Top Ten List for 2017

Top Ten for 2017

(in no particular order)

 

The Courtneys – THE COURTNEYS II

Dent May – ACROSS THE MULTIVERSE

Jay Som – EVERYBODY WORKS

Fazerdaze – MORNINGSIDE

Hazel English – JUST GIVE IN / NEVER GOING HOME

Heavy Heart – KEEPSAKE

Mattiel – MATTIEL

Middle Kids – MIDDLE KIDS

Molly Burch – PLEASE BE MINE

Swimming Tapes – SOUVENIRS

 

BLUESY SIDE OF THINGS:

 

Vintage#18 – GRIT

Tanika Charles – ENDLESS CHAIN

Top Ten Releases for 2016

Top Ten for 2016

(in no particular order)

 

Why We Love – THE BOY YOU KNEW – EP

The Marlenes – CRAWL OUT YOUR WINDOW

Lawrence – BREAKFAST

Nick Waterhouse – NEVER TWICE

Laurel – PARK – EP

Trails and Ways – OWN IT

The Proof. – BANG BANG – EP

Emmy The Great – SECOND LOVE

Band Of Horses – WHY ARE YOU OK

BLØSH – KEEP BREATHING KEEP BLEEDING

Honorable Mentions

Tangerine – SUGAR TEETH – Ep

Mallrat – UNIVITED – Ep

Top Ten for 2015

TOP TEN for 2015

(These are in no particular order)

School ’94 – LIKE YOU – Ep

Seoul – LIKE A SHADE

Young Empires – THE GATES

No Vacation – AMO XO

Circa Waves – YOUNG CHASERS

Beirut – NO NO NO

Trails and Ways – PATHOLOGY

JR. JR. – JR. JR.

Dresses – LET DOWN – Ep

Copacabana Club – Human/Up – Single

 

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Si Cranstoun – MODERN LIFE

Andy T – Nick Nixon Band – NUMBERS MAN (a wonderful diverse Blues effort)

The School – Wasted Away and Wondering

Strawberry Whiplash – STUCK IN THE NEVER ENDING NOW

 

 

ARTISTS TO WATCH

Mosquito Coast       Stand out single      “Call My Name”

Sjowgren                                                       “Seventeen”

Pleasure Beach                                           “Go”

Teens In Trouble                                         “Santa Monica”

Le Pie                                                             “Secrets”

Top Ten for 2014

TOP TEN FOR 2014

 

Ages And Ages – DIVISIONARY

I Know Leopard – ILLUMINA – Ep

Highs – HIGHS – Ep

Young Maverick – HOLIDAY POPULAR

Tangerine – BEHEMOTH!

DWNTWN – DWNTWN – Ep

The Good Sports – MANDARIN TIME – Ep

Alvvays – ALVVAYS

Misun – SUPERSTITIONS

The Tontons – Make Out King and Other Stories of Love

 

 

Honorable Mention:

Alanna Royale – ACHILLES

Imelda May – TRIBAL

Lisa Crawley – ALL IN MY HEAD

Naïve Thieves – VAMONOS

Springtime Carnivore – SPRINGTIME CARNIVORE

Franny and Zooey – BOTTLED UP & READY TO GO – Ep

The History Of Apple Pie – FEEL SOMETHING

Real Estate – Atlas

Honeydrop – PRELUDE

The Popguns – POP FICTION

Nick Waterhouse – Holly

 

Compilation CD – AMERICAN SOLE

Top Ten Albums for 2013 Playlist

Hungry Kids of Hungary – “Twin Cities” – YOU’RE A SHADOW

Hungry Kids of Hungary – “What In The World” – YOU’RE A SHADOW

Generationals – “Put A Light On” – HEZA

Generationals – “Spinoza” – HEZA

The Reflections – “Summer Days” – LIMERENCE

Summer Camp – “Fresh” – SUMMER CAMP

Paper Lions – “Bodies In Water” – MY FRIENDS

Alpine – “Gasoline” – A IS FOR ALPINE

Tangerine – “Feel This Way” – RADICAL BLOSSOM – Ep

Tangerine – “The Runner” – RADICAL BLOSSOM – Ep

Hey Big Aki – “Ordinary Folk” – VENERA

Tennis – “Mean Streets” – SMALL SOUNDS – Ep

Tennis – “100 Lovers” – SMALL SOUNDS – Ep

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Top Ten for 2013 – and More!

Top Ten for 2013

Hungry Kids of Hungary – YOU’RE A SHADOW

Hey Big Aki – VERENA – Ep

Generationals – HEZA

The Reflections – LIMERENCE

Paper Lions – MY FRIENDS

Tangerine – RADICAL BLOSSUM – Ep

Tennis – SMALL SOUND – Ep

Alpine – A IS FOR ALPINE

Camera Obscura – DESIRE LINES

Summer Camp – SUMMER CAMP

 MY OWN DESIRE

Wild Ones – KEEP IT SAFE

TV Girl – LONELY WOMEN – Ep

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – THE SPEED OF THINGS

Jake Bugg – JAKE BUGG

Best Coast – FADE AWAY

Emily Wolfe – MECHANICAL HANDS – Ep

Hey Anna – POMPETTE – Ep

Dent May – WARM BLANKET

 SINGLES

The Adelines – “Alleyways”

The Creases – “I Won’t Wait”

Late Cambrian – “The Year I Cut The Cable”

North Highlands – “I’ll Do My Best”

Painted Palms – “Carousel”

Paul Otten – “Breeze”

Pipoca – “Eu e Eu”

The Preatures – “Is This How You Feel”

The Red Lights – “Chaperone”

Shortstraw – “Good Morning, Sunshine”

Ski Lodge – “Just To Be Like You”

The Tontons – “Veida”

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