(songs madeleine likes).

LUCIUS - HEY DOREEN.

MAC DEMARCO - LET HER GO.

THE STAMPEDERS - SWEET CITY WOMAN.

STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS - TUNE GRIEF.

LIL WAYNE - LOVELY.

ANGEL OLSEN - HI-FIVE.

THE WORLD PROVIDER - VALENTINE.

SISYPHUS - RYTHYM OF DEVOTION.

FUTURE ISLANDS - SPIRIT.

WILD BEASTS - WANDERLUST.

TRUST - ICABOD.

DEIDRE & THE DARK - SKELETON.

THE HUMAN LEAGUE - LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE).

MIGUEL - SIMPLETHINGS.

STEVIE NICKS - ROOM’S ON FIRE.

THE WAR ON DRUGS - EYES TO THE WIND.

6 months ago on April 8th, 2014 at 8:18 pm | Permalink

FUTURE ISLANDS - SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU).

TRUST - LOST SOULS / EELINGS.

CHPLN - WHITE SNOW.

ANTWON - AUTOMATIC.

BEN KHAN - EDEN.

BIG DATA - DANGEROUS.

U.S. GIRLS - SLIM BABY.

TRICK DADDY -  I’M A THUG.

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM - TRIBULATIONS.

VICTORY - PLAY IT. 

KENDRICK LAMAR - M.A.A.D. CITY.

PARQUET COURTS - YOU’VE GOT ME WONDERIN’ NOW. 

EX HEX - HOT & COLD.

CAMRON & A-TRAK - HUMPHREY.

LES SAVY FAV - CLEAR SPIRITS.

FOXYGEN - NO DESTRUCTION.

PAIN-NOIR - L’ARME.

FRANKIE COSMOS - BIRTHDAY SONG.

MAC DEMARCO - PASSING OUT PIECES.

KYLIE MINOGUE - INTO THE BLUE.

PLANNINGTOROCK - ALL LOVE’S LEGAL. 

8 months ago on February 20th, 2014 at 11:54 am | Permalink

SKY FERREIRA - BOYS.

WISE BLOOD - TARGET.

WU-TANG CLAN - GRAVEL PIT.

PLANNINGTOROCK - HUMAN DRAMA.

JOYWAVE - TONGUES (FEAT KOPPS).

CHVRCHES - BY THE THROAT. 

ANGEL OLSEN - FORGIVEN/FORGOTTEN.

CUT COPY - AUTOBAHN MUSIC BOX. 

THE REPLACEMENTS - LITTLE MASCARA. 

BIG STAR - SEPTEMBER GURLS.

SUPERCHUNK - ME & YOU & JACKIE MITOO.

INXS - MYSTIFY.

CRAZY HORSE - I’LL GET BY.

LUCIUS - GENEVIEVE.

THE GO GOS - HEAD OVER HEELS.

PULP - BABIES.

HAERTS - WINGS.

WILLIS EARL BEALE - COMING THROUGH.

DRAKE - HOLD ON, WE’RE GOING HOME. 

9 months ago on January 8th, 2014 at 1:17 pm | Permalink

this is catchy catchy catchy. a very articulate way of saying that it’s a solid song, simultaneously dark and lighthearted, one that probably should’ve made it onto my top lists. 

10 months ago on December 24th, 2013 at 1:54 pm | Permalink

such a pretty little song, from such a pretty little ep. i trudged through some seriously ugly snowy slush yesterday listening to this, and was fairly oblivious to the cold wet stuff slapping me in the face, so that means it’s good.  hopeful, dreamy soundtracking.

10 months ago on December 18th, 2013 at 8:26 am | Permalink

and here it is, my 30 best tracks list. it’s a varied one: there are bangers, upbeats, slow burns, and plenty of melancholy meanderings. seems like it’s been as eclectic, weird a year in music as it has been in life.

MIKAL CRONIN - WEIGHT.

KING KRULE - EASY EASY.

JAI PAUL - STR8 FROM MUMBAI (DEMO). 

TWIN SHADOW - OLD LOVE / NEW LOVE. 

RUN THE JEWELS - GET IT.

DEMON QUEEN - BAD ROUTE.

CHVRCHES - TETHER.

AUTRE NE VEUT - EGO FREE SEX FREE.

SAM SMITH - SAFE WITH ME. 

DANNY BROWN - SIDE B (DOPE SONG).

WISE BLOOD - CONSUMED.

HAIM - DON’T SAVE ME.

YOUTH LAGOON - MUTE.

THE WAR ON DRUGS - RED EYES.

WITHERED HAND - BLACK TAMBOURINE.

DEVENDRA BANHART - YOUR FINE PETTING DUCK.

MARIAH CAREY & MIGUEL - #BEAUTIFUL.

UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA - SO GOOD AT BEING IN TROUBLE.

WAXAHATCHEE - SWAN DIVE.

DINOSAUR JR - ENTERTAINMENT.

PHOSPHORESCENT - SONG FOR ZULA.

ELLERY JAMES ROBERTS - KEROU’S LAMENT.

CLARE MCGUIRE - WHENEVER YOU WANT IT.

SOHN - BLOODFLOWS.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - MIRRORS.

A$AP ROCKY - WILD FOR THE NIGHT.

THE KNIFE - FULL OF FIRE.

DEAFHEAVEN - DREAM HOUSE.

KURT VILE - WAKIN ON A PRETTY DAY.

YO LA TENGO - STUPID THINGS.  

10 months ago on December 15th, 2013 at 8:31 pm | Permalink

NORMAN GREENBAUM - SPIRIT IN THE SKY.

TUNE-YARDS - GANGSTA.

RUN THE JEWELS - GET IT.

JAI PAUL - STR8 FROM MUMBAI.

SAVAGES - SHE WILL.

THUNDERBIRD GERARD - TROUBLE.

IGGY POP - REPO MAN (DEMO).

YACHT - DYSTOPIA.

DONNA SUMMER - HOT STUFF.

SAM SMITH - SAFE WITH ME.

SUGAR TONGUE SLIM - OUT OF CONTROL.

HUDSON MOHAWKE - FREEK.

FAT TONY - HOOD PARTY (FEAT KOOL A.D. & DESPOT).

FINDLAY - OFF & ON.

MICHAEL NHAT - I HEAR ON EARTH WE USED TO LIVE.

WOODKID - I LOVE YOU (FEAT ANGEL HAZE).

TEMPLES - SHELTER SONG.

LANA DEL REY - SUMMERTIME SADNESS (RYAN HEMSWORTH REMIX).

WISE BLOOD - RAT.

MARIAH CAREY (FEAT MIGUEL) - #BEAUTIFUL.

1 year ago on August 9th, 2013 at 8:58 am | Permalink

summer saturdays, cloudy saturdays. 

i love how the voice almost breaks. almost. but not quite. cause it’s happy, even though it’s sad, you know? it always is. and by the time you reach the guitar solo, you’re convinced of that. 

1 year ago on August 3rd, 2013 at 11:34 am | Permalink

DAVID BOWIE - VALENTINE’S DAY.

THE REPLACEMENTS - BEER FOR BREAKFAST.

KAVINSKY - SUBURBIA.

AUTRE NE VEUT - EGO FREE SEX FREE.

BARBERSHOP CORVETTE - DEERHOUND.

SOLANGE - LOSING YOU.

THE HOOD INTERNET - FUCK WITH MO’ MONEY.

MARCIA GRIFFITHS - MARK MY WORD.

DEVENDRA BANHART  - WON’T YOU COME OVER?

SHANNON & THE CLAMS - RIP VAN WINKLE. 

FLEETWOOD MAC - MONDAY MORNING.

WAXAHATCHEE - COAST TO COAST.

YO LA TENGO - OHM.

LORDE - ROYALS.

MINISTRY - LAY LADY LAY.

RAS NEBYU - WASHINGTON SLIZZARDS.

BRIAN WILSON - WIND CHIMES.

MAJOR LAZER - GET FREE. 

TUNE-YARDS - FIYA.

EOLA - SOMEONE’S GOT A SECRET. 

1 year ago on March 12th, 2013 at 3:12 pm | Permalink

UNKOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA - SWIM & SLEEP (LIKE A SHARK).

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND - I’M SET FREE.

GALAXIE 500 - STRANGE.

MAZZY STAR - HALAH.

DONNIE & JOE EMERSON - MY HEART.

CAT POWER - MANHATTAN.

EXTRA GOLDEN - IT’S NOT EASY.

LIZ HODSON & JOSIAH WOLFE - SOMETHING IN THE WAY SHE MOVES.

LED ZEPPELIN - GOING TO CALIFORNIA.

YO LA TENGO - I’LL BE AROUND.

SERENGETI - DAY BY DAY.

WAYLON JENNINGS - ABILENE.

BONNIE ‘PRINCE’ BILLY - I SEE A DARKNESS.

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL - THE KING OF CARROT FLOWERS PT 1. 

ROY ORBISON - ONLY THE LONELY.

VETIVER - SAVE ME A PLACE.

SONNY & THE SUNSETS - PRETEND YOU LOVE ME.

KURT VILE - WAKIN ON A PRETTY DAY.

LACKTHEREOF - THE COLUMBIA.

HAVERGAL - PARACHUTES. 

1 year ago on March 5th, 2013 at 11:16 pm | Permalink