KHOL DJ Favorites of 2017

KHOL DJ Favorites of 2017

Happy Holiday’s everyone! The KHOL DJ’s have narrowed down their top albums and songs out of the thousands released in 2017. Some DJs went above and beyond and also complied their top singles and concerts of 2017. Scroll all the way to the bottom to see the spotify playlist of the 35 most played songs on KHOL this year! What made your top 10 list this year? Let us know on our Facebook page.

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Erika Nash’s Top 15 Albums of 2017
The Playlist airs Thursdays from 6-8pm
View Erika’s previous playlists here: The Playlist

Kendrick Lamar – Damn.
Jay Z – 4:44
Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 3
St. Vincent – Masseducation
Drake – More Life
Vince Staples – Big Fish
The xx – I See You
Thundercat – Drunk
Future – Hndrxx
Sampha – Process
Migos – Culture
Tyler, the Creator – Flower Boy
Lorde – Melodrama
SZA – Ctrl
Jlin – Black Origami

Nick B’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Bidell’s Bouillabaisse airs Thursdays from 4-6pm
View Nick’s previous playlists here: Bidell’s Bouillabaisse

Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 3
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice
Washed Out – Mister Mellow
Your Old Droog – Packs
Thundercat – Drunk
Chicano Batman – Freedom is Free
Joe Goddard – Electric Lines
Jonti – Tokorats
Bonobo – Migration
Lord Echo – Harmonies

Dr. Dan’s Top 10 Albums & Top 10 Tracks of 2017
The Placebo Effect airs w/Dr. Dan Wednesdays 4-6pm
View Dr. Dans previous playlists here: Dr. Dan

Albums:

10. Sylvan Esso – What Now
9. Beck – Colors
8. Real Estate – In Mind
7. Pickwick – LoveJoys
6. Eliot Lipp – Skywave
5. Spoon – Hot Thoughts
4. Wolf Parade – Cry Cry Cry
3. Black Angels – Death Song
2. Beach Fossils – Somersault
1. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

Tracks (album):

10. Wolf Parade – You’re Dreaming (Cry Cry Cry)
9. The xx – Dangerous (I See You)
8. Father John Misty – Total Entertainment Forever (Pure Comedy)
7. Washed Out – Hard to Say Goodbye (Mister Mellow)
6. Gorillaz – Andromeda feat D.R.A.M. (Humanz)
5. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream (American Dream)
4. Eliot Lipp – Sun Comes Out (Skywave)
3. Mac DeMarco – One More Love Song (This Old Dog)
2. Grizzly Bear – Three Rings (Painted Ruins)
1. Real Estate – Holding Pattern (In Mind)

Studebacher Hoch’s Top 16 Albums of 2017 (In no particular order)
Jazz iZ airs Thursday’s 11-1pm.
View Studebacher Hoch’s previous playlists here: Jazz iZ

Dayna Stephens – Gratitude
Ambrose Akinmusire – A Rift In Decorum: Live At The Village Vanguard
Hudson – Hudson (Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield, Larry Grenadier,
Jazzmeia Horn – A social call
Matt Wilson’s Big Happy Family – Beginning of a Memory
Brad Mehldau Trio – Blues and Ballads
Jason Moran – Thanksgiving at the Vanguard
Harold Mabern – To Love and Be Loved
Christian McBride – Christian McBride Big Band: Bringin’ It
Steve Davis – Think Ahead
Jacqui Naylor & Art Khu: Q&A (Ruby Star)
Eliane Elias – Dance of Time
Heads of State – Four in One
The Hot Sardines – French Fries & Champagne
Julian Lage – Live in LA
Aziza – Aziza

Kevin P’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out airs Saturdays from 4-7pm
View Kevin P’s previous playlists here: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out

1. Gov’t. Mule- Revolution Come…Revolution Go
2. Paul Weller- A Kind Revolution
3. Neil Young- Hitchhiker
4. Greg Allman- Southern Blood
5. Brand New- Science Fiction
6. White Reaper- The World’s Best American Band
7. The Afghan Whigs- In Spades
8. The War on Drugs- A Deeper Understanding
9. Neil Young and Promise of The Real- The Visitor
10. Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real- Lukas Nelson and Promise of The Real

2017 Top Five Concerts List- Kevin P. (not in any order)

1. My Morning Jacket, Portland ME July
2. My Morning Jacket, Shelburne Farm, VT July
3. Widespread Panic, Las Vegas 10/28-30
4. Anders Osborne, Jackie Greene, and Hayes Carll. Jackson, WY January
5. Lukas Nelson and Promise of The Real, Jackson, WY February
6. (Lukas Nelson and POTR, Levon Helm’s Barn, Woodstock, NY Nov)

Dawn’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Fridays w/Dawn airs Fridays 4-6pm
View Dawn’s previous playlists here: Fridays w/Dawn

