2017: Favorite 50 Songs Pick a song, close your eyes, and turn it up

We celebrate the end of the year the only way we know how: through lists, essays, and mixes. Join us as we explore the music that helped define the year. More from this series


PART 1: “GYM” mixed by Corrigan B

[00:41] Joe - “Tail Lift”
[04:01] Lil B - “Wasup Jojo”
[06:24] Fever Ray - “To the Moon and Back”
[10:40] Nídia — “Puro Tarraxo”
[12:55] FOOZOOL - “AZAT Ազատ”
[16:39] Kelly Lee Owens - “Anxi” ft. Jenny Hval
[19:59] DJ Hell — “I Want U”
[23:46] Lorde - “Supercut”
[27:59] Ariel Pink - “Time to Live”
[33:10] POBBLES - “POBBLES”


PART 2: “VOID” mixed by Rick Weaver

[00:00] Malibu - “Held”
[06:24] Ryuichi Sakamoto - “andata”
[10:53] Grouper - “Children”
[13:24] Mark Templeton - “Cab Lights”
[16:22] Pharmakon - “No Natural Order”
[22:56] Future - “Mask Off”
[26:08] KeitaroTamura - “chorororo”
[43:02] Laurel Halo - “Jelly”
[47:48] EMA - “Blood and Chalk”
[51:02] Angelo Badalamenti - “Dark Space Low”


PART 3: “CLIFF” mixed by C Monster

[00:00] Mount Eerie - “Ravens”
[06:56] Sun Araw - “Amplitude”
[09:39] Julie Byrne - “I Live Now as a Singer”
[13:42] Big Thief - “Mythological Beauty”
[18:54] Avey Tare - “Melody Unfair”
[24:15] Yves Tumor - “E. Eternal”
[28:44] Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile - “Untogether”
[33:45] Richard Dawson - “Ogre”
[40:50] Group Doueh & Cheveu - “SKIT 1”
[43:27] Valerie June - “Man Done Wrong”


PART 4: “ALLEY” mixed by Pat Beane

[00:28] Chino Amobi - “EIGENGRAU (CHILDREN OF HELL II)”
[04:16] Perera Elsewhere - “Karam”
[07:46] Elucid - “Dutch Wax”
[09:11] Macula Dog - “Plastic Lassie”
[11:38] MHYSA - “Strobe”
[14:11] Actress - “Dancing in the Smoke”
[20:31] Mount Kimbie - “Blue Train Lines (ft. King Krule)”
[25:08] Arca - “Urchin”
[28:59] Alice Glass - “Natural Selection”
[31:22] Johnny Jewel - “Windswept” (reprise)


PART 5: “COUPE” mixed by Dylan Pasture

[00:02] SOPHIE - “It’s Okay To Cry”
[03:46] Charli XCX - “Boys”
[06:28] Playboi Carti - “Magnolia”
[09:15] Lil Uzi Vert - “XO Tour Lif3”
[11:53] Tay-K - “The Race”
[14:03] Milo - “Sorcerer”
[16:27] Cardi B - “Bodak Yellow”
[19:55] Lil Pump - “Gucci Gang”
[21:46] Frank Ocean ft. JAY-Z & Tyler, the Creator - “Biking”
[25:55] yaeji - “Passion Fruit”

We celebrate the end of the year the only way we know how: through lists, essays, and mixes. Join us as we explore the music that helped define the year. More from this series


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