Saturday, December 21, 2019


Hey there guys! Happy Holidays! This week I’ve switched things up a bit. This is a list of ten wintery, festive songs to mix up your playlists during the break (the classics can get so repetitive). I really hope that you enjoy them as much as I do. Consider this Michael Bublé break my little gift to you ;) 

Festive Five Ten

Friday, December 20, 2019


The Plimsouls - Everywhere At Once
Against Me! - I Was a Teenage Anarchist
INVSN - It's Coming Back
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now 
The Wrecks - Favorite Liar
Keane - Somewhere Only We Know
Alec Bailey - Flowerbomb

M83 - Midnight City

Billy Idol - Yellin' At The Christmas Tree
Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party
The Spill Canvas - Our Song
Joey Ramone - What a Wonderful World
Orla Gartland - I Go Crazy
Charlotte Day Wilson - Work
Conan Gray - Maniac


Thursday, December 19, 2019


Portugal. The Man & Medasin-Feel it Still (Medasin Remix)
Matthew E. White & Natalie Prass-Cool Out
Cosmo Sheldrake-Birthday Suit
Cavetown-Talk To Me
Spoon-Inside Out
Zach Farache-The Loser
Mumford & Sons-Friend of the Devil
High Highs-Open Season
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats-Hey Mama
Sundara Karma-A Young Understanding
Hippo Campus-Epitaph
The Shadowboxers-Honeymoon

Wednesday, December 18, 2019


Bright Eyes - Blue Christmas
Alabama Shakes - Hold On
Peter Bjorn and John - Rusty Nail
Bowling Shoes - Portland
Vaccines - Dream lover 
Fitz and Tantrums - Santa Stole My Lady
The Neighborhood - Void
Honeywater - 7 Hours Ago
Babe Rainbow- Supermoon
Courtney Barnet - Boxing Day Blues
Portugal the Man - Live in the Moment
Wild Party - OutRight
Omar Apollo - Ashamed
Surfaces - Good Day
Lorde - Buzzcut Season
Panicland - The Edge

Tuesday, December 17, 2019


Modern English - I Melt With You
The Shins - Simple Song 
Harry Styles - She
Wallows - Pictures of Girls
The White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
David Bowie - Heroes
King Princess - Hit The Back
Night Riots - Contagious
Cage The Elephant - Come a Little Closer
Susan Stevens - Mystery of Love
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Hayley Kiyoko - Sleepover
Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
Weezer - Island in the Sun 

Monday, December 16, 2019


The Waitresses-Christmas Wrapping
Fitz and the Tantrums-Santa Stole My Lady
Dallon Weekes-Sickly Sweet Holidays
Beach House-Black Car
Walk the Moon-We Are the Kids
Bay Road Recordings-This Copy of Windows is not Genuine
Andrew Bird-Night's Falling
Pretenders-2000 Miles
Portishead-Glory Box
Something Corporate-Forget December
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts-Up From the Skies
Harry Styles-She
The Smashing Pumpkins-Muzzle

Sunday, December 15, 2019


Hey guys! this week's list is full of some great stuff that I really hope that you enjoy. For our DJ's: hang in there. Winter break is almost upon us! Stay tuned for next week's extra special Holiday edition of the newsletter; Same bat time, same bat channel.

New Five

Throwback Track

Featured Artist

This week our featured artist is Frances Quinlan. Over the past decade, she’s made a name for herself in the indie community as the lead songwriter of the band Hop-Along. During her years with the band, she used her music to work through her ideas of female capability and what she herself is capable of as an individual. I personally really love her airy vocals mixed with some really different instrumental combinations that you don’t hear in a lot of music; like synth and harps together. If you wanna get a really good taste of everything Frances has done, I suggest looking outside of her solo work (which at this point is just two songs) and checking out Hop-Along too. 

Friday, December 13, 2019


David Bowie - Starman
Disturbed - The Sound of Silence
The Cure - Whey Can't I Be You?
My Chemical Romance - All I Want For Christmas Is You

Sparks - Sherlock Holmes
The Velvet Underground - Crash
Jona Lewie - You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties
Andrew Bird - Manifest

Fountains of Wayne - Stacy's Mom
Neon Trees - 1983
Nirvana - Smells like Teen Spirit
Flesh For Lulu - Sleeping Dogs

Post Animal - Schedule
Pinkshinyultrablast - Find Your Saint
Cage The Elephant - Telescope

Thursday, December 12, 2019


Cage the Elephant-Shake Me Down
FrankJavCee-Raining in L.A.
The Smiths-Asleep
Cosmo Sheldrake-Come Along
BØRNS-Sweet Dreams
Christian Leave-Kill Me
Dayglow-Can I Call You Tonight?
Childish Gambino-Feels Like Summer
 Sufjan Stevens-Visions of Gideon
Caamp-Peach Fuzz
CRUISR-Throw Shade

