DEMOCRATISCHE 99 (2015)

Even more personal than before, the 2015 list marked not only the end of 2015 but also the end of Radio Kurtodrome on Live365. Featuring some old, some new, some musicians (d'uh) and even an actress (Saoirse Ronan).


1. TORRES - Strange Hellos

2 COURTNEY BARNETT – Pedestrian at best (YouTube)
3 TAME IMPALA – Let it happen (YouTube)
4 MADE IN HEIGHTS – Murakami (YouTube)
5 DAUGHTER – Doing the right thing (YouTube)
6 ASTROPOL – Just before our love got lost (YouTube)
7 WOLF ALICE – Lisbon (YouTube)
8 MODEST MOUSE – The ground walks, with time in a box (YouTube)
9 BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Perfect couples (YouTube)
10 AMATORSKI – Het onverwachte antwoord
11 CHELSEA WOLFE – Grey days
12 ELBOW – Lost Worker Bee
13 LOW – The innocents
14 SUFJAN STEVENS – Drawn to the blood
15 MARIKA HACKMAN – Wolf
16 TEEN DAZE – Reykjavik, January 2015
17 SHARON VAN ETTEN – Just like blood
18 DARLING DARLING – The soul & the body
19 ESKIMEAUX – Broken necks
20 METRIC – Too bad so sad
21 BATTLES – Dot Net
22 DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – You’ve haunted me all my life
23 CHUNGKING – The odyssey part 1
24 JULIA HOLTER – Silhouette
25 THE BIRD AND THE BEE – Young and dumb
26 LOU BARLOW – Moving
27 TEEN – Vagabond
28 PURITY RING – Begin again
29 LANDSHAPES – Ader
30 JAIN – Come
31 ZELLA DAY – Hypnotic
32 THE MOUNTAIN GOATS – The legend fo Chavo Guerrero
33 FATHER JOHN MISTY – The night Josh Tillman came to our apt.
34 KURT VILE - Life like this
35 RICHARD THOMPSON – Broken doll
36 PRINCESS CHELSEA – When the world turns grey
37 JULIA KENT – Flag of no country
38 HOLLY HERNDON – Interference
39 NEW ORDER – Restless
40 THE JULIANA HATFIELD THREE – If only we were dogs
41 DJANGO DJANGO – Found you
42 HELENA HAUFF – Tripartite pact
43 SLOW CLUB – Lamb and lion
44 SLEATER KINNEY – No cities to love
45 CHROMATICS – I can never be myself when you’re around
46 SAY LOU LOU – Glitter
47 JULIEN BAKER – Sprained ankle
48 JOHNNY JEWEL – Tell me (feat. Saoirse Ronan)
49 ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER – He didn’t mention his mother
50 THE WATERBOYS – Rosalind (you married the wrong guy)
51 SOMEONE STILL LOVES YOU BORIS YELTSIN – Full possession of all her powers
52 GRIMES – Life in the vivid dream
53 MS MR – Tripolar
54 KATE TEMPEST – Europe is lost
55 JENNY HVAL – That battle is over
56 MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS – Blue
57 JENNYLEE – Bully
58 THE UNTHANKS – 2000 miles
59 THE JEZEBELS – Come alive
60 LITTLE SPARROW – Wishing tree
61 WAXAHATCHEE – La loose
62 SAMANTHA CRAIN – All in
63 KATHRYN JOSEPH – The worm
64 MATES OF STATE – Staring contest
65 SOAP&SKIN – Mawal Jamar
66 SEXWITCH – Ha Howa Ha Howa
67 WARPAINT – No way out
68 DEATH AND VANILLA – Necessary distortions
69 UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA – Stage or screen
70 THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART – Laid
71 NO JOY – Rude films
72 US GIRLS – Sororal feelings
73 LONELADY – Silvering
74 WILL BUTLER – Anna
75 ROISIN MURPHY – Evil eyes
76 CHVRCHES – Leave a trace
77 COCOROSIE – Heartache city
78 BEACH HOUSE – Elegy to the void
79 THE MYNABIRDS – Velveteen
80 GIRLPOOL – Emily
81 DRESSES – Catch
82 PURE BATHING CULTURE – Darling, save us
83 BASIA BULAT – Infamous
84 THE FALL – Junger cloth
85 WILCO – Taste the ceiling
86 HARKIN – National anthem of nowhere
87 POTTY MOUTH – Cherry picking
88 MOURN – Gertrudis, get through this!
89 SQUAREPUSHER – Stor Eiglass
90 GRACE MITCHELL – Bae
91 SUSANNE SUNDFOR – Accelerate
92 PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING – Korolev
93 STEALING SHEEP – This time
94 TESS PARKS AND ANTON NEWCOMBE – Melorist
95 HANNAH COHEN – Keepsake
96 ISBELLS – Nothing goes away
97 JOHN GRANT – Grey tickles, black pressure
98 LITTLE BOOTS – Real girl
99 COLLEEN GREEN – Things that are bad for me (part 2)

Bubbling under:
100 SUMMER CAMP – Drive Past My House
101 VIOLENT FEMMES – Happy New Year Next Year
102 SEAPONY – Everyday all alone
103 BEST COAST – Sleep won’t ever come
104 SPRING KING – City
105 WAFIA – The raid
106 PINS – Young girls
107 THE SCHOOL – All I want from you is everything
108 NOVELLER – No Unholy Mountain
109 SUMMER FICTION – Perfume paper
110 MERCURY REV – Amelie


Previous editions:
Democratische 99 (2014)
Best songs of 2012 (no full list)
Best songs of 2011 (no full list)
Best songs of 2010 (no full list)
Democratische 99 (2009)
Democratische 99 (2008)
Democratische 99 (2007)
Democratische 99 (2006)
Democratische 99 (2005)
Democratische 99 (2004)
Democratische 99 (2003)
Democratische 99 (2002)
Democratische 99 (2001)
Democratische 99 (2000)
Democratische 99 (1999)
Democratische 99 (1998): coming soon (Nr. 1: Solex: "Rolex by Solex")
Democratische 99 (1997)
Democratische 99 (1996)
Democratische 99 (1995): not available yet (Nr. 1: Sam Sever: "What's that sound?")
Democratische 99 (1994): not available yet (Nr. 1: Miranda Sex Garden: "Cut")


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