Stuck In Thee Garage #406: Pay Your Way In Pain

This week, DJ Koomdogg celebrates the end of another year with part 1 of his look back at the best music of 2021.


  1. Stuck In Thee Garage by The Dirtbombs on Dangerous Magical Noise (In the Red)
  2. Domino by Kiwi Jr. on Cooler Returns (Sub Pop)
  3. Richie Sacramento by Mogwai on As The Love Continues (Temporary Residence)
  4. My Own Worst Enemy by Fuzzed Out on Fuzzed Out (Murderecords)
  5. Short Cummings by Sleaford Mods on Spare Ribs (Rough Trade)
  6. Scratchcard Lanyard by Dry Cleaning on New Long Leg (4AD)
  7. Cigarette Packet by Sorry on Twixtustwain EP (Domino)
  8. March Day by Shame on Drunk Tank Pink (Dead Oceans)
  9. Ultraviolet by Ex-Hyena on Artificial Pulse (Self-released)
  10. The Elevator by Mister Goblin on Four People in an Elevator and One of Them Is the Devil (Exploding In Sound)
  11. Pay Your Way In Pain by St. Vincent on Daddy's Home (Loma Vista)
  12. Stay In The Car by Bachelor on Doomin' Sun (Polyvinyl)
  13. The Crack by Goat Girl on On All Fours (Rough Trade)
  14. Didn't Want It by Glitterer on Life Is Not A Lesson (Anti-)
  15. Yellowbelly by Teenage Wrist on Earth Is a Black Hole (Epitaph)
  16. I Hope I Never Fall in Love by The Reds, Pinks and Purples on Uncommon Weather (Slumberland)
  17. New Year's Night by The Natvral on Tethers (Dirty Bingo)
  18. Dumb Driver by IAN SWEET on Show Me How You Disappear (Polyvinyl)
  19. The Prior Procedure by The Hold Steady on Open Door Policy (Positive Jams/Thirty Tigers)
  20. Day to Day by Paul Jacobs on Pink Dogs on the Green Grass (Blow the Fuse Records)
  21. We Stand United by TUNS on Duly Noted (Murderecords)
  22. Sound of Alarm by Cloud Nothings on The Shadow I Remember (Carpark)
  23. Untrue Crime by Dale Crover on Rat-a-Tat-Tat! (Joyful Noise)
  24. White Elephant by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis on Carnage (Goliath)
  25. Welcome 2 America by Prince on Welcome 2 America (Legacy Recordings)
  26. Coming Soon by Matthew Sweet on Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings)
  27. Lights O&O by Fridge Poetry on Half the Battle (Self-released)
  28. Vendetta by Iceage on Seek Shelter (Mexican Summer)
  29. Narrator (feat. Martha Skye Murphy) by Squid on Bright Green Field (Warp)
  30. Heels by Billy Nomates on Emergency Telephone EP (Invada)
  31. 4th of July by Hand Habits on Dirt EP (Saddle Creek)
  32. Done With Drugs by The Dirty Nil on Fuck Art (Dine Alone)
  33. Inversion by Quicksand on Distant Populations (Epitaph)
  34. Mean Streets by Death From Above 1979 on Is 4 Lovers (Everything Eleven)