Wednesday, December 11, 2019


Saint Agnes - Brother
My Morning Jacket - Holdin on to Black Metal
DZ Deathrays - Silver Lining
Juice - Peace of Mind

Glass Animals - Life Itself
Borns - Electric Love
Awolnation - California Halo Blue
Ramones - Strength to Endure

Kids That Fly - Kiss her you Fool
Angel Olsen -Shut up And Kiss Me
Conan Gray - Greek God
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a pretty Day

Neon Trees - Animal
Wolf Alice - Beautifully unconventional

Tuesday, December 10, 2019


Counting Crows - Mr. Jones
Weezer - Holiday
Mac Demarco - Nobody
Conan Gray - Lookalike

The Postal Service - Such Great Heights
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
The Strokes - Someday

Florence + The Machine - Seven Devils
Charlotte Day Wilson - Work
The Wrecks - Favorite Liar
Keane - Somewhere Only We Know

The Shins - Phantom Limb
Phoenix - 1901
Pixie - Where is My Mind

Monday, December 9, 2019


Cold War Kids-Hang Me Up to Dry
Billie Eilish-everything i wanted
Stone Temple Pilots-Crackerman
My Chemical Romance-All the Angels
The Clash-Lost in the Supermarket
Daniel Johnston-Walking The Cow
Nick Drake-Hazey Jane II
José Gonzáles-Crosses
Harry Styles-Adore You
David Bowie-Modern Love
Paramore-Hard Times
The Smashing Pumpkins-Crush
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard-Polygondwanaland
Spoon-Rent I Pay
The Replacements-Androgynous

Saturday, December 7, 2019


I hope that your Saturday wasn’t too dreadful without your usual 12:00 update from me earlier. I’m here to make up for that with some great music and artists! Lay back, close your eyes, and soak up the sounds. Let yourself really absorb the music this week—especially our throwback artist (who may or may not be featured).

New Five

Throwback Track

Featured Artist
Nick Drake! This guy produced the most wonderfully somber music in the seventies. His breathy vocals and acoustic compositions captivated a small subset of the English folk music community, and many compared him to Donovan. He didn’t get a huge following until after his death, seeing as he almost never performed live. The way his melodies and lyrics express the uniqueness of each individual person’s melancholy is uncanny, and I really hope that you enjoy the song that I’ve picked for you to check out (and also listen to his other albums cause they’re awesome).

Here's the Spotify playlist, as per usual

Friday, December 6, 2019


The Cranberries - Zombie
The Lumineers - Gloria
The Clash - London Calling
Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter
Orla Gartland - I Go Crazy
M83 - Midnight City
Conan Gray - Maniac
Dylan Gardner - I Want It Like That
James Vincent McMorrow - Red Dust
Flesh For Lulu - I Go Crazy
Ramones - Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary
Saint Motel - Cold Cold Man
Public - 4Her

Thursday, December 5, 2019


The Menzingers-The Freaks
Chastity Belt-Different Now
Goth Babe-Sunnn
Angus & Julia Stone-Chateau
Still Woozy-Cooks
Snail Mail-Heat Wave
Crumb- Plants
Gnarls Barkley-Crazy
The Girl Talk-When I Know
Young The Giant-Cough Syrup
The Kinks-You Really Got Me
Faye Webster-Kingston

Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Tash Sultana - Jungle
Hozier - Sunlight
Neck Deep - Shes a God
The Wrecks - Favorite Liar
Big Theif - Not
Coin - Let It All Out
Holy Holy - Elevator
The Lumineers - Ophelia
The Preatures - Is This How You Feel
Fun. - All Alright
Radioheadhead - Karma Police
Andy Black and Juliet Simms - When We Were Young 
Anthony Amorim - 2004
My Morning Jacket - Holdin On To Black Metal

Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Wallows - I'm Full
Jackie Hayes - Flower
Manchester Orchestra - I've Got Friends
The Regrettes - Has It Hit You
Janelle Monae - Pynk
Jenny Lewis - Hollywood Lawn
The All American Rejects - Move Along
King Princess - You Destroyed My Heart
Harry Styles - Carolina
Talking Heads - Once In a Lifetime
Death Cab For Cutie - Soul Meets Body
The White Stripes - We're Going to be Friends
Silversun Pickups - Little Lover's So Polite
Radiohead - Karma Police
Houndmouth - Sadona
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

Monday, December 2, 2019


Sparks-Sherlock Holmes
The Velvet Underground-Crash
Jona Lewie-You'll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties
Andrew Bird-Manifest
Post Animal-Schedule
Pinkshinyultrablast-Find Your Saint
Cage The Elephant-Telescope
Beach House-Alien
Mac DeMarco-Nobody
Aldous Harding-The Barrel
Foo Fighters-Iron Rooster
Sir Babygirl-Everyone Is a Bad Friend
Florence + The Machine-Seven Devils
Hand Habits-Flower Glass
Modest Mouse-Out of Gas

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