BwGN AM Mixtape #73 – The one where we look back on 2018

In 2018, I made 50 Boy with Girl's Name Morning Mixtapes for you, playing 1,217 total tracks.I duplicated songs only 30 times, so you heard 1,187 different songs. The music was by 686 different artists, 38% of whom I played more than once. The most frequently played bands or musicians were:

      1: Tierra Whack
      2: Jolie Holland / Kronos Quartet
      3: Broken Social Scene / Low
      4: Laura Veirs
      5: Catherine Wheel / Meernaa / St. Vincent / Soccer Mommy

There were thousands, maybe millions of albums released last year, and I heard only a small fraction, but here are songs from 33 of my favorites in no particular order. I hope you enjoy.

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  1. Autowave by Kelly Moran on Ultraviolet (Warp)
  2. Blue Mountain by Mountain Man on Magic Ship (Nonesuch)
  3. Too Far by The Hackles on The Twilight's Calling It Quits (Jealous Butcher)
  4. There Is A Place by Maisha on There Is A Place (Brownswood)
  5. Long Time Gone by Olivia Chaney on Shelter (Nonesuch)
  6. Off and On by SALES on forever & ever (self released)
  7. Cool by Soccer Mommy on Clean (Fat Possum)
  8. Jo by Haley Heynderickx on I Need to Start a Garden (Mama Bird)
  9. The Flavor Of The Fruit Tree by Madeline Kenney on Perfect Shapes (Carpark)
  10. Regal by Noname on Room 25 (self released)
  11. Ete Songo by Guy One on #1 (Philophon)
  12. The Canyon by Laura Veirs on The Lookout (Raven Marching Band)
  13. Love Like Before by Erin Rae on Putting on Airs (Single Lock)
  14. One That Suits Me by Hop Along on Bark Your Head Off, Dog (Saddle Creek)
  15. Getting To Me by Caroline Rose on Loner (New West)
  16. Ain't Nobody by Natalie Prass on The Future and the Past (ATO)
  17. Daromres y'n Howl by Gwenno on Le Kov (Heavenly)
  18. Da Menor Importância by Maria Beraldo on Cavala (RISCO)
  19. Rome (Always In The Dark) by Low on Double Negative (Sub Pop)
  20. Curse Of The Contemporary by LUMP on LUMP EP (Dead Oceans)
  21. Wriggle by Cosmo Sheldrake on The Much Much How How & I (Transgressive)
  22. Galbi La Tahwa Tani (My Heart, Don't Fall In Love Again) by Samira Dunia on Two Niles To Sing A Melody - The Violins And Synths Of Sudan [Disc 2] (Ostinato)
  23. Boganga & Sandia by AMMAR 808, ft. Mehdi Nassouli on Maghreb United (Glitterbeat)
  24. XYZ by Flasher on Constant Image (Domino)
  25. Cicekler Ekiliyor by Altin Gün on On (Les Disques Bongo Joe)
  26. I Do Remain by Bells Atlas on Salt and Soap (Tender Loving Empire)
  27. The Same by Moaning on Moaning (Sub Pop)
  28. Monument by Bambara on Shadow On Everything (Wharf Cat)
  29. Spright by Ovlov on TRU (Exploding in Sound)
  30. Murraynyana (The Little Murrays) by Sebongile Kgaila on I'm Not Here To Hunt Rabbits (Piranha)
  31. Ours by Say Sue Me on Where We Were Together (Damnably)
  32. Isto é Brasil by Hermeto Pascoal on Hermeto Pascoal e sua Visão Original do Forró (Scubidu)
  33. Lala Belu by Hailu Mergia on Lala Belu (Awesome Tapes From Africa)