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Month: December 2013

Top 75 Songs of the Year (30-21)

Best songs of the year, continued… Check out past lists here: 75-51 50-31 30. “Unbelievers” by Vampire Weekend 29. “Flesh and Bone” by Holograms 28. “Reflektor” by Arcade Fire 27. “Gun” by CHVRCHES 26. “Honey” by Torres 25. “Hold On, We’re Going Home” by Drake feat. Majid Jordan 24. “Recover” by CHVRCHES 23. “Aubergine” by Lady Lamb the Beekeeper 22. “Elephants” by Blaudzun 21. “Graceless” by The National

Top 75 Songs of the Year (50-31)

These next 20 on the top 75 songs of the year include a couple of the years indie pop hits (Lorde, Capital Cities), some great hip-hop (Danny Brown, Chance the Rapper, Big Sean, Earl Sweatshirt, Kanye), guitar driven rock by the ladies (Paramore, Neko Case), indie rock that decides to go big (Arcade Fire, Typhoon), as well as small (Daughter, Volcano Choir, Rhye, London Grammar). These songs are a portrait of my musical tastes this year, stay tuned for the top 30. 50 “Lonely” by Danny Brown 49. “Electric Lady”… Read more Top 75 Songs of the Year (50-31)

Top 75 Songs of the Year (51-75)

Continuing the best of the year coverage, I am ranking the best 75 songs of the year. This is the bottom of that, #’s 51-75 listed in order. I’d like to think my musical tastes and favorites broadened this year and that this list would reflect this. This snippet of favorite songs features hip-hop doing their own endearing-in-their-own-way sort of love songs (“Power Trip”, “Bound 2”), humorous looks at urban life (“Wonderbread”), rap for the 1% (“Picasso Baby”) and that that uses comic book references (“Dark Knights”). There are ladies… Read more Top 75 Songs of the Year (51-75)