1- Amp Fiddler- Amp Dog Knights
2- Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I &I
3- Stephen Marley- Revelation PT ll, The Fruit Of Life
4- Queen Ifrica- Climb
5- Nattali Rize- Radio Frequency
6- Lady Wray – Queen Alone
7- Gone Gone Beyond- Gone Gone Beyond
8- Brother Ali- All the Beauty In This Whole Life
9- Goldfrapp- Silver Eye
10- Tender- Modern Addiction

Chad Grossenburg’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Left of the Dials airs Sundays from 3-6pm
View Chad’s previous playlists here: Left of the Dial

Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
Alvvays – Antisocialites
Juana Molina – Halo
Feist – Pleasure
Chastity Belt – I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone
Ariel Pink – Dedicated to Bobby Jameson
Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives
Priests – Nothing Feels Natural
Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Navigator
Waxahatchee – Out in the Storm

Zach’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
The Afternoon News w/ZZ airs Tuesdays from 1-3pm
View Zach’s previous playlists here: The Afternoon News

The Atomic Bomb Band – S/T
Canyon Kids – Leviathan
Chan Hays – Here
The Frightnrs – More to Say Versions
Hard Proof – Stinger
Ikebe Shakedown – The Way Home
Jungle Fire – Jambu
Mr. Lif & Brass Menazeri – Resilience
Run the Jewels – 3
Sinkane – Life and Livin’ It

Brennan’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Ramblin’ On w/Brennan airs Wednesdays from 9-11am
View Brennan’s previous playlists here: Ramblin’ On

Four Tet- New Energy
Kendrick Lamar -DAMN.
LCD Soundsystem – american dream
Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness
Blockhead – Uncle Tony’s Coloring Book
Aquaserge – Laisse ca etre
Washed Out – Mister Mellow
Cherry Glazer- Apocalipstick
Sinkane – Life & Livin’ It
The XX – I See you

Nona’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Takes One To Know One w/Nona airs Fridays from 8-10am
View Nona’s previous playlists here: Takes One To Know One

1. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
2. St. Vincent – MASSEDUCTION
3. King Krule – The OOZ
4. Fever Ray – Plunge
5. Big Thief – Capacity
6. Daniel Luppi & Parquet Courts – Milano
7. Priests – Nothing Feels Natural
8. Bjork – Utopia
9. Japanese Breakfast – Sounds from Another Planet
10. Protomartyr – Relatives in Descent

Garth’s (KHOL Board Member) Top 40 Albums of 2017:

Feist – Pleasure
Slowdive – Slowdive
Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens
Cherry Glazerr – Apocolipstick
Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives
Grizzly Bear – Painted Ruins
LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
Spoon – Hot Thoughts
The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness
The National – Sleep Well Beast
King Krule – The OOZ
Protomartyr – Relatives in Descent
Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex
Hundredth – Rare
Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life
Sampha – Process
Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights
Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound
Sorority Noise – You’re Not As ____as you think
The World is a Beautiful Place – Always Foreign
Vagabon – Infinite Worlds
Talobomar – The Night Land
Kedr Livansky – Ariadna
HVOB – Silk
Ron Gallo – Heavy Meta
Broken Social Scene – Hug of Thunder
The Horrors – V
James Grant & Jody Wisterhoff – Anjunadeep 8
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Polygondwanaland
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice
Destroyer – Ken
EMA – Exile in the Outer Ring
Lorde – Melodrama
The xx – I See You
TOPS – Sugar at the Gate
Beach Fossils – Somersault
Har Di Har – We Will Will You
Vita and the Wolf – Tunnels
Priests – Nothing Feels Natural

Michael Moeri’s Top 17 of 17′ (In no particular order)
Thursdays w/Moeri airs Thursdays 1-3pm
View Michael’s previous playlists here: Fridays w/Moeri

Washed Out – Mister Mellow
St. Vincent – Masseducation
Thundercat – Drunk
Sylvan Esso – What Now
Beck – Colors
Eliot Lipp – Skywave
The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
Alvvays – Antisocialites
Sinkane – Life and Livin’ It
Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick
Grizzly Bear – Painted Ruins
Ron Gallo – Heavy Meta
Broken Social Scene – Hug of Thunder
Thee Oh Sees – Orc
Elliot Moss – Boomerang
Japanese Breakfast: Soft Sounds From Another Planet
Benjamin Booker: Witness

Big E’s Top 10 Albums of 2017
Blue’s With A Feelin’ airs Wednesdays 6-8pm
View Big E’s previous playlists here: Blue’s With A Feelin’

1. Walter Trout – We’re All in This Together
2. Kim Wilson – Blues & Boogie
3. Rick Estrin & The Night Cats – Groovin’ in Greaseland
4. Elvin Bishop – Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio
5. Mitch Woods – Friends Along the Way
6. The Druids of Stonehenge – Resurrection
7. Sonny Landreth – Recorded Live in Lafayette (Disc 1 and 2)
8. Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black
9. Robert Randolph & The Family Band – Got Soul
10. Kilborn Alley Blues Band – The Tolono Tapes

