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best of 2014 :: Favorite Songs

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Here it is, GIMME TINNITUS’ favorite songs from 2014. What follows is a compilation of all the tracks that have been stuck in my head throughout this last year. Make sure you scroll through the whole list, perhaps there is something down there that you missed?

You can play individual tracks using the tiny play buttons next to each mp3 link, OR you can stream all the songs with mp3 links on this page using the streampad player at the bottom of the page, OR you can just download any or all of the tracks at your leisure and play them using a digital media player of your choice. If there is no play button, click the link to stream the song via bandcamp/soundcloud/youtube.

Did I miss something totally awesome? Probably. Leave a comment and let me know. Have fun listening/downloading/streaming.

Listen.

  1. Melee (mp3) by Multicult
  2. Come & See (mp3) by Protomartyr
  3. Sloppy Joes (mp3) by Vomitface
  4. Sweat Lodge (mp3) by Vulture Shit
  5. New by Priests
  6. Song 35 (mp3) by The Austerity Program
  7. flagburner (mp3) by nine of swords
  8. Outlet (mp3) by Stickers
  9. Rest Versus Rust by Spray Paint
  10. Portion Control (mp3) by Clean Girls
  11. 367 Equalizer by Guerilla Toss
  12. Police Cop (mp3) by Low Fat Getting High
  13. Sand Of Sea (mp3) by Cloud Becomes Your Hand
  14. Canal by RATKING
  15. Pantomime Jack (mp3) by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat
  16. Hungry Ghosts by Baked
  17. KISS (mp3) by MANNEQUIN PUSSY
  18. Golden Age Raps by Open Mike Eagle
  19. The Known Unknown (mp3) by The Skull Defekts
  20. Rash by BIG UPS
  21. Old Lake by The Blind Shake
  22. Bodies Made Of by Parquet Courts
  23. Offline Meet by Hive Bent
  24. Orderly by Eula
  25. Forces by High Desert
  26. 86’d In ’03 by Bent Shapes
  27. Peanut Butter by Krill
  28. Ghost Twin by blood sister
  29. taurus (mp3) by BBIGPIGG
  30. Daydream (mp3) by Ava Luna
  31. Displaced by Dirty Beaches
  32. Blood Will Run by Black Pus
  33. Tropical Dynamite (mp3) by CELEBRATER
  34. So You Know by Bleeding Rainbow
  35. Awake by Tycho
  36. Penetrating Eye by Thee Oh Sees
  37. Mercy Tongue (mp3) by Exocomet
  38. Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck) (Feat. Zack De La Rocha) (mp3) by Run The Jewels
  39. Glow Wreath by Aa
  40. Rustic Fog by Watter
  41. Sammy So-Sick by Grass is Green
  42. Falun Gong by THE MONSIEURS
  43. Kingdom Come by Pop. 1280
  44. It’s the Rundown (mp3) by CHEATS
  45. Party at the Wrong Time (mp3) by Wimps
  46. Everything’s Bigger by Speedy Ortiz
  47. 3D Dream (World Mix) by Jerry Paper
  48. #CAKE by Shabazz Palaces
  49. Disrupt yr DNA by Rat Fist
  50. Chrono Trigger by Roomrunner
  51. Wildflower (mp3) by Alexander Turnquist
  52. Human Worm (mp3) by Waylon Thornton
  53. Stark City by princess reason
  54. Insect Eyes by Nots
  55. You’re Shit (mp3) by Good Throb
  56. Wrestle by Sleeping Bag
  57. Rust by PC Worship
  58. Firehose Face by Naomi Punk
  59. Sunspots (mp3) by Kindling
  60. Demands by Birth (Defects)
  61. Words In Your Mouth by DeGreaser
  62. Dirt Stash by Sneeze
  63. Pro Anti Anti by Liars
  64. Like My Hair (mp3) by Big Neck Police
  65. Cover Me (mp3) by Parlor Walls
