French robots owning the radio with super-smooth Seventies disco, a year-old wunderkind repping the mean streets of New Zealand, an angry hip-hop genius going off on corporate racism, Canadian rock redeemers making epic art-disco, HAIM, Drake, Miley, Justin — music in was a hot mess of innovation and blurred genre lines. Anarchy on the hip-hop and pop charts and thrilling new energy in the EDM and indie-rock underground meant picking the best songs amidst all this wasn't easy. But it was fun. Produced by Anthony Gonzalez of French dreamrockers M83, this grandiose ballad is where the Killers ' gigantic Eighty pretensions finally beared poof-haired fruit. When Brandon Flowers sings "Gimme a shot at the night" you almost wonder if you're hearing the title track to a Rocky sequel we all somehow forgot existed. The consolation prize for Sonic Youth 's evaporation has been a flurry of cool solo projects, the most surprising being Ranaldo's. Exhibit A is this comfort-food, Who-flavored jam down, a reminder he was always the classic rock counterbalance to Thurston and Kim's avant-gardening.
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As ever, has been a big year for hip hop with releases from Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lil Wayne and J Cole to name a few showing the music world how it's done. It's not been easy, but we've picked the 20 tracks we'll still be loving when hits. It was accompanied by possibly the most talked about music video of , but it didn't take Kim Kardashian for 'Bound 2' to get the music world's attention. The song was a runaway hit and it's still a favourite. Following on from their blow away debut with 'Thrift Shop,' Macklemore and Ryan Lewis came back with a second banger.
Even the Wet Bandits agree with this list. Do as they say, not as they do. There is no Drake because the executive board of this website has a long-standing grudge with his family dating back to the Purim of B. Long story. I am a big fan of gangsta rap and maybe an even bigger fan of action movies. By now I should be wholly desensitized to them. What really gets under my skin is the prevailing calm with which the song is executed. This song unspools with similar chilling tranquility of temperament. The beat is creeping, languid and unhurried. There is no urgency in the delivery of the lyrics, nor is there any sense that the author is in any way perturbed or conversely, excited by his actions.