Special year-end edition of the L.A. Buzz Bands Show, tonight at 10 on KCSN (88.5 FM)


KCSNnewI’ll celebrate a bountiful year for Los Angeles artists tonight in a special year-end segment of the L.A. Buzz Bands Show. Join me at 10 p.m. on KCSN (88.5 FM, streaming at KCSN.org). as I count down my “Favorite 40” local songs of the year. (For regular KCSN listeners, I’ll be filling in for Julie Slater, whose “Out on a Limb” show takes a week off for the holidays.)

The regular L.A. Buzz Bands Show will be back at 7 p.m. Sunday, with an hour of locally crafted holiday tunes.

After the jump, the playlist:

40. Silversun Pickups, “The Pit”
39. Rademacher, “State of CA”
38. Local Natives, “Breakers”
37. Brian Whelan, “Decider”
36. IO Echo, “When the Lillies Die”
35. Robert Francis, “Some Things Never Change”
34. Blonde Summer, “Slow Days Fast Company”
33. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, “Man on Fire”
32. Blondfire, “Where the Kids Are”
31. Warships, “Sleeper Hold”
30. Deap Vally, “Gonna Make My Own Money”
29. Paw City, “Lonely Machine”
28. Delta Spirit, “Tear It Up”
27. Poolside, “Harvest Moon”
26. Dot Hacker, “Order Disorder”
25. Father John Misty, “Only Son of a Ladiesman”
24. The Dead Ships, “You Were Young”
23. Harlan, “1984”³
22. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, “Only in My Dreams”
21. Kitten, “G#”
20. PAPA, “Put Me to Work”
19. Torches, “I Want Something”
18. Soft Swells, “Summer Song”
17. The Record Company, “Medicine Man”
16. Nite Jewel, “One Second of Love”
15. The Deadly Syndrome, “Maine”
14. Beachwood Sparks, “Forget the Song”
13. Saint Motel, “Benny Goodman”
12. Meg Myers, “Adelaide”
11. Robert DeLong, “Global Concepts”
10. Everest, “Rapture”
9. Haim, “Forever”
8. Lord Huron, “Time to Run”
7. Youngblood Hawke, “We Come Running”
6. The Henry Clay People, “EveryBandWeEverLoved”
5. Gliss, “Weight of Love”
4. Kan Wakan, “Forever Found”
3. DWNTWN, “See My Eyes”
2. Redd Kross, “Stay Away From Downtown”
1. The Neighbourhood, “Sweater Weather”

… thanks for listening