This Week’s Top 11 Playlist: 09 October 2015

Every Friday, I publish a playlist of songs that have for whatever reason attracted my attention over the past week. Maybe they’ll appeal to you, too. Thanks to Mediazoic for the hosting.

ARTIST SONG ALBUM  Comments
9-Oct-15 1 The Crookes I Wanna Waste My Time on You Single From Sheffield, home of the Arctic Monkeys. Jangly guitars.
2 Ezra Furman Body Was Made Perpetual Motion People Chicago singer-songwriter who self-describes as “gender fluid.”
3 Suede Outsiders Night Thoughts Taste of upcoming seventh studio album due in January.
4 Joanna Newsome Sapokanikan Divers Perfect for people who think that Kate Bush and Tori Amos are too mainstream. This song needs annotating.
5 DIIV Dopamine Is the Is Are Second album from NYC band. Pronounced “Dive,” by the way.
6 Deerhunter Breaker Fading Frontier Bradford Cox and band are back. Album due October 16.
7 EL VY Return to the Moon Return to the Moon Featuring Matt Berninger from The National and Brent Knopf from Menomena.
8 Skylar Spence Affairs Prom King The artist formerly known as Saint Pepsi. No one wanted to annoy PepsiCo any more than necessary.
9 Decemberists Why Would I Now? Florasongs Five tracks that didn’t make this year’s What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World album.
10 Rococode Panic Attack Panic Attack Vancouver duo boy-boy pop duo. Depeche Mode-ish.
11 Fine Times Bad Better Bad Better EP Vancouver boy-girl synth duo. EP is out today.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

3 thoughts on “This Week’s Top 11 Playlist: 09 October 2015

  • October 9, 2015 at 11:04 am
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    Is it possible to get the to eleven playlist in text instead of a link to a player?

    For me, the easiest way to listen to a suggested playlist is to put it on my music subscription service (Google Music).

    Thanks,
    Wayne Hajas

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