Sunday, December 25, 2011

The rest of the best

Whether from an album that didn't quite make the top 50, a single or a demo or whatever, here's 150 (yeah, I know) other tracks that shaped the STN year (not counting those from our own album, for fairness):

2:54 - On A Wire
Alessi's Ark - Wire
Allo Darlin' - Darren
Alright The Captain - Rostov Could Get It
Backyards - Heavy Handed
Banjo Or Freakout - Can't Be Mad For Nothing
Bastardgeist - COPS
Beaty Heart - 2 Good
Benjamin Shaw - How To Test The Depth Of A Well
Beth Jeans Houghton - Dodecahedron
The Birthday Kiss - Can You Keep A Secret
The Bitter Springs - Gary Glitter Fan Convention (Spotify)
Bon Iver - Calgary
Breton - Kensington System
Carousels - Here To Me
Cat's Eyes - Over You
Chad Valley - Now That I'm Real (How Does It Feel)
Chapter 24 - Love (Spotify)
Clock Opera - Belongings
Cue Fanfare - Robot
Cults - Abducted
Dark Dark Dark - In Your Dreams
Darren Hayman - I Know I Fucked Up (feat. Elizabeth Morris)
Daughter - Landfill
Deaf Club - Hana
Dent May - Fun
Diagrams - Antelope
Dog Is Dead - River Jordan
The Early Years - Complicity
Echo Lake - Young Silence
Elephant - Assembly
EMA - The Grey Ship
Eugene McGuinness - Lion
Evans The Death - Threads
Everyone To The Anderson - People Person
Exlovers - Blowing Kisses
Explosions In The Sky - Last Known Surroundings
Fanfarlo - Replicate
Field Music - (I Keep Thinking About) A New Thing
Fighting Kites - Conquers
Fire Island Pines - Bratislava
Fixers - Crystals
Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
Frankie & The Heartstrings - Want You Back
Friends - Friend Crush
Future Of The Left - Polymers Are Forever
Gallops - Joust
Gang Of Four - I Can't Forget Your Lonely Face
Girls Names - Seance On A Wet Afternoon
Givers - Up Up Up
Golden Fable - The Chill Pt. 2
The Go! Team - T.O.R.N.A.D.O.
Guillemots - The Basket
Haiku Salut - Snaffle
Half Man Half Biscuit - Rock And Roll Is Full Of Bad Wools
Her Name Is Calla - Maw
The High Llamas - Berry Adams
His Clancyness - Carve A Peach
Hold Your Horse Is - Forgive And Forget
Hooray For Earth - True Loves
Howard Hughes & David Tattersall - He Can See Her
Hymns - A Punch To The Temple
Iceage - Collapse
Ice, Sea, Dead People - Ultra Silence
Icona Pop - Manners
Internet Forever - Break Bones
Is Tropical - The Greeks
Jack Hayter - I Stole The Cutty Sark
Jamie N Commons - The Preacher
Jeffrey Lewis - So What If I Couldn't Take It (Spotify)
Jens Lekman - Waiting For Kirsten
Joan As Police Woman - Flash (Spotify)
Jonny - Candyfloss
Josh T Pearson - Women, When I've Raised Hell
The Kabeedies - Santiago
Katie Malco - For Just One Minute There
Kill It Kid - Pray On Me
King Post Kitsch - Don't You Touch My Fucking Honeytone
La Decadanse feat. Gwenno Saunders - Pretty Pretty
Lana Del Rey - Video Games
Laura Hocking - Strongmen And Acrobats
Le Reno Amps - Never Be Alone
Let's Buy Happiness - Fast Fast
Lia Ices - Bag Of Wind (Spotify)
Liechtenstein - Meantime
The Lionheart Brothers - The Desert
Love Inks - Skeleton Key
The Low Anthem - Smart Flesh
Luke Haines - Inside The Restless Mind Of Rollerball Rocco
The Magic Lantern - Cut From Stone
Mammal Club - Hang
Mary Hampton - Honey In The Rock
Matthew C H Tong - Present And Correct
Marques Toliver - Charter Magic (Spotify)
The Megaphonic Thrift - Talks Like A Weed King
The Middle East - Hunger Song
Minotaurs - Horsesshoes
Mitchell Museum - What They Built
Mogwai - Mexican Grand Prix
Moscow Youth Cult - Iris
The Mountain Goats - Beautiful Gas Mask
Mozart Parties - Black Cloud
Nicola Roberts - Beat Of My Drum
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Heaven's Gonna Happen Now
Paisley & Charlie - Stone Lions
Panda Bear - Friendship Bracelet
Paul Hawkins & The Awkward Silences - The Beginnings Of Mr Hyde
Pinkunoizu - Time Is Like A Melody
Pocketbooks - Promises, Promises
Prince Edward Island - You Look Like I Need A Drink
Pris - Crying After Kennedy
Race Horses - Benidorm
Ralegh Long - Sprawl
Red Shoe Diaries - The Love That You Read About
Richmond Fontaine - Lost In The Trees
The Rock Of Travolta - Last March Of The Acolytes (Spotify)
The Rosie Taylor Project - Sleep
Roxy Rawson - Fingers
Sam Airey - The Blackout
Sarah Nixey - Gathering Shadows
She Keeps Bees - Saturn Return
Shy And The Fight - How To Stop An Imploding Man
Sin Fang - Always Everything
Singing Adams - I Need Your Mind
The Son(s) - Radar
Sparrow And The Workshop - Snakes In The Grass
Spotlight Kid - Cold Steel Rain (Spotify)
St Vincent - Cheerleader
Stairs To Korea - Guy Fawkes
Strange News From Another Star - I Am Weatherproof!
T E Morris - Every Second, Forever
Talkers - Lido
Tall Ships - Hit The Floor
Thank You - Birth Reunion
Theme Park - A Mountain We Love
This Many Boyfriends - Young Lovers Go Pop!
Those Dancing Days - I Know Where You Live Pt. 2
Toy - Left Myself Behind
Trophy Wife - The Quiet Earth
Under Alien Skies - When She Wears
The Understudies - Everyone Deserves At Least One Summer Of Love
Victories At Sea - Swim
Vivian Girls - I Heard You Say
The Voluntary Butler Scheme - To The Height Of A Frisbee
Wartgore Hellsnicker - Karl vs Groucho
Weird Dreams - Holding Nails
The Wind-Up Birds - Meet Me At The Depot
Widowspeak - Nightcrawlers
Woodkid - Iron

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