On Friday of last week, I reached out to folks on Twitter, requesting recommendations for some of their favorite music. I was in the mood for something new. I asked people to share an album that they totally dig, but that maybe not everyone else might have heard of or be into.
I expected that I would get a few new-to-me recommendations, I was happily surprised with how many different genres of music were shared.
As a way to build myself a playlist, and to serve as a reference for future listening, I pulled together the recommendations into a single blog post.
You can scroll down to the recommendations by tweet if you’d rather skip the list of recommended albums. I am sharing the tweets so you can see how so many people shared such wonderful music with me (and you.)
Please note that I have chosen deliberately not to link to any of the albums or artists in this list. You can find them all on your preferred streaming service.
- The ’59 Sound by Gas Light Anthem
- The Other Side by Tonight Alive
- Deathcounciousness by Have a Nice Life
- Dust to Gold by Cris Jacobs
- Any album by Piano Project (not an album recommendation)
- Comfort to Me by Amyl and the Sniffers
- The Valley by Betty Who
- I Love You Always Forever by Betty Who
- Any music by The Secret Sisters (not an album recommendation)
- Outside Child by Allison Russell
- A Southern Gothic by Adia Victoria
- Tales from the Beach by Incognito
- 39 Laps by Monkey3
- The Human Condition by Jon Bellion
- Generationwhy by Zhu
- O by Damien Rice
- Ghetto Pop Life by Danger Mouse and Jemini the Gifted One
To everyone who shared recommendations with me: THANK YOU! My headphones have been rocking, swaying, brooding, and jamming ever since.
And I’ll add a special shout-out to Topher DeRosia who shared his entire album listening history for the previous year.
Recommendations by Tweet
P.S. With luck, I will have to come back to this post and make it Volume I.