My Favorite Songs of 2019: American Football, City Girl, ISON, Pedro the Lion, Robert Rich, Starflyer 59 & more
I listened to a lot of music this year; these 25 songs were the ones that stuck with me throughout the last 12 months.
My Favorite Songs of 2018: Fine China, Damien Jurado, Khruangbin, Low, The Mary Onettes, Ride, Silk Demon & more
I listened to a lot of music this year; these 21 tracks were the ones I kept coming back to with each passing month.
This mix is a collection of songs that helped me get through the year — that encouraged, uplifted, challenged, and yes, moved me.
These songs may not have been in my top picks but they still deserve notice in their own right.
My Favorite Songs of 2015, Part 4: Noah, Pure Bathing Culture, RAIJ, The Soft Moon, Sufjan Stevens & U.S. Girls
Sleepy trip-hop, atmospheric indie-electronic, religious experimental folk, harrowing post-punk/EBM, mournful folk & experimental electronic rock.
My Favorite Songs of 2015, Part 3: Kendrick Lamar, Lightning Bug, Luxury, Makeup & Vanity Set, mewithoutYou & Native Lights
Incendiary hip-hop, soaring shoegaze, aggressive indie-rock, poignant synth-wave, thought-provoking emo & atmospheric rock.
My Favorite Songs of 2015, Part 2: Eons D, Carlos Forster, The Green Kingdom, Grimes, Holly Herndon & In Gowan Ring
Soulful hip-hop, lo-fi psychedelia, ambient dub, soaring electronic pop, abstract electronica, and otherworldly neo-folk.
My Favorite Songs of 2015, Part 1: Alphaxone, Blackalicious, CFCF, Rob Clouth, Cold Showers & The Declining Winter
Ominous ambience, funky hip-hop, pan-global instrumentals, crushing electronica, elegant post-punk, and forlorn post-rock.
Post-punk shoegaze, confessional ballads, solo piano, psychedelic pop, and more. Oh, and Weird Al as well.
My Favorite Songs of 2014, Part 2: Grouper, The Hotelier, Damien Jurado, Remedy Drive, The Roots & More
Acoustic folk, emo done right, soulful electronic pop, twee, ’80s synth ballads, hip-hop, and more.
My Favorite Songs of 2014, Part 1: 2:54, The Choir, Chromeo, Desiderii Marginis, Flying Lotus, Ben Frost & More
Swirling shoegaze, Christian psych-rock, dark ambient and industrial, ’80s-style disco pop, and more.
Soaring ’80s pop, charming modern classical, brooding indie-rock, atmospheric sludge metal, dreamy R&B, and more.
My Favorite Songs of 2013, Part 2: Club 8, Sigur Rós, Infinity Shred, Makeup and Vanity Set, and more
Tropical dub from Sweden, blistering post-rock, contemplative ambient jazz, emotional drones, an electronic journey through space, and more.
Featuring gloriously mopey ’80s pop, robotic heartbreak, shimmering dreampop, late night ambience, and the return of a music legend.
My 2009 Mix, Feat. Aarktica, Animal Collective, Bat For Lashes, The Mary Onettes, meWithoutYou, Sufjan Stevens & more
These are my favorite songs of 2009, the songs that stuck with me and continued to challenge, inspire, and entertain me throughout the months.