Editor’s Desk

Cheers to another year of great music to get us through the ups and downs of the American experience. 2023 saw a surge of radio hits from Gen Z acts including Maneskin and Olivia Rodrigo, as well as strong comebacks from legends like The Rolling Stones and Metallica. From pop to rock to punk and everything in between, these songs kept our heads above water…

In no particular order, please enjoy some of our favorite songs of 2023:

‘Beast Charmer’ by Cat Wolf

‘Summer of Luv’ by Portugal. The Man

‘Juice of the Sun’ by Babe Rainbow

‘What Now’ by Brittany Howard

‘Gossip’ by Maneskin ft. Tom Morello

‘David’s Dead’ by A. Savage

‘Talk to Me’ by The Record Company

‘Blacktop’ by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

‘Wasterpiece’ by The Kills

‘ballad of a homeschooled girl’ by Olivia Rodrigo

‘Powerball’ by Snooper

‘Set’ by King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

‘If Darkness Had A Son’ by Metallica

‘Mountains at Midnight’ by Royal Blood

‘This is Why’ by Paramore

‘Sweet Sounds of Heaven’ by The Rolling Stones ft. Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder

‘Cool About It’ by boygenius

‘Saints to Sinners’ by Duane Betts

‘Spider Bites’ by The Gaslight Anthem

‘Ice Cream (Pay Phone)’ by Black Pumas

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