Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Top 20+ Songs of 2019 with Spotify Playlist

Another round up with my fave songs of the year, listed not by preference but how best to order them.  Listen as a Spotify playlist here.

1. "All I Want" – Broken Social Scene
2. "Greenpoint Gothic" – Deerhunter
3. "Patience" – Tame Impala
4. "Real Tight" – Methyl Ethel
5. "Just Reflecting" – Maps
6. "Summer of '42" – Kishi Bashi
7. " CafĂ© Amarillo" – Local Natives
8. "Rylan" – The National
9. "No Bullets Spent" – Spoon
10. "Fade In Nylon" – A Beacon School
11. "New Familiar" – Steve Gunn
12. "Lava" – Still Woozy
13. "Calm Down" – Pete Yorn
14. "Treat" – Vacationer
15. "Sat by a Tree" – Dan Deacon
16. "Pool Party" – Rudy Willingham
17. "Good Luck" – Broken Bells
18. "Love is Everywhere (Beware)" – WIlco
19. "Lost Heads" – Moon Duo
20. "Running" – Teen Daze
21. "Take Care" – SASAMI
22. "Sleeper" – Trentemoller
23. "Entendre" – Eluvium

Monday, December 2, 2019

Top Ten Releases of the Decade 2010-2019 – Plus Others Worthy of a Listen

Here's my list of the Top 10 Albums of the past decade plus a few Honorable Mentions – music loved from front to back and listened to in full many times. Check them out on Spotify at the link here if you missed any! And yes I do love my veteran indie bands, no excuses needed.

In no particular order...

1. Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
2. Arcade Fire, Reflektor
3. Arcade Fire, Everything Now
4. Spoon, Transference
5. Spoon, They Want My Soul
6. Spoon, Hot Thoughts
7. LCD Soundsystem, This is Happening
8. LCD Soundsystem, american dream
9. The National, High Violet
10. MGMT, Congratulations

Honorable Mention:
Gorillaz, Plastic Beach
Okkervil River, The Silver Gymnasium
The Walkmen, Heaven
Moby, Innocents

Friday, November 1, 2019

Late Fall 2019 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Good Luck" – Broken Bells
2. "Running" – Teen Daze
3. "Sat by a Tree" – Dan Deacon
4. "When it Breaks" – Quivers
5. "lucy" – Soccer Mommy
6. "Destroyer" – TR/ST
7. "playing the long game" – Panda Bear
8. "Take Care" – SASAMI
9. "Peach Fuzz" – Caamp
10. "Tongue Kissing" – Little Dragon
11. "Come On" – Mondo Cozmo
12. "Hyperlife" – Beck
13. "Uneventful Days" – Beck
14. "Home" – Caribou
15. "It Might Be Time" – Tame Impala
16. "Temple of Sorrow" – M83
17. "Summer Rain – Instrumental" – Kinobe
18. "In the Shattering of Things" – Hammock

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Fall 2019 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Romeo" – Daphni
2. "Linked" – Bonobo
3. "Falling Down the Stairs of Your Smile" – The New Pornographers
4. "All Mirrors" – Angel Olsen
5. "Black Cadillac" – Mondo Cozmo
6. "Motorways (Erase It)" – Dhani Harrison
7. "Around Your Sun" – Surfer Blood
8. "Love Is Everywhere" – Wilco
9. "Bunny" – Tourist
10. "Empires" – Elbow
11. "In the Air" – Allah-Las
12. "You're Either on Something" – Temples
13. "Hope" – (Sandy) Alex G
13. "Nighttime Drive" – Jay Som
14. "Treat" – Vacationer
15. "Lost Heads" – Moon Duo
16. "Balance (featuring Washed Out)" – Toro y Moi, Washed Out

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Summer 2019 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Saw Lightning" – Beck
2. "No Bullets Spent" – Spoon
3. "Fade In Nylon" – A Beacon School
4. "Lava"– Still Woozy
5. "Unloved" – Heartbreak
6. "You're Not Always On My Mind" – Quivers
7. "Raspberry Jam" Allah-las
8. "Do Si Do" – Jenny Lewis
9. "Calm Down" – Pete Yorn
10. "Easy" – Tycho
11. "Rylan" – The National
12. "Elixir" – Tourist
13.  "Entendre" – Eluvium
14. "Sleeper" – Trentmøller
15. "Love Yourself" – Sufjan Stevens
16. "I Am OK" – Lea Porcelain
17. "Pattern 16" – Jamison Isaak

Monday, March 25, 2019

Spring 2019 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Patience" – Tame Impala
2. "You Had Your Soul with You" – The National
3. "Real Tight" – Methyl Ethel
4. "Evergreen" – Wye Oak
5. "Just Reflecting" – Maps
6. "Suburban Streetlight Drunk" – Telekinesis
7. "Outside Sublime" – Westerman
8. "Sunday" – Foals
9. "Can't Catch Me" – Dr. Dog
10. "New Familiar" – Steve Gun
11. "Cafe Amarillo" – Local Natives
12. "Weird Ways" – Strand of Oaks
12. "Awake" – Tourist
13. "Without a Blush" – Hatchie
14. "Summer of '42" – Kishi Bashi
15. "Katherine" – RAC
16. "Endless Light" – Teen Daze

Friday, February 1, 2019

Winter 2019 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Shelter" – Broken Bells
2. "Ordinary Pleasure" – Toro y Moi
3. "All I want" – Broken Social Scene
4. "Landside" – Beirut
5. "Greenpoint Gothic" – Deerhunter
6.  "Exit - Edits" – Foals
7.  "Lux, Prima" – Karen O, Danger Mouse
8.  "All I Want" – Matt Berninger, Stephan Altman, Julien Baker
9. "I Know What It's Like" – Jeff Tweedy
10. "Spring" – Teen Daze
11. "Andromeda" – Weyes Blood
12. "Blue Wings" – Wild Nothing
13. "Wishing Cap" – Crane Like the Bird
14. "Drastic Measures" – Bayonne
15. "Neapolitan Sky" – Avett Brothers
16. "Check the Weather" – Pavo Pavo
17. "Ibrik" – Bonobo
18. "Stay" – Sharon Van Etten