Ventipop Music

 Absolutes absolutely suck. Genres of music should not exist. I play the music I like. I often focus on under appreciated artists, but not always.

Drop me a line if you discover a new artist you think I'd like.

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Songs You Should Hear Series :: 2018


100 Favorite Songs of 2017



ear bud playlists :: 2017 songs

2017 Featured Musicians

  1. Afghan Whigs
  2. Daniel Agee
  3. Alex The Astronaut
  4. Alt J
  5. Amelia Curran
  6. Amiina
  7. Andy Allo
  8. Applewood Road
  9. Anna Ash
  10. Nicole Atkins
  11. Dan Auerbach (2)
  12. Julien Baker
  13. Baula
  14. Beach Fossils
  15. Beach Slang
  16. Chuck Berry
  17. Beta Radio
  18. Bethel Music
  19. Beyries
  20. Soffia Bjorg
  21. Black Joe Lewis
  22. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
  23. Bleachers
  24. Blind Pilot
  25. Blondie
  26. The Blow
  27. BNQT
  28. The Bookshop Band
  29. Phoebe Bridgers
  30. John Joseph Brill
  31. British Sea Power
  32. Bailey Bryan
  33. Joshua Burnside
  34. Charming Disaster
  35. Chastity Brown
  36. Michael Buble
  37. The Building
  38. Camila Cabello
  39. Calexico
  40. Glen Campbell (2)
  41. Car Seat Headrest
  42. Adriano Celentano
  43. Childish Gambino
  44. Chromatics
  45. Cigarettes After Sex
  46. Carlos Cipa
  47. City of the Sun (2) (3)
  48. Closeness
  49. Colony House
  50. Colouring
  51. The Comet is Coming
  52. Common Deer
  53. Rose Cousins
  54. The Neil Cowley Trio
  55. Creeper
  56. The Crossing
  57. Elise Davis
  58. Nataly Dawn
  59. Dead Man Winter (2)
  60. Matthew Dear
  61. Lana Del Rey
  62. The Deslondes
  63. Linford Detweiler
  64. Ani Difranco (2)
  65. The Districts
  66. The Domestics
  67. Shelby Earl
  68. Justin Townes Earle
  69. Ludovico Einaudi
  70. Matt Epp
  71. Emmy The Great
  72. Noga Erez
  73. Faouzia
  74. Fast Romantics
  75. Father John Misty
  76. Fink
  77. First Aid Kit (2)
  78. K. Flay
  79. Ben Folds
  80. Miya Folick
  81. Charlotte Foote
  82. Kwesi Foraes
  83. Sallie Ford
  84. Frontier Folk Nebraska
  85. Future Islands
  86. Future of Forestry
  87. Ron Gallo
  88. Gang of Youths
  89. Geowulf
  90. Devon Gilfillian
  91. Gizmo Varillas
  92. Gogo Penguin
  93. Showtime Goma
  94. Matthew Good
  95. Steve Goodwin
  96. Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone
  97. Laura Jane Grace
  98. Graveyard Club
  99. Milo Greene
  100. Greta Van Fleet
  101. Grouplove
  102. Guantanamo Baywatch
  103. The Guest and the Host
  104. Ha Ha Tonka
  105. HAIM
  106. Halycine
  107. Hamilton Leithauser
  108. Hamell On Trial
  109. Curtis Harding
  110. Debbie Harry
  111. Haux
  112. Scott Helman
  113. Haley Heynderickx
  114. Faith Hill
  115. Hinds
  116. Hiss Golden Messenger
  117. Honeysuckle
  118. Jesca Hoop
  119. The Hour
  120. Hurray for the Riff Raff
  121. Imaginary Tricks
  122. Iron & Wine
  123. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
  124. Ro James
  125. Henry Jamison
  126. Japanese Breakfast
  127. Sarah Jarosz
  128. Jealous of the Birds
  129. Johnny Jewel
  130. Juanas
  131. Paul Kelly
  132. Khalid
  133. Michael Kiwanuka
  134. Maggie Koerner
  135. Alison Krauss
  136. Pokey LaFarge
  137. Alex Lahey
  138. Greg Laswell
  139. Ciaran Lavery (2)
  140. LCD Soundsystem
  141. Leopold and His Fiction
  142. Jenny Lewis
  143. liv (2)
  144. Lorde
  145. Lost Kings
  146. Louie Louie
  147. Lucy & La Mer
  148. Walker Lukens
  149. Luwten
  150. Shelby Lynne
  151. Amy MacDonald
  152. Bruno Major
  153. Aimee Mann
  154. Shirley Manson
  155. Jeffrey Martin
  156. Norma Jean Martine
  157. Imelda May
  158. Tim McGraw
  159. Shannon McNally
  160. John Mellencamp
  161. Junius Meyvant (2)
  162. Julia Michaels
  163. Middle Kids
  164. Columbia Mills
  165. Parker Millsap
  166. Holly Miranda
  167. Simen Mitlid
  168. Mon Laferte
  169. Daniel Martin Moore
  170. Allison Moorer
  171. Kevin Morby
  172. The Mountain Goats
  173. Muna
  174. My Bubba
  175. The National
  176. The National Parks
  177. NEFE
  178. Willie Nelson
  179. The New Pornographers (2)
  180. Randy Newman
  181. Nine Pound Shadow
  182. Nvdes
  183. Nylo
  184. Conor Oberst
  185. Offa Rex
  186. Old Dominion
  187. Kris Orlowski
  188. Anderson .Paak
  189. Pace
  190. Amanda Palmer
  191. Partner
  192. Sloan Peterson
  193. Glen Phillips
  194. Utah Phillips
  195. Cat Pierce
  196. P!nk
  197. Matt Pond PA
  198. Porcelain Raft
  199. Portugal. The Man
  200. Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  201. pronoun
  202. Racoon Racoon
  203. David Ramirez
  204. Nathaniel Rateliff
  205. Shilpa Ray
  206. Allan Rayman (2)
  207. Brian Reitzell
  208. Republican Hair
  209. Max Richter (2)
  210. Josh Ritter
  211. Maggie Rogers
  212. Caroline Rose
  213. Whitney Rose (2)
  214. Rostam
  215. Tom Rush
  216. Justin Rutledge
  217. The Sadies (2)
  218. Saint Etienne
  219. Suzanne Santo
  220. Santogold
  221. Satellite Hearts
  222. Alexandra Savior
  223. Scarborough
  224. See Through Dresses
  225. Paul Shaffer
  226. Amy Shark
  227. Caroline Shaw
  228. Ed Sheeran
  229. The Shins
  230. Shopping
  231. Showtime Goma
  232. Shout Out Louds
  233. Sjowgren
  234. Slaughter Beach
  235. Sarah Slean
  236. Eric Slick
  237. Slotface
  238. Slumbers
  239. Snail Mail
  240. Sorority Noise
  241. Speelburg
  242. Caroline Spence (2)
  243. Spoon
  244. St. Vincent
  245. Mavis Staples
  246. Stars
  247. Steelism
  248. Stone Temple Pilots
  249. The Suburbs
  250. Sunny Sweeney
  251. Taylor Swift
  252. Sunset
  253. Super XX Man
  254. Swimming Girls
  255. Maria Taylor
  256. Tegan and Sara
  257. The Texas Gentlemen
  258. Irma Thomas
  259. Anna Tivel
  260. Sofi Tukker
  261. Twin Bandit
  262. Cale Tyson
  263. Matthew Logan Vasquez
  264. The Velveteins
  265. Leif Vollebekk
  266. Kristoff Waltz
  267. The War On Drugs
  268. Waxahatchee (2)
  269. Whitehorse
  270. Mosa Wild
  271. The Wild Reeds
  272. Wilderado
  273. The Wind and the Wave
  274. Lizz Wright
  275. Wolf Alice
  276. The Wooden Sky
  277. Donovan Woods
  278. Roddy Woomble
  279. The xx
  280. The Yawpers
  281. The Yearning
 

