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  1. Mild High Club / Tesselation
  2. Craig Finn / Newmyer's Roof
  3. SUSTO / Vampiro 66
  4. Kamasi Washington / Miss Understanding
  5. Donny McCaslin / Shake Loose
  6. Lizzo / Humanize
  7. Mothers / It Hurts Until It Doesn't
  8. Porter And The Bluebonnet Rattlesnakes / Between Us
  9. Strawberry Runners / Hatcher Creek
  10. Lucy Dacus / I Don't Wanna Be Funny Anymore
  11. Big Thief / Iris
  12. Tunde Olaniran / Let Me Go
  13. Brent Cobb / Shine On Rainy Day
  14. Adam Torres / Juniper Arms
  15. Sean Watkins / What To Fear
  16. Hamilton Leithauser / Utica Ave
  17. Pinegrove / The Metronome
  18. Avett Brothers / Satan Pulls The Strings
  19. Sarah Jarosz / House of Mercy
  20. Courtney Marie Andrews / Irene
  21. Diet Cig / Harvard
  22. Exploded View / No More Parties In The Attic
  23. Heaters / Elephant Turner
  24. Magic Sword / Legend Of The Keeper
  25. KEN Mode / Management Control
  26. Michael McDermott / Butterfly
  27. David Bazan / Both Hands
  28. Matthew Logan Vasquez / 1st Kings Chapter 2
  29. Nick Hakim / Roller Skater
  30. Square Peg Round Hole / Big Thicket
  31. SALES / Getting It On
  32. Sun Club / Summer Feet / Mailbox / Durty Slurpee
  33. LOLO / Not Gonna Let You Walk Away
  34. Girlpool / Before The World Was Big
  35. Dilly Dally / Desire
  36. John Paul White / Black Leaf
  37. Horisont / Electrical
  38. Mountain Swallower / You Don't Feel The Way I Do
  39. Esme Patterson / The Waves
  40. A Giant Dog / Sex & Drugs
  41. Psychic Heat / Anxiety Eater
  42. Rozes / Are You Mine
  43. The Coathangers / Squeeki Tiki
  44. Fantastic Negrito / Working Poor
  45. William Z Villain / Her Song
  46. Tara Terra / Smoke
  47. Genevieve / Colors
  48. Carsie Blanton / Vim & Vigor
  49. Aoife O'Donovan / Stanley Park
  50. Gaelynn Lea / Watch The World Unfold
  51. Rayland Baxter / Temporary Queen of a Bad Time
  52. Rogue Wave / What is Left to Solve
  53. Foxing / Three On A Match
  54. Let's Eat Grandma / Eat Shiitake Mushrooms
  55. Laura Gibson / Louis
  56. Highly Suspect / Serotonia
  57. Prism Tats / Pacifist Masochist
  58. Mumford & Sons and Friends / The Real Thing
  59. Jeff Rosenstock / You, In Weird Cities
  60. Dale Watson & His Lone Stars / Johnny & June (Featuring Ms. Celine Lee)
  61. Joe Gorgeous / Context Blues
  62. The Dirty Nil / No Weaknesses
  63. Frances Cone / Arizona
  64. EZTV / The Light
  65. Hinds / Chili Town
  66. Condor & Jaybird / Hurts To Know
  67. KOLARS / Bullet On The Run
  68. Madisons / So Long West Texas
  69. Dentist / Meet You There (In Delaware)
  70. Coke Weed / Malocchio
  71. Canyon Spells / Magic
  72. Real Live Tigers / Leave A Map
  73. The Lawsuits / Good Time To Change
  74. Jank / #freesam
  75. You Blew It! / House Address/Better to Best
  76. Liv Carrow / Swimmer
  77. Grace Joyner / Dreams
  78. Sorority Noise / Nolsey
  79. Francesca Blanchard / Le Blues
  80. Edith Crash / Octobre
  81. Harriet / Irish Margaritas
  82. Pattern Is Movement / Gone My Love
  83. Coheed and Cambria / Here To Mars
  84. JJUUJJUU / Bleck
  85. Yoko & The Oh No's / Nobody Wants To Know
  86. Dowsing / Meant To Shred
  87. Aubrey Debauchery / Shut Up
  88. SWMRS / Miley
  89. Sweet Baboo / Tonight You Are A Tiger
  90. Daniel Romano / You'd Think, I'd Think
  91. Seratones / Get Gone
  92. Urge Overkill / Stull
  93. Dawes, Blake Mills & My Morning Jacket / Crescent City / Down By The River / Wild Horses
  94. Knuckle Puck / Disdain
  95. Reaches / Six Tips To Survive An Excessively Harsh Winter
  96. Death Valley Girls / Disco
  97. Vanessa Carlton / Operator
  98. Aer / Says She Loves Me
  99. Middle Class Fashion / Runway
  100. Sojii / Schmuck
By: Daytrotter
Playlist Description

Here it is, our top 100 songs of 2016!

We’ve posted thousands of songs in 2016, and picking the top 300 songs from Daytrotter’s 11th year was so fun, albeit difficult. The #1 song of 2016 comes from the LA group Mild High Club, we seriously cannot stop listening to Tesselation.

With so many great artists stopping by our studio it’s hard to narrow it down, but we did. So here it goes. The list covers so much ground, you’ll have to listen to it again and again. Featuring tracks from: Craig Finn, SUSTO, Big Thief, Avett Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, Fantastic Negrito and so much more! (hint: the Matthew Logan Vasquez session is extra special)

2016 has been a year of loss, so many great musicians and artists have passed this year, one of the more profound of course being David Bowie, who is survived by his backing band (#5 Donny McCaslin) from his elegy, Blackstar.

Sadly, we’ve lost a favorite Daytrotter alum, Chris Porter of Porter And The Bluebonnet Rattlesnakes (#8). Chris passed away tragically in an automobile accident while on tour in the Southeast. Porter’s legacy will live on through his music. The saving grace in tumultuous times is the art and music that comes out of them, which emote like nothing else. It’s the thing that keeps up positive.

We hope you enjoy our Best Songs of 2016!

- Daytrotter

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