  66. PASS (mp3) by CP/M
  67. Little Joe by Bueno
  68. Drown (demo) (mp3) by Hunters
  69. Foulbrood by Two Inch Astronaut
  70. Derek’s Song by The Coathangers
  71. Lights Out (Live) by Screaming Females
  72. Lights Out Club by Ex-Cult
  73. Surveyor by Shellac
  74. Guatemala by Amanda X
  75. The Creep (mp3) by Sauna Heat
  76. Disorder by Meatbodies
  77. Death March (mp3) by Semi Femme
  78. aghast, anew, anon by christian fitness
  79. Party Girl (mp3) by DONE
  80. Juarez by Imperial Topaz
  81. Partaker (mp3) by Idiot Genes
  82. Stoned (mp3) by Grizzlor
  83. Me and Mine (mp3) by Mini Dresses
  84. Lawman (mp3) by Girl Band
  85. New Normal (mp3) by Blessed State
  86. Big Gulp (My Heart Won’t Go On) by Michael Sincavage
  87. Enough (mp3) by The Meltaways
  88. Welcome To The Sand by Matt Robidoux
  89. Hide My Love by 999999999
  90. Destination Of Choice (mp3) by Weed Hounds
  91. All Over The Years by Sleepies
  92. The Ghost (mp3) by Hank Wood & The Hammerheads
  93. Slacker AI by Alien Trilogy
  94. Bit of the Old (mp3) by Railings
  95. Clear Enough (mp3) by Curelight Wounds
  96. Walk The City by CRETIN GIRLS
  97. SLOW EYES (mp3) by VATS
  98. Cheap Heat by Mr. Dream
  99. Boys Are Dumb (mp3) by Bugs and Rats
  100. Ok, Lost by Orca Orca
  101. Driver (mp3) by Perfect Pussy
  102. Our Heavy Heart by Lia Mice
  103. Photograph (mp3) by Damaged Bug
  104. Psychic Pharmacy by Dinowalrus
  105. Uncle Sams Blues (Low Jack Remix) (mp3) by Eric Copeland
  106. Ungdomshuset by Advertising
  107. You Made Me Do That by CRUISING
  108. Seventeen by Wildhoney
  109. Modern Reach by Ex-Breathers
  110. Doomed Boy (mp3) by Super Medusa
  111. Sheltered by BLUFFING
  112. Cookies (mp3) by Whiskey Bitches
  113. Sniffin’ On It by Ian Kovac Jr Jr
  114. Big Summer (Summer Ale) by Shark?
  115. Biomonster DNA by Ultramantis Black
  116. Other Side (mp3) by Slow Animal
  117. Minimum Wage (mp3) by Bully Mammoth
  118. RNRFON (mp3) by Tense Men
  119. Peril (mp3) by Nandas
  120. Gagger (mp3) by The Beds
  121. On Leaving by Hookworms
  122. Press by Whirr
  123. Jerome (Liar) (mp3) by Joanna Gruesome
  124. 3am Coke Dream by Teardrop Factory
  125. R.I.P. Earth (mp3) by STEVE JR
  126. Dust (mp3) by Destruction Unit
  127. Jerk Party by Washer
  128. Torture by The Gun Hoes

DOWNLOAD (all the mp3s above):
https://www.mediafire.com/?6hdahm036v2dw15

If you like what you see/hear you should probably head over to your local independent record store and purchase some vinyl or tapes or maybe a CD or better yet buy directly from the band next time you go out to a show. If you just want the 0s and 1s, maybe head over to eMusic or Midheaven.

And you can check out the rest of the GIMME TINNITUS “best of” coverage using this link.

See you next year!

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best of 2014 :: Favorite Recordings

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Oh shit, best of 2014 coverage. yay.

Yes, these are my favorite recordings of 2014. It was a good year, no? There were other records released this year, but this is the GT list. If you are not here, but you think you should be, don’t worry, I love you. And there’s is always next year, right? These are not presented in any order besides alphabetical by artist. They’re all great. Ok. Let’s go.

