In July of 2018, I started assembling bi-monthly playlists to capture the mood of that period. I assigned no rules, allowing myself to add songs both new and old that struck me during that period for the sonic, thematic, or lyrical content.

1 Emotional Rent Control Cheekface
2 Yellowbelly Teenage Wrist
3 Sunrise M.A.G.S.
4 Last Day On Earth beabadoobee
5 Easy Pale Waves
6 Headsick (feat. Manchester Orchestra) USERx, Matt Maeson & Rozwell
7 Best Life Cheekface
8 Nigel Hitter shame
9 Nothing Without You Cloud Nothings
10 Dogs Die In Hot Cars Blanketman
11 In the Morning King Neptune
12 I Know You're Wrong Another Michael
13 No Time For Love Like Now Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine
14 Dose Tilian
15 I'm Closed Aodhan
16 Family Friends Wild Pink
17 New Detroit Tigers Jaw
18 Big Bang Cherry Glazerr
19 Neutrogena Spektor Origami Angel
20 Sticky The Maine
21 Hit Like A Girl Meet Me @ The Altar
22 Spinning No Rome, Charli XCX & The 1975
23 I Eat Boys chloe moriondo
24 The Kiss Of Venus Paul McCartney & Dominic Fike
25 Leave The Door Open Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak & Silk Sonic
26 Wicked Games (Original) The Weeknd
27 Vanity Bart Roderick
28 Flip Barenaked Ladies
29 Bad Days The Flaming Lips
30 After Hours (OurVinyl Sessions) Nick Shoulders & OurVinyl
31 It's No Good Depeche Mode
32 She's a Mystery to Me Roy Orbison
33 Get Together The Youngbloods
34 Let My Love Open the Door Luminate

1 Dive Kid Cudi
2 Good Days SZA
3 long txts Lubalin
4 Mr. Solo Dolo III Kid Cudi
5 Only Wanna Be With You (Pokémon 25 Version) Post Malone
6 Dionne Katelyn Tarver
7 Talk You Down Charlotte Lawrence
8 My Limb Hayley Williams
9 fake friend nothing,nowhere.
10 Blunt Force Concussion The Dirty Nil
11 Bed Head Manchester Orchestra
12 Firestorm The Spill Canvas
13 Never Wanted The Color Fred
14 Blame Game Beach Bunny
15 The Moxie The Orphan The Poet
16 Track X Black Country, New Road
17 Same Damn Luck Nilüfer Yanya
18 Steeeam Shelly
19 Car Crash in G Major fanclubwallet
20 Glad You Exist Dan + Shay
21 Permission Sucré
22 Soft Spot Claud
23 Anthem Tilian
24 Luck The Starting Line
25 Teardrop Hayley Williams
26 The Steps HAIM
27 Never Was REAVES, Katelyn Tarver & Parachute
28 Companion The Night Game & Elle King
29 Trigger Hayley Williams
30 Narrator Squid & Martha Skye Murphy
31 Drive Ashley Monroe
32 Rollercoasters Aimee Mann
33 Shake Sugaree Elizabeth Cotten

1 A Revival Michael Penn
2 let down Paris Jackson
3 Drawing out the Line Noah Gundersen
4 just like magic Ariana Grande
5 Ouroboros Noah Gundersen
6 Sentimental Eliza & The Delusionals
7 Care beabadoobee
8 Man of Weakness Your Smith
9 Caffeine Company Last Night Saved My Life
10 I'm Sorry I Told You All My Problems Days Away
11 Monsters (feat. Demi Lovato and blackbear) All Time Low
12 Lovers In a Dangerous Time Barenaked Ladies
13 Strange Girl Laura Marling
14 Just Hold On The Basics
15 Soak Up the Sun Carpool
16 chinatown (feat. Bruce Springsteen) Bleachers
17 Better Days Ant Clemons & Justin Timberlake
18 Genocidal Humanoidz System Of A Down
19 Superpower KIRBY & D Smoke
20 Home Noah Gundersen & Soft Sleep
21 Headstones and Land Mines Lizzy McAlpine
22 All Things Must Pass (2020 Mix) George Harrison
23 She May Call You Up Tonight The Left Banke

