Listened in 2022

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Top music by month: 2022

Playlist of top songs on Currents Alpha (plays from Soundcloud and Apple Music)

December

3 days 18 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:
Top 5 artists:
  • Bright Eyes – 30 plays (Omaha)
  • Ladytron – 26 plays (England)
  • Suzanne Vega – 24 plays (New York)
  • Jim Noir – 23 plays (England)
  • Peter Bjorn and John – 20 plays (Sweden)
Top new songs:

  • Faces by Ladytron – 9 plays (2022)
  • Leaden by A Tergo Lupi – 6 plays (2021)
Jams:
  • Ya Hiah by Sababa 5 (feat. Shiran Tzfira) – 5 plays (2022)
  • 4 out of 5 by Peter Bjorn and John – 3 plays (2009)
Featured albums:

November

1 day 4 hours listening time
Scrobbling to last.fm was broken all month so this reflects what I listened to on mobile, Bandcamp, or Windows Media Player. That makes this month pretty boring because it’s basically just “which albums did I listen to.”

Jams:

October

1 day 15 hours listening time

Scrobbling to last.fm apparently broke on Oct. 11 so this mostly reflects what I listened to on mobile, Bandcamp, or Windows Media Player.

Top 3 tracks:
Top 5 artists:
  • Mindless Self Indulgence – 24 plays (New York)
  • Islands – 19 plays (Los Angeles)
  • Linea Aspera – 15 plays (London)
  • Nine Inch Nails – 13 plays (Cleveland)
  • Roxy Music – 13 plays (London)
Top new song:
  • Walkman by Sebastian – 4 plays (2006)
Jams:

  • Lust by The Raveonettes – 9 plays (2007)
  • Heaven by C Duncan – 8 plays (2022)
Revisited album:

September

3 days, 15 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

Top 5 artists:
  • OK Go – 54 plays (Chicago)
  • Karl Casey – 45 plays
  • Abney Park – 38 plays (Seattle)
  • Tame Impala – 29 plays (Australia)
  • Nine Inch Nails – 27 plays (Cleveland)
Top new songs:

Jams:

Pretty Hate Machine continues to roll in the car 😂

August

3 days, 8 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

Top 5 artists:
  • Nine Inch Nails – 40 plays (Cleveland)
  • Tame Impala – 37 plays (Australia)
  • Fleet Foxes – 29 plays (Seattle)
  • Goldfrapp – 29 plays (England)
  • Ladytron – 28 plays (England)
Top new songs:

Jams:
Revisited album:
  • Oxygène by Jean-Michel Jarre (1976) — apparently I haven’t listened to a Jean-Michel Jarre album the entire time I’ve used last.fm??? so probably haven’t heard this since I was into it in 2005

July

4 days, 7 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

What, did Tidal just recommend me all 2011 albums? 🤔

Top 5 artists:
  1. Islands – 50 plays (Los Angeles)
  2. Spoon – 50 plays (Austin)
  3. Nine Inch Nails – 31 plays (Cleveland)
  4. Tame Impala – 31 plays (Australia)
  5. Planningtorock – 30 plays (Berlin)
Top new songs:

Jams:
Featured album:
  • Pretty Hate Machine by Nine Inch Nails — Still rolling — may be getting close to ready to switch

June

2 days, 1 hour listening time

Top 3 tracks:

  • Attack by Conway – 11 plays (2014)
  • Porno by Arcade Fire – 9 plays (2013)
  • Tricky Tricky by Royksopp – 8 plays (2009)
Top 5 artists:
  1. Abney Park – 29 plays (Seattle)
  2. Gaspard Augé – 25 plays (France)
  3. Jim Noir – 22 plays (England)
  4. Tame Impala – 20 plays (Australia)
  5. Conway – 12 plays (New York)
Top new songs:

Jams:

Featured albums:

Had it cranked in the car for three weeks 😂

May

3 days, 16 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

  • Valkyrie by Battle Tapes – 7 plays (2015)
  • Obey by Maximum Love – 7 plays (2016)
  • Energizor by Owl Vision – 7 plays (2018)

These are close to each other on my 2022 new music playlist so it means I started on Valkyrie seven times and skipped the songs in between them 😉

Top 5 artists:
  1. Islands – 37 plays (Los Angeles)
  2. Jim Noir – 33 plays (England)
  3. Franz Ferdinand – 25 plays (Scotland)
  4. Abney Park – 18 plays (Seattle)
  5. Arcade Fire – 16 plays (Canada)

Classic top artists plus I listened to Arcade Fire’s Reflektor album.

Top new songs:

Jams:
  • Attack by Conway (2014)
  • Go! by M83 ft. Mai Lan (2016)
  • Delight by Jamie Berry ft. Octavia Rose (2012)
Revisited albums:

April

3 days, 13 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

  • Spaced by The Toxic Avenger – 11 plays (2017)
  • Sleepwalker by Battle Tapes – 10 plays (2011)
  • Hail Bop by Django Django – 10 plays (2011)
Top 5 artists:
  1. Django Django – 25 plays (England)
  2. Tame Impala – 23 plays (Australia)
  3. Islands – 21 plays (Los Angeles)
  4. The Toxic Avenger – 19 plays (France)
  5. Battle Tapes – 17 plays (Los Angeles)
Top 3 new songs:

  • Spaced by The Toxic Avenger – 11 plays (2017)
  • Hail Bop by Django Django – 10 plays (2011)
  • Prey by El Tigr3 – 9 plays (2016)
Jams:

Revisited albums:

March

3 days, 20 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

Top 5 artists:
  1. Islands – 73 plays (Los Angeles)
  2. Franz Ferdinand – 55 plays (Scotland)
  3. The Bird & The Bee – 24 plays (Los Angeles)
  4. Widowspeak – 21 plays (New York)
  5. Gaspard Augé – 18 plays (France)
Top new track:

  • Belladone by Gaspard Augé – 8 plays (2021)
Jams:

highlighted album:

Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons

Revisited album:

February

4 days, 19 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

Top 5 artists:
  1. The Bird & The Bee – 83 plays (Los Angeles)
  2. Islands – 80 plays (Los Angeles)
  3. Abney Park – 37 plays (Seattle)
  4. Tame Impala – 37 plays (Australia)
  5. Genesis – 31 plays (England)
Top 3 new tracks:
  • Shout by Brothertiger – 19 plays (2017)
  • Clovers by Barrie – 17 plays (2019)
  • Det var jag by Familjen – 17 plays (2010)
Jams:

Highlighted albums:
Revisited Albums:

January

4 days, 23 hours listening time

Top 3 tracks:

  • Us by So Below – 30 plays (2020)
  • Dreams by Peaking Lights – 30 plays (2020)
  • Cuffs by Zeigeist – 28 plays (2008)
Top 5 artists:
  1. So Below – 53 plays (New Zealand)
  2. Marsheaux – 46 plays (Greece)
  3. Peaking Lights – 30 plays (San Francisco)
  4. Zeigeist – 29 plays (Sweden)
  5. Hot Sugar – 27 plays (New York)
Top 3 new tracks:
Jams:

Revisited Albums: