19 Dec 2015

Music 101's Favourite Releases of 2015

From Music 101, 3:05 pm on 19 December 2015
Auckland Music 101 crew

Emma Smith, Trevor Reekie, Zac Arnold, Sam Wicks Photo: photo by Emma Smith

It's that time of the year when the Music 101 team gets together to map out their favourite new music releases. To assess the year that was.

Emma Smith, Yadana Saw, Zac Arnold, Melody Thomas, Kirsten Johnstone, Trevor Reekie, Sam Wicks and Zen Yates-Fill regroup to swap notes and share their best-loved local and international cuts for 2015.

Wellington Music 101 Crew

Zen Yates-Fill, Kirsten Johnstone, Melody Thomas and Yadana Saw Photo: Photo by Yadana Saw

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Artist: Marlon Williams
Song: Hello Miss Lonesome
Composer: Williams
Album: Marlon Williams
Label: Liberation

Artist: Nadia Reid
Song: Call the Days as They Were Known
Composer: Reid
Album: Listen To Formation, Look For The Signs
Label: SPUNK

Artist: Tame Impala
Song: Let It Happen
Composer: Parker
Album: Currents

Artist: Silicon
Songs: God Emoji
Composer: K.Nielson
Album: Personal Computer
Label: Weird World

Artist: Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Song: Multi-Love
Composer: R.Neilson
Album: Multi-Love

Artist: The Phoenix Foundation
Song: Celestial Bodies
Composer: The Phoenix Foundation
Album: Give Up Your Dreams
Label: Universal

Artist: She's So Rad
Songs: Cool It
Composer: She's So Rad
Album: Tango
Label: From the Crate Records

Artist: The Dance Asthmatics
Song: Liquid Lunch
Album: Liquid Lunch cassingle
Label: Melted Ice Cream

Artist: US Girls
Song: Damn That Valley
Composer: M.Remy
Album: Half Free
Label: 4ad

Artist: Sufjan Stevens
Song: Fourth of July
Composer: S.Stevens
Album: Carrie And Lowell
Label: Asthmatic Kitty

Artist: Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba
Song: Waati
Composer: B.Kouyate
Album: Ba Power
Label: Glitterbeat

Artist: Twerps
Song: I Don't Mind
Composer: Twerps
Album: Range Anxiety
Label: Merge

Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Song: Alright
Composer: K.Duckworth, P.Williams, M.Spears
Album: To Pimp a Butterfly
Label: Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope

Artist: Electric Wire Hustle feat. Deva Mahal
Song: March
Composer: Mahal,Te Kahika, Wright
Album: Aeons EP
Label: Loop Recordings

Artist: Skepta
Song: Shutdown
Composer: J.Adenuga
Album: Single
Label: Boy Better Know

Artist: Leisure
Song: Got It Bad
Composer: Leisure
Album: Single
Label: Private