The ALLSORTS of BEST OF 2021 hit parade COUNTDOWN.  What will be #1?


  1. #35 El Numero Uno by El Dragon Criollo on Pase lo que pase (El Palmas)
  2. #34 Go On by Kidi Band on So Good (Earth Libraries) New
  3. #33 The Day Starts by Molly Linen on Days Awake EP (Lost Map) New
  4. #32 A Kick in the Face (That's Life) by The Red, Pinks, and Purples on Uncommon Weather (Slumberland) New Local
  5. #31 Tango by Rodrigo Amarante on Drama (Polyvinyl) New
  6. #30 She's The King of My Life by David Lance Callahan on English Primitive I (Tiny Global Productions) New
  7. #29 maarja nuut by a scene merevees on hinged (self-released) New
  8. #28 Rare To Wake by Shannon Lay on Geist EP (Sub Pop) New
  9. #27 A Case To Carry On by Eleventh Dream Day on Since Grazed (Comedy Minus One)
  10. #26 Inhaler by Elsa Hewitt on LUPA (Tompkins Square) New
  11. #25 Eyes Open by The Dodos on Grizzly Peak (Polyvinyl) New Local
  12. #24 Valle Local by Jose Gonzalez on Local Valley (Mute) New
  13. #23 Ya Habibti by Mdou Moctar on Afrique Victime (Matador)
  14. #22 Words That Stay by Telle Novella on Merlyn Belle (Kill Rock Stars) New
  15. #21 Surror by Arooj Aftab on Vulture Prince (New Amsterdam) New
  16. #20 Your Dreams by Sarah Louise on Earth Bow (self-released) New
  17. #19 Swirling by Sun Ra Arkestra on Swirling (Strut) New
  18. #18 In The Dawn by The Garrys on Get Thee To A Nunnery (Grey) New
  19. #17 The Weight Of The Earth, On Paper by Mega Bog on Life, And Another (Paradise of Bachelors)
  20. #16 Final Weapon by Dummy on Mandatory Enjoyment (Trouble In Mind) New
  21. #15 Doomin' Sun by Bachelor on Doomin' Sun (Polyvinyl) New
  22. #14 To Never Forget The Source by Sons of Kemet on Black To the Future (Impulse!) New
  23. #13 Through The Fog by Marinero on Hella Love (Hardly Art) New Local
  24. #12 Delta Estacio Blues by Jucara Marcal on Jucara Marcal (Mais Um) New
  25. #11 Safe and Sound by The Chills on Scatterbrain (Fire)
  26. #10 MINE by Gustaf on Audio Drag for Ego Slobs (Royal Mountain) New
  27. #9 Al Sur (f/ Juana Molina) by The Notwist on Vertigo Days (Morr Music)
  28. #8 Porridge by ONIPA on Tapes of Utopia (Boomerang)
  29. #7 We Can Can We by Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp on We're OK. But We're Lost Anyway (Les Disque Bongo Joe)
  30. #6 Keep Your Mind Free by Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble on NOW (International Anthem)
  31. #5 No Mutuals by Fake Fruit on Fake Fruit (Rocks In Your Head) New Local
  32. #4 I Won't Hesitate by La Luz on La Luz (Hardly Art) New
  33. #3 I Love You (I Hate You) by Little Simz on Sometimes I Might Be Introvert (Age 101) New
  34. #2 Scratch n' Sniff by Mae Powell on Both Ways Brighter (Park The Van) New Local
  35. #1 I Can Wait by LOW on HEY WHAT (Sub Pop)