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posted 2021.03.24

These are 100 of my favorite songs, divided into 3 tiers. The order within tiers is alphabetical by artist. For easier listening, these songs are also in playlists on YouTube and Spotify. The playlists are usually out of date, though.


Francis and the Lights, Kool A.D. - It’s Alrite 2 Cry
HOLYCHILD - Hundred Thousand Hearts
HOLYCHILD - Wishing You Away
Joe Hisaichi - The Procession of Celestial Beings I
Maude Latour - One More Weekend
Poppy - Concrete
The Dollyrots - After 2012
Two Steps From Hell - Emerald Princess
Vylet Pony - ANTONYMPH


100 gecs - mememe
100 gecs - money machine
100 gecs (splee remix) - xXXi_wud_nvrstøp_ÜXXx
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - The I Love You Song
Big K.R.I.T. - Multi ‘Til The Sun Die
Blood Orange - Hands Up
Charli XCX - Boys
Duplex Heart, Judith Rindeskog - Keep Coming Back to the Start
El May - Fire / Freezer
Garbage - #1 Crush
GIRLI - Friday Night Big Screen
Ill-Considered - Dervish
Imogen Heap - Hide and Seek
in love with a ghost - the end (rejected demo)
Jager - I Won’t Fall Apart
Julieta Venegas - Lento
Kurt Vile - One Trick Ponies
LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
MGMT - Kids
Maktub - You Can’t Hide
Maude Latour - Ride My Bike
Phosphorescent - Song for Zula
Revenge Wife - Dream I Had
The Secret Sisters - Little Again
Soccer Mommy, Kero Kero Bonito - rom com 2021
Soy Christmas - Oh No
Speedy Ortiz - Lucky 88
Spellling - Awaken
The Shins - So Now What
Vivienne Chi - Junk


Adam Lambert - If I Had You
Anamanaguchi - Overwriting Incorporate
Big Thief - No Reason
Bill Wurtz - La de da de da de da de day oh
Breakbot, Irfane - Baby I’m Yours
C418 - Sweden
Carly Rae Jepsen - Run Away With Me
Cascada - Everytime We Touch
Cataldo - Little Heartbeat
Christopher Tin, Soweto Gospel Choir - Baba Yetu
Cut Copy - Standing In The Middle Of The Field
Dorian Electra - Man To Man
Electric Guest - Glorious Warrior
Emma-Jean Thackray - Say Something
Frou Frou - Guitar Song (Demo)
Future World Music - Dream Chasers
Guster - Overexcited
Heart Bones - This Time It’s Different
Hey, ily! - DigitalLung.EXE
in love with a ghost - complex feelings about my own existence
in love with a ghost, Ukeletea - heart of the woods (ending theme)
Jack Johnson - Upside Down
Jack Stauber - New Normal
Jacob Collier - Make Me Cry
James - Laid
Janelle Monáe - Americans
Jem - Don’t Look Back
Jens Lekman - Some Dandruff on Your Shoulder
Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers - Old Love
KNOWER - Hanging On
Kacy Hill - Dinner
Kate Nash - Foundations
Katie Herzig - Feel Alive
Lawrence - Casualty
Leikeli47 - Hoyt and Schermerhorn
Legally Blonde - Omigod You Guys
Louis Cole - Things
Magdalena Bay - The Beginning
Maude Latour - Superfruit
Miya Folick - Stock Image
Miya Folick - Thingamajig
MUNA - I Know A Place
My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade
Octave Cat - Metropolis
OMORI - World’s End Valentine
Ozark Sheiks - Rich and Famous
Porter Robinson, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Unfold
Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Santiago
Rina Sawayama - Hold The Girl
Sia, Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills
Squid - Narrator
Taylor Swift - epiphany
the bird and the bee - Again & Again
the bird and the bee - My Love
Two Steps From Hell - Magika
Two Steps From Hell - Winterspell
Vylet Pony - BONNIE
Vylet Pony - good grief!
Water From Your Eyes - When You’re Around

I’ve also compiled a list of my 20 favorite albums. The order within tiers is, again, alphabetical.


Anamanaguchi - [USA]
HOLYCHILD - The Theatrical Death of Julie Delicious
Ill-Considered - Liminal Space
Porter Robinson - Nurture
Spellling - The Turning Wheel


Dorian Electra - Flamboyant
Emma-Jean Thackray - Yellow
Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer
Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Louis Cole - Time
Lorde - Melodrama
Magdalena Bay - Mercurial World
Ozark Sheiks - Run Devil Run
Perfume - PLASMA
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
Poppy - I Disagree
Preservation Hall Jazz Band - So It Is
the bird and the bee - the bird and the bee
Vylet Pony - can opener’s notebook: fish whisperer
Vylet Pony - CUTIEMARKS (And the Things That Bind Us)