1 Opening Band Paul and Storm
2 Creator Early Humans
3 *Equip Sunglasses* Hot Mulligan
4 What Are Friends For? The Sonder Bombs
5 Over Your Body The Wandering Hearts
6 Everything Is So Hard Hello Forever
7 Hit Different (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) SZA
8 Lie Like This Julia Michaels
9 Lose You to Love Me (Demo Version) Selena Gomez
10 My Oasis (feat. Burna Boy) Sam Smith
11 Self Control phem
12 Bitter (feat. Kito) FLETCHER
13 Thinking About Yourself Bloxx
14 U Should CHIKA
15 The Pink Phantom (feat. Elton John and 6LACK) Gorillaz
16 What I Do... Taylor Janzen
17 Nightlife Fake Space
18 Miles Ahead The Strike
19 3am Halsey
20 Silent Treatment St. Peter's Dream
21 Sick of It All Magnolia Park
22 Whiskey & Xanax Carpool
23 Still Blue Seaway
24 Twisted Tongue Dead Leaves
25 Fantasy Young Culture
26 Slack Hundredth
27 Get Loose Mansions
28 Fantasy Baseball at the End of the World John K. Samson
29 Left and Leaving The Weakerthans
30 Be Sweet Souvenirs
31 Don't Start Now Penny & Sparrow
32 A Lyric in My Head I Haven't Thought of Yet Into It. Over It.
33 Do You Love Her Now Jai Paul
34 He Jai Paul
35 Do You Ever James Blake
36 Better Than We Found It Maren Morris
37 The Change JoJo
38 positions Ariana Grande
39 Regret Regret Cold War Kids
40 Scare Me Ludo
41 phone calls with a friend (feat. Riley Biederer) [Stripped] Carly Paige
42 Seven Lakes Christian Lee Hutson
43 Faith Healer Julien Baker
44 Thymia Fleet Foxes
45 Bixby Canyon Bridge Death Cab for Cutie
46 Be Right There Punchline

1 montgomery forever The Front Bottoms
2 Why We're in the Streets Super American & Young Culture
3 Let Me Down (feat. blink-182) Oliver Tree
4 Limitless Last Night Saved My Life
5 Congratulations Dead Leaves
6 Twinkle Twinkle Margo Price
7 March March The Chicks
8 Rubber Ruston Kelly
9 mirrorball Taylor Swift
10 PDLIF Bon Iver
11 Easy Troye Sivan
12 Ice Cream BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez
13 Runner Hovvdy
14 Jump Rope Gazers The Beths
15 peace Taylor Swift
16 Dionne (feat. Justin Vernon) The Japanese House
17 Summer Daze The Orphan The Poet
18 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield
19 Jessie's Girl 2 (feat. Rick Springfield) Coheed and Cambria
20 Are You Even Real? James Blake
21 Being You Beulahbelle
22 Godspeed James Blake
23 We Prefer Indoors Into It. Over It.
24 AUATC Bon Iver

1 A Town Like This Cady Groves
2 Alaska Little Hurt
3 Chicken Tenders Dominic Fike
4 Malibu Kim Petras
5 Swan Dive Bay Faction
6 Crystal Clear Hayley Williams
7 I'm Not Getting Excited The Beths
8 Nose to Nose Riverby
9 Walk in the Woods Snarls
10 Black and White Mansions
11 Garden Meet Me @ The Altar
12 Roadkill The 1975
13 Bartender Cady Groves
14 Give It To You (from Songland) Julia Michaels
15 Tonight (I Wish I Was Your Boy) The 1975
16 Out of Sight The Beths
17 phone calls with a friend (feat. Riley Biederer) Carly Paige
18 My Own Soul's Warning The Killers
19 Cold Air Acceptance
20 Peace & Love Nick Santino
21 S.S. Decompressed Pet Symmetry
22 Wolf Boy Incase We Crash
23 Wavelength Stand Atlantic
24 F*****g Depressed Bad Daughter
25 Why Worry Isaiah Rashad
26 War Dance No Age
27 This Will Be Our Year Lowland Hum
28 Burn Foxy Shazam
29 Jessie's Girl 2 (feat. Rick Springfield) Coheed and Cambria

