The curators weren’t able to all agree on any one song for all of their top tens, but Dennis Kalla and Big Thief were really close, having appeared on both Jesse and Adam’s lists as well as the honorific 11 and 12 positions on Moksha’s list. That’s as close as we were going to get this week. There were several others that appeared on more than one list though, which generally means it was a pretty great week to check out some new music. Here are all of our recommendations.
Want to discover what we missed? Listen to the full list of Fresh Cuts and tell us what we got wrong. Or, if one of us more closely aligns with your personal tastes, check out the ballots of Adam, Jesse, or Moksha to listen to only their favorites. The top seven in the combined scoring and also get included in our Songs of the Day playlist on Spotify. Honorable Mentions are songs that also get votes, but don’t quite make the songs of the day.
If you would like to keep up to date on our weekly recommendations without having to look for each week’s new playlists, we have a couple for you to subscribe to. The Curator Picks: ReFresh playlist will be reloaded with our selections as soon as we finish voting. If you’re too impatient for that, or just like to explore on your own, the Fresh Cuts: ReFresh list is the one for you. The Fresh Cuts list is our selection of 60+ tracks from new EPs and LPs on Spotify that we review to pick our favorites. You can also keep track of the songs of the day for the whole year here, or revisit our picks from 2015 and 2014.