Been wondering what I’ve been doing for the last couple months? This is it. Prepping the end of year “best” in music. The “Part 1” in the title means that there is more to come.
Download the .zip file with track list and liner notes HERE.
It will come as no surprise to you that it was difficult to get it down to the bare essentials, but this is it. Well, this and another disc. But if I had one 80-minute playlist that I was forced to listen to all year long, this would be the one. It is “most” me. This is the music that you want playing in the background regardless of what you are doing. Hanging with friends, studying, cooking, whatever. This is a collection of songs that will never disappoint.
Beirut – Santa Fe
Peter Wolf Crier – Settling It Off
Pepper Rabbit – Rose Mary Stretch
The Head and The Heart – Down in the Valley
Benjamin Francis Lefwich – Atlas Hands
The Milk Carton Kids – Michigan
Andrew Belle – The Ladder
Ben Rector – Without You
Blind Pilot – We Are the Tide
Death Cab for Cutie – You Are a Tourist
TV On the Radio – Will Do
Josh Garrels – Farther Along
Typhoon – Summer Home
Dan Mangan – Leaves, Trees, Forest
AA Bondy – Rt. 28/Believers
Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse – Revenge (feat. The Flaming Lips)
The White Album – Guns and Ammunition
Freelance Whales – Girl U Want (Devo Cover)