(click on the album titles for additional streaming/purchase options)

Listen.

Beyond Calculation by The Austerity Program

Listen: Song 30 (bandcamp)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 

DEBT by Baked

Listen: Wet Blanket (bandcamp)


 
 

Eighteen Hours of Static by Big Ups

Listen: Justice (bandcamp)


 
 

Interrupt by Bleeding Rainbow

Listen: Monochrome


 
 

blood sister by blood sister

Listen: 976-CREEP (bandcamp)


 
 

Clean Girls & Vulture Shit’s Expensive Tastes

Listen: Day of the Woman (bandcamp) by Clean Girls


 
 

Party Jail by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat

Listen: Laughing (bandcamp)


 
 

EXOCOMET by EXOCOMET

Listen: Forerunner (bandcamp)

(free album)
 
 

Stay Home by Hank Wood & The Hammerheads

Listen: In Bookings (bandcamp)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 

High Desert by High Desert

Listen: Disappeared (soundcloud)


 
 

Dyatlov by Hive Bent

Listen: Liar (bandcamp)


 
 

Spare Room by Kindling

Listen: Eastern State (bandcamp)

(pay-what-you-want)
 
 

Steve Hears Pile in Malden and Bursts into Tears by Krill

Listen: Unbounded Nameless Future (bandcamp)


 
 

Mess by Liars

Listen: Pro Anti Anti (youtube)


 
 

Low Fat Getting High by Low Fat Getting High

Listen: Don’t Believe You Anymore (bandcamp)


 
 

Variable Impulse by Multicult

Listen: Othello (bandcamp)


 
 

i can’t stand my own face by nine of swords

Listen: watch (bandcamp)

(pay what you want)
 
 

We Are Nots by Nots

Listen: decadence (soundcloud)


 
 

Dark Comedy by Open Mike Eagle

Listen: Doug Stamper (Advice Raps) (feat. Hannibal Buress)


 
 

Sunbathing Animal by Parquet Courts

Listen: Vienna II (youtube)


 
 

Bodies and Control and Money and Power by Priests

Listen: Right Wing (bandcamp)


 
 

Under Color of Official Right by Protomartyr

Listen: Scum, Rise! (bandcamp)


 
 

So It Goes by RATKING

Listen: So It Goes (youtube)


 
 

Separate by Roomrunner

Listen: Slow (bandcamp)


 
 

Lese Majesty by Shabazz Palaces

Listen: Motion Sickness (youtube)


 
 

Rest Versus Rust by Spray Paint

Listen: Rest Versus Rust (bandcamp)


 
 

Swollen by Stickers

Listen: Sacajawea (bandcamp)


 
 

Awake by Tycho

Listen: L (soundcloud)


 
 

Vomitface by Vomitface

Listen: Bill Me Later (bandcamp)


 
 

The Joys of Employment by Vulture Shit

Listen: Church Van Contraband (bandcamp)


 
 
SO, what is missing? what shouldn’t be here? leave a damn comment (if you are into that sort of thing).
 
 
BONUS:

Song 30 (mp3) by The Austerity Program

Forerunner (mp3) by EXOCOMET

Eastern State (mp3) by Kindling

watch (mp3) by nine of swords

Doug Stamper (Advice Raps) (feat. Hannibal Buress) (mp3) by Open Mike Eagle

Scum, Rise! (mp3) by Protomartyr

Sacajawea (mp3) by Stickers

Church Van Contraband (mp3) by Vulture Shit
 
 
GIMME TINNITUS Favorite Recordings Best of 2014

mp3s :: GIMME TINNITUS > Best of 2014, Vol. 2

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Can you believe it’s time for the second edition of the Best Downloadables of 2014? I can.

So, you can play the individual tracks using the tiny play buttons next to each mp3 link, OR you can stream the whole page using the streampad player at the bottom of the page, OR you can just download any or all of the mp3s at your leisure and play them using a digital media player of your choice. The future is unwritten, at least when it come to what you will be listening to, ok?

Listen.

Downloadables:

  1. Outlet (mp3) by Stickers
  2. Come & See (mp3) by Protomartyr
  3. The Known Unknown (mp3) by The Skull Defekts
  4. Bump A Grape (Live on WMBR’s Pipline!) (mp3) by Pile

    [pay what you want for the EIS Sampler 2013 // 2014 @ bandcamp.com]

  5. Walk The City (mp3) by Cretin Girls
  6. Owed to the Bank (mp3) by GYMSHORTS
  7. Bit of the Old (mp3) by Railings

    [pay what you want for the Reach House EP @ railings.bandcamp.com]

  8. My Hologram (mp3) by Eyedress
  9. Green Triangle (mp3) by Tunnel Visions

    [pay what you want for Tunnel Visions @ tunnelvisionsmusic.bandcamp.com]

  10. Snuff Me Out (mp3) by Miserable Friend

    [pay what you want for Thought About Stabbing You @ miserablefriend.bandcamp.com]

  11. Blood Will Run (mp3) by Black Pus
  12. Mister Fantasy (mp3) by Ex-Cult
  13. Travelers Club (mp3) by Fond Han
  14. If I Had A Chance (mp3) by lost boy ?
  15. WORD (mp3) by KOOL A.D.
  16. Wildflower (mp3) by Alexander Turnquist
  17. Sunspots (mp3) by Kindling
  18. Song 35 (mp3) by The Austerity Program
  19. Big Dipper (mp3) by Death Grips
  20. Psychic Vibrations (mp3) by Vacant Fever
  21. Dust (mp3 of an Adult Swim Single) by Destruction Unit

If you want to download all the individual tracks in this post, you should probably think about installing the DownThemAll! or FlashGot Firefox extensions as we are way too lazy to zip and upload every single best of mix.

Also, if you like what you hear you should probably purchase music from the above artists at any of these fine online retailers or your local independent record store (or at the merch table at a show):

Insound | eMusic | Other Music

And, if you haven’t done it already, make sure you check out the other best of posts.

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mp3s :: GIMME TINNITUS > Best Downloadables of 2014, Vol. 1

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

And now it is time for the first edition of the Best Downloadables of 2014.

So, you can play the whole mix below or some of the individual tracks using the tiny play buttons next to each mp3 link, OR you can stream the whole page using the streampad player at the bottom of the page, OR you can just download any or all of the mp3s at your leisure and play them using a digital media player of your choice.

Listen.

Downloadables:

  1. Comfortable Life (mp3) by Flagland
  2. Distraction (mp3) by Wimps
  3. Walk (mp3) by Slippertails
  4. Human Worm (mp3) by Waylon Thornton
  5. HD Snobs (mp3) by NICE GUYS
  6. Keep The Ship At Bay (mp3) by Total Slacker
  7. Daydream (mp3) by Ava Luna
  8. taurus (mp3) by bbigpigg
  9. Ok, Lost (mp3) by Orca Orca
  10. RNRFON (mp3) by Tense Men
  11. Everything’s Bigger (mp3) by Speedy Ortiz
  12. Fell So Hard (mp3) by Thalia Zedek Band
  13. Photograph (mp3) by Damaged Bug
  14. Pantomime Jack (mp3) by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat
  15. Tropical Dynamite (mp3) by CELEBRATER
  16. Eastern State (mp3) by Kindling
  17. Scot With One T (mp3) by Mayor Creep
  18. Silver Sand (mp3) by Curelight Wounds
  19. Scum, Rise! (mp3) by Protomartyr
  20. DIE ALONE (mp3) by GRIZZLOR
  21. Other Side (mp3) by Slow Animal

If you want to download all the individual tracks in this post, you should probably think about installing the DownThemAll! or FlashGot Firefox extensions as we are way too lazy to zip and upload every single best of mix.

