Listening 2016

OK, there are 190 songs here. Kind of a mega set. They are old and new that meant something to meĀ one way or another this past year. (Here’s the 2015 list.)

Highlights and particulars:

NOW that’s what I call Madrigals

A madrigal is a secular vocal music composition, usually a partsong, of the Renaissance and early Baroque eras. Traditionally, polyphonic madrigals are unaccompanied; the number of voices varies from two to eight, and most frequently from three to six.

Outsidery

Seventies Everlies

h/t 91.1 wfmu on a random sunday!

Witchie Tai

This song provokes an intense, as-yet-unidentified memory from some time in my childhood.

 

Rainy days

 

Jazz Funk Greats

 

Loops and loops

 

Old kits, new music

 

Ah, sweet sweet minimal techno

 

Dancefloor / Gym Floor

 

80s Dance Vibe

 

Cheb i Sabbah RIP

This stuff hit me really hard circa Y2K

 

New Pop

 

Mitski

 

Jeremih!

 

Damnit, Kanye

 

Got a Wife from Atlanta

 

Ethiopian Jazz

 

Turkish Psych (source playlist)

 

Weirder and Weirder

2016 wasn’t great, but let’s keep our heads up.