The Aimless Skylarking favorite songs of the year, 31- 40.
40. White Reaper - Pills
Louisville garage rockers offer up a slice of unhinged fun. Drunken dancing welcome, of course.
39. Joan Shelley - Over and Even
Louisville folky Joan Shelley stuns with her gorgeous voice, tugging at you wistfully.
38. Echo Lake - Waves
Dreamy shoegaze from London. Warm and intimate despite its epic aspirations.
37. Me You and Thomas - Bleak Future
Power pop duo from Bristol, England enchanted me with this demo, the piano bits made me melt. Months later, still do.
36. Chvrches - Clearest Blue
Scottish synth-pop trio stun with their most uplifting effort to date. It's epic, and awesome.
35. Daddy Issues - Glue Sniffer
If this is their swan song, when is the reunion? Can we get a VH-1 Behind the Music episode on the band?
34. Birdskulls - Good Enough
Brighton, England trio pumping out melodic Seattle tinged grunge. Go check out their track Sand Smiles for even more greatness.
33. Dude York - Something
Dude York claims 81 years experience. Whatever it is, I'm enchanted, 'Something' gets under my skin and makes me want to sing along. Badly I might add. Awful actually.
32. The Orielles - Space Doubt
Liverpudlian surf rock trio keep getting better with each release. Own the t-shirt and some vinyl, you should too.
31. Lou E - Just One Thing
In August of 1969, hundreds of thousands of people descended upon Woodstock, NY for a music festival. Maybe you've heard of it. Londoner Louis Milburn would have fit right in with this trippy acoustic wonder.