This is My Favorite Song

Dan Samiljan's absolute, hands down, 100% all-time favorite song... today. Consider this the slowest radio station in the world. Email complaints to dansamiljan at gmail dot com.

Aug 31

"Soft as Chalk" by Joanna Newsom from Have One On Me (2010).

Have One On Me

Joanna Newsom


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Aug 30

"Venus" by Television from Marquee Moon (1977).

Marquee Moon

Television


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Aug 29

"Baby Britain" by Elliott Smith from XO (1998).

XO

Elliott Smith


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Aug 28

"WPLJ" by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention from Burnt Weeny Sandwich (1970).

Burnt Weeny Sandwich

Frank Zappa


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Aug 27

"Do Right Woman" by The Flying Burrito Brothers from The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969).

The Gilded Palace of Sin

The Flying Burrito Brothers


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Aug 24

"Hit The Road Jack" by Ray Charles (1961).

Ray Charles


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Aug 23

"Little Ghost" by The White Stripes from Get Behind Me Satan (2005).

Ge Behind Me Satan

The White Stripes


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Aug 22

"Windowlicker" by Aphex Twin from Windowlicker EP (1999).

Windowlicker EP

Aphex Twin


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Aug 21

"Havalina" by The Pixies from Bossanova (1990).

Bossanova

The Pixies


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Aug 20

"Unto Caesar" by Dirty Projectors from Swing Lo Magellan (2012).

Swing Lo Magellan

NOMINEE: Best song of 2012.

Dirty Projectors


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Aug 17

"Transformer Man" by Neil Young from Trans (1983).

Trans

Neil Young


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Aug 16

"Hey! How Does Everybody Know" by Arthur Russell from Love is Overtaking Me (2008).

Love is Overtaking Me

Here is my list for Pitchfork’s The People’s List.

Arthur Russell


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Aug 15

"Nightmares" by Jay Reatard from Blood Visions (2006).

Blood Visions

Jay Reatard


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Aug 14

"Turiya and Ramakrishna" by Alice Coltrane from Ptah, the El Daoud (1970).

Ptah, the El Daoud

Alice Coltrane


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Aug 13

"Scott Pilgrim" by Plumtree from Predicts The Future (1997).

Predicts The Future

Plumtree


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