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Top 20 Songs of August 2015

Every month I comb through all the new releases and personally select the top 20 best songs released that month. Then I lovingly craft them into a play list for your--yes YOU--listening pleasure. It's like a mixtape of the month club, but via the interwebz. Follow my Best New Music of 2015 playlist on Spotify, for all the updates and rad new tunes.

As life continues to be short for all of us, I'm continuing with the TL;DR version of the month's top tunes.

'Ain't Got Far To Go' - Jess Glynne : Soulful vocals set to big brassy instrumentals. You may know Jess Glynne from Clean Bandit guest vocals, but her potential is so much more.'My Gold' - KOPPS : Like Jock Jams with a weird dystopian twist. Much needed revisit to the genre?'No Mans Land' - Panda Bear : Panda Bear is back. Only good, strange things can come of this.'Down' - Petite Noir : Experimental electro with R&B vocals and at least some homage to Malian pop from 21-year-old Sou…

Top 20 Songs of July 2015

Every month I comb through all the new releases and personally select the top 20 best songs released that month. Then I lovingly craft them into a play list for your--yes YOU--listening pleasure. It's like a mixtape of the month club, but via the interwebz. Follow my Best New Music of 2015 playlist on Spotify, for all the updates and rad new tunes.

Life is short for me, and for you, so rather than wasting your time with my musical pontification, I thought we'd try a TLDR version of this month's top tunes. What do you think?

'So Good' - Beat Connection : If you were looking for a summer party jam, look no further. This really is so good.'Holding On' - Julio Bashmore featuring Sam Dew : Old school disco samples at a new school BPM with distinctive falsetto vocals that ring like a bell.'Weathered' - Jack Garratt : Though provoking lyrics, epic use of the crescendo, and intriguing use of electro beats.'Gone' - Jr. Jr. : Artists formerly know as …