Best of CH 2022: Listen Up

From the hundreds of tracks we shared this past year, these are some of our favorites

Music evokes emotion and memories, and each new song we hear has the potential to end up being a crucial signpost in our lives. This year has brought with it a multitude of emotions that, like our favorite music from 2022, follows no theme. Genres continue to be less important and harder to define, thanks to artists who defy boundaries. And, as always, our favorite …

Andy Bell: Listen, The Snow Is Falling

Strange Loops & Outer Psych, the forthcoming compilation album from Andy Bell, chronicles a milestone year for the British singer-songwriter (and Ride vocalist and guitarist). It features 16 tracks, including those from his three-EP run earlier this year. Among them is “Listen, The Snow Is Falling,” a dreamy, warm and wondrous cover of Yoko Ono’s Plastic Ono Band 1971 B-side opposite John Lennon’s “Happy Xmas …

Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Weyes Blood, Matty Healy, Jack Antonoff, Trey Anastasio: These Days

In support of The Ally Coalition, an organization dedicated to supporting the needs of the LGBTQ+ community, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Weyes Blood, Matty Healy of The 1975 and Trey Anastasio joined virtuoso producer Jack Antonoff (the non-profit’s co-founder, along with sister Rachel) for a stunning cover of Jackson Browne’s “These Days,” perhaps most famously recorded by Nico. Filmed live at The Ally Coalition’s eighth annual Talent Show …