Saturday, 26 January 2013

The " Rap" Up - Hottest 100

Maklemore & Ryan Lewis produce the first rap song to go #1 in Triple J's Hottest 100

Thrift Shop coming in at the top has caused a stir with a lot of people unhappy with it's top placing & Of Monsters & Men coming in at #2, a little to mainstream for the usual alternative Triple J listeners.

But someone must have voted for them & they are both quality songs.

My top pick alt-J came in at #3, the British newcomers scored 3 songs in the top 100 & will draw a big crowd at next weeks St Jerome's Laneway Festival. Can't wait.

The People's Champ Flume gave us 4 songs, his highest at #4. It's been a massive 12 months for Harley, his album was one of my favourites of the year. Another one to catch at Laneway.

Tame Impala capped off a great year with 2 songs in the top 10... number 7 & 9. Pretty amazing & Im proud they are Australian. I saw them live at The Tivoli a few weeks ago & they are the country's best rock band at the moment.

All in all you can't be unhappy with the countdown, you voted for it people! Well done Triple J on another awesome broadcast.

Out of my 10 votes 6 of them polled. With Father John Misty, Cat Power, Millions & Deep Sea Arcade missing out.

Most of my songs were in the 40-20 range which says something about my taste in music... it's a little alternate but still popular.

#40- R U Mine?- Arctic Monkeys
#39- Hold On - Alabama Shakes
#36- Paddling out- Miike Snow
#33- Can't get better then this- Parachute Youth
#24- I'm into you- Chet Faker
#3- Breezeblocks- Alt J

Here is the Hottest 100 playlist on Spotify Hottest 100 2013

Cant wait for what 2013 brings to my ears.

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