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.


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