The indie100, the Top 100 songs of 2018, is streaming through New Year’s Day. Once you’ve listened through a few times, dig into some of our personal Top 5 lists of songs, featuring a bunch of tracks that didn’t make the cut.

Julie Kramer’s Top 5

5. Uni “Generation Y”

4. Courtney BarnettNameless, Faceless

3. JuiceboxxxFreaked Out American Loser

2. Kate NashDrink About You

1. Frankie Cosmos “Apathy”


Adam 12’s Top 5

5. Pedro The LionYellow Bike

4. MetricNow Or Never Now

3. SuperchunkWhat A Time To Be Alive

2. KhruangbinMaria Tambien

1. Now, Now “SGL”


Michael Marotta’s Top 5

5. Roxi DriveFalling

4. Sir BabygirlHaunted House

3. Sunflower BeanCome For Me

2. TrlogyHaunted

1. SWAY “Haven”


Oedipus’ Top 5

5. Stella DonnellyMechanical Bull

4. Mondo CozmoYour Motherfucker

3. ShoppingSuddenly Gone

2. Helena DelandClaudion

1. pronoun “run”


DJ Carbo’s Top 5

5. Childish GambinoThis Is America

4. Clairo4EVER

3. Juliana HatfieldA Little More Love

2. STL GLDFeels Like Home

1. Weakened Friends (feat. J Mascis) “Hate Mail”