2016 Featured Musicians

  1. The 1975
  2. The Ahn Trio (Instrumental)
  3. The Antlers
  4. Tori Amos
  5. Olafur Arnalds (Instrumental)
  6. Nicole Atkins
  7. The Avett Brothers
  8. Frankie Ballard
  9. The Ballroom Thieves
  10. Basement Revolver
  11. Luke Bell
  12. Jon Bellion
  13. Birdtalker
  14. Birds of Chicago
  15. The Bloom Twins
  16. John Joseph Brill
  17. The Cactus Blossoms
  18. Hayes Carll
  19. Case/Lang/Veirs
  20. Johnny Cash
  21. Chathom County Line
  22. Chickn
  23. The Chromatics
  24. J Churcher
  25. Brandy Clark
  26. Brent Cobb
  27. Allison Crutchfield
  28. Lucy Dacus
  29. Daughter
  30. David Karsten Daniels
  31. Dawes
  32. Descendents
  33. Linford Detweiler (Instrumental)
  34. Ani Difranco
  35. Echo Ladies
  36. Elephant Revival
  37. Explosions in the Sky (Instrumental)
  38. The Faint
  39. The Bryan Ferry Orchestra (Instrumental)
  40. First Aid Kit
  41. K. Flay
  42. Follin
  43. Fort Frances
  44. Foxtrax
  45. Frightened Rabbit
  46. John Fullbright
  47. Garbage
  48. Angelica Garcia
  49. Pixie Geldof
  50. Laura Gibson
  51. Gordi
  52. Ellie Goulding
  53. Grandaddy
  54. Grouper
  55. Har Mar Superstar
  56. PJ Harvey
  57. The Head and the Heart
  58. The Hot Sardines
  59. The Hour
  60. Marketa Irglova
  61. Iron and Wine
  62. Japanese Breakfast
  63. Cody Jinks
  64. Junior Empire
  65. Max Jury
  66. Kids of the Apocalypse
  67. King Creosote
  68. Lady Gaga
  69. Lady Lamb
  70. Lake Street Dive
  71. Giles Lamb (Instrumental)
  72. Nathan Lanier (Instrumental)
  73. Laurel
  74. Ciaran Lavery
  75. Lisa LeBlanc
  76. Leon
  77. Jenny Lewis
  78. Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster
  79. Love They Brother
  80. Man & The Echo
  81. Mandolin Orange
  82. Matthew and Me
  83. Middle Kids
  84. Mimicking Birds
  85. MONO (Instrumental)
  86. Mount Moriah
  87. Michael Nau
  88. My Bubba
  89. Nice as Fuck
  90. Ofelia K
  91. OK Go!
  92. Over the Rhine
  93. Owen
  94. Amanda Palmer
  95. The Piano Guys (Instrumental)
  96. Pinegrove
  97. Prince
  98. Red Sleeping Beauty
  99. The Regrettes
  100. Nadia Reid
  101. The Rentals
  102. Repartee
  103. Corrina Repp
  104. Max Richter (Instrumental)
  105. Amy Rigby
  106. Josh Ritter
  107. Darius Rucker
  108. Emma Ruth Rundle
  109. Trapper Schoepp
  110. The Shakers
  111. Ed Sheeran
  112. Amanda Shires
  113. Shovels & Rope
  114. Labi Siffre
  115. Jay Som
  116. Regina Spektor
  117. Stars
  118. Parov Stelar
  119. Tash Sultana
  120. Sweden
  121. Aaron Lee Tasjan
  122. Shaina Taub
  123. Kate Tempest
  124. Yann Tiersen (Instrumental)
  125. Trevor James Tillery
  126. Sofi Tukker
  127. Butch Walker
  128. Nick Waterhouse
  129. Gillian Welch
  130. Wild Pink
  131. Van William
  132. Wolf Alice
  133. Rachael Yamagata