2022: DJ Top Tens

DJ Top Tens for 2022 - hero

Radio Boise DJs have poured over their playlists and constructed their Top Ten lists for 2022. Some are composed of albums, some of individual tracks. What you are guaranteed is that each selection provides the highest possibility that you will enjoy it. To own these albums or tracks yourself, please support local record stores and online services that pay artists.

DJ Kevin
Hot Potato, Friday 5-7pm
Rosalía “Motomami”
Big Thief “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You”
Hudson Mohawke “Cry Sugar”
Beyonce “Renaissance”
Mamalarky “Pocket Fantasy”
Fire-Toolz “I will not use the body’s eyes today.”
Confidence Man “TILT”
Denzel Curry “Melt My Eyez See Your Future”
Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupil “Topical Dancer”

Dusky Durango
Dusky Durango’s Caravan, Wednesday 10-midnight
The Chats – Get Fucked
Tropical Fuck Storm – Moonburn
Eels – Extreme Witchcraft
Meridian Brothers and El Grupo Renacimiento – Self Titled
Aldous Harding – Warm Chris
Built to Spill – When the Wind Forgets Your Name
Sudan Archives – Natural Brown Prom Queen
Marlowe – Marlowe 3
Gabriels – Angels and Queens, part 1
SAULT – Today and Tomorrow

Melodious Madness, Monday Midnight-2am
H6LLB6ND6R – Side A
Petrol Girls – Baby
Ghum – Bitter
Witch Fever – Congregation
The Black Angels – Wilderness of Mirrors
Full Flower Moon Band – Diesel Forever
Pretty Sick – Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile
Just Mustard – Heart Under
SASAMI – Squeeze

Jason Beek
Spoonful, Sunday 11am – 1pm
Brennen Leigh with Asleep at the Wheel — Obsessed With the West
Jonah Tolchin – Lava Lamp
Ali McGuirk – ‘Til It’s Gone
Cactus Blossoms — One Day
Charlie Sutton – Trout Takes
JD McPherson — The Covers EP
The French Tips – All the Rage
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Earth Record
Thee Sacred Souls — Thee Sacred Souls
Willie Nelson- a Beautiful Time

John McCarthy
Jazz Beyond the Sky, Wednesday 9am to noon
Danilo Pérez featuring the Global Messengers – Crisálida
Ron Carter – Finding the Right Notes
Various Artists – Here It Is: A Tribute To Leonard Cohen
Alex Sjobeck and David Baker – Pictures in Time
Jason Yeager Septet – Unstuck In Time: the Kurt Vonnegut Suite
Anat Cohen – Quartetinho
Kerry Politzer – In A Heartbeat
Troy Roberts – Nu-Jive: Nations United
Flora Purim – If You Will
Donald Byrd – Live: Cookin’ with Blue Note at Montreux July 5, 1973

Kristin Wildly
Up In Your Mind Flowers, Friday 9-11pm
Sgt. Papers / Pérdida Total
Spiritualized / The A Song (Laid In Your Arms)
Meditations on Crime Ft. King Khan, Harper Simon, Marshall Allen / We The People Of The Myths
Meditations on Crime Ft. Gang Gang Dance, Harper Simon / Crime Seed
Dendrons / New Outlook II
Panda Bear, Sonic Boom / Go On
Ty Segall / Distraction
TRAAMS, Soffie Viemose / Sleeper
Grave Flowers Bongo Band / Sweeter People
Hooveriii / See

Matty F
For Good or For Awesome, Friday 5-7pm
Kevin Morby – This is A Photograph
Andrew Bird – Atomized
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
Vieux Farka Toure, Khruangbin – Tongo Barra
Hermanos Gutierrez – Tres Hermanos (feat. Dan Auerbach)
Yaya Bey – meet me in brooklyn
Jake Xerxes Fussell – Frolic
Young Jesus – Rose Eater
De Lux – They Call This Love
Molly Lewis – Miracle Fruit

London Calling, Wednesday 3 – 5am
Thuslove – memorial
Yard Act – the Overload
Fontaines D.C – skinty fia
Oliver Sim – hideous bastard
Paolo Nutini – last night in the bittersweet
The smile – a light for attracting attention
Orlando weeks – hop up
Wet Leg – Wet leg
Arctic monkeys – The Car
Dry Cleaning – Stumpwork

Roin Dig
Forces Of Obvious Luck, Thursday 9–11pm

Square Roots, Tuesday 9am-noon
The Reds, Pinks, and Purples – Summer at Land’s End (Slumberland)
Peace de Resistance – Bits and Pieces (Records DK)
Kyle Flannegan – Hangman Cut Himself Loose (New Forces)
the Deslondes – Ways & Means (New West)
Straw man army – SOS (La Vids Es Un Mus Discos)
They Are Gutting a Body of Water – s (Smoking Room)
David Nance – Pulverized and Slightly Peaced (Petty Bunco)
Cola – Deep In View (Fire Talk)
Holt Bodish – Build Yourself a Space (Petty Bunco)
Spiritualized – Everything Was Beautiful (Fat Possum Records)

Wayne Birt
Drift Correction, Sunday 8-10pm
Dendrons, 5-3-8, Innovative Leisure
Les Rallizes Dénudés, The Oz Tapes, Temporal Drift
The Web of Lies, Nude With Demon, Wrong Speed Records
Videodrones, After the Fall, El Paraiso
Elkhorn, Distances, Feeding Tube Records
Action & Tension & Space, Tellus, Rune Grammofon
Spiritualized, Everything Was Beautiful, Fat Possum Records
Laddio Bolocko, ’97-’99, Castle Face
London Odense Ensemble, Jaiyede Sessions Vol. 1, El Paraiso
Current, Yesterday’s Tomorrow is Not Today, Numero Group