The first installment of my annual “favorite songs of the year” mix will be published, as usual, on January 1. To whet your appetite, I’ve put together a playlist that will give you a sense of what to expect. To be clear, none of these songs are actually on my year-end list, but they easily could’ve been.
Dec 31, 2016
2016 sucked in many ways. But there was beautiful music to be heard in the midst of the year’s ugliness.
Jan 5, 2016
These songs may not have been in my top picks but they still deserve notice in their own right.
Jan 4, 2016
Sleepy trip-hop, atmospheric indie-electronic, religious experimental folk, harrowing post-punk/EBM, mournful folk & experimental electronic rock.
Jan 3, 2016
Incendiary hip-hop, soaring shoegaze, aggressive indie-rock, poignant synth-wave, thought-provoking emo & atmospheric rock.
Jan 2, 2016
Soulful hip-hop, lo-fi psychedelia, ambient dub, soaring electronic pop, abstract electronica, and otherworldly neo-folk.