269 Festive Fifty 2016 (part 1)

This is the tenth time that we have celebrated the best music of the year with our own homage to John Peel’s Festive Fifty. As always you can thank James from Appetite For Distraction for putting it together – he is quite the gentleman and deserves a gigantic eggnog from us all.

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50 Haley Bonar – Hometown

Jeremy from Fingertips

49 Hemlock Smith – County Fair

Tim from Contrast Podcast

48 Mrs. Magician – No More Tears

ZB from So the Wind Won’t Blow It All Away

47 Carly Rae Jepsen – Cry


46 Gordi – So Here We Are

Charles from Heartache with Hard Work

45 The 1975 – Love Me

Kev from Let Me Educate You

44 Florist – Only a Prayer, Nothing More

Emily from Florist

43 A$AP Mob – Crazy Brazy

ZB from So the Wind Won’t Blow It All Away

42 Jim James – Hide in Plain Sight


41 Ólafur Arnalds ft Arnór Dan – Say My Name

Tim from Contrast Podcast

40 The Wedding Present – Santa Monica

John Q

39 Lucy Dacus – I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore

Andy from RVA Playlist

38 Warpaint – So Good

James from Appetite For Distraction

37 Haley Bonar – Stupid Face

Kev from Let Me Educate You

36 You Won’t – Ya Ya Ya


35 Dessa – Quinine


34 Grace – Church on Sunday


Part 2 will be along presently … be ready.

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So good to hear all of these female artists. And WELCOME BACK, Rachel!

“The show with Doctor Who in it.” hahahaha

Thank you, Emily, for introducing your own song! What a wonderful surprise.

Dessa! Dessa is on the show!


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