Track of the Week 2016

Song of the Year 2016
December

12/12/16: ‘Day by Day’ by Brighton-based indie rock band Tall Ships [FatCat Records]
05/12/16: ‘Release The Hounds’
by Glasgow Hip-Hop/Rock outfit The LaFontaines [LAB Records]

November

28/11/16: ‘My Reflection’ by LA-based indie rock band King Washington [Self-Released]
21/11/16: ‘Passion’
by British tribal pop group Natives [LAB Records]
14/11/16: ‘Now’
by Australian/German singer-songwriter Christa Vi [Tangelo Records]
07/11/16: ‘Save A Little Love’
by Swedish
electro pop artist Laura Nox [Warner Music Sweden]

October

31/10/16: ‘Air Is Free’ by Swedish pop rock duo Johnossi [Polydor/Universal]
24/10/16: ‘Be There For Me’ 
by South London singer-songwriter MA.R.I.AM [Self-Released]
17/10/16: ‘The Stage’ 
by American hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold [Captiol Records]
10/10/16: ‘Rise Up!’
by Canadian singer-songwriter Liz Loughrey [Self-Released]
03/10/16: ‘Party Like A Russian’ 
by singer, songwriter, and actor Robbie Williams [Columbia]

September

26/9/16: ‘My Champion’ by American hard rock band Alter Bridge [Napalm Records]
19/9/16: ‘Teardrop’
by German electronic music producer Panic Girl (Originally by Massive Attack)
12/9/16: ‘Can’t Let Go, Juno’ 
by American multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi [Joyful Noise]
05/9/16: ‘Send Them Off!’ 
by British alternative rock band Bastille [Virgin]

August

29/8/16: ‘Everything is Wanted’ by electro indie band Archivist [Independent]
22/8/16: ‘Hardwired’
by American heavy metal band Metallica [Blackened]
15/8/16: ‘Made to Love You’
by singer-songwriter Dan Owen [LAB Records]
08/8/16: ‘Carry On’
by singer, songwriter and actress Norah Jones [Blue Note]
01/8/16: ‘My Heart’ 
by London-based rock band Twin Wild [Play It Again Sam]

July

25/7/16: ‘Warrior Daughter’ by sister/cousin three-piece alt-folk band Wildwood Kin [Self-Released]
18/7/16: ‘Gabriel’ 
by British alternative rock band Bear’s Den [Communion]
11/7/16: ‘Getaway’ 
by  Tritonal (feat. Angel Taylor) – remixed by Gareth Emery & Ashley Wallbridge [Enhanced]
04/7/16: ‘Mother’
 by British singer-songwriter Jerry Williams [Sunglasses Records]

June

27/6/16: ‘Saviour’ by British multi-genre musician Jacob Collier [Membran]
20/6/16: ‘Amnesia’ 
by Ukranian pop sisters Bloom Twins [Conehead]
13/6/16: ‘Stay Here Tonight’ 
by New Portals and The Jepettos [Independent Artist]
06/6/16: ‘GREAT NIGHT
 
by American rock band NEEDTOBREATHE (feat. Shovels & Rope) [Atlantic Records]

May

30/5/16: ‘Backtail Was Heavy’ by British electronic musician Lone [R&S Records]
23/5/16: ‘7’ 
by British rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen [Island Records]
16/5/16: ‘Carry Me’ 
by British Hip-Hop artist Joshua Luke Smith [Orphan No More]
09/5/16: ‘Dusk’ 
by Australian electronic music composer Tom Day [Tom Day]
02/5/16: ‘Bored To Death’ 
by Californian punk rockers blink-182 [Viking Wizard Eyes]

April

25/4/16: ‘Classic Love’ by New York indie-rock band We Are Scientists [100% Records]
19/4/16: ‘Wade In The Water’ 
by New York blues five-piece Jane Lee Hooker [Ruf Records]
12/4/16: ‘El 456’ 
by Cuban Jazz singer and composer Daymé Arocena [Brownswood]
05/4/16: ‘Solitude’ 
by French electronic music band M83 [M83 Recording Inc.]

March

28/3/16: ‘Desire (feat. Ayana)’ [Nixos Remix] by American Deep House producer Nixos [TNAN]
21/3/16: ‘Leaps & Beats’ 
by London-based singer-songwriter Foreign Dog [Unsigned]
14/3/16: ‘Bed Stuy’ 
by Israeli-American jazz bassist and composer Omer Avital [JazzVillage]
07/3/16: ‘Drive’ 
by American Blues Rock musician Joe Bonamassa [J&R Adventures]

February

29/2/16: ‘Hows Does It Feel?’ by Australian Rock Band Tonight Alive [Sony]
22/2/16: ‘Take Us Back’ 
by American Rhythm & Blues veteran Mavis Staples [ANTI-]
15/2/16: ‘Somewhere Else’ 
by Polish producer Grzegorz Korzec [Unsigned]
08/2/16: ‘Chewing Gum’ 
by Scottish singer-songwriteNina Nesbitt [Island Records]
01/2/16: ‘Space And Time’ 
by Santa Barbara electronic four-piece FMLYBND [FMLYBND Music]

January

25/1/16: ‘Constellations’ by liquid drum and bass duo Fred V & Grafix [Hospital]
18/1/16: ‘Numbers’ 
by Alternative indie rock band Daughter [4AD]
11/1/16: ‘Breathe’ 
by Swedish DJ Eric Prydz featuring Pendulum/Knife Party’s Rob Swire [Virgin]