Mixtape #24

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile teamed up for a wonderful new song, King Krule is officially back, and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam dropped a new song ahead of his debut album’s release next week.

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Mixtape #23

Charli XCX’s latest, titled “Boys”, is seriously addictive, Jessie Ware is back with the smooth “Midnight”, plus new songs from Rhye, Waxahatchee, and St. Vincent among others.

Mixtape #22

HAIM and Phoenix are back, it’s like 2013 all over again. Plus new songs by Rostam, Beach House, and Vince Staples.

Enjoy the summer.

Mixtape #21

Fleet Foxes, Arca, Feist, Perfume Genius, and Kendrick Lamar are all back with hot new songs. Frank Ocean released two songs out of the blue. New discoveries: Jay Som, Cosmo Pyke, and London O’Conner. Enjoy the spring!

Mixtape #20

New mixtape!

Frank Ocean is back again but as a featured artist on Slide by Calvin Harris. Future Islands, Alex G, and Mac Demarco are finally back with new albums coming soon. Plus a new discovery: Snail Mail. Enjoy the mixtape.

Best Music of 2016

Best Music of 2016

What a year! It was difficult for me to choose the albums for this list. I could talk for hours about the albums and songs that I liked, especially Frank Ocean’s Blonde and ENDLESS.

Here are my favorite albums and tracks of 2016.


The Favorites (in alphabetical order):

  • Angel Olsen – MY WOMAN
  • Beyoncé – LEMONADE
  • Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
  • Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  • Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
  • Chairlift – Moth
  • David Bowie – Blackstar
  • Frank Ocean – Blonde/ENDLESS
  • James Blake – The Colour In Anything
  • Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
  • Mitski – Puberty 2
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  • Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  • Rihanna – ANTI
  • Solange – A Seat at the Table

The Honorable Mentions:

  • Anderson .Paak – Malibu
  • ANOHNI – HOPELESSNESS
  • Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  • Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
  • Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing
  • JoJo – Mad Love.
  • Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  • Kaytranada – 99.9%
  • Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  • Noname – Telefone
  • A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
  • Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth
  • Whitney – Light Upon the Lake

Favorite Tracks: