Music

In November 2015, I started creating monthly playlists to track songs that “hit a nerve” with me during each month. Some months I don’t listen to much music. Others are chock full of discovery.

Click through each playlist’s name to listen to it on Spotify.

August 2017

  1. Unfucktheworld - Angel Olsen

July 2017

  1. Feel Infinite - Bwana's 'I Felt Alive in 95' Remix - Jacques Greene, Bwana
  2. Mourning Sound - Grizzly Bear
  3. Aquarium - Nosaj Thing
  4. Frozen Pines - Lord Huron
  5. ON&ON&ON&ON - HNNY Remix - Baio
  6. helpline (feat. Tom Tripp) - Mura Masa, Tom Tripp
  7. Body Say - Demi Lovato
  8. Losing You - Solange
  9. Welcome State - Elder Island
  10. Holding On - The War On Drugs
  11. Didn't I - HONNE
  12. Frau im Mond, Sterne laufen - Pantha Du Prince
  13. Fix It - SHOUSE Remix - ALTA, SHOUSE
  14. Blue Train Lines - Mount Kimbie, King Krule
  15. Back in the Day (feat. Jay-Z) - Missy Elliott, JAY Z

June 2017

  1. La lune rousse - Fakear, Deva Premal
  2. This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) [by Talking Heads] - Kishi Bashi
  3. When U Need Me - Mura Masa
  4. I Promise - Radiohead
  5. Everything Now - Arcade Fire
  6. Holding On - The War On Drugs
  7. Sure Thing - Miguel
  8. Friends - Extended Version - Count Counsellor
  9. Samurai - Bonobo
  10. Lovers - Anna Of The North
  11. Hottest Day in New York - Star Slinger
  12. See (feat. Beacon) - Tycho, Beacon
  13. Wild Thoughts - DJ Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
  14. Bike Dream - Rostam
  15. Closing Shot - Lindstrøm
  16. Go With It - TOKiMONSTA, MNDR
  17. Wen Uuu - Shlohmo
  18. Good Enough - xxyyxx
  19. SOLE M8S - Mura Masa
  20. No Frauds - Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne
  21. London - Jeremih, Stefflon Don, Krept & Konan

May 2017

  1. Line Of Sight (feat. WYNNE & Mansionair) - ODESZA, WYNNE, Mansionair
  2. american dream - LCD Soundsystem
  3. I'm the One - DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne
  4. It's A Vibe - 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz, Jhene Aiko
  5. J-Boy - Phoenix
  6. Thinking Of A Place - The War On Drugs
  7. Mythological Beauty - Big Thief
  8. Slip Away - Perfume Genius
  9. Pa'lante - Hurray For The Riff Raff
  10. Act Now - Russ
  11. Walrus - D.D Dumbo
  12. Rwm [run With Me] - House of Pharaohs
  13. Fones - Mssingno
  14. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence - Ryuichi Sakamoto
  15. Reality Check (feat. Akenya & Eryn Allen Kane) - Noname, Akenya, Eryn Allen Kane
  16. Night Owl - Metronomy
  17. Beautiful Little Fools - Jorja Smith
  18. Natural Fools - Maribou State
  19. Blue Lights - Jorja Smith
  20. November Nights - Maribou State
  21. Something About You - ODESZA Remix - Hayden James, ODESZA
  22. Andromeda (feat. DRAM) - Bonobo Remix - Gorillaz, DRAM, Bonobo
  23. untitled 03 | 05.28.2013. - Kendrick Lamar
  24. Side To Side - Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj
  25. Realla - TOKiMONSTA, Anderson .Paak
  26. Got My Mind Made Up - 2Pac
  27. In The Morning - Junior Boys

April 2017

  1. Hypnotised - RÜFÜS DU SOL
  2. Renee - Sales
  3. Mythological Beauty - Big Thief
  4. LOYALTY. FEAT. RIHANNA. - Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna
  5. Andromeda (feat. DRAM) - Bonobo Remix - Gorillaz, DRAM, Bonobo

March 2017

  1. Raga Pahadi - Punjabi Folk Dhun - Dadra Tal - Shafaat Ahmed Khan, Shivkumar Sharma
  2. White Iverson - Post Malone
  3. Alaska - Maggie Rogers
  4. In the Morning - J. Cole, Drake
  5. Summer Friends (feat. Jeremih & Francis & The Lights) - Chance The Rapper, Jeremih, Francis and the Lights
  6. Fight - Nicolas Jaar
  7. Dreams - Kelsey Lu
  8. Die Young - Sylvan Esso
  9. The Warning - Hot Chip
  10. Do You Mind - Crazy Cousinz Remix - Kyla, Crazy Cousinz
  11. You and Me - Ada
  12. ¥ (money) - Mura Masa
  13. Harmonics - Fridge
  14. Controversy - Prince
  15. Everything Is Free (feat. Flock of Dimes) - Sylvan Esso, Flock of Dimes
  16. Chanel - Frank Ocean
  17. Faux - Four Tet Remix - John Beltran
  18. I'm Like - Star Slinger
  19. Oczy Mlody - The Flaming Lips
  20. If I Was A Folkstar - The Avalanches
  21. Maybellene - Single Version - Chuck Berry
  22. On + Off - Maggie Rogers
  23. Snowboy - Emmecosta
  24. The Suburbs - Mr Little Jeans
  25. In The Morning - Junior Boys
  26. All My Friends - Snakehips, Tinashe, Chance The Rapper
  27. Got My Mind Made Up - 2Pac
  28. Pop It in 2 - Made in Heights
  29. The Wheel - SOHN
  30. Melody Day - Four Tet Remix - Caribou, Luke Lalonde, Adem, One Little Plane
  31. VCR (Four Tet Remix) - The xx
  32. Passionfruit - Drake
  33. The Heart Part 4 - Kendrick Lamar
  34. Words I Don't Remember - How To Dress Well
  35. Boys Life - Small Black
  36. Limerence - Yves Tumor

February 2017

  1. Ode - Mixed - Nils Frahm
  2. Ran - Future Islands
  3. Feel It - Georgia
  4. Only God Knows - Young Fathers, Leith Congregational Choir
  5. Follow My Voice - Julie Byrne
  6. Get Bigger / Do U Luv - NxWorries
  7. Firefly - Mura Masa, Nao
  8. Miss You - Mura Masa
  9. Sad - Kodie Shane, Lil Yachty
  10. She Just Likes to Fight - Four Tet
  11. You Say You Love Me - Geographer
  12. A Mountain With No Ending (feat. Panama) - Classixx, Panama
  13. Kick Jump Twist - Sylvan Esso
  14. Can’t You Tell - How To Dress Well
  15. Liquor Locker - Vic Mensa
  16. In the Morning I'll Be Better - Tennis
  17. In Love with Dusk - Keep Shelly In Athens
  18. Ballade - Djrum Remix - Jono McCleery
  19. Higher - Rihanna
  20. Go! (feat. Mai Lan) - Animal Collective/Deakin Remix - M83, Mai Lan, Animal Collective, Deakin
  21. Paranoid Times (feat. Tre Hardson) - Alex Lilly, Tre Hardson
  22. Hana - Asa-Chang & Junray
  23. Song To The Siren (Remastered) - This Mortal Coil
  24. Death And All His Friends - Coldplay
  25. Dancery - Count Counsellor, Fred
  26. Cinnamon - Sunsquabi, Late Night Radio
  27. Today's Your Day (Wachagonedu?) - Fatlip
  28. Anita - Smino
  29. Come Down - Anderson .Paak
  30. Redbone - Childish Gambino
  31. Be The One - Dua Lipa
  32. Diddy Bop (feat. Cam O'bi & Raury) - Noname, Cam O'Bi, Raury
  33. 30 Keys - Ka
  34. Worlds to Run (featuring Milo, Anderson Paak) - Busdriver, Milo, Anderson .Paak
  35. Ballad of the Dying Man - Father John Misty
  36. Undercover - Kehlani
  37. Praise You - Fatboy Slim
  38. Aftergold - Big Wild
  39. Wen Uuu - Shlohmo
  40. Nakamarra (feat. Q-Tip) - Hiatus Kaiyote, Q-Tip
  41. No Problem (feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz) - Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz
  42. For You - DJ Koze Mbira Remix - Michael Mayer, Joe Goddard, DJ Koze
  43. Slide - Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos
  44. Hammers - Nils Frahm
  45. Station (2014) - Låpsley
  46. untitled 03 | 05.28.2013. - Kendrick Lamar

January 2017

  1. It's Happening Again - Agnes Obel
  2. Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 - Kanye West
  3. Melt - Boxed In
  4. Sex With Me - Rihanna
  5. U'Huh - Sinkane
  6. Ignition - Remix - R. Kelly
  7. Nurse Ratched - Cherry Glazerr
  8. Wanted 2 Say - Samaris
  9. I Need A Forest Fire - James Blake, Bon Iver
  10. Big Jet Plane - Angus & Julia Stone
  11. Smoke 'Em Out - CocoRosie, ANOHNI
  12. Flame (Roosevelt Remix) - Sundara Karma, Roosevelt
  13. Sad - Kodie Shane, Lil Yachty
  14. Money Trees - Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock
  15. oui - Jeremih
  16. Angel Echoes - Jon Hopkins Remix - Four Tet, Jon Hopkins
  17. All Night (feat. Knox Fortune) - Chance The Rapper, Knox Fortune
  18. Free - Gurr
  19. Barbary Coast (Later) - Conor Oberst

December 2016

  1. Natural Blue - Julie Byrne
  2. Your Good Times are Just Beginning - Gold Panda
  3. You And Me - Penny & The Quarters
  4. Beautiful Strangers - Kevin Morby
  5. Fake Love - Drake
  6. Cranes in the Sky - Solange
  7. A 1000 Times - Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam
  8. Kanye West (feat. Wyclef Jean) - Young Thug, Wyclef Jean
  9. Love's Refrain - Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
  10. A Breath Away - Clams Casino, Kelela
  11. The Wheel - PJ Harvey
  12. Eat Shiitake Mushrooms - Let's Eat Grandma
  13. Hurtin' (On the Bottle) - Margo Price
  14. Voices - John Talabot
  15. Your Best American Girl - Mitski
  16. What It Means - Drive-By Truckers
  17. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Mane
  18. Blessings - Chance The Rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, Anderson .Paak, BJ The Chicago Kid, Raury
  19. Old Friends - Pinegrove
  20. Come Down - Anderson .Paak
  21. Good As Hell - Lizzo
  22. I Need A Forest Fire - James Blake, Bon Iver
  23. A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey - Leyla McCalla
  24. Best to You - Blood Orange
  25. Timtar (Memories) - Bombino
  26. Rinse & Repeat - Radio Edit - Riton, Kah-Lo
  27. Masterpiece - Big Thief
  28. Atomic Number - Neko Case, k.d. lang, Laura Veirs
  29. Sunset - Lubomyr Melnyk
  30. Chuir M'Athair Mise dhan Taigh Charraideach - The Furrow Collective
  31. GOT IT GOOD - KAYTRANADA, Craig David
  32. Somebody Else - The 1975
  33. Fool You’ve Landed - Baio Remix - Mumford & Sons, The Very Best, Beatenberg, Baio
  34. Suede - NxWorries
  35. My Boo (feat. Vince Staples, Kučka, Ngaiire & Vera Blue) [Triple J Like A Version] - Flume, Vince Staples, Ngaiire, Vera Blue, KUČKA
  36. Arcadia - Video Edit - Apparat
  37. Higher - Rihanna

November 2016

  1. Lately - The Helio Sequence
  2. I Don't Want Love - The Antlers
  3. Harpe - Kenton Slash Demon
  4. Kerala - Bonobo
  5. Pixel Dreams - Yaroze Dream Suite
  6. We Ain't Getting Any Younger Pt. 1 - Jim James
  7. We Ain't Getting Any Younger Pt. 2 - Jim James
  8. Here In Spirit - Jim James
  9. GOOD MORNING (feat. The-Dream) - SBTRKT, The-Dream
  10. On Hold - The xx
  11. Work - Rihanna, Drake
  12. Doin' it Right - Daft Punk, Panda Bear
  13. Breakdown - Star Slinger
  14. Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: Prélude - Yo-Yo Ma
  15. Trivial Motion - Shy Girls
  16. Aminals - Baths
  17. Locked - Four Tet