1 How Big Is Your Brain? Super American
2 Loose Cannon FRND CRCL
3 Learn to Love the Lie Four Year Strong
4 Raleigh Days Archers of Loaf
5 The Remedy Abandoned Pools
6 TTX Gleemer
7 My Balloon Gabriel Garzón-Montano
8 Cayendo (Side A - Acoustic) Frank Ocean
9 Dear April (Side A - Acoustic) Frank Ocean
10 More Than Love The Prize Fighter Inferno
11 Life in Quarantine Benjamin Gibbard
12 Just Stay Home Punchline
13 Dying to Believe The Beths
14 Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America The 1975
15 Kyoto Phoebe Bridgers
16 Backbone King Neptune
17 Caution The Killers
18 Level of Concern twenty one pilots
19 THE SCOTTS THE SCOTTS, Travis Scott & Kid Cudi
20 Inside Friend (feat. John Mayer) Leon Bridges
21 Millennium for All John K. Samson

1 Untitled Super American
2 Captain Football Secret Secret Dino Club
3 Me & You Together Song The 1975
4 Simmer Hayley Williams
5 Break Apart (feat. Rhye) Bonobo
6 No Roof Access Kyle Lux
7 Got It Like That Jae Stephens
8 What Light (Never Goes Dim) Aidan Knight
9 fever dream mxmtoon
10 What's In The Eye Grey Daze
11 Dance with the Devil Breaking Benjamin
12 We Used to Vacation Cold War Kids
13 Pill Peel Dream Magazine
14 Brave Face Another Sky
15 Heartless (feat. Morgan Wallen) Diplo & Julia Michaels
16 Gratitude Big Red Machine
17 Reminds Me Kim Petras
18 Ghosts Mallory Merk
19 circle the drain Soccer Mommy
20 The Birthday Party The 1975
21 F.I.N.E. You, Me, And Everyone We Know
22 Garden Song Phoebe Bridgers
23 Solsbury Hill Peter Gabriel
24 The Gambler Kenny Rogers

1 In My Room Frank Ocean
2 Daylight (feat. Troyman) Caleb Colossus
3 Heartless The Weeknd
4 Spark Kilo Kish
5 Trust3000 (feat. Dijon) No Rome
6 Almost in Love Olivia O'Brien
7 Cool Anymore (feat. Julia Michaels) Jordan Davis
8 Threat Charly Bliss
9 Lose You (Acoustic) Noah Gundersen
10 (Still) Basically a God You, Me, And Everyone We Know
11 The Look of Love Say Lou Lou
12 Take a Piece The Big Moon
13 Leverage Downhaul
14 Skeleton Key Origami Angel
15 Quit While I'm Ahead City Mouth
16 Reminiscing Annie Schindel
17 Bloodbuzz Ohio SOAK
18 7 O'Clock News / Silent Night (feat. Fiona Apple & Matt Berninger) Phoebe Bridgers
19 Teenager Jeff Rosenstock
20 What If Creed
21 Circles Mike Doughty
22 Magic Missiles Ghost & Goblin
23 I'm a Believer (2006 Remastered Original Stereo Version) The Monkees
24 Shout, Pts. 1 & 2 The Isley Brothers
25 Lorelei Cocteau Twins
26 What Are Families For? Loudon Wainwright III

