Tag Archives: song of the year

Borrowed Time- Parquet Courts

I guess Parquet Courts is what I should consider my guilty pleasure of the year and this track is easily my favorite track off of the album they put out this year. There is nothing incredibly spectacular or mind blowing … Continue reading

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Cough Cough- Everything Everything

Synthesizer, bass and the highest of falsetto voices all added up and sprinkled on top of a thunderous one-two drumbeat punctured by a sharp snare cannot, simply cannot create something bad. And Everything Everything has not failed. Their opening track, … Continue reading

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Fragment 2- These New Puritans

Haunting and beautifully simple, the opening piano notes of “Fragment Two” just suck me in like a black hole, entrapping me in the song and the endless hidden splendor of the way the melody rises and falls, like a heart … Continue reading

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No Below- Speedy Ortiz

The contrast of gentle guitar and the even gentler voice of Sadie Dupuis in the beginning of the song and the chorus punctured by the withering guitar that slams through the song while Dupuis, still almost whispering cries out “I … Continue reading

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Suit & Tie feat. Jay Z- Justin Timberlake

The absolute instant I heard JT was back in action I practically ran to my computer to hear the new track. And once I had absorbed it I listened to it again. And again. And the next day, and the … Continue reading

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1. Get Lucky- Daft Punk (feat. Pharrel Williams)

Dang, I can put on “Get Lucky” and know what song it is within three seconds of that funky guitar track and disco drumbeat. But when Pharrel’s voice comes in not only do I know what song it is, I … Continue reading

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