Here’s our top ten singles / eps of 2022 — without any claim that these are THE best releases from this year, because that would be nonsense, they’re the ones we liked most. And while the concept of an ep or even more so a 7″ single is pretty straightforward, the definition of what can count as a single has been blurred by the blessings of the digital age in music. So it seems reasonable to add that individual album songs that did not get a ‘proper’ single release but were merely set free into the streaming wilderness of YT or Spotify prior to the album release were still counted as singles here because they serve the same purpose as singles did in earlier years. In any case, if it’s a single to us, it should be a single to you. Read on
The first episode in 2022 of our indiepop radio show marks a jubilee as we hit half a century of these shows in total. As always, we present 12 new and bright songs from the indiepop world. We have releases from December and January this time, coming from the likes of The Monochrome Set, The Luxembourg Signal, and ME REX. Older favourites by Jesse Garon and The Desperadoes and Los Campesinos! frame the episode at the beginning and end. Enjoy!