1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Takuya Kuroda – Rising son ~ jazz/hiphop, USA, 2014YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Earth, Wind & Fire – Love together ~ funk/hiphop, USA, 2004YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Lhasa – The attic ~ techno, BE, 1990YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Kasso – Walkman ~ funk/disco, IT, 1982YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • M.A. Beat – Mirage ~ dance/electronic, FR, 2013YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Bachman-Turner Overdrive – Looking out for number one ~ pop/jazz, CA, 1976YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Talk Talk – After the flood ~ pop/rock, UK, 1991YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Allah-Las – No voodoo ~ pop/rock, US, 2012YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Sarah Vaughan – Broken hearted melody ~ jazz/pop, UK, 1959YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

1 ‘favorite song’ in the picture today


  • Boards Of Canada – Rue de whirl ~ electronic, UK, 1998YT

This one is a quite recent addition to the ‘personal year charts’ lists. YT = YouTube link; if still available when you are reading this.

 

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Why publishing this?

To share my passion, and to get people in touch with something great they didn't know yet. Yeah, you'll find a lot of chart hits, but also less known (or even obscure) stuff; especially among the relatively recent releases --> mid 00s-now.

What kind of music?

Everything, as long as I like it enough. In fact, I like tracks within about 1001 subgenres, from extremely old to brand new and from obscure gems to huge hits.

There's a certain underlying feel in a lot of tracks, though. Most is quite light hearted, with a warm and natural undertone (also when it's 100 % electronic). Many of them have a slight funky and/or psychedelic edge. And - related to the things mentioned before - I like a dynamic production, where you can hear the details very well.

My personal dislikes:

Bloated, excessively overproduced 'loudness war' music / obvious autotune / the sterile thing called 'turbopop'. Forced hipness. Sugary softpop like Celine Dion. Specific parts of contemporary EDM; Afrojack and similar styles. Or too generic '50000 people in a huge venue putting their hands in the air' trance.

But there will always be exceptions, with an undefinable 'x-factor'.


Why this site is track based

There are full albums I really like. But in fact, I've always been a typical 'track listener'.

Top 3/5/10/15, other favorites and bubbling unders?

On top of the list is my top 3, 5, 10 or 15 of favorite tracks, depending on the total amount of tracks.

Other favorites = subtop tracks, rated at least 4 points on a 1-5 scale --> based on my own taste, which is strictly intuitive and subjective.

Bubbling unders = my remaining favorites, rated more than 3 points on a 1-5 scale.

About the year of release:

Basically, every track is on the page of it's original year of release (the 'oldest' year I can find, after searching sites like Discogs). Also when it became a hit 1/2/more years later --> on the 1991-2013 pages, such tracks have been marked, btw.

YouTube

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