My 25 Favorite Tracks of 2019

While I’m not usually one to wrap up a year of my own musical tastes as a “Best Of” list, this year I felt really moved by a wild, eclectic array of music and felt like sharing with the group. I put together a playlist of the stuff that was in steady rotation for me, the stuff I kept pressing repeat on immediately after my first listens, and the music that just moved me emotionally this year. Turns out it’s about 25 songs that stood out. 😎

Scroll down to see my My 25 Favorite Tracks of 2019 and check out the full Spotify playlist here. I think there’s something for everyone here, and frankly I’m quite proud of the of the eclectic spread of the selections. This is the best music of 2019 for me…

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25. Jib Kidder – “Games”

Jib Kidder is a solo psychedelic electronic that I’ve been following for a while, and the new collection of songs he released this year is a fun ride through a creative sampler and tinkerer and a voice that reminds me of Panda Bear. The LP is called Sums, and this mini track “Games” samples a few old school video games and it hits me right in the nostalgia feels. Plus the length and vibe made it immediately repeatable for me, so I must have listened to this track 25 times the first time I heard it.


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