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

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Romantic Songs Playlist for Valentine's Day 2019

Filled completely with songs from the past year! Give a  listen to my Romantic Songs Playlist for Valentine's Day 2019 on Spotify here.  

For further inspiration, visit my posts from past years: 201820172016201520142013, and 2012.

1. "Ordinary Pleasure" – Toro y Moi
2. "Hunnybee" – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
3. "The Only Thing We Know" – Bob Moses
4. "Magnetism" – Vacationer
5. "I Dreamt We Spoke Again" – Death Cab for Cutie
6. "Lifer" – Wye Oak
7. "Heart Killer" – Dr. Dog
8. "Feel the Love Go" – Franz Ferdinand
9. "Human Being Song" – Okkervil River
10. "Falling Rain and Light" – Moby
11. "Lady and Man" – Khruangbin
12. "Trouble Letting Go" – Avett Brothers
13. "Echo" – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
14. "Taste" – Rhye
15. "Love Letters" – DeVotchKa
16. "The One To Wait" – CCFX
17. "Maryam" – The Album Leaf

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Top 20+ Songs of 2018 with Spotify Playlist

Another round up with my fave songs of 2018 listed not by preference but how best to order them for the optimal listening experience – although I have to admit that David Byrne's "Everybody's Coming To My House" has to be my #1(along with the euphoric concert experience of seeing him in non-stop motion with band members at Forest Hills in September during his American Utopia tour.) Here's to the year that was and the one that will be!  Listen as a Spotify playlist here.

1. "Everybody's Coming To My House" – David Byrne
2. "Humility (featuring George Benson)" – Gorillaz
3. "Magnetism" – Vacationer
4. "Wide Awake" – Parquet Courts
5. "Once In My Life" – The Decemberists
6. "It's Late" – A Beacon School
7. "Buzzing In the Light" – Dr. Dog
8. "A Perfect Miracle" – Spiritualized
9. "The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs" – Wye Oak
10. "Don't Move Back To LA" – Okkervil River
11. "Wait By the River" – Lord Huron
12. "The Ceremony of Innocence" – Moby
13. "Forgive" – Roosevelt, Washed Out
14. "Gotta Run" – Lea Porcelain
15. "Hand It Over" – MGMT
16. "Music Snob" – De Lux
17. "Echo" – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
18. "Where Your Mind Wants to Go (featuring Ludovico Einaudi)" – Blonde Redhead
19. "Lemon Glow" – Beach House
20. "The One To Wait" – CCFX
21. "The Deconstruction" – Eels
22. "More" – Jamison Isaak

Friday, December 14, 2018

Top Ten Releases of 2018 – Plus Others Worthy of a Listen

Here's my list of the Top 10 Albums of 2018 – check them out on Spotify at the link here if you missed any, it'll be well worth your ears.

Also, I have a playlist of releases that came along during the year that I needed to revisit again and again. It's 27+ hours long (yes I still spend most of my day listening to new music) but fun to review! Fave Albums of 2018

In no particular order beyond providing the best segue for the playlist...

1. Wye Oak, The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs
2. Death Cab for Cutie, Thank You for Today
3. Okkervil River, In the Rainbow Rain
4. Dr. Dog, Critical Equation
5. The Decemberists, I'll Be Your Girl
6. Gorillaz, The Now Now
7. Moby, Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt
8. A Beacon School, Cola
9. De Lux, More Disco Songs About Love
10. Phosphorescent, C'est La Vie



Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Late Fall 2018 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify or as a YouTube Playlist (except Jmmy & Ocean Cat). Enjoy!

1. "Freelance" – Toro y Moi
2. "This Time Of Year" –  Ra Ra Riot
3. "Sixteen Days" –  Pond
4. "Death In Midsummer" –  Deerhunter
5. "Gallipoli" –  Beirut
6. "Dreamt I Was Gonna Be Your Man" –  Oberhofer
7. "Lover Chanting" –  Little Dragon
8. "Not the Same" –  Jmmy & Ocean Cat, Nile Rabb
9. "Alien" –  Beach House
10. "Sinking Ship" –  CAKE
11. "Swimming at Night" –  Django Django
12. "Merrie Land" –  The Good, the Bad & the Queen
13. "Panic Blooms" – Black Moth Super Rainbow
14. "Problems III" – The Growlers
15. "Adored" – Hatchie
16. "Hanoi 4" – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
17. "Open Again"  Thom Yorke
18. "Universalis" –  Hammock

Friday, September 28, 2018

Fall 2018 New Music Playlist

Listen on Spotify or as a YouTube Playlist, enjoy!

1. "The Hammer" – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
2. "Forum"  – The Dodos
3. "When I Look Into Your Eyes" – Baby Dayliner
4. "Wham Bang! Pow! Let's Rock out!" – Art Brut
5. "Forgive (featuring Washed Out)" – Roosevelt
6. "It May Get Bad When You're Lonely and Cold" – Generationals
7. "Good News" – White Denim
8. "Jerry" – Maxband
9. "If You Really Love Nothing" – Interpol
10. "Enough to Believe" – Bob Moses
11. "I Dreamt We Spoke Again" – Death Cab for Cutie
12. "Run the Road" – Santigold
13. "Skiptracer" – Okkervil River
14. "Suspirium" – Thom Yorke
15. "Maryam" – The Album Leaf