Thursday, August 26, 2021

Late Summer New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "About U"  –  Roosevelt
2. "Truth"  –  Jungle
3. "Peach"  –  Future Islands
4. "Toast"  –  Pond
5. "Weekend Run"  –  Unknown Mortal Orchestra
6. "For Every Voice that Never Sang"  –  Kishi Bashi
7. "Polaris"  –  Daman Albarn
8. "Galacticana"  –  Strand of Oaks
9. "Only Love"  –  Tycho, Ben Gibbard
10. "Beautiful Beaches"  –  James
11. "Across that Fine Line"  –  Nation of Language
12. "Fulton"  –  Steve Gunn
13. "Work This Hard"  –  Caveman
14. "Back to Oz"  –  Sufjan Stevens, Angelo De Augustine
15. "Genuine Hesitation"  –  Mathew E. White
16. "Touch Returned (iii)"  –  Eluvium

Monday, June 7, 2021

Summer 2021 New Music Playlist

 Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Night Light" – Cold Cave
2. "Long Last" – Lord Huron
3. "Hold You Back" – Quivers
4."What's Life" – De Lux
5. "Vibe Check" – Gilligan Moss
6. "We are Between" – Modest Mouse
7. "In a Light" – Okkervil River
8. "In the Stone" – The Goon Sax
9. "Amtrak" – Los Retros
10. "From the Back of Cab" – Rostam
11. "Powder Blue" – Elbow
12. "Ohio" – Lea Porcelain
13. "The Darkness that you Fear" – The Chemical Brothers
14. "Back of my Hand" – Bachelor, Jay Som, Palehound
15. "High Season" – Poolside, Buscabulla
16. "sl248" – Michiru Aoyama

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Spring 2021 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Jazz (In the Supermarket)" – Goat Girl
2. "Knives" – Ya Tseen, Portugal. The Man.
3. "Half a Human" – Real Estate
4."Identical" – Phoenix
5. "Not Dad Yet" – Lord Huron
6. "The Last Man On Earth" – Wolf Alice
7. "Gutters of Love" – Quivers
8. "Solstice" – The Antlers
9. "Price of Blue" – Flock of Dimes
10. "Only One" – Yotto, Stephan Jolk
11. "Soft Spot" – Claud
12. "Heartlow" – Jane Weaver
13. "Rocky" – Still Woozy
14. "The Melting of the Sun" – St. Vincent
15. "Helpless" – Caveman
16. "Low" – Chet Faker

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Winter 2021 New Music Playlist

 Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Interstellar Love (feat. Leon Bridges)" – The Avalanches, Leon Bridges
2. "The Valley of the Pagans (feat. Beck)" – Gorillaz, Beck
3. "Sleep Today" – Maps
4. "A Different Kind of Life" – National of Language
5. "Hurt" – Arlo Parks
6. "Fire for You" – Cannons
7. "Into the Woods" – Tycho
8. "His Rope" – Burial, Four Tet, Thom Yorke
9. "If We Make It Through December" – Phoebe Bridgers
10. "Orion from the Street" – Field Music
11. Dawn Chorus" – Jon Hopkins
12. "Let It Be" – Matt Berninger
13. "One Another" – Hammock
14. "Parallel 7" – Four Tet
15. "Glacial Lake" – Teen Daze

Friday, February 12, 2021

Romantic Songs Playlist for Valentine's Day 2021

Filled mostly with songs from the past year beyond a trip down memory lane to acoustic soul baring songs by Damien Rice, Ray LaMontagne and Devendra Banhart plus an old gem by Radiohead. Give a  listen to my Romantic Songs Playlist for Valentine's Day 2021 on Spotify here.  

For further inspiration, visit my posts from past years:  20202019201820172016201520142013, and 2012.



1. "Never Tear Us Apart" – The National
2. "Guess Again" – Jeff Tweedy
3. "The Animals Were Gone" – Damien Rice
4. "Within You" – Ray LaMontagne
5. "Never Seen Such Good Things" – Devendra Banhart
6. "As the Sun Sets" – Sorry
7. "Crush" – Day Wave
8. "Pattern 17" – Jamison Isaak
9. "Love is All We Share" – Cut Copy
10. "Moonlight" – Future Islands
11. "One More Second" – Matt Berninger
12. "My Heart Bleeds" – Rhye
13. "Hurt" – Arlo Parks
14. "Fire for You" – Cannons
15. "Feel You" – My Morning Jacket
16. "Fake Plastic Trees" – Radiohead
17. "Apes & Children" – Lane 8
18. "Dawn Chorus" – Jon Hopkins

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Top 20+ Songs of 2020 with Spotify Playlist

Another round up with my fave songs of the year – the music that kept me somewhat sane during a very trying year – listed not by preference but how best to order them.  Listen as a Spotify playlist here


1. "Friday" – Real Estate
2. "You're Not Alone" – Semisonic
3. "Through the Trees" – Phantom Planet
4. "Become a Mountain" – Dan Deacon
5. "Is it True" – Tame Impala
6. "Cut it Loose" – Maxband
7. "Olympik" – EOB
8. "Love Is the King" – Jeff Tweedy
9. "The Great Divide" – The Shins
10. "Fear of Heights" – Wye Oak
11. "For Sure" – Future Islands
12. "Too Late" – Washed Out
13. "One More Second" – Matt Berninger
14. "You and I" – Caribou
15. "Videostores" – Quivers
16. "Wildfires" – SAULT
17. "Prisoners" – Doves
18. "Dear Stranger" – STRFKR
19. "Feel You" – My Morning Jacket
20. "Will You Return/When You Come Down" – The Flaming Lips
21. "All Visible Objects" – Moby


Monday, December 7, 2020

Top Ten Releases of 2020 – Plus Others Worthy of a Listen

Here's my list of the Top 10 Albums of 2020 – check them out on Spotify 
at the link here.

And this year my Fave Albums of 2020 playlist is almost 40 hours long, as I added new music worth a listen before choosing just ten. So in no particular order, here you go!

1. Tame Impala, The Slow Rush
2. Dan Deacon, Mystic Familiar
3. Caribou, Suddenly
4. Real Estate, The Main Thing
5. EOB, Earth
6. Doves, The Universal Want
7. Future Islands, As Long As You Are
8. Matt Berninger, Serpentine Prison
9. Jeff Tweedy, Love is the King

10. Moby, All Visible Objects