This year may have been difficult and heartbreaking but the amount of new music has been both surprising and welcome!

On Saturday, December 26th, we took a look back at some of the most played tracks of the year as well as some of my favorites. The list below is that result...

Hour 1

  • Waxahatchee - Can’t Do Much
  • Blitzen Trapper - Masonic Temple Microdose #1
  • Lucy Dacus - Dancing in the Dark
  • Laura Jane Grace - Supernatural Possession 
  • This Is The Kit - This Is What You Did
  • A. Swayze & The Ghost - Mess of Me 
  • Foreign Air - The Apartment
  • Phoebe Bridgers - Kyoto
  • Okay Kaya - Psych Ward 
  • The Teskey Brothers - So Caught Up
  • Songhoy Blues - Worry 
  • Sammy Brue - Teenage Mayhem
  • Alex the Astronaut - Lost
  • Husky Loops - You Bore Me 
  • Plague Vendor - Night Sweats
  • Diet Cig - Night Terrors 

Hour 2

  • George Clanton & Nick Hexum - Aurora Summer
  • Archers of Loaf - Raleigh Days
  • Drive-By Truckers - Armageddon’s Back in Town
  • Bully - Where to Start
  • LP - The One That You Love
  • The Rockyts - All of the Time 
  • Taylor Hollingsworth - Head in the Oven 
  • Kiwi Jr. - Undecided Voters
  • Tina - Golden Rope
  • Hey, King! With Eric Burdon - We Gotta Get Outta This Place
  • Peter, Bjorn, & John - Rusty Nail 
  • Sunflower Bean - Moment in the Sun
  • Arlo Parks - Eugene
  • The Snuts - Coffee & Cigarettes 
  • IDLES - Model Village 
  • El West - Heavy Hitter

Hour 3

  • Skofee - Polished
  • Fuller - Crush Me 
  • Baby Bulldog - I Rly Rly Like You 
  • Fontaines D.C. - A Hero’s Death
  • Jaguar Jonze - Rising Sun 
  • Stephen Malkmus - Xian Man 
  • Vangelism - Christian DJ
  • Genesis Owusu - Don’t Need You 
  • The Blips - Inside Out 
  • Sports Team - Here’s the Thing 
  • Jordana - Big 
  • Guided By Voices - Cul-de-sac Kids
  • Middle Kids - R U 4 Me? 
  • Mint Dolphin - Social Distance Dance 
  • Michigander - Let Down
  • Lime Cordiale - Robbery

The initial airing of the "Best of 2020" episode aired on December 26th. We'll re-run an encore performance this Saturday night, January 2, 2021!

PLUS... Coming January 9th, we'll showcase the best female-fronted songs of 2020!

I hope you were able to listen to the show and found a few artists you were into. If not, you'll have another chance every Saturday night from 9 pm-12 am. Follow Indies Only on Instagram for a peek at some of the music coming each week.