Also, if you like what you hear you should probably purchase music from the above artists at any of these fine online retailers or your local independent record store (or at the merch table at a show):

Insound | eMusic | Other Music

And, if you haven’t done it already, make sure you check out the other best of posts.

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best of 2013 :: Favorite MP3s

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

And now the final GIMME TINNITUS best of 2013 of 2013, the favorite mp3s post, featuring 103 mp3s!

The songs are listed in mainly alphabetical order by artist, but if you want to know what song I listened to the most it was California Girls by Shark? followed closely by The Observer by Hive Bent, but really you should just listen to them all. Admitted, some of the songs featured here in this post are not actually from 2013, some are reissues, others are songs that I found myself listening to a lot, but the vast majority is all 2013.

You can play individual tracks using the tiny play buttons next to each mp3 link, OR you can stream all the songs in this mix using the streampad player at the bottom of the page, OR you can just download any or all of the tracks at your leisure and play them using a digital media player of your choice.

First up here is a CDr-able mix of my 25 favorite songs from 2013 that happen to be downloadable here at GIMME TINNITUS. Listen.

Downloadables:

  1. Behead Yrself Pt 2 (mp3) by Bent Shapes
  2. Eleven Years After (mp3) by Big Pauper
  3. Fresh Meat (mp3) by BIG UPS
  4. Greeting From The Bottom (mp3) by Bunny’s A Swine
  5. Thumper (mp3) by Dan Friel
  6. Mercy Tongue (mp3) by Echo Comets
  7. Radio Eyes (mp3) by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat
  8. Gonna Die Out Here (mp3) by The Fagettes
  9. I Think We’re Alone Now (mp3) by Grooms
  10. The Observer (mp3) by Hive Bent
  11. Seizure (mp3) by Hunters
  12. Never A Joke (mp3) by Krill
  13. Dirty Shirt (mp3) by METZ
  14. C’mon, Stimmung (mp3) by No Age
  15. Human Probe (mp3) by Pop. 1280
  16. Jagged Brain (mp3) by Psychic Blood
  17. Mountain Town (mp3) by Radical Dads
  18. Get It (mp3) by Run The Jewels
  19. Poison Arrow (mp3) by Screaming Females
  20. California Grrls (mp3) by Shark?
  21. Tiger Tank (mp3) by Speedy Ortiz
  22. Always Lie (mp3) by Tape Deck Mountain
  23. Toe Cutter – Thumb Buster (mp3) by Thee Oh Sees
  24. The Myth (mp3) by Trabajo
  25. Stop Having Fun (mp3) by Wimps


