. Leon Vynehall – It’s Just (House of Dupree) [3024]

1. Martyn & Four Tet – Glassbeadgames [Ninja Tune]

Enjoyed this, but want more? Check out our 30 Essential Non-Dance Tracks of 2014, or even our 20 Favourite Albums of The Year.


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