Top Local Songs of 2021

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We asked our deejays “What’s your choice for the single best local track from 2021?” They came up with some inspired choices.

Chosen byArtistSongReleaseLabel
Janelle (Supper Sessions)Rainbow GirlsDoesn’t Make Any SenseRolling Dumpster Fire (album)Rainbow Girls
Pamela Busch (5th Wave Radio/Queerly Drinking)Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul OrchestraLighthouseSignal Fires (album)Poison Torch Records
Scott ArmstrongtUnE-yArDsHypnotizedsketchy. (album)4AD
Gage (Off the Hook)Caitlin Cobb-VialetI Confuse UsI Confuse Us (single)War Chant Recordings
Kate (Pinkies Down)Kronos Quartet/Mahsa VahdatVaya VayaVaya Vaya (single)Kirkelig Kulturverksted
Sarah Wemmer (Della Fuoco, of the Alibi)ComradeTools DownTools Down (single)WOKEBRO
Evil’ Sandy Lucas (The Verge)Nobody’s BabyAcid in MarinAcid in Marin (EP)ORCHARD – Tiger Dream
CarolynToadsAnother YearTOADS (album)Sanctuary Moon
Andy Chaos (Shenanigans)West CultFurther FasterWest Cult Demo (EP)West Cult MP3
Andy Chaos (Shenanigans )Decent CriminalBizarreDC EP (EP)Sell The Heart Records/ Gunner Records
Stephen King (the Creep)SuccumbOkeanosXXI (album)The Flenser
Zach Southern aka Del Sur, (The Chasm)Glowing BrainEveryone Higher Than Everyone ElseBrain Dust (album)The Ghost Is Clear Records
Stephen King (the Creep)Sonny & The SunsetsThe LetterNew Day with New Possibilities (album)Rocks in Your Head Records
Bob Newman. (Mawkish Twaddle)SeabliteBreadcrumbsBreadcrumbs (single)Emotional Response
Henry Wimmer (The Open Mind Music Experience)Kelly StoltzPerpetual NightAntique Glow (20th Anniversary Expanded Edition) (album)Raoul Records
Dusty Kashi Flowers (Interstellar Nights)Greg AshleyLast Trip to HeavenRadio MDMA (album)Burger Records
Claudia Müller (DJ Meta / Kraut Out LoudBachelorAuroraDoomin’ Sun (label comp album)Polyvinyl Records
Bob T. (dj segue extra-choice)The SeshenDive (Salami Rose Joe Louis Remix)Cyan Remixes – EPTru Thoughts
Bob T (‘Radio Bob’/ Frequency Uplift!)La DoñaSetas Y CerosSetas Y Ceros (single)s/r