1 Wonderful Love Creeper Lagoon
2 Union Springs Bogues
3 Pictures of Me Elliott Smith
4 Crocodile Tamino
5 Crystal Creek Noah Gundersen
6 Carry Me Away John Mayer
7 You've Got a Friend (2019 Remaster) James Taylor
8 Prayers Bayside
9 Birthday The Orphan The Poet
10 Wrecking Ball Creeper Lagoon
11 Losing My Religion R.E.M.
12 Rare Thing Frances Quinlan
13 Kids in '99 Death Cab for Cutie
14 Prom Queen Beach Bunny
15 Boys Can Cry Meg & Dia
16 If You Need Me Julia Michaels
17 What's on Your Mind? Alessia Cara
18 10,000 Hours Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber
19 For a Second City Mouth
21 Massacre Kim Petras
22 Bloody Nose Tiny Moving Parts
23 People Who Died Against Me!
24 True Love Will Find You In the End Daniel Johnston
25 Sparkle Me Buffseeds
26 I'm Too Much Bad Daughter
27 If the World Was Ending (feat. Julia Michaels) JP Saxe & Julia Michaels
28 Joanna JoJo
29 Lights Up Harry Styles
30 Everything I Own Bread
31 Sittin On Top of the World Doc Watson
32 Frail State of Mind The 1975
33 Stoned in the Valley No Rome
34 Death Stranding CHVRCHES
35 Let Migo D Smoke
36 Last Supper D Smoke
37 DHL Frank Ocean
38 Down Hemlock Ernst & Kenny Segal

1 Clarity Kim Petras
2 Wanna Be Cool Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
3 I Forgot That You Existed Taylor Swift
4 Rockin' the Suburbs Ben Folds
5 You Can Call Me Al Paul Simon
6 Cinnamon The Long Winters
7 Future Me Hates Me The Beths
8 Speaking Terms Snail Mail
9 The Gutter (Acoustic) Coheed and Cambria
10 The Seas Envoi
11 Honey Red Hearse
12 Honey, I 8 the Microwave U.G.L.Y.
13 In Too Deep Sum 41
14 Teenage Dirtbag Wheatus
15 Lulu Tristate
16 A Little More Time The Drew Thomson Foundation
17 Space Cowboy Kacey Musgraves
18 Pleasant Valley Sunday The Monkees
19 Streetcorner Symphony Rob Thomas
20 Linger Punchline
21 Found Out About You Punchline
22 Man on the Moon R.E.M.
23 Fashionable People Joel Plaskett Emergency
24 The Longest Time Billy Joel
25 Boyfriend Ariana Grande & Social House
27 People The 1975
28 Prayers Bayside
29 Fear Inoculum TOOL
30 Lover Noah Gundersen
31 Sky Blue Skin (Demo - September 13, 1996) Jeff Buckley

1 Detroiters Theme (feat. 6aamm) DISTINCT LIFE
2 CYANIDE Daniel Caesar
3 Brian Wilson (Live) Barenaked Ladies
4 Out of My Head Fastball
5 How Long Do I Let It Go For? Telethon
6 Chatroom Charly Bliss
7 On a Roll Ashley O
8 Sanity for Summer City Mouth
9 You Need To Calm Down Taylor Swift
10 Sun Comes In palomas
11 Peach Kevin Abstract
12 Bags Clairo
13 Twinkle Lights The Sonder Bombs
14 Bad Day Darwin Deez
15 Summerbore The Needs
16 Medicine Tiny Moving Parts
17 America Online The Midnight
18 Do You Love Her Now Jai Paul
19 He Jai Paul
20 SUPERPOSITION (feat. John Mayer) Daniel Caesar
21 The Day Will Be Mine Sloan
22 Robin Williams Noah Gundersen
23 I Have Always Been Here Before Roky Erickson

1 She Wants My Money Dominic Fike
2 Broken Kim Petras
3 Slip AMA
4 okay LANY & Julia Michaels
5 Narcissist (feat. The 1975) No Rome
6 f a r a w a y The Japanese House
7 You've Changed lophiile
8 A Long Goodbye Bogues
9 Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell
10 Superman (It's Not Easy) [feat. John Onrasik] Five for Fighting
11 3 - 5 - 7 All Them Witches
12 I Always Wanna Die (Sometimes) Bilmuri & No Dice
13 Walls Bonfires
14 Samantha The Unlovables
15 Painkillers The Strike
16 My Own Chapter Aaron Sprinkle
17 I Got 5 On It (feat. Michael Marshall) Luniz
18 Fat Lip Sum 41
19 Adrenaline Simple Creatures
20 Bitter Sweet Symphony The Verve
21 Maneater Daryl Hall & John Oates