Rosie Read’s (KHOL Board Member) Top 10 Albums of 2017

1. And So I Watch You From Afar – The Endless Shimmering
2. Mura Masa – Mura Masa
3. Syd – Fin
4. Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights
5. Odesza – A Moment Apart
6. Kendrick Lamar – Damn.
7. Nadia Reid – Preservation
8. Sylvan Esso – What Now
9. Rapsody – Laila’s Wisdom
10. Vince Staples – Big Fish

Danielle C’s Top 10 Albums of 2017 (In no particular order)
The Ebb and Flow airs Tuesdays from 11am-2pm
View Danielle’s previous playlists here: The Ebb & Flow

Sylvan Esso- What Now
Big Thief- Capacity
Kendrick Lamar- Damn
Broken Social Scene- Hug of Thunder
Waxahatchee- Out in the Storm
LCD Soundsystem- American Dream
SZA- CTRL
The War on Drugs- A Deeper Understanding
Oh Sees- ORC
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit- The Nashville Sound

James’s Top 12 Albums of 2017 (In no particular order)
Soul in the Hole airs Sundays from 1-3pm
View James’s previous playlists here: Soul in the Hole

1. Aretha Franklin: Live with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2. Ikebe Shakedown – The Way Home
3. Jamila Woods – HEAVN
4. Lafa Taylo & Aabo – Feel
5. Lord Echo – Harmonies
6. Moon Boots – First Landing
7. Sharon Jones – Soul of a Woman and the Dap-Kings
8. Johnny Rawls – Waiting for the Train
9. Chuck Berry – Chuck
10. Kelela – Take Me Apart
11. Toro y Moi – Boo Boo
12. Savoy Brown – Witchy Feeling

Jeff’s Top 10 Albums and Shows of 2017
Freeform Friday airs Fridays from 6-8pm
View Jeff’s previous playlists here: Freeform Friday

Top 10 Albums with favorite song from each album:
1. Spoon – Hot Thoughts – Pink Up
2. All Them Witches – Sleeping Through the War – Alabaster
3. Grateful Dead – Cornell 5.8.77 – Morning Dew
4. The Black Angels – Death Song – Half Believing
5. The Allergies – Push On – Get Down on You
6. Ron Gallo – Heavy Meta – Started a War
7. Blackfoot Gypsies – To the Top! – I Had a Vision
8. Thee Oh Sees – Orc – Nite Expo
9. Preservation Hall Jazz Band – So It Is – Santiago
10. The Pack A.D. – Dollhouse – Woke Up Weird

Top 10 Concerts/Shows:
1. JJ’s Bday Bash with Eric Krasno, Marcus King, Duane Trucks, Duane Betts, and Moontaxi – Jackson, WY – Pink Garter Theatre
2. Dave Chappelle with John Mayer – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
3. Spoon – Salt Lake City, UT- The Depot
4. The Black Angels with Ron Gallo – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
5. Sinkane – Jackson, WY – Pink Garter Theatre
6. New Order – Berkeley, CA – The Greek Theater
7. New Orleans Suspects – Jackson, WY – Jackson Hole Live at Snow King
8. Twiddle – Jackson, WY – Jackson Hole Live at Snow King
9. One Beat – Jackson, WY – The Center Theatre
10. Bob Greenspan and Momma T- Hatchet Resort, Moran, WY

Irv’s Top Albums of 2017
Infusions w/Irv airs Saturdays 11am-2pm
View Irv’s previous playlists here: Infusions

-The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding
-Thundercat: Drunk
-Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile: Lotta Sea Lice
-King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard: Murder of the Universe
-Mac Demarco: This Old Dog
-King Krule: The Ooz
-Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.
-Washed Out: Mister Mellow
-Temples: Volcano
-Gabriel Garzon-Montano: Jardín
-Little Dragon: Seasons High
-Dosti Music Project: Travelers
-Cilantro Boom Box: Shine
-Antibalas: Where the Gods Are in Peace
-Omar Souleyman: To Syria, With Love
-Guantanamo Bay Watch: Desert Center
-Moon Boots: First Landing
-Foster the People: Sacred Hearts Club
-Miguel: War & Leisure
-Kelela: Take Me Apart
-Tyler the Creator: Flower Boy
-Gorillaz: Humanz
-Kweku Collins: grey
-Chance The Rapper: Coloring Book
-Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory
-Japanese Breakfast: Sounds From Another Planet
-Oliver: Full Circle
-LCD Soundsystem: american dream
-The Horrors: V
-White Lies: Friends
-The Orwells: Terrible Human Beings
-Black Lips: Squatting in Heaven
-Crumbsnatchers: Big House
-Ty Seagall: Ty Seagall
-Thee Oh Sees: ORC

KHOL’s Most Played Songs of 2017