As Today’s Top Tune curator and Morning Becomes Eclectic Managing Producer, Ariana Morgenstern gets to highlight the band she loves all year long. She’s got a unique point of view and the mix of tunes she offers as free downloads on a daily basis are pretty, well, eclectic! Today’s free song is by the Hot 8 Brass Band and soon we’ll feature new tracks from UK newcomer Jake Bugg, legend John Cale, and Irish pop band Two Door Cinema Club.

Check out her favorite albums of the year below and ALL the DJs picks here.


Ariana Morgenstern’s Top 10 Albums of the Year

1. Cat Power- Sun (Matador)
2. Dwight Yoakam- 3 Pears (WB)
3. Mexican Institute of Sound-Politico (Nacional)
4. Meshell Ndegeocello- A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive)
5. Beth Orton- Sugaring Season (Anti)
6. M Ward- A Wasteland Companion (Merge)
7. Lianne La Havas- Is Your Love Big Enough (Nonesuch)
8. Jimmy Cliff- Rebirth (Universal)
9. Dr. John- Locked Down (Nonesuch)
10. Lisa Marie Presley- Storm & Grace (Universal Republic)

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