Top 89 Staff Picks: Leah Garaas, Digital & Marketing

by Leah Garaas

Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs.
Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs. (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

Albums


Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic (Jagjaguwar)
Polica - Shulamith (Mom + Pop)
Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork (Matador)
Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin (Castle Face)
Deerhunter - Monomania (4AD)

Kurt Vile - Wakin' on a Pretty Daze (Matador)
Arctic Monkeys - AM (Domino)
Washed Out - Paracosm (Sub Pop)
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience (RCA)
of Montreal - Lousy with Sylvianbriar (Polyvinyl)

Songs


Marnie Stern - "Year of the Glad" off The Chronicles of Marnia (Kill Rock Stars)

King Kahn and the Shrines - "Born to Die" off Idle No More (Merge)
Pixies - "Bagboy" (Single)
FIDLAR - "Stoked and Broke" off FIDLAR (Mom + Pop)

Laura Marling - "Master Hunter" off Once I Was an Eagle (Virgin)

Kanye West - "Black Skinhead" off Yeezus (Roc-a-Fella)

Waxahatchee - "Coast to Coast" off Cerulean Salt (Don Diovanni)

My Bloody Valentine - "New You" off m b v (m b v)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - "We Know Who U R" off Push the Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd.)
Phantogram - "Black Out Days" off Phantogram (Barsuk)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)" off II (Jagjaguwar)