[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014


[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

We here at The Sights and Sounds pride ourselves on being an extremely hands on blog. We’re out in the thick of it, talking to artists, DJ’s, producers and fans all the time. And while we serve an international community, we’ll never forget the city we call home: Chicago. It’s been the inspiration for starting this site, and in doing so, has created a community that I have grown to love. As such, we are reaching out to that community, getting in touch with the artists and producers who have poured so much sweat and energy into creating and fostering the amazing music scene we currently have in Chicago. We wanted to know, what are their top tracks of 2014? What got their blood pumping and created unforgettable moments in their sets this year? So check it out below, as some of the most prominent producers in the Chicago scene unveil their Top 5 Tracks of 2014:

Alex Peace

alex peace

1. Shiba San – Okay (Original Mix)

2. Hazzaro – Shroom Soup
3. Richard Vission & Brian Matrix – Good Feeling (Martin EZ & Brian Boncher Remix)
4. Chocolate Puma feat Kris Kiss – Step Back (Original Mix)
5. DJ Statik – Circus Freaks (Original Mix)
*Bonus* Oliver $, Jimi Jules – Pushing On (Original Mix)

Anthony Attalla

anthony attala

1. Filthy Rich – Rendezvous (Nathan Barato Remix)

2. Sharam – Tripi (Original Mix)
3. Anthony Attalla – About You (Original Mix)
4. Cristoph – Shelter (Original Mix)
5. Hot Since 82 – Let It Ride (Nicolas Masseyeff Remix)



1. Happyghost – Bustle (Original Mix)

2. Fluevog – Mrs. Smith (Original Mix)
3. Jordan Bernardo – Lt. Dan (Stormy Night Mix)
4. Jimmy Luna – Hot Stuff (Original Mix)
5. Housework – Atlantis (Original Mix)



1. Nu, Mz Sunday Luv, Christopher Schwarzwalder – Choose (Original Mix)

2. Bontan – Move On Out (Original Mix)
3. Dubfire feat. Miss Kitten – Exit (Original Mix)
4. Kings Of Tomorrow – Finally (Sonny Fodera Remix)
5. Psychemagik – Black Noir Schwarz feat. Renegade (Tensnake Remix)



1.Watermat – Bullit (Original Mix)

2. Basement Jaxx – Never Say Never (Mark Knight Remix)
3. Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston – We’re All We Need (Original Mix)
4. Ed Sheeran – I See Fire (Kygo Remix)
5. Route 94 feat. Jess Glynne – My Love (Original Mix

Dani Deahl

dani deahl

(In no particular order.)

Armin Van Buuren – Ping Pong (Dani Deahl Remix)

Yellow Claw, Diplo & LNY TNZ – Techno Ft. Waka Flocka Flame
Hudson Mohawke – Chimes
Jack Ü – Take Ü There
Knife Party – Boss Mode

Freak Island


1. Oh Wonder – Body Gold (Louis The Child Remix)

2. Odesza Feat. Zyra – Say My Name (Win & Woo Remix)
3. Solidisco & Fireflowerz – Unreal
4. Hermitude x Flume – Hyperparadise (GANZ Flip)
5. Ne-Yo – She Knows (Feat. Juicy J) (Kayliox ‘Future House’ Remix)



1. Art Department & Jaw – All 4 U (Original Mix)

2. Louise Fresco – Haternation
3. Jordan Bernardo – PLL
4. Happyghost – Bustle
5. Bisharat – ’88



1. Bixel Boys – Black December

2. Zhu – Faded
3. Henry Krinkle – Stay (Justin Martin Remix)
4. Kieza – Hideaway (Gorgon City Remix)
5. Dear David – Ive Been Waiting

Jordan Bernardo


1. Fluevog – Hanbury St. (Original Mix) – The Pool House

2. HXH – Auchuma (Original Mix) – The Pool House
3. Bisharat – Pastor’s Creed (Original Mix) -The Pool House
4. Happyghost Ft. Le Sprite – Atma (Original Mix) – The Pool House
5. Jimmy Luna – Hot Stuff (Original Mix) – The Pool House



1. Robbie Rivera – The Thing (Hoxton Whores Remix)

2. Max Alto – Shadow Of The Son (Michael Brun Remix)
3. Kryder – Fiji
4. Jonas Temple & David Garcia – In The Beginning (Shytone Mix)
5. Kalendr – We Unite

Kings Of Class

kings of class

1. Paul Richmond – Commitment (Calippo Remix)
We discovered Calippo at the beginning of the summer, and have played this tune in pretty much every one of our sets since we got our hands on it. The track continues to be one that people always ask us about, and we love how well it works on any dance floor.

2. Nora En Pure – True (Original Mix)
3. The Beatangers – Nigga Who (Original Mix)
4. 50 Cent – 21 Questions (SNBRN Remix)
5. Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams – Gust Of Wind (Autograf Remix)

Louis The Child

louis the child

1. Lido<3 — The Weeknd - Often (Lido Remix)

2. Chet Faker — Talk Is Cheap
3. JonBellion — Jon Bellion – An Immigrant
4. Fool’s Gold Records — Giraffage – Tell Me
5. GANZ — Hermitude x Flume – Hyperparadise (GANZ Flip) – Now available on iTunes

Martin EZ

MArtin EZ

1. Option4 & Flashlights – Love Like No Other (Original Mix)

2. Goldroom – Embrace (Bixel Boys Remix)
3. Martin EZ & Brian Boncher – House Of Bel-Air (Night Mix)
4. Croatia Squad – All Alone (Original Mix)
5. Basement Jaxx – Mermaid Of Salinas (Boris Brejcha Remix)
*Bonus* Vintage Culture, Earstrip & Torha feat Ashibah – Sure Thing (Original Mix)

Mia Wallace


1. &ME – After Dark

2. Mind Against – Avalon
3. Recondite – Caldera
4. Oliver Huntemann – Schatten
5. Mia Wallace – I’m The Man



1. Oliver Heldens – Gecko (Jack Beats Remix)

2. Gesaffelstein – Control Movement
3. KOAN Sound – Dynasty
4. NAPT – Hold Tight
5. AC Slater – Roll Up

Win & Woo

win and woo

1. Sexual Healing (Kygo Remix) – Marvin Gaye

2. Bad Boy (shiba san remix) – Sirus Hood
3. Make Me Feel Good – EDX
4. Jack (Taiki & Nulight Remix) – Breach
5. Team (Elepthante Remix) – Lord



1. Troyboi – Automatic

2. Deadmau5 – Strobe (Michael Woods 2014 Remix)
3. James Egbert – Falling or Fallen
4. TreH – Where Did You Go
5. Skrillex – F*ck That


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