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

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Fall 2020 New Music Playlist

 Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Music Makes Me High" – The Avalanches
2. "I Just Want to Dance" – SAULT
3. "Be a Rebel" – New Order
4. "Guess Again" – Jeff Tweedy
5. "Moonlight" – Future Islands
6. "The Great Divide" – The Shins
7. "Cut it Loose" – Maxband
8. "Monolithic" – Cults
9. "Rainzow" – STRFKR
10. "Midnight Moment" – Woods
11. "Emily" – Declan McKenna
12. "One More Second" – Matt Berninger
13. "Aguas Frescas" – LNZNDRF
14. "Stories Going 'Round" – Nada Surf
15. "Future Lover" – Local Natives
16. "Apes & Children" – Lane 8

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Late Summer 2020 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "You're Not Alone" – Semisonic
2. "Through the Trees" – Phantom Planet
3. "Carousels" – Doves
4. "For Sure" – Future Islands
5. "No Distraction" Khruangbin Remix – Beck, Khruangbin
6. "Idaho" – Slow Pulp
7. "Wildfires" – SAULT
8. "Feel You" – My Morning Jacket
9. "Distant Axis" – Matt Berninger
10. "Ordinary Guy (featuring the Mattson 2)" – Toro Y Moi, The Mattson 2
11. "To R." – Father John Misty
12. "Love is All We Share" – Cut Copy
13. "Surreal" – Dan Croll
14. "All Visable Objects" – Moby
15. Will You Return/When You Come Down" – The Flaming Lips
16. "America" – Sufjan Stevens

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Summer 2020 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify, enjoy!

1. "Crush" – Day Wave
2. "The World" – Pete Yorn
3. "Dear Stranger" – STRFKR
4. "Disco Kitchen" – Gardens & Villa
5. "Forced Convalescence" – Bright Eyes
6. "A Ghost" – Travis
7. "Motion Pictures (for Carrie)" – Steve Gunn
8. "The Wall & I" – Nation of Language
9. "Serpentine Prison" – Matt Berninger
10. "She's Stronger" – Nana Adjoa
11. "Knuckleduster" – Muzz
12. "Never Come Down" – The Neverly Boys
13. "Kyoto" – Phoebe Bridgers
14. "Running Red Lights" – Avalanches featuring Rivers Cuomo and Pink Siifu
15. "Reality Refresh" – Teen Daze
16. "Wandering" – The Album Leaf
17. "Exhale" РJónsi
18. "Pattern 17" – Jamison Isaak