Music Discovery, July 2020

A monthly selection of 50 songs in different genres. Indie, rock, pop, alternative dance,… New music I bought on MP3 platforms (iTunes, Beatport, Beatsource). Combined with older music I (re)discovered via Spotify or my CD collection.

50 Picks: July 2020

Click on the link to open the list in Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1yC1MK2k2JgwABIANfkKDb?si=4wi1RZ5hRmWLHS4e49583w

Music from 2020:

  • Belgium: Faces On TV, Geppetto & The Whales, Hush Hush, Maxim Lany, TheColorGrey, Typhoon
  • Indie, Rock, Pop: Beck, Bombay Bicycle Club, Cage The Elephant, G-Eazy, Glass Animals, Jack West, Jessie Ware, The Kooks, La Roux, Liz Lawrence, The Magic Gang, Oliver Tree, Phoebe Bridgers, Terrace Martin, Travis
  • Alternative Dance: Camelphat, Claptone & Mylo, Cut Copy, Duke Dumont, Hot Since 82, Howling, Michael Kiwanuka, Röyksopp, Sabb, VER:WEST

Older music:

  • 10s: Arsenal (2014), Death Cab for Cutie (2016), A Tribe Called Quest (2016)
  • 00s: Boomkat (2002), Bran Van 3000 (2001), Kaiser Chiefs (2008), Kasabian (2009), Mylo (2004), Phoenix (2000), Starsailor (2001), The Strokes (2001),
  • 90s: Beastie Boys (1994), Beth Orton (1999), Heatmiser (1996)
  • 80s: Crowded House (1986), The Cure (1989)
  • 70s: Chicago (1979), David Bowie (1972), UFO (1974)

Music video of the month

I recently saw a documentary about Spike Jonze, an American filmmaker and photographer whose work includes film, television, music videos, and commercials. He directed many legendary music videos and some of them are my all time favorites.

  • Beastie Boys – Sabotage
  • Weezer – Buddy Holly
  • Daft Punk – Da Funk
  • Fatboy Slim – Praise You, Weapon of Choice

General Spotify Playlist

I also made a general playlist on Spotify. These 50 new songs are added every month.
Click on the link to open the list in Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3xY6dElVyCMXRzRZre92x2?si=2alN00jyTECSCfUNErD_BQ

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