1 Get Enough Paul McCartney
2 Face My Fears (English Version) Hikaru Utada & Skrillex
3 (It's a) Departure The Long Winters
4 Anna Old Best Friend
5 You and I Both Jason Mraz
6 Stand by Me Weezer
7 The Joke Brandi Carlile
8 Riding With Private Malone David Ball
9 Blues Run the Game (2001 Remastered Version) Jackson C. Frank
10 Girl from the North Country Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash
11 Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) John Lennon
12 Darling Real Estate
13 Genghis Khan Miike Snow
14 Keanu Reeves Logic
15 Animal Troye Sivan
16 Happy Julia Michaels
17 I Guess I Just Feel Like John Mayer
18 Uncomfortably Numb (feat. Hayley Williams) American Football
19 Sertraline and Me Jonny
20 Pa'lante Hurray for the Riff Raff
21 Where's the Catch? (feat. André 3000) James Blake
22 Metal Bones Shone
23 Queen of Swords Jonah Matranga
24 shibuya (feat. San Holo) COVET
25 Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard Paul Simon
26 Skyline Pigeon Elton John
27 Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn
28 Turn on Your Radio Harry Nilsson

1 Mr. Moonlight The Beatles
2 Fell Asleep With a Vision SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE
3 The Leanover Life Without Buildings
4 Nowhere2go Earl Sweatshirt
5 Heaven Charly Bliss
6 Archie, Marry Me Alvvays
7 I Always Wanna Die (Sometimes) The 1975
8 Left and Leaving The Weakerthans
9 Pretty Good John Prine
10 Revolution Lover Left at London
11 Hurt Johnny Cash
12 Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
13 The Gold Manchester Orchestra & Phoebe Bridgers
14 I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow The Soggy Bottom Boys
15 I Like America & America Likes Me The 1975
16 Let Me Down Slowly Alec Benjamin
17 In My Dream The Action
18 Too Late to Turn Back Now Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
19 Never My Love The Association
20 What Is Life George Harrison

1 Cold Came With Old Best Friend
2 Let's Live for Today The Grass Roots
3 Brave Jonathan Coulton
5 Used 2 Lil Wayne
6 Same Drugs Chance the Rapper
7 Mogambo Riz MC
8 Loser Jagwar Twin
9 Coffins Bohnes
10 Lilo The Japanese House
11 Head Over Heels Tears for Fears
12 Verses Tamino
13 I'm Sorry, Darling Dead Leaves
14 Blood Bank Third Eye Blind
15 I'll Never Let Go Jeffrey Amor
16 Stay Down boygenius
17 I Think I'll Be Ok Bayside
18 The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel
19 Darkness Pinegrove
20 If the Stars Grow Dim Tonight Hydrogen Sea & I Will, I Swear
21 Hard to Say I'm Sorry / Get Away Chicago
22 Crush Tessa Violet
23 Hands Down Olivia Super American
24 Future Me Hates Me The Beths
25 Bronte Gotye

1 Baby It's You Smith
2 Gold Rush Death Cab for Cutie
3 Love Like You Care Perlo
4 Animal Troye Sivan
5 Help Myself (feat. Patrick Pryor) Jay Wile
6 I Might Need Security Chance the Rapper
7 Arboretum Choker
8 CAROUSEL Travis Scott
9 Lucky Tommy Genesis
10 Trippin (feat. IDK) Vancouver Sleep Clinic
11 Second Nature George Ogilvie
12 Me & My Dog boygenius
13 The Maze Manchester Orchestra
14 Golden Lonesome Glorietta
15 I'm No Savior Adam Agin
16 Numb Meg Myers
17 Python Miguel
18 Phantom Nightly
19 Happy Man Jungle
22 High Hopes Panic! At The Disco
23 Boo'd Up Ella Mai
24 All To Myself Dan + Shay
25 Love Is a Wild Thing Kacey Musgraves
26 I've Just Seen A Face The Beatles