  26. And here’s the rest of the best of 2013. Enjoy!

  27. Gold Thought Exit (mp3) by ADVAETA
  28. Corpsing (mp3) by Alligator Indian
  29. Knock On My Door (mp3) by Androgynous Mind
  30. Nail Polish (mp3) by BAMBARA
  31. How Weird is that Girl? (mp3) by bbigpigg
  32. We Act (mp3) by bennio qwerty
  33. Daguerreotype (mp3) by Diego Bernal and Ernest Gonzales
  34. Reunion (mp3) by Bestial Mouths
  35. Goes Black (mp3) by BIG UPS
  36. 1,000 Years (mp3) by Black Pus
  37. Psychic Flashes (mp3) by blood sister
  38. To Attempt Openness by The Body
  39. The Street (mp3) by Bueno
  40. Trash Monster Headache (mp3) by Bully Mammoth
  41. Modern Family (mp3) by Clean Girls
  42. I Can Do A Lot (mp3) by Club Girls
  43. Hey Winnie (mp3) by Cocktails
  44. Miller’s Grove (mp3) by Connections
  45. Lucky Loki (mp3) by Crosss
  46. better off (mp3) by Curelight Wounds
  47. Floor Boy (mp3) by Darlings
  48. Glossolalia (mp3) by deadCAT
  49. Birds (mp3) by Death Grips
  50. Come Home (mp3) by Desert Sharks
  51. Evil Man (mp3) by Destruction Unit
  52. Heretic’s Hymn (mp3) by Double Dagger
  53. Cuda ’82 (mp3) by Ex Con
  54. Passing (mp3) by fins
  55. This Song Is A Drug Deal (Live on WFMU) (mp3) by foot village
  56. I Lost Again (mp3) by Free Time
  57. Loose Sutres (mp3) by Fuzz
  58. Hypnotic Regression (mp3) by Girls Names
  59. Obvious Signs (mp3) by Grape Soda
  60. Terra Incognita (mp3) by A Guide To Rational Living
  61. Airborne Kawasaki (mp3) by Heavy Hawaii
  62. White Eyes (mp3) by Haunted Horses
  63. MYTH (mp3) by Horse Head
  64. Disconnected (featuring Airlooms) (mp3) by Kent State
  65. Damn Son (produced by Shy Guy) (mp3) by Le1f
  66. Gnomeadze – II (Headway Remix) (mp3) by Al Lover
  67. The Claw (mp3) by LOW FAT GETTING HIGH
  68. Bodies (mp3) by Mazes
  69. Long As The Sun (mp3) by Medicine
  70. Can’t Understand (mp3) by METZ
  71. Luxury (mp3) by Multicult
  72. Hare Tarot Lies (mp3) by No Joy
  73. Ability To Gain Access (mp3) by Not Waving
  74. Dead (mp3) by The Numerators
  75. Spun Out (mp3) by Obits
  76. Climb (mp3) by Orca Orca
  77. Dye My Things (mp3) by Other Comfort
  78. Blue Baby (mp3) by Ovlov
  79. Blue Elvis (mp3) by Peals
  80. Expect You To (mp3) by Pet Friends
  81. beards and shitty jobs (mp3) by princess reason
  82. Darjeeling (mp3) by Rodan
  83. Banana Clipper (feat. Big Boi) (mp3) by Run The Jewels
  84. AOK (“5 minutes of feedback” album version) (mp3) by Shark?
  85. Snow Moutain (mp3) by Spaceships
  86. Living The Dream (mp3) by Spook Houses
  87. Matt LeBlanc (mp3) by Steel Phantoms
  88. Drift (mp3) by Stygian Stride
  89. Dead Wave (mp3) by SURFING
  90. Suicide 1997 (mp3) by Tape Deck Mountain
  91. Vanity Unfair (mp3) by Teardrop Factory
  92. Drips (mp3) by Technicolor Teeth
  93. I’ve Heard It All Before (mp3) by Teepee
  94. Minotaur (mp3) by Thee Oh Sees
  95. Gimme Away (mp3) by Thee Open Sex
  96. Church Van Contraband (mp3) by VULTURE SHIT
  97. Bottomed Out Bill (mp3) by Waylon Thornton and the Heavy Hands
  98. Monsanto (mp3) by True Neutral Crew
  99. Blood From a Loyal Hound (mp3) by Two Inch Astronaut
  100. Sandslash (mp3) by The Vegans
  101. Total Shit System (mp3) by Yi
  102. Creep Date (mp3) by Yohuna
  103. Attention (mp3) by Younolovebunny
  104. Book Worm (mp3) by Zip-Tie Handcuffs

You can check out the rest of the GIMME TINNITUS “best of” coverage using this link.

If you want to download all the individual tracks in this post, you should probably think about installing the DownThemAll! or FlashGot Firefox extensions, provided of course that you are use Firefox to view this site.

And If you like what you see/hear you should probably purchase music from the above artists at any of these fine online retailers or your local independent record store or better yet buy directly from the band next time you go out to a show:

Insound | eMusic | Other Music

GIMME TINNITUS' Best of 2013