October 2016

  1. Gnossiennes : No. 5 - Erik Satie, Reinbert de Leeuw
  2. New Song - Warpaint
  3. Angel - Ryan Hemsworth, Lucas
  4. No Romance - Tirzah
  5. I Need A Life (Four Tet Remix) - Born Ruffians
  6. Chasing Shadows - Santigold
  7. Love$ick - Mura Masa, A$AP Rocky
  8. Mad - Solange, Lil Wayne
  9. Digital Arpeggios - Percussions
  10. Community - Fort Romeau Remix - Gold Panda, Fort Romeau
  11. m’lover - Kishi Bashi
  12. Hallucinating - Elohim
  13. Wow - Beck
  14. The Battle - Weval
  15. Separate Lives - HÆLOS
  16. Syko - Kenton Slash Demon
  17. Hear In You - Milosh
  18. Teenage Waste - Goldroom
  19. I Summon You - Spoon
  20. Somebody Who (Nzca Remix) - Au Revoir Simone

September 2016

  1. I'm On Fire - Chromatics
  2. Nights - Frank Ocean
  3. Moonraker - Chrome Sparks
  4. Deep Breath (feat. Gemma Dunleavy) - Murlo, Gemma Dunleavy
  5. Liberté - RYAN Playground
  6. Starboy - The Weeknd, Daft Punk
  7. Metal Bird - Gold Panda
  8. In the Moonlight - Blithe Field
  9. Off The Ground - Anderson .Paak
  10. In Love With You - The Paradise
  11. Friends (feat. Bon Iver) - Francis and the Lights, Bon Iver
  12. Can’t You Tell - How To Dress Well
  13. Try To Be - Blue Hawaii
  14. Tilted - Christine and the Queens
  15. Lifted - Palmistry
  16. What's It Gonna Be? - Tourist Remix - Shura, Tourist
  17. Trust in You - Tourist

August 2016

  1. Don't Move - Phantogram
  2. Bizness - tUnE-yArDs
  3. Kites - Geographer
  4. Heartbeat - Autograf

July 2016

  1. pick up the phone - Young Thug, Travis Scott
  2. Getting It On - Sales
  3. In Love with Dusk - Keep Shelly In Athens
  4. La ritournelle (Gilligan Moss Mix) - Sébastien Tellier
  5. South Congress - Airhead
  6. Waking Up (Turbotito Remix) - Mr Little Jeans
  7. Mind Trip - araabMUZIK
  8. The Socialites - AlunaGeorge Remix - Dirty Projectors
  9. Home - Maribou State
  10. iT - Christine and the Queens
  11. Too Good - Drake, Rihanna
  12. Memory - Tom Misch
  13. Tell Me - ALTA
  14. Give - Capre

June 2016

  1. Tiny Cities (feat. Beck) - Flume, Beck
  2. Know Til Now - Pixelated Remix - Jim James
  3. Gold In The Air Of Summer - Kings of Convenience
  4. Baby - Star Slinger
  5. Jo Gurt - DJ Koze Remix - Super Flu
  6. Time Moves Slowly (feat. Samuel T. Herring) - BadBadNotGood, Samuel T. Herring
  7. Always - Classixx Remix - Panama
  8. Everything to Me - Lips
  9. Supermane - Star Slinger

May 2016

  1. Nowadays - Remastered - YUS
  2. Burbank - Harriet
  3. Let Go - RAC, Kele, MNDR
  4. U With Me? - Drake
  5. About To Die - Dirty Projectors
  6. Haunted By You - Future Islands
  7. Just Like You - Instrumental - Chromatics
  8. Run - Tourist
  9. Waves - Tourist

April 2016

  1. Went to War - Amason
  2. Mind Mischief - Ducktails Remix - Tame Impala
  3. Florida - The Range
  4. Paul Is Alive - EL VY
  5. Don't Move - Phantogram
  6. One Dance - Drake, WizKid, Kyla
  7. Sounds Can Be So Alarming - Birthmark
  8. Own Life (feat. Anderson .Paak) - Vindata, Anderson .Paak
  9. Multi-Family Garage Sale (Bargain-Bin Mix) - Land of the Loops

March 2016

  1. Mai Mes - John Talabot
  2. Gibraltar - Beirut
  3. waves - Remix - Miguel, Travis Scott
  4. Sink The Seine - of Montreal
  5. Cato As A Pun - of Montreal
  6. Sunburn Modern - Baio
  7. Hurricane - Possessed by Paul James
  8. Tilted - Paradis Remix - Christine and the Queens, Paradis
  9. Pieces - Tanlines
  10. I Watched The Film The Song Remains the Same - Sun Kil Moon
  11. Labasa - Chad Valley
  12. Blue Boy - Mac Demarco
  13. All I Really Need - Vindata, Kenzie May
  14. Bad Dreams - Vindata
  15. Tied Up - Casey Veggies, DeJ Loaf
  16. One Sunday Morning (Song For Jane Smiley's Boyfriend) - Wilco
  17. Really Love - D'Angelo
  18. Consideration - Rihanna, SZA
  19. Sunday Candy - Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment

February 2016

  1. Not A Number - Apparat
  2. Clean - Prinzhorn Dance School
  3. Cloud Calls - Count Counsellor
  4. Disco Dodo - Count Counsellor
  5. Head Lights - Count Counsellor
  6. akidoutthere - Count Counsellor
  7. Good to Love - FKA twigs
  8. It's All in Vain - Wet
  9. Ave Maria - Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles Gounod, Yo-Yo Ma
  10. Mahgeeta - My Morning Jacket
  11. All The Idiots - Baio
  12. Rocket Man - My Morning Jacket

January 2016

  1. light moving - David Lang, Hilary Hahn, Cory Smythe
  2. Defense - Sarah Jaffe
  3. Pretty Pimpin - Kurt Vile
  4. FloriDada - Animal Collective
  5. Real Blues - St Germain
  6. Bloom - ODESZA
  7. Multi-Love - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  8. Pedestrian at Best - Courtney Barnett
  9. Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) - Major Lazer, MØ, DJ Snake
  10. Love You Girl - The Great Society
  11. Future People - Alabama Shakes
  12. The Names - Baio
  13. Crying in Public - Chairlift
  14. Rapt - TRZTN Remix - Karen O
  15. Love Somebody - St. Lucia
  16. Annie - Neon Indian
  17. Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe - Kendrick Lamar
  18. Pink Matter - Frank Ocean, André 3000
  19. Algo Está Cambiando - Bomba Estéreo
  20. In Its Infancy (The Waterfall) - My Morning Jacket
  21. All Yours - Widowspeak
  22. Bamboo - Hinds
  23. Technicolour Beat - Oh Wonder
  24. Cherry - Chromatics
  25. Look Up - Chairlift
  26. Polymorphing - Chairlift
  27. If U Knew - Reprise Long Live Take - Gold Panda
  28. See - Beacon Remix - Tycho, Beacon

December 2015

  1. Where Is My Mind - Maxence Cyrin
  2. How Can You Really - Foxygen
  3. Dayvan Cowboy - Boards of Canada
  4. Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh) - Rich Homie Quan
  5. Balance - Future Islands
  6. Two Weeks - FKA twigs
  7. Secret Meeting - The National
  8. Recollection - Keep Shelly In Athens
  9. Lay Your Cards Out - POLIÇA
  10. Cannonball - Porlolo
  11. Hello - Erykah Badu
  12. Ready 2 Wear - Geographer
  13. Head Underwater - Jenny Lewis
  14. Parallel Lines - ATTLAS
  15. Daydream - Youth Lagoon
  16. Ch-Ching - Chairlift
  17. Demon - Shamir
  18. To Die in L.A. - Lower Dens
  19. Me U & Hennessy - DeJ Loaf, Lil Wayne
  20. Fourth of July - Sufjan Stevens
  21. Downtown - Majical Cloudz
  22. Reich: Duet for Two Violins and Strings - The Knights
  23. coffee - Miguel
  24. Mar (Lo Que Siento) - Bomba Estéreo
  25. Living My Life - Deerhunter
  26. Little Dreamer - Future Islands
  27. Dear Prudence - Remastered - The Beatles
  28. Savage Night at the Opera - Destroyer
  29. Wonderful - recorded live at KCSN, Los Angeles - Lucius
  30. Wide Open - The Chemical Brothers
  31. Inside Out - Tycho Remix - Spoon, Tycho

November 2015

  1. An Ending, A Beginning - Dustin O'Halloran
  2. A Calf Born In Winter - Khruangbin
  3. What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber
  4. Lonely Richard - Amen Dunes
  5. Ch-Ching - Chairlift
  6. Before the Bridge - Future Islands
  7. Where I Found You - Future Islands
  8. The Rest Is Noise - Jamie xx
  9. Sound & Color - Alabama Shakes
  10. Black Out Days - Phantogram
  11. I'll Show You - Justin Bieber
  12. Beach Foam - Future Islands