Ring in 2021 with favorite (best of) tracks from 2020

Premiere DateJan 1, 2021
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 Emily
02:08 Pastime Samantha Crain
05:11 Wasted Tomberlin
07:37 The Calendar Song Laura Jane Grace
09:50 Emily
11:17 Hit the Road H. Kink
13:30 Hometown Malin Pettersen
16:10 If I Told Courtney Marie Andrews
20:59 Can't Do Much Waxahatchee
24:38 Colors of the Highway Sam Rae
28:32 5am Caitlin Harnett and The Pony Boys
31:25 Emily
32:55 I Would Find You Oceanator
37:57 Ever Enough Kissy
41:21 Vacation Honey Cutt
44:58 I Was A Young Girl Black Bra
47:42 The Universe Death Valley Girls
51:36 Emily
52:54 An Echo Samantha Crain
56:34 Finish

On today’s show I’m playing some of my favorite tracks from 2020. For one reason or another, these are the ones that stood out. These artists were my friends through quarantine. They helped me escape from feeling trapped in my house and they made 2020 bearable.

I personally supported every artist on this list by buying their music, merch or both in 2020. I hope that if you are able, you will find at least one artist in this mix (or more) and show your support as well. It’s been a tough year for artists, especially those that rely on income from touring.

As a kid, Emily Smith could often be found in her bedroom recording radio shows. She obsessively recorded songs off the radio onto cassettes and mixed them together on a dual player. She was in love with…